Star Tribune travel editor to host class April 9From Tibet to the Galapagos, from the Arctic Ocean to Polynesia, Catherine Watson, noted journalist and former Star Tribune Travel Editor, will share encounters with other lives and insights into the human spirit through a class scheduled from 6:30-8 p.m. April 9 in the Business and Industry Center at Central Lakes College in Brainerd.Tuition is $6.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Unemployment insurance benefits will expire Saturday for thousands of out-of-work Minnesotans if Congress doesn't renew a program that gives extra aid to those who have used up their six months of state unemployment checks. Hopes that the benefits would be renewed dimmed after lawmakers left Washington last week without striking a deal on the so-called fiscal cliff. Unemployment benefits have become a bargaining chip in the stalled negotiations between the White House and congressional Republicans.
...then moved to Deerwood, Minn., in 1958. Harold worked as a District Sales Manager of Circulation for the Minneapolis Star Tribune for 33 years. Harold will be sadly miss and fondly remembered by his wife, Shirley of 60 years; two sons...
...Steven Cross and 12-year-old Sebastian got together at a therapist's office Thursday. Cross tells the Minneapolis Star Tribune (http://bit.ly/MIksPg ) he was able to apologize to his son for leaving. Cross left Minnesota last...
...safe-sleeping requirements, steps that it hopes will prevent child deaths at in-home day cares. An investigation by the Minneapolis Star Tribune (http://bit.ly/MJRpg4 ) found that 82 of the 85 deaths in licensed child-care facilities in Minnesota...
The more I read this paper, the more blatant it is becoming that the paper is an arm of the local right wing politicians.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - New federal data show more than 9,500 students at Minnesota colleges and universities have defaulted on their federal student loans in the past three years. Roughly one in seven students who borrowed federally backed money to attend public two-year colleges is behind on payments. The Minneapolis Star Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/PlwNxz ) that at the largest Minnesota-based for-profit school, Capella University, almost one in 10 student borrowers is delinquent.
Options are open Mr. Grimes you could subscribe to both the Dispatch and the Minneapolis Star Tribune and then you would get both sides, as the Tribune is more then opposite of the Dispatch.
LITTLE FALLS, Minn. (AP) - A Minnesota homeowner who shot two teenagers in the midst of an apparent Thanksgiving Day break-in told authorities he feared they had a weapon, but acknowledged firing "more shots than I needed to" and appeared to take pride in "a good clean finishing shot" for one teen, according to investigators.
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