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Dick Gregory, cutting-edge satirist and uncompromising activist, dies at 84
Last day for lake trout: Season closes in Apostle Islands area as quota reached
Grand Forks 'Love Wins' rally protests violence in Charlottesville
Trump's Mar-a-Lago Club loses its ninth big charity event this week
New view of achievement gap: Lawsuit spurs Twin Cities superintendents to change their approach to improving education equity
Twins hall inductee Michael Cuddyer on umpires, chemistry, Byron Buxton
Berrios, Twins shut out Diamondbacks
Busch dominates for ninth NASCAR Xfinity win at Bristol
Drag racing: Struggles continue for NHRA locals
Cook moves closer to being starter
Anna "Ann" Prince
William J. Sliney
Edith M. Allen
Pearl Rose Keenan
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: The eclipse is more than meets the eye
MASTER GARDENERS: What's (achoo!) blooming?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Stupid human happenings always seem to happen
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Just how much is $1 billion?
Library Corner column: Library offers up something for all ages
'Super Troopers 2' lands spring 2018 release date
Finally! Daniel Craig confirms he'll return as James Bond
Tom Cruise breaks ankle in stunt, halts production on 'Mission' film
Mississippi Music moves indoors on Wednesday
Around the Arts, August 13
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Temperatures fluctuate, and so does the bite
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Grosbeaks: Distinctive, colorful, musical and social
MASTER GARDENERS: Look for the 2017 Perennial Plant of the Year
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: So many lakes, so many fish
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Blue jays are true Minnesotans all year long
Jeff & Becky Musburger
Joe & Sissy Neft
Gazpacho refreshes on a summer day
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Bringing the Democratic party back to its roots
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A far cry from the quest for equality
Incontinence shouldn't block people from seeking medical help
Letter to the Editor: Racism isn't somewhere else or in the past
April 21, 2017
Funding plan for state troops raises concern
ST. PAUL — Negative numbers in the Republican Legislature's budget plans for Minnesota are no surprise — but tucked into the Senate's massive state government plans are some cuts that are setting off particular concern. The Senate budget reduces and shifts funding for...
April 21, 2017 - 8:32pm
March 24, 2017
Capitol Chatter: A legislative budget primer
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Legislature is moving at warp speed, at least for a while. This is the time of the legislative session in which...
March 24, 2017 - 4:05pm
February 17, 2017
White House: No plan to use National Guard for immigration enforcement
WASHINGTON -- The White House on Friday denied it was considering mobilizing as many as 100,000 National Guard troops to round up non-citizens...
February 17, 2017 - 2:57pm
August 19, 2016
Minnesota native Gen. Vessey dies at 94
NORTH OAKS, Minn. -- John W. Vessey Jr. started at the bottom in the Minnesota National Guard and rose to become the country's top military officer....
August 19, 2016 - 5:27pm
November 10, 2015
Bemidji businesses pledge support for soldiers
More than 20 Bemidji Area Chamber of Commerce member representatives signed statements of support for the Guard and Reserve on Monday morning....
November 10, 2015 - 9:24am
September 26, 2015
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘Freedom isn’t free’ more than a saying
A young man I work with returned from National Guard duty at Camp Ripley last Sunday. As he was leaving he captured some video of a group of protesters. They were carrying signs that read “Real heroes don’t carry guns” and “My children will NEVER join the military.” Behind...
September 26, 2015 - 2:58am
June 11, 2015
Three charged with fraud in Minnesota National Guard recruiting scheme that netted millions
ST. PAUL -- One former and two current members of the Minnesota National Guard were indicted Tuesday by a federal grand jury as part of what prosecutors say was a widespread recruiting kickback scheme that netted tens of millions of dollars in ill-gotten bonuses. Those charged...
June 11, 2015 - 10:28am
April 28, 2015
Trip for the Troops: Bemidji group tours Camp Ripley
BEMIDJI -- Eighteen business and civic leaders from Bemidji visited Camp Ripley on Tuesday to learn more about the 53,000-acre facility and the...
April 28, 2015 - 8:55pm
February 21, 2015
Obama appoints Dayton to serve on National Guard council
ST. PAUL - President Barack Obama appointed Gov. Mark Dayton to serve a two-year term on the Council of Governors, the White House announced Friday. The Council of Governors, created by Congress in 2007, is a bipartisan forum to advise the Secretary of Defense, Secretary of Homeland...
February 21, 2015 - 8:55pm
September 3, 2014
Jason Stanford: Rick Perry loves the troops, hates feeding them
Texas has a new refugee crisis on the border, and this time it’s not a bunch of kids. When Rick Perry deployed the National Guard to the border, he remembered to go on Fox News, pose with assault weapons, and brag to Republicans in Iowa. But he forgot to make sure that our National...
September 3, 2014 - 11:18pm
February 21, 2014
Dayton calls out National Guard amid snowstorm
With more than a foot of fresh snow on the ground in some areas, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton on Friday issued an emergency order directing the...
February 21, 2014 - 12:53pm