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Minn. counties prepare for the worst over tax mistake that could cost them millions
Philando Castile's family reaches $3 million settlement
After 65 years, a walk-up DQ closes in St. Paul
An Okla. doctor prescribed so many painkillers, she's been charged with murdering her patients, authorities say
Agri-Pulse: Rural America and the need for speed
Lynx rally past winless Stars
Spieth holes bunker shot to win Travelers in playoff
Youth soccer: Worthington U17 boys win Bursville FireCup tournament
When will Hughes, Pressly rearrive to fortify bullpen?
Ryu wins NW Arkansas Championship
Forget multi-tasking. Here's how to monotask like a boss
Column: How can we lift the tension between law enforcement and motorists of color?
Faith Conversations: Wife moving forward after sudden death ministry partner
Column: 4-H speaking inspires, prompts memories of grandfather
Why do squirrels strip tree bark?
Donald H. Brockberg
Marie H. Muck
Column: Slip away to a luxury weekend at your Hotel Thompson
Disheveled Theologian: Treasure hunting
Looking Back: 1967 -- 1923 WHS graduate speaks at 100th Carleton commencement
Column: What became of those magic pills that cut fuel costs in half?
WHS 70th reunion
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Munns 70th anniversary
Hoefker 60th anniversary
Abrahamson 50th anniversary
Luitjens 25th anniversary
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Regular School Board Meeting Minutes May 2017
Nobles County Public Works Facility reroof proposals
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Philando Castile's family reaches $3 million settlement
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
March 22, 2015
New agreement could ease border congestion
GRAND FORKS, N.D. — A new agreement between the U.S. and Canada is being billed as a way to ease congestion and speed up border crossings. The preclearance agreement would allow U.S. officials to conduct inspections on Canadian soil and vice versa before allowing people or goods...
March 22, 2015 - 7:55pm
March 18, 2015
Lawmaker immunity challenged again
ST. PAUL — Police need to know they can arrest state lawmakers, supporters of clarifying legislation say. “It is not necessarily clear to law enforcement, lawmakers or the general public,” Rep. Ryan Winkler, D-Golden Valley, on Wednesday told a Minnesota House committee about...
March 18, 2015 - 8:40pm
March 3, 2015
Netanyahu’s speech to Congress over impending Iran deal draws rebuke from Obama
WASHINGTON — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned the United States Tuesday that it was negotiating a bad deal with Iran that could...
March 3, 2015 - 9:34pm
February 12, 2015
Editorial: Support Simonson for regents’ board
For more than 20 years, a Mayo/Rochester representative has had the Congressional District 1 position on the University of Minnesota Board of Regents. Quite simply, we think it’s time that changed. Dr. Randy Simonson, CEO of Grasix Animal Health in Worthington, is a finalist for...
February 12, 2015 - 9:30pm
February 11, 2015
War on the horizon?
WASHINGTON — U.S. President Barack Obama Wednesday sent Congress his long-awaited formal request to authorize military force against Islamic...
February 11, 2015 - 9:05pm
January 29, 2015
Flood relief bill passes MN House
ST. PAUL — By a vote of 132 to 0, the Minnesota House approved legislation Thursday that will bring disaster relief funding to southwestern Minnesota communities that were devastated by heavy rains and flooding last June. Last session lawmakers set aside money for a special natural...
January 29, 2015 - 10:09pm
Democrats set high bar for supporting Obama on trade
PHILADELPHIA — Senior Democrats in the House of Representatives said Thursday they would insist President Barack Obama provide hard evidence that proposed free trade deals will boost median U.S. incomes, laying out tough terms to support his trade agenda. The demands, hours before...
January 29, 2015 - 8:47pm
January 20, 2015
State of the Union
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama challenged the Republican-led Congress Tuesday to break out of the “tired old patterns” of confrontational...
January 20, 2015 - 10:06pm
December 21, 2014
Michele Bachmann exiting Congress with plans undefined, ideology intact
STILLWATER — She’ll live in Minnesota but will give speeches around the country and write a nationally syndicated column. She’ll advocate...
December 21, 2014 - 8:50pm
December 14, 2014
Senate passes spending bill
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate Saturday passed a $1.1 trillion spending bill that lifts the threat of a government shutdown as Congress attempts to wrap up a two-year legislative session marked by bitter partisanship and few major accomplishments. The Senate’s 56-40 vote sends...
December 14, 2014 - 8:41pm