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Council passes conflict of interest motion
Mayor suggests public WREDC funding in question
Mediation to begin today over veto by Gov. Dayton
Murder charges reinstated in 2013 Alexandria stabbing
Otto proposes Minnesota fee on carbon, push to renewables
Richter, a small town Minn. kid, recounts crazy day he committed to Gophers football program
Here's how Target Field becomes a football stadium
Denver unaffected by early departures unlike rest of NCHC rivals
College volleyball: Ridgewater sweeps Minnesota West
Bradford remains game-time decision for non-contact knee injury
GREAT INDOORS: Oozing with fall flavors, spiced rum adds richness to pumpkin cobbler
In a pickle over a side dish?
Wine evolution class also teaches basic appreciation
Savory spuds: Homegrown potatoes and fresh thyme combine in rustic side dish
Column: District 518 continuing to offer PASS
Marjorie Ann Leen
Rick "Ricky" Twait
Looking Back: 1992 -- Wellstone was speaker at King Turkey Day
KTD speaker: Start noticing people
Disheveled Theologian: Evening reminiscences
Column: Sunday afternoon outing sufficient for true world wonder
Looking Back: 1992 -- Bristow joins staff of local insurer
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Bruns 50th anniversary
Jensen 85th birthday
Hohensee 50th anniversary
Wallace 80th birthday
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Notice of hearing on proposed assessment
February 23, 2015
Summit participants say Cuba trade ban hurtful
ST. PAUL — A “farmer” who plants seeds that don’t grow in the same way for years is “probably not a farmer,” Cargill Inc. Vice President...
February 23, 2015 - 9:07pm
February 20, 2015
Minnesota has stake in Cuba trade debate
ST. PAUL — American politicians placed a trade embargo on Cuba 53 years ago this month and only politicians can remove it, something being...
February 20, 2015 - 9:54pm
February 5, 2015
As others see it: Time for Minnesota senators to support Keystone
President Barack Obama showed last week that he’ll reverse course on an issue when key people from his own party tell him that the time has come. Now, Minnesota’s senators should join the chorus of Democrats who are sending exactly that message on the Keystone XL pipeline. As...
February 5, 2015 - 3:47pm
January 27, 2015
Column: A blueprint for success in 2015
WASHINGTON — In 2014, Minnesota’s unemployment rate sank to its lowest level in more than a decade at 3.7 percent, state exports reached a record $5.5 billion this past quarter, and our manufacturing industries continued to surge. Nationally, the economy added 321,000 jobs in...
January 27, 2015 - 5:08pm
January 2, 2015
Capitol Chatter: "Dayton unbound' for new session
ST. PAUL — Mark Dayton has emerged from his campaign shell. The 67-year-old governor, preparing to start his final elective term, was at times...
January 2, 2015 - 9:50pm
December 29, 2014
Minnesota’s delegates discuss priorities for the coming year
ST. PAUL — Health care and immigration will continue to divide Minnesota’s congressional delegation along party lines in the upcoming year. Responses to Pioneer Press questions from Sens. Al Franken and Amy Klobuchar, Reps. John Kline, Betty McCollum and Keith Ellison and Rep.-elect...
December 29, 2014 - 9:06pm
October 13, 2014
Minnesota leaders seek federal rail help
DULUTH — Minnesota’s leaders want federal help to ease railroad delays. U.S. Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken and Gov. Mark Dayton sent a letter Monday to the head of the Surface Transportation Board, saying that rail delays are hurting many parts of the economy. “As we...
October 13, 2014 - 8:38pm
September 25, 2014
Klobuchar does not want AG post
ST. PAUL — U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder had not yet announced his resignation Thursday before U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar’s name came up...
September 25, 2014 - 8:38pm
Klobuchar floated as Holder replacement
ST. PAUL -- U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder had not yet announced his resignation today before U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar's name came up as a possible replacement. The Minnesota Democrat was expected to face questions about the prospect this afternoon at an unrelated news conference....
September 25, 2014 - 11:31am
September 19, 2014
Capitol Chatter: Klobuchar report shows propane shortage really cost Minnesotans
ST. PAUL — It was cold last winter, really cold. Propane was in short supply last winter, really short. And the fuel was expensive, really expensive. The 10 percent of Minnesotans who heat with propane — as well as farmers, businesses and others that use it — felt the...
September 19, 2014 - 9:54pm
September 5, 2014
Capitol Chatter: Conservative group focuses on 12 DFL representatives
ST. PAUL — A dozen mostly rural Minnesota state House districts could decide which party controls the body the next two years. The Republican-oriented Minnesota Jobs Coalition Legislative Fund announced 12 districts Democrats now hold that it is targeting for the Nov. 4 election. Coalition...
September 5, 2014 - 9:58pm
Klobuchar talks flood damage
WORTHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) met with officials Tuesday from Rock, Nobles, Jackson and Murray counties for an update on...
August 5, 2014 - 8:18pm
August 4, 2014
No text is worth dying for
WASHINGTON — Whether it is sending a text, reading an email, or changing stations on the radio, it only takes a moment of distraction to cause a tragedy. In fact, research shows if a driver takes their eyes off the road for just 5 seconds at 55 mph they will travel the entire length...
August 4, 2014 - 3:38pm
July 21, 2014
Column: Don't let big oil bully biofuels
By U.S. Sen Amy Klobuchar and U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley WASHINGTON — It’s vacation season across America. That means family road trips are under way and the traveling public is paying even closer attention when they pull up to the pump. America’s road warriors have long cherished...
July 21, 2014 - 4:46pm
July 11, 2014
Renewable fuels group blast big oil
ST. PAUL — The Renewable Fuels Association says major oil companies strong-arm retailers that sell gasoline under their brand names to avoid using any more plant-based ethanol than legally necessary. Independent gasoline stations are four to six times more likely to sell higher...
July 11, 2014 - 9:53pm