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City tax levy set : Perham among a minority of MN cities expected to decrease property taxes
Many in MN will see their property taxes go up, despite increases in state aid
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Brush with greatness
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Guest Editorial: 5 years later: A promise of cleaner water and a healthier environment
Column: Cure a nosebleed.. and other home remedies
Editorial: Help ‘clear the way’ for postal workers this winter
Low marks for handling of Charlie Fleck’s contract
From Miss Minnesota to musician
Tickets on sale for ‘Friends of Friends’ charity event
Museums to host holiday open houses
Schmidts create new ‘dancing’ light show
Get into the Christmas spirit With a free concert by Heart O’ Lakes Harmony
PWMS students signed to talent agency
Angel of Hope vigil is tonight in Perham
Owen Ryan Bromeling
Brooks Thomas Moch
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Cassel to start again for Vikings; Peterson aims to play
Lakes Area Gymnastics Academy hires former Yellowjacket Ashley Brasel as new director/head coach
Jacket wrestlers dominate at D-G-F 47-18
Brandon Olson scores lone game-winner in DL hockey road trip split
Boys Basketball: Impressive road win for Jackets at Crosby
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Salon on Second gets new owner, new name
Perham sells two lots to IFS for $0
Anderson joins Counselor Realty of DL
Santa Anonymous donation boxes out at businesses
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November 18, 2013
Major changes at stake in Tuesday's White Earth election
WHITE EARTH, Minn. – It’s being called one of the most important elections in the White Earth Indian Reservation’s history. On Tuesday, mail-in ballots from enrolled members of the tribe will be counted, determining whether they embrace an entirely new constitution – one...
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November 18, 2013 - 10:03am
November 17, 2012
One vote wonder; Franson ahead of Cunniff in House race
House District 8B - the race won by one. Probably the most shocking election result to come out of Otter Tail and Douglas counties was Republican Mary Franson's one vote win over DFLer Bob Cunniff. "This is a great civic lesson in that every vote counts," Cunniff said. Late in...
November 17, 2012 - 7:00am
November 7, 2012
Eken wins close Senate race
In a closely contested race for the newly created Minnesota Senate District 4, Democrat Kent Eken of Twin Valley and Republican Phil Hansen of...
November 7, 2012 - 3:18pm
Berg concedes U.S. Senate race to Heitkamp
FARGO - U.S. Rep. Rick Berg, who refused to concede the U.S. Senate race early this morning despite trailing in unofficial results by 2,814 votes, announced just before 12:45 p.m. that he will concede the election to Democrat Heidi Heitkamp. With all precincts reporting statewide,...
November 7, 2012 - 1:16pm
Minnesota voters shoot down Voter ID amendment
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota voters do not want to prove who they are. Forty-six percent of voters Tuesday wanted to amend the state Constitution to require a photo ID before voting, but 50 percent was needed. The Minnesota vote went against a trend in other states to approve voter ID. Election...
November 7, 2012 - 12:07pm
Peterson wins 12th term
In Minnesota's 7th Congressional District race incumbent Collin Peterson was re-elected Tuesday in a contest that mirrored a similar victory...
November 7, 2012 - 11:48am
November 6, 2012
For couples, siblings with opposing political views, maintaining a happy relationship is possible
When it comes to politics, Kirsten Donohue and her husband, Kevin, disagree about "pretty much everything," she said. She leans left, he to the...
November 6, 2012 - 9:23am
November 1, 2012
Minnesota's polling places are accessible
Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie reminds voters that Minnesota polling places are fully accessible to elderly individuals and individuals with disabilities. "Polling locations must be fully accessible and provide at least one parking space for persons with disabilities near...
November 1, 2012 - 10:15am
October 8, 2012
Obama, Romney split on energy policy; Upper Midwest has stake on both sides of argument
ST. PAUL - Republican Mitt Romney makes it clear that he is a friend of coal and oil as he campaigns for president. In his re-election effort, Democratic President Barack Obama often promotes new energy sources such as renewable fuels (including ethanol and biodiesel) and electric...
October 8, 2012 - 11:12am
September 6, 2012
Obama eager to sketch stakes tonight in tight race
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — President Barack Obama pronounced himself eager to go before the Democratic National Convention and the nation Thursday to share his vision for the future" in a capstone speech designed not just to persuade undecided voters but to put fire in the belly of...
September 6, 2012 - 1:46pm
Group seek volunteers for Minn. gay rights battle
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Three national gay rights groups are recruiting volunteers to send to Minnesota and three other states where gay marriage is on the ballot this fall. The Human Rights Campaign, Freedom to Marry and the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force announced the drive Thursday....
September 6, 2012 - 12:36pm
September 5, 2012
Obama's convention speech being moved indoors
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Democratic officials are moving President Barack Obama's convention speech Thursday indoors, citing the possibility of severe weather. Obama had planned to accept his party's nomination in an outdoor football stadium before a crowd of up to 74,000 people....
September 5, 2012 - 12:27pm
Minneapolis mayor takes DNC stage
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak used the stage at the Democratic National Convention to drive home the themes of President...
September 5, 2012 - 9:51am
Daughter: Candidate for Duluth seat abandoned her
DULUTH — The daughter of the leading Democratic write-in candidate for the seat of a disgraced Duluth lawmaker is coming forward to say her father abandoned her when she was 2. The Duluth News Tribune reported Wednesday that Erik Simonson confirmed that he hasn't seen his 20-year-old...
September 5, 2012 - 9:50am
September 4, 2012
Minn. pays $1.9M in subsidies in legislative races
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Democratic legislative candidates are getting more campaign subsidies this year, thanks in part to Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton's decision to forego the subsidy two years ago. The Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board said Tuesday it distributed $1.9...
September 4, 2012 - 3:37pm