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Super Bill: Weighing the cost of a Super Bowl trip
Downtown St. Paul is safe, police say as gang ‘enforcer’ is arrested in skyway assault
Duluth graduate trying to cook his way to the Super Bowl
State bill would require parents talk to doctor before kids skip vaccinations
Records published Jan. 31
Super Blues Sunday: For 38 years the Vikings have failed to make it back to football's greatest stage
Shorts, slippers, S Chancellor on field Saturday
Seahawks-Patriots an intriguing chess match
Seahawks "LOB" leads second Lombardi chase
Woods misses cut at Phoenix after carding career-worst 82
Live blog: Golden Globe Awards tonight via Wctrib.com
‘Birdman’ wins top honor from actors in march toward Oscars
'Birdman,' 'Budapest Hotel' lead Oscar nominations
Forum Communications names Ronquist publisher of Duluth News Tribune
In surprise move, Target to pull out of Canada
Janna L. Borchardt
Rebecca "Becky" Baker-Coulter
Darwin K. "Dar" Forkrud
Imogene Karen Lothert
Myrtle L. Lawler
Taste: A little home comfort
Huseby — Schwaegerl
Arends — Fettig
Tanico — Gunvalson
Brink — Kubesh
Facing a GOP-led House, Dayton still decides to play hardball with his priorities
Midwest Opinion: The nickname key: What’s best for UND?
Letter: Upper Midwest takes good care of veterans
Midwest Opinion: Affront to common sense to regulate Duluth’s seed library as dealer
Midwest Opinion: DNR finds retention alone can’t provide flood protection in Fargo-Moorhead
January 27, 2011
Minn.'s Oberstar says another US House run unlikely
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Former Minnesota Congressman Jim Oberstar says another run for the 8th district isn't in his future. The veteran Democratic congressman was defeated by Republican Chip Cravaack in November. Speculation about another run surfaced recently after a labor luncheon...
news / state
January 27, 2011 - 9:00am
November 3, 2010
8th District: Polital newcomer knocks out long-time veteran Oberstar
ST. PAUL -- An upstart politician upset U.S. Rep. Jim Oberstar Tuesday by the narrowest of margins. Republican Chip Cravaack edged Oberstar in the northeast Minnesota district 48 percent to 47 percent with 98 percent of precincts counted. The lead early today was just more than 4,000...
November 3, 2010 - 9:19am
October 19, 2010
Crowd gets raucous at Oberstar and Cravaack debate in 8th District
DULUTH - Jim Oberstar and Chip Cravaack didn't just face each other this morning in an 8th District debate at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center Auditorium, they faced angry mobs of their opponent's supporters.
October 19, 2010 - 3:03pm
June 25, 2009
Top Minn. Democrat adamant massive transportation bill goes ahead as officials begin working on details
ST. PAUL -- U.S. Rep. Jim Oberstar, D-Minn., refuses to give in to a popular president's pressure to delay a new federal transportation funding plan. "We intend to move this bill forward, this administration not withstanding," a determined Oberstar said Wednesday as congressional...
news / state / nation
June 25, 2009 - 12:00am
February 2, 2009
Pay freeze discussion possible, if ...: Two-state governor?
ST. PAUL -- A top state union official leaves the door open for Minnesota officials and union members to negotiate a pay freeze. Eliot Seide, executive director of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Council 5, said the 43,000 union members he represents...
state / news
February 2, 2009 - 12:00am
January 30, 2009
Oberstar expresses strong criticism of U.S. transportaion vision, seeks change
ST. PAUL -- The U.S. needs to redevelop a transportation vision like that of 50 years ago, the House's top transportation authority says. When...
news / state / nation
January 30, 2009 - 12:00am
January 29, 2009
Oberstar, Peterson split on recovery bill
ST. PAUL - Two Democratic Minnesota U.S. House committee chairmen broke on opposite sides of the economic stimulus package the House passed Wednesday night. Jim Oberstar, who serves northeast and east-central Minnesota, was one of its strongest supporters. Collin Peterson, whose...
January 29, 2009 - 10:45am
September 30, 2008
Minnesota's lawmakers divided on bailout plan House nixed
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's U.S. representatives agree Congress needs to help fix the country's financial crisis, but on Monday divided their votes on a $700 billion plan to do that. Rep. Collin Peterson said congressional leaders need to talk to more lawmakers than they have for the...
September 30, 2008 - 12:00am