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Updated Oct 22, 2014 at 2:09 PM

After 25 years, the question of what happened to Jacob Wetterling has not lost its urgency for most of the State of Minnesota.

Updated Oct 22, 2014 at 10:02 AM

If you have never seen Ratatouille, it’s an awesome Pixar movie about a rat who has an interest in cooking. The rat teams up with an amateur human cook and they become friends and cook together at a restaurant and what-not.

Posted Oct 17, 2014 at 1:01 AM

The U.S. Department of Justice has made it possible for local law enforcement agencies to fund some of their policing practices through collaborative civil asset forfeitures. The process known as Equitable Sharing drives revenue to local crime...

Updated Oct 16, 2014 at 8:54 AM

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced on Tuesday that he and his wife Dr. Priscilla Chan have donated $25 million to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the fight against Ebola.

Updated Oct 15, 2014 at 1:03 PM

I am very happy to announce that Sleepy Eye will have its very own disc golf course starting next summer. 

Updated Oct 15, 2014 at 11:16 AM

Hunger and malnutrition are widespread issues, affecting nearly 925 million people in the world each year. Even though hunger touches many lives, it is rarely forefront in the minds of those who have enough to eat.

Updated Oct 10, 2014 at 1:09 PM

The search for justice in America’s criminal courtrooms can be a tortured journey. Everyone accused of a crime is presumed innocent until proven guilty — guilty “beyond a reasonable doubt.” Those fundamental rights are well known, but are they well...

Updated Oct 9, 2014 at 12:54 PM

Not all of us have lost faith in law enforcement.But it should be noted that this is a convoluted issue that will most likely be argued for as long as America remains a nation that protects the right to free speech.

Updated Oct 8, 2014 at 12:56 PM

It might be easier to swallow if the wild speculation circulating in the past 14 days regarding the murder of Amber Lechuga of Springfield were at least blown out of proportion.

Updated Oct 8, 2014 at 10:20 AM

Every October the Herald-Dispatch publishes a section on fall home improvement. Whether it’s a story outlining tips to prepare your house for the winter months, or a story on a fall remodeling project, it’s a great special...

Updated Oct 7, 2014 at 8:39 AM

All hope is lost.An Iranian exile who received asylum in the United States was trying his best to restore that hope and raise money for children in need, but he failed.

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