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House passes Nolan Bill to streamline Voyageurs National Park land management
Local high school juniors recognized for leadership and community service
Republican senators introduce legislation to support Minnesota mining and reduce household water costs
Police Blotter - March 17, 2018
Pequot Lakes: Council nixes idea for new maintenance facility location
Outdoor report: March fishing heating up on Lake of the Woods
MnDNR Conservation Officer Weekly Report - March 15, 2018
Girls basketball: Rails eliminate Patriot girls
Turkeys trot along 210
North Stars fall to New Ulm
Virgil Frank Lundberg
Ricki Gene Huber
Eugene L. Odash
Brian B Eide
5 Irish-themed sweets for St. Patrick's Day
Card games: March 5-9, 2018
Chef's Hat: Sweet potatoes provide a twist on tater tots
Salmonella cases linked to consuming opioid substitute kratom
Corks have significant impact on wine
The Last Windrow: Remembering the 'Rat Man'
Letter to the Editor: Popular vote should overrule Electoral College
Living longer means seniors often care for parents
Letter to the Editor: Thank you to loon center supporters
Vogt's Notes: Read your community newspaper to be an informed citizen
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Supporting Denny McNamara
We need Denny McNamara
A Personal Note From Denny
February 9, 2018
Capitol Chatter: Are Otto win, Nolan retirement linked?
ST. PAUL—Rebecca Otto won the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party's straw poll for governor in the 8th Congressional District. Three days later,...
February 9, 2018 - 12:39pm
February 7, 2018
DFL precinct caucus results in straw poll winner in gubernatorial race
Minnesotans follow a cardinal rule: "Never, ever, take the last one" of anything—ever. That rule was shattered Tuesday at the Brainerd...
February 7, 2018 - 4:00am
February 6, 2018
Johnson, Walz win governor caucus polls, but is Pawlenty running?
ST. PAUL -- Second-time Minnesota governor candidate Jeff Johnson easily won a Tuesday, Feb. 6 straw poll, but could face a bigger obstacle...
February 6, 2018 - 10:40pm
January 2, 2018
Minnesota DFL green caucus endorses Otto for governor
ST. PAUL—The Minnesota DFL Environmental Caucus said Tuesday that they have endorsed State Auditor Rebecca Otto in the crowded race for...
January 2, 2018 - 7:02pm
November 12, 2017
Municipal liquor stores sales up, profits down
ST. PAUL—Minnesota's city-owned liquor stores produced record 2016 sales for the 21st straight year, but higher costs kept profits down....
November 12, 2017 - 9:00am
September 20, 2017
Otto proposes Minnesota fee on carbon, push to renewables
ST. PAUL — State Auditor Rebecca Otto on Wednesday, Sept. 20, became the first and maybe only candidate for Minnesota governor to propose...
September 20, 2017 - 6:24pm
May 30, 2017
Appeals Court says Minnesota counties can pick private auditors
PAUL — Minnesota counties have a right to pick who audits their books, the state Appeals Court says, and the state's highest court also will...
May 30, 2017 - 2:54pm
April 4, 2017
Minnesota state auditor goes after 2 private county audits
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota state auditor says Roseau and Hubbard county financial audits conducted by private accountants need to be done...
April 4, 2017 - 5:44pm
March 9, 2017
Minnesota counties clash with state auditor over authority
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Appeals Court will decide whether a 2014 law unconstitutionally took away some of the state auditor's authority....
March 9, 2017 - 4:31pm
February 15, 2017
3 Minnesota counties foot bill to fight state auditor lawsuit
ST. PAUL — It is not fair that three counties are funding a fight to allow all 87 Minnesota counties to save money, a Becker County commissioner...
February 15, 2017 - 7:10pm
October 12, 2016
Nolan to speak at Cass & Crow Wing County DFL fall dinner
The 14th annual Cass & Crow Wing County DFL fall dinner is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 15, at the Nisswa American Legion. Social hour will begin at 4:30 p.m. with a program and dinner to follow. Congressional Rep. Rick Nolan, D-Minn., will be the keynote speaker, and Minnesota Attorney...
October 12, 2016 - 11:36am
November 4, 2015
Minnesota state auditor prepares legal fight over her duties
ST. PAUL - Minnesota State Auditor Rebecca Otto is getting ready to sue over a law legislators passed earlier this year removing some of her power. Otto's office has paid nearly $107,000 to a private Minneapolis law firm preparing for a potential lawsuit. She said she has not decided...
November 4, 2015 - 9:55am