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3 FCCLA members from WDC headed to nationals
Third annual June Jubilee medallion contest announced
May 18 Police Scanner
Sebeka school transforms into relief shelter during Green Valley Fire
WCSO: 5 houses, 25 outbuildings lost in county from Green Valley Fire
Monday Scorecard 5/20
Weekend Scorecard 5/18
Friday Scorecard 5/17
Ross shoots a 97 at Blueberry Pines
Wangsness sets winning pace in 110 hurdles
Mary E. (Jensen) Sheeran
Clayton "Rex" Heston
Rose C. Ament
Registration opens for Miss Wadena pageant
‘Saddle Up! Introduction to Horses’ class, April 9 or 11
New Odyssey to perform April 18
Celebrating National Poetry Month
Knob Hill Club banquet April 26
If you are not after whales...
It’s time to go after those toms
Researchers blame moose decline on wolves
Poll finds support to delay next Minnesota wolf hunt
Photo of the Day: Chip away
Last Place on Earth closes again after Carlson arrested on gun charge
Last Place on Earth back in business
Making progress: Thermometer to keep readers informed of fundraising
TCHC begins next phase of construction
Hot Dog sticks
Green Island: a staycation must
Happy to be here!
Editorial: Keeping Rural Communities Connected with the World
Letter: Public Health Week celebration is this week
2013 Wadena Graduation
Deputies talk about their job
The Bertha Bionic Woman
Ruby Jean Petrowski
Lorelei Jeannine Hansen
Red plus blue equals purple bipartisanship
ST. PAUL -- Two Minnesota senators want to form a "purple" caucus to bring lawmakers from both parties together. Sens. Roger Reinert, DFL-Duluth, and Jeremy Miller, R-Winona, said there is...
Tue, Mar 05, 2013 - 9:02am
Minnesota health insurance marketplace moves ahead
ST. PAUL - Minnesotans either will get a better deal on health insurance or they will face problems if the Legislature and governor agree on a new way for 1.3...
Tue, Mar 05, 2013 - 9:00am
Capitol Chatter: $30 million appears headed to help businesses grow
ST. PAUL -- Legislative leaders say the governor has a good chance of getting $30 million he wants included in the next two-year budget to help businesses move to Minnesota...
Mon, Mar 04, 2013 - 4:14pm
Federal budget cuts likely will hit Minnesota gradually
ST. PAUL - Minnesotans may not know what the word means, but as of Thursday they began to feel the impact of automatic and deep federal budget cuts known as...
Fri, Mar 01, 2013 - 11:11am
Taxes not tabled after projected deficit shrinks
ST. PAUL - Talk of tax increases continues even as economists anticipate a smaller state budget deficit. "Tax reform is important for Minnesota's future," Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk, DFL-Cook,...
Fri, Mar 01, 2013 - 10:36am
White House says Minnesota would feel sequester
The White House claims thousands of jobs are at stake with today's beginning of a federal sequester, automatic cuts in most federal programs. Here are some cuts the White House...
Fri, Mar 01, 2013 - 9:01am
State deficit at $627 million
ST. PAUL - Minnesota's projected budget deficit for the next two years is lower than expected at $627 million, the Minnesota Management and Budget reported this morning. Legislators and Gov...
Thu, Feb 28, 2013 - 9:27am
Electric Asian carp barrier clears Minnesota legislative committee
ST. PAUL -- State legislators are moving ahead with plans to build an electric barrier in the Mississippi River to stop the spread of Asian carp. A bill instructing the...
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Thu, Feb 28, 2013 - 9:06am
Gay marriage debate revisits Minnesota Capitol
ST. PAUL -- Those on opposite sides of the same-sex marriage debate use the same argument: It is about families. Both camps made their case Wednesday as Minnesota lawmakers released...
Thu, Feb 28, 2013 - 9:04am
Legislative notebook: Long-term care funding boost suggested
A proposal to increase Minnesota long-term care funding could help elder care as baby boomers prepare to retire, supporters say, but overall state budget questions threaten its future. House and...
Wed, Feb 27, 2013 - 10:01am
Lawmakers consider doubling Minnesota tourism budget
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's resorts, government and residents would benefit from a larger tourism marketing effort, supporters of a bill to double its state support told a House committee. Rep...
Wed, Feb 27, 2013 - 9:20am
Reducing gun violence common goal, Minnesota gun rights and gun control advocates say
ST. PAUL -- Something can be done about gun violence in Minnesota. Gun rights and gun control advocates generally agree on that point, but they don't necessarily agree on what...
Tue, Feb 26, 2013 - 9:14am
Minnesota Sunday liquor sales stalled, short of a public outcry
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans must loudly demand that lawmakers approve Sunday alcohol sales if the proposal has a chance to pass, its Senate sponsor says. Sen.
Tue, Feb 26, 2013 - 9:11am
Minnesota Legislative notebook: Representatives hear that minimum wage increase would help economy
Minnesota minimum wages would rise from $6.15 to as much as $10.55 an hour under bills lawmakers are examining this week. The proposal's first committee votes could come this week...
Tue, Feb 26, 2013 - 9:09am
Capitol Chatter: Thursday's forecast to show budget temperature
ST. PAUL -- One of the big days of the Minnesota legislative session arrives Thursday, when state fiscal leaders announce how state revenues and spending are doing. The budget forecast,...
Mon, Feb 25, 2013 - 9:35am