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A Carnival cruise in the South Pacific descended into a violent mess
Trump administration assault on bipartisan immigration plan ensured its demise
Pain turns political in Parkland after school shootings
Outside NRA Headquarters, hundreds gather in vigil and protest
McMaster says evidence of Russian meddling is 'now really incontrovertible'
All-star appearance shows Karl-Anthony Towns getting some respect
What is THAT? Twins closer Fernando Rodney and his magic changeup
PHOTOS: Fine day for Finlandia
Red Stripe opens its pockets and comes to the rescue for Jamaica bobsledders
After marathon 11-round shootout, Wild fall to Ducks
Barbara Alexandra Haynes-Gotcher
Larry Marlin Hanson
Curtis James Thompson Sather
Earl Lynn Miller
Rubber plants follow natural tree-like tendency
Heritage houseplants: Readers share stories of long-living plants
Kind kids help hurting teacher
Asking the doctor for a little extension
How parents can help battle - and prevent - alcohol addiction
ESPN, FOX pursuing Peyton Manning as prime-time analyst, reports say
'To Kill A Mockingbird' to come to Broadway, with Jeff Daniels as Atticus Finch, adapted by Aaron Sorkin
'Black Panther' will break box-office records. But could it change the movie business?
NFL Draft to air on FOX, reports say
Players play. Haters hate. And a judge judges for Taylor Swift in copyright case.
PHOTOS: Fine day for Finlandia
Mettle to medal: John Henry Krueger perseveres to podium in 1,000 meters
Like many great champions, Mikaela Shiffrin is compelling, and human, in defeat
Hermantown skier wins Minn. high school Alpine skiing championship
Wolf, entangled in snare, shot and killed in Duluth
Support for Tim Burns, Wisconsin Supreme Court
Vote February 20, 2018 Tim Burns for Supreme Court
Dennis & Joyce Sjoquist
Supporting Denny McNamara
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Dream of land ownership is still alive and well
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Innovation drives changes for Olympic athletes, viewers
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February 9, 2018
St. Paul brothers sentenced for health care fraud
ST. PAUL—Twin brothers from St. Paul who were involved, along with the former mayor of Stillwater, Minn., in a years-long, multimillion-dollar health care fraud and tax-conspiracy case have been sentenced to prison. Thurlee Belfrey, 52, was sentenced to eight years in prison...
February 9, 2018 - 7:59pm
October 22, 2017
Woman who stole from drowning victim's GoFundMe sentenced for bad checks
BAUDETTE, Minn.—A northern Minnesota woman who was convicted of stealing money from a fundraising account for three men killed in a 2015...
October 22, 2017 - 4:29pm
September 27, 2017
Ex-Stillwater mayor gets year in prison, must pay $2 million to IRS
MINNEAPOLIS — Former Stillwater Mayor Ken Harycki, who pleaded guilty to conspiring to defraud the U.S. government of millions of dollars,...
September 27, 2017 - 8:42pm
August 16, 2017
Minnesota attorney general accuses 2 lending firms of scamming seniors, veterans
ST. PAUL — Minnesota's attorney general filed a lawsuit Wednesday, Aug. 16, against two lending firms, accusing them of bilking money from...
August 16, 2017 - 8:45pm
August 4, 2017
'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli found guilty of securities fraud, faces up to 20 years in prison
NEW YORK - Martin Shkreli was convicted of three of eight counts of securities fraud Friday. He faces up to 20 years in prison, though legal...
August 4, 2017 - 2:21pm
June 6, 2017
Iowa biofuels promoter to plead guilty to fraud charges
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — An Iowa biofuels promoter and former stock broker plans to plead guilty to federal fraud charges, meaning he'll move...
June 6, 2017 - 7:17am
May 12, 2017
Biofuels promoter to remain jailed until federal trial, judge orders
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — A federal judge in Iowa has refused to allow a biofuels promoter out of jail before his trial on fraud charges, saying...
May 12, 2017 - 7:23am
April 22, 2017
Small Minnesota town may remove mayor 3 months into his term after controversy, legal troubles surface
KERKHOVEN, Minn. — City Council members in Kerkhoven will decide Monday whether to accept the resignation of controversial Mayor James...
April 22, 2017 - 7:10am
April 12, 2017
Minnesota Wild, police warn against buying fake playoff game tickets
ST. PAUL — St. Paul police and the Minnesota Wild are urging hockey fans looking for playoff tickets to be careful if buying them from hawkers...
April 12, 2017 - 8:03pm
March 14, 2017
Minn. mayor allegedly swindled his lover's husband, pulled gun on husband's son
CROSBY, Minn.—The mayor of a 2,400-person community in the middle of Minnesota is now wrapped up in a tale involving money, guns and romance....
March 14, 2017 - 8:44am
February 2, 2017
MN construction contractor sentenced to nearly 7 years for fraud, money laundering
ST. PAUL — A Prior Lake, Minn., contractor was sentenced Wednesday, Feb. 1, in U.S. District Court to nearly seven years in prison for...
February 2, 2017 - 5:52pm
February 1, 2017
Dilworth woman accused of scamming hundreds of thousands of dollars from people around the world
MOORHEAD, Minn. — A Dilworth, Minn., woman is accused in Clay County District Court of being part of a scheme that defrauded people around...
February 1, 2017 - 3:13pm
Man charged for defrauding elderly businessman
MILACA, Minn. -- Multiple felony charges have been filed against a Princeton, Minn., man for defrauding an elderly Milaca business owner out of more than $350,000. Adam R. Reichow, 43, was charged in Mille Lacs County Court with two counts of racketeering, three counts of theft by...
June 1, 2016 - 9:53am
October 14, 2015
IRS phone scam reappears in area: Officials stress phone vigilance as IRS imposters make comeback
BEMIDJI -- A phone scam in which criminals claim to be agents with the IRS is once again rearing its head and officials are reminding citizens the best thing to do is hang up. Barb Grieman, senior vice president of the Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota, said...
October 14, 2015 - 5:43pm
February 6, 2015
Minnesota revenue officials halt filings by TurboTax, citing possible fraud
By Tad Vezner St. Paul Pioneer Press ST. PAUL, Minn. -- State revenue officials said they have stopped accepting tax returns from TurboTax, one of the most popular private filing services, after hearing evidence of “potential fraud” from multiple Minnesota...
February 6, 2015 - 9:23am