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WHS Marching Trojans claim Tri-State Band Festival Parade Sweepstakes, People’s Choice
1 dead, 1 hospitalized after shooting on St. Paul's East Side
Sanford Worthington recognized for flu protection efforts
A Q&A with new Minnesota Supreme Court Justice Anne McKeig
SMAC grants enable regional arts efforts
Girls soccer: Trojans fall to Willmar in the rain
College football: Slow start comes back to bite Bluejays
Prep volleyball: Worthington goes 2-5 at St. James Tournament
Prep football: E-E's precision on display in Fulda
Cross country: Fairmont wins Class 2A title at Milaca
Column: Republicans' kangaroo court
Column: A Republican worth voting for
Column: District 518 offers PASS classes to connect with, inform families
Column: Cut out this column if you like cutting the grass
Column: Vote for Trump helps undo climate change progress
Patricia Marie Adelmann (Janssen)
Douglas R. Geertsema
Norma J. Janssen
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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September 25, 2016
A Q&A with new Minnesota Supreme Court Justice Anne McKeig
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- On Sept. 15, Anne McKeig was sworn in as an associate justice of the Minnesota Supreme Court and became the first Native American woman to serve on the state’s highest court. McKeig, from Federal Dam, Minn., has many connections to the Bemidji area; her mother,...
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July 1, 2016
Capital Chatter: Farm groups back new GMO bill
ST. PAUL -- Farm organizations are happy that the U.S. Senate may be about to pass a bill taking away states' rights to demand that food labels tell consumers if the item has been genetically modified. A bill could be in front of senators as soon as they return from the July 4 holiday...
July 1, 2016 - 9:21pm
June 28, 2016
Dayton names first American Indian justice
ST. PAUL -- Anne McKeig becomes the first American Indian on the Minnesota Supreme Court, bringing a different background than other justices....
June 28, 2016 - 9:33pm
June 23, 2016
Spurred by cases in ND, Minn., Supreme Court rules on drunken driving tests
WASHINGTON -- States can force suspected drunken drivers to take breath tests without first obtaining a warrant but cannot require them to take a more invasive blood test, the U.S. Supreme Court said on Thursday in a ruling that impacts laws in 11 states, including North Dakota and...
June 23, 2016 - 9:15pm
June 13, 2016
Letter: Court appointment vital for our security
The election of a president is a very important matter when it comes to picking Supreme Court Justices. There are two constitutional items that could be in play in the near future. The Second Amendment states that it is the right of the people to keep and bear arms and that right...
June 13, 2016 - 4:10pm
May 24, 2016
Man waits for Supreme Court’s ruling on state’s breath test law
WORTHINGTON — A U.S. Supreme Court ruling on the constitutionality of a Minnesota law that makes it a crime for suspected drunken drivers to refuse a sobriety test will determine the extent of the charges filed against a South Dakota resident who, according to police, smelled of...
May 24, 2016 - 8:54pm
May 18, 2016
Donald Trump’s Supreme Court list includes Minnesota justice
ST. PAUL — Republican presumptive presidential nominee Donald Trump would consider appointing Minnesota Supreme Court Justice David Stras to the U.S. Supreme Court if elected, Trump announced Wednesday. Stras was among 11 names Trump released to the Associated Press with the intent...
May 18, 2016 - 8:35pm
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...
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...
February 18, 2016 - 8:34am