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Strong winds, hail pound Otter Tail County
Minnesota briefs - June 22 edition
UPDATE: Man dies of injuries sustained in Monday morning crash
Slow and steady wins the race: 33rd annual Turtle Fest dubbed a success
Perham Buzz regroup in victory over Ottertail Central
Perham earns split with Hibbing
Familiar faces take home Turtle Fest Road Race
Perham wins annual wood bat tournament
HOL announces baseball awards
Eveline Louise (Marquardt) Mueller
Roger H. Kawlewski
James Ray Peach
Dallas Martin Mursu
Lillyan Ann Schertler
Owen John Kimball
Area students graduate from MState
UND releases honor lists
Another year older and still kickin': Perham Health celebrates 115th anniversary
Lake Region Electric Coop to expand with natural gas
Perham health to celebrate 115 years with community picnic
Schoenenberger grand opening slated for June 11
United Community Bank named a Minnesota Housing Top Producing Lender for home improvement loans
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
McFeely: Commissioners get an earful on northern Minn. casino project
Oh my aching head: Advice for headache and migraine sufferers
Has the 2016 election changed our perception of the truth? Hmmm...
Letter: The U.S. is weaker when it works alone
What are the rules regarding transporting fuel cans?
Entertainment briefs - June 22 edition
Maplewood State Park to host local, live talent June 17
Live raptors at cultural center June 16
Historic tour of Perham to be held June 15
'The Turtle Keeper': Where Perham's racing turtles go when they're not being raced
February 19, 2016
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
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