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Trump decides to skip White House press dinner
Defying the odds: Minnesota woman delivers baby that wasn't expected to live
As new wood materials become stronger, 'plyscrapers' challenge concrete and steel
Former labor secretary elected to lead Democratic party
Delays, new forms and more: Get ready for 2017 tax season
DNR staff highlight need for Minn. license fee increase
Wrestling: MW's Lamont Cannon two-time All-American
High school sports roundup: Red Rock Central tops Fulda
Wrestling: Eight Trojans advance to Section 3AA semifinals
Les Knutson: From Granite Falls to New Richland watching high school basketball
Phillips: A well-timed letter reminded me to look for kindness
Perennials potentially damaged from early-season warmup
Little things make a big difference with gardening
Column: Plenty of art activities in District 518 classrooms
Column: At CPAC, conservatism betrayed
Dean Juit Frantsen
Robert "Bob" Reed Prahm
Richard Robert Mork
Robert "Bob" Reed Prahm
Luverne native succeeding as professional mountain bike racer
Column: Adventures of that Hardy boy were the stuff of legend
Disheveled Theologian: Ornithology 101
2012: Kusz appointed Nobles County Attorney
Column: Worthington’s first Shorty — A colorful life and a sad end
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July 19, 2016
Minnesota Republicans want to unite
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Minnesota's Republican national convention delegates hope the party can unite before the November election, but many are not certain. "We want to come together," Mandy Heffron of Little Falls said, emphasizing "want," in a Tuesday telephone interview. As a delegate...
July 19, 2016 - 9:16pm
June 13, 2016
Area GOP endorses Weber, Schomacker and Hamilton
EDGERTON — Republicans from eight counties gathered Friday in Edgerton to officially endorse the re-election bids of their current state lawmakers. Sen. Bill Weber of Luverne and Reps. Joe Schomacker of Luverne and Rod Hamilton of Mountain Lake received the party’s support and...
June 13, 2016 - 10:16pm
May 23, 2016
Transportation, bonding fail at end of Minnesota Legislature
ST. PAUL — Minnesota legislators came to St. Paul with hopes to pass a good many bills, but they failed to approve two major issues, transportation...
May 23, 2016 - 9:26am
April 13, 2016
Column: Fortune-cookie platitudes
WASHINGTON — Reince Priebus, the beleaguered and balding Republican National Committee chairman, was asked a few days ago about his mane. “How much gray hair do you think you’re going to have by December?” CNN’s Jake Tapper inquired. “Gray is fine,” the party boss...
April 13, 2016 - 10:20am
March 2, 2016
Carson fades: Republicans grapple with Trump victories
WASHINGTON — Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson pulled out of the Republican fracas Wednesday after Super Tuesday contests in which Donald Trump...
March 2, 2016 - 4:36pm
February 16, 2016
Obama scolds Senate Republicans for Supreme Court threat
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. — President Barack Obama vowed Tuesday to pick an indisputably qualified nominee for the Supreme Court and chided Republicans...
February 16, 2016 - 9:31pm
February 14, 2016
The next justice: Republicans gear up for Supreme Court battle after Scalia’s death
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — Republican lawmakers and presidential candidates hardened their positions Sunday on blocking a move by President Barack...
February 14, 2016 - 8:56pm
January 28, 2016
GOP candidates meet for last time before Iowa caucus
DES MOINES, Iowa — Republican front-runner Donald Trump skipped a presidential debate in Iowa on Thursday after a flurry of last-minute negotiations...
January 28, 2016 - 11:08pm
January 12, 2016
State of the Union: Obama knocks Republicans for anti-Muslim rhetoric, seeks to set 2016 tone
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama knocked Republican presidential candidates for anti-Muslim rhetoric and accused critics Tuesday of playing...
January 12, 2016 - 10:17pm
January 5, 2016
Obama, wiping tears, makes new push to tighten gun rules
WASHINGTON — Wiping back tears as he remembered children who died in a mass shooting, President Barack Obama Tuesday described new steps he...
January 5, 2016 - 2:44pm
December 9, 2015
Column: Minnesota House GOP needs to reverse course, support LGA
By THOMAS KUNTZ and RANDY WILSON As 2015 winds down and we prepare to welcome a new year and a new legislative session, the time has come for us to speak out. As mayors of cities in Greater Minnesota — and as Republicans — we have waited more than a year for the new House Republican...
December 9, 2015 - 4:38pm
November 17, 2015
Republicans increase demand to pause refugee flow
ST. PAUL — Republicans from the U.S. House speaker to Upper Midwest state lawmakers want the United States to delay admitting Syrian refugees until the country’s terrorist screening program can be reviewed. While it is unclear whether more-than-two-dozen governors who want...
November 17, 2015 - 8:10pm
October 1, 2015
Column: GOP harassment politics
WASHINGTON — At this point Republicans may wish to consider aborting to protect the health of the party. They have been going after Planned Parenthood over the past few months like so many Captain Ahabs. They threatened to shut down the government to defund the group. Their insistence...
October 1, 2015 - 9:58pm
August 17, 2015
Trump wins Nobles County GOP poll
WORTHINGTON — The Nobles County Republican Party has released the results of a straw poll conducted throughout the duration of Nobles County Fair. The poll was conducted by having passersby of the organization’s commercial building booth drop a kernel of corn in a milk jug bearing...
August 17, 2015 - 8:31pm
May 8, 2015
No MinnCompromise yet for MinnesotaCare and MNsure
ST. PAUL — Minnesota legislators have spent hours debating the future of MNsure and MinnesotaCare, but remain far from a compromise needed to end the 2015 legislative session. Republicans who control the House want to spend $1 billion less on health care programs than Democrats...
May 8, 2015 - 9:43pm