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Records published Aug. 26
Two Kandiyohi County churches close their doors this weekend
He's un-fur-gettable: Minnesota State Fair mascot dishes on staying cool, big huggers and Goldy ties
Hundreds challenge human pyramid limits at Indian Hindu festival
Assange says WikiLeaks to release 'significant' Clinton campaign data
BKMS tennis team runs record to 6-0
Bridgewater calms concerns about sore shoulder
Cabrera leads Tigers past Twins, 9-4
Willmar tennis opens season with sweep
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
R2-D2 actor kenny Baker dead at 81
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Study finds 50 children per day nationwide injured in stroller, carrier accidents
10 tips to avoid summer sabotage of diet, exercise
Reader News: A five-generation photo
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
Paul J. Willems
Connie Lee Ulferts (Key Carelli)
Carol J. Hansen
Trump's new evolving immigration plan is no 'flip-flop'
Populism Even Republicans Can Get Behind
Commentary: A nice column about Donald Trump
Cartoon by Chris Britt
National Guard soldiers returning to Willmar on Saturday after 10-month deployment
April 8, 2016
Pope Francis calls for openness toward 'imperfect' Catholics
VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis on Friday called for a Church that was less strict and more compassionate towards "imperfect" Catholics, such as...
April 8, 2016 - 9:49am
April 6, 2016
Lawmakers propose fix for dangerous state hospitals
ST. PAUL — Money is needed to end an epidemic of injuries being suffered in two state-run hospitals and Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton puts the...
April 6, 2016 - 11:02pm
April 2, 2016
In 'sign of hope,' bombed Brussels Airport to reopen Sunday
BRUSSELS -- Brussels Airport will partially reopen for passengers on Sunday, 12 days after suicide bombers destroyed its departure hall and killed 16 people. There will be far fewer flights than normal at the start and tighter security will be in place, but the airport operator said...
April 2, 2016 - 11:01am
March 22, 2016
Attacks on airport, rush-hour train leave at least 30 dead in Belgian capital
At least 30 people were killed in attacks on Brussels airport and a rush-hour metro train in the Belgian capital on Tuesday, according to public...
March 22, 2016 - 9:33am
March 21, 2016
Minnesotans get warm welcome in Cuba
A historic trade trip to Cuba is going well, Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D- Minn., and Rep. Tom Emmer, R-Minn., say. They're optimistic that Congressional efforts to ease restrictions on exports will go well, too. Klobuchar and Emmer held a conference call with the news media Monday afternoon....
March 21, 2016 - 11:42pm
March 2, 2016
Analysis: Rubio, Sanders do not dominate delegate count
ST. PAUL — There is no doubt Marco Rubio and Bernie Sanders won the presidential nods Tuesday from those who attended Minnesota Republican...
March 2, 2016 - 11:08pm
January 29, 2016
Watch as a female shark consumes her male mate at a South Korean Aquarium
It's a shark eat shark world at this aquarium in Seoul after one of the massive predators ate a tank mate. Aquarium officials say it was likely...
January 29, 2016 - 2:40pm
January 27, 2016
Obama calls for rapid Zika research
CHICAGO/WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama called Tuesday for the rapid development of tests, vaccines and treatments to fight the mosquito-transmitted...
January 27, 2016 - 10:57pm
January 20, 2016
St. John's Abbey releases files on monks accused of sex abuse
COLLEGEVILLE — St. John's Abbey announced Tuesday it released the personnel files of 18 monks who have been accused of sexual misconduct against minors. The release of the personnel records is a part of a 2015 settlement of a sexual abuse lawsuit brought against the abbey and one...
January 20, 2016 - 12:08pm
January 5, 2016
North Korea says tested hydrogen nuclear device
SEOUL — North Korea said it had successfully conducted a test of a miniaturized hydrogen nuclear device Wednesday morning. The announcement Wednesday on North Korean state TV followed detection of a 5.1 magnitude earthquake near its known nuclear test site earlier. The nuclear test...
January 5, 2016 - 10:06pm
November 16, 2015
Minnesota to stay open to Syrian refugees, Dayton says
More than a dozen state governors said Monday they will refuse to accept Syrian refugees after the Paris attacks, part of a mounting Republican...
November 16, 2015 - 11:18pm
November 15, 2015
Belgium seen central to Paris attack plans, France launches manhunt
PARIS/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Police investigating a wave of attacks in Paris launched an international hunt on Sunday for a man they believe might have helped organize the deadly assaults with two of his brothers in Belgium.
November 15, 2015 - 2:26pm
November 14, 2015
Islamic State claims Paris attacks that killed 127
PARIS (Reuters) - Islamic State claimed responsibility on Saturday for a coordinated assault by gunmen and bombers that killed 127 people at locations across Paris, which President Francois Hollande said amounted to an act of war against France.
November 14, 2015 - 9:58am
November 13, 2015
At least 120 dead in Paris attacks, Hollande declares emergency
PARIS (Reuters) - Gunmen and bombers attacked restaurants, a concert hall and a sports stadium at locations across Paris on Friday, killing at least 120 people in a deadly rampage that a shaken President Francois Hollande called an unprecedented terrorist attack.
November 13, 2015 - 11:07pm
October 31, 2015
Neighbors of Daniel Heinrich witnessed surveillance, a search warrant and were questioned by authorities
ANNANDALE — Just a block from Annandale Middle School, in a neighborhood full of children, stands the home of Dan Heinrich, who was charged...
October 31, 2015 - 10:12am