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Mississippi horror: A timeline of 8 killings, including a sheriff's deputy, by one man in a single night
Manuel Noriega, a CIA spy turned drug-running dictator in Panama, dies at 83
Man who coerced child to smoke meth sentenced to jail, treatment
Jennie-O Turkey Store builds new plant in Melrose
New hotel opens in Spicer
Stingers add upgrades to Taunton
Prep Baseball: Spaulding shuts down Tigers in NLS' 3AA victory
Softball: KMS, BOLD still alive in 3A
Fischer, Obregon, Ackerman place in 8AA tennis tourney
Late goals lift Penguins in Stanley Cup Final opener
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
Lorenz, Gustafson win Memorial Day 5K
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
Timothy D. Claussen
Donald E. Bjork
Evelyn F. Carlson
AstroBob: Observing alert -- space station marathon is underway
Column: Lessons from a great leader
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
September 25, 2016
Trump tells Netanyahu he would recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital
WASHINGTON—Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on Sunday told Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that if elected, the United...
September 25, 2016 - 10:21pm
September 12, 2016
Canada may grant easier residency for foreign workers, minister says
TORONTO—Canada may make it easier for temporary foreign workers to get permanent residency and eventual citizenship, Immigration Minister...
September 12, 2016 - 2:23am
Drones keep watch as pilgrims ascend Mount Arafat for haj climax
ARAFAT, Saudi Arabia—Saudi authorities deployed drones to watch over nearly 2 million pilgrims as they ascended Mount Arafat at the climax...
September 12, 2016 - 1:16am
August 28, 2016
More bodies located beneath rubble in Italy quake zone
AMATRICE, Italy—Rescuers believe they have found more bodies buried deep in the rubble of the ruined town of Amatrice, five days after...
August 28, 2016 - 9:53pm
October 22, 2014
Minnesota to check some travelers for Ebola
The Minnesota Department of Health will soon begin monitoring all travelers from Ebola-affected countries. The roughly 10 people per week who return here from Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea will be contacted and monitored for 21 days, the incubation period for Ebola. It will be...
October 22, 2014 - 11:25pm
May 5, 2012
Cultural celebrations today in Willmar, Minn.
International Day Marketing students from Ridgewater College will present an International Day event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at the Willmar...
May 5, 2012 - 12:00am
August 31, 2010
BNI helps businesses develop word-of-mouth advertising
WILLMAR -- A new networking organization that helps businesses use relationships and word-of-mouth advertising to increase business is itself...
August 31, 2010 - 12:00am
June 30, 2010
St. John's history prof. discusses foreign policy issues while addressing local Kiwanis Noon Club
WILLMAR -- When it comes to foreign policy, few people voice their opinions as candidly as St. John's history professor Nick Hayes. He was the featured speaker Tuesday afternoon at the Kiwanis Noon Club in Willmar. In a mere 30 minutes, Hayes identified what he considers the biggest...
June 30, 2010 - 12:00am
June 21, 2010
Delta expands international service from Minneapolis
NEW YORK - Delta Air Lines Inc. said Monday it is expanding its international service from Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport with the addition of a flight to Mexico City and more frequent trips to London and Paris. New nonstop service between Minneapolis and Mexico City...
June 21, 2010 - 2:09pm
October 14, 2009
World Opinion: On the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency
An excerpt from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States . By The Associated Press On the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency: Even after Iran had been caught trying to conceal its nuclear facility near Qom, the head of the United Nations nuclear inspectors...
October 14, 2009 - 12:00am
September 9, 2009
Vintage Farmall B tractor to take center stage at this year's Atwater Threshing Days
Around 1946, when Carol Ringler was barely big enough to see over the steering wheel, she climbed into the seat of a red International Harvester...
September 9, 2009 - 12:00am
July 27, 2009
Letter: Take action against torture
As evidence continues to surface about torture and other human rights abuses that occurred under the previous administration, it becomes increasingly clear that we must take action to deter such abuses of power in the future.
July 27, 2009 - 12:00am
May 15, 2009
Jennie-O will get trade award
May 15, 2009 - 12:00am
November 11, 2008
Litchfield Bobcat plant expecting change
LITCHFIELD -- Doosan Infracore International Attachments in Litchfield, known by many as an attachments factory for Bobcat Company, will see some changes in upcoming months as the demand for construction equipment declines and the struggling economy affects other Bobcat Company plants. Nikki...
November 11, 2008 - 12:00am
October 16, 2008
Local organists to celebrate International Year of the Organ
It could be called the organ concert heard 'round the world. The American Guild of Organists is asking members in the United States (and friends in other countries) to hold an organ concert or program Sunday as part of the 2008-09 International Year of the Organ celebration. In...
October 16, 2008 - 12:00am