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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
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
January 6, 2016
Time to file state, federal taxe
ST. PAUL -- It is almost tax filing time. The Minnesota Revenue Department announced it will begin accepting individual income tax filings on Jan. 19, the same day the federal Internal Revenue Service does. The deadline this year will be April 18 for both state and federal returns....
January 6, 2016 - 1:11pm
Minnesota hands out $32 million for roads
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. -- Eleven Minnesota highway projects, ranging from a short stretch of road to a new dairy farm to a major new interchange, will share in $32 million of grants. The Minnesota Department of Transportation and Department of Employment and Economic Development Tuesday...
January 6, 2016 - 1:02pm
January 2, 2016
Capitol Chatter: Democrats look to make governor history
ST. PAUL -- There is no statewide Minnesota election this year, so naturally politicos turn at least some of their attention to 2018. Eric Ostermeier of the University of Minnesota's Smart Politics blog feeds some of that need with an entry that reminds readers: "Gopher state Democrats...
January 2, 2016 - 11:19am
January 1, 2016
The good and bad of Minnesota's economy
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's economy is a study in contradictions. So much of the news looks good: near record-low unemployment, overall wage payments rising, few signs of the recession remain. But there also are warning signs: manufacturing, mining and farm economies lag; some parts of...
January 1, 2016 - 12:00pm
New laws in effect with the new year
ST. PAUL -- The new year brings new laws to Minnesota and new requirements to its leaders. While most state laws go into effect soon after they are approved, lawmakers wait to enact some requirements until Jan. 1. With help from the Minnesota House public information office and other...
January 1, 2016 - 1:00am
December 31, 2015
Top five baby names released in Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- If you named your child Olivia or Jackson in Minnesota this past year you picked the top choice of parents. As of Dec. 24. the Minnesota Department of Health’s Office of Vital Records said the top 5 girls’ names selected were Olivia, Emma, Evelyn, Ava with a tie for...
December 31, 2015 - 12:37pm
December 28, 2015
Dayton thrilled with Minnesota’s economic progress
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton fared well in the first year of his second and final term. When asked about the past year, he immediately turned to the economy: "Overall, three and a half percent unemployment and projects being announced every day, we have made good progress."...
December 28, 2015 - 10:07am
December 23, 2015
New Minnesota car insurance laws begin Jan. 1
ST. PAUL -- If you're all revved up to buy or sell a car, or even just renewing the license tabs on old reliable, be ready to have your insurance information handy. Starting Jan. 1, Minnesotans who are registering, renewing license tabs or transferring ownership of motor vehicles...
December 23, 2015 - 12:16pm
December 18, 2015
Lottery director resigns after travel expense report
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota State Lottery director resigned Friday, a day after a newspaper reporter questioned him about expenses he charged the state. The Minneapolis Star Tribune reported Ed Van Petten submitted his resignation to Gov. Mark Dayton's chief of staff. Dayton's office...
December 18, 2015 - 12:47pm
December 17, 2015
Avoid early ice and wear life jackets, DNR advises
With daytime temperatures still climbing above freezing even in the northern parts of the state, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is reminding outdoor enthusiasts to stay clear of early ice and use extreme caution when recreating on dangerously cold water. Although some...
December 17, 2015 - 1:36pm
December 14, 2015
Vehicle insurance information needed
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans registering and renewing license tabs or transferring ownership of motor vehicles and motorcycles will need to provide insurance information beginning Jan. 1. The Legislature changed state law to require insurance information for vehicle registration. Prior...
December 14, 2015 - 12:21pm
December 11, 2015
DNR warns of thin ice on lakes
ST. PAUL-- With daytime temperatures still climbing above freezing even in the northern parts of the state, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is reminding outdoor enthusiasts to stay clear of early ice, use extreme caution when recreating on dangerously cold water and...
December 11, 2015 - 12:21pm
December 10, 2015
$4 billion for transportation is on the road to Minnesota
More than $4 billion for transportation projects is headed from Washington to Minnesota in the next five years, but money is not the big news for state officials. Minnesota’s take is part of a $305 billion funding bill that easily passed the House and Senate late this week. It is...
December 10, 2015 - 2:25pm
December 3, 2015
Minnesota budget surplus: $1.9 billion (updated)
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's budget surplus has ballooned to $1.9 billion, state officials announced Thursday morning. The surplus, more than double what lawmakers had when they finished work in June, drops to $1.2 billion when $665 million is allocated to reserves and to make payments...
December 3, 2015 - 2:03pm
November 25, 2015
Know before you go: Stay safe on the roads during holiday travel
The Thanksgiving week is one typically filled with travel, a busy schedule and potentially bad weather for driving. Jennifer Ritterling, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Grand Forks, N.D., said people traveling Wednesday may see some freezing drizzle and snow,...
November 25, 2015 - 10:18am