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Litchfield police officer facing DWI charges
Holiday Express rolls through Kandiyohi County
Discipline key to farmers' financial success
Trump's labor pick sends early warning sign to worker advocates
Records published Dec. 9
Tough night on ice
Morris/CA boys down Lakers in OT
Card slow, then stop, St. Cloud Tech
LQPV rebounds in second half, wins in OT
Cards warm up for Classic with win over Rocori
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
Who's the most overpaid actor in Hollywood?
Benson, Minn., native pens: 'Mama's Knight: A Cancer Story of Love'"
Heavy teenage drinking linked to abnormal brain development
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Vernon "Bud" Blindt
Enid Evangeline Martell Olson
Cheryl (Cheri) Rae Downs Holgerson
Henry "Hank" Weseman
Letter: Let's show more appreciation
Letter: Why downtowns are failing
Letter: More alike than different
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Our values have hit rock bottom
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
October 31, 2016
Although the sale of marijuana is a federal crime, the number of U.S. banks working with pot businesses, now sanctioned in many states, is growing,...
October 31, 2016 - 10:38am
September 21, 2016
Vikings superfan connected to 'extremely large' pot seizure
A Minnesota man who cultivated a notable alter-ego as a sports fan was allegedly connected to more than 170 pounds of seized marijuana after...
September 21, 2016 - 1:12pm
September 15, 2016
Cops find 134 pounds of pot in Wis. storage unit
St. Croix County authorities called the discovery of more than 100 pounds of suspected marijuana at a Houlton storage unit the largest drug seizure...
September 15, 2016 - 8:45am
August 29, 2016
'It's incredible:" Bemidji resident Sarah Taylor has seen improvements for her condition after using medical cannabis oil
BEMIDJI, Minn.—On the morning of Aug. 18, Leah Corcoran was cautiously optimistic. "We're on a five-day stretch right now," Corcoran said,...
August 29, 2016 - 6:00am
March 5, 2016
Minnesota Opinion: Pot crimes nothing to laugh about in region
Forum News Service Pot is still a big problem in west central Minnesota. The 159 marijuana plants that were seized in downtown Garfield in (Douglas...
March 5, 2016 - 3:00am
March 2, 2016
Records published March 2
This is the records summary for March 2. Marijuana plants GLENWOOD — A Feb. 25 West Central Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force search warrant led to the discovery of 159 marijuana plants in an apparent marijuana growing operation, the Pope County Sheriff’s Office said in a news...
March 2, 2016 - 12:41am
January 12, 2016
Not all doctors on board with medical marijuana
ST. PAUL — Many Minnesota doctors question the use of medical marijuana. An informal survey presented to a committee of Minnesota legislators and others involved with the subject Tuesday showed many doctors do not think they know enough about the subject to recommend their patients...
January 12, 2016 - 11:43pm
December 28, 2015
Highs and lows define first six months of Minnesota’s medical cannabis program
MINNEAPOLIS — The first six months of medical marijuana in Minnesota have been a mix of ups and downs, stakeholders said this week. The rollout of the program since July 1 has largely been successful for Minnesota Medical Solutions and LeafLine Labs, but a lot of work still remains...
December 28, 2015 - 11:05pm
October 12, 2015
State-of-the-art marijuana growing operation to open in South Dakota by year's end
LANDREAU, South Dakota – The marijuana plants are already growing in a remodeled building on the Flandreau Santee Sioux reservation as the...
October 12, 2015 - 12:43pm
July 27, 2015
Daughter’s response to medical marijuana thrills Hibbing couple
HIBBING — It’s early, but a Hibbing couple is ecstatic about their daughter’s initial response to treatment with medical marijuana. “We...
July 27, 2015 - 11:10pm
April 14, 2015
Canadians try to smuggle marijuana in maple syrup cans
DULUTH — A box of maple syrup cans coming through the U.S. border could have provided more than a sugar high. The steel maple syrup cans provided...
April 14, 2015 - 11:01pm
March 25, 2015
Marijuana wax provides a new high
ST. PAUL — Law enforcement officials from across Minnesota warned about the rise of a new form of marijuana Wednesday that can be six times more potent than the typical leaf form of the drug. Called marijuana wax, the manufacture of the drug has been blamed for the death of a St....
March 25, 2015 - 8:05pm
March 23, 2015
Montevideo girl who inspired her parents to push for the legalization of medical cannabis dies
MONTEVIDEO — A Montevideo girl whose struggles with an inherited disease led her parents to advocate for the legalization of medical cannabis in Minnesota has died at age 8. Katelyn Faith Pauling, daughter of Kristy and Jeremy Pauling, died Friday at her home surrounded by her...
March 23, 2015 - 11:35pm
March 4, 2015
North Dakotan troopers find 136 pounds of pot, arrest two
BISMARCK, North Dakota — Two California men were taken into custody Sunday afternoon after a North Dakota Highway Patrol trooper found 136 pounds of marijuana. The driver, Andrew Xiong, 22, and passenger, Jerry Yang, 33, both of Sacramento, California, were taken into custody and...
March 4, 2015 - 11:49pm
March 2, 2015
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
March 2, 2015 - 12:00am