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Being Elf-ish: One of Santa's workers shares secrets from the North Pole
Government offices, banks, stores close for Christmas
Tammy Makram -- Baby Jane Doe -- continues quest to find birth mother
Fire destroys home addition
Holiday Traditions: Ramadan a time for spiritual growth and reflection
Boys hockey: Big game, big win for Luverne
Wrestling: Oeltjenbruns, Nielsen lead Luverne
High school basketball: JCC boys rout MCW
Girls basketball: Henry is back, and loving every second
Prep girls basketball: Sibley-Ocheyedan tests unbeaten Okoboji
Column: Inglorious hackers, or 'Revenge of the Nerd'
Column: Holiday chores made special again by visit from mom
Column: Good riddance to the worst Congress ever
Column: Ethics training for Congress? Dream on
As others see it: The best gift -- get there safe
Robert J. Schmidt
Edward "Ed" Riepma
Joseph "Joe" Dragstra
Religion briefs: Dec. 24
Looking Back: 1989 -- Hadley man named state's top cattleman
Column: If Worthington builds it, they sure would come
Season's jottings: Newsroom staffers share Christmas memories
The pageantry of it all
Out and About
Julius 90th birthday
Probst 80th birthday
School Board Minutes for November
Data: Dec. 24, 2014
Data: Dec. 23, 2014
Notice of Mortgage Foreclosure Sale
October 1, 2014
McFadden, Franken trade jabs at debate
DULUTH — Sen. Al Franken and Mike McFadden, his challenger in the race for U.S. Senate, would make a good “Odd Couple,” if their debate at the Duluth Playhouse Wednesday was any indication. When McFadden congratulated Franken and his wife on their pending wedding anniversary...
October 1, 2014 - 8:46pm
September 2, 2014
Minnesota State Fair sets attendance record with 1.82 million visitors
FALCON HEIGHTS — Comfortable temperatures and a new West End Market helped the Minnesota State Fair draw record crowds this year. Total attendance was 1,824,830, topping the 2009 record of 1,790,497. Last year’s attendance was 1,731,162. “The weather for the most part worked...
September 2, 2014 - 8:53pm
New policy requires feds to record interviews
FARGO, N.D. — A new federal directive requiring criminal investigators to record interrogations of suspects while in police custody has the support of North Dakota’s top federal prosecutor. The office of Tim Purdon, the U.S. attorney for North Dakota, prosecuted a murder case...
June 2, 2014 - 9:28pm
May 14, 2014
Column: In Arkansas, a military record is no magic bullet
WASHINGTON — Sen. Mark Pryor, the embattled Democratic incumbent in Arkansas, made a serious gaffe in March when he questioned Republican opponent Tom Cotton’s reliance on military service as a campaign theme. While praising the congressman for serving, Pryor told a TV interviewer...
opinion / columns
May 14, 2014 - 8:35pm
March 26, 2014
JBS hog buyer retires after 45½ years
WORTHINGTON — While growing up on a farm outside the tiny town of Myrtle, southeast of Albert Lea, Paul Schilling’s chores included helping with the family’s purebred Duroc hog operation. He showed hogs as a 4-H’er, participated on the general livestock judging team in the...
March 26, 2014 - 8:15pm
Possible record catch could land angler in trouble
DULUTH — A potential ice fishing world-record lake trout caught by a northern Minnesota man earlier this month has been confiscated from a Duluth taxidermist by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. The catch is under investigation by enforcement officials with the Ontario...
February 26, 2014 - 9:52pm
June 24, 2012
Sanford Medical Center implements final stage of electronic medical record
WORTHINGTON -- Sanford Worthington Medical Center implemented the third and final stage of the patient electronic medical record on May 15 with the go live of the computerized provider order management (CPOM). The Sanford system's electronic medical record (EMR) is known as Sanford...
news / business
June 24, 2012 - 9:47pm
January 9, 2012
More warmth, another record
DULUTH -- For the third time in five days and the fourth time this winter, Duluth set another warm temperature record on Monday. It hit 45 degrees at 1:23 p.m. at Duluth International Airport, breaking the old record of 42 set in 2002. Thursday, Friday and the day after Christmas...
January 9, 2012 - 9:10pm
August 5, 2010
Fees waived for Iowa record replacements
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Gov. Chet Culver Thursday issued a disaster proclamation that waives fees for replacement copies of vital records and recreational vehicle registration documents destroyed due to severe weather and flooding. The proclamation applies in the 45 Iowa counties under...
August 5, 2010 - 8:59pm
October 1, 2008
Minnesotan grows giant pumpkin
SPICER -- The biggest pumpkin on record in the state of Minnesota was grown in a small pumpkin patch in rural Spicer. Chad Revier set the new state record Saturday during the Great Pumpkin Commonwealth pumpkin contest in Stillwater. His prize-winner weighed in at 1,428 pounds --...
October 1, 2008 - 4:00pm