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Two Kandiyohi County churches close their doors this weekend
Italy quake death toll hits 250 as rescuers search demolished towns
Trump, Clinton spar over who is best for minority voters
Records published Aug. 26
He's un-fur-gettable: Minnesota State Fair mascot dishes on staying cool, big huggers and Goldy ties
BKMS tennis team runs record to 6-0
Bridgewater calms concerns about sore shoulder
Cabrera leads Tigers past Twins, 9-4
Willmar tennis opens season with sweep
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
R2-D2 actor kenny Baker dead at 81
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
Paul J. Willems
Connie Lee Ulferts (Key Carelli)
Carol J. Hansen
Commentary: Trump 'charm' offensive will not work with women
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Cartoon by Gary Markstein
Trump's new evolving immigration plan is no 'flip-flop'
National Guard soldiers returning to Willmar on Saturday after 10-month deployment
August 2, 2016
Commentary: Trump dishonors the ultimate sacrifice
Donald Trump betrays the betrayed. In his acceptance speech at the Republican convention, Trump accurately and forcibly identified his core constituency...
August 2, 2016 - 12:00am
June 9, 2016
Editorial: It is a new dawn of politics in America
Hillary Clinton gained enough confirmed delegates Tuesday night to become the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee. It was a historical...
June 9, 2016 - 4:00am
April 8, 2015
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
April 8, 2015 - 5:45am
November 29, 2013
Americans kick off two-day holiday shopping marathon
The holiday shopping season started as a marathon, not a sprint. More than a dozen major U.S. retailers stayed open for 24 hours or more on...
November 29, 2013 - 11:12pm
August 28, 2012
Ya, Sure blog: Is it un-American?
August 28, 2012 - 8:57am
April 12, 2012
Atwater: AIR ... by the numbers
65 feet is how long a refrigeration unit can be 92,000 pounds is how much a unit can weigh 17 percent of the total payroll in Kandiyohi County $22 million total anticipated sales for 2012
April 12, 2012 - 2:19pm
Atwater: Making chilly 'AIR' is hot business in Atwater
Given the fact that Minnesotans know a little bit about being cold, it seems rather appropriate that a Minnesota company would make equipment...
April 12, 2012 - 2:04pm
March 27, 2012
Preparing the fryers
March 27, 2012 - 12:00am
February 14, 2012
Commentary: A French model for American parents: Opinion
One item in the annals of American exceptionalism is how exceptionally badly behaved American children are. We who hang around international airports often marvel at how European toddlers wait calmly while their American cohorts run down the halls or lie sprawled on the floor in a...
February 14, 2012 - 12:00am
December 17, 2011
Cartoon by Clay Jones
December 17, 2011 - 12:00am
October 31, 2011
From The Associated Press: Midwest Opinion - On both sides at Crystal Sugar being too dug in:
An excerpt from recent editorials in Midwest newspapers. On both sides at Crystal Sugar being too dug in: It's difficult to conclude which side is right and which side is wrong in the ongoing lockout of union workers from American Crystal Sugar Co.'s processing plants. That's largely...
October 31, 2011 - 12:00am
October 28, 2011
Union members to decide on American Crystal contract Tuesday
Union members will vote on the new proposals from American Crystal Sugar Co. on Tuesday, the deadline set by the company.
October 28, 2011 - 10:35am
October 26, 2011
Union to vote on American Crystal offer
MOORHEAD, Minn. -- Union members will hold a vote by Nov. 1 on the latest proposal from American Crystal Sugar Co., though the two sides' negotiators...
October 26, 2011 - 9:23am
August 29, 2011
American Legion convention -- and Obama -- revisit Minnesota
The American Legion National Convention returns to its roots in Minneapolis this year for the annual gathering of thousands of veterans and friends. And barely more than two weeks after his most recent visit, President Barack Obama again will appear in Minnesota -- this time to speak...
August 29, 2011 - 12:00am
July 28, 2011
Ojibwe naming ceremony re-affirms a Benson, Minn., family's roots
BENSON -- Marie Lightning Koenigs' family roots belong to the tiny Buffalo Point first nation in southeastern Manitoba, Canada, on Lake of the...
July 28, 2011 - 8:00am