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Three Minnesota West students make All-Minnesota Academic Team
Name ideas sought for District 518 facility
U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., ranks first in a study on bipartisan legislation
WHS prom set for Saturday
MPCA completes first quarter enforcement cases
Track and field: Trojans gain several firsts at St. James
The Drill: Luverne trackster Jadyn Anderson maintains optimism
Tuesday roundup: R-T-R dumps Adrian; Luverne moves to 4-0
Boys tennis: Trojans laser sharp against BEA
HL-O, Fulda pairing increasing opportunities
New Mall of America movie theater to offer food options
Worthington retailers jump into internet sales tax debate
Big farm insolvency plays out in state court
Lange’s Cafe ends 24-hour service after 62 years
Bingham Lake family business up for sale after 89 years
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Letter: Time to get tough on confinement buildings
Letter: Historical society thankful for support at meeting
1963 Impala was beautiful, but it fell apart
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Letter: Looking out for farmers' best interests
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Wild Mushroom Crostini recipe can be tailored to occasion
When it comes to wine, what are tannins?
STDs rising in Minnesota
COMMENTARY: Why we won't take a break from learning
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City of Worthington planning commission notice of public hearing
Data: Nov. 27, 2017
July 13, 2016
Column: Obama's journey from hope to hard reality
WASHINGTON -- Behold the reluctant warrior. Five years and two weeks ago, President Obama addressed the nation about the end of the war in Afghanistan. There would be no more Americans in combat in Afghanistan in 2014, he said, vowing to match what he'd already accomplished in Iraq....
July 13, 2016 - 9:27pm
July 10, 2016
Column: Republican attacks on Comey undermine the rule of law
WASHINGTON -- Republicans summoned FBI Director James Comey to Capitol Hill on Thursday to question him about his determination that Hillary Clinton did not break the law with her use of a private email server. They termed it an "emergency" hearing, and their questions were correspondingly...
July 10, 2016 - 8:51pm
July 4, 2016
Column: Benghazi conspiracy theorists turn on Trey Gowdy
WASHINGTON -- Et tu, Trey? A day after the House Benghazi committee released a final report that left Hillary Clinton relatively unscathed, conservative activists -- the conspiracy-minded ones who pressured House leaders to appoint the committee in the first place -- rounded on...
July 4, 2016 - 3:30pm
June 30, 2016
Two years, $7 million, no smoking gun
WASHINGTON -- The House Select Committee on Benghazi released its long-awaited findings Tuesday and concluded that ... well, it looks as though they're going to have to empanel another select committee to iron out the dueling conclusions reached by various members of the committee....
June 30, 2016 - 4:48pm
June 28, 2016
Column: Anthony Kennedy restores a liberal Supreme Court
WASHINGTON -- They celebrated outside the Supreme Court after Monday's surprise decision reaffirming abortion rights. They danced to Michael Jackson ("I want to love you ..."), as they had earlier to the Spice Girls and to Harry Belafonte's "Jump in the Line." In the front row,...
June 28, 2016 - 5:24pm
June 26, 2016
Column: For Trump, fringe conspiracies take center stage
WASHINGTON -- Nobody brings the crazy quite like The Donald. For years, the conspiracy-minded have been trying to prove that Hillary Clinton gave "stand-down" orders blocking the military from helping ambassador Chris Stevens and other U.S. personnel in Benghazi the night of the...
June 26, 2016 - 9:47pm
June 23, 2016
Column: Trump's Potemkin village
WASHINGTON -- Not long ago, Donald Trump set a $1 billion fundraising goal for his presidential battle against Hillary Clinton. Now he says there's "no reason" to raise that much, and his operatives fear they will struggle to raise even $300 million. He brought in only $3.1 million...
June 23, 2016 - 5:48pm
June 16, 2016
Column: The right response to Donald Trump? A media blackout
WASHINGTON — Donald Trump’s ban of Washington Post journalists has left other news outlets with a stark choice: your ratings or your responsibility as journalists in a free society? Trump’s announcement that he is barring Post journalists from his events follows similar bans...
June 16, 2016 - 11:46am
June 7, 2016
Column: Shocking! Trump remains Trump
WASHINGTON — Donald Trump needed validation. At a rally Friday, Trump was discussing racial violence at his events and the perception that nonwhite people are against him, when he singled out a black man in the crowd. “Look at my African-American over here,” Trump said, pointing....
June 7, 2016 - 9:41pm
June 5, 2016
Column: Trump's philanthropy falls short
WASHINGTON — The whole thing began with Donald Trump portraying himself as a philanthropist and promising to donate proceeds to charity. But the promised charitable contributions weren’t made. The veterans fundraiser? Well, yes. But it turns out Trump did much the same thing with...
June 5, 2016 - 8:55pm
June 3, 2016
Column: 'Hunkered Hillary' generates smoke, even when there's no fire
WASHINGTON — The report on Hillary Clinton’s email by the State Department’s inspector general last month was devastating — not because of how she handled email but because of how she handled investigators.
June 3, 2016 - 9:20pm
June 1, 2016
Column: A one-man Lloyd's of London
WASHINGTON — Donald Trump makes more guarantees than a used-car salesman. I guarantee you. He guarantees Mexico will pay for the border wall. “I’ll get Mexico to pay for it one way or the other. I guarantee you that.” He guarantees that his still-secret tax returns are the...
June 1, 2016 - 4:31pm
May 27, 2016
Column: The GOP's lost hope for scandal
WASHINGTON — Everything Rep. Darrell Issa knows about impeachment he learned from Wikipedia. At Tuesday’s House Judiciary Committee hearing to consider the impeachment of Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen, Issa, the California Republican and dogged investigator...
May 27, 2016 - 12:50pm
May 25, 2016
Column: What are the tax tricks Trump's hiding?
WASHINGTON — A generation after Ronald Reagan denounced the “welfare queen,” the Grand Old Party is evidently on the verge of nominating its first welfare king. Four years ago last week, the party’s 2012 presidential nominee, Mitt Romney, famously wrote off the 47 percent...
May 25, 2016 - 8:28am
May 19, 2016
Column: How about lawmakers pass some laws?
WASHINGTON — In February, when Rep. David Jolly introduced his quixotic plan to ban members of Congress from soliciting campaign contributions, the Florida Republican had only six co-sponsors. Then, three weeks ago, “60 Minutes” did a sympathetic piece on Jolly’s idea, giving...
May 19, 2016 - 2:32pm