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Broadband connectivity initiative continues for rural areas in Region Five
Larger than life: Rukavina remembered for his accomplishments, big personality
Native American drummer speaks on the MAGA-hat wearing teens who surrounded him
Thousands gather for third Women's March after year of controversy
BuzzFeed's stumble is highest-profile misstep at a time when press is under greatest scrutiny
Swanson Assumes Role of President at Frandsen Bank
Shutdown undercuts the IRS, just in time for a particularly difficult tax season
Biz Buzz: Dairy Queen not closing - poised to expand in Brainerd
Minnesota unemployment remains steady; 4 straight months at 2.8 percent
Get a plan for nonproductive land: Solutions take time, but can be found
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Area Wrestling: Road Crew runs away with team title
Wild overcome adversity, earn hard-fought win over Blue Jackets
Bemidji State seals Hockey Day sweep: Driscoll, BSU blank Michigan Tech
Minnesota holds off Penn State at buzzer
Bemidji blanks Greenway for Hockey Day Minnesota victory
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Commentary: Why progressives should stop avoiding men's issues
Wealth Column: A look at the economy for 2019
Opinion: Foreign aid, adjust and repair
Sheriff's Corner: A snapshot of 2018
Kindness is Contagious: Kindness helps us embrace humanity
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BRAD DOKKEN: All systems go for 35th annual DL ice tourney
What's Up Outdoors: Good friends, new lakes make for fun fishing
Successful snowmobile rides start with safety mindset
16 inches of ice: Sheriff gives blessing for Jaycees' Ice Fishing Extravaganza
Anglers are encouraged to take a kid ice fishing Jan. 19-21
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
New coalition aims to snuff out tobacco use by working together
Salonen: I was unplanned, but, thank God, I’m here
Religious fundamentalist leader plans northeast Minn. building project: Church is known for child marriage, polygamy
Forget to take your medication? A new digital pill will alert you - and your doctor
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Weaving hard work and history: Basket-makers rely on knowledge passed down over years
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CLC alumna to speak on Australia trip
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January 3, 2019
2019 Legislative preview: Is third time the charm for tax conformity in Minnesota?
In the 2018 legislative session, Minnesota legislators were disappointed when their tax conformity bill was vetoed not once, but twice. Legislators...
January 3, 2019 - 2:59pm
December 20, 2018
Water tower committee to seek marketing funds
Marketing money could be in the near future for Brainerd's Save the Water Tower Committee. Carissa Meyer, the marketing manager for the citizen-run...
December 20, 2018 - 2:00pm
December 15, 2018
Minnesota legislative leaders strike early deal, set up a clash on key issues
ST. PAUL --Minnesota legislative leaders this week huddled with lawmakers in their political parties to decide their top goals for the 2019 legislative...
December 15, 2018 - 7:53am
November 26, 2018
Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities again looks to boost LGA
BEMIDJI, Minn. — While the 2019 state legislative session will see a different governor and plenty of new faces in the House, one of the top...
November 26, 2018 - 6:35pm
November 8, 2018
Gov.-elect Walz says Capitol gridlock will fall to him
ST. PAUL -- Governor-elect Tim Walz on Thursday said it would be his responsibility to break up political gridlock in the Statehouse. Facing...
November 8, 2018 - 5:28pm
MN Republicans re-elect Gazelka as senate majority leader
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Senate Republicans on Thursday. Nov. 8, unanimously re-elected their leader and selected a new president of that chamber. In a closed meeting, Republican lawmakers elected Sen. Paul Gazelka, R-Nisswa, to serve as Senate Majority Leader and Sen. Jeremy Miller,...
November 8, 2018 - 4:24pm
November 4, 2018
New funds help adults with disabilities find, keep housing
Grants totaling $2.97 million have been awarded to 46 counties and three American Indian tribes to help more people with disabilities have housing of their own through a new initiative from the state of Minnesota. Community Living Infrastructure Grants will go toward a variety of...
November 4, 2018 - 12:30pm
Groups sue over Minnesota environmental trust fund spending
DULUTH—Several environmental and conservation groups on Wednesday, Oct. 3, filed a lawsuit claiming the 2018 Minnesota Legislature's move...
October 4, 2018 - 1:53pm
September 21, 2018
Veteran Minnesota lawmaker ends campaign, denies daughter's allegation of inappropriate touching
St. PAUL—Minnesota state Rep. Jim Knoblach, an influential St. Cloud Republican in his eighth term, has ended his re-election campaign...
September 21, 2018 - 5:49pm
September 13, 2018
U of M plans to ask Legislature for $87M increase
MINNEAPOLIS — University of Minnesota leaders plan to ask the Legislature for an additional $87 million next biennium with no promises for how they'll spend it. That would represent a 6.7 percent increase to the two-year, $1.3 billion base appropriation the U regularly gets...
September 13, 2018 - 9:35pm
August 17, 2018
'There are no seizures in heaven': Northern Minnesota girl, a centerpiece in the medical marijuana debate, dies at 12
HIBBING, Minn. — Amelia Weaver, the Hibbing girl whose fight with a rare form of epilepsy led her parents to the center of the campaign...
August 17, 2018 - 8:03pm
August 8, 2018
Report: States can do more to fight cancer
DULUTH, Minn.—Minnesota falls short in adapting measures that would aid in the fight against cancer, an advocacy group contends in a report...
August 8, 2018 - 9:59pm
July 29, 2018
Child care changes 'a good step forward'
DULUTH — Minnesota family child care providers are embracing some small regulatory changes that could make a big difference in a profession that is shrinking fast. "This was a good step forward," said Julie Seydel, a child care provider and public policy director for the Minnesota...
July 29, 2018 - 10:00pm
June 8, 2018
Area legislators reflect on vetoes, successes
Though disappointed that Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed a tax conformity bill and an omnibus bill that addressed school safety, elder care and opioid...
June 8, 2018 - 5:00am
May 31, 2018
Dayton's last bill stabilizes pensions for retired state workers
ST. PAUL—Gov. Mark Dayton decided to save one of the most bipartisan bills for last. "That's the last bill I'll sign as governor of Minnesota....
May 31, 2018 - 7:51pm