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Some workers in the Capitol and other Minnesota government buildings will receive raises of at least 2 percent this year and 2018 if the administration and Legislature approve a contract agreement that could affect 30,000. Don Davis /  Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Minimum wage automatically heads up
15 min 40 sec ago
Multi-vehicle crash near site of semi fire injures two
24 min 52 sec ago
Susan Bro, mother of Heather Heyer, speaks at Heyer’s memorial service at the Paramount Theater in Charlottesville, Va., Aug. 16, 2017. Heyer was run down by a car during violent clashes on Saturday at an opposition to a rally against the removal of a statue of the Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. (Andrew Shurtleff/Pool via The New York Times)
Susan Bro, the mother of slain Charlottesville protester Heather Heyer, says she has received death threats
28 min 47 sec ago
A clouded leopard at the Nashville Zoo, where the public will watch the animals for reactions to the eclipse. Veterinarian Woc Colburn thinks some animals such as lemurs, clouded leopards and kangaroos may begin to exhibit nighttime habits when totality hits, whether that's waking up, going to sleep or lining up for a feeding. MUST CREDIT: Courtesy of Nashville Zoo.
During the solar eclipse, animals will be confused
38 min 48 sec ago
White House Chief Strategist Stephen Bannon speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland, U.S., February 23, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts /File Photo
Steve Bannon out as Trump's chief strategist
1 hour 47 min ago
Rescue personnel cordon the place where several people were stabbed, at Turku Market Square, Finland August 18, 2017. LEHTIKUVA/Roni Lehti via REUTERS
Finnish police say two dead, six hospitalized after stabbings
2 hours 54 min ago
Driver of hazardous semi fire near Paynesville identified -- not injured
4 hours 15 min ago
A 9-year-old boy is dead and a 10-year-old girl is injured after a UTV rollover north of Millerville on Thursday, Aug. 17. (Beth Leipholtz | Echo Press)
9-year-old boy dies after UTV rollover accident in Douglas County, Minn.
4 hours 18 min ago
Renville County closing river parks due to rising waters
4 hours 24 min ago
An impromptu memorial is seen a day after a van crashed into pedestrians at Las Ramblas in Barcelona, Spain August 18, 2017. REUTERS/Susana Vera
Tillerson says one American dead in Spain attack
4 hours 45 min ago
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
5 hours 46 min ago
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A "Soil Social" was held Thursday where Ridgewater College teachers shared a meal and conversation about agriculture with Kandiyohi County farmers. The event was held at at Ridgewater College in Willmar.play button
Soil Social: Finding common ground in agriculture
7 hours 27 min ago
UPDATE: Homes evacuated near Paynesville after semi hauling hazardous materials catches fire
7 hours 28 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
8 hours 2 min ago
Records published Aug. 18
8 hours 30 min ago