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Franken's Senate vacancy is hardly Minnesota's first
County schedules road maintenance for this week
Girls can be in the tech world, too: CLC hosts VIP tour for girls
Airbnb owners roll out red carpet to make guests feel at home over Christmas
Behold the cosmic snake
Wealth Column: How to minimize financial stress during the holidays
Nystrom & Associates, Ltd. of Baxter Now Offers Outpatient Adolescent Chemical Dependency
Nor-Son named 2017 Builder of the Year
Business Notes for Dec. 9
What is Bitcoin? How can I buy it? A simple Q&A for Bitcoin beginners
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Area Girls Basketball: Little Falls outscores Bluejackets
Area Girls Hockey: Northern Lakes glides past St. Paul Blades
Area Boys Basketball: Hornets buzz Woodcrest 71-44
Area Boys Hockey: Lightning lose 2 weekend games
Men's College Basketball: St. Cloud nips Raiders in overtime
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Much Obliged: Pillager High School's ProStart students thankful to Cub Foods
Reader Opinion: Safety in youth football
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‘That evening hunt — that was worth the whole trip’
What's Up Outdoors: Let's get out ice fishing
Outdoor Notes for Dec. 10
BRAD DOKKEN: Despite no deer, muzzleloader hunt offers more fun than frustration
Antlerless harvest boosts NE Minnesota deer registrations
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
Don't go south over the holidays. Head west to South Dakota, instead
Short-term home stay may produce difficult transition
Clergy View: Reflections of a Black Friday past
In 1960 a Texas woman went to confession and then vanished. We now know the priest murdered her.
Starbucks' Christmas Tree Frappuccino tastes like broken promises and Thin Mints
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This Was Brainerd
Magician to perform at Pequot Lakes Dec. 16
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Enjoy Momma's mouth-watering fudge recipe
Editor's note: Jessie Veeder and her family welcomed daughter Rosalee "Rosie" Gene on Dec. 1. Mother and baby are doing well, and we offer our...
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December 8, 2017
Opinion: A snapshot does not tell the whole story
This week, state officials released the biannual snapshot of Minnesota's economy. But the projected $188 million budget deficit — about 0.4 percent of the state's total budget — does not tell the whole story. Nor does it accurately portray a booming Minnesota economy....
December 8, 2017 - 1:00pm
Did Hefner's death punch a hole in the dam?
When the recent barrage of sexual-abuse allegations burst forth like water from a ruptured dam, I couldn't help but wonder, "Why now?" While...
December 8, 2017 - 9:52am
December 7, 2017
Making the most of Minnesota apprenticeships
It's no secret that our workforce is one of our state's greatest assets. Minnesota is home to some of the best educated, hardest working people...
December 7, 2017 - 10:30am
December 6, 2017
Commentary: Stop calling the situation with Roy Moore a dilemma
In an editorial today the Grand Forks Herald uses the word “dilemma” to describe the situation Republicans face in the Alabama Senate Race....
December 6, 2017 - 9:21am
December 5, 2017
Guest Opinion: Beware an economic boom!
WASHINGTON—We don't need an economic boom, but that's what we may be getting. Since the 2016 election, the stock market is up roughly 24...
December 5, 2017 - 7:30am
December 3, 2017
Wealth column:5 financial advice myths busted
Throughout our careers we've heard our fair share of bad financial advice. We'd bet you've had some handed to you as well. Maybe it was a well-meaning...
December 3, 2017 - 9:30am
Procrastination in baking can create some turkeys
My name is Tammy, and I am a bakecrastinator. There. I said it. That ugly word is out there, and now you know all my deep, dark, chocolate-y...
December 3, 2017 - 8:46am
Opinion: No, the FCC is not killing the Internet
Americans cherish a free and open Internet - and rightly so. It has revolutionized nearly every aspect of our lives. So, it's no surprise that...
December 3, 2017 - 8:30am
December 2, 2017
Is dementia diagnosis necessary for someone very old?
Dear Carol: Is a dementia diagnosis always needed? I can understand younger people needing to know what kind of dementia is present, but my dad,...
December 2, 2017 - 7:58am
December 1, 2017
Awake with appreciation: Life's 'close calls' open our eyes
Broken friendships. Shattered love stories. Unexpected heart attacks. Fatal car accidents. Mass shootings. Just a few of life's tragedies that...
December 1, 2017 - 9:01am
Column: Arguing net neutrality
Imagine cruising the internet, opting to visit your favorite site when the data stream slows to a crawl, the spinning wheel of death rears its...
December 1, 2017 - 9:00am
November 29, 2017
When my girlfriend was groped right in front of me, I didn't believe her
I met Annie at the NAACP in Albany, New York, where we both volunteered. We're from different backgrounds. I'm Jewish; she's Nigerian, Jamaican...
November 29, 2017 - 11:07am
November 27, 2017
Commentary: What exactly is Senator Al Franken apologizing for?
Senator Al Franken, fresh off more allegations that he groped the rear ends of women he took pictures with, is returning to work today. His fellow...
November 27, 2017 - 10:10am
Opinion: Big boxes and small towns
WASHINGTON—Even though an estimated 115 million Americans rushed to malls and big box stores for Black Friday sales, others were reporting that the annual spend-a-thon has lost its bang. Gone is the thrill of the stampede, the fist-fights over a big screen, the trample to grab...
November 27, 2017 - 8:30am