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  • Collin Peterson

    After two days of meetings last week–on Wednesday and Thursday, November 18 & 19–talks broke down on the U.S. Farm Bill. The bill has been in a conference committee between the House and Senate since …

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    26 Nov 13
  • Graph Dropping

     Jobless rates in western Minnesota counties decreased in the last two months.    The unadjusted unemployment rate in Stevens County was 2.8 percent in September, a decrease of 0.2 percent from August, according to figures …

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    26 Nov 13
  • Franken with Veterans

    From Senator Al Franken’s North Star Newsletter: One of the main reasons I wanted to become a Senator was to ensure that we as a country make good on our promises to veterans and their …

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    22 Nov 13
  • Deer

    Minnesota hunters harvested 128,814 deer through the second weekend of the 2013 firearms season, according to preliminary numbers announced Nov. 20 by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. The season ended Sunday, Nov. 17, for all but …

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    22 Nov 13
  • ottertail power company

    Imagine receiving a phone call from your utility company or a collection agency saying that your electricity is about to be cut off even though you know you’ve paid your bill. The caller ID indicates …

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    22 Nov 13
  • 003

    The demolition of the old Morris Eastside School is complete, and the Morris City Council is considering their next move in developing or selling the 17.75-acre site.   City Manager Blaine Hill says Morris-based developer, …

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    18 Nov 13
  • Dental Clinics for Kids

    A dental outreach clinic will be in Morris on Wednesday, November 20, in collaboration with the Morris Area Schools and Community Education. Dental professionals were at the Morris schools last week, instructing students on dental …

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    18 Nov 13
  • paul anderson

    Representative Paul Anderson of Starbuck has scheduled informational town hall meetings in Glenwood, Melrose and Sauk Centre through the Month of November. This is Lung Cancer Awareness Month and Anderson says, “ it’s a good time …

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    18 Nov 13