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Detail-loving, behind-the-scenes organizer helps Honor Flights cruise smoothly
Placing the flags
Seeking an outdoor oasis: Pergolas create room-like space
Declutter: Tips to tidy up your home, inbox
Manitoba's spectacle of snakes draws tourists from around the world
Rays' 15th-inning blasts sink Twins
Kisner earns one-shot win at Dean & Deluca Invitational
Feng limps to one-stroke LPGA victory despite two late bogeys
Sato becomes first Japanese driver to win Indy 500
Preview: Predators at Penguins
Watch: 'Price is Right' contestant loses his mind as he breaks Plinko record
Former Arkansas Gov. takes 'Huckabee' from Fox News to religious broadcaster
Ellen DeGeneres lands new Netflix stand up special
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
Memorial Day 2017: Willmar, area communities plan cemetery services and more
Memorial Day travel volume expected highest since 2005
Fishing: Area opener a ray of sunshine
Art competition: High school artists gather in New London
Stories needed to create 'Milan: The Musical!'
Mary Ann Nagel
Marlyn W. Wacholz
Roger Herbert Holm
Laura Ione Rasmussen
AstroBob: Observing alert -- space station marathon is underway
Column: Lessons from a great leader
25 ways to slow down and enjoy the summer
POW! BAM! WHAM! How to put the ARRRRR back in America.
Bursack: Dad needs help taking care of Mom but he won't allow it
September 15, 2010
American Opinion: On how federal health care legislation
An excerpt from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States: From The Associated Press On how federal health care legislation: America is graying due to lower birthrates after the baby boomers came to be. That means relatively fewer people will be paying taxes to support...
September 15, 2010 - 12:00am
September 13, 2010
American Opinion: On a U.S. federal judge's stem cell research ruling
From The Associated Press An excerpt from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States: On a U.S. federal judge's stem cell research ruling: A federal judge has seen through President Barack Obama's attempt to use word games to circumvent a law intended to prevent destruction...
September 13, 2010 - 12:00am
September 10, 2010
Editorial: Good luck Appleton on federal prison bid
Appleton and its residents are hoping that Prairie Corrections Facility located there can score a major contract to house federal prisoners. The prison facility closed Feb. 2 laying off nearly 400 employees. The four-year guaranteed contract could bring 1,200 to 1,400 federal inmates...
September 10, 2010 - 12:00am
September 9, 2010
Closed Appleton prison could receive federal contract
APPLETON - Optimism is high that Prairie Correctional Facility in Appleton will reopen its doors to house federal inmates, with the potential...
September 9, 2010 - 12:00am
July 1, 2010
Federal tanning tax to raise health funds begins as new state laws also go into effect
Starting today it will cost more to go to a tanning salon. A 10 percent excise tax goes into effect as part of the funding mechanism for the...
July 1, 2010 - 12:00am
June 21, 2010
Health care co-op agrees to antitrust settlement with FTC
A group of doctors and hospitals in southwestern Minnesota has agreed to a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission that prohibits anticompetitive tactics the group allegedly used to increase health insurance reimbursement rates. Under a proposed settlement order, the Minnesota...
June 21, 2010 - 12:00am
June 15, 2010
American Opinion: On a new federal tax on tanning salons
An excerpt from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States: From The Associated Press On a new federal tax on tanning salons: Some are calling the new tax on ultraviolet light tanning salons a "sin tax." A more appropriate term, if indeed, the new national 10 percent...
June 15, 2010 - 12:00am
June 9, 2010
American Opinion: On the federal government's criminal investigation of BP
From The Associated Press Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States and abroad: On the federal government's criminal investigation of BP: The Justice Department's investigation into possible criminal and civil violations related to BP's oil spill in the...
June 9, 2010 - 12:00am
May 24, 2010
American Opinion: On regulation of the U.S. oil industry
Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States: From The Associated Press On the regulation of the U.S. oil industry: It wasn't so long ago, when oil prices were on their way up to near $150 a barrel, that Lafayette business people began talking about the regulatory...
May 24, 2010 - 12:00am
April 12, 2010
Minnesota Opinion: On state needing to hear the message from feds:
An excerpt from recent editorials in newspapers in Minnesota: From The Associated Press On state needing to hear the message from feds: The state of Minnesota has received a clear message from the U.S. Department of Education: The same old, same old is not good enough and will...
April 12, 2010 - 12:00am
March 19, 2010
American Opinion: On collective-bargaining rights for federal baggage screeners
From The Associated Press Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States: On collective-bargaining rights for federal baggage screeners: It was wrong for baggage screeners at our nation's airports to be made federal employees, and there is no reason for those...
March 19, 2010 - 12:00am
February 8, 2010
American Opinion - On Obama's federal spending freeze:
From The Associated Press Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers around the United States: On Obama's federal spending freeze: The White House has been cranking out initiatives daily in an effort to regain the public's confidence, and on Tuesday, its target was the enormous...
February 8, 2010 - 12:00am
October 30, 2009
Commentary: What does the FHA think it is doing?
Exactly who made Bernadine Shimon think that she could buy a new house shortly after declaring bankruptcy and losing another home to foreclosure? The American taxpayer, that's who. Without a Federal Housing Administration willing to guarantee a $125,000-plus mortgage, this Denver-area...
October 30, 2009 - 12:00am
October 10, 2009
Editorial: Willmar plant plan needs fed funding
The city of Willmar is concerned about the lack of appropriation for the $15 million in federal funding authorized for the city's $86 million wastewater treatment project. The concern is growing as the city has been waiting two years since the $15 million in funding was approved...
October 10, 2009 - 12:00am
October 7, 2009
County will offer cities federal recovery bonds to spur economic development
WILLMAR -- The Kandiyohi County Commissioners are hesitant to use federal recovery zone bonds as an economic development tool for themselves, but they agreed Tuesday to extend the offer to municipalities in the county. The county has access to $522,000 in bonding authority for public...
October 7, 2009 - 12:00am