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U.S. reverses Obama-era move to phase out private prisons; move could impact Appleton facility
Benson man charged with faking cancer treatments, swindling $60K
Upset at Trump, Mexico voices 'worry and irritation' to U.S. envoys
Moorhead settles police brutality claim for $12,000, admits no liability
Two found dead in house fire in northwest Minnesota
WCT Sports Show: CMCS, RTR boys set to square off
Minnesota Twins relief pitcher admits to vomiting nearly every time before taking the mound
Remembering the "Miracle on Ice" game 37 years later
Timberwolves' Thibodeau hasn't found trade he likes 'at this point'
Red-hot Gophers upset No. 24 Maryland, win 6th straight
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen
'Fire & Ice': Diamond Edge figure skating show is Saturday, Sunday in Willmar
Around our region published Feb. 22
Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey
Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
Training can help surgeons tell patients best and worse scenarios
Roger "Billy" Schlueter
Donald "Donnie" Clausen
Gladys M. Torbenson
Donna M. Goff
Tribune Editorial: Willmar City Council makes a good Holland decision
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Cartoon by Bruce Plante for Feb. 23
Minnesota Opinion: Kill Legislature's ridiculous secret-meeting exemption
Cartoon by Ed Fischer
November 30, 2010
Recount process finished in Kandiyohi County
WILLMAR -- After seven hours of hand counting more than 11,000 ballots Monday in Kandiyohi County there were a handful of challenged ballots...
November 30, 2010 - 12:00am
November 29, 2010
Recount off to a smooth start in Kandiyohi County
WILLMAR -- The hand count of ballots cast for governor is going smoothly today in Kandiyohi County. So far there have been no challenged ballots...
November 29, 2010 - 12:49pm
November 4, 2010
Just 3,000 rejected Minn. ballots
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- A top Minnesota election official says the pool of rejected absentee ballots is about 3,000, far less than the vote gap in the undecided governor's race. State Elections Director Gary Poser told The Associated Press today that the number could be even smaller...
November 4, 2010 - 9:16am
Absentee ballots and write-in votes have election officials working hard
Absentee ballots slowed the counting of the vote from Tuesday's general election, and an apparent technical glitch slowed down the reporting of election results. The Minnesota Secretary of State's website has become the primary method of publishing results on election night in the...
November 4, 2010 - 12:00am
November 1, 2010
Group provides consistency for rejecting, accepting absentee ballots
WILLMAR-- For nearly six weeks, the four members of Kandiyohi County's absentee ballot board have been meeting at the County Auditor's Office...
November 1, 2010 - 12:00am
June 25, 2010
Absentee ballots for primary in Aug. can be cast today
WILLMAR -- Starting today, absentee ballots can be cast for candidates in the primary election. This is much earlier than in the past and helps...
June 25, 2010 - 12:00am
July 21, 2009
Election is still on the hot seat for some state residents
MINNEAPOLIS -- Simplifying Minnesota's absentee ballot procedure would have prevented many problems in the U.S. Senate race, a group of voters...
July 21, 2009 - 12:00am
April 8, 2009
Franken's lead grows in Senate recount
ST. PAUL -- Norm Coleman took the U.S.
April 8, 2009 - 12:00am
April 7, 2009
U.S. Senate suit winding down with ballot review
ST. PAUL -- A final phase of the U.S. Senate election trial came with its own bit of ballot confusion. A group of 400 absentee ballots that...
April 7, 2009 - 12:00am
February 4, 2009
Judges set limit to the number of ballots for counting in U.S. Senate trial
ST. PAUL -- A judicial panel could review at least 5,000 uncounted absentee ballots for counting in the U.S. Senate election trial. Judges ruled Tuesday that Norm Coleman can argue to include in the election tally absentee ballots it believes were wrongly rejected in the Nov. 4 ...
February 4, 2009 - 12:00am
January 28, 2009
County auditor concerned about security of ballots
WILLMAR -- Kandiyohi County Auditor Sam Modderman didn't realize Tuesday that he is on Al Franken's list of potential witnesses in the Senate...
January 28, 2009 - 12:00am
December 31, 2008
$50K pledged by Yellow Medicine County for building of a new veterans home in Monte
GRANITE FALLS -- Yellow Medicine County will commit $50,000 toward the possible construction of a veterans home in Montevideo, the County Board of Commissioners decided Tuesday at its meeting. The unanimous vote to commit funding came as veterans from across the county filled the...
December 31, 2008 - 12:00am
December 30, 2008
Wrongly rejected absentee ballots get challenged again at Willmar regional meeting
WILLMAR - More objections to absentee ballots were raised today in Willmar as campaign officials for Norm Coleman and Al Franken reviewed ballots that had been wrongly rejected in the U.S. Senate race. Representatives from Norm Coleman and Al Franken met with officials from five...
December 30, 2008 - 6:00pm
Regional meeting to review rejected absentee ballots is at 1:30 p.m. today in Willmar
WILLMAR - A regional meeting to review absentee ballots believed to be wrongly rejected in the U.S. Senate race between Norm Coleman and Al Franken takes place at 1:30 p.m. today at the Kandiyohi County Health and Human Services building. Similar meetings are being held throughout...
December 30, 2008 - 11:00am
December 12, 2008
Rejected absentee ballots in U.S. Senate race sorted by Kandiyohi County officials
WILLMAR -- The reasons why 16 absentee ballots were rejected in Kandiyohi County during the general election were confirmed Thursday morning. As...
December 12, 2008 - 12:00am