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Abandoned net of 67 dead walleye on Lake Mille Lacs angers conservation group
Open house scheduled for County Highway 36 project
SWCD to host 6th annual photo contest
Seasonal crack sealing continues this week
Part of Excelsior Road to close for a month; Access to businesses will be maintained
Despite divisions, Farm Bill still a priority for passage
Business Note - May 27
Lakes Area Habitat for Humanity
RiverWood Bank promotes Autumn Hunter to Senior Operations Specialist
Reed promoted to Director of Business Services
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Patrick's career comes to crashing end at Indy 500
Will Power finally claims elusive Indy 500 victory
Softball: Ageless Wonders playing twice a week
What's Up Outdoors: Honoring our veterans
Area Female Athlete: No hurdle too high for Pequot's Hubbard
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ISD 181 Viewpoint: A community partnership for student success
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Much Obliged: Book sale a success
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What's Up Outdoors: Honoring our veterans
More fishing tournaments skipping weigh-in
Man helps restore bluebird species with nest boxes on rural Wisconsin roads
Northwest Minn. man finds retirement niche building custom fishing rods
Funding available for woodland management
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
Unseen face of the opioid epidemic: Drug abuse among the elderly grows
Swift's rules of comportment not quite as persnickety as royal family
Wealth column: Your summer financial checklist
Make Memorial Day memorable, not fatal
Commentary: Take a break before transitioning to non-caregiving life
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Becca is back as 'Bachelorette' -- and this time she gets to choose
In the age of the megaplex: Historic Twin Cities theaters battle to stay afloat in the ever-competitive business of showing movies
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April 26, 2018
Pequot Lakes: Ellison runner-up at state speech meet - Pierson, Miller also place
Pequot Lakes senior Savannah Ellison captured second place in discussion over the weekend at the Class A State Speech Tournament at Apple Valley...
April 26, 2018 - 10:00am
November 20, 2017
Minnesota DNR’s December land sale parcels announced
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will offer 17 parcels by public oral bid auctions in December. Information about each parcel and...
November 20, 2017 - 1:00pm
Christmas tree for Minnesota governor’s residence harvested
A 30-foot-tall white spruce, selected as the state’s official Christmas tree, was cut down Friday, Nov. 17 in the General C.C. Andrews State...
November 20, 2017 - 12:00pm
Area broadband projects held up as example at statewide conference
Resilient Region leaders joined more than 150 broadband leaders from across rural Minnesota last month to compare approaches to expanding access...
November 20, 2017 - 10:00am
Minnesota program reaches more teens trafficked for sex
An evaluation of the state's Safe Harbor Program found most at-risk and sexually exploited youths in the program reported feeling more hopeful and better prepared for the future. Wilder Research completed its second evaluation of Minnesota's Safe Harbor program, a statewide system...
November 20, 2017 - 6:30am
June 22, 2017
Poison hemlock weed found in SE Minnesota, may be elsewhere
St. Paul - The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is warning residents about the dangers of poison hemlock (Conium maculatum), a toxic...
June 22, 2017 - 1:00pm
February 14, 2017
Republican lawmakers target transgender health insurance coverage
ST. PAUL—A bill introduced Monday in the Minnesota House of Representatives would free health insurance companies from having to cover...
February 14, 2017 - 11:23pm
February 5, 2017
Report finds more mental health services needed in schools
A new report on student discipline says schools need more mental health services, counselors and training for teachers dealing with student trauma. The report comes from a working group convened by the Legislature and was heard in the Senate education policy committee Thursday. It...
February 5, 2017 - 7:03pm
January 17, 2017
Bugs in your bungalow? Buyers of imported rustic log furniture should look for signs
ST. PAUL – The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) asks Minnesotans who may have bought rustic log furniture to look for signs of insect...
January 17, 2017 - 11:04am
January 16, 2017
Man with gun shot by Hibbing police officers
A man with a gun was shot and wounded by police officers in Hibbing, Minn., on Friday, Jan. 13, authorities said, and state officials are investigating the incident. Another person was injured in an incident that led officers to be called to the 2900 block of Third Avenue East at...
January 16, 2017 - 11:57am
Woodbury catches its first alleged pimp
Freddie Lockett Jr., 41, of St. Paul is due in Washington County District Court on Wednesday, Jan. 18, to face felony charges with promoting prostitution. He originally appeared in court Jan. 4, and is being held on bail of $60,000 with conditions, $120,000 without conditions. According...
January 16, 2017 - 11:55am
January 9, 2017
Blaine schools closed after city-wide water loss
BLAINE - Blaine residents were without water to drink or bathe Sunday morning as city officials scrambled to restore an interruption described as “a city-wide loss of water.” Residents were instructed to boil drinking water and classes were canceled at six schools for Monday,...
January 9, 2017 - 12:45pm
Man killed, woman injured by gunfire in downtown Minneapolis
MINNEAPOLIS - One man was dead and a woman was injured by gunfire in downtown Minneapolis early Sunday morning, authorities said. Police responded to reports of gunfire on the 300 block of Third Avenue North at about 2:19 a.m. Officers arrived to find two adult victims suffering from...
January 9, 2017 - 12:43pm
January 1, 2017
Snowmobile crash kills one in northwestern Minnesota
GRAND MARAIS — A 22-year-old Grand Marais was killed in a snowmobile crash on New Year’s Eve. Cook County Sheriff Pat Eliasen said Wayne Gunnar Anderson was snowmobiling with a friend about 5:30 p.m. on Saturday on County Road 8 just north of Grand Marais when he became separated...
January 1, 2017 - 7:41pm
December 30, 2016
Chisago County man accused of shooting 2 motorists stuck in snowy ditch
SHAFER TOWNSHIP - A Chisago County man was charged with assault Thursday after police say he shot two men who were trying to push a vehicle out...
December 30, 2016 - 12:12pm