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Warrantless searches in drunken driving cases at issue in 2011 crash
LP-A Early Learning Center plans unveiled
DLCCC to hold first indoor triathlon
Antarctica may have a new type of ice - diamonds
Vikings chuck Freeman audition in favor of competing with Cassel
Boys Basketball: Cihak goes off on Pats to pace DL to Mid-State win
Girls Hockey: West Fargo team snaps DL’s streak
Wrestling: Lakers score win over M/W
New Minneapolis football stadium loses out to Florida for college championship
In the Zone
Canadian Pacific Holiday Train made its annual stop in DL Monday
Caught up in the gifts: Thankfulness, gratitude should last through Christmas, not just stop after Thanksgiving
Jessica Karley: Masala Chai provides delicious spin on familiar dessert
Howard Kossover: Social Security benefits did not originally include cost-of-living adjustment
Friends & Neighbors
It's official: Bull elk is a Minnesota record
Brad Laabs: New products help drive ice fishing industry
Blane Klemek: Minnesota’s resident wildlife tough it out through the winter
Don’t look past late season pheasants
Preliminary ‘13 deer harvest numbers released
Solid U.S. retail sales boost economic outlook
Audubon neighbors find perfect business match
Franken recognized for energy legislation
Cold snap to thank for drop in gas prices
Microsoft says Xbox One global sales top 2 million
Lynn Hummel: Lessons on standing in line
Letter: Thank you for support, kindness, generocity
Letter: GOP ‘Wrecking Crew’ should leave the Pope alone
Our Opinion: Too cold to enjoy Christmas?
Eric Bergeson: Just get me socks for Christmas
First Lutheran hosts holiday dinner
Travis Tritt, 2 other acts added to WE Fest lineup
Danell Haspel: Ideas for holiday get-togethers at library
'12 Years A Slave', 'American Hustle' take lead for Golden Globes
Holiday Train concert ready to roll Saturday: Sheryl Crow to perform, but you have to go to Cottage Grove to see her
BISON TICKET AUCTION: Auction winner is John H at $150!!
June 26, 2013
Sen. Thompson joins Minn. GOP governor race
ST. PAUL - Dave Thompson, who made his name as a conservative talk show host, says he stands out from other Republican gubernatorial candidates because he can work with Democrats and Republicans alike. “I don’t like to put one set of Minnesotans against another,” he said...
news / government
June 26, 2013 - 2:08pm
GOP governor ballot could be crowded
ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s 2014 governor race is underway. Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton long has said he plans to seek a second term, and at least a half-dozen Republicans want the chance to knock him off. One GOP wag joked that every Republican legislator was thinking about running....
news / government
April 26, 2013 - 12:53pm
July 12, 2011
Dayton takes budget message around Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- Gov.
July 12, 2011 - 8:19am
July 7, 2011
MINNESOTA SHUTDOWN: Lawmakers pessimistic about quick shutdown
ST. PAUL - Count many Minnesota legislators among those who expect a long government shutdown. "My gut tells me that if this goes two weeks,...
July 7, 2011 - 8:33am
June 30, 2011
Shutdown chances increase as budget talks break up late
ST. PAUL -- A Minnesota government shutdown became more likely Wednesday with each tick of the clock. Budget talks ended late Wednesday without...
June 30, 2011 - 8:54am
June 29, 2011
Minnesota Budget Talks: 'We recognize time is growing short'
ST. PAUL -- Today is the day for a state budget deal, key negotiators say, if one is possible before a Friday government shutdown. "We recognize time is growing short," Gov. Mark Dayton said when leaving budget talks Tuesday.
June 29, 2011 - 9:54am
June 7, 2011
GOP promises to repay counties' recount costs
Republicans say they are paying what they owe Minnesota counties for information from last fall's governor election recount. "We have about 20 counties left to go," GOP Chairman Tony Sutton said. "We have been chipping away on them." Sutton estimated that the party could finish...
June 7, 2011 - 6:34am
April 30, 2010
Palin backs Emmer
MINNEAPOLIS -- Sarah Palin added excitement to the Minnesota Republican convention Thursday night by endorsing Tom Emmer for governor. "A patriotic fiscally conservative 'hockey dad' who got his start in politics by serving on his local city councils is running for governor of the...
April 30, 2010 - 8:58am
April 21, 2010
Byberg sets sights on Collin
In his soft spoken way, Lee Byberg is out to steal Collin Peterson's seat in the U.S. House, and he's doing it with a thick Norwegian accent...
April 21, 2010 - 2:20pm
January 22, 2009
Coleman takes job with Jewish GOP group
Norm Coleman still wants to return as a Minnesota U.S. senator, but until then has another job. The Republican Jewish Coalition today announced Coleman will become a "consultant and strategic adviser." "We are thrilled and honore to have Norm Coleman join us at the RJC at this critical...
January 22, 2009 - 12:00am
September 11, 2008
Journalists group calls on St. Paul to release reporters arrested during GOP convention
ATLANTA - Leaders of the Society of Professional Journalists call on St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman to drop charges against journalists who were arrested while covering protests of the Republican National Convention. According to the Associated Press, at least 19 journalists were arrested...
September 11, 2008 - 12:00am
September 5, 2008
McCain vows to shake up Washington
ST. PAUL - Prisoner of war-turned-presidential candidate John McCain promises to change Washington by getting along with the opposition, reforming government and, in general, putting the country first. The maverick politician showed both his quiet and his tough sides Thursday night...
September 5, 2008 - 12:00am
September 2, 2008
GOP plans full night tonight
ST. PAUL - The Republican National Convention is crowding more speakers into today's agenda to make up for a hurricane-compressed Monday. President Bush is expected to talk from the White House via satellite to his wife, Laura, who will be in the Xcel Energy Center in downtown St....
September 2, 2008 - 11:00am
GOP says distractions won't hurt them
ST. PAUL - Republicans dealt with distractions as they began their national convention Monday, but said the event still will be a success. First came Hurricane Gustav, whose surge and winds were less than predicted, but forced convention officials to trim their plans. Then, Sen....
September 2, 2008 - 12:00am
Anti-war protest marred by violence
September 2, 2008 - 12:00am