The 70-foot spruce will have a long trip to Washington, visiting sites around Minnesota.
Updated: October 29, 2014, - 09:48 PM
These modern-day vagabonds, who travel in RVs, call themselves work campers. They are becoming a workforce that American Crystal Sugar Company is relying on more heavily as the North Dakota oil boom lures workers away from the Red River Valley.
Updated: October 26, 2014, - 06:33 AM
Legislative auditor's report does not take sides in controversial firing of Mankato State coach Todd Hoffner but finds process troubling.
Updated: October 24, 2014, - 07:02 AM
Outside magazine put the question to online voters: Which is the country's best outdoors town?
Updated: October 22, 2014, - 05:36 AM
Duluth’s recreational lands chief is ready to make city a national destination.
Updated: October 22, 2014, - 05:30 AM
The once-vibrant mining hub appears to be on the rebound with a new library, the reopening of an outdoor clothing manufacturer and the planned expansion of a winter boot manufacturer.
Updated: October 19, 2014, - 05:57 AM
Huge crowds last year prompted consideration.
Updated: October 15, 2014, - 07:33 PM
Ness, who was first elected in 2007, announced Sunday he wouldn’t seek re-election in 2015. "I’ve tried to do this job well and I know the next person to hold the job will do the same,” Ness wrote in a Facebook posting.
Updated: October 12, 2014, - 11:26 PM
Three Somali-American candidates are running for public office in this city known for past racial tension.
Updated: September 27, 2014, - 11:00 PM