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Minnesota moose herd stable but still down
North Dakota considers creating Department of Environmental Quality
Multiple searches, tips fail to find missing northern Minnesota 13-year-old
Minnesota police sergeant loses job, put on probation for sex with 17-year-old
Catch and release returning to Mille Lacs for open water season
Prep Basketball: 'Jays wrap up Camden championship
Junior Hockey: 3 WarHawks in top prospect tournament
Wild score 12 seconds into overtime to beat Kings
Girls Basketball: Small stature, big talent
Trade energizes Wild as they aim for playoffs
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
'Fire & Ice': Diamond Edge figure skating show is Saturday, Sunday in Willmar
Around our region published Feb. 22
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
Melvin Clarence Woltjer
Marvin C. Woehler
Grace E. Peterson
Pinke: Find ways to wage peace
OPINION: Property rights measure would have been positive move for ND agriculture
Column: What's a family farm?
Column: The power of noticing can save lives
AstroBob: Can you see the Russian landers, rovers on the moon? Yes!
January 24, 2017
Tribune opinion: Dayton health issues arise as he announces plans
Gov. Mark Dayton has given legislators and Minnesotans two significant health surprises this week. While delivering his State of the State...
January 24, 2017 - 10:55pm
Update: Gov. Dayton announces he has prostate cancer, intends to complete his second term
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton, who fainted Monday night during his State of the State speech, revealed Tuesday, Jan. 24, that he was...
January 24, 2017 - 12:27pm
December 19, 2016
Completed: Gov. Dayton sick, but briefing on MN legislative session will continue
ST. PAUL -- A look ahead to the 2017 Minnesota legislative session will be missing one vital voice today: Gov. Mark Dayton.His spokesman said...
December 19, 2016 - 9:48am
December 7, 2016
Gov. Dayton: Session deadline? What deadline?
ST. PAUL — Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt last week said in a news conference with the governor and other legislative leaders that...
December 7, 2016 - 8:22pm
August 27, 2016
Governor to receive invite to tour Appleton prison
APPLETON—An invitation will be on its way to Gov. Mark Dayton to tour the Prairie Correctional Facility in Appleton. Rep. Tim Miller, R-Prinsburg,...
August 27, 2016 - 9:00am
July 17, 2016
Former Gov. Wendell Anderson, regent, 'Minnesota Miracle' architect, dies
ST. PAUL—Former Minnesota Gov. Wendell Anderson, a truck driver's son who emerged from St. Paul's East Side to become a college and Olympic hockey star and one of the state's most popular political leaders, died Sunday surrounded by family and friends at at Our Lady of Peace...
July 17, 2016 - 2:25pm
May 20, 2016
Dayton warns that tax, budget deal not done
ST. PAUL — State lawmakers appear ready to cut Minnesotans’ taxes nearly $260 million before they leave for the year Monday, but Gov. Mark Dayton said he will veto the plan if he does not get provisions he wants in a spending bill. Legislative leaders announced the tax relief...
May 20, 2016 - 10:49pm
May 2, 2016
Minnesota Senate has $1.5B bonding wish list
ST. PAUL - Minnesota Democratic senators want to borrow nearly $1 billion more for public works projects than House Republicans and slightly more than the governor. Even so, Sen. LeRoy Stumpf, D-Plummer, said his $1.5 billion legislation falls far short of the $5.2 billion state and...
May 2, 2016 - 11:13am
Gov. Dayton says special session won't happen
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton this morning ended his hopes for a special legislative session to extend unemployment benefits to Iron...
February 2, 2016 - 11:27am
January 23, 2016
Letter: We the people should stand up
I’ve never heard a politician in any country or state that promotes democracy make a statement like Gov. Mark Dayton did. He’s telling four- and five-generation Minnesota families that homesteaded and helped build this great state and great country, “If you don’t like the...
January 23, 2016 - 1:00am
January 8, 2016
Gov. Mark Dayton: I’m staying
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton once again has denied a persistent rumor that he will resign before his term is up in three years. “If...
January 8, 2016 - 11:30pm
November 5, 2015
Gov. Dayton cancels trip to be with ailing father, family
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton dropped scheduled events beginning Wednesday to spend time with his ailing father and family. A Dayton spokesman said the governor had planned to be at events surrounding the governor's deer hunting opener and the groundbreaking of a new...
November 5, 2015 - 10:29am
May 19, 2015
Commentary: Twisted talk from Walker
SAN DIEGO — Wisconsin is known for its cheese. But, when talking about immigration, Gov. Scott Walker is becoming famous for his whine. In recent weeks, Walker has flip-flopped, gotten facts wrong, and pandered to extremists. During a recent trip to Iowa, the likely 2016 Republican...
May 19, 2015 - 1:00am
May 17, 2015
Special session, failures face Minnesota lawmakers
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Legislature appears set to head into a special session over an education spat and the three main legislative forces each are close to losing their top 2015 priorities. Lawmakers made good progress on most of the eight major spending bills Sunday, facing...
May 17, 2015 - 11:14pm
March 12, 2015
Torn: Ag Commissioner Frederickson joins call for buffers
WILLMAR — Governor Mark Dayton launched his 50-foot buffer initiative at a press conference Thursday as bills were introduced in both houses of the Legislature on its behalf. Just as quickly, farm groups in the state announced their opposition, with the Minnesota Corn Growers stating...
March 12, 2015 - 11:31pm