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Former labor secretary elected to lead Democratic party
Delays, new forms and more: Get ready for 2017 tax season
There's a new top concern for vehicle owners, study shows
As DAPL camp cleared, protesters plot resistance to other pipelines
An all-star artist: SD high school grad designs trophy for NBA skills challenge
DNR staff highlight need for Minn. license fee increase
Wrestling: MW's Lamont Cannon two-time All-American
High school sports roundup: Red Rock Central tops Fulda
Wrestling: Eight Trojans advance to Section 3AA semifinals
Les Knutson: From Granite Falls to New Richland watching high school basketball
Phillips: A well-timed letter reminded me to look for kindness
Perennials potentially damaged from early-season warmup
Little things make a big difference with gardening
Column: Plenty of art activities in District 518 classrooms
Column: At CPAC, conservatism betrayed
Dean Juit Frantsen
Robert "Bob" Reed Prahm
Richard Robert Mork
Robert "Bob" Reed Prahm
Luverne native succeeding as professional mountain bike racer
Column: Adventures of that Hardy boy were the stuff of legend
Disheveled Theologian: Ornithology 101
2012: Kusz appointed Nobles County Attorney
Column: Worthington’s first Shorty — A colorful life and a sad end
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Meester 60th Anniversary
Birth: Feb. 18, 2017
Coyer 100th birthday
Data: Feb. 25, 2017
Regular School Board Meeting January Minutes
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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? A: The Senate Judiciary Committee is one of the original standing committees of the United States Senate. With sweeping legislative and oversight jurisdiction, the 20-member committee examines social, economic, legal and...
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? A: The United States has entered a new era of domestic energy production that is setting the stage for energy independence. Thanks to remarkable innovation and investment, American businesses...
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. For generations,...
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? A: Many parents in Iowa will recognize John Walsh for turning a terrible tragedy into his life’s mission to save young lives and prevent other families from experiencing a parent’s worst...
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
January 7, 2016
Letter: Did Grassley, Senate really get to work?
By Glenn Sugameli, Founder, Judging the Environment and Senior Attorney, Defenders of Wildlife, Washington, D.C. U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley’s column “Review of 2015: Senate goes to work,” which appeared in the Jan. 5 Daily Globe, cites the fact that lawmakers “considered...
January 7, 2016 - 3:47pm
January 4, 2016
Column: Review of 2015 -- Senate goes to work
WASHINGTON — At year’s end, most Americans take stock of the previous 12 months and consider if they met their goals for the year. A review of one’s bank account, pay stub or job status and even a peek at the bathroom scale give folks a pretty good idea if they stayed true to...
January 4, 2016 - 4:18pm