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Record rains, funnel clouds and 80-mph winds batter region from Larimore, N.D., to Crookston, Minn.
Sealcoating on Airport Road today
Neighbor, 16, saves fire victim in St. Paul duplex
Lake Superior College's aviation maintenance program cleared for takeoff
Baudette man sentenced for hunting violations
Thielen enters training camp fighting for WR spot
Area wrestlers to compete in biggest tourney in U.S.
LP-A’s Swegarden tosses 2 TDs in All-Star classic
Angels head into playoffs
U-18 squad finish in 2nd place
In the Zone
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This guy’s got glass: Detroit Lakes artist creates stories using glass and light
Detroit Lakes FFA members travel to D.C. for conference
Youth attends language village immersion program
Goeun Park: Older self, you’ll figure things out in time
Friends & Neighbors
WE Fest 2014
79th Annual Northwest Water Carnival
Garden-grown delights: Union Central residents enjoying fresh veggies this summer
Kings of the kitchen
Assumption Catholic Church ‘blessed’ with parish center
Garfield company making its mark in the archery field
Brad Laabs: High water can cause dramatic changes on area lakes
Blane Klemek: Adaptable kestrels probably the most observed raptor
Now is the time to take a hunter safety course
Lake Mille Lacs night fishing opens July 21
Gasoline experts say ‘shop around’ for dips
Plain language award celebrated in MN
Norby traveling to D.C. for retail conference
DL woman opens up pet sitting business
Summer day care means tax credit
‘Survey shows’ is a good trend in itself
Jeff Van Wychen: Price of government to hit all time low
The race for campaign cash
Letter: Minimum wage increase a win-win
Teach your children common facts
Creedence, revisited: Band to play at Shooting Star Casino this Friday
Frazee Turkey Days is next weekend
Minnesota author to hold book signing in Detroit Lakes Saturday
Northwest Water Carnival continues through this weekend in Detroit Lakes
‘History Hike through Frazee’ starts at Lions Park July 26
January 21, 2014
Court ruling allows stadium finance to proceed
ST. PAUL - The Minnesota Supreme Court this afternoon tossed out a lawsuit challenging the financing of a new Vikings stadium, averting a situation that Gov. Mark Dayton said could have stopped construction. Justices dismissed the suit that sought to prohibit the state from selling...
January 21, 2014 - 4:09pm
January 15, 2014
State urges quick decision on stadium suit so work can proceed
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota officials say a trio of Minneapolis people seeking to stop construction of a Vikings stadium timed a lawsuit just before financing was to be arranged to gum up plans. The state filed a response to the lawsuit Tuesday, urging a quick Minnesota Supreme Court...
January 15, 2014 - 8:19am
October 4, 2013
Stadium panel approves construction
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Vikings football season ticket holders will contribute $100 million toward a new stadium by purchasing seat licenses and team owners will pay the same amount from their own pockets under an agreement signed Thursday night. Owners Zygi and Mark Wilf are responsible...
news / legislative
October 4, 2013 - 8:46am
September 10, 2013
Dayton pleased with judge's order opening Wilfs' finances
ST. PAUL - Gov. Mark Dayton said he is happy with a New Jersey judge’s Monday decision that could make the Minnesota Vikings owners’ finances public. “Transparency generally is in the public interest,” Dayton told reporters. In hindsight, he said, it would have been...
news / government
September 10, 2013 - 9:14am
August 8, 2013
Lawsuit prompts Dayton to seek Wilf probe
Gov. Mark Dayton wants an investigation into owners of the Minnesota Vikings in light of a New Jersey judge’s critical comments about them this week in a 21-year-old lawsuit. Dayton on Thursday asked the Minnesota Sports Facilities Author-ity to have its lawyers examine a state...
August 8, 2013 - 2:13pm
May 16, 2013
Cigarette tax to back stadium construction
ST. PAUL – Smokers will provide the backstop to Viking stadium construction funding, the governor and legislative leaders announced Thursday night. If that is not enough, eliminating corporate tax loopholes will be a second backup to electronic pulltabs and bingo, which have...
news / legislative
May 16, 2013 - 1:20pm
April 11, 2013
Hunt is on for new Vikings stadium funding source
ST. PAUL -- The treasure hunt is on: Seeking money for Vikings stadium construction costs after the original plan produced less money than expected. The Minnesota House Taxes Committee discussed a bill, but took no votes Wednesday, that would slap a 10 percent tax on professional...
news / legislative
April 11, 2013 - 8:13am
December 7, 2012
Lanning says e-pull tabs will fund stadium
Minnesotans should not worry that a new Vikings stadium will fall short of funding, a key lawmaker says. Wednesday's state budget report included...
December 7, 2012 - 2:28pm
May 11, 2012
Stadium plan passes: MN Vikings, fans can finally celebrate
The Minnesota Vikings and their fans have something to cheer about. And they did cheer and sang "Skol, Vikings," the team's fight song, during a Thursday evening news conference celebrating legislative passage earlier in the day of a plan to build a new stadium for the Vikings and...
May 11, 2012 - 2:17pm
May 9, 2012
Stadium bill is pressed for time as it moves forward
ST. PAUL - The task of finding a way to build a Vikings stadium falls to six legislative negotiators after the House and Senate passed different plans. The stadium half dozen will negotiate to find compromises that the Legislature can accept when the bill returns for full House and...
May 9, 2012 - 11:31am
May 8, 2012
UPDATE: Senate shoots down White Earth metro casino proposal
By Don Davis and Danielle Nordine State Capitol Bureau ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Vikings fans would pay user fees under a revised Senate bill to construct a stadium debated Tuesday. Many senators, especially conservative Republicans, prefer expanding those fees to all users of a new...
sports / news
May 8, 2012 - 2:37pm