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Capitol Chatter: A legislative budget primer
Keep or dump MNsure, or is there an alternative?
Grand jury indicts Allwine on first-degree murder
Higher education bills call for Minnesota State tuition freezes
Agriculture funding bills prioritize new Minnesota crops
Peterson's demands too pricy for some NFL teams
Florida offers SD native, Spurs assistant Hammon its head coaching job
State Basketball: CMCS rebounds in consolation bracket
Bears sign QB Sanchez to one-year deal
Minnesota State Boys Basketball Tournament -- Thursday roundup
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
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
'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
Ruth O. Jones
John E. Vold
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
Port: Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls criticism over #NoDAPL protests response “inaccurate and offensive”
American wines are gaining in popularity
Lost Italian: It all starts with Pasta Aglio e Olio
Swift: The new 'Maximum Overdrive': Could our appliances be too smart?
October 23, 2016
Tour bus, semi crash kills at least 13 in California
PALM SPRINGS, Calif.—A tour bus crashed into the back of a tractor-trailer on a Southern California highway before dawn on Sunday, killing...
October 23, 2016 - 11:01pm
October 9, 2016
Two police officers gunned down in California
PALM SPRINGS, Calif.—Two police officers were shot and killed in the Southern California desert town of Palm Springs on Saturday, Oct. 8, after...
October 9, 2016 - 9:40am
September 30, 2016
Mother of Californian man shot by police says he was having breakdown
SAN DIEGO, Calif. — The mother of an unarmed black man shot dead in Southern California this week said her son was having a mental breakdown...
September 30, 2016 - 2:13pm
September 27, 2016
Froma Harrop: Can Califorinia help lower drug prices?
California may soon drive a hole through Washington's tolerance for—and protection of—price gouging on drugs. A measure on the November...
September 27, 2016 - 9:40am
September 7, 2016
Big Stone County community wants nation to remember 'forgotten hero'
CLINTON—The small town of Clinton has not forgotten its native son for his bravery in the service of country. It's hoping the nation will...
September 7, 2016 - 11:45pm
U.S. news briefs for Aug. 8
Following is a summary of current U.S. news briefs. South Carolina girl dies from brain-eating amoeba An 11-year-old South Carolina girl has died after she became infected by a brain-eating amoeba in a river where she had gone swimming, an undertaker said on Saturday. The girl, Hannah...
August 7, 2016 - 11:23pm
June 4, 2016
Commentary: California counts for nothing, again
I got my absentee ballot in the mail, which reminded me: We have an election next Tuesday. The excitement is hard to bear. Oh, wait. There is...
June 4, 2016 - 12:00am
April 29, 2016
Commentary: California looms large for GOP
In this presidential election, California could count for a lot. And that’s an idea that many residents of the Golden State are going to need...
April 29, 2016 - 12:10am
April 4, 2016
Man escapes car dangling on Malibu cliff, only to be hit by bus
A man who nearly drove his sports utility vehicle over a cliff in the posh beach front community of Malibu managed to escape his dangling car unharmed, only to be hit by a passing bus as he stumbled away from the wreckage, police said. The victim, who was not identified by authorities,...
April 4, 2016 - 4:25pm
March 29, 2016
Willmar man pedaling through deserts, over mountains for a cause
SALOME, Ariz. — It was a almost an afterthought for David Moody as he prepared for the longest bicycle ride he’d ever done. Before leaving...
March 29, 2016 - 11:21pm
December 9, 2015
California shooters borrowed $28,000 before attack
A married couple who killed 14 people in a California shooting rampage the FBI is investigating as an act of terrorism borrowed about $28,000...
December 9, 2015 - 12:12am
December 8, 2015
Authorities investigate possible link between Minnesotan and California shooters
ST. PAUL - The FBI is investigating a Minnesotan who faces federal terrorism charges to see if he was in contact with the couple involved in...
December 8, 2015 - 12:20pm
December 4, 2015
UPDATE: FBI investigating California shooting rampage as act of terrorism
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. -The FBI is investigating this week's massacre in which a married couple killed 14 people in California as an "act of...
December 4, 2015 - 10:45am
December 3, 2015
UPDATE: CNN reports California shooting suspect was radicalized
WASHINGTON - Syed Rizwan Farook, one of the two suspects in the mass shooting that killed 14 people in Southern California on Wednesday, was...
December 3, 2015 - 12:17pm
December 2, 2015
Two suspects dead after 14 killed in shooting rampage in California
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. - A man and a woman suspected of taking part in a shooting that killed 14 people and wounded 17 at a Southern California...
December 2, 2015 - 11:44pm