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Reports surfacing of central Minn. lake travelers going through ice again
Congress returns to work Saturday as lawmakers press to keep shutdown short-lived
Disgraced Minn. auto mogul's former northern lakes home provides a glimpse of the top-end market
Minn. man on bizarre mission to pop exercise balls put on probation
Funding for government lapses as short-term spending bill stalls in the Senate
Autopsy: Halladay had morphine in system during crash
If Vikings win Sunday, expect Super Bowl ticket prices to jump
Ahmad Rashad, neighbor Michael Jordan cheer on Vikings
Twins streak of no salary arbitrations likely to end
'DOGS POWER PAST HAWKS: UMD nets three power-play goals to beat North Dakota
Patricia "Patt" Marilyn Rall
Randall Earl Fellman
Robert "Max" Cheney
How to care for amaryllis after flowering
Long-lived houseplants often become heirlooms
Passing the hat for a good cause
Commentary: 'Post' comes at good time for industry
Sicilian Swordfish and Rapini a healthy, fresh and flavorful meal
Def Leppard, Journey coming to Sioux Falls, Minneapolis, Fargo
Practical fashion: How to brave the cold and look good doing it
Minnesota Orchestra sets its sights on Africa
Keith Urban will perform in Grand Forks
A men's rights activist edits 'The Last Jedi' to remove the women
DNR to reduce walleye fingerling stocking
New fishing regulations spark talk about new walleye, panfish and catfish limits
A unique contraption for the ice angler
The not so 'big bad wolf:' Animal killed in central Minn. weighs less than originally estimated
RACING: Ice races cut short on Garfield Lake
Delbert & Linda Olson
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Progress has many realities and consequences
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Privatizing more land is a short-sighted approach
And now the rest of the story
Ted Cruz: Time to put Kim Jong Un on his heels
Commentary: Let's stop obsessing over dirty words
November 8, 2013
Local Indian leaders oppose ‘Redskins’ name as AIM leads protest in Minneapolis
BEMIDJI — As the American Indian Movement demonstrated Thursday evening in downtown Minneapolis against the Washington Redskins’ nickname...
November 8, 2013 - 12:20am
October 16, 2013
U.S. Senate backs debt crisis deal, House to vote next
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate overwhelmingly approved a deal on Wednesday to end a political crisis that partially shut down the federal government and brought the world's biggest economy to the edge of a debt default that could have threatened financial calamity. The House...
October 16, 2013 - 8:59pm
October 15, 2013
U.S. Senators hopeful fiscal deal could pass Wednesday
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — U.S. senators expressed hope that a bipartisan deal could emerge on Tuesday to end Washington's fiscal crisis even as Republicans in the House of Representatives said they were working on a separate plan. Even if Democrats and Republicans agree, it could...
October 15, 2013 - 7:10pm
September 17, 2013
Victim of Navy Yard shootings had Minnesota ties
SHOREVIEW, Minn. (AP) — A Shoreview woman lost her sister-in-law in the mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard.
September 17, 2013 - 9:11am
September 16, 2013
Officials: Navy Yard shooter ID'ed as Aaron Alexis
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal law enforcement officials say the man accused in a shooting rampage at the Washington Navy Yard that left at least 12 people dead has been identified as Aaron Alexis.
September 16, 2013 - 2:47pm
Updated: 13 killed in Washington Navy Yard shooting rampage
WASHINGTON (AP) — A former Navy reservist went on a shooting rampage Monday inside a building at the heavily secured Washington Navy Yard,...
September 16, 2013 - 10:52am
August 3, 2013
Jim Hightower: The Mother Teresa of global trade
Want to see pure altruism in action? Go to Washington, D.C. — not to the federal government’s marble buildings, but to the real city, where ordinary folks live. There you’ll find a business organization that wants nothing more than to serve the people, help improve lives...
August 3, 2013 - 3:33am
April 27, 2013
Mike Reagan: Lesson learned in Boston
The beautiful Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Center for Public Affairs in Simi Valley, Calif., was the last place I expected to be reminded of the violence that paralyzed the city of Boston last week and turned it into a mini-Baghdad. But I was reading my father’s presidential...
April 27, 2013 - 9:48pm
March 26, 2013
Tom Purcell: Springtime in D.C.
Ah, springtime has arrived in Washington, D.C. The National Cherry Blossom Festival is under way. The cherry trees, 3,700 of them given to America by the Japanese in 1912, are in full bloom. One incident involving the trees reminds me why Americans are so wary of Washington. In the...
March 26, 2013 - 10:47pm
January 1, 2013
House vote avoids cliff
by ALAN FRAM, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Past its own New Year’s deadline, a weary Congress sent President Barack Obama legislation...
January 1, 2013 - 11:16pm
November 7, 2012
Chancellar Williams: Isolation on both ends of the line
When Martha Wright’s grandson went to prison more than 20 years ago, she learned a stark lesson about the cost of maintaining ties with a family member who is incarcerated. Beyond the isolation and deep wound of being separated from a loved one, there’s also a very steep price...
November 7, 2012 - 1:53am
May 6, 2009
Peterson, Oberstar ranked most bipartisan in U.S. House
Northern Minnesota's two representatives are among the U.S. House's most bipartisan members, a Capitol Hill newspaper said Tuesday. Reps. Collin Peterson of the 7th District and Jim Oberstar of the 8th District -- both Democrats -- ranked in the Top 10 of Democrats easiest to work...
May 6, 2009 - 12:00am