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Skippy Yippee is out to challenge Jif with new ad campaign

Hormel, the new owner of Skippy peanut butter, hopes to schmooze its existing consumer base and wrest market share from its main rival — the spread whose campaign tagline for years has been, “Choosy mothers choose Jif.”

Overturned semi blocking southbound I-35W at Hwy. 10

A semi-trailer truck overturned on southbound Interstate Hwy. 35W at Hwy. 10 shortly before noon Monday, blocking two lanes and causing traffic to be re-routed. The eastbound Hwy. 10 …





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Levy ceiling expected to reflect Coleman's 2015 tax proposal

The St. Paul City Council is expected to adopt a tax levy ceiling Wednesday that's 2.4 percent higher than this year's tax collection.

Officials say Rochester needs more people, but data shows job growth is below average

Planners in Rochester say the city needs attract a lot more people to fill all the jobs that will be created by the new "Destination Medical Center," but job …





Hartman: Referees go extra mile to protect star QBs

Captain Munnerlyn’s penalty for slamming Drew Brees was a critical moment for the Vikings.

Rosenblum: It's never too soon to consider our own legacy

You enter a solemn space where a eulogy is about to be delivered. Turns out that eulogy is for you. What do you hope is said? It’s a daunting question, one …

Scoggins: Gophers offense can't run from the pass forever

A ground-only attack worked Saturday, but that isn’t a recipe for success in the Big Ten.


The Blood on the NFL's hands

League and teams approve of abuse with their silence

An Open Letter to Katherine Kersten

There are real issues in reforming the Metropolitian Council. However, the mud-slinging, or more politely, the constructive-less criticism, harms healthy debate.

Why Home Inspectors Should Know Building Codes

Even though home inspectors should be familiar with current building codes, this doesn't mean that home inspectors should report code violations.