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Speeding leads to drug charge
Baby born on way to hospital
Crime & Accident Report
Minneapolis police step up security for gay pride festivities
Smith, Heck renew rivalry at PGA Juniors in Chaska
Laettner Camp a success on many age levels
Golf Celebration at Lakeview July 1-3
Angels defeat Lakers 4-1
Wild tour stops in DL
Nevis native takes unexpected trip abroad
How to avoid the dreaded long TSA lines
Sauce gives a sweet finish to your grilled favorites
Social Security benefits are calculated the same way for men, women
Wirth graduates at military academy
Friends & Neighbors
Local co-op hosts membership picnic
Litte Caesars looking for franchisee
Average MN gas prices dropped 5 cents last week
Avoiding estate mistakes
Award for Minnesota Management and Budget
DCC’s Lakeview to host golf festivities in honor of centennial
The joys of curling and other Olympic pursuits
NLOC’s ‘Annie Get Your Gun’ opens July 28
Movie magic – in your own backyard
Vikingland Band Festival to feature big parade
Petronilla "Patty" Wander
Alice Lenora Gross
Lester R. (Butch) Mosher
Carol M. Linden
Delores Arlene Crane
10 tips for protecting our water
It should be easy to vote, hard to cheat
Classified 911 report ‘very disturbing,’ should be released to the public
MN gains primaries, keeps caucuses
North used to be thata way
Frazee woman nabs record sturgeon
How to hook, use leeches and crawlers
These two birds are way easier to hear than see
Fine fishing so far in MN
Northwest MN Fishing Report
June Summer Scene
Biking becoming bigger with area trails
Get out and golf
Find ‘refuge’ from hectic life at wildlife sanctuary
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
August 31, 2012
Klobuchar, Bills hold nothing back in fiery debate
Amy Klobuchar and Kurt Bills shared broad smiles and agreed it was hot. But then the two U.S. Senate candidates took to a Minnesota State Fair...
August 31, 2012 - 7:27am
March 17, 2012
Thousands turn out in Grand Forks to thank Clinton for flood help
GRAND FORKS, N.D.
March 17, 2012 - 6:53pm
November 8, 2011
Minnesota DNR shakes up forestry department with transfers
The state's top two foresters were removed from their jobs last month in a major shakeup at the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. DNR...
November 8, 2011 - 10:02am
September 24, 2011
Third agency lowers state's bond rating
ST. PAUL - The country's third major credit-rating agency has downgraded Minnesota's bond rating, meaning that borrowing money for new construction and repair projects likely will cost state and local governments more. Minnesota Management and Budget on Friday announced Standard...
September 24, 2011 - 4:57pm
September 5, 2011
MnSCU Chancellor Rosenstone faces complex challenge of leading 31 colleges and universities
ST. PAUL -- It's a good thing Steven Rosenstone likes puzzles. The 59-year-old Rosenstone faces a complex one: how 31 colleges and universities can provide excellent education in a time when state funding is falling and the economy is faltering. "That is a tremendous puzzle and...
September 5, 2011 - 10:06am
July 27, 2011
Businesses hit hard: State shifts tax burden to local gov't
There should be signs on highways coming into Minnesota that read "Watch Out for Rising Property Taxes." In Becker County, property taxes will rise 6.35 percent across the board, unless the county board acts to cut the budget by that amount. Cities, school districts and other...
July 27, 2011 - 3:03pm
June 25, 2011
'A very constructive day' in budget talks
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton, legislators and their staffs scurried to and fro throughout Friday and by the night the top budget negotiators said they made progress trying to avoid a government shutdown. "We had a very constructive day," Gov. Mark Dayton said of the day-long budget...
June 25, 2011 - 11:23am
June 19, 2011
Potential Minnesota government shutdown questions and answers
ST. PAUL -- Questions and answers about the Minnesota state budget and a potential government shutdown: What is the status of the budget? The current budget ends on June 30, so a new one is needed to fund state operations as of July 1. Article 11, Section 1 of the state Constitution...
June 19, 2011 - 1:13pm
June 1, 2011
State parks could be closed if government shuts down
Itasca State Park could fall victim to a government shutdown if Minnesota lawmakers can't agree on a budget by June 30. The Highway 34 reconstruction...
June 1, 2011 - 8:55am
May 31, 2011
Gov. Dayton signs, vetoes variety of bills
ST. PAUL -- Gov.
May 31, 2011 - 8:39am
May 29, 2011
Rep. Howes fears lack of action could kill children
ST. PAUL -- Rep. Larry Howes was furious as seconds ticked away toward the 2011 Minnesota Legislature's adjournment deadline. While the Walker Republican's colleagues in the House debated tiny details of a bill funding outdoors and arts programs, senators were not even meeting.
May 29, 2011 - 11:01am
April 7, 2011
House OKs bill cutting state jobs
April 7, 2011 - 9:37am
November 23, 2010
Second-place Emmer loses in Supreme Court
ST. PAUL -- Governor hopeful Tom Emmer lost a Supreme Court ruling Monday as an election board prepares to order 2.1 million ballots Minnesotans cast in the race to be recounted. "Those numbers are not going to change much at all now," said former U.S. Sen. Mark Dayton, who leads...
November 23, 2010 - 8:33am
October 26, 2010
LGA, rural issues separate governor candidates
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's three major governor candidates picked up their rural campaigns in recent weeks, after a barrage of Twin Cities debates and fund-raising needs keep them off the farm and out of many communities. Campaigning away from big-city lights features one favorite question,...
October 26, 2010 - 7:45pm
June 16, 2010
Laker boys golfers in the middle of a bunch
There's a big bunch up in the Class 2A boys' team state golf standings after Wednesday's round and Detroit Lakes is right in the middle of it. ...
June 16, 2010 - 8:59pm