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International Space Station emergency spacewalk underway
Police arrest 23 year-old man in connection with Manchester bombing, Islamic State claims responsibility for attack
Students unveil businesses: CEO Trade Show highlights young entrepreneurs
Study finds Kandiyohi County pay scales lagging
Ross Marcus recognized for support of military
Finally healthy, Banham is set for return home to take on the Lynx
Baseball: Wildcats split but clinch
Local Roundup: Litchfield tennis team heading back to state
True Team Track: Willmar boys repeat as Class AA champions
Curry hits 36 as Golden State advances to NBA finals
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
'Last Man Standing': 20th Century Fox TV to seek new home for Tim Allen comedy
ABC's 'American Idol' reboot lands pop music superstar as first confirmed judge
'Scandal' will end next year, ABC president confirms
Fishing: Area opener a ray of sunshine
Art competition: High school artists gather in New London
Stories needed to create 'Milan: The Musical!'
Minnesota Orchestra brings classical music to Willmar
Vinyls unveiled for traffic signal boxes in Willmar
Lisa Rierson Axelson
Michel H. Hinrichsen
Michael Thomas Cullen
Richard G. Black
Garrison Keillor: One more modest proposal
Minnesota Opinion: Taxing charitable donations is just wrong
Letter: Book doesn't belong in classroom
Letter: Reinvest in higher education
Thomas: Will America ever learn?
July 1, 2013
Arizona wildfire kills 19 members of elite crew
YARNELL, Ariz. (AP) -- An elite crew of firefighters trained to battle the nation's fiercest wildfires was overtaken by an out-of-control blaze in Arizona, killing 19 members as they tried to protect themselves from the flames under fire-resistant shields.
July 1, 2013 - 7:06am
June 24, 2013
Wallenda walks tightrope high over Ariz. gorge
LITTLE COLORADO RIVER GORGE, Ariz. (AP) -- Nik Wallenda studied the plunging walls of the Little Colorado River Gorge before stepping out on...
June 24, 2013 - 6:54am
June 17, 2013
Court: Ariz. citizenship proof law illegal
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court ruled Monday that states cannot on their own require would-be voters to prove they are U.S. citizens before using a federal registration system designed to make signing up easier.
June 17, 2013 - 10:49am
June 10, 2013
Arizona man fatally shot by 4-year-old son
PRESCOTT VALLEY, Ariz. — Authorities aren't expected to seek charges in the death of an Arizona man who was accidentally shot by his 4-year-old son. Justin Stanfield Thomas was fatally shot Friday after he and his son traveled from Phoenix to a friend's home 90 miles away in...
June 10, 2013 - 8:00am
June 7, 2013
Arizona sheriff suspends immigration efforts
PHOENIX (AP) -- An Arizona sheriff who led the way for local police across the country to take up immigration enforcement is reconsidering his crackdowns - and other law enforcement officials who followed his lead are expected to eventually back away, too. Joe Arpaio, the sheriff...
June 7, 2013 - 5:00am
May 25, 2013
Judge: Ariz. sheriff's office profiles Latinos, victimizes citizens
PHOENIX (AP) -- A federal judge has ruled that the office of America's self-proclaimed toughest sheriff systematically singled out Latinos in...
May 25, 2013 - 7:33am
ASU student found dead was from Minnesota
NORTHFIELD, Minn. (AP) — An Arizona State University student found handcuffed and fatally beaten in the Tempe apartment of her boyfriend has family in Minnesota. Dan Kasper, of Northfield, appeared at a news conference with Tempe police Wednesday to talk about his 19-year-old daughter,...
April 25, 2013 - 7:18am
March 27, 2013
Police reports in Tucson shooting rampage released
PHOENIX (AP) -- Hundreds of pages of police reports in the investigation of the Tucson shooting rampage that wounded former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords are being released Wednesday, marking the public's first glimpse into documents that authorities have kept private since the attack more...
March 27, 2013 - 6:47am
March 2, 2012
Update: Student hurt, man jailed in Ariz. school shooting
WILLCOX, Ariz. (AP) -- A man fired a rifle at a southeastern Arizona high school, injuring a 17-year-old boy who was watching a baseball game, authorities said. The student suffered minor cuts from flying glass when the car he was in was shot at Thursday, authorities said. Arthur...
March 2, 2012 - 10:00am
December 19, 2011
Reports: Kubel agrees to terms with Arizona
MLB.com and FoxSports.com are reporting that free-agent outfielder Jason Kubel has agreed to terms with the Arizona Diamondbacks. Kubel, 29,...
December 19, 2011 - 9:03am
January 15, 2011
Commentary: The blame game amok, stop blaming other side
Within an hour of the tragic shooting in Arizona, it had begun. The Blame Game. The effort to score political points. The attacks on the ugliness of the political debate mimic the very ugliness they condemn. The sheriff blamed Rush Limbaugh. Liberal bloggers went after conservative...
January 15, 2011 - 7:08am
Cartoon by Bruce Beattie
January 15, 2011 - 12:00am
January 12, 2011
Commentary: Explaining this evil is a hard job
In the aftermath of the senseless wounding of Representative Gabrielle Giffords, Democrat of Arizona, and the murder of six others, including U.S. District Judge John Roll and 9-year-old Christina Green, there will be many who will use this tragedy to advance their own political agendas. Explanations...
January 12, 2011 - 12:00am
Cartoon by Marshall Ramsey
January 12, 2011 - 12:00am
January 8, 2011
Arizona Rep. Giffords shot, at least 5 killed
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) -- Rep. Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona was shot in the head today when an assailant opened fire outside a grocery store during a meeting with constituents, killing at least five people and wounding several others in a rampage that rattled the nation. Giffords was...
January 8, 2011 - 5:17pm