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Seeking end to boycott, North Carolina rescinds transgender bathroom law
Verizon looking to launch online TV service
Teachers' union wants discipline change
Indonesian man found dead after being swallowed by python
Minnesota daycare provider accused of causing brain damage to 13-month-old
With a shiner on his eye, Parise joins Wild for morning skate
Twins LHP Mejia named No. 5 starter
UND cuts women's hockey, men's and women's swimming
Eriksson Ek showing signs of improvement for Wild
Rule 5 pick Haley makes Twins roster
'Trading Spaces' returning to TV
Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thompson for a date
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
Play our Basketball Brackets Challenge
Evonne C. Frost
Delores A. Larson
Keith L. Sorenson
Elna Grace Paschka
Letter: MN anti-environment bills put politics ahead of science
Minnesota lawmakers: A bipartisan proposal to fight opioid abuse
Parenting Perspectives: Why I worry about what others think of me
Farmers leading progress on buffer requirement
Pinke: Rally around rural communities
Dave & Vivian Swanson
September 20, 2016
Harrop: New Yorkers walk past poliitical bluster
The explosives going off in the dumpster in the Manhattan neighborhood of Chelsea was not a major terrorist event—except on the TV news...
September 20, 2016 - 8:23pm
August 18, 2016
Bomb attacks kill seven, wound 224 in southeast Turkey
DIYARBAKIR, Turkey—Two bomb attacks blamed on Kurdish militants killed seven members of the security forces and wounded 224 people in southeast...
August 18, 2016 - 1:57pm
April 9, 2015
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
April 9, 2015 - 1:00am
January 5, 2015
Jury selection begins for trial of accused Boston bomber
A U.S. federal judge on Monday began the process of selecting the jury that will hear the trial of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, telling the first of some 1,200 prospects to read no more news accounts about the deadly blasts.Tsarnaev could get the death penalty...
January 5, 2015 - 3:15pm
April 17, 2014
Editorial: Boston responds through strength, to reclaim it's
It has been a full year since bombs exploded near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Patriots Day 2013. Three individuals were killed and more than 260 were injured. The city continued on, rallying around the cry “Boston strong.” In a stirring ceremony, according...
April 17, 2014 - 7:00am
December 13, 2013
Man arrested for suspected plot to blow up Kansas airport
(Reuters) - Authorities have arrested a man suspected of plotting to blow up the Mid-Continent Airport in Wichita, Kansas, in a suicide attack with a carload of explosives, officials said Friday.
December 13, 2013 - 2:12pm
May 1, 2013
Update: Boston police announce 3 more suspects in custody bombings
Update 10:40 a.m.: Boston police: 3 more suspects in custody bombings Video link: Three additional suspect in custody in Boston bombing...
May 1, 2013 - 10:30am
April 24, 2013
U.S. team speaking to suspects' parents in Russia
MAKHACHKALA, Russia (AP) -- U.S. investigators are in contact with the parents of the two Boston bombing suspects in southern Russia and working with Russian security officials to shed light on the deadly attack, a U.S. Embassy official said Wednesday. By ARSEN MOLLAYEV Associated...
April 24, 2013 - 7:27am
Did brotherly bond play role in Boston bombings
Did brotherly bond play role in Boston bombings? MALCOLM RITTER,AP Science Writer NEW YORK (AP) — It's a vexing puzzle about the Boston...
April 24, 2013 - 7:15am
April 19, 2013
Boston police: Bombing suspect is in custody
Update 8 p.m.: WATERTOWN, Mass. (AP) — Boston Police say a 19-year-old college student wanted in the Boston Marathon bombings is in custody...
April 19, 2013 - 7:53pm
West residents honor lost, but Texas blast toll unknown
WEST, Texas (AP) -- The neighborhood surrounding a Texas fertilizer plant that erupted in a thunderous explosion is gone, and the residents here...
April 19, 2013 - 6:47am
April 18, 2013
Willmar notebook: From joy to sorrow in Boston
It was the best of times and the worst of times. Patriot’s Day, a Boston holiday, flipped upside down 10 minutes before three o’clock on...
April 18, 2013 - 10:15pm
Obama to honor bombing victims in Boston
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama is seeking to refocus a nervous nation's attention on those killed and gravely wounded in what he called...
April 18, 2013 - 8:10am
Video image leads to hunt for Boston bombing suspect
BOSTON (AP) -- The painstaking work to identify a bombing suspect from reams of Boston Marathon footage yielded a possible breakthrough as investigators...
April 18, 2013 - 7:00am
April 17, 2013
Runners say Boston bombing won’t keep them away
Linda Bachand-Doucet of Pawtucket, R.I., entered the Boston Marathon with two pals who were hoping to earn membership in a group for avid runners of 26.2-mile races. They were about five miles from the finish when one of her friends got a cellphone call from his mother, up ahead in...
April 17, 2013 - 9:54pm