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Scheel appears on first-degree murder charges in slaying of grandparents
Major pushback against Line 3 recommendation
Owners of Bird Island home destroyed by fire now face charges
For employees, students to get paid, McNally Smith college building must sell before 2019
Fridley, Minn., man killed in house fire
BASEBALL: Beavers, U-Mary capture comeback wins in split
SOFTBALL: Final inning outburst dooms BSU in sweep to UMD
GIRLS GOLF: Bemidji opens second in Moorhead
Thibodeau 'proud' of Timberwolves' progress
Sabathia liked what he heard from Twins
Virginia L. Pollard
Alfred James Benais
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
March 1, 2018
'Net neutrality' case pressed by Democrats in St. Paul, D.C.
ST. PAUL—Minnesota lawmakers in St. Paul and Washington say they're fighting to retain internet neutrality regulations that federal regulators...
March 1, 2018 - 8:39pm
January 17, 2018
Sen. Klobuchar collects on Vikings-Saints wager
WASHINGTON -- U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota on Wednesday collected on her Vikings-Saints wager with U.S. Sen. John Kennedy of Louisiana. After reliving Stefon Diggs' game-winning touchdown catch -- Klobuchar enthusiastically, Kennedy not so much -- Kennedy offered Klobuchar...
January 17, 2018 - 9:16pm
January 16, 2018
Tim Pawlenty: I won't run for Al Franken/Tina Smith U.S. Senate seat
ST. PAUL — Former Republican Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty will not run for the U.S. Senate in November. Pawlenty, who has been courted by...
January 16, 2018 - 3:49pm
January 9, 2018
Smith gets her wish, named to Senate Ag committee
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Sen. Tina Smith will get to grapple with food stamps and crop insurance as she begins her abbreviated term in the U.S. Senate — as she wished. Smith, who was sworn in last week as Minnesota's newest senator, was named Tuesday to the Senate Committee on...
January 9, 2018 - 7:03pm
Joe Arpaio, the fiery former sheriff from Arizona, will run for Senate
Joe Arpaio, the longtime Phoenix-area sheriff whose headline-grabbing approach to immigration made him an ally of President Donald Trump, will...
January 9, 2018 - 2:49pm
January 3, 2018
The story behind new Minn. US Sen. Smith's inaugural Bible
WASHINGTON, D.C.—When Minnesota's newest U.S. senator, Tina Smith, took the oath of office Wednesday, she laid her hand across a thick, old Holy Bible — a Heilige Bibel actually — held together by a black ribbon. And yes, Smith said, it is literally held together...
January 3, 2018 - 9:11pm
Alabama's Doug Jones sworn in on Wednesday, shrinking GOP Senate majority
WASHINGTON - Democrat Doug Jones was sworn in Wednesday as Alabama's newest U.S. senator, reducing the Republican advantage to 51 to 49 and giving...
January 3, 2018 - 3:26pm
January 2, 2018
Utah's Orrin Hatch announces he will retire from the Senate
WASHINGTON - Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, will retire from the Senate at the end of this term, he announced Tuesday, a decision that will bring...
January 2, 2018 - 4:49pm
December 19, 2017
Minn. GOP state senator announces run for U.S. Senate
ST. MARY'S POINT, Minn.—State Sen. Karin Housley, a Republican from Washington County, announced Tuesday that she'll run for the U.S. Senate...
December 19, 2017 - 9:48pm
December 8, 2017
Nolan: Woman should be in Franken's Senate seat
CROSBY, Minn.—U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan, D-Minn., said Friday he's not thinking of running for the U.S. Senate seat to be vacated when Sen....
December 8, 2017 - 9:16pm
November 24, 2017
McFeely: It's time to resign, Sen. Franken
Leave it up to Democrats to spend their time hand-wringing while Republicans punch them in the face. It's one of the reasons Republicans control...
November 24, 2017 - 8:00am
November 7, 2017
Senators launch bipartisan push to enforce existing background checks law
WASHINGTON - Republican and Democratic lawmakers who remain bitterly opposed about expanding gun-control measures are banding together to demand...
November 7, 2017 - 5:05pm
October 25, 2017
Senate committee discusses bills introduced in wake of LaFontaine-Greywind killing
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs held hearings Wednesday, Oct. 25, on two bills introduced by North Dakota senators...
October 25, 2017 - 8:15pm
September 26, 2017
Obamacare repeal in U.S. Senate collapses as Republicans falter
WASHINGTON - Senate Republicans decided Tuesday not to hold a vote on unwinding the Affordable Care Act, effectively preserving the landmark...
September 26, 2017 - 1:50pm
September 18, 2017
Senate passes $700 billion defense bill leaving several controversial policies unresolved
The Senate passed its version of a massive defense bill on Monday, setting up negotiations with the House but leaving the most controversial...
September 18, 2017 - 7:47pm