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Huge floating bog that damaged docks still on northern Minn. lake
Minnesota launches rural helpline
Central Minnesota farm worker faces possible deportation to Guatemala
County artist Charles Beck remembered
State officials sick about feds slashing MinnesotaCare
Perham rallies for share of HOL Conference crown
Perham/NYM swimmers prepping for conference, section meets
Top-ranked Yellowjackets run out in front in Bemidji
Yellowjacket boys close regular season with win
Hunter shoots 700-plus-pound bear in northwest Minnesota
Catharine "Cathy" A. Donoho
Sharon L. Vareberg
George "Joe" Cresswell
Gretta Jean Wegscheid
Sophia Marie Sipe
Area students receive degrees from NDSU
Waldon makes Chancellor's List at Montana Tech
Winnie Margaret Walter
New agent to join Jack Chivers Realty Group
Arvig Donates More Than $100,000 to Local Schools in 2016-17
Arvig named one of Prairie Business magazine’s 50 best places to work
OK Tire will open new facility in December
OTCHS 90th Annual Meeting in Perham
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
NFL players' behavior disgust me
How many people are dying on roads in the US?
Your letters - Oct. 5 edition
Roundabouts save lives
This is one gun bill that needs to be passed pronto
Concordia Cultural Events presents Offutt Brass
Into the great wide open: Music legend Tom Petty dead at 66
Perham Center for the Arts presents Neil Diamond Tribute Show
Americana-Folk Band playing at Disgruntled Brewery
Kirkbride Arts and History weekend to be held Sept. 15-16
'Failure is not an option': Perham High School students REACH for life-long success
Crash derails Ada man's memory: Kids, wife, parents all strangers
Natural surroundings: Charles Beck's art, home reflect Otter Tail environment
Dog saves owner, scares off burglars
History Mystery of the week: What store is this?
November 8, 2016
(Updated) Minnesotans decide if panel should determine legislator pay
ST. PAUL—Very early election returns showed Minnesotans favoring establishing a 16-member independent panel to determine state legislator...
November 8, 2016 - 11:26pm
November 7, 2016
568,196 Minnesotans already voted
ST. PAUL—Election day may be Tuesday, but 568,196 Minnesotans already have voted. That is the word this morning from the secretary of state's...
November 7, 2016 - 9:56am
September 26, 2016
Newest poll shows 'Minnesota is in play' with Clinton up by 7 percentage points
ST. PAUL—A new Minnesota presidential poll continues to show a closer contest than is common in the state, with Hillary Clinton up by 7...
September 26, 2016 - 12:21pm
September 19, 2016
Trump says White House is downplaying threat from Islamic State after St. Cloud, East Coast incidents
WASHINGTON—Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's campaign accused the White House of downplaying the threat posed by Islamic...
September 19, 2016 - 9:59am
August 5, 2016
MORGAN, Minn. -- A major focus at Farmfest, the all-things-agriculture show in southwest Minnesota, was the need for farmers to sell themselves. That is not natural. Most farmers do not like to self-promote. "We need to get our message out," state Sen. Gary Dahms, R-Redwood Falls,...
August 5, 2016 - 1:43pm
September 14, 2015
Minn. court orders environmental study before Sandpiper pipeline can proceed
ST. PAUL -- A judicial panel overturned a state commission decision that a crude oil pipeline across Minnesota is needed, at least until the project's environmental impact can be studied. It was not immediately clear what impact Monday's Minnesota Appeals Court decision...
September 14, 2015 - 3:26pm
August 19, 2015
Meeting on groundwater management plan in Park Rapids Aug. 25
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is hosting two public meetings Tuesday in Park Rapids to present and take comments on the Straight River Groundwater Management Area draft plan. The plan describes actions the DNR will take over the next five...
August 19, 2015 - 10:18am
July 1, 2015
Method of invalidating driver’s licenses to change
ST. PAUL — The way driver’s licenses and identification cards are invalidated is changing in Minnesota on Monday. Instead of clipping the bottom right corner, driver’s licenses will now be perforated with the word “VOID” on the left side of the card by the photo. The...
July 1, 2015 - 11:05am
June 16, 2015
Minnesota approves state money for bird flu response
ST. PAUL -- State money is en route to immediate and long-range needs to fight avian flu that has resulted in more than 9 million turkey...
June 16, 2015 - 4:10pm
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