Conrad Wilson Feature Archive

Anglers will be allowed to keep fewer walleyes when they fish Mille Lacs Lake this year. (03/19/2013)
Repairs following an accident in late 2011 at Xcel's Sherco power plant are proving more difficult to fix than company officials originally thought. (03/15/2013)
A bill that would further regulate methadone treatment clinics in Minnesota was approved by a Senate committee following a hearing Monday night. (03/12/2013)
A proposal under consideration would strengthen the state's current licensing laws for methadone clinics by incorporating federal standards into state law. (03/11/2013)
The Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe will announce its purchase of two hotels in downtown St. Paul at a news conference at 9:30 a.m. Monday. (03/10/2013)
Minnesota advocates for Indian woman are hailing today's reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act. For years, the law has supported domestic violence prevention programs aimed curbing things like sexual assault. It has also funded shelters and training for law enforcement. But until now, the law did not cover many cases involving American Indian women. (03/07/2013)
Today marks the deadline for American Indians who wish to take part in a multibillion dollar settlement with the federal government. The deadline marks a halfway point in paying out $3.4 billion to tribes over the federal government's poor management of money and land owned by tribes. (03/01/2013)
The St. Cloud School District has named Willie Jett as new superintendent of schools. (02/28/2013)
A town hall meeting Wednesday night on the north side of Lake Mille Lacs was packed, as Department of Natural Resources officials heard from area residents and business owners about how regulations on one of the state's most popular walleye lakes could impact the community. (02/28/2013)
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will meet Lake Mille Lacs residents and business owners Wednesday night to discuss planned reductions in the walleye harvest this season. (02/27/2013)
The annual meeting between Natural Resources officials and the Mille Lacs Fishery Input Group comes a month after the DNR announced the need to cut this year's harvest in half. (02/25/2013)
Wisconsin-based Wausau Paper says it will close its mill in Brainerd and lay off 134 workers this spring because of stiff competition in overseas markets. (02/23/2013)
State Rep.-elect Tama Theis will be sworn into office on Tuesday. Theis, a Republican, won in a special election on Feb. 12 and will represent part of St. Cloud. (02/18/2013)
In seeking to expand its portfolio, the Mille Lacs Band has plenty of company. The economic growth of tribal nations and threats to Indian gambling revenues have propelled tribes around the country to expand beyond gaming in recent years. (02/13/2013)
A shuttered paper mill in the central Minnesota town of Sartell will not reopen under new ownership. (01/30/2013)