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Minnesota state House incumbents do well in primaries
Radinovich wins DFL primary for 8th Congressional District in one nation's hottest House races
Update: Benson voters approve $26 million school bond
Turnout for Minnesota primary election highest in 24 years
Chippewa County chooses sheriff, attorney candidates, Lac qui Parle County voters narrow field for sheriff
Huskies' bats bite Stingers
Polanco, Sano lead slumping Twins to win over Pirates
Chicago slips by Lynx at Target Center
Barr, out with undisclosed injury, says he wants to play for Vikings
Zimmer says Vikings' Waynes must 'deny the ball' to be elite
Legendary singer Aretha Franklin is 'gravely ill' in Detroit hospital, reports say
'Never Say No' is what North Dakota airman hopes singer Brandy will say to his ball invitation
Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! Poster, raffle art unveiling prelude to September festival
Hollywood blockbusters will get more love at next Oscar awards
Trump's Walk of Fame star: The West Hollywood City Council wants it permanently removed
Thomas: The Matrix at 20
A champion among tutors: Clara City native a male role model for preschoolers
Latest Live it! Magazine available online
Honoring fallen officers: Spicer artist provides artwork for new state license plate
Generations/Life Connections April 2018 now available online
Latest Live it! Magazine available online
April/May issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
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Ann M. Shaffer
Melvin G. Bakker
Commentary: Important advice from one of my heros
Commentary: I do not respect forcing your personal food choices on others or trying to change a person's environmental impact
Planning to save a seat for a friend in a crowded bar? Don't.
Stehn will be thoughtful, professional Kandiyohi County Sheriff
Vote Hultgren for Balance
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Gary and Judy Swenson
Howard & Jewel Werner
Walz, Johnson win governor primaries; to face off in fall
July 25, 2018
Yellow Medicine County offers day care aid
GRANITE FALLS — Yellow Medicine County is offering financial help to expand day care services. The County Board of Commissioners approved...
July 25, 2018 - 5:18am
June 17, 2018
First-time homebuyers should get pre-approved, expect quick process
ST. PAUL—Texas transplants Ashlea and Nick Garrison attended a Twin Cities homebuying class on a Saturday in early May. The couple met...
June 17, 2018 - 6:45am
April 25, 2018
Ben Carson proposes raising rent for low-income Americans receiving federal housing subsidies
U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson on Wednesday proposed raising the amount that low-income families are expected to pay...
April 25, 2018 - 2:45pm
April 13, 2018
Giuliani Stephens pushes innovation, adaptation in bid for governor
WOODBURY, Minn. — Let it be known that while Mary Giuliani Stephens respects experience, she isn't a fan of precedent, tradition or time-honored...
April 13, 2018 - 2:00am
March 17, 2018
Chasing the American dream: Homebuyers face hurdles
Homeownership seems out of reach for Amy Kielmeyer. Saddled with about $80,000 in student debt, the University of North Dakota lecturer rents...
March 17, 2018 - 8:12am
February 27, 2018
Corrected: Low home inventory pushes up median price in Willmar region
WILLMAR — Low inventory of homes on the sale market in the region caused the median home price to increase 40 percent from this time last year,...
February 27, 2018 - 11:22am
February 12, 2018
Trump wants to overhaul America's safety net with giant cuts to housing, food stamps and health care
WASHINGTON - The budget that President Donald Trump proposed Monday takes a hard whack at the poorest Americans, slashing billions of dollars...
February 12, 2018 - 7:36pm
January 27, 2018
Talks about combating poverty slated in Willmar
WILLMAR — People in the Willmar area will have several opportunities over the next two weeks to participate in finding ways to help children...
January 27, 2018 - 5:45am
January 26, 2018
MN Republican governor hopefuls lean right
BLOOMINGTON, Minn.—There was no confusing Minnesota Republican governor candidates for Democrats in a forum at the Minnesota Newspaper...
January 26, 2018 - 3:05pm
MN Democratic governor candidates vary marginally, share goals
BLOOMINGTON, Minn.—Minnesota's Democratic governor candidates generally agree on policies affecting greater Minnesota, ranging from spending...
January 26, 2018 - 2:49pm
January 1, 2018
Why trailer parks are all over rural America, but not Iowa
Trailer-park America is vast - about 18 million people lived in a mobile home in 2015. In most counties, trailers outnumber apartments. In some,...
January 1, 2018 - 9:47am
November 23, 2017
Greater Minnesota housing problem: too much risk
The deck is stacked against the development of housing for the workforce in greater Minnesota. Private developers prefer to build in the Twin...
November 23, 2017 - 3:40pm
Perham a poster child for workforce housing needs
PERHAM, Minn.—More than 70 percent of people who work in Perham commute to the picturesque community of 3,000. If affordable housing were...
November 23, 2017 - 3:24pm
Greater Minnesota has jobs, but not enough homes
ST. PAUL — The story is that greater Minnesota loses population because there are not enough jobs. However, many greater Minnesota communities...
November 23, 2017 - 2:30pm
November 13, 2017
Fire displaces 11 apartment tenants in Montevideo
MONTEVIDEO — A fire Friday morning displaced 11 residents of the Black Oak apartment complex in Montevideo. The displaced residents were...
November 13, 2017 - 9:48pm