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Opening eyes to danger on the road
Willmar hospital and clinic seek affiliation with CentraCare of St. Cloud
Minnesota heroin dealer found guilty in first of 4 deaths
Residents of halfway house found two men dead from overdoses - their drug counselors
Minnesota lawmakers plan to wrap up special session Thursday as hundreds protest
Prep Softball: Gjerde does Saints' heavy lifting
Local Roundup: Area tennis players advance to 6A semifinals
Vikings still don't know if Bridgewater will ever play in NFL again
Twins' Hughes may not miss many games
Former Minnesota high school hockey star, current Penguins veteran Cullen playing Game 7 like it's his last
Former Arkansas Gov. takes 'Huckabee' from Fox News to religious broadcaster
Ellen DeGeneres lands new Netflix stand up special
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
'Last Man Standing': 20th Century Fox TV to seek new home for Tim Allen comedy
Fishing: Area opener a ray of sunshine
Art competition: High school artists gather in New London
Stories needed to create 'Milan: The Musical!'
Minnesota Orchestra brings classical music to Willmar
Vinyls unveiled for traffic signal boxes in Willmar
David J. Peterson
Marilyn Ruth Rusthoven
Dr. Richard Clausen
Cartoon by Steve Benson
Commentary: The genius of Roger Ailes
Letter: Give families options for early childhood education
Commentary: Federal power spins its ever-growing web
Parents of slain DNC staffer: Stop politicizing our son's murder
February 20, 2014
Canada nips U.S. in overtime for women's ice hockey gold medal
SOCHI, Russia - Canada won their fourth consecutive Olympic women's ice hockey gold medal with a 3-2 overtime win over the United States at the...
February 20, 2014 - 1:58pm
February 12, 2014
Quick goals turn tide in Canada-US women's hockey pool play (spoiler alert)
February 12, 2014 - 10:40am
February 4, 2014
Wal-Mart to invest $500 million in Canada, create 7,500 jobs
(Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc said on Tuesday it would invest about $500 million this year to strengthen its presence in Canada, creating more than 7,500 jobs including construction. The investments include more than $376 million for store projects, $91 million for distribution...
February 4, 2014 - 9:00am
January 27, 2014
Thousands shiver in Manitoba as pipeline blast cuts natural gas supply
WINNIPEG, Manitoba - Thousands of Manitoba residents were without natural gas to heat their homes and businesses for a third frigid day on Monday, following a weekend explosion along a TransCanada Corp pipeline in the Western Canadian province.
January 27, 2014 - 12:28pm
January 24, 2014
Firefighters melt ice to retrieve bodies after Quebec blaze
OTTAWA, Jan 24 (Reuters) - Canadian police and firefighters used steam machines on Friday to melt thick ice encasing the corpses of elderly people...
January 24, 2014 - 11:52am
January 8, 2014
Fire at Canada train derailment burns through the night
TORONTO (Reuters) - Fire burned into the early hours of Wednesday morning after a Canadian National Railway train carrying propane and crude...
January 8, 2014 - 10:06am
November 5, 2013
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford admits he smoked crack cocaine
TORONTO (Reuters) - Toronto Mayor Rob Ford admitted on Tuesday that he has smoked crack cocaine, probably "in one of my drunken stupors," but insisted he's not an addict. Facing a raucous group of reporters, Ford said he smoked crack, perhaps about a year ago. The admission came...
November 5, 2013 - 12:40pm
October 15, 2013
Blackberry issues open letter to calm customers, partners
TORONTO — BlackBerry Ltd on Monday sought to reassure its restive customers and partners that it was financially stable and “here to stay,” even though it announced massive layoffs and sources say it is in talks to sell all or part of the company.
October 15, 2013 - 2:07pm
August 6, 2013
Police: Boys in Canada believed killed by snake that escaped cage (with video)
(Reuters) - Two young brothers found dead in an apartment over a reptile store in New Brunswick, Canada, were believed to have been strangled by a snake that escaped its enclosure and slithered into the building's ventilation system, police said on Monday.
August 6, 2013 - 10:22am
July 11, 2013
Quebec crash missing presumed dead, making toll 50
LAC-MEGANTIC, Quebec (AP) -- Everyone missing in the fiery crash of a runaway oil train in Quebec is presumed dead, police told grieving families,...
July 11, 2013 - 9:00am
July 10, 2013
Rail chief blames employee in Quebec train crash
LAC-MEGANTIC, Quebec (AP) -- The head of a railway company whose train crashed into a Quebec town, killing at least 15 people, blamed the accident on an employee who he said had failed to properly set the brakes.
July 10, 2013 - 1:58pm
Head of rail company visits grieving Quebec town
LAC-MEGANTIC, Quebec (AP) -- The head of the rail company whose runaway oil train set off a fiery explosion that left at least 15 people dead...
July 10, 2013 - 11:59am
July 9, 2013
Focus on earlier blaze in Quebec train derailment
LAC-MEGANTIC, Quebec (AP) — Investigators searching for the cause of a fiery oil train derailment that wiped out a small town's center and...
July 9, 2013 - 6:52am
July 7, 2013
40 still missing in deadly Canada rail crash, fire
LAC-MEGANTIC, Quebec (AP) -- About 40 people were still missing a day after a runaway train derailed in Quebec, igniting explosions and fires...
July 7, 2013 - 11:43pm
Quebec police: 5 dead in oil train derailment
LAC-MEGANTIC, Quebec (AP) -- As firefighters doused still burning oil tanker cars, more bodies were recovered Sunday in this devastated town...
July 7, 2013 - 12:32pm