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With few races, Minnesota primary turnout in August likely small
High court race is a Minnesota question
Eden Valley farmer elected to National Corn Growers Board
Poll: Trump trails by 6 points after DNC
Vikings & fine art come together in new stadium
Stanley Cup to meet Stanley car in Minnesota
G/L Legion marches ahead at state
Getting it right
Stingers rebound to clobber Bucks
Fast start propels Stingers past Waterloo
Judge dismisses 29 claims to late musician Prince's estate
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
ASTRO BOB: Getting stung by a 'scorpion' can be a beautiful thing
The search for a world-record lake trout
Johnson -- Haverly
Quisberg -- Larson
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
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
David L. Lake
Joan M. Caspers
Esther Helen Iverson
Parker: Are we all Democrats this year?
Dionne: Hillary takes the fight to Trump
Thomas: Hillary's recycled speech
Obama: Continuity we can believe in
Will: Mike Pence the pliable
May 19, 2016
Cartoon by Steve Benson
May 19, 2016 - 12:00am
March 29, 2016
Willmar man pedaling through deserts, over mountains for a cause
SALOME, Ariz. — It was a almost an afterthought for David Moody as he prepared for the longest bicycle ride he’d ever done. Before leaving...
March 29, 2016 - 11:21pm
February 16, 2016
Former Fagen CFO used fake ethanol company to embezzle $4.5 million
MINNEAPOLIS—A former CFO at Fagen Engineering created a fictitious ethanol company in Nebraska called Fairmont Investments LLC to help her allegedly embezzle $4.5 million from her employer's company. Kirsten Tjosaas, 38, of Granite Falls used the monies that she allegedly embezzled...
February 16, 2016 - 8:56pm
February 15, 2016
Benson native conducted Grammy-winning song
Eric Holton — a 1989 graduate of Benson High School, according to the Swift County Monitor-News — conducted a Grammy-winning song. He conducted The True Concord Voices & Orchestra in the song “Paulus: Prayers & Remembrances” by Stephen Paulus, which was awarded the...
February 15, 2016 - 11:33pm
December 23, 2015
Sad (sports) day for Dayton
ST. PAUL — Wednesday was not a good day for Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton, and it had nothing to do with politics. The Democratic governor made...
December 23, 2015 - 10:28pm
October 9, 2015
18-year-old opens fire at Arizona university; one dead, three wounded
FLAGSTAFF, Arizona - An 18-year-old student opened fire with a handgun on the campus of Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff early on Friday, killing one person and wounding three others, before police took him into custody in the latest in a series of U.S. school shootings,...
October 9, 2015 - 11:35am
September 24, 2014
Rodeo Museum honors Clara City native
OKLAHOMA CITY, Oklahoma — A Clara City farm kid who was inspired to make professional rodeo his career after watching Casey Tibbs ride in Clear Lake, S.D., is now being recognized alongside the idol he knew as a youth. The National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma...
September 24, 2014 - 11:09pm
September 3, 2014
Girl who fatally shot Arizona gun instructor said weapon was too powerful
PHOENIX (Reuters) - A 9-year-old girl who fatally shot a gun range instructor with an Uzi submachine gun last week told her mother immediately...
September 3, 2014 - 8:52am
February 27, 2014
Arizona governor vetoes bill widely criticized as anti-gay
PHOENIX (Reuters) - Arizona Governor Jan Brewer vetoed a bill on Wednesday derided by critics as a license to discriminate against gays in the...
February 27, 2014 - 6:51am
January 13, 2014
U.S. Supreme Court declines to hear Arizona abortion appeal
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to review an appeals court ruling that said an Arizona law banning abortions starting at 20 weeks of gestation is unconstitutional, meaning the restrictive state law is struck down. The high court's decision not to hear...
January 13, 2014 - 10:42am
July 8, 2013
Procession brings home fallen Ariz. firefighters
PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) -- Nineteen firefighters killed in a wildfire a week ago went home for the last time, their bodies traveling in individual...
July 8, 2013 - 7:01am
July 5, 2013
Editorial: Thank all serving and protecting over this long weekend
America awoke Monday to the tragic deaths of 19 firefighters in the Yarnell Hill Fire near Prescott, Ariz. The dead firefighters were all members of the Prescott Fire Department’s elite Granite Mountain Hotshots team. They died when their position was overcome by flames Sunday...
July 5, 2013 - 12:00am
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