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Two Kandiyohi County churches close their doors this weekend
He's un-fur-gettable: Minnesota State Fair mascot dishes on staying cool, big huggers and Goldy ties
Hundreds challenge human pyramid limits at Indian Hindu festival
Assange says WikiLeaks to release 'significant' Clinton campaign data
BKMS tennis team runs record to 6-0
Bridgewater calms concerns about sore shoulder
Cabrera leads Tigers past Twins, 9-4
Willmar tennis opens season with sweep
Tickets on sale Friday for tours of Paisley Park
Mislabeled pills seized at Prince's home after his death
J.K. Rowling releasing 3 new 'Harry Potter' books
New Barn play continues this week
R2-D2 actor kenny Baker dead at 81
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Study finds 50 children per day nationwide injured in stroller, carrier accidents
10 tips to avoid summer sabotage of diet, exercise
Reader News: A five-generation photo
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
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
Paul J. Willems
Connie Lee Ulferts (Key Carelli)
Carol J. Hansen
Trump's new evolving immigration plan is no 'flip-flop'
Populism Even Republicans Can Get Behind
Commentary: A nice column about Donald Trump
Cartoon by Chris Britt
National Guard soldiers returning to Willmar on Saturday after 10-month deployment
November 14, 2012
Commentary: Changing America
November 14, 2012 - 12:10am
February 23, 2012
Commentary: Is our U.S. censorship now the new pluralism?
Pat Buchanan might have seen the end of the line coming at MSNBC when last month network president Phil Griffin commented on his latest book,...
February 23, 2012 - 12:00am
January 19, 2012
Commentary: Not by sight, but by faith
Cal Thomas' e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
January 19, 2012 - 12:00am
December 8, 2011
Commentary: It's a tough time for Jews today
In a season in which there is very little "peace on Earth" and even less "good will towards men," it is a particularly tough time for Jews, who may be finding it more and more difficult to tell who their real friends are. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta fired an unusually harsh salvo...
December 8, 2011 - 12:00am
November 3, 2011
Commentary: Herman Cain's own gauntlet
When it comes to sex, the media apply different standards to Republicans and Democrats. Arkansas Governor Bill Clinton allegedly trolled for women, using state troopers as his procurers. As president, Clinton engaged in oral sex with Monica Lewinsky in the Oval Office. He lied about...
November 3, 2011 - 12:00am
August 17, 2011
Explanations and excuses for the riots in England
BELFAST, Northern Ireland -- Some of those caught looting stores last week in Britain were asked why they did it. Four teenagers explained to...
August 17, 2011 - 12:00am
May 27, 2011
Commentary: Obama is betraying Israel
With friends like President Obama, who needs enemies? If you're Israel, you already have quite enough of those. On May 14, 2011, the State of Israel observed the 63rd anniversary of its independence. But if the proposals made by President Obama in his State Department speech are...
May 27, 2011 - 12:00am
March 18, 2011
Commentary: The Japan Syndrome
In the 1979 movie "The China Syndrome," reporter Kimberly Wells (played by Jane Fonda) witnesses an accident at a nuclear power plant and then uncovers a plot to keep it a secret in order to protect the power company's billion-dollar investment.
March 18, 2011 - 8:40am
March 11, 2011
Commentary: Hunting for terrorists, not witches in the U.S.
In Times Square last Sunday, an estimated 1,000 people gathered to protest the March 10 hearings before Rep. Peter King's Committee on Homeland Security entitled "The Extent of Radicalization in the American Muslim Community and that Community's Response." The protesters called the...
March 11, 2011 - 12:00am
March 8, 2011
Commentary: The time has come for U.S. to rethink Arab arms sales
For many years American policy has been to sell modern weaponry to Arab states. The reasons given are to maintain the "balance of power" in the region, but the unstated and most likely reason is to keep the oil flowing. The Obama administration has approved billions in arms sales...
March 8, 2011 - 12:00am
February 17, 2011
Commentary: It's smoke, mirrors and deceptions
On the home page of the Office of Management and Budget website, President Obama is quoted: "Rather than fight the same tired battles that have dominated Washington for decades, it's time to try something new." If only he would, but the president's proposed $3.7 trillion budget is...
February 17, 2011 - 12:00am
February 3, 2011
Commentary: The 40th President at 100
On the centenary of Ronald Reagan's birth, I pause for another historic event: agreement with President Obama, who says of his predecessor in USA Today, "Ronald Wilson Reagan was a believer ... he recognized that each of us has the power -- as individuals and as a nation -- to shape...
February 3, 2011 - 12:00am
January 14, 2011
Commentary: The Liberal empire strikes back
The Left apparently has taken to heart the admonition of former White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel to "never let a serious crisis go to waste." In the aftermath of the Tucson tragedy that killed six and wounded 14 others, the Left has attacked talk radio, Fox News, Sarah...
January 14, 2011 - 7:02am
January 12, 2011
Commentary: Explaining this evil is a hard job
In the aftermath of the senseless wounding of Representative Gabrielle Giffords, Democrat of Arizona, and the murder of six others, including U.S. District Judge John Roll and 9-year-old Christina Green, there will be many who will use this tragedy to advance their own political agendas. Explanations...
January 12, 2011 - 12:00am
January 6, 2011
Commentary: Investigations planned by GOP leaders are worthwhile
Given the Democrats' track record of investigating Republican administrations, they will lack credibility when they protest Republicans investigating actions by the Obama administration. Oversight is a primary function of any Congress. The new Republican House majority is expected...
January 6, 2011 - 12:00am