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Petition signed by more than 1,700 urge school water balloon fight charges to be dropped
80K in Nazi memorabilia, guns stolen from rural Barnesville home; couple arrested
BBQ Boot Camp serves up a smokey sell-out in Fargo
Troopers from SD, Minnesota plan Interstate 90 Memorial Day weekend crackdown
Straight talk on land rent: Are landowners or renters right?
Grand Forks native scales Mount Everest, completes the Seven Summits
Texas man lands record-setting largemouth bass using rather unconventional piece of bait
Prep Softball: Gjerde does Saints' heavy lifting
Local Roundup: Area tennis players advance to 6A semifinals
Vikings still don't know if Bridgewater will ever play in NFL again
Former Arkansas Gov. takes 'Huckabee' from Fox News to religious broadcaster
Ellen DeGeneres lands new Netflix stand up special
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
'Last Man Standing': 20th Century Fox TV to seek new home for Tim Allen comedy
Memorial Day travel volume expected highest since 2005
Fishing: Area opener a ray of sunshine
Art competition: High school artists gather in New London
Stories needed to create 'Milan: The Musical!'
Minnesota Orchestra brings classical music to Willmar
David J. Peterson
Marilyn Ruth Rusthoven
Dr. Richard Clausen
Manworld tried extra hard this week to tell women 'no.' We weren't listening.
Five startling things Betsy Devos told (or wouldn't tell) Congress
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Dionne: The wider Trump scandal
Cartoon by Steve Benson
Dionne: The wider Trump scandal
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May 24, 2017
Minnesota lawmakers plan to wrap up special session Thursday as hundreds protest
ST. PAUL—An overtime Minnesota legislative session provided an opening to protest the state budget as legislative leaders worked out plans...
21 hours 42 min ago
Trump's budget proposal aims to cut all federal funds to Planned Parenthood
President Donald Trump's 2018 budget proposal would bar Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers from receiving federal funds that help...
May 24, 2017 - 2:39pm
Another day, another missed Minnesota legislative deadline
ST. PAUL—Minnesota legislators missed their second deadline in two days Wednesday morning, May 24, leaving much of the state's $46 billion,...
May 24, 2017 - 9:00am
May 23, 2017
Trump proposes sharp cuts at Interior Department while pushing for more drilling on public lands
The White House wants to cut the Interior Department budget by about 12 percent as the Trump administration shifts the agency's focus toward...
May 23, 2017 - 5:50pm
Bipartisan work gives greater Minnesota legislative success
ST. PAUL—The 2017 Legislature may do pretty well by greater Minnesota. "We got there because it was a bipartisan effort. both parties...
May 23, 2017 - 5:09pm
Farm groups express concern about White House budget proposal
WASHINGTON — The White House budget released on Monday, May 22, would mean big cuts for agriculture, including new limits on federal subsidies...
May 23, 2017 - 4:37pm
May 22, 2017
Trump's budget proposal slashes spending by $3.6 trillion over 10 years
President Donald Trump on Tuesday will propose cutting federal spending by $3.6 trillion over 10 years, a historic budget contraction that would...
May 22, 2017 - 8:35pm
May 19, 2017
Minnesota GOP plans to send new round of budget bills to governor
ST. PAUL—Minnesota legislative leaders and the governor resumed budget talks Friday, May 19, but leaders were tight-lipped about their...
May 19, 2017 - 8:30pm
May 16, 2017
Minnesota budget still undone, but leaders report progress as deadline nears
ST. PAUL — A rookie Minnesota senator may have said it best in social media. "With less than a week left of legislative session, here's...
May 16, 2017 - 7:03pm
May 15, 2017
Minnesota House OKs increased female genital mutilation penalties
ST. PAUL—Protecting young Minnesota girls from what is known as female genital mutilation has gained strong state House support. "This...
May 15, 2017 - 8:20pm
May 12, 2017
Minnesota Legislature heads to stormy end with deep divisions
ST. PAUL—Storms are in the forecast. While that is the St. Paul weather outlook, it also could be expected under the Capitol dome starting...
May 12, 2017 - 3:36pm
May 10, 2017
Minn. legislature slows budget work as senator heads to ill father
PAUL — Work on the Minnesota state budget slowed Wednesday, May 10, to allow a senator to be with her dying father.House members pressed ahead,...
May 10, 2017 - 5:42pm
May 9, 2017
MN Legislature moves on budget, without governor deal
ST. PAUL—Republicans who control the Minnesota Legislature are moving their budget plan over Democratic claims that their actions are illegal....
May 9, 2017 - 8:54pm
May 4, 2017
Minnesota Senate sends abortion bills to governor who plans to veto them
ST. PAUL—Minnesota senators are sending a pair of abortion restriction bills to the governor, who promises to veto them. A mostly Republican...
May 4, 2017 - 7:25pm