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Clinton tabs Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as running mate
Rural Maynard family escapes burning home
Tim Huber's attorney argues lack of probable cause in seeking dismissal of murder indictment
Confusion on procedure takes new Willmar position off council table
Relay for Life Kandiyohi County
Stingers' rally fall short in loss to La Crosse
KRA revs up after weather delays
Roundup: VFW I heads into playoffs on hot streak
Sano breaks slump, leads Twins to victory
Former Minnesota Vikings coach Dennis Green dies
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Sharing Netflix or HBO Go passwords now a federal crime
'My Ocean': On the Ordway Prairie in west central Minnesota
Frye -- Birkland
Dahl -- Schow
Lippert -- Marcus
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
Doty — St. Aubin
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
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
Robert J. Swanberg
Carol Ann Ringler
Ardis E. Smith
Myrtle M. Knutson
Adeline T.J. Skogstoe
Commentary: Latest VA fix creates new ills
Tribune Opinion: Willmar benefits from 'Moving Health Forward'
Letter: A credit to sports writing
Letter: Criticism of Peppin unwarranted
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
May 26, 2016
Editorial: It’s time to welcome this Willmar sailor home
The remains of a Willmar sailor from World War II will finally be returning home tonight to Kandiyohi County. It has been nearly 72 years since...
May 26, 2016 - 6:58am
September 15, 2014
Wally Gustafson: Witness to surrender of Japan aboard USS Missouri recalls somber event
WILLMAR — Tell Bob Halvorson a war story or two, and there is no telling where it might get you. It got Wally Gustafson aboard the nuclear-powered...
September 15, 2014 - 12:03am
December 3, 2013
World War II-era Japanese submarine found off Hawaii coast
HONOLULU, Dec 3 (Reuters) - Scientists plumbing the Pacific Ocean off the Hawaii coast have discovered a World War II-era Japanese submarine, a technological marvel that had been preparing to attack the Panama Canal before being scuttled by U.S. forces.
December 3, 2013 - 9:56am
November 4, 2013
Feds: Navy secrets bought with prostitutes, concert tickets and other bribes
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Nicknamed "Fat Leonard," the gregarious Malaysian businessman is well known by U.S. Navy commanders in the Pacific, where his...
November 4, 2013 - 8:00am
October 24, 2013
U.S. Navy says two injured in shooting at Tennessee facility
NASHVILLE, Tennessee (Reuters) - The U.S. Navy said on Thursday two National Guard soldiers were injured in a shooting at one of its facilities in Millington, Tennessee, and a suspect was apprehended. The shooting occurred at a Navy property which is leased to the National Guard...
October 24, 2013 - 2:29pm
September 18, 2013
U.S. Navy was warned that Washington shooter 'heard voices'
(Reuters) - Rhode Island police warned the U.S. Navy last month that Washington Navy Yard gunman Aaron Alexis had reported "hearing voices," raising further questions about how he gained security clearance at the complex where he went on a shooting rampage. Officials say Alexis,...
September 18, 2013 - 7:24am
September 17, 2013
Authorities question vetting of Washington gunman who killed 12
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Washington authorities questioned on Tuesday how a U.S. military veteran with a history of violence and mental problems...
September 17, 2013 - 11:07am
Officials say no evidence of second shooter in Washington Navy Yard rampage
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Investigators have found no evidence of a second suspect in the shooting spree at the Washington Navy Yard that killed 13 people, including suspected gunman Aaron Alexis, officials told a news conference on Monday. "We have continued to pursue the possibility...
September 17, 2013 - 7:07am
September 16, 2013
Police hunt for second possible attacker in Washington Navy Yard shooting that killed at least 12
WASHINGTON (AP) -- As many as two gunmen launched an attack Monday morning inside the Washington Navy Yard, spraying gunfire on office workers...
September 16, 2013 - 3:15pm
Officials: Navy Yard shooter ID'ed as Aaron Alexis
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal law enforcement officials say the man accused in a shooting rampage at the Washington Navy Yard that left at least 12 people dead has been identified as Aaron Alexis. The two officials spoke Monday to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because...
September 16, 2013 - 2:39pm
Police: Man in tan outfit not Navy Yard suspect
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Police say a man in a tan, military-style outfit who had been sought in connection with the shooting rampage at the Washington Navy Yard has been identified and is not a suspect or a person of interest in the slayings.
September 16, 2013 - 2:02pm
12 killed in Navy Yard shooting; two more gunmen sought
WASHINGTON (AP) -- As many as three gunmen opened fire Monday inside the Washington Navy Yard, attacking office workers at a heavily guarded military facility in the heart of the nation's capital. At least 12 people were killed.
September 16, 2013 - 1:34pm
April 7, 2012
Pilots in fiery Navy jet crash faced tough choices
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) -- Zooming along at 170 mph in a fighter jet carrying thousands of pounds of volatile fuel, two Navy pilots faced nothing but bad choices when their aircraft malfunctioned over Virginia's most populated city. "Catastrophic engine system failure right after...
April 7, 2012 - 8:43am
April 1, 2010
U.S. Navy frigate captures 5 pirates near Seychelles
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- U.S. naval forces say they've captured five pirates after exchanging fire with them, sinking their skiff and confiscating a mother ship. The USS Nicholas came under fire early today from pirates in an area west of the Seychelles. The U.S. Africa Command said...
April 1, 2010 - 8:49am
February 5, 2010
Veteran spent most of WWII training: Gunner in training
SLAYTON -- The year was 1943. Jim Meaden was in his senior year of high school at Slayton and working alongside his dad, Otto, in the family-owned...
February 5, 2010 - 12:00am