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Governor to receive invite to tour Appleton prison
Records for Aug. 27
New London depot makes another historic move
Community steps forward to help as water recedes
From digging to grain bins, farmers face varied dangers
Ridgewater rallies past Ellsworth, opens 2-0
NLS volleyball team wins two at Albany Invite
Ridgewater rallies past Ellsworth, opens 2-0
Molitor proceeding with caution on Mauer return
Maybe Bridgewater should just take a knee until Week 1
Tickets on sale Friday for tours of Paisley Park
Mislabeled pills seized at Prince's home after his death
J.K. Rowling releasing 3 new 'Harry Potter' books
New Barn play continues this week
R2-D2 actor kenny Baker dead at 81
Milestones launching in September
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
Roland E. "Rollie" Swenson
Harold (Bill) William Wright
Cartoonist Opinions for Aug. 27
Letter: Our declining moral values
Why can't political ads be truthful?
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Letter: Nutrition must start early in life
August 15, 2015
Editorial: Thank you to the Greatest Generation of WW II
The ceremonies marking the Japan surrender anniversary began a half a world away Friday across the International Dateline. Friday marked the...
August 15, 2015 - 6:00am
March 17, 2015
Time stands still in Japan’s village of scarecrows
NAGORO, Japan — Tsukimi Ayano made her first scarecrow 13 years ago to frighten off birds pecking at seeds in her garden. The life-sized straw...
March 17, 2015 - 9:00am
October 8, 2013
Ford comes from behind in China to stun Japanese rivals
BEIJING (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co (F.N: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) is poised to overtake its Japanese rivals on the top seller's list in China as Toyota Motor Corp (7203.T: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) and Honda Motor Co (7267.T: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock...
October 8, 2013 - 7:58am
September 14, 2013
Trains keep Japan flowing
I don’t get around much … but recently I found myself on the bullet train to Kyota. At 180 mph, the Japanese country side passes in a blur...
September 14, 2013 - 12:04am
December 3, 2012
Ya, Sure blog: Best and worst of November in Japan
December 3, 2012 - 8:54am
August 28, 2012
Ya, Sure blog: Is it un-American?
August 28, 2012 - 8:57am
August 20, 2012
Ya, Sure blog: Two dreams, one day
August 20, 2012 - 8:56am
April 1, 2011
Ishikawa to give 2011 earnings for Japan relief efforts
By Doug Ferguson, AP Golf Writer JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Ryo Ishikawa first made people take notice because of his golf.
April 1, 2011 - 12:00am
March 18, 2011
Commentary: The Japan Syndrome
In the 1979 movie "The China Syndrome," reporter Kimberly Wells (played by Jane Fonda) witnesses an accident at a nuclear power plant and then uncovers a plot to keep it a secret in order to protect the power company's billion-dollar investment.
March 18, 2011 - 8:40am
March 17, 2011
Commentary: It was just a time for crying last weekend
"Did you have a nice weekend?" a friend asked on Monday, before recounting all the fun things he and his kids did over the weekend. I'm sure I looked at him as if he had just arrived from Mars. "What did you do for fun?" he insisted. I watched television last weekend, something I...
March 17, 2011 - 8:37am
March 14, 2011
Man with local ties is safe after tsunami scare, his family says
NEW LONDON -- Elaine Awe of New London says her grandson, Jon Awe, is safe, unharmed and back in South Korea. Jon Awe was on an airplane that...
March 14, 2011 - 12:00am
March 12, 2011
Explosion at Japan nuke plant, disaster toll rises
IWAKI, Japan -- An explosion at a nuclear power station Saturday destroyed a building housing the reactor, but a radiation leak was decreasing...
March 12, 2011 - 10:25am
March 11, 2011
Major tsunami damage in N Japan after 8.9 quake
TOKYO (AP) -- A magnitude 8.9 earthquake slammed Japan's northeastern coast early today, unleashing a 13-foot (4-meter) tsunami that swept boats, cars, buildings and tons of debris miles inland.
March 11, 2011 - 1:50am
June 23, 2009
Toyota shareholders OK founder's grandson as head
TOYOTA, Japan -- Toyota shareholders approved the appointment of the company founder's grandson Akio Toyoda as new president Tuesday, hoping that reaching back to the automaker's family roots will help steer the manufacturer out of its worst ever crisis. More than 3,300 shareholders...
June 23, 2009 - 3:45am