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BCA gives Philando Castile case to Ramsey County attorney
Clients join union care workers seeking higher pay, better training
Concordia to allow 'of age' students to drink 'limited quantities' of alcohol on campus
Ely named one of 'World's Best Towns for Outdoor Thrills'
Wildcats Preview: NLS defense chomping at the bit
Cardinals Preview: Willmar to face state's top passing attack
Tiger Woods talking at Ryder Cup, but only to team
Another crash course for new left tackle Clemmings
Coyle is a right winger, Wild coach Boudreau says
Brad Pitt expresses sadness over divorce filing
Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt
Ticket prices for Prince tribute concert start at $19.99
Mikko Cowdery, QuadraFeelyAxs performing this weekend in Willmar
19th annual Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! festival to be held this weekend
Vote in our Readers' Choice 2016
Alec Baldwin is ‘Saturday Night Live’s’ new Donald Trump
Citizens getting caught up in Minnesota River cleanup
Northland Outdoors: A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Reader News: RAPID Coalition effort
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
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
Inez L. Quigley
Joe Raines letter: Trump is wrong for America
Ted Storck letter: When a good guy has a gun...
Ken Warner letter: Dave Baker gets results for 17A
John H. Burns letter: Do GOP candidates support Trump?
Kathleen Parker: Sniffles and The Cyber go to town
July 31, 2013
MLB tells union which players it plans to suspend
NEW YORK (AP) -- Major League Baseball has told the union which players it intends to suspend in its drug investigation and which ones will receive...
July 31, 2013 - 8:04am
May 15, 2013
Marathon Senate session OKs child care union
ST. PAUL – Minnesota senators took nearly 17 hours to approve a bill allowing childcare providers and personal care attendants to unionize.
May 15, 2013 - 12:03pm
April 14, 2013
After 20 months, locked-out Crystal employees vote to accept contract
MOORHEAD, Minn. -- American Crystal Sugar Co. workers locked out of their jobs since Aug. 1, 2011, are heading back to work, but it’s a bittersweet resolution for the union. By John Lamb Forum News Service MOORHEAD, Minn. -- American Crystal Sugar Co. workers locked out of their...
April 14, 2013 - 12:11pm
February 5, 2013
MnSCU, union reach tentative contract agreement
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Negotiators have reached tentative agreement on a contract covering non-teaching faculty who work at Minnesota’s seven state universities. The agreement was announced Tuesday by the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system and the Minnesota State...
February 5, 2013 - 4:19pm
March 12, 2012
Peterson re-elected secretary of National Farmers Union board
ST. PAUL -- Doug Peterson, Minnesota Farmers Union President, was re-elected by state presidents as secretary of the National Farmers Union Board of Directors at the NFU Convention recently in Omaha, Neb. This will be Peterson's third term as secretary. "It is an honor to be re-elected...
March 12, 2012 - 11:44am
February 1, 2012
Letter: No home run for Obama
I watched Jan. 24 as President Obama hit one over the left field fence. Too bad bases weren't loaded with players like "Spending Cuts," "Debt Reduction" and "Keystone Pipeline." Perhaps his coaches should have signaled for some sacrifices earlier in the game so his team wouldn't...
February 1, 2012 - 12:00am
December 20, 2011
Kandiyohi County Commissioners approve salary increases
The Kandiyohi County Commissioners approved three-year contracts today for union and non-union employees that include a modest bump in salary each year. The agreements includes a 2 percent salary increase for 2012, a 1 percent increase in 2013 and a 1.5 percent increase in 2014. County...
December 20, 2011 - 3:30pm
December 6, 2011
Judge puts brakes on day care union vote in Minn.
ST. PAUL -- A Minnesota day care provider vote to join unions is least temporarily on hold. A judge Monday ordered a stop to an election that was to begin Wednesday. Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton last month ordered the vote, which two unions have sought for six years. Ramsey County...
December 6, 2011 - 12:00am
December 5, 2011
Update 1:30 p.m.:Judge stops union vote for child-care providers in Minn.
ST. PAUL -- A judge has put a stop to an effort to unionize in-home day care workers. Ramsey County District Court Judge Dale Lindman today issued a temporary restraining order to at least temporarily put the brakes on a unionization vote, which was scheduled to begin Wednesday. Gov....
December 5, 2011 - 1:39pm
November 29, 2011
Workers at Montevideo, Minn., nursing home ratify agreement, avert strike
MONTEVIDEO -- Workers at Luther Haven have ratified a new three-year labor contract that averts a possible strike at the skilled nursing facility in Montevideo. Workers approved the agreement in a vote Wednesday, according to Ryan Nagle with Service Employees International Union-Health...
November 29, 2011 - 12:00am
Some providers of day care in Minn., fear they would lose say under unions
November 29, 2011 - 12:00am
November 21, 2011
Unions don't attend House hearing on organizing child-care providers
November 21, 2011 - 12:53pm
November 15, 2011
Dayton orders day care union vote in Minn.; GOP to sue
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton this morning ordered an election to allow child care providers to vote whether they want a union representing them. Republicans immediately said they will go to court to prevent next month's vote. Dayton said child care providers who receive state subsidies...
November 15, 2011 - 12:09pm
October 24, 2011
Labor negotiations resume today at American Crystal Sugar
October 24, 2011 - 9:07am
October 14, 2011
Workers picket at Luther Haven in Montevideo, Minn.
MONTEVIDEO -- Carrying signs and gesturing to motorists to honk in support, health care workers at Luther Haven in Montevideo conducted an informational...
October 14, 2011 - 12:00am