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Living history: Taste of Wadena includes special treats
Level 3 offender sought by Minnesota Department of Corrections
State gains 4,400 jobs in June
Their own 'little kingdom'
News briefs - July 20 edition
Wadena-DC Junior Babe Ruth captures state title
Wadena-DC Babe Ruth advances to State Tournament
Shockers set for Region 14C playoffs
Wadena-DC knocked off by Paynesville
Phillips' RBI single in the 12th lifts W-DC
Delores "Dee" Lugert
OB-GYN Beth Helgerson joins Tri-County Health Care
David Paulson Agency in Wadena joins North Risk Partners
Tri-County Health Care inWadena earns ACR accreditation
TCHC Foundation awards Marquardt-Prindle Scholarship
Weaver entertained full house at Book Ends event
Entertainment briefs - July 20 edition
Entertainment briefs - July 13 edition
Events happening at Sebeka Community Education
Friends of the Library golf fundraiser set for Aug. 18
The College of St. Scholastica holds spring 2017 commencement
Area students make dean's list at Bemidji State
Spicy Chicken Stir-Fry
We can celebrate freedom in Christ every day
Clergy view: True change happens within
Your letters - July 20 edition
Can you be charged for window tint for vehicle purchased at dealer?
VA veterans identification card issued with VA benefits enrollment
Your letters - July 13 edition
Do I need a front fender on my collector's car?
Fly fishing class slated for May 24, 31 and June 7
Time to drop the lines
Sports briefs - April 27 edition
Chalk up a pair for the Grants
Minnesota should see another good turkey hunting season
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
January 3, 2017
Court says Minnesota sex offender law OK
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota may continue to put some of the worst sex offenders in prison-like facilities after they complete their sentences, a federal...
January 3, 2017 - 11:19am
December 19, 2016
Live stream at 1 p.m.: Minn. pre-Legislative session briefing
ST. PAUL -- Forum News Service will host a briefing with the governor and four legislative leaders at 1 p.m. Monday afternoon, Dec. 19. View...
December 19, 2016 - 11:00am
November 16, 2016
Capitol Chatter: Lots of broadband requests
High-speed broadband Internet is in demand. Lt. Gov. Tina Smith says that $70 million in requests have been made to expand broadband, mostly in rural Minnesota. That is twice as much as state lawmakers approved earlier this year. The $70 million in requests is from 60 grant applications....
November 16, 2016 - 8:15am
November 9, 2016
Hudson tops MacDonald for MN court seat
MOORHEAD, Minn. — Voters chose to return Justice Natalie Hudson to the Minnesota Supreme Court on Tuesday, Nov. 8, this time as an elected...
November 9, 2016 - 9:12am
November 8, 2016
Hudson, MacDonald compete for MN court seat
Voters were asked to decide if a recent appointee or an attorney should be placed on seat six of the Minnesota Supreme Court on Tuesday, Nov....
November 8, 2016 - 11:10pm
Minnesotans like panel for determining legislator pay
November 8, 2016 - 11:09pm
November 7, 2016
568,196 Minnesotans already voted
ST. PAUL—Election day may be Tuesday, but 568,196 Minnesotans already have voted. That is the word this morning from the secretary of state's...
November 7, 2016 - 10:11am
October 17, 2016
Capitol Chatter: Obama promotes his rural agenda
Many rural Americans, who are heavily Republican, are not happy with how President Barack Obama has dealt with their issues as he nears the end of eight years in office. The Democratic president says he has done well. "I've spent most of my life living in big cities," Obama recently...
October 17, 2016 - 12:08am
September 20, 2016
Task force urged: Include moms when addressing mental health issues
During a day devoted to Minnesota's mental health needs, a public health nurse had a plea for a 15-member state task force: Don't forget the moms. "Our providers can offer a safe space for women to go and seek help, rather than feeling shame, or thinking that feeling badly is just...
September 20, 2016 - 12:08am
August 15, 2016
Capitol Chatter: Experts tell farmers to launch sales campaign
A major focus at Farmfest, the all-things-agriculture show in southwest Minnesota, was the need for farmers to sell themselves. That is not natural. Most farmers do not like to self-promote. "We need to get our message out," state Sen. Gary Dahms, R-Redwood Falls, told a Farmfest...
August 15, 2016 - 12:10am
August 1, 2016
DNR to stock muskies in Gull chain near Brainerd
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources on Monday announced it was moving forward with stocking muskellunge in several lakes but withdrawing...
August 1, 2016 - 12:08am