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Rescue crews work to free two people trapped in collapsed building in Sioux Falls
Report counts nearly 300 sexual assault cases on Minnesota campuses
Mills drops request for recount in 8th District race
New York City seeks federal funds for $1 million daily security costs for Trump
'He's always going to be Champ': UMD student has embraced mascot role for five years
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Downtown Minneapolis Macy’s to close
Duluth's Best Bread opens mall kiosk
Outdoor markets, craft fairs aplenty this weekend
Lakeville closure ripples to Hermantown LME terminal
Poll finds Northeastern Minnesota support for copper mining
Jon Nowacki column: Vikings tough to watch right now
Prep report: Esko boys start basketball season with a bang
Vikings come up short against Cowboys
Wolves’ Aldrich dishes on being a Big Apple baller
DSSO launches Beethoven series
Sam Cook column: On a German street, the grace of generosity
Things to do this week around the Twin Ports
Heartland Indie Best-sellers
Readings and Writers
With thanks from the Karl Randa Family
Gwenlee Julia Jerzak
Dale and Bonnie Kinnunen
Asher Alexandre Wyrick
LISSA RAE HENRICKSEN
David A. Pickus
GARY N. LEHTO
THOMAS BRAYDEN WARD
Reader's View: Classmates’ support spreads love, tolerance
Reader's View: Good riddance to Obama, Medicare increases
Reader's View: At least get the facts about Clinton right
Local View: It’s time for Washington to make America whole again
Our View: Shovel walks for all the right reasons
Nice Bucks for 2016
Wisconsin buck harvest up from 2015
MN DNR Weekly Report for Nov. 28, 2016
Becoming venison: After the hunt, many successful Wisconsin hunters head for Hursh Meat Processing
Ask a Conservation Officer: Trappers must observe blaze orange regulations in deer hunting season
Ask a Trooper: Are u-turns legal
Horoscopes for Dec. 2
Horoscopes for Dec. 1
Horoscopes for Nov. 30
Horoscopes for Nov. 29
May 23, 2016
Estate claims fix passes as part of spending bill
Pine County farmer Rick Rayburn got a welcome phone call at 11:15 on Sunday night. The call was from state Sen. Tony Lourey, DFL-Kerrick, who gave him the play-by-play from the Senate floor as the Senate voted on the $182 million state supplemental budget bill that already had passed...
May 23, 2016 - 9:01pm
May 21, 2016
DFL party members decline to endorse candidate for House 6A seat
Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party members on Saturday declined to endorse any of the five candidates seeking the House District 6A seat. Candidates Ben DeNucci, Mark Larson, Julie Sandstede, Mark Thompson and Thomas Whiteside were seeking the endorsement at the Senate District 6 endorsing...
May 21, 2016 - 5:31pm
May 13, 2016
Legislators fight back as overdose deaths rise
ST. PAUL — Minnesota drug overdose deaths have jumped four-fold since 2000, the Minnesota Health Department reported Friday as state legislators made attempts to slow the increase. Opioid pain relievers such as Vicodin, OxyContin, Percocet, morphine and codeine have become the...
May 13, 2016 - 7:48pm
March 28, 2016
Minnesota DNR seeks bonding money to fix state park buildings, roads
When most Minnesotans think of state parks, they envision waterfalls and hiking trails and campgrounds. But behind all of those natural wonders...
March 28, 2016 - 3:26pm
February 29, 2016
Legislators to consider early-childhood funding
ST. PAUL — Teachers already are thinking about a child’s emerging literacy skills when an infant is enrolled at Peace of Mind Early Education Center in Woodbury, Minn. “As soon as we take in a child, at 6 weeks old, we understand the importance of every interaction we have...
February 29, 2016 - 11:01pm
February 28, 2016
Our View: Timing perfect to convert steam plant
To go greener, to burn less coal, to be nicer to Lake Superior and to save millions in heating costs in downtown and Canal Park, the city of...
February 28, 2016 - 8:33pm
February 26, 2016
Minnesota budget surplus slips from $1.2B to $900M
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's state revenues appear to be down, a state report shows this morning. Minnesota Management and Budget, the state's finance agency, said the projected surplus is $900 million for the current two-year budget cycle. Late last year, the state reported a $1.2 billion...
February 26, 2016 - 10:59am
February 25, 2016
Minnesota legislators’ debate on police drone rules turns lively
ST. PAUL — Police drones that disarm samurai sword-carrying suspects and drop nets on others were debated during a lively legislative session this week. The prospect — put forth by Minnesota Sheriffs’ Association head Jim Franklin along with the question, “Wouldn’t that...
February 25, 2016 - 8:27pm
Dayton, Daudt exchange heated words during briefing
ST. PAUL — A heated exchange between Gov. Mark Dayton and House Speaker Kurt Daudt on Thursday may have yielded a preview of what to expect...
February 25, 2016 - 7:00pm
February 20, 2016
Superior Days delegation well-received in Madison
MADISON — With Wisconsin legislators in session last week, they were few and far between as this year’s Superior Days delegates fanned out in the Capitol to share the priorities of northernmost Wisconsin. But with fewer agency meetings and issues to address and more time to lobby,...
February 20, 2016 - 11:00pm
February 18, 2016
Other View: Invest in LGA for rural Minnesota
One of the top issues for rural Minnesota in the 2016 Legislature will be the issue of local government aid. There likely will be a showdown on the LGA issue between Gov. Mark Dayton and the DFL-controlled Senate versus the Republican-controlled House. With a projected $1.2 billion...
February 18, 2016 - 9:37pm
Statewide alliance wants more spent on roads, transit
With an extra $1.2 billion in Minnesota's state budget forecast through 2017, supporters of increased transportation funding say the time has never been better to ramp up improvements to roads, bridges, trails and mass transit across the state. On Thursday the statewide Transportation...
February 18, 2016 - 6:28pm
Other view: Let transparency reduce partisanship
If Minnesota is serious about reducing partisanship at the Legislature, the best way to do so is through increased transparency. Start with these two issues: During session, open the doors on “party” caucuses at the Capitol and any negotiations involving the governor and House...
February 18, 2016 - 12:02am
February 17, 2016
Bygones for Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016
News Tribune, Feb. 18, 1976 * Vandals tore through four Pike Lake cabins early yesterday, leaving one in smoking ruins and the others in varying stages of destruction. The vandals set fires in each of the cabins and also smashed furniture and destroyed appliances. * The city of Duluth...
February 17, 2016 - 9:02pm
Our view: Too many unknowns in parental-leave pitch
Few of us need to see a study to recognize the clear benefit from new parents and their newborns spending more time together, bonding, strengthening family ties. They are strengthening their communities as well. So Gov. Mark Dayton’s proposal last week to give six weeks of parental...
February 17, 2016 - 12:02am