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Dayton offers $41 billion budget
Winterfest Medallion has been found
Counting the lives lost to intimate violence
A gathering of ‘deer’ friends
Traffic stop leads to drug bust
NFL-Patriots' Brady has a cold, expects to be fit for Super Bowl
Former NFL players who started football young at more risk of memory problems -study
Brady might be best quarterback of Super Bowl era
NFL investigators reach out to Columbia physics department
Mercurial Lynch accepted in Seattle - Part 1
Column: The White House game of drones
Column: The sacrifice of Sarah Palin
Column: The sacrifice of Sarah Palin
Editorial: Time for WinterFest
Letter: Paraprofessionals are valuable in our schools
Judy & Bruce Schmidt
Dennis Palmer Luitjens
Allan (Al) Altnow
Raymond E. Barrett
Religion briefs: Jan. 29
Looking Back: 1940 -- Nobles County ranks among top flax producers in Minnesota
Looking Back: 1940 - Steamed turned into blades of new turbine at Worthington power plant
Column: On a mild, windy January day, some storm stories
Revving for retirement: Ricker leaves full-time ministry after almost 20 years at First Lutheran
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Ruesch 80th birthday
Altman 80th birthday
Hitzemann 85th birthday
Spessard 90th birthday
Hallstrom 99th birthday
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Special School Board Meeting January
March 7, 2009
Brief: Byrne grants awarded in region
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- U.S.
March 7, 2009 - 12:00am
February 17, 2009
Sons fight for safer food
ST. PAUL -- Jeff Almer wants his mother's death to mean something. Shirley Almer of Perham died Dec. 21 from salmonella poisoning blamed on contaminated peanut butter. It was the first of at least nine U.S. deaths, including three in Minnesota, attributed to the deadly organism...
February 17, 2009 - 12:00am
December 12, 2008
TV, radio get digital conversion cash
Minnesota's public broadcasters will get funds to help convert to digital transmissions. A $792,000 Corporation for Public Broadcasting grant is the country's second largest, said Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., who has worried that many Minnesotans will be left out of next year's digital...
December 12, 2008 - 11:00am
November 24, 2008
Senators: Ag investment vital
BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. -- Any new economic stimulus must include rural America, both of Minnesota's U.S. senators told a farm group here Friday night. Sens. Norm Coleman, a Republican, and Amy Klobuchar, a Democrat, said investments need to be made in rural communities that will continue...
November 24, 2008 - 6:00pm
More protection needed against 'silent killer'
WASHINGTON -- Cheryl Burt of Rochester will never forget the night almost 13 years ago when the furnace malfunctioned while her family slept in their new home near St. Cloud. Cheryl, her husband and their five-year-old son suffered severe carbon monoxide poisoning. But their 16-month-old...
November 24, 2008 - 12:00am
November 18, 2008
Minnesotans concerned about bailout
ST. PAUL - Minnesota politicians want guarantees that any federal money spent to bail out a troubled automobile industry be used wisely. For U.S. Sen. Norm Colman, R-Minn., the key is that whatever money is given to the industry, automakers must be accountable. "I have a strong...
November 18, 2008 - 10:00am
October 29, 2008
Candidates get help on campaign trail
INVER GROVE HEIGHTS -- The guest was just as popular as the candidate when Sen. Norm Coleman and Gov. Tim Pawlenty walked into the restaurant. Minnesota's two top Republicans worked the dining room, greeting supporters, signing autographs and chatting up school children. But the...
October 29, 2008 - 12:00am
August 28, 2008
Brief: Farm Bill roundtables today
WINDOM -- Representatives from the offices of Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Rep. Tim Walz will be in southwest Minnesota today to meet with the public regarding implementation of the new Farm Bill. There will be a meeting at noon today at the Happy Chef, 745 Second Ave. N., Windom; and...
August 28, 2008 - 12:00am
August 26, 2008
Klobuchar: Obama led on ethics
ST. PAUL -- Amy Klobuchar had barely pulled out of her driveway en route to Washington, before taking her U.S. Senate position nearly two years...
news / politics
August 26, 2008 - 12:00am
May 22, 2008
Editorial: Bush's veto should be overridden
As expected, President Bush vetoed the Farm Bill on Wednesday, an effort that effectively repudiated years worth of work for legislators in both the Democratic and Republican parties -- work that ultimately resulted in overwhelming support for the bill in both the House and Senate. Fortunately,...
May 22, 2008 - 12:00am