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'It's all about teamwork'
Party for the 'pout': 39th annual International Eelpout Festival draws a crowd to Walker
Area communities awarded CERTs grants
Minnesota West hosting PSEO information night
Authorities apprehend Alexandria man after Mountain Lake standoff
Gregg makes her own trail: Minnesotan wins record fifth Birkie women’s title; Norwegian wins men’s title
State gymnastics: Trojans, Huskies compete at state individual meet
Duluth-based team wins first curling gold medal for America
Sectional wrestling action in full swing
Friday boys basketball: Chargers clinch first conference crown in 20 years
Letter: J turn proposal not right for Heron Lake
Column: District 518 monitoring progress of English Learners
Kindness is a sweet gift to give or receive
We must admit it: This is who we are
How wine tastings transport you
Adrianna (Moret) Wagley
Kim Marie Nielsen
Esther Zavala de Adame
Eidhammer has many reasons to take heart
Disheveled Theologian: Billy Graham's hope (is the same as ours)
What to know about nursing home costs and hospice care insurance
Seed company offers intriguing new flowers, vegetables
NDSU potato varieties are popular garden choices
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Meyer 80th birthday
Birth: Liesel Lee Harberts
Sietsema 90th birthday
Boock 50th anniversary
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
City of Worthington planning commission notice of public hearing
Data: Nov. 27, 2017
'Enjoy life and make the best of every day': Nolan, daughter discuss her fight with lung cancer
DULUTH — The coming year almost promises to draw U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan into a battle for his political life. He's being targeted from all...
December 24, 2017 - 6:10am
December 22, 2017
GOP idea: Make Democrat lieutenant governor
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Republican legislative leaders Friday, Dec. 22, renewed their offer to Democrats to avoid a legal fight stemming from a series of dominoes that will fall once U.S. Sen. Al Franken resigns. Under the plan pitched by Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka and...
December 22, 2017 - 8:39pm
Twin Metals gets federal mining leases back
DULUTH — Twin Metals Minnesota will get back its permits to explore for copper on the edge of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, and continue working toward a copper mine southeast of Ely, under a decision Friday by the U.S. Interior Department. The move by the Trump...
December 22, 2017 - 8:37pm
Fischbach advised to quit Senate: Minnesota solicitor general says state senator can’t also be lieutenant governor
ST. PAUL — You can’t be a Minnesota state senator and the state’s lieutenant governor at the same time. That’s the opinion, issued Thursday,...
December 22, 2017 - 12:09am
December 21, 2017
Minnesota unemployment rate drops to lowest rate since Clinton administration
ST. PAUL—Minnesota's unemployment rate fell to 3.1 percent in November, the lowest it has been since 2000. The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development announced that while employers eliminated 4,000 jobs this past month, the state's seasonally-adjusted jobless...
December 21, 2017 - 6:21pm
'We're losing the war for truth': Sen. Franken denounces Trump, GOP in final floor speech
WASHINGTON - Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., bade farewell to Capitol Hill on Thursday with a lengthy broadside against the policies of the Trump administration...
December 21, 2017 - 3:11pm
December 19, 2017
Minn. GOP state senator announces run for U.S. Senate
ST. MARY'S POINT, Minn.—State Sen. Karin Housley, a Republican from Washington County, announced Tuesday that she'll run for the U.S. Senate...
December 19, 2017 - 9:48pm
December 18, 2017
'I don't meet with partisan groups': Minn. Rep. Mary Franson's tweetstorm raises eyebrows
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — A request from a group of students — the Alexandria Area High School Democrats — to meet with state Rep....
December 18, 2017 - 7:31pm
December 16, 2017
They call Tina Smith the 'velvet hammer.' Here's why.
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith is known around the Capitol as the "velvet hammer." She has a sweet smile for everyone and forms personal...
December 16, 2017 - 8:30am
December 14, 2017
St. Paul city attorney to run for Minn. attorney general
ST. PAUL—The race for Minnesota attorney general picked up another candidate Thursday as St. Paul City Attorney Samuel Clark confirmed...
December 14, 2017 - 8:02pm
December 10, 2017
Franken's Senate vacancy is hardly Minnesota's first
ST. PAUL — Al Franken's announced resignation from the U.S. Senate will create a rare vacancy in a crucial link between Minnesotans and the nation's highest tiers of power. Wait, it's not as rare as you might think. In the past 100 years, Minnesota had this same scenario six...
December 10, 2017 - 3:12pm
December 9, 2017
With Franken out, Minnesota politics just became the focus of the nation
ST. PAUL — We're gonna be lavished with attention. And maybe lathered with negative campaigning. Thursday, Dec. 7's, announcement by Sen....
December 9, 2017 - 4:43pm
December 8, 2017
Protesters occupy Enbridge offices in Duluth
DULUTH — Three Duluth residents were cited for trespassing on Friday, Dec. 8, after occupying Enbridge's downtown office to demand that...
December 8, 2017 - 7:03pm
December 5, 2017
Duluth gift shop removes anti-immigrant T-shirt
DULUTH, Minn. -- A Duluth lakeside gift shop I Love Duluth has stopped selling a T-shirt targeting immigrants after a photo of the shirt was widely shared online, prompting a backlash. In all capital letters on a crudely drawn silhouette of the country, the shirt reads “F--- off...
December 5, 2017 - 3:03pm
December 2, 2017
Republican governor candidates dish it out at Brainerd-area forum
Six Republican Party candidates for governor spoke in front of a standing-room-only audience Friday, Dec. 1, 2017, and many of them echoed President...
December 2, 2017 - 12:29pm