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House passes $500 million tax cut; Dayton wants more cuts, Senate less
Dayton would keep surplus spending to $162 million
Another try at Sunday liquor sales could start with ‘baby step’
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MEN'S HOCKEY: WCHA tournament berth on the line for both Beavers, Falcons in regular season finale
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Fish house removal deadline approaching
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Paul Nelson: Late-ice patterns develop when snow, ice begin to melt
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Paul Nelson: Anglers should consider removing fish houses from area lakes
Diana West: We should be embarrassed by Bill Clinton
Will Durst: It’s not the hate, it’s the stupidity
Jim Hightower: Ted Nugent falls off his rocker
Byron York: Amid distractions, sharp focus on economy could boost GOP
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Paul Ericsson: Keep up on winter reading as spring nears
John Eggers: Ensuring equal opportunity for all
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November 20, 2013
Leech Lake, Red Lake Ojibwe bands moving on constitutional reform
BEMIDJI -- On Tuesday, tribal members of the White Earth Nation voted resoundingly to adopt their own constitution and eventually split from the 80-year-old Minnesota Chippewa Tribe constitution that dictates the laws of many Ojibwe tribes in the state. Neighboring Ojibwe bands at...
news / local
November 20, 2013 - 9:19pm
November 19, 2013
White Earth members approve new constitution
Paula Quam Forum News Service MAHNOMEN — It is a monumental milestone for the White Earth Reservation, as voters there said “yes” to an entirely new constitution. The mail-in votes were counted Tuesday night, with results showing 79 percent approval. Of the 3,492...
news / region
November 19, 2013 - 11:30pm
November 16, 2013
Historic vote for White Earth: Election Tuesday will determine new Constitution
Paula Quam Forum News Service DETROIT LAKES — It’s being called one of the most important elections in White Earth Reservation’s history. On Tuesday, enrolled members of the tribe will decide whether they will embrace an entirely new constitution — one...
news / region
November 16, 2013 - 11:48pm
Nat Hentoff: Congress rises to protect separation of powers
At long last, enough members of Congress have rediscovered their primary reason for being there at this defining time in U.S. history — to rescue the disappearing Constitution. Sen. Ron Wyden, a Democrat from Oregon who is a member of the Senate Select Intelligence Committee,...
opinion / commentary
July 16, 2013 - 11:44pm
December 18, 2012
Susan Stamper Brown: Sandy Hook and the 2nd Amendment
With emotions running high in response to the heart wrenching events that took place last week at the Sandy Hook Elementary School, many of my liberal friends and family members believe now is the perfect time for gun control legislation. As heartbreaking as it is that 20 children...
opinion / editorial
December 18, 2012 - 2:07am
November 15, 2012
Nat Hentoff: Some fateful questions for the future of this nation
On Sept. 12, 2001, President George W. Bush assured us: “We will not allow this enemy to win the war by changing our way of life or restricting our freedoms.” The enemy has certainly tried, but it was President Bush, following the advice of Dick Cheney and Donald Rumsfeld, who...
opinion / commentary
November 15, 2012 - 1:19am
September 16, 2012
Citizens need to know their Constitution
Constitution Day and Citizenship Day is a combined event that is annually observed in the United States on Sept 17. This event commemorates the formation and signing of the Constitution of the United States on Sept. 17, 1787. It also recognizes all who, by coming of age or by naturalization,...
opinion / letters
September 16, 2012 - 12:56am
September 12, 2012
Donna Brazile: Forward to a better future
Citing the preamble to the Constitution that united 13 independent states and created the United States of America by forming a more perfect union, former President Bill Clinton said, “If that is what you want, if that is what you believe, you must vote and you must re-elect President...
opinion / commentary
September 12, 2012 - 1:07am
August 16, 2012
National group runs anti-marriage amendment TV ad
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A national group working to defeat the constitutional amendment banning gay marriage in Minnesota is launching its first TV ad. The group Freedom to Marry will run its ad on TV and cable networks in the Twin Cities and Duluth. Supporters say the ad buy is...
August 16, 2012 - 9:56am