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Warmup On The Way
Canada’s restrictions for border crossings are different
Five people vie for Bemidji city manager; interviews March 3
Seeds to bees to table: How local agriculture has changed
White Earth job fair to be held March 5
DL advances to 8AAA basketball section final
Four Laker individuals and three relays advance to 5A swimming finals
Laker girls awarded home court playoff game after season-finale win in Crosby
Huwe to wrestle for state heavyweight title
Bombers advance with win over NCW
Park Hotel was first hotel on corner
Turning back the pages
Learn more about Babe
Friday Matters: Everyday Christian
Thursday Matters: Everyday Redemption
Friends & Neighbors
Gas prices up again in Minnesota, nation
Marco Inc. purchases IT company, Solbrekk
Manufacturers to meet, talk exporting
Credit Union branch opening in DL location
Helping loved ones retire
Knights of Columbus to hold fish fry
Wood, Stoddard to play in NYM Saturday
Honor local physicians on Doctor’s Day, March 30
Ladysmith Black Mambazo’s unique sound has brought long-lived success
Easton Corbin plays Shooting Star this Friday
Letter: Congress should protect Minnesota’s waterways
Today is a goner and not worth haggling over
Letter: Obama is a ‘proper’ Christian who loves America
Letter: Dayton’s infrastructure plan makes sense for MN
Letter: Obama’s ISIS strategy a ‘ghost in a snow storm’
The wildlife of MN: The pileated woodpecker
Now is a good time to prep for open water season
The European starling is a transplant to North America
Ice house removal dates here
Take a trip for early open water fishing
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
February 6, 2013
Small cities worry over state aid's future
ST. PAUL -- Cities would receive more state money next year if legislators approve Governor Mark Dayton's budget, but after that some could get smaller checks from the Capitol. Dayton proposes adding $80 million next year to the Local Government Aid (LGA) program that primarily helps...
February 6, 2013 - 9:37am
February 5, 2013
Minnesota legislative gun debate under way with overflow crowd
ST. PAUL - The two sides of Minnesota's gun debate began laying out their arguments today during the first of a series of legislative meetings. This morning's packed House committee meeting, with two other rooms full of people watching on television monitors, was the first of five...
February 5, 2013 - 2:09pm
Bill advances to save Minnesota taxpayers' money this year
ST. PAUL -- As many as 192,000 Minnesotans would benefit if state legislators quickly pass a bill matching state tax law with federal law, the state House Taxes Committee chairwoman says. If that does not happen, Rep. Ann Lenczewski, DFL-Bloomington, told fellow lawmakers Monday:...
February 5, 2013 - 8:50am
February 4, 2013
Obama pushes gun control plan in Minnesota visit
MINNEAPOLIS -- President Barack Obama emphasized background checks and a ban on military assault weapons and high-capacity magazines in a speech to Minnesota law enforcement officials and local leaders Monday to promote his plan to curb gun violence. "We don't have to agree on everything...
February 4, 2013 - 3:21pm
Minnesota lawmakers ready for rapid-fire gun debate
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota lawmakers are pulling the trigger on gun-related legislation. Hours of House committee gun-related hearings are scheduled...
February 4, 2013 - 10:30am
Obama to land in Minnesota; state not in lock-step with gun plan
February 4, 2013 - 10:24am
February 1, 2013
Dayton plan gets an 'F' from DL district
When Gov. Mark Dayton laid out his budget plan for the next two years, there were winners and there were losers.
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February 1, 2013 - 3:43pm
After initial LGA bump, cities' state aid could vary under Dayton budget plan
ST. PAUL -- Cities would receive more state money next year if legislators approve Gov. Mark Dayton's budget, but after that some could get smaller checks from the Capitol. Dayton proposes adding $80 million next year to the Local Government Aid program that primarily helps greater...
February 1, 2013 - 3:30pm
January 31, 2013
Legislative notebook: Obama, Legislature plan Minnesota gun discussions
ST. PAUL -- Next week is turning into gun week in Minnesota. President Barack Obama kicks the week off with a Monday Minneapolis visit to discuss gun violence and state legislators plan to consider a variety of gun-related legislation later in the week. White House spokeswoman Joanna...
January 31, 2013 - 9:19am
January 30, 2013
GOP raises concerns about Dayton plan
ST. PAUL -- Republicans are ramping up their complaints about Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton's tax plan. During legislative meetings Tuesday, they especially questioned the Dayton proposal to send a $500 property tax refund to most homeowners. "We can guarantee people a tax increase,...
January 30, 2013 - 12:05pm
Minnesota lawmakers implement way to give ag interests a voice
January 30, 2013 - 9:33am
January 29, 2013
Legislative Notebook: Bill would raise 'little cigar' tax
ST. PAUL - Some Minnesota legislators want to raise the tax on "little cigars," saying the products cost less than cigarettes and they can be flavored as a way to attract children. Sens. Kari Dziedzic, DFL-Minneapolis, and Carla Nelson, R-Rochester, said little cigars basically are...
January 29, 2013 - 9:27am
January 28, 2013
Bill would cut costs of prescription drugs
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar recently re-introduced legislation to help lower prescription drug prices for seniors. The bill, the Medicare Prescription Drug Price Negotiation Act, would empower Medicare to negotiate for the best possible price of prescription medication for America's...
January 28, 2013 - 9:32am
New taxes, rebate round out plan
ST. PAUL - Business tax changes have grabbed much of the attention after Gov. Mark Dayton's budget proposal was released Tuesday, but a property...
January 28, 2013 - 9:15am