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Farm income falls
Railroad, cops ask: Have you seen this thing?
Minnesota's Ellison would resign from U.S. House if he wins Democratic post
Farm market report for Dec. 7 from the Zumbrota Livestock Auction Market
Minnesota roundup: Man admits to driving drunk, hitting police car; Woman charged with causing brain injury to addiction recovery center employee; 5 more state news stories
crime and courts
Boys Hockey: Last-second goal puts Wingers past Henry Sibley
Girls Hockey: Red Wing overcomes early deficit to beat Faribault
Girls Basketball: Winona pulls away from Wingers in second half
Boys Basketball: Bethlehem Academy edges Randolph
Girls Basketball: Lake City trips up Cannon Falls
Enjoy 'Christmas with the King' at State Theatre
Music therapy program presents holiday concert
Christmas cheers arrives by train
Second City comedy revue takes on holiday traditions
arts and entertainment
PHN - Recommendation on CUP request by RW Public Schools
11-21-16 Board Minutes
Summons - Perry Knudsen
Notice and Order of Hearing for Charles John Goranowski,
STATE vs. Bradley D. Sonnentag, et al, CONDEMNATION
Karen Oline Trelstad, 79,
Helen E. Hoisington, 84
Donald F. Harris, 83
Katharine Mary Vogel, 93
Janet M. Barringer
Editorial: Strength grew out of 'infamy'
Letter: Meeting appears to be unadulterated Xcel promotion
Viewpoint: When we see un-American behavior, let's push back
Column: Charitable donations enrich giving season
Letter: Obama's family also exemplify service
Real Estate Showcase
November 21, 2016
Cheap gas, more travel for Thanksgiving
Fueled by the cheapest November gas prices in years, Americans are expected to travel more for Thanksgiving this year than any year since before...
November 21, 2016 - 11:12am
September 19, 2016
Shoulder season means bargains for fliers
FARGO — Cooler weather signals a halt to the summer hustle and bustle, but it's also the favorite time of year for many bargain flyers....
September 19, 2016 - 2:00pm
August 29, 2016
Many merchants still swiping long after deadline to switch to new credit, debit card technology
FARGO—They're in most everyone's wallets, but the next generation of credit and debit cards aren't accepted everywhere—long after...
August 29, 2016 - 12:00pm
August 16, 2013
Make school shopping less taxing
Hitting the sales and relying on hand-me-down clothes are some options for pinching pennies when it comes to back-to-school shopping. But there's another place to save money some people might overlook — your income taxes.
August 16, 2013 - 3:47pm
May 23, 2013
Lawmakers pump $485 million more into schools
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Democrats say new money they are putting into education will boost the economy by giving the state a better-educated workforce. "This is a very bold and ambitious plan..." House Education Finance Chairman Paul Marquart, DFL-Dilworth, said.
May 23, 2013 - 3:00pm
May 4, 2013
Cannon Falls man wins big on scratch-off
Cannon Falls resident Leon Charlton won $20,000 playing the Minnesota State Lottery's "$tinkin' Rich" scratch game. Charlton claimed the prize April 26. The winning ticket was purchased at Rapp's Short Stop, 31168 County Road 24 Blvd., in Cannon Falls.
May 4, 2013 - 8:00am
May 2, 2013
Senators pass tax bill following uncertainty
ST. PAUL - Minnesota senators passed a tax plan 35-31 Monday -- eventually. It took two tries, but they moved the bill forward, nearly two hours after it initially failed 34-32 with seven Democrats voting no.The second vote set the stage for legislative leaders and Gov. Mark Dayton...
May 2, 2013 - 1:00pm
April 25, 2013
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 25, 2013 - 6:00pm
April 21, 2013
Fun or frugal... plan your refund purchases
Monday marked the last day that most people could files their taxes. Assuming you've met the deadline and you'll be getting money back, what are you going to do with your return? Whether you save it, invest it or spend it, University of Minnesota Extension educator Rosemary Heins...
April 21, 2013 - 2:00pm
April 12, 2013
Job, tax plans might benefit rural Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- Rural Minnesota businesses could hire more employees and afford to stay in the state with some extra state help, some lawmakers say. Minnesota legislators have introduced plans to create an internship program, offer special business tax credits and pay for some employee...
April 12, 2013 - 11:00am
April 11, 2013
Bonding leader urges backing for bill
ST. PAUL -- Communities across Minnesota should pressure lawmakers to support a public works funding bill, its House sponsor says. "I think those local communities absolutely have a vested interest in this bill," Rep. Alice Hausman, DFL-St.
April 11, 2013 - 6:00pm
April 4, 2013
Property tax may be a little less
ST. PAUL -- Almost 1 million Minnesotans would receive larger property tax refunds, or their first refunds, under a House Democratic proposal. Rep. Jim Davnie, DFL-Minneapolis, said the House plan would establish the homestead credit refund, spending $250 million to replace existing...
April 4, 2013 - 5:00pm
March 20, 2013
Merchants sees $3.7 million growth
Merchants Financial Group ended 2012 with $12.4 million in net income, an increase of nearly $3.7 million over 2011, according to President Richard L. Mahoney. The Merchants organization expanded its loan portfolio from $754.5 million in 2011 to $867.2 million in 2012. Equity...
March 20, 2013 - 9:00am
Thrivent has strong year
Thrivent Financial for Lutherans announced that its 2012 financial results led to a fourth consecutive year of growth for the not-for-profit membership organization. In addition, members provided more than 8.7 million volunteer hours and $165.3 million in direct support to charitable...
March 20, 2013 - 9:00am
March 10, 2013
Taking stock in education
The stock market can be a tricky game. Knowing which stocks to buy, when to sell and how to take risks can be a challenge for many adults. But...
March 10, 2013 - 9:00am