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Tickets available for Trump rally in Fargo
1,700 reading, math tutors sought for Minnesota schools
DAC collaborates with artist Marsha Wolff
Head off the heartbreak: Child drowning can be prevented
New park ordinance approved in Nevis
Esox rally to edge Midway in battle for first place
Area runners compete in 42nd Duluth Marathon
Legion makes season debut by sweeping Walker/Nevis
Teen girl wows speedway crowd by playing national anthem, then racing her car
NORTHLAND NATURE JOURNAL: The big catch up
Kenneth William Parsons
Ronald "Ron" Ralph Lindbom
Millie Ann Donnay
Closing arguments for and against Line 3
PUC decision on Line 3 expected by end of June
Robocalls fray consumers' nerves
Take time for a mid-year small business checkup
Saying goodbye: Historic Norby's Department Store closing leaves family, community heartbroken
Place a Business Announcement
Great American Story deadline approaches
An afternoon with author Ahmed Ismail Yusuf
Red Bridge Park Sculpture Trail to be unveiled June 16
2nd Street Stage kicks off June 14
Upcoming Prince album features nine new tracks
NORTHLAND NATURE JOURNAL: The big catch up
Lindows take top honors at Cirks Fishing Tournament
Lake Winnibigoshish back to being a walleye wonderland
Local and state fishing reports
WEEKEND ADVENTURES: Best intentions for Boundary Waters trip
Commentary: Anti-gun Parkland students expected to visit Fargo/Moorhead, Bismarck, and Standing Rock this month
COMMENTARY: Politics: We need it
Paid political letter policy takes effect
COMMENTARY: A Memorial Day message from the Park Rapids DAV
Letter to Editor: This community is awesome
What you need in your winter survival kit
Heads up, Moscow mule lovers: That copper mug could be poisoning you
June 12, 2018
The curse of public service: Nolan discusses surprising bid for Minn. lieutenant governor
CROSSLAKE—At the spry age of 74, Rep. Rick Nolan, D-Crosby, is becoming something of a practitioner of sudden reversals—at least...
June 12, 2018 - 12:47pm
June 5, 2018
DFL late arrivals fill out 8th District race; Independence Party candidate also joins fray
DULUTH—Sometime after announcing his retirement from Congress last February, Rep. Rick Nolan called a handful of Democratic-Farmer-Labor...
June 5, 2018 - 8:11pm
May 16, 2018
Election wrestles with environment in 8th Congressional District
DULUTH, Minn.—Try as they might to turn the topical dial to health care, spending or immigration in the open race for the 8th Congressional...
May 16, 2018 - 10:05am
January 2, 2018
Smith set to be Minnesota’s next senator as Bachmann considers running
WASHINGTON — Minnesota's best-known politician has resigned from the U.S. Senate while a well-known political celebrity considers running for...
January 2, 2018 - 3:51pm
December 7, 2017
Tina Smith quickly rising to top of Senate speculation
PAUL — It took only minutes after the first sexual misconduct allegation was waged against Al Franken for speculation to begin about who would...
December 7, 2017 - 3:25pm
December 6, 2017
UPDATE: Friends call for Franken to step down, but he is not tipping his hat yet
WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Al Franken's political friends want and expect him to resign. The Minnesota Democrat plans a Thursday, Dec. 7, announcement...
December 6, 2017 - 5:39pm
November 22, 2017
Republican Tim Miller hopes to take on Collin Peterson
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Tim Miller is fighting to win the Republican endorsement to take on longtime Democrat Collin Peterson for a seat...
November 22, 2017 - 5:50am
November 18, 2017
As Nolan votes, challengers hit back on taxes
While Rick Nolan legislates in Washington, D.C., as the current representative from Minnesota's 8th Congressional District, the race for the...
November 18, 2017 - 8:00pm
Franken talk abounds, but senator quiet
ST. PAUL — Former women staffers of U.S. Sen. Al Franken said he treated them well, the woman who accused him of sexual harassment does...
November 18, 2017 - 10:00am
August 7, 2017
Capitol Chatter: Lights, cameras, silence (from politicians)
REDWOOD FALLS, Minn.—They do not often bring in television lights for a Farmfest forum. But that is not the only unusual thing about a...
August 7, 2017 - 10:14am
July 31, 2017
Majority of Americans want Congress to move on from health care reform
NEW YORK — A majority of Americans are ready to move on from health care reform at this point after the U.S. Senate's effort to dismantle Obamacare failed on Friday, July 29, according to an exclusive Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released on Saturday, July 30. Nearly two-thirds...
July 31, 2017 - 11:03am
July 26, 2017
Minnesota lawmakers denounce GOP health bill, seek bipartisan answer
WASHINGTON — Minnesota's two U.S. senators voted with all other Democrats against the Senate debating a federal health care law rewrite...
July 26, 2017 - 8:48am
May 1, 2017
Capitol Chatter: Peterson wants to stay in Congress; Nolan still thinking
ST. PAUL — Collin Peterson is running for U.S. House again, but Rick Nolan is waiting to decide whether to make a re-election or governor...
May 1, 2017 - 9:25am
April 8, 2017
Capitol Chatter: Who says lawmakers can't agree?
ST. PAUL — Minnesota legislators actually can work together. Sure, the media mostly covers things when Democrats and Republicans disagree....
April 8, 2017 - 4:25pm
November 5, 2014
Nolan holds off Mills in tight race for Minnesota’s 8th Congressional District
Democratic incumbent Rick Nolan has fended off a tough challenge from Republican Stewart Mills in Minnesota’s 8th Congressional District race -- a contest that lived up to its advance billing as one of the closest House races in the nation. With 768 of 810 precincts reporting...
November 5, 2014 - 8:34am