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They call Tina Smith the 'velvet hammer.' Here's why.
Ashland County deputy back on the job after shooting
Shipping Traffic for Dec. 16, 2017
Bygones for Dec. 16, 2017
Huge Black Hills wildfire 53 percent contained
st louis county
Cold-weather gear donated to Duluth construction students
Bitcoin’s future as a digital currency will depend on consumer confidence
$3 million warehouse coming to West Duluth
Give back by helping to feed the people around you
What did we Google in 2017? Hurricane Irma, Meghan Markle and a slime recipe
MEN'S HOCKEY: Hats off for Dickman
Minnesotan's move from wide receiver to cornerback pays off for NDSU
Frisco treat: Bison overpower Sam Houston State to advance to FCS championship game
Curling: Local pairing earns playoff spot
Prep report: Olson's 36 leads North Woods to boys basketball win
Best Bets: Channeling Liberace, micro-cinema and more
Concert Review: Ex-Jayhawk Mark Olson takes trip around the world
Violet Days: Yule log
A&E Notes: Swedish TV and Irish music
Album review: Christian music and not-so-Christian music
Thomas " Buck" McDonald
Thomas " Buck" McDonald
William G. Lehman
Richard Allen Walsh
Lucius Patrick Oliver
Richard "Dick" L. Jacobson
Are kneeling NFL players acting appropriately? No: Just because we have the right doesn’t mean it’s right thing to do
Are kneeling NFL players acting appropriately? Yes: Constitution protects players’ protest of criminal-justice system
Reader's View: Good old days weren't good for everyone
Reader's View: Shafted again on Social Security
Reader's View: Why mention gym in drug-bust story?
Tullibees continue to decline in Green Lake
Chester Bowl, Lester-Amity Chalet open Saturday
DNR: No new CWD found in recent sampling
MN DNR Weekly Report for Dec. 11, 2017
Ask a Conservation Officer: Rules for angling while spearing for fish
Ask a Trooper: What are the best type of tires for my vehicle?
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October 23, 2017
DeVos rescinds 72 guidance documents outlining rights for disabled students
WASHINGTON - The Education Department has rescinded 72 policy documents that outline the rights of students with disabilities as part of the...
October 23, 2017 - 7:03am
September 22, 2017
U.S. Education Dept. ends Obama-era guidance on college sex crimes
U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said on Friday her department was issuing new interim guidelines to colleges on how to handle sexual assault...
September 22, 2017 - 11:52am
September 7, 2017
DeVos decries 'failed system' on campus sexual assault, vows to replace it
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos spoke of the need to replace the "failed system" of campus sexual assault enforcement Thursday, to ensure that...
September 7, 2017 - 2:05pm
September 6, 2017
Q-and-A: Franken on federal budget, mining, more
Before heading back to D.C. this week, U.S. Sen. Al Franken sat down with the News Tribune Editorial Board. He was asked about President Donald...
September 6, 2017 - 9:15pm
Trump administration sued by Minnesota AG over student loan relief
WASHINGTON - More than one-third of U.S. states on Thursday sued the U.S. Education Department and Secretary Betsy DeVos over the recent suspension...
July 6, 2017 - 1:38pm
June 2, 2017
Local View: DeVos' education budget would marginalize at-risk students
In the process of releasing her proposed budget for the U.S. Department of Education, Secretary Betsy DeVos promised "an equal opportunity of a quality education for all students." The budget calls for a $10.6 billion cut in traditional public school programs, nearly a 14 percent...
June 2, 2017 - 12:15am
May 25, 2017
Five startling things Betsy Devos told (or wouldn't tell) Congress
Does this sound familiar? Betsy DeVos went to Capitol Hill to testify before U.S. lawmakers. She didn't answer a lot of direct questions and...
May 25, 2017 - 8:00am
May 18, 2017
These are the K-12 education programs Trump wants to eliminate
Mental health services. Civics and arts programs. International education and language studies. Anti-bullying activities. Gifted and talented...
May 18, 2017 - 3:30pm
May 17, 2017
Trump's first full education budget: Deep cuts to public school programs in pursuit of school choice
Funding for college work-study programs would be cut in half, public-service loan forgiveness would end and hundreds of millions of dollars that...
May 17, 2017 - 3:14pm
February 12, 2017
National view: The GOP's profiles in cowardice
Imagine how Republicans would have reacted if former president Obama had attacked a retailer for dropping his daughter's product line. Or asked...
February 12, 2017 - 3:15pm
February 6, 2017
Republicans confident DeVos will be confirmed
WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans, without a vote to lose and facing mounting pressure from an aggressive opposition campaign, were confident...
February 6, 2017 - 6:38pm
February 1, 2017
Confirmation of Betsy DeVos in peril as two GOP senators defect
WASHINGTON — Donald Trump is facing his most serious Cabinet confirmation battle yet after two GOP senators on Wednesday announced that they...
February 1, 2017 - 4:40pm