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Minnesotans mixed on Trump's first 100 days
N.Korea test-fires ballistic missile, appears to have failed
Minnesota man survives crash but is fatally hit trying to cross interstate afterward
North Dakota and Minnesota Bankruptcies
U.S. pipeline regulator raises penalties for safety violations
NFL commissioner may consider marijuana for players' health reasons
Bird resigns as Pacers president of basketball operations
An emotional night for NFL's first-round picks
Effects of Bradford trade on Vikings playing out in draft
Speedy ex-Gopher Myrick waiting for the call
Minnesota offers filmmakers varied landscapes and cultural activity
Khloe Kardashian sued after sharing photo of herself on Instagram
ESPN layoffs: A list of which employees have been fired
Disney announces official release date for 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
'Flip or Flop' stars returning for multiple episodes of HGTV show amid divorce
Young Artist's Concerts this weekend in Willmar, Paynesville
'King Ed' comedy on stage at Ridgewater College
Intestinal diseases increasing in Canadian children
Younger hot flashes may signal heart risk later
Focus 2017: Spotlight on Public Service
Luverne A. Peterson
Hazel L. (Strand) Snyder
Edythe O. Jacobson
Trude Kristine Williams
Phillips: Kindness fills the memory of flood survivor
Tribune Opinion: Destination Playground: We can build it if you help volunteer
Quam: My promotion coincided with the death of my 16-year-old nephew
Minnesota Opinion: Now is not the time to sit out, play politics
George Will: The 'Oh, never mind' president
Jen Wetterling- Martin Bridal Shower
January 2, 2017
Around 60 killed as drug gangs clash in Brazil prison massacre
BRASILIA—Around 60 people were killed in a bloody prison riot in the Amazon jungle city of Manaus sparked by a war between rival drug...
January 2, 2017 - 4:17pm
January 1, 2017
Shooter kills 11, himself in Brazil New Year's party rampage
RIO DE JANEIRO - A gunman stormed a house party and killed 11 people, including his former wife and 8-year-old son, before shooting himself in the head during a New Year's party in the southeastern Brazilian city of Campinas late on Saturday. Police in the state of São Paulo said...
January 1, 2017 - 2:11pm
December 22, 2016
Brazil kicks off early harvest of soybean crop
SÃO PAULO — The soybean harvest, which kicked off this week in Brazil's leading production area, is expected to accelerate after Christmas,...
December 22, 2016 - 8:38pm
November 29, 2016
Plane carrying Brazil's Chapecoense soccer team crashes, 72 dead
LA UNION, Colombia/CHAPECO, Brazil—A plane carrying Brazilian top-tier soccer team Chapecoense to the biggest game in its history crashed...
November 29, 2016 - 10:38pm
Plane carrying Brazil's soccer team crashes in Colombia; 76 dead
MEDELLIN, Colombia (Reuters) - Brazilian soccer team Chapecoense, heading for the biggest game in their history, were on board a plane that crashed...
November 29, 2016 - 6:43am
August 19, 2016
Two U.S. swimmers land in Miami after Olympic Committee apology
MIAMI/RIO DE JANEIRO—Two U.S. swimmers accused of fabricating a story about being robbed at gunpoint during the Rio Games landed in Miami...
August 19, 2016 - 1:00pm
World Cup: Spain eliminated after loss to Chile
By Andrew Cawthorne BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil — Holders Spain crashed humiliatingly out of the World Cup on Wednesday after a second shock defeat while 2010 runners-up the Netherlands continued their perfect start with another high-scoring win. Thrashed 5-1 by the Dutch in their...
June 19, 2014 - 12:15am
June 15, 2014
World Cup: Klinsmann expects deep World Cup run for U.S.
NATAL, Brazil — Americans should expect their team to make a deep World Cup run in Brazil, coach Juergen Klinsmann said on Sunday, calling...
June 15, 2014 - 11:29pm
July 30, 2013
Catholic clergy, faithful digest Pope Francis' Brazil message (with video)
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- In word and deed during his trip to Brazil, Pope Francis put clergy and faithful alike on notice: Get energized, go out...
July 30, 2013 - 7:34am
July 28, 2013
Pope draws 3M in Rio, one of largest papal Masses
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- An estimated 3 million people poured onto Rio's Copacabana beach on Sunday for the final Mass of Pope Francis' historic...
July 28, 2013 - 2:20pm
July 23, 2013
Pope all smiles as Brazilians swarm his car in Rio
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Pope Francis wants to ignite the passion of Roman Catholics for their faith while on his first international trip, and...
July 23, 2013 - 7:51am
July 22, 2013
Brazil buzzing with anticipation for Pope Francis
ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AP) - Pope Francis began his first international trip Monday, flying toward the warm embrace of his home continent...
July 22, 2013 - 12:39pm
Brazil buzzing with anticipation for Pope Francis
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Pope Francis lands Monday in a Brazil electric with anticipation for the pontiff's first international trip, heading into...
July 22, 2013 - 6:44am
July 29, 2010
Recently retired Willmar teacher Noemia Gesch dies in Brazil
WILLMAR -- Longtime Willmar teacher Noemia Gesch died Wednesday morning in a Rio de Janeiro hospital, according to her Caring Bridge website. Gesch,...
July 29, 2010 - 12:00am
July 28, 2010
Noemia Gesch, recently retired Willmar teacher, dies in Brazil
WILLMAR -- Longtime Willmar teacher Noemia Gesch died Wednesday morning in a Rio de Janeiro hospital, according to her Caring Bridge website. Gesch...
July 28, 2010 - 4:26pm