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A slice of Granite Falls' history comes crumbling down
Kidney dialysis center to open in Renville County
Cop resigns after probe reveals he used police resources for nearly 100 sexual encounters
Canada to phase out older crude-by-rail tank cars by November
Sen. Franken mocks Donald Trump in opening night DNC remarks
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
Fern A. Heglund
Jervey C. Christiansen
R. Vernon Benson
Stanley A. Nelson
Will: The path ahead for Hillary Clinton
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
University of Minnesota
May 7, 2013
UMinn poised to ban smoking across campus
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The University of Minnesota is ready to impose a smoking ban at its Twin Cities campus. The University Senate has voted in favor of the ban. The Senate includes faculty, students and staff. University President Eric Kaler says a tobacco-free campus has...
May 7, 2013 - 7:03am
April 10, 2013
Sanford suspends Fairview merger negotiations
FARGO, N.D. – Sanford Health, faced with sharp political opposition from the Minnesota capitol, is suspending merger talks with Twin Cities-based...
April 10, 2013 - 3:36pm
March 31, 2013
College Basketball: Texas Tech in talks with Tubby Smith
Tubby Smith is in discussions with Texas Tech to become the next basketball coach for the Red Raiders. Two people with knowledge of the discussions told The Associated Press on Saturday night that Texas Tech has engaged Smith in negotiations to become the head coach. The people requested...
March 31, 2013 - 10:48pm
March 27, 2013
Editorial: U’s firing of coach was timely and needed
The inevitable happened Monday as the University of Minnesota released men’s basketball head coach Tubby Smith and his staff. Frankly, the decision was the worst-kept secret in Minnesota Monday morning, but that is another story. Smith arrived six years ago from Kentucky with a...
March 27, 2013 - 3:00am
March 25, 2013
College Hockey: Quinnipiac gets No. 1 overall seed in NCAA tourney; Gophers top seed in West Regional
Top-ranked Quinnipiac is the No. 1 overall seed in the NCAA hockey tournament despite a loss in its conference semifinals. The Bobcats are joined by UMass-Lowell, Minnesota and Notre Dame as the No. 1 regional seeds in the 16-team field announced Sunday. Quinnipiac (27-7-5), which...
March 25, 2013 - 11:44pm
March 6, 2013
Former Willmar, Minn., seanator Dean Johnson re-elected to university board
ST. PAUL — Dean Johnson’s first job after being re-elected a University of Minnesota regent Wednesday night was rushing to the state House chambers to thank lawmakers who voted for him. The ex-politician knows the importance of maintaining relationships. “I know 90 percent of...
March 6, 2013 - 11:40pm
February 17, 2013
College Hockey: Wisconsin holds off Gophers at Soldier Field
CHICAGO (AP) — Wisconsin scored three times in the second period and held on to beat second-ranked Minnesota 3-2 Sunday in the Hockey City Classic at Soldier Field. Sean Little capped a flurry of goals with the game-winner at 16:22 of the second period for the Badgers (13-10-7,...
February 17, 2013 - 11:41pm
February 7, 2013
‘U’ reps push tuition freeze as they hit Minnesota's Capitol
ST. PAUL — University of Minnesota students and officials pushed state lawmakers Thursday to fund a plan to freeze undergraduates’ tuition....
February 7, 2013 - 10:49pm
January 27, 2013
College Hockey: Gophers bounce back; rough up Mavericks 4-1
MANKATO (AP) — Minnesota used two power-play goals and a strong night in net by freshman goalie Adam Wilcox to beat Minnesota State, Mankato 4-1 on Saturday in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association. Nate Schmidt and Zach Budish had power-play goals for the Gophers (18-4-4, 10-4-4),...
January 27, 2013 - 11:57pm
January 22, 2013
Common anti-bacterial compound found in Minn. waterways
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A compound found in anti-bacterial soaps, cosmetics, toothpastes and other products is increasing in Minnesota lakes and rivers, according to research by the University of Minnesota. The research, published Tuesday in the journal Environmental Science and Technology,...
January 22, 2013 - 3:39pm
January 19, 2013
Construction of ‘green dorm’ off to quick start in Morris, Minn.
MORRIS — After five years of planning, the “Green Dorm” at the University of Minnesota, Morris is under construction and expected to be...
January 19, 2013 - 11:00am
January 18, 2013
University of Minn. offers tuition freeze
ST. PAUL — University of Minnesota students could save more than $2,000 each during their college careers if the state provides money to freeze tuitions, school officials are telling state legislators. The freeze on undergraduate tuition, which carries a price tag of $42.6 million...
January 18, 2013 - 3:00am
December 6, 2012
Commentary: Making an investing in Minnesota’s future
Sen. Dean E. Johnson As Minnesotans, we pride ourselves on having a strong commitment to education and a culture that supports and nurtures discovery. These factors, coupled with an abundant supply of natural resources, have allowed Minnesota to thrive for more than 150 years. But...
December 6, 2012 - 12:00am
December 5, 2011
College Basketball: Gophers drub Southern Cal
By Dave Campbell AP Sports Writer MINNEAPOLIS -- Rodney Williams had 12 points -- including two dunks -- plus nine rebounds and four steals to give Minnesota some energy for a 55-40 victory over struggling Southern California on Saturday. Julian Welch scored 16 points with six...
December 5, 2011 - 12:10am