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'I knew it was him': Minnesotan was first responder on scene of crash that killed teen son
Willmar Police ask for public's help identifying theft suspects
Two arrested with 117 grams of meth, $1,700 during Minn. traffic stop
Feds find MNsure tech vulnerabilities, but state says they are fixed
Independent study film focuses on immigrant students
Wild stay unbeaten at home, trip up Maple Leafs
Section 5A could be dogfight as postseason looms
WCT daily schedule
Ridgewater takes two on Crossover's first day
Willmar riding win streak into postseason
Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in Literature
'Wayside School' opens tonight at The Barn
Rolling Stones to release new album in December
Lady Gaga to perfom Super Bowl halftime show
Meander weekend features celebration of art, community
As 2017 looms, time to review your Medicare coverage
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
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Fast food influence kids' soda and calorie choices
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Fran Hussong letter: Ahmann is part of the problem
Gene Schneider letter: Asmus is clear choice in Ward 2
Marlys Schafer letter: Don't vote for self-interest groups
Kent Syverson letter: Keep the 19th Amendment
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October 18, 2016
Cohen: This is an awful but illuminating campaign
I have a man in mind. He is in his 60s, successful, handsome in his way with a commanding voice, an apartment in the city, a place in the country...
October 18, 2016 - 2:13pm
October 17, 2016
Commentary: Let's support candidates who will deliver results
By Sara Carlson and Dave Smiglewski Let's not mince words: Minnesota's 2016 legislative session was, by and large, a massive failure. Political...
October 17, 2016 - 7:00am
Parker commentary: Our greatest fear of all
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.
October 17, 2016 - 12:19am
October 14, 2016
Parker commentary: Thinking dangerously this world
ELON, N.C.—When I first heard that some Elon University students were protesting my invitation to speak on campus and saying my thoughts...
October 14, 2016 - 7:51am
Cepeda commentary: It's up to other men to stop Donalds
CHICAGO—Last weekend, Donald Trump attempted to dismiss his comments about grabbing women by the genitals and kissing or groping them as...
October 14, 2016 - 7:51am
October 13, 2016
Dionne commentary: The GOP's Trumpian moment of truth
WASHINGTON—What is the Republican Party? Suddenly, this has become one of the central questions of the 2016 campaign. It's not simply...
October 13, 2016 - 3:09pm
The Bickersons revisited
Not since George and Martha in the play "Whose Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" or for older readers Don Ameche and Frances Langford in the radio comedy "The Bickersons," have we seen the kind of verbal pugilism practiced in Sunday night's presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary...
October 13, 2016 - 7:31am
October 12, 2016
Will commentary: Trump's vile candidacy is toxic
"Freedom's just another word for nothin' left to lose." —"Me and Bobby McGee" WASHINGTON—What did Donald...
October 12, 2016 - 12:30am
Trump has sunk into his own moral bankruptcy
October 12, 2016 - 12:01am
October 11, 2016
Harrop commentary: Donald Trump is just mentally ill
Who "won" the second presidential debate? Skip that question. Who lost it? Easy answer. The American people and the reputation of their nation. This...
October 11, 2016 - 5:30am
Dionne commentary: T'was a vicious presidential debate
ST. LOUIS— It's not an American habit for a presidential candidate to declare that he would imprison his opponent. Donald Trump, reeling...
October 11, 2016 - 5:21am
October 10, 2016
Dionne: Only the blind are shocked by Trump
ST. LOUIS—What is truly shocking is that Donald Trump's Republican enablers are shocked. True, Trump's comments in the 2005 video made...
October 10, 2016 - 2:59pm
Estrich commentary: Are you tired of politics, 2016 style?
Oh, dear. I almost forgot what I was going to write about. And I don't think it's age. Heck of a vice presidential debate last week,...
October 10, 2016 - 8:32am
October 6, 2016
Dionne: A debate deteriorates into a brawl
WASHINGTON—Tim Kaine's strategy in Tuesday night's vice presidential debate was to go after Donald Trump frontally, over and over again,...
October 6, 2016 - 7:38am
October 5, 2016
Navarrette: Classism joins racism and sexism
SAN DIEGO—In an election already marred by racism and sexism, the first presidential debate brought to the surface another "-ism": classism. During...
October 5, 2016 - 8:33am