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Little Pine Lake home windows shot out
Vehicle rolls near Verndale, injuring one
McFeely: Fergus Falls newspaper drops columnist for 'body-shaming'
Minn. school district requiring approval of prom dresses before dance
Man found guilty of sex acts in Frazee trailer park
Perham gymnasts finish second at 8A Championships
WR: Yellowjackets capture third straight Section 8AA Crown
WR: Yellowjacket wrestlers cruise into 8AA Championship
WR: Yellowjackets open 8AA with win over Sauk Centre/Melrose
Perham girls hoops outlast Verndale in overtime
Wilma (Jeanne) Wilder Lueders
Troy A. Ash
Teresa "Tess" Morkassel
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
Steve's Sanitation buys Jon & Son's Disposal
Local ag experts make a 'dynamic' team: Jerry Morberg, Michael Steeke start Dynamic Cropping Systems
Arvig names new director of marketing
City approves Mexican restaurant liquor license; Owners plan to open soon
Nelson joins Bachmann Carow Real Estate team
A ceremony full of heart: new Valentine Royalty crowned at Perham Living
Three weeks in Haiti a life-changing experience for three OTC men: LREC linemen from Pelican Rapids help bring power to nation
Dancing through life: Long-time loves Wayne and Pearl Romann reflect on 68 “easygoing” years together, on and off the dance floor
Blue Jackets awarded to local FFA members
Bless her heart: Jan Nermoe faces heart disease with perseverance and determination
McFeely: Here is the column that got writer booted from Fergus Falls newspaper
Column: Roses are red, violets are blue ... let's go to sleep
Letter: Star Lake Casino a bad idea; don't drink the tribal Kool-Aid
Good news just never gets old
Large and small changes equal emotional upheaval
Polar plunge set to make a splash in Perham this weekend
TV icon Mary Tyler Moore, who 'made it after all,' dies at 80
Director: Talented cast performs "Little Shop of Horrors'
A Center for the Arts will feature Flamenco and Mediterranean Music from Spain: Las Migas
The Rose Ensemble brings program about Jerusalem to Detroit Lakes
June 13, 2015
Minnesota Lawmakers OK final budget piece
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota legislative leaders succeeded early Saturday to pass the final piece of the state budget. The central issue was a controversial agriculture and environment finance bill that environmentalists said was too weak. After senators voted to change the bill, the...
June 13, 2015 - 2:12pm
June 10, 2015
Dayton wants Friday special session
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Legislature appears set to finish passing the state budget on Friday. Details of three vetoed budget bills have been worked out and legislators are ready with two other spending measures, leaving only the formality of four legislative leaders and Gov....
June 10, 2015 - 3:22pm
June 3, 2015
Minnesota budget deal still in works
ST.PAUL – Details remain to be worked out before Minnesota leaders are ready for a special legislative session to finish the state budget. Leaders on Tuesday sounded much like they did late Monday, saying they are close, but technicalities remain and they hoped a special...
June 3, 2015 - 12:04pm
May 18, 2015
1 vote down, 1 left, 1 veto remaining for Minn. education bill
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota House passed an education funding bill along party lines early today, with the Senate planning to take it up before...
May 18, 2015 - 1:26pm
May 4, 2015
Dayton signs avian flu emergency funding
ST. PAUL, MN – Gov. Mark Dayton signed emergency response funding for avian influenza in Minnesota into law on Friday. The bill appropriates $514,000 to the Minnesota Department of Agriculture and $379,000 to the Board of Animal Health for the costs of avian influenza emergency...
May 4, 2015 - 11:11am
April 17, 2015
Minnesota adds 7,800 jobs in March
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota employers added 7,800 jobs last month, according to figures released Thursday by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development. Education and health care led all sectors with 5,800 new jobs, while trade, transportation and utilities (1,800...
April 17, 2015 - 11:35am
April 7, 2015
Safety board calls for new oil rail cars
WASHINGTON - Requiring new train cars carrying some flammable liquids be equipped with protection systems meeting or exceeding current standards...
April 7, 2015 - 11:01am
April 1, 2015
Minnesota gets renewal of waiver from No Child Left Behind
DULUTH, Minn. – Minnesota is one of five states that have received four-year renewals of waivers from the controversial federal No Child Left Behind law. The first waiver – granted by the U.S. Department of Education in 2012 – allowed Minnesota to create a new,...
April 1, 2015 - 12:05pm
March 16, 2015
Governor Mark Dayton to discuss rail safety today in Moorhead
MOORHEAD - Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton will make stops in Moorhead and Bemidji today to outline his proposals to improve area roads, bridges, and rail crossings. Dayton will speak today at the Hjemkomst Center at 10 a.m. and at Bemidji City Hall at 1:30 p.m. His...
March 16, 2015 - 10:20am
March 11, 2015
Minnesota lawmaker wants students to pass citizenship test before graduating
ST. PAUL - A former government teacher wants Minnesota students to pass a citizenship test before graduating from high school. State Rep. Dean Urdahl, R-Grove City, said Minnesota students suffer from a crisis of civics knowledge. His bill would require high school...
March 11, 2015 - 10:30am
Minnesota DNR wants to ban bear feeding
ST. PAUL -- Fresh off a legal victory over bear-feeding researcher Lynn Rogers, Minnesota wildlife officials want to outlaw feeding wild bears. Under a proposal moving through the state Legislature and supported by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, feeding...
March 11, 2015 - 10:27am
March 10, 2015
Minnesota legislation designed to give students school options
ST. PAUL -- Legislation would provide options for some Minnesota students to get private school education. One bill is written to...
March 10, 2015 - 10:29am
March 6, 2015
Senator’s staff, healthcare leaders hold discussion in Perham
Minnesota’s Senator Al Franken has been hosting a series of 20 roundtable discussions across the state in an effort to learn more about the status of rural healthcare, its challenges and successes. Franken serves as co-chair of the Senate Rural Health Caucus, a bipartisan group...
March 6, 2015 - 1:18pm
March 3, 2015
Klobuchar, Franken fight invasive species
WASHINGTON - U.S. Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken, both Minnesota Democrats, are co-sponsors of legislation to help stop the spread of invasive carp and other species. The bill would give federal agencies authority to take more actions than they now can. "We...
March 3, 2015 - 10:45am
February 23, 2015
Minnesota lawmakers want final say on water quality rules
Environmental groups are alarmed about an effort at the Minnesota Legislature to put the brakes on new rules designed to keep the state’s lakes and rivers clean. Unlike past attempts to give the Legislature more power over water protection, the latest effort involves...
February 23, 2015 - 10:42am