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Corps prepares for final construction repairs at Lac qui Parle Dam
Pipe rolls off truck, killing worker on Minnesota highway project
Sunday liquor sales, banned since statehood, inch forward in Minnesota
Aerial sprayers urged be vigilant
Trump's defense chief says in Iraq: We're not here for your oil
Twins' Gibson hopes new motion will deliver healthier arm
Wild's Graovac focused on proving he belongs
Tigers cruise to win over West Central
Graovac focused on proving he belongs
Twins pitching hopeful unveils 'new weapon'
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen
Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey
Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
Training can help surgeons tell patients best and worse scenarios
Reader News: Diaper Bears for Hope Pregnancy Center
Limit teens' Saturday-night driving, experts suggest
Winifred E. O'Leary
Ronnie D. Clark
Donna M. Goff
Marlyn K. Sandry
Arlene L. Mortenson
Column: Don't blame your pain on the weather
Letters: Principles to guide our lives
Cohen commentary: Face Trump unfitness sooner, not later
AstroBob: Ride the roller coaster to solar minimum
Swift: Do-it-yourself Dad may be least patient patient of all
February 19, 2016
Editorial: Presidential campaigns are coming to Minnesota
As the political clock clicks down on the upcoming South Carolina primaries and the Nevada caucuses, Minnesotans are watching and waiting for their turn. The South Carolina primaries are scheduled: Republicans on Saturday and Democrats on Feb. 27 and the Nevada caucuses are scheduled:...
February 19, 2016 - 5:00am
February 13, 2016
Clinton and Sanders score Minnesota records
ST. PAUL — Hillary Clinton used a 29-minute Minnesota speech Friday night to claw back from a surprisingly narrow Iowa caucus win last week...
February 13, 2016 - 12:32am
December 4, 2015
Editorial: Legislature’s failure will lead to rough election
After the Minnesota Legislature failed to do their job during their 2016 session, the state is left with error-filled bills, major bills not passed and a whole lot of finger pointing. Frankly, it is getting a little bit old. Legislators of both parties should be ashamed of their lack...
December 4, 2015 - 5:00am
June 10, 2015
Final bill agreements worked out for Minnesota special session
ST. PAUL -- All but one detail has been worked out as the governor and lawmakers work to finish passing budget bills.
June 10, 2015 - 11:05am
June 1, 2015
Commentary: Bernie Sanders: The new St. Nick
WASHINGTON—How is it that Democrats forgot about the joys Santa Claus can bring? How is it that Republicans managed to steal the Santa idea from the party of FDR and never let go? Understanding why Bernie Sanders' presidential candidacy is important requires revisiting the...
June 1, 2015 - 1:00am
May 26, 2015
Minnesota Opinion: Legilsature frustration goes across the state
On May 18, with the prospect of an expensive and unnecessary special session of the Minnesota Legislature frustratingly looking more and more likely, the Duluth News Tribune offered sharp criticism.
May 26, 2015 - 5:00am
April 1, 2015
Commentary: Harry Reid vs. the Smooth Deal
WASHINGTON -- Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid is an acquired taste. It may surprise people outside of his Democratic caucus that many of his colleagues will miss him. But they will. Charismatic he is not. He sometimes stumbles in his choice of words, and utterly fails a series...
April 1, 2015 - 1:00am
March 27, 2015
Democrats take budget middle ground
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Senate Democrats’ budget plan falls between higher-spending Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton and big-tax-cut House Republicans. Senators...
March 27, 2015 - 11:09pm
November 4, 2014
President Obama invites Republican, Democratic lawmakers to Friday meeting
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama has invited Republican and Democratic leaders from both houses of Congress to a meeting at the White House on Friday, a White House official said. The meeting will come in the aftermath of the midterm elections on Tuesday, which could...
November 4, 2014 - 8:39pm
October 30, 2014
Letter: Replace DFL office holders
Many people have less interest in the election this year because we do not choose our president. It has been said that the president’s policies are on the ballot this year, which may be why he sent his wife to Minnesota last week to stump for the Democratic candidates. What are...
October 30, 2014 - 10:30am
Letter: DFL made positive change
I am really tired of all the negative attack radio and flyers by the Republicans. How about something positive? When the DFL regained leadership, Andrew Falk, Mary Sawatzke, Gov. Mark Dayton and the DFL delivered on their promise to start a better Minnesota, with returning the...
October 30, 2014 - 9:00am
October 25, 2014
Letter: Block a DFL majority
I have previously been supportive of Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life, but I strongly disagree with their latest endorsement of Mary Sawatzky. Her status as a House Democrat directly contributes to a majority that, with her membership, gains the votes to appoint pro-abortion...
October 25, 2014 - 12:00am
October 24, 2014
Letter: Falk does a good job
The Democrats have done a great job of heading our state in the right direction and we have more jobs now than ever before. Unemployment is at 4.1 percent, the lowest in eight years. More Minnesotans have health care than ever before and the MNsure average cost is the lowest in...
October 24, 2014 - 4:00am
July 19, 2014
Letter: Why I vote Democrat
Why I, a fiscal conservative, vote Democrat: Opposition to minimum wage: I believe that prior to passing the increase in the minimum wage, it was frozen for 10 years. This means that every year an employee stuck with a minimum-wage job, that person received a reduction in purchasing...
July 19, 2014 - 5:00am
June 14, 2014
Commentary: The power of 3,607 voters
That’s how many people it took to bring down House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, doom immigration reform and leave all but the most tea-sodden Republicans quaking. No, it wasn’t the Democrats who did it. Various complicated analyses of voting patterns confirm what anyone who has...
June 14, 2014 - 2:00am