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At last, Minnesota native Dylan to receive Nobel prize in Stockholm
Federal judge extends order blocking Trump's travel ban from six Muslim countries
Thieves illegally cutting birch saplings in Minnesota and Wisconsin woods
Republicans want to delay, change vegetative buffers around Minnesota waters; Dayton says no way
$542 million plan emerges to help 4 percent of Minnesotans in individual health insurance market
UPDATE: UND cuts women's hockey, men's and women's swimming
Eriksson Ek showing signs of improvement for Wild
Rule 5 pick Haley makes Twins roster
When Bridgewater is cleared to play, Zimmer wants him in purple
Wild coach says Parise's eye 'looks pretty black and blue' but expects star to return soon
'Trading Spaces' returning to TV
Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thompson for a date
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
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Evonne C. Frost
Delores A. Larson
Keith L. Sorenson
Elna Grace Paschka
Parenting Perspectives: Why I worry about what others think of me
Farmers leading progress on buffer requirement
Pinke: Rally around rural communities
Positively Beautiful: Health and wellness trends popping up everywhere
Swift: Hairstyling technique not all it is wrapped up to be
Dave & Vivian Swanson
March 23, 2017
Oklahoma tribe approves gay marriage as Native American groups debate issue
PAWHUSKA, Okla. - A Native American tribe in Oklahoma has voted to allow same-sex marriage, joining a small group of prominent tribes changing...
March 23, 2017 - 8:56am
December 31, 2016
Kandiyohi County marriage licenses
Kelsey Marie Maxfield, Willmar, and Adam Harris Hedlof, Willmar. Reid Thomas Lund, North Liberty, Iowa, and Jenna Marie Peterson, Lake Lillian....
December 31, 2016 - 6:30am
December 10, 2016
Kandiyohi County Joshua John Hagstrom, Willmar; Kenra Jo Elizabeth Krebsbach, Willmar Nicole Joy Vandewiele, Spicer; Richard George Smith, Spicer...
December 10, 2016 - 6:34am
June 18, 2016
Records published June 18
This is the records summary for June 18. Marriage licenses Kandiyohi County Jeremy David Peterson, New London, and Jennifer Lynn Dinius, New London.Hailey Sue Goeman, Raymond, and Shaun Michael Condon, Clara City.Mackenzie Ruth Lindquist, Kerkhoven, and Adam Shane Doraska, Pennock.Ryan...
June 18, 2016 - 12:00am
February 17, 2016
Minnesota couple celebrates 50 years of marriage with lake plunge
DETROIT LAKES – Fifty years ago this year, John and Joan Leikness took the plunge, getting married quickly while he was on leave from the army....
February 17, 2016 - 4:54pm
October 19, 2015
How your credit score affects your love life
NEW YORK — In the high-stakes arenas of love and money (or credit scores), building on the latter may well gird the relationship, as Alida Almonte found. Reality hit when the 33-year old communications manager started to think about buying a home with her boyfriend Jason Giannini,...
October 19, 2015 - 11:08pm
February 27, 2014
Arizona governor vetoes bill widely criticized as anti-gay
PHOENIX (Reuters) - Arizona Governor Jan Brewer vetoed a bill on Wednesday derided by critics as a license to discriminate against gays in the...
February 27, 2014 - 6:51am
August 29, 2013
U.S. Treasury grants wide tax recognition to same-sex couples
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - All legal same-sex marriages will be recognized for U.S. federal tax purposes, the Obama administration said on Thursday, allowing married gay couples to claim the same tax benefits as their heterosexual peers.
August 29, 2013 - 3:13pm
August 8, 2013
Letter: Build a pro-marriage majority
What is the Marriage Majority Initiative? The Marriage Majority Initiative will work to restore a pro-marriage majority in the Minnesota House in 2014 by supporting legislators who withstood immense political pressure in order to cast a vote in defense of traditional marriage, and...
August 8, 2013 - 1:00am
July 29, 2013
New marriage license applications available ahead of Aug. 1 change in law
WILLMAR - Area counties are prepared for the new marriage law that takes effect Aug. 1. Counties had to revise the marriage license applications to remove words like "bride" and "groom" and replace them with generic terms to recognize that same-sex couples may now marry in a civil...
July 29, 2013 - 3:47am
June 26, 2013
Updated: Supreme Court strikes down federal DOMA provision, rules same-sex spouses may get federal benefits
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court says legally married same-sex couples should get the same federal benefits as heterosexual couples. The...
June 26, 2013 - 9:11am
June 10, 2013
Area counties not yet ready to roll out same-sex marriage applications
WILLMAR - Marriage license applications have been updated for use by same-sex couples in some Minnesota communities but not yet in most rural counties. Officials from Kandiyohi, Meeker and Swift counties said they have been researching the issue but likely will not revise the applications...
June 10, 2013 - 4:57am
June 6, 2013
Minneapolis couple first in line for gay marriage license in Hennepin County
MINNEAPOLIS — A Minneapolis couple, together for 11 years, is first in line to get a Hennepin County marriage license under the state's new same-sex marriage law. Jeff Isaacson and Al Giraud arrived at the Hennepin County Government Center around 6 a.m. Thursday. It's the first...
June 6, 2013 - 10:43am
May 31, 2013
Hennepin County prepares gender-neutral marriage licenses
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota's largest county is getting ready to start taking applications for marriage licenses from same-sex couples. Officials say Hennepin County will start accepting applications on June 6. That's seven weeks before the Aug. 1 date that gay couples can...
May 31, 2013 - 6:52am
April 23, 2013
Minnesota DFL swing vote on gay marriage says he'll support
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Democratic state senator seen as a swing vote on gay marriage says he'll vote to make it legal in Minnesota. Sen. Kent Eken (EEK'-en) represents a northwestern Minnesota district that backed last fall's gay marriage ban by 53 percent....
April 23, 2013 - 5:37pm