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UPDATE: Boyfriend with a record arrested in crash that killed University of St. Thomas student
Felon accused of counterfeiting scheme, Hastings police say
Mystic Lake Casino planning Super Bowl acts
Frogs in Minnesota, across U.S. dying from disease
Susie Island transferred to Grand Portage Band
Tuesday prep roundup: WHS boys soccer team rolls on
Cross country: LQPV/DB wins in Madison
Girls tennis: Worthington nips Marshall, 4-3
Girls soccer: Offense hard to find in 8-0 WHS loss
College volleyball: Improved Lady Jays are energized
Column: District 518 continuing to offer PASS
How reading can make you healthier and happier
Bygone staples and technology of the 1970s
Mystery plant has edible berries
Patience is a virtue, especially in gardening
Marilyn (Rogers) Koch
Ronald W. Ebeling
Jacqueline "Jackie" Barrett
Terrie L. Roede
Disheveled Theologian: Evening reminiscences
Column: Sunday afternoon outing sufficient for true world wonder
Looking Back: 1992 -- Bristow joins staff of local insurer
Disheveled Theologian: Updates and encouragement
Column: There is White House shadow across swath of our local region
out and about
Bruns 50th anniversary
Jensen 85th birthday
Hohensee 50th anniversary
Wallace 80th birthday
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Notice of hearing on proposed assessment
Notice of hearing on proposed assessment
August 25, 2017
Unions condemn pipeline protests: Protesters’ action stops Line 3 work again Friday
DULUTH — Local unions condemned protesters Friday after people identifying themselves as water protectors temporarily shut down construction on a segment of the Enbridge Line 3 pipeline replacement in Wisconsin for a second time this week. The latest work shutdown came near...
August 25, 2017 - 7:45pm
August 23, 2017
Protest shuts down Line 3 construction outside Superior
SUPERIOR, Wis. — Protesters identifying themselves as water protectors shut down construction for roughly two hours on a section of the...
August 23, 2017 - 11:47pm
August 4, 2017
Early indications are farmers like Trump ag actions
REDWOOD FALLS, Minn. — Many, if not most, farmers say they like what they have seen so far in how President Donald Trump deals with agriculture....
August 4, 2017 - 2:06pm
June 28, 2017
Popular central Minnesota lakes near 'tipping points' for water quality
SPICER — The waters of Games Lake and Lake Andrew are still clear enough for swimmers to see their toes when they wade into them, or for...
June 28, 2017 - 3:11pm
June 27, 2017
Farm groups applaud withdrawal of WOTUS rule
GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Farm group leaders were predictably pleased Tuesday, June 27, with the announcement that the U.S. Environmental Protection...
June 27, 2017 - 4:13pm
June 13, 2017
SD legislators reopen submerged farmland in northeast corner to fishing again
PIERRE, S.D. — The South Dakota Legislature passed a compromise bill designed to reopen some submerged farmland to fishing in the northeast...
June 13, 2017 - 7:22pm
June 8, 2017
Water access may be coming to Blue Mounds State Park
LUVERNE — Gov. Mark Dayton’s recent signature on a state bonding bill should pave the way for Blue Mounds State Park in Luverne to get access...
June 8, 2017 - 4:37pm
May 31, 2017
The birth of modern shark mania: Attacks of 1916 left four dead and a coast terrified
The shark mania that grips the country each summer began July 1, 1916, when a young stockbroker from Philadelphia headed into the surf at Beach...
May 31, 2017 - 12:45pm
May 23, 2017
New standards lead to groundwater advisory in Bemidji, suburbs east of St. Paul
BEMIDJI—Bemidji and a handful of east of St. Paul put interim water safety measures in place after the Minnesota Department of Health adopted stricter standards, but city leaders stress that water here is safe to drink. The Health Department on Tuesday, May 23, unveiled new...
May 23, 2017 - 8:37pm
April 21, 2017
Capitol Chatter: Transportation funding may be on the move
ST. PAUL — Transportation funding is confusing and controversial, and Minnesota state leaders say vital. Democrats and Republicans have...
April 21, 2017 - 3:12pm
March 16, 2017
Trump wants 21 percent USDA budget cut; food, rural water hit
CHICAGO - President Donald Trump has proposed halting funding for rural clean water initiatives and reducing county-level staff, for a 21 percent...
March 16, 2017 - 2:05pm
March 15, 2017
Cities object to high sewage treatment plant costs
ST. PAUL — The 1,700-population community of Osakis could find itself paying $11 million in sewage treatment plant work, a cost one city...
March 15, 2017 - 5:00pm
March 10, 2017
Study finds small public wells in Minnesota have viruses, bacteria
ST. PAUL—Bacteria and viruses that could make people sick have been discovered in small public drinking water wells across the state, according to a report released Friday by the Minnesota Department of Health. The study, ordered by the state Legislature in 2014, found that,...
March 10, 2017 - 10:51pm
February 23, 2017
No flooding expected for mighty Missouri River
MITCHELL, S.D — After unseasonably warm temperatures in February melted much of the snow in the Dakotas, experts don't expect the Missouri...
February 23, 2017 - 5:12pm
February 6, 2017
WPU adds more work to pipe lining project
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Public Utilities Water & Light Commission on Monday approved a change order to a contract with Lametti and Sons, Hugo, that calls for additional cast-in-place lining of existing sanitary sewer pipes in the area of Okabena Creek. WPU Manager Scott...
February 6, 2017 - 8:58pm