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Meryl Streep accuses Karl Lagerfeld of spoiling her Oscars
Iran holds naval war games amid rising tensions with U.S.
U.S. condemns attacks on special monitoring mission in eastern Ukraine
Box Office: Jordan Peele's 'Get Out' scores monster $30.5 million opening
Bill Paxton, 'Titanic' and 'Big Love' Star, Dead at 61
Dokken: Learning in the wild
Baltimore player arrested on multiple drug charges in Miami
Cook: Another kind of winter: dove, robin, cardinal
Gymnastics: Schramm, Henjum in state All-Around top-20
Wrestling: 18 area grapplers win section titles
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
'Fire & Ice': Diamond Edge figure skating show is Saturday, Sunday in Willmar
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
Keith L. Kendall
Lawrence "Junior" Johnson, Jr.
AstroBob: Can you see the Russian landers, rovers on the moon? Yes!
Swift: Expiration dates are just suggestions
Phillips: A well-timed letter reminded me to look for kindness
Perennials potentially damaged from early-season warmup
Little things make a big difference with gardening
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