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The boys of fall
Joint powers board names new regional transit system
Frailties of mental health system laid bare at local meeting
Beasts under the big top
Lane closure on Willmar Ave. S.E.
Prep Football: ACGC flattens Benson
NFL: Goodell promises changes to league's conduct policy
Tom Powers: Minnesota teaches the NFL a lesson
Prep Football: Zylstra, Wildcats upend Glencoe-SL
NFL: Zimmer knows how to deal with adversity
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Joan Rivers, queen of acid put-downs, dies at age 81
Kosak of Olivia receives Guard honor
Calvin LeRoy Isaacson
Gerald H. Olson
Kerry Lynn Schulz
Evelyn L. Reinke
Damrongnawin — Lundstrum
Leadens — Jans
Schmidt — Hagen
Stadem — Cuevas
Ciminski — Twist
Cartoon by Gary Markstein
Commentary: When will Minnesota fix U.S. Highway 12?
Letter: A first-rate production
Letter: Spend political dollars locally
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
September 3, 2014
City Council approves discrimination settlement, Nefi Ibarra
WILLMAR — The $115,000 settlement of the discrimination lawsuit filed by former coal handler Nefi Ibarra against the Willmar Municipal Utilities has been approved. The Willmar City Council during its Tuesday meeting approved the minutes of the August 25 meeting of the Municipal...
news / local
September 3, 2014 - 11:13pm
July 1, 2014
Letter: A stunning local performance
If you build it, they will come. This is a line from a movie about baseball, but it can mean so much more. In this instance, it pertains to the stunning performances of late in downtown Willmar. Who thought that producing a play that dealt with the aftermath of a hate crime, the...
opinion / letters
July 1, 2014 - 5:00am
May 7, 2014
Minnesota House passes Women’s Economic Security Act
ST. PAUL — New Minnesota mothers would more likely keep their jobs under the Women’s Economic Security Act, its supporters say.
news / state
May 7, 2014 - 11:10pm
February 27, 2014
Arizona governor vetoes bill widely criticized as anti-gay
PHOENIX (Reuters) - Arizona Governor Jan Brewer vetoed a bill on Wednesday derided by critics as a license to discriminate against gays in the...
news / nation
February 27, 2014 - 6:51am
May 25, 2013
Judge: Ariz. sheriff's office profiles Latinos, victimizes citizens
PHOENIX (AP) -- A federal judge has ruled that the office of America's self-proclaimed toughest sheriff systematically singled out Latinos in...
news / nation
May 25, 2013 - 7:33am
May 10, 2013
Willmar woman wins marital discrimination case against Auto Value Parts
ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — State officials say a St. Cloud auto parts company has paid $50,000 to a former employee who claimed her firing amounted to marriage discrimination. The Minnesota Department of Human Rights says Auto Value Parts terminated JoDee Goblirsch when her husband...
news / state
May 10, 2013 - 7:28am
February 27, 2013
Voting rights law gets Supreme Court challenge
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The most potent weapon in fighting discrimination at the ballot box was before the Supreme Court on Wednesday in a case that weighs the nation's enormous progress in civil rights against the need to continue to protect minority voters. By MARK SHERMAN Associated...
news / nation
February 27, 2013 - 10:57am
December 21, 2012
Milbank, S.D., cheese company settles discrimination charge
A South Dakota cheese making company has agreed to pay $85,000 to settle a sex discrimination charge. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission says Milbank-based Valley Queen Cheese Factory has agreed to pay the settlement to two female applicants rejected for the position...
December 21, 2012 - 7:40am
July 2, 2010
Commentary: The court, clubs and the challenge of discrimination
"I wouldn't want to belong to any club that would have me as a member." That familiar one-liner has been attributed over the years to the late Groucho Marx, but in light of the Supreme Court's 5-4 decision this week in the case of Christian Legal Society vs. Martinez (UC Hastings),...
opinion / commentary
July 2, 2010 - 12:00am
February 9, 2010
Voters in Watson to decide governance; special election may settle town dispute
WATSON -- Voters in Watson will soon have a say in one of the disputes that has divided the community. A special election will be held from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Feb.
news / region / state
February 9, 2010 - 12:00am
Town's disputes headed to the courtroom
WATSON -- A much-publicized legal skirmish between the small town of Watson and a resident over his in-town vegetable growing operation may only...
news / region
December 9, 2009 - 12:00am