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Holiday DWI enforcement in Minnesota kicks off statewide
Philippines to extradite ex-priest accused of abusing two North Dakota boys
Dayton: Shouldn't take long to elect two new legislators
Lawyer: Schoen was warned sexual harassment claims could become public during potential state auditor bid
The race to replace Schoen: Bigham is in, McNamara 'strongly leaning toward' a run
Vikings LB Emmanuel Lamur: Meeting Cuban relatives 'a blessing to think of on Thanksgiving'
Ex-Wild Jason Pominville, Marco Scandella enjoying new roles in Buffalo
Adam Thielen on verge of breaking Vikings' 1,000-yard receiving drought
Second albino deer found shot, killed in Wisconsin
Wild about turkeys: Hunters thankful for challenges
David Cassidy, 1970s teen idol who starred on 'The Partridge Family,' dies at 67
Inside RFD-TV, the network that covets rural and older viewers
Charlie Rose harassed us, eight women say
Why is Peter Dinklage still stuck playing characters defined by dwarfism?
From Fred and Ginger to Kate and Leo: When movie couples make fans hope for real-life love
Holidaze parade ushers in holiday season Saturday in downtown Willmar
What you need in your winter survival kit
'Made in America' concerts set by Prairie Arts Chorale
Generations section now available online
500 years of Reformation brings together some 800 people in Willmar
October/November issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
Keith Cleo Moist
Catherine A. Brainard
Harvey B. Beavers
Thanksgiving is a time to appreciate all our blessings
Commentary: Did Al Franken make a bad decision, or is he a creep? Look for the pattern.
Analysis: Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now
Garrison Keillor: It's Thanksgiving. Be Happy.
Letter: Farm economy needs rescuing
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball playoff preview
WCT Sports Show: Mid-Season Football Rankings
WCT Sports Show: Area volleyball contenders
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
WCT Sports Show: Ranks! And Picks!
Card of Thanks
Emma Anne Williams
November 8, 2017
Commentary: If only we could return to the old days of mass-shooting deaths
Maybe those of us who don't believe thoughts and prayers can stop bullets are aiming too high, pardon the pun, in our apparent fantasy that one...
November 8, 2017 - 11:02pm
November 7, 2017
Senators launch bipartisan push to enforce existing background checks law
WASHINGTON - Republican and Democratic lawmakers who remain bitterly opposed about expanding gun-control measures are banding together to demand...
November 7, 2017 - 5:05pm
October 8, 2017
No obvious answers to mass shootings
GRAND FORKS — Questions linger in the aftermath of the Las Vegas shootings, many of which may take months for law enforcement to investigate...
October 8, 2017 - 9:57am
October 5, 2017
Here's how much money Minn. candidates have received from gun control lobbyists
Pictured below is a representation of how much money Minnesota's political candidates received from gun control lobbyists during the 2016 election...
October 5, 2017 - 1:55pm
January 6, 2017
About one-fifth of gun buyers don't get background checks
• • About one in five gun owners in the U.S. said they purchased a firearm in the previous two years without undergoing a background check, according to a new study. • The result, from a 2015 survey, is an improvement, according to lead author Dr. Matthew Miller, of Northeastern...
January 6, 2017 - 10:25pm
Gun violence is studied less than other major causes of death
Research examining gun violence, and the funding to support it, significantly lags behind what would typically be expected for a major cause...
January 6, 2017 - 11:00am
December 17, 2016
Gun laws, mental health spending tied to fewer school shootings
As school shootings become more common in the U.S., they're happening less often in states with mandatory background checks on gun and ammunition...
December 17, 2016 - 8:24am
February 2, 2016
Letter: The media and gun control
Some editorials apparently fall more into the category of fiction than opinion. I believe this to be the case in the Jan. 20 editorial by the Forum of Fargo/Moorhead in the West Central Tribune. The Forum editorial writer scoffs at the suggestion that President Obama or his henchmen...
February 2, 2016 - 9:00am
December 6, 2015
Obama vows to defeat ‘new phase’ of terrorism
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama warned Americans Sunday the terrorist threat to the United States had evolved into a dangerous “new phase” in the aftermath of a deadly California shooting rampage, but vowed to destroy Islamic State and other militant groups.
December 6, 2015 - 11:44pm
October 3, 2015
Oregon sheriff who opposes gun control thrust into spotlight
About a month after the 2012 Sandy Hook school shootings, Douglas County Sheriff John Hanlin in Oregon posted a video on his Facebook page from conspiracy theorists who said the event might have been a hoax. A few days later, he wrote to Vice President Joe Biden, telling him to stay...
October 3, 2015 - 12:11am
April 16, 2014
Former New York Mayor Bloomberg to spend $50 million on gun control
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg ramped up his efforts to fight gun violence on Wednesday with a plan to spend $50 million on a grassroots network to organize voters on gun control. The initiative's political target is the powerful pro-gun lobby, including...
April 16, 2014 - 3:33pm
February 24, 2014
Supreme Court declines challenges to gun laws
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Supreme Court on Monday declined to wade into the politically volatile issue of gun control by leaving intact three court rulings rejecting challenges to federal and state laws.
February 24, 2014 - 9:41am
December 10, 2013
Biden announces mental health push on eve of Newtown anniversary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday announced a new push to increase access to mental health services with $100 million in new government funding nearly a year after a school shooting rampage in Newtown, Connecticut.
December 10, 2013 - 4:07pm
October 15, 2013
Confidentiality required for Sandy Hook school demolition crews
BOSTON (Reuters) - Workers tearing down Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, site of one of Americas worst school shootings, have been required by the town to sign confidentiality agreements barring them from discussing or photographing the site.
October 15, 2013 - 3:43pm
October 9, 2013
Third Colorado lawmaker faces possible recall for gun control votes
DENVER (Reuters) - Following the recall of two Democratic state senators in Colorado last month over their support for gun control laws, a third faces possible ouster, an outcome that would shift control of the state Senate to Republicans.
October 9, 2013 - 7:56am