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5-year-old fighting for life after tragic farm accident
Swenson named Tribune publisher
Woman dies, man hospitalized from gunshot wounds in West Fargo incident
Yellowjackets battle at Hi-10 Tournament
2016 Hall of Fame inductees announced
Dickerson, Covington win time trials
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Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
Don Robert Schnoor, Jr.
Conrad Lynn Johnsen
Harry Paul Cornell
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Owen David Hendrickx
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State recommends 70 percent cut in Otter Tail Power's proposed rate increase
Schoeneberger Funeral Home to build, relocate in 2017
Two businesses move into former Perham bakery building
Two OTC dairy farms honored for superior cow care
Whisk from Scratch officially opens
LTE:Letter presented to OTC commissioners on Star Lake Casino
Be safe on county highways over Labor Day
Debbie's Digest: Change is just a part of life
Ban smoking in rental housing
LTE: Foster Grandparent program designed for older volunteers
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Heartland Symphony Orchestra celebrates 40 years of classical music
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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
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