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November 21, 2018
Becker County Sheriff Todd Glander
Northwest Minnesota county to try GPS to keep track of vulnerable people
10 hours 25 min ago
Chief Justice John Roberts. Bloomberg photo by Drew Angerer
Rebuking Trump's criticism of 'Obama judge,' Chief Justice Roberts defends judiciary as 'independent'
12 hours 40 min ago
Young woman alleges harassment by Montevideo Police chief
13 hours 18 min ago
Tom Cherveny / Tribune
A new report recommends an estimated $693,000 in improvements to meet security needs in the 1902 Renville County Courthouse. The historic structure is considered one of the most ornate of Minnesota's turn-of-the-century courthouses.
Renville County Courthouse security needs could top $693,000
22 hours 22 min ago
November 20, 2018
Lawmakers consider multibillion bailout for troubled pensions, retirees
November 20, 2018 - 3:42pm
Mark Dayton
Dayton to return to St. Paul, denies hiding extended hospitalization at Mayo
November 20, 2018 - 1:19pm
Ivanka Trump at the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Oct. 9, 2018. Bloomberg photo by Zach Gibson
House Democrats plan to investigate Ivanka Trump's use of personal email for government business
November 20, 2018 - 1:11pm
Undocumented migrants wait for asylum hearings outside the U.S. port of entry in Tijuana, Mexico, June 19, 2018. Speaking in Washington on Tuesday, President Donald Trump ridiculed what he called a total lack of border security, falsely blaming Democrats for separating families and dismissing as “crazy” Republican proposals to hire thousands of new immigration judges. (Sandy Huffaker/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Federal judge blocks asylum ban for migrants who enter illegally from Mexico
November 20, 2018 - 11:37am
Erica Dischino / Tribune

People wait in line Wednesday to receive service from the Kandiyohi County License Bureau at the County Office Building in Willmar. To help ease congestion and make the long lines less painful, a preliminary plan is being developed that calls for closing off an open stairwell facing the License Bureau and turning it into a waiting area that includes seating.
Kandiyohi County eyes improvements to License Bureau waiting area
November 20, 2018 - 6:23am
November 19, 2018
Willmar council approves land annexation for CAT dealership, apartment complex
November 19, 2018 - 10:09pm
Mark Ritchie
Former secretary of state heads nonprofit as biggest cheerleader for Minnesota
November 19, 2018 - 9:30pm
Ivanka Trump at the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Oct. 9, 2018. Bloomberg photo by Zach Gibson
Ivanka Trump used personal email account to send emails about government business
November 19, 2018 - 7:46pm
Author Ron Chernow, seen here in September 2017, will headline next year's White House correspondents' dinner. Photo for The Washington Post by Michael Rubenstein
The White House correspondents' dinner breaks decades-old tradition by not featuring a comedian
November 19, 2018 - 6:27pm
President Trump argues with CNN reporter Jim Acosta during a news conference in the White House on Wednesday. Bloomberg photo by Al Drago
CNN drops suit against White House after Jim Acosta's press pass is fully restored
November 19, 2018 - 6:06pm
Nancy Beaulieu, of Bemidji, Minn., speaks to protesters Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, after the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission decided not to reconsider a proposal to replace pieces of the Line 3 Enbridge Energy pipeline. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
PUC moves Line 3 forward as pipeline opponents make case to Minnesota governor-elect
November 19, 2018 - 12:59pm