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DNR to stock muskellunge in Gull and Fairmont chains of lakes
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Capitol Chatter: Smith opens climate change office
Michael "Mike" Brakefield
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Norah Danielle Erickson
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Two OTC dairy farms honored for superior cow care
Whisk from Scratch officially opens
New retail store opens in Ottertail
New radio station offers Christian Catholic viewpoint
Helmer Companies selling publications to Forum Communications
LTE: Foster Grandparent program designed for older volunteers
Debbie's Digest: Bucket list pared down by one now
LTE:50 percent of Minnesotans protected from e-cigarette aerosols
Relay more than just a fundraiser
Debbie's Digest: Precision required
Richville plans summer fun events
Author to sign copies of latest historical book in Perham
Minnesota comedian Mitzie Calgaro still learning the ropes of her craft
Nyberg sculpture on the road to Byron from Vining
Dent Daze goes super hero style
October 18, 2012
Some parents protest Duluth school's 'Vote Yes' signs for Minnesota marriage amendment
At Holy Rosary School in Duluth, it's been a battle of the political signs some mornings, with one group of parents protesting the presence of...
October 18, 2012 - 9:24am
October 8, 2012
Obama, Romney split on energy policy; Upper Midwest has stake on both sides of argument
ST. PAUL - Republican Mitt Romney makes it clear that he is a friend of coal and oil as he campaigns for president. In his re-election effort,...
October 8, 2012 - 11:12am
October 5, 2012
Senate, House candidates take part in local forum
Depending on the results of the November 6 election, either Dan Skogen or Bill Ingebrigtsen will be representing the new state Senate District 8 in St. Paul. Bud Nornes or Chet Nettestad will represent State House District 8A. This past week, Democratic candidate Skogen, Republican...
October 5, 2012 - 9:46am
August 10, 2012
Minnesota House candidates strive to help farmers
REDWOOD FALLS, Minn. - It is no surprise that U.S. House candidates speaking to farmers will say they support agriculture, but on Tuesday, six...
August 10, 2012 - 9:36am
June 29, 2012
Health-care debate will continue after ruling
ST. PAUL -- A U.S. Supreme Court ruling is the law of the land. Until it isn't. That is the message Republicans are spreading and Democrats dreading in light of Thursday's 5-4 decision to uphold a new federal health-care law. Minutes after the ruling became public, both major parties...
June 29, 2012 - 9:54am
June 28, 2012
Democrats declare health-care victory
The first Minnesota reaction to today's U.S. Supreme Court health care act ruling came from the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party chairman, who used it to seek donations. "Victory" is how DFL leader Ken Martin headlined an email to party members seeking contributions to protect the law...
June 28, 2012 - 10:07am
June 27, 2012
DFLers endorse Nettestad for House District 8A
Area DFLers unanimously endorsed Chet Nettestad as their candidate for the Minnesota House of Representatives District 8A in Fergus Falls on Monday night, June 18.
June 27, 2012 - 3:42pm
Ingebrigtsen receives public policy award
Politics in Minnesota and the Capitol Report have announced that Senator Bill Ingebrigtsen, R-Alexandria, has won an award for the 2012 Leaders in Public Policy in the Business category. Ingebrigtsen is receiving the award along with Rep. Dan Fabian and Jeff Smith of the Minnesota...
June 27, 2012 - 3:05pm
March 20, 2012
Wadena seeks aid as tornado forces out residents, businesses
Wadena is losing residents and businesses, city leaders told a Minnesota Senate committee Monday night in seeking state aid to rebuild facilities...
March 20, 2012 - 11:46am
March 6, 2012
Redistricting of area counties could see Native Americans gaining strength
The court-ordered redistricting plan issued last week could lay the foundation for the election of a Red Lake or Leech Lake band member to the Minnesota Legislature. The Supreme Court, given the redistricting chore after realizing the Legislature and the governor would not agree...
March 6, 2012 - 8:39am
February 24, 2012
Bill expanding self-defense rights passes in Senate
ST. PAUL -- A bill that would expand Minnesotans' self-defense rights was approved 40-23 Thursday night by the state Senate. The Personal Protection...
February 24, 2012 - 8:33am
February 21, 2012
New maps to change the look of Legislature
ST. PAUL -- New political district maps released today show little U.S. House change, but more in the Minnesota Legislature, where 46 of 201 lawmakers were put in districts with other incumbents. For rural Minnesota, it was no surprise that congressional and legislative districts...
February 21, 2012 - 5:16pm
Suburbs take seats from rural Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota politicians poured over maps this afternoon trying to figure out what it means to them and their parties. For rural Minnesota, it was no surprise that congressional and legislative districts grew geographically as people moved to suburban districts that shrunk....
February 21, 2012 - 2:41pm
February 17, 2012
Politicians await Tuesday redistricting announcement
ST. PAUL -- The most important day of the 2012 Minnesota legislative session, for some at least, will be Tuesday. That is the day when a state judicial panel is expected to release new legislative and congressional district maps.
February 17, 2012 - 2:38pm
Bakk demands open decision on funding fliers
ST. PAUL -- The Senate's top Democrat does not believe literature some Republicans handed out at the Feb. 7 precinct caucuses cost just $47. And Senate Minority Leader Tom Bakk, DFL-Cook, demands that the Senate Rules Committee take up the matter. Fifteen GOP senators, including...
February 17, 2012 - 1:51pm