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Boyd, Olson nominated for scholarships
Village Board struggles with vacating streets issue
Lunda, Ames get contract to build Stillwater bridge; Arctic air rolls in state; 12 more state news stories
Mystery Reader program puts the mystery into reading
Hillside students give back by collecting food for annual food drive
crime and courts
New Richmond boys start MBC basketball season with win at Osceola
Western Wisconsin Stars win twice in Black River Falls tournament
Somerset skaters open season with three convincing wins
Two competitive periods not enough for New Richmond boys hockey team
High school wrestling seasons begin this Thursday
She ran anyway, and continues to run for veterans
Sno-Sports wishes for a snowy season
T.H.U.G. Life helps homeless teens start anew
Local author to read from his new Christmas kids book
Former Nike launcher crewmen search for comrades
arts and entertainment
Frank Springer, 77
James L. Reding, 62
Glen Edward Johnson, 64
Kerri Renee Kahl, 45
Glen Stensvold, 87
Our View: Be the reason someone else is thankful
Request for Bids - Financial Software Management - Somerset School District
Town of Forest Zoning Ordinance & Zoning Map Public Hearing Notice
Shoreland Overly Districts Public Hearing Notice
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September 4, 2012
Low interest equals savings for Minn. governments
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The nation's ongoing economic struggles have an upside for Minnesota cities, counties and school districts that have saved millions by refinancing debt at rock-bottom interest rates. There's no overall tally of statewide savings. But the city of St. Paul's...
September 4, 2012 - 11:14am
Drought among drains on Midwest economy
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A monthly survey suggests that the continuing drought and lessening export demand for U.S. products are among the drains on the economy in nine Midwest and Plains. A report released Tuesday says August's Mid-America Business Conditions Index remained below growth...
September 4, 2012 - 8:48am
August 31, 2012
Paul Bunyan Communications sends out capital credit checks
BEMIDJI – Paul Bunyan Communications is returning more than $2.1 million to members through its 2012 Capital Credit return, the cooperative announced this week. Paul Bunyan Telephone Cooperative has mailed out capital credit checks representing 50 percent of 1999’s allocation...
news / local
August 31, 2012 - 10:07am
FamilyMeans expands credit counseling help
FamilyMeans Consumer Credit Counseling Service has offices in multiple locations in the Twin Cities and has recently added another location in St. Paul. And soon, an office will open in Hudson. Starting on Wednesday, Sept. 5, Eli Snyder, a CCCS counselor, will begin seeing clients...
August 31, 2012 - 10:02am
August 28, 2012
US home prices show consistent 12-month gains
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices are finally starting to increase consistently. A gauge of national home prices rose in June compared with the same month last year, according to the Standard & Poor's/Case Shiller index released Tuesday. The year-over-year increase was the...
August 28, 2012 - 4:40pm
August 24, 2012
IDEA Competition applications open Sept. 1
BEMIDJI — Sept. 1 marks the beginning of the fifth year of the IDEA Competition. In the past four years, nearly $250,000 has been awarded to Northwest Minnesota entrepreneurs. The purpose of the competition is to assist the most promising local entrepreneurs in the commercialization...
August 24, 2012 - 5:40pm
Author blames 'free trade' for economic woes
Thanks to this presidential election year, there's plenty of debate over what's ailing the U.S. economy and how to fix it. A New Richmond author has added his two cents worth to the public discourse. J.R. Martin recently released his first book, "Selling U.S.
business / / politics
August 24, 2012 - 8:54am
August 23, 2012
US new-home sales rise to match 2-year high
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sales of new homes in the United States rose 3.6 percent in July to match a two-year high reached in May, the latest sign of a steady recovery in the housing market. The Commerce Department said Thursday that new-home sales reached a seasonally adjusted annual...
August 23, 2012 - 11:26am
Analysis: New studies weigh college value and cost
Two new studies offer emphatic answers to much-discussed questions about higher education: Yes, a college degree is worth it, but yes, it’s the middle-class that’s getting particularly squeezed with student debt in the pursuit of one. Both studies make persuasive cases, though...
August 23, 2012 - 9:00am
Special session called; Bemidji area would get help for wind storm damage
By Don Davis Forum Communications ST. PAUL — State leaders will meet Friday vote to approve disaster relief to aid recovery from Minnesota’s June and July storms. Minnesota legislators will return to St. Paul to approve an expected $168 million in disaster relief for floods and...
August 23, 2012 - 1:08am
August 22, 2012
Analysts project $1.1T federal deficit this year
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress' nonpartisan budget analysts are projecting a $1.1 trillion federal deficit for 2012, the fourth straight year the government's shortfall will exceed $1 trillion. The Congressional Budget Office also says it expects the economy to continue recovering at...
August 22, 2012 - 9:14am
August 21, 2012
For some college grads, food stamps are a lifeline
By Julie Siple, MPR News 91.3 FM ST. PAUL – The number of food stamp recipients in Minnesota has soared in the economic downtown to more than 520,000, and on the rolls are a growing number of recent college graduates. Recent graduates remain the exception among food stamp recipients,...
August 21, 2012 - 11:45pm
Bemidji City Council: Upstream TV requests $40K, bumping cable fees for customers
BEMIDJI – The city’s public access television channel has requested the city’s help in expanding and improving its services. Mike Bredon, the executive director of Upstream TV, appeared before the Bemidji City Council Monday evening to request $20,000 in fees and $20,000 in...
news / local
August 21, 2012 - 11:24pm
August 16, 2012
Counties ask for financial assistance for storm damage
BEMIDJI — Beltrami, Cass and Itasca Counties, along with American Indian tribes in the area, have collaborated to deliver a resolution to Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton, asking for financial assistance for the $3.3 million in storm damage the counties accumulated this summer. Dayton...
news / region
August 16, 2012 - 9:02pm
Salvation Army milk funds run dry
The Salvation Army is kicking off its annual Moola for Milk campaign in September, and this year the need is greater than ever before, according to Duana Bremer, administrative director of the Salvation Army's office in Somerset. Bremer said tough economic times and the drought are...
August 16, 2012 - 2:00am