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Video of foster children surprised with adoption news at Disney goes viral
House bill aims to make permitting process easier for oil pipelines that cross borders
Why do we still care so much about O.J. Simpson?
A divided Washington comes together in support of John McCain, 'an American hero'
Pa. parents sent to prison for 'gifting' six daughters as 'sex slaves' to self-proclaimed prophet
Legion baseball: Heidebrink helps Worthington top Faribault
Amateur baseball: Worthington-Pipestone game tonight
Minnesota United, Houston play to scoreless draw
Johnson, Spieth favorites as British Open begins
Twins' Kennys Vargas still struggling to find foothold in majors
Column: A judiciary transformed at blazing speed under Trump
World of Wine: Wine tasting is about new discoveries
Trump has made it a priority to dismantle Obama's legacy. He has little to show for it so far.
Lost Italian: Refreshing summer slushes to to help beat the heat
Letter: Copper mining plan must be defeated
Alan Dale Haberman
Beulah "Bea" Litka
Janit M. Rose
Looking Back: 2007 -- Luverne airport gets key federal funding
'Green.com' and 'megabyte blue:' Crayola's '90s tribute to the internet
Column: ‘Kids Went Here’ - That’s what you could say on bronze plaque
Looking Back: 1992 -- Disaster aid sought after strong area storms
Another use for summer's sweet cherries: In a simple grain salad
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Doeden 85th birthday
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June 12, 2017
U.S. court upholds $11M verdict against Toyota over fatal Minn. crash
A federal appeals court on Friday upheld an $11 million verdict against Toyota Motor Corp over a fatal 2006 car crash in Minnesota, which a jury...
June 12, 2017 - 1:19pm
April 26, 2017
Lawyer for ex-NFL star Hernandez denies letter mentioned prison lover
BOSTON - A lawyer for former National Football League star Aaron Hernandez on Tuesday, April 25, denied media reports that the athlete wrote...
April 26, 2017 - 9:58am
March 29, 2017
Klobuchar won't support Supreme Court nominee
DULUTH, Minn.—U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar said on Wednesday that she will not support President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Neil...
March 29, 2017 - 9:02pm
June 1, 2016
Thousands of voters in limbo after Kansas demands proof they’re American
WICHITA, Kan. — After moving to Kansas, Tad Stricker visited a state motor vehicle office to perform what he thought was the routine task of...
June 1, 2016 - 3:40pm
May 11, 2016
Drake’s bill is now almost law
ST. PAUL — Senators unanimously voted Wednesday to increase some criminal vehicular homicide penalties. The action comes after the House also made the decision without opposition to establish a 15-year maximum prison term for people convicted of criminal vehicle homicide after also...
May 11, 2016 - 9:33pm
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 30, 2016
Educators skeptical about ESSA
WORTHINGTON — Dozens of southwest Minnesota school administrators attended a meeting with two of United States Sen. Al Franken’s advisers Wednesday afternoon to discuss a new federal law and district issues in rural Minnesota. The meeting at the Biotechnology Advancement Center...
March 30, 2016 - 9:55pm
March 20, 2016
Call for Justice event on legal information set for March 29
WORTHINGTON — Area residents who know low-income people needing legal assistance are urged to attend Call for Justice LLC’s Legal Liaison Program, scheduled for March 29 at BenLee’s Cafe. The event, slated for 1 to 4 p.m., will train attendees on where to find legal help, from...
March 20, 2016 - 9:37pm
January 24, 2016
Minnesota town passes tough e-cig laws: Glyndon part of shift in momentum anti-tobacco activists hope will trigger new state law
GLYNDON — Glyndon recently passed one of the toughest set of tobacco laws in northern Minnesota, following in the footsteps of neighboring Dilworth. One of the laws, set to go into effect today, would ban the sale of tobacco products within 1,000 feet of any school, house of worship...
January 24, 2016 - 9:09pm
November 2, 2015
New ammunition law to make prison overcrowding worse
ST. PAUL — Legislators and state officials search for long-term solutions to house Minnesota’s overflowing prison population, while a newly...
November 2, 2015 - 9:29pm
March 25, 2015
New high in wax: Marijuana concentrate receives increased attention from law enforcement
ST. PAUL — Law enforcement officials from across Minnesota warned Wednesday about the rise of a new form of marijuana that can be six times more potent than the typical leaf form of the drug. Called marijuana wax, the manufacture of the drug has been blamed for the death of a...
March 25, 2015 - 8:26pm
March 16, 2015
School testing changes a tough sell
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton’s proposal to cut the number of tests Minnesota students take hinges not just on the approval of state lawmakers, but also on potential changes to federal education legislation. Most of the tests Dayton wants to eliminate are required under the federal...
March 16, 2015 - 8:29pm
March 10, 2015
Off the bench: Jeff Flynn retires senior judge status to resume legal practice
WORTHINGTON — After a 31-year hiatus from practicing law, former district court judge Jeff Flynn will again be offering his services and professional...
March 10, 2015 - 9:55pm
March 9, 2015
House OKs ‘blue alert’ to catch police attackers
ST. PAUL — Suspects in police attacks could be caught quicker if statewide alerts were issued, the Minnesota House decided Monday. Representatives voted 129-0 to establish a “blue alert” program to notify the public when a law enforcement officer is killed or seriously injured. “This...
March 9, 2015 - 9:21pm
March 5, 2015
Letter: ‘Right to work’ actually a misnomer
JOHN SPIEGELHOFF and DALE MOERKE WORTHINGTON — A group of people decide to go out to eat. Everyone in the group knows that they will receive a bill when they finish eating. Two people in the group decide that the others will need to pay their dinner bill despite partaking in...
March 5, 2015 - 9:04pm