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Willmar soldiers return home
Governor to receive invite to tour Appleton prison
Records for Aug. 27
New London depot makes another historic move
Community steps forward to help as water recedes
Ridgewater rallies past Ellsworth, opens 2-0
NLS volleyball team wins two at Albany Invite
Ridgewater rallies past Ellsworth, opens 2-0
Molitor proceeding with caution on Mauer return
Maybe Bridgewater should just take a knee until Week 1
Tickets on sale Friday for tours of Paisley Park
Mislabeled pills seized at Prince's home after his death
J.K. Rowling releasing 3 new 'Harry Potter' books
New Barn play continues this week
R2-D2 actor kenny Baker dead at 81
Milestones launching in September
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
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
Roland E. "Rollie" Swenson
Harold (Bill) William Wright
Cartoonist Opinions for Aug. 27
Letter: Our declining moral values
Why can't political ads be truthful?
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Letter: Nutrition must start early in life
March 12, 2014
Federal prosecutors reportedly open criminal probe of GM recall
NEW YORK/WASHINGTON/DETROIT (Reuters) - Federal prosecutors are examining whether General Motors is criminally liable for failing to properly disclose problems with some of its vehicles that were linked to 13 deaths and led to a recall last month, according to a source familiar with...
March 12, 2014 - 7:15am
March 6, 2014
GM ratchets up truck discounts as U.S. sales skid
DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co (GM.N: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) ratcheted up discounts in February on its full-size pickups, but it is telling Wall Street analysts that it intends to maintain premium pricing and margins on the trucks despite a drop in volume and...
March 6, 2014 - 6:58am
March 3, 2014
U.S. auto sales beat expectations, setting up strong March
DETROIT (Reuters) - U.S. auto sales in February were slightly brisker than expected as hefty incentives lured customers into dealerships late in the month despite cold and snowy weather.
March 3, 2014 - 1:18pm
February 6, 2014
GM quarterly profit misses estimate, shares drop
DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co posted a weaker-than-expected fourth-quarter profit on Thursday as results in North America, Asia and South America disappointed, sending shares down more than 3 percent in premarket trading.
February 6, 2014 - 8:16am
January 23, 2014
Toyota retains global auto crown in 2013, sees strong 2014
TOKYO (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp retained its rank as the world's best-selling automaker last year, beating out rivals General Motors Co. and Volkswagen AG for the second year in a row as the weak yen underpinned sales overseas. Toyota sales rose 2 percent in 2013 to 9.98 million...
January 23, 2014 - 1:40pm
January 2, 2014
U.S. December auto sales seen up 4 percent
DETROIT (Reuters) - December U.S. auto sales, spurred by end-of-the-year bargains, likely rose about 4 percent from a year earlier, industry analysts said.
January 2, 2014 - 7:56am
December 3, 2013
Auto sales rise in November, boosted by discounts
DETROIT (Reuters) - Aggressive discounting and the continued popularity of big pickup trucks helped propel November vehicle sales well past expectations, with the three Detroit automakers and two of Japan's top three reporting year-to-year increases on Tuesday.
December 3, 2013 - 11:59am
Chrysler's November sales rise 16 percent, top expectations
(Reuters) - Chrysler Group LLC said its U.S. vehicle sales in November jumped 16 percent from a year before, beating analysts' expectations.
December 3, 2013 - 8:54am
November 21, 2013
Big trucks still rule Detroit in energy-conscious era
DETROIT (Reuters) - Five years into a remarkable rebound from near-disaster, the Detroit 3 automakers still count on sales of pickup trucks and...
November 21, 2013 - 10:02am
October 30, 2013
GM posts strong profit on U.S. demand
DETROIT, Oct 30 (Reuters) - General Motors Co on Wednesday posted a better-than-expected quarterly profit on strong results in its core North American market and the first revenue increase in Europe in two years.
October 30, 2013 - 8:01am
October 8, 2013
Ford comes from behind in China to stun Japanese rivals
BEIJING (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co (F.N: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) is poised to overtake its Japanese rivals on the top seller's list in China as Toyota Motor Corp (7203.T: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) and Honda Motor Co (7267.T: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock...
October 8, 2013 - 7:58am
September 17, 2013
GM's Chevy Silverado tops Consumer Reports' truck list
DETROIT, Sept 17 (Reuters) - General Motors Co's Chevrolet Silverado was the top-scoring full-size pickup truck in a road test, edging Chrysler's Ram 1500, which was the preferred vehicle to drive on a daily basis, according to Consumer Reports.
September 17, 2013 - 8:07am
July 25, 2013
GM 2Q profit falls nearly 16 percent
DETROIT (AP) -- General Motors says second-quarter net income fell 16 percent as slowing international profits and losses in Europe offset strong North American earnings. The company earned $1.26 billion from April through June, or 75 cents per share. That compares with $1.5 billion,...
July 25, 2013 - 6:53am
July 24, 2013
Ford earns $1.2B in 2Q on strong U.S., China sales
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) -- Ford Motor Co. reported better-than-expected second quarter earnings and raised its profit and sales forecasts for the year as strong U.S. pickup truck demand and growing sales in China offset persistent - but narrowing - losses in Europe.
July 24, 2013 - 7:09am
June 18, 2013
Chrysler expected to formally refuse Jeep recall
DETROIT (AP) -- In one of the biggest-ever showdowns between an automaker and the government, Chrysler on Tuesday is expected to file papers explaining its refusal to recall 2.7 million older Jeep SUVs that are at risk of catching fire in rear-end collisions.
June 18, 2013 - 6:54am