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UPDATE: One killed, four injured in Solway Township crash
Trump condemns fatal Oregon stabbings; says victims stood against hate
Snubs and slights are part of the job in Trump's White House
The Putin-Macron handshake the world was waiting for
Tiger Woods arrested on DUI charge in Florida
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Grinding away: Gerdau steel ball plant at peak capacity 40 years on
Regional unemployment dips in April
The Memo: What to know in business this week for May 29
Property Transactions for May 18-24, 2017
Bankruptcies for May 18-25, 2017
Dillon captures wet Coca-Cola 600 for 1st Cup win
Lynx remain perfect with win over Stars
Running: Carlton's Lindquist wins Med City Marathon in Rochester
Rays' 15th-inning blasts sink Twins
Prep baseball: Deer River won't sneak up on anyone this time in Section 7A tournament
The platinum couple: Michigan pair celebrates 70 years of marriage — an ever-lessening trend
Readings & Writers for May 28, 2017
Heartland Indie Best-sellers for May 28, 2017
Jazz up your entryway
Bold beach stripes for your home
Happy Birthday, Shirl!
Marvin and Jean Peterson
Braxton Paul William Langenbrunner
George Joseph Lang
Deloris M. Matheson
Kevin "King" Scott Saarela
Grace Cecelia Oquist
A Veteran's View: War is hell; military life can be, too
Our View: A day to honor, not celebrate
Reader's view: Filipovich puts in the work
Reader's view: Concern over tire mulch nothing to belittle
Reader's view: Honor Flight was memorable
Ask a Conservation Officer: What are the rules for floatplanes and aquatic invasive species?
Houston's fishing report: Water temps on the rise in the Twin Ports
Northland fishing contests
A shore thing: Anglers find success below the Island Lake Dam -- for now
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Heroes remembered: Superior Police honor slain officers
May 20, 2017
Minnesota couple creates space for rescued farm animals
EDEN VALLEY, MINN. — When Jeff and Charlene Stromwall got married 11 years ago, they talked about creating a home for four llamas, two...
May 20, 2017 - 8:43pm
May 17, 2017
PolyMet dam permit applications advance
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said Tuesday that two PolyMet applications for dam safety permits have been passed along to local governments and Indian bands for review. The applications — for the mine's tailings basin and the hydrometallurgical residue facility...
May 17, 2017 - 9:00am
May 14, 2017
Minnesota braces for harsher federal drug mandates
Under the Trump administration, Minnesotans could see a reinvigoration of federal drug prosecutions that were deemed low priority during the previous presidency.
May 14, 2017 - 6:51pm
April 23, 2017
Legislature eyes making student fees optional
Fees that help pay for health and recreation centers, school newspapers, student government, collegiate athletics and other campus groups would be optional at Minnesota's public colleges and universities under a measure moving at the Capitol. It's included in a broader, $3.2 billion...
April 23, 2017 - 2:36pm
March 7, 2017
Critics' poll shows growing opposition to copper mining
A statewide public opinion poll appears to show growing public opposition to copper mining in Northeastern Minnesota. The poll, paid for by mining opponent Minnesota Environmental Partnership, found 52 percent of those polled statewide opposed copper mines in the region while 32...
March 7, 2017 - 3:39pm
March 1, 2017
State tax refunds slowed by scams
Some Minnesotans have reported delays in receiving their state income tax refund this year, though the state said it's just being extra careful in the face of increased tax fraud schemes. "Some refunds may take longer than in a prior year because of the increase in attempted refund...
March 1, 2017 - 7:23pm
February 27, 2017
Proposal sets ambitious renewable energy mandate for Minnesota
Minnesota would have to generate half its electricity from renewables by 2030 under a mandate proposed Monday by the Dayton administration, a doubling of the state's current renewable standard. Wind and solar now account for about 21 percent of the electricity total, putting it ahead...
February 27, 2017 - 6:17pm
February 20, 2017
Minnesota charitable gambling nonprofits want tax relief
For every dollar raised through charitable gambling that the Irving Community Association gives to food shelves and children's programs, it pays more than $2 in taxes. The Duluth-based nonprofit paid $733,000 in state taxes and fees last year, more than double the $306,000 it spent...
February 20, 2017 - 6:47pm
February 17, 2017
$60,000 worth of Lake Superior agates reported stolen from Minnesota home
For the past 20 years, Jesse Lofgren has slowly amassed a collection of Lake Superior agates. But when he returned from a monthlong business trip earlier this week, Lofgren discovered that $60,000 worth of the gemstones were missing from his Monticello, Minn., home. Lofgren said...
February 17, 2017 - 11:54pm
February 14, 2017
Minnesota 'lifetime permit' gun bill draws concern
ST. PAUL — Opponents of a proposal to allow lifetime permits for carrying handguns in Minnesota say the legislation would allow people...
February 14, 2017 - 9:15pm
February 13, 2017
Murphy embraces 'junkyard dog' mentality
MINNEAPOLIS — After earning Big Ten all-freshman team honors in a rookie campaign that produced more than 11 points and 8 rebounds per...
February 13, 2017 - 9:57pm
Minnesota launches anti-opioid ad campaign
A new anti-opioid advertising campaign is directed at family and friends of potential opioid abusers rather than addicts themselves. Minnesota...
February 13, 2017 - 5:57pm
February 10, 2017
Vikings release guard tandem
MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Vikings' offensive line purge has begun. Minnesota released guards Brandon Fusco and Mike Harris on Friday, clearing roster spots and cap space to rebuild an injury-ravaged and underperforming unit that precipitated the team's second-half collapse...
February 10, 2017 - 11:57pm
Rural Minnesota schools struggle with teacher shortage
ST. PAUL — When Lee Carlson entered his career in public education nearly 30 years ago, aspiring teachers could expect to compete with hundreds of other applicants hoping to work in a Minnesota classroom. Carlson described a "gantlet" of applications and interviews before landing...
February 10, 2017 - 2:48pm
February 9, 2017
Minnesota State rejects chancellor finalists
No new chancellor was named for the Minnesota State system Thursday after all. After a nationwide search that produced three finalists, the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities board of trustees decided that they had not yet found the right person. Instead they voted unanimously...
February 9, 2017 - 8:27pm