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Labor group urges support for Enbridge Line 3 project
Judge in Michigan blocks deportation of 100 Iraqis
Yellowstone grizzly bears to lose Endangered Species protection
Man charged in Michigan airport stabbing tried to buy a gun before attack
U.S. Tax Court judge, husband from Minnesota sent to prison for claiming 9 vacations as ‘business expenses’
Dreary day turns ugly for Twins in loss to White Sox
Sixers take guard Fultz with top pick of NBA Draft
UMD freshman-to-be Samberg moving up the NHL Draft board
UPDATE: Timberwolves acquire All-Star Butler from Bulls, give up LaVine, Dunn
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World of Wine: An introduction to the world of sherry wine
Keillor: Dreadful things are afoot
The Lost Italian: Asian noodle slaw is a healthy, fresh alternative to Chinese takeout
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Ryland Keith Roetman, Sr.
Donald J. Rutgers
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
Things your wedding server will never tell you
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Notice of informal probate of will of estate of Douglas Heeren
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ACLU released video showing excessive force by BRDTF agent
Minimum wage fight reignites in House
ST. PAUL — After a highly partisan and contentious debate last spring that resulted in raising Minnesota’s minimum wage, a Republican House...
February 23, 2015 - 9:48pm
February 19, 2015
Governor, lawmakers reach deal on commissioner pay raises
ST. PAUL — After weeks of fighting over salary raises Gov. Mark Dayton gave agency heads, he and lawmakers agreed to freeze salaries at 2014 levels through June 30 and strip governors of their ability to set salaries after July 2 of this year. That deal gives the DFL governor...
February 19, 2015 - 9:02pm
February 12, 2015
Capitol fireworks erupt as Senate seeks to suspend raises for Dayton’s commissioners
ST. PAUL — The weeks’ long controversy over pay raises Gov. Mark Dayton gave to his commissioners fractured relations between the DFL governor and the DFL Senate leader Thursday, which ended with Dayton exploding with anger. “To have a majority leader of the Senate come in...
February 12, 2015 - 9:14pm
January 23, 2015
Democrats say they helped Greater Minnesota
ST. PAUL — Minnesota House Democrats think they are getting a bum rap by Republicans who say that Greater Minnesota has been ignored in recent years. A move to treat Greater Minnesota right was the GOP focus for much of last fall’s House campaign and has intensified since then....
January 23, 2015 - 10:13pm
January 12, 2015
‘No choice’ but to raise taxes for transportation
ST. PAUL — There is no choice but to raise taxes to improve Minnesota’s transportation system, say state Senate Democrats. “I can’t think of another path ... without some increase in revenue,” Sen. Vicki Jenson, D-Owatonna, said Monday as she and colleagues introduced...
January 12, 2015 - 9:31pm
January 11, 2015
Transportation plans evolving
ST. PAUL — Transportation funding this legislative session is about as easy to navigate as a rural dirt road after a summer thunderstorm. It...
January 11, 2015 - 6:44pm
January 8, 2015
Senate DFL, House GOP show contrasting priorities
ST. PAUL — One theme prevails in lists of priorities released Thursday by Democrats who control the Minnesota Senate and Republicans who run...
January 8, 2015 - 7:48pm
November 5, 2014
GOP take control of Minnesota House
ST. PAUL — Victories in greater Minnesota on Tuesday delivered the state House back to GOP control. It was a lonely GOP victory in what otherwise was an election day dominated by Democrats in state races. Republicans picked up DFL seats in many rural areas, helping the GOP pick...
November 5, 2014 - 1:58am
Walz, Peterson headed back to D.C.
Rep. Tim Walz turned back a challenge from a tenacious opponent Tuesday, and the Mankato Democrat won a fifth two-year term representing Minnesota in the First District of the U.S House of Representatives. Walz, a former Mankato school teacher and retired command sergeant major...
November 5, 2014 - 1:55am
Hamilton, Schomacker re-elected
Both of the region’s races for Minnesota House turned out to be one-sided affairs Tuesday. In District 22B, Republican Rod Hamilton of Mountain Lake cruised to his sixth two-year term, recording the largest margin of victory of his electoral career. With 86 of 88 precincts counted,...
November 5, 2014 - 1:52am
November 2, 2014
McFadden praises Klobuchar, attacks Franken in final debate
ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s Republican U.S. Senate candidate held up Sen. Amy Klobuchar as a model senator in his final debate of the campaign. But...
November 2, 2014 - 9:15pm
October 30, 2014
DFL, GOP trade jabs over late-campaign mailings
ST. PAUL — It’s that time when campaigns get a little rough, as shown Thursday when Minnesota Democrats and Republicans criticized each other for mailing inaccurate and inappropriate literature in state House races. Democrats, led by House Speaker Paul Thissen, complained that...
October 30, 2014 - 8:41pm
October 28, 2014
Controlling the House
ST. PAUL — Republicans have been shut out of power in the Minnesota state Capitol for two years, and in next week’s elections are seeking...
October 28, 2014 - 7:59pm
October 19, 2014
A divided household
HASTINGS — It’s election season — prime time for political arguments to heat up. For more than one Hastings family, the battle between...
October 19, 2014 - 8:12pm
October 16, 2014
Johnson, Dayton trade jabs over jobs, insurance
ST. PAUL — With Election Day quickly approaching, Republican gubernatorial candidate Jeff Johnson and DFL Gov. Mark Dayton exchanged verbal jabs Thursday over health insurance rates and the state’s falling unemployment rate. A day after Preferred One, the top-selling insurer...
October 16, 2014 - 9:13pm