Skip to main content
Is homemade baby food healthier for infants?
Licorice during pregnancy linked to health issues for kids
Trump decides to skip White House press dinner
Men more at risk of cognitive impairment, death after hip fracture
Minnesotan Ellison’s DNC campaign falls short
Cook: Another kind of winter: dove, robin, cardinal
WHS hosts Section 3A girls basketball 'Super Saturday'
Duluth group sounds off about deer management preferences
Twins linked to Dominican shortstop Marte
Minnesota United about to discover learning curve for MLS expansion teams
Swift: Expiration dates are just suggestions
Phillips: A well-timed letter reminded me to look for kindness
Perennials potentially damaged from early-season warmup
Little things make a big difference with gardening
Column: Plenty of art activities in District 518 classrooms
Dean Juit Frantsen
Robert "Bob" Reed Prahm
Richard Robert Mork
Robert "Bob" Reed Prahm
Luverne native succeeding as professional mountain bike racer
Column: Adventures of that Hardy boy were the stuff of legend
Disheveled Theologian: Ornithology 101
2012: Kusz appointed Nobles County Attorney
Column: Worthington’s first Shorty — A colorful life and a sad end
out and about
Meester 60th Anniversary
Birth: Feb. 18, 2017
Coyer 100th birthday
Data: Feb. 25, 2017
Regular School Board Meeting January Minutes
Data: Feb. 24, 2017
Data: Feb. 23, 2017
Data: Feb. 22, 2017
January 13, 2017
Column: The double standard in how journalists cover the news
SAN DIEGO — Every occupation has blind spots. Doctors sometimes make the worst patients. Teachers can be the worst students. Lawyers might make the worst clients. And many journalists — who are supposed to hold people accountable — don’t like being held accountable by others....
January 13, 2017 - 10:54pm
January 12, 2017
Column: A slim hope from Sessions
WASHINGTON -- Two men in white sheets and hoods stood on chairs in the Russell building caucus room seconds after Jeff Sessions entered the room for his confirmation hearing. "Jefferson Beauregard, I'm here for you," one called out in a fake Southern accent, using the attorney general...
January 12, 2017 - 10:51pm
January 11, 2017
Column: Obama’s unforced errors on foreign policy
WASHINGTON — When Barack Obama moves two miles from 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue to 2446 Belmont Road in Washington’s Kalorama neighborhood, he will live half a mile from 2340 S Street, where Woodrow Wilson spent his three post-presidential years. Wilson’s embittering foreign policy...
January 11, 2017 - 10:51pm
Column: Dylann Roof's last act
CHARLESTON, S.C. — If Death lingers in courtroom corridors awaiting sentences, this historic city's federal courthouse was surely a top destination. On Tuesday, the Reaper's patience was rewarded with the jury's return of the death penalty for Dylann Roof. Roof, who insisted on...
January 11, 2017 - 10:45pm
January 10, 2017
Column: The art of journalism in the Age of Trump
WASHINGTON -- The approaching presidency of Donald Trump poses daunting challenges for the journalists covering him, not merely because he has described them as dishonest, low-life scum or because of anxiety over whether the new administration will adhere to basic norms of access,...
January 10, 2017 - 10:09pm
January 9, 2017
Column: RFS drives clean energy economy
Q: Are you satisfied the incoming administration will stand strong for the Renewable Fuel Standard?A: The Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) is the law of the land. It passed with strong bipartisan support more than a decade ago and was extendedand greatly expanded with enactment of the...
January 9, 2017 - 10:15pm
January 8, 2017
Column: Cold war relic, present-day threat
WASHINGTON — You can kick the can down the road, but when Kim Jong Un announces, as he did last Sunday, that “we have reached the final stage in preparations to test-launch an intercontinental ballistic rocket,” you are reaching the end of that road.
January 8, 2017 - 10:30pm
Column: The farewell message Obama wishes he could give
WASHINGTON -- In the new Disney animated film "Moana," the once mighty but now fallen demigod Maui, in the voice of Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, sings about his earlier triumphs in hopes of earning admiration: What can I say except you're welcome For the tides, the sun, the sky?...
January 8, 2017 - 10:28pm
January 6, 2017
Column: Let’s resolve to fix America’s broken conversation
SAN DIEGO — This year, I’m making a different type of resolution, and I hope my fellow Americans will join me in it. It’s less about the steps I have to take for a better life, and more about the changes we all need to make for a better society.
January 6, 2017 - 10:01pm
January 5, 2017
Column: In new year, I’ll put Minnesota first
WASHINGTON — In the wake of last year’s dramatic and surprising presidential election, there’s a lot of uncertainty about what the new year will bring.
January 5, 2017 - 10:57pm
Column: A transition of contradictions
WASHINGTON -- Three weeks ago, Trump campaign manager Kellyanne Conway sat on stage in a hotel ballroom in Washington and praised President Obama's handling of the transition. "I was always raised to respect the office of the presidency and its current occupant, and I think that...
January 5, 2017 - 10:56pm
January 3, 2017
Column: What 2017 holds for Minnesota
By Paul Austin, Conservation Minnesota MINNEAPOLIS — As we start a new year, there is a lot of focus on how divided our society is and how difficult it can be for the gears of government to turn with such seemingly deep partisan division. And on many issues, this may be reality....
January 3, 2017 - 10:55pm
Column: Good riddance, 2016
WASHINGTON — Viewing 2016 in retrospect — doing so is unpleasant, but less so than was living through it — the year resembles a china shop after a visit from an especially maladroit bull. Because a law says “the state of California may not sell or display the Battle Flag of...
January 3, 2017 - 10:53pm
January 2, 2017
Column: Obama’s final, most shameful, legacy moment
“When the chips are down, I have Israel’s back.” — Barack Obama, AIPAC conference, March 4, 2012
January 2, 2017 - 10:40pm
Column: A glimpse into Putin's soul
WASHINGTON -- "Spare us the kissy-face." It was June 2001 and I was covering President George W. Bush's trip to Slovenia, where he had just met Vladimir Putin for the first time. I and others were struck by Bush's praise for the Russian leader as "trustworthy." Said Bush: "I was...
January 2, 2017 - 10:38pm