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After day of negotiations, Democrats and Republicans will be briefed on secret FBI source who aided Russia probe
Breezy Point condo building burns
Honeybees may be dying in larger numbers due to climate change
Trump cancels June summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un
Houston police chief 'hit rock bottom' after Santa Fe shooting. Then came a nasty feud with the NRA.
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
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Beavers add All-American transfer
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?
May 22, 2018
Former St. Paul teacher of the year loses licensing-board slot after insulting Trump
ST. PAUL—A 2015 Teacher of the Year from St. Paul schools lost her spot on a new teacher licensing board because she insulted President...
May 22, 2018 - 9:32pm
May 21, 2018
At the finish line? Bonding bill includes Bemidji-area projects, awaits governor’s pen
BEMIDJI—Unlike the last legislative session, a bonding bill passed in the late hours includes funding for Bemidji projects, including a...
May 21, 2018 - 7:17pm
May 18, 2018
Former state Sen. Harold ‘Skip’ Finn dies
CASS LAKE -- Former state Sen. Harold “Skip” Finn died Thursday, according to a statement provided by Red Lake Government and Public Relations...
May 18, 2018 - 1:46pm
May 17, 2018
Minnesota House unanimously OKs plan to tighten state’s DWI laws on snowmobiles, ATVs
ST. PAUL -- Lawmakers took a step closer to closing a set of DWI loopholes Wednesday, May 16, after the House unanimously approved a plan to...
May 17, 2018 - 6:44am
May 11, 2018
Minnesota House, Senate agree on tax code overhaul that's at odds with Dayton
ST. PAUL—A Republican-led group of lawmakers unveiled a tax code overhaul late Friday that would cut Minnesota's first two tax brackets...
May 11, 2018 - 10:31pm
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Legislature urged to address housing needs in bonding bill
The homeless individuals I work with face staggering barriers every day just to find a place to lay their head. I’ve also seen firsthand the...
May 11, 2018 - 10:15am
May 10, 2018
As Dayton pushes for emergency school money, Republican urge districts to tap savings
ST. PAUL — As Gov. Mark Dayton toured the state this week making the case for $138 million in emergency spending for schools, Republicans...
May 10, 2018 - 7:28pm
Victims' families demand action on hands-free driving bill at Minnesota Capitol, as legislation bogs down in Senate
ST. PAUL—Minnesota families who have lost loved ones in distracted-driving crashes cranked up their push at the state Capitol on Thursday,...
May 10, 2018 - 7:19pm
May 5, 2018
What we pay in taxes will take compromise: Lawmakers, Dayton must address Minnesota tax code because of federal overhaul
ST. PAUL — The next two weeks will be hectic for Minnesota lawmakers involved in rewriting the state's tax code to align it with recent federal changes. For even the most dedicated observers of the state Legislature, the coming negotiations will likely be complex. But what...
May 5, 2018 - 6:15pm
May 3, 2018
That major bipartisan sexual harassment bill ... it's stumbling in the Minnesota Senate
ST. PAUL — A bipartisan sexual harassment proposal that could affect every workplace in Minnesota now faces an uncertain future at the Capitol. The bill would remove a legal hurdle that supporters say has led to courts throwing out cases, even when they involve piggish behavior...
May 3, 2018 - 9:03pm
May 1, 2018
Beltrami Commissioners informed of new funding plan for state vet homes
BEMIDJI—The Beltrami County Board of Commissioners received a briefing Tuesday on recent moves at the state Legislature to advance a proposed...
May 1, 2018 - 8:13pm
April 23, 2018
Proposed sexual harassment policy in Minnesota Legislature would cover everyone, all the time
ST. PAUL—Lobbyists, interns, members of the media and the general public would all be protected from sexual harassment under a proposal...
April 23, 2018 - 9:23pm
Proposed tougher sex harassment law in Minnesota might be first of kind in nation
ST. PAUL—Here's the sentence: "An intimidating, hostile, or offensive environment ... does not require the harassing conduct or communication...
April 23, 2018 - 9:19pm
April 20, 2018
Dayton, GOP at odds over tax plan as health care for working poor levy is sticking point
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Republicans say Gov. Mark Dayton needs to drop a proposal to continue a tax that pays for health care for the working poor...
April 20, 2018 - 10:29am
April 11, 2018
Minnesota legislative bill puts focus on crimes against Native American women
ST. PAUL—She was the last woman to bring her personal story before the House public safety committee Wednesday — a story she said she never uttered in public before. Mysti Babineau, of St. Paul, spoke of how she was put into foster care, raped at the age of 9, forced to...
April 11, 2018 - 6:53pm