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'Among the best': Gallant nominated for Teacher of the Year
Police Blotter - Jan. 10 - 17
MSCTC fall 2018 graduates announced
Local students named to MSU Moorhead Dean's List
Buyer's market: Commissioners slice values of tax-forfeited properties
Wadena-DC dance review postponed
Wolverines fall at home to Crookston
Loer's big night helps Wadena-DC over Verndale
Willmar skates past Prairie Centre
WATCH: The Rink Live plans second day of streaming Hockey Day Minnesota interviews
Karen Yvonne White
Leonard R. Lowers Jr.
Robert "Bobby" Jackson
Pizza to pastries: Leeseberg's Sweet Treats Bakery edges toward grand opening
Carr's Convenience in Verndale closes
Community health survey needs your help
Irrigation Clinic planned Jan. 24 in Wadena
Wadena State Bank donates to Food Shelf
WDC One-Act to perform 'Tracks' Friday
Poet Laura Hansen visits BookEnds Feb. 9
Madhatter's "Believe," the play, will go on
History in dance to be performed Nov. 30
Book Ends: Mike Lein brings northwoods humor to Wadena
St. Huberts church hosting Harvest Festival Oct. 28
God may be an easy target, but he's a strong one
The cost of being a disciple
Faith briefs - Sept. 14 edition
Faith briefs - Sept. 14 edition
Veteran Services: Showing appreciation to Minnesotans in the military
Ask a Trooper: Who can pull me out of the ditch?
Ask a Trooper: Who cleans up after a crash?
Veteran Services: Changes for special survivor indemnity allowance
Ask a Trooper: When must vehicle lights be illuminated?
Central Minnesota family makes world's largest spinning ice disc
DNR invites public to apply for new deer advisory committee
UPDATE: Road-kill cougar to get full examination
Wardens wrestle deer that crashed into Minn. basement
Minnesota deer kill down 9.5 percent from last year
In memory of James Bounds
Hadley Jo Tabery
Briggs William Meyer
Kieren Reino Fraki
January 21, 2019
Minn. gun-control plan faces opposition from within
ST. PAUL—The Minnesota Senate's top Democrat doesn't support the heart of the Democratic proposal to expand background checks for gun sales. And that's a big problem for gun-control advocates, who can count on support from Gov. Tim Walz, a Democrat, and the majority of the...
January 21, 2019 - 8:46am
April 26, 2018
Minnesota lawmaker accused of sexual misconduct
ST. PAUL -- A state representative, who often fights for agriculture and people with disabilities, stands accused of inappropriate behavior.
April 26, 2018 - 2:05pm
February 19, 2018
Gun debate begins as Legislature begins 2018 work
ST. PAUL — Minnesota lawmakers will be drawn into a gun debate that has blossomed since last week's Florida school shooting that left 17...
February 19, 2018 - 3:03pm
February 9, 2018
Gov. Dayton, legislative leaders to answer questions together
ST. PAUL—Minnesota's governor and legislative leaders often communicate with each other by letter or by talking to the media. But a week...
February 9, 2018 - 11:50am
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
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
August 26, 2016
State legislature frozen in dysfunction
St. Paul seems to be holding its customary winter celebration in August. The state Capitol remains frozen in dysfunction as Gov. Mark Dayton and the legislative leaders of both parties continue their slow-motion - glacial - feud over the tax and bonding bills. The ice palace now has...
August 26, 2016 - 12:10am
August 21, 2016
Happy faces, not happy talk for special session
Minnesota's three top political leaders walked out to talk to reporters, wearing big smiles and delivering an occasional laugh. However, it did...
August 21, 2016 - 12:08am
July 25, 2016
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 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
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