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Crime report for May 23
'A truly great fighter': Trump issues posthumous pardon to former boxer Jack Johnson
Man wounded by officer after standoff in Twin Cities suburb
After day of negotiations, Democrats and Republicans will be briefed on secret FBI source who aided Russia probe
Late-night blaze destroys condominium at Breezy Point vacation property in central Minn.
How, and when, will Major League Baseball respond to all those defensive shifts?
Twins reinstate Miguel Sano from disabled list
Celtics clamp down on Cavs, take 3-2 series edge
Caps blank Lightning, return to finals after 20 years
Fowles' double-double leads Lynx past Wings
Zola Ann Peterson
Cindy Marie Swedberg
John David Langston
Leland Joseph Kupcho
Fire up the grill for Memorial Day
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Are you in need of some old jokes?
Commentary: Safety spout fuels colorful encounter in the boonies
What do all the pine cones mean on transplanted spruce?
Dead or alive perennials, and how to tell
Julia Louis-Dreyfus to receive the 2018 Mark Twain Prize for American Humor
High heels can have health effects far beyond the feet
Barack and Michelle Obama are becoming television and film producers for Netflix
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding attracted more American viewers than Prince William's
Around the Arts, May 20
Wyoming may legalize trophy hunting of grizzly bears for the first time in 40 years
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The surprises and wonder of the outdoors
PAUL NELSON FISHING: As waters warm up, so should the bite
Expensive fishing electronics require proper touch
Minnesota state park campsites booking fast
Area veteran says he’s suffering consequences of antimalarial drug prescribed during 148th Fighter Wing deployment
After late start, growers pleased with progress so far
Shortage of truckers starting to cause prices to rise
'A pretty powerful thing': Sanford rolling out new genetic test in primary care clinics
Insuring against online attacks: Coupled with improved security, insurance can help companies manage cyber risk
Place a Business Announcement
Barb & Rick
Richard and Marvel Olson
Virg & Marge
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: One could question writer’s reason for defending AR-15
MASTER GARDENERS: Pollinators not limited to the bees or butterflies
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: The term 'water protectors' is about much more than protests
Commentary: Lead yourself well at every age
Commentary: Would you pay $618 a month for dog food?
August 23, 2017
Trump's threat to shut down government over border wall raises stakes for lawmakers
WASHINGTON - President Trump's threat to "close down our government" unless Democrats agree to fund his proposed border wall instantly raised...
August 23, 2017 - 10:23am
July 14, 2017
Capitol Chatter: Dayton administration worries about tight budget
ST. PAUL — Minnesota government will not have much left over when the just-started two-year budget cycle ends, Dayton administration officials...
July 14, 2017 - 12:26pm
June 16, 2017
BSU/NTC's proposed budget: Tuition and fee hikes; $1.56M in cuts
BEMIDJI—Bemidji State University and Northwest Technical College students could soon be paying more for their education. Minnesota State's board of trustees is set to vote next week on a proposed system-wide budget that includes tuition and fee increases at the two Bemidji-area...
June 16, 2017 - 10:04pm
May 31, 2017
Q and A: What happened to Minnesota legislative budget?
ST. PAUL—Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton signed a $46 billion, two-year state budget into law, except for one item: funding for the state Legislature....
May 31, 2017 - 4:47pm
May 30, 2017
Dayton signs Minnesota budget, but not bill funding Legislature
ST. PAUL—Minnesota state government has a budget, other than for the Legislature. Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed the Legislature's budget Tuesday,...
May 30, 2017 - 8:14pm
May 26, 2017
UPDATE: Dayton to decide whether to OK spending plan by Tuesday
ST. PAUL -- The $46 billion question remains unanswered. Minnesota legislators finished passing a two-year state budget of that size early Friday,...
May 26, 2017 - 4:54pm
May 25, 2017
Biking trail dispute derails Minnesota Legislature's final budget work
ST. PAUL -- A gentle harmonica concert by Rep. Bob Loonan did not provide quite enough calm late Thursday, May 25, as a relatively minor issue...
May 25, 2017 - 9:12pm
May 24, 2017
Minnesota lawmakers plan to wrap up special session Thursday as hundreds protest
ST. PAUL—An overtime Minnesota legislative session provided an opening to protest the state budget as legislative leaders worked out plans...
May 24, 2017 - 9:10pm
Trump's budget proposal aims to cut all federal funds to Planned Parenthood
President Donald Trump's 2018 budget proposal would bar Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers from receiving federal funds that help...
May 24, 2017 - 2:39pm
Another day, another missed Minnesota legislative deadline
ST. PAUL—Minnesota legislators missed their second deadline in two days Wednesday morning, May 24, leaving much of the state's $46 billion,...
May 24, 2017 - 9:00am
May 23, 2017
Trump proposes sharp cuts at Interior Department while pushing for more drilling on public lands
The White House wants to cut the Interior Department budget by about 12 percent as the Trump administration shifts the agency's focus toward...
May 23, 2017 - 5:50pm
Bipartisan work gives greater Minnesota legislative success
ST. PAUL—The 2017 Legislature may do pretty well by greater Minnesota. "We got there because it was a bipartisan effort. both parties...
May 23, 2017 - 5:09pm
Farm groups express concern about White House budget proposal
WASHINGTON — The White House budget released on Monday, May 22, would mean big cuts for agriculture, including new limits on federal subsidies...
May 23, 2017 - 4:37pm
May 22, 2017
Trump's budget proposal slashes spending by $3.6 trillion over 10 years
President Donald Trump on Tuesday will propose cutting federal spending by $3.6 trillion over 10 years, a historic budget contraction that would...
May 22, 2017 - 8:35pm
May 19, 2017
Minnesota GOP plans to send new round of budget bills to governor
ST. PAUL—Minnesota legislative leaders and the governor resumed budget talks Friday, May 19, but leaders were tight-lipped about their...
May 19, 2017 - 8:30pm