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Authorities warn of unsafe Minnesota lake landings
Fire kills 8,300 turkeys at Meeker County farm
High speed chase ends in Willmar with arrest of juvenile
BANDA: Reshaping soul food's identity
Shut Enbridge pipeline to be drained for several days after leak
Twin Cities broadcaster dies in Florida
Vote for the WCT Game of the Week
Girls Basketball: Tigers cruise to win over West Central
Local roundup: Eagles win Camden title
Girls Basketball: Dreier vs. Dreier
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
Marlow W. Hanson
Irene Carol Nelson
Marlyn K. Sandry
Anna Mae Hawley
George Herbert Rechkemmer
Parenting Perspectives: Let your kids choose -- or pave -- their own paths
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
December 20, 2013
Obama sees surging health care sign-ups
WASHINGTON — His health care plan facing a dicey transition, President Obama said Friday that insurance sign-ups are surging now that the government’s...
December 20, 2013 - 11:14pm
November 15, 2013
Editorial: Health plan gets new 2014 extension
The first set of available figures on health care plan signups via state and federal exchanges announced this week were rather dismal. Just 106,185 individuals signed up to select a health plan during the month of October. About 75 percent of those signed up via state exchanges;...
November 15, 2013 - 3:00am
Letter: Obama won; get over it
Earl Pederson, you have succeeded in spewing enough hogwash in your letter (Oct. 11) that I will actually waste my time writing this exercise in futility. Any amount of truth will not be sufficient enough for you to overcome your dislike or hatred for our president, but here it is...
October 15, 2013 - 5:00am
October 11, 2013
Letter: Obama’s disastrous leadership
Well, well, well I see now that President Obama has gotten his wish and has shut down the government. He says he is willing to negotiate but then says he will only sign what he wants. And of course he is blaming those nasty evil Republicans. He’s blaming them because he can’t...
October 11, 2013 - 2:00am
September 10, 2013
Obama blends threat of attack on Syria, hope for diplomacy
WASHINGTON — President Obama said in a nationally televised address Tuesday night that recent diplomatic steps offer “the potential to remove...
September 10, 2013 - 11:39pm
September 4, 2013
Obama faces Syria test as House holds 1st hearing
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is facing a tougher examination of its plans for military intervention in Syria, squaring off against tea party Republicans and other skeptical House members a day after gaining Speaker John Boehner's endorsement and significant support...
September 4, 2013 - 8:36am
September 3, 2013
Obama has bipartisan support for Syria strike
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's call for a military strike in Syria won significant momentum Tuesday, with leaders of both parties...
September 3, 2013 - 11:53am
August 28, 2013
Obama: King's dream partly met, still unfulfilled
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is claiming his place in Martin Luther King's 50-year-old dream, holding himself up as a symbol...
August 28, 2013 - 3:06pm
August 16, 2013
Commentary: And Just a Little Hillary...
By Susan Estrich These days, almost every political conversation ends up with a little Hillary at the end. Catnip. The gift we give ourselves. It would make absolutely no sense for Hillary Clinton to decide today whether she will or will not run for president. So the only sensible...
August 16, 2013 - 12:00am
Commentary: Atmosphere of unconstitutionality
Atmosphere of unconstitutionality By George Will WASHINGTON — Barack Obama's increasingly grandiose claims for presidential power are inversely proportional to his shriveling presidency. Desperation fuels arrogance as, barely 200 days into the 1,462 days of his second term,...
August 16, 2013 - 12:00am
August 15, 2013
Commentary: A constitutional cure for what ails us
A constitutional cure for what ails us By Cal Thomas When I studied the U.S. Constitution in school, I learned that for a bill to become law it first had to be introduced in either the House or the Senate. Today, a cynic might say for a bill to become law a member of Congress must...
August 15, 2013 - 12:00am
August 13, 2013
Commentary: What’s your foreign policy, Mr. President?
By Cal Thomas “We maintain the peace through our strength; weakness only invites aggression.” — Ronald Reagan, March 23, 1983 President Reagan’s speech to the nation 30 years ago launched a major arms buildup to confront the expanding military power and political aspirations...
August 13, 2013 - 6:30pm
May 23, 2013
Obama to address nation on drones, Gitmo in security speech
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama is set to at least partially lift the veil of secrecy surrounding U.S.-directed drone strikes around...
May 23, 2013 - 9:07am
April 18, 2013
Obama to honor bombing victims in Boston
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama is seeking to refocus a nervous nation's attention on those killed and gravely wounded in what he called...
April 18, 2013 - 8:10am
Gun control backers: Senate defeat won't stop us
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama and his gun control allies say Senate rejection of expanded background checks and other restrictions...
April 18, 2013 - 8:05am