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Dayton House hosts Holiday Extravaganza fundraiser Nov. 3
Windom FFA boasts national champion team, proficiency winner
Council talks economic development, buys new fire truck
I-90 work continuing in southwest Minnesota
Jackson man dies in Sunday rollover crash
Section 3A South volleyball: Higher seeds win first-round matches
Section football playoffs: Showdown season is here
Prep football: H-LP finishes off perfect regular season
Prep volleyball: Setters are crucial to winning
Blast From the Past: Lefty Krohn was a pitching legend
Column: Governor plays politics, Minnesotans need balanced solutions and leadership
Letter: Supporting facilities bond referendum is an investment in our community
Letter: Kudos to Nobles County leaders on broadband efforts
Letter: Consider scheduled time for trick-or-treating
Letter: Great rwgional photography is appreciated
Adrian W. Carson
William "Bill" Bosch
David Lee Stastny
Henrietta "Henri" Tellinghuisen
Joel Paul Hoogendoorn
Pumpkin soup perfect start for lively (but civil) dinner party
Potted mums difficult to establish if planted in fall
Column: Worthington is no stranger to election hullabaloo
New adaptation of ‘Sense and Sensibility’ arrives at Guthrie
Princess pride: Madilynn Mandelkow, 7, and family make community service a priority with The Den
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Van Der Linden-Lindell wedding
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October 2, 2016
Minnesota voters will decide legislative pay issue this year
ST. PAUL — Christine Leitner of St. Paul showed up on the very first day the Ramsey County elections office opened for voting to cast her ballot since she’ll be vacationing out-of-state on Election Day. “I wanted to get it done as soon as possible so I didn’t forget,” she...
October 2, 2016 - 10:10pm
‘Do-nothing session’ could change control of MN Legislature
ST. PAUL — Motorists heading out of Willmar to St. Cloud or the Twin Cities can expect a couple of traffic jams. Minnesota 23 is a modern, four-lane road until it hits New London, then it bottlenecks down to two lanes to Paynesville, squeezing trucks, commuters and tourists into...
October 2, 2016 - 8:47pm
September 30, 2016
Voter turnout in Minnesota was once high for many reasons; Simon asks state to lead again
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon is not afraid to exploit Minnesota’s superiority complex. For nine election cycles in a row, Minnesota voters turned out to the polls better than in any other state. In fact, the state actually holds the all-time record for turnout,...
September 30, 2016 - 9:15pm
Capital Chatter: Could broadband force rural exodus?
ST. PAUL -- A new study raises the question about whether rural communities actually grow because of broadband. "It may not be having the effect you want," one of the Oklahoma State University authors of an academic paper said. The paper, in a Southern Regional Science Association...
September 30, 2016 - 9:00pm
September 29, 2016
Hamilton aims for eighth term as District 22B representative
Editor’s note: The following are written responses to questions posed to the Minnesota District 22B House candidates; they are published in...
September 29, 2016 - 9:30pm
Massive cash pouring into Minnesota legislative campaigns
ST. PAUL -- The races for Minnesota House and Senate have attracted at least $5.1 million in spending from outside groups seeking to influence voters’ choices in November. That number will only grow in the final weeks before the election. The early Minnesota fundraising reports,...
September 29, 2016 - 12:05am
September 27, 2016
Weber aims for District 22 Senate re-election against Abrahamson
Brian AbrahamsonOccupation: Direct Support Professional for adults with disabilities Current residence: Luverne What qualifications...
September 27, 2016 - 9:40pm
Governor woos DFL votes
DULUTH, Minn. -- Predictably toeing a DFL party line, Gov. Mark Dayton sought to sway voters — at both at the presidential and state levels — during a Tuesday morning appearance at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center, where he delivered the keynote address at the Minnesota...
September 27, 2016 - 7:45pm
September 26, 2016
Newest poll shows 'Minnesota is in play' with Clinton up by 7 percentage points
ST. PAUL -- A new Minnesota presidential poll continues to show a closer contest than is common in the state, with Hillary Clinton up by 7 points. However, if Minnesota voters are like Americans in general, half were waiting for debates to begin to make up their minds. A just-released...
September 26, 2016 - 9:49pm
September 24, 2016
Gov. Dayton: Special session is dead. Again.
ST. PAUL — The second life of Minnesota’s proposed special legislative session lasted just over two weeks. Gov. Mark Dayton declared a special session dead in August after the two sides were unable to agree on funding for the Southwest Light Rail line. But when Dayton ordered...
September 24, 2016 - 3:43am
September 23, 2016
Capital Chatter: Minnesota Capitol not alone in renovation work
ST. PAUL -- A recent drive through Cheyenne, Wyo., included a familiar scene to a Minnesota Capitol insider: a Capitol building undergoing renovation. At least eight state Capitols, as well as the U.S. Capitol, are undergoing renovations or the work was completed recently. Kansas...
September 23, 2016 - 10:41pm
September 21, 2016
Staff talks to reset special session hopes
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton declared a special legislative session dead just more than a month ago, but on Thursday, Sept. 22, legislative and executive branch staff members gather to discuss bringing legislators back this fall. The governor raised the possibility of resurrecting...
September 21, 2016 - 9:02pm
September 13, 2016
Kaine makes surprise visit to University of Minnesota
MINNEAPOLIS -- Democratic vice-presidential candidate Tim Kaine briefly visited Minnesota on Tuesday to shore up the campaign’s coffers and support among younger voters. Kaine, the junior U.S. senator from Virginia and Hillary Clinton’s running mate, came to Minneapolis for a...
September 13, 2016 - 9:03pm
September 10, 2016
Dayton, Daudt still talking about special session
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton and House Speaker Kurt Daudt talked about a possible special legislative session Friday but didn’t resolve any of the issues still preventing it. Political leaders talked on and off all summer about a special session after lawmakers adjourned...
September 10, 2016 - 9:42am
September 8, 2016
Court: Minnesota lawmaker doesn’t live in district, can’t run in November
ST. PAUL -- State Rep. Bob Barrett doesn’t live in the legislative district he’s elected to represent, the Minnesota Supreme Court ruled Thursday. That makes Barrett an ineligible candidate for this November’s election — and pre-emptively nullifies the vote in Barrett’s...
September 8, 2016 - 9:45pm