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Joel Krekelberg busy as trainer, appraiser, quilter
Trump ally Stone offers to testify in Russian meddling probe
Russian police detain opposition leader, dozens of protesters
America Voss helping JBS employees develop healthier lifestyles
Republican Meadows: Tax plan does not have to be revenue neutral
Kinglets can brighten a March day
Dokken: Having a blast with a fishing partner from the past
Cook: Late-ice lake trout prove cooperative
UMD's Toninato and Iafallo erase painful memory at Scheels Arena
Notre Dame upsets Gophers
Swift: Hairstyling technique not all it is wrapped up to be
'Bright sadness' describes Lenten journey at Fargo church
Planning the spring garden calendar
Fielding Questions: Rabbit damage can ruin evergreens
Phillips: Everything changes when kindness enters the room
Sylvester "Sy" Lonneman
Benjamin Bruce Raudenbush
Harlan D. Harthun
William J. Wintz
Column: Your not-average people have great things going for them
Remarkable recovery: A combined 14 surgeries later, Bart and Sherry DeBoer share tale of crash with suspected drunk driver
Disheveled Theologian: Forsaken -- A few thoughts during Lent, week 4
Looking Back: 1992 -- Proposed hospital expansion plan advances
Cleaning up for colon health: Timmerman plays it safe
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Ostrem 80th birthday
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Wagley 100th birthday
Johnson 90th birthday
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March 3, 2017
Capitol Chatter: Franken question leads to Sessions' spotlight
ST. PAUL—U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions' Russia problems became big news the past few days thanks to Sen. Al Franken. The Minnesota...
March 3, 2017 - 6:00pm
Officials say eBay not answer for voting machines
ST. PAUL — Minnesota's local government officials say searching the eBay online auction site for voting machine parts is not the best way...
March 3, 2017 - 2:57pm
February 8, 2017
GOP eyes Minn. 8th District House seat
DULUTH — For some people, it's never early enough for the next election cycle. "I don't think it's too soon," said Justin Perpich, chair...
February 8, 2017 - 7:28pm
November 29, 2016
Letter: Thanks to all for help with elections
By Beth Van Hove, Nobles County Auditor-Treasurer As we wrap up the 2016 election season, I would like to thank all of those employed by Nobles County who helped with the election process in some way — from the maintenance staff who helped us move election equipment to those who...
November 29, 2016 - 10:40pm
November 7, 2016
Pence rallies Republicans at Duluth airport
DULUTH, Minn. -- Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence rallied supporters at the Duluth International Airport on Monday to turn out the vote for his boss on Election Day, and then implored party regulars who might have wavered to “come home” to the party’s ticket and...
November 7, 2016 - 8:37pm
November 6, 2016
Pence’s visit to Duluth shows campaign’s changing view of odds in Minnesota
DULUTH -- Monday morning, just one day after Donald Trump made his first public campaign appearance in Minnesota, his running mate, Gov. Mike Pence, will arrive in Duluth to stump for the Republican presidential ticket as well. Andy Post, Minnesota communications director for the...
November 6, 2016 - 8:41pm
Franken, Larson stump for Clinton at UMD
DULUTH -- U.S. Sen. Al Franken isn’t taking anything for granted heading into the home stretch of the election, even though Richard Nixon was the last Republican presidential candidate to carry Minnesota in 1972. During a campaign stop at the University of Minnesota-Duluth’s Kirby...
November 6, 2016 - 8:39pm
October 27, 2016
Biden set to speak at Duluth college Friday
DULUTH -- Vice President Joe Biden is scheduled to speak in Duluth Friday, Oct. 28, at an event aimed to rally northeast Minnesota residents to support U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan, presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and other Democratic candidates at the polls on Election Day. It’s...
October 27, 2016 - 7:54pm
October 4, 2016
Northern Minnesota mine workers steaming over Trump’s use of Chinese steel in casinos
DULUTH, Minn. -- Reaction was quick and fierce Tuesday to published reports that Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump used cheaper Chinese steel rather than steel made in the U.S. to build recent casinos and hotels. Officials of the United Steelworkers of America, whose members...
October 4, 2016 - 9:10pm
September 27, 2016
Governor woos DFL votes
DULUTH, Minn. -- Predictably toeing a DFL party line, Gov. Mark Dayton sought to sway voters — at both at the presidential and state levels — during a Tuesday morning appearance at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center, where he delivered the keynote address at the Minnesota...
September 27, 2016 - 7:45pm
September 15, 2016
As Others See It: Elections have consequences for children
Children cannot vote. They do not contribute big bucks to political campaigns. They are not represented by high-profile lobbying organizations. There is no AARP for the under-18 crowd in this country. Yet kids may have more at stake than adults in state and federal elections. They...
September 15, 2016 - 9:43pm
March 7, 2016
Township annual meetings, elections tonight
WORTHINGTON — Tonight is election and annual meeting night for townships across Nobles County. Polls will be open from 5 to 8 p.m. tonight, unless otherwise noted in the schedule. Voters will elect one supervisor for a three-year term and one clerk for a two-year term. Townships,...
March 7, 2016 - 8:26pm
October 15, 2015
New law no longer allows appointments for school board unexpired terms
WILLMAR — Minnesota school districts are facing special elections to fill vacancies on their boards, thanks to a new state law. It’ll be happening soon in Willmar as school board member Mike Carlson announced that he will resign at the end of October, as he is moving out of...
October 15, 2015 - 10:11pm
February 26, 2015
Elections take spotlight at Minnesota Capitol
ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s elected officials are looking at election changes. On Thursday alone, lawmakers considered bills to change the primary election date, allowing 16-year-olds to preregister to vote and establishing a commission to redraw political district lines every 10...
February 26, 2015 - 9:07pm
January 7, 2015
Watershed district approves budget
WORTHINGTON — The Okabena-Ocheda Watershed District (OOWD) met Tuesday afternoon to discuss 2015 plans and budget. While no formal decisions were made on the annual plan, OOWD administrator Dan Livdahl suggested four ideas for serious consideration. The managers voted unanimously...
January 7, 2015 - 9:05pm