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WHS Marching Trojans claim Tri-State Band Festival Parade Sweepstakes, People’s Choice
1 dead, 1 hospitalized after shooting on St. Paul's East Side
Sanford Worthington recognized for flu protection efforts
A Q&A with new Minnesota Supreme Court Justice Anne McKeig
SMAC grants enable regional arts efforts
Girls soccer: Trojans fall to Willmar in the rain
College football: Slow start comes back to bite Bluejays
Prep volleyball: Worthington goes 2-5 at St. James Tournament
Prep football: E-E's precision on display in Fulda
Cross country: Fairmont wins Class 2A title at Milaca
Column: Republicans' kangaroo court
Column: A Republican worth voting for
Column: District 518 offers PASS classes to connect with, inform families
Column: Cut out this column if you like cutting the grass
Column: Vote for Trump helps undo climate change progress
Patricia Marie Adelmann (Janssen)
Douglas R. Geertsema
Norma J. Janssen
Bosmas add barn quilt to their northwest Iowa property
Column: Shaking Up the Sanctuary
Looking Back: 1991 -- Perkins family receives conservation honor
Column: Robert Kennedy’s visit to city brought unprecedented excitement
School of Prayer event is Oct. 7-8
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Bakker 50th anniversary
De Berg 80th birthday
Gerber 95th birthday
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Notice of Public Hearing
School Board Minutes for August
Data: Sept. 23, 2016
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
July 29, 2016
With few races, Minnesota primary turnout likely small
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans may be the best at turning out for general elections, but they have voted in shrinking numbers in primary elections. And there is not much on the Aug. 9 primary ballot to drive those numbers higher. That is too bad, Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon...
July 29, 2016 - 9:20pm
July 28, 2016
Mark Dayton at DNC recalls Senate seat mate Hillary Clinton
PHILADELPHIA -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton delivered a first-hand testimonial to Hillary Clinton before her speech at the Democratic National Convention Thursday evening. "When I was elected to the United States Senate 16 years ago, I was seated next to the new Senator from New York,...
July 28, 2016 - 9:46pm