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2 Fargo schools ranked among best in ND by U.S. News
Suspect pleads guilty in deadly Twin Cities crime spree
Greenbush Middle River district votes to close Middle River School
A woman called 911 about burglars at her neighbor's house. They were black Airbnb guests.
After disposing of the remains of her stillborn child, Virginia state woman charged with a crime
YOUTH BASEBALL: Northern Heat to hold dinner, silent auction
GOLF: Mackenzie-Olson completes 2nd round at Super Regional
BASEBALL: Litchy named first team All-NSIC
BASEBALL: Litchy named first team All-NSIC
TENNIS: BSU trio earns All-NSIC honors
Zola Ann Peterson
Cindy Marie Swedberg
John David Langston
Leland Joseph Kupcho
JOHN EGGERS: Everything you didn't want to hear about 'boogers'
Knowing how deeply to plant can make or break garden
Old-time rutabagas back en vogue
Salmon tacos and avocado salsa a mouth-watering combo
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: 100 percent Graduation Rate: How goes it?
Final three acts announced for Minnesota State Fair grandstand
Country Classic Band to perform Wednesday
Watermark introduces Saturday Art Class for children
Around the Arts, May 6
Fargo pastor unveils dark, family history in new book
DNR considering changes to Leech Lake walleye regulations
This owl had an extraordinary survival story after a very bad day
Tent caterpillar season looks mild in Minnesota, DNR forest expert says
Huntress Hokuf targets Extreme Huntress finals
Outdoors enthusiasts urged to practice tick bite prevention
145 million Social Security numbers, 99 million addresses and more: Every type of personal data Equifax lost to hackers, by the numbers
Ray Szmanda, longtime pitchman for Menards, dead at 91
Obamacare premiums to surge next year, early rate requests show
Stensland Family Farms promotes farm fresh and local
BisMan Community Food Co-op puts focus on the story of food
Place a Business Announcement
Barb & Rick
Richard and Marvel Olson
Virg & Marge
Commentary: Melania Trump trolls her husband
Commentary: MnDOT's choices left Greater Minnesota behind
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Legislature needs to deliver for higher education
Commentary: The financial forecast for colleges is gloomy - how can they weather the storm?
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: All children deserve an opportunity to succeed
May 8, 2018
Dayton continues push for 'emergency' school funding
ST. PAUL—Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton lately is all about an "emergency" funding plan for public schools running deficits. He's on a bully-pulpit kick, urging Republican lawmakers to change course late in the legislative session and spend $138 million to shore up school budgets...
May 8, 2018 - 8:35pm
May 4, 2018
Capitol Chatter: Let the legislative talks begin
ST. PAUL — About two weeks remain in the 2018 legislative session, so it is time for the work to begin. At least it is time for the final...
May 4, 2018 - 3:05pm
May 3, 2018
Minnesota leaders ready to negotiate taxes
ST. PAUL—Minnesota state leaders are preparing to negotiate one of the most complex tax law rewrites in decades. With the Senate passing,...
May 3, 2018 - 5:38pm
May 2, 2018
Minnesota GOP lawmakers aim to reorganize Met Council to meet federal standards
ST. PAUL—U.S. Rep. Jason Lewis on Wednesday, May 2, joined a group of mostly Republican state lawmakers in St. Paul taking aim at the Metropolitan Council, a non-elected regional body that oversees hundreds of millions in spending across the metro.
May 2, 2018 - 9:33pm
Minnesota House GOP: Borrow $825 million for public works projects
ST. PAUL—Repairing, not building, is a public works priority for Minnesota House Republicans. Instead of constructing lots of new buildings, they propose fixing roofs, painting peeling walls and other such routine but needed work. The House public works plan, to be funded by...
May 2, 2018 - 6:56pm
One Minnesota water issue mellows as rally begins
ST. PAUL — Minnesota water advocates gathered at the Capitol for their annual Clean Water Action Day when at least one water controversy...
May 2, 2018 - 5:31pm
May 1, 2018
Gov. Dayton says he wants $138 million in 'emergency' school funding after nearly 60 districts report shortfalls
ST. PAUL—Gov. Mark Dayton said he read a couple of news stories over the weekend about unexpected financial shortfalls schools face, and...
May 1, 2018 - 5:26pm
April 27, 2018
Capitol Chatter: Opioids still topic of legislative conversation
ST. PAUL — How to deal with opioid abuse is one of those issues that everyone agrees needs legislation, but they cannot agree on details. Many...
April 27, 2018 - 3:36pm
April 26, 2018
Audit finds Minnesota preschool programs ‘complex and fragmented’
ST. PAUL—Minnesota does a lot to prepare children for elementary school, but its often tough for families to find the right program, leaving some children without the head start they need to succeed. Those are the findings of an analysis of Minnesota's early learning programs...
April 26, 2018 - 8:08pm
April 24, 2018
House tax bill is 'Ain't My Fault' effort
ST. PAUL — Republicans who control the Minnesota House and Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton do not agree on many aspects of tax policy, but...
April 24, 2018 - 4:39pm
April 23, 2018
Legislative roundup: MN House votes to dump wild rice water rules
ST. PAUL — Scientific and cultural discussions overlapped as the Minnesota House approved a bill to start over on water regulations protecting...
April 23, 2018 - 4:29pm
April 22, 2018
Crunch time: Minnesota lawmakers have less than five weeks to tackle long list of issues
ST. PAUL—The Minnesota Legislature convened two months ago with a lot on its plate. But with less than five weeks until they have to wrap up their work, there's a growing risk much could be left undone. Tax reform, elder abuse, the opioid addiction fight, school safety, a malfunctioning...
April 22, 2018 - 6:19am
April 19, 2018
Minnesota Legislature could outlaw fake service animals
ST. PAUL—People who misrepresent dogs or other animals as trained service animals soon may violate state law. Minnesota senators Thursday,...
April 19, 2018 - 5:30pm
April 18, 2018
With new details out, the battle over taxes heats up at the Minnesota Legislature
ST. PAUL—Sparring over how to best align Minnesota's tax code with recent federal changes began in earnest this week, quickly illustrating...
April 18, 2018 - 6:26pm
April 17, 2018
Transportation funding plans vary, with MNLARS questions remaining
ST. PAUL — Time is running out on the Minnesota legislative session, and one of the issues hanging over lawmakers remains unresolved. Even...
April 17, 2018 - 6:12pm