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10-year-old boy dies in crash with 14-year-old driver
Hawk Creek Lutheran plans 'celebration' Sunday
Records published Aug. 25
5-year-old Minnesota girl fighting for life after farm accident
Federal cheese purchase to help dairy farmers, the poor
Bridgewater calms concerns about sore shoulder
Cabrera leads Tigers past Twins, 9-4
Willmar tennis opens season with sweep
Tigers overpower Twins
Reloaded Cardinals look to make further strides
Tickets on sale Friday for tours of Paisley Park
Mislabeled pills seized at Prince's home after his death
J.K. Rowling releasing 3 new 'Harry Potter' books
New Barn play continues this week
R2-D2 actor kenny Baker dead at 81
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Study finds 50 children per day nationwide injured in stroller, carrier accidents
10 tips to avoid summer sabotage of diet, exercise
Reader News: A five-generation photo
Reader News: Celebrating 150 years of Martin Hanson Aasen
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
Carol J. Hansen
Gary G. Glein
Herbert K. Dittes
Emma Ruth Kassa
Melvin E. Anderson
Trump's new evolving immigration plan is no 'flip-flop'
Populism Even Republicans Can Get Behind
Commentary: A nice column about Donald Trump
Cartoon by Chris Britt
August 27, 2015
Dakota art showcased in Granite Falls, Minn.
There are opportunities to view the arts of the Dakota prior to European contact by making trips to the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C., the...
August 27, 2015 - 9:33am
January 6, 2012
Dayton to hold first American Indian education summit Monday
ROSEVILLE - Gov. Mark Dayton will convene the first Governor's American Indian Education Summit on Monday, with the goal of improving access to high quality education opportunities to all Minnesota youth. The summit will bring together tribal and state education leaders, as well...
January 6, 2012 - 12:02pm
November 4, 2010
Victims identified in Red Lake shooting; suspect remains at large
The Red Lake Department of Public Safety today released the names of the victims and the suspect in Wednesday's shootings in Redby. The shootings happened at about 3 p.m. in Redby, which is about five miles east of Red Lake on the Red Lake Indian Reservation. According to authorities,...
November 4, 2010 - 3:48pm
FBI: 3 shot on Red Lake Indian Reservation; 1 said to be dead
The FBI is leading the search for a Redby, Minn., man wanted in connection with the shooting of three people Wednesday on the Red Lake Indian Reservation northwest of Bemidji. Several residents of Redby and nearby Red Lake said one of the victims had died. Law enforcement would...
November 4, 2010 - 10:55am
March 30, 2010
Grand jury indicts Ponemah man in fatal crash on Red Lake Indian Reservation
RED LAKE, Minn. -- A grand jury has indicted a Ponemah, Minn., man in a crash that killed his passenger on the Red Lake Indian Reservation. Prosecutors say 61-year-old Bruce Wilson Dow was drunk when his vehicle rolled over after he lost control of it last October. The passenger...
March 30, 2010 - 10:17am
November 10, 2009
Hunter shoots exotic axis deer in northwest Minnesota
A deer hunter in northwestern Minnesota shot what turned out to be an axis deer Sunday. An exotic species, axis deer are native to India. Stuart Bensen, conservation officer for the Department of Natural Resources in Erskine, said he received a call Sunday afternoon from a hunter...
November 10, 2009 - 12:00am
October 30, 2009
Indian country says it's happy with Obama efforts
ST. PAUL -- Relations between American Indian tribes and the federal government have turned around significantly since Barack Obama became the...
October 30, 2009 - 12:00am
May 29, 2009
Minnesota seeks repeal of Indian banishment
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's request to overturn a federal law that threw Dakota and Winnebago Indians out of the state can become a way to teach...
May 29, 2009 - 12:00am
February 10, 2009
Commentary: A snapshot of Lincoln 200 years after birth
It is one of my duties as Minnesota's commissioner on the national Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission to outline the president's impact upon Minnesota. It is appropriate to highlight Lincoln and Minnesota now, since Feb. 12 marks the 200th anniversary of his birth. Lincoln never...
February 10, 2009 - 12:00am
December 27, 2008
Belated American Indian funeral to bring Ponemah family closure
Traditional American Indian funeral services Sunday will open the way for Delma Elizabeth Hardy - after more than 12 years - to join her ancestors...
December 27, 2008 - 9:00am
December 11, 2008
American Indian elders foretold Depression
FORT THOMPSON -- It was summer, just before the start of the Great Depression that gripped the nation throughout the 1930s. On the Crow Creek Reservation, kunsis (grandmothers) spoke to takojas (grandchildren), foretelling of difficult days ahead.
December 11, 2008 - 12:00pm
July 24, 2008
Wahpeton war hero given Rough Rider award
HANKINSON, N.D. (AP) - The late Woodrow Wilson Keeble, the only full-blooded Sioux Indian to receive the nation's top military honor, has now been given North Dakota's highest honor, the Theodore Roosevelt Rough Rider award. At Wednesday's ceremony, Gov. John Hoeven unveiled a portrait...
July 24, 2008 - 8:00am