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GOP in disarray as budget impasse threatens shutdown, deep cuts - and default
DWI deaths down in Minnesota, but progress slowing
Crosby Music in the Park
When abortion was illegal: A 1966 series revealed how women got them anyway
Minnesota lawyer gets 14 years in prison for ‘porno-trolling’ internet users
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Destination Downtown Launch Party set June 20
Biz Buzz: Changes coming at Target
11 Minnesota nursing homes on federal 'secret' list of troubled facilities
Roundup is embroiled in cancer cases. Now its maker is putting $5 billion toward a new kind of weed killer
Documents show EPA concern over early draft of PolyMet permit
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Twins rally to give Odorizzi 10th straight win
Woodland leads Rose by one at US Open
Twins retire No. 7 uniform of Joe Mauer, ‘a kid from St. Paul’
Chuck Foreman dines with Vikings running backs, calls them impressive group
Myers: In praise of the 17-inch walleye
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Wealth Column: How to help your children with college debt
Reader Opinion: Millennials and the Future
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Myers: In praise of the 17-inch walleye
A deadly deer disease is spreading. Could it strike people, too?
Trolling for the Troops thanks veterans for their service
What's Up Outdoors: Great to see young anglers take up sport fishing
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
Fostering fatherhood: Need for foster parents growing in Minnesota
Baxter veteran helps Deerwood veteran by bicycling in fundraiser
Fielding Questions: Hope for a burning bush, a noxious flower and a new hedge
Why America is embracing the widening world of non-wheat pastas
Bursack: Caregiver frustrated by mom who doesn't want physical therapy
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Commentary: Stores like Barnes & Noble used to be the bad guys, but now I'm nostalgic for them
Arctic marathoner donates amputated toes for hotel's infamous cocktail
Entertainment Briefs - June 13
Library adds painting classes for art contest
Young female vocalist Lauren Alaina to make trek to Lakes Jam 2019
Her Voice Magazine
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Scott and Shirley Young
Essentia Health - St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Tom & Peggy Woog
Marge & Bob Marsh 65th Anniversary
Wynefred D. Johnsen
Richard (Rick) David Markstrom
Jesse Allen Woods
Lowell Allan Bohlke
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Resiliency workshop to be hosted by Bridges of Hope
What's Doing - June 15
Coming Sunday: Building homes, hope
Senior Calendar - June 17-21
Car show to benefit Ruth's Free Wig Closet planned for Saturday
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UPDATE: Deerwood man dies in head-on crash with semitrailer
June 4, 2019
Internet puppy scams on the rise, Better Business Bureau warns
ST. PAUL — The Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota is warning about a recent rise in scams targeting people looking to buy...
June 4, 2019 - 5:55pm
Walmart courts high schoolers with perks like free SAT prep
Walmart, the country's largest private employer, is hoping to win over a new group of workers: high school students. The retail giant said Tuesday...
June 4, 2019 - 11:45am
June 2, 2019
'You don't do it for money or fame': How an avid reader in rural North Dakota became Amazon's top reviewer
NEW ROCKFORD, N.D. — Charles William Anderson wakes up and puts on pants from Amazon, then heads to the kitchen to brew coffee from Amazon...
June 2, 2019 - 7:15am
May 8, 2019
New owners take reins at Duluth-based Maurices
DULUTH - The deal is done - Maurices is now owned by OpCapita, a private equity firm based in London. The new owners officially took over Duluth's...
May 8, 2019 - 10:55am
March 25, 2019
Clothing retailer Maurices being sold to European private equity firm
DULUTH - Duluth-based Maurices will soon have a new parent company. Private equity firm OpCapita announced Monday, March 25, it will take a majority...
March 25, 2019 - 9:53am
March 19, 2019
Grocery grab shopping spree aids food shelves
Carson Berczyk lifts a box of cereal bags with teammate Jake Bakkila of the Jack Pine Brewery team as they race against the clock to win the...
March 19, 2019 - 7:00am
February 18, 2019
Payless to close all U.S. stores
GRAND FORKS -- Payless ShoeSource will close all U.S. stores this year, including several in North Dakota and Minnesota. Between March and May,...
February 18, 2019 - 3:14pm
February 17, 2019
Digital brands are booming. Can they save malls?
This is a moment in retail when virtually everything needs a makeover: Supply chains must be sped up, stores need to be more experiential, and...
February 17, 2019 - 1:08pm
Shopko to shut additional tri-state area locations
GREEN BAY, Wis. — A handful of stores in Upper Midwestern states are slated to close after general merchandise retailer Shopko announced it...
January 17, 2019 - 5:34pm
January 5, 2019
Survival of Sears hangs by thread as bid ruling said to be delayed
Eddie Lampert is struggling to convince bankers for Sears Holdings Corp. that his bid to keep the retailer alive is adequate. But he'll have...
January 5, 2019 - 12:04pm
December 28, 2018
Kmart, Sears announce more closings, including Grand Forks
Grand Forks’ Kmart is slated to close in late March 2019, parent company Sears Holdings Corp. announced Friday. The store at Grand Cities Mall...
December 28, 2018 - 2:35pm
December 21, 2018
Healing the holiday hurt: A tough season to avoid overspending
DULUTH — For many, the magic of the holiday season can induce a sort of magical thinking — a belief that our lavish generosity will somehow...
December 21, 2018 - 8:35pm
December 10, 2018
Minnesota apparel firm puts shoplifters to work
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. - A Minnesota lakes country apparel wholesaler has taken a different approach to punishing people who shoplift from their...
December 10, 2018 - 10:05am
December 5, 2018
Shopko Hometown closing 39 stores
ABERDEEN, S.D. - Shopko is closing 39 stores in 14 states, including several in the four-state region. Liquidation sales are set to begin Friday,...
December 5, 2018 - 5:23pm
November 30, 2018
Two beer brands are booming while rest of US industry goes flat
It's not all bad news in the sluggish U.S. beer market. Sure, consumers are drinking less brew, increasingly swapping out mainstream brands like...
November 30, 2018 - 11:26am