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Sanford AirMed ice cream social July 31
Donald Trump's not-so-great sketch of the Manhattan skyline is going to auction
More than margaritas: National Tequila Day stirs up new recipes
Swedish train named Trainy McTrainface in tribute to Boaty McBoatface
Truck driver charged in Texas in suspected smuggling case that led to 10 deaths
Vikings place RB Murray on PUP list
Kahne records first NASCAR Cup Series win since 2014
Legendary Gophers and Lakers coach John Kundla passes away at 101
Latavius Murray, Dalvin Cook vie to replace Adrian Peterson at RB
Kim wins Marathon Classic by four shots
Esther Charlette Klug Woods
Kenneth "Kenny" Kraeplin
Richard "Tony" Toninato
Richard H. Jorstad
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Can we obtain a 'perfect Union'?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: The world needs outlandish schools
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: The natural laws are all around us
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Simon and Simone have a summer activity director. . .me!
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: How to enjoy the best Fourth of July ever
WE Fest versus Bruno: What did you decide?
Arts briefs, Sunday, July 23
PATT RALL COLUMN: Lots of choices for arts today in the region
Think Kim Kardashian is sexy? This app matches you with celebrity lookalikes.
Two new Harry Potter books to be released in October
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Smart and friendly: Meet the gray jays
Stressed out: Minnesota scientists dive deep to learn why walleye are stressed
MASTER GARDENERS: The cut-flower pathway
FISH TALES: Al Shervold on Upper Red Lake
Starry Trek comes to Beltrami County: Volunteers needed for Aug. 5 event to help search for starry stonewort
Joe & Sissy Neft
Brett & Sadie Bahr
Vern and Mary Lathe
Doug and Pat Tangborn
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Nothing but just plain foolish
Christmas already? Consider this gift-giving practice
Swift: Decorating project really takes the cake
Growing Together: How to keep flowers flowering all summer
McFeely: Is Michele Bachmann dipping her toe in Minnesota governor race?
April 21, 2015
More money, but no full tuition freeze in Minnesota legislation
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Senate-passed legislation would increase state-run college and university spending slightly more than the House wants, but neither bill contains the money college officials seek to freeze all tuition. "It is my strongest intention that they do keep tuition...
April 21, 2015 - 9:11am
April 15, 2015
Whatever you do, don't make eye contact... in the Minnesota Senate?
The Minnesota Senate will keep its rule forbidding members from looking at one another during floor debate and will continue to ban everyone from having drinks on the Senate floor. The issues arose Monday during the passage of the rules to govern the Senate. On a 15-44...
April 15, 2015 - 1:48pm
March 20, 2014
Minnesota Legislature: Senate tax bill on hold for a day
Don Davis Forum News Service ST. PAUL — Tax cuts may come to those who wait. Democrats who control the Minnesota Legislature were fired up and ready to cut taxes Thursday, but Senate Republicans refused to allow a $432 million tax-cut bill come up for a vote, saying they and...
March 20, 2014 - 11:55pm
July 11, 2013
Fired Minnesota aide's lawsuit cites other affairs
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — For the first time, a fired Minnesota Senate operative has made detailed accusations central to his federal wrongful...
July 11, 2013 - 1:55pm
July 3, 2013
Gov hopeful Thompson leaves Senate leadership post
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — State Sen. Dave Thompson says he's giving up his leadership post in the Minnesota Senate because of his candidacy for governor.
July 3, 2013 - 12:34pm
June 18, 2013
Anoka Republican wades into Minnesota Senate race
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A veteran Republican legislator from Anoka made a surprising entrance Tuesday into Minnesota's U.S. Senate race.
June 18, 2013 - 12:34pm
June 10, 2013
State Sen. Ortman considering challenge to Franken
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Republican state Sen. Julianne Ortman says she is "seriously considering" a challenge to Sen. Al Franken next year.
June 10, 2013 - 3:30pm
April 26, 2013
Legislature set to make more health care changes
ST. PAUL — Minnesota already is on track to establish a new way for its residents to buy health insurance, and now legislators are poised...
April 26, 2013 - 12:14am
April 23, 2013
Senate leaves out Bemidji hospitality tax in bill
BEMIDJI – A bill allowing the city of Bemidji to impose a tax on purchases at restaurants and hotels to pay for Sanford Center operations has...
April 23, 2013 - 11:50pm
Three tax routes face Minnesota lawmakers
ST. PAUL – Minnesota lawmakers now have three distinct tax proposals to consider with release of a Senate Democratic plan that includes an income tax hike, sales tax changes and property tax relief. Senate Democrats unveiled a proposal Tuesday that would increase income tax for...
April 23, 2013 - 11:22pm
February 19, 2013
Senate bill provides additional tax relief
On Thursday, the Minnesota Senate passed legislation to conform to federal tax provisions and concurred with the House enabling Minnesota to expand health care coverage. The Senate passed legislation conforming to the federal tax provisions for 2012 and sent it to the House. The purpose...
February 19, 2013 - 12:28am
November 17, 2012
Ingebrigtsen to be GOP Senate assistant leader
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Senate Republican leader picked Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen as assistant minority leader a week after the two ran for the top job. Incoming Senate Minority Leader David Hann of Eden Prairie on Friday named Ingebrigtsen, R-Alexandria, to the post for the legislative...
November 17, 2012 - 1:26am
November 15, 2012
Skoe, Saxhaug named Senate committee chairs
ST. PAUL -- Incoming Minnesota Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk has announced who will lead committees for the next four years. Rod Skoe of Clearbrook, representing District 2, has been appointed chair of the Tax Committee. Tom Saxhaug of Grand Rapids, representing District 5, has...
November 15, 2012 - 10:08am
October 27, 2012
Carlson’s discernment is commendable
John Carlson has demonstrated compassion, discernment, accountability and leadership during his time in the Minnesota State Senate. Our dental clinic provides care for persons on Minnesota Public Programs in Cass, Crow Wing, Itasca and other surrounding counties. A number of these...
October 27, 2012 - 2:42am