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Trump takes aim at Pelosi amid stalled shutdown negotiations
25 Minnesota National Guard soldiers headed to the Middle East
Crow Wing County road maintenance continues this week
Mueller's office didn't know extent of BuzzFeed's allegations
The world has loads of sustainable palm oil - but no one wants it
‘What's going on in the world’: Trade negotiations crucial for area agriculture
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
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Area Female Athlete: C-I's Peterson dishing out success
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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
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Wealth column: The convergence of health and wealth
Swift: Have you 'hygged' your home today? Practicing the Danish art of relaxation
Commentary: Why progressives should stop avoiding men's issues
Wealth Column: A look at the economy for 2019
Veeder: The way my grandpa sees the world
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BRAD DOKKEN: All systems go for 35th annual DL ice tourney
Cook County couple builds life around mushing at remote Minn. home
What's Up Outdoors: Good friends, new lakes make for fun fishing
Successful snowmobile rides start with safety mindset
SnoBears a popular option for mobility-minded anglers in ND
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
New coalition aims to snuff out tobacco use by working together
Hauser: Ready, set, grow, Part 1
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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September 3, 2018
E-Z Chassis gives new life to pickups: Not to mention its small town Minnesota location
WATSON, Minn. — No one knows how many old pickup trucks are out there hidden away in farm groves or under tarps in dusty sheds, barns or...
September 3, 2018 - 10:00pm
August 27, 2018
Battle is underway for subsidized wireless service to rural areas
Workers are dodging bobcats and feral hogs as they crisscross Oklahoma's westernmost sliver in trucks outfitted with electronic gear that tests...
August 27, 2018 - 1:44pm
April 6, 2018
The benefits of bypassing online shopping to support your local, independent businesses
WISHEK, N.D.—If we only shop online, never leaving our homes to buy in our communities and state, what will be left of our local economies?...
April 6, 2018 - 11:46am
March 23, 2018
Capitol Chatter: Minnesotans look to Washington
ST. PAUL — State and local governmental decisions often are felt more than things happening in Washington, but not in recent days. Minnesotans,...
March 23, 2018 - 2:40pm
January 22, 2018
Commentary: It's time to stand up for research and extension
That the North Dakota State Board of Agricultural Research and Education decided not to start charging low-population counties more money for extension services can be hailed as a victory for rural areas. Towns that have seen people and businesses move out won't see their extension...
January 22, 2018 - 6:30am
January 4, 2018
Farm Bureau, Farmers Union team up to confront rural opioid addiction
WASHINGTON — Seventy five percent of farmers and farm workers surveyed in conjunction with an online study say they are or have been directly...
January 4, 2018 - 1:08pm
December 31, 2017
'Smothered' and 'shoved aside' in rural America
BUCKEYE, Iowa - "Come on! Come on! Go girls!" Annette Sweeney was on horseback, hollering at her chocolate-colored cows on a perfect Iowa morning,...
December 31, 2017 - 9:30am
September 14, 2017
Think rural areas are falling behind? Think again.
We've heard a lot about America's struggling rural areas in the past year. Forgotten America, where men and women lead hardscrabble lives marked...
September 14, 2017 - 11:39am
September 4, 2017
Jenny Schlecht: Dirt road woes for Bluey/Greeny
Not long after my older daughter learned her colors, she assigned names to our vehicles: My Ford Escape was "Reddy," and my old Ford Escape that...
September 4, 2017 - 7:32am
112-year-old shares birthday memories
Do you remember your 7th birthday party? Iris Westman has seen 105 years pass since hers, but she shared with me in great detail her memories...
September 4, 2017 - 6:43am
September 3, 2017
Rural health: Smile, you are on telehealth camera
ELY, Minn. — Angie Lundsten was thrilled. The Hayward, Wis., woman sat in her local medical clinic telling Dr. Stephen Park she had lost...
September 3, 2017 - 1:33pm
September 2, 2017
Rural Minnesota struggles when competing for doctors
Editor's note: This is one of several stories about what is called a rural Minnesota health care crisis. Primary-care doctors, long the cornerstone...
September 2, 2017 - 6:55am
Rural health: Two small Minnesota hospitals learn how to survive
Editor's note: This is one of several stories about what is called a rural Minnesota health care crisis. BIGFORK, Minn. — Small-town...
September 2, 2017 - 3:30am
September 1, 2017
Rural health: Health professional shortages force changes
BRAINERD, Minn. — Howard Cronquist baled hay the other day, and also fit in some time to work on one of his farm buildings. That may not...
September 1, 2017 - 2:31pm
August 8, 2017
For rural veterans, new approaches to health care
August 8, 2017 - 3:52pm