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'I voted' stickers for all, less test help for many
Man who died on Big Kandi identified
BHS yearbook adviser on paid leave
5 questions with ... KaSondra Staiger, Rancher, Hebron, N.D.
Hwy. 59 to close Tuesday near Appleton
Ramirez goal lifts Minnesota United FC over Orlando City SC
Strikeouts mount for struggling Sano
Dozier's homer leads Twins past Rays
Durant, favored Warriors shrug off parity talk
Alonso looks to return to work with Indy 500 win
Watch: 'Price is Right' contestant loses his mind as he breaks Plinko record
Former Arkansas Gov. takes 'Huckabee' from Fox News to religious broadcaster
Ellen DeGeneres lands new Netflix stand up special
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
Memorial Day 2017: Willmar, area communities plan cemetery services and more
Memorial Day travel volume expected highest since 2005
Fishing: Area opener a ray of sunshine
Art competition: High school artists gather in New London
Stories needed to create 'Milan: The Musical!'
Mary Ann Nagel
Marlyn W. Wacholz
Roger Herbert Holm
Laura Ione Rasmussen
25 ways to slow down and enjoy the summer
POW! BAM! WHAM! How to put the ARRRRR back in America.
Bursack: Dad needs help taking care of Mom but he won't allow it
Commentary: Health care for the future in our community
Letter: Playground is a community accomplishment
April 22, 2013
Minn. House expects long $11 billion health budget debate
By Don Davis and Danielle Killey Forum News Service ST. PAUL -- At least 600,000 more Minnesotans would get subsidized health care under a bill House Democrats expect to pass late tonight or early Tuesday. Republicans complain that even with increased spending for nursing homes and...
April 22, 2013 - 2:34pm
February 7, 2013
Vehicle hits rural Kimball, Minn., house, alcohol believed to be factor
KIMBALL — A 52-year-old Kimball man lost control of his vehicle, which struck an occupied residence around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday north of Kimball. According to a news release from Stearns County Sheriff John Sanner, Kyle Loy Christensen was driving eastbound on County Road 147 in...
February 7, 2013 - 10:30am
January 3, 2013
House re-elects Boehner speaker
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The House and Senate ushered in a new Congress Thursday, re-electing embattled Republican John Boehner speaker and hailing...
January 3, 2013 - 12:47pm
January 1, 2013
Details of Senate bill averting 'fiscal cliff'
Highlights of a bill approved Tuesday by the Senate aimed at averting wide tax increases and budget cuts scheduled to take effect in the new year. The measure would raise taxes by about $600 billion over 10 years compared with tax policies that were due to expire at midnight Monday....
January 1, 2013 - 7:11am
December 20, 2012
Unable to garner votes, Boehner holds off on 'Plan B' vote
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Confronted with a revolt among the rank and file, House Republicans abruptly scrapped a vote Thursday night on legislation allowing tax rates to rise for households earning $1 million and up, complicating attempts to avoid a year-end "fiscal cliff" that threatens...
December 20, 2012 - 9:26pm
November 12, 2012
Peterson seeks action on legislation before Thanksgiving
WASHINGTON -- U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, fresh off a comfortable re-election win, is lobbying Republicans who control the House to bring a farm bill up for a vote by year's end. The western Minnesota Democrat said the bill needs a decision before current federal farm policy expires...
November 12, 2012 - 12:00am
November 10, 2012
Open house slated for Monday at Lincoln Elementary in Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR -- The former Lincoln Elementary School will be open from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Monday for former students and community members who would like...
November 10, 2012 - 12:00am
November 7, 2012
UPDATE: Newman reelected in Senate 18, Urdahl in House 18A
GROVE CITY -- Sen. Scott Newman, R-Hutchinson, has been reelected to the Minnesota Senate in District 18 and Rep. Dean Urdahl, R-Grove City, will return to the state House of Representatives in District 18A. Unofficial returns showed that Newman had collected 22,060 votes while challenger...
November 7, 2012 - 8:49am
Urdahl leading for sixth term in District 18A House
GROVE CITY -- Rep. Dean Urdahl, R-Grove City, was leading early Wednesday in his re-election bid to the state House of Representatives in District 18A. With 54 percent of the precincts reporting, unofficial returns showed that Urdahl had collected 5,572 votes, 58 percent.
November 7, 2012 - 1:09am
Dahms will return to Minn. Senate in District 16
WILLMAR -- Voters have chosen to return Sen. Gary Dahms, R-Redwood Falls, to the Minnesota Senate to represent the new District 16. With 97 percent of the precincts reporting early Wednesday, Dahms was leading DFLer Ted L.
November 7, 2012 - 12:56am
Klobuchar in easy win; 2 House races tight
ST. PAUL -- Democratic U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar breezed to an easy re-election victory Tuesday and most U.S. House members from Minnesota won. However, House races with Republican Reps. Chip Cravaack and Michele Bachmann remained close late Tuesday. Winning U.S. Representatives included...
November 7, 2012 - 12:00am
November 3, 2012
Candidates find plenty to spar about
WILLMAR --District 17 senate and 17B house legislative candidates found plenty to spar about, a few things to agree on, but always differed on...
November 3, 2012 - 12:00am
November 1, 2012
Rural Grove City, Minn., house burns, cause undetermined
GROVE CITY -- The cause of a fire that burned a rural Grove City residence Wednesday afternoon is under investigation by the Meeker County Sheriff's Office and the State Fire Marshal's Office. According to Meeker County Sheriff Jeff Norlin, the Grove City Fire Department was dispatched...
November 1, 2012 - 9:25am
October 31, 2012
Sawatzky building trust
WILLMAR -- Minnesota needs to work together again, says Mary Sawatzky, 51, of Willmar, the DFL-endorsed candidate for the Minnesota House of...
October 31, 2012 - 12:00am
October 23, 2012
Lindus Construction blog: Know which home improvement projects require permits
October 23, 2012 - 8:49am