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Watkins man rescued from fiery crash in west central Minnesota
Home-grown products take center stage at Herberger's Close to Home
Women bring new voice to agriculture
Records published Feb. 21
Study: Immigrants make up growing part of workforce, tax base of ND, Minnesota
Girls Basketball: Tigers cruise to win over West Central
Local roundup: Eagles win Camden title
Girls Basketball: Dreier vs. Dreier
Wild focused on increasing lead over Blackhawks before 6-day break
Twins' Gibson hopes new motion will deliver healthier arm
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
Marlow W. Hanson
Irene Carol Nelson
Marlyn K. Sandry
Anna Mae Hawley
George Herbert Rechkemmer
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
November 1, 2010
Governor candidates debate for final time on MPR
ST. PAUL -- Mark Dayton, Tom Emmer and Tom Horner drew their record-setting debate series to a close where it all started in a Sunday governor's...
November 1, 2010 - 12:00am
October 29, 2010
Election poll on governor's race irks Republicans
October 29, 2010 - 12:00am
October 25, 2010
Horner lashes out at frontrunners in governor's race
ST. PAUL - Lagging in the polls, Independence Party candidate Tom Horner used what he jokingly referred to as their "12,875th debate" Sunday evening to throw some verbal punches at the two front-runners for governor, Democrat Mark Dayton and Republican Tom Emmer. The KSTP-TV/League...
October 25, 2010 - 9:33am
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
October 21, 2010
Horner says race for gov. now between him, Dayton
WILLMAR -- With a wave of campaign momentum on his side, Tom Horner said the race for governor is now between himself and Mark Dayton. During...
October 21, 2010 - 12:00am
October 20, 2010
Horner says race for governor is now a two-person race
Update 11:30 a.m. WILLMAR -- Tom Horner said the race for governor is between him and DFLer Mark Dayton. During a campaign stop in Willmar...
October 20, 2010 - 11:39am
October 18, 2010
Editorial: Horner is the best choice for governor
Minnesota faces a major decision on Nov. 2 - choosing the next governor to lead this state away from the political gridlock into the new decade. The historical challenges facing Minnesota are significant: a bipartisan gridlock that has damaged state government over the past eight...
October 18, 2010 - 12:00am
October 11, 2010
Horner rolls out endorsements
ST. PAUL -- Tom Horner's campaign has rolled out big-name supporters for the Independence Party governor candidate. The campaign brought out...
October 11, 2010 - 12:00am
Horner faces uphill climb as third-party hopeful
DULUTH -- Tom Horner is not one of those candidates who always dreamed about being governor. In fact, he gave the prospect little or no thought...
October 11, 2010 - 12:00am
October 4, 2010
Questions aside, Dayton polls well; Biden to visit Minn. this week for speaking event, fund-raiser
ST. PAUL -- Questions about political poll accuracy are increasing this campaign season, but a couple of recent polls were good news for Minnesota Democratic governor candidate Mark Dayton. Still, Dayton said: "We always thought it would be close." The University of Minnesota Humphrey...
October 4, 2010 - 12:00am
September 7, 2010
Governor's race tied; veterans may get increased assistance with college credits
ST. PAUL -- The headlines state the Minnesota governor's race is deadlocked between Republican Tom Emmer and Democrat Mark Dayton, but there is more to the story. As usual a couple of months before an election, there are plenty of undecided voters.
September 7, 2010 - 12:36am
August 26, 2010
In the second of three debates, governor candidates offer varying building plans
BROOKLYN PARK -- Mark Dayton could see Minnesota borrowing $1 billion to build and repair facilities, Tom Horner sees something closer to $400...
August 26, 2010 - 12:00am
August 24, 2010
Horner would mix cuts, tax increases
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota programs would be cut $2.45 billion and taxes increased $2.15 billion under governor candidate Tom Horner's budget plan. Horner's proposal would lower the state sales tax by a penny a dollar, but he would start taxing clothing and personal services for an increase...
August 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