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Reports: Two more women accuse Sen. Al Franken of groping them
Holiday DWI enforcement in Minnesota kicks off statewide
Philippines to extradite ex-priest accused of abusing two North Dakota boys
Dayton: Shouldn't take long to elect two new legislators
Lawyer: Schoen was warned sexual harassment claims could become public during potential state auditor bid
Timberwolves hand Magic sixth straight loss
Wild hand Sabres seventh straight loss
Vikings LB Emmanuel Lamur: Meeting Cuban relatives 'a blessing to think of on Thanksgiving'
Ex-Wild Jason Pominville, Marco Scandella enjoying new roles in Buffalo
Adam Thielen on verge of breaking Vikings' 1,000-yard receiving drought
David Cassidy, 1970s teen idol who starred on 'The Partridge Family,' dies at 67
Inside RFD-TV, the network that covets rural and older viewers
Charlie Rose harassed us, eight women say
Why is Peter Dinklage still stuck playing characters defined by dwarfism?
From Fred and Ginger to Kate and Leo: When movie couples make fans hope for real-life love
Holidaze parade ushers in holiday season Saturday in downtown Willmar
What you need in your winter survival kit
'Made in America' concerts set by Prairie Arts Chorale
Generations section now available online
500 years of Reformation brings together some 800 people in Willmar
October/November issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
Keith Cleo Moist
Catherine A. Brainard
Jeanne M. Poage
Thanksgiving is a time to appreciate all our blessings
Commentary: Did Al Franken make a bad decision, or is he a creep? Look for the pattern.
Analysis: Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now
Garrison Keillor: It's Thanksgiving. Be Happy.
Letter: Farm economy needs rescuing
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball playoff preview
WCT Sports Show: Mid-Season Football Rankings
WCT Sports Show: Area volleyball contenders
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
WCT Sports Show: Ranks! And Picks!
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Emma Anne Williams
November 4, 2016
John W.C. Dahl letter: Baker's special-interest funding
At a recent forum, Dave Baker said, "When I see these huge amounts of money coming into the campaigns I am not happy about this at all." For...
November 4, 2016 - 9:44am
Rev. Mark S. Chamberlain letter: Return Sawatzky to St. Paul
Although she only served one term in office as our state representative, Mary Sawatzky delivered on three key transportation projects in our...
November 4, 2016 - 9:27am
November 3, 2016
Carolyn Jorgenson letter: Baker is benefiting at our expense
As a registered nurse with 38 years of experience, I have a keen interest in health care issues (outcomes, accessibility, affordability) in...
November 3, 2016 - 9:48am
Alyse Pirrotta letter: A vote for Baker is a vote for life
This letter is in support of Dave Baker for District 17B state representative. Many of my acquaintances wonder why, as an educator, I am voting...
November 3, 2016 - 8:46am
November 2, 2016
Tribune 2016 Endorsements: Re-elect Koenen, Baker and Miller in District 17 legislative races
District 17 has three competitive races for seats in the Minnesota Legislature in 2016. Here are our Editorial Board's endorsements for the...
November 2, 2016 - 9:10am
November 1, 2016
Richard Lindahl letter: Does Baker really care about us?
There have been many letters in the opinion section from Dave Baker's employees and friends praising him for helping people when they need help....
November 1, 2016 - 3:16pm
October 31, 2016
Bruce Vogel letter: Baker deserves another term
As I listen to the radio ads that Mary Sawatzky and her special-interest groups are running against Dave Baker, it becomes quite apparent that...
October 31, 2016 - 2:17pm
October 29, 2016
Health insurance a key topic in Willmar legislative forum
WILLMAR — In the last public forum to be held before the Nov. 8 general election, candidates from local legislative races met Friday in...
October 29, 2016 - 4:32am
October 28, 2016
Gail Guptill letter: Send Baker back to St. Paul
A couple of years ago I wrote a letter about my boss Dave Baker, before he was elected into office. Back then, I talked about working for a...
October 28, 2016 - 2:03pm
Bob and Joanne Thurston latter: Baker is the best voice for his district
Thank you, state Rep, Dave Baker, for actually making a difference in St. Paul. It has been refreshing to see a representative in his first...
October 28, 2016 - 6:46am
October 26, 2016
Joe Jorgenson letter: Our legislators' choices matter
The choices our state legislators make in St. Paul matter. It matters when Rep. Dave Baker votes to send a special grant of $500,000 to the...
October 26, 2016 - 11:34am
October 24, 2016
John Gehrking letter: Sawatzky is a typical politician
October 24, 2016 - 1:50am
October 21, 2016
Tomi Pirrotta letter: Why this voter is with Dave
I have known Dave Baker for a long time. I just felt I needed to write a letter to the editor to show my support for a person that I think is...
October 21, 2016 - 11:36am
Lawmakers hear local concerns about rising health insurance costs
WILLMAR — Rep. Dave Baker, R-Willmar, and Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt, R-Crown, gathered a small group of insurance brokers and...
October 21, 2016 - 9:49am
Bob Dols letter: Ending the gridlock on Highway 23
In this terrible political climate, it's hard to even imagine leaders of both parties working together toward a common goal. Even one that is seen as a nearly universal priority. But I have hope that that can soon occur.
October 21, 2016 - 12:53am