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Man found dead under television at Minnesota home
Woman, five children rescued from Alexandria townhome fire
Truck hits State Patrol car, injuring trooper, then drives off
Willmar teen gets probation, community service for bomb threat
AgweekTV: Sweet crops
Blaze makes first appearance at CMCS pep rally
Bluejays take down LQPV on road
WarHawks hit hard early, fall to 'Jacks
Vikings look to climb back into playoff race
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
'Prairie Angels' makes a timely arrival in Renville County
Who's the most overpaid actor in Hollywood?
Benson, Minn., native pens: 'Mama's Knight: A Cancer Story of Love'"
Heavy teenage drinking linked to abnormal brain development
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
Curtis Burr Accola
Gregory W. Johnson
Ruth V. Thayer
Frances A. King
Vernon "Bud" Blindt
Letter: Let's show more appreciation
Letter: Why downtowns are failing
Letter: More alike than different
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Our values have hit rock bottom
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
December 7, 2016
Pope warns media over 'sin' of spreading fake news, smearing politicians
VATICAN CITY - Media that focus on scandals and spread fake news to smear politicians risk becoming like people who have a morbid fascination...
December 7, 2016 - 8:34pm
December 5, 2016
Abe to become first Japanese PM to visit Pearl Harbor
TOKYO — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit Pearl Harbor this month with U.S. President Barack Obama, becoming his country's...
December 5, 2016 - 5:11pm
December 1, 2016
British man's attempt to swim Atlantic slowed by sharks, jellyfish
DAKAR, Senegal—A British man aiming to be the first person to swim across the Atlantic said Thursday he is grappling with sharks, jellyfish...
December 1, 2016 - 10:15pm
November 30, 2016
117-year-old woman, believed to be world's oldest person, says 'my life wasn't so nice'
VERBANIA, Italy—Emma Morano, thought to be the world's oldest person and the last to be born in the 1800s, celebrated her 117th birthday...
November 30, 2016 - 1:23am
November 29, 2016
Plane carrying Brazil's soccer team crashes in Colombia; 76 dead
MEDELLIN, Colombia (Reuters) - Brazilian soccer team Chapecoense, heading for the biggest game in their history, were on board a plane that crashed...
November 29, 2016 - 6:43am
November 27, 2016
Avian flu outbreaks continue in Europe and Asia
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The highly pathogenic H5N8 virus, known as avian flu, has been reported in recent days in outbreaks on a poultry farm...
November 27, 2016 - 10:05pm
November 26, 2016
Underground ocean found on Pluto, likely slushy with ice
HOUSTON—Scientists have found evidence that tiny, distant Pluto harbors a hidden ocean beneath the frozen surface of its heart-shaped central...
November 26, 2016 - 12:19pm
Fidel Castro dead at 90
HAVANA (Reuters) - Fidel Castro, the Cuban revolutionary leader who built a communist state on the doorstep of the United States and for five...
November 26, 2016 - 7:26am
November 22, 2016
Almost half the world will be online by end of 2016
JOHANNESBURG — By the end of 2016, almost half of the world's population will be using the internet as mobile networks grow and prices fall, but their numbers will remain concentrated in the developed world, a United Nations agency said on Tuesday. In the world's developed...
November 22, 2016 - 4:59pm
November 6, 2016
Most Germans fear U.S. ties will suffer if Trump elected president
BERLIN - More than three quarters of Germans believe U.S.-German ties would come under severe strain if Republican candidate Donald Trump is...
November 6, 2016 - 10:53pm
November 1, 2016
Pope Francis says he believes ban on female priests is forever
ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE - Pope Francis said on Tuesday, Nov. 1, he believes the Roman Catholic Church's ban on women becoming priests is forever...
November 1, 2016 - 1:56pm
October 25, 2016
Nurse charged with murdering 8 at Canadian nursing home
OTTAWA -- A Canadian nurse was charged on Tuesday with using drugs to murder eight elderly patients at two long-term care facilities, a highly...
October 25, 2016 - 12:40pm
October 21, 2016
Europe's Mars probe destroyed after plunging to surface
FRANKFURT – Images taken by a NASA Mars orbiter indicate that a missing European space probe was destroyed on impact after plummeting to the...
October 21, 2016 - 9:10pm
Crash landing feared as Europe's Mars lander still silent
FRANKFURT/BERLIN—Thrusters intended to slow a European lander as it neared Mars on Wednesday, Oct.
October 21, 2016 - 11:48am
October 13, 2016
Trump as president would pose global danger, UN rights chief says
GENEVA, Switzerland—The world will be in danger if Republican nominee Donald Trump becomes president of the United States, the top United...
October 13, 2016 - 3:07pm