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Here’s help for cash-strapped governments — if it passes
General Mills changes to suit changing consumer tastes
Longtime bush pilot and mail carrier Don Hanson dies
Town Hall attendees call for change in Willmar City Council
NFL: Have Vikings finally replaced Moss?
Men's basketball: Badgers escape with win
NHL: Wild’s playoff push hinges on homestand
Tom Powers: MLS guys are kidding about the stadium, right?
Prep football: Solem patriarch of BOLD football family
Star Trek's 'Mr. Spock,' Leonard Nimoy, dies at 83
Creative Minnesota presentation in Willmar, Minn., postponed
Apple Watch launches April 24 for up to $17,000 in rose gold
Lucille "Tweet" Violet Corneil
Richard "Ric" T. McGinty
Verna E. Thomsen
Paul T. Quisberg
Viola M. Kittelson
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Letter: Where was Rep. Baker?
Letter: A misuse of Robert’s Rules
Letter: Ill-advised talks with Iran
Letter: Did voters make a mistake?
Letter: Don’t rush to judgment
February 26, 2015
Adrian Peterson reinstated, but future with Vikings cloudy
MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) - A federal judge on Thursday overturned the NFL's suspension of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, who had pleaded no contest to charges of hitting his son with a switch, and sent the case back to the league's arbitration process for resolution....
sports / pro
February 26, 2015 - 2:16pm
December 15, 2014
Players union files lawsuit challenging Peterson's NFL suspension
The NFL Players Association filed a lawsuit against the National Football League on Monday challenging an arbitrator's decision to uphold the league's suspension of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson.
sports / pro
December 15, 2014 - 3:45pm
December 12, 2014
Vikings: Adrian Peterson’s appeal denied, suspension upheld
An arbiter on Friday denied an appeal by Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, assuring his NFL suspension will keep him out the remainder of this season. The decision by Harold Henderson, a former NFL official who was appointed by the league to hear Peterson’s case, means Peterson...
sports / pro
December 12, 2014 - 6:53pm
November 19, 2014
Update: NFL suspends Vikings' Adrian Peterson over 'abusive discipline' of son
WASHINGTON - Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been suspended without pay for at least the remainder of 2014 season, the National...
November 19, 2014 - 12:31am
November 18, 2014
NFL suspends Vikings' Peterson for at least rest of season
ST. PAUL — Adrian Peterson vs. the National Football League is more than one running back’s crusade to rejoin a Minnesota Vikings team that...
November 18, 2014 - 11:46pm
February 22, 2014
Frazee-Vergas teacher, wrestling coach suspended
FRAZEE, Minn. -- Frazee-Vergas School District teacher and head wrestling coach John Barlund has been suspended. Barlund was placed on administrative leave Feb. 5 for allegations of employee misconduct. Though he won’t release the reason for the suspension yet, Superintendent...
sports / prep
February 22, 2014 - 9:36am
January 17, 2013
13 players suspended from Maple Grove High School's boys hockey team
MAPLE GROVE, Minn. — Thirteen players on the Maple Grove boys' hockey team have been suspended for at least two games for what the coach calls an "off-ice episode." Coach Gary Stefano said Wednesday "a couple" of players face four-game suspensions and the rest will miss two games....
sports / prep
January 17, 2013 - 10:12am
November 8, 2010
Court lets NFL complaint in Vikings case go to state court
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court won't stop a Minnesota state court from getting involved in a fight between the NFL and Minnesota Vikings defensive linemen Kevin Williams and Pat Williams over violations of the league's anti-doping policy. The high court refused today to hear...
sports / news
November 8, 2010 - 10:22am
September 16, 2009
Windom fire chief suspended for allowing truck use for wedding photos
WINDOM -- A standing-room-only crowd inside the Windom City Council chambers Tuesday night broke into cheers and applause as Windom Fire Chief Dan Fossing and 27 members of the city's fire department walked single file into the room. They were among nearly 150 people gathered for...
news / state
September 16, 2009 - 2:13pm
December 4, 2008
Judge blocks suspensions of Williamses
MINNEAPOLIS -- A Minnesota judge on Wednesday temporarily blocked the NFL's suspension of Vikings stars Kevin and Pat Williams for violating the league's anti-doping policy, but the players' status for Sunday's game at Detroit remained uncertain. Hennepin County District Judge Gary...
December 4, 2008 - 12:00am