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Law enforcement urges peace during pipeline protests
How will it end? Experts weigh in on possible outcomes of Dakota Access Pipeline protest
Fire at California loft party kills 9, higher death toll feared
Kandiyohi County Board to meet Friday
Truth-in-Taxation hearing to be held Monday at Willmar council meeting
Toriumi's hat trick powers WarHawks
Dragons win first of two on northern road trip
Slagter scores 31 in Cards' tournament win
Aggressive D key to Cardinals' victory
Sartell/Sauk Rapids blanks Willmar
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Read Live it! December-January issue
Knowing personalized risk for diabetes may not change lifestyles
Around our region published Nov. 30
Willmar Senior High announces first-term honor roll
Evelyn R. Yanish
Todd D. Johnson
Helen W. Olson
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Treat all ladies with respect
Minnesota Opinion: Free Vikes-tix perk 'looks bad' for all
Estrich commentary: Living in the Trump twilight
Editorial: Time for two school sides to find agreement
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
November 2, 2012
Letter: The true cost of Obamacare
Amy Klobuchar hasn't engaged in substantial debates and thus remains below the radar. Personally, I couldn't vote for her for many reasons, but let's examine Obamacare. If you believe Obamacare is worth risking 1/6th of our economy, and our religious freedoms, then humor me. I have...
November 2, 2012 - 12:32am
October 20, 2012
Editorial: Klobuchar deserves 2nd term in Senate
Our U.S. Senate race features the incumbent U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, DFL, challenged by first-term legislator Kurt Bills, R-Rosemount. It is a classic political mismatch as most Republican candidates passed on going up against Klobuchar, a very popular first-term senator. Klobuchar,...
October 20, 2012 - 12:00am
August 2, 2012
Letter: Rohloff is dedicated to service
Jessica Rohloff has my support for the Minnesota House of Representatives in District 17B. In the interest of full disclosure: I have been friends with Jessica since we were in nursery school. Having had the honor of her friendship for most of my life, I feel that I can conclusively...
August 2, 2012 - 12:00am
December 21, 2011
Editorial: Koch's affair is hurting the GOP
The Minnesota Senate is reeling under the resignation of former Majority Leader Amy Koch and the recent disclosure of her inappropriate relationship with one of her male staffers. The full story on the Koch affair has not completely been told, but it is already having a significant...
December 21, 2011 - 12:00am
December 15, 2011
Update: Majority Leader Koch resigns position, announces she will not seek re-election as senator
Update 5:35: Majority Leader Koch resigns position, announces she will not seek re-election as senator
December 15, 2011 - 5:11pm
September 13, 2010
Letter: A decisive time in history
The upcoming midterm elections may be the most decisive moment in our nation's history. On Nov. 2, we will be faced with an epic decision: Is European socialism the direction we want to head, or will we choose to believe in the free-market principles that made us the greatest nation...
September 13, 2010 - 12:00am
August 7, 2010
Officials, area residents attend change of command, welcome ceremony
MONTEVIDEO -"What good is a parade if there aren't people along the streets cheering you along the way?" Those words belong to Adjutant General...
August 7, 2010 - 12:00am
July 27, 2010
Klobuchar, ESPN's Andrews team for anti-stalking bill
WASHINGTON -- U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar is teaming up with ESPN reporter Erin Andrews, a stalking victim, to push for a tougher federal anti-stalking...
July 27, 2010 - 11:18am
July 19, 2010
Meet and greet
July 19, 2010 - 12:00am
Investigation finds claims against Meeker County Commissioners are 'unfounded'
LITCHFIELD -- An investigation by an outside agency has concluded that accusations of assault and harassment made against two Meeker County Commissioners are unfounded. There will be no charges filed against Commissioners Amy Wilde of Dassel and Wally Strand of Kimball, according...
February 19, 2010 - 12:00am
November 23, 2009
No action taken on request to remove two Meeker County commissioners from HRA board
LITCHFIELD -- Amid claims that two Meeker County Commissioners acted inappropriately, some residents of a subsidized apartment complex in Dassel are asking that those commissioners be removed from the governing board that oversees the apartments. The request was presented in a letter...
November 23, 2009 - 12:00am
October 12, 2009
Klobuchar: Unemployment remains high, but senator sees glimmers of hope
WILLMAR -- Although unemployment remains high, Sen. Amy Klobuchar sees some glimmers of hope that the U.S. economy is on the mend. "I can say...
October 12, 2009 - 12:00am
October 10, 2009
Sen. Amy Klobuchar sees hope that economy is improving
Although unemployment still remains high, Sen. Amy Klobuchar sees some glimmers of hope that the U.S. economy is on the mend. "I can say that things have improved from three or months ago," said Klobuchar, a Democrat and Minnesota's senior senator. What's important is to keep moving...
October 10, 2009 - 5:35pm
September 4, 2009
Letter: Benefits of nationalized health care would outweigh negatives
In response to Evelyn Guggisberg's letter, firstly, it is both false and slightly outrageous that "the majority of Americans now consider themselves pro-life." If the majority of Americans were in fact pro-life, Sen. McCain would now be president. Free and readily accessible birth...
September 4, 2009 - 12:00am
June 15, 2009
Klobuchar bill aimed at saving broadband money
Updated 11:30 a.m.
June 15, 2009 - 11:30am