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Firing of central Minn. police officer for DWI upheld by arbitrator
NOAA says warmer start to winter, but La Nina could bring cold, snow later
Police investigating how popular Duluth tourist boats set adrift overnight
Land reclassifications gain approval in Cass County
New name, new funding, but same goal for reading tutor program
Lawyer: Ex-NFL star had 'severe' case of CTE brain disease
UMD alum Carson Soucy battling for role on Wild blue line
FANTASY FORECAST: Are Siemian, Hunt for real?
CROSS COUNTRY: Freyholz leads Wolfpack at Faith Baptist Invite
AUTO RACING: Paul Bunyan Stampede set for this weekend
Donald Joseph Smith Sr.
Amy Jane (Bumann) Alexander
Warren Donald Dufseth
Melvin "Pat" Gilstad
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Oh, what a delight to teach history today!
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Traditional knowledge and science: A new form of justice
EVAN HAZARD: Threescore and Ten: Tuna and "dirty rice?"
ART LEE COLUMN: The most significant event of our time
SUE BRUNS COLUMN: You don't have to go far to see something new
Minnesota and North Dakota share the most popular wedding song, but can you guess what it is?
Jimmy Kimmel gets heated about health-care bill, says Sen. Bill Cassidy 'lied right to my face'
PATT RALL COLUMN: Timely notice can help with attendance
Around the Arts, September 17
Landing a lunker: Gallery North celebrates new location with mural
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Extended fall weather on the water
American Painted Lady butterflies migrate through area
MASTER GARDENERS: Fall in the perennial garden
Looking at levels: New management plan possibly to come to Rabideau Lake
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Change your tactics when fall comes
Jeff & Becky Musburger
GREAT INDOORS: Oozing with fall flavors, spiced rum adds richness to pumpkin cobbler
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Mathews has done a great job for our city
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Food packing event helps feed the needy
In a pickle over a side dish?
Wine evolution class also teaches basic appreciation
September 5, 2017
Franken to oppose MN Supreme Court Justice David Stras' nomination to federal bench
ST. PAUL — Democratic U.S. Sen. Al Franken said Tuesday that he opposes Minnesota Supreme Court Justice David Stras' nomination to the...
September 5, 2017 - 9:17pm
ND, Minnesota reaction to 'dreamers' rollback follows party lines
Reaction from the region's congressional delegations was mixed on President Donald Trump's decision to end a program that protects thousands...
September 5, 2017 - 7:31pm
July 28, 2017
Again, Klobuchar enters presidential campaign chatter
ST. PAUL — Maybe something will come of all the talk this time. We are hearing more about U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar visiting Iowa, which...
July 28, 2017 - 12:27pm
July 25, 2017
Minnesota lawmakers denounce GOP health bill, seek bipartisan answer
WASHINGTON — Minnesota's two U.S. senators voted with all other Democrats against the Senate debating a federal health care law rewrite...
July 25, 2017 - 4:25pm
July 19, 2017
Bemidji airport lands $800,000 in federal funding
BEMIDJI -- A total of $800,000 in federal funding has been awarded to Bemidji Regional Airport, allowing the facility to move forward on constructing...
July 19, 2017 - 8:15pm
July 10, 2017
Minn. Sen. Al Franken, David Letterman to collaborate on climate change video series
Longtime late-night host David Letterman hit pause on his retirement - he joined Sen. Al Franken for several videos on climate change that debuted...
July 10, 2017 - 4:07pm
July 7, 2017
Capitol Chatter: Trump biofuel decision draws mixed reaction
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans in Congress generally applauded the Trump administration's announcement about the amount of biofuels that must be...
July 7, 2017 - 1:33pm
July 5, 2017
How Al Franken learned to stop being funny and love the Senate
Sen. Al Franken writes about "The Funny" like it's a dangerous disease his political career has been perennially at risk of falling victim to....
July 5, 2017 - 2:34pm
June 14, 2017
N.D., Minn. leaders respond to ballpark shooting wounding GOP leader
Members of Congress from North Dakota and Minnesota responded to the shooting that left five people injured and the shooter dead at a baseball...
June 14, 2017 - 8:24pm
June 5, 2017
Al Franken cancels Bill Maher appearance, calling n-word joke 'inappropriate and offensive'
Sen. Al Franken has cancelled his upcoming appearance on "Real Time with Bill Maher," Variety has confirmed, in light of the host's use of the...
June 5, 2017 - 4:19pm
June 2, 2017
Rep. Cramer accused of 'flip-flopping' on Paris climate change accord
President Donald's Trump's Thursday, June 1, withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement drew strong reactions along party lines among North...
June 2, 2017 - 5:18pm
June 1, 2017
Al Franken has a bone to pick with Ted Cruz, 'the guy who microwaves fish' in the office
There are few people in the halls of Congress who would dispute that "the most hated man" there is Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas. Since he took office...
June 1, 2017 - 7:10am
May 25, 2017
How MN, ND members of Congress reacted to forecast on health care bill
WASHINGTON — Members of Congress representing North Dakota and Minnesota broke along partisan lines in their reactions to the report released...
May 25, 2017 - 7:56pm
Franken rules out White House bid in 2020
ST. PAUL -- U.S. Sen. Al Franken says he won’t run for president in 2020. The Minnesota Democrat has been among several high-profile Democrats...
May 25, 2017 - 8:02am
May 24, 2017
Al Franken is back to joke writing with this sick burn on Ted Cruz
WASHINGTON - Since coming to the Senate, Al Franken has taken great pains to be seen as a serious lawmaker and not the goofy "Saturday Night...
May 24, 2017 - 1:37pm