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Willmar man involved in new medical transportation business
Records published Oct. 25
Authorities seek new tips in 5-year-old death investigation
Former Watson mayor pleads guilty to burglary
Landfill fees to change Jan. 1
WCT 2016 Prep Volleyball Pairings
Roundup: YME opens 3A playoffs with straight-set win
Wild coach loves new Parise line
Zimmer says he has faith, but not proof yet of top team
NLS Football Preview: NLS, Melrose going in different directions
1960's icon Bobby Vee dies at Minnesota care facility
Prince’s legendary vault is now open; song due out in November
Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in Literature
'Wayside School' opens tonight at The Barn
Rolling Stones to release new album in December
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Now is the perfect time for houseplant tasks
Social Security Administration declared a 0.3 percent cost-of-living adjustment for 2017
An Epic journey
Spooktacular: The whole family can help make ghostly yard ornaments
David O. Johnson
Kathleen H. Diederich
Donna G. R. Gilman
Presidential Endorsement: This time for president, none of the above
John Gehrking letter: Sawatzky is a typical politician
Paul Hoffer letter: Lang is ready to serve his district
Dionne commentary: Trump is not a GOP aberration
Estrich commentary: Trump is the uncontrollable man
May 19, 2016
Greek authorities find crashed EgyptAir plane debris
(Update: 12:34 p.m.) Greek authorities have found "floating material" that is likely to be debris from the EgyptAir plane that crashed over the Mediterranean on Thursday as well as life jackets, the Egyptian civil aviation ministry said in a statement. Egypt's envoy to France said...
May 19, 2016 - 10:34am
May 2, 2016
An angler in N.D. reels in a record northern ... and then sends fish on its merry way
DEVILS LAKE, N.D. — Nathan Lafleur says it never entered his mind to keep the massive northern pike he caught Wednesday evening while fly fishing...
May 2, 2016 - 8:31am
April 23, 2016
Reflecting on a Willmar family's miraculous trip to Panama
The Panama Canal is everything I expected from the picture in my fourth-grade geography text at Breton Downs in East Grand Rapids, Michigan....
April 23, 2016 - 6:00am
April 13, 2016
High-tech search of Loch Ness finds monster, but not the one it was looking for
LONDON - A high-tech marine drone scouring the depths of Scotland's Loch Ness for one of nature's most elusive beasts has found a "monster" -...
April 13, 2016 - 1:39pm
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