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Heroes...for more than one day: United Way honors community's best and brightest lights at Celebration of Heroes
Girl identified who died in apparent drowning in central Minnesota
From an A to 'Incomplete': How N.D., Minn. political leaders grade Trump's first 100 days
Where to go from here?: School board work session yields ideas, more work
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Lakers pick up big section sweep at home
Lakers fall to defending section champs
Haire impresses at UMC spring game
Smith selected to NCAA Regionals
Lakers move up to No. 8 in Class AAA
Column: The American Revolution's big winners, big losers
Turning back the pages
She gave 'er a good run...: Firehose used to fight 1914 fire finds new home at Becker County Museum
It's National Stress Awareness Month: Take some time to unwind
LCRC, Kinship adopt a highway: 'Kick Off Cleanup' held on Earth Day
Friends & Neighbors
Perham's Papacito's permeates Detroit Lakes
'It was time to pass the baton': Dean's Country Market in Perham, NY Mills sold to Central Market owners
MN gas prices down since last week
SJE-Rhombus receives chapter 2017 ESOP Company of the Year award
‘It was time to pass the baton’: Dean’s Country Market in Perham, NY Mills sold to Central Market owners
Top Hat Theatre to welcome North Dakota singer Kat Perkins May 13
Styx to take stage at Shooting Star May 5
Rosanne Cash coming to Holmes Theatre May 5
Canine lovers, take note: National Puppy Day is almost here
A night dressed in neon: Holmes Theatre's Motion fundraiser to feature Post Traumatic Funk Syndrome
Janice L. Herman
Neil Daniel "Peel" Englund
Edward DaWaine Sawyer
Letter: Trump's extra security costs: Maybe he's worth it?
Letter: Where do our federal tax dollars go?
Lynn Hummel column: The spirit of Johnny Appleseed
Paula Quam column: A humble hello, a heavy-hearted goodbye
Letter: War with North Korea would be a big mistake
Column: Whistling past the graveyard--wood ducks make big comeback
Brad Laabs column: Enjoy hunting panfish until 'fishing opener' May 12
Brad Laabs column: Ice is gone, get ready to launch your boat
Outdoors column: Wild turkeys are a Minnesota success story
Blane Klemek column: Little bird that could: the northern saw-whet owl
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
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
Pine to Palm
May 19, 2016
Minnesota Legislature: 'I don't see transportation being in play'
ST. PAUL — Four days remain in the 2016 Minnesota legislative session and even those in charge do not seem to know how, or whether, they will finish major legislation dealing with transportation, taxes, budget and public works. Gov. Mark Dayton hosted House Speaker Kurt Daudt and...
May 19, 2016 - 8:37am
May 18, 2016
Becker County would see $1.7 million increase under Dayton transportation compromise
State road and bridge funding to Becker County would see a $1.7 million annual increase under a compromise transportation plan floated by Gov. Mark Dayton on Monday. Becker County’s County State Aid funding would grow from $5.9 million this year to $7.6 million in 2019, when Dayton’s...
May 18, 2016 - 10:51am
May 12, 2016
Transportation funding in Minnesota's legislative headlights
ST. PAUL — The key to finishing the 2016 Minnesota legislative session remains short of the ignition switch. Legislative leaders say the key...
May 12, 2016 - 8:20am
May 5, 2016
Pass transportation, bonding bills for MN’s sake
The Minnesota Legislature’s regular session will end May 23. That’s in less than three weeks. Here’s what the lawmakers must do between now and then: Compromise on a transportation bill.Compromise on a bonding bill.If the lawmakers do those things, the session will have been...
May 5, 2016 - 5:30am
April 29, 2016
Road weight restrictions ending in northern MN
The Minnesota Department of Transportation will end spring truck weight restrictions in Minnesota’s north-central frost zone May 3 and in the north frost zone May 4. Full-summer overweight permits start May 6 in the southeast, south, metro and central frost zones. Ending dates for...
April 29, 2016 - 5:50am
April 15, 2016
Spring truck weight restrictions end soon
Spring truck weight restrictions on state highways will end April 15 for Minnesota’s south, southeast, metro and central frost zones, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. There is one exception in the south zone. The spring truck weight restrictions continue...
April 15, 2016 - 5:25am
March 22, 2016
'Body count' mounts on Minnesota highways
ST. PAUL — Mary McCauley put it bluntly: "The body count is inarguable." She told about her 27-year-old daughter, Paige Duncan, who died on U.S. 12 just west of the Twin Cities on Feb. 15. She was on her way to babysit a niece. "This wasn't a case of cell phone misuse," McCauley...
March 22, 2016 - 8:30am
January 17, 2016
Kicking transportation funding down road
You have to feel sorry for Margaret Donahoe. All she wants is for Minnesota to have nice roads and bridges, and a good transit system. You would think the executive director of the Transportation Alliance would have an easy time convincing Minnesota lawmakers to recharge the state’s...
January 17, 2016 - 5:40am
December 26, 2015
An early holiday gift
‘Twas the month before Christmas, when all through DC Members of Congress found something on which they agree; “Transportation funding boosts the economy and protects those we hold dear!” And with that, Minnesotans received a gift early this year While it may not have exactly...
December 26, 2015 - 5:35am
December 23, 2015
MnDOT looking for transit input
The public is invited to help shape the future of transit in Greater Minnesota by sharing ideas with the Minnesota Department of Transportation as it refines investment priorities and strategic direction for the 2016 Greater Minnesota Transit Investment Plan. The goal of the five-year...
December 23, 2015 - 10:24am
November 18, 2015
New urgency for MN’s roads and bridges
The need to fix deteriorating roads and bridges in the state has taken on more urgency. According to just-released projections from the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT), the funding needed to make the state’s transportation system “economically competitive”...
November 18, 2015 - 5:10am
November 16, 2015
MN road work wraps up
Those traffic headaches you may have experienced this summer are now paying off as many of MnDOT’s 290 construction projects around the state wrap up for the season. “It was a busy, but successful, year for construction around the state. While no one likes the inconvenience...
November 16, 2015 - 5:15am
MnDOT reports increase in transportation funding gap
The funding necessary to provide Minnesotans with an economically competitive transportation system over the next 20 years has increased significantly, according to recent Minnesota Department of Transportation projections. Planning experts working on the Minnesota State Highway...
November 16, 2015 - 5:05am
October 22, 2015
Gov. Dayton criticizes shift of oil shipments through Twin Cities
ST. PAUL – A letter issued by Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton on Tuesday calls for an explanation behind routing changes of crude oil rail shipments. In the letter to BNSF President and CEO Carl Ice, Dayton says nearly 100,000 more people are within the ½-mile evacuation zone of...
October 22, 2015 - 8:50am
October 8, 2015
Minnesota stalls on transportation funding
Minnesota lawmakers hit the brakes instead of the accelerator on transportation funding this year, and that’s regrettable. But there’s some consolation in knowing that not every state has stalled on critical infrastructure. Fifteen states passed major transportation packages...
October 8, 2015 - 5:50am