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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
Kate Smith in the field at Resorters
The smell of football is in the air
DL Pro Gal golf tourney results
Royals win DL Major League championship
Hole in one
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
Darla Rae Fisher
Julie Ann Stewart
Timothy J. Karsnia
Dean W. Sanders
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
April 28, 2015
In Minn. transportation debate, mayors want to be remembered
ST. PAUL—Minnesota mayors say their cities need more street money from the state. "A preemptive strike is needed," Frazee Mayor Hank Ludtke...
April 28, 2015 - 8:41am
March 25, 2015
Debate over road taxes continues in MN
The announcement of Minnesota Republican legislators’ transportation plan Monday sets up the debate about how to fund road, bridge and transit...
March 25, 2015 - 9:50am
March 17, 2015
Dayton touts transportation plan that would raise gasoline taxes
MOORHEAD, Minn. – Gov. Mark Dayton traveled here Monday to Minnesota’s gateway for booming oil shipments by rail to tout his proposals for tackling the state’s multibillion-dollar transportation challenges. The governor’s plan includes state funding for a $43 million underpass...
March 17, 2015 - 10:56am
March 14, 2015
Marquart advances rail debate
The initial reaction to Rep. Paul Marquart’s, DFL-Dilworth, oil train safety proposal is Republican anti-tax boilerplate. While giving lip service to the need to improve rail safety as it applies to oil trains rumbling through Minnesota communities, Republican leaders in the House...
March 14, 2015 - 5:55am
March 11, 2015
Raise the gas tax for MN roads? Some say ‘yes’
Let alone building new, some groups think that Minnesota cannot sustain the roads it already has. Margaret Donahoe, executive director of The Transportation Alliance, stopped in Detroit Lakes this week to talk about raising the gas tax to provide funds for not only state highways,...
March 11, 2015 - 11:30am
March 6, 2015
Transportation brings together Bakk, Dayton
ST. PAUL -- "Let's create a photo op." With those words from Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk, and a hug with Gov. Mark Dayton, the two most...
March 6, 2015 - 5:50am
BNSF announces $326 million in projects for Minnesota in 2015
MINNEAPOLIS -- A leading rail company announced Thursday a $326 million spending plan to repair and update its infrastructure in Minnesota. BNSF...
February 6, 2015 - 5:00am
February 5, 2015
A sunny outlook: Bank pays it forward to care center
Bell State Bank & Trust has been paying it forward to individuals and organizations for seven years. Each full-time employee receives...
February 5, 2015 - 7:30am
January 27, 2015
Dayton seeks $11 billion for transportation
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota motorists would pay at least 16 cents a gallon more gasoline taxes under Gov. Mark Dayton's transportation funding proposal. They...
January 27, 2015 - 7:59am
January 16, 2015
Minnesota study shows lack of oil safety training
ST. PAUL -- Many Minnesota public safety workers say they are not prepared to deal with an oil train or pipeline accident. They told the state Public Safety Department they are not adequately trained and some did not know what type of equipment they need to fight an oil fire, the...
January 16, 2015 - 8:14am
January 15, 2015
Trains roll through low oil prices
ST. PAUL -- Plunging oil prices do not immediately mean fewer trains will cross Minnesota, a state railroad expert says. North Dakota oilfield...
January 15, 2015 - 8:19am
January 13, 2015
'No choice' but to raise taxes for transportation
ST. PAUL -- There is no choice but to raise taxes to improve Minnesota's transportation system, say state Senate Democrats. "I can't think...
January 13, 2015 - 8:00am
January 11, 2015
Agreement, disagreement in transportation
Democrats and Republicans, liberals and conservatives, urban and rural leaders agree there is a gap between how much revenue Minnesota raises and how much it needs to preserve and improve its highways, bridges and transit services over the coming decade. There is bipartisan awareness...
January 11, 2015 - 10:00am
January 2, 2015
MnDOT seeks comment on updated noise policy
MnDOT is taking public comments on its updated noise policy. The 30-day public review and comment period is open until Jan. 7. The policy update is in response to recommendations last year from the Office of the Legislative Auditor regarding MnDOT’s noise barrier activities. The...
January 2, 2015 - 8:00am
After derailment, BNSF expects to have full rail service restored by Thursday
WADENA, Minn. -- Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railways is expected to have both tracks open by Thursday, while at least partial service resumed...
December 2, 2014 - 9:12pm