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Motorist dies week after crashing into State Patrol squad
She said she was sexually assaulted by a state trooper. His camera footage shows otherwise
NDSU gets nod to raise money for new ag center, indoor athletic practice facility
VIDEO: Warm weather with a sizzle: Paul Bunyan Communications holds annual celebration
Minnesota man sentenced for beating newborn 'like grown man'
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Beavers add All-American transfer
BSU hockey programs meet APR standards
MEN'S HOCKEY: Incoming Beaver named USA Hockey goalie of the year
Wild defenseman Ryan Suter still on crutches but optimistic about recovery
Vikings LB Anthony Barr, waiting for contract extension, absent from OTAs
Zola Ann Peterson
Byron "Doc" Berry
Lois May Durkin
K.W. "Kenny" Dunlap
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?
May 15, 2018
Pawlenty to skip GOP endorsing convention, going straight to primary
ST. PAUL --Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty has announced he plans to skip early June’s Republican state convention and go straight to the...
May 15, 2018 - 7:15pm
May 14, 2018
GOP's Johnson running mate from Democratic-heavy Duluth
ST. PAUL—Minnesota Republican governor candidate Jeff Johnson has picked an American Indian who lives in Duluth as his running mate. Although...
May 14, 2018 - 3:34pm
May 4, 2018
Pawlenty’s ex-lieutenant governor to advise his opponent
Tim Pawlenty's lieutenant governor and short-time transportation commissioner, Carol Molnau, will advise Jeff Johnson in his run for governor...
May 4, 2018 - 2:31pm
April 18, 2018
Candidate Downey out after Pawlenty raises $1 million
ST. PAUL — A former Minnesota Republican chairman and lawmaker has ended his campaign for governor, saying Tim Pawlenty's entrance in the race...
April 18, 2018 - 11:48am
February 9, 2018
Capitol Chatter: Are Otto win, Nolan retirement linked?
ST. PAUL—Rebecca Otto won the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party's straw poll for governor in the 8th Congressional District. Three days later,...
February 9, 2018 - 12:39pm
February 7, 2018
Thissen drops out after poor governor poll showing; Otto performs well in 7th, 8th districts
ST. PAUL — A Democratic straw poll conducted during the Tuesday night, Feb. 6, precinct caucuses has claimed its first victim: State Rep....
February 7, 2018 - 6:07pm
Analysis: Democrats' Trumpphobia continues to energize Minnesota base
ST. PAUL — It is dangerous to draw too many conclusions from precinct caucuses, especially from non-binding straw polls conducted there, but...
February 7, 2018 - 5:35pm
February 6, 2018
Johnson, Walz win governor caucus polls, but is Pawlenty running?
ST. PAUL -- Second-time Minnesota governor candidate Jeff Johnson easily won a Tuesday, Feb. 6 straw poll, but could face a bigger obstacle...
February 6, 2018 - 10:40pm
Pawlenty quits lobbying job. Will he run for governor?
ST. PAUL—Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty stole the spotlight from Republican candidates in the governor's race Tuesday, Feb. 6, hours before...
February 6, 2018 - 11:53am
January 26, 2018
MN Republican governor hopefuls lean right
BLOOMINGTON, Minn.—There was no confusing Minnesota Republican governor candidates for Democrats in a forum at the Minnesota Newspaper...
January 26, 2018 - 3:05pm
Capitol Chatter: Caucuses important step in political process
ST. PAUL — The 2018 election remains more than nine months away, but a Feb. 6 event likely will give birth to some political campaign favorites....
January 26, 2018 - 11:10am
January 25, 2018
Facebook smear campaign alleged in Minnesota GOP governor race
ST. PAUL — An alleged smear campaign involving major Republican candidates for Minnesota governor has burst into social media — and...
January 25, 2018 - 9:14pm
Matt Dean drops out of MN governor's race, throws support behind fellow Republican Jeff Johnson
ST. PAUL — The Republican race for Minnesota governor took a significant turn Thursday morning, Jan. 25, as state Rep. Matt Dean dropped out...
January 25, 2018 - 12:43pm
December 2, 2017
Republican governor candidates dish it out at Brainerd-area forum
Six Republican Party candidates for governor spoke in front of a standing-room-only audience Friday, Dec. 1, 2017, and many of them echoed President...
December 2, 2017 - 12:29pm
November 9, 2017
Minnesota governor candidates differ on ag approaches
MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota's 2018 governor candidates offer a variety of solutions to rural problems. In the largest governor candidate forum...
November 9, 2017 - 7:08pm