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Search continues for victim after boat collision on Park Rapids lake
5-year-old fighting for life after tragic farm accident
A 'Fly Night' in DL
Clarification on river study
Healthy Vikings look for bounceback season
Bombers ready to unload on opponents
Lakers start tennis season at Highway 10 tourney
Laker XC teams host Make the Lake run
Park Rapids dancer trains with renowned Rockettes
Miss Wolf Lake Pageant is Aug. 26
Tasty summer slaw Recipe showcases fresh veggies, ND canola oil
Friends & Neighbors
'Brew boys' bring new flavor
State gains 11,300 jobs in July
Bell Bank hires Amundson, promotes Erickson
Waubun Insurance Agency purchased
The Inn at Dunvilla opens
Man of 1,000 voices
Headwaters Center programming resumes Sept. 6 in Armory Square
Medora Musical ticket sales break 100,000
Down to the Nitty Gritty: McEuen talks Dirt Band, Music on the Mountain
Let your local library help you update your home
Roger W. Gottenborg
Mary Ellen Marks
Thomas Raymond Savageau
Maurice F. "Maury" Gagnier
Barbara (Duncan) Erickson
Read more, watch less TV: Follow these steps and become an informed voter
All MN students now taking ACTs
Columnist Rob Port has secret agenda--affiliated with the Koch brothers
The tale of my trip to Denmark, it's the 'perfect country for me'
Letter: Democrats are dead wrong on their energy platform
Electronics now a key part of fishing
Hundreds to attend Hiking Fest Aug. 27 at Itasca Park
This songbird has a killer attitude
Wolves are intelligent and social
'Coffee with the Council' set Saturday in DL
DL Jaycees fire up for 2nd annual Rib Fest
Wething celebrates 88 years
Theater for everyone
Pine to Palm
October 23, 2013
Hoeven, Klobuchar propose federal law to protect driver data
Cali Owings | Forum News Service FARGO — If you drive a newer vehicle, it’s likely equipped with a little black box that continually collects information about the vehicle’s operation. That data includes basics such as speed and seat belt use, and more specific details...
October 23, 2013 - 8:20am
October 21, 2013
Gay Marriage becomes legal In N.J. after Christie drops opposition
By Ellen Wulfhorst (Reuters) - New Jersey on Monday became the 14th U.S. state to legalize gay marriage after Governor Chris Christie withdrew his administration's legal opposition to same-sex nuptials. The governor's decision, which came just hours after same-sex couples began...
October 21, 2013 - 11:00am
October 20, 2013
Need help navigating MnSure site?
There are a lot of questions surrounding the new healthcare option MNsure, and Communicating for America is trying to help answer them. Vice President of Government Relations Ben Schierer will be traveling to communities in the region, answering any questions the public may have...
October 20, 2013 - 5:00pm
October 17, 2013
What does shutdown mean to investors?
As you’re well aware, a partial government shutdown began on Oct. 1. No matter what one’s views are on the political issues that led to this event, it’s probably fair to say that a shutdown is not particularly good news, on many fronts. Although essential services will continue,...
October 17, 2013 - 8:00am
October 16, 2013
Lawmakers don’t like online voter registration bypassing them
ST. PAUL -- Lawmakers from both parties say that Secretary of State Mark Ritchie should not have started online voter registration without first obtaining legislative approval. But until the next legislative session begins Feb. 25, there is little they can do other than to ask...
October 16, 2013 - 8:07am
October 11, 2013
Tax revenues mixed early in state fiscal year
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota sales and personal income tax receipts were up in the first three months of the state fiscal year as state revenues came in just short of projections. Minnesota Management and Budget on Thursday reported that overall state tax collections were down $2 million,...
October 11, 2013 - 10:54am
218 area code leads state in MNsure phone calls
One out of five calls from the public for help with Minnesota’s new online health insurance marketplace is coming from the 218 area code, the program’s director announced Wednesday. The sprawling but relatively sparsely populated region, which includes Duluth and all of northern...
October 11, 2013 - 8:29am
October 1, 2013
American Crystal Sugar to default on $71.2 million government loan
FARGO – American Crystal Sugar will default on a government loan of $71.2 million under a program that provides relief when a glut of sugar depresses prices. David Berg, president and chief executive officer of American Crystal Sugar, said forfeiting the sugar put up as collateral...
October 1, 2013 - 9:11am
September 27, 2013
Minnesota Senate, former employee settle suit
ST. PAUL - A longtime Republican activist agreed Thursday to drop a lawsuit claiming gender discrimination against the Minnesota Senate. Former Senate GOP spokesman Michael Brodkorb will get $30,000 in severance pay in the deal, which already cost state taxpayers more than $300,000...
September 27, 2013 - 11:16am
September 20, 2013
Minnesota gains 1,200 jobs in August
ST. PAUL – Minnesota regained 1,200 jobs in August, pushing the state past the high mark it reached before the recession. The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development announced Thursday that the state has more jobs than in February 2008, the record level before...
September 20, 2013 - 9:45am
September 10, 2013
Minn. Legislature approves disaster relief funds
ST. PAUL - The Minnesota Legislature overwhelmingly approved disaster-relief funds for 20 counties today during one of the shortest special sessions...
September 10, 2013 - 9:04am
September 1, 2013
MNsure introduces Minnesotans to insurance marketplace
Tom Fournier plans to retire at the first of the year and wants to have his options laid out well in advance, especially health-care options. To...
September 1, 2013 - 8:41pm
Capitol Chatter: Politicians roll with fair punches
The Minnesota State Fair is a place for political leaders to offer their ideas, and occasionally to suffer a few punches, at least figuratively. House...
September 1, 2013 - 8:32pm
August 31, 2013
Franken bill links skills to new jobs
U.S. Senator Al Franken toured Detroit Lakes Thursday with Mayor Matt Brenk and other city officials. After visiting the Detroit Lakes Municipal...
August 31, 2013 - 2:00pm
August 28, 2013
Groups launch effort to raise Minn. minimum wage
A coalition of Minnesota labor, religious, nonprofit and public service groups on Tuesday began rallying public support to raise the state’s...
August 28, 2013 - 10:15am