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Elderly, disabled care top priorities for legislators
Higher Minnesota taxes? Take a guess
State denies Duluth's request on police body cameras
Winter Trails Day celebration planned
Meth use, winter cold led to Mahnomen men’s deaths
Eiter, Rislund receive Officials Distinguished Service Awards
Lakers pick up 10th win
Laker boys seventh at Brainerd
Ramstad-Skoyles runner-up at Brainerd
Laker gymnasts No. 1 in season's first state poll
Homemade crescent rolls
Jesus was Jewish
The importance of meeting enrollment deadlines
Social Security COLA became law in 1950
Local student gets MSUM scholarship
Friends & Neighbors
Samuelson named VP at Bell State Bank
Beware: Online flower scams claim locality
Smart tax moves to consider
RDO’s John Deere Equipment moves, grows
Tri-State to announce scholarship winners
In 'Wild,' scenery provides backdrop for life's journey
Oyster: It’s like Netflix for the bookworm
'Theory of Everything' is high on talent, low on story
Reviewing the best reads of 2014
Variety of events planned in area
‘Merry Christmas!’ I shouted
Letter: Farm groups, townships oppose Red River dam
Letter: DL basketball players rally around their 4-year-old fan
Legacy funds have not been idle
1 step forward, 2 steps back
Voyageurs National Park grows by 61 acres
Wolf ruling may have national impact
Court order puts Great Lakes wolves back on endangered species list
Stay safe when darkhouse spearing
Innovations have changed the ice fishing industry
From ski lessons to tubing fun, there’s lots for kids to do on the Mountain
New ski lodge is heart of Detroit Mountain Recreation Area
Making Detroit Mountain happen
Holiday Traditions 2014
Winter Laker Book 2014-15
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
March 8, 2013
Minnesota GOP: Gay marriage should not be a priority
ST. PAUL — Republicans call gay marriage a distraction from important duties legislators face, such as passing a state budget. On Thursday, Republican legislators packed a stage during a rally supporting traditional marriage between a man and a woman. About 1,000 people jammed the...
news / legislative
March 8, 2013 - 9:20am
May 23, 2012
Republicans leave convention with problems
Their party faces a $1.3 million debt, ideological differences and lingering questions about a sex scandal, and Republicans leaving their state convention Saturday both acknowledged the problems and kept their chins up. "We don't really have a lot of unity within the party," convention...
May 23, 2012 - 3:47pm
May 25, 2011
Shutdown prep begins as Dayton blames right wing
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota officials are preparing for a July 1 government shutdown after Gov.
May 25, 2011 - 8:39am
May 17, 2011
Republicans defeat Dayton tax plan amid accusations from both sides
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota legislative Republicans went after Democratic Gov.
May 17, 2011 - 9:30pm
July 5, 2010
Former ND Republican Party chairman Emineth may seek similar national post now held by embattled Steele
BISMARCK -- Former North Dakota Republican Party Chairman Gary Emineth told Forum Communications Co. today that he is considering challenging Michael Steele for the national chairman post. However, Emineth said he did not step down as state chairman last week "to take on Chairman...
July 5, 2010 - 7:23pm
October 12, 2008
November election will shape state House
Minnesota House Democrats hope for a supermajority from next month's election. Republicans would be thrilled with simple majority control, but would consider it a success just to narrow the margin Democrats hold. Democratic-Farmer-Laborites must defend seats they narrowly won in...
October 12, 2008 - 12:00am
September 5, 2008
Republicans leave, but quotes remain
ST. PAUL - Between a dozen and two dozen speakers took to the podium each of the last three nights of the Republican National Convention, each trying to leave at least one quote in delegates' minds. Some succeeded. Some didn't. "You better look for the sun to rise from the west...
September 5, 2008 - 12:00am
August 4, 2008
GOP candidates prepare for battle
DETROIT LAKES - The Minnesota House of Representatives is controlled by the Democrats -- but come election time this fall, the Republicans are hoping to change that. On Tuesday morning, the candidates seeking House seats in Districts 2A and 10B -- Steve Green and Mark Murdock,...
August 4, 2008 - 12:00am
June 2, 2008
Not all Republicans happy
ROCHESTER, Minn. - Many Minnesota Republicans want the party to move further to the political right. Even some presidential hopeful John McCain supporters sound more like backers of maverick candidate Ron Paul, the Texas congressman who has ignited a desire to return to GOP politics...
June 2, 2008 - 12:00am