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Trump picks Iowa Governor Branstad as U.S. ambassador to China: transition official
Family Art Night scheduled during parent-teacher conferences week
Remembering Pearl Harbor: WWII veteran on Oahu when Japanese launched sneak attack
Seminar aims to create smooth transition for retiring business owners
Area girls basketball roundup: Adrian beats Luverne after slow start
Prep wrestling: Trojans fall in tight battle with W/RRC
Area boys basketball roundup: Huskies win high-scoring season opener
Boys hockey: Trojans refuse to quit in loss to Redwood Valley
Boys basketball: Trojans show teamwork, depth in victory over Luverne
Letter: Pioneer Village
Letter: Local government entities should live within their means
Column: 21st Century Cures Act a remedy for all Americans
Letter: There's a third group of Americans, too
Letter: Thanks to organizers of community Thanksgiving
Gerald L. Smith
Looking Back: 1991 -- Wind chills up to 50-below close schools
Homemade granola easier, more affordable than you think
PieLogNog: A holiday mashup of chocolate, salted caramel, eggnog and pecan pie
Change maker: Kevin Donovan pushes Worthington, and himself, to succeed
Our region was major supplier of early engines for Humvees
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May 12, 2016
Sunday sales sink again: State Reps shoot down proposal over small business, crime concerns
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans who forget to buy booze will remain out of luck on Sundays after the state House Thursday rejected a proposal to allow...
May 12, 2016 - 3:35pm
April 11, 2016
Minnesota House lights up fireworks
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota House lit up fireworks legislation Monday, but Senate Democrats and Gov. Mark Dayton are expected to douse the red...
April 11, 2016 - 10:40pm
January 7, 2016
St. Paul bans flavored tobacco sales in convenience stores
ST. PAUL — Convenience stores throughout St. Paul have 90 days to dump their apple-flavored chewing tobacco, fruit punch cigarillos and strawberry “e-juice.” On Wednesday, the St. Paul City Council voted 7-0 to prohibit flavored tobacco products on most store shelves. A new...
January 7, 2016 - 9:15pm
November 22, 2015
The king of clean: Sibley teen runs vacuum repair and sales business
SIBLEY, Iowa — Many people say the American dream is finding something you love to do and figuring out how to make a living doing it. Small-time...
November 22, 2015 - 8:33pm
November 6, 2015
Sticking up for student exchange: Bumper sticker sales raise funds for sister city program
WORTHINGTON — As the city of Worthington prepares to build a sculpture in Chautauqua Park to represent a bridge of friendship, tradition and...
November 6, 2015 - 9:06am
April 12, 2015
Sunday liquor sales a long shot
ST. PAUL — If things had gone differently at the Capitol this year, you might have been able to head to the liquor store Sunday. But it appears 2015 will wind up much as the past few years have: After lots of talk and attention to repealing Minnesota’s ban on Sunday liquor-store...
April 12, 2015 - 8:07pm
February 17, 2015
As others see it: Sell beer, wine on Sundays
Run out of beer on a Sunday and what do too many Duluthians do? They jump into their cars and motor across a bridge to a liquor store in Superior for more, hoping the few they’ve already had weren’t a few too many. That potentially tragic scenario is an unfortunate reality that...
February 17, 2015 - 9:23pm
January 11, 2015
Farmers, manufacturers look for Cuban opportunities
FARGO, N.D. — Ag producers and manufacturers are looking for new Cuban export opportunities following President Barack Obama’s announcement...
January 11, 2015 - 6:31pm
August 26, 2014
Perusing the goods
August 26, 2014 - 7:48pm
From apples to zinnias
August 26, 2014 - 7:47pm
April 27, 2014
Sales tax collections ahead of schedule
WORTHINGTON — When voters here passed a half-cent sales tax, it was limited to no more than 10 years. Nearly halfway through that time...
April 27, 2014 - 8:35pm
March 23, 2014
Can MNsure avoid repeat of deadline ‘nightmare’?
ST. PAUL — When Minnesota launched its new health insurance exchange Oct. 1, the problems came quickly. By late October, the error rate at the MNsure website peaked at 22 percent. In November, state officials started rerunning 30,000 applications because of a variety of problems,...
March 23, 2014 - 8:04pm
Women flock to Expo
WORTHINGTON — Pat Henkels enjoys the Daily Globe Women’s Expo Health and Home Show. “This is awesome. It’s a lot of fun to be here,”...
March 23, 2014 - 8:02pm
March 19, 2014
Sunday liquor sales get toe in door
ST. PAUL — A Minnesota Senate committee is considering “baby steps” that eventually could lead toward Sunday liquor sales. Bills sponsored by Sen. Roger Reinert, D-Duluth, would allow Sunday refills and sales of beer jugs, popularly known as growlers, and allow taprooms to...
March 19, 2014 - 8:49pm
March 6, 2014
Another try at Sunday liquor sales
ST. PAUL — Allowing liquor stores to open on Sundays remains a steep climb in the Minnesota Legislature, so its prime proponent is willing to accept “baby steps.” Sen. Roger Reinert, D-Duluth, has introduced seven bills that to varying degrees allow Sunday sales, including...
March 6, 2014 - 8:18pm