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Gold-medal winning Robb Stauber will coach Whitecaps

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 16:56

ST. PAUL — U.S. Olympic gold-winning women's hockey coach Robb Stauber will coach the Minnesota Whitecaps of the National Women's Hockey League with his wife, Shivaun.

The Staubers will share...

Loons must seize winnable game versus Montreal to stay ahead of 2017 pace

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 16:51

BLAINE, Minn. — Minnesota United must beat the low-rung Montreal Impact on Saturday night, May 26, at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis in order to stay a hair ahead of...

House Democrats question DHS chief's claim of ignorance about Russian election interference

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 16:35

WASHINGTON - House Democrats are questioning Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen's commitment to improving election security after she told reporters that she...

Commentary: Plan to 'tweak' Wild into contention seems optimistic

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 16:24

ST. PAUL — Mr. Tweak-It arrived in town Tuesday, May 22, tasked with recalibrating a failed playoff team and jump-starting a relationship with an inherited bench boss who came to...

Commentary: The public deserves better vetting of candidates

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 16:05

On my radio show Monday, as I discussed Republican Will Gardner's departure from the Secretary of State race, I tried to remember the last time a Democrat had won...

Study: Minnesotans, North Dakotans more likely to suffer depression

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 15:59

CHICAGO — Depression is a growing condition throughout the United States, but according to a massive new study, Minnesotans and North Dakotans struggle more than most.

The study from the...

Minn. teacher arrested for alleged child sexual abuse

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 15:53

DULUTH -- A 33-year-old Duluth middle school teacher has been arrested for alleged child sexual abuse. The woman was booked into the St. Louis County Jail on Monday afternoon, May 21,...

Minot school stays in lockdown after threat investigation

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 15:23

MINOT, N.D. -- With the school year almost over, Minot police investigated a possible threat at the Erik Ramstad Middle School on Tuesday, May 22.

Through an investigation, Police Investigations...

Proud mom orders 'Summa Cum Laude' cake online. Bakery censors it to read 'Summa … Laude.'

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 14:04

Saturday was Jacob Kosinski's big day. His whole family, many from out of town, saw the Charleston, South Carolina, student graduate from his Christian-based homeschool program with a 4.89 grade...

MN legislative session is a wrap, without an ending

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 13:40

ST. PAUL — The Republican-controlled 2018 Minnesota Legislature approved a lot.
Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton is poised to veto nearly all of it.
Legislators introduced a record 8,658...

Trump says U.S. reconsidering ZTE penalties as 'favor' to Xi

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 12:42

President Donald Trump said his administration is reconsidering penalties on Chinese telecommunications maker ZTE Corp. as a personal favor to the country's president, Xi Jinping.

"The president asked me to...

Investigators insist MH370 crash was an accident, not a mass murder-suicide by pilot

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 12:21

A despondent Capt. Zaharie Ahmad Shah, troubled over the end of his marriage or some other unbearable sadness, was the only person awake on the doomed plane full of unconscious...

Trump says Kim 'serious' about nuclear talks, but suggests summit could fall through

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 12:10

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump expressed confidence Tuesday that North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un is "serious" about negotiating over denuclearization, but he acknowledged the possibility that a summit planned...

ND GOP to support independent secretary of state candidate after learning about nominee’s peeping case

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 11:37

BISMARCK — The North Dakota Republican Party confirmed it will support an independent candidate for secretary of state Tuesday, May 22, one day after that office’s longtime occupant said he...

ND native, husband living in Minnesota die during fishing accident in Iceland

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 10:41

ICELAND — A North Dakota native and her husband have died in a fishing accident while on vacation in Iceland.
Janet Veit grew up in Richland County and was a...

Twins designate Phil Hughes for assignment

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 10:34

MINNEAPOLIS—Five relief outings were all the Twins needed to see from Phil Hughes to know it wasn't going to work.

In a move that was surprising only in its timing,...

Manafort accuses Mueller prosecutors of smearing him with leaks

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 10:33

Lawyers for Paul Manafort accused prosecutors working with Special Counsel Robert Mueller of smearing their client through unflattering media accounts that originated with illegal grand jury leaks.

The lawyers on...

NORTH DAKOTA OUTDOORS/ DOUG LEIER: Deer license application process moves to online only this year

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 10:31
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For several months now, the North Dakota Game and Fish Department has spread the word to let hunters know the agency is no longer using paper applications for its lottery...

US pledges 8 million dollars for Ebola outbreak in Congo

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 10:02

The United States has pledged to provide $8 million to support the global response to the growing Ebola outbreak in Congo, officials said Tuesday. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex...

Commentary: Podcast: NDGOP Chairman says 'party will take a look at' background checks for candidates

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 09:53

Over the weekend Republican Secretary of State candidate Will Gardner ended his campaign after a bombshell report in the Fargo Forum detailing a disorderly conduct conviction for some...


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