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Cass County Board: Jail administrator cites tighter scrutiny in jail inspection concerns
KLICK! - Gnome for the Holidays
Duluth police to purchase riot gear: Chief says equipment to be used with discretion
Franken's Senate vacancy is hardly Minnesota's first
County schedules road maintenance for this week
Wealth Column: How to minimize financial stress during the holidays
Nystrom & Associates, Ltd. of Baxter Now Offers Outpatient Adolescent Chemical Dependency
Nor-Son named 2017 Builder of the Year
Business Notes for Dec. 9
What is Bitcoin? How can I buy it? A simple Q&A for Bitcoin beginners
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Men's College Hockey: McLain scores team-high seventh goal
Wrestling: Warriors' Danielson, 3 Flyers Paul Bunyan champions
Women's College Basketball: Schimpp's shot gives Raiders victory
Niederreiter's OT goal lifts Wild over Sharks
On second thought, Thielen says call was good
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Enjoy Momma's mouth-watering fudge recipe
Much Obliged: Pillager High School's ProStart students thankful to Cub Foods
Reader Opinion: Safety in youth football
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‘That evening hunt — that was worth the whole trip’
What's Up Outdoors: Let's get out ice fishing
Outdoor Notes for Dec. 10
BRAD DOKKEN: Despite no deer, muzzleloader hunt offers more fun than frustration
Antlerless harvest boosts NE Minnesota deer registrations
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
Don't go south over the holidays. Head west to South Dakota, instead
Short-term home stay may produce difficult transition
Clergy View: Reflections of a Black Friday past
In 1960 a Texas woman went to confession and then vanished. We now know the priest murdered her.
Starbucks' Christmas Tree Frappuccino tastes like broken promises and Thin Mints
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Magician to perform at Pequot Lakes Dec. 16
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December 8, 2017
Opinion: A snapshot does not tell the whole story
This week, state officials released the biannual snapshot of Minnesota's economy. But the projected $188 million budget deficit — about 0.4 percent of the state's total budget — does not tell the whole story. Nor does it accurately portray a booming Minnesota economy....
December 8, 2017 - 1:00pm
November 19, 2017
Paul Gazelka: The local man for the statewide Republican moment
Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka has made a political career out of being a pinch hitter for Republicans in Minnesota and likely owes much...
November 19, 2017 - 9:00am
November 16, 2017
Minnesota House members must take harassment prevention training or lose committees
ST. PAUL — Minnesota House members who refuse to take sex harassment prevention training may have a whole lot of time on their hands. House...
November 16, 2017 - 5:00pm
Court says Minnesota Legislature has enough money to remain open
ST. PAUL — Minnesota legislative leaders say they will limp along to the 2018 legislative session by taking money from a House-Senate commission....
November 16, 2017 - 2:29pm
November 13, 2017
Gazelka reacts to Schoen sexual harassment allegations
Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka commented Friday he didn't think it likely new sexual harassment allegations against more state senators...
November 13, 2017 - 7:00am
November 8, 2017
Funding dispute could force MN Senate to lay off workers Dec. 1
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Senate leaders say they are preparing to lay off their employees. If the courts do not decide a funding dispute between...
November 8, 2017 - 5:11pm
November 6, 2017
Reader Opinion: Mental health a priority
With an estimated 220,000 Minnesotans living with serious mental illness, there is no doubt our state is facing a mental health crisis. Hospitals are experiencing a severe shortage of inpatient psychiatric beds and lack of access to treatment is only exacerbating the problem for those...
November 6, 2017 - 8:30am
October 13, 2017
No mental health reform in 2018, Senate majority leader says
Minnesotans looking for mental health care reform will have to wait, if Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka's prognosis on the situation proves...
October 13, 2017 - 10:32pm
September 14, 2017
Other Opinion: Now they have to work together
As disappointing and frustrating as it may be, if this is how it has to happen, with the state supreme court having to order Gov. Mark Dayton and the Minnesota Legislature to work together, so be it. At least they'll be working together. Forced compromise is still compromise.
September 14, 2017 - 6:30am
September 8, 2017
50 percent renewable energy by 2030, Minnesota proponents say
State lawmakers joined members of the renewable energy industry Thursday to tout a new report about clean energy jobs in Minnesota and to call for a higher state energy standard. Lt. Gov. Tina Smith, together with Sens. Karin Housley, R-St. Mary's Point, and Nick Frentz, DFL-North...
September 8, 2017 - 10:00am
August 28, 2017
'Can we just get to it?' justice asks about Dayton's legislative funding vetoes
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Supreme Court justices on Monday, Aug. 28, had many questions about Gov. Mark Dayton's line-item veto of two years...
August 28, 2017 - 7:47pm
August 23, 2017
Area elected officials react to Charlottesville, presidential response
It's been nearly two weeks since clashes between white nationalists and counterprotesters in Charlottesville, Va., at a "Unite The Right" rally....
August 23, 2017 - 6:00am
August 13, 2017
Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka receives CGMC Rural Leadership Award
ST. PAUL—Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka was honored with the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities' Rural Leadership Award Aug. 3 during the coalition's three-day summer conference in Fergus Falls.
August 13, 2017 - 11:30am
July 19, 2017
Judge says Dayton wrong when he 'effectively abolished the Legislature'
ST. PAUL -- A judge reached all the way to the Federalist Papers of 1787 to conclude Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton violated the state Constitution...
July 19, 2017 - 5:28pm
July 14, 2017
Capitol Chatter: Dayton administration worries about tight budget
ST. PAUL — Minnesota government will not have much left over when the just-started two-year budget cycle ends, Dayton administration officials...
July 14, 2017 - 12:26pm