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Resorts like Grand Superior Lodge in Castle Danger rely on foreign workers on J-1  visas for much of its seasonal labor force. The J-1 and other visa programs are currently under review by the State Department and the number of workers allowed in the country on the J-1 visa could be greatly reduced or eliminated altogether. (Photo courtesy of Odyssey Resorts)
Threatened cuts to visa program could harm North Shore resorts
11 min 16 sec ago
New search to begin for next Minnesota State chancellor
19 min 3 sec ago
September 21, 2017
Records published September 22, 2017
8 hours 8 min ago
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Deb and Lee Mickle will perform a waltz/swing to "Shrek."
'Dancing With the Atwater Area Stars' scheduled Saturday
8 hours 8 min ago
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The Willmar City Council is considering establishing a redevelopment tax increment financing district around these lots along 1st Street South and Minnesota and Monongalia Avenues. One developer is already interested in a project on the west side of 1st Street.
Willmar to consider new TIF district on 1st Street
8 hours 8 min ago
Firing of Litchfield police officer upheld by arbitrator
8 hours 10 min ago
Eagle wings are used to wipe the sadness away as individuals kneel on a setting considered sacred by Native Americans during a gathering for healing Thursday, Sept. 21, at Island Park in Fargo in response to the death of Savanna LaFontaine-Greywind. Dave Wallis / Forum News Service
Public given opportunity to pray, have sorrow wiped away at ceremony honoring LaFontaine-Greywind
8 hours 25 min ago
Patrick Kennedy, son of Ted Kennedy and nephew of JFK, talked Thursday at the Minnesota Hospital Association Annual Meeting at Madden’s Resort on Gull Lake. Kennedy, a recovering drug addict, has dedicated his life to helping people with mental health and chemical addiction problems. Steve Kohls/ Forum News Serviceplay button
Mental health brings a Kennedy to Minnesota, and he's not happy about state of affairs
9 hours 21 min ago
Fall colors are a bit ahead of schedule this year at Lake Bemidji State Park and throughout the area, but it won't feel much like fall in parts of Minnesota and the Dakotas on Friday, Sept. 21, the first day of autumn. . Jordan Shearer | Forum News Service
Twin Cities sees heat advisory on first day of fall
9 hours 22 min ago
Licensing delays leave hundreds of Stillwater-area students without buses
10 hours 7 min ago
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un gives field guidance during a visit to a fruit orchard in Kwail county, South Hwanghae province in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang September 21, 2017. KCNA via REUTERS
North Korean leader on Trump: 'I will surely and definitely tame the mentally deranged US dotard with fire'
10 hours 47 min ago
NOAA says warmer start to winter, but La Nina could bring cold, snow later
11 hours 38 min ago
- The rising sun is seen through the windows of the unmanned Vista Queen floating free in the Duluth Harbor early Thursday morning. A person untied the Vista Queen and Vista Star and released them in to the harbor overnight. (Paul Scinocca photo)play button
Police investigating how popular Duluth tourist boats set adrift overnight
12 hours 6 min ago
Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), who was just named to the Senate Democratic leadership, speaks after a Senate Democratic organizing meeting on Capitol Hill, in Washington, Nov. 16, 2016. Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) was voted in as the next minority leader Wednesday. (Al Drago/ Copyright 2017 The New York Times)
Sanders and Klobuchar book CNN debate with Cassidy and Graham
13 hours 2 min ago
The Bemidji area is at the 50 to 75 percent range for peak color, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Jordan Shearer |Forum News Service
Green to gold: Fall color season moves into northern Minnesota
13 hours 4 min ago