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ALEXANDRIA - One man is dead after a stabbing attack Saturday in Alexandria. Alexandria police and Douglas County sheriff’s deputies responded to a 911 call around 1 p.m. that a...
ST. PAUL -- Eight is enough. That is the message tea party darling and Republican U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann of Minnesota delivered Wednesday when she announced that she will not seek re-election next year, leaving the U.S. House after eight years. In a video message, she gave no hint about her future, but said she could have won re-election. After the video appeared, Bachmann was unavailable for questions because she was en route to Russia to join other members of Congress looking into potential Russian connections to the Boston Marathon bombing.
WILLISTON, N.D. — Cops in the Oil Patch say one year of experience there is what they’d see in five years elsewhere. As North Dakota’s oil boom brings a spike...
Beefing up could mean meat eaters will have to open up their wallets a little wider this summer, as the price of beef and other meats continues to climb. “Beef...
ST. PAUL — There is little doubt the 2013 Minnesota Legislature will be remembered for its historic vote to allow gay marriage and a $2 billion tax increase. Democrats say...
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Legislature decided to renovate the state Capitol building, help communities fight floods, give veterans a new facility and provide disaster assistance Monday night as it...
ST. PAUL - Minnesota Democrats had enough members to pass nearly anything they wanted, but this legislative session remained about as contentious as any other. It was not necessarily a surprise to many Democrats, who say their party contains a variety of opinions and members from across the state. They can disagree as much with each other as Republicans. The Democrats proved that even with one party in charge, putting together a state budget is not easy.
Ellsworth, Wis. - A 23-year-old River Falls man died late Saturday night in Ellsworth after he fell from the rear door of moving bus as came into the village on Hwy. 10.
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Democrats say new money they are putting into education will boost the economy by giving the state a better-educated workforce.
ST. PAUL -- The keystone of Minnesota Democrats’ budget plans, $2 billion in tax increases, was headed for final legislative passage late Sunday while a public works bill remained in doubt as time runs out in the 2013 legislative session.