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Minnesota potato salad thief pleads guilty
Negative tone of White House race sours young voters
New chalet set to open at destination northern Minnesota ski resort
New Jack Pine Brewery breaks ground in Baxter
Chevron sees big profits in California despite regulations
WCT Sport Show: 5A tournament filled with state contenders
WCT Sport Show: Willmar preps for TRF, four locals vie for 6AAA section
Roundup: Cardinals volleyball team 2-2 at Moorhead Invite
Timberwolves could win 50 games... or miss playoffs
Managers win measure of credit for World Series showdown
1960's icon Bobby Vee dies at Minnesota care facility
Prince’s legendary vault is now open; song due out in November
Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in Literature
'Wayside School' opens tonight at The Barn
Rolling Stones to release new album in December
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Now is the perfect time for houseplant tasks
Social Security Administration declared a 0.3 percent cost-of-living adjustment for 2017
An Epic journey
Spooktacular: The whole family can help make ghostly yard ornaments
Kathleen H. Diederich
Paul E. Biermann
Marlene M. Heipler
Arlene D. Rudy
Mervin LeRoy Speckman "Doc"
Presidential Endorsement: This time for president, none of the above
John Gehrking letter: Sawatzky is a typical politician
Paul Hoffer letter: Lang is ready to serve his district
Dionne commentary: Trump is not a GOP aberration
Estrich commentary: Trump is the uncontrollable man
June 9, 2014
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
June 9, 2014 - 5:30am
Commentary: When a president goes rogue
WASHINGTON — What Winston Churchill said of Secretary of State John Foster Dulles — that he was a bull who carried his own china shop around with him — is true of Susan Rice, who is, to be polite, accident prone. When in September 2012 she was deputed to sell to the public the...
June 9, 2014 - 1:00am
May 22, 2014
Letter: The downfall of our nation
An open letter to former President George H.W. Bush: I know you are requesting money, not advice, but please read this anyway. As an American voter, I am disappointed with both Republicans and Democrats. Our government is broke in many ways, and neither party seems willing to...
May 22, 2014 - 5:30am
May 6, 2014
Commentary: No place for nuance
Most people, perhaps even the super-wealthy, who are usually accountable to auditors, want to know where their money goes. This is especially...
May 6, 2014 - 2:00am
May 5, 2014
Commentary: The Hillary difference
WASHINGTON — There are two majorities in the country right now. One disapproves of President Obama. The other is still inclined to vote Democratic....
May 5, 2014 - 4:00am
April 9, 2014
Editorial: Civil Rights Act of 1964 changed U.S. history
President Lyndon B. Johnson cajoled and collaborated with Congress 50 years ago until the Civil Rights Act of 1964 was passed and signed into law. The Civil Rights Law, a Johnson legacy, affected the nation profoundly as it for the first time prohibited discrimination in employment...
April 9, 2014 - 6:00am
Midwest Opinion: Mr. Bush deserves praise for his art
MITCHELL, S.D. — We acknowledge that former president George W. Bush’s art is not great. But it’s not our aim to poke fun at Mr. Bush’s limited artistic ability. Some in the media have jumped on that bandwagon, probably because it’s easy. Bush’s amateurish style with a...
April 9, 2014 - 5:30am
December 5, 2013
Nelson Mandela, from apartheid fighter to president and unifier
(Reuters) - Nelson Mandela guided South Africa from the shackles of apartheid to multi-racial democracy, as an icon of peace and reconciliation...
December 5, 2013 - 4:11pm
November 22, 2013
Editorial: Kennedy helped America feel good
Fifty years ago today, west central Minnesota and the world were shocked by the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. The majority of Americans alive at the time remember exactly where they were when they heard the fatal news from Dallas, Texas, much like other historical days...
November 22, 2013 - 5:00am
August 16, 2013
Commentary: Atmosphere of unconstitutionality
Atmosphere of unconstitutionality By George Will WASHINGTON — Barack Obama's increasingly grandiose claims for presidential power are inversely proportional to his shriveling presidency. Desperation fuels arrogance as, barely 200 days into the 1,462 days of his second term,...
August 16, 2013 - 12:00am
Commentary: And Just a Little Hillary...
By Susan Estrich These days, almost every political conversation ends up with a little Hillary at the end. Catnip. The gift we give ourselves. It would make absolutely no sense for Hillary Clinton to decide today whether she will or will not run for president. So the only sensible...
August 16, 2013 - 12:00am
August 15, 2013
Commentary: A constitutional cure for what ails us
A constitutional cure for what ails us By Cal Thomas When I studied the U.S. Constitution in school, I learned that for a bill to become law it first had to be introduced in either the House or the Senate. Today, a cynic might say for a bill to become law a member of Congress must...
August 15, 2013 - 12:00am
August 13, 2013
Commentary: What’s your foreign policy, Mr. President?
By Cal Thomas “We maintain the peace through our strength; weakness only invites aggression.” — Ronald Reagan, March 23, 1983 President Reagan’s speech to the nation 30 years ago launched a major arms buildup to confront the expanding military power and political aspirations...
August 13, 2013 - 6:30pm
August 7, 2013
Letter: After 50 years, still questions
This November will mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of John Kennedy. Even after all this time, people are still asking questions like, “Was Lee Harvey Oswald the lone gunman, or was there a second one?” Recently, a new theory emerged: A Secret Service agent near...
August 7, 2013 - 1:00am
June 24, 2013
North Dakota State U. president accused of destroying 45,000 emails subject to an open records request
The North Dakota Legislative Council is asking the state attorney general for an opinion on whether North Dakota State University President Dean...
June 24, 2013 - 11:52am