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U.S. jobless claims decline from five-month high
CIA: Russia intervened to help Trump win
Wall Street again marks new highs in post-election run
Litchfield police officer facing DWI charges
Holiday Express rolls through Kandiyohi County
Tough night on ice
Morris/CA boys down Lakers in OT
Card slow, then stop, St. Cloud Tech
LQPV rebounds in second half, wins in OT
Cards warm up for Classic with win over Rocori
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
Who's the most overpaid actor in Hollywood?
Benson, Minn., native pens: 'Mama's Knight: A Cancer Story of Love'"
Heavy teenage drinking linked to abnormal brain development
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Vernon "Bud" Blindt
Enid Evangeline Martell Olson
Cheryl (Cheri) Rae Downs Holgerson
Henry "Hank" Weseman
Letter: Let's show more appreciation
Letter: Why downtowns are failing
Letter: More alike than different
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Our values have hit rock bottom
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
November 14, 2016
Iowa community's plunge into whitewater pays off; Granite Falls may take a page out of their playbook
GRANITE FALLS — The answer to whether Granite Falls can turn the Minnesota River into a destination whitewater park might be found 255...
November 14, 2016 - 8:00am
November 3, 2016
Iowa man charged for ambush murder of two police officers
An Iowa man who had several run-ins with police and was banned from his daughter's high school after waving a Confederate flag was charged with...
November 3, 2016 - 7:20pm
November 2, 2016
Gunman suspected of killing two Iowa police officers acted alone
DES MOINES, Iowa—Two Iowa policemen were shot dead on Wednesday in ambush attacks while sitting in their patrol cars, and a suspect who...
November 2, 2016 - 5:41pm
Update: Suspect in Iowa police shootings captured
Updated at 10:09 a.m. DES MOINES, Iowa - Police in Iowa said on Wednesday, Nov. 2, they have captured a man suspected of killing two police...
November 2, 2016 - 8:51am
Gophers hope for bounce back against Iowa
MINNEAPOLIS—Within wet and foggy Beaver Stadium on Saturday, Gophers wide receiver Drew Wolitarsky approached quarterback Mitch Leidner moments after Penn State completed a 29-26 comeback win in overtime. What did Wolitarsky have to say? "What do you do when adversity strikes...
October 2, 2016 - 11:46pm
September 26, 2016
Swift County Administrator expected to submit resignation during special meeting Tuesday
BENSON—The Swift County Commissioners will hold a special meeting 10 a.m. tomorrow when County Administrator Mike Pogge-Weaver is expected...
September 26, 2016 - 12:36pm
February 3, 2016
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
February 3, 2016 - 1:00am
February 1, 2016
Iowa caucus: Cruz beats Trump, Clinton holds slim lead
DES MOINES, IOWA — U.S. Senator Ted Cruz beat billionaire Donald Trump in Iowa’s Republican presidential nominating contest Monday, upsetting...
February 1, 2016 - 11:45pm
January 28, 2016
Trump overshadows Republican debate even as he sits it out
DES MOINES, Iowa — Republican front-runner Donald Trump skipped a presidential debate in Iowa Thursday after a flurry of last-minute negotiations...
January 28, 2016 - 11:27pm
January 27, 2016
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
January 27, 2016 - 2:00am
November 30, 2015
College Football: Wild weekend makes it easy for CFP committee
The College Football Playoff selection committee will never be able to make five conference champs go into four spots, but a wild two days of games over the holiday weekend made the equation about as simple as possible
November 30, 2015 - 4:56am
October 8, 2015
Minnesota-based Mills Fleet Farm courting suitors for potential sale
BRAINERD —Mills Fleet Farm may have a new ownership later this year or early in 2016. Mills Fleet Farm confirmed this week it is in the process of looking at a large pool of business suitors to find the right one to take the company to the next level of growth for the...
October 8, 2015 - 9:12am
September 24, 2015
Minnesota, Iowa take biggest economic hits
WILLMAR — The outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza in 2015 struck a number of states, but Minnesota and Iowa suffered the greatest economic harm by a country mile. The economic losses in Minnesota due to the 2015 outbreak are calculated at $647.2 million, said Brigid...
September 24, 2015 - 11:38pm
July 7, 2015
Vaccine not at top of federal avian flu response plan
WASHINGTON — Poultry producers and government officials are preparing for a predicted renewed fall avian flu outbreak, such as improving biosecurity, but they disagree about whether a vaccine should be used. The U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee on Tuesday heard from federal officials...
July 7, 2015 - 11:03pm
June 16, 2015
Iowa governor eases manure rules to aid bird flu cleanup
Iowa Governor Terry Branstad signed a proclamation this week that will allow poultry and egg producers in 18 counties hit by bird flu to more easily dispose of manure and dead birds from affected farms. As the number of new cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza slows, poultry...
June 16, 2015 - 3:04pm