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MAY 16 20 years ago (1993) (Photo) Coaches Lowell Scearcy and Keith Peterson and the Warrior baseball team surround the American Legion's Sye Majerus and Supt. Bob Gross at Don Adamson Field.

Wed, 05/15/2013 - 9:29pm

Members of the Associated Press were indignant upon learning of the Obama administration's Department of Justice (DOJ) snooping through records of reporters and tapping lines for AP's New York, Washington and Hartford, Conn., offices.

Wed, 05/15/2013 - 9:28pm

This evening I was reading the Minnesota Outdoor News. Its editor Rob Dreislein stated that they never will publish a picture of fishermen standing up in a boat without wearing pfd(s) or life jackets. Yet, this morning, I saw a photograph of three law enforcement officers standing up in a ...

Tue, 05/14/2013 - 8:55pm

On Thursday the Minnesota House of Representatives voted, in what will become a historic vote, to legalize marriage equality in Minnesota. Many representatives in central Minnesota stepped up and voted yes on the bill. One of those legislators was Rep. John Ward of Baxter. John Ward has been dedi...

Tue, 05/14/2013 - 8:55pm

MAY 15 20 years ago (1993) (Photo) Gov. Arne Carlson removes weeds from his lure while fishing Gull Lake during the 1993 Fishing Opener. Members of his party caught seven northerns, but the governor was empty-handed again.

Tue, 05/14/2013 - 4:20pm

Former Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Commissioner Douglas Shulman issued an apology last week for "inappropriate targeting" of conservative political groups during the 2012 election.

Tue, 05/14/2013 - 4:20pm

St. Paul is elated.

Mon, 05/13/2013 - 4:23pm

It's our turn to host the Minnesota Governor's fishing opener next year, without the late ice out - guaranteed. Well, maybe without a guarantee, but it will eclipse this year's opener if it lacks howling winds and a late ice out.

Sun, 05/12/2013 - 3:44pm

MAY 12 20 years ago (1993) Both lakeshore and non-lakeshore land values are going up, and new construction is fast-paced in Unorganized Territory.

Fri, 05/10/2013 - 8:33pm

In what seemed an inevitable outcome, area representatives to the Minnesota House approved the Freedom to Marry measure by a vote of 75-59. The measure now moves on for a Senate vote on Monday.

Fri, 05/10/2013 - 8:33pm