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Fox News veteran Alan Colmes dies at 66
Ireland passes law to make buying sex a crime
Winning Powerball ticket worth $435 million sold in Indiana
Pope: 'Better to be atheist than hypocritical Catholic'
Trump revokes rules on transgender bathrooms
Timberwolves' Thibodeau hasn't found trade he likes 'at this point'
Red-hot Gophers upset No. 24 Maryland, win 6th straight
Local Roundup: Warrior teams win two on Wednesday
Twins' Sano working to put down roots at third base
Santana on track to start season opener
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen
Around our region published Feb. 22
Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey
Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
Training can help surgeons tell patients best and worse scenarios
Reader News: Diaper Bears for Hope Pregnancy Center
Roger "Billy" Schlueter
Donald "Donnie" Clausen
Gladys M. Torbenson
Donna M. Goff
Tribune Editorial: Willmar City Council makes a good Holland decision
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Cartoon by Bruce Plante for Feb. 23
Minnesota Opinion: Kill Legislature's ridiculous secret-meeting exemption
Cartoon by Ed Fischer
Trump revokes rules on transgender bathrooms
President Donald Trump's administration on Wednesday revoked landmark guidance to public schools letting transgender students use the bathrooms...
1 hour 57 min ago
February 22, 2017
Minnesota congressman pressed about Trump at spirited but mostly civil town hall forum
SARTELL, Minn. — At the 14 town-hall forums Rep. Tom Emmer held in the last two years, an average of 40 to 50 people showed up to get the...
10 hours 33 min ago
GOP increases moves to boost punishment for highway protests
ST. PAUL—Minnesota Republican House members on Wednesday amplified their moves to increase penalties for people who block highways, airports...
10 hours 40 min ago
Former Minnesota legislative leaders together again, this time as university regents
ST. PAUL—Steve Sviggum is about to rejoin Dean Johnson, but the pair from opposite political parties who held the top legislative positions...
11 hours 9 min ago
White House delays revamped immigration order to next week, official says
WASHINGTON -- The White House has pushed back the release of a new executive order to replace its directive suspending travel to the United States...
15 hours 41 min ago
Trudeau defends move to give U.S. agents more powers in Canada
OTTAWA—Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday, Feb. 22, defended plans to give more powers to U.S. border agents stationed...
16 hours 47 min ago
Trump seeks jobs advice from some firms that offshore U.S. work
WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump, who has vowed to stop U.S. manufacturing from disappearing overseas, is seeking job-creation advice...
18 hours 30 min ago
White Earth's Soule to be Minnesota State board member
ST. PAUL—A White Earth Nation judge will join the Minnesota State board of trustees. Gov. Mark Dayton on Wednesday, Feb. 22, named George...
18 hours 31 min ago
Ex-opioid addict: Doctors only want to prescribe 'pills, pills, pills, pills'
ST. PAUL — Cindy Woldstad lived in pain, then became hooked on opioid painkillers. While being treated in Hibbing, doctors only wanted...
22 hours 15 min ago
Stenehjem: 'Very likely' North Dakota will sue feds for cleanup costs
BISMARCK—North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem said it's "very likely" the state will sue the federal government to recoup cleanup...
23 hours 42 min ago
February 21, 2017
Minnesota Legislature begins work to overhaul teacher licensing
ST. PAUL—After years of complaints, a lawsuit and a court finding the state Board of Teaching in contempt, Minnesota lawmakers appear to...
February 21, 2017 - 9:37pm
Trump to leave protections for U.S. 'dreamer' migrants
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump's administration plans to consider almost all illegal immigrants subject to deportation, but will leave...
February 21, 2017 - 1:40pm
Trump condemns 'horrible and painful' anti-Semitic threats
WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump denounced anti-Semitism in the United States on Tuesday, Feb. 21, in his most forceful remarks to date...
February 21, 2017 - 10:41am
February 20, 2017
Sunday liquor sales, banned since statehood, inch forward in Minnesota
ST. PAUL — Minnesota representatives lifted their glasses to Sunday liquor store sales, the first time either chamber of the state Legislature...
February 20, 2017 - 8:23pm
Trump's defense chief says in Iraq: We're not here for your oil
BAGHDAD, Iraq—The U.S. military is "not in Iraq to seize anybody's oil," Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said as he arrived for talks with...
February 20, 2017 - 5:44pm