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Mankato quarry blast rocks city, feels like earthquake
Search officials outraged after St. Croix yacht 'missing man' didn't tell authorities he was safe
Trump administration to review dozens of U.S. national monuments
Outgoing Minn. GOP chair says deputy unfit to replace him
St. Paul to settle ex-paramedic's lawsuit
Local Roundup: Card girls first at Hopkins track meet
Softball: Willmar offense goes wild to pick up first win
Baseball: Cards get in an inning
Santana, Twins biggest inning of the year lead team over Rangers
Northwest Minnesota school in danger of losing fall, winter sports
Disney announces official release date for 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
'Flip or Flop' stars returning for multiple episodes of HGTV show amid divorce
Elton John recovering from 'potentially deadly' bacterial infection
Soul singer Cuba Gooding Sr. found dead in his car
Adam Sandler to make rare appearance in Minnesota
Intestinal diseases increasing in Canadian children
Younger hot flashes may signal heart risk later
Focus 2017: Spotlight on Public Service
'Kitchen Witches': Comedy opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar chain of lakes focus of Wednesday's public meeting
Iris M. Hanson-Cain
Dennis R. Erdman
Donna D. deCathelineau
Minnesota Opinion: Now is not the time to sit out, play politics
George Will: The 'Oh, never mind' president
Susan Estrich: The Amazon 1-Star System
Letter: U of M proud of local partnerships
Swift: Taxes must be particularly taxing
Jen Wetterling- Martin Bridal Shower
February 1, 2012
Letter: An ol' country boy's advice
Looks like election season is about to open again, so thought I'd sharpen the old pencil stub and jot a word to you folks what want me to vote for you. First off, don't be making none of those silly pledges to that Norquist fella; heck, he can't even vote for you. 'Sides, that kind...
February 1, 2012 - 12:00am
November 9, 2010
Letter: Corporate campaigning
A drive from east to west through Willmar this election season revealed five businesses displaying Republican campaign signs. As a livestock farmer, businessman and Democrat, I had been inclined to smile to myself, shrug my shoulders and do business with these companies anyhow. But...
November 9, 2010 - 12:00am
October 29, 2010
Politicians visit with Ridgewater students
WILLMAR -- Ridgewater College students had a chance Thursday in the school's cafeteria to question candidates for office. Most of the people...
October 29, 2010 - 12:00am
Cartoon by Chris Britt
October 29, 2010 - 12:00am
October 25, 2010
Kulberg: Can-do approach key to success
HECTOR -- Gregg Kulberg is making his first bid for elected office but is going at it with the confidence of an incumbent. Perhaps it's because...
October 25, 2010 - 12:00am
Kubly says he remains focused on all that needs to be done for Minn.
GRANITE FALLS -- This may not be one of the virtues Gary Kubly has preached from the pulpit, but his wife Pat's summation of his drive tells...
October 25, 2010 - 12:00am
October 19, 2010
Cartoon by Ed Fischer
October 19, 2010 - 12:00am
September 4, 2010
Editorial: Pawlenty is acting only for himself
It appears the only health that Gov. Tim Pawlenty is really only concerned about the health of his 2012 presidential prospects. He certainly is not concern about the health of Minnesotans. In the lame duck months of his administration, Pawlenty continues to travel outside the state...
September 4, 2010 - 12:00am
August 23, 2010
Renville woman ran as Dayton's running mate in 1998
OLIVIA -- Few are watching the gubernatorial campaign of Mark Dayton and running mate Yvonne Prettner Solon with the perspective of Julie Jansen...
August 23, 2010 - 12:24am
July 30, 2010
Willmar's city officials say no campaign signs allowed in right of way
WILLMAR -- Willmar officials will be enforcing city ordinance that prohibits the placement of campaign signs within the right of way of city...
July 30, 2010 - 12:00am
July 2, 2010
Emmer hits town with message, fellow Republicans
WILLMAR -- Looking fresh on the second day of his three-day tour of the state, Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Emmer brought his campaign...
July 2, 2010 - 12:00am
June 11, 2010
Cartoon by Michael Thompson
June 11, 2010 - 12:00am
June 4, 2010
Leading Democrats for Minn. gov hit debate circuit
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- The three leading Democrats angling for their party's nomination for governor are sharing a stage. Mark Dayton, Matt Entenza and Margaret Anderson Kelliher are to appear today before the Minnesota chapter of the National Association of Social Workers for a...
June 4, 2010 - 10:15am
June 3, 2010
No opponent means some down time for regional GOP House official
STARBUCK --- Paul Anderson is hoping to get his RV off the farm yard this summer. Two years ago, when the Republican state representative from rural Starbuck was campaigning hard during his first attempt to win a seat in the Minnesota House, there was no time to go camping. But...
June 3, 2010 - 12:00am
May 13, 2010
In time for upcoming holiday, graduation season, area law officers beginning seat belt, impaired driving campaigns
BENSON -- Area law enforcement agencies are joining a statewide seat belt enforcement campaign and conducting Safe and Sober impaired driving...
May 13, 2010 - 12:00am