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Worthington native's artwork hangs in new Vikings facility
Petition seeks signatures for Sunday liquor sales in Worthington
Gravenhofs are Nobles County’s Farm Family of the Year
New sewer main work to begin Tuesday
Special prosecutor named in Philando Castile shooting
Amateur baseball: Jackson sweeps Fairmont, moves ahead in playoffs
Legion baseball: Adrian goes 1-1 on first day of state tournament
Ride with mom leads to lessons on bees, porcupine grass
Adrian looks to be Cinderella of state Legion tourney ball
Column: Cubs defense was stellar
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Letter: Many thanks are offered following fire at business
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July 29, 2016
With few races, Minnesota primary turnout likely small
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans may be the best at turning out for general elections, but they have voted in shrinking numbers in primary elections. And there is not much on the Aug. 9 primary ballot to drive those numbers higher. That is too bad, Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon...
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July 28, 2016
Mark Dayton at DNC recalls Senate seat mate Hillary Clinton
PHILADELPHIA -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton delivered a first-hand testimonial to Hillary Clinton before her speech at the Democratic National Convention Thursday evening. "When I was elected to the United States Senate 16 years ago, I was seated next to the new Senator from New York,...
July 28, 2016 - 9:46pm
July 26, 2016
Klobuchar praises Clinton for elevating women worldwide
PHILADELPHIA -- U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar portrayed Hillary Clinton as a leader in the fight against international human trafficking Tuesday night during an address to the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. The Minnesota Democrat credited the former secretary of state with...
July 26, 2016 - 9:44pm
Minnesota delegates remain split over Sanders-Clinton
Bernie Sanders delegates will leave the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia disappointed, but that is pretty common after such gatherings. The question, which will not be answered until the Nov. 8 election, is how many eventually support Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton,...
July 26, 2016 - 8:56pm
Franken mocks Trump in opening night DNC remarks
PHILADELPHIA -- He was back in his old "Saturday Night Live" satirist mode Monday evening as he addressed a national TV audience. “I’m Al Franken, Minnesotan, senator and world-renowned expert on right-wing megalomaniacs: Rush Limbaugh, Bill O’Reilly and now Donald Trump,”...
July 26, 2016 - 6:31am
July 25, 2016
Minnesotans headed to the Democratic convention together, but not yet united
Minnesotans headed to the Democratic convention together, but not yet united By Rachel E. Stassen-Berger St. Paul Pioneer Press ST. PAUL -- A month before the Democratic National Convention, after the numbers made it clear Bernie Sanders would not be the party’s presidential...
July 25, 2016 - 6:12am
July 24, 2016
At site of Humphrey’s great speech, Minnesota Dems hope to see history made again
PHILADELPHIA -- At the last Democratic National Convention held in Philadelphia in 1948, the Minnesota delegation was headed by a young, little-known Minneapolis mayor named Hubert Humphrey, who gave what is widely regarded as one of the greatest speeches in American political history....
July 24, 2016 - 8:51pm
July 22, 2016
Capitol Chatter: Smith opens climate change office
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's lieutenant governor has launched a state office that could draw Republican scorn. The Office of Enterprise Sustainability is designed to combat climate change, which many in the GOP deny is a problem. The new office is to provide agencies assistance to reduce...
July 22, 2016 - 9:22pm
July 19, 2016
Minnesota Republicans want to unite
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Minnesota's Republican national convention delegates hope the party can unite before the November election, but many are not certain. "We want to come together," Mandy Heffron of Little Falls said, emphasizing "want," in a Tuesday telephone interview. As a delegate...
July 19, 2016 - 9:16pm
July 18, 2016
In Minnesota, Clinton talks education, bashes Trump
MINNEAPOLIS -- Republicans kicked off their national convention in Cleveland this week by attacking Hillary Clinton as entitled and wrong for the country. In a Minnesota visit Monday, the Democratic presidential candidate fired back. Clinton flew into Minneapolis to speak to the national...
July 18, 2016 - 9:32pm
Franken pushes bills to help rural health
ST. PAUL -- Rural Minnesota needs medical healing, and U.S. Sen. Al Franken says he has part of a cure. The Minnesota Democrat said Monday that he is pushing three bills to help bring better medical services to rural areas: -- One would provide more ways to get to health-care services,...
July 18, 2016 - 8:48pm
July 17, 2016
Minnesota’s delegates heading to Republican convention with mixed feelings
CLEVELAND -- Minnesota Republicans headed to this week’s national party convention in Cleveland are feeling a mixture of excitement and anxiety. Many state delegates were eager to partake in the glitz and glamour expected to accompany the nomination of Donald Trump, the former reality...
July 17, 2016 - 8:50pm
July 15, 2016
Governor, leaders say they are near special session deal
ST. PAUL -- A special Minnesota legislative session to approve tax cuts, transportation projects and public works construction could happen in a month, but the governor and key legislators are not quite ready to promise that. After meeting two hours in private, Democratic Gov. Mark...
July 15, 2016 - 9:24pm
July 10, 2016
Dayton navigates politics, protests in Castile shooting
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton had been up for hours, listening to the protesters outside his St. Paul residence. In the predawn hours Thursday, as news of a St. Anthony police officer’s shooting of Philando Castile filtered out, hundreds gathered on the Summit Avenue curb...
July 10, 2016 - 5:10pm
July 1, 2016
Dayton says serving troops high point of Croatia trip
DOMOBRANSKA, Croatia -- Gov. Mark Dayton, on his second day of a visit to Croatia to celebrate a military partnership between Minnesota and the Balkan country, said Friday that the highlight of the trip was his chance to serve steaks to troops. Members of Serving Our Troops, a 12-year-old...
July 1, 2016 - 9:53pm