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Minnesotans sign up to vote in record numbers
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
Letter: We don't miss the bad bugs, but ...
Column: E15 an affordable, clean-burning option at the pump
Letter: WHS marching band something to take pride in
Letter: Be sure to attend NCHS book release event
Rory C. Burke
Kenneth R. Busch
Willa B. Muir
Douglas Ralph Geertsema
Truesdell is new pastor at American Reformed Church
Bosmas add barn quilt to their northwest Iowa property
Column: Shaking Up the Sanctuary
Looking Back: 1991 -- Perkins family receives conservation honor
Column: Robert Kennedy’s visit to city brought unprecedented excitement
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Bakker 50th anniversary
De Berg 80th birthday
Gerber 95th birthday
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Notice of Public Hearing
School Board Minutes for August
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