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Police officer, 3 others killed in Wisconsin shootings
Conference to highlight new technologies, opportunities
Burglars swipe $30K in tools from Minnesota school’s auto shop, principal's car
WHS BPA individuals qualify for state conference
WHS receives $10,000 Super School Breakfast grant
Injured Lavine, his upbeat attitude still part of Timberwolves
Minnesota-born Lundquist chose broadcasting over the ministry 50-plus years ago
State boys basketball: Annandale's late push dashes JCC's title hopes
Phil Hughes recalls visiting pitching guru Tom House
Hanzal's first Wild goal part of memorable family reunion
Letter: District 518 board ‘out of sync’ with most of community
Column: Protecting firefighters' health
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
Column: District 518 progressing well with online testing
Column: Trump deals his base a double-whammy
Dolores C. Berning
Marvin "Pat" Schettler
Dorothy M. Buys
Geraldine "Gerry" (Hansen) Christensen
William J. Wintz
Looking Back: 1992 -- Proposed hospital expansion plan advances
Cleaning up for colon health: Timmerman plays it safe
Monopoly kicks three classic pieces out of board game
Disheveled Theologian: Performance review: A few thoughts during Lent, week 3
Luverne connected to Lewis & Clark one year ago this week
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Ostrem 80th birthday
Doppenberg 80th birthday
Wagley 100th birthday
Johnson 90th birthday
Goettsch 65h anniversary
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January 20, 2017
Capitol Chatter: Midwest waits to learn about agriculture pick
ST. PAUL — Many Americans have strong feelings about President Donald Trump's picks for his Cabinet, but not so much his pick for agriculture secretary.
January 20, 2017 - 8:57pm
January 17, 2017
Money set aside to preserve Minnesota land, improve water
ST. PAUL — A state-federal program supported by groups ranging from conservationists to farmers is designed to improve Minnesota water quality by paying landowners to preserve 60,000 acres. The land in southern and western Minnesota would be marginal farmland, state Agriculture...
January 17, 2017 - 8:53pm
May 12, 2016
Immigrant driver’s licenses, outstate cities in spotlight
ST. PAUL — Immigrants’ driver’s licenses, a long-simmering issue at the Capitol, came to the fore Wednesday in a House debate over the federal Real ID standards. Shortly before a House panel approved a measure to usher in the federal rules, Rep. Rod Hamilton made clear he did...
May 12, 2016 - 9:19pm
April 28, 2016
Project leaders wanted: Federal funding may bring more opportunities to Worthington
WORTHINGTON — City projects may be eligible for federal grants worth millions of dollars, but Nobles County residents must choose an option....
April 28, 2016 - 7:52pm
April 14, 2016
Real ID could cost state $5 million
ST. PAUL — Freed from a gag rule on planning for federal Real ID driver’s license standards, the Minnesota Public Safety Department reported Thursday that it could cost the state more than $5 million for the state to adopt the rules this year. In a report, prepared for lawmakers...
April 14, 2016 - 8:40pm
March 30, 2016
Obama commutes 61 sentences, bringing total to 248
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama Wednesday commuted the sentences of 61 federal prisoners serving time for drug crimes, bringing his total...
March 30, 2016 - 3:38pm
March 21, 2016
Real ID gag rule nears an end
ST. PAUL — Minnesota is almost to the point where key state officials can begin talking about complying with federal identification card standards. The state Senate voted 63-2 Monday to lift a 2009 law that prevented Public Safety Department officials from even discussing upgrading...
March 21, 2016 - 4:42pm
December 22, 2015
Minnesotans need new IDs or may be grounded
ST. PAUL — Minnesota violates federal identification card rules, and Minnesotans needing an ID to get into some federal facilities may be out of luck. Within days, the federal government is expected to announce when the updated IDs will be needed to board airliners. If state law...
December 22, 2015 - 8:55pm
December 9, 2015
Congress OKs less federal education involvement: Bill overturning No Child Left Behind heads to Obama
ST. PAUL — American schools will feel less federal intervention once the president signs a bill headed his way. Supporters of a measure the U.S. Senate passed 85-12 Wednesday, sending it to President Barack Obama, say that when it becomes law pressure Washington has put on local...
December 9, 2015 - 8:50pm
September 30, 2015
Sex offender court order expected in October, but case will go for years
ST. PAUL — Minnesota officials make it clear that they will not obey an upcoming federal judge’s order that would deem the state sex offender...
September 30, 2015 - 10:04pm
September 8, 2015
Trade office receives increased federal funding
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Trade Office has been awarded $564,132 from the U.S. Small Business Administration to fund the Minnesota State Trade and Export Promotion program. Minnesota’s share of the federal STEP funding, for the federal fiscal year beginning Oct. 1 is the 12th...
September 8, 2015 - 8:53pm
August 31, 2015
Judge looks to settle dispute over breadth of WOTUS injunction
BISMARCK — A judge is looking to settle a dispute over whether his ruling Thursday that blocked a new federal clean-water rule from taking effect applies nationwide or only to North Dakota and the dozen other states that successfully moved to stop the rule. U.S. District Court...
August 31, 2015 - 9:09pm
August 27, 2015
Judge blocks EPA’s ‘waters’ rule from taking effect Friday
BISMARCK — States opposed to a new clean water rule expanding federal jurisdiction over state waters claimed a temporary victory Thursday when a federal judge blocked the rule from taking effect today. Judge Ralph Erickson granted the preliminary injunction requested by North...
August 27, 2015 - 8:58pm
Klobuchar pushes for access to federal emergency funds for avian flu
LITCHFIELD — Millions of federal dollars have already been spent to respond to a deadly avian influenza that has wiped out millions of turkeys in Minnesota ,and there’s a commitment to spend even more money as the virus continues to devastate area farms. “My major push is...
April 27, 2015 - 9:41pm
April 16, 2015
Bird flu likely to be around for years
ST. PAUL — The federal government has spent up to $30 million battling a new strain of flu that resulted in 1.5 million Minnesota turkey deaths and experts warn the issue could go on for up to five more years. “This is something we may have to live with for a number of years,”...
April 16, 2015 - 8:16pm