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Minnesota's 2014 top teacher uses experience to help other educators --EMDASH-- and parents
Washburn man survived kamikaze's crash aboard ship during World War II
Grand Forks Sonic developer says construction to start this week
Grand Forks, East Grand Forks leaders meet at Sorlie Bridge to remember 1997 flood
1997 flood brought more than 4,000 evacuees to Beltrami County
crime and courts
Soul singer Cuba Gooding Sr. found dead in his car
The List: Time-Out Wacipi, Art and Wine Walk set this weekend
5 things you need to know about Season 3 of "Fargo"
Carrie Fisher won't appear in 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
Hollywood's Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner file for divorce
Out & About: 'Keep the Faith' tells flood story with humor
Marilyn Hagerty: Kids keep memory of flood alive
Should pregnant mothers hang up their cell phones?
Health Matters: How dangerous is lead?
Marilyn Hagerty: Easter brings joy to the faithful and bunny to the mall
Saturday's local clipboard
Saturday's local clipboard
The Wild didn't get the job done
Wild couldn't produce in playoffs
Brooks shows his speed in NDSU's annual spring football game
Verlin D. Vesey
Erik David Shulind
Robert D. Wegge
Kevin D. Hansen
Dale Odin Anderson
Brad Dokken column: Catfish League set to roll
Awards mount for Crookston taxidermist
Mike Jacobs: Mourning dove known for its call
FISHING REPORT: Walleye season closes with a bang on Rainy River and Lake of the Woods
Faith Conversations: Christian author Susie Larson shares how to 'reset' with God
Fielding Questions: How to grow peas on a patio
Picking apples: How to decide which variety to plant
Froma Harrop: Will Trump's order help U.S. tech workers?
Letter: What's in his tax returns that Trump needs to hide?
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
April 7, 2017
Letter: Don't misdirect anger over UND budget cuts
It's sad when people are hurt by a budget crunch, whether they be in the public or private sector. Recently, some high-profile retail stores...
April 7, 2017 - 6:25am
April 4, 2017
Letter: Now, it's Minnesota's turn to support Convention of States
There is a movement called the Convention of States that is exercising a provision in the U.S. Constitution for the states, rather than Congress, to amend the Constitution. If Herald readers are concerned about the effects of the Trump presidency, or if they were concerned about overreach...
April 4, 2017 - 6:10am
April 2, 2017
Minnesota Rural Counties chairman: State's local roads need dedicated funds
ALEXANDRIA, Minn.—For each of the past three years, the roadmap for moving a comprehensive transportation funding bill forward has taken...
April 2, 2017 - 7:10am
March 31, 2017
Letter: Critics, suggest alternatives to Minnesota's buffer-strips law
For critics of the Minnesota buffer-strip law, the easy solution is to present a viable alternative plan that would have the same desired effect. The buffer-strip law is an attempt to slow the terrible decline of Minnesota's water quality. Many foes seem to think the law is a personal...
March 31, 2017 - 6:20am
Voters Alliance director: Minnesota bill makes election data transparent
ST. PAUL—Public trust and confidence in our elections can only be attained if all election data is made available to citizens for inspection...
March 31, 2017 - 6:10am
March 30, 2017
Minnesota lawmakers: A bipartisan proposal to fight opioid abuse
ST. PAUL—Minnesota, like most states, is facing an opioid crisis. In 2016, Minnesota had a 20 percent increase over 2015 in opioid-related deaths. Hennepin County alone saw a 36 percent increase. To fully understand the rising rates of death, overdose and abuse, it's important...
March 30, 2017 - 6:00am
March 28, 2017
State legislator: Minnesota must stay prepared for avian flu
ST. PAUL—Earlier this month, when we heard the news that a highly pathogenic strain of avian influenza had been detected in chickens in...
March 28, 2017 - 6:05am
March 27, 2017
Minnesota farmer: Unconstitutional 'buffer strips' won't even work
RED LAKE FALLS, Minn.—I appreciate Mike Van Horn's words about Minnesota's buffer-strip law ("Buffer-strip law is 'unconstitutional land...
March 27, 2017 - 10:45am
March 21, 2017
Letter: Minnesota bill would pave way more and larger factory farms
In rural Minnesota, we know farmers are facing record low prices, and our communities are suffering because of that. Legislators should be working to figure out how to help family farmers get through these tough times. Instead, I see bills designed to help the biggest corporate-backed...
March 21, 2017 - 6:15am
Minnesota State Rep. Erin Murphy: A double whammy for teachers and property taxes
Three years ago, the Minnesota Legislature passed a bill I authored that ensures school districts and their employees can get health coverage at the best price possible by increasing competition and transparency in the insurance bidding process. Now, Minnesota Republicans want to...
March 21, 2017 - 6:10am
March 19, 2017
Legislative priorities for rural Minnesota: Infrastructure for moving goods, people and ideas
ST. PAUL—Minnesota has produced two comprehensive transportation funding agreements in the past 30 years. Clearly, finding an approach...
March 19, 2017 - 7:10am
Legislative priorities for rural Minnesota: Growing the assets of local workers and families
ST. PAUL—Jason Carlson, executive director of the Tri-Valley Opportunity Council, and his Head Start staff know first-hand what it's like...
March 19, 2017 - 7:05am