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'A Brush with Kindness': Habitat for Humanity begins home repair program
Safety first as schools open; WMS crosswalk 'greatly improved'
WPD: Lock your cars
Lake Park offers residents a treasure hunt
Branstad to visit region on Sunday
Prep girls soccer: Worthington plays well in opener
Cross country: HL-O's Edwards, Knutson win in Jackson
Prep volleyball: Pipestone Area wins, Luverne loses in season openers
College football: Minnesota West to open on the road
Scott Rall: Get ready for a new Labor Day tradition
Letter: A hurt and angry mom
Column: New district teachers get support
Column: A legacy in question
Letter: Senior Day at fair was appreciated
Letter: MNsure - A step forward for rural Minnesotans
Marilyn Kay Taarud
Floyd H. Buntjer
Celestine "Sally" Sieve Maiers
Richard "Dick" J. Clarke
Feats of strength: Jacob Dagel trains for Strongman competition
Column: Listen up, kids (especially if you're hungry)
Column: A new friend can be an answer to prayer
Religion briefs: Aug. 21
1939: Chautauqua pavilion to be razed
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Westman 109th birthday
Birth: Aug. 23, 2014
Wolff 90th birthday
Niessink 50th anniversary
Notice of Public Hearing of Okabena-Ocheda Watershed Budget
Data: Aug. 23, 2014
Notice of Foreclosure Postponement
Summary of School Board Meeting
Summary of School Board Meeting
March 10, 2014
MN Lawmaker apologizes for tweet
ST. PAUL — A Minnesota lawmaker who issued a tweet many called racist has apologized. Rep. Pat Garofalo, R-Farmington, posted a tweet Sunday night saying: “Let’s be honest, 70% of teams in NBA could fold tomorrow + nobody would notice a difference w/possible exception of increase...
March 10, 2014 - 10:21pm
March 5, 2014
Lawmaker seeks railroad oil safety
ST. PAUL -- Western North Dakota’s oil boom puts Minnesota in a dangerous position, a key Minnesota lawmaker says, and the state should increase its rail oil safety oversight. Most of the highly volatile oil moves from the Bakken oilfields through Minnesota. “We are at the geographic...
March 5, 2014 - 9:22pm
February 11, 2014
Lawmaker accuses PolyMet of being a shell
ST. PAUL — A southwest Minnesota legislator claims the company proposing a northeastern copper-nickel mine is a shell corporation that does not have enough financial assets to assure that environmental problems it leaves could be cleaned up. Rep. Andrew Falk, D-Murdock, also questioned...
February 11, 2014 - 10:53pm
August 16, 2012
No charges for lawmaker in rest stop episode
DULUTH -- The St. Louis County Attorney's office decided not to pursue charges in an Interstate 35 rest stop incident last month involving state Rep. Kerry Gauthier and an individual police reports have confirmed to be a 17-year-old male. The Minnesota State Patrol and Duluth Police...
August 16, 2012 - 10:11pm
April 3, 2012
Lawmaker warns of court challenge over wolf season
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota House members approved wolf hunting and trapping seasons on Tuesday despite warnings that the American Indian community may challenge it in court. "When we make laws, we make laws for all the people of Minnesota," Rep. Kerry Gauthier, DFL-Duluth, said before...
April 3, 2012 - 8:34pm
March 23, 2010
Legislature takes budget bite amid rural complaints
ST. PAUL -- The fight for increasingly scarce state money is getting heated. As lawmakers approved trimming Minnesota spending by $313 million Monday, rural and urban representatives fought over some of the remaining money. "Greater Minnesota gets the short end of everything we...
March 23, 2010 - 12:00am
March 16, 2010
Pawlenty cuts bonding $313 million
ST. PAUL -- Fifty-two public works projects across Minnesota such as college building renovations and state trails fell victim to Gov. Tim Pawlenty's veto pen Monday, and legislative leaders say there is little chance lawmakers will send any more projects to him before he leaves office...
March 16, 2010 - 12:00am