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Minnesotans seek Medicaid to continue
Longtime Worthington resident, facing deportation, asks community for help
Little Minnesota in World War II: Book honors brave men from smallest, rural towns
Dayton says he disagrees with those kneeling during anthem but defends right to do it
Man killed in Pine River, Minn., crash identified
He was the only Steelers player to participate in national anthem. Now, he has NFL's highest-selling jersey.
NFL Sunday ratings fall after Trump's call for boycott of games
Local Roundup: Willmar volleyball wins invite
College Football: Ridgewater falls to DCB
Brian Murphy: Case Keenum's career day lets Vikings fans breathe easy
Social media star Kylie Jenner reported pregnant
Minnesota and North Dakota share the most popular wedding song, but can you guess what it is?
Jimmy Kimmel gets heated about health-care bill, says Sen. Bill Cassidy 'lied right to my face'
CNN anchor ends segment early over commentator's bizarre 'boobs' remark
Jimmy Kimmel mocks Sean Spicer to his face about that inauguration crowd size incident
Printer Andy Kahmann of Montevideo named 2017 Prairie Disciple
Country Quilters show is this weekend in Willmar
'Almost Saved, But Lost' details snowstorm: New London native publishes book on 1873 blizzard that killed 12 people in Kandiyohi County
'Idiots' worth a visit at The Barn Theatre in Willmar
Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! Arts festival celebrates 20 years in Willmar
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
Live it!: Holistic approach to treatment looks at mind, body and spirit
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Lila Violet Johnson
Willard Billy Etrheim
Virgil F. Scholl
PARENTING PERSPECTIVES: Our reporter is embedded deep in the War on Bedtime. Here's the latest from the front lines.
AstroBob: Wildfire smoke smudges our starry skies
Flashy fall foliage: Spice up landscaping with brilliant colors
Conserving estate money no excuse for risking elder's health
Opinion: Alarm over decline in U.S. government spending for ag research
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
WCT Sports Show: Ranks! And Picks!
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball is back in full force
WCT Sports Show: Week One Pigskin Picks
Partners of tiny Fargo firm say anti-Muslim tirade by employee made their lives miserable
Jennie Mae Wubben
September 6, 2017
Rural health: One way around health provider shortage is audio-video hookup
ELY, Minn. — Angie Lundsten was thrilled. The Hayward, Wis., woman sat in her local medical clinic telling Dr. Stephen Park she had lost...
September 6, 2017 - 9:18pm
September 4, 2017
Fast-food workers strike in St. Paul for $15 minimum wage
ST. PAUL — About 200 fast-food workers and community allies rallied for a strike Monday morning, Sept. 4, to push for a $15 minimum wage. "Hold the burgers, hold the fries, make our wages super sized," attendees chanted, according to Stephanie Gasca, one of the event organizers....
September 4, 2017 - 9:52pm
September 1, 2017
Rural health: Dental students exposed to rural practice
WILLMAR, Minn. — Estrella Paxtor Lopez sat motionless in the dental chair, a perfect patient. Dental student Nick Schulte and dental assistant...
September 1, 2017 - 9:31pm
Rural health: Health professional shortages force changes
BRAINERD, Minn. — Howard Cronquist baled hay the other day, and also fit in some time to work on one of his farm buildings. That may not...
September 1, 2017 - 9:28pm
August 23, 2017
Searchers comb areas near trail for signs of missing Alexandria teen
ALEXANDRIA, Minn.—Law enforcement officials and volunteers spent Wednesday, Aug. 23, searching for any sign of missing Alexandria 15-year-old...
August 23, 2017 - 9:50pm
August 3, 2017
Minnesota gives ideas for farm bill
REDWOOD FALLS — Crop insurance. Organic agriculture. Young farmers. Conservation. Sugar help. Vaccine. Feeding the poor. International...
August 3, 2017 - 10:32pm
August 1, 2017
Little Falls man dies in ATV crash
LITTLE FALLS, Minn. — A 30-year-old Little Falls man was killed Sunday when the all-terrain vehicle he was driving crashed on a driveway approach...
August 1, 2017 - 11:50am
Former Cottage Grove pastor sentenced in child porn case
MINNEAPOLIS — A former youth pastor in Cottage Grove, Minn., is heading to prison for sending sexually explicit images of children to others on social media sites, authorities say. William Leonard Helker, 47, of Pine City, was sentenced in federal court in Minneapolis this past...
August 1, 2017 - 10:31am
June 19, 2017
Lone Star ticks, meat allergy creep toward Minnesota
ST. PAUL — To most, the Lone Star tick might just seem like another pesky insect. But this tick, which has had scattered sightings across...
June 19, 2017 - 2:47pm
June 4, 2017
Authorities ID wrong-way driver who died in crash Duluth bridge
Authorities ID wrong-way driver who died in crash Duluth bridge DULUTH — Authorities on Saturday identified the wrong-way driver who died after causing a pair of freeway crashes in Duluth on Friday as a 77-year-old man from the Twin Cities metro area.
June 4, 2017 - 9:28pm
March 18, 2017
Dayton wants more for prekindergarten
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton on Friday proposed putting more money into preschool education and the state's reserves, at the same time that...
March 18, 2017 - 8:32am
March 8, 2017
Minn. poultry industry on 'higher alert' for bird flu outbreak
ST. PAUL — Minnesota's poultry industry is on high alert. This week marks the second anniversary of the beginning of a bird flu outbreak...
March 8, 2017 - 7:57pm
February 28, 2017
Minnesota moose herd stable but still down
Mike Schrage / Special to Forum News Service A large bull moose runs through the snow near Swamp River in Cook County in northeast Minnesota...
February 28, 2017 - 11:10pm
Grand jury indicts man for wife's murder
WADENA, Minn. — A grand jury has indicted a Wadena man in connection to his wife's murder nearly four months ago — on the same day...
February 28, 2017 - 11:01pm
Friend: Lawyer who killed St. Paul jogger found to have brain tumors
ST. PAUL—The driver jailed in a crash that killed a jogger last week in St. Paul has since been hospitalized and found to have brain tumors,...
February 28, 2017 - 10:59pm