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'Haunted by mistake,' gunman apologizes for killing 2 at Twin Cities hotel
Predicted big snowstorm fizzles out for much of Minnesota, SD
Prosecutors say Minnesota man was sex trafficker, while he says he was just women's driver
More than 200 officers clear muddy protest camp, but 46 arrested
Dakota Access oil could flow by March 6
Girls Basketball: Cardinals hit a bump in the road
Vikings' Spielman raves about running backs in NFL draft
Kaymer one behind two rookie leaders at Honda Classic
Twins plan to ease Mauer, Dozier into lineup
Local Roundup: Willmar hockey team clipped in 3A playoffs
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen
'Fire & Ice': Diamond Edge figure skating show is Saturday, Sunday in Willmar
Around our region published Feb. 22
Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey
Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
Training can help surgeons tell patients best and worse scenarios
Anna Mae Hawley
Nicole Rae Ruff
Barbara Ann Berkeland
Tribune Editorial: Willmar City Council makes a good Holland decision
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Cartoon by Bruce Plante for Feb. 23
Minnesota Opinion: Kill Legislature's ridiculous secret-meeting exemption
Cartoon by Ed Fischer
February 9, 2017
Samuelson, longtime head of Minnesota ACLU, steps down
ST. PAUL — The U.S. Constitution is rarely far from Charles Samuelson's heart. The executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union...
February 9, 2017 - 8:13pm
January 31, 2017
Letter: Join us in peaceful protest
Enough is enough. As a community, now is the time to come together and decide how we will stand up to discriminatory policies against Muslims...
January 31, 2017 - 10:17pm
November 1, 2016
Federal panel begins Minnesota police civil rights study
ST. PAUL — A federal study of relations between Minnesota police and their communities has expanded from Hennepin County to statewide....
November 1, 2016 - 6:56am
September 26, 2016
Supreme Court has reasons to duck transgender rights fight
September 26, 2016 - 10:32am
December 30, 2015
Chicago mayor announces police reforms after fatal shooting
(Reuters) - Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, facing calls for his resignation after a series of fatal police shootings, announced major changes Wednesday in how city police respond to crises situations. Emanuel and Interim Police Superintendent John Escalante said the city would try to...
December 30, 2015 - 3:19pm
March 1, 2015
Chicago protesters demand probe of what they call police ‘black site’
CHICAGO — About 200 protesters gathered outside a police facility in Chicago on Saturday, demanding an investigation into a media report denied by police that the site functions as an off-the-books interrogation compound.
March 1, 2015 - 11:34pm
January 18, 2015
From Selma to North Dakota: Martin Luther King day stirs up memories
FARGO — It’s not something that Jim Kloster talks a lot about. Then again, the retired Lutheran minister from rural Clearbrook, Minn., isn’t...
January 18, 2015 - 10:13pm
April 15, 2014
Minnesota Opinion: Moving in a civil rights direction in America
RED WING — The Civil Rights Act of 1964 proved that determined everyday citizens can change the nation.
April 15, 2014 - 6:00am
September 16, 2013
Alabama marks anniversary of racial bombing that sparked change
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (Reuters) - Fifty years after a bomb ripped through a church basement, killing four girls and shocking a racially divided nation, the city of Birmingham, Alabama, on Sunday commemorated the tragedy that marked a shift in the country's battle over civil rights.
September 16, 2013 - 7:27am
July 27, 2013
Former Rep. Lindy Boggs of Louisiana dies at 97
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Former Rep. Lindy Boggs, a plantation-born Louisianan who used her soft-spoken grace to fight for civil rights during nearly...
July 27, 2013 - 10:43am
June 25, 2013
High court voids key part of Voting Rights Act
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that a key provision of the landmark Voting Rights Act cannot be enforced unless Congress comes up with a new way of determining which states and localities require federal monitoring of elections.
June 25, 2013 - 9:31am