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Creativity pays off: Arts have whopping economic impact on region, state
Boe is fifth candidate for city administrator post
Man charged in alleged assault
Dentists not smiling over payments from state
Dayton touts transportation during Duluth/St. Louis County Day
Girls basketball: W-WG edges MCC as Woelber scores 1,000th
State wrestling: JCC clinches third place in Class A
State wrestling: Trojans tough, but not tough enough
State wrestling: Trojans go 0-2; JCC to wrestle for third
Scott Rall: Ward Johnson is the Johnny Appleseed of the milkweed world
Column: The waiting game Boehner can't win
Column: Workforce housing key to economic growth in Greater Minnesota
Column: Twitter as America's conscience
Column: Scott Walker stoops to pander
Sagas of missing pets can have happy endings
Robert H. Strandberg
Ruth E. Schubert
Joan Vance Wiley
Religion briefs: Feb. 26
Out & About: Feb. 27-March 7
Looking Back: 1940 - Historic Chautauqua Park pavilion torn down
Passage to Peru
Column: Pour yourself a tall glass of water while reading
Out and About
Lamfers 80th birthday
Grube 80th birthday
Erdman 80th birthday
Moser 85th birthday
Jorgensen 85th birthday
2015-2016 Community and Visitor Guide
Data: Feb. 27, 2015
Notice of Proposed City Ordinance
Notice of Mortgage Foreclosure Sale
Data: Feb. 24, 2015
August 1, 2011
Trial begins in case of murder over auto parts
STILLWATER (AP) -- A trial is starting in Washington County for a man accused of killing another man who was trying to sell his car on Craigslist. The Star Tribune reports jury selection begins Monday in the trial of 20-year-old Dao Xiong of Oakdale. Xiong is accused of killing...
August 1, 2011 - 11:09am
Honor Flight veterans in awe of trip
WASHINGTON -- On the first anniversary of Honor Flight Southwest Minnesota's inaugural flight, more than 100 World War II veterans from across southwest Minnesota and northwest Iowa were touring the memorials on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., all thanks to the generosity of...
May 1, 2011 - 9:16pm
September 10, 2010
Column: Send in the clowns
WASHINGTON -- It is important to understand the plot line in the tragedy called Washington politics before one can appreciate the play, or not. When conservatives hold to their convictions about, say, sound economic policy, liberals in the media and in Congress label them "ideologues."...
opinion / columns / politics
September 10, 2010 - 12:00am
September 3, 2010
Column: A too-early book review
WASHINGTON -- In his Oval Office address Tuesday night announcing the end of combat operations in Iraq, President Obama said "It's time to turn the page" and start focusing on rebuilding the American economy. That would be fine with me if we could be certain about what was on the...
September 3, 2010 - 12:00am
June 23, 2010
Column: Immigrants' American dreams
WASHINGTON -- As the immigration debate rages on, I've been thinking about my own relationship with immigration. Growing up, I always thought of America as a destination. A place where most people, regardless of where they lived, wanted to be. My parents are from Nigeria, and our...
June 23, 2010 - 12:00am
Column: Bonhoeffer: True believer
WASHINGTON -- June 18, 2010 marked the 70th anniversary of Charles de Gaulle's historic call to arms for the French to resist the Nazis and also Winston Churchill's "finest hour" address. Another anniversary might have gone unnoticed were it not for a brilliant new biography of a...
June 23, 2010 - 12:00am
June 18, 2010
Letter: 'The freedom to sing'
I have recently returned from Washington, D.C., after another great trip with some of my eighth-grade students. The weather was spectacular, the sights amazing and the kids' enthusiasm infectious. We did the traditional three days of nonstop sightseeing throughout our nation's capital....
opinion / letters / education
June 18, 2010 - 12:00am
May 2, 2010
Veterans call Honor Flight an awesome experience
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Unbelievable. Tremendous. Pretty neat. Impressive. Wonderful. Those words were spoken countless times Friday and Saturday...
May 2, 2010 - 9:06pm
April 14, 2010
Letter: Can't they all get along in Washington?
I don't care about your party allegiance, but I do care when I am embarrassed and sickened to see how our nation's Capitol has turned into a citadel of hate.
opinion / letters
April 14, 2010 - 12:00am
March 22, 2010
MCC student selected as Youth Tour delegate, trip to D.C. planned
WORTHINGTON -- One student from Nobles Cooperative Electric's service area was recently selected to represent Nobles Cooperative Electric on a week-long, all-expense paid tour of Washington D.C. from June 12-17. LeAnna Homandberg, a junior at Murray County Central, was selected...
news / business
March 22, 2010 - 12:00am
Pawlenty: Decision in early 2011
WASHINGTON -- Minnesota Gov.
February 22, 2010 - 12:00am
January 11, 2010
Column: A straight shooter
WASHINGTON -- During the last three decades that I have been covering politics in Washington, there was never a time when I could not reach Chris Dodd to check what was happening. It didn't matter whether the question was about a House race in Connecticut or someone's presidential...
January 11, 2010 - 12:00am
Column: Red star in a blue state
WASHINGTON -- The Jan. 19 special election to fill Ted Kennedy's U.S. Senate seat is beginning to resemble the 2008 presidential election, when the "inevitable" Hillary Clinton was overtaken by a surprising phenomenon named Barack Obama. Only this time, it's a wunderkind from the...
January 11, 2010 - 12:00am
Column: Lobbyists take a soak, on us
WASHINGTON -- Here's a startling tally: 13,000. That's the number of corporate lobbyists in Washington. Adding to their clout are the thousands of corporate executives who jet into our nation's capital city periodically for closed-door sessions with key lawmakers and regulators....
November 11, 2009 - 12:00am