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Minnesota couple's garden draws tourists by the busload
Minnesotan may have tied record with 57-inch muskie
Veteran’s issues topic for town hall meeting Tuesday in Willmar
Watkins man charged with beating woman with baseball bat
Contract awarded for Peach Creek diversion
NWL Baseball: Bucks score four in 10th to best Stingers
Heat was on for Foot Lake 4
WNBA: Sparks put emphatic end to Lynx’ record win streak
Area Baseball: SH/M Legion splits two games at tourney
MLB: Yankees hand Twins 50th loss
Chippewa County Fair featuring two big bands in one night
Little Crow Skiers All-School Reunion at Willmar Fests
Pioneer Public TV announces local PBS Kids Writers contest winners
Willmar woman to audition for 'The Voice'
Netflix price hikes could lead to customers bailing
Here are the Willmar Fests Ambassador nominees
Willmar Fests Grande Day Parade
KMS Marching Saints: honoring "The Greatest Generation"
Cardettes final tune-up for Fests parade
Willmar Fests Kiddie Parade marches on
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
Perry H. Smith
Larry D. Ellingson
Lois (Rheingans) Aasland
Edgar B. Zimmerman
Orrian W. Syverson
Cartoon by Steve Benson
Midwest Opinion: Great Lakes diversion deal is a good outcome
Commentary: The risk factor of Donald Trump
Commentary: Trump's pivot to Damascus
Cartoon by Marshall Ramsey
June 6, 2013
Republican's Emmer jumps into Minn.'s 6th District race
DELANO, Minn. - Tom Emmer, the Republican who narrowly lost the last governor's race to Mark Dayton, kicked off his attempt at a political comeback...
News / state
June 6, 2013 - 6:00am
June 3, 2013
Republicans begin race for 6th District endorsement after Bachmann decides not to run
ST. PAUL — One possible Republican candidate for Michele Bachmann's congressional seat is taking herself out of the running while another gets...
News / region
June 3, 2013 - 11:00am
May 29, 2013
Bachmann won't seek re-election
ST. PAUL -- Eight is enough. That is the message tea party darling and Republican U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann of Minnesota delivered Wednesday...
News / nation
May 29, 2013 - 8:22pm
November 7, 2012
Bachmann beats Graves in Minn.'s 6th District
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Republican and tea party favorite Michele Bachmann has beaten Democratic hotelier Jim Graves to win her fourth term in Congress. Bachmann cements her hold on a district that became more Republican under new political boundaries this year. Graves was seeking to...
November 7, 2012 - 3:57am
July 25, 2012
Letter: Bachmann did us a service
I read with great interest the attacks on Rep. Michelle Bachmann for her statement revealing Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's questionable appointments of certain members of her staff. When I first heard one of Clinton's top aides was so closely related to leading members...
opinion / letters
July 25, 2012 - 12:00am
July 20, 2012
Editorial: Bachmann is off-track with her allegations
U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann is facing justifiable criticism concerning her recent accusations of the Muslim Brotherhood infiltration of the federal...
News / editorials
July 20, 2012 - 9:08am
May 11, 2012
Bachmann gives up Swiss citizenship, after receiving it
Congresswoman Michele Bachmann is giving up her citizenship in Switzerland. The Minnesota Republican said Thursday she sent a letter to the Swiss Consulate asking for withdrawal of her Swiss citizenship. She said she wanted to make clear she is 100 percent committed to the United...
May 11, 2012 - 9:39am
April 19, 2012
Rep: Bachmann uses term 'tar baby' to attack Obama's energy policy; spokeswoman says quote not racial
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- A spokeswoman says U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann wasn't referring to race when she used the term "tar baby" to attack President Barack Obama's energy policy. The Minnesota Republican told a conservative blog Wednesday that Obama's calls for more regulation of oil...
April 19, 2012 - 5:12pm
February 22, 2012
Bachmann pledges to continue work on new bridge linking Minn., Wis..
ST. PAUL -- U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann says she will continue efforts to build a new bridge linking Minnesota and Wisconsin even though newly drawn congressional districts mean she would no longer represent the area where the bridge would be built. "I have committed to building this...
News / state
February 22, 2012 - 11:29am
February 20, 2012
Michele Bachmann plans run regardless of redistricting
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann says she intends to run for reelection to her Minnesota congressional seat regardless of what happens to her current district when a judicial panel redraws state political boundaries this week. Bachmann was at Minnesota's Capitol...
February 20, 2012 - 11:54am
Bachmann, state lawmakers want Medicaid audit
ST. PAUL -- U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann hosted a Minnesota Capitol news conference Monday for the first time since she ended her presidential campaign to support a state effort to increase health-care organizations' accountability. The Minnesota Republican said she plans to introduce...
News / state
February 20, 2012 - 11:31am
January 4, 2012
Bachmann cancels campaign trip to S.C.
The Associated Press is reporting this morning via Twitter that Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., has canceled a campaign trip to South Carolina after finishing last Tuesday in the caucuses in Iowa. Bachmann had told supporters Tuesday night that she intended to continue her campaign...
News / nation
January 4, 2012 - 7:51am
December 30, 2011
Editorial: Michele Bachmann is no Margaret Thatcher
Michele Bachmann's campaign rhetoric apparently is now ringing hollow with many Iowa voters as her poll number continues to sink faster than a county fair hog in a mud hole. Bachmann, like many conservative Republican candidates in this decade, often seeks to compare herself...
December 30, 2011 - 12:32pm
June 16, 2011
Commentary: Going far enough to make Bachmann 'mainstream'
WASHINGTON -- Perhaps I should thank the current crop of Republican presidential candidates for providing me with an experience I never, ever expected to have: During this week's debate in New Hampshire, I had a moment of nostalgia for George W. Bush. Let me say quickly that this...
opinion / cartoons
June 16, 2011 - 12:00am
April 21, 2011
Tribune editorial: Birther issue now clipped by Bachmann
Some political candidates -- currently Donald Trump, Sarah Palin and Michele Bachmann -- are still pandering to those who believe President Obama was not born in the United States and therefore ineligible to be president. This birther theory will likely continue, as long as President...
opinion / editorials
April 21, 2011 - 12:00am