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Melania Trump will be back in spotlight, apparently to her surprise
Records published Oct. 28
NLS approves additional help in kindergarten classrooms
New London cyclist's life remembered in court; driver in accident sentenced
Hacked emails show Clinton aides surprised at 2015 email revelations
Gophers deal 21 with Brooks, Smith combo
Card girls CC team clinches fifth-straight state trip
Timberwolves' free agency waiting game already working out
Dubnyk makes 38 saves in Wild win over Sabres
National ranking not on teams' mind
Great Swedish Adventure begins and features woman with Willmar roots
Willmar native on 'The Voice'
1960's icon Bobby Vee dies at Minnesota care facility
Prince’s legendary vault is now open; song due out in November
Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in Literature
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Now is the perfect time for houseplant tasks
Social Security Administration declared a 0.3 percent cost-of-living adjustment for 2017
An Epic journey
Spooktacular: The whole family can help make ghostly yard ornaments
Kenley Jo Krogfus
Myron F. Koosmann
Wallace V. Ashburn
Tribune 2016 Endorsement: Elect Fernando Alvarado to Willmar's Ward 3 seat
Cindy Regan's letter: Clinton's corruption runs deep
Tribune 2016 Endorsement: Elect Julie Asmus to Willmar's Ward 2 seat
Colleen Thomson Michels letter: Schwantes is committed to public service
Suzie Richter letter: Get informed, then go and vote
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
March 13, 2015
Letter: Our unjust policy in Israel
Seldom have I agreed with what Richard Cohen writes, but last week in the March 5 edition I was surprised by some previously unspoken truths. He stated these facts: Israel was established upon Palestinian land. President Truman was the first world leader to recognize Israel and part...
March 13, 2015 - 1:47pm
September 19, 2014
Letter: Israel’s ethnic cleansing
On Aug. 31 Israel declared nearly 1,000 acres of Palestinian land southwest of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank as Israeli state land. With this recent land grab, there should be no doubt remaining that the goal of the current Israeli government is the ethnic cleansing of the...
September 19, 2014 - 3:00am
December 18, 2013
Letter: Facts vs. lies about Israel
In response to Patrick Foley’s letter Friday: It is downright dumbfounding to realize that many people like Mr. Foley can still believe and propagate the lie that Israel is an evil apartheid occupier. Any half-hearted attempt at an honest look at the facts of history would show...
December 18, 2013 - 12:00am
December 13, 2013
Letter: Break the bonds of apartheid
Much is being said about Nelson Mandela, who overcame apartheid in South Africa in spite of being called a terrorist by the U.S. government. That same Nelson Mandela has often spoken out against the apartheid that Israel is now imposing on the Palestinian people, saying it is worse...
December 13, 2013 - 2:00am
May 5, 2013
Israeli airstrikes prompt threats, anger in Syria
BEIRUT (AP) -- Israel rushed to beef up its rocket defenses on its northern border Sunday to shield against possible retaliation after carrying out two airstrikes in Syria over 48 hours - an unprecedented escalation of Israeli involvement in the Syrian civil war. By...
May 5, 2013 - 2:43pm
May 4, 2013
Israeli strike on Syria targeted weapons shipment
WASHINGTON (AP) -- An Israeli airstrike against Syria was targeting a shipment of advanced missiles believed to be bound for the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah, Israeli officials confirmed Saturday. By LOLITA C. BALDOR and RYAN LUCAS Associated Press WASHINGTON...
May 4, 2013 - 9:53am
May 3, 2013
Officials: Israel launches airstrike into Syria
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Israel launched an airstrike into Syria, apparently targeting a suspected weapons site, U.S. officials said Friday night. By LOLITA C. BALDOR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) -- Israel launched an airstrike into Syria, apparently targeting a...
May 3, 2013 - 11:03pm
March 21, 2013
Obama urges Israelis to compromise for peace
JERUSALEM (AP) -- President Barack Obama delivered an impassioned appeal Thursday for Israel to recognize that compromise will be necessary to achieve lasting security and to take steps to reverse an "undertow" of international isolation that is worsened by its failure to make peace...
March 21, 2013 - 1:16pm
Rockets hit Israel as Obama meets Palestinians
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) -- U.S. President Barack Obama is meeting Palestinian officials on the second day of his Mideast tour to emphasize the importance of reaching an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal, a message underscored Thursday when Palestinian militants in Gaza launched rockets...
March 21, 2013 - 7:01am
March 20, 2013
Obama in Israel for first trip as president
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) -- President Barack Obama is declaring common cause with Israel, highlighting the bonds between the United States and its Mideast ally. He says he has made Israel the first stop of the first trip of his second term to restate his commitment to Israel's security....
March 20, 2013 - 6:48am
February 6, 2013
Commentary: Courage of their convictions
Imagine six former directors of the CIA talking with a distinguished filmmaker and confessing to the murder of two terrorism suspects, ordering the assassination of others, alleging a lack of real leadership by the president and stating to the camera and the entire world that the...
February 6, 2013 - 12:00am
August 13, 2012
Student believes communication is way to peace between Israelis and Palestinians
WILLMAR -- Jad Zoughbi is a Palestinian Christian who believes communication is the way to peace between Israelis and Palestinians. Zoughbi,...
August 13, 2012 - 12:00am
March 31, 2012
Willmar, Minn., grandma and her grandson see ancient biblical sites on trip to Israel
Lois Norbie of Willmar taught Sunday school at her church for years. As she would recite the well-known Bible stories to her students -- the...
March 31, 2012 - 12:03am
March 5, 2012
Obama says force an option against Iran, but will try to talk Israel out of striking now
President Barack Obama says he doesn't want war but insists he would attack Iran if that was the only option left to stop that nation from getting...
March 5, 2012 - 7:12am