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Caught in the act
Minnesota wolf hunt grows
Neonic insecticides widespread in Iowa waters
Missing Minnesota park employee found OK after nine-hour search
Lightswitch performs Aug. 2
Amateur baseball: Jackson tramples Adrian, Nawrocki dominates Hadley
Youth baseball: WAYBA is still going strong
College basketball: Potter, Knutson among four Minnesota West recruits
Scott Rall: Porcupines and other hazards exist in the grasslands
Disc golf growing in popularity
Column: Limousine liberalism's good works
Letter: Entenza not the candidate he says he is
As others see it: Kids Count - room to grow
Column: Wall Street thieves should be ashamed ... and shamed
Bessie M. Schaffer
Rosa Lee Ingenthron
Richard Nicholas Gaul
Religion briefs: July 24
Guthrie’s ‘My Fair Lady’ is lavish and ‘loverly’
Looking Back: 1939 - Large bowling alley planned in Worthington
Column: Advertisement - 'Travel from Hanoi to Miloma today'
On the Bourbon Trail: Jeep trip takes couple to back roads of Kentucky
Out and About
Wietzema 50th anniversary
Greve 50th anniversary
Glaser 50th anniversary
White 80th birthday
Junger 80th birthday
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Data: July 21, 2014
July 17, 2014
Farmington leaders offer to host special session
ST. PAUL — Leaders of the southern Twin Cities suburb of Farmington offered Thursday to host a special legislative session to fund flood recovery. “Minnesota has a proud tradition of coming together to provide relief for those in need following natural disasters, and Farmington...
July 17, 2014 - 9:09pm
As others see it: "Survey shows' a good trend
Talk about your great news: “Survey shows little progress on bullying,” the headline in Sunday’s Herald read. Yep, go ahead and spread the word, because this trend is really worth celebrating. OK, not the trend of “little progress on bullying”; that one’s not worth...
opinion / editorials
July 17, 2014 - 9:01pm
July 16, 2014
MNsure report finds mixed results
ST. PAUL — The second phase of a consultant’s report sends mixed signals about the performance of MNsure’s information technology system. On one hand, MNsure has been failing to track all the defects with its website, with the new report tallying 399 open defects — much...
July 16, 2014 - 8:37pm
July 13, 2014
U.S. takes stand against steel pipe imports
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Commerce Department Friday set duties on South Korean steel pipe used in the oil and natural gas industry, reversing itself in one of the most contentious trade disputes in years after hefty lobbying from U.S. producers and lawmakers. The move, which is...
July 13, 2014 - 9:49pm
A two-insurance-card system?
ST. PAUL — Imagine a day when you’d carry two health insurance cards in your wallet. You’d use one card at the pharmacy for medicine your boss has agreed to pay for as part of the company’s health plan. The second card would go for prescriptions that your employer objects...
July 13, 2014 - 9:36pm
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...
news / politics
July 11, 2014 - 9:53pm
Letter: Alert driving improves safety for all road users
By Dr. Edward Ehlinger, Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Health; Mona Dohman, Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Public Safety; and Charlie Zelle, Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Transportation The tragic death last week of a mother bicycling with her two young children...
opinion / letters
July 11, 2014 - 8:11pm
July 10, 2014
Senate candidate McFadden stops in Worthington
WORTHINGTON — Mike McFadden, who Minnesota Republicans hope will unseat incumbent U.S. Sen. Al Franken in four months, visited Worthington on Thursday to tour Bedford Technology and speak with local media about what he perceives to be important issues in the coming election. McFadden,...
July 10, 2014 - 8:29pm
Absentee ballot requests now taken online
WORTHINGTON — In an effort to increase voter accessibility, the Minnesota Secretary of State’s office has unveiled a new online program to encourage absentee voting. Late last month, the mnvotes.org website launched the “Request Absentee Ballot” tool for individuals to...
July 10, 2014 - 8:27pm
Column: Battle looms over health plans' secret price data
By BUDDY ROBINSON, Greater Minnesota Health Care Coalition MORA — Amid the debates of the 2014 session of the Minnesota Legislature, one item flew below the media’s radar even though hundreds of millions of dollars are at stake. It’s a straightforward question: Should HMOs...
July 10, 2014 - 4:59pm
July 8, 2014
Editorial: The answer is blowin' in the wind
President Barack Obama’s Clean Power Plan, announced in early June, allows states no shortage of flexibility in meeting new 2030 emission goals, according to a recent Star Tribune editorial. There are plenty in the state that are paying attention. Gov, Mark Dayton and his administration...
opinion / editorials
July 8, 2014 - 3:49pm
July 6, 2014
Renovation project kicks into gear
ST. PAUL — A $273 million Minnesota Capitol building renovation will close most of the facility when construction workers return to the job today. The central rotunda will be among areas closed, along with all of the east wing and the ground and first floors of the west wing....
July 6, 2014 - 9:49pm
July 4, 2014
Anderson appointed interim SWIF president
HUTCHINSON — The Southwest Initiative Foundation (SWIF) Board of Directors will appoint Diana Anderson as interim president/CEO effective Aug. 8. Anderson joined SWIF as development director in 2001, leading SWIF’s fundraising efforts and starting SWIF’s community foundation...
July 4, 2014 - 9:23pm
It's truckers vs. farmers on biodiesel mandate
ST. PAUL — Adding something to a petroleum-based fuel always has been controversial, so it should be no surprise that soybean-based biodiesel brings disputes. “It’s blatantly unfair and costly to the trucking industry,” President John Hausladen of the Minnesota Trucking Association...
news / agriculture
July 4, 2014 - 9:08pm
July 3, 2014
Pedestrian killed in downtown Luverne
LUVERNE -- A 71-year-old Luverne man is dead after being struck by a vehicle in a crosswalk shortly before 9 p.m. Wednesday in downtown Luverne. According to a press release issued by the Rock County Sheriff’s Department, Marv Cleppe was in a motorized wheelchair in the eastbound...
July 3, 2014 - 10:25pm