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Two Kandiyohi County churches close their doors this weekend
He's un-fur-gettable: Minnesota State Fair mascot dishes on staying cool, big huggers and Goldy ties
Hundreds challenge human pyramid limits at Indian Hindu festival
Assange says WikiLeaks to release 'significant' Clinton campaign data
Mylan offers discounts on EpiPen after Clinton criticism
BKMS tennis team runs record to 6-0
Bridgewater calms concerns about sore shoulder
Cabrera leads Tigers past Twins, 9-4
Willmar tennis opens season with sweep
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
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Study finds 50 children per day nationwide injured in stroller, carrier accidents
10 tips to avoid summer sabotage of diet, exercise
Reader News: A five-generation photo
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
Paul J. Willems
Connie Lee Ulferts (Key Carelli)
Carol J. Hansen
Trump's new evolving immigration plan is no 'flip-flop'
Populism Even Republicans Can Get Behind
Commentary: A nice column about Donald Trump
Cartoon by Chris Britt
National Guard soldiers returning to Willmar on Saturday after 10-month deployment
March 5, 2016
Minnesota Opinion: Pot crimes nothing to laugh about in region
Forum News Service Pot is still a big problem in west central Minnesota. The 159 marijuana plants that were seized in downtown Garfield in (Douglas...
March 5, 2016 - 3:00am
March 2, 2016
Records published March 2
This is the records summary for March 2. Marijuana plants GLENWOOD — A Feb. 25 West Central Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force search warrant led to the discovery of 159 marijuana plants in an apparent marijuana growing operation, the Pope County Sheriff’s Office said in a news...
March 2, 2016 - 12:41am
January 12, 2016
Not all doctors on board with medical marijuana
ST. PAUL — Many Minnesota doctors question the use of medical marijuana. An informal survey presented to a committee of Minnesota legislators and others involved with the subject Tuesday showed many doctors do not think they know enough about the subject to recommend their patients...
January 12, 2016 - 11:43pm
December 28, 2015
Highs and lows define first six months of Minnesota’s medical cannabis program
MINNEAPOLIS — The first six months of medical marijuana in Minnesota have been a mix of ups and downs, stakeholders said this week. The rollout of the program since July 1 has largely been successful for Minnesota Medical Solutions and LeafLine Labs, but a lot of work still remains...
December 28, 2015 - 11:05pm
October 12, 2015
State-of-the-art marijuana growing operation to open in South Dakota by year's end
LANDREAU, South Dakota – The marijuana plants are already growing in a remodeled building on the Flandreau Santee Sioux reservation as the...
October 12, 2015 - 12:43pm
July 27, 2015
Daughter’s response to medical marijuana thrills Hibbing couple
HIBBING — It’s early, but a Hibbing couple is ecstatic about their daughter’s initial response to treatment with medical marijuana. “We...
July 27, 2015 - 11:10pm
April 14, 2015
Canadians try to smuggle marijuana in maple syrup cans
DULUTH — A box of maple syrup cans coming through the U.S. border could have provided more than a sugar high. The steel maple syrup cans provided...
April 14, 2015 - 11:01pm
March 25, 2015
Marijuana wax provides a new high
ST. PAUL — Law enforcement officials from across Minnesota warned about the rise of a new form of marijuana Wednesday that can be six times more potent than the typical leaf form of the drug. Called marijuana wax, the manufacture of the drug has been blamed for the death of a St....
March 25, 2015 - 8:05pm
March 23, 2015
Montevideo girl who inspired her parents to push for the legalization of medical cannabis dies
MONTEVIDEO — A Montevideo girl whose struggles with an inherited disease led her parents to advocate for the legalization of medical cannabis in Minnesota has died at age 8. Katelyn Faith Pauling, daughter of Kristy and Jeremy Pauling, died Friday at her home surrounded by her...
March 23, 2015 - 11:35pm
March 4, 2015
North Dakotan troopers find 136 pounds of pot, arrest two
BISMARCK, North Dakota — Two California men were taken into custody Sunday afternoon after a North Dakota Highway Patrol trooper found 136 pounds of marijuana. The driver, Andrew Xiong, 22, and passenger, Jerry Yang, 33, both of Sacramento, California, were taken into custody and...
March 4, 2015 - 11:49pm
March 2, 2015
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
March 2, 2015 - 12:00am
December 18, 2014
Madison mom maintains innocence in medical cannabis case (video)
MADISON — Angela Brown’s attorney filed motions during a hearing Wednesday morning in District Court in Madison seeking to dismiss a charge...
December 18, 2014 - 4:19pm
December 17, 2014
Video: News conference of Angela Brown and attorney Michael Hughes in Madison
MADISON - Angela Brown's attorney filed motions seeking to dismiss a charge of child endangerment against the 38-year-old mother in district...
December 17, 2014 - 3:22pm
December 15, 2014
Group asks Lac qui Parle County to drop the charges against Angela Brown
MADISON — A threat of ice- and snow- covered roads notwithstanding, Patrick McClellan vows he will make a better than three-hour drive from...
December 15, 2014 - 11:05pm
December 4, 2014
Southwest Minnesota will lack medical cannabis distribution site
MONTEVIDEO — The two companies chosen to produce medical cannabis in Minnesota will be opening eight distribution sites for patients, with...
December 4, 2014 - 10:20pm