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'I'm nobody': 28 years ago, Charles Manson gave one of the most eerie on-camera responses of all time
Ambulance trips can leave you with surprising - and very expensive - bills
Man sentenced to 10 days in jail for Bemidji school bus crash
Texas woman tells CNN that Sen. Franken inappropriately touched her at State Fair
Counterfeit opioid pills are tricking users - sometimes with lethal results
Wild's Jason Zucker is already down $17,600 -- and he's hoping for more
Pistons hang on for 100-97 win over Timberwolves
Local Roundup: Willmar's Schramm second in Class A 1-meter diving
NFL Roundup: Ravens hand Packers first shut out since 2006
NA3HL Hockey: WarHawks cut ties to Blaisuis
Why is Peter Dinklage still stuck playing characters defined by dwarfism?
From Fred and Ginger to Kate and Leo: When movie couples make fans hope for real-life love
'Marian' opens tonight on Ridgewater College stage in Willmar
Jimmy Fallon to host live Super Bowl edition of ‘The Tonight Show’ in Minneapolis
Garth Brooks lip-syncing controversy at the CMA Awards really hit a nerve
Holidaze parade ushers in holiday season Saturday in downtown Willmar
What you need in your winter survival kit
'Made in America' concerts set by Prairie Arts Chorale
Generations section now available online
500 years of Reformation brings together some 800 people in Willmar
October/November issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
Ruth A. Schmitt
LaVonne A. Welter
Garrison Keillor: It's Thanksgiving. Be Happy.
Letter: Farm economy needs rescuing
Tribune Editorial: County sales tax needed to invest in critical infrastructure
Letter: Do your part to keep roads safe
Letter: More truths are coming out
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball playoff preview
WCT Sports Show: Mid-Season Football Rankings
WCT Sports Show: Area volleyball contenders
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
WCT Sports Show: Ranks! And Picks!
Card of Thanks
Emma Anne Williams
After six tests, the mountain hosting North Korea's nuclear blasts may be exhausted
TOKYO - Have North Korea's nuclear tests become so big that they've altered the geological structure of the land? Some analysts now see signs...
October 20, 2017 - 1:21pm
May 30, 2017
Three Mile Island, site of 1979 nuclear accident, to close in 2019
Pennsylvania's Three Mile Island power plant will close in 2019, forty years after it was the site of the worst nuclear accident in U.S. history,...
May 30, 2017 - 1:58pm
September 9, 2016
Global condemnation for North Korea nuclear test, sanctions threatened
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea conducted its fifth and biggest nuclear test on Friday and said it had mastered the ability to mount a warhead...
September 9, 2016 - 4:10pm
January 5, 2016
North Korea says tested hydrogen nuclear device
SEOUL — North Korea said it had successfully conducted a test of a miniaturized hydrogen nuclear device Wednesday morning. The announcement Wednesday on North Korean state TV followed detection of a 5.1 magnitude earthquake near its known nuclear test site earlier. The nuclear test...
January 5, 2016 - 10:06pm
April 13, 2015
Commentary: Containing Iran's nuclear intoxication
WASHINGTON—Next week brings a constitutional moment illustrating a paradox of Barack Obama's presidency. The catalyst of the drama is legislation proposed by Sen. Bob Corker, chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee, asserting Congress' foreign policy responsibilities and...
April 13, 2015 - 1:50am
April 2, 2013
North Korea vows to restart nuclear facilities
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- North Korea said Tuesday it will escalate production of nuclear weapons material, including restarting a long-shuttered plutonium reactor, in what outsiders see as Pyongyang's latest attempt to extract U.S. concessions by raising fears of war. By HYUNG-JIN...
April 2, 2013 - 6:43am
February 12, 2013
North Korea conducts third controversial nuke test
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) -- Defying U.N. warnings, North Korea on Tuesday conducted its third nuclear test in the remote, snowy northeast, taking a crucial step toward its goal of building a bomb small enough to be fitted on a missile capable of striking the United States. North...
February 12, 2013 - 6:46am
March 5, 2012
Obama says force an option against Iran, but will try to talk Israel out of striking now
President Barack Obama says he doesn't want war but insists he would attack Iran if that was the only option left to stop that nation from getting...
March 5, 2012 - 7:12am
Chlorine bleach leak nuclear plant in Minnesota
RED WING, Minn. (AP) -- Operators of the Prairie Island nuclear power plant near Red Wing issued an alert early Thursday after workers discovered chlorine bleach leaking from a tank. Xcel Energy says no radioactive material was released and there is no danger to the public. No workers...
January 5, 2012 - 8:26am
February 10, 2011
From The Associated Press An excerpt from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States: On education: In his State of the Union address, President Barack Obama said this about education: "Maintaining our leadership in research and technology is crucial to America's success....
February 10, 2011 - 12:00am
January 12, 2011
Nuclear and coal power getting a big boost
ST. PAUL -- A Minnesota House committee voted Tuesday to allow new nuclear power plants in the state, with another vote coming soon to remove...
January 12, 2011 - 12:00am
December 1, 2010
Commentary: The nuke threat isn't a partisan issue for us
The recently leaked diplomatic cables reveal both Arab and Israeli horror at a nuclear Iran. Last year, Israel's defense minister, Ehud Barak, evidently told the American ambassador that the world had 18 months or less to keep Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons, warning "any military...
December 1, 2010 - 12:00am
August 24, 2010
Emergency exercise conducted for nuclear plant
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- The Minnesota Department of Public Safety is conducting an emergency preparedness exercise at the Prairie Island Nuclear Generating Plant. The exercise scheduled for today will include officials from Minnesota, Wisconsin, Xcel Energy, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory...
August 24, 2010 - 8:28am
May 25, 2010
No. 2 unit at Red Wing, Minn., nuclear plant unexpectedly shuts down, Plant officials say there no risks to the public
RED WING, Minn. - Operators at the Prairie Island Nuclear Generating Plant north of here are investigating the cause of a turbine trip that led to the shut down of the plant's Unit 2 reactor early Tuesday morning. The reactor -- which was being returned to full power following the...
May 25, 2010 - 2:57pm
April 10, 2010
Cartoon by John Sherffius
April 10, 2010 - 12:00am