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Fischbach takes lieutenant governor oath, ending 22-year Senate career
Inside a semi-truck in Nebraska, troopers found enough fentanyl to kill 26 million people
Crawfish boil held to raise funds for Blackduck Backwoods Bash
Trump sounds optimistic tone about future North Korea talks, suggests June 12 summit could happen after all
Suspect in custody after active shooter report at Indiana middle school
A nod to his rising fame, museum unveils Adam Thielen bobbleheads
Rockets take Game 5, inch closer to dethroning Warriors
BASEBALL: Grimm selected to Minnesota All-Star Series
SOFTBALL: Jacks hold off Alexandria in 8-3A tournament
BASEBALL: Blackduck opens playoffs with 13-3 victory
Melverna nee Lindquist Watkins
Cindy Marie Swedberg
John David Langston
Leland Joseph Kupcho
Commentary: Bison passage: Good times in the Badlands
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?
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
Commentary: Some gave all: A visit to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial
More than just business: Wells receives Lifetime Achievement Award for helping others
Andersen Corp. creating 40 new jobs with window factory expansion
New Twin Metals plan moves processing plant site: Company provides update in advance of submitting project to regulators
Why is Instagram adding a mute button? Because rejection is scary
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Barb & Rick
Richard and Marvel Olson
Virg & Marge
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Safe family holiday can include safe grilling
Commentary: Bison passage: Good times in the Badlands
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Defending the Second Amendment in its entirety
Commentary: You say hello, I say goodbye
Commentary: Kindness is the real showstopper at the circus
May 7, 2018
Commentary: The financial forecast for colleges is gloomy - how can they weather the storm?
As another academic year winds down on campuses nationwide, the news about the financial underpinning of colleges and universities keeps getting worse. Two studies out in the past week show that key revenue sources at public and private universities continue to shrink without any...
May 7, 2018 - 11:16am
March 21, 2018
A University of Wisconsin campus pushes plan to drop 13 majors, including English, history and philosophy
The University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point has proposed dropping 13 majors in the humanities and social sciences - including English, philosophy,...
March 21, 2018 - 3:13pm
February 12, 2018
7 real-life skills your teen needs before going away to college
In my job teaching college English and creative writing, I hold individual conferences with my freshmen every semester, and this year's were a doozy: One young woman wanted me to help her with a criminal complaint; one young man sought advice on finding a neurologist; and another...
February 12, 2018 - 12:13pm
October 11, 2017
A fraternity pledge in Louisiana died of alcohol poisoning. Now 10 are charged with hazing.
Authorities in Louisiana have issued arrest warrants for eight students and two others on hazing charges related to the death of Maxwell Gruver,...
October 11, 2017 - 2:54pm
September 23, 2017
Minnesota entrepreneur wants to improve how scholarships are awarded
MINNEAPOLIS—Minneapolis entrepreneur Greg Dehn thinks he has a better way to match college scholarships with the students who need them. Dehn has created Kaleidoscope — an online platform to help organizations nationwide promote the scholarships they offer and help students...
September 23, 2017 - 8:20pm
August 24, 2017
The hidden cost of college: rising student fees
With tuition bills arriving as the fall semester starts, students and parents might notice a line with a pretty big number next to it: student...
August 24, 2017 - 2:25pm
August 21, 2017
To refinance or not? Grads explore paths to debt-free living
FARGO — After college, graduates look forward to their next rite of passage — not their first promotion or buying their first home...
August 21, 2017 - 6:14am
June 25, 2017
Guidance for future grads: New Fargo business helps parents, students navigate college admissions process
FARGO—Two friends learned a lot about the college admission process as their kids got into elite American universities. That's why they're...
June 25, 2017 - 5:13pm
June 3, 2017
How one Minnesota state program is helping college students graduate with nearly no debt
MOORHEAD, Minn. — In speech after speech, Bernie Sanders called for making college tuition free. His stance on the issue helped draw in...
June 3, 2017 - 2:00pm
March 7, 2017
College loan aid examined as way to help Greater Minnesota
ST. PAUL — Molly O'Neill loves being back home, even though her home lacks running water. It is just that with $500 monthly college loan...
March 7, 2017 - 5:10pm
February 5, 2017
Students in the News - Sunday Feb. 5
Local students earn awards at UND GRAND FORKS, N.D.—The University of North Dakota recently announced the students eligible to receive...
February 5, 2017 - 8:10am
February 3, 2017
Dayton seeks tuition help for low and middle income students: $62 million sought to allow more to attend college with lower debt
ST. PAUL — A third job probably would have meant Madilyne Wegener needed more than four years to graduate from St. Cloud State University....
February 3, 2017 - 3:27pm
December 11, 2016
Students in the News
Local students receive degrees from Minnesota State University, Mankato MANKATO—Minnesota State University, Mankato presented 1,587 degrees...
December 11, 2016 - 10:00am
October 8, 2016
COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Beavers win wild one in OT
BEMIDJI -- It was unconventional, messy and dire, but the No. 25 Bemidji State football team knows only one thing matters. It was a win. The...
October 8, 2016 - 9:47pm
September 25, 2016
EDUCATION: Exploring future careers, hands on
BEMIDJI—About half a dozen high schoolers heaved a wall frame into place Wednesday, one of the last that circumscribed a new house a few...
September 25, 2016 - 5:00am