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Burger King, Tim Hortons owner nears deal to buy Popeyes
Trump weighs security adviser options; Pence 'disappointed' by Flynn
5 questions for ... Rachel Gray, 4th generation family farmer and rancher, Blackduck, Minn.
Blue Dasher Farm embraces 'regenerative' research
'La La Land' has Hollywood singing a different tune on musicals
Wild recall F Graovac
Gophers win fifth straight, beat Michigan for first time since 2011
Local Roundup: WarHawks drop second straight at New Ulm
Prep Wrestling: Willmar wins fourth-straight section crown; Litchfield, ACGC fall in section championships
Zucker and linemates lead Wild past Predators
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen
Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey
Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
Training can help surgeons tell patients best and worse scenarios
Reader News: Diaper Bears for Hope Pregnancy Center
Limit teens' Saturday-night driving, experts suggest
Winifred E. O'Leary
Ronnie D. Clark
Donna M. Goff
Marlyn K. Sandry
Arlene L. Mortenson
Column: Don't blame your pain on the weather
Letters: Principles to guide our lives
Cohen commentary: Face Trump unfitness sooner, not later
AstroBob: Ride the roller coaster to solar minimum
Swift: Do-it-yourself Dad may be least patient patient of all
November 2, 2012
Letter: Vogel's not deserving
In 2011, I was laid off without pay when the state government was shut down. Although one might argue that there is no one person to blame, Bruce Vogel's unwillingness to compromise contributed to causing the shutdown. It angers me that when I lost my pay, our state representative,...
November 2, 2012 - 12:29am
May 28, 2011
How issues fared in 2011 Minnesota legislative session
ST. PAUL -- A special legislative session will be needed to pass the Minnesota budget, but other work was finished during the regular 2011 legislative session with 117 bills sent to Gov. Mark Dayton for his signature or veto out of more than 3,000 that senators and representatives...
May 28, 2011 - 12:00am
January 6, 2011
Former fireman pleads not guilty to theft, trial date set
WILLMAR -- Chad Michael Johnson, 38, of Willmar, has pleaded not guilty to three felony charges of theft by swindle for allegedly taking $15,300...
January 6, 2011 - 12:00am
December 2, 2010
Diaz Evans pleads not guilty in shooting
WILLMAR -- Leroy Diaz Evans pleaded not guilty Wednesday to a first-degree attempted murder charge for allegedly shooting at a Willmar police...
December 2, 2010 - 12:00am
May 22, 2010
Cartoon by Chris Britt
May 22, 2010 - 12:00am
May 22, 2010 - 12:00am
January 18, 2010
Coleman announces he won't run for governor
ST. PAUL -- The Republican who could raise more money than any other and who has a ready-made state-wide campaign organization is not running for governor. Former U.S. Sen.
January 18, 2010 - 12:00am
October 7, 2009
Minnesota consumers warned of cell-phone 'do not call' scam
The Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota is warning consumers of a scam involving e-mails urging people to contact a "do not call" list for their cell-phone numbers. The e-mails tell consumers they must register their cell phone number with the National Do Not Call...
October 7, 2009 - 12:36pm
June 18, 2009
Willmar man pleads not guilty to assault, trial date set
WILLMAR -- A Willmar man has pleaded not guilty to a felony charge of second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon. Daud Mahad Mohamed, 19, is accused of hitting another man in the head with a bottle. Daud pleaded not guilty in Kandiyohi County District Court Tuesday. Judge Michael...
June 18, 2009 - 12:00am
May 16, 2009
GOPs feel no pressure to override
ST. PAUL -- Rod Hamilton says his decision last year to help override Gov.
May 16, 2009 - 12:00am
May 8, 2009
Wood Lake couple face tax evasion charges
GRANITE FALLS -- A Wood Lake man who allegedly used his mother's Social Security number while failing to pay state taxes now faces felony criminal charges along with his wife, and together they owe more than $43,000 in back taxes and penalties, according to the Minnesota Department...
May 8, 2009 - 12:00am
December 5, 2008
Forum Communications CEO: Company not interested in Star Tribune purchase
Speculation has surfaced in recent days that the financially distressed Minneapolis Star Tribune could be sold to one of several buyers, including...
December 5, 2008 - 12:00am
April 17, 2008
Letter: Don't blame the liberals
There are those who like to blame the liberals for the ills of this country, but the truth of the matter is it's a combined problem. The last seven years the Republicans really stole the show. The war on terrorism has cost us 4,000 lives in Iraq, not including the 4,000 killed in...
April 17, 2008 - 12:00am