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Minnesota State Patrol identifies victim in fatal crash north of Moorhead
Preschool, kindergarten activities planned at HOTL
Man rescued from fall into West Silent Lake
Perham driver arrested for off-road drunken driving, fleeing officers
No bomb found after threat in Pelican Rapids
Hoops for Hope set April 8 in Henning
Richter commits to Golden Gophers
HOL wraps up 2016-17 basketball season
Perham's Richter verbally commits to play football for the Gophers
Bluejays end Raiders’ season in consolation semis
Jack M. Ash
Donald "Don" Darrell Schermerhorn
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
New Schoeneberger Funeral Home in Perham on target to continue serving families
Former intern joins KW as showing agent
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
St. Henry's Church conducts renewal weekend
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
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
May 15, 2014
Dayton signs bill requiring smartphone 'kill switches' in Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota smartphones next year must include a way to disable them when stolen. Gov. Mark Dayton signed a bill into law Wednesday...
May 15, 2014 - 9:35pm
May 2, 2014
Female vet plates OK’d
Minnesota representatives Monday gave unanimous approval to the establishment of a vehicle license plate for female military veterans. With a 110-0 vote and no debate, the House answered requests made by women veterans in numerous legislative committee meetings during the past...
May 2, 2014 - 9:36am
May 1, 2014
Innocent convicts may get state payments
Most Minnesota representatives agree that the state owes people wrongly convicted for crimes. The House voted 121-2 Monday to provide up to $100,000 a year to people wrongly imprisoned and up to $50,000 for people put on supervisory release after they were improperly convicted....
May 1, 2014 - 1:43pm
Dayton: Minnesota doing well, but more is needed
ST. PAUL - Gov. Mark Dayton focused much of his State of the State speech Wednesday night on greater Minnesota, from HitchDoc in southern Minnesota's Jackson to the Kelliher schools in the north. He used areas outside the Twin Cities to tout the state's economic growth, but also...
May 1, 2014 - 9:45am
April 30, 2014
Minnesota Senate panel approves medical marijuana bill
ST. PAUL – A bill to legalize medical marijuana in Minnesota cleared a second committee hurdle in the state Senate on Tuesday, and is scheduled for another hearing Wednesday. The Senate’s state and local government committee approved the measure on a voice vote after reviewing...
April 30, 2014 - 10:41am
Minnesota online voter registration to continue
ST. PAUL - Minnesota senators approved online voter registration Tuesday over Republican objections that the bill lacks adequate data security protection. The vote came a day after a judge ruled the existing system illegal, likely meaning online registration will continue uninterrupted. Bill...
April 30, 2014 - 10:38am
April 15, 2014
Minnesota Gov. Dayton signs minimum wage increase bill into law
ST. Paul, Minn. -- Minnesota’s minimum wage will begin to climb this summer, and could keep climbing every year after that, now that Gov. Mark...
April 15, 2014 - 11:31am
March 20, 2014
Committee moves toward oil disaster preparedness
ST. PAUL -- Plans to train first responders such as firefighters to battle oil disasters are gaining traction in the Minnesota Legislature. "It...
March 20, 2014 - 12:19pm
March 12, 2014
Synthetic drug crackdown speeds along
ST. PAUL -- Fighting synthetic drugs is a popular topic among Minnesota legislators. Rep. Erik Simonson, D-Duluth, presented his bill to crack...
March 12, 2014 - 10:51am
March 5, 2014
Minnesota medical marijuana bill passes first committee test
ST. PAUL - A Minnesota House committee approved the use of marijuana to help suffering patients after 7-year-old Amelia Weaver provided an example Tuesday night of why some want the practice legalized. The girl suffered a seizure, one of about 30 she suffers a day, while her mother...
March 5, 2014 - 12:43pm
February 24, 2014
Minnesota legislative session will be short but full
ST. PAUL — Expect a minimum wage increase, but no tax increase, when Minnesota legislators return to St. Paul for the year on Tuesday. Expect widespread agreement on borrowing $840 million for public works projects, but not so much agreement on where to spend that money. Expect...
February 24, 2014 - 1:48pm
June 20, 2013
House likely to extend farm bill debate
A House vote on new federal farm policy may not come until next week. With 103 amendments to be debated after a late start on Wednesday, it appeared it would be difficult to meet today’s 3 p.m. deadline to vote on the nearly $1 trillion bill establishing American farm and nutrition...
June 20, 2013 - 10:45am
March 8, 2013
Senators approve online health insurance sales
Minnesotans should be able to buy health insurance online later this year, with legislators now just needing to wrap up the details. Senators debated 12 hours, ending late Thursday with what is believed to be a single-bill debate record, before approving 37-28 the Minnesota Insurance...
March 8, 2013 - 11:20am
June 3, 2012
Cities, conservationists say farmers pollute too much
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota city and conservation leaders say farmers contribute most pollution to state waters but do too little to prevent or fix the damage. They told reporters Tuesday that the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency needs to take action by ordering farmers to lower their...
June 3, 2012 - 11:01am
May 22, 2012
Campaign season arrives with filing process
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's campaign season officially began on Tuesday. As she has for five elections, Rep. Joyce Peppin, R-Rogers, stayed overnight on her lawn chair in a hallway outside the secretary of state's office to be first in line to file candidate paperwork. Before the office...
May 22, 2012 - 9:51am