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City prepares to collect yellow bikes next week
Jacob Wetterling is remembered by family and Minnesota
Ford-Carter debate flashback: When the candidates went silent for 27 minutes
Police capture gunman who shot and killed five at Washington state mall
Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. today
Leader of 'Arnie's Army' dies
Panthers get the sack, Vikings take the win
NLS turns back Crusaders
Prep Football: Minneota edges 'Jacks in OT
Roundup: Ridgewater recovers from deficit to head off national champs
Brad Pitt expresses sadness over divorce filing
Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt
Ticket prices for Prince tribute concert start at $19.99
Mikko Cowdery, QuadraFeelyAxs performing this weekend in Willmar
19th annual Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! festival to be held this weekend
Simplified French onion soup recipe perfect for home cooks
Likely world record elk shot by Montana archer
As baby leaves go gender-neutral, dads get time off
Choosing stronger sunscreen would reduce women's melanoma risk
Organic oats make these Monster Cookies scary good
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
Don E. Miller
Jozy Lyn Saterbak
Pauline M. Chambers
Thomas: Just more terror, more denials
Harrop: Could Britain Become the Fourth Amigo?
Deepen Charleston's port, and the big ships will come
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
Commentary: Table is set for special session
August 23, 2013
Memorial ceremony scheduled Sunday for soldiers, settlers killed during U.S.-Dakota War
ST. PAUL -- A ceremony will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Fort Ridgely Cemetery south of Fairfax to remember the soldiers and settlers who...
August 23, 2013 - 3:46pm
July 8, 2013
Little Crow, other Dakota killed in war and its aftermath honored at Hutchinson, Minn., ceremony
HUTCHINSON -- Descendants of the Dakota leader Taoyateduta, early Minnesota settlers and others gathered here Saturday for a ceremony to honor...
July 8, 2013 - 4:27am
November 24, 2012
Famous formation named for homesteaders in N.D. with ties to Granite Falls, Minn.
TIOGA, N.D. -- Lorin Bakken recalls it was 2007 when he began seeing his name in the newspaper and on TV frequently as the oil boom started to...
November 24, 2012 - 12:00am
October 17, 2012
Hector, Minn., dies in truck rollover near Gardner, N.D.
GARDNER, N.D. - The North Dakota Highway Patrol has identified a man who died in a trucking accident Tuesday near Gardner as 49-year-old George M.
October 17, 2012 - 1:09pm
October 8, 2012
For the Dakota, now is a time for revitalization
UPPER SIOUX COMMUNITY -- Harry Running Walker's great-grandfather was among the chiefs who signed the 1851 treaty that ceded most of the Dakota...
October 8, 2012 - 12:00am
September 24, 2012
Camp Release remembered
MONTEVIDEO -- Two groups held separate, but simultaneous events on Sunday to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the freeing of hostages at...
September 24, 2012 - 12:00am
Descendants of Minnesota's 1862 war say the truth needs to be taught
WILLMAR -- The stories that Fern Cloud learned from her school's history books about the war of 1862 that led to the forced exile of Dakota Indian...
September 24, 2012 - 12:00am
September 15, 2012
Descendants of U.S.-Dakota War survivors to tell their families' stories
WILLMAR -- As Cora Jones tells the story of her two sets of great-grandparents who survived the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862, she pauses to acknowledge just how lucky she is to tell their stories today. "My family is blessed to even be alive today," says Jones, who lives on the Santee...
September 15, 2012 - 11:19am
September 14, 2012
7-foot-long dog dies from cancer
DURBIN, N.D. - Nearly three years after his bid for the record of world's tallest dog gained him international fame, Boomer has bowed out for...
September 14, 2012 - 6:49am
September 4, 2012
A visit to Birch Coulee
September 4, 2012 - 12:00am
August 30, 2012
Video: Acton Battlefield Marker Dedication
A permanent historic site marker is dedicated Wednesday on the location of the Acton Battlefield near Litchfield where a battle between U.S....
August 30, 2012 - 5:44pm
August 20, 2012
Remembering the victims of the U.S.-Dakota War but forgetting the conflict
NEW LONDON -- It was 150 years ago today that 13 early settlers in the Norway Lake and Monson Lake areas were killed in the prairie farmland...
August 20, 2012 - 12:00am
Hope for an era of healing: Organizers hope Ness Church ceremony will wipe away tears
LITCHFIELD -- The smoke from burning sage hung in the air as Dakota drummers and singers faced to the west to sing the Four Direction Song. The...
August 20, 2012 - 12:00am
August 18, 2012
Prayer service slated Sunday at rural Litchfield, Minn., church to honor all U.S.-Dakota War dead
LITCHFIELD -- Ness Church in rural Litchfield will conduct an outdoor prayer service at 1:30 p.m. Sunday as part of the observance of the 150th anniversary of the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862. The prayer service will include a traditional Dakota "Wiping of the Tears'' ceremony led by...
August 18, 2012 - 12:00am
August 17, 2012
Editorial: Pain of Dakota-U.S. War continues: The time is here to work for healing
Today is the 150th anniversary of the beginning of the U.S.-Dakota War, a conflict between the Dakota Nation and the nation of the United States,...
August 17, 2012 - 9:28am