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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
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Rory C. Burke
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Truesdell is new pastor at American Reformed Church
Bosmas add barn quilt to their northwest Iowa property
Column: Shaking Up the Sanctuary
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September 26, 2016
Newest poll shows 'Minnesota is in play' with Clinton up by 7 percentage points
ST. PAUL -- A new Minnesota presidential poll continues to show a closer contest than is common in the state, with Hillary Clinton up by 7 points. However, if Minnesota voters are like Americans in general, half were waiting for debates to begin to make up their minds. A just-released...
11 hours 16 min ago
'Your voices are important,' 15-year-old speaker says to open tribal conference
WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration will soon ask federal agencies to require that Native American treaty rights be considered in decision-making on natural resource projects, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell said on Monday, Sept. 26, hoping to avoid future conflicts with tribes...
17 hours 20 min ago
September 22, 2016
White House seeks improved tribal relations as pipeline fight lingers
WASHINGTON -- The leaders of hundreds of Native American tribes will meet with President Barack Obama at his eighth and final Tribal Nations Conference at the White House next week, while thousands of activists are encamped on the North Dakota prairie protesting a $3.7 billion oil...
September 22, 2016 - 8:22pm
Native American tribes bring Dakota pipeline fight to Congress
WASHINGTON — Native American tribes took their fight to Washington on Thursday, Sept. 22, to stop development of a $3.7 billion oil pipeline, as Democrats in the U.S. Congress urged the federal government to scrap construction permits and reconsider the project. Representative Raul...
September 22, 2016 - 8:21pm
September 13, 2016
Company reaffirms commitment to pipeline, plans meeting with feds to discuss
MORTON COUNTY, N.D. – As Dakota Access Pipeline opponents shut down work Tuesday, Sept. 13, at multiple job sites, North Dakota’s governor called for federal assistance to maintain peace and public safety. “With a decision on the pipeline delayed indefinitely, the federal government...
September 13, 2016 - 9:08pm
September 12, 2016
Task force urged: Include moms when addressing mental health issues
DULUTH -- During a day devoted to Minnesota’s mental health needs, a St. Louis County public health nurse had a plea for a 15-member state task force: Don’t forget the moms. “Our providers can offer a safe space for women to go and seek help, rather than feeling shame, or thinking...
September 12, 2016 - 9:34pm
September 9, 2016
Corps halting Dakota Access Pipeline construction despite judge denying tribe’s request
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will not authorize construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline on Corps land even though a federal judge denied the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s request for an injunction. The Corps issued a joint statement Friday with the Department...
September 9, 2016 - 9:14pm
September 8, 2016
ND governor asks for National Guard assistance in pipeline protest
MANDAN, N.D. -- Gov. Jack Dalrymple activated the North Dakota National Guard in a limited role Thursday to provide support for civilian authorities dealing with the Dakota Access Pipeline protests south of Mandan as a key court ruling loomed Friday. The Guard’s adjutant general...
September 8, 2016 - 9:56pm
September 7, 2016
Law enforcement beefing up presence ahead of Dakota Access ruling Friday
BISMARCK -- Authorities are beefing up their presence in the Bismarck-Mandan area in anticipation of a court decision expected Friday on the heavily protested Dakota Access Pipeline, a spokesman for North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple said Wednesday, Sept. 7. Spokesman Jeff Zent said...
September 7, 2016 - 11:50pm
September 5, 2016
Tribe seeks restraining order against Dakota Access
NEAR CANNON BALL, N.D. – The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe will be in federal court on Tuesday seeking to prevent Dakota Access Pipeline from further destroying sacred sites after the tribe says workers deliberately bulldozed burial grounds identified in court records. Jan Hasselman,...
September 5, 2016 - 9:53pm
August 22, 2016
Minnesota will not appeal North Dakota coal power suit
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota will not appeal a federal court ruling that called unconstitutional a Minnesota law restricting importing electricity from coal-fired electric generating plants. North Dakota filed the suit against the Minnesota Next Generation Energy Act, passed in 2007, and...
August 22, 2016 - 9:15pm
August 2, 2016
Minnesota House candidate accuses opponent of not disclosing financial contributions
FOSSTON, Minn. -- The race between two Democratic candidates for the Minnesota District 1B House seat continues to heat up, now with allegations of breaking campaign finance laws. On July 28, Erwin Rud submitted a complaint to the state Campaign Finance & Public Disclosure Board...
August 2, 2016 - 9:06pm
August 1, 2016
Dayton, Daudt agree state hospital needs security help
ST. PETER -- Minnesota's governor and House speaker agree that the St. Peter state hospital needs better security, after years of assaults on employees, but how soon that help can come remains in doubt. "There is no perfect answer," House Speaker Kurt Daudt, R-Crown, said Monday after...
August 1, 2016 - 9:09pm
July 26, 2016
UPDATED: Police arrest protesters outside governor’s home
ST. PAUL -- St. Paul police arrested at least 46 people Tuesday near the Governor's Residence on Summit Avenue in a day marked by tense standoffs and groups of protesters being driven to jail in buses. The location has been the focal point of protests for 20 days, beginning just...
July 26, 2016 - 9:42pm
Minnesota delegates remain split over Sanders-Clinton
Bernie Sanders delegates will leave the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia disappointed, but that is pretty common after such gatherings. The question, which will not be answered until the Nov. 8 election, is how many eventually support Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton,...
July 26, 2016 - 8:56pm