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Girl identified who died in apparent drowning in central Minnesota
From an A to 'Incomplete': How N.D., Minn. political leaders grade Trump's first 100 days
Goetz inspires hometown crowd
Julie Klecker named region's top female business professional
Live.Give.Save. wins Ignite Cup
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Softball: Randolph rolls Houston, twice
Track: Quam sets new K-W best at Elite Meet
Baseball: Cougars come on late to beat Chatfield
Baseball: Randolph sweeps Houston
Baseball: K-W takes advantage of Lourdes' sloppy defense
Four country voices, one concert
Behrens family creates jazz scholarship
Sanctuary: Freeway jumping pig finds forever home
State Theatre rustles up cowboy tunes
Brooks explores his wild side in 'Wilderness'
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Letter: Revenue shift, shutdown threaten small communities
Letter: Ellsworth welcomes Joint Finance Committee in style
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Letter: Keep rural Minnesota strong
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April 17, 2013
Kocina and Tix round out ticket
Six Red Wing residents will vie for the open mayor position in a special election June 11. Dan Bender, Ernest Stone, John Sachen, Christopher Nelson, Elizabeth Kocina and Samantha Tix filed as mayoral candidates with the city by the Tuesday 5 p.m. deadline. Kocina, 1078 Cottonwood...
April 17, 2013 - 8:00am
April 16, 2013
Monday's meeting lasted about one hour and 40 minutes before going into closed session to discuss releasing employee Michelle Tracy from employment. An agenda item dealing with the second reading of district policies that was originally slated to come after the closed session was...
April 16, 2013 - 6:56pm
April 3, 2013
Wisconsin election results not available
Wisconsin held spring elections Tuesday. Results were not available at press time. Ellsworth Village Board and state public education superintendent races were among those on the ballot.
April 3, 2013 - 8:00am
March 28, 2013
Dayton hears about smoking border battle
MOORHEAD, Minn. -- Frank Orton made sure Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton understands problems he faces in competing against North Dakota stores. "Minnesota...
March 28, 2013 - 6:00pm
March 25, 2013
House would add tax surcharge on rich
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota schools would be the biggest beneficiaries of a state House Democratic budget proposal that goes beyond the governor's plan to increase taxes on the rich. Minnesota House Speaker Paul Thissen, DFL-Minneapolis, unveiled a budget outline Tuesday that accepts...
March 25, 2013 - 5:00pm
March 23, 2013
Hospital staffing A compromise plan to study nurse staffing levels in Minnesota hospitals moved forward Thursday. Hospitals would have to come up with staffing plans and track hours under the proposal. The bill also would require a state study to find out how well hospital units...
March 23, 2013 - 8:00am
March 9, 2013
Township elections have two contests
Township elections in Goodhue County are Tuesday March 12. Most positions have only one candidate, except in the supervisor election for Hay Creek and Warsaw townships. There will also be a special election for clerk in Roscoe Township. Here's a preview of who is running and...
March 9, 2013 - 10:00am
March 7, 2013
Mayo expansion more costly than expected
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota legislators expressed sticker shock Tuesday when they learned the state's Mayo Clinic expansion proposal would cost more than they thought. It could be $1 billion more than Mayo supporters had said. The Rochester-based health center known around the world...
March 7, 2013 - 6:00pm
February 18, 2013
Gun Week 2 arrives at Capitol
ST. PAUL -- Call it Gun Week 2 in the Minnesota Legislature. The Senate Judiciary Committee plans Thursday and Friday meetings on bills written to curb gun violence. They likely will include proposals to ban so-called assault weapons and magazines with large numbers of bullets. Senate...
February 18, 2013 - 12:00pm
February 6, 2013
Obama issues call to action
MINNEAPOLIS - President Barack Obama says citizens must make their opinions heard on gun violence issues for change to be possible, and Monday...
February 6, 2013 - 5:00pm
February 5, 2013
Pierce County ADA charged with OWI-2nd
An assistant district attorney for Pierce County was arrested on a second drunken driving charge last weekend following the investigation of...
February 5, 2013 - 2:02pm
January 29, 2013
U offers tuition freeze for more state money
January 29, 2013 - 4:00pm
January 18, 2013
Federal court upholds Wisconsin union law
A federal appeals court on Friday upheld a controversial Wisconsin law that limits public workers' collective bargaining rights. The law is constitutional, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals determined. That overturned a lower court's ruling from last fall that the law was unconstitutional...
January 18, 2013 - 5:32pm
December 28, 2012
No shutdown ahead, but a tough session expected
ST. PAUL -- Newly elected conservative Republican Minnesota legislative majorities and a new liberal governor took office two years ago, setting...
December 28, 2012 - 10:00am
December 24, 2012
Ex-teacher lives Electoral College lesson
ST. PAUL -- Joe Moren taught high school students about the Electoral College for 40 years, but he really came to understand it Monday when he cast a vote for Barack Obama. The 82-year-old Hibbing man, one of Minnesota's 10 electors, has been active in Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party...
December 24, 2012 - 3:00pm