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Pipestone National Monument proposes entrance fee increase
Greater MN dominates committees
Higher Minnesota taxes? Take a guess
Health starts at home
Les Knutson: Jirele follows Pater to run for Mount Marty
Communities rally at the courage of a child
Scott Rall: Family traditions should not go the way of the dinosaur
Boys hockey: Big game, big win for Luverne
Wrestling: Oeltjenbruns, Nielsen lead Luverne
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
Paul E. Becker
Bertha Mae West
Evelyn A. Kellen
Norman Lee Teerink
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
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August 20, 2014
Column: Scandals hiding in plain sight
WASHINGTON — The laboratories of democracy are blowing up. A rash of relatively convoluted, thoroughly unsexy political scandals involving governors is moving through the country. So many of them involve Republican presidential hopefuls that conspiracy theorists could argue they...
opinion / columns
August 20, 2014 - 8:37pm
August 5, 2014
Column: Nixon’s ghost, 40 years on
WASHINGTON — Forty years after he slunk out of office, Richard M. Nixon retains the capacity to astonish and disgust. Just when you thought you could no longer be shocked by Nixon’s willingness to abuse power, his seething resentments and paranoia, and his florid anti-Semitism,...
opinion / columns
August 5, 2014 - 8:29pm
May 19, 2014
Target’s $16M parting gift
MINNEAPOLIS — Under fire for its lavish executive pay, Target Corp. said it cut CEO Gregg Steinhafel’s pay by 37 percent in 2013 — but still gave him a $15.9 million golden parachute after his “involuntary termination” this month. In a filing Monday with the U.S. Securities...
May 19, 2014 - 8:50pm
May 5, 2014
With CEO gone, Target looks to fix image
MINNEAPOLIS — With CEO Gregg Steinhafel forced out, who can help Target Corp. regain its mojo? The Minneapolis-based discount chain — once famed for cheap, chic and stylish ads — has lately been better known for a massive data breach, 40 million worried customers and a troubled...
May 5, 2014 - 7:23pm
March 10, 2014
Candidate leaves campaign after strip club reports
ST. PAUL — A Republican Minnesota secretary of state candidate dropped out of the race Monday after blogs reported he visited strip clubs. Dennis Nguyen said his decision to quit the campaign was based on family, business and civic obligations. “My four young children require...
March 10, 2014 - 10:19pm
June 19, 2012
Panel to consider Senate sex scandal attorney bill
ST. PAUL -- A Minnesota Senate committee will consider an $84,683.50 attorney bill dealing with a scandal that forced the former majority leader to resign. The Senate Rules Committee will be asked Wednesday to approve the bill for attorneys hired to prepare for a former Senate worker's...
June 19, 2012 - 8:29pm
December 20, 2011
Koch scandal could slow stadium discussion
ST. PAUL -- Upheaval within Senate Republican ranks could delay work on a Minnesota Vikings football stadium. "Obviously, it's a bump in the road," said Rep. Morrie Lanning, R-Moorhead, who is chief House point man for a stadium bill. Sen. Amy Koch, who resigned last week as majority...
December 20, 2011 - 9:46pm
April 13, 2010
From the bank to the bar: Avoca building dates back to about 1918
AVOCA --- It is referred to as the pub, the pop shop, the liquor store or simply Avoca, as in "I'll meet you in Avoca." But those who have been...
news / business
April 13, 2010 - 12:00am