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Commercial shrimp production on way to southwest MN
Shivering weather greets celebrities at Oscars
Ellsworth teen represents Rock County cattlemen
Wilmont teen represents Nobles County cattlemen
Father, who lost 3 children in ND fire, is in Twin Cities burn unit
Kurt Busch finally wins Daytona 500 on 17th try
Jacobs: Early migrants reach the valley
Ted Takasaki offers walleye tips and techniques
Dokken: Learning in the wild
Baltimore player arrested on multiple drug charges in Miami
AstroBob: Can you see the Russian landers, rovers on the moon? Yes!
Swift: Expiration dates are just suggestions
Phillips: A well-timed letter reminded me to look for kindness
Perennials potentially damaged from early-season warmup
Little things make a big difference with gardening
Dean Juit Frantsen
Robert "Bob" Reed Prahm
Richard Robert Mork
Robert "Bob" Reed Prahm
Luverne native succeeding as professional mountain bike racer
Column: Adventures of that Hardy boy were the stuff of legend
Disheveled Theologian: Ornithology 101
2012: Kusz appointed Nobles County Attorney
Column: Worthington’s first Shorty — A colorful life and a sad end
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Meester 60th Anniversary
Birth: Feb. 18, 2017
Coyer 100th birthday
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Regular School Board Meeting January Minutes
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September 30, 2015
Man convicted in death of NFL star Peterson's son
CANTON, S.D. --After a nearly three-week murder trial, a jury found a 29-year-old man guilty of killing the biological son of NFL star running back Adrian Peterson. Joseph Patterson was convicted Tuesday night in Canton, S.D., just south of Sioux Falls, S.D., where the man was...
September 30, 2015 - 4:09pm
September 16, 2015
Minnesota senators, representatives urge strongest level of funding for Lewis & Clark water project
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken, along with Reps. Collin Peterson and Tim Walz, are calling for the strongest level of funding possible for the Lewis & Clark Regional Water System (LCRWS). In a letter to the Senate and House Appropriations Committees,...
September 16, 2015 - 8:19pm
September 15, 2015
Congress about to fail on budget, but highway funding may yet pass
If it is September, then elected officials in Washington must be talking about short-term budget fixes. In what has become commonplace, Congress will not approve a full budget by the time the fiscal year ends Sept. 30, but lawmakers representing the Upper Midwest are optimistic...
September 15, 2015 - 8:59pm
July 19, 2015
Local members of Congress concerned, cautious with Iran nuclear deal
FARGO — Congressional delegates from North Dakota and Minnesota had mixed reactions to a proposed nuclear deal with Iran. Here are excerpts of statements they released: Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn. Franken said he would review the deal closely in the days to come. “Obviously,...
July 19, 2015 - 8:12pm
April 24, 2015
Dayton in Willmar today for avian flu forum
WILLMAR –– Minnesota leaders plan to visit Willmar today for an update on an avian influenza outbreak that now has been confirmed in 49 farms in 17 counties. State and federal officials Friday night confirmed that the first Minnesota chicken facility is infected with H5N2 bird...
April 24, 2015 - 9:37pm
March 25, 2015
Minnesota farm leaders meet with pope in Italy
ST. PAUL — Two Minnesotans were among American farm leaders who met Wednesday with Pope Francis in Italy. Minnesota Farmers Union President...
March 25, 2015 - 8:18pm
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
Capitol Chatter: Dayton 'terrible campaigner,' but successful
ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s Mark Dayton is a lousy campaigner, but Mother Jones magazine says he became a good governor. The headline on Patrick Caldwell’s story proclaims Dayton is the “most successful governor in the country.” But, Caldwell writes, “for a man who has won...
February 20, 2015 - 9:50pm
January 27, 2015
Peterson to run again in Minnesota’s 7th District
WASHINGTON — There’s no waiting game for U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson this year. Peterson, a Detroit Lakes Democrat who represents Minnesota’s sprawling 7th Congressional District, which stretches along the western edge of Minnesota, said through a spokeswoman Tuesday that he...
January 27, 2015 - 8:34pm
November 5, 2014
Walz, Peterson headed back to D.C.
Rep. Tim Walz turned back a challenge from a tenacious opponent Tuesday, and the Mankato Democrat won a fifth two-year term representing Minnesota in the First District of the U.S House of Representatives. Walz, a former Mankato school teacher and retired command sergeant major...
November 5, 2014 - 1:55am
September 12, 2014
Capitol Chatter: Ag wins federal water vote
ST. PAUL — A little known federal issue that has farmers riled came out of the U.S. House with a vote friendly to agriculture. The House voted 262-152 Tuesday to forbid the federal Environmental Protection Agency putting nearly all water in the country under its control. Farmers...
September 12, 2014 - 10:35pm
August 29, 2014
Northern, western Minnesota could affect political season
FALCON HEIGHTS — Summer unofficially is in the history books, so it is Minnesota political season. It is time when voters may turn more attention...
August 29, 2014 - 9:49pm
August 22, 2014
Capitol Chatter: Minnesota House races get national notice
ST. PAUL — Two U.S. House races in Minnesota are getting far more national attention than usual. ABC News lists House district campaigns across the northern and western parts of the state as two of the five most interesting races in the country. ABC’s Noah Weiland reports that...
August 22, 2014 - 9:52pm
July 25, 2014
White House touts rural investment fund
DON DAVIS Forum News Service ST. PAUL — The Obama administration says it is trying to connect people with money to those in rural America who need funds. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, a former Iowa governor, announced that the administration is setting up a $10 billion...
July 25, 2014 - 10:12pm
July 18, 2014
House races bringing in big bucks
ST. PAUL — Everyone knew that U.S. Sen. Al Franken and Mike McFadden will run rich campaigns if they face off in November, as expected, but a couple of mostly rural U.S. House races involve more money than usual. In the 7th district, taking in a huge area of western Minnesota,...
July 18, 2014 - 9:31pm