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U.S. forces kill 7 suspected al-Qaida militants in new Yemen raid
No couch, one car: How these Minnesotans are living with less
An Alaska man tried to take his life. But the bullet passed through him and killed his girlfriend.
Man fires 5 to 7 shots at another vehicle on Minnesota interstate
Tomi Lahren lands new gig at pro-Trump advocacy group
crime and courts
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
'Last Man Standing': 20th Century Fox TV to seek new home for Tim Allen comedy
'Uffda Day' in TRF to celebrate all things Norwegian
ABC's 'American Idol' reboot lands pop music superstar as first confirmed judge
What happens when a spouse dies in the middle of a divorce?
Marilyn Hagerty: Change of season means looking to new things
Swift: North Dakota proves to be just one sprawling small town
Marilyn Hagerty: Spring gets Forks folks on the move
I'm a recovering control freak - it makes dating even harder
Watch: Carson Wentz Tuesday press conference
NFL shortens overtime to 10 minutes
Finally healthy, Banham is set for return home to take on the Lynx
Curry hits 36 as Golden State advances to NBA finals
Richard Pitino's message to Minnesota: 'We can really take the next step'
Raymond L. Hanson
Frances C. Kamstra
Mollie Ficocello catfish
Summer hours set at Rydell National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center
Brad Dokken: Pilot program to benefit Northwest Angle
Always in season: Rose-breasted grosbeaks are doubly well named
Every hunting camp has a practical joker
McFeely: Carson Wentz 'rejuvenated' as year two begins, Eagles head coach says
Port: Senator Heidi Heitkamp rips #TheResistance, calls it a 'waste of my time'
Garrison Keillor: One more modest proposal
Mike Jacobs: Let's examine the elephants in the chambers
Letter: North Dakota should also require buffer zones
Four Generations of the
May 20, 2017
Minnesota state representative: Tough to find partisanship in unanimously approved bill
ST. PAUL—Recently, a Herald editorial scolded Minnesota House members over a bill that fairly allocates more than $500 million in Legacy...
May 20, 2017 - 10:34am
May 19, 2017
Rural Minnesota leader: Lawmakers, please support County Program Aid
ALEXANDRIA, Minn.—With tax relief a top priority as the session deadline draws near, legislators still have a chance to relieve local property...
May 19, 2017 - 9:30am
May 14, 2017
Editorial: How to avoid stalemate and shutdown in Minnesota
In Minnesota, the outline of a Grand Plan is coming into view. It shows a way forward on the three big budget divides that are threatening yet another government shutdown. The divides are taxes, education and transportation. And the way forward is this: Gov. Mark Dayton yields on...
May 14, 2017 - 7:00am
May 8, 2017
Chamber officials: Minnesota, Grand Cities chambers support environmental bill
We take this opportunity to clear up misconceptions about environmental legislation—HF 888, the Omnibus Environment and Natural Resources...
May 8, 2017 - 6:15am
May 7, 2017
Editorial: Rural Minnesota lawmakers must step up on Local Government Aid
When the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities speaks, northwest Minnesotans should listen. So should northwest Minnesota lawmakers. Especially State Sen. Mark Johnson, R-East Grand Forks, and State Reps. Deb Kiel, R-Crookston, and Dan Fabian, R-Roseau. More about them in a minute....
May 7, 2017 - 7:00am
May 6, 2017
Military, tech leaders: Cybersecurity demands Minnesota lawmakers' attention
ST. PAUL—This week, Minnesotans and North Dakotans may have received an e-mail from a friend or colleague wanting to share a GoogleDoc...
May 6, 2017 - 7:05am
May 4, 2017
Editorial: Minnesota's Daudt should show statesmanship on Real ID
Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt reportedly has his eye on running for governor next year. But Daudt's a Republican, and Minnesota's not a ruby Red state. So, if Daudt wants to win, he's going to have to convince key Republican and Democratic moderates of his ability to govern....
May 4, 2017 - 6:10am
May 1, 2017
Letter: Too much cost, too little benefit from buffer strips
Can one buffer-strip law fit every farm, any more than one shoe size can fit every foot? Trying to enforce such a law is going to be hugely expensive...
May 1, 2017 - 6:10am
April 28, 2017
Editorial: Don't let lawmakers gut Minnesota's Legacy Amendment
In 2008, nearly 60 percent of Minnesotans who voted supported the Legacy Amendment. The measure raised taxes to support the state's outdoor and...
April 28, 2017 - 6:20am
Internet communications executive: Minnesota bill does not 'deregulate phone service'
WASHINGTON—Internet-based communications services, including Voice over Internet Protocol, have enjoyed spectacular growth in the past...
April 28, 2017 - 6:10am
April 27, 2017
Letter: Minnesota lawmakers, don't forget county program aid
It's tax time at the Capitol. No, I'm not referring to the state and federal tax forms we were required to submit mid-April. I'm talking about the Legislature's annual tax conference committee, and why it's important for residents of rural Minnesota to call or email their local legislators...
April 27, 2017 - 6:15am
April 23, 2017
Editorial: In St. Paul, keep eyes on Digi-Key prize
UND has about 4,300 employees, according to a December report. And every Grand Cities resident knows the immeasurable impact such a workforce...
April 23, 2017 - 7:00am
April 21, 2017
Lawmakers: 'Be very afraid' of Minnesota phone-service deregulation
ST. PAUL—AT&T, Comcast and the Minnesota Cable Communications Association are coming for Minnesotans' consumer rights as local phone customers....
April 21, 2017 - 6:10am
April 16, 2017
Editorial: Minnesota editorial boards say, 'Cut business property tax'
When a roomful of otherwise quarrelsome consumers agree on something, marketers listen. That's the value of a focus group: It's not scientific, but it is a quick read on public opinion that executives know can be very valuable. Politicians know this, too. So, for the benefit of lawmakers...
April 16, 2017 - 7:05am
April 12, 2017
UMC interim chancellor: Investing in U of M generates strong returns
CROOKSTON—As a member of the University of Minnesota Crookston community, I ask for Gov. Mark Dayton and the Legislature's support for...
April 12, 2017 - 6:15am