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The boys of fall
Joint powers board names new regional transit system
Frailties of mental health system laid bare at local meeting
Beasts under the big top
Lane closure on Willmar Ave. S.E.
Prep Football: ACGC flattens Benson
NFL: Goodell promises changes to league's conduct policy
Tom Powers: Minnesota teaches the NFL a lesson
Prep Football: Zylstra, Wildcats upend Glencoe-SL
NFL: Zimmer knows how to deal with adversity
Video: Jude's Gentle Giants - Belgrade man features his real-life Percheron horses in coming-of-age novel
Joan Rivers, queen of acid put-downs, dies at age 81
Kosak of Olivia receives Guard honor
Calvin LeRoy Isaacson
Gerald H. Olson
Kerry Lynn Schulz
Evelyn L. Reinke
Damrongnawin — Lundstrum
Leadens — Jans
Schmidt — Hagen
Stadem — Cuevas
Ciminski — Twist
Cartoon by Gary Markstein
Commentary: When will Minnesota fix U.S. Highway 12?
Letter: A first-rate production
Letter: Spend political dollars locally
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
August 8, 2014
U.S. bombs Islamic State: Attack follows Obama call to prevent Iraq ‘genocide’
BAGHDAD/ARBIL Iraq — U.S. warplanes bombed Islamist fighters marching on Iraq’s Kurdish capital on Friday after President Barack Obama said...
news / nation
August 8, 2014 - 11:14pm
July 6, 2014
Look, up in the sky: U.S. moves toward opening skies for commercial drones
SEATTLE/NEW YORK — The U.S. air safety regulator is drafting rules to permit small drones to be used for commercial purposes, a step toward allowing remote-control planes and helicopters to be deployed for everything from TV news coverage to monitoring crops. Media companies, energy...
news / nation
July 6, 2014 - 10:52pm
June 2, 2014
Minnesota Republicans finally pick McFadden as Senate 2014 nominee
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- The Republican U.S. Senate endorsement came down to money vs. party tradition.
news / state
June 2, 2014 - 6:00am
May 7, 2014
Commentary: In the American drought, fortunes are being made
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — This summer, even drinking water may be hard to find in some central California towns. This region is in its third year of drought, among the worst in recorded history. Yet agribusinesses are planting huge new groves of thirsty almond and pistachio trees....
opinion / commentary
May 7, 2014 - 3:00am
April 24, 2014
New U.S. rules for oil tank cars coming
CASSELTON, N.D. – The U.S. Department of Transportation will submit a package of regulatory changes for rail shippers next week that include new tank car standards, Secretary Anthony Foxx announced Thursday. Foxx, meeting with North Dakota’s federal delegation and other officials...
news / nation
April 24, 2014 - 10:55pm
February 15, 2014
U.S. beats Russia in amazing hockey shootout, Minnesotan scores winning goal
SOCHI, Russia - There was no Russian revenge in the "Miracle on ice" rematch on Saturday as the United States triumphed 3-2 in a remarkable sudden-death shootout after the teams finished level at 2-2 after overtime in a thrilling preliminary round game.
February 15, 2014 - 9:52am
February 12, 2014
Quick goals turn tide in Canada-US women's hockey pool play (spoiler alert)
February 12, 2014 - 10:40am
February 9, 2014
Olympics: Anderson’s freak out turns gold in slopestyle
KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia — Jamie Anderson stood at the top of the slopestyle course, her boots strapped to her snowboard and opportunity at her feet. She had won more of slopestyle’s big competitions than any woman in history, but now the event was in the Olympics, and she had...
February 9, 2014 - 11:42pm
September 21, 2013
U.S, Iran letters are a good starting point
The United States and Iran’s leaders have opened the door just slightly to talking, an initial step after 34 years of no diplomatic ties. This week word came that President Obama and Iran’s President Hassan Rowhani have been exchanging letters for discussion. Rowhani, a...
opinion / editorials
September 21, 2013 - 3:00am