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Rochester teachers' signs get social media blowback
Loving Madagascar: Duluth native puts up with tarantulas in the shower and washing clothes in the river and doesn’t want it to be over
Rally against abortion bans planned for Saturday
Two arrested in Hibbing meth bust
Report addresses Bayfront traffic congestion
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Grandma's owner buys Lincoln Park building
Bill would restart study on copper-nickel mining near Boundary Waters
Self-driving trucks will carry mail in US for the first time
In stressful times, farmers need to add mental health to the to-do list
St. Scholastica occupational therapy clinic uses smart technology to help clients adapt
Place a Business Announcement
Minnesota native, NFL vet Ryan Harris knows Vikings assistants Kubiak, Dennison well
College men's hockey: Bulldogs add a goalie for next season; Perunovich, Richards to stay
Track and field: UWS thrower Wirtz in NCAAs
Rosas: Saunders earned Timberwolves coaching job
Minnesota United loans Romario Ibarra to Mexican club Pachuca
Things we like: Burger and onion rings at King of Creams
NUTRITION: Three easy ways to start your day with vegetables
Men have biological clocks, too
FOMO can lead to sleep issues and stress
Readings & Writers
Anastasia Violet Olson
Paul & Denise Dahlgren
Rev. Daniel Holm
Louise (Lulu) Johnson
Lester Keith Pearson
Kim M. (Dhooge) Schillinger
Paul James Vopat
Dorothy A. Thomas
Bernice F. Baldwin
Reader's View: Better market Enger, Lester courses
Reader's View: Tyrant isn't too strong a word
Local View: We can't save natural world if disconnected from it
Commentary: Farms are suffering from climate change and Trump's trade war. Here's how to help
In Response: Draw district boundaries so incumbents can't pick their voters
Bison help prairie get back to nature
MN DNR Weekly Report for May 21, 2019
Brad Dokken column: DNR increases elk permits in effort to reduce growing Kittson County herd
Glamping app offers quirky, quaint camping: Hipcamp.com encourages landowners to open space for camping
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April 23, 2019
Reader's View: Democrats keep fanning fear
Back in the 1970s, we heard the fear of global cooling. Time magazine featured a story, "How to Survive the coming Ice Age." Then Vice President...
April 23, 2019 - 6:45pm
February 1, 2019
USDA's SNAP decision means there will be a gap in food assistance program
WASHINGTON - David Gardner is a poor man in a high-cost city. Unemployed since 2015, the 34-year-old Washington D.C. resident struggles to get...
February 1, 2019 - 12:13pm
January 15, 2019
Minnesota feels pinch of government shutdown, enters 'uncharted territory'
ST. PAUL — The ongoing federal government shutdown is costing Minnesota and how much longer the state can bear the expense is coming into question,...
January 15, 2019 - 2:44pm
December 20, 2018
Trump administration aims to toughen work requirements for food stamps recipients
WASHINGTON - The Trump administration unveiled a plan Thursday, Dec. 20, to force hundreds of thousands more Americans to hold jobs if they want...
December 20, 2018 - 9:41am
December 10, 2018
'Appalling' video of police pulling a 1-year-old from his mother's arms at a welfare office prompts an investigation
Friday was a busy day at the Human Resources Administration office in Brooklyn's Boerum Hill, where New Yorkers can apply for food stamps and...
December 10, 2018 - 12:32pm
December 4, 2018
Commentary: Food stamps put poor kids on path to success
Congress is expected to vote this week on a new farm bill, which includes changes to the food stamp program. Lawmakers should take the time to...
December 4, 2018 - 12:38pm
November 29, 2018
Deal to pass farm bill scraps House GOP for new food stamp work requirements
Lawmakers have struck a final farm bill deal that scraps a plan - backed by House Republicans and President Donald Trump - that would have added...
November 29, 2018 - 2:55pm
July 19, 2018
Food-stamp use is still at recession-era levels despite job gains
Judging by the number of Americans on food stamps, it doesn't feel like one of the best job markets in almost a half century and the second-longest...
July 19, 2018 - 10:52am
May 18, 2018
GOP immigration fight plays role in farm bill defeat in House
WASHINGTON - A sweeping farm bill failed in the House on Friday, May 18, in a major embarrassment to GOP leaders who were unable to placate conservative...
May 18, 2018 - 3:42pm
April 12, 2018
'He finagled the system': Gov. Dayton blasts millionaire who took food stamps to make a point
ST. PAUL — A wealthy Minnesotan who signed up for food stamps to prove people could get them even if they did not need assistance should...
April 12, 2018 - 3:24pm
GOP proposes stricter work requirements for food stamp recipients, a step toward a major overhaul of the social safety net
House Republicans took their first step Thursday, April 12, toward overhauling the federal safety net, pushing for new work requirements in the food-stamp program used by 42 million Americans. The plan, introduced as part of the 2018 Farm Bill over the objections of Democrats, would...
April 12, 2018 - 1:43pm
April 11, 2018
Democratic legislators furious after Minnesota millionaire gets food stamps to prove a point
ST. PAUL—Millionaire Rob Undersander sat at a Minnesota House witness stand saying he received food stamps for 19 months to prove a point:...
April 11, 2018 - 6:13pm
April 10, 2018
Peterson: Work mandate for food stamps imperils next farm bill
FARGO — Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., said a Republican push to expand work requirements for a food assistance program has brought farm...
April 10, 2018 - 6:47pm
March 21, 2018
Reader’s View: Make common-sense changes to food support that don’t tax taxpayers
This is in response to the March 13 commentary posted at duluthnewstribune.com, headlined, "Proponents of food stamps holding Farm Bill hostage." The whole "Harvest Box" proposal isn't practical. The USDA has spent billions of dollars educating SNAP recipients on the benefits of eating...
March 21, 2018 - 11:43am
March 19, 2018
Reader's View: Blame politics for SNAP in Farm Bill
A free market means you produce some product and sell it on a free market. The producer pays for the input and sells it, and the difference is what is called profit. This is capitalism. Farmers are not capitalists. Farmers get crop insurance paid for by the government. (Wouldn't it...
March 19, 2018 - 6:48pm