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For Apple's new headquarters, a door handle took more than a year to design
White House delays revamped immigration order to next week, official says
Blomkest teen charged after Willmar high-speed chase
Dow notches another record high helped by DuPont
Trudeau defends move to give U.S. agents more powers in Canada
MLB commissioner: Intentional walk change not enough
WCT Sports Show:Girls basketball bracket watch
Multiple concussions have NASCAR's Danica Patrick thinking about future
Hockey Olympian sisters tap Fighting Sioux logo designer for new apparel line
Girls Basketball: Cards streak by Alex
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
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
Reader News: Diaper Bears for Hope Pregnancy Center
Howard J. Powers
Minnesota Opinion: Kill Legislature's ridiculous secret-meeting exemption
Cartoon by Ed Fischer
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Willmar Commentary: America's predictable pension crisis
Harrop commentary: Trump has media crying ... all the way to the bank
Officers order evacuation of Dakota Access protest camp as dusk approaches
February 13, 2017
Flights canceled, roads hazardous as winter storm pummels New England
BOSTON—Hundreds of flights were canceled, scores of vehicle crashes reported and schools and government offices shuttered as the third...
February 13, 2017 - 10:42am
October 9, 2015
New England man looks to ship bundles of Boston-area leaves for $19.99
BOSTON - People who want to see New England's colorful fall foliage no longer need to travel for the experience. A Boston-area man is offering...
October 9, 2015 - 2:03pm
April 20, 2015
African runners top Boston Marathon two years after bomging
(Reuters) - Ethiopian runner Lelisa Desisa finished first in the Boston Marathon on Monday, reclaiming the top spot in a race he last won two years ago when it was struck by a deadly bombing attack. Caroline Rotich of Kenya led the women's field, affirming African athletes'...
April 20, 2015 - 2:10pm
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
October 12, 2014
Texas health worker becomes first in U.S. to contract Ebola
A Texas health worker has contracted Ebola after treating a Liberian who died of the disease in Dallas last week, raising concern about how U.S. medical guidelines aimed at stopping the spread of the disease were breached. Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas, where the...
October 12, 2014 - 11:20pm
April 20, 2014
Running: Boston looks to emerge from long shadow of 2013 bombings
BOSTON — Runners from the world’s elite racers to first-timers will step to the Boston Marathon starting line on Monday for the first time...
April 20, 2014 - 11:12pm
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
April 15, 2014
Thanks and defiance: Boston marks anniversary of bombing with song, prayer
BOSTON — U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, other leaders and survivors of the Boston Marathon bombing shared messages of thanks and defiance on...
April 15, 2014 - 11:24pm
February 27, 2014
Boston Marathon heightens security measures after bombing attack
(Reuters) - Boston Marathon organizers have banned runners from bringing bags and imposed other measures to tighten security for the April race after a twin bomb attack near the finish line last year killed three people and wounded 264.
February 27, 2014 - 10:18am
January 17, 2014
Update: Cyber security firm reports 6 active attacks on U.S. merchants
BOSTON - The cyber security firm IntelCrawler said on Friday it has uncovered at least six ongoing attacks at merchants across the United States...
January 17, 2014 - 11:55am
January 13, 2014
Sources say more retailers are victims of cyber attacks
BOSTON/WASHINGTON — Target Corp. and Neiman Marcus are not the only U.S. retailers whose networks were breached over the holiday shopping season...
January 13, 2014 - 8:00am
July 19, 2013
DNA links Boston Strangler suspect to last victim
BOSTON (AP) -- DNA tests confirm that the man who once claimed to be the Boston Strangler did kill the woman believed to be the serial killer's...
July 19, 2013 - 12:23pm
July 10, 2013
Boston bombing suspect pleads not guilty
BOSTON (AP) -- His arm in a cast and his face swollen, a blase-looking Dzhokhar Tsarnaev pleaded not guilty Wednesday in the Boston Marathon...
July 10, 2013 - 4:28pm
Bombing suspect heads to 1st public court hearing
BOSTON (AP) -- Survivors of the Boston Marathon bombing will watch as the young man who could face the death penalty for the attack appears in court for the first time since he was found bleeding and hiding in a boat in a suburb days after the April 15 explosion.
July 10, 2013 - 7:04am