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North Country Trail chapter constructs new access trail at Arthur’s Restaurant
Becker County dispatcher dies after Wymer Lake incident
Pearson to compensate Minnesota education agency for testing glitches
Deadline passes for claims against St. Paul, Minneapolis archdiocese
Two injured in Highway 34 accident this morning
All-city junior golf round three results
Smith 46th after day one at Junior PGA Championship
412 BMX results
Angels falls to Bertha in Hi-10 finals
Improvements in the works at Detroit Country Club
Horticulture show is Thursday in DL
Essentia Health-St. Mary’s births
Local students graduate from NTC
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J&F Stables opens outside of Detroit Lakes
New family physician joins Essentia, DL
Doele joins Action as broker associate
Director of tourism hired in Otter Tail
Summer savings made easy
Crazy Daze sale in DL set for Tuesday
DL library book sale is Tuesday
Kids sought for Vergas junior pageant Aug. 13
Gaelic Storm coming to Fargo, Bismarck in August
'Southpaw' goes south
Becker County Record is now history
And they’re off and running
Indications of a slight Bakken oil slowdown
Is rural America hazardous to your health?
Mental health needs in rural MN highlighted
More deer seen after milder winter
DNR shuts down Lake Mille Lacs walleye season
Correct these common mistakes if you’re a new angler
The social, graceful, beautiful purple martin captures our admiration
‘Think Zero’ AIS violations
Lake & Home Real Estate - August 2015
WE Fest 2015
2015 Becker County Fair
4-Hers from all over the county unite, compete
4-Her sews up her final year
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
May 27, 2015
Minnesota governor, leaders want short special session soon
ST. PAUL – It was fitting that Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton and House Speaker Kurt Daudt stood by a grandfather clock Tuesday after they began planning a special legislative session. The two said they do not want much time to elapse before they revise and pass three vetoed budget...
May 27, 2015 - 8:32am
May 26, 2015
Capitol Chatter: State Senate changing as times change
ST. PAUL — Minnesota senators took an abrupt about-face moments after the legislative session ended with shouting and confusion. Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk did not want his colleagues to leave, even though the midnight hour had passed. "It's a pretty emotional time,"...
May 26, 2015 - 8:29am
With more budget vetoes, preparations begin for partial government shutdown in Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has vetoed legislation funding state programs ranging from education to the parks, setting up a special...
May 26, 2015 - 8:24am
May 23, 2015
MN lawmakers hit deadline with too much undone
We wish we could report that the dust settled at the State Capitol on Tuesday after an eventful legislative session, which ended at midnight Monday on constitutional schedule. But the session wasn’t as eventful as it should have been. Gov. Mark Dayton said Tuesday he would veto...
opinion / editorials
May 23, 2015 - 5:20am
May 22, 2015
Dayton signs four budget bills, three remain
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton Friday signed half of the state's budget bills into law. On Thursday, he vetoed an education spending bill, leaving three more for him to sign or veto Saturday. He already vetoed one. The bills are part of a package that would spend nearly...
May 22, 2015 - 1:59pm
As promised, Dayton vetoes $17 billion Minnesota education funding bill
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed the state’s education budget Thursday, setting up a special session of the Legislature in the coming weeks. Dayton had promised to veto the budget earlier this week but couldn’t use his veto power until the bill was officially presented to...
May 22, 2015 - 8:21am
May 21, 2015
Minnesota education funding dispute forces layoff notices
ST. PAUL – Minnesota's education funding dispute means more than 800 state education workers will begin receiving layoff notices June 1. Gov. Mark Dayton said he regrets the need to upset workers' lives, but state law requires that workers who could be laid off receive a month's...
May 21, 2015 - 8:45am
From A to Z: How Minnesota legislation fared
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Legislature adjourned Monday, but potential vetoes and a looming special session could change some of what they accomplished. The following list includes the latest information about key issues. Avian flu: About $19 million was approved for low-interest...
May 21, 2015 - 8:30am
May 20, 2015
6 facts about Minnesota's special session
Why? Special legislative sessions are called when the Legislature does not complete its work, needed bills are vetoed and must be repassed or...
May 20, 2015 - 9:23am
Minnesota's special session may be full
ST. PAUL – Minnesota lawmakers could debate issues ranging from education to private accountants in a special session this spring or summer. It...
May 20, 2015 - 9:18am
May 19, 2015
Shouts, confusion end late-night legislative session in St. Paul
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Legislature ended early Tuesday morning amid shouts of "crooks' and "shameful," with plenty of confusion mixed in,...
May 19, 2015 - 8:05am
May 18, 2015
Special session, failures face Minnesota lawmakers
ST. PAUL—The Minnesota Legislature appears set to head into a special session over an education spat and the three main legislative forces each are close to losing their top 2015 priorities. Lawmakers made good progress on most of the eight major spending bills Sunday, facing...
May 18, 2015 - 8:31am
May 14, 2015
Bird flu infects Minnesota budget talks
ST. PAUL — Minnesota poultry farmers found themselves in the midst of political bickering Wednesday as high-level negotiators pushed time limits...
May 14, 2015 - 8:32am
May 13, 2015
Minnesota legislators worried about meeting deadline on state budget
Minnesota legislators are getting antsy. Their leaders have spent hours this week negotiating a $40 billion-plus, two-year state budget with...
May 13, 2015 - 10:28am
May 12, 2015
Election bill turns partisan as lawmakers look to wrap up session
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota senators debated election legislation Monday like they debate issues during campaigns: dividing along party lines. The Democrat-controlled Senate approved 39-28 a bill to allow mail balloting in small cities and townships, expand voting before Election Day...
May 12, 2015 - 8:58am