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Minnesota Senate Democrats take middle ground on budget plan
Here’s help for cash-strapped governments — if it passes
General Mills changes to suit changing consumer tastes
Rape sentence prompts outcry
Longtime bush pilot and mail carrier Don Hanson dies
NFL: Have Vikings finally replaced Moss?
Men's basketball: Badgers escape with win
NHL: Wild’s playoff push hinges on homestand
Tom Powers: MLS guys are kidding about the stadium, right?
Prep football: Solem patriarch of BOLD football family
Star Trek's 'Mr. Spock,' Leonard Nimoy, dies at 83
Creative Minnesota presentation in Willmar, Minn., postponed
Apple Watch launches April 24 for up to $17,000 in rose gold
Verna E. Thomsen
Peter H. Monson
David R. Blunt
Ardella I. Cobb
Gatewood — Moenkedick
Kohlman — Zahnow
Henry — Koch
Hoese — Klema
Hartog — Geske
Letter: Where was Rep. Baker?
Letter: A misuse of Robert’s Rules
Letter: Ill-advised talks with Iran
Letter: Did voters make a mistake?
Letter: Don’t rush to judgment
February 3, 2011
Commentary: The 40th President at 100
On the centenary of Ronald Reagan's birth, I pause for another historic event: agreement with President Obama, who says of his predecessor in USA Today, "Ronald Wilson Reagan was a believer ... he recognized that each of us has the power -- as individuals and as a nation -- to shape...
opinion / commentary
February 3, 2011 - 12:00am
December 11, 2010
Your tax dollars put to good use
Improving habitat, cleaning the water and restoring prairie to its natural state were all reasons Minnesotans voted in 2008 to pass the Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment. The Conservation Partners Legacy grants, which are part of the funds generated from a smaller percentage...
December 11, 2010 - 12:00am
August 20, 2010
Legacy Run makes stops in the region
MORRIS -- Hundreds of motorcycles will be rumbling through west central Minnesota and the Upper Midwest during this year's American Legion Legacy Run. The Minnesota Legacy Run riders will be in Morris for two hours Monday for a breakfast from 8:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. The riders are...
news / local / region
August 20, 2010 - 12:00am
June 14, 2010
Minnesotans speak with regional accents when it comes to parks and trails
WILLMAR -- Minnesotans who share a love for the state's parks and trails are voicing different ideas on how best to protect and promote them, depending on where they live. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and the non-partisan Citizen's League are hosting a series of...
June 14, 2010 - 12:00am
May 20, 2010
Pioneer TV turns its cameras on its rural, but largely undiscovered turf
Wouldn't it be fun to roam about and discover new people and places, and send postcards back home to tell friends about it? Welcome to Eric Olson's...
region / television
May 20, 2010 - 12:00am
April 5, 2010
Legacy money funding projects, stirring controversy
ST. PAUL -- Most observers say they are happy with how money from a sales tax increase is being spent on outdoors and arts projects. But there are some who see things differently. The Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council last month presented a Senate finance committee with its...
news / state
April 5, 2010 - 12:00am
July 29, 2009
Cartoon by Ed Fischer
opinion / cartoons
July 29, 2009 - 12:00am
July 20, 2009
Minnesota Opinion: America's own space legacy 40 years later
(Today) marks the 40th anniversary of the when man first walked on the moon, July 20, 1969. But more important, it's been nearly 37 years since we've been back. A once-glorified profession has turned into seemingly nothing more than long-haul truckers, as astronauts have ferried...
opinion / editorials
July 20, 2009 - 12:00am