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Fun fun fun at Westbrook Fun Days
Professional dancers lead intensive instruction at Dance Academy
Hyvari takes helm at Habitat for Humanity
Amateur baseball: Henning, Cubs clip Lakefield
Legion baseball: Hurley shines for Post 5
Amateur baseball: Cubs baseball: 'It was all good'
Prep softball: Sheldon edges S-O
VFW baseball: Worthington takes two from Marshall
Column: For Trump, fringe conspiracies take center stage
Column: For the GOP, a pickle of a platform
Column: The braggart with the ducktail who would be president
As others see it: Legislature special session now unlikely
Edward G. Lenz
Doris H. Ebert
How does your garden grow? Williams property one of four on upcoming tour
Column: June 28, 1876 -- Circus in town, complaints ensue
Looking Back: 1966 -- Construction aplenty taking place in Worthington
Heart of St. Kilian: 129-year-old parish goes to oratory status
Column: People are always talking about other people here
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Puhl 80th birthday
Isder 85th birthday
Alberts 97th birthday
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February 23, 2016
'More eyes than normal will be on Minnesota' on Super Tuesday
ST. PAUL — Presidential candidates have given Minnesota a bit more love than usual this year as the state conducts its precinct caucuses on a day when more presidential nomination delegates will be picked than any other. It is a day that could make or break a campaign. As part of...
February 23, 2016 - 9:26pm
January 4, 2016
New gun control measures are legal, could save lives, Obama says: Republicans call misuse of power
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama said Monday his new executive actions to tighten gun rules were “well within” his legal authority and...
January 4, 2016 - 8:52pm
December 13, 2015
Clinton, Cruz to visit Minnesota this week
MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota’s parade of presidential candidates will start in earnest this week. Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton will visit Minnesota on Tuesday to discuss homegrown terrorism and hold a fundraiser, featuring Prairie Home Companion’s Garrison Keillor. On...
December 13, 2015 - 8:14pm
February 15, 2015
Column: FEC hearing a farce by any other name
WASHINGTON — It was a noble idea, in theory. The Federal Election Commission undertook an unprecedented experiment in democracy on Wednesday: It held an open-microphone hearing and invited any and all members of the public to come in unannounced and make their opinions known to...
opinion / columns
February 15, 2015 - 9:20pm
February 2, 2015
Obama proposes $3.99 trillion budget
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama Monday proposed a $3.99 trillion budget that drew scorn from Republicans and set up battles over tax reform,...
February 2, 2015 - 8:34pm
January 29, 2015
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
January 5, 2015
Dayton urges ‘one Minnesota’
ST. PAUL — Uniting Minnesota is one of Gov. Mark Dayton’s goals as he begins his second, and final, term as the state’s chief executive. “What...
January 5, 2015 - 8:20pm
December 30, 2014
Dayton focuses on education and transportation, open to other ideas
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton plans to focus on education and transportation funding when the Minnesota Legislature opens next week, but said...
December 30, 2014 - 9:07pm
December 25, 2014
Higher Minnesota taxes? Take a guess
ST. PAUL — Let’s face it: What most Minnesotans want to know about the upcoming legislative session is whether lawmakers will raise their...
December 25, 2014 - 8:14pm
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
November 9, 2014
Seize the day, control the agenda
WASHINGTON — Memo to the GOP. You had a great night on Tuesday. But remember: You didn’t win it. The Democrats lost it. This is not to say that you didn’t show discipline in making the election a referendum on six years of Barack Obama. You exercised adult supervision over...
November 9, 2014 - 8:39pm
Can a divided Capitol still be productive?
ST. PAUL — The political lineup in St. Paul soon will look like Washington’s did for the past four years. In the nation’s capital, a Democratic president and Senate majority constantly fought with a Republican-controlled House, resulting in gridlock. After Tuesday’s election,...
November 9, 2014 - 8:25pm
November 5, 2014
Minnesota voters split their picks
ST. PAUL — Minnesota retains its reputation for being, well, unpredictable when it comes to elections. In Tuesday’s election, the state’s voters gave two Democratic former recount survivors relatively easy victories, but turned over control of the state House to Republicans....
November 5, 2014 - 8:32pm
Peterson looks forward to 13th term
DETROIT LAKES — After a campaign that saw outside groups spending millions of dollars in an effort to unseat him, newly re-elected Democratic Rep. Collin Peterson has one thing in his immediate plans: hunting. “I’m gonna go get away from politics for a little while,” Peterson...
November 5, 2014 - 8:22pm