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Scoreboard - September 21, 2017 edition
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Wright-Cromwell News: Sept. 14 2017
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Notes From the Small Pond: Eleven miles from Mexico, three weeks ago
Finnish celebrations, meetings ramp up with fall season
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The grasshoppers and locusts are all around us now
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Free rafting trip Saturday, reservations necessary
Northland Nature: Find delicious berries among the thorns
Northland Nature: Shady, wet conditions enable fungi to thrive in the woods
May 17, 2013
Klobuchar, Franken question gas prices
U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., has asked the U.S. Department of Energy to investigate the steep increase in Minnesota gas prices over the...
May 17, 2013 - 12:00am
April 10, 2013
Sequester takes deep bite out of Fond du Lac school
The K-12 Fond du Lac Ojibwe School is an early victim of the federal sequester, with a reduction in federal money forcing the school to increase...
April 10, 2013 - 12:00am
February 28, 2013
Eh? Say no to Novak
Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but, no, you are not the rightful heir of Andrew Novak and his lost millions. It's a scam, and a weird one, according to the Minnesota Department of Commerce. Apparently someone's been sending e-mails telling people that the Commerce Department...
February 28, 2013 - 12:00am
January 9, 2013
Fond du Lac Band touts economic power
The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa poured more than $300 million into the regional economy in 2011 -- and, despite its two casinos,...
January 9, 2013 - 12:00am
November 21, 2012
Carlton school district under scrutiny for grant spending
Two sets of auditors and the superintendent of the Carlton school district have raised questions about the way in which a local committee that oversees federal and state grants for American Indian education has administered the money. Carlton school Superintendent Peter Haapala also...
November 21, 2012 - 12:00am
October 19, 2012
Cravaack-Nolan one of nation's most expensive House races
One of the closest congressional races in the country also has become one of the most expensive. Minnesota's 8th District race between incumbent...
October 19, 2012 - 12:00am
August 29, 2012
Northland residents urged to apply for flood aid
State Rep. Mary Murphy talked about flood-relief assistance available to area residents and businesses during a Tuesday morning news conference...
August 29, 2012 - 12:00am
August 24, 2012
Minnesota lawmakers send flood aid package to Dayton
ST. PAUL - The Minnesota Legislature today overwhelmingly approved $168 million in new state aid for communities damaged by summer floods and wind storms. The House voted 125-3 for the measure, with the Senate following 60-7. The entire special session took less than two hours,...
August 24, 2012 - 4:06pm
August 17, 2012
U.S. Small Business Administration offers low-interest loans after floods
ST. PAUL -- The U.S. Small Business Administration has granted a disaster declaration for three Minnesota counties and an Indian reservation that will give home- and business-owners who lost property in June's floods access to low interest loans. The declaration issued today covers...
August 17, 2012 - 3:57pm
Flood disaster bill includes aid for people, businesses
ST. PAUL -- Individuals and small businesses recovering from summer storms would share in a disaster recovery bill lawmakers are discussing. The Federal Emergency Management Agency rejected Minnesota's request to help home and business owners, but a proposed nearly $190 million funding...
August 17, 2012 - 7:02am
May 16, 2012
Interior Department calls Duluth's casino contract invalid
The city of Duluth's efforts to hold on to a casino revenue-sharing agreement with the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa have been dealt another blow. The U.S. Department of the Interior has announced it will cancel a lease agreement that once provided the city with 19 percent...
May 16, 2012 - 1:24pm
May 9, 2012
Minnesota Senate approves Vikings stadium plan
ST. PAUL - The Minnesota Senate approved a Vikings stadium construction bill 38-28 late Tuesday night. Bill author Sen. Julie Rosen, R-Fairmont,...
May 9, 2012 - 12:00am
January 15, 2012
Some Northland couples ramp up wedding spending as economy improves
If the nation's economy is improving, one measure might be the difference between a violin solo and a string quartet at a wedding. In recent...
January 15, 2012 - 12:00am
January 10, 2012
Easing student loan repayments
College costs are out of control. Total outstanding student loans hover around $1 trillion, second only to home mortgages. Student loan repayment takes a hefty toll on starting salaries even during good economic times. But with so many recent graduates unable to find a decent job...
January 10, 2012 - 4:11pm
December 18, 2011
Duluth-area gas sellers say there's no price conspiracy
When it comes to gas prices in Duluth, it sure looks like collusion to resident Robert Mattila. "The gas stations in Duluth have had a monopoly...
December 18, 2011 - 12:00am