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Worthington sees about four inches, far less than predicted
DNR seeks to increase license fees
WMS seeking volunteers to assist EL efforts
ALC students share their experiences with state representatives
Black History Month celebration is on Sunday
Wrestling: MW's Lamont Cannon two-time All-American
High school sports roundup: Red Rock Central tops Fulda
Wrestling: Eight Trojans advance to Section 3AA semifinals
Les Knutson: From Granite Falls to New Richland watching high school basketball
Gymnastics: Trojans compete at third-consecutive state gymnastics meet
Column: Plenty of art activities in District 518 classrooms
Column: At CPAC, conservatism betrayed
Wishing loved one could let go of life should not bring guilty feelings
As Others See It: Kill Legislature’s secret-meeting exemption
Column: Enemies of the American people?
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
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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
Weather delaying newspaper delivery
February 22, 2017
Minnesota congressman pressed about Trump at spirited but mostly civil town hall forum
SARTELL, Minn. — At the 14 town-hall forums Rep. Tom Emmer held in the last two years, an average of 40 to 50 people showed up to get the...
February 22, 2017 - 11:07pm
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
December 28, 2016
Klobuchar, McCain, Graham warn Russia during trip to area
RIGA, Latvia -- Russia will pay the price for meddling in the American election, a trio of U.S. senators warned Wednesday, Dec. 28, while visiting countries on the country's western border."We have all agreed to be pretty aggressive about an end to this Russian aggression," Sen. Amy...
December 28, 2016 - 9:34pm
December 12, 2016
In farewell, John Kline cuts loose — a little — on Donald Trump, Congress and what’s next
ST. PAUL -- Over coffee and a rather hefty breakfast in downtown St. Paul, outgoing U.S. Rep. John Kline on Monday morning let loose — within limits — on Congress, Donald Trump and what will come next. After more than two decades in the Marine Corps and seven terms representing...
December 12, 2016 - 9:09pm
Emmer says voters sent a message, not a Republican, to White House
WASHINGTON -- There was a time when few prominent Minnesotans wanted to be associated with Donald Trump, before he almost became the first Republican presidential candidate to carry Minnesota in 40 years.U.S. Rep. Tom Emmer is an exception in the state where Republicans gave Trump...
December 12, 2016 - 8:47pm
December 11, 2016
News report: Heitkamp is Trump’s top choice for Agriculture secretary
FARGO — U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp is President-elect Donald Trump's No. 1 choice for Agriculture secretary, POLITICO reported Saturday, Dec. 10, citing sources close to the transition team. Heitkamp, who’s in her first term, serves on the Senate Agriculture Committee and is one...
December 11, 2016 - 8:42pm
December 2, 2016
Capital Chatter: Most agree on stadium suites dispute, no families
ST. PAUL -- Agreement is at hand, it would appear, about a flare-up over a state agency's officials taking family members and others to watch Minnesota Vikings games for free. The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority, which oversees U.S. Bank Stadium, has control of two luxury suites...
December 2, 2016 - 8:42pm
November 9, 2016
Nolan-Mills U.S. House race tight
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's northeast quadrant attracted attention from national politicians as Democratic U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan struggled to keep his U.S. House seat as Republican Stewart Mills challenged him for the second straight election, and another one that appeared likely to do...
November 9, 2016 - 1:26am
October 24, 2016
Minnesota District 7 candidates argue over ag, health care issues
A debate between Democrat Collin Peterson and Republican Dave Hughes, the two candidates for the U.S. House in Minnesota’s 7th congressional district, highlighted their differing stances on agriculture policy. The debate, hosted by Prairie Public and co-sponsored by AARP, is posted...
October 24, 2016 - 9:01pm
July 18, 2016
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 1, 2016
Capital Chatter: Farm groups back new GMO bill
ST. PAUL -- Farm organizations are happy that the U.S. Senate may be about to pass a bill taking away states' rights to demand that food labels tell consumers if the item has been genetically modified. A bill could be in front of senators as soon as they return from the July 4 holiday...
July 1, 2016 - 9:21pm
November 17, 2015
Column: It’s time to fix rip-offs on prescription drugs
Q: What can Congress do to address the high prices for prescription medicines? A: There’s no doubt that the price of prescription medicines is a big concern for Iowans. This issue comes up repeatedly at my town meetings. It’s not only a pocketbook issue that squeezes household...
November 17, 2015 - 9:04pm
September 15, 2015
Congress about to fail on budget, but highway funding may yet pass
If it is September, then elected officials in Washington must be talking about short-term budget fixes. In what has become commonplace, Congress will not approve a full budget by the time the fiscal year ends Sept. 30, but lawmakers representing the Upper Midwest are optimistic...
September 15, 2015 - 8:59pm
August 31, 2015
Rep. Schomacker urges Congress to expand telemedicine access to medicare patients
ST. PAUL — District 22A Rep. Joe Schomacker, R-Luverne, who chairs the Minnesota House Aging and Long Term Care Policy Committee, has co-authored a letter calling on Minnesota’s congressional delegation to support allowing a Medicare reimbursement extension to cover telemedicine...
August 31, 2015 - 9:10pm
July 19, 2015
Local members of Congress concerned, cautious with Iran nuclear deal
FARGO — Congressional delegates from North Dakota and Minnesota had mixed reactions to a proposed nuclear deal with Iran. Here are excerpts of statements they released: Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn. Franken said he would review the deal closely in the days to come. “Obviously,...
July 19, 2015 - 8:12pm