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Harvey Weinstein charged with rape and other abuse charges in sexual assault cases
Paul Manafort's Virginia trial delayed two weeks
A wolflike creature was stalking livestock in Montana. Authorities have no idea what it is.
Fischbach takes lieutenant governor oath, ending 22-year Senate career
Inside a semi-truck in Nebraska, troopers found enough fentanyl to kill 26 million people
A nod to his rising fame, museum unveils Adam Thielen bobbleheads
Rockets take Game 5, inch closer to dethroning Warriors
BASEBALL: Grimm selected to Minnesota All-Star Series
SOFTBALL: Jacks hold off Alexandria in 8-3A tournament
BASEBALL: Blackduck opens playoffs with 13-3 victory
Melverna nee Lindquist Watkins
Cindy Marie Swedberg
John David Langston
Leland Joseph Kupcho
Commentary: Bison passage: Good times in the Badlands
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?
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
Why you're getting flooded with privacy notifications in your email
Commentary: Some gave all: A visit to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial
More than just business: Wells receives Lifetime Achievement Award for helping others
Andersen Corp. creating 40 new jobs with window factory expansion
New Twin Metals plan moves processing plant site: Company provides update in advance of submitting project to regulators
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Barb & Rick
Richard and Marvel Olson
Virg & Marge
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Safe family holiday can include safe grilling
Commentary: Bison passage: Good times in the Badlands
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Defending the Second Amendment in its entirety
Commentary: You say hello, I say goodbye
Commentary: Kindness is the real showstopper at the circus
May 21, 2018
Bonding could be Legislature's last man standing
May 21, 2018 - 4:33pm
May 14, 2018
Duluth's electric buses arriving soon
DULUTH — The Duluth Transit Authority's Jim Caywood spent last week in Greenville, S.C., where he was the first local person to set eyes...
May 14, 2018 - 6:05am
May 12, 2018
Many issues still on the table as Minnesota legislative session enters its final week
ST. PAUL—Ideas never really die at the Minnesota Legislature. There's almost always a glimmer of hope that a proposal will make it through, until the House and Senate are forced by state law to adjourn on "the first Monday after the third Saturday in May." This year, that's...
May 12, 2018 - 10:23am
May 1, 2018
Rural lawmakers: MnDOT funding goes to metro
ST. PAUL — Rural Republican state lawmakers say Minnesota Department of Transportation officials only funded Twin Cities-area projects...
May 1, 2018 - 4:26pm
April 27, 2018
Passenger sues Southwest over trauma after fatal blast on flight
Southwest Airlines has been sued by a passenger who witnessed what happened after an exploding engine part shattered a cabin window 20 minutes...
April 27, 2018 - 4:21pm
April 24, 2018
A man was going to jump off a Detroit overpass. Then 13 truckers showed up to save him.
DETROIT - Law enforcement knew they had to act quickly. A man, struggling with the decision to take his own life, was on the verge of jumping...
April 24, 2018 - 3:49pm
April 17, 2018
Transportation funding plans vary, with MNLARS questions remaining
ST. PAUL — Time is running out on the Minnesota legislative session, and one of the issues hanging over lawmakers remains unresolved. Even...
April 17, 2018 - 6:12pm
March 30, 2018
School, health, city advocates threatened by Minn. road funding plan
ST. PAUL—No one argues about one aspect of a proposed change to the Minnesota Constitution. "If it goes forward, it will affect every single...
March 30, 2018 - 5:20pm
March 26, 2018
Passenger line between Duluth, Minneapolis moving on to next phase
The proposed Northern Lights Express passenger line between Duluth and Minneapolis has moved into the next phase of design and construction —...
March 26, 2018 - 5:33pm
March 25, 2018
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Road crews, law enforcement keep our highways safe
I travel each day to work 45 miles west. I am amazed at the quality of Minnesota's road maintenance that is performed on our U.S. Highway 2....
March 25, 2018 - 9:12am
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let's let the transportation task force do its work
I just want to take a moment to clarify a March 23 letter to the Pioneer which mentioned my name in relation to regional transportation planning....
March 25, 2018 - 8:48am
March 23, 2018
Amtrak's plan to end discounts for veterans is 'inexcusable,' Democratic senator says
Amtrak's recent move to eliminate special discount programs - including those for veterans - is raising the ire of Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn....
March 23, 2018 - 10:27am
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let's get the Highway 371 four-lane project completed
State Highway 371 from Little Falls to Bemidji is the main corridor to a nine-county region in north-central Minnesota bordering Canada on the north and Little Falls on the south. Safety, commerce and economic stimulus are reasons to finish the 55-mile leg of the 125-mile highway....
March 23, 2018 - 7:11am
March 19, 2018
Amtrak quietly ends student, AAA discounts
WASHINGTON - Amtrak officials have quietly ended discounts for students and AAA members and raised the age requirement for senior discounts to 65. The discounts, which offered up to 10 percent off tickets, were discontinued earlier this year as part of a shift in strategy for the...
March 19, 2018 - 2:48pm
March 17, 2018
First vehicles pulled from wreckage of collapsed Florida bridge
The first two vehicles, flattened beyond recognition and with three bodies inside, were extricated from the wreckage of a collapsed pedestrian bridge near Miami Saturday morning, March 17, as workers continued to dig through the rubble.
March 17, 2018 - 1:59pm