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Minn. health insurance markets have stabilized. Will they stay that way?
Split government has history of saving Minnesota from gerrymandering
This killer opioid could become a weapon of mass destruction
Nancy Pelosi's next challenge is governing liberals in an era of divided government
Dry December threatens bare Christmas in Duluth, central Minnesota
Mayfield, Browns rally past Broncos
Timberwolves fall to Suns, fall to 0-4 on road trip
MEN'S HOCKEY: Breakaway goal sinks BSU in 2-1 overtime loss
WRESTLING: Bemidji JV takes third at Anoka Tourney
GIRLS BASKETBALL: BHS tackles Tigers
John Gilbert "Jack" Swenson
Diane Dee Rennie
Allan Thomas Belleveau
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Salonen: Hubby celebrates ‘first’ birthday with heart
Kindness is Contagious: Kindness can bring us to our knees
Knutson: Trump-tariff piece draws differing responses
Growing Together: Is it a Christmas cactus or Thanksgiving cactus?
Fielding Questions: Saving a split tree, response from a concerned reader and more
Prada accused of racism with new collection
‘Let’s make it happen,’ Garth Brooks replies to Mark Dayton’s call for another MN show
Drops instead of shops: The rise of streetwear, a growing trend in fashion
READER PHOTO: Sunrise over Turtle River
States differ on favorite Hallmark holiday movies. What do you think were the favorites in ND, SD and Minn.?
Voyageurs Park wolves are fishing
Hawk shot with arrow euthanized at U of M Raptor Center
Tighter regulations set for March 1 on Lake of the Woods and Rainy River
Studying the mallard migration: Cellphone technology helping to gather new information on ducks
Mountain lion found dead near Nimrod in north-central Minnesota
Facebook says new bug allowed apps to access private photos of millions of users
Pinke: Project draws out the untold stories of women in ag
Safeguards ‘ineffective’ at preventing northwest Wis. refinery explosion
Duluth temporarily parks electric buses for braking, heat improvements
Farm bill sails through House with momentum for Trump's signature
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Orlan And Linda Lauderbaugh
Daniel & Bonnie Grundmeier
Ray & Violet Suther
Brian & Debbie Solum
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: BCA's role clarified in investigation process
Salonen: Hubby celebrates ‘first’ birthday with heart
Phillips: Kindness can bring us to our knees
GENERATION: Evan Hazard: Yorkshire Pudding is not a dessert
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December 15, 2018
Minnesota legislative leaders strike early deal, set up a clash on key issues
ST. PAUL --Minnesota legislative leaders this week huddled with lawmakers in their political parties to decide their top goals for the 2019 legislative...
16 hours 28 min ago
November 8, 2018
Gov.-elect Walz says Capitol gridlock will fall to him
ST. PAUL -- Governor-elect Tim Walz on Thursday said it would be his responsibility to break up political gridlock in the Statehouse. Facing...
November 8, 2018 - 5:28pm
MN Republicans re-elect Gazelka as senate majority leader
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Senate Republicans on Thursday. Nov. 8, unanimously re-elected their leader and selected a new president of that chamber. In a closed meeting, Republican lawmakers elected Sen. Paul Gazelka, R-Nisswa, to serve as Senate Majority Leader and Sen. Jeremy Miller,...
November 8, 2018 - 4:24pm
October 4, 2018
Groups sue over Minnesota environmental trust fund spending
DULUTH—Several environmental and conservation groups on Wednesday, Oct. 3, filed a lawsuit claiming the 2018 Minnesota Legislature's move...
October 4, 2018 - 1:53pm
September 21, 2018
Veteran Minnesota lawmaker ends campaign, denies daughter's allegation of inappropriate touching
St. PAUL—Minnesota state Rep. Jim Knoblach, an influential St. Cloud Republican in his eighth term, has ended his re-election campaign...
September 21, 2018 - 5:49pm
September 13, 2018
U of M plans to ask Legislature for $87M increase
MINNEAPOLIS — University of Minnesota leaders plan to ask the Legislature for an additional $87 million next biennium with no promises for how they'll spend it. That would represent a 6.7 percent increase to the two-year, $1.3 billion base appropriation the U regularly gets...
September 13, 2018 - 9:35pm
August 17, 2018
'There are no seizures in heaven': Northern Minnesota girl, a centerpiece in the medical marijuana debate, dies at 12
HIBBING, Minn. — Amelia Weaver, the Hibbing girl whose fight with a rare form of epilepsy led her parents to the center of the campaign...
August 17, 2018 - 8:03pm
August 8, 2018
Report: States can do more to fight cancer
DULUTH, Minn.—Minnesota falls short in adapting measures that would aid in the fight against cancer, an advocacy group contends in a report...
August 8, 2018 - 9:59pm
July 29, 2018
Child care changes 'a good step forward'
DULUTH — Minnesota family child care providers are embracing some small regulatory changes that could make a big difference in a profession that is shrinking fast. "This was a good step forward," said Julie Seydel, a child care provider and public policy director for the Minnesota...
July 29, 2018 - 10:00pm
May 31, 2018
Dayton's last bill stabilizes pensions for retired state workers
ST. PAUL—Gov. Mark Dayton decided to save one of the most bipartisan bills for last. "That's the last bill I'll sign as governor of Minnesota....
May 31, 2018 - 7:51pm
May 30, 2018
MN lawmakers claim a bonding victory as Dayton signs with objections
May 30, 2018 - 3:12pm
Peppin leaving Minnesota Legislature
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota House majority leader will not seek re-election this year so she can take a job with the Minnesota Rural Electric...
May 30, 2018 - 11:27am
May 22, 2018
MN legislative session is a wrap, without an ending
ST. PAUL — The Republican-controlled 2018 Minnesota Legislature approved a lot. Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton is poised to veto nearly all...
May 22, 2018 - 1:40pm
May 21, 2018
Bonding could be Legislature's last man standing
May 21, 2018 - 4:33pm
A bumpy ending for Minnesota Legislature
ST. PAUL—Minnesota legislators bounced down a rocky road toward adjournment with the prospect that few of the major issues of the year...
May 21, 2018 - 12:06am