When a company that owns both a frac sand mine in Minnesota's Fillmore County and land near an old railroad track in northern Iowa began frantically cleaning up the rail site last week, people got nervous.
Updated: January 29, 2013, - 09:48 PM
A sign above the bar at the Fisherman's Wharf, just north of Isle, Minn., borrows the Las Vegas adage that what happens at the Wharf stays at the Wharf. All that changed last week.
Updated: January 29, 2013, - 02:42 PM
Matt Thompson was heartsick when he discovered that his beloved Sally Ann had left his Glendale, Ariz., hotel in the arms of another man.
Updated: January 22, 2013, - 07:43 PM
Since Pine County Sheriff Robin Cole issued a statement last week that he would not enforce any new gun mandates from the federal government, constituents and public officials have responded with reactions ranging from praise, to puzzlement, to anger.
Updated: January 19, 2013, - 06:37 PM
On the night of May 26, 2012, Gaylord police officer Eric Boon pulled over a young white woman because she didn't have her headlights on. He then asked her for proof of insurance, which had expired a month earlier. Boon told the woman that an updated card was probably in the mail, and sent her on her way, according to a report from a watchdog group.
Updated: January 15, 2013, - 09:31 PM
An executive rule change posted recently by Janet Napolitano, secretary of Homeland Security, will dramatically lessen the pain for the Esparza family and others like them, affecting many Minnesota families in which one parent is a citizen but the other lacks documentation
Updated: January 12, 2013, - 12:47 AM
It's an archetype of the American college student, the notion that their quest for knowledge is rivaled only by their quest for the free and the cheap: the two-for-one, the Thirsty Thursday, the all-you-can-eat.
Updated: January 05, 2013, - 10:23 PM
One year ago I wrote about the slaying of 3-year-old Terrell Mayes and the heartbreak it caused his family and the community. Terrell was shot inside his house as he ran for cover after hearing gunshots in a nearby alley.
Updated: January 01, 2013, - 09:17 PM
Like everybody else this morning, I've eaten my last chocolate eclair, drunk my last glass of champagne and begun a more tolerant, pious and markedly less interesting life.
Updated: December 31, 2012, - 06:50 PM