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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
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Landry wins in San Antonio for first PGA Tour title
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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
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'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
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: What a sad world this would be without music
December 4, 2012
Steve and Cokie Roberts: It’s time to jettison rigid party pledges
“The only pledge I’d sign is a pledge to sign no more pledges.” That bit of wisdom came from Rep. Jeff Flake, an Arizona Republican, during his successful run for a U.S. Senate seat. Now a few of his more courageous colleagues are taking the same path and renouncing the politics...
December 4, 2012 - 1:14am
November 29, 2012
Franson wins recount
By Don Davis, Forum Communications ST. PAUL — A two-day recount put Minnesota state Rep. Mary Franson 12 votes ahead of Bob Cunniff, apparently sending her to a second term in the House.
November 29, 2012 - 10:40pm
Byron York: Hispanics didn’t decide election
After moments of panic in the immediate aftermath of Mitt Romney’s defeat, some Republicans and conservatives are regaining their equilibrium on the issue of what the GOP should do about immigration and the Hispanic vote.
November 29, 2012 - 2:36am
November 28, 2012
Gene Lyons: Searching for answers in real America
Even as professional Republicans hasten to turn Mitt Romney into an unmentionable nonentity like George W. Bush, journalists are fanning out into the hinterlands like anthropologists to study the impact of President Obama’s re-election upon the GOP candidate’s dedicated supporters....
November 28, 2012 - 2:04am
Minnesota vote up, but more voters possible
By Don Davis, Forum Communications ST. PAUL – More than 76 percent of Minnesota’s eligible voters cast ballots Nov. 6, best in the country,...
November 28, 2012 - 12:28am
November 27, 2012
Minnesota tax hike not a sure thing as DFL takes reigns
By Tim Pugmire, MPR News 91.3 FM ST. PAUL, Minn. — A major overhaul of state tax policy could be in the works next year when the newly elected DFL Legislature arrives at the Capitol.
November 27, 2012 - 12:53am
November 21, 2012
William A. Collins: Don't shoot the messenger
When you picture classified documents, don’t visions of spy lists, nuclear ignition formulas, cross-sections of bomber wings, or diagrams of missile trajectories come to mind? Well, those documents seldom reach the public eye and are only relevant for so long. Besides, polls have...
November 21, 2012 - 5:14pm
GOP likes judge’s fix for ballot mistakes
By Al Edenloff and Don Davis, Forum Communications ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — Republicans think a judge’s Tuesday decision gives them an advantage to winning a tight Minnesota legislative election headed to a recount.
November 21, 2012 - 12:09am
November 16, 2012
Skoe, Saxhaug named to lead Minnesota Senate committees
BEMIDJI – Two area legislators will lead Senate committees in the upcoming legislative session.
November 16, 2012 - 12:27am
November 15, 2012
Rich Lowry: It was more like a narrow landslide
No sooner had the electoral thundercloud arrived last Tuesday than some Republicans began searching it for a silver lining. It is an understandable impulse after a defeat to want to minimize its magnitude and rationalize away its causes. But there are no comforting augurs for Republicans...
November 15, 2012 - 10:22pm
Bakk names committee leaders for Minnesota Senate
ST. PAUL — Incoming Minnesota Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk has announced who will lead committees for the next four years.
November 15, 2012 - 10:16pm
Joe Gandelman: Conclusions from the 2012 election
The 2012 elections surprised both sides and hit a reset button on the Obama administration — and American politics. Here are 10 conclusions:
November 15, 2012 - 1:23am
November 14, 2012
Nolan returns to changed Congress
By Peter Passi, Forum Communications
November 14, 2012 - 11:39pm
November 13, 2012
Kathryn Lopez: Truly, there is always hope
“Why was Chris Matthews on the dais?” This remains the most frequently asked question I get about the presidential election. It refers to the Al Smith dinner, an annual event that raises money for Catholic charities, (many of which are threatened by Obama administration policies),...
November 13, 2012 - 12:38am
Pioneer Editorial: Cheers and Jeers
Changes abound after 2012 election
November 13, 2012 - 12:19am