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Trump picks Iowa Governor Branstad as U.S. ambassador to China: transition official
Family Art Night scheduled during parent-teacher conferences week
Remembering Pearl Harbor: WWII veteran on Oahu when Japanese launched sneak attack
Seminar aims to create smooth transition for retiring business owners
Area girls basketball roundup: Adrian beats Luverne after slow start
Prep wrestling: Trojans fall in tight battle with W/RRC
Area boys basketball roundup: Huskies win high-scoring season opener
Boys hockey: Trojans refuse to quit in loss to Redwood Valley
Boys basketball: Trojans show teamwork, depth in victory over Luverne
Letter: Pioneer Village
Letter: Local government entities should live within their means
Column: 21st Century Cures Act a remedy for all Americans
Letter: There's a third group of Americans, too
Letter: Thanks to organizers of community Thanksgiving
Gerald L. Smith
Looking Back: 1991 -- Wind chills up to 50-below close schools
Homemade granola easier, more affordable than you think
PieLogNog: A holiday mashup of chocolate, salted caramel, eggnog and pecan pie
Change maker: Kevin Donovan pushes Worthington, and himself, to succeed
Our region was major supplier of early engines for Humvees
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Vortherms 90th birthday
Carter 65th anniversary
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July 17, 2016
Former Gov. Wendell Anderson, regent, ‘Minnesota Miracle’ architect, dies
ST. PAUL -- Former Minnesota Gov. Wendell Anderson, a truck driver’s son who emerged from St. Paul’s East Side to become a college and Olympic hockey star and one of the state’s most popular political leaders, died Sunday surrounded by family and friends at Our Lady of Peace...
July 17, 2016 - 8:54pm
May 30, 2016
This year, Dayton holds all the power: Governor says he’s analyzing major bills, possible special section
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton will spend his holiday weekend reviewing the minute details of the spending and tax bills the Legislature...
May 30, 2016 - 8:36pm
April 25, 2016
Buffer changes become law
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton signed into law Monday legislation that clarifies a law enacted last year requiring buffer strips around water. He also signed a bill that allows governments to donate some surplus equipment to nonprofit organizations. The buffer change exempts...
April 25, 2016 - 8:29pm
April 17, 2016
Primary vs. caucus: State legislature, governor seem ready to make change
ST. PAUL — After more than 321,000 Minnesotans stuffed themselves into schools, churches, fire halls, snowmobile groups and Lions Clubs across the state to take part in presidential picking last month, Capitol and party leaders, as well as many voters, decided it is time for a change....
April 17, 2016 - 8:58pm
April 4, 2016
$15-an-hour: California governor signs nation’s highest minimum wage into law
LOS ANGELES — Gov. Jerry Brown Monday signed into a law a bill raising California’s minimum wage from $10 to $15 an hour by the year 2023,...
April 4, 2016 - 3:26pm
March 9, 2016
Moving forward: Dayton says happy with work so far, but more is needed
MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton said Wednesday night he is happy for accomplishments during his first five years in office, but used...
March 9, 2016 - 9:42pm
February 16, 2016
Dayton among 17 governors backing clean power: States forging ahead despite uncertain future of federal climate plan
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton was one of 17 governors across the U.S. who pledged their support Tuesday for an energy future that curbs greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide. The governors vowed to move their states forward toward reducing fossil fuels, such as coal and...
February 16, 2016 - 8:59pm
January 31, 2016
‘Another Flint, Michigan’: Dayton vows to continue fight for clean water
WILLMAR — Stating that he’s not going to allow Minnesota to become “another Flint, Michigan on a larger geographic scale,’’ Gov. Mark Dayton vowed he would continue to fight for water quality improvements despite what he called his recent “dunking’’ on farm buffer...
January 31, 2016 - 8:58pm
January 25, 2016
Ventura considers presidential run
ST. PAUL — Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura is doing what he appears to enjoy: teasing that he may run for president. It has been something...
January 25, 2016 - 4:31pm
January 24, 2016
State Auditor Otto’s profile — and ire — rising
ST. PAUL — State Auditor Rebecca Otto has kept the lowest profile of any current Minnesota statewide elected official. While she’s accessible...
January 24, 2016 - 9:07pm
January 17, 2016
Rumors that he’ll leave office early are insulting, Dayton says
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton insists that anyone who believes or even suggests he may quit the job before 2019 lacks a basic understanding of...
January 17, 2016 - 7:59pm
December 14, 2015
Son of late Quie: She ‘was the one that made sure there was a party around’
ST. PAUL — As Minnesota’s First Lady, Gretchen Quie threw herself into restoring the Governor’s Residence, opened the mansion to the public and championed the arts. The wife of former Gov. Al Quie died at home on Sunday after a long struggle with Parkinson’s disease. She was...
December 14, 2015 - 10:26pm
Out of fashion, but never out of office: Iowa’s Branstad longest-serving governor in American history
DES MOINES, Iowa — Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad — a graying little man who relies on Midwestern stick-to-itiveness rather than personal flair...
December 14, 2015 - 8:35pm
November 23, 2015
Turkey farmers thankful to still be working
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota turkey growers are back in time for Thanksgiving. Minnesota governors annually recognize the state turkey industry,...
November 23, 2015 - 10:31pm
November 16, 2015
‘Help someone’ for Dayton
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has a suggestion to people who want to honor his 97-year-old father, Bruce Dayton, who died Friday. "In his memory, please do something to help someone in need," the governor wrote on his Facebook page. Reactions to the older Dayton's...
November 16, 2015 - 8:09pm