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Minnesota special session wraps up $46 billion budget
UPDATE: Inmate apprehended in Minneapolis after prison van taken over
Dispute over trail detours final Minnesota legislative work
Minn. roundup: Franken rules out White House bid in 2020; Pearl Harbor victim has remains returned home
Summer concert series begins in Farmington
crime and courts
College lacrosse: Four former Tigers receive honors at Missouri Valley College
Track and Field: Trio of conference champs leads Tigers
Where the buffalo roam
Baseball: Tigers upset No. 6 North, clinch .500 SSC finish
Girls lacrosse: Tigers take 9-2 record into finale
The Busby brothers of River Falls
A cure for procrastination: Surgeon combines diverse background in decision-making framework
Health briefs: Biking for health in New Richmond; blood donation opportunities
Inspiration strikes again for Farmington Dew Days button artist
Farmington High School bands stage spring concert
arts and entertainment
Wells Fargo vs. Rehder
Wells Fargo Bank vs. McConaha 17-106780
PROB DONNA TERRELL 19HA-PR-17-378
First Horizon Home Loan Corp. vs. Fjeld
Probate McIntosh 19HA-PR-17-363
Lynn C. Mitchell, 54
Leona Tussing, 82
Kathleen M. Sawczynec, 62
Roger D. Duff, 88
Wayne A. Briesacher, 78
Editorial: Honor WWII vets as nation salutes WWI
Viewpoint: Setting PTSD record straight
Viewpoint: Kick off summer with art, music and dance
Editorial: Senate, help those suffering from mental illness
Chuck Brooks: Ready to hit the road on new bike
Real Estate Showcase
October 30, 2009
Indian country happy with Obama efforts
ST. PAUL -- Relations between American Indian tribes and the federal government have turned around since Barack Obama became president, tribal...
October 30, 2009 - 7:10am
April 20, 2009
White House connection: Bemidji dog half-sister of Obama family dog
A Bemidji family has a White House canine connection. Ruby, a 2-year-old Portuguese water dog owned by Julie Quanrud and her husband, Ric Meixell,...
April 20, 2009 - 7:23am
January 29, 2009
A front row seat for history
Ashlea Orth isn't sure how to describe what she experienced last week. "Surreal," she said. "That's probably the best way I can describe it." That's...
January 29, 2009 - 12:00am
November 25, 2008
Minnesotans disagree on Obama team
ST. PAUL - The initial phases of president-elect Barack Obama's economic plan met a mixed Minnesota reaction. The state's two U.S. senators did not agree. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., said that Obama "is putting together the best and brightest" economic experts to lead the country...
November 25, 2008 - 12:00am
November 3, 2008
Obama comments upset GOP farmers
ST. PAUL - A comment Barack Obama made to Time Magazine has upset Republican farmers, who use it as proof he does not understand agriculture.
November 3, 2008 - 12:00am
October 24, 2008
Arne Carlson backs Obama
Minnesota's maverick Republican Thursday endorsed Democrat Barack Obama for president. Two-term Gov. Arne Carlson said he picked Obama in part...
October 24, 2008 - 12:00am
October 23, 2008
Bachmann denies Obama remarks
ST. PAUL - U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann, in the center of a national controversy and finding her re-election in danger, tells the Web site Politico...
October 23, 2008 - 12:00am
October 16, 2008
Ag payments divide McCain, Obama
ST. PAUL - John McCain was talking to reporters on his Straight Talk Express bus earlier this year, speeding past Minnesota corn fields while saying the federal government has no business subsidizing farmers who grow that crop, or any other. He also said he opposes tariffs designed...
October 16, 2008 - 12:00am
August 28, 2008
Minnesota votes 78-8 for Obama
ST. PAUL - Minnesota Democratic convention delegates said they are united behind presidential candidate Barack Obama, but some Hillary Clinton backers took advantage of their last chance to formally express their support for the New York senator. Eight delegates threw their support...
August 28, 2008 - 12:00am
August 25, 2008
Obama rallies crowd, heads to Denver
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. -- Barack Obama was speaking to a Wisconsin barbecue Sunday afternoon, but that is not who one Minnesotan saw. "Every time I see him, I see Paul Wellstone," Komi Kdopre-Doh of Minneapolis said after Obama spoke to nearly 400 Wisconsin and Minnesota Democrats for...
August 25, 2008 - 12:00am
August 20, 2008
Obama losing ground in the Gopher state
A new poll shows Barack Obama's Minnesota lead is shrinking. The Democratic presidential candidate a month ago held a 12-point lead over Republican John McCain. Rasmussen Reports says that has fallen to a 46 percent to 42 percent advantage. Other polls also show the Minnesota race...
August 20, 2008 - 12:00am
August 11, 2008
Obama snubs FarmFest
U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, a Democrat who serves a vast area of western Minnesota, invited presidential candidate Barack Obama to southwest Minnesota's FarmFest, but Obama declined. Peterson said: "I gave my advice to them as I did with Nancy Pelosi." But Obama campaign officials...
August 11, 2008 - 12:00am
June 9, 2008
Democrats say they are united behind Obama
ROCHESTER, Minn. - Democrats left their state convention rallying behind Barack Obama, but the party remained divided about whether Hillary Clinton should fill out the presidential ticket. Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party activists gathered at Rochester's Mayo Civic Center for a three-day...
June 9, 2008 - 12:00am