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Willmar School Board meets Monday
Man found dead under television at Minnesota home
Woman, five children rescued from Alexandria townhome fire
Truck hits State Patrol car, injuring trooper, then drives off
Willmar teen gets probation, community service for bomb threat
Blaze makes first appearance at CMCS pep rally
Bluejays take down LQPV on road
WarHawks hit hard early, fall to 'Jacks
Vikings look to climb back into playoff race
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
'Prairie Angels' makes a timely arrival in Renville County
Who's the most overpaid actor in Hollywood?
Benson, Minn., native pens: 'Mama's Knight: A Cancer Story of Love'"
Heavy teenage drinking linked to abnormal brain development
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
Curtis Burr Accola
Gregory W. Johnson
Ruth V. Thayer
Frances A. King
Vernon "Bud" Blindt
Letter: Let's show more appreciation
Letter: Why downtowns are failing
Letter: More alike than different
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Our values have hit rock bottom
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
July 27, 2016
Midwest Opinion: Unity among Democrats is just laughable
Democrats who are assembled in Philadelphia for their national convention seem to be taking a page from last week's Republican National Convention in Cleveland: They are putting on smiley faces about unity, but there is none.
July 27, 2016 - 12:00am
June 5, 2016
Legislative races fill an election gap
MINNEAPOLIS — This year presents a rare opportunity for Minnesotans to focus on legislative races, and who controls the Legislature. “That’s...
June 5, 2016 - 11:33pm
February 1, 2016
Dayton vows to continue fight for clean water
WILLMAR — Stating that he’s not going to allow Minnesota to become “another Flint, Michigan on a larger geographic scale,’’ Governor...
February 1, 2016 - 12:01am
October 2, 2014
From Twitter to the table
WILLMAR — Producing, processing and selling beef, turkey, milk and more is no longer enough for the agriculture and food industry. To win...
October 2, 2014 - 12:00am
May 31, 2014
Copper mining resolution exposes rift among DFL members
Just when it seemed 1,200 DFL delegates might roll in and out of Duluth this weekend without disagreeing on much of anything, along comes an...
May 31, 2014 - 6:00am
May 30, 2014
DFLers invade Duluth for convention this weekend
By JOHN MYERS firstname.lastname@example.org DULUTH - There will be little suspense but plenty of hoopla for 1,200 delegates to the DFL party state convention this weekend at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center. Most of the action is set for Saturday afternoon, when the...
May 30, 2014 - 10:21am
June 2, 2012
Klobuchar trumpets her work with GOP
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar stood in front of 1,100 mostly liberal Democrats concerned if she talked too much about working with...
June 2, 2012 - 4:43pm
May 21, 2012
Convention Notebook: Paul backers win Minnesota delegate majority
ST. CLOUD -- Ron Paul supporters will dominate the Republican National Convention Minnesota delegation. Delegates to the state convention on Saturday voted in 12 Paul delegates. When they are added to previously selected delegates, Paulites will have at least 32 of 40 Minnesota delegates...
May 21, 2012 - 12:00am
May 19, 2012
Rosemount lawmaker says he'll 'take economics 101' to Senate
Kurt Bills is ready to teach economics to Washington. Backing his theme of "taking economics 101 to Washington," Minnesota Republicans Friday...
May 19, 2012 - 12:00am
April 13, 2012
DFL District 17 Senate decision heads to primary
CLARA CITY -- After four rounds of balloting Thursday night in Clara City DFL delegates from Senate District 17 failed to endorse a candidate...
April 13, 2012 - 12:00am
March 12, 2012
Peterson re-elected secretary of National Farmers Union board
ST. PAUL -- Doug Peterson, Minnesota Farmers Union President, was re-elected by state presidents as secretary of the National Farmers Union Board of Directors at the NFU Convention recently in Omaha, Neb. This will be Peterson's third term as secretary. "It is an honor to be re-elected...
March 12, 2012 - 11:44am
November 27, 2010
NFO state convention is Dec. 4 in St. Cloud
ST. CLOUD -- The annual state convention of the Minnesota National Farmers Organization is Dec. 4 at the Coyote Moon Restaurant on the Territory Golf Course east of St. Cloud. The convention is from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with lunch provided at noon. The guest speaker for the afternoon...
November 27, 2010 - 12:00am
November 15, 2010
Mpls. might have lost Dem convention ground; Urdahl reminds GOP of control
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's bid for a second straight national political convention may have taken a hit in this month's Republican-dominated elections. The Charlotte (North Carolina) Observer's Jim Morrill writes: "The four states that Democrats are considering to host their 2012 national...
November 15, 2010 - 12:00am
November 13, 2010
Policy to lead the Farmers Union convention agenda
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Farmers Union is hosting the annual state convention on Nov.
November 13, 2010 - 12:00am
Cattlemen meet Dec. 2-4 at Jackpot
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota State Cattlemen's Association and Minnesota Cattlewomen's Association will host their annual convention and beef industry trade show Dec. 2 to 4 at Jackpot Junction Convention Center near Morton. The convention will feature national and regional speakers...
November 13, 2010 - 12:00am