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Man charged with murder in Audubon, Minn., shooting; victim identified
Judge hands CNN victory in its bid to restore Jim Acosta's White House press pass
No one injured in Menahga house fire
American traveler missing in Mexico was killed by Sinaloa cartel, officials say
After deadliest fire in California history, search for human remains begins
Cross-country teams showed improvement all season
Former player takes over as Panthers' head girls hockey coach
Ulvin drops time, places 20th at state swim meet
Minnesota deer kill down 9.5 percent from last year
Defending Stanley Cup champs hand Wild first home loss
Vicki Ann Cheney
Gerald Keith Harvey
Susan "Sue" Traxler
Robert "Bob" J. Schoneberger
Minnesota unemployment rate remains steady
Donahue wins 3Mgives Volunteer Award
Agriculturalists work to control spread of Palmer amaranth
PolyMet copper mine clears major hurdle with state permits
Low pathogenic avian flu found in second Minnesota flock
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Roy Clark, country star who hosted 'Hee Haw' variety show, dies at 85
Can't beat the feeling: Minnesota native crowned 2018 American Beatbox Champion
Community band concert this Sunday
Stan Lee, creator of superheroes, dies at 95
5th-H stages 'Kid Frankenstein'
Minnesota deer kill down 9.5 percent from last year
Minnesota opening weekend deer harvest down from last year
Wanted: Recent hunting photos for the Enterprise
A successful bear hunt
It’s here: Minnesota deer firearms season opens Saturday
COMMENTARY: Lend your expertise to ACTION Park Rapids Lakes Area
MINNESOTA SECRETARY OF STATE: Know your voting rights
Minnesota Attorney General: Computer scams
Minnesota Department of Health: October is 'Let's Talk Month'
What you need in your winter survival kit
Heads up, Moscow mule lovers: That copper mug could be poisoning you
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October 7, 2018
GUEST EDITORIAL: Community journalism matters because communities matter
"Everything in this newspaper is important to someone." It's become something of a mantra for me, in recent years.
October 7, 2018 - 9:00am
August 29, 2018
GUEST EDITORIAL: The Four horsemen of marriage...and politics
The following is from the New York Times: "Many (Democrats and Republicans) despise each other, and to a degree that political scientists and pollsters say has gotten significantly worse over the last 50 years. ... Members of the two parties are more likely today to describe each...
August 29, 2018 - 1:00pm
August 22, 2018
GUEST EDITORIAL: Look at the science, not scare tactics, of glyphosate herbicide
Earlier this month, a jury awarded a former school groundskeeper $289.2 million, determining that Monsanto failed to warn him of the dangers posed by his use of the company's glyphosate-based herbicide Roundup. The verdict has been cheered by opponents of herbicides and genetic modification...
August 22, 2018 - 3:00pm
August 18, 2018
GUEST EDITORIAL: Court recording decision is a good start
Slowly, slowly, the Minnesota judicial system moves closer to the openness in Wisconsin, Iowa and North Dakota courtrooms. A pilot project on video and audio coverage of criminal proceedings proved successful, so the Minnesota Supreme Court this month appropriately made permanent...
August 18, 2018 - 8:00pm
COMMENTARY: Your legal rights: Student loan assistance scams
Student loan debt has reached historic levels in the U.S. Over 40 million Americans owe over $1.4 trillion in student loans. Student loan assistance...
August 18, 2018 - 11:01am
August 15, 2018
EDITORIAL: A free, independent press is one of Constitution's sacred principles
We've been complacent. We thought everybody knew how important a free press was to our world and that all this talk about us being the enemy of the people would be dismissed for the silliness that it is. But the reckless attacks have continued, instigated and encouraged by our president....
August 15, 2018 - 1:00pm
August 8, 2018
COMMENTARY: Fighting fires, fighting cancer
When firefighters like Jeff Laskowske from Albert Lea arrive at a fire, they are fully aware of the dangers they face from the flames and smoke. But Jeff, and millions of other firefighters like him, are exposing themselves to another deadly risk each time they show up to work: cancer....
August 8, 2018 - 11:30am
July 18, 2018
COMMENTARY: Don't just follow the crowd on "crowdfunding" websites
People hear on the news that someone in their community has lost her home in a fire or a spouse to an illness. They want to help, so search...
July 18, 2018 - 3:00pm
June 9, 2018
Paid political letter policy takes effect
The political campaign season is underway! Filings for public offices at the federal, state and local levels opened May 22 and closed June 5. (The filing period for cities and school districts that do not have primaries is from July 31 to Aug. 14.) We hope this draws some excitement,...
June 9, 2018 - 12:58pm
April 28, 2018
Commentary: Wouldn't you want to know? Well testing at the time of home sale just makes sense
Buying a house is one of the most significant financial and personal decisions that people and families make. Your home is the place where you make memories and where you expect and strive to be safe. In some cases, however, Minnesotans who rely on private wells find out belatedly...
April 28, 2018 - 1:00pm
April 14, 2018
Commentary: We should expand MinnesotaCare so anyone can buy in
For nearly three decades MinnesotaCare has been a trusted choice for health care coverage, providing an affordable option for working people earning too much to qualify for Medicaid but not enough to afford traditional insurance.
April 14, 2018 - 11:00am
March 31, 2018
Guest Editorial: Expand camera access to courtrooms
For more than 30 years, every state bordering Minnesota — Wisconsin, Iowa, North Dakota and South Dakota — has allowed cameras in its courtrooms, boosting the public's understanding of legal proceedings and its confidence in the criminal-justice system. And how many documented...
March 31, 2018 - 1:00pm
March 10, 2018
Guest Editorial: Public is best served by full menu of news
Strike up a conversation about press rights and many individuals likely conjure a picture of editors and reporters demanding access to top-secret data from government officials. No doubt, that occurs more often than most people would like to believe. The reality, however, is that...
March 10, 2018 - 3:00pm
February 28, 2018
Commentary: Summit bringing together AIS experts to protect Minnesota's natural resources
Hubbard County could be the poster county for taking smart, preventive measures against the spread of aquatic invasive species (AIS) in its destination lakes. Since the 1990s the Hubbard Coalition of Lake Associations and Hubbard County Commissioners have been working together to...
February 28, 2018 - 1:00pm
Guest Column: Marijuana poses risks for teenage brain
February is Marijuana Awareness Month. As more states have legalized marijuana, the perceived risk of harm has decreased among youth. This leads to an increased use of marijuana among teens. Most Hubbard County students do not use marijuana in a typical month, but all students are...
February 28, 2018 - 10:00am