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Wireless hotspot use increases, but a Band-Aid to county’s demand for broadband
WMS hosts its first Multi-Cultural Fair
Swimming with the sharks: S-O students learn negotiation skills
Common concerns: Mental health services available
College softball: Lady Jays lose twice to A-R
Prep baseball: Runs and hits are scarce as Pipestone edges Windom
Prep golf: Paulsen leads H-BC golfers
Prep softball: Trojans fall in solid effort
Track and field: Paulson wins twice at Mountain Lake
Column: Using technology to boost student engagement
Column: If Trump were a woman
Column: The solution for Minnesota's two biggest challenges
Letter: Railroad safety is a bonding bill priority
Letter: Clarifying the Establishment Clause
Kenneth L. Anderson
Ruby Eleanor Toussaint
Ruby Eleanor Toussaint
Detective work: Dave Hoffman recognized as one of the ‘Faces of Hope’ by Crisis Center
Column: Think we've had rain? Remember this stormy weather?
First ‘Birding on the Green’ event is Monday
Religion briefs: April 28
Looking Back: 2006 -- Central Elementary slated for demolition
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Balk 80th birthday
Thueson 90th birthday
Zylstra 95th birthday
Thorn 65th anniversary
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April 18, 2016
Obama immigration plan unlikely to revive: Supreme Court considers limits of presidential power
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s bid to save his plan to spare millions of immigrants in the country illegally from deportation and...
April 18, 2016 - 10:16pm
Supreme Court rejects challenge to Google book-scanning project
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court Monday declined to hear a challenge by a group of authors who contend that Google’s massive effort to...
April 18, 2016 - 4:02pm
April 6, 2016
Murder conviction overturned, new trial ordered for Timothy Huber
WILLMAR — Timothy John Huber’s murder conviction has been overturned, and a new trial has been granted. The Minnesota Supreme Court ruled...
April 6, 2016 - 9:39pm
March 28, 2016
Grassley against hearing for Supreme Court nominee
OCHEYEDAN, Iowa — Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Chuck Grassley stopped Monday afternoon in Ocheyedan on his annual tour of Iowa’s 99...
March 28, 2016 - 11:13pm
March 9, 2016
Letter: New justice should care about women's rights
By Dan Norgaard, Sibley, Iowa If you have a daughter, granddaughter or great-granddaughter, you should care about who is named to the Supreme Court. The judiciary in all levels has “judges” except for the top, where have “justices.” The title infers that they should render...
opinion / letters
March 9, 2016 - 4:56pm
March 3, 2016
Iowa appellate judge Kelly considered for Supreme Court
WASHINGTON — The White House is vetting federal appellate Judge Jane Kelly for a possible U.S. Supreme Court nomination to replace the late...
March 3, 2016 - 4:07pm
U.S. top court denies bid to block mercury air pollution rule
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court sided with the Obama administration Thursday in rebuffing a bid by 20 states to halt an Environmental Protection Agency rule to curb emissions of mercury and other toxic pollutants from power plants. The action came about a month after the high...
March 3, 2016 - 3:56pm
February 18, 2016
As others see it: Get moving on Supreme Court nominee
The death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia created a vacancy on the court and, as the U.S. Constitution mandates, the president must nominate a replacement. Despite the political firestorm Scalia’s death has ignited because the nation is in the midst of a nasty presidential...
opinion / editorials
February 18, 2016 - 8:34am
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
‘Love my job’: Klobuchar says not seeking Supreme Court position
ST. PAUL — U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar says she has a job, which includes vetting any U.S. Supreme Court nominee, and is not seeking a position...
February 16, 2016 - 8:56pm
February 14, 2016
The next justice: Republicans gear up for Supreme Court battle after Scalia’s death
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — Republican lawmakers and presidential candidates hardened their positions Sunday on blocking a move by President Barack...
February 14, 2016 - 8:56pm
January 25, 2016
Supreme Court refuses to review N.D.’s fetal heartbeat abortion ban
BISMARCK — The director of North Dakota’s lone abortion clinic celebrated the U.S. Supreme Court’s refusal Monday to review a struck down state law that would have banned abortion at about six weeks of pregnancy. Tammi Kromenaker, who has criticized the law as an attempt to...
January 25, 2016 - 4:33pm
January 12, 2016
Supreme Court strikes down Florida death sentence process
WASHINGTON — Florida’s death penalty sentencing process violates the constitutional rights of criminal defendants by granting judges powers...
January 12, 2016 - 3:36pm
December 9, 2015
Supreme Court divided over affirmative action in college admissions
WASHINGTON — Conservative justices expressed deep doubt Wednesday about a university student admissions policy that gives preferences to racial...
December 9, 2015 - 3:44pm
December 8, 2015
Supreme Court Justices skeptical of Texas ‘one person, one vote’ challenge
WASHINGTON — Supreme Court justices appeared reluctant Tuesday to endorse a conservative challenge to the way Texas draws state legislative...
December 8, 2015 - 2:54pm