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This is how a man facing deportation started a family in central Minnesota
Parkers Prairie mother tracks down family that received son’s heart
7 refugees honored for their contributions to Minnesota
Northern Minnesota town's police grooming proposal gets hairy
Blaine man dead, 2 children hurt in semi crash in Blaine
Section 2a boys soccer: Champs! Trojans are going to state
Thursday prep volleyball roundup: Canby tops Worthington; T-M-B sweeps Marshall
UND-Minnesota series flips allegiances for parents
'Biggest fan' changed Jason Zucker's life. Wild winger trying to return the favor.
Top recruit Alex Reigelsperger made haste in picking Gophers
Fargo Feminist: 'Me too' but what about 'us too?'
Tinkering with a Midwest favorite: Cinnamon Scotcheroos shake things up
WORLD OF WINE: How to celebrate upcoming Champagne Day
LOST ITALIAN: Butternut Bleu Cheese Sauce a go-to for fall dining
Letter: October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month
John Alison Vihlen
Witzel keeps up with technology at Beltline Automotive
1992: Worthington hosts mayoral conference
Disheveled Theologian: Count it all joy!
Column: Through an era, this was one of year’s memorable day
Looking Back: 1992 -- Three retiring from Worthington post office
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Birth: Tobiah Loy
Wassenaar 50th anniversary
Jurgensen 60th anniversary
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January 17, 2017
Is this the year Sunday liquor store sales ban ends? Minnesota House panel says yes.
ST. PAUL — The long-running debate over Sunday liquor sales in Minnesota is back with renewed strength to strike down the century-old ban. “We are going to pass Sunday liquor sales out of the House this year,” promised House Speaker Kurt Daudt, R-Crown.
January 17, 2017 - 8:55pm
Money set aside to preserve Minnesota land, improve water
ST. PAUL — A state-federal program supported by groups ranging from conservationists to farmers is designed to improve Minnesota water quality by paying landowners to preserve 60,000 acres. The land in southern and western Minnesota would be marginal farmland, state Agriculture...
January 17, 2017 - 8:53pm
Minnesota bracing for health care spike urge lawmakers on relief deal
ST. PAUL — Sheri Sexton is fed up with “the arguing between the Democrats and the Republicans” over passing health insurance relief for people like her. “Nobody can seem to agree on anything,” said Sexton, a dairy farmer from Millville, in southeastern Minnesota, who’s...
January 17, 2017 - 8:51pm
January 16, 2017
Longtime Iowa state senator pushes for conservation fund
OCHEYEDAN, Iowa — Longtime District 1 State Senator David Johnson made national headlines in June 2016 when he suspended his Republican Party...
January 16, 2017 - 9:23pm
January 15, 2017
What’s the holdup on Minnesota $300 million health insurance premium relief?
ST. PAUL -- If both Republicans and Democrats agree that the state should pass $300 million in relief for Minnesotans struggling to pay their health insurance, why is it taking months to pass it?
January 15, 2017 - 8:18pm
January 13, 2017
Capitol Chatter: Partial quick start for Minnesota Legislature
ST. PAUL — The first new law of 2017 came nine days into the annual legislative session. Now, that's zippy in a process that often drags on until May, especially when the issue is taxes, like the legislation Gov. Mark Dayton signed Friday, Jan. 13. And a couple other issues are...
January 13, 2017 - 9:09pm
January 12, 2017
Senators pass health insurance premium aid bill as debate focuses on rural Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- Rural Minnesota may never have been mentioned so often in a state Senate debate not about a specific rural issue. Small towns and farmers were featured Thursday, Jan. 12, before senators passed 35-31 legislation to help Minnesotans afford individual health insurance policies....
January 12, 2017 - 8:09pm
January 11, 2017
Immigrants plead for Minnesota driver's licenses
ST. PAUL — Jose Sanchez says his immigrant community fears living without driver's licenses. "Our community needs licenses to get around, to get to work, to get to school," he told a Minnesota House committee Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017. "I ask that you listen to us and deal with your...
January 11, 2017 - 9:10pm
How to give health insurance relief? Lawmakers must weigh speed vs. control
ST. PAUL -- Finding $300 million to help Minnesotans struggling with health insurance premiums was the easy part. The part that’s been tying Minnesota leaders in knots this month is how to get the money to the people who need it. Lawmakers want to spend the money quickly, accurately...
January 11, 2017 - 9:05pm
January 10, 2017
Health insurance debate on top this week in Minnesota Legislature
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota lawmakers say they want to pass a relief package for Minnesotans facing soaring health insurance premiums by the end of this week, but lots remains to be done before policyholders know if they will get a state rebate.The next few days will determine whether that...
January 10, 2017 - 9:04pm
January 9, 2017
Minnesota state auditor Rebecca Otto to run for governor
ST. PAUL — Three-term Minnesota Auditor Rebecca Otto will run for governor, she told the Pioneer Press, joining what is expected to be a crowded race to replace DFL Gov. Mark Dayton. “I’m different. I’m authentic,” she said in a Friday interview. “Minnesota has given me...
January 9, 2017 - 12:36am
January 6, 2017
Capitol Chatter: GOP in charge, a Senate surprise
ST. PAUL -- Mark Johnson of East Grand Forks stood on the floor of the Minnesota Senate chatting about recent snow storms with Rep. Debra Kiel of Crookston.Johnson, minutes away from becoming northwest Minnesota’s newest state senator, appeared calm and collected in the newly renovated...
January 6, 2017 - 9:09pm
January 5, 2017
MN governor revises, brings back tax bill that had $101 million mistake
ST. PAUL -- A tweaked 2016 tax proposal that never made it into law is back. Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton said on Thursday, Jan. 5, that his plan calls for $230 million in a variety of tax cuts and $70 million in new spending for things such as increased state aid to local governments....
January 5, 2017 - 9:15pm
What Minnesota health insurance relief would do
ST. PAUL -- Thousands of Minnesotans are facing a similar crisis this year: skyrocketing health insurance rates. After failing to reach agreement on a relief package last year, Minnesota legislative leaders on Thursday rolled out a new plan that includes immediate relief as well as...
January 5, 2017 - 9:06pm
January 3, 2017
Ceremony dominates policy as Minnesota Legislature opens
ST. PAUL — Arthur Roger Franzen was not overly impressed with his ornate, and newly renovated, surroundings.Sen. Melissa Franzen of Edina held her son, born Dec. 28, in her left hand while she rose her right hand Tuesday, Jan. 3, to be sworn in to her second Minnesota Senate te...
January 3, 2017 - 9:08pm