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Gov. Dayton: Special session is dead. Again.
Currie State Bank, First State Bank of Okabena announce merger agreement
Prep football: Adrian hands MCC first loss
Prep football: Sibley-Ocheyedan swarms over Unity
Prep football: Trojans move to 3-1 with victory over Tri-City United
Prep soccer: WHS boys win 4-2; girls lose a tough one
College football: Bluejays to rely on defense against Dakota College
Column: District 518 offers PASS classes to connect with, inform families
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Column: Vote for Trump helps undo climate change progress
Column: Trump's new hotel offers everything he claims to hate
Letter: ‘Feelings and emotion’ as a birthday nears
Kathryn A. Reller Wilson
Bosmas add barn quilt to their northwest Iowa property
Column: Shaking Up the Sanctuary
Looking Back: 1991 -- Perkins family receives conservation honor
Column: Robert Kennedy’s visit to city brought unprecedented excitement
School of Prayer event is Oct. 7-8
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Bakker 50th anniversary
De Berg 80th birthday
Gerber 95th birthday
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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
September 30, 2015
Sex offender court order expected in October, but case will go for years
ST. PAUL — Minnesota officials make it clear that they will not obey an upcoming federal judge’s order that would deem the state sex offender...
September 30, 2015 - 10:04pm
September 25, 2015
Rare bison given new home in Minnesota state park
MANKATO — A group of genetically rare bison has been released into a Minnesota state park. Minneopa State Park near Mankato is the new home of 11 bison largely free of genetic markers that would come from cross-breeding with cattle. Less than 6 percent of the half-million bison...
September 25, 2015 - 9:30pm
Minnesota prisons overcrowded
ST. PAUL — Minnesota imprisons 194 people per 100,000 population, fourth lowest in the country, but the prison numbers are increasing the fifth fastest in the country. The next lowest number of prisoners in the region is North Dakota, with 214 per 100,000; the country’s average...
September 25, 2015 - 9:27pm
September 16, 2015
Refugee or migrant? Here’s a primer
MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota has a long history of resettlement of refugees, dating back to World War II, according to the Minnesota Department of Human Services. Now, tens of thousands of people from the Middle East and Africa are seeking safety in Europe at great risk. Many of them...
September 16, 2015 - 9:07pm
September 10, 2015
Minnesota revenue up in August
ST. PAUL — Minnesota state revenues were 8.5 percent higher last month than expected. The $113 million jump from what was forecast last February, continuing a trend seen most of this year, came thanks to the three state’s three major taxes coming in higher: individual income...
September 10, 2015 - 9:06pm
August 27, 2015
Judge blocks EPA’s ‘waters’ rule from taking effect Friday
BISMARCK — States opposed to a new clean water rule expanding federal jurisdiction over state waters claimed a temporary victory Thursday when a federal judge blocked the rule from taking effect today. Judge Ralph Erickson granted the preliminary injunction requested by North...
August 27, 2015 - 8:58pm
August 20, 2015
Black Lives Matter plans protest at Minnesota State Fair
ST. PAUL — Black Lives Matter St. Paul is planning a march and rally during the Minnesota State Fair, the group announced Thursday. The event, called #BlackFair by the organizers, starts at 11 a.m. Aug. 29 in Hamline Park in St. Paul. The protesters will proceed up Snelling Avenue...
August 20, 2015 - 9:58pm
August 6, 2015
Getting grayer: Minnesota lawmakers’ median age is a decade older than it was 20 years ago
ST. PAUL -- Slowly and with little notice, the Minnesota Legislature has been graying. This year, the median age of House members is 54, according to a Pioneer Press analysis. The median age of senators is 55. Twenty years ago, the median age for both was nearly a decade younger....
August 6, 2015 - 8:47pm
July 8, 2015
'We'll take it': Cash-strapped small cities get state funds for transportation
WORTHINGTON — More than 700 small cities from across Minnesota will receive an extra check in the mail later this month in state aid earmarked...
July 8, 2015 - 8:38pm
June 2, 2015
Sioux Falls creates 820-acre industrial park
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Local and state development officials announced Tuesday the creation of an 820-acre industrial park that will designed to attract world-class businesses. The “megasite” should be a game-changer for the future business development of Sioux Falls, they said. “World-class...
June 2, 2015 - 9:32pm
June 1, 2015
Prep boys tennis: Johnson, Luverne ready to make noise at state
WORTHINGTON — It’s a whole ‘nother world at the Minnesota State High School Boys Tennis Tournament. But it’s a world Worthington High...
June 1, 2015 - 10:31pm
Iowa prep girls golf: Peters shoots 106 on Day 1 of state
AMES, Iowa — George-Little Rock’s Kassie Peters had an up and down 18-hole round on the first day of the Class 1A State Girls Golf Tournament at Ames Golf and Country Club Monday. The first nine holes went fairly well for the Mustangs senior. She hit a par 4 on the 315-foot long...
June 1, 2015 - 10:29pm
May 28, 2015
Section 3AA golf: Worthington boys make state
BUFFALO LAKE — The Worthington Trojans boys golf team will compete June 9-10 at the state Class AA golf meet in Sand Creek in Jordan. The Trojans won the Section 3AA meet at Oakdale Country Club in Buffalo Lake Thursday with nine holes to spare. Alex Kremer led the way Thursday...
May 28, 2015 - 11:40pm
Section 3A softball: Edgerton/Southwest Christian gets it done
COTTONWOOD — Edgerton/Southwest Minnesota Christian didn’t spare anyone’s fingernails in clinching its second straight trip to the Class A State Softball Tournament. The Flying Dutchmen — seeded No. 1 in the south side of Section 3A — beat the top team from the north, Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg,...
May 28, 2015 - 11:38pm