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DNR to stock muskellunge in Gull and Fairmont chains of lakes
AgweekTV: Growers say wheat will help meet rising world food demand
West Fargo woman injured in Otter Tail County crash
Capitol Chatter: Smith opens climate change office
Zebra mussels confirmed in East Spirit Lake in Otter Tail County; Lake Osakis in Todd and Douglas counties
Region 14C Tournament kicks off on Friday
Alexandria ends Perham's run at Sub-State 14 Tournament
Centaurs walk off in pitcher's duel
Buzz continue run with 7-5 win over Detroit Lakes
Michael "Mike" Brakefield
Bella Bonita Bloom
Norah Danielle Erickson
Hank Lee Engle
Ezekiel Jesse Sipe
Adaline Elise Hagen
Two OTC dairy farms honored for superior cow care
Whisk from Scratch officially opens
New retail store opens in Ottertail
New radio station offers Christian Catholic viewpoint
Helmer Companies selling publications to Forum Communications
LTE: Foster Grandparent program designed for older volunteers
Debbie's Digest: Bucket list pared down by one now
LTE:50 percent of Minnesotans protected from e-cigarette aerosols
Relay more than just a fundraiser
Debbie's Digest: Precision required
Richville plans summer fun events
Author to sign copies of latest historical book in Perham
Minnesota comedian Mitzie Calgaro still learning the ropes of her craft
Nyberg sculpture on the road to Byron from Vining
Dent Daze goes super hero style
March 21, 2016
DFL lists education priorities
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Senate Democrats put high priorities on ending the state's teacher shortage, increasing the number of school counselors and expanding schooling for 4 year olds. The senators announced their plan Monday, including offering student loan forgiveness and other financial...
March 21, 2016 - 5:18pm
March 17, 2016
Minnesota eyes presidential primary election
ST. PAUL -- Long lines and angry Minnesotans trying to attend March 1 precinct caucuses may lead to the state adopting a presidential primary election. "I don't think anybody really saw that coming," Rep. Tim Sanders, R-Blaine, said Wednesday about the packed caucuses. "What we ran...
March 17, 2016 - 12:35pm
Study: Low income Minnesotans more likely to have diabetes
ST. PAUL -- A Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) report has found adult Minnesotans living in households earning less than $35,000 per year are nearly two and a half times more likely to have diabetes than Minnesotans living in households with annual incomes more than $35,000. The...
March 17, 2016 - 12:30pm
March 14, 2016
Health-care spending drops
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans' health-care costs increased slower in 2013 than in most previous years, the Minnesota Health Department reports. Spending increased 3.1 percent in 2013, the latest year for which the department has figures, reaching $40.9 billion. That growth rate is the fourth-lowest...
March 14, 2016 - 11:31am
March 10, 2016
Rail crossing fatalities, crashes at second-lowest number in 45 years
The number of people killed in vehicle-train crashes at public railroad crossings in 2015 was the second lowest since 1970, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. The total number of crashes was also the second lowest since 1970. Four people died at railroad crossings...
March 10, 2016 - 12:00pm
March 9, 2016
House fails to pass Range unemployment bill on opening day
ST. PAUL -- Nearly all Minnesota lawmakers say the state should extend unemployment benefits to laid-off Iron Range workers, but the state House failed to provide the help on its opening day Tuesday It was a raucous first day as greater Minnesota stepped into the spotlight minutes...
March 9, 2016 - 12:18pm
March 3, 2016
Analysis: Rubio, Sanders do not dominate delegate count
ST. PAUL -- There is no doubt Marco Rubio and Bernie Sanders won the presidential nods Tuesday from those who attended Minnesota Republican and Democratic precinct caucuses, but the victories may not have been as big as they appear at first glance. Headlines like "Rubio and Sanders...
March 3, 2016 - 12:41pm
February 26, 2016
Minnesota budget surplus slips
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's state revenues appear to be down, a state report shows this morning. Minnesota Management and Budget, the state's finance agency, said the projected surplus is $900 million for the current two-year budget cycle. Late last year, the state reported a $1.2 billion...
February 26, 2016 - 1:39pm
February 25, 2016
Will Super Tuesday be super in Minnesota?
Minnesota joins Super Tuesday this year, but the question is whether the day will be super for any of the presidential candidates. It has not always been. Super Tuesday, March 1 this year, is the day when several states hold primaries or caucuses, in part to pick delegates to the...
February 25, 2016 - 9:38pm
February 23, 2016
Super Tuesday comes to Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- Presidential candidates have given Minnesota a bit more love than usual this year as the state holds its precinct caucuses on a day when more presidential nomination delegates will be picked than any other. It is a day that could make or break a campaign. As part of Super...
February 23, 2016 - 12:00am
February 20, 2016
Capitol Chatter: Will Super Tuesday be super in Minnesota?
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota joins Super Tuesday this year, but the question is whether the day will be super for any of the presidential candidates. It has not always been. Super Tuesday, March 1 this year, is the day when several states hold primaries or caucuses, in part to pick delegates...
February 20, 2016 - 12:00pm
February 19, 2016
Court says part-year residents owe full-year taxes
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans who live part of the year in another state could find themselves paying income taxes as if they were full-year residents. Four Minnesota Supreme Court justices this week ruled that a couple who moved to Minnesota on Aug. 1, 2007, owed taxes to the state as...
February 19, 2016 - 12:13pm
Three finalists named for western Minnesota judgeship
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota’s Commission on Judicial Selection has forwarded the names of three finalists to Gov. Mark Dayton fill the vacancy in the state’s Eighth Judicial District in western Minnesota. The three are Assistant Cass County (N.D.) Attorney Cherie Clark, Morris lawyer...
February 19, 2016 - 12:05pm
February 18, 2016
Dayton to lobby Obama over steel dumping
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton plans to recruit fellow governors this weekend to help convince the president to fight the dumping of foreign cheap steel in this country. "We are going to push on the issue of restricting foreign steel imports," Dayton told reporters Wednesday...
February 18, 2016 - 2:38pm
BNSF to spend $130 million in Minnesota
MINNEAPOLIS -- BNSF Railway Co. says it will spend $130 million in Minnesota this year to maintain the railroad's infrastructure -- a huge drop from last year. The largest part of the railroad's Minnesota maintenance spending is for replacing and upgrading rail, rail ties and ballast....
February 18, 2016 - 2:37pm