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Minnesotans sign up to vote in record numbers
Pro-referendum group makes presentation at council meeting
ND archaeologist: No burial sites destroyed by Dakota Access
Man pleads guilty to drug charge
Ex-police chief found guilty seven years later of kiling pregnant girlfriend
High school volleyball: Trojans fight back but can't seal win at Redwood Valley
Wolter: The mysterious Minnesota Vikings
Girls tennis: Trojans put up a fight in final home match
Girls soccer: Trojans fall to Willmar in the rain
College football: Slow start comes back to bite Bluejays
Column: In praise of good government geeks
Letter: We don't miss the bad bugs, but ...
Column: E15 an affordable, clean-burning option at the pump
Letter: WHS marching band something to take pride in
Letter: Be sure to attend NCHS book release event
Rory C. Burke
Kenneth R. Busch
Willa B. Muir
Douglas Ralph Geertsema
Truesdell is new pastor at American Reformed Church
Bosmas add barn quilt to their northwest Iowa property
Column: Shaking Up the Sanctuary
Looking Back: 1991 -- Perkins family receives conservation honor
Column: Robert Kennedy’s visit to city brought unprecedented excitement
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Bakker 50th anniversary
De Berg 80th birthday
Gerber 95th birthday
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Notice of Public Hearing
School Board Minutes for August
May 23, 2016
Special session? We’ll see
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Legislature has built a reputation for chaotic endings, followed by a special session to pass what lawmakers left...
May 23, 2016 - 8:17pm
May 18, 2016
MN Legislature: ‘I don’t see transportation being in play’
ST. PAUL — Four days remain in the 2016 Minnesota legislative session and even those in charge do not seem to know how, or whether, they will finish major legislation dealing with transportation, taxes, budget and public works. Gov. Mark Dayton hosted House Speaker Kurt Daudt and...
May 18, 2016 - 9:20pm
May 13, 2016
Minnesota leaders react to Obama’s transgender restroom ruling
ST. PAUL — The Obama administration weighed in Friday on which bathrooms transgender people are allowed to use — a heated debate that has stretched from Mississippi to North Carolina to Minnesota. A letter sent to schools Friday from the U.S. Department of Education and the U.S....
May 13, 2016 - 9:25pm
May 9, 2016
Deal-making so far ‘constructive, not productive’
ST. PAUL — The annual Minnesota Capitol deal-making dance began on a rainy Monday afternoon in Gov. Mark Dayton’s Summit Avenue mansion. Inside the official residence, Dayton, Lt. Gov. Tina Smith, Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk, the deputy and assistant Senate majority leaders,...
May 9, 2016 - 8:53pm
April 7, 2016
State GOP seeks hold-the-line spending
ST. PAUL — Minnesota House Republicans want to keep the state’s $42 billion, two-year budget — passed last year — pretty much as is,...
April 7, 2016 - 9:45pm
March 16, 2016
As others see it: More needed from Daudt
There was no reason not to believe Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt who said he didn’t receive special treatment last year when credit card debt judgments against him were wiped off the books. He also said his personal financial problems are resolved and in his past. Still, there’s...
March 16, 2016 - 9:45pm
March 15, 2016
Speaker predicts Iron Range unemployment vote this week
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota House speaker says he thinks an Iron Range unemployment insurance extension could land on the governor’s desk this...
March 15, 2016 - 10:00pm
March 8, 2016
Speaker dealt with credit card lawsuits
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota House speaker likes to talk about the state living within its means, but he struggled to do that in recent years....
March 8, 2016 - 7:58pm
House speaker Daudt faced credit card lawsuits
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt faced three lawsuits in the past year over credit card charges. Minnesota Public Radio reported on the first day of the 2016 legislative session Tuesday that he also incurred penalties for not paying 2015 property taxes on the Isanti...
March 8, 2016 - 10:37am
February 25, 2016
Dayton, Daudt argue over business tax report
ST. PAUL — A heated exchange between Gov. Mark Dayton and House Speaker Kurt Daudt on Thursday may have yielded a preview of what to expect...
February 25, 2016 - 8:22pm
February 2, 2016
Leaders blame each other over special session failure
ST. PAUL — A special legislative session will not happen this month, leaving Minnesota Iron Rangers wondering about unemployment benefits, travelers wondering about state identification cards and blacks wondering if the state will help them catch up to whites financially. “It...
February 2, 2016 - 2:45pm
February 1, 2016
Special session hopes dim even more
ST. PAUL — With a letter Monday afternoon, the 27-member Minnesota Senate Republican caucus dimmed hopes of a special session to near darkness. “I will not,” Senate Minority Leader David Hann, R-Eden Prairie, wrote, “sign any pre-session letter or agreement.” DFL Gov. Mark...
February 1, 2016 - 9:26pm
January 6, 2016
Dayton, Daudt not as far apart as word would indicate
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton and House Speaker Kurt Daudt exchanged fireballs Wednesday over a special legislative session, or lack...
January 6, 2016 - 9:34pm
December 17, 2015
Minnesota miners, blacks, travelers await special session decision
ST. PAUL — About 600 Minnesota Iron Range workers will not know until after the holidays if their unemployment benefits will be extended. Black...
December 17, 2015 - 8:36pm
June 10, 2015
Dayton wants Friday special session
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Legislature appears set to finish passing the state budget Friday, but there is less certainty than in many past special...
June 10, 2015 - 8:36pm