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‘Stretching’ those dollars
Lawmakers consider changes to state elections
World Day of Prayer is March 6
Last of the Really Cold Nights?
Dentists not smiling over state payments
Bellefeuille scores 1,000th in final game
Frazee places fourth at Class A state wrestling tournament
Lakers sweep season series from Spuds
Laker trio prepared for deep runs at state wrestling
DL Mites finish hockey season
Park Hotel was first hotel on corner
Turning back the pages
Learn more about Babe
Friday Matters: Everyday Christian
Thursday Matters: Everyday Redemption
Friends & Neighbors
Gas prices up again in Minnesota, nation
Marco Inc. purchases IT company, Solbrekk
Manufacturers to meet, talk exporting
Credit Union branch opening in DL location
Helping loved ones retire
Ladysmith Black Mambazo’s unique sound has brought long-lived success
Easton Corbin plays Shooting Star this Friday
Congressional Art Competition seeks high school artists
Black Violin brings classical-modern flare to Holmes stage Thursday
Potato Dumpling Dinner to benefit elderly
Today is a goner and not worth haggling over
Letter: Obama is a ‘proper’ Christian who loves America
Letter: Dayton’s infrastructure plan makes sense for MN
Letter: Obama’s ISIS strategy a ‘ghost in a snow storm’
Letter: Minimum wage increase isn’t the way out of poverty
Minnesota moose population still down
Take a trip for early open water fishing
Irruptions are common when food is limited, conditions harsh
Northland Fat Bike Rally to be held in Bemidji
Wild turkey opportunities explored in DNR class
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
October 25, 2012
Free information session on Voter ID
Claire Wilson, Voter Outreach Director from the Office of the Minnesota Secretary of Sate, will present an informational session in New York Mills on the proposed amendment to the Minnesota Constitution requiring voters to present valid government-issued photo identification. The...
October 25, 2012 - 1:00pm
Election Notebook: Voter ID amendment takes spotlight
ST. PAUL -- Debate about a proposed constitutional amendment requiring Minnesota voters to show photographic identification intensified Wednesday. Among the disputes, the two sides of the question appearing on the Nov.
October 25, 2012 - 8:52am
October 24, 2012
Lots of money and work to hold elections
Come Nov. 6, voters will take 10 minutes out of their day, go vote for their favorite candidates and wait for results available that same night. And that's the end of the story for the average citizen. But, for Becker County Auditor-Treasure Ryan Tangen and his staff, the election...
October 24, 2012 - 12:49pm
'Gotta Vote' tour visits DL
Detroit Lakes area Democrats are a little more charged up this week after the grassroots group Obama for America brought its "Gotta Vote" Minnesota...
Detroit Lakes / news
October 24, 2012 - 11:44am
Romney, Obama show rural issue differences
Questionnaires and other sources provide a glimpse into what President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney think about rural issues, since they seldom discuss the topic on the campaign trail. In short, a Romney surrogate said the Republican presidential candidate's...
October 24, 2012 - 11:25am
October 23, 2012
FORUM POLL: Romney set for North Dakota landslide
FARGO - Republican Mitt Romney is shown defeating President Barack Obama 57 percent to 32 percent in a new poll for Forum Communications. Even if Obama managed to capture all of the undecided votes in North Dakota - which almost always votes Republican in presidential elections -...
October 23, 2012 - 8:24am
October 18, 2012
70,899 absentee ballots already cast in Minnesota
Secretary of State Mark Ritchie announced today that more than 140,000 Minnesota voters have requested absentee ballots. Of the ballots requested, 70,899 have already been returned by the voter and accepted. Ritchie also reminded voters that the absentee ballot period ends November...
October 18, 2012 - 4:43pm
Some parents protest Duluth school's 'Vote Yes' signs for Minnesota marriage amendment
At Holy Rosary School in Duluth, it's been a battle of the political signs some mornings, with one group of parents protesting the presence of...
news / religion
October 18, 2012 - 11:05am
October 16, 2012
Pre-registration deadline to vote is Tuesday
Secretary of State Mark Ritchie reminds Minnesotans that they only have until end of business on Tuesday, October 16 to pre-register to vote for the Nov. 6 General Election. To pre-register a voter's registration application must be received by the Office of the Minnesota Secretary...
October 16, 2012 - 9:42am
October 9, 2012
Obama, Romney split on energy policy; Upper Midwest has stake on both sides of argument
Republican Mitt Romney makes it clear that he is a friend of coal and oil as he campaigns for president. In his re-election effort, Democratic President Barack Obama often promotes new energy sources such as renewable fuels (including ethanol and biodiesel) and electric producers...
October 9, 2012 - 8:47am
October 4, 2012
Republican VP hopeful Ryan slots Minn. fundraiser
ST. PAUL -- Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan is planning his first stop in Minnesota since joining Mitt Romney's ticket with a Minneapolis fundraiser slated for next week. An invitation says Ryan will be in town on Oct. 13 -- two days after his sole debate with Democratic...
news / government
October 4, 2012 - 12:02pm
November 23, 2010
Zogby Interactive: Obama falls to 39 percent, as support from Democrats continues to slide; he trails Romney, J. Bush & Gingrich in '12
UTICA, New York - President Barack Obama's job approval rating has dropped to the lowest point of his Presidency at 39 percent, and in potential match-ups with Republicans in 2012, he trails Mitt Romney, Jeb Bush and Newt Gingrich and is just one point ahead of Sarah Palin. The percentage...
November 23, 2010 - 9:19am
Second-place Emmer loses in Supreme Court
ST. PAUL -- Governor hopeful Tom Emmer lost a Supreme Court ruling Monday as an election board prepares to order 2.1 million ballots Minnesotans cast in the race to be recounted. "Those numbers are not going to change much at all now," said former U.S. Sen. Mark Dayton, who leads...
November 23, 2010 - 8:33am
October 31, 2010
Fargo couple says Stewart-Colbert rally 'friendly'
According to a Fargo couple, sanity and civility won out at the Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear. Kim Mali and her husband, Dan, flew to Washington, D.C., on Friday night to take in Saturday's spectacle. "Everyone was cool and pretty collected," Kim said after the event. "It...
news / entertainment
October 31, 2010 - 10:32pm