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Does Dayton talk to farmers enough?
KRA fined for Willmar fireworks incident
Willmar convenience store robbery suspect pleads not guilty
Soybean plantings to rise in 2017, corn to fall
USDA closes offices in five states after anonymous threats
Cardinals open season with shutout loss
Willmar loses early lead in loss to Marshall
Cards fall to Rocori
Willmar offense comes alive in second half, downs Eagles
Updated: Bridgewater out for season with dislocated knee, torn ACL
Comedy legend Gene Wilder dead at 83
Tickets on sale Friday for tours of Paisley Park
Mislabeled pills seized at Prince's home after his death
J.K. Rowling releasing 3 new 'Harry Potter' books
New Barn play continues this week
Box office: 'Don't Breathe' Scares Up $26.1 million as hot summer for horror continues
Milestones launching in September
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
Charles "Chuck" Green
Victoria "Vicki" Lee
Steven Warren Sachs
Letter: Day of reckoning is near
Letter: Governor should call special session
Marcus: Obliging a donor is not necessarily criminal
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
June 3, 2016
GOP will have primary fight in race to replace Collin Peterson
LONG PRAIRIE -- Amanda Lynn Hinson will challenge Dave Hughes, the endorsed Republican candidate for the U.S. House for the 7th District, in...
June 3, 2016 - 5:30am
Two Peterson challengers file federal paperwork
Two people are planning to challenge U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson for the 7th District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. Kevin Winge of Montevideo, an Independence Party candidate, and Amanda Hinson of Long Prairie, a Republican, both filed a statement of candidacy with the...
February 3, 2016 - 11:07pm
July 18, 2015
Rep. Peterson hits back at critics: ‘I don’t ... need to spend a nickel to get elected’
MOORHEAD — Thirteen-term U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., said Friday he doesn’t need to spend money to get elected to a 14th term in 2016
July 18, 2015 - 6:04am
January 27, 2015
U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson to run for 14th term in 2016
WASHINGTON – There’s no waiting game for U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson this year.
January 27, 2015 - 3:23pm
November 5, 2014
Peterson defeats Westrom in U.S. House race
Longtime U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, DFL-Minn., defeated Torrey Westrom, a Republican state senator, in the race for the U.S. House in Tuesday’s...
November 5, 2014 - 10:32am
October 30, 2014
Campaigns are no longer a cakewalk for Collin Peterson
Moorhead — For more than 20 years, congressional races in northwestern Minnesota have been sleepy affairs. Voters in the 7th District have sent Democratic U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson back to Congress 11 times, usually by double digit margins. This year is different. The district...
October 30, 2014 - 11:17pm
October 25, 2014
Letter: Peterson knows his district
When you have the best — send the best. Yes, I am referring to Rep. Collin Peterson, a down-to-earth individual who understands the concerns of the people he serves, be it agriculture producers, conservation groups, rural hospitals, small business or the veterans’ concerns. He...
October 25, 2014 - 12:01am
October 12, 2014
‘Blue Dog’ vs. ‘Young Gun’
EAST GRAND FORKS — Speaking to a small group gathered at the East Grand Forks American Legion Monday afternoon, Torrey Westrom laid out his...
October 12, 2014 - 11:35pm
October 8, 2014
Editorial: Peterson is the best choice for 7th District
Minnesota 7th District Congressman Collin Peterson has the distinction of incurring the ire of the unreconstructed left and the tea party right. That factor in his political resume has served him and his constituents well for more than 20 years. He should be re-elected to another...
October 8, 2014 - 12:00am
April 17, 2014
Incumbents Peterson, Cramer start 2014 with fundraising edge
WASHINGTON — U.S. Reps. Kevin Cramer of North Dakota and Collin Peterson of Minnesota started 2014 with big fundraising advantages over their challengers in the November election.
April 17, 2014 - 4:00am
April 16, 2014
Congressman Peterson starts 2014 with fundraising edge over challenger Westrom
MAY BE UPDATED Peterson, Cramer start 2014 with fundraising edge By Kyle Potter Forum News Service Collin Peterson of Minnesota started 2014 with big fundraising advantages over his challenger for the November election. In Minnesota, Peterson ended the quarter with about...
April 16, 2014 - 3:08pm
March 31, 2014
Republicans in 7th District endorse Westrom to challenge for U.S. House seat
WILLMAR — Torrey Westrom, a Republican state senator from Elbow Lake, received the Republican endorsement Saturday and will challenge U.S....
March 31, 2014 - 1:00am
March 29, 2014
Republicans endorse Westrom to challenge Peterson in the 7th Congressional District race
WILLMAR – Torrey Westrom, a Republican state senator from Elbow Lake, received the Republican endorsement Saturday and will challenge...
March 29, 2014 - 5:30pm
March 15, 2014
Collin Peterson to announce Monday whether he’ll seek re-election
MOORHEAD — Longtime U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson will be in Moorhead on Monday to announce his plans for the coming election. Peterson, a Democrat representing Minnesota’s 7th District, will speak at the Moorhead Center Mall atrium at 10 a.m. Monday, according to a news release. Peterson...
March 15, 2014 - 10:30am
August 30, 2013
Peterson brushes off early attacks from national GOP
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, who is laying groundwork to seek his 13th term in Congress, said Thursday he’s unfazed by national Republicans’ early attempts to oust him from office in 2014.
August 30, 2013 - 7:30am