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Minnesota State Moorhead athletic director reaches out to WCHA

Minnesota State Moorhead’s athletic director reached out to the Western Collegiate Hockey Association commissioner last week, just before news came out that the hockey league will likely be losing two teams to a new Big Ten Conference.

Senate tax bill takes slightly different route

ST. PAUL — Senate Republicans would cut some state aid to cities, lower a statewide business property tax and increase property tax refunds for homeowners making less than $100,000 a year.

Sanford Health: Series of children’s clinics planned

Sanford Health is embarking on an expanded mission to establish “well over 20” children’s clinics outside its service area in the United States and abroad.

Little Women will be staged in Akeley

Little Women will be staged in Akeley

Minnesota Folklore Theater will present “Little Women” from Louise May Alcott’s famous story at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays from March 25-April 3 at the theater located at 6 Broadway Street in Akeley.


Christiansen wins in BSU tennis loss

The Bemidji State tennis team fell 7-2 to Minnesota-Duluth Wednesday afternoon at UMD.

Here's to You: Canine Therapy: Pets visiting rehab centers lessen stress for patients

Here's to You: Canine Therapy: Pets visiting rehab centers lessen stress for patients

It’s a proven fact there are numerous health benefits of owning a pet.



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