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After report of woman trying to run over people, three shot outside St. Paul liquor store
Setting the stage: State GOP chair talks shop about 2018 midterms
Montana Gov. Steve Bullock, considering 2020 White House bid, now says he supports assault weapons ban
'Simplicity is king': Stone Mill, partners ride wave of demand for clean, raw grains
Red Trail president speaks up for ethanol production
Tandeski joins American National Bank of Minnesota
Essentia Health welcomes Dr. Richard Castle
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Racing: Elder Torrence steals spotlight at Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals
Baseball: Lastrup, Fort Ripley, Buckman win Class C state openers
Area Girls Tennis: Patriots open season with split in triangular
Stock Car Racing: Point titles in 2 classes to be decided in season finale
Whalen rallies Lynx to win in her final regular-season game
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Connecting the trails in Beltrami forest
Fishing: Teenage brothers winning tournaments, launch successful business
DNR invites public to attend deer open houses
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A rare genetic aversion to sweets could be key to fighting obesity
Public canneries help food lovers save the season. So why are they disappearing?
'Fat-burning' foods and other scientific-sounding nutritional trickery
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August 14, 2018
Walz, Johnson win governor primaries; to face off in fall
ST. PAUL -- Jeff Johnson and Tim Walz will be Minnesotans' choices for governor this fall. "I think we sent a message, people want something...
August 14, 2018 - 10:07pm
August 10, 2018
Minnesota Attorney General Swanson denies pressuring employees to work for campaign
ST. PAUL—Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson denies allegations that an aide hired workers in her state office to do campaign work....
August 10, 2018 - 2:22pm
Foley stakes claim for AG seat as experienced, non-political arbiter
In more ways than one, he's something of an elder statesman. Boasting an impressive resume, a wide breadth of experience, as well as an old-school...
August 10, 2018 - 7:00am
Reader Opinion: Observations of candidates for the primary
I will share my observations of candidates running from both political parties for Tuesday's primary election. For attorney general, I have known DFLer Tom Foley for 40 years. In 1989, Foley was the only elected official who testified in support of my stiffer-penalties bill for violent...
August 10, 2018 - 1:30am
August 8, 2018
Farmers crowd into hear Minnesota governor candidates at Farmfest
REDWOOD FALLS, Minn.—Minnesota's five major governor candidates bent over backwards to show they are on farmers' side during the first...
August 8, 2018 - 6:46pm
August 7, 2018
Reader Opinion: Swanson, Nolan a good team
As the former Minnesota Commissioner of Agriculture under Gov. Wendell R. Anderson and as Chancellor of Minnesota's seven state universities during the years of Gov. Al Quie and Gov. Rudy Perpich, I have watched Congressman Rick Nolan represent Minnesota in the 6th District from 1974...
August 7, 2018 - 11:30am
August 3, 2018
Capitol Chatter: Candidates agree to talk before introducing rules
ST. PAUL—Major Minnesota governor candidates agree they would handle making regulations different than Gov. Mark Dayton. Mainly, they say,...
August 3, 2018 - 4:26pm
DFL governor candidates not three peas in a pod
ST. PAUL—Minnesota's three major Democratic governor candidates give voters a choice in the Aug.14 primary election: • U.S. Rep. Tim...
August 3, 2018 - 4:23pm
Minnesota AG files lawsuit over online publication of 3D-printed gun blueprints
ST. PAUL—The Minnesota attorney general has filed a lawsuit to overturn a recent decision by the federal government to allow the online...
August 3, 2018 - 10:17am
July 31, 2018
Minnesota Attorney General Swanson to file lawsuit to block 3D-printed gun blueprints online
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson announced Tuesday, July 31, that she will be filing a lawsuit this week to block online publication...
July 31, 2018 - 5:31pm
July 23, 2018
Minnesota attorney general joins effort to keep Dreamers program
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson joined several other states Monday, July 23, in a brief to stop the cancellation of the Deferred...
July 23, 2018 - 2:07pm
Ellison speaks of national clout, connections in bid for AG
Rep. Keith Ellison is no stranger to high-profile roles and offices of influence. In his sixth term as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives,...
July 23, 2018 - 7:00am
July 20, 2018
Governor's race heats up: Swanson backs Nolan after allegations
ST. PAUL—Minnesota attorney general and Democratic candidate for governor Lori Swanson is standing by her running mate, U.S. Rep. Rick...
July 20, 2018 - 6:20pm
July 19, 2018
Minnesota attorney general bans ‘Help the Vets’ charity in state
ST. PAUL -- A Florida-based charity called “Help the Vets” has been banned from soliciting in Minnesota. The charity was accused of making...
July 19, 2018 - 5:46pm
July 16, 2018
Opinion: Don't just follow the crowd on 'crowdfunding' websites
People hear on the news that someone in their community has lost her home in a fire or a spouse to an illness. They want to help, so search the internet and find several social media pages that claim to be raising money for the victim. They donate through a particular page, but later...
July 16, 2018 - 8:30am