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Ex-finance official allegedly embezzled more than $100,000 from Hamline University
Minnesota measles outbreak spreads to Stearns County
It won't be Brainerd or Duluth, as Minnesota appeals court rejects accused police officer's request to move trial
Minnesota firefighter sues city and fire chief, alleging anti-gay bias
Trump says 'major, major' conflict with N.Korea possible, but seeks diplomacy
Effects of Bradford trade on Vikings playing out in draft
Speedy ex-Gopher Myrick waiting for the call
Grossman learning to be less picky at the plate
Local Roundup: Eagles win at Valley
List of first-round NFL draft picks: The top 32
Khloe Kardashian sued after sharing photo of herself on Instagram
ESPN layoffs: A list of which employees have been fired
Disney announces official release date for 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
'Flip or Flop' stars returning for multiple episodes of HGTV show amid divorce
Elton John recovering from 'potentially deadly' bacterial infection
Young Artist's Concerts this weekend in Willmar, Paynesville
'King Ed' comedy on stage at Ridgewater College
Intestinal diseases increasing in Canadian children
Younger hot flashes may signal heart risk later
Focus 2017: Spotlight on Public Service
Luverne A. Peterson
Hazel L. (Strand) Snyder
Edythe O. Jacobson
Trude Kristine Williams
Tribune Opinion: Destination Playground: We can build it if you help volunteer
Quam: My promotion coincided with the death of my 16-year-old nephew
Minnesota Opinion: Now is not the time to sit out, play politics
George Will: The 'Oh, never mind' president
Susan Estrich: The Amazon 1-Star System
Jen Wetterling- Martin Bridal Shower
September 19, 2014
Letter: Before griping, check facts
For you who indulge in never-ending criticism of President Obama and for those of you who are just wondering, I have some facts here. They weren’t hard to find, so know that whoever told you wrong was too lazy to look it up or doesn’t know how to Google and/or meant to deceive...
September 19, 2014 - 3:00am
June 13, 2014
Obama lands in North Dakota
BISMARCK -- The president has landed in North Dakota enroute to the Standing Rock Indian Reservation. President Barack Obama and first lady...
June 13, 2014 - 3:06pm
Group protests Keystone XL pipeline in advance of Obama’s visit
CANNON BALL, N.D. – American Indians opposed to the Keystone XL oil pipeline erected a tepee and held up signs against a fierce wind to protest...
June 13, 2014 - 2:21pm
June 9, 2014
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
June 9, 2014 - 5:30am
Commentary: When a president goes rogue
WASHINGTON — What Winston Churchill said of Secretary of State John Foster Dulles — that he was a bull who carried his own china shop around with him — is true of Susan Rice, who is, to be polite, accident prone. When in September 2012 she was deputed to sell to the public the...
June 9, 2014 - 1:00am
May 22, 2014
Letter: The downfall of our nation
An open letter to former President George H.W. Bush: I know you are requesting money, not advice, but please read this anyway. As an American voter, I am disappointed with both Republicans and Democrats. Our government is broke in many ways, and neither party seems willing to...
May 22, 2014 - 5:30am
May 6, 2014
Commentary: No place for nuance
Most people, perhaps even the super-wealthy, who are usually accountable to auditors, want to know where their money goes. This is especially...
May 6, 2014 - 2:00am
May 5, 2014
Commentary: The Hillary difference
WASHINGTON — There are two majorities in the country right now. One disapproves of President Obama. The other is still inclined to vote Democratic....
May 5, 2014 - 4:00am
April 9, 2014
Editorial: Civil Rights Act of 1964 changed U.S. history
President Lyndon B. Johnson cajoled and collaborated with Congress 50 years ago until the Civil Rights Act of 1964 was passed and signed into law. The Civil Rights Law, a Johnson legacy, affected the nation profoundly as it for the first time prohibited discrimination in employment...
April 9, 2014 - 6:00am
Midwest Opinion: Mr. Bush deserves praise for his art
MITCHELL, S.D. — We acknowledge that former president George W. Bush’s art is not great. But it’s not our aim to poke fun at Mr. Bush’s limited artistic ability. Some in the media have jumped on that bandwagon, probably because it’s easy. Bush’s amateurish style with a...
April 9, 2014 - 5:30am
December 5, 2013
Nelson Mandela, from apartheid fighter to president and unifier
(Reuters) - Nelson Mandela guided South Africa from the shackles of apartheid to multi-racial democracy, as an icon of peace and reconciliation...
December 5, 2013 - 4:11pm
November 22, 2013
Editorial: Kennedy helped America feel good
Fifty years ago today, west central Minnesota and the world were shocked by the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. The majority of Americans alive at the time remember exactly where they were when they heard the fatal news from Dallas, Texas, much like other historical days...
November 22, 2013 - 5:00am
August 16, 2013
Commentary: And Just a Little Hillary...
By Susan Estrich These days, almost every political conversation ends up with a little Hillary at the end. Catnip. The gift we give ourselves. It would make absolutely no sense for Hillary Clinton to decide today whether she will or will not run for president. So the only sensible...
August 16, 2013 - 12:00am
Commentary: Atmosphere of unconstitutionality
Atmosphere of unconstitutionality By George Will WASHINGTON — Barack Obama's increasingly grandiose claims for presidential power are inversely proportional to his shriveling presidency. Desperation fuels arrogance as, barely 200 days into the 1,462 days of his second term,...
August 16, 2013 - 12:00am
August 15, 2013
Commentary: A constitutional cure for what ails us
A constitutional cure for what ails us By Cal Thomas When I studied the U.S. Constitution in school, I learned that for a bill to become law it first had to be introduced in either the House or the Senate. Today, a cynic might say for a bill to become law a member of Congress must...
August 15, 2013 - 12:00am