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Nearly five years after his death, the parents of Zach Sobiech discover handwritten lyrics to his No.1 song
Legal battle erupts with appointment to replace Al Franken
Employers, health providers focus on health maintenance to cut treatment costs
'This was a difficult day,' immigration judge says as he rules to deport Minnesota man
Essentia envisions multimillion-dollar investment in downtown Duluth campus
Academic All-State football players named
College basketball: Bluejays go two OTs to win seventh straight
Minnesota Duluth's Perunovich fighting for spot on junior national hockey team
College basketball: Early Lady Jays lead turns to dust
Molitor acknowledges Twins' 'tremendous interest' in Yu Darvish
No need to plan kindness this season
Wine options for your holiday meal
Column: A correction, and more reasons to not trust Ag2School
Letter: Help of 'angels' is appreciated
Letter: Just say no to Industrial Wind
Shauna M. Kraft
Evelyn Mary Lucker
Dennis C. Freking
Minn. resident tracked Santa's 1964 flight from North Pole -- for real
In matters of the heart, faith becomes real
Always cover Norfolk Island Pine after purchase
Cake mix makes Christmas baking a breeze
Live Nativity is Sunday in Luverne
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Knigge 50th anniversary
Birth: Hunter Rose Barrie
Jenkins 40th anniversary
Breuker 95th birthday
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
City of Worthington planning commission notice of public hearing
Data: Nov. 27, 2017
March 3, 2015
GOP pushes tax relief on Social Security, veterans benefits
ST. PAUL — Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt said last week that Republicans would consider tax exemptions for Social Security and veterans benefits as part of their plan to give back more than $900 million of the projected state budget surplus. On Tuesday, lawmakers examined...
March 3, 2015 - 8:58pm
September 23, 2014
Supervisors put brakes on renewal plan
SIBLEY, Iowa — A controversial TIF measure was halted Tuesday at the Osceola County Board of Supervisors meeting. Approximately 35 people...
September 23, 2014 - 8:40pm
July 17, 2014
Farmington leaders offer to host special session
ST. PAUL — Leaders of the southern Twin Cities suburb of Farmington offered Thursday to host a special legislative session to fund flood recovery. “Minnesota has a proud tradition of coming together to provide relief for those in need following natural disasters, and Farmington...
July 17, 2014 - 9:09pm
June 23, 2014
Flood fight continues
ST. PAUL — Sunshine improved many water-logged Minnesotans’ spirits Monday, but a flood fight may continue all summer for some. With damage reports flowing in, state elected officials Monday extended for 30 days a disaster declaration Gov. Mark Dayton signed last week. While...
June 23, 2014 - 10:23pm
June 18, 2014
Branstad surveys NW Iowa flood damage
ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa — Gov. Terry Branstad and Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management Director Mark Schouten visited Rock Rapids Wednesday...
June 18, 2014 - 8:57pm
May 6, 2014
MN Senate OKs medical marijuana
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans suffering conditions they feel only marijuana can help cheered Tuesday as senators overwhelmingly approved using extracts from the plant for medical uses. Meanwhile, state representatives prepared to debate the issue as early as Friday. “This is restricted...
May 6, 2014 - 9:51pm
April 2, 2014
Helpers in Haiti
PERHAM — Tanja and Jeremiah Dwire’s lives were dramatically changed after a mission trip to Haiti in December 2012. After returning to...
April 2, 2014 - 9:02pm
July 11, 2012
Officials pledge disaster relief cooperation
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota leaders promise to work together toward an anticipated late-August special legislative session to help communities hit...
July 11, 2012 - 9:11pm
November 1, 2010
Farmers to get recovery funds
WORTHINGTON -- Farmers in 29 Minnesota counties, including those in the six counties of far southwest Minnesota, are now eligible for up to 100 percent cost-share to repair or install existing erosion control practices due to late-September flooding. Minnesota's Board of Water and...
November 1, 2010 - 8:47pm
October 19, 2010
Nobles County eligible for aid
October 19, 2010 - 9:38pm
October 18, 2010
House passes disaster bill
ST. PAUL -- State disaster relief is on its way to flood- and tornado-damaged communities, but officials said they may be back for more help...
October 18, 2010 - 9:31pm
October 14, 2010
Legislators prep for session
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota legislators head back to St. Paul Monday to approve spending disaster-relief funds in what is supposed a neat, clean afternoon affair where lawmakers hear the proposal, vote for it and go home. At least that is what Gov. Tim Pawlenty said he and legislative...
October 14, 2010 - 10:00pm
October 5, 2010
Tentative flood session set
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota legislators are on call to vote on flood-relief funding Monday, but it remains unclear whether communities affected by a June 17 tornado outbreak also can expect help. Even the flood action is tentative, depending on whether the federal government declares southern...
October 5, 2010 - 10:15pm
March 22, 2010
FEMA ready to pitch in
ST. PAUL -- Federal authorities are on standby in case local and state workers need help fighting floods, but the Federal Emergency Management...
March 22, 2010 - 12:00am
March 12, 2010
Ag disaster declared in 16 Minnesota counties
ST. PAUL -- Farmers in 16 Minnesota counties will be eligible for emergency loans and other help after dealing with multiple weather problems. U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on Thursday announced the farmers, mostly in northern Minnesota, are due federal aid because their...
March 12, 2010 - 12:00am