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Two local senators pleased with session
Here's what the bipartisan state budget could mean for Greater Minnesota
Law Enforcement Blotter: May 17-19
Koopman dies in rollover; recalled for helping others
Minnesota begins another 'Click It or Ticket' campaign on 10th anniversary of seat belt law
Softball: Ashby splits doubleheader with HLA
Baseball: Errors lead to Chargers' loss
Free Play Ball! Minnesota youth baseball clinic coming to Alexandria
Baseball: Late run propels Sauk Rapids over Alexandria
Golf: Cardinals distance themselves with CLC win
Friends for a century: Two women, who are almost 101, form unique bond
Running down a dream: Osakis mom overcomes pain, finished marathon
Visiting the wall: Four area vets join Rolling Thunder protest and rally in D.C.
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
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John Sr Bosek
Otter Tail County to host 2020 Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener
After winter fish kill, how will Lake Christina respond?
Host community selected for 2020 Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener
Governor’s Fishing Opener celebrates fishing tourism in Minnesota
Not a bad bite on opening morning
Lorraine C. Rachel
Shirley A. Larson
Georgene F. Gunderson
Francis "Frank" Krafthefer
Letter to the Editor: Stop throwing stones and make country better
Letter to the Editor: CIA has blood on their hands
Letter to the Editor: Protect our elections, authorize funding
Commentary: For health care, build on what works
Letter to the Editor: More information on Arthur Hesse
4-H holds county competition
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
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Alex grad helps newlyweds
Make room for a new press: Alexandria Industries breaks ground on expansion
Farmers under pressure
Miltona native wins UMD Shark Tank event
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May 19, 2019
Walz, legislative leaders strike budget deal, drop gas tax hike
ST. PAUL — Minnesota legislative leaders and the governor on Sunday, May 19, announced a compromise budget deal with hours remaining in the...
May 19, 2019 - 8:17pm
May 14, 2019
Minnesota budget talks pick up as clock ticks down to strike a deal
ST. PAUL — Legislative leaders and the governor reentered closed-door budget negotiations Tuesday, May 14, a day after they deadlocked and...
May 14, 2019 - 5:13pm
May 8, 2019
Will they take the bait? Spending talks in limbo but deal could come at fishing opener
ST. PAUL — Budget negotiation talks remained in limbo Wednesday, May 8, days after Minnesota legislative leaders and the governor deadlocked...
May 8, 2019 - 4:36pm
May 1, 2019
Here are the biggest sticking points lawmakers will face as they try to write a budget
ST. PAUL -- Some of the toughest fights of the year are set to start this week at the Capitol. Legislative leaders and the governor will come...
May 1, 2019 - 4:15pm
April 26, 2019
MN Capitol Notebook: Marathon floor sessions make way for the session's biggest debates
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota lawmakers spent days debating large funding proposals this week, with the Democrat-controlled House of Representatives...
April 26, 2019 - 2:35pm
April 5, 2019
MN Capitol Notebook: Gas tax hike reaches roadblock, gun control bills cause standoff
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Tim Walz called on lawmakers to write their story together, a story of compromise in divided government. House Democrats said...
April 5, 2019 - 10:31am
'Take plenty of Excedrin': A call to work together and more conflict at MN Capitol
ST. PAUL -- Let's write our own story. That was Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz's ask of lawmakers this week as he delivered his first State of the State...
April 5, 2019 - 10:23am
March 29, 2019
MN Capitol notebook: Gun control bills reemerge, spending targets leave $2 billion gap
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Republicans and Democrats offered their opening spending targets, exposing a $2 billion gap. Gov. Tim Walz said he was...
March 29, 2019 - 4:07pm
March 11, 2019
Minnesota Senate advances plan to help cover health insurers' costs
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Senate on Monday, March 11, advanced a proposal to keep subsidizing health insurance companies for three years, setting...
March 11, 2019 - 5:27pm
February 22, 2019
MN Capitol notebook: The budget fights begin, 'early win' faces turmoil in St. Paul
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Tim Walz this week pitched his first state spending plan to the public, and it met with instant Republican opposition. The blueprint...
February 22, 2019 - 4:01pm
February 21, 2019
Walz stumps for gas tax, fellow DFLer ridicules Line 3 appeal at Duluth chamber breakfast
ST. PAUL -- Hundreds of business owners and Duluth area local officials filled a hotel ballroom Thursday, Feb. 21, to learn more about the goings-on...
February 21, 2019 - 1:27pm
February 20, 2019
Greater Minnesota funds could come out unscathed in budget fights
ST. PAUL -- Plans to make historic investments in Greater Minnesota could sail through fights at the Capitol over contentious pieces of Gov....
February 20, 2019 - 4:42pm
January 7, 2019
Here are 4 things to watch as Minnesota lawmakers return to St. Paul on Tuesday
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota lawmakers are set to travel to the Capitol Tuesday, Jan. 8, for the kickoff to the 2019 legislative session. They'll welcome...
January 7, 2019 - 6:23pm
March 14, 2018
Dayton looks back, ahead in his last State of State speech
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says he and the Legislature should try to work together like they did in restoring the Capitol building. In...
March 14, 2018 - 9:15pm
March 12, 2018
Committees unlikely to take up Minnesota gun bills
ST. PAUL — The most bipartisan Minnesota gun safety bills offered so far this year were all but shot down as soon as they were introduced....
March 12, 2018 - 6:16pm