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Our own (not-quite-as) tall ship: Two Harbors family returns home after 10 months of tropical sailing

July 25, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

The tall ships and their crews may be hitting the Northland this week, but if you want a personal story of what it’s like to live on the open seas, ask the Gordon family. Continue Reading

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Meet Grand Forks “Super Fan” Mark Kauk

July 23, 2013 in WDAZ

At just about every local sporting event, Mark Kauk is in the stands supporting area athletes and teams. Continue Reading

Gov. Dayton objects to Vikings stadium fee ideas

November 13, 2012 in West Central Tribune

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says he’ll fight any effort by the Vikings to charge fans extra fees to buy season tickets in the new publicly subsidized football stadium. Continue Reading

Alex swimming and diving: Storhaug reaches another milestone

October 18, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

Alexandria swimming and diving coach Mark Storhaug reached another milestone in his storied career as he passed the 200-win mark as the coach of the Cardinals girls’ program in his 29th season. Continue Reading

High court gives Minnesota Republicans pair of amendment wins

August 28, 2012 in DL-Online

Four of six Minnesota Supreme Court justices ruled Monday that Secretary of State Mark Ritchie exceeded his authority in rewriting titles of the two amendments. The court ordered the Legislature-written titles to appear on ballots. Continue Reading

Dayton commemorates US-Dakota War of 1862; orders flags flown at half-staff

August 17, 2012 in West Central Tribune

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Gov. Mark Dayton is proclaiming Friday a Day of Remembrance and Reconciliation in Minnesota to mark the 150th anniversary of the U.S. Dakota War of 1862. Continue Reading

GOP senator considers another amendment lawsuit against Ritchie

July 20, 2012 in West Central Tribune

ST. PAUL — Another lawsuit could arise over a proposed constitutional amendment in Minnesota. Continue Reading

Stadium urgency increases in Minnesota Legislature

April 20, 2012 in DL-Online

Vikings stadium talk reached a fever pitch Thursday in anticipation of the National Football League commissioner’s Friday visit with a message that appeared likely to be: Build a stadium or lose the team. Continue Reading

Some Minnesota lawmakers ready to adjourn, some want more time

April 16, 2012 in DL-Online

Every issue in front of the Minnesota Legislature is optional as it prepares to adjourn in a few days, a couple of weeks or on its mandatory May 21 last day. Continue Reading

Dayton backs bigger charity share in Vikings stadium deal

March 9, 2012 in West Central Tribune

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Gov. Mark Dayton is proposing that Minnesota charities that operate pull-tab gambling get a bigger chunk of tax receipts from an expansion of those games at the expense of using the money to help build a Minnesota Vikings stadium. Continue Reading

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