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Democrats to elect new party leader Saturday
AgweekTV: Celebrating FFA
Phone scam reported in Stearns County
Lawmakers consider adding 2 Minnesota veterans homes
Lunch with a Cop
Bemidji coach issues apology for prep hockey brawl with Brainerd
Boys Basketball: 'Jacks top MACCRAY
Palmer, Bryan share Honda Classic lead
Local Roundup: Wildcats bounce back with vengeance
Junior Hockey: Two WarHawks heading to Hamline
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
'Fire & Ice': Diamond Edge figure skating show is Saturday, Sunday in Willmar
Around our region published Feb. 22
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
Keith L. Kendall
Lawrence "Junior" Johnson, Jr.
Perennials potentially damaged from early-season warmup
Little things make a big difference with gardening
Wishing loved one could let go of life should not bring guilty feelings
Tribune Editorial: Willmar City Council makes a good Holland decision
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
July 30, 2014
Honour says businessman is best suited for job of governor
Businessman Scott Honour is a first-time candidate, but he’s getting the hang of retail campaigning.
July 30, 2014 - 11:47pm
July 29, 2014
Endorsed GOP candidate Johnson paints himself as ‘big-tent guy’
Members of the North Metro Tea Party cheered Jeff Johnson, the Republican-endorsed candidate for governor, when he bounded onto the Mermaid Ballroom stage in Mounds View for an evening forum this month.
July 29, 2014 - 11:07pm
July 28, 2014
With rural roots, Seifert says he hears message from farmers, small towns who feel left behind
In the dairy barn at the Dodge County Fair in Kasson last week, farmer Mary Buck told Republican gubernatorial candidate Marty Seifert that a...
July 28, 2014 - 11:12pm
July 23, 2014
8 Minnesota counties declared disaster areas
ST. PAUL — More Minnesota counties likely will be added to a presidential flood disaster declaration.
July 23, 2014 - 12:16am
July 11, 2014
Ventura denies being in bar fight with author
ST. PAUL — On the witness stand in his defamation trial against a former Navy SEAL sniper-turned-author, Jesse Ventura had no shortage of things to expound upon: his high school football team, his T-shirt collection, Johnny Depp’s beard, the Abraham Lincoln assassination.
July 11, 2014 - 11:22pm
July 10, 2014
Advocates from Montevideo, Clinton to serve on medical cannabis task force
ST. PAUL — Jeremy Pauling of Montevideo and Maria Botker of Clinton are among those that Governor Mark Dayton appointed to a newly created task force on medical cannabis therapeutic research. Dayton announced the appointments of task force members on Thursday. Pauling and his...
July 10, 2014 - 11:03pm
July 1, 2014
Minnesota federal flood disaster likely, but homeowners in question
ST. PAUL — Local governments across Minnesota and state agencies should receive federal aid to recover from widespread flooding last month,...
July 1, 2014 - 11:02pm
June 23, 2014
Sun shines, but Minn.’s flood fight continues
ST. PAUL — Sunshine improved many water-logged Minnesotans’ spirits Monday, but a flood fight may continue all summer for some.
June 23, 2014 - 11:09pm
June 20, 2014
Dayton, Klobuchar, Franken visit flooded southwestern Minnesota
LUVERNE — Gov. Mark Dayton visited southwestern Minnesota on Friday along with other state and federal officials to address the impact of flooding...
June 20, 2014 - 10:58pm
May 22, 2014
Governor race activity picks up as Republican convention nears
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Republican convention is a week and a half away, so governor candidates are doing everything they can to get delegate support.
May 22, 2014 - 2:00am
May 12, 2014
Dayton would veto bonding over fire sprinkler provision
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton dropped a legislative bombshell Monday when he announced that he is willing to give up $846 million in public works...
May 12, 2014 - 11:30pm
Medical marijuana’s future at Minn. Capitol is foggy
ST. PAUL — How attempts to legalize marijuana will proceed remained unclear Monday.
May 12, 2014 - 11:26pm
May 11, 2014
Dayton signs Women’s Economic Security Act into law
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton was joined by lawmakers and advocates on Sunday to sign a new state law aiming to reduce the gender pay gap in Minnesota. The Women’s Economic Security Act seeks to break down barriers for women’s economic progress by enacting stronger workplace...
May 11, 2014 - 11:35pm
March 19, 2014
Senate tax bill arrives after Dayton complains about fellow Dems stalling
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton on Tuesday used his first public appearance since Feb. 8 to accuse fellow Democrats who lead the Senate...
March 19, 2014 - 1:00am
March 6, 2014
Minn. governor's plan includes more tax cuts, bigger reserves
ST. PAUL -- A bigger tax cut and depositing more money in the state budget reserves are Gov. Mark Dayton's priorities in how to deal with a $1.2 billion surplus.
March 6, 2014 - 11:16am