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Election notebook: Michelle Obama leads big names to Minnesota campaigns
OSHA begins inspection of Willmar Jennie-O plant
Detroit Lakes man struck, injured by train
Frazee locks up No. 2 seed with big win over Barnesville
Golden Gloves boxing season to begin Oct. 21
Cowboys down Vikings in playoff preview
Nuggets complete perfect regular season
Raiders clinch No. 3 seed in Section 8A
Essentia Health-St. Mary’s births
Friends & Neighbors
Team Lab hires two hometown residents
Essentia-Mahnomen welcomes Bement
BTD expands in DL, brings warehouse in
DEED launches initiatives for biz growth
Drivers happy as gas prices dip around $3
Halloween Hoots & Haunts
Celebrating October’s National Apple Month
Devon Worley coming to Zorbaz Oct. 25
Makin’ mama proud: Caroline Smith slides over to a neo-soul sound
Jo Dee Messina at Shooting Star Casino on Friday
Good news on county, state jobs
Viewing political corruption more broadly
Letter: Clements will work hard for Becker County as sheriff
Letter: Thanks for successful Trinity coat give-away
Letter: Vote David Lillehaug for Supreme Court Justice
Leg bands provide a wealth of information
Fishing Lines: Changing lure, jig colors can bring more fish
North Words: Pie-billed grebes are easily heard, less often viewed
Duck migration stalls in MN
Staggered lakes: Fall turnover affects fishing
Reading on the Move
Fall Home Magazine 2014
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Lodge at the lake
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Minnesota legislative notebook: Dayton praises Iron Ore Alliance
ST. PAUL -- Employees and officials at U.S. Steel want to keep their industry strong and hope the new Iron Ore Alliance is one way to do that. "We need policies that will help the industry grow and improve," Bob Bratulich, United Steelworkers District 11 director, said Wednesday. U.S....
February 21, 2013 - 8:53am
February 20, 2013
Minnesota expands health care for poor
ST. PAUL -- Another 35,000 poor Minnesotans will get health care under a bill Gov. Mark Dayton signed Tuesday. The bill expands Medical Assistance, the state's Medicaid program. The federally funded expansion would save $129 million in the next two-year budget, supporters say. Opponents...
February 20, 2013 - 8:44am
Early childhood education featured in Minnesota budget plan
ST. PAUL -- Adding money to early childhood education and all-day kindergarten programs, as Gov. Mark Dayton suggests, is important to Minnesota's future, the state House education finance leader says. "Those two programs really pay dividends into the future," Rep. Paul Marquart,...
February 20, 2013 - 8:38am
February 19, 2013
Nothing is not an 'option' in gun debate
ST. PAUL - Joan Peterson said Minnesota lawmakers must act to control gun violence like the shooting that killed her sister in the Twin Cities 13 years ago. "Nothing is not an option," the Duluth woman told a couple hundred people at a Monday anti-gun violence rally in the state...
February 19, 2013 - 8:27am
February 18, 2013
Minnesota congressman says Americans should expect big budget cuts, job losses
ST. PAUL - U.S. Rep.
February 18, 2013 - 12:03pm
February 15, 2013
Hundreds at Minnesota rally want Valentine gift: gay marriage
ST. PAUL -- Three mothers of gay men joined hundreds of others in the Minnesota Capitol on Thursday with one goal. "It's important that they be treated equally," Mabel Galvin said. Government should treat all citizens the same, added Kay Allen. And Therese Presley said government...
February 15, 2013 - 8:20am
February 14, 2013
Coalition seeks $9.50 Minnesota minimum wage
ST. PAUL -- A coalition of children's groups, religious organizations and unions say Minnesota's poor would benefit from a higher minimum wage,...
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February 14, 2013 - 8:41am
February 13, 2013
Minnesota not alone in debating gun laws
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota legislators are considering gun-related laws at the same time lawmakers in other states are walking similar paths. In New York, Gov. Andrew Cuomo last week signed legislation fortifying the state's existing assault weapon ban and limiting size of ammunition...
February 13, 2013 - 8:36am
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