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'Haunted by mistake,' gunman apologizes for killing 2 at Twin Cities hotel
Predicted big snowstorm fizzles out for much of Minnesota, SD
Prosecutors say Minnesota man was sex trafficker, while he says he was just women's driver
More than 200 officers clear muddy protest camp, but 46 arrested
Dakota Access oil could flow by March 6
Girls Basketball: Cardinals hit a bump in the road
Vikings' Spielman raves about running backs in NFL draft
Kaymer one behind two rookie leaders at Honda Classic
Twins plan to ease Mauer, Dozier into lineup
Local Roundup: Willmar hockey team clipped in 3A playoffs
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
Anna Mae Hawley
Nicole Rae Ruff
Barbara Ann Berkeland
Tribune Editorial: Willmar City Council makes a good Holland decision
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Cartoon by Bruce Plante for Feb. 23
Minnesota Opinion: Kill Legislature's ridiculous secret-meeting exemption
Cartoon by Ed Fischer
January 15, 2017
CIA director warns Trump to watch what he says, be careful on Russia
WASHINGTON — Outgoing CIA Director John Brennan on Sunday, Jan. 15, issued a stern parting rebuke to Republican Donald Trump days before...
January 15, 2017 - 4:16pm
January 9, 2017
State auditor Rebecca Otto to run for governor
ST. PAUL — Three-term Minnesota Auditor Rebecca Otto will run for governor, she told the Pioneer Press, joining what is expected to be...
January 9, 2017 - 7:38am
January 6, 2017
'It's a huge honor': Minn. grad inspired by Obama's message
DULUTH, Minn. — An appeal from the president of the United States got her attention, Duluth East graduate Shannon Grace-Anderson said....
January 6, 2017 - 10:21pm
January 1, 2017
Senator McCain: U.S. 'must stand up to Vladimir Putin'
TBILISI/KIEV—Republican Senator John McCain said on Sunday the United States could only improve its relations with Russia by taking a...
January 1, 2017 - 6:39pm
December 21, 2016
Rep. Peterson supports Trump's wish to repeal NAFTA
LAKE PARK — So what can Americans, and particularly farmers in rural Minnesota, expect from a Trump presidency in 2017? "Honest answer?...
December 21, 2016 - 11:23pm
December 16, 2016
Last-ditch special session effort ends after 17 minutes
ST. PAUL — There was so little trust left between DFL Gov. Mark Dayton and Republican House Speaker Kurt Daudt by Friday that the two leaders...
December 16, 2016 - 8:29pm
December 13, 2016
St. Paul Mayor Coleman files for 2018 governor's race
ST. PAUL — More than a dozen Minnesotans may run for the open governor's seat in 2018, but so far the race in the Democratic field is all...
December 13, 2016 - 9:44pm
Emmer says voters sent a message, not a Republican, to White House
WASHINGTON—There was a time when few prominent Minnesotans wanted to be associated with Donald Trump, before he almost became the first...
December 13, 2016 - 10:12am
December 8, 2016
Minnesota's Ellison would resign from U.S. House if he wins Democratic post
WASHINGTON — Keith Ellison confirmed Wednesday that he would resign from the U.S. House if he is elected chairman of the Democratic National...
December 8, 2016 - 5:45am
December 7, 2016
Trump says 'nothing funny' about 'Saturday Night Live' mockery
NEW YORK - U.S. President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday, Dec. 7, doubled down on his scorn for popular TV sketch show "Saturday Night Live,"...
December 7, 2016 - 10:40pm
December 3, 2016
Deal nears on special session
ST. PAUL — On Friday morning, state officials predicted Minnesota would have a $1.4 billion budget surplus. By the afternoon, Gov. Mark...
December 3, 2016 - 4:38am
December 2, 2016
Separation anxiety: Trump's management style poses challenges in Oval Office
NEW YORK — It has proven one of Donald Trump's greatest strengths in building a worldwide luxury brand: An obsessive attention to detail,...
December 2, 2016 - 10:03pm
December 1, 2016
Estrich commentary: Living in the Trump twilight
December 1, 2016 - 12:03am
November 30, 2016
Minnesota's 8th District readies for recount
DULUTH, Minn.—Not wanting to jinx what he said was "a legitimate chance" at a recount victory in Minnesota's 8th Congressional District...
November 30, 2016 - 10:57am
November 26, 2016
Clinton campaign to take part in Wisconsin recount
WASHINGTON—Democrat Hillary Clinton's campaign will take part in a Wisconsin recount of votes cast in the U.S. presidential race won by...
November 26, 2016 - 7:02pm