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Film fest brings unique cinema to Wadena
Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. today
Minnesota set to up its fight against opioid abuse with $2.5 million in federal funding
News briefs - Sept. 22 edition
Sculpture tour will add to Art Leap experience
Bowling scores - Sept. 22 edition
Wolverines tag Pirates with first setback of season
Mahlen, Hayden going into MSHSL Hall of Fame
Girls tennis team makes strong showing at Midstate tourney
Pirates shut out Bears 20-0 Friday
Paws & Prairie Animal Clinic expanding in Wadena
Cyber Cafe offers safe space for teens
Lunde Auto Sales opens in Wadena
Karvonen Funeral Home adding cremation services
Henning woman accepts new NJPA position
Who will be the Great American Storyteller?
Entertainment briefs - Sept. 22 edition
The Art of Labor: Working for a Living
2016 Chili Cook-off winner announced
Area artist carves, paints decorative gourds
An open letter to the Wetterlings: Your Jacob's passing leaves us all grieving
Wadena County 4-H demonstrates knowledge, skills at State Fair
Birth announcements - Sept. 15 edition
Bacon-Cheese Hot Dogs
How to become a disciple
Don't make one of these four mistakes with car seats
What are the license requirements for three-wheeled motorcycles?
When is the best time to claim Social Security?
Are you prepared for a new school year?
Your letters - Sept. 8 edition
Outdoor briefs - Sept. 15
State pheasant forecast both good and bad
Shooting sports highlight for Forkhorn Field Day
Pheasant harvest shows 41 percent increase
State waterfowl season to begin Sept. 24
August 14, 2016
Polk County deputy injured after Clearbrook man shoots at helicopter
A Polk County Sheriff's deputy suffered injuries from breaking glass when a man fired at a helicopter the deputy was riding in Monday morning....
August 14, 2016 - 12:10am
August 9, 2016
Minnesota road fatalities reach 200
Minnesota has now reached 200 road fatalities in 2016, a sad reminder that motorists need to remember what is the most important task when behind the wheel. Preliminary numbers from the Department of Public Safety Office of Traffic Safety (DPS-OTS) show that Minnesota reached the...
August 9, 2016 - 12:08am
August 1, 2016
Capitol Chatter: Smith opens climate change office
Minnesota's lieutenant governor has launched a state office that could draw Republican scorn. The Office of Enterprise Sustainability is designed to combat climate change, which many in the GOP deny is a problem. The new office is to provide agencies assistance to reduce greenhouse...
August 1, 2016 - 12:10am
July 31, 2016
Higher minimum wage, new laws begin Aug. 1 in Minnesota
Minnesota's minimum wage rises Aug. 1 and several new laws will hit the books. The state's large employers must pay at least $9.50 an hour, while...
July 31, 2016 - 12:10am
July 25, 2016
Let there be light: Vikings fans can enjoy outdoor feel in climate-controlled stadium
Light. Intimate. Loud. Purple. Welcome to the new Vikings stadium. Step inside during the day and the first thing most people will notice is...
July 25, 2016 - 12:08am
Capitol Chatter: Unified groups have clout
People often complain about what their elected officials do, or do not do, but the Catholic Advocacy Network is trying to drive home the point that Minnesotans in general have the real say in government. "Many Catholics are experiencing a sense of political homelessness," the group...
July 25, 2016 - 12:08am
July 24, 2016
Minnesotans for Unity peaceful demonstration planned July 23
The Social Action Brigade in conjunction with Headwaters Intervention Center plan to host a peaceful demonstration called Minnesotans for Unity in Park Rapids at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 23.
July 24, 2016 - 12:08am
July 21, 2016
'Dangerous' heat wave to cover region
A dangerous heat wave is stopping in for a visit. People from North Dakota to Louisiana this week will experience temperatures that feel like they are well in 100s, with heat watches and warnings common in North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin and points south.
July 21, 2016 - 12:08am
July 18, 2016
Minnesota water buffer maps released
Minnesota officials released maps showing landowners what water needs plant buffers around it, and how deep the buffers must be. The long-awaited...
July 18, 2016 - 12:10am
Voters choose new parks and trails license plate
Following a week of online voting, during which more than 30,000 votes were cast, Lt. Gov. Tina Smith announced the winner of the contest to...
July 18, 2016 - 12:08am
July 17, 2016
Capitol Chatter: Will police shootings, protests lead to 'war?'
The Rev. Charles Gill predicted a war. That was Thursday. By Friday morning, commentators around the country had joined him. St. Paul's Pilgrim...
July 17, 2016 - 12:10am
July 7, 2016
Dayton promises 'justice will be served' in police shooting of black man
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton promised protesters gathered after a second black man was killed by Twin Cities police in a year that...
July 7, 2016 - 12:32pm
Protests erupt in Twin Cities after police shoot, kill man
ST. PAUL -- A police officer fatally shot a 32-year-old man during a traffic stop in Falcon Heights on Wednesday night and his girlfriend live-streamed...
July 7, 2016 - 8:47am
July 4, 2016
Several new state laws take effect July 1
The following are selected new laws passed during the 2016 legislative session that take effect July 1. The asterisk following the bill number denotes the language that became law. Summaries of all laws passed by the 2016 Legislature are available online from nonpartisan House Public...
July 4, 2016 - 12:10am
June 27, 2016
Vikings stadium finished ahead of schedule
Contractors handed the new Minnesota Vikings stadium over to the state Friday, six weeks earlier than planned. Construction of U.S. Bank Stadium...
June 27, 2016 - 12:10am