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UPDATE: Fire at California loft party kills at least 9, two dozen missing
Islamic State tells supporters to quit messaging apps for fear of U.S. bombs
Devils Lake man killed in one-vehicle crash
Spike in Yellowstone grizzly deaths tied to conflicts with humans
'So many heartbroken' over Minnesota students' deaths
crime and courts
Travel blog: UND in NYC (updated 10:25 a.m.)
The FCS's version of March Madness on display with the University of San Diego
Five things to know about the University of San Diego
Senior Spotlight: Get to know Bison offensive lineman Zack Johnson
Wild lose third straight, fall to Flames in shootout
Grand Forks woman collects beautiful artwork with inspirational messages for victims of domestic violence
Passion for pottery
'The Story of the World in 100 Species' available at Grand Forks Public library
Marilyn Hagerty: St. Michael's cheery chef mixes 'homemade anything'
'Incarnate' plays in local theaters
Life & Style
Pearl "Pearl" Gilbertson
Carmen L. Nelson
Geraldine "Geri" Machipiness
DNR developing response plan to halt spread of CWD
Northwest Minnesota deer kill up from last year
A rundown of winter woodpeckers
A rewarding walk in the woods
Talkin' with Dokken: Do nightcrawlers work for ice fishing?
Letter: Americans, reject Trumpism and its 'false hope'
Letter: Where is critical thinking when we need it most?
Terry Jarrett: Washington can help make coal cleaner
Letter: Why Grand Forks' churches would be missed
McFeely: Heitkamp in Trump administration would be win-win
40th Wedding Anniversary
December 14, 2015
Minnesota's county prosecutors coming out against a proposal to slash prison terms for serious drug offenders
MOORHEAD, Minn.--Minnesota's county prosecutors are coming out against a proposal to reduce guideline sentences for serious drug crimes, but criminal defense lawyers here say the changes are needed. "I absolutely feel that reduction of the guidelines would be appropriate," defense...
December 14, 2015 - 6:00am
October 19, 2015
Former U.S. Sen. Norm Coleman announces he has cancer
ST. PAUL -- Former U.S. Sen. Norm Coleman has throat cancer. Coleman posted on his Facebook page Monday morning that he is being treated...
October 19, 2015 - 11:47am
May 15, 2015
Minnesota ban of birds at fairs a learning experience
FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. -- More than 3,000 Minnesota 4-H members who planned to show birds at county fairs face a new lesson this year. "Sometimes...
May 15, 2015 - 11:25am
March 30, 2015
Minnesota Capitol building restoration to run $30 million higher
The extensive renovation of the Minnesota Capitol is $30 million over budget, state officials revealed Friday. That number surprised members...
March 30, 2015 - 9:00am
After break, battle over tax cuts awaits Minnesota Legislature
When Minnesota lawmakers return to the Capitol next week, they will be thinking about taxes. They won't have the looming April 15 filing deadline on their minds, but rather how they should cut taxes with the nearly $1.9 billion state surplus. It won't be easy. House Republicans...
March 30, 2015 - 7:00am
March 16, 2015
Sjodin's mother advocates DNA law
ST. PAUL -- Dru Sjodin's mother and a New Mexico mom who also lost her daughter to murder spent a week lobbying Minnesota lawmakers about requiring...
March 16, 2015 - 10:00pm
Collin Peterson: The Last Blue Dog?
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. -- The political climate in Washington, D.C., is so polarized right now that it’s all Congress can do to get even the...
March 16, 2015 - 3:30am
September 25, 2014
Klobuchar does not want attorney general job
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder had not yet announced his resignation Thursday before U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar's name came up as a possible...
September 25, 2014 - 7:12pm
March 31, 2014
Questions and answers about today’s MNsure deadline
Sign up for health insurance today? Or pay a tax penalty next year? That’s the choice facing Minnesotans who lack coverage and need to sign up for insurance by midnight to comply with the federal Affordable Care Act. To create a new option for people to obtain coverage,...
March 31, 2014 - 4:30am
March 17, 2014
U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson will seek re-election
MOORHEAD, Minn. – U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson had a few things to take care of to prepare for his 13th campaign for Congress: pass a pilot’s...
March 17, 2014 - 10:49am
February 11, 2014
DFL lawmakers want to increase transportation taxes
ST. PAUL -- Many northwest Minnesotans depend on volunteer bus drivers to get them around, a Crookston woman told a legislative committee hearing...
February 11, 2014 - 9:10am
February 2, 2014
For thousands of users, promise of MNsure is always ‘pending’
Cindy Kennedy let go of her health insurance last year based on the promise of subsidized coverage through MNsure, the state’s new health insurance exchange. She applied in October, but by the fourth week in January the MNsure system continued to list her application as “Pending.”...
February 2, 2014 - 1:30pm
February 1, 2014
Dayton taps Becker County attorney to fill judgeship
ST. PAUL -- Becker County Attorney Mike Fritz has been appointed by Gov. Mark Dayton to fill one of two judgeships in Minnesota’s 7th Judicial...
February 1, 2014 - 9:16pm
January 20, 2014
Potential harm of legalizing medical marijuana a key point of Minnesota debate
DULUTH -- Even while growing up, Gordon Ramsay says he could see the damage marijuana did to people. "I remember watching friends and acquaintances...
January 20, 2014 - 8:00am
January 16, 2014
Auditor: Dayton violated law by taking campaign aide on plane
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton broke the law when he took a campaign aide with him on a 2012 state airplane trip, the legislative auditor said Thursday. Auditor James Nobles also said state law is not clear about whether the governor can use a state airplane for traveling...
January 16, 2014 - 1:01pm