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Charlie Gard's mother Connie Yates arrives at the High Court for a hearing on her son's end of life care, in London, Britain July 26, 2017. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
Terminally ill British baby at heart of dispute dies
16 min 20 sec ago
Marine gives touching sendoff to the cancer-stricken dog who saved him
39 min 30 sec ago
North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un watches a military drill marking the 85th anniversary of the establishment of the Korean PeopleÕs Army (KPA) in this handout photo by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) made available on April 26, 2017. KCNA/Handout via REUTERS
North Korea launches another missile, its latest step toward putting the US within reach
1 hour 5 min ago
U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota, poses for a photo in May of 2017 with Clay Webster, a junior at Drake University, as she visits Des Moines, Iowa, a must-stop for presidential candidates. Rachel Mummey / The Washington Post.
Again, Klobuchar enters presidential campaign chatter
1 hour 45 min ago
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Police issue Code Red Alert for escaped inmate last seen near Bemidji
5 hours 9 min ago
Russia boots U.S. diplomats in retaliation for new sanctions
5 hours 42 min ago
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Dogs at Hawk Creek Animal Shelter in Willmar remain under quarantine after a case of canine influenza was confirmed at the shelter earlier this month. The quarantine, expected to last at least three weeks, is nearing the end of its second week. Twenty dogs are affected.
Dog quarantine continues at Hawk Creek Shelter in Willmar
6 hours 19 min ago
A ride called Fireball malfunctioned causing numerous injuries at the Ohio State Fair in Colombus, Ohio, U.S. July 26, 2017. Bruce Lamm/@OntheLamm/Social Media Website/via REUTERS
'A good, funny kid': Teen killed in Ohio state fair accident had just enlisted in Marines
6 hours 23 min ago
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KINDNESS: 'Go fly a kite' becomes a phrase of kindness
6 hours 27 min ago
Barbara Barkley with her grandson, making Christmas cookies at the house she lost to a mortgage scam. Barkley is 4 feet 10 inches tall. So she designed her home in Chesapeake, Va., just for herself, with all the counters and handles lowered. Submitted photo.
'Honey, you've been scammed,' she was told. She lost her home of 30 years.
6 hours 30 min ago
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City approval has been given for construction of a new Dairy Queen Grill & Chill at the corner of First Street South and Terrace Drive Southwest in Willmar. The location is south of the former Mills Auto site, and across First Street from Cub Foods and Grizzly's.
Willmar Planning Commission OKs plan for new DQ on First Street
6 hours 49 min ago
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Karen Terry, University of Minnesota Extension, uses a model to show how human activities can affect streams in the region. She demonstrated the model Wednesday to the Regional Sustainable Development Partnerships executive committee in Granite Falls.
Citizen-led partnerships take on regional challenges
7 hours 39 min ago
Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., speaks to journalists during an all night session to consider the Republican healthcare bill on Capitol Hill in Washington on July 27, 2017. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Melina Mara.
In a dramatic late-night vote, the GOP health care bill got smacked down. John McCain swung the hammer.
7 hours 59 min ago
Records published July 28
8 hours 8 min ago
Riders in the 2,745-mile Tour Divide backcountry bicycle race from Alberta to New Mexico follow a gravel path in the mountains near Banff, Alberta. Duluth's Jeremy Kershaw, who took this photo, was one of seven Duluth riders who took part in the race and one of five who finished. (Jeremy Kershaw photo)
Back from the high country: Cyclists describe trials of 2,745-mile race
8 hours 12 min ago