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Friend: Lawyer who killed St. Paul jogger found to have brain tumors
Officer charged in Twin Cities traffic stop shooting pleads not guilty to manslaughter
Senate confirms Ross as commerce secretary
SpaceX to send first paying tourists around moon next year
Tweeting accountant in spotlight over Oscar best picture blunder
Competing Twins outfielders once had mentor-pupil relationship
Wild's Parise, Pominville sidelined with mumps
Big Wild trade makes it look like team is going for it all
May hoping to earn spot in Twins starting rotation
Wrestling: Four Cards earn section titles
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen
'Fire & Ice': Diamond Edge figure skating show is Saturday, Sunday in Willmar
Around our region published Feb. 22
Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey
Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
Training can help surgeons tell patients best and worse scenarios
Orion T. Johnson
Keith L. Kendall
Lawrence "Junior" Johnson, Jr.
Pinke: Find ways to wage peace
OPINION: Property rights measure would have been positive move for ND agriculture
Column: What's a family farm?
Column: The power of noticing can save lives
AstroBob: Can you see the Russian landers, rovers on the moon? Yes!
November 2, 2012
Letter: Vote DFL in Dist. 17
Our state District faces a fundamental fork in the road. When you step into the voting booth, and choose Democratic Farmer Labor (DFL) or Republican candidates, here is the choice. The Republicans have proven in the legislature that they absolutely refuse to place back into our...
November 2, 2012 - 12:08am
November 1, 2012
Letter: It's common sense to vote no
Before you vote on the proposed voter ID amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, stop to consider what organizations oppose the amendment. The League of Women Voters and AARP both urge you to vote no. Both Catholic Charities and Lutheran Social Services oppose the amendment. In...
November 1, 2012 - 12:31am
October 31, 2012
Letter: Think before you vote
I encourage every eligible person to vote on Nov. 6, but not to base your vote on TV or radio ads. On Oct. 25, Minnesota Public Radio News estimated that politicians and interest groups on all sides have spent over $10 million on political ads -- just in Minnesota. What that means...
October 31, 2012 - 9:18am
October 30, 2012
Letter: Protect your right to vote
One of our most basic and fundamental rights is our right to vote. The modern day so-called Progressive Movement is trying to convince us to give up that right and hand it to them so they can make choices for us as to who they feel could best represent the people "i.e.: appoint or...
October 30, 2012 - 9:53am
October 29, 2012
Letter: Vote no on marriage issue
I will start by saying that I don't normally follow politics very closely, and I don't voice my opinion very often, but I can't sit idly by and not make my voice heard about the Minnesota Marriage Amendment issue. I'd like to take a few moments to share some reasons why I'm voting...
October 29, 2012 - 12:50am
October 26, 2012
Editorial: Vote 'no' on poor plan for voter ID
Our state constitution is the basis of Minnesota's government and the rights of all its citizens, including the right of every citizen of legal age to vote. These rights are why Section 1 of the Minnesota Constitution's Bill of Rights simply reads: "Government is instituted for the...
October 26, 2012 - 10:06am
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
September 7, 2012
New Plateaus blog: Third party vote may be lesser of two evils
September 7, 2012 - 9:02am
August 14, 2012
Editorial: Primary Day is an exercise of your basic right - vote today
Today is primary day in Minnesota. So it an important day for you and other citizens to practice America's most basic and important right -- vote today. This primary is the first statewide vote since the redistricting was completed following the 2010 Census.
August 14, 2012 - 7:20am
April 4, 2012
Voter ID headed to ballot
ST. PAUL - A proposal requiring Minnesotans to show photographic identification before voting passed through the state Legislature today. The proposed constitutional amendment passed the Senate 35-29 this afternoon, hours after the House passed it 72-57. Voters will decide the issue...
April 4, 2012 - 3:38pm
November 8, 2011
Voters go to polls today in west central Minnesota
November 8, 2011 - 11:13am
November 1, 2010
Cartoon by Marshall Ramsey
November 1, 2010 - 12:00am
October 29, 2010
Letter: Vote Gimse for life, marriage
As a resident of District 13, I want to express the importance of voting for a candidate that fights for and supports the sanctity of life, the institution of traditional marriage and religious freedom. There should be no compromise in the battle to protect our commonly held traditional...
October 29, 2010 - 12:00am
Letter: Vote for Democratic truth
People need to be reminded that the current national and state economic and unemployment problems began during, and as a result of, the Bush and Pawlenty Republican leadership. The deficit needs to be paid. Government spending needs a major overhaul. Wasteful and fraudulent spending...
October 29, 2010 - 12:00am
Letter: Vote Rice for our children
I recently heard Condoleezza Rice in an interview. She credits her parents' view valuing a good education as the secret of her and her siblings' success. Yet today, many politicians see education as an expense. In contrast, Larry Rice says that he values education as an investment...
October 29, 2010 - 12:00am