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Meteorologists, farmers, park rangers and hungry kids — many feel the brunt of the shutdown
The federal shutdown so far — what you need to know
Trump takes aim at Pelosi amid stalled shutdown negotiations
St. Louis Park police confirm officer-involved shooting
Minnesota State Fair admission prices are going up this year
The world has loads of sustainable palm oil - but no one wants it
‘What's going on in the world’: Trade negotiations crucial for area agriculture
Swanson Assumes Role of President at Frandsen Bank
Shutdown undercuts the IRS, just in time for a particularly difficult tax season
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Cheer Team: Warrior secure a 2nd-place showing
Patriots outlast Chiefs in OT thriller to reach SB LIII
Area Girls Hockey: Blue Devils fall in OT
Rose buries buzzer-beater to lift Timberwolves past Suns
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Wealth Column: A look at the economy for 2019
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Couple builds life around mushing at remote Minnesota home
What's Up Outdoors: Good friends, new lakes make for fun fishing
Successful snowmobile rides start with safety mindset
SnoBears a popular option for mobility-minded anglers in ND
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
A man's unusual treatment for his chronic back pain: Injecting himself with his own semen every month
New coalition aims to snuff out tobacco use by working together
Hauser: Ready, set, grow, Part 1
Salonen: I was unplanned, but, thank God, I’m here
Religious fundamentalist leader plans northeast Minn. building project: Church is known for child marriage, polygamy
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December 15, 2018
Split government has saved Minnesota from gerrymandering before. It may do so again.
The ink is dry. The bills are signed. The deed is done—a December sun sets on Madison and a new era of charged partisan politics in Wisconsin...
December 15, 2018 - 1:00pm
December 10, 2018
Reader Opinion: Another run for Klobuchar
Congratulations Minnesota, we elected Amy Klobuchar to six more years as our U.S. Senator. However, we should all know and realize that the next two years will be filled with nonfeasance, as she dabbles with another run for President.
December 10, 2018 - 2:30am
December 7, 2018
Heintzeman goes higher: Nisswa lawmaker joins GOP leadership in St. Paul
The 2019 legislative session looms large for Rep. Josh Heintzeman. With ascension to assistant leader by the vote of his Republican peers, the...
December 7, 2018 - 5:00am
November 12, 2018
Midterm aftermath: State GOP chair talks 2018 election, eyes 2020 races
In many ways, the 2018 midterm elections have been a tale of two Minnesotas—one rural backcountry, the other urban metro —with the...
November 12, 2018 - 11:00am
November 11, 2018
8th District red for now — or forever? Redrawn districts in 2022 could upend trend
DULUTH — Not to start the 2020 election season prematurely, but Tuesday’s rare Republican victory in Northeastern Minnesota’s U.S. House...
November 11, 2018 - 6:00am
November 8, 2018
State goes blue, area swings red
Generally speaking, the state of Minnesota swung blue in the 2018 midterms, backing DFL candidates for governor, both U.S. senate seats, all...
November 8, 2018 - 3:00am
November 7, 2018
Heintzeman garners 3rd term in resounding victory over Menk
On Election Day, the Minnesota House of Representatives' District 10A spoke and it was a resounding yes for two-term representative Josh Heintzeman....
November 7, 2018 - 8:30am
October 30, 2018
Local state rep candidates spar over partisan lines in CLC forum
With all six local candidates in one room, the forum Monday, Oct. 29, in Central Lakes College's Chalberg Theatre took on a different quality—not...
October 30, 2018 - 3:00am
October 28, 2018
Unraveling the 8th District MPR debate: Fast pace finds candidates squabbling
DULUTH — The major party candidates in the race for the 8th Congressional District met on Friday, Oct. 26, for a radio debate, and for nearly...
October 28, 2018 - 10:00pm
October 20, 2018
'All the tools they need': Data drives Republicans in 8th District race
DULUTH — Consider for a moment the possibilities that a majority of people in the 8th Congressional District 1) don't approve of government-run...
October 20, 2018 - 6:52pm
October 18, 2018
Wardlow envisions neutral, nonpartisan role in state AG bid
The office of Minnesota attorney general is often seen as an independent arbiter—the state's top lawyer, working at the behest of its people's...
October 18, 2018 - 11:00am
October 8, 2018
Election debates: District 10B candidates wrangle over health care
Clock's ticking down to Election Day. With five weeks left before the big vote on Nov. 6, candidates are hashing out their differences in a series...
October 8, 2018 - 9:00am
Election debates: District 10A candidates argue their cases
It's time to put faces and policies to the name on the ballot. With five weeks to go until Election Day, residents of the Brainerd lakes area...
October 8, 2018 - 7:00am
October 3, 2018
Itasca County DFL cites 'safety' in canceling Ellison event
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. — The Itasca County DFL based in Grand Rapids canceled a Keith Ellison campaign meet-and-greet this week amid safety...
October 3, 2018 - 7:56pm
September 26, 2018
Issues, not scandal, dominate 8th District forum
DULUTH — The first of at least four debates in the race for Congress in the 8th District landed in Duluth on Wednesday, Sept. 26, and when...
September 26, 2018 - 8:11pm