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Feared iPhone, iPad hacking software is now a reality
Minnesota men face felony charges after shoplifting sunglasses, possessing heroin
Two Kandiyohi County churches close their doors this weekend
Italy quake death toll hits 250 as rescuers search demolished towns
Trump, Clinton spar over who is best for minority voters
BKMS tennis team runs record to 6-0
Bridgewater calms concerns about sore shoulder
Cabrera leads Tigers past Twins, 9-4
Willmar tennis opens season with sweep
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
Carol J. Hansen
Alan Lee Midby
Paul J. Willems
Commentary: Trump 'charm' offensive will not work with women
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Cartoon by Gary Markstein
Trump's new evolving immigration plan is no 'flip-flop'
June 17, 2016
Vikings stadium finished ahead of schedule
ST. PAUL — Contractors handed the new Minnesota Vikings stadium over to the state Friday, six weeks earlier than planned. Construction of U.S....
June 17, 2016 - 11:33pm
August 27, 2015
Math on a stick joins state fair treats
FALCON HEIGHTS — Something does not add up here: Math on a stick at the Minnesota State Fair? Fried candy bars on a stick? Sure. Twinkies...
August 27, 2015 - 11:59pm
July 29, 2015
No more bodily fluids in food or drink
ST. PAUL — A new Minnesota law taking effect Aug. 1 will make it illegal to put bodily fluids into another person’s food or drink. The law was inspired by the case of a Blaine man who ejaculated into a co-worker’s coffee cup. But it turned out nothing in state law actually...
July 29, 2015 - 11:15pm
July 22, 2015
Expect math on a stick — and free sunscreen
ST. PAUL — Coming to the Minnesota State Fair this year: math, a figure-skating champion and quite a bit of sunscreen. The fair announced its new attractions Wednesday, a little more than a month ahead of its Aug. 27 opening. They range from a history show to alternate programming...
July 22, 2015 - 10:37pm
April 24, 2014
New U.S. rules for oil tank cars coming
CASSELTON, N.D. – The U.S. Department of Transportation will submit a package of regulatory changes for rail shippers next week that include...
April 24, 2014 - 10:55pm
November 7, 2013
Editorial: Willmar politics have been evolving
Our city and state’s politics are evolving as Minnesota’s new immigrants become citizens, exercise their basic right to vote and later begin running for political office. Abdi Warsame made history Tuesday as he was elected to a seat on the Minneapolis City Council. He will be...
November 7, 2013 - 5:00am
November 29, 2012
Atwater, Minn., artist's dance taught anew in New York City
November 29, 2012 - 7:00am
November 23, 2012
New London, Minn., man pleads to arson for semi blaze
WILLMAR -- Paul Allen Baumann, 23, of New London, pleaded guilty Tuesday to a second-degree arson charge for setting a semi truck on fire in...
November 23, 2012 - 12:00am
November 10, 2012
Annandale overtakes New London-Spicer, Minn., in second half to win AAA QF 20-17
ST. CLOUD -- Annandale won the head-to-head battle of Wright County Conference antagonists on Saturday afternoon at Husky Stadium coming from...
November 10, 2012 - 4:02pm
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October 29, 2012
UPDATED: New Ulm, Minn., man identified as killed at Buffalo Lake elevator
OLIVIA -- The man who fell to his death Saturday morning at a grain elevator in Buffalo Lake is Andrew R. Burnet, 28, of New Ulm. According to Renville County Sheriff Scott Hable, Burnet fell some 60 feet from the elevator building around 10:45 a.m. Saturday. Ambulance crews attempted...
October 29, 2012 - 9:27am
October 26, 2012
Sense and Centsibility blog: The great 'car buying' hoax
October 26, 2012 - 8:51am
October 18, 2012
History, military honor focus of Memorial Park in New London, Minn.
NEW LONDON -- Five large granite monuments that tell the story of the early history of New London and give honor to the U.S.
October 18, 2012 - 12:00am
October 12, 2012
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October 6, 2012
Fire risk high across west central Minnesota
WILLMAR -- Drought conditions, high winds and acres of dry fuel in fields, ditches and grasslands have made the region ripe for fires. According...
October 6, 2012 - 12:00am