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Crunch time: Minnesota lawmakers have less than five weeks to tackle long list of issues
'This isn't just our story': Northland family fights for bill that would tax Big Pharma in battle against opioid abuse
Sam Cook paddles into retirement: After 38 years as the Duluth News Tribune’s outdoors writer, Cook hangs up his notebook
Lancaster man dies in pickup crash
WHS grad heads to Nicaragua for service project
Craftsman makes a wake building kayaks and canoes
Alexandria-based team accepted into new prep hockey league
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
Sturgeon solutions: Biologists seek reasons for lack of fish’s reproduction on St. Louis River
SAM COOK: Heading down a new trail with plenty of old friends
Lange’s Cafe ends 24-hour service after 62 years
Bingham Lake family business up for sale after 89 years
Record cold, snowstorms delay SD planting season
Minnesota gains 2,900 jobs in March
Michelle Rook joins AgweekTV as anchor
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Time to respond to reader feedback
Letter: Looking out for farmers' best interests
Many people benefit when we strive to become our best
For two boys, fishing season is already here
Letter: Attend NCHS presentation Sunday at Armory
Veryl J. Saathoff
Donna Jean Kontz
Despite faith fall, Good News still very good
Disheveled Theologian: The irrevocable call
The seed varieties you should plant this spring
New living arrangements could keep family close
Reader shares handy amaryllis tips
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85 Birthday Card Shower
Virg & Marge
Shirley (Mayer) Klosterman
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
City of Worthington planning commission notice of public hearing
Data: Nov. 27, 2017
July 7, 2016
Editorial: Elder abuse can be rampant on social media
Q: How are nursing home residents being victimized on social media? A: Advancements in technology simplify ordinary tasks, enhance quality of life and revolutionize the way we communicate and consume information. Consider social media. It provides unfiltered channels of communication...
July 7, 2016 - 11:39am
June 27, 2016
Column: An affordable Rx for Americans
Q: What is contributing to the cost of prescription drugs?A: There’s no doubt that the rising cost for prescription medicine weighs heavily on the minds of Iowans. The issue comes up at nearly every one of my county meetings across the state. That’s because it hits so close to...
June 27, 2016 - 9:38pm
June 13, 2016
Zika is health threat that needs to be addressed
QUESTION: What is the Zika virus? ANSWER: According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Zika virus is spread to humans through the bite of an infected mosquito. Common symptoms that may last 2-7 days include fever, rash, joint pain, headache and red eyes....
June 13, 2016 - 4:12pm
June 6, 2016
Democrats ready to choose Grassley opponent
DES MOINES, Iowa — In the U.S. Senate, there have been few things as certain in Iowa politics over the past six decades as Grassley winning elections. The Senate judiciary chairman, who now ranks fourth in seniority in the chamber, hasn’t lost an election since his first run...
June 6, 2016 - 8:59pm
April 13, 2016
Guest editorial: Legislation would encourage pharmacists to offer health care
WASHINGTON — Like a lot of Iowans, I grew up in a rural community. In small towns, there might be a pharmacist on Main Street but no doctor. Iowans are used to driving long distances for the doctor while having easier access to a pharmacist. It becomes natural to ask the pharmacist...
April 13, 2016 - 10:18am
April 5, 2016
Column: Q&A on the Senate Judiciary Committee
Q: What issues are handled by the Senate Judiciary Committee?
April 5, 2016 - 4:21pm
March 28, 2016
Grassley against hearing for Supreme Court nominee
OCHEYEDAN, Iowa — Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Chuck Grassley stopped Monday afternoon in Ocheyedan on his annual tour of Iowa’s 99...
March 28, 2016 - 11:13pm
March 23, 2016
Column: Clean energy fuels our economy
Q: Why is an “all-of-the-above” energy policy good for the economy and national security?
March 23, 2016 - 8:17am
March 14, 2016
Column: Be sure to mark National Ag Week
Q: What should non-farmers know about farmers? A: First, I like to point out what should be obvious. Food does not grow on the grocery store shelf or even at farmers’ markets. It’s planted, nurtured, fed and raised before being harvested, marketed and sold to consumers.
March 14, 2016 - 9:06pm
March 11, 2016
Column: How public safety tools benefit our communities
Q: What updates are you proposing to the 2006 “Adam Walsh” law that tracks sex offenders?
March 11, 2016 - 6:27pm
February 29, 2016
Column: Giving the people a voice
WASHINGTON — Our system of government was designed to be of the people, by the people and for the people. To protect the God-given natural rights of each citizen and preserve our liberty, the U.S. Constitution was specifically designed to limit governmental power. That’s why we...
February 29, 2016 - 7:29pm
February 25, 2016
Column: STEM -- 'Fuel interest to the fire of genius'
WASHINGTON — This month marked the 207th anniversary of the birth of America’s 16th president. School kids across Iowa can tell you that Abraham Lincoln was born in a log cabin. Many also will know he learned the value of hard work splitting rails and performing other farm chores...
February 25, 2016 - 8:40am
January 21, 2016
Column: Q&A -- Visa security
Q: Which branch of government has the authority to regulate immigration? A: More than 200 years ago, the architects of our nation baked in the genius of our resilient republic with two founding charters of freedom. The U.S. Constitution establishes three branches of the federal government...
January 21, 2016 - 9:05pm
January 15, 2016
Fearing wave of bankruptcies, corn belt wants new debt cap
CHICAGO — With agricultural lenders fearing a tidal wave of farm bankruptcies as soon as this spring, lawyers in the Midwest say they want U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa to raise the debt limit for so-called “family farmer” bankruptcies. Farmers in states like Illinois, Indiana...
January 15, 2016 - 9:35pm
January 11, 2016
Column: Counting down to the Iowa caucuses
Q: Why are the Iowa caucuses so significant? A: For more than four decades, presidential candidates have come to Iowa to test the electoral waters. That’s because the Iowa caucuses serve as the first contest in the nation on the road to the White House. On Feb. 1, Iowans will be...
January 11, 2016 - 4:55pm