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Vice President Joe Biden is interviewed before the game between the Villanova Wildcats and the Oklahoma Sooners in the 2016 NCAA Men's Division I Championship semi-final game at NRG Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports
If they were in high school, Biden says he would 'beat the hell' out of Trump for disrespecting women
2 hours 2 min ago
Ralph Peters in his library in 2002. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Tracy A. Woodward
Fox News commentator saves his most searing commentary for Fox News
6 hours 37 min ago
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Stairs leading to the lobby in the Willmar City Auditorium are shown Tuesday. Members of the City Council are divided about whether to use space in the historic building as part of a new city hall project.
City hall project divides Willmar council
10 hours 18 min ago
Kandiyohi County landfill to refuse commercial tree, brush waste
11 hours 52 min ago
March 20, 2018
Linda Muldoon, left, Mary Jo Malecha and other members of the religious-activist group ISAIAH speak with Naheed Murad of the Muslim American Society of Minnesota during "Muslim Day" in the rotunda of the State Capitol in St. Paul Tuesday, March 20, 2018. The two groups have formed a partnership to push legislation. Here, Murad was thanking the ISAIAH members for coming. Dave Orrick / Pioneer Press
Legislative agenda laid out on 'Muslim Day' at Minn. Capitol
22 hours 43 min ago
Work under the Minnesota Capitol dome has increased in recent days as deadlines approach for the 2018 edition of the Minnesota Legislature. Don Davis / Forum News Service
MNLARS one of many bills lawmakers tackle near deadline
March 20, 2018 - 4:41pm
A view of the St. Paul Park refinery in St. Paul Park, photographed on Wednesday, March 7, 2018.  (John Autey / Pioneer Press)
Minn. oil refinery's re-established safety zone riles neighbors
March 20, 2018 - 4:07pm
Minnesota state Rep. Chris Swedzinski of Ghent testifies during a 2017 legislative hearing. He is a main driver behind a 2018 move to not enforce a pemit for landowners to mow roadside ditches. Maureen McMullen / Forum News Service
Minn. lawmaker says ditch mowers help get rid of weeds
March 20, 2018 - 4:05pm
At G-20, Trump team shows no sign of backing off 'America First'
March 20, 2018 - 3:53pm
FILE PHOTO: Summer Zervos, a former “Apprentice” contestant who has accused Donald Trump of unwanted sexual advances, speaks to reporters after a court hearing in New York, Dec. 5, 2017. Zervos has brought a defamation lawsuit against the president for repeatedly describing her account, and those of other women, as “total lies” during his election campaign. (Jeenah Moon/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Judge rules defamation case against Trump related to sexual harassment allegations may proceed
March 20, 2018 - 2:52pm
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Koenen to challenge Miller in District 17A
March 20, 2018 - 12:34pm
Zuckerberg summoned by Parliament as data firm faces searches
March 20, 2018 - 12:14pm
Mark Zuckerberg at a Facebook conference in San Francisco, April 12, 2016. (Jim Wilson/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Feds said to be probing Facebook for use of personal data
March 20, 2018 - 11:19am
President Donald Trump delivers remarks on combating the opioid crisis at Manchester Community College in Manchester, N.H., March 19, 2018. (Doug Mills/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Trump shakes up team of lawyers as legal threats mount
March 20, 2018 - 7:07am
Minnesota state Reps. Debra Kiel of Crookston and Paul Torkelson of Hanska talk on the House floor Monday, March 19, 2018, before Tokelson's bill to fix MNLARS was debated. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minn. motor vehicle licensing fix plans headed to final negotiations
March 20, 2018 - 12:09am