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Missing person case under investigation at northwest Minnesota farm
Minnesota baby on life support after found not breathing at daycare
Otter Tail County man charged with 12 misdemeanors for blocking lake access
Northern Minnesota businesses sue Dept. of Interior over mineral leases
House passes its version of farm bill on tight vote
Player, teammate, person: Bemidji tennis helps players improve throughout offseason
Bemidji's Kirkpatrick invited to USA Sled Hockey Select Camp
World Cup: Croatia drubs Argentina, advances to round of 16
FSN’s Kevin Gorg to emcee Hockey Day announcement
NCHC, WCHA plan to fight back against OT proposal
Barbara Jean Cook
Britney Ann Lussier
Jerry David "Big Oh" Oelrich
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: Tips for pest management in the garden
No-cook sauce? No problem for Arugula Walnut Pesto
Commentary: Lessons of the circuitous, fresh route to the office
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: BWCA trip brings close encounters with bears
VIVIAN DELGADO: Knowledge, writing bring power to modern societies
A history lesson. . . sort of: 'The Complete History of America: Abridged' opens Friday
Can Hugh Hefner's 26-year-old son convince his generation that Playboy is sexy?
Jerry Springer changed TV forever. After 27 seasons, his daytime talk circus may be over.
Fox News' Laura Ingraham says immigrant child detention centers are 'essentially summer camps'
XXXTentacion: The nasty, brutish and short life of the chart-topping rapper killed Monday
They’re Minnesota’s lake detectives: Volunteers trying to tame invasive species
PAUL NELSON FISHING: How low should you go?
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: BWCA trip brings close encounters with bears
Commentary: LOW, Rainy limit proposal seems reasonable
200 miles on the Superior Hiking Trail: As SHT network grows, so does popularity
Farmers, farmworkers openly diverge on immigration crisis
You no longer get a free Burger King Whopper if you have a World Cup star's baby
27 new foods, 5 new vendors announced for Minnesota State Fair
Sun Mart in Fergus Falls closing
Rebel developers are trying to cure our smartphone addiction - with an app
Place a Business Announcement
Leona Schummer Traut
Bob & Ardelle Bieberdorf
Lindseth Graduates from University of Minnesota
Analysis: Today's teens are less likely to smoke, drink or have sex, but they're not eating veggies
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Replacing Line 3 is safest, best option
Laura Bush: Separating children from their parents at the border 'breaks my heart'
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A meditation for the Fourth of July
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: We need to promote the "natural highs" to youth
May 8, 2015
Proposed bill in Minnesota Senate would allow refusal of same-sex weddings
ST. PAUL -- Months after Indiana provoked a national uproar with a law allowing people to refuse service to same-sex couples, a Minnesota senator...
May 8, 2015 - 9:23am
April 21, 2015
More money, but no full tuition freeze in Minnesota legislation
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Senate-passed legislation would increase state-run college and university spending slightly more than the House wants, but neither bill contains the money college officials seek to freeze all tuition. "It is my strongest intention that they do keep tuition...
April 21, 2015 - 9:11am
April 15, 2015
Whatever you do, don't make eye contact... in the Minnesota Senate?
The Minnesota Senate will keep its rule forbidding members from looking at one another during floor debate and will continue to ban everyone from having drinks on the Senate floor. The issues arose Monday during the passage of the rules to govern the Senate. On a 15-44...
April 15, 2015 - 1:48pm
March 20, 2014
Minnesota Legislature: Senate tax bill on hold for a day
Don Davis Forum News Service ST. PAUL — Tax cuts may come to those who wait. Democrats who control the Minnesota Legislature were fired up and ready to cut taxes Thursday, but Senate Republicans refused to allow a $432 million tax-cut bill come up for a vote, saying they and...
March 20, 2014 - 11:55pm
July 11, 2013
Fired Minnesota aide's lawsuit cites other affairs
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — For the first time, a fired Minnesota Senate operative has made detailed accusations central to his federal wrongful...
July 11, 2013 - 1:55pm
July 3, 2013
Gov hopeful Thompson leaves Senate leadership post
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — State Sen. Dave Thompson says he's giving up his leadership post in the Minnesota Senate because of his candidacy for governor.
July 3, 2013 - 12:34pm
June 18, 2013
Anoka Republican wades into Minnesota Senate race
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A veteran Republican legislator from Anoka made a surprising entrance Tuesday into Minnesota's U.S. Senate race.
June 18, 2013 - 12:34pm
June 10, 2013
State Sen. Ortman considering challenge to Franken
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Republican state Sen. Julianne Ortman says she is "seriously considering" a challenge to Sen. Al Franken next year.
June 10, 2013 - 3:30pm
April 26, 2013
Legislature set to make more health care changes
ST. PAUL — Minnesota already is on track to establish a new way for its residents to buy health insurance, and now legislators are poised...
April 26, 2013 - 12:14am
April 23, 2013
Senate leaves out Bemidji hospitality tax in bill
BEMIDJI – A bill allowing the city of Bemidji to impose a tax on purchases at restaurants and hotels to pay for Sanford Center operations has...
April 23, 2013 - 11:50pm
Three tax routes face Minnesota lawmakers
ST. PAUL – Minnesota lawmakers now have three distinct tax proposals to consider with release of a Senate Democratic plan that includes an income tax hike, sales tax changes and property tax relief. Senate Democrats unveiled a proposal Tuesday that would increase income tax for...
April 23, 2013 - 11:22pm
February 19, 2013
Senate bill provides additional tax relief
On Thursday, the Minnesota Senate passed legislation to conform to federal tax provisions and concurred with the House enabling Minnesota to expand health care coverage. The Senate passed legislation conforming to the federal tax provisions for 2012 and sent it to the House. The purpose...
February 19, 2013 - 12:28am
November 17, 2012
Ingebrigtsen to be GOP Senate assistant leader
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Senate Republican leader picked Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen as assistant minority leader a week after the two ran for the top job. Incoming Senate Minority Leader David Hann of Eden Prairie on Friday named Ingebrigtsen, R-Alexandria, to the post for the legislative...
November 17, 2012 - 1:26am
November 15, 2012
Skoe, Saxhaug named Senate committee chairs
ST. PAUL -- Incoming Minnesota Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk has announced who will lead committees for the next four years. Rod Skoe of Clearbrook, representing District 2, has been appointed chair of the Tax Committee. Tom Saxhaug of Grand Rapids, representing District 5, has...
November 15, 2012 - 10:08am
October 27, 2012
Carlson’s discernment is commendable
John Carlson has demonstrated compassion, discernment, accountability and leadership during his time in the Minnesota State Senate. Our dental clinic provides care for persons on Minnesota Public Programs in Cass, Crow Wing, Itasca and other surrounding counties. A number of these...
October 27, 2012 - 2:42am