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Special election set Aug. 22
Lawmakers advance two anti-abortion bills, but Dayton says he'll veto them
Tribal members, SD dance family among 15 charged in dealing in eagle, migratory bird trafficking
Brainerd family says final goodbyes to man who was missing for more than 2 years
Man whose boat crashed on Minnesota river found alive
Dozier's three-run double provides Twins with 3-2 win
UPDATE: Twins to appeal Sano's one game for 'aggressive actions'
SHIPLEY: 'It' factor is no mystery, but the Wild need to find it
China's Shao Ting getting acclimated to Lynx and hoping to make roster
Vikings likely to select a guard earlier than usual in the draft
'Flip or Flop' stars returning for multiple episodes of HGTV show amid divorce
Elton John recovering from 'potentially deadly' bacterial infection
Soul singer Cuba Gooding Sr. found dead in his car
Adam Sandler to make rare appearance in Minnesota
Carrie Fisher won't appear in 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
Intestinal diseases increasing in Canadian children
Younger hot flashes may signal heart risk later
Focus 2017: Spotlight on Public Service
'Kitchen Witches': Comedy opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar chain of lakes focus of Wednesday's public meeting
Iris M. Hanson-Cain
Dennis R. Erdman
Minnesota Opinion: Now is not the time to sit out, play politics
George Will: The 'Oh, never mind' president
Susan Estrich: The Amazon 1-Star System
Letter: U of M proud of local partnerships
Swift: Taxes must be particularly taxing
Jen Wetterling- Martin Bridal Shower
August 31, 2010
'Silver for soldiers' challenge seeks to benefit troops from the region
OLIVIA -- There's no place like home, especially when it comes wrapped in a package and reaches you in a faraway land. "It's a real morale booster,''...
August 31, 2010 - 12:00am
New Habitat home to be constructed
August 31, 2010 - 12:00am
August 25, 2010
Drop the clutch
August 25, 2010 - 12:00am
August 6, 2010
Judge's words may be last in grower's long dispute with city of Watson
MONTEVIDEO -- The final words in the long-festering dispute between the city of Watson and vegetable grower Aziz Ansari may be these: "I want...
August 6, 2010 - 12:00am
August 4, 2010
Hearing delayed in vegetable grower's case against the city of Watson
MONTEVIDEO -- Attorney John Mack began his argument to the court Tuesday by stating the matter was "very clear," but unfortunately for the New...
August 4, 2010 - 12:00am
July 27, 2010
Youth for Christ program uses motorbikes to motivate youths
As the heat rose Monday on the grounds of the Willmar Civic Center, a group of eight boys were busy completing a list of pre-ride checks on motorbikes. Ranging...
July 27, 2010 - 12:00am
July 24, 2010
17th annual Relay for Life held
July 24, 2010 - 12:00am
June 23, 2010
Wadena needs volunteers through Saturday; Sunday will be day of rest
WADENA - The city of Wadena, devastated by a tornado on June 17, is calling for volunteers through Saturday. A maximum of 350 volunteers each day is needed to perform the clean-up work, according to a news release from the city. Those wishing to provide assistance are asked to register...
June 23, 2010 - 11:34am
May 25, 2010
No relief for counties seeking equal treatment on sales tax for ARMER
WILLMAR -- Like the little brother who sometimes gets the short shrift, Kandiyohi and Meeker counties were once again left out of the cliche of counties that are exempt from paying sales tax on equipment needed for their new 800 MHz emergency radio systems. "It's disappointing,"...
May 25, 2010 - 12:00am
May 13, 2010
Family turns story of twins into advocacy for March of Dimes
When Ryan and Brittany Hebrink joined their first March of Dimes March for Babies in May 2007, it was with a mix of emotions. The couple, who...
May 13, 2010 - 12:00am
April 17, 2010
2½ years on, tomato grower and city reach a settlement
WATSON -- A settlement has been reached to end a 2½-year dispute between the city of Watson and a resident using hooped structures to raise...
April 17, 2010 - 12:00am
March 31, 2010
Health care reform bill debated by audience at local forum
WILLMAR -- Most of the people who attended a forum Tuesday in Willmar on rural health care coverage said they know someone who's struggling to...
March 31, 2010 - 12:00am
March 17, 2010
Dayton comes to Willmar running and swinging
WILLMAR -- Minnesota has grown by 200,000 people since Gov. Tim Pawlenty took office, but there are 33,000 fewer people working today. Minnesota has joined Wyoming, South Dakota and rural Louisiana as among the only states allowing four-day school weeks due to a lack of educational...
March 17, 2010 - 12:00am
March 6, 2010
Hill Grocery project makes visit possible
The visit by passive solar architects Tim Eian and Joe Gransee-Bowman to Montevideo was made possible by the partnership behind the Hill Grocery House project in Montevideo. Students in Matt Olson's construction trades class at the Montevideo High School are building a home that...
March 6, 2010 - 12:00am
March 5, 2010
Commentary: A new 'cure' for eccentrics
WASHINGTON -- Peter De Vries, America's wittiest novelist, died 17 years ago but his discernment of this country's cultural foibles still amazes.
March 5, 2010 - 12:00am