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Safe exchange site established
Sioux Falls creates 820-acre industrial park
It’s summertime again in Sibley
More funds authorized to clean up railroad ties
Tuning up for the summer
Section 3A baseball: Rogers, Dragons shut down Windom Area
State boys team tennis: Luverne goes two and out
State softball: Dutchmen confident but respectful
Prep boys tennis: Johnson, Luverne ready to make noise at state
Iowa prep girls golf: Peters shoots 106 on Day 1 of state
Column: GOP is out of tune once again
Column: 2015 session offers example of need for legislative reform
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Letter: Special session represents ‘do-over’ for Greater Minnesota
Column: Class of 2015 -- live with purpose
Travis Lee Johnson
Bernard "Ben" Bradley
Ginger K. Rogers
Oh, honey! Bees + recipes = cookbook
Looking Back: 1990 -- Adrian schools chief retires after 22 years
Column: The star of the skyline, and an unlikely achievement
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Douglas 80th birthday
Sprik 85th birthday
Pierce 85th birthday
Rients 85th birthday
Alexander 90th birthday
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August 17, 2014
Column: A general’s farewell
WASHINGTON — I’ve observed many funerals over the last decade in Arlington National Cemetery’s Section 60, where war dead from Iraq and Afghanistan are buried. Last week I went for what, God willing, was the last. It was the burial of Harold Greene, shot to death in Afghanistan...
opinion / columns
August 17, 2014 - 9:26pm
May 4, 2014
Afghan boy relives terror of ‘bomb-like’ landslide
AAB BAREEK, Afghanistan (Reuters) — Six-year-old Abdul Maqsood stood outside his neighbor’s simple mud-brick home, staring aghast at the damage caused by a landslide that had slammed into his village in remote northeast Afghanistan. Then the rumbling started. Maqsood had no idea...
May 4, 2014 - 9:41pm
August 6, 2011
31 Americans, 7 Afghans killed in helicopter crash
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- A military helicopter was shot down in eastern Afghanistan, killing 31 U.S. special operation troops, most of them from the elite Navy SEALs unit that killed al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden, along with seven Afghan commandos. It was the deadliest single...
August 6, 2011 - 1:59pm
July 18, 2011
Petraeus hands over command in Afghanistan
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Gen. David Petraeus handed over command of the Afghan war to Marine Gen. John Allen on Monday as the U.S. and its international partners prepare to withdraw over the next few years. Petraeus, widely credited with turning the tide in Iraq, left to take...
July 18, 2011 - 12:53pm
February 7, 2011
Woodworking in a war zone
KABUL, Afghanistan -- A Brewster native serving at Camp Eggers in Kabul, Afghanistan, has been honored as Warrior of the Week for making life...
February 7, 2011 - 9:02pm
February 26, 2010
Two men with Jackson ties to serve in National Guard Agribusiness Team
JACKSON -- A pair of men with Jackson ties and backgrounds in agriculture will work together this summer -- in Afghanistan. Col. Craig Bargfrede, a Jackson native who now resides in Ankeny, Iowa, is the commander who will lead the Iowa National Guard Agribusiness Development Team...
February 26, 2010 - 12:00am
December 3, 2009
As others see it: Mission with purpose, but will it work?
President Barack Obama was forceful in his remarks Tuesday night to a West Point gathering and a national audience, but many questions remain...
opinion / editorials
December 3, 2009 - 12:00am
November 9, 2009
As others see it: Decision time now
As he continues to stretch out the timetable on a decision about whether to escalate the U.S. commitment to the war in Afghanistan, President Barack Obama has asked for a province-by-province assessment of the tribal and other local leaders in that mountainous country. The ostensible...
opinion / editorials
November 9, 2009 - 12:00am
July 27, 2009
As others see it: Honor our fallen
Ed McMahon. Farrah Fawcett. Michael Jackson. Walter Cronkite. Daniel Drevnick. James Wertish. Carlos Wilcox. Ben Kopp. Thomas Gramith. Most Minnesotans probably recognize the first set of names -- famous Americans who have died this summer. But what about the second set? If you...
opinion / editorials
July 27, 2009 - 12:00am