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Probe estimates billions of delayed mail pieces; Postal Service acknowledges some coverups
Abandoned newborn in car seat stuffed with $5,500, birth certificate found on side of freeway
After 2 investigations, firm providing security for U.S. Bank Stadium fired
Airbnb guest tried to rape 7-year-old in Minnesota, charges say
Obamacare repeal in U.S. Senate collapses as Republicans falter
Four DI college basketball coaches charged with accepting bribes in federal corruption case
Colin Kaepernick vs. Tim Tebow: A tale of two Christians on their knees
TIMBERWOLVES: Athletic Jefferson catches Thibodeau's eye
Local Roundup: Plenty of area football teams contending
Gophers RBs Smith, Brooks expected to return vs. Maryland
Social media star Kylie Jenner reported pregnant
Minnesota and North Dakota share the most popular wedding song, but can you guess what it is?
Jimmy Kimmel gets heated about health-care bill, says Sen. Bill Cassidy 'lied right to my face'
CNN anchor ends segment early over commentator's bizarre 'boobs' remark
Jimmy Kimmel mocks Sean Spicer to his face about that inauguration crowd size incident
Printer Andy Kahmann of Montevideo named 2017 Prairie Disciple
Country Quilters show is this weekend in Willmar
'Almost Saved, But Lost' details snowstorm: New London native publishes book on 1873 blizzard that killed 12 people in Kandiyohi County
'Idiots' worth a visit at The Barn Theatre in Willmar
Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! Arts festival celebrates 20 years in Willmar
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
Live it!: Holistic approach to treatment looks at mind, body and spirit
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Alvin D. Byler
Alicia H. Peterson
Shirley Ann Bailey
Irene M. Ladner
Shayla R. Michaud
Keillor: The gentle people shall prevail
BROST: Add bean dips to your football fare
Froma Harrop: Not saving is the American way
Hats Off: Art festival was great success
Editorial: This is what the flag stands for Mr. President
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
WCT Sports Show: Ranks! And Picks!
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball is back in full force
WCT Sports Show: Week One Pigskin Picks
Partners of tiny Fargo firm say anti-Muslim tirade by employee made their lives miserable
Jennie Mae Wubben
July 11, 2017
U.S. probes cause of Marine Corps plane crash that killed 16
WASHINGTON - U.S. officials on Tuesday were investigating the cause of a military transport plane crash that killed 16 service members including...
July 11, 2017 - 4:59pm
June 26, 2017
Man found dead in Mississippi River
MINNEAPOLIS — Hennepin County Sheriff's deputies on Monday afternoon, June 26, pulled the body of an unidentified man from the Mississippi River in Minneapolis. Deputies responded about 4 p.m. to a report of a possible body in the water near the Washington Avenue bridge, according...
June 26, 2017 - 9:48pm
May 30, 2017
Mississippi horror: A timeline of 8 killings, including a sheriff's deputy, by one man in a single night
It began, as so many American killings do, as what police always describe as a "domestic," a man arguing about child custody with his estranged...
May 30, 2017 - 6:51am
January 22, 2017
Deadly storms track across U.S. South, triggering tornados
Eleven people were killed in Georgia as severe storms tracked across the state, media outlets reported on Sunday, bringing the death toll from a dangerous weekend weather system to at least 16. Storms sweeping through southwest Georgia overnight left 11 people dead and 23 injured,...
January 22, 2017 - 12:06pm
April 5, 2016
Mississippi governor signs religion law over gay rights protests
Mssissippi Governor Phil Bryant on Tuesday signed a far-reaching law allowing people with religious objections to deny wedding services to same-sex couples and protecting other actions considered discriminatory by gay rights activists. The measure also clears the way for employers...
April 5, 2016 - 3:33pm
September 29, 2015
Fall paddling on the Mississippi
Canoers paddle down the Mississippi River in Brainerd recently. (STEVE KOHNS | FORUM NEWS SERVICE)
September 29, 2015 - 11:23pm
U.S. tornadoes kills 30, threaten more damage In South
TUPELO, Mississippi - At least 30 people across six states were killed in tornadoes unleashed by a vicious storm system that leveled towns and...
April 29, 2014 - 1:38pm
April 24, 2013
2nd Miss. man investigated in ricin case
2nd Miss. man investigated in ricin case EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS,Associated Press JEFF AMY,Associated Press TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — Law enforcement...
April 24, 2013 - 7:10am
April 20, 2013
Rain creating floodwaters for Midwestern river cities
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Communities along the Mississippi River and other rain-engorged waterways are waging feverish bids to hold back floodwaters...
April 20, 2013 - 3:00am
April 17, 2013
Update: Ricin in Obama letter, odd packages scramble Hill
Update 1:15 p.m.: Update: Ricin in Obama letter, odd packages scramble Hill WASHINGTON (AP) — Police swept across the U.S. Capitol complex...
April 17, 2013 - 12:47pm
February 11, 2013
Homes wrecked, dozen hurt in Mississippi tornado
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) -- Residents shaken by a tornado that mangled homes in Mississippi were waking up Monday to a day of removing trees,...
February 11, 2013 - 7:22am
October 22, 2011
Tests: Asian carp may be in Mississippi
Water samples from the Mississippi River downstream from the Ford Dam in Minneapolis have tested positive for genetic material from silver carp, indicating the invasive Asian species may be present in the Twin Cities stretch of the river, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural...
October 22, 2011 - 12:54am
September 6, 2011
Hastings, Minn., couple find three-foot-long alligator in Mississippi River near Prescott
Derrick Radke and his fiancé were out for a relaxing weekend on the Mississippi River. They had boated to Prescott from Hastings and had pulled...
September 6, 2011 - 9:15am
December 3, 2008
Silver carp found in Mississippi River near La Crosse
LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) - The silver carp, one of the notorious leaping fish brought to the U.S. from China, has been found in the Mississippi River...
December 3, 2008 - 8:00am
June 23, 2008
Forecaster: End is near to Mississippi River rise
LOUISIANA, Mo. (AP) - The water is still well above the banks of the upper Mississippi River, but residents of both flooded towns and those protected by levees and sandbags can see an ending: The river is cresting. "It's quieter compared to earlier this week," said Louisiana emergency...
June 23, 2008 - 8:00am