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Crowds gather at Jennie-O Turkey Store anniversary celebration
Records published July 26
Higher minimum wage, new laws begin Aug. 1 in Minnesota
Willmar Utilities to test its network security
Former ag association treasurer to serve jail time for $50,000 theft
Fighting injuries, Vikings OL Loadholt plans to retire
MLB notebook: Yankees send Chapman to Cubs
Vikings rookie Treadwell says he's finally healthy after 2014 injury
10 possibilities for Twins' GM job
Injury forces Loadholt to retire
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Sharing Netflix or HBO Go passwords now a federal crime
'My Ocean': On the Ordway Prairie in west central Minnesota
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Swanson — Winther
Schmidt -- Danielson
Lang -- Nieman
Frye -- Birkland
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
R. Vernon Benson
Stanley A. Nelson
Linda Kay Larson
Fern A. Heglund
Commentary: For Trump to Lose, GOP must let Clinton win
Commentary: Trump: Seeking victory through fear
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Commentary: Ted Cruz holds his nose
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
February 13, 2016
Clinton and Sanders score Minnesota records
ST. PAUL — Hillary Clinton used a 29-minute Minnesota speech Friday night to claw back from a surprisingly narrow Iowa caucus win last week...
February 13, 2016 - 12:32am
February 12, 2016
Vice Pres. Biden to visit St. Paul’s Union Depot next week
ST. PAUL — Vice President Joe Biden will stop in St. Paul next Thursday as part of his tour to commemorate the seventh anniversary of the Obama administration’s economic stimulus act. Biden will visit downtown St. Paul’s Union Depot, which received a $35 million federal grant...
February 12, 2016 - 11:06pm
Clinton, Sanders to appear today at St. Paul fundraiser
ST. PAUL -- The Democratic presidential race will land in Minnesota on Friday, with both Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton in town to promote...
February 12, 2016 - 8:58am
February 9, 2016
Black Lives Matter sets race protest; files lawsuit
ST. PAUL — The Twin Cities black community pressed leaders on two fronts Tuesday: promising to shut down a popular ice-racing event and suing...
February 9, 2016 - 7:42pm
February 5, 2016
Minnesota lawmaker disputes auditor lawsuit
ST. PAUL — Minnesota State Auditor Rebecca Otto’s lawsuit against three counties and the state over changes in her duties that lawmakers approved last year is wasteful and is not supported by the state Constitution, a lawmaker said he told her Friday. “Needless to say, we ended...
February 5, 2016 - 11:23pm
February 4, 2016
Faster broadband suggested as some rural areas remain behind
ST. PAUL — A Minnesota broadband task force recommends increasing state Internet speed guidelines even as many rural Minnesotans lack service at current, slower standards. A governor-appointed broadband task force suggests the state Legislature increase high-speed Internet goals...
February 4, 2016 - 11:02pm
February 2, 2016
Leaders blame each other over special session
ST. PAUL — A special legislative session will not happen this month, leaving Minnesota Iron Rangers wondering about unemployment benefits,...
February 2, 2016 - 10:02pm
February 1, 2016
Historic St. Paul church is for sale
ST. PAUL — For sale: A 103-year-old church on St. Paul’s most prestigious street, designed by the same architect who created the Cathedral...
February 1, 2016 - 9:16pm
January 26, 2016
Gunshots narrowly miss mom, teen in car
ST. PAUL -- Getting sick in the car is no one’s idea of a good time, but it may have saved the lives of an 18-year-old woman and her mother...
January 26, 2016 - 11:33pm
January 17, 2016
Capitol Chatter: Does Legislature really need to do anything?
ST. PAUL — It’s a refrain often heard in the Minnesota Capitol complex: “There’s nothing we have to do this year.” The two-year state budget passed last year, so anything that happens in the legislative session starting March 8 is purely optional. There certainly are issues...
January 17, 2016 - 11:38pm
More costs: Minnesota task force proposal to expand health programs faces GOP scrutiny
ST. PAUL — A task force of health-care experts endorsed a plan to expand and reform Minnesota’s public health programs, but its bigger proposals face a doubtful future in the Republican-controlled House. The Health Care Financing Task Force backed proposals to cover undocumented...
January 17, 2016 - 11:30pm
December 30, 2015
St. Paul snow emergency violator tries to drive off tow truck
ST. PAUL -- A woman hoping to stop her car from getting towed during Wednesday’s snow emergency tried to drive it off a flatbed tow truck. Her car got snagged — literally — damaging it. A St. Paul police officer responding to the scene reported that the car was still attached...
December 30, 2015 - 10:11pm
December 14, 2015
Adele will begin her national tour in St. Paul
ST. PAUL -- Record-shattering British songstress Adele will kick off the North American leg of her highly anticipated 2016 tour with two shows, July 5 and 6, at St. Paul’s Xcel Energy Center. Tickets are $149.50 to $39.95 and will go on sale at 10 a.m. Thursday through Ticketmaster,...
December 14, 2015 - 11:07pm
December 10, 2015
Pedestrian fatally hit by Green Line train in St. Paul
ST. PAUL -- A woman was struck and killed by a Green Line train Thursday morning near University and Hamline avenues in St. Paul, less than a week after another train-pedestrian accident on the line. Thursday’s collision happened just after 11 a.m. at a pedestrian crossing at Albert...
December 10, 2015 - 11:03pm
St. Paul City Council to vote on denouncing Trump
ST. PAUL -- The St. Paul City Council will vote Wednesday on a resolution that condemns presidential candidate Donald Trump’s anti-Muslim rhetoric and declares Trump unwelcome within the city limits. The proposed resolution is sponsored by Council Member Dai Thao, who moved to the...
December 10, 2015 - 10:57pm