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Trump revokes rules on transgender bathrooms
Minnesota congressman pressed about Trump at spirited but mostly civil town hall forum
Man charged with third-degree murder in Moorhead meth overdose death
GOP increases moves to boost punishment for highway protests
Suburban Twin Cities nightclub shut down in wake of shooting where 5 injured
Timberwolves' Thibodeau hasn't found trade he likes 'at this point'
Red-hot Gophers upset No. 24 Maryland, win 6th straight
Local Roundup: Warrior teams win two on Wednesday
Twins' Sano working to put down roots at third base
Santana on track to start season opener
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen
Around our region published Feb. 22
Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey
Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
Training can help surgeons tell patients best and worse scenarios
Reader News: Diaper Bears for Hope Pregnancy Center
Roger "Billy" Schlueter
Donald "Donnie" Clausen
Gladys M. Torbenson
Donna M. Goff
Tribune Editorial: Willmar City Council makes a good Holland decision
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Cartoon by Bruce Plante for Feb. 23
Minnesota Opinion: Kill Legislature's ridiculous secret-meeting exemption
Cartoon by Ed Fischer
January 31, 2017
Trump fires top government lawyer for defiance on immigration order
WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump fired the federal government's top lawyer Sally Yates on Monday after she took the extraordinarily...
January 31, 2017 - 7:48am
November 19, 2016
U.S. probing whether post-election incidents are hate crimes
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) — The U.S. Justice Department is investigating whether recent reports of intimidation and harassment, including...
November 19, 2016 - 11:50am
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