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Kerkhoven to appoint new mayor
Records published for April 27
Minnesota farmers make buffer changes a top issue
Drug takeback sites in the region
Clear out the medicine cabinet: Dispose of unused drugs Saturday at takeback sites
Twins miss out on sweep of Twins, as Santiago mourns
Wild ponder long-term contracts for Granlund, Neiderreiter
Vikings will look again to have success outside first round
Defense defines 2017 NFL Draft
Kolpack: A photo of Janis Thompson would be worth a million memories to her sister
Disney announces official release date for 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
'Flip or Flop' stars returning for multiple episodes of HGTV show amid divorce
Elton John recovering from 'potentially deadly' bacterial infection
Soul singer Cuba Gooding Sr. found dead in his car
Adam Sandler to make rare appearance in Minnesota
Intestinal diseases increasing in Canadian children
Younger hot flashes may signal heart risk later
Focus 2017: Spotlight on Public Service
'Kitchen Witches': Comedy opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar chain of lakes focus of Wednesday's public meeting
Lavon "Vonnie" Anderson
Edythe O. Jacobson
Marcella M. Stager
Marlys Selma Vilhauer
Quam: My promotion coincided with the death of my 16-year-old nephew
Minnesota Opinion: Now is not the time to sit out, play politics
George Will: The 'Oh, never mind' president
Susan Estrich: The Amazon 1-Star System
Letter: U of M proud of local partnerships
Jen Wetterling- Martin Bridal Shower
January 19, 2017
Minnesota health insurance premium relief for 120,000 passed by House
ST. PAUL—Minnesota's top leaders seem on the brink of a deal to bring health insurance premium relief to as many as 120,000 Minnesotans....
January 19, 2017 - 9:25pm
Residents asked to evacuate after fiberglass plant fire in northwest Minn.
WARREN, Minn.—A fire at the Nordic Fiberglass facility in Warren prompted nearby residents to evacuate their homes Wednesday night. Marshall...
January 19, 2017 - 9:15am
January 18, 2017
Winter warm-up forces closure of Stillwater ice castle for now
STILLWATER, Minn.—The giant ice castle in downtown Stillwater will be closed starting Thursday — and could be closed into next week...
January 18, 2017 - 9:55pm
Northern Minn. may gain "mild" days in spring, fall; Midwest hotter
For years the discussion about global climate change has been about how warm it's going to get in many areas, or how wet, how dry or how stormy....
January 18, 2017 - 9:53pm
Charge: Minnesota man murdered wife after looking on internet for someone to kill her
COTTAGE GROVE, Minn.—Bail was set at $1 million Wednesday for a Cottage Grove man who authorities accuse of a complex plot started on the "dark side of the web" to hire someone to kill his wife before he ultimately poisoned and shot her himself and staged her death as a suicide....
January 18, 2017 - 9:36pm
Money set aside to preserve Minnesota land, improve water
Forum News Service file Gov. Mark Dayton signed an agreement with the U.S. Department of Agriculture to pay landowners, mostly farmers, $500...
January 18, 2017 - 4:32am
January 17, 2017
Work moves on in one of the tallest bridges in Minnesota
EVELETH — Ahead of schedule and on budget, the $230 million U.S. Highway 53 Relocation Project hit another in a series of milestones last...
January 17, 2017 - 10:47am
Retired longtime Farmers Union president talks about rural, farming life
MAPLEWOOD, Minn.—Doug Peterson, the recently retired president of the Minnesota Farmers Union, is one of the last of his kind: a prairie...
January 17, 2017 - 7:53am
January 16, 2017
On MLK Day, Minnesota speakers say justice, equality still unanswered
MINNEAPOLIS—The widow of slain civil rights activist Medgar Evers said young people in America are asking fundamental questions about equality...
January 16, 2017 - 9:03pm
What's the holdup on Minnesota $300 million health insurance premium relief?
ST. PAUL — If both Republicans and Democrats agree that the state should pass $300 million in relief for Minnesotans struggling to pay...
January 16, 2017 - 5:44am
January 14, 2017
Partial quick start for Minnesota Legislature
ST. PAUL — The first new law of 2017 came nine days into the annual legislative session. Now, that's zippy in a process that often drags...
January 14, 2017 - 9:37am
January 13, 2017
Suspect in home invasion shot, killed by Mille Lacs County deputy
VINELAND — A 20-year-old man involved in an armed home invasion and assault late Thursday night in northern Mille Lacs County was shot and killed by a responding sheriff's deputy, the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension reported Friday.
January 13, 2017 - 10:10pm
How to give health insurance relief? Lawmakers must weigh speed vs. control
ST. PAUL—Finding $300 million to help Minnesotans struggling with health insurance premiums was the easy part. The part that's been tying...
January 13, 2017 - 9:41am
Rural Minnesota center of health insurance debate
ST. PAUL — Rural Minnesota may never have been mentioned so often in a state Senate debate not about a specific rural issue. Small towns...
January 13, 2017 - 7:00am
January 11, 2017
Airport shooting victims have Minnesota lakes ties
BRAINERD, Minn.—A married couple, victims of the shooting rampage Friday at a Florida airport, have longtime Minnesota lakes area ties....
January 11, 2017 - 11:05pm