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Couple survives 25 minutes after falling through ice in frigid waters of northwest Minn. lake
3 hours 1 min ago
Zach Sobiech, left, plays guitar as his friend Sammy Brown sings their song “Star Hopping” for a recording at the School of Music & Mayhem in Lakeland on Dec. 3, 2012.(Pioneer Press: Ben Garvin)
Nearly five years after his death, the parents of Zach Sobiech discover handwritten lyrics to his No.1 song
3 hours 11 min ago
In this 2015 photo, Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith is pictured talking in Brainerd. Gov. Mark Dayton has appointed Smith to the U.S. Senate as a replacement for Al Franken, who will resign after allegations of sexual harassment. File photo / Forum News Service.
Legal battle erupts with appointment to replace Al Franken
3 hours 37 min ago
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He was a renowned surgeon - until a doctor found his initials burned on a patient's liver
3 hours 45 min ago
FILE -- A photo illustration depicting Ajit Pai, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission. Instead of running from criticism about the Trump administration’s attempts to dismantle landmark rules that guarantee an open internet, Pai has embraced it, becoming the target of many angry protests as a result. (Illustration: The New York Times; Photo: Christopher Gregory/The New York Times Copyright 2017)
FCC just voted to repeal its net neutrality rules, in a sweeping act of deregulation
3 hours 55 min ago
Bettors on Oct. 1, 2017, at the Westgate SuperBook in Las Vegas, where wagering on college football games is rising at the expense of betting on NFL games. (Isaac Brekken/The New York Times Copyright 2017)
The NFL has a woman problem, and vice versa
6 hours 40 min ago
Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-Texas) during a town hall meeting at the Gonzales Municipal Building in Gonzales, Texas, July 2, 2013. Farenthold, who is wary of a path to citizenship for illegal immigrants on the overhaul bill for the nation's immigration laws but may be open to other changes, represents a district that is half Hispanic but is considered a safe Republican seat. (Jennifer Whitney/The New York Times)
Farenthold won't seek re-election amid allegations of sexual harassment
7 hours 51 min ago
Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., makes his way to a meeting in Washington about the tax bill on Dec. 1. Washington Post photo by Bill O'Leary
McCain, battling brain cancer, in Walter Reed from effects of treatment
8 hours 55 min ago
President Donald Trump hosts Republican lawmakers for lunch and a discussion of tax legislation, at the White House in Washington, Dec. 13, 2017. House and Senate Republicans have reportedly reached an agreement, in principle, on a consensus tax bill, keeping them on track for final votes next week and a bill on Trump’s desk by Christmas. (Doug Mills/Copyright 2017 The New York Times)
Doubting the intelligence, Trump pursues Putin and leaves a Russian threat unchecked
10 hours 8 min ago
Lucas Iverson shows Altru clinical dietician Jennifer Haugen a cellphone image of his home scale showing a 60-pound weight loss since he started a weight management program a year ago on Thanksgiving Day. Eric Hylden / Forum News Serviceplay button
Employers, health providers focus on health maintenance to cut treatment costs
10 hours 48 min ago
Nancy Estrada (right), holding her step-mother's hand, walks out of Immigration Court in Bloomington on Wednesday, Dec. 13, in tears after learning that her husband, Julio Estrada Escobar, faces deportation back to Guatemala. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
'This was a difficult day,' immigration judge says as he rules to deport Minnesota man
10 hours 54 min ago
A photo of Cassie Hansen is displayed at the awards ceremony. The girl was 6 when she was killed in 1981. Jean Pieri / Pioneer Press
36 years later, 'true heroes' of young Minn. girl's murder case honored
11 hours 18 min ago
Siblings file lawsuit to return gravestone to mother's grave
11 hours 42 min ago
Roy Moore, the Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, speaks to supporters, telling them he was not conceding, in Montgomery, Ala., Dec. 12, 2017. Doug Jones, Moore's Democratic opponent, won the special election on Tuesday to fill the United States Senate seat vacated by Jeff Sessions, now the attorney general, according to The Associated Press. (Audra Melton / Copyright 2017 The New York Times)
Roy Moore releases fiery video statement, still refuses to concede Senate race
11 hours 54 min ago
Buildings of the Essentia Health campus fill this view of Duluth's Central Hillside as seen from the air earlier this year. Forum News Service file photo
Essentia envisions multimillion-dollar investment in downtown Duluth campus
12 hours 19 min ago