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At least one reportedly dead in Las Vegas strip shooting
Uber suspends self-driving car program after Arizona crash
US confirms coalition airstrike in Mosul district; dozens of civilians believed killed
With health care bill dead, Republicans turn to taxes
AgweekTV: Cattle stress study at NDSU
UMD's Toninato and Iafallo erase painful memory at Scheels Arena
Notre Dame upsets Gophers
Berrios proud to have played for Puerto Rico, even if it means starting season in minors
POWERS: Twins management right to evaluate team... but don't expect fans to wait for turnaround
Injury bug finally makes way to Twins camp
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
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
'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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'Bright sadness' describes Lenten journey at Fargo church
Planning the spring garden calendar
Fielding Questions: Rabbit damage can ruin evergreens
Commentary: Minnesota needs transportation investment
Midwest Opinion: A workable path to bipartisan health care reform
Dave & Vivian Swanson
August 14, 2013
Survey gives first-ever statewide picture of the patient experience
WILLMAR — Minnesotans for the most part are satisfied with the patient experience at their medical clinic, but there's still room for improvement, according to a newly released statewide survey on patient satisfaction.
August 14, 2013 - 11:21pm
August 9, 2013
County Fair: Wheel of fortune
Monster trucks took over on Friday night at the Kandiyohi County Fair grandstand. In the photo, Jon Anderson attacks the junked cars in Zombie...
August 9, 2013 - 11:45pm
Minnesota's waterfowl season will open Sept. 21
ST. PAUL — Minnesota's waterfowl season will open Sept. 21. The opener is one day earlier than 2012 and the earliest since 1945. The season continues for 60 days under a north, central and southern zone structure with different season dates for each zone. Paul Telander, the...
August 9, 2013 - 9:10am
August 8, 2013
Minnesota sees gay divorces after marriages legalized
Same-sex couples are filing for divorce in Minnesota less than a week after same-sex marriages became legal in the state. Dawn Tuckner and her former partner were married in Canada in 2004, but the partner left three years ago leaving Tuckner with their 7-year-old son, according...
August 8, 2013 - 10:32am
Minnesota's winning Powerball ticket sold in Anoka County
MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota lottery officials say the state's winning Powerball jackpot ticket was sold in Anoka County. Minnesota had a single...
August 8, 2013 - 8:42am
August 6, 2013
Minnesota corn, soybean pasture conditions decline
ST. PAUL (AP) — The condition of Minnesota's corn and soybean crops declined slightly for the second straight week amid a dry week across the state. In its weekly crops and weather report for Minnesota, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said Monday that the state received an...
August 6, 2013 - 9:55am
August 5, 2013
Increased local government aid vital to government partnerships
WILLMAR --EMDASH-- When a house or barn catches fire in a rural community, property owners expect fire trucks to come screaming down the road....
August 5, 2013 - 11:25pm
August 1, 2013
Across state, celebrations large, small as same-sex couples wed
Update 2 a.m. ST. PAUL -- Minnesota same-sex couples wed both in large groups and intimate settings early today as state law specifically...
August 1, 2013 - 2:07am
A look at Minnesota’s new gay marriage law
ST. PAUL -- Here are details about a Minnesota law that allows same-sex couples to marry:
August 1, 2013 - 2:00am
July 31, 2013
Steel from collapsed I-35W bridge to be released
ST. PAUL (AP) — A legislator wants a chunk of the collapsed interstate bridge to remind him of the dangers of neglected infrastructure. Survivors...
July 31, 2013 - 2:45pm
Editorial: All Minnesota has stake in mining debate
Northeast Minnesota has a natural attraction of wild land and clear water that draws tourists from Duluth to Ely to Grand Marias. The region also contains valuable ore that created a mining industry that helped develop the region and Minnesota. More than a dozen companies are exploring...
July 31, 2013 - 3:00am
July 30, 2013
1971 wedding led to Thursday’s planned same-sex marriage celebration in Minnesota
ST. PAUL — Jack Baker and Michael McConnell began the fight that ends in victory Thursday as gay couples around Minnesota get married. Many news stories will proclaim the Thursday festivities as the first legal same-sex marriages in the state. But Baker and McConnell would beg...
July 30, 2013 - 11:38pm
July 25, 2013
Minnesota reports first West Nile virus case of the season
Minnesota's first human case this season of West Nile virus was reported Thursday. State health officials said the man, from Murray County, became ill with West Nile fever earlier this month and is recovering. Health officials are urging Minnesotans to protect themselves from mosquitoes...
July 25, 2013 - 5:12pm
July 17, 2013
Minn. Governor makes disaster request for June 20-26 storms
ST. PAUL - Gov. Mark Dayton sent a letter Wednesday to President Barack Obama requesting a major federal disaster declaration for 18 counties affected by flash flooding and severe storms June 20-26. According to Dayton's news release, the request includes that Benton, Big Stone,...
July 17, 2013 - 10:51pm
July 16, 2013
Education secretary joins chorus seeking early-childhood funding
BLOOMINGTON — President Obama’s education secretary told an audience packed with Minnesota educators Tuesday that he would like to send the state millions more dollars to match state money approved this year to increase early-childhood education. But any such appropriation...
July 16, 2013 - 11:19pm