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4 arrested after drug bust on central Minn. reservation
Twin cities man charged with chaining, torturing, raping daughters
Has blaze orange become the anti-gun color?
Minnesota State names three finalists for chancellor
Legislature moves quickly to fund its work after Dayton veto
Peter Elander explains the 'Oops, I Did It Again' shootout move
It's the time for big tournaments
U.S., mostly with Minnesotans, beats Canada to reach gold medal game in men's curling
Olympics: Bulldogs' Rooney backstops U.S. women to shootout win over Canada, first gold since 1998
Mason sparks Gophers as they end nine-game losing streak
We must admit it: This is who we are
How wine tastings transport you
Column: Main goal of hospice -- monitor symptoms, maintain comfort
Column: Biodiesel gives the region a boost
Column: Keeping southwest Minnesota a vibrant place to live
Esther Zavala de Adame
Gerald "Jerry" Roetzel
Church turns garbage into good night's sleep through 'Mat Ministry'
Hearty onion and mushroom tart perfect for meatless meals
Cold weather car safety
'Be our guest' to another Disney classic
Rubber plants follow natural tree-like tendency
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Sietsema 90th birthday
Boock 50th anniversary
Huisman 60th anniversary
Boltjes 50th anniversary
Heeringa 70th anniversary
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
City of Worthington planning commission notice of public hearing
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January 19, 2018
Rising mental illness of inmates strains budget, causes liability issues for Southern Minn. jail
RED WING, Minn.—A surge in the number of people with mental health problems continues to strain county jails, and in Goodhue County, the cost of managing their care is increasing. The county recently renewed a $406,000 contract with Advanced Correctional Healthcare (ACH), an...
January 19, 2018 - 5:42pm
January 16, 2018
Tim Pawlenty: I won't run for Al Franken/Tina Smith U.S. Senate seat
ST. PAUL — Former Republican Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty will not run for the U.S. Senate in November. Pawlenty, who has been courted by...
January 16, 2018 - 3:49pm
January 15, 2018
First up for 8th District: DFL candidacy: Incumbent Nolan, challenger Phifer hunt for delegates
DULUTH — For DFLers in the 17 northeastern and north-central counties that make up the 8th Congressional District in Minnesota, the campaign...
January 15, 2018 - 6:00am
January 14, 2018
Duluth city councilors aim to restrict flavored tobacco sales, prevent new generation of smokers
DULUTH, Minn.—Duluth soon could take aim at sales of flavored tobacco products to young people. On Jan. 22, city councilors Barb Russ and Zack Filipovich plan to introduce an ordinance that proposes to restrict sales of menthol cigarettes and other flavor-infused tobacco products...
January 14, 2018 - 7:48am
January 9, 2018
Column: In 2018, let’s resolve to restore civil dialogue and solve problems
No two southern Minnesotans agree on everything, but in our everyday lives, we don’t let difference of opinion prevent us from getting things done to help our communities prosper. I learned this growing up here and have carried that value with me ever since. I served as a platoon...
January 9, 2018 - 10:40pm
Smith gets her wish, named to Senate Ag committee
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Sen. Tina Smith will get to grapple with food stamps and crop insurance as she begins her abbreviated term in the U.S. Senate — as she wished. Smith, who was sworn in last week as Minnesota's newest senator, was named Tuesday to the Senate Committee on...
January 9, 2018 - 7:03pm
January 6, 2018
Smith meets with Teamsters: Minnesota’s new senator prepares for fight over pensions
Sen. Tina Smith met with retired Teamsters on Saturday, Jan. 6, to talk about a proposed solution to the problems facing their pensions. The...
January 6, 2018 - 6:01pm
Winkler: I'll protect wages, net neutrality as attorney general
BRAINERD, Minn.—Former DFL legislator Ryan Winkler is bringing on the populism in his race to become Minnesota's attorney general. He announced...
January 6, 2018 - 9:47am
January 5, 2018
U.S. Sen. Tina Smith makes first public appearance in Minnesota since taking office
DULUTH, Minn.—U.S. Sen. Tina Smith made her first public appearance in Minnesota as a senator Friday in Duluth, meeting with community...
January 5, 2018 - 9:36pm
Analysis: Peterson, Heitkamp vote often against party, Hoeven closer to party line
Northwest Minnesota's U.S. representative and North Dakota's Democratic senator are near the top of a list of congressional members who voted...
January 5, 2018 - 8:50pm
January 3, 2018
The story behind new Minn. US Sen. Smith's inaugural Bible
WASHINGTON, D.C.—When Minnesota's newest U.S. senator, Tina Smith, took the oath of office Wednesday, she laid her hand across a thick, old Holy Bible — a Heilige Bibel actually — held together by a black ribbon. And yes, Smith said, it is literally held together...
January 3, 2018 - 9:11pm
January 2, 2018
Column: Tax reform highlights 2017 legislative achievements
Q: What was the most significant achievement of the U.S. Senate in 2017?
January 2, 2018 - 10:56pm
New Minneapolis mayor takes oath of office
MINNEAPOLIS -- Jacob Frey was sworn in as mayor of Minneapolis on Tuesday along with five new city council members and eight returning members....
January 2, 2018 - 9:12pm
Minnesota DFL green caucus endorses Otto for governor
ST. PAUL—The Minnesota DFL Environmental Caucus said Tuesday that they have endorsed State Auditor Rebecca Otto in the crowded race for...
January 2, 2018 - 7:02pm
December 30, 2017
Franken's tenure in Senate nears its end: He’s likely Minnesota’s biggest political celebrity, but legislative legacy is less clear
ST. PAUL — When U.S. Sen. Al Franken officially resigns from the Senate on Tuesday, Jan. 2, he will end his tenure as Minnesota's biggest-name...
December 30, 2017 - 10:00pm