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Bygones for Feb. 21, 2018
A lawmaker's aide called school-shooting survivors 'actors.' Within hours, he was fired.
Southern Minn. school district's special education programming under investigation
Calling it a 'disruption' to education, Bemidji superintendent cancels walkout event against gun violence
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Two medical properties sold in Duluth for $26 million total
SCCU finalizes acquisition of NW Wisconsin bank
Open meetings for ‘can of worms’ scheduled
Soo Locks to open March 25
A Trump dating site used a sex offender as its model, and it has a few other issues, too
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'It feels unreal': Minnesota's Diggins sprints to long-awaited gold in cross-country
U.S. men's hockey team out of medal contention after losing in shootout
Lindsey Vonn wins bronze in her last Olympic downhill
Prep girls hockey: State trip is no mirage for Proctor-Hermantown
2018 Winter Olympics: Vonn's gold hopes go downhill
Firehouse cooks turn up the heat: Having each other’s back extends to the kitchen
Nibbles and notes for Feb. 21, 2018
Readings & Writers for Feb. 18, 2018
Lost wedding dress found 32 years later
Heartland Indie Best-sellers
John Ahlberg Myers
Tom & Monica Martin
Michael and Janet Hayes
Florabel Ann Lundquist
Patricia Louise Gentry
Carol Cummings Scinocca
Educator's View: Top-down directive ignored teachers
Reader's View: Let's talk about what offends, why
Reader's View: Parade would be for merchants of death
Reader's View: Those religious not always more virtuous
MN DNR Weekly Report for Feb. 20, 2018
Ask a Conservation Officer: Cross-country ski pass rules
Gun sales, hunter and angler numbers could affect DNR revenues
Houston's fishing report: Look for pike, panfish in the weeds
Pets of the week for Feb. 20, 2018
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RecSports for Feb. 11
February 17, 2018
Lawmakers to attend sexual harassment training: Committee seats at stake, Daudt says
ST. PAUL — Minnesota House members had better attend an upcoming all-day sexual harassment and bias training session — or they'll...
February 17, 2018 - 10:43am
February 16, 2018
Minnesota lawmakers must pass own budget, but not much work mandatory
ST. PAUL — The 2018 Minnesota Legislature opens at noon Tuesday, Feb. 20, and there are plenty of questions about what topics might be debated....
February 16, 2018 - 10:44am
February 13, 2018
Dayton, legislative leaders: We get along just fine, thanks
ST. PAUL — It wasn't exactly a kumbaya moment, but Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton wrapping his arm around Republican House Speaker Kurt Daudt...
February 13, 2018 - 6:46pm
February 9, 2018
Gov. Dayton, legislative leaders to answer questions together
ST. PAUL—Minnesota's governor and legislative leaders often communicate with each other by letter or by talking to the media. But a week...
February 9, 2018 - 11:50am
January 5, 2018
Capitol Chatter: Special legislative election takes on statewide importance
ST. PAUL—A Minnesota Senate special election in the southeastern Twin Cities carries more importance than usual, with a statewide impact....
January 5, 2018 - 2:38pm
November 18, 2017
Paul Gazelka: The Brainerd man for the statewide Republican moment
BRAINERD, Minn. — Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka has made a political career out of being a pinch hitter for Republicans in Minnesota...
November 18, 2017 - 10:37pm
November 16, 2017
Minnesota House members must take harassment prevention training or lose committees
ST. PAUL — Minnesota House members who refuse to take sex harassment prevention training may have a whole lot of time on their hands. House...
November 16, 2017 - 5:00pm
Court says Minnesota Legislature has enough money to remain open
ST. PAUL — Minnesota legislative leaders say they will limp along to the 2018 legislative session by taking money from a House-Senate commission....
November 16, 2017 - 2:29pm
November 12, 2017
Gazelka reacts to Schoen sexual harassment allegations
NISSWA, Minn. — Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka commented Friday, Nov. 12, he didn't think it likely new sexual harassment allegations against more state senators would surface. Gazelka, a Republican from Fairview Township, was reacting to the sexual harassment allegations...
November 12, 2017 - 7:31pm
November 8, 2017
Funding dispute could force MN Senate to lay off workers Dec. 1
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Senate leaders say they are preparing to lay off their employees. If the courts do not decide a funding dispute between...
November 8, 2017 - 5:11pm
September 13, 2017
Our View: Now they have to work together
As disappointing and frustrating as it may be, if this is how it has to happen, with the state supreme court having to order Gov. Mark Dayton...
September 13, 2017 - 12:39am
August 28, 2017
'Can we just get to it?' justice asks about Dayton's legislative funding vetoes
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Supreme Court justices on Monday, Aug. 28, had many questions about Gov. Mark Dayton's line-item veto of two years...
August 28, 2017 - 7:47pm
July 19, 2017
Judge says Dayton wrong when he 'effectively abolished the Legislature'
ST. PAUL -- A judge reached all the way to the Federalist Papers of 1787 to conclude Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton violated the state Constitution...
July 19, 2017 - 5:28pm
July 14, 2017
Capitol Chatter: Dayton administration worries about tight budget
ST. PAUL — Minnesota government will not have much left over when the just-started two-year budget cycle ends, Dayton administration officials...
July 14, 2017 - 12:26pm
May 31, 2017
Legislature lays groundwork to sue Minnesota governor
PAUL — The Minnesota Legislature is preparing to sue the governor.A legislative committee plans a Friday, June 2, meeting to consider hiring...
May 31, 2017 - 5:20pm