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If the shoe fits, paint it: Sisters create custom shoes in Bemidji
Bemidji introduces charging stations for electric cars
MN state agencies receive 10 government innovation awards
MN minimum wage set to go up August 1
Want to be a drone pilot? Join the club
The smell of football is in the air
DL Pro Gal golf tourney results
Royals win DL Major League championship
Hole in one
Local golfers compete at The Birchmont (Friday Update)
Young Life Triathlon: Rock the Beach 5K, Kids Run part of the action
Saying goodbye to the old and hello to the new
These s’mores can be made any time of year
Jorgenson piano students end season with recital, awards
Social Secuirty: Thank you for last 31 years… and goodbye
Friends & Neighbors
‘Bait boys’ take over Quality Bait and Tackle
Encouraging good spending
MN property tax refund filing tips
Tips on insurance and storm damage claims
Former patrons buy Bleachers
Bluestem extends summer concert series into October
‘Annie Get Your Gun’ has strong native presence
Apple Music buys ‘Carpool Karaoke’ TV series
Park Rapids Crazy Days July 28-29
Frazee Turkey Days set for July 29-31
Julie Ann Stewart
Timothy J. Karsnia
Dean W. Sanders
David Lomen Stenseth
Wind power destabilizing power grid
Adults playing their games...
Letter: Unendorsed 7th District candidate should bow out
Letter: Union workers advocate for pipeline
Cheers to young volunteers
Northwest MN Fishing Report
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
DNR advice for handling damaged trees
Time to get over trauma, learn to cast
Birds vary wildly in how, where they build nests
Becker County Fair Premium List
Celebrating Solstice at Richwood Winery
June Summer Scene
Biking becoming bigger with area trails
Get out and golf
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