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Saving Rick's place: Friends rally to help keep Willmar man in his home
Chris Wallace to Reince Priebus: 'You Don't Get to Tell Us What to Do'
Box Office: 'Lego Batman' flies high over 'Great Wall,' 'Fist Fight'
Five injured in Pope County head-on crash with ambulance
Restarting out of bankruptcy, company revives former MN mining operation
Local Roundup: WarHawks drop second straight at New Ulm
Four Cards off to state
Prep Wrestling: Willmar wins fourth-straight section crown
Zucker and linemates lead Wild past Predators
Berrios more comfortable, feels command improving
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
Driving a hard bargain for taxes
States' rights? Not so much, when it comes to retirement savings
Murder and Mayhem are hers to tell in Redwood County
Fagen Fighters Museum in Granite Falls listed as a top Minnesota attraction
The many meanings of Valentine's Day
Winifred E. O'Leary
Ronnie D. Clark
Donna M. Goff
Marlyn K. Sandry
Arlene L. Mortenson
Letters: Principles to guide our lives
AstroBob: Ride the roller coaster to solar minimum
Swift: Do-it-yourself Dad may be least patient patient of all
Veeder: The new good 'ol days are on their way
Phillips: Dealing with difficult people easier with kindness
August 23, 2016
President Barack Obama tours Louisiana promises support
BATON ROUGE, La.—U.S. President Barack Obama walked door to door in an East Baton Rouge Parish neighborhood Tuesday, hugging people and...
August 23, 2016 - 7:45pm
August 19, 2016
Trump, Pence visit flooded Louisiana as governor warns against 'photo op'
BATON ROUGE, La.—U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and his running mate arrived in the flood-damaged city of Baton Rouge...
August 19, 2016 - 12:44pm
August 16, 2016
Flooding disaster that killed seven in Louisiana, now menaces Texas
LIVINGSTON, La.—Overwhelmed rivers in much of southern Louisiana receded slowly from record levels on Monday while crews in boats searched...
August 16, 2016 - 5:00am
August 14, 2016
Deadly Louisiana floods strand thousands as rain moves west
BATON ROUGE, La.—Emergency crews in Louisiana have rescued more than 7,000 people stranded by historic flooding that has killed at least...
August 14, 2016 - 5:40pm
July 22, 2016
Former KKK leader David Duke to run for U.S. Senate seat in Louisiana
Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke said on Friday he will run as a candidate for the U.S. Senate from Louisiana, saying he believes in equal...
July 22, 2016 - 11:47am
April 10, 2014
Video: Louisiana GOP chair calls on congressman to resign following kissing incident
WASHINGTON - A Republican U.S. congressman from Louisiana who was caught on video kissing a married staffer should resign and is an embarrassment...
April 10, 2014 - 2:25pm
April 8, 2014
VIdeo: Married Louisiana congressman apologizes after compromising video posted
(Reuters) - A married Republican U.S. representative apologized on Monday after a Louisiana newspaper posted a surveillance video showing a man...
April 8, 2014 - 9:54am
March 4, 2014
U.S. court rejects BP appeal over Gulf spill losses
(Reuters) - A divided U.S. appeals court on Monday rejected BP Plc's (BP.L: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) bid to block businesses from recovering money over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, even if they could not trace their economic losses to the disaster.
March 4, 2014 - 6:58am
August 14, 2013
Gunman and hostage killed in Louisiana bank standoff
By Kathy Finn NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - A U.S. police SWAT team stormed a rural Louisiana bank early on Wednesday, killing a gunman after he shot two hostages, one of whom later died. In a dramatic end to a 12-hour standoff, State Police spokesman Albert Paxton said officers entered...
August 14, 2013 - 7:10am
July 27, 2013
Former Rep. Lindy Boggs of Louisiana dies at 97
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Former Rep. Lindy Boggs, a plantation-born Louisianan who used her soft-spoken grace to fight for civil rights during nearly...
July 27, 2013 - 10:43am
August 12, 2010
FBI: 'Granddad Bandit' captured in Louisiana
BATON ROUGE, La. -- The so-called "Granddad Bandit" suspected of robbing banks in 13 states eluded authorities for about two years even as he...
August 12, 2010 - 12:28pm
June 4, 2010
Cap collecting Gulf oil, still unclear how much
GRAND ISLE, La. (AP) -- A cap collected some of the oil spewing out of the blown-out Gulf well, but black crude was still leaking into the sea, and officials said they won't know until later today how the device is working. It's the latest bid to contain -- not plug -- the nation's...
June 4, 2010 - 9:20am
May 24, 2010
As spill grows, oil soaks delicate marshes, birds
BARATARIA BAY, La. (AP) -- As officials approached to survey the damage the Gulf oil spill caused in coastal marshes, some brown pelicans couldn't fly away Sunday. All they could do was hobble. Several pelicans were coated in oil on Barataria Bay off Louisiana, their usually brown...
May 24, 2010 - 12:00am
May 3, 2010
Obama: Stopping oil could take days
VENICE, La. -- No remedy in sight, President Barack Obama on Sunday warned of a "massive and potentially unprecedented environmental disaster"...
May 3, 2010 - 12:00am
May 1, 2010
Rough seas again thwart cleanup of oil catastrophe
May 1, 2010 - 10:34am