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Roy to take on Mason for secretary-treasurer job
Feeling the strain: In the Computer Age, digital eye strain has become an epidemic
DL man charged with motor vehicle theft
Park Rapids man sentenced for burglary
Woman charged after being caught driving stolen Trailblazer
Lakers swimmers third at Otter Invite
Hibbert continues win streak at Jackson Hole Snocross
Vikings hold on for victory over Frazee girls
State-ranked Prowlers down Laker girls
On second thought, Thielen says call was good
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
Jobs aplenty: Becker County's unemployment rate is lowest it's been in decades
Fuel cost down 2.6 cents last week
Essentia Health Oak Crossing Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes is one of the best in the nation
Sanford Health acquires stake in German hospital system
Under construction: A number of local businesses are undergoing improvements in the area
Dallas Holm to perform at The Refuge in DL this Sunday
'Winter Harvest' is in: New commemorative book on ice harvesting to be launched Saturday at BC Museum
'A date which will live in infamy': Remembering the attack on Pearl Harbor
'New Standards' for holiday tradition: Show coming to Holmes Theatre this Friday breaks the seasonal mold
Home-grown talent: Crookston siblings--triplets and a single--may be featured on HGTV as reality house-flipping stars
Tom & Bertha
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Minerva Lorraine Anderson
John Reed King
JoAnn R. Dexter
Donald L. Johnson
Updated: Winona LaDuke column: With Franken, Dems threw out baby with the bathwater
Making the most of Minnesota apprenticeships
Letter: It is what it is--Trump won the election
Lynn Hummel column: Mind your own business
Guest Editorial: Here's how to beat the holiday blues
Blane Klemek column: Classic or modern, snowshoes are lots of fun
Brad Laabs column:Changes coming for northern pike fishing
Extremely rare Canada lynx spotted in northern Minnesota forest
Wild turkeys present hunting challenge
The smart move now is: Stay off the ice!
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
Israelson qualifies for U.S. Amateur
Defending champ to skip Pine to Palm for pro pursuits
Pine to Palm: Thursday Spotlight
83rd Pine to Palm
Welle returning to defend Pine to Palm championship
March 18, 2009
MnDOT announces bid results for first 11 Greater Minnesota federal stimulus transportation projects
The Minnesota Department of Transportation announced the contractors who submitted the apparent lowest bids to build 11 road and bridge projects in Greater Minnesota with funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Bids for these projects total approximately $40 million. The...
March 18, 2009 - 10:36am
March 12, 2009
North Dakota receiving federal money for weather and energy initiatives
The White House said today that North Dakota will receive $49.8 million in weatherization and energy efficiency funding, part of about $8 billion included in the federal stimulus package. North Dakota's portion of the money includes $25.2 million for the weatherized assistance program...
March 12, 2009 - 11:44am
March 11, 2009
Stimulus money may have drawbacks for area schools
The federal stimulus package passed last month by Congress and signed into law by President Barack Obama looked to be a boon to area school districts on looking at the numbers alone. However, the money that schools may get could be significantly lower than initially estimated, because...
March 11, 2009 - 11:42am
March 3, 2009
Federal stimulus money shrinks state budget deficit
ST. PAUL - Minnesota budget writers are thanking Washington today as finance officials announce the state deficit actually dropped from what...
March 3, 2009 - 9:40am
February 25, 2009
Stimulus money for greater Minnesota transportation projects expected to create 5,000 jobs
ST. PAUL - Federal economic stimulus money will provide $180 million for 60 Minnesota transportation projects outside the Twin Cities. Gov. Tim Pawlenty flew around the state today announcing his plans for highway construction, paving, bridge and safety projects. "These projects...
February 25, 2009 - 1:07pm
February 24, 2009
Pawlenty ready to take federal money
ST. PAUL - The Pawlenty administration plans to spend all federal economic stimulus money that it can get its hands on - estimated at $4 billion. That announcement Monday came weeks after Gov.
February 24, 2009 - 9:25am
February 18, 2009
What the stimulus means for Minnesota, North Dakota
A massive economic recovery package signed into law Tuesday will create or save 66,000 jobs in Minnesota and 8,000 jobs in North Dakota over...
February 18, 2009 - 8:39am
February 17, 2009
Federal stimulus package will create 66,000 Minnesota jobs, assessment says
GRAND FORKS, N.D.
February 17, 2009 - 2:00pm
Peterson: Stimulus package has too much in tax cuts
BEMIDJI - The $789 billion economic stimulus package President Barack Obama is slated to sign today contains too much in tax cuts, says U.S. Rep.
February 17, 2009 - 12:00am
February 13, 2009
Stimulus shakes up state budget debate
ST. PAUL - Minnesota's ailing state coffers could get a $2 billion jolt from the federal economic stimulus package, but the funding comes with conditions and will complicate Capitol budget talks. State finance officials said Thursday that early number-crunching shows Minnesota could...
February 13, 2009 - 9:00am
Stimulus bill can also help wildlife conservation efforts
The economic stimulus bill being considered in Congress is focusing on bridges and highways; yet there are potential opportunities for hunters and anglers to see improvements in the habitats they use. Ducks Unlimited is supporting stimulus money to be designated for conservation efforts...
February 13, 2009 - 12:00am
January 31, 2009
Real work on state budget about to begin
ST. PAUL - Minnesota legislators begin to delve into Gov. Tim Pawlenty's budget proposal in the next few days. Most committee meetings beginning Monday will deal with budget issues. And then they take Pawlenty's budget on the road to see what Minnesotans think of the $33 billion...
January 31, 2009 - 12:00am
Upper Midwest states split on federal aid
ST. PAUL - Wisconsin Gov. Jim Doyle appeared before the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, asking that his state get its...
January 31, 2009 - 12:00am
January 29, 2009
Oberstar, Peterson split on recovery bill
ST. PAUL - Two Democratic Minnesota U.S. House committee chairmen broke on opposite sides of the economic stimulus package the House passed Wednesday night. Jim Oberstar, who serves northeast and east-central Minnesota, was one of its strongest supporters. Collin Peterson, whose...
January 29, 2009 - 12:00am
January 27, 2009
Pawlenty releases budget, looks to feds for stimulus money to bridge deficit
ST. PAUL - Local governments, health providers, colleges and pretty much every other group that depends on state money took a punch in the gut...
January 27, 2009 - 12:00am