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Minnesota potato salad thief pleads guilty
Negative tone of White House race sours young voters
New chalet set to open at destination northern Minnesota ski resort
New Jack Pine Brewery breaks ground in Baxter
Chevron sees big profits in California despite regulations
WCT Sport Show: 5A tournament filled with state contenders
WCT Sport Show: Willmar preps for TRF, four locals vie for 6AAA section
Roundup: Cardinals volleyball team 2-2 at Moorhead Invite
Timberwolves could win 50 games... or miss playoffs
Managers win measure of credit for World Series showdown
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
'Wayside School' opens tonight at The Barn
Rolling Stones to release new album in December
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
Kathleen H. Diederich
Paul E. Biermann
Marlene M. Heipler
Arlene D. Rudy
Mervin LeRoy Speckman "Doc"
Presidential Endorsement: This time for president, none of the above
John Gehrking letter: Sawatzky is a typical politician
Paul Hoffer letter: Lang is ready to serve his district
Dionne commentary: Trump is not a GOP aberration
Estrich commentary: Trump is the uncontrollable man
July 30, 2016
High court race is a Minnesota question
ST. PAUL—All Minnesota voters face one at least one race in the Aug. 9 primary election, two challengers to Supreme Court Justice Natalie Hudson, who Dayton appointed less than a year ago. One candidate will be eliminated in the primary, leaving two for the Nov. 8 general election....
July 30, 2016 - 7:28am
July 11, 2016
Commentary: America's dual-track system of justice
SAN DIEGO—One of Donald Trump's favorite words is "rigged." From trade deals to the GOP nominating process, everything is rigged. And the presumptive Republican presidential nominee got the chance to use the "r-word" liberally last week when FBI Director James Comey put on...
July 11, 2016 - 12:00am
May 19, 2016
Trump’s Supreme Court list includes Minnesota justice
ST. PAUL - Republican presumptive presidential nominee Donald Trump would consider appointing Minnesota Supreme Court Justice David Stras to...
May 19, 2016 - 5:30am
March 7, 2016
Letter: Hear the Obama justice nominee
The people have already chosen when they re-elected President Obama by 5 million votes. Our Constitution states, “The president shall appoint.”...
March 7, 2016 - 2:00am
February 16, 2016
‘I have a job and I don’t want to shirk it,’ Klobuchar says
ST. PAUL — U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar says she has a job, which includes vetting any U.S. Supreme Court nominee, and is not seeking a position...
February 16, 2016 - 11:29pm
February 15, 2016
Klobuchar, Kelly make the court watch list
WASHINGTON — Even as practical, political and legal chaos reigned after Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s sudden death Saturday, list-makers were speculating on possible replacements. The lists are traditional when a spot opens up but sometimes hold little currency. But for...
February 15, 2016 - 11:16pm
January 8, 2016
Willmar gets a peak behind the doors of the state Supreme Court
WILLMAR — The newest member of the Minnesota Supreme Court was in Willmar Friday, giving local judges and attorneys a glimpse inside the workings...
January 8, 2016 - 11:36pm
April 9, 2015
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
April 9, 2015 - 1:00am
February 13, 2015
Lower wages become an issue for state justice system
ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s justice system is back to normal speed after recession-induced budget cuts slowed it down, but state court officials now say they face a problem of losing employees to better pay elsewhere in government.
February 13, 2015 - 11:56pm
April 26, 2014
Commentary: The new politics of crime today
This week’s announcement that the Justice Department will expand the criteria for offering clemency marks a new, and long overdue, chapter in the politics of crime. Under the new rules, low-level nonviolent offenders who have served at least 10 years of their sentence, have no history...
April 26, 2014 - 12:05am
April 25, 2012
Defendant to serve prison time for crime spree
OLIVIA -- A defendant who had eluded law officers while on a crime spree last summer has pleaded guilty. Matthew James Wrobleski, 38, of Willmar,...
April 25, 2012 - 12:00am
March 30, 2012
New Plateaus blog: Trayvon Martin's death offers opportunity to reform justice
March 30, 2012 - 8:23am
September 11, 2011
Information meeting on justice circles set Monday in Willmar
WILLMAR -- There will be an information meeting about Kandiyohi County Community Justice Circles at 5:30 p.m.
September 11, 2011 - 6:00am
December 4, 2010
Denial of restitution leaves open wound for mom, dad
OLIVIA -- The parents of a young man killed in a motor vehicle accident have found their efforts to seek restitution for losses beyond that provided...
December 4, 2010 - 12:00am
August 6, 2010
Judge's words may be last in grower's long dispute with city of Watson
MONTEVIDEO -- The final words in the long-festering dispute between the city of Watson and vegetable grower Aziz Ansari may be these: "I want...
August 6, 2010 - 12:00am