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Rx for resiliency
China calls for restraint as U.S. carrier group heads for Korean waters
Pro rodeo's rags-to-riches bull proving hard to ride
Arkansas plans to execute 2 inmates Monday, would be first state in 17 years to do so
Lions to offer free vision screening for children
After another disappointing postseason, what's next for the Wild?
Vikings: Plenty of draft options at RB, including Joe Mixon teammate Samaje Perine
Prep Baseball & Softball: Card baseball team falls to Big Lake
Local Roundup: CCS' Reid edges Cards' Hauser
Ibarra scores in Minnesota's win over Colorado
Soul singer Cuba Gooding Sr. found dead in his car
Adam Sandler to make rare appearance in Minnesota
Carrie Fisher won't appear in 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
Hollywood's Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner file for divorce
MTV to revive reality series 'Fear Factor'
Intestinal diseases increasing in Canadian children
Younger hot flashes may signal heart risk later
Focus 2017: Spotlight on Public Service
'Kitchen Witches': Comedy opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar chain of lakes focus of Wednesday's public meeting
Iris M. Hanson-Cain
Jackalee 'Jackie' Peterson
Dennis R. Erdman
Marvin I. Braegelman
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
Letter: U of M proud of local partnerships
Swift: Taxes must be particularly taxing
Jen Wetterling- Martin Bridal Shower
October 31, 2012
Vogel cites successes
WILLMAR -- With only limited support from the state party in 2010, Bruce Vogel of rural Willmar upset a heavily favored incumbent to become the...
October 31, 2012 - 12:00am
Clinton, Ryan in contrasting appearances
MINNEAPOLIS -- The favorite old standby delivered a 38-minute speech. The young up-and-comer's speech was shorter than three minutes. The veteran...
October 31, 2012 - 12:00am
October 26, 2012
Minnesota man free again after 27 drunken driving convictions
NEW YORK MILLS - People here know Danny Bettcher for all the wrong reasons. Many also know the number: He's had 27 convictions for drinking...
October 26, 2012 - 9:31am
October 24, 2012
Granite Falls, Minn., man killed in Highway 212 crash
GRANITE FALLS -- An 80-year-old Granite Falls man died as a result of injuries sustained in a two-vehicle crash around 1:20 p.m. Tuesday along U.S. Highway 212 west of Granite Falls. According to the State Patrol, Roger O. Tjosvold was driving a 2010 Chrysler van and turned left...
October 24, 2012 - 8:50am
October 22, 2012
Minnesota seat belt compliance climbs, southwest region still lags behind
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's new seat belt compliance rate is 93.6 percent, marking another increase in belt use which has resulted in fewer unbelted deaths, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety Office of Traffic Safety.
October 22, 2012 - 10:47am
Rural Dassel, Minn., summer home burns, cause under investigation
DASSEL -- The cause of a fire that burned a summer home Sunday evening in rural Dassel is under investigation by the Meeker County Sheriff's Office, the State Fire Marshal, and the Dassel Fire Department. According to the Meeker County Sheriff's Office, a neighbor to the David and...
October 22, 2012 - 9:28am
October 19, 2012
Minnesota Fire marshal urges residents to take online safety challenge
October 19, 2012 - 12:00am
October 18, 2012
Secretary of State says nearly 71,000 absentee ballots already cast in Minn.
ST. PAUL -- Secretary of State Mark Ritchie announced today in a news release that more than 140,000 Minnesota voters have requested absentee ballots. Of the ballots requested, 70,899 have already been returned by the voter and accepted. The absentee ballot period ends Nov. 5. "The...
October 18, 2012 - 3:20pm
October 17, 2012
N.D. deputy resigns after arrest for Minn. break-in
GRAND FORKS, N.D.
October 17, 2012 - 7:32am
October 16, 2012
UPDATE: Belgrade, Minn., man killed in semi-bicycle crash south of Belgrade
BELGRADE -- The Minnesota State Patrol has identified the bicyclist killed in a crash early this morning on U.S. Highway 71 south of Belgrade. The...
October 16, 2012 - 10:47am
October 13, 2012
Lawmakers must fill in blanks if Minnesotans OK voter identification
ST. PAUL -- Both sides in Minnesota's voter photo identification debate try to paint pictures about how life would look if the requirement passes...
October 13, 2012 - 12:00am
A look at voter ID issues
ST. PAUL -- Here are some issues related to a proposed constitutional amendment that would require Minnesota voters to produce photographic identification before casting ballots. Process: The Minnesota Constitution is amended when the Legislature passes a proposed amendment and a...
October 13, 2012 - 12:00am
October 12, 2012
Advance voter registration deadline is Tuesday in Minn.
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Secretary of State Mark Ritchie today reminded Minnesotans that they only have until end of business Tuesday to register to vote in advance of the Nov.
October 12, 2012 - 1:58pm
Deputy arrested in Crookston, Minn., break-in
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- A deputy with the Walsh County (N.D.) Sheriff's Department is in custody after being arrested in connection with a break-in at a Crookston convenience store. Adam Koenig, 22, of Park River, N.D., was arrested by police on charges of burglary and damage to property...
October 12, 2012 - 1:42pm
October 4, 2012
GOP senators accuse Ritchie of misleading Minnesotans about amendment
ST. PAUL -- Two Republican state senators today filed paperwork alleging Secretary of State Mark Ritchie has misled Minnesotans about a proposed constitutional amendment to require voters to show photographic identification. Sens.
October 4, 2012 - 11:57am