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Records published July 29
Work continues on Willmar's Minnesota Avenue
Parishioners salvage items from fire-damaged Sacred Heart church
Eden Valley woman injured in crash with tractor
Math, reading scores stall in latest round of Minnesota testing
Fast start propels Stingers past Waterloo
Peterson sets sights on another NFL record
Zimmer grateful for contract extension
Vikings expectations as high as a clear sky
Greenway enters his 11th and final training camp
Small town Lake Lillian gears up for big time production
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Sharing Netflix or HBO Go passwords now a federal crime
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Swanson — Winther
Schmidt -- Danielson
Lang -- Nieman
Frye -- Birkland
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
Alice M. Anderson
Charles "Jim" Syverson
Chris H. Nissen
Will: The path ahead for Hillary Clinton
Commentary: For Trump to Lose, GOP must let Clinton win
Commentary: Trump: Seeking victory through fear
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Commentary: Ted Cruz holds his nose
July 26, 2016
Canada to phase out older crude-by-rail tank cars by November
TORONTO—Canada will take older tank cars out of crude-by-rail service much earlier than originally planned, the government said on Monday,...
July 26, 2016 - 8:12am
July 25, 2016
Higher minimum wage, new laws begin Aug. 1 in Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's minimum wage rises August 1 and several new laws will hit the books. The state's large employers must pay at least $9.50...
July 25, 2016 - 11:50pm
July 23, 2016
Clinton tabs Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as running mate
TAMPA, Fla.—Hillary Clinton named U.S. Senator Tim Kaine as her running mate on Friday, making a safe choice that will help her present...
July 23, 2016 - 8:58am
July 22, 2016
Clinton picks Kaine as her running mate
TAMPA, Fla.—Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton named Sen. Tim Kaine as her running mate Friday night, according to multiple...
July 22, 2016 - 7:18pm
White House to review ban on military gear for police
WASHINGTON—The White House will revisit a 2015 ban on police forces getting riot gear, armored vehicles and other military-grade equipment...
July 22, 2016 - 11:04am
July 16, 2016
Classified portion of 9/11 report released
WASHINGTON—The U.S. Congress on Friday released a long-classified section of the official report on the Sept. 11 attacks that discussed...
July 16, 2016 - 10:23am
June 30, 2016
Committee recommends Willmar City Council approve human resources position
WILLMAR -- The Willmar City Council Labor Committee recommended the full council act to approve the establishment of a human resources director...
June 30, 2016 - 11:30pm
June 3, 2016
Feds consider Minnesota moose for endangered list
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Thursday announced that Minnesota’s rapidly declining moose herd may warrant protection under the federal...
June 3, 2016 - 10:53am
January 8, 2016
Minnesotans will be able to fly with state IDs, but only for next two years
ST. PAUL -- Americans may board commercial airlines for two more years with state identification cards that do not meet new federal guidelines. The federal Department of Homeland Security announced Friday it will not require Real ID-compliant cards until Jan. 22, 2018. However, states...
January 8, 2016 - 3:57pm
4-year-old Minnesota boy to undergo surgery that will enable him to smile for the first time
Four-year-old Ryan Larsen has never cracked a smile - not once, not ever. The Detroit Lakes boy is a one-in-a-million kid who suffers from Moebius...
January 8, 2016 - 8:37am
December 7, 2015
Dayton stays in-house in naming new health commissioner
ST. PAUL - Gov. Mark Dayton appointed his office's chief lawyer to run Minnesota government's largest agency. Emily Johnson Piper takes the commissioner's...
December 7, 2015 - 1:58pm
November 17, 2015
Feds offer Minnesota farmers money to help save monarch butterfly
Federal authorities are ready to give farmers in Minnesota and nine other states money to help save the iconic monarch butterfly. The...
November 17, 2015 - 9:44am
October 27, 2015
Wal-Mart seeks to test drones for home delivery, pickup
Wal-Mart has applied to U.S. regulators for permission to test drones for home delivery, curbside pickup and checking warehouse inventories,...
October 27, 2015 - 10:33am
October 23, 2015
Kiwanis recognizes Willmar man for community service
WILLMAR — Wayne S. Nelson of Willmar has received the 2015 Kiwanis Touch-A-Life Award. According to the announcement from the Willmar Noon...
October 23, 2015 - 2:38pm
August 19, 2015
Minnesota Opinion: Strengthen laws to hold government accountable
Even before Watergate, the Freedom of Information Act was helping guarantee public access to data, documents and other information Americans are entitled to and need to hold government — and government officials — accountable.
August 19, 2015 - 4:45am