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Kandiyohi County Board to meet Friday
Truth-in-Taxation hearing to be held Monday at Willmar council meeting
U.S. presidential commission issues recommendations on cyber security
AgweekTV: Weather outlook
U.S. retirement investors not hitting post-election panic button
Toriumi's hat trick powers WarHawks
Dragons win first of two on northern road trip
Slagter scores 31 in Cards' tournament win
Aggressive D key to Cardinals' victory
Sartell/Sauk Rapids blanks Willmar
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'
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
Around our region published Nov. 30
Willmar Senior High announces first-term honor roll
Evelyn R. Yanish
Todd D. Johnson
Helen W. Olson
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
April 17, 2013
Update: Ricin in Obama letter, odd packages scramble Hill
Update 1:15 p.m.: Update: Ricin in Obama letter, odd packages scramble Hill WASHINGTON (AP) — Police swept across the U.S. Capitol complex...
April 17, 2013 - 12:47pm
Secret Service: Suspicious letter mailed to Obama, U.S. Senate
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Secret Service says it has intercepted a letter addressed to President Barack Obama that contained a “suspicious substance.” Law enforcement officials also say a second letter sent to the U.S. Senate has been intercepted and is being tested for poisonous...
April 17, 2013 - 10:49am
March 29, 2013
EPA takes aim at auto emissions, sulfur in gas
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration proposed new regulations Friday to clean up gasoline and automobile emissions, claiming the new...
March 29, 2013 - 11:41am
March 26, 2013
Health overhaul to raise claims cost by more than 30 percent
WASHINGTON — Medical claims costs — the biggest driver of health insurance premiums — will jump an average 32 percent for Americans’ individual policies under President Obama’s overhaul, according to a study by the nation’s leading group of financial risk analysts. The...
March 26, 2013 - 11:26pm
March 13, 2013
Obama concedes budget deal may be impossible
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama is conceding "we're probably not going to be able to get a deal" on budget, tax and spending issues...
March 13, 2013 - 8:02am
February 23, 2013
Editorial: Congress, Obama are budget failures
Congress and the Obama administration have painted themselves politically into a budget cutting corner that ordinary Americans are going have to bear the pain. House Speaker John Boehner, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and President Barack Obama are in a doubledare showdown...
February 23, 2013 - 4:00am
February 14, 2013
Commentary: President Obama: The audacity of freedom
By EJ Dionne WASHINGTON — President Obama is a freer man than he has been at any point in his presidency. He is free from the need to save an economy close to collapse, from illusions that Republicans in Congress would work with him readily, from the threat of a rising tea party...
February 14, 2013 - 1:00am
February 3, 2013
Obama to land in state not in lock-step with gun plan
ST. PAUL — President Barack Obama will tell select Minnesotans today about his plan to reduce gun violence by increasing gun-buyer background checks, outlawing assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition clips and strengthening programs to prevent the mentally ill from becoming...
February 3, 2013 - 10:24pm
January 31, 2013
City Council committee sets street work hearing Feb. 19 WILLMAR — The Willmar City Council’s Public Works/Safety Committee is recommending the council set Feb. 19 as the date for the hearing on the 2013 street improvement report. The council will receive the recommendation at...
January 31, 2013 - 11:09pm
January 29, 2013
Obama on immigration overhaul: 'Now is the time'
BY DARLENE SUPERVILLE, Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) — Declaring “now is the time” to fix broken immigration laws, President Barack Obama...
January 29, 2013 - 3:41pm
January 25, 2013
Obama chooses foreign policy aide as chief of staff
BY NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has chosen longtime trusted adviser and national security expert...
January 25, 2013 - 11:28am
January 22, 2013
Obamas, Bidens to attend post-inaugural prayer service at Washington National Cathedral
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and their families plan to attend a prayer service Tuesday morning at the Washington National Cathedral. The 106-year-old Episcopal church has long hosted presidential inaugural services. It was also the site of funerals...
January 22, 2013 - 8:07am
January 21, 2013
Obama says 'America's possibilities are limitless'
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Asserting "America's possibilities are limitless," President Barack Obama declared on Monday that a decade of war is ending...
January 21, 2013 - 11:42am
January 18, 2013
Editorial: Debate on on guns to continue in 2013
The announcement Wednesday by President Obama of his 23-point plan to address gun violence has launched a new chapter in the divisive gun debate. It has been nearly two decade since the gun debate was so hot. Among Obama’s proposals is a call for better access to mental health services,...
January 18, 2013 - 6:15am
January 16, 2013
Updated: Obama unveils $500 million gun violence package, signs 23 executive orders
January 16, 2013 - 11:18am