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Minn. vice principal arrested on suspicion of soliciting a child for sex
Homelessness in the Becker, Otter Tail County area hard on elderly
MN man accused of following woman, girl for more than 20 miles
PHS students perform in Chicago festival
Perham's Richter verbally commits to play football for the Gophers
Bluejays end Raiders’ season in consolation semis
Fergus Falls advances to Minnesota Class 3A boys fifth-place game
Breckenridge falls to New Richland-H-E-G
Goodhue takes down LP-A Raiders for second straight year
Donald "Don" Darrell Schermerhorn
Marjorie Ann Fraki
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
Former intern joins KW as showing agent
Must be ‘ruff’: The Backyard now pampering dogs and cats with full-service grooming salon
Rumors of sporting goods store opening in Perham 'absolutely false'
Blandin Foundation awards broadband grant to Otter Tail County for feasibility study
New kid on the (cheese) block: Bongards store opening Thursday in Perham
Two local veterans receive Quilts of Valor quilts
New board members elected to The Bridge Community Pantry
Otter Tail County women who died within days of each other were related
'How beautiful the brain is': Perham woman and crash survivor, Kellie Smith, reaches out to others like her with new brain injury support group
PHS students collecting change for food pantry
Movies can transport viewers to new heights
Two Perham fellas help one damsel in distress
Letter to the Editor: Sazamas offer thanks for neighbors' generosity
Letter to the Editor: Sunday liquor sales resolution based on rhetoric
Guest Editorial: Don't believe your lying eyes, just believe us (wah-ha-ha!)
A contest for real saps: Vergas' Maple Syrup Festival to include tasting competition
Giggles, games and goodies: St. Henry's Fun Fair
WE Fest lineup announced for Aug. 3-5 DL music fest
Lakes Area Home and Cabin Show starts Friday
Bill Paxton, 'Titanic' and 'Big Love' Star, Dead at 61
May 29, 2014
Deadline nearing to run for SWCD supervisor
Minnesotans interested in influencing natural resources issues at the local level are encouraged to run for Supervisor of their local Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD). Conservation districts are a political subdivision of the state and are governed by a board of five...
May 29, 2014 - 2:55pm
April 30, 2014
Senate Republicans block Obama bid to hike minimum wage
WASHINGTON - U.S. Senate Republicans on Wednesday blocked one of President Barack Obama's top legislative priorities, a bill to raise the federal minimum wage for the first time in five years. On a nearly party-line vote of 54-42, supporters fell short of the 60 votes that would...
April 30, 2014 - 2:45pm
April 2, 2014
As deadline passes, MNsure exceeds sign-up goal
ST. PAUL -- More than 169,200 Minnesotans signed up for health insurance through the online marketplace MNsure by a Monday deadline — roughly 35,000 more than its enrollment goal. MNsure officials touted the preliminary enrollment numbers as a major turnaround for the program,...
April 2, 2014 - 9:16am
March 19, 2014
Peterson will seek re-election
U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson had a few things to take care of to prepare for his 13th campaign for Congress: pass a pilot’s physical and get his...
March 19, 2014 - 9:57am
Minnesota committee OKs classes instead of fines for minor traffic violations
ST. PAUL -- Local Minnesota governments could offer classes instead of fines to drivers ticketed for minor traffic violations, a House transportation...
March 19, 2014 - 8:48am
March 12, 2014
Bills regulate government tracking of mobile phones
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans might be surprised to learn that the government can track their movements. "They are literally shocked that the government can access the location of your cell phone without notice," Rep. Joe Atkins, D-Inver Grove Heights, said Tuesday before a state House...
March 12, 2014 - 10:59am
Senate committee votes to suspend wolf hunt
ST. PAUL -- A state Senate committee decided more information is needed about Minnesota's 2-year-old wolf hunt, so voted Tuesday to suspend the...
March 12, 2014 - 10:31am
February 26, 2014
Obama to outline $302B transportation plan during St. Paul visit
ST. PAUL -- In a speech at St. Paul's Union Depot on Wednesday, President Barack Obama will lay out his vision for a national transportation system that "puts Americans back to work repairing and modernizing our roads, bridges, railways and transit systems," the White House announced...
February 26, 2014 - 1:17pm
Minnesota legislators begin work with propane aid, tax talk cut
ST . PAUL — Providing financial aid to Minnesotans struggling to pay heating bills in this polar vortex of a winter came first as the state Legislature launched its 2014 session Tuesday, with work also beginning on an effort to cut $600 million in taxes. The session’s opening...
February 26, 2014 - 9:58am
February 25, 2014
Minn. House votes to provide $20 million for heating bills
ST. PAUL - Minnesota legislators opened their 2014 session today battling the polar vortex. Less than an hour after the session started at noon, the House voted 133-0 to provide a $20 million boost to Minnesotans struggling to pay heating costs this winter. Rural lawmakers stood...
February 25, 2014 - 4:59pm
Legislator to introduce mobile phone protection bill
ST. PAUL - A bill to be introduced when the Minnesota Legislature opens at noon Tuesday would require government agencies, including law enforcement organizations, to obtain search warrants before accessing the location of electronic devices such as mobile telephones. “Nearly...
February 25, 2014 - 11:07am
February 24, 2014
Minnesota legislative session will be short but full
ST. PAUL — Expect a minimum wage increase, but no tax increase, when Minnesota legislators return to St. Paul for the year on Tuesday. Expect widespread agreement on borrowing $840 million for public works projects, but not so much agreement on where to spend that money. Expect...
February 24, 2014 - 1:48pm
February 2, 2014
Minimum wage hike still on Minnesota legislative agenda
ST. PAUL – President Barack Obama’s State of the Union speech promise to “give Americans a raise” raised the hopes of Minnesotans who want the state minimum wage increased. The Democratic-controlled Minnesota House already is on record in favor of a $9.50-an-hour wage,...
February 2, 2014 - 1:58am
January 29, 2014
House passes farm bill; Senate vote expected next week
WASHINGTON - The U.S. House of Representatives passed a nearly $1 trillion farm bill on Wednesday that cuts food stamps and ends a direct subsidy to farmers, while expanding government-backed crop insurance programs. The measure passed easily, 251-166. The bill is more than a year...
January 29, 2014 - 4:30pm
January 28, 2014
Governors declare propane emergency as cold covers region
ST. PAUL -- Two Upper Midwest governors have issued emergency orders to help their residents deal with a propane shortage, with prices at the...
January 28, 2014 - 4:09pm