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In special way, Southwest Minnesota memorial honors 19-year-old who died in Iraq
Trump asked his advisers about his power to pardon himself in connection to Mueller's Russia investigation
'She could feel her foot in its mouth': Minn. girl bitten 25 times in lake, possibly by muskie
Assisted living tries virtual reality to help seniors with dementia
Minnesota woman found guilty in providing deadly fentanyl patch to boyfriend
Lifelong friends Ennis, Spurgeon living the dream with Minnesota Wild
Twins in 'final stages' of acquiring veteran lefty from Braves
Mammoth Athletes Village levels playing field for Gophers
Gophers football: TV miniseries 'Being P.J. Fleck' to air on ESPNU in August
Entrance song fits Twins closer Kintzler's journey
Column: A judiciary transformed at blazing speed under Trump
World of Wine: Wine tasting is about new discoveries
Trump has made it a priority to dismantle Obama's legacy. He has little to show for it so far.
Lost Italian: Refreshing summer slushes to to help beat the heat
Letter: Copper mining plan must be defeated
George B. Johnson
Stella Mae Altnow
Alan Dale Haberman
Looking Back: 2007 -- Luverne airport gets key federal funding
'Green.com' and 'megabyte blue:' Crayola's '90s tribute to the internet
Column: ‘Kids Went Here’ - That’s what you could say on bronze plaque
Looking Back: 1992 -- Disaster aid sought after strong area storms
Another use for summer's sweet cherries: In a simple grain salad
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Doeden 85th birthday
Birth: July 18, 2017
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Henning 50th anniversary
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February 22, 2016
Class A State Gymnastics: Reflecting on a good show
MINNEAPOLIS — In the upper reaches of the University of Minnesota Sports Pavilion, Jackson County Central and Worthington high school gymnasts...
February 22, 2016 - 12:17am
February 21, 2016
Two in a row: Luverne Mock Trial team heads to state again
LUVERNE — Luverne High School’s Mock Trial team is hard at work preparing for a second trip to the state finals after winning in regional...
February 21, 2016 - 9:32pm
800 voices: Dayton hosts summit on how to save Minnesota’s water
ST. PAUL — Water — Minnesota’s most cherished natural resource — takes center stage Feb. 27 in St. Paul. Some 800 people will gather...
February 21, 2016 - 9:02pm
February 19, 2016
Iowa state individual wrestling: Sibley-Ocheyedan guaranteed three medalists
DES MOINES, Iowa — Sibley-Ocheyedan will enter the third and final day of the Class 1A State Individual Tournament with three wrestlers trying to climb as high as possible on the medal stand. Dylan Schuck, Trent Kruger and Matt Naig have all guaranteed themselves a place among the...
February 19, 2016 - 7:53pm
Class A State Gymnastics: Worthington still smiling
MINNEAPOLIS — They are taught to be chipper and to look at the bright side. So members of the Worthington High School gymnastics team dwelled...
February 19, 2016 - 7:18pm
February 16, 2016
Dayton among 17 governors backing clean power: States forging ahead despite uncertain future of federal climate plan
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton was one of 17 governors across the U.S. who pledged their support Tuesday for an energy future that curbs greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide. The governors vowed to move their states forward toward reducing fossil fuels, such as coal and...
February 16, 2016 - 8:59pm
February 10, 2016
Section 3A girls hockey: Luverne clinches first state tournament berth
REDWOOD FALLS — The seventh time is indeed a charm. The Luverne girls hockey team clinched the first trip to state in program history Tuesday with a 5-2 Section 3A championship win over third-seeded Fairmont. For the No. 1 Cardinals, it marked in their first section crown in seven...
February 10, 2016 - 12:24am
January 12, 2016
Greater MN brings back request: More state funds, please
ST. PAUL — There is no surprise to what Greater Minnesota cities want from the next Legislature: more state money. It is an issue Greater Minnesota city officials, along with those from Minneapolis and St. Paul, have brought to legislators every year for more than a decade. State...
January 12, 2016 - 7:46pm
Dayton to make water systems a spending priority
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton will propose borrowing considerable sums this year to improve the state’s water systems, he said Tuesday. “I’m going to come out on Thursday as part of the bonding (bill) with a big water quality initiative,” Dayton told the Pioneer...
January 12, 2016 - 3:40pm
December 6, 2015
Cast in bronze: Minnesota residents serve as models for statues honoring veterans
LITCHFIELD — Area residents with ties to the military say they are proud to have been models for five bronze statues placed recently at a new...
December 6, 2015 - 8:41pm
November 10, 2015
Lawmakers say state not putting child safety first in abuse cases
ST. PAUL — Minnesota legislators who crafted legislation earlier this year to make sure a child’s safety is first priority in abuse cases say the state is not following through with that requirement. Rep. Ron Kresha, R-Little Falls, opened a Tuesday meeting of a legislative...
November 10, 2015 - 8:15pm
November 5, 2015
Conflicting reports: Some say lawmakers’ calls for teacher licensing reform unheeded
ST. PAUL — Minnesota lawmakers received conflicting reports Thursday on the progress the state Board of Teaching has made in its efforts to streamline the way teachers are licensed. Erin Doan, the board’s executive director, told a joint session of the House Education Finance...
November 5, 2015 - 9:01pm
November 1, 2015
Class A state football: Johnson, North drop Tracy-Milroy-Balaton
ST. PETER — Tyler Johnson was all he was advertised to be and more. The Minneapolis North senior reiterated his commitment to play football...
November 1, 2015 - 11:20pm
October 25, 2015
Where the money goes: State lawmakers hit the road on bonding tours
ST. PAUL — It wasn’t your typical sight-seeing tour. During a visit to the medical examiner’s office in downtown Minneapolis last week, 20 members and staff of the Minnesota House Capital Investment Committee got to watch — at least those who could stomach the sight —...
October 25, 2015 - 8:58pm
October 14, 2015
State cold weather rule kicks in today
ST. PAUL — As of today, Minnesota law kicks in to provide warmth for residents who cannot pay their heating bills. Starting Oct. 15 and running through April 15, Minnesota’s six coldest months, utility companies must provide residential customers payment plans to avoid having...
October 14, 2015 - 9:43pm