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Ford to recall 91,000 vehicles in U.S. over stalling issues
Video: How to drive in NLS construction zone
Records published Aug. 24
Judge orders Benson ethanol company to comply with grain handling contract
Hundreds gather in memory of 5-year-old Alayna Ertl
Tigers overpower Twins
Reloaded Cardinals look to make further strides
May may still return to Twins lineup
Bridgewater throwing in practice
Broken hand not stopping roster hopes for Vikings' Roberson
Mislabeled pills seized at Prince's home after his death
J.K. Rowling releasing 3 new 'Harry Potter' books
New Barn play continues this week
R2-D2 actor kenny Baker dead at 81
Hulu ends free streaming service
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Study finds 50 children per day nationwide injured in stroller, carrier accidents
10 tips to avoid summer sabotage of diet, exercise
Reader News: A five-generation photo
Reader News: Celebrating 150 years of Martin Hanson Aasen
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
Herbert K. Dittes
Emma Ruth Kassa
Melvin E. Anderson
Alan Lee Midby
Henry (Hank) Wiegmann
Populism Even Republicans Can Get Behind
Commentary: A nice column about Donald Trump
Cartoon by Chris Britt
Commentary: Trump's bitter Virginia cocktail
August 23, 2016
Mille Lacs walleye fishing season to end in two weeks
The state will close the walleye fishing season on Mille Lacs Lake Sept. 6 after exceeding a harvest limit, DNR Fisheries chief Don Pereira said...
17 hours 30 min ago
Federal cheese purchase to help dairy farmers, the poor
WASHINGTON—Federal officials plan to buy cheese to help poor Americans who need food assistance and dairy farmers who are suffering from low prices. Tuesday's announcement that the U.S. Department of Agriculture will spend $20 million to buy 11 million pounds of cheese from...
17 hours 44 min ago
Color run in Minnesota cemetery draws detractors
Detractors say a color dash in a cemetery strikes them as off-color. But to Bart Porter, the planned UV Splash 5K fun run/walk at the Sunrise...
August 23, 2016 - 12:00pm
August 22, 2016
State Fair prepping for poultry after last year's ban
ST. PAUL—Mariah Huberty's prized chickens missed the Minnesota State Fair last year because of the avian flu outbreak. But the ban on live-fowl...
August 22, 2016 - 1:00pm
Milan helps Micronesians navigate difficult waters
MILAN -- Milan's Micronesian community is reaching a tipping point in its American experience, right at a very challenging time. It sweeps this...
August 22, 2016 - 12:41pm
106 years after tragic crash, locomotive located in Lake Superior
Guided not just by the hands of operator Tom Crossmon, but also by the past efforts of an extended network of divers and the collective memory...
August 22, 2016 - 11:13am
Mutt turns mayor in small town Minnesota
CORMORANT - Elections can be a real zoo, and a small town in western Minnesota proved it especially true. There was excitement in the air Saturday...
August 22, 2016 - 8:54am
August 21, 2016
Learning leadership on the lake at Tall Ships Duluth
DULUTH, Minn.—When the schooner Abbey Road made its way through the Duluth ship canal in Thursday's Parade of Sail, a ninth-grader was...
August 21, 2016 - 7:26pm
August 19, 2016
In the belly of the beast: A look inside Tall Ships' giant rubber ducky
DULUTH, Minn.—Larry Friedman of Oyster Bay, N.Y., whistled and quacked inside the giant yellow duck with a big, childish grin on his face,...
August 19, 2016 - 11:30pm
Capitol Chatter: Dayton says clean water tops light rail politics
ST. PAUL—Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says he plans to campaign for clean water in coming months instead of against Republicans he blamed...
August 19, 2016 - 8:20pm
Worthington man killed in crop duster crash
RUTHTON—The Pipestone County Sheriff's Office has released the name of the pilot killed in a Friday morning plane crash of a crop duster in rural Pipestone County. James Arnt of Worthington was the pilot and lone occupant of the crop dusting plane. The Pipestone County Sheriff's...
August 19, 2016 - 8:01pm
Minnesotan wins national award for editorial cartoons
MOORHEAD—One semester was all Devon Manney needed to win a national award for his editorial cartoons. The 21-year-old Moorhead native who recently...
August 19, 2016 - 7:40am
August 18, 2016
Dayton won't call special session
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans will not get tax cuts and will not see road and other public construction projects begin after the governor and legislative leaders failed to agree on a special session agenda. "I've concluded ... I am not going to call a special session," Democratic Gov. Mark...
August 18, 2016 - 4:26pm
Zebra mussels found in Detroit Lake
DETROIT LAKES--Zebra mussels have been found in Detroit Lake. DNR invasive species staff confirmed two juvenile zebra mussels and two adults...
August 18, 2016 - 4:11pm
'We could have died': Minnesota family looks back on damage done by drunk driver
ST. PAUL—Erica Bodell still cannot talk without crying about an accident that injured her three children, but said it is important to urge...
August 18, 2016 - 2:59pm