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Trump could privatize nation's air traffic controllers
Your fleece jacket might be polluting the Mississippi River
No draft for women in $618.7 billion annual defense bill heading to Obama
Landmark survey finds U.S. transgender people harassed in public restrooms
Man facing 16 felonies for alleged kidnapping, assault of Willmar woman
Morris/CA boys down Lakers in OT
Card slow, then stop, St. Cloud Tech
LQPV rebounds in second half, wins in OT
Cards warm up for Classic with win over Rocori
Tough night on ice
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
Who's the most overpaid actor in Hollywood?
Benson, Minn., native pens: 'Mama's Knight: A Cancer Story of Love'"
Heavy teenage drinking linked to abnormal brain development
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Cindy K Skaalerud Pasatiempo
Henry "Hank" Weseman
Letter: Letter writer isn't from Willmar
Estrich commentary: How to get in to the next step
Letter: Does Trump want to take our rights away?
Parker commentary: You wanted anti-establishment?
Dionne commentary: The disempowered majority in U.S.
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
February 20, 2014
Spielman, Vikings focusing ‘heavily on the draft’
INDIANAPOLIS — The early days of the latest general manager-coach relationship were eye-opening as much as refreshing. For the ninth time...
February 20, 2014 - 11:02pm
February 18, 2014
Powers: Changes coming to a locker room near you
By Tom Powers St. Paul Pioneer Press Listen, you haven’t lived until you’ve seen Justin Morneau in a Hooters outfit. Or Matt Guerrier in a gray miniskirt. Or Jason Kubel in a billowy red dress that made him look like a strumpet from an Old West saloon. Or former Twin Michael...
February 18, 2014 - 11:39pm
February 16, 2014
Vikings' Carlson says he’ll be back in NFL in ’14
Minnesota Vikings tight end and Litchfield native John Carlson will continue playing football, despite a concussion history that led him to consider retirement at the end of last season. The Minneapolis Star Tribune reported that Carlson intends to return to the NFL, with the Vikings...
February 16, 2014 - 9:57pm
February 14, 2014
Ex-Viking Sharper accused of drugging, raping women
By Dana Feldman and Alex Dobuzinskis, Reuters LOS ANGELES — Former professional football player Darren Sharper, a star defensive back turned television sports analyst, was charged on Friday with drugging four women and raping two of them in a Los Angeles area hotel, prosecutors...
February 14, 2014 - 11:33pm
February 10, 2014
College football: Missouri DL Sam announces he’s gay
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — National Football League hopeful Michael Sam on Monday drew public support from athletes, fans and politicians after he...
February 10, 2014 - 10:50pm
February 6, 2014
Vikings name full coaching staff for ’14
The Minnesota Vikings on Thursday announced the 17 assistants on new head coach Mike Zimmer’s staff, including holdover and special teams coordinator Mike Priefer. Priefer returns from the old staff after allegations by former punter Chris Kluwe that Priefer used homophobic language...
February 6, 2014 - 11:45pm
February 5, 2014
College football: Gophers celebrate rare nab of top-100 recruit
By Tim Leighton St. Paul Pioneer Press MINNEAPOLIS — University of Minnesota football coach Jerry Kill finally snagged a golden recruit Wednesday. Just seconds after apologizing to his grandparents and the state of Minnesota for taking so long to make up his mind, four-star...
February 5, 2014 - 11:11pm
College football: Gophs’ recruiting class the best of Kill’s tenure
MINNEAPOLIS — Gophers football coach Jerry Kill made his third full recruiting class his best yet. The University of Minnesota on Wednesday...
February 5, 2014 - 11:03pm
Prep football: ACGC’s Karlsgodt retires after 39 years
Football coaching careers are too often defined by numbers. Terry Karlsgodt certainly has them, but he prefers to sum up his time as Atwater-Cosmos-Grove...
February 5, 2014 - 10:59pm
February 3, 2014
Carroll, Hawks partied hard, expect return
NEW YORK — Coach Pete Carroll said owner Paul Allen played “big licks” with his own band on stage late into the night at the Seattle Seahawks team party following Sunday’s Super Bowl XLVIII victory. “Sleep wasn’t in order last night,” Carroll said Monday at the Sheraton...
February 3, 2014 - 11:46pm
February 2, 2014
Seattle blows out Denver for first Super Bowl win
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — For the first time in franchise history, the Lombardi Trophy belongs to the Seattle Seahawks. Seattle scored on...
February 2, 2014 - 9:43pm
January 31, 2014
NFL: Coaches Carroll, Fox lay eyes on the prize
NEW YORK — Two days before Super Bowl XLVIII, Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll and Denver Broncos head coach John Fox made their final public appearances in a joint press conference Friday morning at the Rose Theater. Fox, who was defensive coordinator of the Giants before...
January 31, 2014 - 11:53pm
January 28, 2014
New labor union courts college football players
By Amanda Becker, Reuters A new labor union is being formed for U.S. college athletes, and football players at Northwestern University in Chicago are looking to get onboard, the College Athletes Players Association (CAPA) announced Tuesday. An “overwhelming majority”...
January 28, 2014 - 11:55pm
January 27, 2014
NFL roundup: Ravens name Kubiak OC
The Baltimore Ravens hired former Houston Texans coach Gary Kubiak as offensive coordinator, the team announced during a press conference on Monday. The Ravens also hired Rick Dennison as quarterbacks coach. Dennison was Kubiak’s offensive coordinator with the Texans. Kubiak...
January 27, 2014 - 11:06pm
Kluwe’s lawyer: Texts support claims; Vikings knew about Priefer allegations
By Chris Tomasson St. Paul Pioneer Press The lawyer for former Vikings punter Chris Kluwe on Saturday identified individuals Kluwe has named as witnesses and contended a Vikings official had known prior to his May release that Kluwe had accused an assistant coach of making homophobic...
January 27, 2014 - 10:35pm