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Remembering Diana “Granny” Josephson

She was a clever problem solver and a hard headed businesswoman, who managed staff with an iron fist and a heart of gold. At a time when few women found their way into the business of business, Diana Josephson stood out as a woman who brought her own brand of success to a world dominated by men. Diana –...

Despite past disagreements, Pope Francis and Trump exchange gestures of peace

Under clear blue skies, Trump, who exchanged sharp words with the pope during the U.S. election campaign last year, received a tribute from the Swiss Guard in a Vatican courtyard when he arrived. He entered a small elevator taking him to the third floor of the Apostolic Palace and, after a long ceremonial walk past frescoed corridors, shook the...

Latest on Digi-Key Incentives from St. Paul

After a tough start, the pace is picking up at the State Capitol in St. Paul, where law makers are in Special Session this morning, trying to pass the final 7 pieces of a 46 billion dollar state budget package. To this hour; the final incentive package to site Digi-Key expansion in Thief River Falls was included in the...

Should the FDA prohibit filtered cigarettes?

Evidence suggests that ventilation holes in the filters of these cigarettes contribute to increased lung adenocarcinoma rates and risks, according to a study published Monday in Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Adenocarcinoma is a type of lung cancer that arises in the periphery or farther reaches of the lung and is difficult to treat, the researchers say. Based...

'Dancing with the Stars' crowns new champs, ending surprise-filled season

"Dancing with the Stars" has wrapped up what could go down as one of the most surprise-filled seasons in its 24-season history. The new champ is NFL star Rashad Jennings, who with his partner Emma Slater beat out two other duos for the crown. Jennings and Slater bested Fifth Harmony's Normani Kordei, who was the frontrunner heading into the...

Sports Shorts 5.24.17

(Baltimore, MD) — Ervin Santana tossed a two-hitter to lead the Twins to a 2-0 win over the Orioles in Baltimore. Santana walked two and struck out six en route to improving to 7-and-2.  Brian Dozier homered and Byron Buxton smacked an RBI single for first-place Minnesota, which has won its last three. (Baltimore, MD) — The Twins go...

Fox News removes false story on Seth Rich's murder — six days after it was debunked

"On May 16, a story was posted on the Fox News website on the investigation into the 2016 murder of DNC Staffer Seth Rich," a statement on the Fox News website said. "The article was not initially subjected to the high degree of editorial scrutiny we require for all our reporting. Upon appropriate review, the article was found not...

Nature Conservancy to plant 100,000 pines in cool spots in northern Minnesota to withstand climate change

The group is planting white spruce, white pine, jack pine and tamarack to create "conifer strongholds" where the native trees can thrive even under the warmer, sometimes drier conditions projected for the Great Lakes region. Minnesota temperatures already have risen from 20th century averages and some scientists say global climate change will raise mean annual temperatures in Northeastern Minnesota...

Police searching for paintball shooting suspects

Police say they got multiple calls about the paint shootings Tuesday night on the north side of town. The only description they have of the suspects' vehicles is they are red and white cars. It's unknown exactly how much damage the vandals have done.  If anyone has any information about these incidents, you're urged to call authorities. |...

Unbeaten Lynx hold off Sun for 80-78 win

The Lynx (4-0) used a third-quarter surge to take the lead for good and survived the Sun (0-3) in the first of back-to-back games between the teams. Connecticut had a chance when Minnesota guard Lindsey Whalen missed two foul shots with 18 seconds left, but the Lynx hung on. Sylvia Fowles (21) surpassed the 20-point mark for the third...
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