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Minnesota Governor's Residence to be lit blue for Somali victims
Minnesota offers gimmick-free Amazon pitch
U.S. Senate health care deal could help Minnesota insurance programs
Feds bring charges against suspected Chinese makers of powerful opioids
Sisseton man sent to prison for scamming cattle ranchers
No resolutions after NFL meets with players union
Yankees rally late to even ALCS
Boys soccer: Trojans advance to Section 2A finals
Prep football: Area teams jockeying for playoff position
The Drill: Quarterback Anthony Ross fights through injury for W-WG
Imagine you're Princess Kate - it's awful and here's why
FIELDING QUESTIONS: Shrub with berries identified as nuisance species
More on winning the war on weeds
Letter: Long past time for council to move on theater
Column: District working hard to address facilities needs
Leland Elton Schmidt
Richard Joseph Hansen
Delwin James Roemer
Disheveled Theologian: Count it all joy!
Column: Through an era, this was one of year’s memorable day
Looking Back: 1992 -- Three retiring from Worthington post office
Disheveled Theologian: Reachout, and lessons of God's work
“Women Seeking God: CREATE” to take place Oct. 27-28 in Worthington
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Birth: Tobiah Loy
Wassenaar 50th anniversary
Jurgensen 60th anniversary
McNab 90th birthday
Data: Oct. 18, 2017
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Nobles County Board of Commissioners Drainage Final Hearing
Data: Oct. 16, 2017
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October 6, 2017
Capitol Chatter: Walz running mate a White Earth member
ST. PAUL — U.S. Rep. Tim Walz became the first Minnesota governor candidate to pick a running mate, and if elected lieutenant governor...
October 6, 2017 - 4:53pm
August 25, 2017
Capitol Chatter: Minnesotans working in Wisconsin to get credit
ST. PAUL—Taxpayers will give 24,000 fellow Minnesota residents $8 million for working in Wisconsin. A new law provides Minnesotans tax...
August 25, 2017 - 1:37pm
July 28, 2017
Interstate 35W bridge collapse a decade ago led to improved safety
ST. PAUL—"A bridge in America just shouldn't fall down." The often-quoted comment by U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar was what Minnesotans thought...
July 28, 2017 - 5:34pm
May 5, 2017
Pawlenty returns to the spotlight
EAGAN, Minn. — Former Gov. Tim Pawlenty returned to the public spotlight Friday to warn Minnesotans to prepare for the profound changes...
May 5, 2017 - 11:30pm
February 22, 2017
Former Minnesota legislative leaders together again, this time as university regents
ST. PAUL—Steve Sviggum is about to rejoin Dean Johnson, but the pair from opposite political parties who held the top legislative positions...
February 22, 2017 - 10:31pm
November 15, 2016
Pawlenty not interested in treasury secretary job
ST. PAUL — Count former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty out as Trump administration Treasury secretary. The New York Times floated his name as a possible pick by president-elect Donald Trump. But on Tuesday, Nov. 15, one of Pawlenty's former top aides said that would not happen. "Gov....
November 15, 2016 - 8:45pm
October 10, 2016
Trump defections stop after debate
ST. PAUL -- Presidential candidate Donald Trump's comments containing crude comments about women convinced many Minnesota Republicans to denounce him during the weekend, but his Sunday night, Oct. 9, debate performance apparently was good enough to stop the defections, at least for...
October 10, 2016 - 8:45pm
June 7, 2011
Mary Pawlenty visits Luverne
LUVERNE -- Former First Lady of Minnesota Mary Pawlenty was all smiles when she walked into the deli at Glen's Food Center in Luverne on Tuesday...
June 7, 2011 - 8:27pm
August 13, 2010
Pawlentys on the air in Luverne
LUVERNE -- While smiling veterans hid their grins, First Lady Mary Pawlenty firmly instructed her husband, Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty, to describe...
August 13, 2010 - 12:00am
May 10, 2010
As others see it: In need of a hard lesson?
Under Minnesota's constitution, the governor cannot arbitrarily set the budget. The Minnesota Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that Gov. Tim Pawlenty's unallotment cuts were illegal. In simple terms, the court reminded the state and its leaders to operate within its constitutional...
May 10, 2010 - 12:00am
May 7, 2010
Planning for the worst
ST. PAUL -- The Pawlenty administration is making plans to manage the state budget in case this week's Minnesota Supreme Court ruling leads to...
May 7, 2010 - 10:41pm
Letter: Time for Pawlenty to get home and to get work
Traveling across the country on his presidential expedition, Tim Pawlenty has been courting the tea partiers. Note that the Tea Party folks assert their mission is the preservation of liberty and the U.S. Constitution. Paradoxically, Pawlenty freed his calendar for visits to New...
May 7, 2010 - 12:00am
April 5, 2010
As other see it: State deal protects vulnerable citizens
Minnesota's Gov. Tim Pawlenty and the Legislature did the correct thing last week in reaching a compromise to provide state-sponsored health coverage to the poor. The compromise measure extended the state's General Assistance Medical Care program.
April 5, 2010 - 12:00am
March 11, 2010
As others see it: Fire-safety fund raid is bad idea
Minnesota firefighters are crying foul at one of Gov. Tim Pawlenty's proposed budget balance moves -- a government switch-a-roo. Pawlenty has proposed as part of his supplemental budget a plan to raid a fire-safety training fund and transfer nearly $10 million over two years to...
March 11, 2010 - 12:00am
March 4, 2010
Editorial: There's still time to regroup
To say this session of the Minnesota Legislature is off to a poor start would be an understatement. Gov. Tim Pawlenty's proposed budget, which slashes local government aid, spending on health care programs and services, funds for state colleges and universities and more -- all while...
March 4, 2010 - 12:00am