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They call Tina Smith the 'velvet hammer.' Here's why.
Ashland County deputy back on the job after shooting
Shipping Traffic for Dec. 16, 2017
Bygones for Dec. 16, 2017
Huge Black Hills wildfire 53 percent contained
st louis county
Cold-weather gear donated to Duluth construction students
Bitcoin’s future as a digital currency will depend on consumer confidence
$3 million warehouse coming to West Duluth
Give back by helping to feed the people around you
What did we Google in 2017? Hurricane Irma, Meghan Markle and a slime recipe
MEN'S HOCKEY: Hats off for Dickman
Minnesotan's move from wide receiver to cornerback pays off for NDSU
Frisco treat: Bison overpower Sam Houston State to advance to FCS championship game
Curling: Local pairing earns playoff spot
Prep report: Olson's 36 leads North Woods to boys basketball win
Best Bets: Channeling Liberace, micro-cinema and more
Concert Review: Ex-Jayhawk Mark Olson takes trip around the world
Violet Days: Yule log
A&E Notes: Swedish TV and Irish music
Album review: Christian music and not-so-Christian music
Thomas " Buck" McDonald
Thomas " Buck" McDonald
William G. Lehman
Richard Allen Walsh
Lucius Patrick Oliver
Richard "Dick" L. Jacobson
Are kneeling NFL players acting appropriately? No: Just because we have the right doesn’t mean it’s right thing to do
Are kneeling NFL players acting appropriately? Yes: Constitution protects players’ protest of criminal-justice system
Reader's View: Good old days weren't good for everyone
Reader's View: Shafted again on Social Security
Reader's View: Why mention gym in drug-bust story?
Tullibees continue to decline in Green Lake
Chester Bowl, Lester-Amity Chalet open Saturday
DNR: No new CWD found in recent sampling
MN DNR Weekly Report for Dec. 11, 2017
Ask a Conservation Officer: Rules for angling while spearing for fish
Ask a Trooper: What are the best type of tires for my vehicle?
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August 7, 2017
Should transgender Americans be allowed in the military? Not so fast: Military readiness has to be first concern
President Donald Trump has reversed yet another policy decision of the Obama administration. On July 26, he announced the U.S. military no longer...
August 7, 2017 - 10:58am
July 22, 2017
Other View: Congress, Trump must now fix Obamacare
Senate Republicans' efforts to kill the Affordable Care Act collapsed suddenly this week after seven years of criticism. The defection of several moderates signaled the end. Saying it's wrong to roll back the law before enacting a good replacement plan, West Virginia Sen. Shelley...
July 22, 2017 - 12:09am
July 12, 2017
Other View: Please, no protests over pipeline
So far, protests haven't sprung up along the proposed route of Enbridge's Line 3 replacement pipeline project in northern Minnesota. Perhaps...
July 12, 2017 - 12:34am
June 26, 2017
Other View: Credit Minnesotans for peaceful response to verdict
Fortunately, a series of emotional protests in the Twin Cities last weekend were mostly peaceful. Protesters, law enforcement authorities, and other members of the community should be commended for their handling of the demonstrations in the wake of the trial of Jeronimo Yanez.
June 26, 2017 - 9:15am
Other View: Wonder Woman saves the day, crushes stereotypes
Males of the species are hereby thanked for their contributions to human civilization, but continued lapses of judgment (World War I, anybody?) confirm their lack of leadership ability. Women are better equipped to rule because women are more caring than men. Women are tougher than...
June 26, 2017 - 9:10am
June 25, 2017
Other View: Slow down McConnell's quick fix
Republican leadership in the U.S. Senate lifted the drapes on its plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. What we saw, at first blush,...
June 25, 2017 - 8:15pm
June 22, 2017
Other View: Newspapers still top choice for news
Those who believe newspapers are becoming a relic of the past should update their thinking. Survey after survey shows that today's local newspapers...
June 22, 2017 - 12:17am
June 14, 2017
Other View: Minn.-Wis. tax reciprocity long overdue
For 41 years, Wisconsin and Minnesota were downright neighborly when it came to tax reciprocity. If you lived in Minnesota and worked in Wisconsin,...
June 14, 2017 - 12:29am
May 9, 2017
Not learning from our errors ... House Republicans repeat mistake of Obamacare
In 2010, after a Democratic-controlled Congress passed and President Barack Obama signed the Affordable Care Act, Republicans denounced what came to be known as Obamacare with critiques that were often borne out. Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., for one, long had on his website a statement...
May 9, 2017 - 12:21am
Not learning from our errors ... Debunked vaccine fear taking toll on Minnesota
Repeating and resurrecting debunked information doesn't make it suddenly become true. An outbreak of misleading information, however, is taking its toll on children in Minnesota, especially those of Somali descent. An uptick in measles cases is occurring in Minnesota specifically...
May 9, 2017 - 12:19am
April 25, 2017
Other View: Paris climate agreement still matters
Donald Trump has been president for only three months and already he has given up, reversed course, or been stymied on a wide range of campaign promises. Given how awful some of those ideas were — ending Obamacare, declaring China a currency manipulator, ordering a blanket federal...
April 25, 2017 - 12:52am
April 18, 2017
Other View: Not again! Federal government shutdown looms
The 2017 United States fiscal year is more than half over. We know, you may have missed the celebration. You also may have missed a sad fact:...
April 18, 2017 - 12:13am
March 17, 2017
Statewide View: Brownfield redevelopment vital to economic resiliency in northern Minnesota
Northern Minnesota prides itself on its industrial history. From mining to paper mills, agriculture to shipping, the people of the Arrowhead...
March 17, 2017 - 12:48am
March 3, 2017
Statewide View: Winning the drug war? We’re getting it all wrong with opioid-addiction policies
The unprecedented scourge of opioid overdose deaths, which is devastating the Midwest, has not spared Minnesota. Like most other states in the region, increases in deaths have skyrocketed — by as much as fivefold within a few years. Unfortunately, it appears Minnesota is heading...
March 3, 2017 - 12:05am
February 24, 2017
Other View: Curb cell use while driving
This should be a no-brainer. A bipartisan plan to further restrict handheld cell-phone use while driving should quickly win legislative approval this session in Minnesota. Far too many motorists and others are killed or injured on roads and highways by distracted driving — a...
February 24, 2017 - 12:19am