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Meryl Streep accuses Karl Lagerfeld of spoiling her Oscars
Iran holds naval war games amid rising tensions with U.S.
U.S. condemns attacks on special monitoring mission in eastern Ukraine
Box Office: Jordan Peele's 'Get Out' scores monster $30.5 million opening
Bill Paxton, 'Titanic' and 'Big Love' Star, Dead at 61
Dokken: Learning in the wild
Baltimore player arrested on multiple drug charges in Miami
Cook: Another kind of winter: dove, robin, cardinal
Gymnastics: Schramm, Henjum in state All-Around top-20
Wrestling: 18 area grapplers win section titles
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
Keith L. Kendall
Lawrence "Junior" Johnson, Jr.
AstroBob: Can you see the Russian landers, rovers on the moon? Yes!
Swift: Expiration dates are just suggestions
Phillips: A well-timed letter reminded me to look for kindness
Perennials potentially damaged from early-season warmup
Little things make a big difference with gardening
December 13, 2016
Letter: Another perspective on Cuba
Absent from much of the news coverage of the late Cuban president Fidel Castro is discussion of the role played by United States foreign policy...
December 13, 2016 - 3:14am
November 28, 2016
Trump vows to end U.S.-Cuba 'deal'
WASHINGTON/HAVANA—President-elect Donald Trump said on Monday, Nov. 28, he would end the United States' "deal" with Cuba unless a better...
November 28, 2016 - 5:33pm
November 26, 2016
Fidel Castro dead at 90
HAVANA (Reuters) - Fidel Castro, the Cuban revolutionary leader who built a communist state on the doorstep of the United States and for five...
November 26, 2016 - 7:26am
October 15, 2016
U.S. further eases restrictions on Cuba trade, travel
WASHINGTON—Americans traveling to Cuba will be allowed to bring home more of the communist-ruled island's coveted cigars and rum under...
October 15, 2016 - 9:13am
October 5, 2016
Hurricane prompts Americans to flee coastal areas, lay in supplies
MIAMI/CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) - People along the southeast U.S. coast fled inland, stocked up on groceries and queued for gasoline on Wednesday...
October 5, 2016 - 9:19pm
October 3, 2016
Potentially 'catastrophic' hurricane bears down on Haiti; may hit U.S. Thursday
LES CAYES, Haiti - - Hurricane Matthew headed for Haiti on Monday, where towns and villages braced for "catastrophic" floods and mudslides that...
October 3, 2016 - 11:42pm
August 31, 2016
First U.S.-Cuba scheduled passenger flight in decades takes off
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.—The first regularly scheduled commercial flight between the United States and Cuba in more than half a century departed...
August 31, 2016 - 9:37am
August 7, 2016
U.S. news briefs for Aug. 8
Following is a summary of current U.S. news briefs. South Carolina girl dies from brain-eating amoeba An 11-year-old South Carolina girl has died after she became infected by a brain-eating amoeba in a river where she had gone swimming, an undertaker said on Saturday. The girl, Hannah...
August 7, 2016 - 11:23pm
April 4, 2016
Commentary: As Fidel Castro knows, U.S. will shape Cuban culture
Forum News Service Last week, President Barack Obama’s recent visit to Cuba got a post-visit boost: Fidel Castro came out against it. Fidel’s opposition helped Obama because in making his tirade, the retired Cuban leader looked less like a revolutionary and more like a crotchety...
April 4, 2016 - 12:00am
March 23, 2016
Our elegant man in Havana
Barack Obama walked the cobblestone streets of Old Havana to cheers of “Welcome to Cuba!” After decades of official hostility between the...
March 23, 2016 - 12:00am
March 22, 2016
With game and talks, Cuba and MLB have their own rapprochement
HAVANA — Major League Baseball and Cuba reinstated talks on a player transfer agreement on Tuesday, taking advantage of an exhibition game...
March 22, 2016 - 10:50pm
March 21, 2016
Minnesotans get warm welcome in Cuba
A historic trade trip to Cuba is going well, Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D- Minn., and Rep. Tom Emmer, R-Minn., say. They're optimistic that Congressional efforts to ease restrictions on exports will go well, too. Klobuchar and Emmer held a conference call with the news media Monday afternoon....
March 21, 2016 - 11:42pm
Baseball: Cuban, U.S. players hope for diplomatic home run
Baseball players from the U.S. and Cuba have high hopes for the future of their sport as they prepare for a historic exhibition game today attended...
March 21, 2016 - 11:19pm
March 16, 2016
Midwest Opinion: Pres. Obama opening to Cuba is a welcome step
President Barack Obama’s historic opening to Cuba is being welcomed by congressional Democrats and Republicans, despite demonstrably foolish...
March 16, 2016 - 3:00am
March 4, 2016
During Willmar visit, ag commissioner shares thoughts on Cuba
WILLMAR — When Minnesota Commissioner of Agriculture Dave Frederickson visited Cuba in December he had to put his past beliefs about the country...
March 4, 2016 - 11:42pm