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'We’re going to save a bunch of lives': Opioid response bill makes it out in final hours
Judge upholds House subpoena demanding years of Trump's financial records
Cohen told legislators Trump lawyer told him to falsely claim Moscow project ended in early 2016
Pelosi's leadership team strikes rebellious tone, presses her to begin impeachment inquiry
Grand Forks City Council approves south-end commercial project by Discovery Elementary
crime and courts
James Holzhauer is the face of 'Jeopardy!' He's also the new face of sports betting
'I'm just glad the idiot didn't interrupt my Snapchat,' Schwarzenegger says after a guy drop-kicks him
L’Amour tour showcases Jamestown years
The battle of Britney Spears
Grumpy Cat has died. The Internet-famous feline with the perpetually miserable mug was 7
Saturday marks 40th anniversary of one of the first times a missing child made national news
In Moab you pick your pursuit, and your volume
Veeder: Not on days like today
Hauser: Connect with Christ and a church family
Swift: When introverts are friends, long distance might be better than face to face
MONDAY'S LOCAL SCOREBOARD
Twins' C.J. Cron tracking his younger brother's success
Former Pro Bowler John Carney reached out to Vikings about kicking-coach job
Gophers win NCAA softball regional, will host LSU starting Friday
Minnesota United's Kevin Molino looking like his old self after return from injury
W. Scott Sayer
Duane Frederick Hart
Irene E. Lindemoen
John Ernest Love
North Dakota student archers place at national Archery in the Schools tournament
In Moab you pick your pursuit, and your volume
Brad Dokken column: DNR increases elk permits in effort to reduce growing Kittson County herd
Always in Season/ Mike Jacobs: Thrushes blow by as spring picks up speed
Glamping app offers quirky, quaint camping: Hipcamp.com encourages landowners to open space for camping
Port: The hiring process for Mark Kennedy cost North Dakotans nearly $50,000 for each year he actually worked
Shaw: Our delegation needs to stand up for our democracy
Letter: Will U.S. be fooled again in 2020 election?
Letter: An idea to afford Green New Deal
Letter: Rolling the dice at chaotic intersection
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From the family of Kay Sullivan
Doug & Sue Abentroths 50th Wedding
May 17, 2019
Gas-tax hike is in play as Trump weighs infrastructure politics
The Trump administration hasn't ruled out increasing the gas tax to help finance a $2 trillion infrastructure plan, but the idea has little support...
May 17, 2019 - 11:09am
May 4, 2019
Minnesota party leaders start miles apart on gas tax, fees for roads and bridges
ST. PAUL — Is this the year Minnesota lawmakers agree on a long-term plan to repair and improve the state’s transportation system? Chances...
May 4, 2019 - 7:35pm
April 24, 2019
Our view: A hybrid idea for a big problem
Herald editorial board Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz is proposing an increase in the state's fuel tax to help fund road and infrastructure repairs....
April 24, 2019 - 9:40am
April 15, 2019
Constituents discuss Kennedy bridge concerns with Minnesota legislators
At John Barrett's farm on the north edge of East Grand Forks, he can see the rest of his family's fields on the other side of the Red River....
April 15, 2019 - 4:46pm
March 27, 2019
Increased gas tax could place strain on rural Minnesotans, Republican legislators say
More than a month after Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz unveiled his roughly $49.5 billion dollar budget for "One Minnesota," legislators serving rural...
March 27, 2019 - 4:21pm
February 22, 2019
MN Capitol notebook: The budget fights begin, 'early win' faces turmoil in St. Paul
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Tim Walz this week pitched his first state spending plan to the public, and it met with instant Republican opposition. The blueprint...
February 22, 2019 - 4:01pm
February 21, 2019
Walz stumps for gas tax, fellow DFLer ridicules Line 3 appeal at Duluth chamber breakfast
ST. PAUL -- Hundreds of business owners and Duluth area local officials filled a hotel ballroom Thursday, Feb. 21, to learn more about the goings-on...
February 21, 2019 - 1:27pm
February 8, 2019
Minnesota notebook: GOP picks up Senate seat, gas tax fight gets tougher this week at the Capitol
ST. PAUL — Republicans in the Minnesota Senate got a new edge this week with a special election seat pickup. And the win shook up the conversation...
February 8, 2019 - 12:19pm
February 7, 2019
Port: North Dakota should raise the fuel tax
MINOT, N.D. -- A fundamental truth about politics is that voters very often want contradictory things. This flies in the face of populist mantras...
February 7, 2019 - 1:43pm
February 4, 2019
Despite pleas for road funding, North Dakota Senate rejects gas tax increase
BISMARCK - The North Dakota Senate rejected a 4-cent boost in the state’s gas tax Monday, Feb. 4. Senate Bill 2288 failed in a 26-18 vote....
February 4, 2019 - 2:49pm
January 24, 2018
Koch network asks Trump not to raise gas tax for roads
The influential Koch political network is urging President Donald Trump to reject a proposal made by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to increase...
January 24, 2018 - 11:52am
August 1, 2017
Our view: Maybe now is the time to raise gas tax
Herald editorial board It has been 24 years since the federal government increased the tax on gasoline. Since 1993, the motor vehicle gas tax...
August 1, 2017 - 8:08am
February 9, 2017
U.S. gasoline tax hike may dent fuel demand in oversupplied market
NEW YORK—A potential increase in gasoline taxes in several U.S. states could put a dent in demand at the pumps and mark another setback...
February 9, 2017 - 4:52pm
May 16, 2016
Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton offers to drop gas tax increase
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans likely will pay higher vehicle license fees if the governor and lawmakers reach a transportation funding deal this year....
May 16, 2016 - 6:08pm
May 15, 2015
Todd Miller: Why Greater Minnesota counties support the gas tax
ROSEAU, Minn—Ask someone if they want their gas tax raised, and they will act as if you just offered to give them the measles. It's not...
May 15, 2015 - 4:45am