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From the heart: Benefit is Sunday for family expecting baby with HLHS
Your tax dollars at work: A glimpse at what city, county and school officials are paid
Expert learning: Research updates for ag professionals
Waste or recycle: How will you use your phone book?
MW wrestling: Preuss 0-2 at Ridgewater Open
Prep roundup: Pipestone Area wins Big South Conference wrestling tournament; Three Trojans seniors place first
WHS hockey: Waseca sweeps hockey doubleheader in Worthington
MW basketball: Bluejays win, Lady Jays fall against MState-Fergus Falls
Boys basketball: Trojans turn up the heat in second half
Column: What happened to the honeymoon?
Column: Tillerson's foreign policy -- Russia first
Column: WCS giving boost to Feed My Starving Children
Column: Jan. 23-27 is Paraprofessionals Recognition Week
Column: The double standard in how journalists cover the news
Roger A. Voss
Eldon H. Pomerenke
Francis "Fritz" Fett
Herb chicken and mushrooms easy, elegant dinner favorite
A fast-food salad you’ll want to make at home
Column: Nose for news and all other noses once were pressed into these
Paulzines embrace adoption, finalize fourth in November
Disheveled Theologian: A 'd-icey' adventure
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Five generations: Ebeling family
Wachter 95th birthday
Data: Jan. 16, 2017
Public Notice of operating budge for 2017 fiscal year
Data: Jan. 14, 2017
Data: Jan. 13, 2017
Notice and order for hearing on petition for descent of property of Judy L. Anderson
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
May 12, 2015
Heitkamp co-sponsors bill to lift ban on U.S. crude oil exports
WASHINGTON — U.S. Sens. Heidi Heitkamp, D.-N.D., and Republican Lisa Murkowski of Alaska plan to introduce a bipartisan bill today to lift...
May 12, 2015 - 8:33pm