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Overall, EOTC fair deemed a success
VIDEO: Scenes from the East Otter Tail County Fair
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
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
William "Cookie" Helmbrecht
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
February 8, 2016
Storm blows into southwest Minnesota
Blizzard-like conditions blew through eastern North Dakota and into western Minnesota, with southwest Minnesota experiencing the worst of the weather Monday. Interstate 90 was closed from Worthington to Fairmont was closed as were state highways in the area surrounding Windom, according...
February 8, 2016 - 12:15pm
February 4, 2016
Minnesota traffic deaths up sharply to start 2016
Deaths on Minnesota roads in January were up nearly threefold from the same month a year earlier, the Minnesota Department of Public safety said. In the first month of 2016, 25 people died in incidents statewide, up from nine in 2015. Over the past five years, an average of 19 people...
February 4, 2016 - 2:12pm
February 2, 2016
Dayton says special session won't happen
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton this morning ended his hopes for a special legislative session to extend unemployment benefits to Iron Rangers, begin the process of matching state identification cards with federal requirements and launch efforts to reduce a financial disparity...
February 2, 2016 - 11:02am
February 1, 2016
Dayton vows to continue fight for clean water
WILLMAR, Minn. --Stating that he's not going to allow Minnesota to become "another Flint, Michigan on a larger geographic scale,'' Governor Mark Dayton vowed he would continue to fight for water quality improvements despite what he called his recent "dunking'' on farm buffer requirements....
February 1, 2016 - 11:08am
Dayton backs off buffer strips for private ditches
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has ceded ground to farm interests, Republicans and some Democrats over a contentious aspect of his plan to require vegetative buffer strips to help protect water from agricultural runoff and erosion. Privately owned drainage ditches are off...
February 1, 2016 - 11:07am
January 22, 2016
Capitol Chatter: Privacy matters to be in the open
ST. PAUL -- Every Minnesota legislative session seems to produce one issue no one saw coming, at least to the scale it reaches. Perhaps that issue this year will be privacy. When Minnesotans hear comments like from Rep. Peggy Scott, it could attract attention. "In today's schools,...
January 22, 2016 - 10:10pm
January 21, 2016
Minnesota legislation seeks to keep electronic data private
ST. PAUL -- Students' iPads and other technology devices may provide personal data that companies can use to target advertising at the youth. Minnesotans' emails more than 6 months old may be obtained by law enforcement officers without seeking search warrants from judges. Schools...
January 21, 2016 - 12:52pm
MnSure to offers special weekend hours
ST. PAUL, Minn.— During one of the final weekends of the 2016 open enrollment period, MNsure enrollment centers statewide will host special weekend hours on Saturday and Sunday, in an effort to help any Minnesotans who have not yet enrolled in health insurance coverage. MnSure...
January 21, 2016 - 12:45pm
January 16, 2016
North Dakota, Minnesota benefit from Powerball
BISMARCK -- The winners of Wednesday's record $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot weren't the only ones sitting on a new pile of cash. State-run lotteries, like those in North Dakota and Minnesota, reported a rush of ticket sales in the days leading up to the drawing. And while both states...
January 16, 2016 - 10:00am
January 15, 2016
Capitol Chatter: Does Legislature really need to do anything?
ST. PAUL -- It's a refrain often heard in the Minnesota Capitol complex: "There's nothing we have to do this year." The two-year state budget passed last year, so anything that happens in the legislative session starting March 8 is purely optional. There certainly are issues that...
January 15, 2016 - 5:52pm
Dayton seeks to borrow $1.4 billion for public works projects
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton wants to spend $1.4 billion on public works projects around Minnesota, one of the largest requests in history and a big target for Republicans who prefer spending much less. Dayton's biggest request is more than $70 million to improve security at the Minnesota...
January 15, 2016 - 12:37pm
January 14, 2016
Dayton wants $220 million to clean Minnesota water
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota communities and farmers would receive a $220 million boost in their efforts to clean up the state's water under a proposal Gov. Mark Dayton unveiled today. Much of the money would help cities, mostly in rural Minnesota, to improve water and sewage treatment facilities....
January 14, 2016 - 12:25pm
January 8, 2016
Minnesota special session talks will continue
ST. PAUL -- Stay tuned: Minnesota's governor and legislators will continue to talk about three potential topics of a special legislative session. Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton, Republican House Speaker Kurt Daudt and Democratic Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk Friday decided to give...
January 8, 2016 - 9:52pm
Feds give states years to meet new ID standards
ST. PAUL -- Americans may board commercial airlines for at least two more years with state identification cards that do not meet new federal guidelines, but it was not clear after Friday's announcement if a rush to change Minnesota law will continue. The federal Department of Homeland...
January 8, 2016 - 9:50pm
January 6, 2016
Minnesota traffic deaths worst since 2010
ST. PAUL – Traffic deaths increased rather dramatically last year compared to 2014, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety. Preliminary numbers from the department showed 396 people died on Minnesota roads last year compared with 361 for 2014. After all reports...
January 6, 2016 - 1:29pm