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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
John Sr Bosek
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
hires and promotions
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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 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
February 17, 2018
Lawmakers to attend sexual harassment training: Committee seats at stake, Daudt says
ST. PAUL — Minnesota House members had better attend an upcoming all-day sexual harassment and bias training session — or they'll...
February 17, 2018 - 10:43am
February 16, 2018
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
Gov. Dayton, legislative leaders to answer questions together
ST. PAUL—Minnesota's governor and legislative leaders often communicate with each other by letter or by talking to the media. But a week...
February 9, 2018 - 11:50am
May 26, 2017
UPDATE: Dayton to decide whether to OK spending plan by Tuesday
ST. PAUL -- The $46 billion question remains unanswered. Minnesota legislators finished passing a two-year state budget of that size early Friday,...
May 26, 2017 - 4:54pm
May 24, 2017
Minnesota lawmakers plan to wrap up special session Thursday as hundreds protest
ST. PAUL—An overtime Minnesota legislative session provided an opening to protest the state budget as legislative leaders worked out plans...
May 24, 2017 - 9:10pm