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New master plan addresses maintenance, repair issues at historic Willmar City Auditorium
Video: Bunnies and Chicks Featured at Library
RNs in midst of contract talks urge Willmar's Rice hospital to invest in its nurses
Master plan outlines upgrades to extend life of City Auditorium
Bluegrass Proteins acquires Dawson plant, begins hiring workers
NHL Playoffs: Wild blow late lead, lose to Avs
Twins walk past Blue Jays in Game 2 to sweep twin bill
Prep Baseball: Tribune area prep previews
Prep Baseball: State champ Warriors keeping level heads
Stephen Colbert named to takeover 'Late Show' on CBS
4-part harmony on stage Saturday at WEAC in Willmar, Minn.
Bemidji featured as FX posts first seven minutes of 'Fargo' series
Mickey Rooney, versatile actor and master showman, dies At 93
David Letterman to retire from CBS 'Late Show' In 2015
Family Dollar to cuts jobs, plans to close about 350 stores
Green Mill reopens after extensive remodel
BlackBerry severs sales ties with T-Mobile
Nominatinations sought for B2B’s ‘5 Over 40’ issue in west central Minnesota
GlenOaks expands services offered at Village Apartments in New London
Mildred "Micky" H. Wermager
Chester "Chet" L. Olsen
For area Magic: The Gathering fans, it’s more than just a game
Twitter rolls out new look to user profile pages
Motorcycle safety: Training key to saving lives this riding season
Valle — Steinhaus
Monson — Wetterling
Cartoon by Marshall Ramsey
Letter: Bill won’t end bullying
Editorial: Underage drinking is always dangerous
Editorial: Boston responds through strength, to reclaim it's
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
January 6, 2012
Dayton to hold first American Indian education summit Monday
ROSEVILLE - Gov. Mark Dayton will convene the first Governor's American Indian Education Summit on Monday, with the goal of improving access to high quality education opportunities to all Minnesota youth. The summit will bring together tribal and state education leaders, as well...
news / local
January 6, 2012 - 12:02pm
November 4, 2010
Victims identified in Red Lake shooting; suspect remains at large
The Red Lake Department of Public Safety today released the names of the victims and the suspect in Wednesday's shootings in Redby. The shootings happened at about 3 p.m. in Redby, which is about five miles east of Red Lake on the Red Lake Indian Reservation. According to authorities,...
news / state
November 4, 2010 - 3:48pm
FBI: 3 shot on Red Lake Indian Reservation; 1 said to be dead
The FBI is leading the search for a Redby, Minn., man wanted in connection with the shooting of three people Wednesday on the Red Lake Indian Reservation northwest of Bemidji. Several residents of Redby and nearby Red Lake said one of the victims had died. Law enforcement would...
news / state
November 4, 2010 - 10:55am
March 30, 2010
Grand jury indicts Ponemah man in fatal crash on Red Lake Indian Reservation
RED LAKE, Minn. -- A grand jury has indicted a Ponemah, Minn., man in a crash that killed his passenger on the Red Lake Indian Reservation. Prosecutors say 61-year-old Bruce Wilson Dow was drunk when his vehicle rolled over after he lost control of it last October. The passenger...
news / state
March 30, 2010 - 10:17am
November 10, 2009
Hunter shoots exotic axis deer in northwest Minnesota
A deer hunter in northwestern Minnesota shot what turned out to be an axis deer Sunday. An exotic species, axis deer are native to India. Stuart Bensen, conservation officer for the Department of Natural Resources in Erskine, said he received a call Sunday afternoon from a hunter...
news / outdoors
November 10, 2009 - 12:00am
October 30, 2009
Indian country says it's happy with Obama efforts
ST. PAUL -- Relations between American Indian tribes and the federal government have turned around significantly since Barack Obama became the president, tribal leaders remarked Thursday after a two-day St.
news / nation
October 30, 2009 - 12:00am
May 29, 2009
Minnesota seeks repeal of Indian banishment
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's request to overturn a federal law that threw Dakota and Winnebago Indians out of the state can become a way to teach...
news / region / state
May 29, 2009 - 12:00am
February 10, 2009
Commentary: A snapshot of Lincoln 200 years after birth
It is one of my duties as Minnesota's commissioner on the national Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission to outline the president's impact upon Minnesota. It is appropriate to highlight Lincoln and Minnesota now, since Feb. 12 marks the 200th anniversary of his birth. Lincoln never...
commentary / opinion
February 10, 2009 - 12:00am
December 27, 2008
Belated American Indian funeral to bring Ponemah family closure
Traditional American Indian funeral services Sunday will open the way for Delma Elizabeth Hardy - after more than 12 years - to join her ancestors...
news / state
December 27, 2008 - 9:00am
December 11, 2008
American Indian elders foretold Depression
FORT THOMPSON -- It was summer, just before the start of the Great Depression that gripped the nation throughout the 1930s. On the Crow Creek Reservation, kunsis (grandmothers) spoke to takojas (grandchildren), foretelling of difficult days ahead.
news / nation
December 11, 2008 - 12:00pm
July 24, 2008
Wahpeton war hero given Rough Rider award
HANKINSON, N.D. (AP) - The late Woodrow Wilson Keeble, the only full-blooded Sioux Indian to receive the nation's top military honor, has now been given North Dakota's highest honor, the Theodore Roosevelt Rough Rider award. At Wednesday's ceremony, Gov. John Hoeven unveiled a portrait...
July 24, 2008 - 8:00am