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Willmar area bird count to be Dec. 17
Riverview planning another large dairy in western Minn.
Final Willmar levy and budget approved
Lawmakers support local option sales taxes in New London, Spicer
Warren's Generators honored
Bluejays girls team dominates Hendricks
Pitino has Gophers poised to take 12-1 record into Big Ten play
Is Dozier blockbuster trade in the works?
Wild remain unconcerned with middling special teams
Timberwolves' bench playing Minnesota's best basketball
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
Heavy teenage drinking linked to abnormal brain development
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Read Live it! December-January issue
Knowing personalized risk for diabetes may not change lifestyles
Bernice A. Benson
Belmer "Red" Fostvedt
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Treat all ladies with respect
Minnesota Opinion: Free Vikes-tix perk 'looks bad' for all
Estrich commentary: Living in the Trump twilight
Editorial: Time for two school sides to find agreement
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
October 25, 2016
Leak reported at nuclear reactor in Norway
OSLO, Norway—A leak at a small nuclear reactor in Norway has been contained, with no injuries sustained and no expected environmental damage outside the facility, the reactor's operator and the country's Radiation Protection Authority (NRPA) said on Tuesday, Oct. 25. The leak...
October 25, 2016 - 3:51pm
August 29, 2016
Freak lightening storm kills 323 reindeer in Norway
OSLO, Norway -- A freak lightning storm has killed 323 reindeer in a remote mountainous area of Norway, officials said on Monday.Dead animals...
August 29, 2016 - 2:12pm
Viking ship departs Norway’s shore for a voyage into Minnesota
A 115-foot oaken sailing craft with an ominous dragon for a figurehead set sail from Haugesund, Norway, last week en route to Duluth and other...
April 29, 2016 - 11:37am
February 12, 2016
United States Senate finally approves ambassadors to Norway and Sweden
The Scandinavian-rich Midwest can rest assured that the United States will have ambassadors to Norway and Sweden. The Senate Friday approved those ambassadors, and two others, after months of delay, mostly due to Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas putting a hold...
February 12, 2016 - 11:20pm
June 20, 2015
Norwegian cultural center opens in Minneapolis
MINNEAPOLIS — There are more than 865,000 Minnesotans that claim Norwegian ancestry, and there are hundreds of Norwegian heritage organizations...
June 20, 2015 - 12:20am
May 14, 2015
Norway Lake Township’s oldest living man, 91, to star in Sunburg, Minnesota, Syttende Mai parade
Leslie Ellingson has lived all 91 years of his life on the same farm north of Sunburg. He’s slowed down in recent years but he still drives...
May 14, 2015 - 10:08am
Syttende Mai celebrations in west central Minnesota
Norway Lake NEW LONDON — The Norway Lake Lutheran Historical Association will celebrate Syttende Mai beginning at 6:30 p.m. Friday at First...
May 14, 2015 - 8:38am
December 22, 2014
Midwest Opinion: Nomination for Norway displayed a poor choice
From Forum News Service A recent editorial from a Midwest newspaper. Nomination for Norway displayed a poor choice Before Minnesota Nice and North Dakota Nice, there was (and still is) Norway Nice. But don’t underestimate the Norwegians. The Germans did that in World...
December 22, 2014 - 6:00am
June 27, 2014
Editorial: Time to withdraw the Norway ambassador nomination
President Obama awoke in Minnesota this morning during his visit to the Land of 10,000 lakes. It is time he listen to the Norwegians and officials of our fair state and withdraw the nomination of George Tsunis as U.S. ambassador to Norway. The president's nomination of Tsunis...
June 27, 2014 - 7:47am
January 1, 2014
Great-grandson of pioneer family is on Norway TV’s ‘Alt for Norge’
Andrew Hegreberg said goodbye forever to his family in the region of Stavanger, Norway, at age 15 in the late 1800s. He spent his first winter...
January 1, 2014 - 11:16pm
July 6, 2013
Tallakson family visits historic roots in Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR -- In 1844, Salve Tallakson and two of his children moved from Grimstad, Norway, to the United States, eventually ending up in Willmar....
July 6, 2013 - 5:57am
June 10, 2013
Gov. Dayton sets out on 10-day European mission
ST. PAUL, Minn. - Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is embarking this week on his latest overseas trade trip with stops planned in Germany, Sweden and Norway. Dayton will be gone this Wednesday through Friday of the following week. The delegation of 35 people from the public and private...
June 10, 2013 - 6:00am
August 20, 2012
Remembering the victims of the U.S.-Dakota War but forgetting the conflict
NEW LONDON -- It was 150 years ago today that 13 early settlers in the Norway Lake and Monson Lake areas were killed in the prairie farmland...
August 20, 2012 - 12:00am
May 17, 2012
Syttende Mai events set in area communities
Events marking Syttende Mai -- literally May 17, which is Norway's Constitution Day -- have been set in area communities over the next three days. In Norway, according to the country's official U.S. website, Norwegians fill the streets each year on May 17 to celebrate the 1814 adoption...
May 17, 2012 - 12:00pm
Duluth area man's royal connection to Norway king is family tree
King Harald V probably won't meet him today, but he has a distant cousin in Duluth.
October 17, 2011 - 9:59am