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Muslims tell Minnesota Capitol gathering they feel more misunderstood now than ever before
'I just share from my heart': A sister speaks out against drunken driving
Prosecutors: 'Uber' of sex trafficking rings busted in Twin Cities; also stretched into ND
Ivanka Trump becomes unpaid White House employee
'I will ... become a chicken': French artist who spent a week inside a rock is now hatching eggs
Wild coach says Parise's eye 'looks pretty black and blue' but expects star to return soon
Mauer's spot in batting order will vary, but don't expect him near top
UND cuts women's hockey, men's and women's swimming
Vikings S Smith undergoes ankle surgery
Zach Parise takes high stick to the face; prognosis unclear
Editorial: We’re still here and serving our readers
Letter: Newspaper needs more ‘local flavor’
Parenting Perspectives: Why I worry about what others think of me
Column: Thanks to Minnesota farmers, we’re making great progress on new buffer requirement
Letter: Trump far from alone on climate change views
Amanda Faith Schmidt
Robert Allen Yates
Salvador Adame Magana
Mareileen "Neen" Benson
Church’s Lenten theme gets people thinking
Daughters often get first tanning salon experience with mom
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
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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
October 1, 2015
Health insurance rate hikes upset state officials
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans who buy their own health insurance will pay more next year, in some cases a lot more. Officials of the state Commerce...
October 1, 2015 - 9:46pm