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Accounting firm behind Oscar blunder gets to keep its supporting role
Trump says 'we must fight' Freedom Caucus Republicans and Democrats
Great Indoors: Dessert imposters make April Fools fun
Ray and Brenda Bullerman are leading ‘team players’ in community
At last, Minnesota native Dylan to receive Nobel prize in Stockholm
UND cuts women's hockey, men's and women's swimming
Track and field: Trojans have good numbers for spring
Eriksson Ek showing signs of improvement for Wild
Rule 5 pick Haley makes Twins roster
Prep baseball: Adrian re-tools; JCC looks strong
Column: Much about Brian Korthals will be treasured, missed
Column: Set of bills would battle opioid addicton
Editorial: We’re still here and serving our readers
Letter: Newspaper needs more ‘local flavor’
Parenting Perspectives: Why I worry about what others think of me
John Robert Volberding
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Donald Ray Meyer
Amanda Faith Schmidt
Robert Allen Yates
Church’s Lenten theme gets people thinking
Daughters often get first tanning salon experience with mom
Column: Your not-average people have great things going for them
Remarkable recovery: A combined 14 surgeries later, Bart and Sherry DeBoer share tale of crash with suspected drunk driver
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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
January 12, 2017
Grants extend home, bus internet for Minnesota students
ST. PAUL -- More students throughout greater Minnesota will have access to online homework outside of school hours following a round of state grants. A total of $500,000 to improve after-school internet access will be divided among 12 school districts, 11 of which are in greater Minnesota,...
January 12, 2017 - 8:08pm
January 5, 2017
MN governor revises, brings back tax bill that had $101 million mistake
ST. PAUL -- A tweaked 2016 tax proposal that never made it into law is back. Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton said on Thursday, Jan. 5, that his plan calls for $230 million in a variety of tax cuts and $70 million in new spending for things such as increased state aid to local governments....
January 5, 2017 - 9:15pm
November 18, 2016
Capital Chatter: Minnesota’s 2018 campaign season underway
ST. PAUL — The 2016 election still looms large in Minnesota's rear-view mirror so, of course, it is time for the 2018 campaign to begin. And it has. The first big name out of the gate was Ryan Winkler, a Bemidji native who for years served in the state House serving the Golden Valley...
November 18, 2016 - 9:51pm
November 1, 2016
Minnesota deputies return home from North Dakota protest
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota deputy sheriffs are back home after aiding North Dakota law enforcement officials at an oil pipeline protest. While Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith said on Facebook that she opposed sending Minnesota officers to North Dakota, where American Indian and other protesters...
November 1, 2016 - 10:18pm
October 26, 2016
Why Mark Dayton failed to visit 87 counties in 86 days
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton announced in January that he would travel to all 87 Minnesota counties this summer and fall in 86 days. The 86-day period came and went this week and he failed to meet that goal. The governor and Lt. Gov. Tina Smith, with whom Dayton split the state's...
October 26, 2016 - 8:51pm
October 21, 2016
Capital Chatter: Minnesotans have more than two presidential candidates available
ST. PAUL -- Voters will face more than two choices for president on Nov. 8, even though just two are well-funded enough to have a chance. Minnesota voters see candidates from the Democrat, Republican, Libertarian, Green, Constitution, Independence, Legal Marijuana Now, the Socialist...
October 21, 2016 - 8:03pm
State to buy rural Minnesota renewable energy for Capitol complex
ST. PAUL -- Rural Minnesota wind and solar farms likely will provide a third of the electricity for the state's 23-building Capitol complex near downtown St. Paul. State and Xcel Energy officials on Wednesday, Sept. 21, announced a 20-year deal to use power from North Star Solar Project...
September 21, 2016 - 8:40pm
September 7, 2016
Lt. Gov. Smith visits Worthington
WORTHINGTON -- Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith, joined with commissioners from multiple state agencies, visited Worthington Wednesday, leading...
September 7, 2016 - 10:07pm
September 2, 2016
Lt. Gov. Smith to visit Wednesday
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Lt. Governor Tina Smith will continue the Dayton-Smith Administration’s “87 Counties in 86 Days” tour Wednesday by visiting Nobles and Murray counties. In the morning, Lt. Gov. Smith is scheduled to arrive at the Worthington airport between 8:30 and...
September 2, 2016 - 9:52pm