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'Chosen Few' tells story of sacrifice: YME grad among those who gave his life for country
Minnesota man, 38, accused of fatally stabbing parents with screwdriver
UPDATE: Last of 9 prisoners who escaped in state van caught on Minneapolis bridge
Held hostage by Fargo murder suspect, woman heard victim beg for his life
UPDATE: Dayton to decide whether to OK spending plan by Tuesday
St. Paul Saints to honor pro baseball rarity, a woman pitcher, with bobblehead
Vikings' Zimmer: 'I'll be back shortly with one eye or two'
Vikings sign two 2017 draft picks, but rookie contract disputes rage on
James, Cavs KO Celts, set up rematch vs. Warriors
United's Venegas, front office don't see eye-to-eye
Watch: 'Price is Right' contestant loses his mind as he breaks Plinko record
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
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
Mary Ann Nagel
Marlyn W. Wacholz
Marlys J. Mithun
Editiorial: Remembrance and safety are key for this weekend
Navarrrette: Welcome to the information crisis
Thomas: Saudi Arabia's duplicity
Commentary: Focus on victims reward terrorists
Manworld tried extra hard this week to tell women 'no.' We weren't listening.
April 14, 2017
Minnesotans prepare to make sure all rural residents are counted in census
ST. PAUL—Minnesotans involved in the once-every-decade federal census say now is time to take action so people do not find themselves victims...
April 14, 2017 - 3:03pm
February 12, 2017
Canada records highest population growth rate in G7
OTTAWA, Canada—Canada's population increased to 35.2 million people in 2016, driven largely by immigration and making for the highest annual...
February 12, 2017 - 7:00am
March 26, 2016
Twin Cities’ growth tops 3 million
ST. PAUL -- The Twin Cities metro is growing faster than most other areas in the Midwest, but still not as fast as Denver, Portland or Seattle....
March 26, 2016 - 5:30am
February 24, 2014
Census: Unsurprising results regarding bigger, but fewer farms
If you’ve been involved in U.S. agriculture the past few years, you probably won’t be surprised by the main conclusions of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s 2012 Census of Agriculture. The census, conducted once every five years, says American farms, on average, are bigger,...
February 24, 2014 - 11:38pm
September 17, 2013
U.S. poverty rate flat, 48 million people uninsured: Census
(Reuters) - The number of Americans living in poverty remained steady last year at 15 percent after rising for several years in the wake of the recession, while the number of people without health insurance fell slightly to 48 million, U.S. government data released on Tuesday showed. The...
September 17, 2013 - 10:43am
March 26, 2013
Information sought for Ag Census
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is making one final push to collect information for the 2012 Census of Agriculture. “We’re still trying to get people to respond, says Sue King with USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Farmers and ranchers should have received...
March 26, 2013 - 11:31pm
March 14, 2013
Census: Record 1 in 3 US counties are now dying
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A record number of U.S. counties - more than 1 in 3 - are now dying off, hit by an aging population and weakened local economies that are spurring young adults to seek jobs and build families elsewhere. By HOPE YEN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) -- A record...
March 14, 2013 - 7:12am
December 12, 2012
Minorities to pass whites as the nation’s majority population in 30 years
WASHINGTON — White people will no longer make up a majority of Americans by 2043, according to census projections. That’s part of a historic...
December 12, 2012 - 11:36pm
Census: Whites no longer a majority in US by 2043
WASHINGTON (AP) -- White people will no longer make up a majority of Americans by 2043, according to new census projections, part of a historic shift that is already reshaping the nation's schools, workforce and electorate. The official projection, released Wednesday by the Census...
December 12, 2012 - 12:26pm
December 6, 2012
Illegal immigration drops after decade-long rise
WASHINGTON (AP) -- New census data released Thursday affirm a clear and sustained drop in illegal immigration, ending more than a decade of increases. The number of illegal immigrants in the U.S. dropped to an estimated 11.1 million last year from a peak of 12 million in 2007, part...
December 6, 2012 - 6:36am
April 3, 2012
County's new redistricting map shapes districts for next decade
WILLMAR - The Kandiyohi County Commissioners unanimously approved a new map today that shapes the five county commissioner districts for the next decade. The redistricting was required to make sure there is equal population in each of the districts the Commissioners are elected to...
April 3, 2012 - 3:02pm
April 2, 2012
Decision on Kandiyohi County, Minn., redistricting expected Tuesday
WILLMAR -- The Kandiyohi County Commissioners are expected to make a decision Tuesday on which redistricting plan to adopt. A hearing on the different proposals and maps will be held at 11:30 a.m. as a part of the County Board of Commissioners' regular board meeting on the second...
April 2, 2012 - 7:30am
March 26, 2012
Kandiyohi County redistricting maps get review at 7 p.m. tonight
WILLMAR -- Proposals for redrawing Kandiyohi County's five commissioner districts will be reviewed tonight during a public meeting at the Health and Human Services Building. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. Proposals drafted by County Auditor Sam Modderman and Administrator Larry Kleindl...
March 26, 2012 - 12:10pm
October 3, 2011
Courts set to begin Minn. redistricting hearings
ST. PAUL -- Five judges on Tuesday begin hearing Minnesotans' opinions about fair congressional and legislative districts, a topic that surfaces every 10 years but is little understood by the public. "Maps should be drawn around people, not politicians," said Mike Dean, executive...
October 3, 2011 - 12:00am
April 14, 2011
Early results of arts census released
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota State Arts Board is conducting a statewide census, "MN Arts Count," for individuals who engage in creative expression and for businesses, facilities, and organizations that promote and support creative expression. After one month of the census, interim results...
April 14, 2011 - 5:41pm