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Willmar has a strong industrial base and falls short of affordable housing. This 28-unit townhome development, known as Westwind, helps ease the problem. Submitted photo.
Greater Minnesota housing problem: too much risk
47 min 24 sec ago
This slide from a presentation by David Schornnack shows the major employers in Perham, Minn. They are working to build new homes for employees.
Perham a poster child for workforce housing needs
1 hour 2 min ago
Packing plant offers temporary homes to new employees
1 hour 56 min ago
Sibley Park Apartments, a 60-unit complex in Mankato, Minn., is one of many buildings constructed in recent years to help reduce a shortage of homes for greater Minnesota workers. (Submitted photo)
Greater Minnesota has jobs, but not enough homes
1 hour 56 min ago
BBB of Minnesota and North Dakota offers Black Friday tips
9 hours 41 min ago
August Tarlizzo, 10, Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, and his classmates at Scandia Elementary School like to play football during recess. But without lines marking sidelines and endzone of the football field, he said it could be hard to keep track of who was in and out of bounds and whether touchdowns counted. (Jean Pieri / Pioneer Press)
Minn. students practice persuasion on the guy at the top: the superintendent
10 hours 31 min ago
November 22, 2017
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers may again consider using dredged sand from the Duluth-Superior Harbor shipping lanes to "nourish" beaches on the Lake Superior side of Minnesota Point in Duluth, as occurred in this 2009 photo. High water levels have spurred erosion problems made worse by big storms. (Minnesota DNR photo)
Dredged sand may bolster Duluth beach eroded by high level of Lake Superior
16 hours 36 min ago
Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) at a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Oct. 18, 2017. Many voters in Minnesota were not ready to demand Franken’s resignation after he became the latest public figure to be accused of mistreating women, even after aiming the same call at two state legislators accused of sexual harassment earlier this month. (Tom Brenner/copyright 2017 The New York Times)
Reports: Two more women accuse Sen. Al Franken of groping them
19 hours 42 min ago
White Earth Secretary-Treasurer Tara Mason, left, celebrates with District II Representative Kathy Goodwin after the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe Tribal Executive Committee exonerated Mason during a censure meeting Nov. 22 at the Shooting Star Event Center in Mahnomen. Submitted photo.
White Earth Tribe secretary-treasurer exonerated
20 hours 28 min ago
A memorial marks the spot in Minneapolis where University of St. Thomas student Ria Patel died, two days after the crash in which the 20-year-old Eden Prairie woman was killed, on Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017. Lisa Legge / Pioneer Press
Holiday DWI enforcement in Minnesota kicks off statewide
20 hours 33 min ago
Father Fernando Sayasaya teaches Beginning English Grammar to teenagers during summer session at De La Salle University in Manila, Philippines.  He is a fugitive with a rape case pending involving a young boy.  File photo
Philippines to extradite ex-priest accused of abusing two North Dakota boys
21 hours 12 min ago
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton    Forum News Service file photo
Dayton: Shouldn't take long to elect two new legislators
21 hours 37 min ago
Paul Rogosheske, the attorney representing Sen. Dan Schoen, addressed members of the media following the senator's resignation announcement in South St. Paul, Minn., on Nov. 22, 2017. Maureen McMullen / Forum News Serviceplay button
Lawyer: Schoen was warned sexual harassment claims could become public during potential state auditor bid
22 hours 1 min ago
Sanford Center to announce 'major' concert Monday
23 hours 16 min ago
Karla Bigham
The race to replace Schoen: Bigham is in, McNamara 'strongly leaning toward' a run
23 hours 33 min ago
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