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Charges: Couple ran 'large-scale' sex trafficking enterprise in Washington County
CIA ex-chief cites signs of possible Trump campaign ties to Russia
Manchester Suicide Bomber Identified as Salman Abedi
Former James Bond actor Roger Moore dies
International Space Station emergency spacewalk underway
Finally healthy, Banham is set for return home to take on the Lynx
Baseball: Wildcats split but clinch
Local Roundup: Litchfield tennis team heading back to state
True Team Track: Willmar boys repeat as Class AA champions
Curry hits 36 as Golden State advances to NBA finals
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
'Last Man Standing': 20th Century Fox TV to seek new home for Tim Allen comedy
ABC's 'American Idol' reboot lands pop music superstar as first confirmed judge
'Scandal' will end next year, ABC president confirms
Fishing: Area opener a ray of sunshine
Art competition: High school artists gather in New London
Stories needed to create 'Milan: The Musical!'
Minnesota Orchestra brings classical music to Willmar
Vinyls unveiled for traffic signal boxes in Willmar
Dr. Richard Clausen
Lisa Rierson Axelson
Michel H. Hinrichsen
Michael Thomas Cullen
Richard G. Black
Garrison Keillor: One more modest proposal
Midwest Opinion: Local youth sports can help fight drug abuse
Letter: Getting even after the fact
Letter: Welcome the new splash pad
Cartoon by Ed Fischer
September 15, 2010
American Opinion: On how federal health care legislation
An excerpt from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States: From The Associated Press On how federal health care legislation: America is graying due to lower birthrates after the baby boomers came to be. That means relatively fewer people will be paying taxes to support...
September 15, 2010 - 12:00am
August 17, 2010
Farmers offer their thoughts on the 2012 farm bill
WILLMAR -- Managing the risk in agriculture is a common refrain when farmers gather to discuss their ideas for the 2012 farm bill. "Risk management is a moving target," said Dave Frederickson, outreach director for U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar. "(Farmers) want to make sure the next farm...
August 17, 2010 - 12:00am
July 6, 2010
Cap and trade could benefit agriculture if it has role in shaping climate legislation
WILLMAR -- Climate change legislation could offer economic benefits to farmers, if they have a role in shaping it. That's the gist of a study...
July 6, 2010 - 12:00am
June 3, 2010
New laws aims to prevent spread of invasive species
WILLMAR -- New legislation strengthens, but does not go far enough to combat the threat of aquatic invasive species moving into area lakes. "They...
June 3, 2010 - 12:00am
May 18, 2010
Sen. Torres Ray says she opposes Sen. Gimse's ICE legislation
WILLMAR -- Sen. Patricia Torres Ray, DFL-Minneapolis, made known her opposition to the legislation that Sen. Joe Gimse, R-Willmar, introduced to train local law enforcement officers at a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement center in South Carolina. The bill -- which was not...
May 18, 2010 - 12:04am
May 13, 2010
Vetting of local sen.'s immigration bill expected to continue
WILLMAR -- Kandiyohi County Sheriff Dan Hartog is intrigued by the possibility that state-funded training could be available on illegal immigration. "Any education is good when it comes to dealing with different things," said Hartog, in response to a bill introduced this week by...
May 13, 2010 - 12:00am
May 12, 2010
Gimse's bill would fund training for immigration enforcement
ST. PAUL -- A bill authored by Sen.
May 12, 2010 - 12:00am
April 6, 2010
School nutrition bill aimed at reducing childhood obesity would spend $4.5B
April 6, 2010 - 4:21pm
November 9, 2009
Swift County may seek changes to simplify permitting of mini trucks
BENSON -- What started out as a seemingly simple request to allow mini trucks to travel on Swift County roads could end up back in the lap of...
November 9, 2009 - 12:00am
August 27, 2009
Letter: Energy bill needs support
The U.S. spends $600 billion importing oil every year. We ship boatloads of that money to countries hostile toward the U.S. We also borrow a lot of that money from China. Currently, our economy is in shambles and unemployment is running at record levels. Wouldn't you think that a...
August 27, 2009 - 12:00am
December 8, 2008
Some seeing red over the Green Acres preservation regulations
WILLMAR -- County assessors and farmers have been stewing about how to handle revisions to the state's Green Acres land preservation program. A last-minute legislative change made this spring is creating extra work for assessors and has the potential to cost farmers more money in...
December 8, 2008 - 12:00am