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Franken says he'll work to regain Minnesotans' trust as US senator
Bags of love: Jamestown boy in third year of his own food drive
First graduates emerge from Minnesota's 'hybrid' law school
Still a big deal: Black Friday still has large impact on brick and mortar stores, local economy, sources say
Boyfriend’s grandma accused of harboring runaway after missing 13-year-old girl found in West Fargo
crime and courts
Holiday-themed entertainment bountiful this weekend
David Cassidy, 1970s teen idol who starred on 'The Partridge Family,' dies at 67
Inside RFD-TV, the network that covets rural and older viewers
Charlie Rose harassed us, eight women say
Why is Peter Dinklage still stuck playing characters defined by dwarfism?
7 Thanksgiving desserts that aren't pumpkin pie
Dozing after dinner? Don't blame the bird
My honest list of thanks
Let the countdown begin: Advent calendars symbolize time of anticipation
4 family-friendly games to spice up any Turkey Day gathering
NFC North is the Vikings' to lose
Wolves still not saving the best for last
Rivers, Chargers gobble up Cowboys 28-6
Unlike teammates, Thielen shrugs off reaching 1,000 receiving yards
UPDATE: Vikings seize control of NFC North with 30-23 victory over Lions
Jeffrey Clayton Carlson
Avis V. Osland
Gerald "Jerry" Christensen
Anna Mae Hansel
NORTH DAKOTA OUTDOORS/ DOUG LEIER: Landscape will dictate future of North Dakota deer numbers
Minnesota hunters register 161,057 deer through third weekend of season
DEER SEASON NOTEBOOK: Busy season for conservation officers, North Dakota hunter shoots massive nontypical whitetail etc.
ALWAYS IN SEASON: Mike Jacobs/ Grosbeaks may bring winter birding thrills
BRAD DOKKEN COLUMN: Retaining young hunters presents a challenge, Grand Forks parent says
Letter: For many reasons, thank God for ND
Letter: For one hour, all seemed right in world
Letter: UND recognizes veterans, military at Betty
Garrison Keillor: Be happy, it's Thanksgiving Day
Thanksgiving: One of the most sacred institutions
Five Generations of Dziengels
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