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Perham man assaulted during argument at Pine Lake resort
Vehicle fire reported near Staples
Otter Tail County residents warned of scams that create victims
School taxes to drop $156,000 in 2019
Check out career options at MState's Wadena program showcase
Lakers swim past Cardinals 130-48
Pirates clip Eagles in five games
Bowling scores - Oct. 20 edition
State-ranked Pirates roar past Lions
Zimmer has charted a great course for his Vikings
The Reverend Lloyd C. Kallevig
Daniel "Danny" Schmidt
Regina M. Klimek
Patricia "Pat" Freeman
Julia "Judy" Curtis
Massage therapist joins Glamour Salon
Wadena student named intern at marketing firm
Paws & Prairie Animal Clinic expanding in Wadena
Cyber Cafe offers safe space for teens
Lunde Auto Sales opens in Wadena
Entertainment briefs - Oct. 20 edition
'Take a Walk on the Wild Side'
Brass quintet kicks off concert series
Entertainment briefs - Oct. 13 edition
Clergy View: Thankful for the fingerprints of God
Helping the poor
Birth announcements - Oct. 13 edition
Church briefs - Oct. 13 edition
Help needed for veterans in crisis
Must vehicles stop for pedestrians waiting to cross?
Your letters - Oct. 13 edition
Do you need a pilot car for farm equipment?
Baby's love of Tupperware keeps dad on the run
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
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
Operation Round Up awards $8,825 to local non-profits
Giving back to the community is a core cooperative principle. The Operation Round Up Program from Todd-Wadena Electric Cooperative is a way for the co-op and its members to give back. Todd-Wadena Electric Cooperative's Community Trust Board recently met and awarded 18 Operation Round...
June 27, 2016 - 12:08am
June 26, 2016
Capitol Chatter: Politicians wonder about the different 2016 election
The big question politicos discuss these days is how a Hillary Clinton-Donald Trump presidential race would affect races such as for the state Legislature. The answer, of course, is that nobody knows, especially given the fact that the two are pretty unpopular. On Minnesota Public...
June 26, 2016 - 12:10am
June 20, 2016
Capitol Chatter: Governing by the letter
So it now is negotiation by letter. The governor and various legislative leaders have taken to sending letters to each other, copying the media, instead of actually talking. "I have received too many letters to respond to each one individually," Gov. Mark Dayton joked when he opened...
June 20, 2016 - 12:08am
June 6, 2016
A look at Minnesota legislative results
Minnesota legislators introduced 7,763 bills in the 2015-2016 legislative period, most of which went nowhere. Here is a look at some of the bills that passed or did not pass this year, including some still awaiting Gov. Mark Dayton's approval. Animal trusts: Minnesotans will be able...
June 6, 2016 - 12:08am
June 5, 2016
No blaze pink, but lead ammo ban is a go
Blaze pink is dead. Minnesota's lead-ammo ban and muskie stocking plans are alive. A wholesale makeover of northern pike fishing regulations is on the slow track. And a plan to expand the elk herd has been dealt a major setback. Those are among the biggest upshots for outdoors enthusiasts...
June 5, 2016 - 12:08am
June 4, 2016
Get ready for 'mumble strips' on some highways
Motorists on several central Minnesota highways will soon encounter a quieter form of rumble strips on the roadway. Crews began installing sinusoidal centerline rumble strips, or "mumble strips," on 13 highways, some of them near Wadena and Otter Tail Counties, earlier this week....
June 4, 2016 - 12:10am
May 30, 2016
Transportation, bonding fail at end of Minnesota Legislature
Minnesota legislators came to St. Paul with hopes to pass a good many bills, but they failed to approve two major issues, transportation and...
May 30, 2016 - 12:08am
May 23, 2016
Legislators fight back as overdose deaths rise
Minnesota drug overdose deaths have jumped four-fold since 2000, the Minnesota Health Department reported Friday as state legislators made attempts to slow the increase. Opioid pain relievers such as Vicodin, OxyContin, Percocet, morphine and codeine have become the drugs most associated...
May 23, 2016 - 12:10am
May 16, 2016
Dayton to appoint new judge for Seventh Judicial District
The Commission on Judicial Selection announced it is recommending three candidates to Gov. Mark Dayton for consideration to fill the current vacancy in Minnesota's Seventh Judicial District. The vacancy was created upon the retirement of the Honorable Joseph A. Evans, and the eventual...
May 16, 2016 - 12:10am
May 15, 2016
'Governor's Quilt' now on display at Becker County Museum
It isn't often that you get politicians from across the country to come together in a cozy, warm way, but that is exactly the situation at the...
May 15, 2016 - 8:15am