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Investigators focus on foul play behind missing plane
Tests show hypothermia as cause of homeless man’s death in Fargo
Investigation into officer’s suicide to be done in days
Conference discusses disabilities
Police say body found near south Fargo strip mall ruled homicide
Lakers bust-out season could be a starting point
Nagel named Region Coach of Year
Girls Hockey Wrap-up: Lakers keep making progress
Lady Raiders’ playoff runs deep, but ends vs. Cougars
Surviving the Birkie and Seneca
In the Zone
Three local FCCLA members meet with legislators, shadow during session
Goeun Park: Find happiness wherever you can
Holly McCamant: Women have come a long way
M State cyber team wins state competition
Franken seeks poetry entries for contest
Friends & Neighbors
Fond du Lac Band mulls elk restoration
Prairie chicken blind available next month at Hamden Slough
Brad Laabs: When do you think area lakes will be ice free?
Blane Klemek: Like Aladdin’s carpet, flying squirrels really don’t fly — they glide
Learn how to make maple syrup at Minnesota state parks
Hospice RRV hires account executive
MN gas prices jump up faster than nation
Farmers encouraged to get crop insurance
Amazon plans Prime fee hike by $20, risks consumer wrath
Computer businesses install themselves in town
Letter: I am a tired liberal American
Our Opinion: New sales tax is a smart move
Lynn Hummel: A boxful of unused commas
All voters should get involved in political process
Women’s history: by the numbers
Author to read from new book Friday in NYM
Sweet Colleens coming to Top Hat Theatre March 22
‘Magic of Dr. Seuss’ at area libraries next week
Red River Valley Fair to feature Pickler, Hairball
St. Patrick's Day Specials
Miss Northwest Committee looking for volunteers
Northland Real Estate Guide
Guide to Becker County 2014
February 12, 2013
Bill would require counseling before granting a divorce
BISMARCK -- A North Dakota couple seeking divorce could have to wait six months and be required to attend a minimum of five marriage counseling sessions if bill debated Monday becomes law. Lawmakers heard House Bill 1423 Monday, which Rep.
February 12, 2013 - 1:44pm
House votes to expand health coverage for poor Minnesotans
ST. PAUL -- More than 35,000 low-income Minnesotans would gain health-care coverage under a bill the House approved Monday. Rep. Tom Huntley, DFL-Duluth, said the federal government would pick up most of the cost under a new health-care law. "The net savings to the state budget...
February 12, 2013 - 8:59am
Minn. House votes to match state taxes with new federal law
ST. PAUL - Income tax returns Minnesotans file this spring will conform to new federal laws if state senators follow the House's Monday action. The House voted 127-0 to change state law to match newly enacted federal tax legislation, saving taxes for 55,000 teachers, 90,000 homeowners,...
February 12, 2013 - 8:50am
February 8, 2013
Rural Democrats could shoot down gun changes
ST. PAUL - The message from Minnesota's rural Democratic senators about this week's gun-bill flurry is simple: Don't expect a warm reception in the Senate. "The Senate has always been the more reasonable body," Sen. LeRoy Stumpf, DFL-Plummer, said Thursday, joining with others in...
February 8, 2013 - 8:53am
February 7, 2013
Ex-FBI agent: Assault gun would have killed more at Red Lake
ST. PAUL -- Jeffrey Weise shot and killed his grandfather on March 21, 2005, and tried to load a semi-automatic rifle. But former FBI agent...
February 7, 2013 - 9:45am
Dayton says Minnesota OK, but needs his budget
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's financial picture is improving, Gov. Mark Dayton proclaimed in his Wednesday night State of the State address, but policies...
February 7, 2013 - 9:43am
February 6, 2013
Obama: Americans need to push for gun solution
MINNEAPOLIS -- President Barack Obama says citizens must make their opinions heard on gun violence issues for change to be possible, and Monday he had the support of at least one member of an audience of law enforcement officials, lawmakers and local leaders on that point. "We need...
February 6, 2013 - 11:14am
Small cities worry over state aid's future
ST. PAUL -- Cities would receive more state money next year if legislators approve Governor Mark Dayton's budget, but after that some could get smaller checks from the Capitol. Dayton proposes adding $80 million next year to the Local Government Aid (LGA) program that primarily helps...
February 6, 2013 - 9:37am
North Dakota, Minnesota among top states for voting performance
FARGO -- When it comes to handling the hustle and bustle of Election Day, the upper Midwest does it best. That's according to a sweeping new study by Pew Charitable Trusts that analyzed how each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia handled the voting process on recent election...
February 6, 2013 - 9:29am
February 5, 2013
Minnesota legislative gun debate under way with overflow crowd
ST. PAUL - The two sides of Minnesota's gun debate began laying out their arguments today during the first of a series of legislative meetings. This morning's packed House committee meeting, with two other rooms full of people watching on television monitors, was the first of five...
February 5, 2013 - 2:09pm
Bill advances to save Minnesota taxpayers' money this year
ST. PAUL -- As many as 192,000 Minnesotans would benefit if state legislators quickly pass a bill matching state tax law with federal law, the state House Taxes Committee chairwoman says. If that does not happen, Rep. Ann Lenczewski, DFL-Bloomington, told fellow lawmakers Monday:...
February 5, 2013 - 8:50am
February 4, 2013
Obama pushes gun control plan in Minnesota visit
MINNEAPOLIS -- President Barack Obama emphasized background checks and a ban on military assault weapons and high-capacity magazines in a speech to Minnesota law enforcement officials and local leaders Monday to promote his plan to curb gun violence. "We don't have to agree on everything...
February 4, 2013 - 3:21pm
Minnesota lawmakers ready for rapid-fire gun debate
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota lawmakers are pulling the trigger on gun-related legislation. Hours of House committee gun-related hearings are scheduled...
February 4, 2013 - 10:30am
Obama to land in Minnesota; state not in lock-step with gun plan
February 4, 2013 - 10:24am
February 1, 2013
Dayton plan gets an 'F' from DL district
When Gov. Mark Dayton laid out his budget plan for the next two years, there were winners and there were losers.
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February 1, 2013 - 3:43pm