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With health care bill dead, Republicans turn to taxes
Adult Basic Education volunteers, teachers help others progress
Deputy Simpson keeps people safe, builds relationships in community
AgweekTV: Cattle stress study at NDSU
Nixon makes his life about service to Worthington
Adrian Peterson willing to take less money for right fit
New England keeper Cropper has Minnesota roots
Gophers riding turnaround into NCAA Tournament
Relief prospect Chargois optioned to Triple-A
College baseball: After 15 road games, Minnesota West slides into home
'Bright sadness' describes Lenten journey at Fargo church
Planning the spring garden calendar
Fielding Questions: Rabbit damage can ruin evergreens
Phillips: Everything changes when kindness enters the room
Minding our Elders: Feeling useful integral to emotional health
Sylvester "Sy" Lonneman
Benjamin Bruce Raudenbush
Harlan D. Harthun
William J. Wintz
Column: Your not-average people have great things going for them
Remarkable recovery: A combined 14 surgeries later, Bart and Sherry DeBoer share tale of crash with suspected drunk driver
Disheveled Theologian: Forsaken -- A few thoughts during Lent, week 4
Looking Back: 1992 -- Proposed hospital expansion plan advances
Cleaning up for colon health: Timmerman plays it safe
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March 9, 2017
Lawmaker says letter to editor violated Minnesota Senate ethics
ST. PAUL — A letter to the editor could lead to ethics charges against a Minnesota state senator. Sen. Kent Eken, D-Twin Valley, said on...
March 9, 2017 - 4:39pm
March 8, 2017
U.S. senators ask government for evidence Obama wiretapped Trump
WASHINGTON -- Two senior senators asked the FBI and Justice Department on Wednesday, March 8, for any information they have on President Donald...
March 8, 2017 - 3:11pm
February 24, 2017
Minnesota Senate poised to pass Sunday sales
ST. PAUL — A bill legalizing Sunday sales of alcohol coming next week to the Minnesota Senate is very likely to pass, Senate Majority Leader...
February 24, 2017 - 7:39pm
December 11, 2016
News report: Heitkamp is Trump’s top choice for Agriculture secretary
FARGO — U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp is President-elect Donald Trump's No. 1 choice for Agriculture secretary, POLITICO reported Saturday, Dec. 10, citing sources close to the transition team. Heitkamp, who’s in her first term, serves on the Senate Agriculture Committee and is one...
December 11, 2016 - 8:42pm
November 10, 2016
Senate GOP turns to insurance man as their leader
ST. PAUL -- Sen. Paul Gazelka said he had no intention of becoming the Minnesota Senate's leader until his wife, Maralee, reacted to election returns. "My wife said, 'You ought to be running for that seat,"" the Nisswa senator said Thursday, Nov. 10, moments after fellow Republicans...
November 10, 2016 - 8:45pm
June 9, 2016
U.S. House passes Puerto Rico debt relief bill
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — Following months of internal wrangling, the U.S. House of Representatives, Thursday passed legislation creating a federal control board to help Puerto Rico cope with crippling debt that is wreaking havoc throughout the island's economy. By a vote of 297-127,...
June 9, 2016 - 10:27pm
May 19, 2016
U.S. Senate approves $1.1 billion to fight Zika virus
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — An election-year fight over addressing the spreading Zika virus intensified in the U.S. Congress as the Senate Thursday...
May 19, 2016 - 3:20pm
May 17, 2016
Senate passes bill allowing Sept. 11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate passed legislation Tuesday that would allow victims of the Sept. 11 attacks to file lawsuits seeking damages from...
May 17, 2016 - 3:39pm
May 10, 2016
Report says Facebook suppresses conservative stories: Senate committee launches inquiry
WASHINGTON — A U.S. Senate committee launched an inquiry Tuesday into how social media website Facebook selects its news stories after a report...
May 10, 2016 - 4:45pm
May 5, 2016
GOP defeats Senate bonding bill
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Legislature is in limbo after Thursday’s narrow defeat of a major issue on the table this year. “I think for those...
May 5, 2016 - 8:16pm
May 3, 2016
Outdoors projects receive Minnesota Senate OK
ST. PAUL — Minnesota senators approved spending $158 million Tuesday, with little discussion, for outdoors projects. The votes came on a $112 million plan that mostly buys land to preserve prairies, forests, wetlands and wildlife habitat and a $46 million bill that focuses on a...
May 3, 2016 - 3:36pm
April 14, 2016
Ending buffer confusion: State Senate votes unanimously to clarify landowner, county and water district responsibilities
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Legislature is close to cleaning up misunderstandings in a law meant to clean up the state’s water. Senators passed...
April 14, 2016 - 8:17pm
April 1, 2016
Senators tell railroads: begin to talk safety
ST. PAUL — Warning bells figuratively clanged Friday when a Minnesota state Senate committee had its first hearing on new legislation to force railroads to release more information about hazardous materials they haul. Even some Republicans who generally support railroads warned...
April 1, 2016 - 9:00pm
March 10, 2016
State to aid Iron Range: Senators pass unemployment extension for steelworkers
ST. PAUL — Two Iron Range senators made emotional pleas Thursday to extend unemployment benefits for thousands of men and women who have lost...
March 10, 2016 - 8:51pm
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