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Some important dates for students heading back to school this fall in Hancock
Nienhaus family is busy getting projects ready for the Stevens County Fair
Hancock's newest business - The Perfect Piece
Filing for city, school board seats opens Tuesday
Looking Back 072614
Little League: Mets top Brewers in extra innings
Starbuck eliminates Morris VFW from District 5 tourney
Morris VFW wins in 10 over NL-S
Eagles advance in Region 9C tourney
NL-S upends Morris Legion in District 7 tourney
Helen Marie Groneberg
Talking it over: Qualities of a good community
Capitol Chatter: White House touts new rural investment fund
Ashraf Ashkar: Demand justice for all in Israel and Palestine
Letter: Nancy Taffe brings new voice and fresh ideas
Letter: Activities to stop
Sperr-Johnston May wedding
Milligan-Jay married June 14
Leah Marie Winther
Bentley Lee Brunelle
Open Houses 072614
Features from the Farm
May 20, 2009
'No Child Left Behind' triggers frustration
Legislation that was intended to improve the performance of schools by increasing accountability has turned into an under-funded federal mandate that seems to penalize schools. At least that's what U.S.
May 20, 2009 - 9:52am
April 30, 2009
Local man facing federal drug charges
A Donnelly man who was facing charges for cocaine distribution in Stevens County District Court is among 26 people under federal indictment after authorities cracked a cocaine pipeline between Texas and Minnesota. Refugio (Kookie) Hernandez Muniz, 51, was charged in March with first-degree...
April 30, 2009 - 5:13pm
April 11, 2009
Disaster aid expanded to homeowners
Disaster aid expanded to homeowners Scott Wente email@example.com ST. PAUL - Homeowners in four northwestern Minnesota counties who suffered flooding may be eligible for federal assistance. A presidential disaster declaration for the Red River Valley was expanded Friday to...
April 11, 2009 - 6:52pm
March 19, 2009
Ethanol levels could be on rise
By Don Davis St. Paul Capitol Bureau ST. PAUL - Federal officials have until year's end to decide whether gasoline may contain more than the common 10 percent ethanol. If that happens, ethanol supporters promise thousands of new jobs for the Minnesota economy and another step toward...
government / agriculture
March 19, 2009 - 10:12am
March 13, 2009
Stimulus money may have drawbacks for area schools
The federal stimulus package passed last month by Congress and signed into law by President Barack Obama looked to be a boon to area school districts on looking at the numbers alone. However, the money that schools may get could be significantly lower than initially estimated, because...
news / education
March 13, 2009 - 2:14pm
March 3, 2009
Federal money reduces state budget shortfall
By Don Davis St. Paul Capitol Bureau ST. PAUL - Minnesota budget writers are thanking Washington today as finance officials announce the state deficit actually dropped from what was expected - thanks to an economic stimulus package. The deficit now is expected to be $4.57 billion...
March 3, 2009 - 11:44am
February 25, 2009
Pawlenty announces stimulus road projects
By Don Davis St. Paul Capitol Bureau ST. PAUL - Federal economic stimulus money will provide $180 million for 60 Minnesota transportation projects outside the Twin Cities. Gov. Tim Pawlenty flew around the state Wednesday announcing his plans for highway construction, paving, bridge...
February 25, 2009 - 12:29pm
February 16, 2009
Park Rapids City Council is divided on project to extend Heartland Trail on Kaywood Drive
The Park Rapids City Council is divided over whether to move forward with a Heartland Trail extension on Kaywood Drive. The council needs to decide whether it should take $80,000 out of reserves to continue with the project or lose an 80 percent matching federal grant. The council...
news / extension
February 16, 2009 - 12:00am
February 12, 2009
Stimulus shakes up budget debate
ST. PAUL - Minnesota's ailing state coffers could get a $2 billion jolt from the federal economic stimulus package, but the funding comes with...
February 12, 2009 - 12:00am
January 17, 2009
Federal investigation in Meeker County ends with no charges filed
LITCHFIELD -- More than a year after a federal investigation was conducted in Meeker County, a metro area county attorney's office will not seek state charges related to the matter. According to a Friday afternoon news release from the Meeker County Attorney's Office, the Anoka County...
January 17, 2009 - 12:00am