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A woman holds a sign that reads "I sing today for those voices that you have dared to shut up. We are not afraid" while observing a minute of silence at Placa de Catalunya, a day after a van crashed into pedestrians at Las Ramblas in Barcelona, Spain August 18, 2017. REUTERS/Susana Vera
Barcelona reels under coordinated attacks that claim more than a dozen lives
41 min 36 sec ago
Carolyn Lange / Tribune   A "Soil Social" was held Thursday where Ridgewater College teachers shared a meal and conversation about agriculture with Kandiyohi County farmers.play button
Soil Social: Finding common ground in agriculture
2 hours 23 min ago
UPDATE: Homes evacuated near Paynesville after semi hauling hazardous materials catches fire
2 hours 24 min ago
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In September 2010, 23 individuals from 12 different countries became naturalized citizens. Many watched on as the candidates stated the Oath of Allegiance, and received their certificates of naturalization at  Grand Canyon National Park. Local officials are hoping a similar ceremony will be held in Willmar in 2018.
Swearing in the country's newest citizens; local officials hopeful for ceremony in Willmar in 2018
2 hours 58 min ago
Records published Aug. 18
3 hours 26 min ago
Nicole Phillips writes about residents of a senior living complex who have started decorating a tree that one wheelchair-bound resident stares at all day so he has something interesting to look at. Special to Forum News Service
A tree full of kindness
3 hours 38 min ago
August 17, 2017
Gary Waller
Gary Waller, Glensheen investigator and sheriff, dies
9 hours 40 min ago
Nolan Berglund, 16, of Minneapolis approaches the Diamond Point Park beach along with an adult paddler. A group of six Twin Cities teens will paddle a total of 250 miles across northern Minnesota to raise awareness of a pipeline replacement project. Grace Pastoor / Forum News Service
Twin Cities teens paddle to protest proposed Enbridge Line 3 oil pipeline
10 hours 43 min ago
President Donald Trump leaves for vacation in Bedminster, New Jersey, boarding the Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House, in Washington, D.C., United States of America on Aug, 4, 2017. (Ting Shen/Xinhua News Agency/Sipa USA)
‘I hope Trump is assassinated,’ Missouri lawmaker writes, and quickly regrets
11 hours 57 min ago
Kathy Newman (left) and David Lehman watch their dog, Centa, Thursday while searching for John Greenwaldt in the Buffalo Hills area of Brainerd. Greenwaldt was last seen on the Fourth of July in downtown Brainerd.Steve Kohls/ Forum News Serviceplay button
Search uncovers body of missing 29-year-old man in Brainerd
12 hours 19 min ago
Michael William Searles
Former Como Park school official denies stealing, lawyer says
12 hours 42 min ago
Law and Justice
Appeals court rejects ND lawyer's case against bar association dues
12 hours 47 min ago
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Jennifer Mendoza raises her hand to ask Willmar Police Chief Jim Felt, left, and Francisco Ortiz a question  during a "Policing in Diverse Communities” seminar held in Willmar in February. The Willmar Human Rights Commission is working with local law enforcement to try and ease fears some in the community have about Immigration and Custom Enforcement, or ICE, and how far local law enforcement partners with the federal agency.
Easing fears about ICE a focus of Willmar Human Rights Commission
14 hours 10 min ago
Timothy James Barr, 51, of St. Paul was arrested Tuesday by St. Paul police on suspicion of murder. He is being held at the Ramsey County Jail. He has not been charged. Barr is a person-of-interest in the disappearance of a Vadnais Heights Woman. Michelle Lee Newell, 45, was last seen Aug. 29. (Courtesy of Ramsey County Sheriff's Office)
Minnesota man gets 7 years in woman's death after remains found in rural area outside Fargo
14 hours 16 min ago
Captain America's 1941 debut, by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Credit: Timely - Marvel Comics.
Captain America was punching Nazis in 1941. Here's why that was so daring.
14 hours 24 min ago