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Suspects face first-degree murder charges in Minnesotan's beheading
NSA contractor to face espionage charges for alleged data theft
Charges dropped against Minnesota teacher accused of having sex with student
Trump's election results stance deepens Republican Party rifts
Lawmakers hear local concerns about rising health insurance costs
Wild stay unbeaten at home, trip up Maple Leafs
Section 5A could be dogfight as postseason looms
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Ridgewater takes two on Crossover's first day
Willmar riding win streak into postseason
Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in Literature
'Wayside School' opens tonight at The Barn
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Lady Gaga to perfom Super Bowl halftime show
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September 27, 2016
WTO cuts 2016 world trade growth forecast
GENEVA — The World Trade Organization cut its forecast for global trade growth this year by more than a third on Tuesday, reflecting a...
September 27, 2016 - 9:40am
July 16, 2016
Minnesota woman accused of beating, starving nanny faces human labor trafficking charges
WOODBURY, Minn.—A Woodbury woman was charged Friday with five felony counts related to human labor trafficking after a woman from China...
July 16, 2016 - 6:15am
May 20, 2016
It's a story straight out of a Hollywood script, and west central Minnesota is playing a lead role
It seems like a story scripted for the movies. Three chemical companies operate illegally near the homes of residents in a small town. The factories...
May 20, 2016 - 11:10am
March 19, 2016
Willmar students are Beijing bound
WILLMAR - Eighteen, third-year Chinese language students at Willmar Senior High School departed by bus Saturday from the Willmar Middle School...
March 19, 2016 - 10:21am
August 25, 2015
Wall St posts biggest rally of the year
(Reuters) - U.S. stocks posted their sharpest rally of the year on Tuesday, as investors sought out bargains a day after Wall Street's worst...
August 25, 2015 - 10:26am
July 16, 2015
Chinese educators tour Ridgewater College
WILLMAR — The visiting teachers crowded around auto body instructor Joe Wambeke as he described what students learn in the Ridgewater College...
July 16, 2015 - 12:44am
April 27, 2015
U.S. request China to drop ban on poultry imports triggered by bird flu
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on Monday asked China to drop a ban on imports of U.S. poultry imposed because...
April 27, 2015 - 2:33pm
October 8, 2013
Ford comes from behind in China to stun Japanese rivals
BEIJING (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co (F.N: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) is poised to overtake its Japanese rivals on the top seller's list in China as Toyota Motor Corp (7203.T: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) and Honda Motor Co (7267.T: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock...
October 8, 2013 - 7:58am
June 3, 2013
Raging fire kills 119 at poultry plant in northeast China
BEIJING (AP) -- Fire raged through a poultry plant in northeastern China on Monday, trapping workers inside a cluttered slaughterhouse and killing...
June 3, 2013 - 6:00am
May 30, 2013
No charge against Chinese mother of baby in sewer
BEIJING (AP) -- A Chinese newborn who was trapped in a sewer pipe moments after his birth has been released from hospital into the care of his grandparents. Local officials and media reports said Thursday that authorities have concluded it was an accident, meaning his unwed mother...
May 30, 2013 - 6:41am
May 29, 2013
Mother of newborn in sewer was present for rescue
BEIJING (AP) -- The mother of the Chinese newborn trapped in a sewer pipe in a stunning ordeal caught on video had raised the initial alarm and was present for the entire two-hour rescue but did not admit giving birth until confronted by police, reports said Wednesday.
May 29, 2013 - 6:55am
May 28, 2013
Rescuers save a newborn from sewer pipe in China
BEIJING (AP) -- Chinese firefighters have rescued a newborn boy from a sewer pipe below a squat toilet, sawing out an L-shaped section and then delicately dismantling it to free the cocooned baby, who greeted the rescuers with cries.
May 28, 2013 - 6:33am
April 16, 2013
A new case in China raise bird flu unknown
BEIJING (AP) -- A new case of bird flu in China's capital, a 4-year-old boy who displayed no symptoms, is adding to the unknowns about the latest...
April 16, 2013 - 7:00am
March 29, 2013
Editorial: Far East has now become a hot spot
For more than two decades, the United States and the world have focused on the conflicts in Kuwait, Iraq and Afghanistan. The U.S. and a world coalition have gone to war in all three countries due to country and terrorist attacks on our country and allies. Now the growing area of...
March 29, 2013 - 12:00am
February 25, 2013
Nova-Tech executive moving to China to establish overseas office for Willmar, Minn., company
WILLMAR — Chinese customers are waiting in line for Nova-Tech products, and the company is quickly developing the infrastructure to deliver...
February 25, 2013 - 11:18pm