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UPDATED: Three-car accident on Highway 34 injures four
Man sentenced to 20 years for attempted murder
Camp dedicated to military kids
Weather Alerts: Blizzard Watch Monday Night and Tuesday
Aaron's Weather Talk: March
Intense state final caps Huwe’s wrestling season
Laker duo ready to enjoy state swimming and diving meet
Tuesday night's girls playoff game postponed
Lucky Leprechaun 5K Fun Run March 14
Olson, Freeman qualify for state swimming and diving meet
Wednesday Matters: Everyday Praying Life
Students on Bethel University dean’s list
Local students on St. Thomas dean’s list
Essentia Health-St. Mary’s births
Chamblee on SE Technical president’s list
Friends & Neighbors
Arctic Cat acquires riding gear company
Gas prices up again in Minnesota, nation
Marco Inc. purchases IT company, Solbrekk
Manufacturers to meet, talk exporting
Credit Union branch opening in DL location
Knights of Columbus to hold fish fry
Wood, Stoddard to play in NYM Saturday
Honor local physicians on Doctor’s Day, March 30
Ladysmith Black Mambazo’s unique sound has brought long-lived success
Easton Corbin plays Shooting Star this Friday
Resolve debate over oil conditioning vs. stabilizing
Workforce housing key to economic growth
Do your part to stop pest, AIS invasions
Letter: Congress should protect Minnesota’s waterways
Today is a goner and not worth haggling over
The wildlife of MN: The pileated woodpecker
Now is a good time to prep for open water season
The European starling is a transplant to North America
Ice house removal dates here
Take a trip for early open water fishing
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
February 22, 2015
With the budget, the president calls the shots
It may not be obvious from the news coverage, but a good bit of Congress’s 2015 agenda just landed on Capitol Hill with a thud. I mean this literally. The federal budget that President Obama recently submitted runs to 2,000 pages. This is the most important government document...
opinion / editorials
February 22, 2015 - 5:45am
October 10, 2012
Politicians: Small businesses are not all alike
The two major presidential candidates say they love small businesses and want to help. "Now, Governor Romney and I do share a deep interest in encouraging small business growth," President Barack Obama said during his first debate with challenger Mitt Romney. "So at the same time...
news / government
October 10, 2012 - 11:03am
February 1, 2009
North Dakota State President calls for second look at security position
FARGO - North Dakota State University President Joseph Chapman on Friday directed the head of campus safety to assess the position that's been regarded as Chapman's "bodyguard." Chapman, who since this fall has had an armed NDSU police captain occasionally accompany him to games...
February 1, 2009 - 12:00am
January 26, 2009
NDSU President receives police protection
FARGO - Protecting North Dakota State University's president is now a major role of a position in the campus police department. NDSU police...
January 26, 2009 - 12:00am
October 23, 2008
Arne Carlson backs Obama
ST. PAUL - Minnesota's maverick Republican today endorsed Democrat Barack Obama for president. Two-term Gov. Arne Carlson said he picked Obama in part because of recent comments by GOP U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann indicating she might think Obama is anti-American.
October 23, 2008 - 12:00am
October 15, 2008
Reuters/C-SPAN/Zogby Poll: Obama 48%, McCain 44%
Democratic Party presidential nominee Barack Obama moved outside the margin of error in his race against Republican John McCain, leading now by 6.2 percentage points in the latest edition of the Reuters/C-SPAN/Zogby daily tracking poll. Data from this poll is available here In this...
October 15, 2008 - 12:00am
October 9, 2008
Libertarian presidential candidate says Bush administration hyped danger to justify bailout
Libertarian presidential candidate Bob Barr blasted the Bush administration for using fear to get a $700 billion federal bailout package through Congress. "The Bush administration once again misled Americans into believing extreme danger was imminent and extraordinary U.S.
October 9, 2008 - 12:00am
Reuters/C-SPAN/Zogby Poll: Obama 48%, McCain 45% as presidential race enters final month
The race for President of the United States remains far too close to call between Democrat Barack Obama and Republican John McCain as the contest enters its last four weeks, and with a pair of crucial debates immediately ahead, the first report of the fall Reuters/C-SPAN/Zogby daily...
October 9, 2008 - 12:00am
August 29, 2008
It's not Pawlenty, it's Alaska governor -- and darkhorse candidate -- Sarah Palin
Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty will not be John McCain's running mate. Instead, it appeared Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin would be the pick. National media began to report at mid-morning McCain that picked the 44-year-old Alaskan, who would be introduced at an 11 a.m. speech in Dayton, Ohio. Palin...
August 29, 2008 - 12:00am
August 23, 2008
Critic questions whether new home for NDSU president is a copy
FARGO - At least one local architect questions whether the design for a new North Dakota State University president's house is unique enough to be a campus landmark. Phil Stahl said he and area architects have been buzzing this week about how similar plans for the president's house...
August 23, 2008 - 12:00am
July 25, 2008
Pawlenty mum on VP talk
July 25, 2008 - 12:00am
April 5, 2008
Hummel column: Class president for 55 years
In the fall of 1953, when Dwight D. Eisenhower was President of the United States, my class elected Gordon senior class president. For those of you who are juniors in high school, pay attention -- there is a lesson here. When you elect your class president next year, vote for leadership,...
April 5, 2008 - 12:00am