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Willmar Municipal Utilities struggles to stockpile coal
Former Willmar teacher charged for allegedly striking student
On national stage, Franken highlights diversity in Willmar
NLS opens bids for $20.6M construction project
Minnesota family rescues bald eagle tangled in rope
Freeman's four hits, five RBIs fuel Braves' 9-7 win
Towns embracing Minnesota as home
Peterson helping teammates set sights on Super Bowl
Stingers can't catch Express
NFL Notebook: Gordon reinstated, then suffers injury
Small town Lake Lillian gears up for big time production
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Sharing Netflix or HBO Go passwords now a federal crime
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Swanson — Winther
Schmidt -- Danielson
Lang -- Nieman
Frye -- Birkland
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
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
Anita "Ricky" Hoyt
Harvey Lee Peterson
Harry E. Lindbloom
Audrey O. Forkrud
Will: The path ahead for Hillary Clinton
Commentary: For Trump to Lose, GOP must let Clinton win
Commentary: Trump: Seeking victory through fear
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Commentary: Ted Cruz holds his nose
Sheriff's office investigating Zorbaz robbery as false report
December 7, 2014
Andrew Falk in the aftermath of defeat
MURDOCK — Negative campaign messages and a loud drum beat paid for largely by money from political action committees outside the district drowned...
December 7, 2014 - 9:18pm
November 1, 2014
Letter: Falk and positive change
Several years ago I attended a congressional district political meeting. A string of men and women took the stage to make brief statements on a particular topic. One young man stood out as particularly intelligent, down to earth, knowledgeable, and not egotistical. That young...
November 1, 2014 - 4:01am
October 31, 2014
Letter: The definition of pro-life
How should a desire to “choose life” influence decisions regarding elections and citizenship? Consider what destroys life? War kills. Which elected officials will work to end war, work for peaceful resolutions and good will around the world? The economic cost of war to...
October 31, 2014 - 9:00am
Letter: Clarifications on tax bill
After reading the letter in Saturday’s paper from Jacque Collins, I think a couple of the statements in the letter need to be clarified. The letter stated that Andrew Falk voted for the repeal of the farm machinery repair tax. While this is true, what is also true is that he...
October 31, 2014 - 9:00am
October 30, 2014
Letter: Senator gives his support to Falk, Sawatzky
It has come to my attention that my name is being used in a legislative campaign effort here in our area. To avoid any confusion this may have caused, I would like to make it very clear that my support is fully behind Rep. Andrew Falk and Rep. Mary Sawatzky. I have been working...
October 30, 2014 - 10:30am
District 17A: Nothing implied, nothing endorsed
WILLMAR — A political blogger based in Maynard has accused Republican challenger Tim Miller of falsely implying that he has discussed governing together with District 17 State Sen. Lyle Koenen, DFL-Clara City. Sally Jo Sorensen, in her blog “Bluestem Prairie’’ posted on Oct....
October 30, 2014 - 10:14am
Letter: Religious facts untwisted
I read with interest the Oct. 23 letter from Carl Lundell of Granite Falls. He seems to have some facts twisted. In 1958 I left the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod due to their wacko ideas. Later I started studying the history of religion which I found to be very interesting. What...
October 30, 2014 - 9:30am
Letter: DFL made positive change
I am really tired of all the negative attack radio and flyers by the Republicans. How about something positive? When the DFL regained leadership, Andrew Falk, Mary Sawatzke, Gov. Mark Dayton and the DFL delivered on their promise to start a better Minnesota, with returning the...
October 30, 2014 - 9:00am
October 29, 2014
Letter: Falk, Sawatzky have great ideas
Any discussion of politics essentially centers around one basic question: What is the proper role of government? The proper role of government is to help make life livable for its citizens. In recent years, there’s been an increase in the number of people who would have you...
October 29, 2014 - 10:30am
October 28, 2014
Two candidates each for House seat 17A and 17B debate Monday
House District 17A candidates Andrew Falk, 31, and his wife, Marnie, have one daughter. Falk farms north of Murdock on a fifth-generation...
October 28, 2014 - 12:15am
October 25, 2014
Letter: The GOP’s misleading claims
My, the campaign attack deceptions by the Republicans against Andrew Falk are amazing. One of the misleading claims: “Andrew Falk voted for $2.1 billion in new taxes for families, farms, and small businesses to pay for wasteful pork projects in Minneapolis-St. Paul.” The...
October 25, 2014 - 3:01am
October 24, 2014
Letter: Falk does a good job
The Democrats have done a great job of heading our state in the right direction and we have more jobs now than ever before. Unemployment is at 4.1 percent, the lowest in eight years. More Minnesotans have health care than ever before and the MNsure average cost is the lowest in...
October 24, 2014 - 4:00am
October 9, 2014
Familiar opponents spar over differences in race for District 17A
MONTEVIDEO — Two familiar opponents are back in the ring for the District 17A seat in the Minnesota House of Representatives, and it showed when incumbent Andrew Falk, DFL-Murdock, and Republican challenger Tim Miller, of Prinsburg, sparred this week at the Montevideo Chamber of...
October 9, 2014 - 11:36pm
February 12, 2014
Rep. Falk accuses PolyMet as being a shell corporation
ST. PAUL -- A west central Minnesota legislator claims the company proposing a northeastern copper-nickel mine is a shell corporation that does...
February 12, 2014 - 11:15am
August 24, 2013
Letter: Correcting the ag record
I'm sorry that I once again have to correct the record with respect to the comments offered by Tim Miller. First, let me say that the overall response to our agriculture bill was very positive. By working with farmers and producers, we passed a bill that further strengthened our state's...
August 24, 2013 - 5:05am