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Laporte may keep music program after all
Twin of boy killed in Fergus Falls will be returned to Washington
VA nominee faces explosive new allegations of drinking, wrecking government vehicle
Speaker cracks open door for Minnesota gun bill
New elementary school to add to district staff
Audio tape details NFL's concern over Trump's anthem jabs
North Carolina, Minnesota announce home-and-home football series
Basketball commission suggests NCAA ban cheaters, end one-and-done
GYMNASTICS: Brown, DeWitt represent Aerials
Teeing off spring
Alfred James Benais
Virginia L. Pollard
Wild Mushroom Crostini recipe can be tailored to occasion
MASTER GARDENERS: Plant winter squash. . . for next winter!
COMMENTARY: Why we won't take a break from learning
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Ever so adaptable are the American crows
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
Pine to Prairie Fiber Arts Trail comes to area this weekend
BSO presents concert series finale Sunday
'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
Deer on the table: DNR holds Bemidji meeting on deer management
After Parkland shooting, NRA posts biggest fundraising haul in nearly 20 years
'Owl' in a day's work!
Craftsman makes a wake building kayaks and canoes
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
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
April 24, 2018
Minnesota GOP sees land of opportunity in 8th District
DULUTH—The 8th Congressional District might be Democratic-Farmer-Labor country, but don't tell that to Minnesota Republicans. Banking on...
22 hours 45 min ago
April 13, 2018
Giuliani Stephens pushes innovation, adaptation in bid for governor
WOODBURY, Minn. — Let it be known that while Mary Giuliani Stephens respects experience, she isn't a fan of precedent, tradition or time-honored...
April 13, 2018 - 2:00am
April 12, 2018
GOP proposes stricter work requirements for food stamp recipients, a step toward a major overhaul of the social safety net
House Republicans took their first step Thursday, April 12, toward overhauling the federal safety net, pushing for new work requirements in the food-stamp program used by 42 million Americans. The plan, introduced as part of the 2018 Farm Bill over the objections of Democrats, would...
April 12, 2018 - 1:43pm
March 16, 2018
Bipartisan campaign of ex-lawmakers push for reform
BRAINERD, Minn. — Money, former Minnesota Gov. Arne Carlson said, and lots of it — that might be the single greatest ailment of modern...
March 16, 2018 - 10:45am
March 12, 2018
Republicans find no evidence of collusion or Russian preference for Trump
WASHINGTON - House Intelligence Committee Republicans have completed a draft report in their year-long Russia probe that states they found no...
March 12, 2018 - 8:16pm
March 1, 2018
Commentary: We kissed conservatism goodbye when we let Trump lead the GOP
In a White House meeting Wednesday, President Hillary Clinton expressed a willingness to ban assault weapons, tweaked Republicans for being afraid...
March 1, 2018 - 10:04am
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
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
January 19, 2018
Funding for government lapses as short-term spending bill stalls in the Senate
WASHINGTON - The federal government shut down for the first time in more than four years Friday after senators rejected a temporary spending...
January 19, 2018 - 10:06pm
January 17, 2018
Analysis: Unexpected defeat in rural Wis. special election sets off GOP alarm bells
WASHINGTON - Ten months is an eternity in politics, but a stunning Democratic victory Tuesday in a special election deep in the heart of Trump...
January 17, 2018 - 10:06am
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The dying of the light
Western civilization has always been marked by its capacity for self-criticism: from Shakespeare who exposed the hypocrisy of English kings and...
January 17, 2018 - 9:15am
January 6, 2018
This year is shaping up to be a clash of Republican idealists vs. realists
President Donald Trump huddled with congressional Republican leaders this weekend at Camp David, hoping to plot out the year ahead to give the GOP some momentum as it heads into the winds of a midterm elections.
January 6, 2018 - 8:07pm
December 20, 2017
Analysis: 10 key takeaways from the Republican tax bill
President Donald Trump is expected to sign a major overhaul of the tax code after the House passes a final iteration of the bill Wednesday. It...
December 20, 2017 - 1:30pm
December 17, 2017
Commentary: It is risky to sell your soul to the devil
Republicans who believe they have souls need to do some serious soul-searching after the political earthquake that jolted ruby-red Alabama last...
December 17, 2017 - 8:36am
December 15, 2017
GOP finalizes tax plan, expands benefits for working families to win over Rubio
WASHINGTON - Congressional Republicans secured enough support Friday afternoon to pass their massive tax plan into law after two critical holdouts,...
December 15, 2017 - 3:31pm