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Briefs: Former Obama aide calls Trump a 'psychopath'
Second case of switched babies shakes Canadian community
More bodies located beneath rubble in Italy quake zone
Wild about wine: Carlos Creek expands into Xcel Energy Center, other Twin Cities venues
National Guard soldiers return to Willmar after Kuwait deployment
Finally, the Wolves might give the Target Center two good teams
Roundup: Rockets advance in Class C state tournament
Anderson repeats in Match Play tourney
Vikings open new stadium with preseason win
Ridgewater rallies past Ellsworth, opens 2-0
Tickets on sale Friday for tours of Paisley Park
Mislabeled pills seized at Prince's home after his death
J.K. Rowling releasing 3 new 'Harry Potter' books
New Barn play continues this week
R2-D2 actor kenny Baker dead at 81
Milestones launching in September
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
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
Barbara A. Erickson
Oliver "Ollie" Moldestad
Kenneth C. Hensch
Roland E. "Rollie" Swenson
Letter: Nutrition must start early in life
Why can't political ads be truthful?
Dionne: Why Clinton Republicans matter
Parker: The GOP's Trumpian deflation
Cartoon by Steve Benson
Update: Shots fired outside Zorbaz in Spicer early Sunday
December 10, 2013
Gov. Dayton eases restrictions on propane transport
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton has extended an executive order that loosens some restrictions on transporting propane in Minnesota because of a shortage of the gas. The order eases regulation of the hours that propane can be transported. Dayton's order says the state's...
December 10, 2013 - 7:56am
November 22, 2013
Seifert seeks local support
WILLMAR — If a Republican is going to be elected governor in Minnesota, he will need votes from Democrats and independents, said former House...
November 22, 2013 - 11:05pm
Seifert brings campaign for governor to Willmar
WILMMAR – If Republicans are going to win elections in Minnesota they’ll need votes from non-Republicans, said former House minority...
November 22, 2013 - 1:05pm
November 19, 2013
Seifert set to announce run for Minn. governor
Forum News Service MARSHALL -- Former state Rep. Marty Seifert of Marshall will announce Thursday that he is running for the Republican governor nomination next year. Seifert plans campaign events in Marshall, St. Paul and Mankato. He will join several other...
November 19, 2013 - 3:40pm
November 13, 2013
Minn. governor suspends sex offender releases
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton today temporarily slammed the door on releasing anyone from the Minnesota Sex Offender Program, although a judicial panel will continue its consideration of releasing three offenders.
November 13, 2013 - 3:39pm
November 8, 2013
Governor’s 2014 opener will be in Bemidji
BEMIDJI — Gov. Mark Dayton announced Friday that Bemidji has been chosen as the host community for the Minnesota Governor’s Deer Hunting Opener to kick-off the 2014 firearms deer season. Dayton made the announcement at the 11th annual deer hunting opener celebration in Fergus...
November 8, 2013 - 11:06pm
October 24, 2013
Olivia lowers flags to half-mast in memory of Mary Page
OLIVIA - Olivia Mayor Suzanne Hilgert has ordered that all flags flying over public property within Olivia city limits be lowered to half staff from Thursday, October 24th until the evening of Friday, October 25, 2013 in honor of the passing of Mary Page, former Olivia...
October 24, 2013 - 2:03pm
August 19, 2013
Lower property taxes? No guarantees
ST. PAUL — The Dayton administration predicts Minnesotans’ property tax bills will fall next year.
August 19, 2013 - 1:00am
July 5, 2013
Minn. Senate leader Hann out of GOP governor race
ST. PAUL (AP) — The Republican leader of the Minnesota Senate is not running for governor next year. Sen. David Hann of Eden Prairie says Friday he's not joining the growing field of Republicans in the 2014 race. Hann says he decided his job as the Senate minority leader...
July 5, 2013 - 11:42am
July 1, 2013
Governor appoints two to Center for Rural Policy and Development
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton appointed two area residents to the Center for Rural Policy and Development, his office recently announced. He appointed Dawn Hegland, of Appleton, as the business representative to replace William McCormack. Hegland is the executive director of the Upper...
July 1, 2013 - 11:38pm
June 26, 2013
Update: State Sen. Dave Thompson to seek GOP nomination for governor
ST. PAUL -- Dave Thompson, who made his name as a conservative talk show host, says he stands out from other Republican gubernatorial candidates because he can work with Democrats and Republicans alike.
June 26, 2013 - 12:18pm