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Minn. religous sect leader charged with sexually abusing girls, remains at large
Spring storm continues to batter area; 8-inches of snow in Olivia, Litchfield
Former New York Mayor Bloomberg to spend $50 million on gun control
Congressman Peterson starts 2014 with fundraising edge over challenger Westrom
April snow shower
Twins' Hughes unravels against Toronto
Prep baseball: RCW’s Schaub gets 300th coaching win
Prep softball roundup: RCW drops twin bill
Prep baseball roundup: Six-run 7th lifts BBE
Girls Golf Roundup: Norlin, Litchfield win first conference meet
Stephen Colbert named to takeover 'Late Show' on CBS
4-part harmony on stage Saturday at WEAC in Willmar, Minn.
Bemidji featured as FX posts first seven minutes of 'Fargo' series
Mickey Rooney, versatile actor and master showman, dies At 93
David Letterman to retire from CBS 'Late Show' In 2015
Family Dollar to cuts jobs, plans to close about 350 stores
Green Mill reopens after extensive remodel
BlackBerry severs sales ties with T-Mobile
Nominatinations sought for B2B’s ‘5 Over 40’ issue in west central Minnesota
GlenOaks expands services offered at Village Apartments in New London
Richard F. Erpenbach
Greg A. Carter
For area Magic: The Gathering fans, it’s more than just a game
Twitter rolls out new look to user profile pages
Motorcycle safety: Training key to saving lives this riding season
Valle — Steinhaus
Monson — Wetterling
Letter: Compassion within a tragedy
Minnesota Opinion: Stop distracted driving on Minnesota highways
Minnesota Opinion: Moving in a civil rights direction in America
Commentary: Rand Paul’s amateur hour
Commentary: Sebelius is a scapegoat for Obama
February 24, 2014
Harold Ramis remembered as 'Buddha of Comedy'
(TheWrap.com) - Harold Ramis influenced a generation of comedians by writing, directing and acting in films such as “Ghostbusters,” “Caddyshack” and “Groundhog Day.” So when news broke Monday of Ramis’ death, the comedy world took to Twitter, often a forum for...
February 24, 2014 - 11:54am
February 11, 2014
Update: Shirley Temple Black, former Hollywood child star, dies at 85 (with video)
(Reuters) - Shirley Temple Black, who lifted America's spirits as a bright-eyed, dimpled child movie star during the Great Depression and later...
February 11, 2014 - 11:26am
January 12, 2014
Golden Globe Awards list
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (Reuters) — The Hollywood Foreign Press Association handed out the 71st Golden Globe Awards on Sunday for film and television. Following is a list of winners. Film BEST DRAMA: “12 Years a Slave” BEST COMEDY OR MUSICAL: “American Hustle” BEST ACTOR,...
January 12, 2014 - 11:48pm
‘12 Years a Slave,’ ‘American Hustle’ win top film awards at Golden Globes
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — The film “12 Years a Slave” took the coveted Golden Globe for best drama and “American Hustle” won best musical...
January 12, 2014 - 11:46pm
May 14, 2013
Angelina Jolie says she had double mastectomy
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Angelina Jolie says that she has had a preventive double mastectomy after learning she carried a gene that made it extremely...
news / nation
May 14, 2013 - 6:23am
Jackie Robinson tale '42' scores with $27.3M debut
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Baseball has scored a rare hit in Hollywood as the Jackie Robinson tale "42" took in $27.3 million to claim the weekend box-office championship. The Warner Bros. film biography easily beat an established franchise in "Scary Movie 5." According to studio estimates...
April 14, 2013 - 12:26pm
April 8, 2013
Annette Funicello, Mouseketeer and film star, dies
NEW YORK (AP) -- Annette Funicello, who became a child star as a perky, cute-as-a-button Mouseketeer on "The Mickey Mouse Club" in the 1950s, then teamed up with Frankie Avalon in a string of `60s fun-in-the-sun movies with titles like "Beach Blanket Bingo" and "Bikini Beach," died...
entertainment / television
April 8, 2013 - 2:33pm
April 4, 2013
Sun-Times: Famed movie critic Roger Ebert dies
CHICAGO (AP) -- Roger Ebert, the most famous and most popular film reviewer of his time who became the first journalist to win a Pulitzer Prize for movie criticism and, on his long-running TV program, wielded the nation's most influential thumb, died Thursday, the Chicago Sun-Times...
April 4, 2013 - 3:02pm
March 18, 2013
'Oz' again tops box office with $42.2 million
NEW YORK (AP) — “Oz the Great and Powerful” is living up to its name at the box office. Walt Disney's 3-D blockbuster led all films for the second week in a row, taking in $42.2 million according to studio estimates Sunday. Sam Raimi's prequel to the L. Frank Baum classic “The...
entertainment / theater
March 18, 2013 - 12:03pm
February 21, 2013
Considering ‘Minnesota Nice’
WILLMAR — Minnesotans like to talk about their reputation for being Minnesota Nice, but a documentary film about bullying in the state’s schools takes the term and turns it on its head. The film “Minnesota Nice?” explores the issue of bullying and teen suicide, offering a...
news / local
February 21, 2013 - 10:56pm
Chastain films take top 2 spots at box office
NEW YORK (AP) — Jessica Chastain easily outmuscled Arnold Schwarzenegger and Mark Wahlberg over the weekend, topping the box office with both her supernatural horror film “Mama” and the Oscar-nominated Osama bin Laden hunt thriller “Zero Dark Thirty.” “Mama” opened well...
entertainment / showcase
January 21, 2013 - 11:11am
January 14, 2013
Coroner releases new report on Natalie Wood death
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A newly released report shows coroner's officials amended Natalie Wood's death certificate based on unanswered questions about bruises on her upper body but were lacking several pieces of evidence and could only determine that she drowned under undetermined circumstances...
news / nation
January 14, 2013 - 11:38am
'Argo,' 'Les Mis' win at Golden Globes
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) -- Ben Affleck got some vindication and Jodie Foster made a revelation at the Golden Globe Awards. Affleck's "Argo" earned him best motion picture drama and director honors at Sunday night's ceremony. The awards came just a few days after Affleck was surprisingly...
January 14, 2013 - 7:17am
January 11, 2013
Beloved vintage cars star in 'Gangster Squad'
LOS ANGELES (AP) — To bring the story of mobster Mickey Cohen's reign over post-war Los Angeles to life, the director of “Gangster Squad” employed Sean Penn, Josh Brolin, Ryan Gosling and more than 100 irreplaceable vintage American cars. There's the 1941 light blue Ford Deluxe...
entertainment / showcase
January 11, 2013 - 8:10am
January 10, 2013
'Lincoln' leads Oscars with 12 nominations
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) -- The Civil War saga "Lincoln" leads the Academy Awards with 12 nominations, including best picture, director for Steven Spielberg and acting honors for Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field and Tommy Lee Jones. Also among the 9 nominees for best picture Thursday:...
January 10, 2013 - 8:23am