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Examining Oxford: City to host meeting tonight to discuss redevelopment options for street
Pilot and two passengers die in plane crash
LMC honors Weber as Legislator of Distinction
Alleged robbery trio makes appearance in district court
VFW baseball: Worthington headed to state
Blast from the Past: Twins lead American League, Cubs advance in 1965 amateur playoffs
Doug Wolter: T-Ball alive and expanding in Rushmore
Fun Run is for everyone
Amateur baseball: Region 13C matchups announced
Letter: Let's remember to love our enemies, too
As others see it: Iowa Dems must make sure the votes are there
Column: Let's not mess with renewables
Column: Revoke Bill Cosby's medal
Column: Before we lose our minds
Glen A. Tiesler
Tillie Dora Kluever
Madame President: WHS grad Haffield heads MSUM Student Association for second term
Looking Back: 1940 -- City utilities official attends meeting on lake pollution
Column: Brewster has a history of band performances, too
Looking Back: 1990 -- Rail cars collide in Bigelow
Column: The right time, the right place and a big scoop
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Kass 80th birthday
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Bolkema 90th birthday
Lindaman 50th anniversary
Johnson 50th anniversary
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July 28, 2015
Minnesotan accused of killing Zimbabwe's popular Cecil the lion
HARARE, Zimbabwe -- Wildlife officials on Tuesday accused a Minnesota man of killing Cecil, one of the oldest and most famous lions in Zimbabwe, without a permit after paying $50,000 to two people who lured the beast to its death. The lion was lured out of Hwange National Park...
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July 27, 2015
Minnesota soldiers ‘sitting ducks,’ legislator says
NISSWA — Some Minnesota lawmakers want the state’s National Guard soldiers to be able to carry firearms without a permit, citing deadly violence against military facilities in Chattanooga, Tenn., and Fort Hood, Texas. Together with other GOP legislators Monday, State Sen. Paul...
July 27, 2015 - 9:39pm
July 26, 2015
New Vietnam exhibit at Minnesota Military Museum shows conflict through veterans' memories
LITTLE FALLS —— A new exhibit at the Minnesota Military Museum shares the memories and feelings from participants in America’s most divisive...
July 26, 2015 - 9:16pm
July 23, 2015
MPCA seeks public comment on proposed beef feedlot expansion
MARSHALL — A Nobles County beef cattle producer is proposing to build a new feedlot near an existing feedlot southeast of Adrian in Olney Township. R&R Thier Feedlots Inc. is aiming to build two new total confinement barns, each with a capacity of 3,000 steers. As required...
News / agriculture
July 23, 2015 - 9:38pm
July 21, 2015
After 3-year wait, 148th Fighter Wing launches active association
DULUTH — U.S. Air Force Capt. Tanner Lee’s arrival at Duluth’s 148th Fighter Wing this week is an event more than three years in the making...
July 21, 2015 - 9:54pm
Minnesota top of child well-being rankings
MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota is the top state in the nation for child well-being, according to the annual Kids Count survey. The state moved from fifth last year to the No. 1 spot thanks to a top-six finish in each of the four categories rated by the Annie E. Casey Foundation: economic...
July 21, 2015 - 8:03pm
Column: More public-private partnerships ideal for Greater Minnesota economy
By BRIAN HERMAN and MAURA DONOVAN, University of Minnesota Greater Minnesota faces a growing challenge. Regional economies throughout the state are feeling the effects of unsteadiness in key industries like manufacturing and agriculture. In some cases, jobs, and consequently residents,...
opinion / columns
July 21, 2015 - 5:10pm
July 19, 2015
Report finds Minnesota, North Dakota fall short in produce consumption
FARGO — Adults in North Dakota and Minnesota rank lower than the national average in eating the amount of fruits and vegetables needed to reduce...
July 19, 2015 - 8:04pm
July 17, 2015
Ventura comes 'off the grid' firing during Minneapolis speech
MINNEAPOLIS — Former Gov. Jesse Ventura emphasized peace and understanding in a wide-ranging, sometimes off-color, speech Friday in Minneapolis. In between jokes, Ventura acknowledged what would have gotten him in hot water while he was governor of Minnesota from 1999 to 2003. Although,...
July 17, 2015 - 9:43pm
Dayton, Nolan visit storm-ravaged region
NISSWA — Gov. Mark Dayton and U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan, D-Minn., on Friday visited Brainerd-area resorts damaged by recent severe weather to emphasize the area tourism industry is “open for business” in the wake of the storm. “Come to Nisswa, come to the lakes area,” Dayton...
July 17, 2015 - 9:40pm
July 15, 2015
Legislator to work as consultant for medical marijuana manufacturer
ST. PAUL PARK — State Rep. Dan Schoen, DFL-St. Paul Park, is taking a leave of absence from his job as a Cottage Grove police officer to spend more time on legislative issues and to be a paid consultant for LeafLine Labs, the medical marijuana manufacturer that has opened in Cottage...
July 15, 2015 - 9:49pm
July 13, 2015
A Pig Tale: 4-year-old girl learns responsibility through showing pigs
The Red River Valley Fair is finishing up this weekend in West Fargo and the livestock shows are a big part of the festivities. We caught up...
July 13, 2015 - 8:00am
July 12, 2015
Minnesota tax collections beat expectations again
ST. PAUL — Minnesota collected $555 million more in taxes over the last three months than state economists had predicted in February as both individual and corporate income turned out higher than expected. The news means lawmakers will have even more money than expected to dispose...
July 12, 2015 - 9:35pm
July 10, 2015
Brain infection deaths stir painful recollections for Minnesota families
WYOMING — Jim Ariola was devastated when he learned that a 14-year-old Alexandria boy had died of a brain infection possibly caused by the same water parasite that killed his 9-year-old son in 2012. Hunter Boutain’s family was “going through everything that we went through,”...
July 10, 2015 - 9:55pm
Avian flu found in second wild bird
ST. PAUL — A second confirmed case of highly pathogenic avian influenza has been reported in a wild bird, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said Friday. A chickadee found in Ramsey County on June 10 tested positive for avian influenza. It joins a Cooper’s hawk from...
News / agriculture
July 10, 2015 - 9:54pm