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Community comes together to help kids in Haiti
Noxious weed on state’s eradication list found in Nobles County
Amato to speak Oct. 9 at Murray County Historical Society annual meeting
Hobie Wave Midwest Regional Regatta begins today on Lake Okabena
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Data: Sept. 30, 2016
Review and comment on the school construction proposal
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Data: Sept. 29, 2016
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September 23, 2016
It took DNA to crack the Jacob Wetterling case
ST. CLOUD — The envelope arrived without much fanfare, inside it the results of another DNA test from the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension. Scientists there likely didn't recognize the names: Jared Scheierl and Danny Heinrich. The envelope that Stearns County Sheriff's...
September 23, 2016 - 10:00pm
Missing for 27 years, Jacob Wetterling’s disappearance remained a mystery
ST. CLOUD — The question lingered for nearly 27 years. Investigators internalized it. Patty Wetterling repeated it hundreds, perhaps thousands, of times. Central Minnesotans discussed it over lunch, at festivals and coffee shops, during holiday weekends, longing for an answer. "Where's...
September 23, 2016 - 10:00pm
Dakota Access buys land near encampment where tribe claims sacred sites disturbed
BISMARCK – The company building the Dakota Access Pipeline has purchased 20 parcels of land totaling more than 7,000 acres north of where protesters of the four-state oil pipeline are encamped on federally owned land and where the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe claims sacred sites were...
September 23, 2016 - 9:14pm
September 22, 2016
Native American tribes bring Dakota pipeline fight to Congress
WASHINGTON — Native American tribes took their fight to Washington on Thursday, Sept. 22, to stop development of a $3.7 billion oil pipeline, as Democrats in the U.S. Congress urged the federal government to scrap construction permits and reconsider the project. Representative Raul...
September 22, 2016 - 8:21pm
September 11, 2016
North Dakota oil pipeline delays could hit producers, shippers
NEW YORK -- With the U.S. government siding in favor of Native American protests against a key North Dakota pipeline, local oil producers and shippers are facing the possibility of greater delays in getting a quick route to ship oil to the Gulf of Mexico.On Friday, following ongoing...
September 11, 2016 - 9:44pm
June 1, 2016
Dayton signs Mille Lacs economic stimulus into law: Outlook for proposed DNR facility less rosy
MILLE LACS — The supplemental budget bill Gov. Mark Dayton signed Wednesday contains two provisions for the struggling Mille Lacs tourism industry. Those provisions are a $300,000 grant to the Mille Lacs Tourism Council to promote the area, and $3.651 million for Mille Lacs County...
June 1, 2016 - 10:01pm
May 15, 2016
State education commissioner a finalist for Minneapolis superintendency
MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota Education Commissioner Brenda Cassellius has been named one of two finalists for the superintendency of Minneapolis Public Schools. A selection committee, which made the announcement Friday, said Ed Graff, the superintendent of schools in Anchorage, Alaska,...
May 15, 2016 - 9:15pm
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 2, 2016
State Trooper helps deliver baby beside I-90
WORTHINGTON — A Minnesota State Patrol officer helped deliver a baby Sunday evening along Interstate 90. Minnesota State Patrol Trooper James...
May 2, 2016 - 8:39pm
April 18, 2016
D-G-F waits to revive school construction issue: Two decisions from state legislature needed
DILWORTH — Planning for another school construction vote in the Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton School District is on hold until the Legislature decides on “two critical components” in coming weeks, Superintendent Bryan Thygeson said. Bills that would allow D-G-F and the Moorhead School...
April 18, 2016 - 6:34am
April 13, 2016
Let’s get down to business: Minnesota lawmakers ready to zero in on budget specifics
ST. PAUL — Minnesota legislators are ready to put specific numbers to their budget plans, which so far mostly have been generic rhetoric. Senate...
April 13, 2016 - 9:22pm
April 11, 2016
Cuate qualifies for state at Section 2AA speech
WORTHINGTON — Worthington High School (WHS) senior Karina Cuate was the lone WHS state speech qualifier at the Section 2AA speech tournament Saturday at Hutchinson. It’s a three-peat for Cuate, who qualified for the state meet in each of the past two years as well. Cuate participates...
April 11, 2016 - 10:24pm
March 23, 2016
Seat belts and roll bars: State legislation would help farmers make tractors safer
ST. PAUL — Minnesota farmers driving 86,000 tractors do not have adequate safety equipment, some state lawmakers say, so legislation is being...
March 23, 2016 - 7:48pm
March 9, 2016
State launching inspection sweep for credit card skimmers at gas pumps
BLOOMINGTON — State officials have pledged to ramp up security efforts against an “emerging threat” — credit card skimming at gas pumps....
March 9, 2016 - 9:48pm
March 3, 2016
Is a deal possible? Sticking points to state transportation plan include transit, funding sources
ST. PAUL — State Rep. Tim Kelly believes he and Sen. Scott Dibble could negotiate a long-term transportation plan in about an hour. Dibble, chair of the Senate’s Transportation and Public Safety Committee, thinks Kelly is wrong: It would take them only half an hour. “I think...
March 3, 2016 - 9:53pm