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Records published April 25
Special election set Aug. 22
Lawmakers advance two anti-abortion bills, but Dayton says he'll veto them
Tribal members, SD dance family among 15 charged in dealing in eagle, migratory bird trafficking
Brainerd family says final goodbyes to man who was missing for more than 2 years
Local Roundup: Halvorson repeats
RU Game: Hanson, Rudie commit to D-I schools
Vote for the WCT Game of the Week
Local Roundup: Willmar softball team drops pair to Tech
Dozier's three-run double provides Twins with 3-2 win
'Flip or Flop' stars returning for multiple episodes of HGTV show amid divorce
Elton John recovering from 'potentially deadly' bacterial infection
Soul singer Cuba Gooding Sr. found dead in his car
Adam Sandler to make rare appearance in Minnesota
Carrie Fisher won't appear in 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
Intestinal diseases increasing in Canadian children
Younger hot flashes may signal heart risk later
Focus 2017: Spotlight on Public Service
'Kitchen Witches': Comedy opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar chain of lakes focus of Wednesday's public meeting
Iris M. Hanson-Cain
Dennis R. Erdman
Minnesota Opinion: Now is not the time to sit out, play politics
George Will: The 'Oh, never mind' president
Susan Estrich: The Amazon 1-Star System
Letter: U of M proud of local partnerships
Swift: Taxes must be particularly taxing
Jen Wetterling- Martin Bridal Shower
April 23, 2017
Projections say Macron, Le Pen go through to runoff in French vote
PARIS - Centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right leader Marine Le Pen are set to face each other in a May 7 runoff for the French presidency after...
April 23, 2017 - 1:44pm
March 27, 2017
Congressman Walz enters Minnesota governor race
ST. PAUL—U.S. Rep. Tim Walz says he is running for governor, giving Democrats a candidate from greater Minnesota, where Republicans dominated...
March 27, 2017 - 10:35am
March 17, 2017
Lt. Gov. Tina Smith won't run for governor in 2018
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith, long thought to be positioning herself to take over when Gov. Mark Dayton leaves office, said she...
March 17, 2017 - 8:24pm
March 15, 2017
Townships set levies, elect officers
WILLMAR — Township meetings and elections were conducted Tuesday in Minnesota where residents approved tax levies and elected officers...
March 15, 2017 - 6:23pm
February 24, 2017
Capitol Chatter: 2018 Minnesota governor race already crowded
ST. PAUL—There is one easy prediction in Minnesota politics: The 2018 governor's race will be crowded. Nearly 20 people have said they...
February 24, 2017 - 1:18pm
February 11, 2017
U.S. consumer sentiment falls as election euphoria fizzles
WASHINGTON — U.S. consumer sentiment eased off a 13-year high in early February likely as some of the jubilation over Donald Trump's election...
February 11, 2017 - 5:02am
February 1, 2017
Minnesota statehouse elections getting pricier
ST. PAUL — It takes big bucks to win — or lose — control of the Legislature. Candidates, their allies and opponents spent more than $31 million in 2016's battles in state House and Senate races, according to a Pioneer Press analysis of reports released Wednesday. The massive...
February 1, 2017 - 8:37pm
January 24, 2017
Despite no evidence: White House says Trump stands by voter fraud belief
WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump stands by his belief that millions of people voted illegally in the U.S. election, the White House said...
January 24, 2017 - 10:46pm
January 15, 2017
Republicans defend legitimacy of Trump's election
WASHINGTON — Vice President-elect Mike Pence said Sunday that he was disappointed by a black civil rights activist and politician's questioning...
January 15, 2017 - 4:31pm
January 6, 2017
Capitol Chatter: GOP in charge, a state Senate surprise
January 6, 2017 - 10:34pm
U.S. intel report: Russia's Putin directed cyber campaign to help Trump
WASHINGTON—Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered an effort to help Republican Donald Trump's electoral chances by discrediting Democrat...
January 6, 2017 - 10:12pm
January 4, 2017
Capitol Chatter: Broadband not a top 2017 topic
ST. PAUL — A new report says $100 million in state money is needed every two years to help expand broadband high-speed internet throughout Minnesota, but rural lawmakers have said relatively little about it leading up to the 2017 Legislature. In a series of Forum News Service...
January 4, 2017 - 11:30pm
January 3, 2017
Renville County farmer named interim president of MFU
ST. PAUL – A farmer from Renville County has been named the interim president of the Minnesota Farmers Union. Gary Wertish, who has served as vice-president to the MFU for the last five years, assumed the leadership position this week following the retirement Dec. 31 of Doug Peterson....
January 3, 2017 - 12:10pm
December 30, 2016
Russia will not expel anyone over U.S. sanctions, to wait for Trump
MOSCOW—President Vladimir Putin refrained on Friday, Dec. 29, from retaliating for the U.S. expulsion of 35 suspected Russian spies, putting...
December 30, 2016 - 5:36pm
December 17, 2016
U.S. intelligence agencies feud with Republicans over Russian hacking
Republican members of Congress are complaining that U.S. intelligence agencies are refusing to brief them widely on a classified CIA report that...
December 17, 2016 - 11:59am