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Audit: Minn. welfare programs have lax eligibility checks
It's back: Minnesota Senate has plan to revive Real ID
Planned Parenthood sees brief reprieve after healthcare bill yanked
State Fair doughnut fry leads to political fray
Capitol Chatter: A legislative budget primer
CMCS rebounds to play for consolation crown
State Basketball: CMCS rebounds in consolation bracket
New England keeper Cropper has Minnesota roots
Gophers riding turnaround into NCAA Tournament
Relief prospect Chargois optioned to Triple-A
Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thompson for a date
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
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Derald F. Rolfsmeier
Loren E. Meyer
Ruth O. Jones
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
Port: Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls criticism over #NoDAPL protests response “inaccurate and offensive”
American wines are gaining in popularity
Lost Italian: It all starts with Pasta Aglio e Olio
Swift: The new 'Maximum Overdrive': Could our appliances be too smart?
Dave & Vivian Swanson
Prosecution suspended in case of man accused of chasing deer with pontoon
MAHNOMEN — Prosecution has been suspended in the case of a Moorhead man accused in Mahnomen County District Court of using his pontoon to prevent a swimming deer from reaching shore, resulting in the deer drowning. Steven W. Timm, 56, had faced one count of overworking or mistreating...
April 25, 2016 - 11:44pm
14-year-old Minnesota boy killed in tractor, dirt bike crash north of St. Cloud
HILLMAN - A 14-year-old boy was killed Saturday when the dirt bike he was driving struck the back of a tractor near Hillman in central Minnesota. The Morrison County Sheriff's Office responded to the fatality at 4:19 p.m. and identified the victim as Damian Hebler of Hillman. Hebler...
April 25, 2016 - 11:47am
Acclaimed artist Terry Redlin dies after 9-year battle with dementia
Nationally acclaimed nature and Americana artist Terry Redlin died Sunday, April 24, at age 78 after a nine-year battle with dementia, the executive...
April 25, 2016 - 11:08am
April 24, 2016
Bill would make purple the state color in honor of Prince
CHANHASSEN -- There are red states and there are blue states. Minnesota should be a purple state, says Sen. Karin Housley, R-St. Mary’s Point...
April 24, 2016 - 4:34pm
April 22, 2016
Authorities perform autopsy on Prince; results could take some time
Authorities in Minnesota were conducting an autopsy on Friday on music superstar Prince as distraught fans mourned the influential and genre-busting performer who was found dead in his home a day earlier at the age of 57. It could be weeks before full results are in and the cause...
April 22, 2016 - 1:36pm
April 21, 2016
Five things you might not know about Prince
Prince's death Thursday stunned a music world heavily influenced by his string of top-selling hits, gifted songwriting and dynamic stage performances.Recommended for youHere is a look at his legacy: 'PURPLE RAIN' Prince's best-selling album was released in 1984 to accompany the semi-autobiographical...
April 21, 2016 - 4:49pm
13-month-old missing Montana girl found dead
POPLAR, Mont. -- A 13-month-old girl who was abducted from her home in Poplar on Tuesday night has been found dead. Lee Allmer, Roosevelt County...
April 21, 2016 - 5:30am
April 18, 2016
One person killed, another seriously hurt in separate Minnesota train accidents
A young woman and dog were struck by an eastbound train and killed shortly after 6 p.m. Saturday in the western Minnesota community of Wadena,...
April 18, 2016 - 10:52am
April 13, 2016
Commentary: The questions I never asked
I am reading a book about death. It is Katie Roiphe’s “The Violet Hour” and it is about how some people, all of them famous, faced death...
April 13, 2016 - 12:00am
March 3, 2016
Minnesota woman's powerful obituary draws attention to depression, suicide
It is the kind of obituary that jumps out and grabs the reader, not just because of her young age but because of her family's desire for people...
March 3, 2016 - 12:30pm
January 8, 2016
Wood Lake man dead, Granite Falls man injured in tanker exposure accident
GRANITE FALLS — Jamie Hyatt, 34, died of injuries he suffered during a tanker accident Thursday afternoon in rural Granite Falls. Hyatt and David Syring, 34, were cleaning out a tanker which had been filled with distiller syrup at the 5000 block of 250th Avenue, according to a...
January 8, 2016 - 12:13pm
December 14, 2015
Man charged in connection with death of Starbuck student
ALEXANDRIA - A man has been charged in connection with the death of a Minnesota college student who disappeared this fall, her body later found...
December 14, 2015 - 2:19pm
December 1, 2015
Body of missing woman found near Grove City
GROVE CITY -- The body of a 39-year-old woman, who had been reported missing Monday afternoon, was found a few hours later in a drainage ditch near Grove City. Meeker County Sheriff Brian Cruze said his department is actively investigating the events leading up to the death as well...
December 1, 2015 - 11:09am
November 15, 2015
Minnesota trapper found dead in slough in Alexandria area
ALEXANDRIA — A trapper who had not been seen for about three weeks was found dead Friday in a slough near Alexandria. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office did not release the name of the 63-year-old man. A conservation officer found the man partially submerged in the water next...
November 15, 2015 - 5:15pm
October 31, 2015
Letter:The shedding of innocent blood
Your Oct. 10 cartoon of the weeping eagle above the place names of recent gun deaths shows that in today’s America we need to expand Thomas Jefferson’s comment, “The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants,” to now include...
October 31, 2015 - 12:29am