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Greater Minnesota housing problem: too much risk
Perham a poster child for workforce housing needs
Packing plant offers temporary homes to new employees
Greater Minnesota has jobs, but not enough homes
BBB of Minnesota and North Dakota offers Black Friday tips
Vikings hold off Lions 30-23 to win seventh straight game
Timberwolves hand Magic sixth straight loss
Wild hand Sabres seventh straight loss
Second albino deer found shot, killed in Wisconsin
Wild about turkeys: Hunters thankful for challenges
Column: There’s plenty to celebrate on Thanksgiving
Column: Hospice care includes many non-cancer diagnoses
Letter: Let’s be honest about MinnesotaCare expansion costs
Letter: Time to ‘Ring the Bell’ to help in Nobles County
Letter: To respect the flag, stand for it
Douglas Dale Kleve
Steven Douglas Engler
Barry M. Iwen
Duane R. Klooster
Solts get new fence thanks to help from neighbors, friends
Talking turkey: St. Mary’s youths offer cooking tips
The great canned pumpkin hunt: Fans won't let Festal go
My honest list of thanks
Let the countdown begin: Advent calendars symbolize time of anticipation
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Olson 80th birthday
Koob 98th birthday
Carlsbeek 50th anniversary
Brock 65th anniversary
Winter 98th birthday
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November 11, 2017
Lt. Gov. Smith to host town hall Thursday
WORTHINGTON — Lt. Gov. Tina Smith and Human Services Commissioner Emily Piper will hold a “MinnesotaCare Buy-In” town hall at the Worthington Fire Station this Thursday at 9:30 a.m. The plan, proposed last year, would allow Minnesotans who purchase their health coverage on...
November 11, 2017 - 4:50pm
November 3, 2017
Expanded treatment coming to Minnesotans facing opioid 'personal devil'
ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn.—Abby Haley "fell in love." Jen Jensen encountered "my own personal devil." The women were talking about their addiction...
November 3, 2017 - 5:14pm
October 10, 2017
Is wind power living up to potential? Conservative groups says no, supporters disagree
ST. PAUL—Wind power is not living up to promises its Minnesota backers made, a conservative think tank said Tuesday, Oct. 10, the same...
October 10, 2017 - 5:26pm
August 18, 2017
Capitol Chatter: Minimum wage automatically heads up
ST. PAUL — Minnesota's minimum wage workers will receive a 15-cent-per-hour bump on Jan. 1. The state Department of Labor and Industry...
August 18, 2017 - 2:15pm
June 30, 2017
Capitol Chatter: Sweet tweet makes sugar producers happy
ST. PAUL — It was not his best-known tweet, but a short Thursday, June 29, message from President Donald Trump was sweet to American sugar...
June 30, 2017 - 3:15pm
June 22, 2017
Minnesotans in Cuba: Obstacles preventing trade
ST. PAUL — A Minnesota trade delegation in Cuba says the country is hungry for American farm products, but obstacles must be overcome first....
June 22, 2017 - 5:11pm
May 5, 2017
Rural America target of federal health care discussion
ST. PAUL—The battleground for new federal health insurance legislation may be in the same place as last year's presidential election was...
May 5, 2017 - 3:01pm
May 4, 2017
Column: What we heard from farmers
It is true that sometimes the goings on at the State Capitol seem pretty far removed from what’s happening in our lives, at work and at home.This can be especially true when you live and work in rural Minnesota.The current political divisions, evident in the last election, suggest...
May 4, 2017 - 10:04pm
March 30, 2017
Minn. grants nearly $24 million to grow rural transit
ST. PAUL — Bus services throughout greater Minnesota could add up to 100,000 service hours with extra funding from a new state grant. Lt....
March 30, 2017 - 1:45pm
March 24, 2017
Capitol Chatter: A legislative budget primer
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Legislature is moving at warp speed, at least for a while. This is the time of the legislative session in which...
March 24, 2017 - 4:05pm
March 17, 2017
Lt. Gov. Tina Smith won't run for governor in 2018
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith, long thought to be positioning herself to take over when Gov. Mark Dayton leaves office, said she...
March 17, 2017 - 8:24pm
Dayton wants more for pre-K; GOP talks education hike, human services cuts
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton on Friday, March 17, proposed putting more money into preschool education and the state's reserves, at the same...
March 17, 2017 - 6:16pm
February 3, 2017
CAPITOL CHATTER: A sea of color greets Minnesota agri-business
ST. PAUL — Pat Lunemann said he looks over his dairy farm employees and sees "a sea a multiple colors." Many workers come from close to...
February 3, 2017 - 2:48pm
January 19, 2017
Smith seeks support of ag property tax credit
WORTHINGTON — With voters in ISD 518 voting overwhelmingly against a $79 million facilities bond referendum just months ago, it seemed fitting...
January 19, 2017 - 9:40pm
Lt. Gov. Smith visits Worthington to push for water pipeline
WORTHINGTON — City leaders have been working to get a clean water pipeline project to Worthington for 30 years. Now, it seems there’s light...
January 19, 2017 - 9:35pm