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At last, Minnesota native Dylan to receive Nobel prize in Stockholm
Federal judge extends order blocking Trump's travel ban from six Muslim countries
Thieves illegally cutting birch saplings in Minnesota and Wisconsin woods
Republicans want to delay, change vegetative buffers around Minnesota waters; Dayton says no way
$542 million plan emerges to help 4 percent of Minnesotans in individual health insurance market
UND cuts women's hockey, men's and women's swimming
Eriksson Ek showing signs of improvement for Wild
Rule 5 pick Haley makes Twins roster
When Bridgewater is cleared to play, Zimmer wants him in purple
Wild coach says Parise's eye 'looks pretty black and blue' but expects star to return soon
'Trading Spaces' returning to TV
Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thompson for a date
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
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Parenting Perspectives: Why I worry about what others think of me
Farmers leading progress on buffer requirement
Pinke: Rally around rural communities
Positively Beautiful: Health and wellness trends popping up everywhere
Swift: Hairstyling technique not all it is wrapped up to be
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March 29, 2017
Klobuchar won't support Supreme Court nominee
DULUTH, Minn.—U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar said on Wednesday that she will not support President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Neil...
10 hours 46 min ago
March 9, 2017
Lawmaker says letter to editor violated Minnesota Senate ethics
ST. PAUL — A letter to the editor could lead to ethics charges against a Minnesota state senator. Sen. Kent Eken, D-Twin Valley, said on...
March 9, 2017 - 4:39pm
March 8, 2017
U.S. senators ask government for evidence Obama wiretapped Trump
WASHINGTON -- Two senior senators asked the FBI and Justice Department on Wednesday, March 8, for any information they have on President Donald...
March 8, 2017 - 3:11pm
February 24, 2017
Minnesota Senate poised to pass Sunday sales
ST. PAUL — A bill legalizing Sunday sales of alcohol coming next week to the Minnesota Senate is very likely to pass, Senate Majority Leader...
February 24, 2017 - 7:39pm
February 8, 2017
Senate confirms Jeff Sessions as Attorney General
LOS ANGELES - Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Alabama) was confirmed as President Trump's attorney general on Wednesday following a bruising, protracted...
February 8, 2017 - 7:45pm
December 11, 2016
News report: Sen. Heitkamp is Trump’s top choice for Agriculture secretary
FARGO — U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp is President-elect Donald Trump's No. 1 choice for Agriculture secretary, POLITICO reported Saturday, Dec....
December 11, 2016 - 10:00am
December 8, 2016
AT&T backs Time Warner merger at U.S. Senate hearing
December 8, 2016 - 10:22am
December 7, 2016
Republican wins recount, GOP gains Senate control
ST. CLOUD, Minn. — A Republican Minnesota Senate candidate apparently won an election recount, meaning the GOP will control the body 34-33 when the 2017 Legislature begins Jan. 3. The St. Cloud Times reports that the recount ended Wednesday, Dec. 7, with Republican Jerry Relph...
December 7, 2016 - 10:32pm
November 9, 2016
Republican wave strong enough to take over Minn. Senate
ST. PAUL -- Republicans apparently won control of the Minnesota Senate on Tuesday and came close in many races they were not expected to make...
November 9, 2016 - 10:51am
Republicans defend grip on U.S. Congress as Trump wins presidency
WASHINGTON - Republicans maintained their majorities in both chambers of the U.S. Congress in a momentous election on Tuesday in which Republican...
November 9, 2016 - 6:45am
September 29, 2016
Senate approves funding bill to avert government shutdown
WASHINGTON—The U.S. Senate approved a stop-gap funding bill to avert a looming federal government shutdown on Wednesday after Republicans and Democrats agreed to help Flint, Michigan, resolve its drinking water crisis. Lawmakers voted 72-26 to adopt the short-term continuing...
September 29, 2016 - 11:32am
June 17, 2016
Editorial: Legislative leaders are failing Minnesotans
The leaders of Minnesota Legislature and Gov. Mark Dayton are no closer to an agreement on bonding, tax and transportation bills than they were...
June 17, 2016 - 6:00am
May 31, 2016
Candidates file for Minnesota House, Senate seats
WILLMAR — The following candidates have filed for seats in the Legislature representing area districts, according to information available Tuesday evening from the Minnesota Secretary of State’s website. Filing for state office closed at 5 p.m. Tuesday. Any candidate may withdraw...
May 31, 2016 - 11:34pm
May 12, 2016
Minnesota senators toss bill legalizing online fantasy sports
ST. PAUL - Minnesota senators tossed legislation legalizing online fantasy sports out of bounds Thursday, perhaps keeping it on the sidelines this year. "Once you pass this, you give it legal standing," Senate Tax Chairman Rod Skoe, D-Clearbrook, said as his committee appeared to...
May 12, 2016 - 12:04pm
May 5, 2016
Minnesota Senate Republicans defeat $1.5B public works bill
ST. PAUL - Senate Republicans beat back Democratic attempts to pass a $1.5 billion public works bill Thursday, leaving in doubt one of the main issues for the Minnesota Legislature. The 40-26 vote fell one short of the needed three-fifths majority. Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk,...
May 5, 2016 - 3:37pm