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U.S. bombers, fighters, stage show of force off North Korean coast
Activists tie themselves to Enbridge property in Bemidji
Trump turns sports into a political battleground with comments on NFL, Curry
Storm blows through Murdock overnight
Content with its content: Minnesota Public Radio celebrates 50th anniversary with events in Moorhead
Adam Thielen, Stefon Diggs look to end Vikings' 1,000-yard receiver drought
Mauer, with glittering numbers, plans to play every day
Prep Football: BOLD big on 'D'
Prep Football: Cards bring the heat
Prep Football: ACGC grinds down Osakis
Social media star Kylie Jenner reported pregnant
Minnesota and North Dakota share the most popular wedding song, but can you guess what it is?
Jimmy Kimmel gets heated about health-care bill, says Sen. Bill Cassidy 'lied right to my face'
CNN anchor ends segment early over commentator's bizarre 'boobs' remark
Jimmy Kimmel mocks Sean Spicer to his face about that inauguration crowd size incident
Printer Andy Kahmann of Montevideo named 2017 Prairie Disciple
Country Quilters show is this weekend in Willmar
'Almost Saved, But Lost' details snowstorm: New London native publishes book on 1873 blizzard that killed 12 people in Kandiyohi County
'Idiots' worth a visit at The Barn Theatre in Willmar
Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! Arts festival celebrates 20 years in Willmar
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
Live it!: Holistic approach to treatment looks at mind, body and spirit
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Flashy fall foliage: Spice up landscaping with brilliant colors
Conserving estate money no excuse for risking elder's health
Opinion: Alarm over decline in U.S. government spending for ag research
Tribune Editorial: TIF proposal for First Street South block is a good idea for Willmar
Watching "Vietnam," rethinking one's own youth
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
WCT Sports Show: Ranks! And Picks!
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball is back in full force
WCT Sports Show: Week One Pigskin Picks
Partners of tiny Fargo firm say anti-Muslim tirade by employee made their lives miserable
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June 29, 2017
House passes bills to crack down on 'sanctuary cities,' deported criminals who return to US
WASHINGTON - The House on Thursday passed two hard-line immigration bills that would penalize illegal immigrants who commit crimes and local...
June 29, 2017 - 5:46pm
August 2, 2016
Commentary: Home Sweet Honda
When I'm away a long time, I usually can't wait to get home and open the door—not to the house but to the car. Outside, hot air pounds...
August 2, 2016 - 12:30am
July 21, 2016
Women's group demands apology for Facebook comments by MN congressional candidate
A group is demanding that state Republican congressional candidate Stewart Mills apologize for Facebook comments it says disrespect women. A...
July 21, 2016 - 7:41am
June 23, 2016
One dead, one missing after house fire
BEMIDJI — One adult is dead and a 5-year-old child is still reported as missing after a fire destroyed a mobile home in the Hillcrest Manor...
June 23, 2016 - 5:30am
June 17, 2016
Editorial: Legislative leaders are failing Minnesotans
The leaders of Minnesota Legislature and Gov. Mark Dayton are no closer to an agreement on bonding, tax and transportation bills than they were...
June 17, 2016 - 6:00am
June 6, 2016
Willmar City Council approves residency restrictions for sex offenders
WILLMAR—With very little discussion the Willmar City Council approved an ordinance which restricts where registered sex offenders can live...
June 6, 2016 - 8:42pm
May 31, 2016
Candidates file for Minnesota House, Senate seats
WILLMAR — The following candidates have filed for seats in the Legislature representing area districts, according to information available Tuesday evening from the Minnesota Secretary of State’s website. Filing for state office closed at 5 p.m. Tuesday. Any candidate may withdraw...
May 31, 2016 - 11:34pm
May 3, 2016
Records published May 3
This is the records summary for May 3. Fraud WILLMAR — A woman reported online fraud involving an attempted home rental around 5 p.m. Sunday. The woman told police she inquired online about renting a Willmar home, and was told to send an individual a $900 Money Gram as a security...
May 3, 2016 - 12:00am
May 2, 2016
Nearly $1 billion separates Minnesota legislators on public works funding
ST. PAUL -- House and Senate leaders are far apart about how much to spend on public works projects. Nearly $1 billion apart. Minnesota Democratic...
May 2, 2016 - 5:45pm
April 18, 2016
District Republicans endorse Miller, Lang
OLIVIA — State Rep. Tim Miller and first-time office seeker Andrew Lang collected unanimous endorsements from the local Republican Party at the District 17 convention Saturday at Max’s Grill in Olivia. Lang, of Olivia, will challenge State Sen. Lyle Koenen, DFL-Clara City, this...
April 18, 2016 - 11:00pm
April 12, 2016
Transgender bathroom bill generates emotional testimony, but little else
ST. PAUL — A proposal to require transgender people to use the bathroom of their birth sex drew passionate testimony from both sides at the Minnesota Legislature Tuesday, but appears to be dead for the year. The measure, similar to controversial bills passed in states such as North...
April 12, 2016 - 11:10pm
March 30, 2016
Early morning fire destroys Clarkfield house
CLARKFIELD — A Clarkfield man escaped unharmed when an early morning fire destroyed his residence Wednesday, the Yellow Medicine County Sheriff’s Office reported. The Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call of the fire at 1:25 a.m. Wednesday at 713 13th Street. The Clarkfield Field...
March 30, 2016 - 11:22pm
March 23, 2016
Residency ordinance could greatly restrict where registered sex offenders could live in Willmar
WILLMAR — The Willmar City Council tabled a proposed city ordinance Monday night that would restrict where registered sexual offenders could live in the city. The ordinance will be brought back to a future Community Development committee meeting. “I’m struggling with this a...
March 23, 2016 - 11:21pm
March 8, 2016
Fire consumes Willmar house
WILLMAR — A house caught fire early Tuesday morning on the 1400 block of Fairacre Lane Southwest off of 15th Street in Willmar. The Willmar...
March 8, 2016 - 11:29pm
February 23, 2016
Ice fishing shelter removal deadlines approach
ST. PAUL — Deadlines for removing fish houses, dark houses and portable shelters from state waterways are approaching, according to the Minnesota...
February 23, 2016 - 11:11pm