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Park Rapids man charged with felony property damage
Western Minn. man charged with starting family's mobile home on fire
Second woman accuses Sen. Franken of sexual harassment
Three-year-old girl accidentally shot with .22 rifle
Franken no stranger to upsetting women
All-section football teams announced in 6A and 8AA
Frazee alums place at Grinaker Cobber Open
Gulon, Tracy reach state swimming championship podium
Payne continues point streak against EGF
'I'm just playing football': A humble Adam Thielen is the Vikings' feel-good story
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Gov. Dayton proclaims 'Acts of Kindness Week' statewide
friends & neighbors
Dressed to 'The Nines'...kids: The Nines owner opens kids' clothing store across the street
Humane Society of the Lakes assistant manager promoted
Limited number of free MANNA memberships available: BC Energize challenges community to match Essentia donation to JOCAL JEWEL program
Aspen Institute recognizes M State as one of nation's top 150 community colleges
LendEDU's look inside the class of 2017's plan for student loan repayment
Happy Thanksgiving from the DL library
Christmas show at Ulen's Top Hat Theatre Dec. 2
Things to do in the lakes area this weekend
DLMS Fall Band Concert is Thursday, Nov. 16
Country singer-songwriter Dustin Lynch at Shooting Star this Friday
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Arlo & Neva Bodin
Joe and Karen Merseth
Franklin "Bud" Heisler
Linda S. Severson
Virginia May Fisher
Judith Darlene Kocurek
Irene Rose Byer
Letter: Here's why I stand by President Trump
Lynn Hummel column: Artifacts from history's crawl space
Will tax cuts pile up more debt?
Knowing these ABCs can save a baby's life
House tax bill hurts charitable giving
Lake ice still treacherous due to weather ups and downs
How birds and mammals survive the winter
Monster white-tailed deer taken in northern ND
Pine River area boy bags deer of a different color - rare piebald doe
DL team places first in sporting clays at Fort Thunder
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
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
pine to palm
Pine to Palm champ signs NLI with BSU
Late string of birdies gives Hoge fourth straight PGA Tour card
Bison golf no longer that other minor sport at NDSU
Gillam snaps Renner’s streak to take Super Senior crown
Piatz picks up second Pine to Palm Mid-Am title
September 4, 2017
112-year-old shares birthday memories
Do you remember your 7th birthday party? Iris Westman has seen 105 years pass since hers, but she shared with me in great detail her memories...
September 4, 2017 - 6:43am
February 16, 2017
Businesses seek solutions for aging rural workforce
ST. PAUL—As the median age of Minnesotans creeps higher, the state's changing demography signals economic struggles for rural communities....
February 16, 2017 - 2:00pm
February 10, 2016
Capitol Chatter: Franken talks rural health care woes
U.S. Sen. Al Franken is taking on rural health care in his second term. The Minnesota Democrat is co-chairman of the Senate Rural Health Caucus and has traveled the state discussing the topic. “The conversations were vivid and personal, but also immensely practical,” Franken told...
February 10, 2016 - 11:05am
January 20, 2016
DFL, GOP agree on goals for rural MN, but differ on how to reach them
Democratic and Republican legislators agree on many goals for rural Minnesota, but often differ on how to reach them. House Democrats unveiled...
January 20, 2016 - 9:51am
September 9, 2015
Many rural Minnesota counties lack immediate child abuse aid
ST. PAUL -- Rural Minnesota counties are struggling to meet new state requirements aimed at quicker response to child abuse allegations. At...
September 9, 2015 - 8:40am
July 31, 2015
Is rural America hazardous to your health?
The question is based on a finding that many of the health issues that plagued rural America a decade ago are still prevalent, and in many cases getting worse. Over the past several years the Center for Rural Affairs has documented these issues in a series of reports. The most...
July 31, 2015 - 5:25am
July 2, 2015
USDA VAPG program helps thousands of farmers, ranchers
Whether enabling dairy farmers to expand their line of product offerings or helping farm families start businesses for unique products or providing capital for the creation of farm-identity preserved regional supply chains, USDA’s Value-Added Producer Grant (VAPG) program has been...
July 2, 2015 - 5:05am
June 30, 2015
Franken: Rural health needs intensive care
An aging workforce is one of the problems U.S. Sen. Al Franken encountered when he crisscrossed Minnesota to examine the state's rural health. "We...
June 30, 2015 - 8:57am
June 19, 2015
Agreement lacking on greater Minnesota accomplishments in Legislature
ST. PAUL — It has been a week since the Minnesota Legislature went into overtime and finished passing the state budget, but talk about how...
June 19, 2015 - 8:52am
May 1, 2015
New challenges facing rural people in coming years
Reflecting upon the work of the Center for Rural Affairs, I think it’s an exciting time in rural America, with growing opportunities in sustainable farming, clean energy, healthcare, and small business. As a new Community Development Financial Institute we’re building capacity...
May 1, 2015 - 5:45am
February 23, 2015
Thanks to rural influx, GOP legislators’ focus turns outstate
ST. PAUL -- If rural Minnesota lawmakers get their way this session, a lot more taxpayer dollars soon will start flowing out of the seven-county metro area and into the countryside. The new rural-dominated House Republican majority is putting outstate issues at the top of its agenda,...
February 23, 2015 - 5:05am
January 28, 2015
Loan forgiveness could attract health professionals to rural areas
ST. PAUL -- Rural Minnesota is short of medical professionals, and many health advocates are lining up behind a proposal to partially forgive student loans of graduates who practice in rural areas. "This can bring needed resources to our rural and frontier communities," Shauna...
January 28, 2015 - 3:12pm
March 12, 2013
Minnesota leading way in telecommuting
WILLMAR — Telecommuting remains slow to catch on in rural Minnesota, but observers see potential for it to grow. Many workers are interested in having the option of working from home at least some of the time, said Cameron Macht, regional labor market analyst with the Minnesota...
March 12, 2013 - 8:07am
June 14, 2011
Minnesota town is "Little Scandinavia"
KARLSTAD, Minn. -- The Nordhem restaurant that opened Monday has a fitting name. Nordhem is Swedish for "northern home." Small town residents'...
June 14, 2011 - 8:32am
October 27, 2008
Economy trumps rural issues
ST. PAUL -- Sen. Barack Obama visited Wisconsin and did not mention agriculture, despite being surrounded by corn and soybean fields, with cranberry bogs just down the road. Sen. John McCain has been in Upper Midwestern states several times, also all but ignoring rural topics. During...
October 27, 2008 - 12:00am