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4-H award winners announced
Healing for the holidays: Church service to address common Christmas hardships
NYM School receives funds for truancy prevention
PHS quilting students show their stitching skills
Another bump in the gas tax?
Editorial: Help ‘clear the way’ for postal workers this winter
Low marks for handling of Charlie Fleck’s contract
Letter to the Editor: Perham veterans give praise for a ‘job well done’
Column: The deer hunting spy: A shaky return to the stand after 35 years
APPLAUSE / A PAUSE
The Saana Ensemble: Finnish group to perform at Cultural Center
Otterdazzle parade cancelled due to cold; fireworks, other events still a go
Coming up roses: Moorhead couple to help decorate Tournament of Roses float
‘Merry minions’ take first in Perham’s Parade of Lights
NYM Christmas Tree festival on through Saturday
Angel of Hope vigil is tomorrow night in Perham
Owen Ryan Bromeling
Brooks Thomas Moch
William Wade Davis
Mason Lee Priebe
Perham busts out to 3-0 start
Perham wins fourth straight Jackie Mann title
Perham cruises in opener over Staples-Motley
Perham kicks off basketball season ranked No. 2
Spearing bans on Beers and West Battle Lake rescinded Dec. 2
GERTRUDE F. HARVEY
VELMA B. (LAWRENCE) HERMAN
BETTY ABRAHAM FROST
MATHIAS "MATT" RICHARD WINKELS
Salon on Second gets new owner, new name
Santa Anonymous donation boxes out at businesses
Focus Thanksgiving office hours
Flowers and fudge: a perfect pair - Calla opens in Perham
Bazaar draws a steady crowd
August 15, 2012
Primary results set November matchups
Pioneer staff report BEMIDJI – Results from Tuesday’s primary election now pair candidates for voters when they go to the polls for Nov. 6 general election. The following is a recap of area primary election results. Bemidji mayor Incumbent Mayor Dave Larson will face challenger...
news / local
August 15, 2012 - 11:57pm
Dayton asks federal government for storm loans
ST. PAUL – Gov. Mark Dayton wants the federal Small Business Administration to make low-interest loans available to repair homes and businesses and businesses damaged by storms and flooding in June. Meanwhile, state leaders are aiming for a special legislative session Aug. 24 to...
August 15, 2012 - 10:59pm
Nat Hentoff: Digitalized smart constitution vs. Obama and maybe Romney
Former constitutional lawyer Glenn Greenwald has become a leading illuminator of how George W. Bush, Dick Cheney and Barack Obama have made “Extremism normalized” (Salon.com, July 31) in their ravages of the Constitution — such as the vanishing of personal privacy. “Extremist...
opinion / commentary
August 15, 2012 - 10:33pm
Steve and Cokie Roberts: Drone on the range
Get ready, America. Here comes “the next latest and greatest thing in aviation.” Wow, what could it be? Maybe the airlines are going to drop all of their ridiculous rip-off fees. That’d be great! No, no, not that kind of aviation. You probably won’t find this breakthrough...
opinion / commentary
August 15, 2012 - 2:15am
Helga Township: Letter shows prosecutor declined charges
HELGA TOWNSHIP – The Hubbard County attorney declined to file charges against former Helga Township board member Silas Hooker, 10 months before the current board released a written statement that it had forwarded information to prosecutors for review. On Tuesday, Hubbard County...
news / region
August 15, 2012 - 1:31am
March 20, 2011
State tax refund snafu
The Minnesota Department of Revenue announced that human error has resulted in the double-issuing of 14,000 electronic tax refunds. The refunds were first issued to taxpayer bank accounts Friday, and inadvertently issued again Monday. The error was identified and payment was reversed...
March 20, 2011 - 12:29pm
June 24, 2009
City sees cuts in state LGA over next two years
With Gov. Tim Pawlenty's announcement of local government aid cuts last week the City of New York Mills found out how much next year's budget will be affected. New York Mills will lose $24,437 in 2009, which drops the LGA from $385,676 to $361,239. The city will also see a cut of...
June 24, 2009 - 4:18pm
January 15, 2009
City Council bracing for LGA reduction
With another reduction in Local Government Aid from the state expected in 2009, the New York Mills City Council is busy trying to trim this year's budget. The council met Tuesday for its regular monthly meeting and discussed ways to trim what little fat is left in the city budget....
local / state
January 15, 2009 - 12:00am
December 31, 2008
'Biggest crisis' to affect local government aid
Minnesota's local governments receive 30 percent of their revenue from the state, so when the state budget is sick, local governments sniffle. Now, with a massive state budget deficit, the affliction is much worse than a cold. Many say legislators must resort to major surgery to...
December 31, 2008 - 12:00am
December 23, 2008
Skogen, Murdock visit communities
Area legislators were certainly not optimistic during meetings in the region Thursday and Friday. One of the primary topics, of course, was money. There were questions from the public about how to not spend it...and how to make cuts to budgets that have already been formulated...
December 23, 2008 - 12:00am
December 3, 2008
Don't sit, whine and wait for government
Honestly, Mr. Hoglund, I don't know when I have run into a whinier liberal than you. Shouldn't you be living in California or somewhere? The levy failed because, frankly, it was asking too much for too long a period of time with no specific slots on where or how it was to be spent...
December 3, 2008 - 12:00am