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Mayhem on I-94: Car theft suspect climbs on truck as traffic comes to halt
VFW honors Mehl and Becker with 'Teacher of the Year' awards
Emergency Service Personnel Recognized for Dedication to their Communities
Living History: JCPenney sale license is extended
Hutson recognized with international teaching award
Seniors set to lead Raiders into track season
Wolverines have positions open for new fastpitch talent
Wolverines have five state qualifiers back for 2017
Sports briefs - March 23 edition
Tigers hold Pirates at bay in 41-37 subsection tilt
Allen A. Nikkari
Assisted living facility construction moving along quickly
Tri-County Health Care offering new acid reflux procedure
Tri-County Health Care earns ACR accreditation
Minnesota Valley Irrigation celebrates 25 years
Wadena Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors present awards
'A Band Called Honalee' to perform timeless music of the '60s
Author Mary Casanova packs 'em in at Book Ends event
Entertainment briefs - March 16 edition
Gallery exhibit honors women's artwork and advocacy
Young country music star to perform in Wadena
Birth announcements - March 16 edition
The seasons of dating and marriage
Area students named to NDSU dean's list
Humbly listen to God and one another
Your letters - March 16 edition
Phillips: 'Neighbors' columnist gets well-deserved kindness
Are colored well lights against the law?
Minding our Elders: Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
Diseases associated with exposure to contaminants in the water supply at Camp Lejeune
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
March 19, 2017
Surgery a success for Minn. boy who could not smile
The little Detroit Lakes boy whose doctor said he would never, ever have the ability to smile is now cracking some pretty great little grins,...
March 19, 2017 - 9:51am
March 18, 2017
'Beloved' eagles arriving back in Minnesota a few weeks early
Bald eagles are migrating back to Minnesota a few weeks early because of the warm February. People could see the birds in large numbers over...
March 18, 2017 - 10:18am
March 16, 2017
Castile officer Yanez seeks change of venue for trial
Stating that his case has become an “omnipresent spectacle,” Jeronimo Yanez’s defense attorneys are asking for his trial against manslaughter charges in Philando Castile’s death to be moved out of the Twin Cities metro area.
March 16, 2017 - 8:16am
March 13, 2017
Chisago County man charged with killing neighbor A Chisago County man is facing murder charges after he allegedly shot his neighbor in a dispute over lake access. However, the suspect told authorities he acted in self-defense. According to the charges reported by the Post Review of...
March 13, 2017 - 3:00pm
March 11, 2017
Rapid session greets Minnesota legislative freshmen
Andrew Lang's job is not exactly what his 6- and 9-year-old sons expected. When he was elected to public office for the first time in November,...
March 11, 2017 - 8:15am
March 4, 2017
Klobuchar, Peterson go to bat for rural broadband
U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar and U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson met with about a dozen Internet service providers in Detroit Lakes on Friday, Feb. 24,...
March 4, 2017 - 12:48pm
Senate OKs Sunday liquor sales, but issue isn't settled
Minnesota's 159-year-old ban on Sunday liquor sales appears headed for repeal, but not before the debate among lawmakers ferments a little bit longer. The Minnesota Senate voted 38-28 Monday, Feb. 27, to end the prohibition on liquor stores being open on Sunday, following in the footsteps...
March 4, 2017 - 9:00am
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