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Kennedy Elementary plans new parking, drop-off routine in morning
Briefs: Former Obama aide calls Trump a 'psychopath'
Second case of switched babies shakes Canadian community
More bodies located beneath rubble in Italy quake zone
Wild about wine: Carlos Creek expands into Xcel Energy Center, other Twin Cities venues
Finally, the Wolves might give the Target Center two good teams
Roundup: Rockets advance in Class C state tournament
Anderson repeats in Match Play tourney
Vikings open new stadium with preseason win
Ridgewater rallies past Ellsworth, opens 2-0
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
Milestones launching in September
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
Barbara A. Erickson
Oliver "Ollie" Moldestad
Kenneth C. Hensch
Roland E. "Rollie" Swenson
Klobuchar: The cost of the EpiPen price increases
Letter: Nutrition must start early in life
Why can't political ads be truthful?
Dionne: Why Clinton Republicans matter
Parker: The GOP's Trumpian deflation
Update: Shots fired outside Zorbaz in Spicer early Sunday
August 19, 2016
Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort resigns after troubled stretch
Paul Manafort resigned as chairman of Donald Trump's U.S. presidential campaign on Friday, no longer enjoying the full confidence of a Republican...
August 19, 2016 - 12:44pm
July 29, 2016
Trade groups, AT&T urge U.S. court to reverse 'net neutrality' rules
WASHINGTON (Reuters)—Trade associations representing wireless, cable and broadband operators on Friday urged the full U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia to reverse a ruling upholding the Obama administration's landmark rules barring internet service providers...
July 29, 2016 - 11:00pm
March 15, 2016
Trump knocks Rubio out of race
PALM BEACH, Fla. — U.S. Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump won a crucial contest in Florida Tuesday, knocking rival Marco Rubio...
March 15, 2016 - 11:35pm
October 9, 2015
U.S. court places hold on clean water rule
WASHINGTON (Forum/Reuters) — A U.S. court issued an order Friday temporarily blocking the implementation of a federal water rule across the country, the latest in a series of legal setbacks for Obama administration environmental regulations. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th...
October 9, 2015 - 10:00pm
Ryan rejection could swing spotlight to Kline
ST. PAUL — The spotlight shone on U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin Friday as House Republicans struggled to find a new leader, but the Washington...
October 9, 2015 - 9:17pm
September 15, 2015
Congress about to fail on budget, but may pass highway funding
If it is September, then elected officials in Washington must be talking about short-term budget fixes. In what has become commonplace, Congress will not approve a full budget by the time the fiscal year ends Sept. 30, but lawmakers representing the Upper Midwest are optimistic they...
September 15, 2015 - 7:54pm
July 30, 2015
Infrastructure avoids troubles with Congress extending Highway Trust Fund
GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Nick West was concerned about what might happen to Grand Forks County roads if the Highway Trust Fund had not been extended. Though...
July 30, 2015 - 11:34pm
July 14, 2015
Weak U.S. retail sales hint at slower economic growth
WASHINGTON — U.S. retail sales unexpectedly fell in June as households cut back on purchases of automobiles and a range of other goods, raising concerns the economy was slowing again. Tuesday’s weak retail sales report, together with signs of some softening of the labor market,...
July 14, 2015 - 10:34pm
July 2, 2015
Obama jabs Republican candidates in Wisconsin
LA CROSSE, Wisconsin — President Barack Obama ripped the policies of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and poked fun at the large crop of Republican presidential candidates Thursday, injecting himself into the race to find his successor in 2016. The Democratic president, who had...
July 2, 2015 - 11:50pm
January 20, 2015
Obama urges skeptical Republicans to back his ‘middle-class economics’
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama challenged the Republican-led Congress Tuesday to break out of the “tired old patterns” of confrontational...
January 20, 2015 - 11:24pm
January 11, 2015
‘Boyhood,’ ‘Grand Budapest Hotel’ Top Golden Globe Awards
By Ramin Setoodeh Variety.com LOS ANGELES — “Boyhood” continued its award season streak by winning three awards, including best drama,...
January 11, 2015 - 11:03pm
January 9, 2015
Epic divorce of Oklahoma oil baron may end after ex-wife deposits check
Sue Ann Arnall, the ex-wife of Oklahoma oil magnate Harold Hamm, has deposited a handwritten $975 million divorce check, Hamm's lawyer said on...
January 9, 2015 - 9:32am
December 29, 2014
U.S., Mexico reach deal to suspend sugar anti-dumping, countervailing duty cases
FARGO, N.D. — The U.S. Department of Commerce has reached an agreement with the Mexican government and sugar producers to suspend the anti-dumping and countervailing duty cases against Mexican sugar imports. The deal is causing cautious optimism among sugar producers and criticism...
December 29, 2014 - 9:58pm
December 22, 2014
Mexico to cease sugar flood
FARGO — The U.S. Department of Commerce has reached an agreement with the Mexican government and sugar producers that would prevent Mexico from flooding the U.S. market with cheap sugar. The deal is causing cautious optimism among sugar producers and criticism from sugar users. American...
December 22, 2014 - 10:19pm
December 16, 2014
Senate passes bill to allow ranchers, farmers to expense equipment purchased in 2014
WASHINGTON — A bill that would allow farmers, ranchers and other small businesses to expense equipment to run their operations is on its way to President Barack Obama’s desk. The Senate passed the one-year Tax Increase Prevention Act 76-16 Tuesday night. The measure extends Section...
December 16, 2014 - 11:01pm