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Video: With pilot out of options, plane grazes car during emergency landing on Hawley area highway
Man found dead on Fertile golf course likely died of hypothermia
Naked body discovered on golf course in Fertile
New London’s boutique boom: Town continues to grow as a shopping destination as new shops open
Minn. chicken processor announces expansion
MLB: Boyer turns basement sessions into roster spot
NHL: Wild make Palmquist’s NHL dream come true
NBA: Timberwolves not big Jazz fans
Wild too much for Kings
Creative Minnesota presentation in Willmar, Minn., postponed
Apple Watch launches April 24 for up to $17,000 in rose gold
Larry G. Woltjer
Irene M. Hertling
Richard "Dick" Hoglund
Post — Veldkamp
Gatewood — Moenkedick
Kohlman — Zahnow
Henry — Koch
Hoese — Klema
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
Letter: Transportation plan's workable
Commentary: Privacy vs. security: how the debate changes
Letter: His vote hurt tipped employees
Commentary: White House hypocrisy on Israel in the Middle East
March 11, 2010
Lawmaker: Disaster program should be established before flooding
ST. PAUL -- A state disaster assistance program should be established before flooding this year, a state lawmaker says. Rep. Terry Morrow, DFL-St. Peter, said the program is needed to help communities along the Red and Minnesota rivers that are not covered by a presidential disaster...
news / state
March 11, 2010 - 10:15am
March 1, 2010
Mid-sized cities holding off worst cuts as aid drops
FARIBAULT -- The little things went first: a few children's library programs and ice for the outdoor skating rinks. But police officers and firefighters...
news / state
March 1, 2010 - 12:00am
January 15, 2010
U.S. taking lead role in Haiti, with troops and rescue aid
WASHINGTON -- President Obama and the U.S. moved to take charge in earthquake-ravaged Haiti on Thursday, dispatching thousands of troops along...
news / nation
January 15, 2010 - 12:00am
January 14, 2010
Obama says US stands with Haiti, pledges $100M aid
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama said today that "one of the largest relief efforts in our recent history" is moving toward Haiti as he continued to mobilize the U.S. response to the island's devastating earthquake. Obama said the U.S. government is initially directing $100...
news / nation / world
January 14, 2010 - 11:07am
January 13, 2010
Minn. aid groups getting ready to help in Haiti
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Minnesota-based aid groups that work in Haiti say their people are safe, and they're getting ready to help in the earthquake relief effort. Coon Rapids-based Feed My Starving Children already distributes millions of prepackaged meals to children in Haiti. Spokeswoman...
news / state / world
January 13, 2010 - 12:40pm
December 31, 2009
Area city budgets go lean into the new year
MONTEVIDEO -- City employees in Montevideo voluntarily agreed to cut a previously negotiated pay increase by half. City council members in Olivia...
news / local / region
December 31, 2009 - 12:00am
October 5, 2009
Minnesota Opinion: On local government aid
An excerpt from recent editorials in Minnesota newspapers. On local government aid Mayors in Minnesota whose cities received Local Government Aid have issued a call for citizens to ask their gubernatorial candidates where they stand on the issue of LGA, which has been a target for...
opinion / editorials / local
October 5, 2009 - 12:00am
September 29, 2009
American Opinion: On college aid
An excerpt from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States: By The Associated Press On college aid: Recent developments at public colleges and universities leave little doubt that there is a need for the major overhaul of college aid programs approved by the U.S. House...
opinion / editorials / college
September 29, 2009 - 12:00am
May 30, 2009
Minnesota, feds increase dollars for college grants
news / state / college / education
May 30, 2009 - 12:00am
Paynesville City Council discusses budget concerns related to state aid cuts
PAYNESVILLE -- Like many municipal governments in Minnesota, the Paynesville City Council is starting to discuss what projects can be financed over the next few years as cuts in state aid seem to be on the way. Mayor Jeff Thompson said Thursday that the council began discussing project...
region / local / news
January 30, 2009 - 12:00am
December 3, 2008
Possibility of federal aid has Pawlenty 'gravely' concerned
ST. PAUL -- The country's economy could worsen if the federal government sends aid to financially hurting states, Minnesota Gov.
December 3, 2008 - 12:00am