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No filings yet for Willmar School Board special election
Renville County closes two parks due to flooding
Minn. woman, 61, faces criminal charges after 30 cats were taken from her home
British police confirm multiple fatalities at venue where Ariana Grande was performing
New scary tick disease surfacing in region
Zimmer to take time off from Vikings after 8th eye surgery
Vikings gave Michael Floyd a chance. 'Now it's up to him,' says his mother.
Twins' Hughes to spend time on DL with biceps injury
Adrian Peterson selling Twin Cities 5-bedroom home for $695,000
True Team Track: Willmar boys repeat as Class AA champions
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
'Last Man Standing': 20th Century Fox TV to seek new home for Tim Allen comedy
ABC's 'American Idol' reboot lands pop music superstar as first confirmed judge
'Scandal' will end next year, ABC president confirms
Fishing: Area opener a ray of sunshine
Art competition: High school artists gather in New London
Stories needed to create 'Milan: The Musical!'
Minnesota Orchestra brings classical music to Willmar
Vinyls unveiled for traffic signal boxes in Willmar
Ardyce G. Meadows
Michael Thomas Cullen
Kathryn A. Frandson
Ardella M. Solbrack
Lola M. Olson
Minnesota Opinion: Taxing charitable donations is just wrong
Letter: Book doesn't belong in classroom
Letter: Reinvest in higher education
Thomas: Will America ever learn?
Mike McFeely: For Ailes, the goal was to turn back the clock
May 2, 2017
Western Minnesota Republicans under fire for anti-Muslim post
Republicans in the congressional district that represents western Minnesota are seeing a backlash from a Facebook post calling Rep. Keith Ellison,...
May 2, 2017 - 6:06pm
September 21, 2016
Clinton calls national security team after attacks, as Trump challenges her credentials
WASHINGTON/HIGH POINT, N.C.—Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton consulted national security advisers on Tuesday, Sept. 20, after weekend bomb blasts renewed fears of domestic attacks, as Republican Donald Trump accused her of pushing policies that made the United...
September 21, 2016 - 7:14pm
July 12, 2016
Minnesota lawmaker dies
SOUTH ST. PAUL -- Sen. Jim Metzen, a Democrat who represented South St. Paul for four decades, died Monday night, a Senate spokeswoman confirmed...
July 12, 2016 - 10:02am
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
April 12, 2016 - 1:00am
Commentary: Faith’s 2016 political mysteries
The 2016 election is transforming the religious landscape of American politics. It’s hard to imagine a Democratic presidential candidate receiving...
April 12, 2016 - 12:10am
March 16, 2016
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
We are not the party animals we used to be Cartoon By Dave Granlund
March 16, 2016 - 1:45am
March 10, 2016
Clinton, Sanders spar over immigration in presidential debate
MIAMI - Democratic presidential hopefuls Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders sparred over who was more committed to immigration reform at a presidential...
March 10, 2016 - 12:25am
February 29, 2016
Democratic race might be too tight to call
ST. PAUL -- On Tuesday, Minnesota Democrats will hand either high school student Jamie Halper or nurse Amy Jacobson a reward for their weeks...
February 29, 2016 - 9:37pm
October 21, 2015
Vice President Biden announces he won't seek Democratic presidential nomination
Vice President Joe Biden announced Wednesday he would not seek the Democratic nomination for president in 2016, ending months of suspense...
October 21, 2015 - 1:09pm
February 28, 2015
Letter: Baker isn’t what he claims
Candidate Dave Baker promised us during the campaign that he would strive to “change the laws to limit the horrible negative ads that are ruining our political process.” Then Rep. Baker moved to block the law that would have required those who came up with said ads to disclose...
February 28, 2015 - 6:00am
February 9, 2015
Minnesota Opinion: Legislature must focus on all within Minnesota
Last fall, Republicans snatched away 10 rural Minnesota House seats, flipping party control and shifting St. Paul’s focus. This legislative session was supposed to be all about outstate Minnesota — or greater Minnesota or nonmetro Minnesota or whatever anyone chooses to call those...
February 9, 2015 - 12:00am
January 8, 2015
Editorial: Legislature is off to a civil start for 2015
Minnesota’s Legislature opened Monday with ceremony and civility. It is a first step, but one shouldn’t expect it to last for too...
January 8, 2015 - 6:00am
February 27, 2012
Miller will run for GOP endorsement in new 17A district
PRINSBURG - A Prinsburg man is the first to announce his candidacy for the House of Representatives for the new District 17A seat. Tim Miller...
February 27, 2012 - 3:12pm
December 31, 2010
Editorial: Leaders will face decisions in 2011
The year 2011 will likely be a bruising one as new Democrat governor Mark Dayton and the Republican-majority Legislature work out solutions to the major issues of Minnesota. Those major issues are each significant on their own right: * Solving a $6 billion-plus budget deficit *...
December 31, 2010 - 12:09am
December 8, 2010
Dayton claims victory, pledges to work with all
ST. PAUL -- Mark Dayton promises to work with Republicans and Democrats alike now that he is Minnesota's governor-elect. "You were elected on your platforms and principles; I was elected on mine," the Democrat said to Republicans who will control the Legislature. "I believe the collective...
December 8, 2010 - 2:55pm