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City rule changes hit wall
Five things to know from city council
Troops still need support
Dayton collapses, then walks with aid after State of the State speech
PrimeWest reports possible security breach
Proposed Minn. bills target higher penalties for highway protests
Boys Basketball: B-E holds Eagles to four overtime points in 67-53 win
Dance: Cards climb to sixth in final CLC standings
Swimming and diving: Cards punch ticket to state true team
Girls basketball: Chargers jump on Tigers early
Fathers and daughters invited to Big Ole – Little Lena Ball
Zion Lutheran School celebrates National Lutheran Schools Week
Faith Column: The Sunday after and the days ahead
Compassion Center to host GriefShare
A peach of a show
Engaged - Christopherson and Dalluge
Engaged - Freier and Christopherson
Births - Jan. 13, 2017
Engaged - Fischer and Teague
Morken: Step up and take part in deer management
Perch: A top winter attraction
Locals catch big bull redfish near South Padre Island
Morken: One final lesson as another season slips away
PF release: New Continuous CRP SAFE acres started Jan. 1
Gerald "Jerry" A. Hubert
Hazel I. Kleven
Lisa M. Neubauer
Byron S. Gunderson
John Lawrence Davis
IT'S OUR TURN: Tough choices on sex abuse story
LETTER: Need better service on CR82
LETTER: Give Trump a chance
LETTER: Rare, unique opportunity
LETTER: Douglas County's child abuse rate is double statewide rate
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Selecting seed for your garden
Cow/Calf Days Seminar Tour coming to the area
Irrigation Clinic to be held in Parkers Prairie
Winter Garden College: Tools to tackle yard and garden problems
KOOL-TV adds local weekend show
New specialty-trained orthopedic surgeon available in Alexandria
Operation Round Up grants awarded to 14 organizations
Osakis distillery plans cocktail room
Viking Savings Bank to rebrand with move to new location
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On The Street
January 22, 2016
Sex offender changes delayed
Minnesota will not be forced to change how it treats sex offenders until a federal appeals court decides whether the program is constitutional. Last month, the court granted the state a stay, which delays enforcement of a federal judge’s ruling ordering major changes in the state...
January 22, 2016 - 12:00am
January 13, 2016
The recent cold snap is a wintry delight for shutterbugs. One good thing about the brutally cold weather: It creates the perfect canvas to showcase...
January 13, 2016 - 4:43pm
January 3, 2016
The good and bad of Minnesota's economy
By Don Davis, Forum News Service Minnesota's economy is a study in contradictions. So much of the news looks good: near record-low unemployment,...
January 3, 2016 - 9:00am
December 22, 2015
New strain of norovirus hits Minnesota
A new strain of norovirus, the most common cause of sudden intestinal illness, has shown up in Minnesota, and that could mean more norovirus illnesses this winter, state health officials warned today.The new strain, called GII.17 Kawasaki, caused many outbreaks in Asia last winter...
December 22, 2015 - 1:22pm
Don’t spoil your holidays with a trip to the emergency room
Holiday festivities with young children are one of the highlights of the season. But because kids naturally are curious and don’t know the...
December 22, 2015 - 8:08am
December 20, 2015
New marijuana strain could slash medical cannabis costs
By Robb Jeffries, Forum News Service A new strain of marijuana plant could slash costs for medical cannabis users in Minnesota. Minnesota Medical...
December 20, 2015 - 1:00pm
November 11, 2015
Tech support scheme takes new angle
Better Business Bureau (BBB) of Minnesota and North Dakota is once again noting an uptick in reports of the tech support scam. Generally, this scheme is perpetrated over the phone: homeowners or business owners receive calls from “technicians” saying there’s a problem with...
November 11, 2015 - 12:00am
November 6, 2015
U of M impacts all of state, says Kaler
Take a guess at this: What percentage of University of Minnesota students graduate debt-free? With all the news about the staggering amount...
November 6, 2015 - 12:00am
Dog days of fall
Those who like to complain about the weather can't find much to grumble about in the past few days. So far, November has been a month to remember...
November 6, 2015 - 12:00am
September 23, 2015
State revenue up in August
It could point to budget surplus
September 23, 2015 - 12:00am
September 17, 2015
Be wary of buying bogus Vikings tickets
By Forum News Service With the Minnesota Vikings home opener just days away, Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) is warning fans to watch out for fake tickets from scalpers and online fraudsters before the game. To avoid getting ripped off, BBB recommends...
September 17, 2015 - 10:46am
September 11, 2015
Five family members found dead in west metro home
By Sarah Horner, St. Paul Pioneer Press GREENWOOD, Minn. -- Five family members — two adults and three children — were found dead in...
September 11, 2015 - 9:38am
September 9, 2015
Adolescent vaccination rates rise in Minnesota
Minnesota’s adolescent immunization rates increased in 2014, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Minnesota’s rates are at or above national averages, and the state increase mirrors an overall improvement in rates across the country. Health...
September 9, 2015 - 12:00am
September 8, 2015
Motorcyclist killed during benefit ride for crash victim’s family
By Maja Beckstrom, St. Paul Pioneer Press A fundraiser to help the family of a man killed in a motorcycle accident ended tragically Saturday...
September 8, 2015 - 8:58am
August 26, 2015
One killed in fall at new Vikings stadium
By Robb Jeffries, Forum News Service MINNEAPOLIS -- One man has died and another sustained a serious injury Wednesday in a workplace accident...
August 26, 2015 - 2:15pm