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Funding for government lapses as short-term spending bill stalls in the Senate

New Orleans Saints kicker Wil Lutz (3) celebrates with punter Thomas Morstead (6) after kicking a field goal against the Minnesota Vikings during the fourth quarter in the NFC Divisional Playoff football game at U.S. Bank Stadium last weekend. Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports
Saints punter wants to meet fourth-grade class from Thielen's hometown
January 19, 2018 - 9:36pm
President Donald Trump speaks to reporters on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, before departing on Marine One to spend the weekend at Camp David, Dec. 16, 2017. (Al Drago/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Adult-film star details alleged Trump affair in transcript
January 19, 2018 - 8:32pm
A 'pause' on the wellness project: Organizations say more discussions needed; construction target now 2019
January 19, 2018 - 7:09pm
Platinum rewards
Longtime Bemidji-area arts supporter Patt Rall dies
January 19, 2018 - 6:37pm
This photo of Susan Swedell was taken about a month before she went missing on January 19, 1988. Swedell left work at a Kmart in Oak Park Heights that night, bound for an evening of popcorn and movies with her mother and sister at home in Lake Elmo. Later, a gas station clerk let her leave her overheated car at the station, a mile from home. That clerk, peering through a snow-splattered store window, saw her get into another car with a man. That was last time she was seen. Courtesy of the Swedell family
Sheriff asks for public's help in 1988 disappearance of Minn. teen
January 19, 2018 - 8:07pm
A walleye working group that serves in an advisory capacity to the Minnesota DNR is again urging the state to consider a four-fish limit in place of the current six-fish limit. File photo / Forum News Service
New fishing regulations spark talk about new walleye, panfish and catfish limits
January 19, 2018 - 6:39pm
Tnuza Jamal Hassan
‘You guys are lucky I don’t know how to build a bomb,’ Minn. arson suspect allegedly said
January 19, 2018 - 5:30pm
Ahmad Rashad, neighbor Michael Jordan cheer on Vikings
January 20, 2018 - 12:10am
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) heads to the Senate floor after a meeting with fellow Democrats on Capitol Hill in Washington, Jan. 19, 2018. Senate Democrats on Friday night blocked passage of a month-long stopgap spending bill to keep the government funded, leaving only a few hours to find a path forward before much of the government was set to shut down after midnight. (Erin Schaff/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Funding for government lapses as short-term spending bill stalls in the Senate
January 19, 2018 - 10:06pm
Adolescent correctional facility supervisor resigns after state finds that he injured 16-year-old resident
January 19, 2018 - 7:24pm
Crime report for Jan. 18
January 19, 2018 - 6:52pm
"I take out a toilet paper roll, and wrapped around it of course is what looks like this giant, long tapeworm," Dr. Kenny Bahn said on the podcast. Courtesy / http://www.wonthurtabit.com/episodes/6-parasites
He ate sushi almost every day - until a 5-foot-long tapeworm slithered out of his body
January 19, 2018 - 7:28pm
Alexandria's Jim Dresch with his Grandpa Jimmy's Ice Hole Trap, an ice fishing product he created to keep fish from getting away after they get free near the top of the hole. Eric Morken / Forum News Service
A unique contraption for the ice angler
January 19, 2018 - 12:51pm
Patricia "Patt" Marilyn Rall
January 19, 2018 - 9:27pm
If Vikings win Sunday, expect Super Bowl ticket prices to jump
January 20, 2018 - 12:12am

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