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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
Dayton, GOP cut last-minute budget deal to set up special session Tuesday
Minnesota legislators blasted past their midnight deadline Monday, May 22, to get their work done — but will come back immediately to finish...
11 hours 13 min ago
May 22, 2017
State senator's father dies, but she's at work keeping one-vote majority for GOP
ST. PAUL-- A Minnesota lawmaker whose father's death could have affected last-minute budget negotiations decided to stay at the Capitol to see...
17 hours 11 min ago
Minnesota budget talks go on behind closed doors, as legislators plan to work past midnight deadline to get work done
ST. PAUL—The last day of a Minnesota legislative session traditionally is marked by frantic activity, fiery debates and last-minute deal-making....
17 hours 15 min ago
As hours tick down, Minnesota budget work continues, but special session may be needed
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Legislature is dragging its feet toward a mandatory midnight adjournment of the regular session Monday with much of...
May 22, 2017 - 2:55pm
May 21, 2017
Demands fall, final budget nears
ST. PAUL — Minnesota lawmakers are dragging themselves toward their Monday finish line, making what Lt. Gov. Tina Smith called "slow, steady progress" on completing a two-year $46 billion state budget. To get it done, Democrats will have to let go of some of their demands for...
May 21, 2017 - 9:46pm
May 20, 2017
GOP lawmakers object to 'toolkit' for transgender students
BEMIDJI — Some Bemidji-area lawmakers object to a draft of the state's new "toolkit" for school districts to address K-12 students who are transgender or do not conform to the gender binary.
May 20, 2017 - 3:54pm
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 18, 2017
This state Capitol turkey has feathers
ST. PAUL — Think what you may of Minnesota lawmakers. There's actually only one bona fide turkey at the Capitol. A real wild turkey. It's...
May 18, 2017 - 8:45pm
May 17, 2017
Minnesota House rejects $800 million bonding bill
ST. PAUL — Minnesota legislation funding public works projects ranging from repairing college roofs to helping cities build water treatment...
May 17, 2017 - 10:41pm
May 15, 2017
Lawmakers hope teacher licensing changes enough to win Gov. Dayton's support
ST. PAUL—Members of a joint House and Senate committee made some last-minute changes Monday to a bill overhauling how Minnesota licenses educators in hopes it's enough of a compromise to win the signature of Gov. Mark Dayton. "I think if the governor does not sign this he doesn't...
May 15, 2017 - 9:08pm
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 11, 2017
Dayton vetoes two abortion-related bills
ST. PAUL—Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed a bill authored by Rep. Mary Franson, R-Alexandria, that would have banned Medicaid or any other state-funded...
May 11, 2017 - 4:43pm
May 10, 2017
State representative: GOP's budget raises tuition, student debt in Minnesota
ST. PAUL—In a time of surplus, Minnesota's Legislature should not underfund higher education. In early April, the Minnesota House Republican...
May 10, 2017 - 6:15am
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