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Father, who lost 3 children in ND fire, is in Twin Cities burn unit
Three children killed in mobile home fire in Carrington
Defying the odds: Minnesota woman delivers baby who wasn't expected to live
Delays, new forms and more: Get ready for 2017 tax season
Detroit Lakes woman identified in fatal train accident
Saturday Scorecard 2/25
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Tuesday Scorecard 2/21
Pirates push PRC record to 11-1
Alfred E. Breid
Marjorie L. Johnson
Karvonen Funeral Home crematory addition is complete
Brunswick NYM employees rewarded for efforts
Over 100 attend NJPA's workforce conference
Tri-County Auxiliary raises record amount at annual holiday auction
Three new providers have joined Tri-County Health Care
Chinese storyteller and pipa maestro performing in NYM
Wadena County Historical Society announces spring programs, starting with Living History Day Saturday
NYM Cultural Center to host self-care session Feb. 25
Native Pride Arts Dancer Larry Yazzie to perform in Park Rapids
Elmer's Summer Melodrama Actor Auditions Set for Feb. 18
Three things remain
Jacobson graduates from the U of M Crookston
Craig sisters make dean's list at University of St. Thomas
Huotari receives honors at Vermilion Community College
Birth announcements - Feb. 16 edition
How to report unsafe drivers?
Minding Our Elders: Be smart, plan for your own care needs ahead of crisis
Doggone it, that policy decision was stupid
Tax burden for Minnesota retired veterans
Letter: Don't disparage hard-working, productive Americans
Lack of snow means burning restrictions will happen soon
Tulibee dominate catch in Brainerd Jaycees Extravaganza
Annual Menahga Family Fishing Derby is Jan. 21
Shout-out for Pout: New Minnesota state eelpout record is on the books
Chronic Wasting Disease found in two farm-raised deer
February 24, 2017
Sunday liquor sales, banned since statehood, inches forward in Minnesota
Minnesota representatives lifted their glasses to Sunday liquor store sales, the first time either chamber of the state Legislature has approved...
February 24, 2017 - 2:00pm
February 6, 2017
Dayton proposal includes extra $371 million for public schools
New funding for education makes up a weighty portion of the more than $1.9 billion in new spending Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton proposed in his...
February 6, 2017 - 2:00pm
January 23, 2017
CAPITOL CHATTER: Partial quick start for Minnesota Legislature
The first new law of 2017 came nine days into the annual legislative session. Now, that's zippy in a process that often drags on until May, especially...
January 23, 2017 - 2:00pm
Senators pass health insurance premium aid bill, debate focuses on rural Minnesota
Rural Minnesota may never have been mentioned so often in a state Senate debate not about a specific rural issue. Small towns and farmers were...
January 23, 2017 - 2:00pm
January 9, 2017
Agreement continues on state transportation needs, not funding
Minnesota legislators express nearly universal agreement that state roads and bridges need an infusion of money, but a deep divide about where...
January 9, 2017 - 3:00pm
Capitol Chatter: Broadband not a top 2017 topic
A new report says $100 million in state money is needed every two years to help expand broadband high-speed internet throughout Minnesota, but rural lawmakers have said relatively little about it leading up to the 2017 Legislature. In a series of Forum News Service lawmaker interviews...
January 9, 2017 - 12:08am
January 8, 2017
Health insurance No. 1 Minnesota issue
Preferred One dropped out. So did UCare. Blue Cross Blue Shield stopped offering its regular policies. Medica says it no longer will supply insurance...
January 8, 2017 - 10:18am
January 5, 2017
Legislative notebook: Lawmakers urge better college funding in 2017
Several legislators say that state-run college and university needs must be funded. Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk, D-Cook, who becomes minority leader in the 2017 session, told a recent Forum News Service forum that it is easy to keep state higher education funding down because...
January 5, 2017 - 3:00pm
December 30, 2016
Mental health task force helping to shape state agenda
The Wadena County Mental Health Task Force has the ear of the state's senate majority leader this coming year and members of the group are hopeful...
December 30, 2016 - 12:08am
December 26, 2016
Dayton, Daudt head into session with 'damaged relationship,' with no health insurance help on its way
The two top Minnesota political leaders will approach the legislative session in January with a "damaged relationship" following a failure to...
December 26, 2016 - 12:08am
December 17, 2016
Capitol Chatter: Minnesota called well run by news company
An Internet business news company says Minnesota is the second best-run state in the country, trailing only North Dakota. The news operation, 24/7 Wall St., basis its decision on state finances, as well as social and economic indicators.
December 17, 2016 - 12:10am
Minnesota reports state budget surplus, but with federal uncertainty
What happens in Washington doesn't stay in Washington. A new president and a stronger Republican Congress are expected to make major changes...
December 17, 2016 - 12:08am
December 7, 2016
Capitol Chatter: Legislature by the numbers
The Nov. 8 election was unpredictable and the 2017 Minnesota Legislature likely will be, too. GOP candidates took many by surprise, including...
December 7, 2016 - 8:15am
November 27, 2016
Capitol Chatter: Minnesota's 2018 campaign season underway
The 2016 election still looms large in Minnesota's rear-view mirror so, of course, it is time for the 2018 campaign to begin. And it has. The...
November 27, 2016 - 12:08am
November 17, 2016
Police officer who fatally shot Philando Castile charged with manslaughter
ST. PAUL — In a stunning decision that shook police and protesters alike, the officer who fatally shot Philando Castile was charged with manslaughter...
November 17, 2016 - 8:04am