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Minn. security guard pepper sprays autistic man eating cookie from grocery store sample tray
Man who nearly died in Alexandria medical helicopter crash in dispute with employer
Authorities searching for U of M student in Mississippi River
Minnesota farmers make changes in buffer zones around water a top issue
Nisswa: Council moves forward on clerk/administrator issue - Meeting April 26 5:30 p.m.
Twins miss out on sweep of Twins, as Santiago mourns
Vikings will look again to have success outside first round
Patriots blank Tigers - Lehman, Meister combine for no-hitter
Tigers go 2-1 at Park Rapids tournament - Team loses first game of the season
PR-B girls 3rd, boys 5th in Pillager
Pages from the Past - April 26, 2017
Wild Ponies to close out spring Grassroots Concerts
Pequot Lakes Library to celebrate Minnesota authors May 13
Senior Menus: April 23, 2017
Liquor manager calls it quits: Toni Buchite retires after 37 years with city of Fifty Lakes
Faith column: Finding the peace of Christ at jail
Fielding Questions: How to grow peas on a patio
Picking apples: How to decide which variety to plant
As I see it: What do the American people really want?
The Last Windrow: A dry line fishing opener
letters to the editor
Births-April 19, 2017
Robert and Janet Timmins
Betty Olson- Wolkenhauer- Lovegreen
Births-April 11, 2017
April 8, 2017
Deep into session, Minn. legislators look for starting line
ST. PAUL—The Minnesota Legislature passed all of its spending legislation in the last couple of weeks, the earliest in memory, but lawmakers...
April 8, 2017 - 2:45pm
April 4, 2017
Pequot Lakes: School board reviews advertising policy
In a work session Monday, March 27, the Pequot Lakes School Board reviewed the district's advertising policy. The board chose to review the policy...
April 4, 2017 - 6:00am
March 21, 2017
Pequot Lakes: School board approves budget parameters
In its Monday, March 13, meeting, the Pequot Lakes School Board unanimously approved parameters for the district's fiscal year 2018 budget. "What...
March 21, 2017 - 8:00am
March 20, 2017
Minn. GOP proposes $1.35 billion in tax cuts as budget debate nears
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota lawmakers plan to figure out their state budget plans in the next two weeks. With that deadline in mind, House Republicans...
March 20, 2017 - 5:14pm
March 19, 2017
Big TV deal for Gopher sports won't help University of Minnesota academics
MINNEAPOLIS — A lucrative new media-rights deal is expected to grow revenue for Golden Gopher athletics by $17 million next year, but the...
March 19, 2017 - 5:20pm
March 11, 2017
Pequot Lakes: School board discusses enrollment projections
In its Monday, March 6, work session, the Pequot Lakes School Board discussed enrollment projections and revenue budget assumptions for the coming...
March 11, 2017 - 6:01am
February 28, 2017
Minnesota budget prediction shows slight increase in surplus
ST. PAUL — Bright spots abound in Minnesota's economy: Strong job demand pushes up wages, home sales are increasing, taconite from northeast...
February 28, 2017 - 5:36pm
January 27, 2017
Dayton proposal includes extra $371 million for MN public schools
ST. PAUL—New funding for education makes up a weighty portion of the more than $1.9 billion in new spending Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton...
January 27, 2017 - 4:20pm
January 24, 2017
Dayton wants 10 percent budget hike
ST. PAUL — Raising Minnesota's next two-year budget nearly 10 percent is Gov. Mark Dayton's ask. "We must wisely invest and use our resources,"...
January 24, 2017 - 6:34pm
Dayton budget plan highlights
ST. PAUL — Here are some key areas of increased spending Gov. Mark Dayton wants in Minnesota's two-year budget that begins July 1: • $609 million for kindergarten-through-high school education programs. • $75 million to expand voluntary pre-kindergarten classes. • $84...
January 24, 2017 - 5:19pm
January 21, 2017
Dayton to deliver annual State of the State speech Monday
ST. PAUL—Gov. Mark Dayton delivers his annual State of the State speech Monday, Jan. 23, and is expected to emphasize the need to speed...
January 21, 2017 - 7:56am
January 2, 2017
Cass County: Board sets final levy, budget
The Cass County Board set a final 2017 levy and budget and approved 2017 salaries for all employees except those in three of the six union bargaining units. The county 2017 budget calls for $59,152,375 in revenues and $58,913,054 in expenditures. There is no contingency fund planned....
January 2, 2017 - 10:19am
Nisswa: Council approves increased levy, raises firefighter retirement pay
The Nisswa City Council approved an increased budget and general revenue tax levy for 2017 and raised the retirement pay for firefighters at...
January 2, 2017 - 10:15am
December 16, 2016
Crosslake: School board revises budget, hears audit report
The Crosslake Community School Board revised its budget and heard an audit report at its meeting Monday, Dec. 12. Mick Justin, of Justin, Clasen...
December 16, 2016 - 11:02pm
Crosslake: Council approves 5 percent levy increase
After much debate, the Crosslake City Council unanimously approved the 2017 budget and tax levy after a public meeting held before its regular meeting Monday, Dec. 12. The total levy was set at $3,516,321, which is a 5 percent increase from this year. Finance Director Mike Lyonais...
December 16, 2016 - 11:01pm