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Franken attends groundbreaking of new school
Concerns raised about EpiPens costs
Lakeside Church welcomes new pastor
Better late than never: Grant dollars target fields damaged in 2014 flooding
Minnesota’s average ACT scores drop
Prep soccer: Experience will be key to Trojans quest for conference championship
Prep volleyball: Southwest Minnesota volleyball talent is easy to find
High school volleyball: Trojans hope experience puts them over the top
Girls tennis: Trojans drop opener to Harrisburg
High school football: H-LP gridders aiming for success
Letter: DFL political games hurt millions of Minnesotans
Column: Hillary's heel
Column: Trump's 360-degree 'pivot'
Sean Hannity, Trump's 'spin doctor'
Letter: Divider-in-chief is at it again
Ryan L. Shea
Curtis Lowell Schmidt
Nina Mae Eernisse
Ladene M. Nelson
Disheveled Theologian: Finding meaning in the motive
Looking Back: 1966 -- Foreign ag specialists visit Worthington
Column: Is it possible to be fast asleep for three or four weeks?
Crazy about the cube: Abel Piper, 12, participates in Rubik’s Cube National Championships
Disheveled Theologian: Twenty years later, still glad to have him with me
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Westman 111th birthday
Miller 50th anniversary
Hemmen 60th anniversary
Berger 80th birthday
Scheepstra 85th birthday
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August 24, 2016
Rep. King pays visit to Sibley
13 hours 26 min ago
Letter: DFL political games hurt millions of Minnesotans
By District 22 Sen. Bill Weber, R-Luverne, and District 16 Sen. Gary Dahms, R-Redwood Falls We have waited a few days to write about Governor Dayton’s decision to not call a special session. We wanted to wait to pen this letter so as to cool off a little, sit back and be able...
13 hours 50 min ago
August 19, 2016
Trump swings through Minnesota for fundraiser
MINNEAPOLIS -- With occasionally loud protests outside the Minneapolis Convention Center, Donald Trump brought a private message to hundreds of high-dollar Minnesota donors on Friday evening. “I think we’re going to win it,” Trump said to the ground inside, according to a livestream...
August 19, 2016 - 9:35pm
Capitol Chatter: Dayton says clean water tops light rail politics
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says he plans to campaign for clean water in coming months instead of against Republicans he blamed for torpedoing a special legislative session over a southwestern Twin Cities light rail proposal. The Democratic governor has been very strong...
August 19, 2016 - 9:07pm
August 18, 2016
Rep. King to visit Osceola County on Wednesday
SIBLEY, Iowa -- Iowa 4th District Rep. Steve King will make a stop in Osceola County on Wednesday. King will tour Motorvation Engineering at 941 Fourth Ave., Sibley, beginning at 12:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend.Motorvation Engineering began operations in Sibley in 1994....
August 18, 2016 - 9:00pm
August 17, 2016
DFL lawmakers urge leaders to come to special session agreement
MOORHEAD, Minn. – DFL lawmakers say it’s crunch time for coming up with a deal to call a special legislative session this year to pass tax and bonding bills. “We have this meeting tomorrow with the four leaders and Gov. (Mark) Dayton, and I really do think it’s crunch time,”...
August 17, 2016 - 9:37pm
August 12, 2016
Capital Chat: Candidates handle losing differently
ST. PAUL -- A look at two Republican U.S. House candidates shows different ways of handling a loss. John Howe dealt with his third-place finish with humor. "Character building day," he tweeted with a photo of him removing campaign signs. "Taking down signs and keeping a positive attitude."...
August 12, 2016 - 9:16pm
August 10, 2016
Retired Air Force officer seeks to unseat U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson in Minnesota
EAST GRAND FORKS -- A retired Air Force officer from Karlstad, Minn., will challenge longtime Democratic Congressman Collin Peterson in November. Dave Hughes, the Republican-endorsed candidate for the Minnesota Seventh Congressional District race, defeated Amanda Lynn Hinson in Tuesday’s...
August 10, 2016 - 9:58pm
Some Minnesota U.S. House races in national spotlight
ST. PAUL -- Two, perhaps three, of Minnesota's eight congressional races will attract plenty of national attention as control of the U.S. House is at stake in November. Well-known Republican Jason Lewis' win in the 2nd Congressional District, in the southern Twin Cities and to the...
August 10, 2016 - 9:36pm
August 9, 2016
Minnesota primary interest varied
ST. PAUL -- A lack of heated races kept many Minnesota voters home from Tuesday's primary election, but those who did show up helped set the plate for the Nov. 8 general election. ---- Republican Jim Hagedorn is set for a second straight match-up with Democratic U.S. Rep. Tim...
August 9, 2016 - 10:32pm
August 8, 2016
Primary contests spotted through Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- Turnout in Tuesday's Minnesota primary election likely will be spotty, as there are relatively few contests this year. The only statewide race will pare three Supreme Court candidates down to two, although six U.S. House primary races are on the ballot along with contests...
August 8, 2016 - 8:59pm
August 5, 2016
Capitol Chattter: Farmers take closer look at self-promotion
MORGAN -- A major focus at Farmfest, the all-things-agriculture show in southwest Minnesota, was the need for farmers to sell themselves. That is not natural. Most farmers do not like to self-promote. "We need to get our message out," state Sen. Gary Dahms, R-Redwood Falls, told a...
August 5, 2016 - 9:14pm
August 4, 2016
Trump to attend Minneapolis fundraiser
MINNEAPOLIS -- Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump will visit the Twin Cities this month for a fundraising event, according to an invitation obtained by the Pioneer Press. The invitation is for an Aug. 19 fundraiser for the Trump Victory fund, a joint fundraising effort with...
August 4, 2016 - 9:21pm
August 2, 2016
Minnesota House candidate accuses opponent of not disclosing financial contributions
FOSSTON, Minn. -- The race between two Democratic candidates for the Minnesota District 1B House seat continues to heat up, now with allegations of breaking campaign finance laws. On July 28, Erwin Rud submitted a complaint to the state Campaign Finance & Public Disclosure Board...
August 2, 2016 - 9:06pm
U.S. House candidates show differences, avoid heated remarks
MORGAN, Minn. -- Temperatures bumped 90 degrees and humidity was high, but U.S. House candidates remained cool as they debated Tuesday in front of a Farmfest forum. ---- Answers about crop insurance drew subtle differences among candidates in the 7th Congressional District, which...
August 2, 2016 - 9:01pm