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LP-A to hold special election Nov. 7: Filing opens Aug. 1 for one-year seat on school board
DL veteran has lined up witnesses, hopes to stay in home
Step in time, step in time: Becker County 4-H Horse Drill Team to give live demonstration Saturday at the fair
Level 3 offender sought by Minnesota Department of Corrections
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Cold Spring sends DL Babe Ruth to state elimination bracket
Kate Smith victorious at Minnesota Women’s Amateur Championship
All-City Golf third round results
Smith leads by three after second round of 75th Women’s Amateur
Wounded Warriors Project to Try Sled Hockey
More than margaritas: National Tequila Day stirs up new recipes
Ticket to Work puts people back in the driver's seat
Recent storms spark memories of past tornadoes
Find strength, serenity this summer: Local yoga studios offer wide range of classes
Here comes the sun: Tips for summer skincare
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Nurse Practitioner Joins Essentia Health St. Mary's-Detroit Lakes Clinic
Save on your summer road trip adventure
Minnesota Lottery continues to be recognized for its accounting and financial reporting
'Acting small, delivering big': Minnesota business makes name for itself in competitive automation industry
BBB, DLI warn against insurance deductible rebates
Arts and culture boost Minnesota, North Dakota economies, studies show
Friendship Day is July 30
Here's a sneak peek at some of the music coming to F-M area this fall
29 movies that scream summer
'Hardcore Troubadour' Steve Earle comes to Shooting Star this Friday
Arnold "Barney" Barnhart
Jon Hall Christensen
Charles F. Willette
Emily K. Gravalin
Diane H. Haisley
Letter: Kudos to Becker County Landfill
Other Opinions: Restoring faith in representative democracy
Tribune editorial: An epidemic of drug overdoses
McFeely: Otter Tail County delays decision on Star Lake Casino
Lynn Hummel column: What if Moses had 10 more commandments?
Brad Laabs column: Weeds can be an angler's best friend
The intelligent, friendly gray jay
Designs being accepted for Minnesota Trout and Salmon Stamp
Purple martins faring well in parts of Minnesota
Brad Laabs column: Best lake? Best time to fish? No easy answers
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
pine to palm
Israelson siblings highlight field of Birchmont returning champions
Hanson in the hunt at Minnesota State Open
Hoge catches leaders to share first-round lead at PGA's Barbasol
Beau Hanson gets fresh start after injury layoff
Pine to Palm Senior Division turns 50
August 19, 2016
Train derails special session plans
Minnesotans will not get tax cuts and will not see road and other public construction projects begin after the governor and legislative leaders failed to agree on a special session agenda. "I've concluded ... I am not going to call a special session," Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton said...
August 19, 2016 - 9:11am
December 9, 2014
Update: Minnesota elderly, disabled seek more state funds
ST. PAUL -- Advocates for Minnesota's elderly and disabled are back at the state Capitol asking for money on top of new funding they just received. Legislators...
December 9, 2014 - 3:49pm
July 21, 2014
Capitol Chatter: U.S. House races bring in money, too
ST. PAUL -- Everyone knew that U.S. Sen. Al Franken and Mike McFadden will run rich campaigns if they face off in November, as expected, but a couple of mostly rural U.S. House races involve more money than usual. Northern and east-central Minnesota's 8th Congressional District...
July 21, 2014 - 8:33am
March 24, 2014
New Minnesota tax breaks
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans may take advantage of 10 newly enacted tax breaks. All are designed to more closely match state tax law with federal law, which results in taxpayer savings. Working family credit: New law moves the credit closer to the federal earned income tax credit...
March 24, 2014 - 2:09pm
Qualify for new tax breaks? Wait to file returns
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota revenue officials will not be ready to pay Minnesotans for newly enacted tax breaks until April 3. Revenue Commissioner Myron Frans today advised Minnesotans who may qualify for one of 10 new individual income tax breaks not to file income tax returns until...
March 24, 2014 - 2:04pm
March 21, 2014
Senate tax bill on hold for a day
ST. PAUL -- Tax cuts may come to those who wait. Democrats who control the Minnesota Legislature were fired up and ready to cut taxes Thursday,...
March 21, 2014 - 8:50am
January 13, 2014
Supreme Court will not hear Arizona abortion law appeal
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear Arizona's appeal of a lower-court ruling that declared unconstitutional a state law...
January 13, 2014 - 1:25pm
December 9, 2013
After Newtown, focus of U.S. gun control battle shifts to states
WASHINGTON - In the year since the massacre of 26 schoolchildren and adults in Newtown, Connecticut, efforts to pass gun legislation have stalled...
December 9, 2013 - 8:36am
November 26, 2013
‘People have a right to expect lower property taxes’
The future of state aid that many local Minnesota governments depend on may be at stake in the next few weeks as property taxes appeared to be headed up. By mid-December, city, county and other local officials decide how much property tax they will collect. Those decisions come...
November 26, 2013 - 8:36pm
November 16, 2013
Capitol Chatter: Political reaction changed mind on sex offenders
ST. PAUL -- Politics made him do it. In essence, that is the reason Gov. Mark Dayton gave for putting the brakes on further sex offender releases. “We are facing this decision together,” the Democratic governor said, while blasting House Republicans for not going along with...
November 16, 2013 - 9:19am
October 31, 2013
Ex-lawmaker files suit to stop Minn. Senate office building construction
ST. PAUL - A former Minnesota House member who headed the public works committee is taking the state to court seeking to prevent construction of a new Senate office building. Former Rep. Jim Knoblach, R-St. Cloud, announced today that he is filing the suit because the measure lawmakers...
October 31, 2013 - 11:32am
October 18, 2013
Shutdown over, farm bill up next
ST. PAUL -- President Barack Obama makes new federal farm policy his third highest congressional priority now that the federal shutdown is history, but that is no guarantee a farm bill will have easy sledding. The bill is more complex than a combine filled with computers, global...
October 18, 2013 - 9:00pm
October 7, 2013
Next federal money crisis could help farm bill
ST. PAUL -- The current federal government shutdown overshadowed the end of many federal farm laws Tuesday, but the next federal fiscal crisis could lead to a stalled farm bill’s resurrection. At least that is the hope of many from farm country who see $24 billion in savings...
October 7, 2013 - 8:50am
October 3, 2013
State looks to lay off federally paid workers
October 3, 2013 - 8:27am
October 2, 2013
Tamarac closed, but bigger issues on horizon
White Earth Tribal Chairwoman Erma Vizenor didn’t get much sleep Monday night, as she anxiously watched national news reports on television...
October 2, 2013 - 2:00pm