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Vehicle at the bottom of the lake? Minn. dive team explains process
Ghost bikes commemorate victims of bicycle crashes in Minn.
How Minn. is trying to get out of the DMV software mess
Turnouts strong for women's marches across ND, Minn.
DL's Leonard Thielen - Adam Thielen's grandpa - recounts his days as an ice harvester
Warmer temps offer more time outdoors
Interest in Fat-bike riding growing in Minnesota
Lowry scores 40, but Raptors fall to Timberwolves
Wild cruise to 5-2 win over Lightning
Sweet sweep for UMD: Bulldogs score three more power-play goals against North Dakota
Commentary: I will always miss my mom and dad
A February without a full moon
Column: Parents, school staff members share stories of school space issues
And now the rest of the story
Letter: Let lawmakers know that abortions must end
Glen Jerome Ruesch
Duane R. (Andy) Anderson
Dorothy Mae Landberg
From remodel to reclamation: Couple learns as they go with first flip
Duluth flight instructor passes on her love of the sky
How to care for amaryllis after flowering
'Minneapolis Miracle' speaks hope in despair
Long-lived houseplants often become heirlooms
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Leola Weets and Leila Janssen 85th birthdays
Roos 70th anniversary
Jacobsma 90th birthday
Birth: Paul Lucas Waldner
Kenyon 90th birthday
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
City of Worthington planning commission notice of public hearing
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January 1, 2018
Report: N.D., Minn. farmers vulnerable to Cuba policies
GRAND FORKS — North Dakota and Minnesota are two of the top states in the U.S. to be hurt — or helped — by the openness of...
January 1, 2018 - 5:50am
August 4, 2017
Capitol Chatter: Lights, cameras, silence (from politicians)
REDWOOD FALLS, Minn.—They do not often bring in television lights for a Farmfest forum. But that is not the only unusual thing about a...
August 4, 2017 - 4:03pm
June 22, 2017
Minnesotans in Cuba: Obstacles preventing trade
ST. PAUL — A Minnesota trade delegation in Cuba says the country is hungry for American farm products, but obstacles must be overcome first....
June 22, 2017 - 5:11pm
January 3, 2017
Former refugee musician, Christian speaker coming to Baxter
BAXTER, Minn. — Jaime Jorge displays both the Cuban-American and Christian parts of identity with fervor. He plays the violin at concerts across America and the world, bringing his story and God’s word to people of many different nations through the wordless language of music....
January 3, 2017 - 8:58pm
March 28, 2016
Cuba’s Fidel Castro knocks sweet-talking Obama after ‘honey-coated’ visit
HAVANA — Retired leader Fidel Castro accused U.S. President Barack Obama of sweet-talking the Cuban people during his visit to the island last...
March 28, 2016 - 4:05pm
March 22, 2016
Obama urges political, economic change in speech to Cubans
HAVANA — U.S. President Barack Obama challenged Cuba’s Communist government with an impassioned call for democratic and economic change Tuesday,...
March 22, 2016 - 2:50pm
March 21, 2016
Obama, Castro spar on human rights during historic Cuba visit
HAVANA — U.S. President Barack Obama pushed Cuba to improve its record on human rights and sparred with President Raul Castro during a historic...
March 21, 2016 - 4:37pm
March 4, 2016
Minnesota ag commissioner hopeful for more trade with Cuba
WILLMAR — When Minnesota Commissioner of Agriculture Dave Frederickson visited Cuba he had to put his past beliefs about the country behind...
March 4, 2016 - 9:55pm
August 16, 2015
‘Just the first step’: Klobuchar sees reopening Cuban embassy as the beginning
MINNEAPOLIS -- Check another item off the to-do list to expand relations with Cuba, one Minnesota senator says. U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar was on hand this week to see the Stars and Stripes once again fly over an American embassy in Havana, and she called the reopening of the embassy...
August 16, 2015 - 8:55pm
July 20, 2015
Tour offers firsthand look at Cuba
CUBA — Doyle Lentz has traveled overseas before to promote barley and other U.S. feed grains. But until this summer, he’d never been to Cuba. “You can set your watch back 56 years. It’s still like 1959 there,” he says of the island nation with which he and other U.S....
July 20, 2015 - 8:33pm
April 23, 2015
Legislature considers smörgåsbord, from sprinklers to broadband
ST. PAUL — Broadband expansion would be funded, but at a lower level than supporters want. Industrial hemp would be allowed on a limited basis, but not for general cropping. Stricter wild rice water pollution regulations would be deferred. Large homes would not be required to include...
April 23, 2015 - 7:37pm
Summit participants say Cuba trade ban hurtful
ST. PAUL — A “farmer” who plants seeds that don’t grow in the same way for years is “probably not a farmer,” Cargill Inc. Vice President...
February 23, 2015 - 9:07pm
February 20, 2015
Minnesota has stake in Cuba trade debate
ST. PAUL — American politicians placed a trade embargo on Cuba 53 years ago this month and only politicians can remove it, something being...
February 20, 2015 - 9:54pm
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 17, 2014
U.S., Cuba to restore ties
WASHINGTON — The renewal of full diplomatic relations between the United States and Cuba could be the start of a long thaw in decades of animosity, but the path is full of obstacles, not least the U.S. sanctions on the Communist-run island. The embargo is enshrined in law, most...
December 17, 2014 - 8:49pm