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Local History 50 years ago: A bid of $100 purchased a 1955 Buick automobile loaded down with groceries at the highlight of the Madelia Crazy Days celebration. 10 years ago: Turner Halle’s Sunday Sinners group held a Pork Chop Dinner Fundraiser to provide money for new equipment for the ...

Local Outlook

A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms today after 4 pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 77. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Partly cloudy at night, with a low around 59. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after ...

Public Notices, July 9, 2019

PUBLISH (July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, August 6, 2019) NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE THE RIGHT TO VERIFICATION OF THE DEBT AND IDENTITY OF THE ORIGINAL CREDITOR WITHIN THE TIME PROVIDED BY LAW IS NOT AFFECTED BY THIS ACTION. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that default has occurred in the ...

Dear Annie: Jealousy rears its ugly head

Dear Annie: I will turn 65 this year and can't help but look back on my life. For the most part, until recently at least, I was feeling very satisfied. I was married right out of college, at 22, to the wrong person, and we split up after 10 months. She has since been married four times. But I ...

Horoscopes By Holiday

When a story is so powerful in its message that it touches many people, in some way the story no longer belongs to the one telling it. Everyone claims it, and it becomes everyone's story. The theme will further expand with the sun and Saturn creating cosmic tension. No one is alone in this, and ...

People in the News

Freeform supports Halle Bailey's Ariel casting LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Disney-owned cable network has taken aim at critics who disagreed with the decision to cast Halle Bailey as Ariel in the upcoming adaption of "The Little Mermaid." Freeform posted an open letter on Sunday in support of ...

Trump will ‘no longer deal’ with UK envoy who panned him

LONDON (AP) — President Donald Trump threatened Monday to cut off contact with Britain's ambassador to the United States after leaked diplomatic cables revealed the envoy called the Trump administration "dysfunctional" and "inept." The U.S. leader tweeted about Ambassador Kim Darroch a day ...

Warren now leads Sanders in fundraising

WASHINGTON (AP) — Elizabeth Warren raised $19.1 million in the second quarter, her campaign said Monday, cementing her status in the top tier of Democratic presidential contenders and surpassing Bernie Sanders, her main liberal rival. The strong showing leaves the Massachusetts senator ...

International

UAE draws down troops in Yemen in 'strategic redeployment' DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates has drawn down its troop levels in Yemen but remains a key member of the Saudi-led coalition at war with Iran-aligned rebels there, a senior Emirati official said ...

National

Police staffing increased in presence of Oregon senator SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A Republican lawmaker who threatened the Senate president and Oregon State Police on the eve of a revolt by GOP senators over a climate-change bill must give notice before coming to the Capitol, where state troopers ...

Minnesota

Traffic dispute may have led to fatal Minneapolis shooting MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Officials say a traffic dispute may have led to a fatal weekend shooting in downtown Minneapolis. Police received a report of shots fired about 2 a.m. Sunday and found a man down in the street with no pulse. ...

Local Outlook

A chance of showers and thunderstorms today before 1 p.m., then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1 and 3 p.m., then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3 p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of ...

History

Local History 50 years ago: Harold Fenske, Jr. was named assistant administrator at Union Hospital. 10 years ago: New Ulm Junior Legion defeated Eagle Lake 16-2 in VFW baseball action. 5 years ago: The Economic Development Authority approved the option of a six-month lease for Garden ...

Financier charged with molesting dozens of girls

NEW YORK (AP) — In a startling reversal of fortune, billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein was charged Monday with sexually abusing dozens of underage girls in a case brought more than a decade after he secretly cut a deal with federal prosecutors to dispose of nearly identical ...

Lotteries

Monday’s numbers: Daily 3 1-4-9 Northstar Cash 05-14-18-23-26 Gopher 5 15-16-31-33-40 Estimated jackpot: $225,000

Trump administration reviews human rights’ role in US policy

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration said Monday that it will review the role of human rights in American foreign policy, appointing a commission expected to elevate concerns about religious freedom and abortion. Human rights groups accused the administration of politicizing foreign ...

GOP scoffs at law allowing release of Trump’s state taxes

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — President Donald Trump's New York tax returns could be given to Congress under a new law in his home state that was signed Monday by the Democratic governor and dismissed by Republicans as a partisan game that wouldn't stand up in court. The measure signed by Gov. Andrew ...

Activists worry about potential abuse of face scans for ICE

BOSTON (AP) — Civil rights activists complained Monday of the potential for widespread abuse following confirmation that at least three states have scanned millions of driver's license photos on behalf of Immigration and Customs Enforcement without the drivers' knowledge or consent. Public ...

$5,000 tip leads to woman’s arrest in Florida

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Police say a $5,000 tip a woman left on a $55 cafe bill wasn't a case of generosity or charity. The woman is accused of using her boyfriend's credit card to leave the tip as revenge, and she's charged with theft in the incident. Clearwater police say Serina Wolfe was ...

Amazon Minnesota warehouse workers plan ‘Prime Day’ strike

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Workers at an Amazon warehouse in suburban Minneapolis said Monday they'll hit the online retail and entertainment giant with a brief strike next Monday — its heavily touted "Prime Day" — in a continuing push to improve pay and working conditions for the facility's ...