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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
CLC and Minnesota State implement economics degree pathway
Minnesota Historical Society launches Native American cultural initiatives
Fifty Lakes: Council, staff hold workshop to improve communications
Pine River-Backus: Yost claims spelling bee victory
Driving in winter - Here's how insurance and laws apply
Minnesota hero Jessie Diggins, and her mom, talk about the skier's historic golden moment
Crosslake archers take third in Hawley
Boys Basketball: JV Patriots win one of two
Danecdotes: A force down low - Semmler, Rainwater anchor PR-B post game
Elizabeth "Betty" C. Hyde
Sharon A. Klaseus
Jake E. Haapajoki
Yvonne A. Larson
Norman G. Myears
Seed company offers intriguing new flowers, vegetables
Card games: Feb. 24, 2018
NUUF to host LGBTQ panel Sunday
Effects of adverse childhood experiences topic of event Thursday
Cold weather car safety
Opinion: Billy Graham - Shaking his hand
As I See It: Easy or difficult
Opinion: Guns, opioids, alcohol, bad judgment and balance
Kindness is a sweet gift to give or receive
Danecdotes: Lenten sacrifice should be tough
letters to the editor
Supporting Denny McNamara
Shh...It's a Surprise
Births: Jan. 27, 2018
Jay and Marilyn Brutsman -
Brogle Family 5
February 23, 2018
State Legislature: Tax conformity, bonding bill cited as top issues
Tax conformity and a bonding bill are among the top issues on the minds of local legislators as they started the legislative session Tuesday, Feb. 20, in St. Paul. Sen. Paul Gazelka, R-Fairview Township/Cass County Gazelka, serving as Senate majority leader, said before the session's...
February 23, 2018 - 12:30pm
February 21, 2018
Cities say they need state money to meet water rules
ST. PAUL—A couple of businesses are moving to Windom, a 4,646-population community in southwest Minnesota, but the mayor there worries...
February 21, 2018 - 5:38pm
February 16, 2018
Public input sought on how to invest millions from Volkswagen pollution settlement
Minnesota officials want to hear from the public as to how to invest $47 million from a national Volkswagen settlement for a "better, cleaner Minnesota environment." The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency released Wednesday the state's plan to invest the funds after a 2016 federal...
February 16, 2018 - 11:30am
Minnesota lawmakers must pass own budget, but not much work mandatory
ST. PAUL — The 2018 Minnesota Legislature opens at noon Tuesday, Feb. 20, and there are plenty of questions about what topics might be debated....
February 16, 2018 - 10:44am
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
January 30, 2018
Fixing Minnesota elder abuse failures is new commissioner's first job
ST. PAUL—A Minnesota woman is back for her second stint as state health commissioner with instructions to fix the state's failed nursing...
January 30, 2018 - 12:10pm
January 24, 2018
General to take command of troubled Minnesota IT agency, focus on fixing MNLARS
ST. PAUL—The governor brought in an Army general to lead the Minnesota information technology department, which is struggling to fix a...
January 24, 2018 - 6:04pm
Dayton's take on attending the Super Bowl
ST PAUL—Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is transparent about how much his Super Bowl ticket cost but not so much about which team may earn his...
January 24, 2018 - 5:47pm
January 17, 2018
Dayton announced $1.5 billion construction proposal
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton wants the state to fund $1.5 billion of public works projects across Minnesota and asks legislators to approve...
January 17, 2018 - 7:00am
January 12, 2018
Capitol Chatter: Minnesota should have say in farm bill
ST. PAUL — Minnesota would seem to have an outsized influence on the next farm bill. Both of the state's senators are on that body's Agriculture...
January 12, 2018 - 11:10am
January 10, 2018
In State of the Band speech, Mille Lacs leader takes on opioids, lawsuit opponents
ONAMIA—Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe Chief Executive Melanie Benjamin came to the podium ready to fight those who would poison and destroy...
January 10, 2018 - 10:00am
January 3, 2018
'Acting lieutenant governor' quiet first day on job
ST. PAUL — Minnesota state Senate President Michelle Fischbach calls herself "acting lieutenant governor," but has not talked publicly...
January 3, 2018 - 6:29pm
December 24, 2017
Sexual harassment, opioids lead list of top MN stories in 2017
Allegations of sexual harassment and the #metoo movement gained momentum, causing a storm of controversy that ended the careers of Minnesota...
December 24, 2017 - 8:30am
December 23, 2017
Commentary: 'New' Minnesota Capitol, enlarged political divide
ST. PAUL—Oh, what a year 2017 was in Minnesota politics. It all started innocently enough, with the state Capitol re-opening after years...
December 23, 2017 - 8:02am