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Huge floating bog that damaged docks still on northern Minn. lake
Minnesota launches rural helpline
Central Minnesota farm worker faces possible deportation to Guatemala
County artist Charles Beck remembered
State officials sick about feds slashing MinnesotaCare
Records fall as Yellowjackets roll in season finale
Perham rallies for share of HOL Conference crown
Perham/NYM swimmers prepping for conference, section meets
Top-ranked Yellowjackets run out in front in Bemidji
Yellowjacket boys close regular season with win
Catharine "Cathy" A. Donoho
Sharon L. Vareberg
George "Joe" Cresswell
Gretta Jean Wegscheid
Sophia Marie Sipe
Area students receive degrees from NDSU
Waldon makes Chancellor's List at Montana Tech
Winnie Margaret Walter
New agent to join Jack Chivers Realty Group
Arvig Donates More Than $100,000 to Local Schools in 2016-17
Arvig named one of Prairie Business magazine’s 50 best places to work
OK Tire will open new facility in December
OTCHS 90th Annual Meeting in Perham
A recipe for success: Richville cafe owner creates 'A Little Summer Fun'
Johnny Cash Tribute Show is tomorrow in Perham
MS Pizza Ranch fundraiser in Perham is April 24
Perham prom, post prom planned April 29 at PWMS
Family ties built during dirt digging
NFL players' behavior disgust me
How many people are dying on roads in the US?
Your letters - Oct. 5 edition
Roundabouts save lives
This is one gun bill that needs to be passed pronto
Concordia Cultural Events presents Offutt Brass
Into the great wide open: Music legend Tom Petty dead at 66
Perham Center for the Arts presents Neil Diamond Tribute Show
Americana-Folk Band playing at Disgruntled Brewery
Kirkbride Arts and History weekend to be held Sept. 15-16
'Failure is not an option': Perham High School students REACH for life-long success
Crash derails Ada man's memory: Kids, wife, parents all strangers
Natural surroundings: Charles Beck's art, home reflect Otter Tail environment
Dog saves owner, scares off burglars
History Mystery of the week: What store is this?
March 30, 2016
Lawmakers lift Real ID gag rule
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Legislature has voted to overturn a state law that forbids key state officials from discussing conforming to new federal identification standards. Senators passed the bill 57-2 Wednesday after representatives approved it 125-2 Tuesday night. It awaits an...
March 30, 2016 - 12:46pm
March 23, 2016
Legislation would help farmers make tractors safer
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota farmers driving 86,000 tractors do not have adequate safety equipment, some state lawmakers say, so legislation is being considered to provide them financial help to update their machines. "These would be the smaller, older tractors," Rep. Paul Anderson, R-Starbuck,...
March 23, 2016 - 7:26pm
Lawmakers look to retain child care providers
ST. PAUL -- More than 3,000 Minnesota child care providers have stopped providing the service in the past decade, and a bipartisan legislative panel says part of the fix to the problem is to make the system friendlier to providers. House Republicans say there were 14,481 child care...
March 23, 2016 - 11:27am
March 21, 2016
Real ID gag rule nears an end
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota is almost to the point where key state officials can begin talking about complying with federal identification card standards. The state Senate voted 63-2 Monday to lift a 2009 law that prevented Public Safety Department officials from even discussing upgrading...
March 21, 2016 - 5:20pm
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