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Willmar woman charged with aiding offender
Food, lodging inspections show improvement in Kandiyohi, Renville counties
Two injured in Renville County crash
Prairie protection to be part of Renville County park study
Xcel, FAA research using drones to inspect electric lines
Girls Basketball: Cards streak by Alex
Blackhawks close in on first-place Wild with win in St. Paul
Boys Basketball: Montevideo overpowers YME
Boys Basketball: Dragons edge NLS
Boys Basketball: Eisenbacher's double-double leads ACGC
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen
Around our region published Feb. 22
Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey
Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
Training can help surgeons tell patients best and worse scenarios
Reader News: Diaper Bears for Hope Pregnancy Center
Howard J. Powers
Cartoon by Ed Fischer
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Willmar Commentary: America's predictable pension crisis
Harrop commentary: Trump has media crying ... all the way to the bank
Parenting Perspectives: Let your kids choose -- or pave -- their own paths
February 20, 2017
Capital Chatter: Federal lawmakers lobby Trump on agriculture
ST. PAUL—Midwestern members of Congress worry about what the Trump administration may do about agriculture-related issues, especially a...
February 20, 2017 - 1:19am
February 13, 2017
Minnesota offers website as centerpiece in effort to warn about opioid dangers
ST. PAUL—Educating the public about opioid drugs may be the best way to fight their dangers. That is what Minnesota Attorney General Lori...
February 13, 2017 - 6:51pm
January 25, 2017
People speak up for future farm bill
WILLMAR — With the current farm bill set to expire in 2018, work is underway to gather ideas about what to include in the next version...
January 25, 2017 - 3:03am
January 6, 2017
Capitol Chatter: GOP in charge, a state Senate surprise
January 6, 2017 - 10:34pm
January 4, 2017
Capitol Chatter: Broadband not a top 2017 topic
ST. PAUL — A new report says $100 million in state money is needed every two years to help expand broadband high-speed internet throughout Minnesota, but rural lawmakers have said relatively little about it leading up to the 2017 Legislature. In a series of Forum News Service...
January 4, 2017 - 11:30pm
October 9, 2016
Capitol Chatter: Obama promotes his rural agenda
ST. PAUL — Many rural Americans, who are heavily Republican, are not happy with how President Barack Obama has dealt with their issues as he nears the end of eight years in office. The Democratic president says he has done well. "I've spent most of my life living in big cities,"...
October 9, 2016 - 10:39pm
August 29, 2016
Klobuchar: The cost of the EpiPen price increases
There's a cost that comes with the 450 percent increase in the price of EpiPens. Parents worry that they won't be able to afford their child's...
August 29, 2016 - 2:52am
July 31, 2016
Capitol Chatter: Minnesota may not get presidential race love
ST. PAUL—Minnesotans may not be very involved in the presidential campaign. The state often does not draw the candidates because of its tradition of voting Democratic. Republicans see little hope in Minnesota and Democrats see little reason to leave a swing state to campaign...
July 31, 2016 - 8:50pm
May 26, 2016
Sailor’s remains to return to Willmar
WILLMAR — Oscar Anderson never recovered from the emotional heartbreak he suffered when a telegram arrived June 6, 1944, with the news of his...
May 26, 2016 - 11:22am
May 24, 2016
Klobuchar to join family as sailor’s remains return
WILLMAR -- The remains of the Willmar sailor who gave his life on the beaches of Normandy on D-day and was interred in an unmarked grave in France will be returned to Willmar Thursday. John E. Anderson, who was 24 years old when he died on a ship transporting troops to the beaches...
May 24, 2016 - 10:04pm
March 31, 2016
Callaway officials praise drone in helping fight derailment, explosion
CALLAWAY — U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., met with emergency responders in Callaway Thursday and was a little surprised to hear them sing...
March 31, 2016 - 9:23pm
March 21, 2016
Minnesotans get warm welcome in Cuba
A historic trade trip to Cuba is going well, Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D- Minn., and Rep. Tom Emmer, R-Minn., say. They're optimistic that Congressional efforts to ease restrictions on exports will go well, too. Klobuchar and Emmer held a conference call with the news media Monday afternoon....
March 21, 2016 - 11:42pm
Area FFA members get real facetime with U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar
Grove City – U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar visited Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City High School on Saturday to mix with FFA members from several area high...
February 21, 2016 - 11:13am
February 16, 2016
‘I have a job and I don’t want to shirk it,’ Klobuchar says
ST. PAUL — U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar says she has a job, which includes vetting any U.S. Supreme Court nominee, and is not seeking a position...
February 16, 2016 - 11:29pm
December 29, 2015
Laid off United Taconite worker to head to D.C.
HIBBING — Steelworker Dan Hill gave an emotional speech on the Iron Range last week when White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough was in...
December 29, 2015 - 10:51pm