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Don't punish homeowners With Tax Day behind us and new data on the Minnesota housing market in, now is an excellent time to reflect on the importance of the Minnesota mortgage interest deduction.

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 9:07am

For years, the highest jobless rate in a Minnesota city of 10,000 or more, was an unwelcome turf battle between central and northern communities. Until recently that is.

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 8:40pm

Question: Can a person get a ticket for driving too slow? Answer: Yes. The only type of roadway in Minnesota with an actual posted minimum speed limit that I know of is the freeway (interstate), but there may be others.

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 8:15pm

Across the world, nearly 4 million children under the age of five die yearly due to vaccine preventable diseases. An alarming number are beginning to occur in the United States as myths surrounding vaccination are published as fact.

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 7:47pm

APRIL 23 20 years ago (1994) Minnesota-Morris shortstop Todd Vanek of Brainerd collected eight hits in 17 trips to the plate as the Cougars swept a four-game series against Southwest State University.

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 7:46pm

Two 17-year-olds injured in rollover MCGRATH - Two 17-year-olds from North Branch were injured Tuesday when the Ford Expedition they were in rolled over on Highway 65 near McGrath in Aitkin County, reported the Minnesota State Patrol.

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 9:51am

MOORHEAD – A Clay County judge has been reprimanded by the Minnesota Board on Judicial Standards after its investigation revealed a string of failures to follow the law, chronic lateness to court hearings and other problems with the judge’s conduct. In its findings, which go back over five years...

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 9:34am

PARK RAPIDS - A suspect has been charged in connection with a case of animal abuse after authorities discovered two horses that starved to death tied to trees east of Park Rapids in northern Minnesota. Minden Ann Crenshaw, 28, faces three counts of mistreating animals, each punishable by a maximum o...

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 9:25am

Former Beatle and rock legend Paul McCartney will perform July 12 at the Fargodome and Aug. 2 at Target Field in Minneapolis, officials announced Monday morning. Tickets for both Saturday night shows on the “Out There” tour will go on sale at 10 a.m. April 28. General Manager Rob Sobolik said ti...

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 9:23am

A 53-year-old Level 3 predatory sex offender will be released from prison on April 28, with plans to move to the Hackensack/Backus area, reported Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch.

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 10:57pm