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March 10, 2017
Pope Francis waves after delivering his "Urbi et Orbi" (to the city and the world) message from the balcony overlooking St. Peter's Square at the Vatican December 25, 2016. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi/File Photo
Pope signals elderly married men could become priests
March 10, 2017 - 5:06pm
March 2, 2017
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Permits to carry handguns in Minnesota rose in 2016 to the highest number of permits issued in a single year since the current firearm laws were implemented in 2003. Kandiyohi County issued nearly twice as many permits in 2016 as 2015, and Lac qui Parle County nearly quadrupled the number it issued.
Kandiyohi County permits to carry nearly doubled in 2016
March 2, 2017 - 10:19am
Businessman taking notes and planning in a meeting
Letter: It was an attack on the faithful
March 2, 2017 - 2:12am
Pope Francis leads a mass on New Year's Day at Saint Peter's Basilica at the Vatican January 1, 2017.    REUTERS/Remo Casilli
Pope tells bishops to have zero tolerance for sexual abuse
January 2, 2017 - 3:50pm
December 7, 2016
Pope Francis leads his Sunday Angelus prayer in Saint Peter's square at the Vatican December 4, 2016. REUTERS/Tony Gentile
Pope warns media over 'sin' of spreading fake news, smearing politicians
December 7, 2016 - 8:34pm
November 22, 2016
As shown on this map from the National Weather Service, most of central Minnesota is under a Winter Weather advisory that began Tuesday morning and will last through Wednesday at 6 a.m.
Snow and freezing rain expected to continue through holiday weekend
November 22, 2016 - 1:54pm
November 1, 2016
Pope Francis says he believes ban on female priests is forever
November 1, 2016 - 1:56pm
October 22, 2016
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The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources recently designated the Bonanza Valley Groundwater Management Area. It is designed to protect the groundwater resources in an area including portions of Stearns, Pope, and Kandiyohi counties as well as lesser areas of Douglas, Meeker, Swift and Todd counties.
Minnesota DNR designates Bonanza Valley Groundwater Management Area
October 22, 2016 - 9:24am
September 4, 2016
Nuns from the Missionaries of Charity in Kolkata, India, watch a live broadcast of the canonisation of Mother Teresa at a ceremony held in the Vatican, September 4, 2016. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
Pope proclaims Mother Teresa a saint
September 4, 2016 - 10:10pm
August 29, 2016
Tribune file photo 

The Chippewa River Project is aiming to increase the amount of perennial cover in the watershed to improve water quality. Part of that effort included last summer’s Simon Lake Bio-Blitz, shown here, where participants could view the benefits of perennial cover. Two reports on water quality in the watershed are  available for public comment until Sept. 7.
MPCA seeks comment on water quality reports for Chippewa River Watershed
August 29, 2016 - 9:33pm
September 24, 2015
U.S. senators, including Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders (with hands on chin), listen as Pope Francis addresses Congress Thursday. “His basic humility should provide hope,” said Tim Marx, of Catholic Charities in the Twin Cities. (JONATHAN ERNST | REUTERS)
Franken: The pope’s message was one of tolerance and compassion
September 24, 2015 - 11:32pm
September 18, 2015
Pope’s visit draws Minnesotans to East Coast
September 18, 2015 - 10:43pm
November 5, 2014
Voters decide municipal races in region
November 5, 2014 - 12:59pm
December 27, 2013
Weather advisory as Arctic blast on way
Weather advisory as Arctic blast on way
December 27, 2013 - 10:53pm
December 25, 2013
Pope Francis waves as he delivers his first "Urbi et Orbi" (to the city and world) message from the balcony overlooking St. Peter's Square at the Vatican December 25, 2013. Francis, celebrating his first Christmas as Roman Catholic leader, on Wednesday called for dialogue to end the conflict in South Sudan and all wars, saying everyone should strive to be personal peacemakers. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi
Be peacemakers all, Pope says in first Christmas message
December 25, 2013 - 9:00am