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Fighting Montana's wildfires may take backseat to cushion state's rainy day fund
Sean Spicer resigns as White House press secretary
Burundi relying on U.S. police to find missing robotics teenagers: official
China to Justin Bieber: We don't want you here
Judge to inmates: Get sterilized and I'll shave off jail time
Lifelong friends Ennis, Spurgeon living the dream with Minnesota Wild
Twins in 'final stages' of acquiring veteran lefty from Braves
Mammoth Athletes Village levels playing field for Gophers
Gophers football: TV miniseries 'Being P.J. Fleck' to air on ESPNU in August
Entrance song fits Twins closer Kintzler's journey
Column: Mom uses kindness to teach about differences
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
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Beulah "Bea" Litka
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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February 4, 2013
Obama talks gun control in visit to Minneapolis
MINNEAPOLIS -- President Barack Obama says citizens must make their opinions heard on gun violence issues for change to be possible, and Monday...
February 4, 2013 - 9:49pm
November 6, 2012
Obama wins re-election
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama rolled to re-election Tuesday night, vanquishing former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and prevailing...
November 6, 2012 - 10:46pm
Worthington Middle School students go for Obama
WORTHINGTON -- At Worthington Middle School (WMS) on Tuesday, a trip to the "election booth" followed lunch for 557 of the school's 773 students -- making for an impressive 72 percent voter turnout. "A very high percentage of our students participated," confirmed Lonnie Myrom, an...
November 6, 2012 - 9:58pm
August 12, 2012
Romney's ideas rule, not Ryan's
HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) -- In Paul Ryan's high-energy debut as Republican vice presidential candidate, Mitt Romney's campaign made one thing clear: Romney's ideas rule, not his running mate's. Romney put gentle but unmistakable distance between his agenda and Ryan's hot-potato budget...
August 12, 2012 - 9:17pm
June 26, 2012
As others see it: Policy should not be set by edict
There are many questions raised by President Obama's announcement on immigration policy. Obama announced an administrative order that will allow hundreds of thousands of illegal immigrants to stay in the country and work. Illegal immigrants will not be deported if they can prove they...
June 26, 2012 - 12:00am
August 30, 2011
Obama says he will work to improve veterans' lives
MINNEAPOLIS -- President Barack Obama told thousands of American Legion members what many hoped to hear Tuesday as he pledged to improve their...
August 30, 2011 - 8:33pm
August 15, 2011
Obama visits Cannon Falls
CANNON FALLS -- President Barack Obama headed into Republican-leaning territory Monday for what Washington observers called his first re-election...
August 15, 2011 - 7:45pm
Locals puzzle over Obama stop in Minnesota town
CANNON FALLS (AP) -- One question President Barack Obama left a mystery during his town hall Monday: Why Cannon Falls? The tossup territory in Minnesota politics scored the opening stop on Obama's Midwestern bus tour, which is focused on promoting rural America and calming fears...
August 15, 2011 - 3:36pm
Obama criticizes GOP presidential field while in Cannon Falls
CANNON FALLS (AP) -- President Barack Obama launched a rare direct attack Monday on the GOP presidential field, criticizing Republican hopefuls for what he contended was their blanket opposition to any compromise involving new taxes. "Think about that. I mean, that's just not common...
August 15, 2011 - 1:06pm
Obama begins bus tour in Minnesota
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- President Barack Obama has set out from St. Paul, Minn., on a three-day bus tour that will give him a chance to hear directly from a public frustrated with Washington even as Republican presidential hopefuls ramp up their campaigning. Air Force One landed...
August 15, 2011 - 11:21am
August 11, 2011
Obama picks Cannon Falls for Minnesota visit
CANNON FALLS -- President Barack Obama will visit a Cannon Falls park Monday for what the White House calls a town hall meeting. The White House...
August 11, 2011 - 8:02pm
August 10, 2011
Pawlenty knocks Obama, Bachmann in same swipe
ATLANTIC, Iowa (AP) -- Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty says President Barack Obama's previous job as a community organizer didn't prepare him for the job. And the Republican presidential candidate says Iowa shouldn't repeat the mistake of voting for another charismatic politician...
August 10, 2011 - 2:33pm
August 9, 2011
Obama plans Monday Minnesota visit
ST. PAUL -- President Barack Obama plans a southern Minnesota visit next week to start a three-state rural Midwestern tour. The White House...
August 9, 2011 - 8:45pm
July 31, 2011
Obama, Congress reach a debt deal
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Ending a perilous stalemate, President Barack Obama announced agreement Sunday night with Republican congressional leaders on a compromise to avoid the nation's first-ever financial default. The dramatic resolution lifted a cloud that had threatened the still-fragile...
July 31, 2011 - 10:39pm
April 27, 2011
White House releases Obama's long-form birth certificate
April 27, 2011 - 11:05am