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Records published Aug. 15
Minnesota state House incumbents do well in primaries
Radinovich wins DFL primary for 8th Congressional District in one nation's hottest House races
Update: Benson voters approve $26 million school bond
Turnout for Minnesota primary election highest in 24 years
Huskies' bats bite Stingers
Polanco, Sano lead slumping Twins to win over Pirates
Chicago slips by Lynx at Target Center
Barr, out with undisclosed injury, says he wants to play for Vikings
Zimmer says Vikings' Waynes must 'deny the ball' to be elite
Legendary singer Aretha Franklin is 'gravely ill' in Detroit hospital, reports say
'Never Say No' is what North Dakota airman hopes singer Brandy will say to his ball invitation
Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! Poster, raffle art unveiling prelude to September festival
Hollywood blockbusters will get more love at next Oscar awards
Trump's Walk of Fame star: The West Hollywood City Council wants it permanently removed
Thomas: The Matrix at 20
A champion among tutors: Clara City native a male role model for preschoolers
Latest Live it! Magazine available online
Honoring fallen officers: Spicer artist provides artwork for new state license plate
Generations/Life Connections April 2018 now available online
Latest Live it! Magazine available online
April/May issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
February/March issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
December/January issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
October/November issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Martha Louise Hartnett
Ann M. Shaffer
Melvin G. Bakker
Commentary: Important advice from one of my heros
Commentary: I do not respect forcing your personal food choices on others or trying to change a person's environmental impact
Planning to save a seat for a friend in a crowded bar? Don't.
Stehn will be thoughtful, professional Kandiyohi County Sheriff
Vote Hultgren for Balance
Submit a Political Letter
Gary and Judy Swenson
Howard & Jewel Werner
Walz, Johnson win governor primaries; to face off in fall
August 12, 2018
Lake Superior Railroad Museum to lose steam engine
DULUTH—The Soo Line locomotive 2719 has been in Duluth for more than a decade, making weekend treks up to Two Harbors and back on the North...
August 12, 2018 - 8:05am
July 26, 2018
Dozens heard Amelia Earhart's final, chilling pleas for help, researchers say
Amelia Earhart waded into the Pacific Ocean and climbed into her downed and disabled Lockheed Electra. She started the engine, turned on the...
July 26, 2018 - 8:44am
June 28, 2018
Willmar is America: Local author pens town history in new book
WILLMAR — Despite being a town for almost 150 years, there has never been an official book detailing the town of Willmar. Our local history,...
June 28, 2018 - 6:00pm
Granite Falls to tell Volstead's story for prohibition's centennial
GRANITE FALLS — Al Capone, Eliot Ness and Andrew Volstead are arguably the most-notable names associated with the era of Prohibition, and...
June 28, 2018 - 5:57pm
National Paul Bunyan Day celebrates Minnesota's iconic resident
BEMIDJI, Minn.—Is there any better place to celebrate national Paul Bunyan Day on Thursday, June 28, than in Bemidji, where the legendary...
June 28, 2018 - 5:23pm
June 23, 2018
Kaffe Fest exhibit runs through June
WILLMAR — Coffee machines whir in the background, brewing a shot of espresso for a waiting customer's caramelized almond latte. The Dunn...
June 23, 2018 - 9:14am
June 11, 2018
Ya sure: Regional dialects persist across Upper Midwest
Jim Davis doesn't think he has a "North Dakota" accent. "Most people in North Dakota don't believe we have an accent," Davis said. "I'm sure...
June 11, 2018 - 8:05am
June 8, 2018
Civil War veteran gets grave marker 99 years after death
PARK RAPIDS, Minn.—Until last week, a Civil War veteran buried in the Lakeport Cemetery in Laporte had only a plain wooden cross to mark...
June 8, 2018 - 2:04pm
June 7, 2018
A lock of Custer's hair, Sitting Bull's rifle featured in auction of Little Bighorn collection
DALLAS, Texas—Capt. Frederick Benteen hated all things Custer. He shredded the reputation of his commanding officer, Lt. Col. George Armstrong...
June 7, 2018 - 7:48pm
June 6, 2018
Duluth Depot to unveil Babe Ruth-signed baseball
DULUTH—A piece of Zenith City history is getting a new resting place. With the donation of a display case from Security Jewelers, a baseball...
June 6, 2018 - 5:54pm
May 24, 2018
Giving back to the greatest generation
GRANITE FALLS — "That was amazing.'' Those were the first words heard coming out of the fuselage of the B-25 bomber the very second that...
May 24, 2018 - 6:36am
May 23, 2018
A robot submarine found the 'Holy Grail of shipwrecks'
The San José, the largest galleon and the flagship of one group of Spanish ships that started sailing in the 16th century, was big and - thanks...
May 23, 2018 - 8:22pm
April 25, 2018
'Unique in the world' fossil footprints show a human chasing an extinct giant sloth
Each year 500,000 people visit New Mexico's White Sands National Monument to hike and frolic among gypsum dunes. Aside from the tourists, few...
April 25, 2018 - 2:50pm
February 24, 2018
A piece of Willmar's history is lost and saved
WILLMAR — A grand old home on Willmar's northside was demolished Wednesday. Granted, the original splendor of the nearly 150-year-old house...
February 24, 2018 - 10:13am
February 17, 2018
Turkey Trivia: What do you know of Jennie-O?
Turkeys are to Willmar what thoroughbreds are to Kentucky, oil to Oklahoma and start-ups to Silicon Valley — a thick layer of the cultural...
February 17, 2018 - 3:24pm