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‘Free citizen’ with apparent pig-shaped explosive charged in standoff in Minnesota
Two dead after Venezuelan national guard opens fire on opposition supporter
Four people taken to hospital after Grand Forks Hazmat team responds to chlorine gas
Travel alert, winter storm watch for eastern North Dakota
R. Kelly charged with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse
crime and courts
Jimmie Allen is 'excited and sad' to be the first black country singer to launch a career with a No. 1 hit
Plain Talk Podcast: Rep. Armstrong says Trump tax cuts have contributed to budget deficits
Popularizing philosophy: Special event marks 10th anniversary of 'Why?' radio podcast
Snow sculpture unveiled in Grand Forks Town Square
Peter Tork, endearingly offbeat bassist and singer in the Monkees, dies at 77
10 ways to refresh your kitchen if you can't do a full renovation
Three people diagnosed with Legionnaires' disease after visiting hotel water park in Casselton
The Eatbeat: Lunch at the Ground Round with a young friend and old favorites
Five cases of mumps in North Dakota re-ignite support for vaccinations
PETA honors Alexandria dog for rescuing elderly neighbor
FRIDAY'S LOCAL SCOREBOARD
Central holds off upset-minded Bismarck High to set up shot for three-peat
COLLEGE HOCKEY ROUNDUP: Shorthanded UND knocks off Minnesota Duluth
UND HOCKEY: Thome backstops Hawks to a 4-1 win over No. 3 Minnesota Duluth
UND continues its success against ranked opponents with 4-1 win over Bulldogs
Albert "Pete" Scheff
Allen L. Laughery
Joseph C. Alberts Sr.
Richard J. Larson
TROPHY ROOM: Nick Stanislowski pike
Marooned in Manitoba: Canadians reach out to revive North Dakota men's fishing trip
OUTDOOR REPORT: Deep snow, slush pose midwinter ice fishing challenges; trail conditions are good to excellent
Doug Leier: Game and Fish adds fish population survey data to fishing info available online
TROPHY ROOM: Tom Laumb smallmouth
Letter: Chase should be reinstated as coach
Letter: Chief of staff hiring, raise went too far
Letter: Questionable decisions from UND's president
Letter: Northern Minnesota stands behind Line 3
Letter: Old saying: No one is indispensable
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February 10, 2019
Here's what people are saying about Amy Klobuchar's presidential bid
MINNEAPOLIS - Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., on Sunday, Feb. 10, announced she planned to enter the field vying to take on President Donald Trump...
February 10, 2019 - 4:26pm
January 13, 2019
Burgum sees shared interests with new Minn., SD governors
BISMARCK — New governors for Minnesota and South Dakota took office this month, presenting new relationships for North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum...
January 13, 2019 - 6:08pm
December 15, 2018
Split government has history of saving Minnesota from gerrymandering
BRAINERD, Minn. — The ink is dry. The bills are signed. The deed is done — a December sun sets on Madison, Wis., and a new era of charged...
December 15, 2018 - 4:27pm
December 11, 2018
Minnesota lawmakers seeking 'refuge' forge new Republican caucus
ST. PAUL — Four Minnesota lawmakers announced plans to part ways with the House Republican Caucus this week, citing a desire to seek refuge...
December 11, 2018 - 5:28pm
November 20, 2018
Dayton to return to St. Paul, denies hiding extended hospitalization at Mayo
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton plans to return to Minnesota’s capital city a month after complications of a back surgery caused damage to his...
November 20, 2018 - 1:19pm
November 13, 2018
Defeated GOP gubernatorial candidate Johnson ‘done’ with politics
ST. PAUL -- Jeff Johnson, the Republican candidate for governor, plans to leave politics after his term as a Hennepin County commissioner ends...
November 13, 2018 - 5:56pm
October 15, 2018
Marijuana legalization candidate for Minnesota attorney general throws support to Ellison
ST. PAUL—The third-party legalize marijuana candidate for Minnesota attorney general on Monday, Oct. 15, endorsed Keith Ellison in his...
October 15, 2018 - 7:57pm
August 5, 2018
Our view: Franken back in politics? It could happen.
Herald editorial board The next new name to take the political stage in Minnesota may be a familiar one: Al Franken. During a conversation last week with WCCO, the former U.S. senator hinted he may not be done with politics. When asked whether he had plans to run again for office,...
August 5, 2018 - 6:10am
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