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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
MN mom with history of mental illness gets prison for poisoning baby
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
Minnesota Boys State Basketball Tournament--Thursday action
Donald "Don" Darrell Schermerhorn
Marjorie Ann Fraki
Peggy Lynette Korell
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
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
Mexican restaurant, Los Jalapeno Taqueria in Perham now open
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
December 16, 2014
MNsure extends enrollment deadline to Saturday
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans will have an extra five days to shop for coverage effective Jan. 1 on the state’s health insurance exchange. MNsure announced Monday it has extended its enrollment deadline to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday as a response to market timing changes. Monday...
December 16, 2014 - 10:29am
December 8, 2014
Rural health solution? Find new ideas
MINNEAPOLIS -- Perhaps some rural hospitals could just provide emergency room services, and drop full hospital services. Maybe medical...
December 8, 2014 - 9:58am
October 27, 2014
Minnesota announces Ebola plan
Minnesota officials say they are prepared to monitor people coming from West African countries facing an Ebola crisis. Health officials were today in the process of beginning to monitor one person who recently returned from West Africa. They have received reports of nearly 30...
October 27, 2014 - 3:11pm
October 13, 2014
Minnesota leaders ask government to include MSP in Ebola screenings
ST. PAUL – Minnesota's governor and senators are asking the federal government to include Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport in the enhanced screening effort to intercept Ebola cases. According to a news release this morning, Gov. Mark Dayton and Sens. Amy...
October 13, 2014 - 11:21am
September 18, 2014
Respiratory virus spreads to Minnesota
ST. PAUL – Minnesota is the 17th state to report a case of a serious respiratory illness sickening American children. The state Health Department said Wednesday that a child is recovering at home from enterovirus D-68 after being discharged from a Twin Cities hospital....
September 18, 2014 - 10:13am
September 8, 2014
Hundreds of children in Midwest states stricken with respiratory illness
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Hundreds of children across the U.S. Midwest have been stricken by a potentially serious respiratory illness, and many states are asking for federal help testing and tracking cases, according to federal and state health officials. Hospitals are reporting...
September 8, 2014 - 10:13am
August 27, 2014
Fargo parks officials considering smoking ban
FARGO – The Park Board here is mulling the possibility of expanding existing prohibitions on smoking in city parks. The board...
August 27, 2014 - 2:30pm
Minnesota home care workers vote to unionize
ST. PAUL - Minnesota’s home care workers have voted to create their own union, the state said Tuesday after counting results. The union will represent about 27,000 workers who are paid by the state to care for disabled or elderly patients. About 60 percent...
August 27, 2014 - 11:16am
August 13, 2014
E. coli outbreak linked to animals at Minnesota fairs
ST. PAUL - A traveling Minnesota petting zoo has been linked to an outbreak of E. coli infections in several counties. According to the Minnesota Department of Health, cases of E. coli have been found among 13 people, seven of whom have been hospitalized. The department...
August 13, 2014 - 10:19am
July 29, 2014
American man from Minnesota died from Ebola virus
CHICAGO - A 40-year-old man who died in a Nigerian hospital last week from the ebola virus was an American from Minnesota, his wife told NBC News on Tuesday. Decontee Sawyer told NBC that her husband, Patrick Sawyer, who was working for the Liberian government, collapsed July...
July 29, 2014 - 1:49pm
July 23, 2014
Dayton asks for earlier release of MNsure policy rates
ST. PAUL – Long before Minnesotans go to the polls in November, they should have a good idea of what health insurance premiums will look like...
July 23, 2014 - 1:19pm
Minnesota doctors may be in short supply
ST. PAUL -- Primary care doctors soon may be in short supply, a Minnesota Hospital Association report showed on Monday. “Many of our hospitals, especially those in greater Minnesota, already have difficulty attracting physicians,” association President Lawrence J. Massa said....
July 23, 2014 - 1:06pm
July 22, 2014
Minnesota 5th, ND 6th in Kids Count ratings of child well-being
FARGO – North Dakota and Minnesota rank high in a national study of child well-being released today. Minnesota ranked fifth and North Dakota sixth overall in the 25th annual Kids Count study released by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. Statistics from 16 areas tied to economics,...
July 22, 2014 - 11:41am