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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
Play our Basketball Brackets Challenge
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
March 2, 2017
Governors met on Obamacare replacement plan with Pence
WASHINGTON - Ten state governors seeking to avoid millions of dollars in federal healthcare cuts under Republican plans to replace Obamacare...
March 2, 2017 - 5:35pm
August 11, 2012
Rybak urges being bold in reforming LGA
GRANITE FALLS -- Mayor R.T. Rybak of Minneapolis is urging fellow mayors not to squander the opportunity to propose significant changes in how...
August 11, 2012 - 12:00am
December 10, 2010
Pawlenty passes baton to Dayton
ST. PAUL -- There is no doubt the election is over: Democrat Mark Dayton, Minnesota's governor elect, and Republican Tim Pawlenty, who holds...
December 10, 2010 - 12:00am
November 18, 2010
Emmer says he's comfortable with governor's race, his post-election life
ST. PAUL -- Tom Emmer does not plan to exercise his option to cancel a statewide governor's race recount, which will continue the race until...
November 18, 2010 - 12:00am
November 15, 2010
Mpls. might have lost Dem convention ground; Urdahl reminds GOP of control
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's bid for a second straight national political convention may have taken a hit in this month's Republican-dominated elections. The Charlotte (North Carolina) Observer's Jim Morrill writes: "The four states that Democrats are considering to host their 2012 national...
November 15, 2010 - 12:00am
November 10, 2010
Dayton further into transition to gov.'s office than Emmer
ST. PAUL -- Mark Dayton leads Tom Emmer in the Minnesota governor vote count and also leads in getting ready to serve. Even though it probably...
November 10, 2010 - 12:00am
November 5, 2010
Pawlenty to stay as long as needed, but wants candidates ready to take office
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Tim Pawlenty wants his two would-be successors to informally begin the transition into the state's top spot, but he also promises...
November 5, 2010 - 12:00am
November 4, 2010
Tight governor's race invokes memories of Franken-Coleman recount 2 years ago
Hit the rewind button for 2008. Minnesotans probably will wait weeks to find out who they elected governor while they watch judges wade through...
November 4, 2010 - 12:00am
October 25, 2010
Contrast is stark in three men looking to run state
ST. PAUL -- Dreams of 1994 dance in Republicans' heads while Democrats dream of getting one of their own in the governor's office for the first time since Jan. 7, 1991. The Independence Party dreams of returning to the glory of when Jesse Ventura shocked the world. Millions of dollars...
October 25, 2010 - 12:00am
Emmer uses sister's death as inspiration to seek office
ST. PAUL - Agonizing pain overwhelmed Tom Emmer's 38-year-old sister as she lie in bed, but she was too weak to get up. So Emmer moved her legs...
October 25, 2010 - 12:00am
September 24, 2010
Governor candidates find education policy differences
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota governor candidates focused on predicable differences during a Thursday night education debate, but some agreements also...
September 24, 2010 - 12:00am
August 13, 2010
State's 3 major gubernatorial candidates seek end to negative campaign ads
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's three major governor candidates say they want privately funded negative advertisements to end, but television viewers...
August 13, 2010 - 12:00am
August 12, 2010
Post primary, DFL strives for political unity in divisive race
ST. PAUL -- Now that Minnesota Democrats agree on their governor nominee, voters can concentrate on a race that shows huge differences among...
August 12, 2010 - 12:00am
July 26, 2010
Entenza touts how his history has guided his career
ST. PAUL -- A half-dozen civil war buffs sat around a table at the Minnesota History Center listening to Matt Entenza. The Democratic-Farmer-Labor...
July 26, 2010 - 12:00am
January 14, 2009
Minnesota, Wisconsin consider sharing
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota and Wisconsin can save millions of dollars if they work closer together -- on things such as bulk purchases of salt for...
January 14, 2009 - 12:00am