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State recommends 70 percent cut in Otter Tail Power's proposed rate increase
Schoeneberger Funeral Home to build, relocate in 2017
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Two OTC dairy farms honored for superior cow care
Whisk from Scratch officially opens
LTE:Letter presented to OTC commissioners on Star Lake Casino
Be safe on county highways over Labor Day
Debbie's Digest: Change is just a part of life
Ban smoking in rental housing
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Heartland Symphony Orchestra celebrates 40 years of classical music
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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
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