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August 8, 2017
ynn Graham sits on his porch in Redwater, Texas, after returning from an appointment at the closest U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs medical center, which is 85 miles from his home. The VA is testing new programs to ensure that veterans in rural areas get health care. (Jen Fifield /Statelie)
For rural veterans, new approaches to health care
August 8, 2017 - 3:52pm
July 21, 2017
More rural America scenes like this is a goal of rural congressmen. This is Minnesota 371 construction work in the summer of 2017 between Nisswa and East Twin Lake. Steve Kohls / Forum News Service
Rep. Peterson: Rural America's critical infrastructure needs include broadband, flood control
July 21, 2017 - 12:36pm
May 9, 2017
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Lou Sager has tendered his resignation as sheriff for Lac qui Parle County effective May 15.
Lac qui Parle County again needs a sheriff
May 9, 2017 - 7:26pm
March 31, 2017
Minnesota Transportation Commissioner Charlie Zelle listens to a question Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, as he helps introduced a transportation funding plan. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
CCT, Prairie Five among recipients of $24M in state grants to expand rural transit
March 31, 2017 - 5:23am
March 30, 2017
Minnesota Transportation Commissioner Charlie Zelle listens to a question Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, as he helps introduced a transportation funding plan. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Minn. grants nearly $24 million to grow rural transit
March 30, 2017 - 1:45pm
March 22, 2017
Brede facing three more charges in string of burglaries, thefts
March 22, 2017 - 9:47am
February 24, 2017
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Willmar Fire Department responds to garage fire
February 24, 2017 - 12:26pm
February 11, 2017
KLN Family Brands, a major employer in Perham, will have to replace 15 to 20 employees with vocational skills who plan to retire within the next five years. Forum News Serviceplay button
Businesses seek solutions for aging rural workforce
February 11, 2017 - 9:04am
February 9, 2017
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Olivia man charged with arson for Dec. 3 house fire
February 9, 2017 - 4:03pm
February 6, 2017
Annette Tait and Katy “Kate” Kassian are a new columnist pair writing about rural America and the connection between rural and urban areas. Special to the Forum
Tait and Kate Take it Rural: Lean, keen, irreverent rural-lovin' machines
February 6, 2017 - 11:30am
December 24, 2016
Following the one-treat-on-the-house, one-treat-in-the-mouth method, a girl who attends Head Start in Detroit Lakes, Minn., built a sturdy gingerbread house Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2016. Kaysey Price/Tribune
Communication, regulation changes seen as child care improvement keys
December 24, 2016 - 6:36am
November 25, 2016
In rural Minnesota, residents facing economic challenges, opportunities
November 25, 2016 - 10:12am
And the rural survey says...
November 25, 2016 - 7:31am
November 7, 2016
Man escapes from burning vehicle in rural Danube
November 7, 2016 - 10:51am
April 27, 2016
Litchfield school Superintendent Daniel Frazier says Wednesday that rural Minnesota students need high-speed internet service. (DON DAVIS | FORUM NEWS SERVICE)
Minnesota broadband internet debate centers on cost, students, businesses
April 27, 2016 - 11:17pm
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