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DORSET – Hundreds were holding their breath Sunday in Dorset as a member of the audience reached into the vote bin. The ballot determined 4-year-old incumbent Robert Tufts would serve another term as mayor of the village.
WASHINGTON — Three Upper Midwest senators have been named conferees on the farm bill. But the House Republican leadership’s refusal to appoint conferees and a plan for the House to vote on a big cut to the food stamp program means prospects for the bill passing this year have dimmed.
Update 2 a.m. ST. PAUL -- Minnesota same-sex couples wed both in large groups and intimate settings early today as state law specifically allows gay marriages for the first time...
ST. PAUL -- Here are details about a Minnesota law that allows same-sex couples to marry:
WILLMAR -- The walk through downtown Willmar that had been scheduled for Friday afternoon as part of a historic district feasibility study has been rescheduled to next week at the request of the consultant doing the study, according to a Willmar Design Center spokesperson. The walk has been rescheduled to 1 p.m. Aug. 9. at the request of historian Daniel Hoisington of Hoisington Preservation Consultants of Roseville. Hoisington was hired with a $7,000 state Legacy grant obtained by the Design Center's Preservation and Design Standards Committee.
ST. PAUL — Jack Baker and Michael McConnell began the fight that ends in victory Thursday as gay couples around Minnesota get married. Many news stories will proclaim the Thursday...
DULUTH -- A Duluth woman has had her child foster care license revoked because a child allegedly was sexually abused while in her care.
By Sam Cook Forum News Service ST. PAUL -- Famed Minnesota bear researcher Lynn Rogers remains under orders to remove radio collars from bears he’s studying by the end of...
Forum News Service BISMARCK -- A federal judge has stopped a strict new North Dakota anti-abortion law from taking effect Aug. 1. U.S. District Judge Daniel Hovland today ruled the...
DULUTH -- About halfway through Duluth’s 2008 tall ships festival that brought three sailing vessels to the city, Visit Duluth President Terry Mattson said “I need more ships.”