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The demise of McNally Smith: Bankruptcy hearing this week for failed St. Paul music college
Ironton, Minn., man found guilty on child pornography charges
UMD financial research team headed to global finals
Raising the Bar: Brad Paisley concert marks a new level for Sanford Center
Cass Lake-Bena students honored by national organization
Twins' Morrison on ailing former teammate Farquhar: 'An awesome human being'
Landry wins in San Antonio for first PGA Tour title
Wolves saving best defending for playoffs
Brian Murphy: Timberwolves give fans hope by bouncing the bully
Carlos Gomez beats Twins with walk-off homer off Addison Reed
Caroline Marie Stangel
Donna Claire Okerman
Craig Lee Littleghost
Jolene Annette Goose
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Ever so adaptable are the American crows
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Do you want to eat pancakes?
The seed varieties you should plant this spring
Reader shares handy amaryllis tips
'Scandal' is over, but here are 10 things we'll remember from this crazy show
Avicii dead at 28: Swedish DJ became an EDM star with hits 'Levels' and 'Wake Me Up'
'The Rock' surprises Minnesota teen who asked him to prom
Second-annual Celebration channels Prince's vibe at Paisley Park studios
What would Prince want? Two years later, his estate is a mess and his legacy unclear.
'Owl' in a day's work!
Craftsman makes a wake building kayaks and canoes
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
Sturgeon solutions: Biologists seek reasons for lack of fish’s reproduction on St. Louis River
SAM COOK: Heading down a new trail with plenty of old friends
Richard and Marvel Olson
Virg & Marge
Shirley (Mayer) Klosterman
1963 Impala was beautiful, but it fell apart
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Common sense actions can help keep the public safe
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Commentary goes beyond theater of the absurd
Time to respond to reader feedback
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: What a sad world this would be without music
February 12, 2018
Mayor announces run for Congress in northern Minn.
NORTH BRANCH, Minn.—The first new entrant into the midterm election void left by Rep. Rick Nolan's retirement announcement last week wasn't...
February 12, 2018 - 9:07pm
February 11, 2018
Sour taste: Duluth could tighten down on sales of flavored tobacco products
DULUTH — The Duluth City Council on Monday, Feb. 12, will decide whether to place new restrictions on where menthol cigarettes and other...
February 11, 2018 - 4:18pm
Nolan reflects on retirement, look forward to family time
DULUTH, Minn.—The airplane carrying Rick Nolan home from Washington, D.C., on Friday reached Minnesota in the middle of the afternoon....
February 11, 2018 - 7:31am
February 10, 2018
Minnesota's Monday special elections may be peek at what's to come this fall
SOUTH ST. PAUL, Minn.—Political junkies have their eyes on the first battles of what's shaping up to be in the electoral war of 2018. Voters...
February 10, 2018 - 7:39am
February 9, 2018
Nolan announcement upends election landscape
DULUTH — By moving to close the door on his political career Friday, Feb. 9, U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan turned the midterm race for the 8th Congressional District seat into a wide-open affair. Nolan's bombshell retirement announcement set in motion a flurry of new candidacy considerations...
February 9, 2018 - 7:44pm
February 8, 2018
Government shuts down as budget bill stalls in Congress
WASHINGTON - The federal government shut down for the second time in three weeks early Friday, Feb. 9, driven to the brink by acute congressional...
February 8, 2018 - 11:56pm
February 7, 2018
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Not the type of leader to make America proud
Our president made another ignorant, cruel and racist statement Jan. 12 in which he was asked why we continue to receive immigrants from (expletive) countries rather than places like "Norway", and of course listed some of those countries who he categorized as (expletive) countries....
February 7, 2018 - 6:17am
February 6, 2018
Early election excitement: DFL, GOP members hyped for full 2018 ballot
BEMIDJI—Multiple positions for state and national offices in Minnesota are up for election in 2018, and members of both parties see this...
February 6, 2018 - 9:43pm
House passes another spending patch as top party leaders finalize two-year budget deal
WASHINGTON - The House took an initial step Tuesday toward averting another government shutdown this week, but further progress hung on whether...
February 6, 2018 - 7:50pm
February 5, 2018
DFL, GOP leaders agree: Participate
ST. PAUL—The chairs of the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor and Republican parties rarely agree on anything, but on Monday, Feb. 5, the two leaders held a joint Capitol new conference to urge voters to go to their precinct caucuses on Tuesday night, Feb. 6. The caucuses are...
February 5, 2018 - 9:55pm
Fellow Democrat Nick Leonard to challenge Tina Smith for Senate seat
Minnesota's newest senator now has some competition from within her own party. Nick Leonard, a Minneapolis lawyer and activist, announced Monday,...
February 5, 2018 - 9:22pm
February 4, 2018
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: It’s not Trump alone who threatens this country
In response to a recent letter (Jan. 28) suggesting that dislike of Trump obscures his achievements, the following should be considered.
February 4, 2018 - 10:55am
Precinct caucuses start the sorting of candidates to become Minnesota governor
ST. PAUL—With Gov. Mark Dayton not seeking re-election this year, a wide-open race to succeed him will take center stage as precinct caucuses mark the official start of the campaign season across Minnesota on Tuesday night, Feb. 6. Both the Democratic-Farmer-Labor and Republican...
February 4, 2018 - 8:15am
February 2, 2018
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: We must remain stalwart in defending civic traditions
I write on the eve of Donald Trump's first State of the Union Address. I expect that he will not stray far from the “presidential” script...
February 2, 2018 - 10:05am
February 1, 2018
Trump administration tears down regulations to speed drilling on public land
The Trump administration is aggressively sweeping aside regulations protecting public land to clear a path for expanded oil and gas drilling. A memorandum from the Interior Department, made public Thursday, Feb. 1, directs its field offices "to simplify and streamline the leasing...
February 1, 2018 - 4:39pm