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Minnesota begins 2013 gypsy moth trapping program
Tom Purcell: Scandal from the master, Bill Clinton
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Nat Hentoff: At last, justice for locked-in juveniles?
Tina Dupuy: Complicated week for conservatives
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State’s poverty rate remains stable
By Elizabeth Dunbar and Brandt Williams, MPR News 91.3 FM ST. PAUL – New census data showing Minnesota’s median household income improving by 10 percent from 2010 to 2011 may...
Thu, Sep 13, 2012 - 11:19pm
Tina Dupuy: Trickle-down economics is a pyramid scheme
A few years ago, I had a friend who didn’t want anyone to know she was going to therapy. Instead, she would announce at her place of business she was...
opinion / commentary
Wed, Sep 05, 2012 - 1:16am
The cost of putting food on the table
By Christopher Bjorke, Forum Communications The banana could be considered a minor miracle of global trade. Every day of the year, even in winter, a shopper in Grand Forks can...
news / region
Mon, Sep 03, 2012 - 9:18pm
Steve and Cokie Roberts: Race card, class card
TAMPA, Fla. — Two buzzwords are dominating the presidential campaign: middle class. In speeches, ads and interviews, both parties are saying virtually the same thing to this key audience: We’re...
opinion / commentary
Mon, Sep 03, 2012 - 9:06pm
Survey: Minnesota, North Dakota will be among best places to live in 2032
By Marino Eccher, Forum Communications FARGO – Twenty years from now, cars will fly, your iPhone will double as your au pair, and the “Spiderman” trilogy with be on its...
Thu, Aug 16, 2012 - 12:04am
2012 Annual Report: The race for people and jobs
BEMIDJI - The word "change" has virtually become a buzzword. Not just for Bemidji and Beltrami County. It's on the tip of the tongue for everyone who talks about virtually...
news / business / business / local
Sat, Jun 30, 2012 - 12:00am
Spend a little, save a lot: Lawmakers look at cheap ways to end poverty
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota legislators face a dilemma: Can they spend money from a tight budget to eliminate poverty by 2020? If they spend money now, said Rep. Carlos Mariani,...
news / local
Tue, Oct 06, 2009 - 12:00am
Nortech Systems to shutter Iowa plant
June 5, 2009 (FinancialWire) -- Nortech Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: NSYS) (Current Market Cap: US$7.69 Mil.) said it will close its electronics manufacturing services facility in Garner, Iowa, by early August...
Fri, Jun 05, 2009 - 2:48pm
Chrysler seeks to close dealerships, but Bemidji dealership remains strong
Chrysler wants to break contracts with 789 of the 3,188 dealerships nationwide, including 19 in Minnesota. But Bemidji Chrysler and Park Rapids Chrysler owned by Jim Fankhanel of Bemidji are...
news / local
Thu, May 14, 2009 - 1:09pm
Minnesota economy continues to falter
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's economy appears to be mirroring the national one, with employment expected to near 10 percent. "We think it is going to be a slow recovery," Minnesota...
Wed, Mar 04, 2009 - 1:05am