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Emergency landing made in Minnesota after passenger tries to open jet door
Saltwater shrimp grown on the prairie
Man, 73, found alive after floating for 12 hours in lake
Stop signs: Why they're placed where they are
Records published Aug. 30
Card girls dominate Shocky Strand cross country race
Cardinal volleyball has state on its mind
Berger gets his turn at center
MURPHY: Bridgewater shows there's no reason to panic
Chargers like stadium better than new turf
Comedy legend Gene Wilder dead at 83
Tickets on sale Friday for tours of Paisley Park
Mislabeled pills seized at Prince's home after his death
J.K. Rowling releasing 3 new 'Harry Potter' books
New Barn play continues this week
Box office: 'Don't Breathe' Scares Up $26.1 million as hot summer for horror continues
Milestones launching in September
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
George Michael "Mike" McCarthy
Lawrence "Larry" Frederick Harding
Oliver "Ollie" Moldestad
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Cohen: The alchemy of turning bribes into gifts
Thomas: Where there's smoke there is fire
Cartoon by Steve Benson
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
August 29, 2016
Docs facing more parents who refuse to vaccinate kids
Pediatricians are increasingly encountering parents who don't want their children immunized against infectious diseases, and a leading medical...
16 hours 29 min ago
Traffic deaths rise 7.2% in 2015; almost half involved no seat belt use
WASHINGTON—Last year 35,092 people died in traffic crashes in the United States, a 7.2 percent year-on-year increase that runs counter to a...
16 hours 41 min ago
U.S. immigration agency to review private prison deals; shares slide
WASHINGTON—Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson announced Monday that he directed his advisory council to evaluate whether the agency should continue to contract with private prisons, news that hit shares of private prison operators. Immigration and Customs...
17 hours 2 min ago
August 28, 2016
Briefs: Former Obama aide calls Trump a 'psychopath'
Former Obama aide calls Trump a 'psychopath'
August 28, 2016 - 10:30pm
August 26, 2016
Managers who understand the motivations of introverts, extroverts can help company's bottom line
FARGO—Many people believe the difference between introverts and extroverts is that one is shy and the other outgoing. Kathryn Berg, a former...
August 26, 2016 - 4:01pm
As racial politics loom over election, Obama's legacy is seen as mixed
WASHINGTON—When Barack Obama became the first African-American to win the White House in 2008, his victory was a turning point in U.S....
August 26, 2016 - 2:40pm
Hillary Clinton says family's foundation looking for partners
WASHINGTON—U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton said on Friday, Aug. 26, the Clinton Foundation was seeking other organizations...
August 26, 2016 - 2:38pm
Trump, Clinton spar over who is best for minority voters
PALO ALTO, Calif./MANCHESTER, N.H. —Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump clashed on Thursday over who would make a better U.S. president for...
August 26, 2016 - 7:15am
August 25, 2016
10-year-old boy dies in crash with 14-year-old driver
PLATTE, S.D. – A 10-year-old boy died Wednesday in a two-vehicle crash east of Platte in south-central South Dakota. Five other occupants were...
August 25, 2016 - 7:46am
August 24, 2016
Clinton calls for lower price on allergy drug EpiPen
WASHINGTON - Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton called on pharmaceutical company Mylan NV to voluntarily drop the price of its...
August 24, 2016 - 7:36pm
Interactive poll: Clinton leads Trump in key swing states, would likely win election
NEW YORK—If the U.S. presidential election were held today, Democrat Hillary Clinton would win the key swing states of Florida, Ohio and...
August 24, 2016 - 7:29pm
Ford to recall 91,000 vehicles in U.S. over stalling issues
Ford Motor Co. said on Wednesday it was recalling about 91,000 vehicles in North America to replace faulty fuel-pump parts that could potentially...
August 24, 2016 - 10:53am
August 23, 2016
President Barack Obama tours Louisiana promises support
BATON ROUGE, La.—U.S. President Barack Obama walked door to door in an East Baton Rouge Parish neighborhood Tuesday, hugging people and...
August 23, 2016 - 7:45pm
Man goes to extremes to snag bass
In this video, Kevin Jeffrey of Grand Forks, North Dakota, swims with the fishes to land a largemouth bass tangled in the brush.
August 23, 2016 - 2:40pm
August 22, 2016
Health official warns Zika could spread across Gulf states
One of the top U.S. public health officials on Sunday warned that the mosquito-borne Zika virus could extend its reach across the U.S. Gulf Coast...
August 22, 2016 - 11:00am