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Amid new sanctions, Trump calls North Korea's leader 'madman' whose regime will face new tests
Flint's lead-poisoned water had a 'horrifyingly large' effect on fetal deaths, study finds
Former Alexandria couple rides out Hurricane Irma on Caribbean island of St. Martin
Threatened cuts to visa program could harm North Shore resorts
New search to begin for next Minnesota State chancellor
Prep Volleyball: Willmar wins big CLC match
Local Roundup: Litchfield downs NLS to run record to 19-0
Swimming & Diving: Cards edge Spartans
Wild earn 1-0 win over Jets in second game of preseason
Ex-teammate Ramirez can feel Sano's pain
Minnesota and North Dakota share the most popular wedding song, but can you guess what it is?
Jimmy Kimmel gets heated about health-care bill, says Sen. Bill Cassidy 'lied right to my face'
CNN anchor ends segment early over commentator's bizarre 'boobs' remark
Jimmy Kimmel mocks Sean Spicer to his face about that inauguration crowd size incident
'It's important to stand up to bullies': Actress Rebel Wilson wins record amount in defamation case
Printer Andy Kahmann of Montevideo named 2017 Prairie Disciple
Country Quilters show is this weekend in Willmar
'Almost Saved, But Lost' details snowstorm: New London native publishes book on 1873 blizzard that killed 12 people in Kandiyohi County
'Idiots' worth a visit at The Barn Theatre in Willmar
Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! Arts festival celebrates 20 years in Willmar
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
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Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
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Letter: Clinton uranium story is false
In a pickle over a side dish?
Wine evolution class also teaches basic appreciation
Savory spuds: Homegrown potatoes and fresh thyme combine in rustic side dish
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Partners of tiny Fargo firm say anti-Muslim tirade by employee made their lives miserable
July 20, 2009
Letter We welcome letters to the editor on topics of public interest. Your letter should be clear and concise. Letters should not exceed 350 words, typewritten or e-mailed if possible. Letters may be edited for grammar, length, and style. Be sure to include your name, address and...
July 20, 2009 - 12:00am
May 5, 2009
Commentary: Buying time on immigration
WASHINGTON -- On many questions, President Obama's approach is full speed ahead. On immigration reform, he prefers to take one step at a time. There really is no alternative. Immigration is politically vexed because it splits both parties and scrambles the usual ideological alignments....
May 5, 2009 - 12:00am
January 21, 2009
Spicer adopts cell phone policy for staff
First proposed in October, new council approves policy in second meeting of year SPICER -- Spicer's new City Council didn't waste time making decisions in its second meeting on Tuesday when it adopted a policy that has been in the council chambers for three months. Spicer City Council...
January 21, 2009 - 12:00am
November 1, 2008
Letter: Amendment is bad public policy
A Minnesota group, "Sportsmen for Change," backs a constitutional amendment that would dedicate a portion of the state sales tax for the outdoors and the arts. If passed, this amendment would generate $300 million a year for 25 years -- a tax increase of $11 billion. I am an avid...
November 1, 2008 - 12:00am
October 23, 2008
City Council endorses Citizens Energy Policy concept
WILLMAR -- The Willmar City Council has endorsed the concept of a local group developing a national energy policy.
October 23, 2008 - 12:00am
October 22, 2008
Letter: Where has John McCain been?
Barack Obama has been talking about the need for a change in Washington from foreign policy to domestic policy. John McCain doesn't seem to have enough to talk about, so now he, too, is talking about change. I wonder where he has been for the last 26 years. Roland Bosch Atwater
October 22, 2008 - 12:00am
October 15, 2008
MUC OKs support for national energy policy effort
WILLMAR -- The Willmar Municipal Utilities Commission is supporting the efforts of a fledging nonprofit group that hopes to develop, promote and enact a bipartisan national energy policy. The commission will donate $5,000 to the group known as Citizens Energy Policy. The group intends...
October 15, 2008 - 12:00am
October 9, 2008
Spicer to adopt city-issued cell phone policy for staff
SPICER -- The Spicer City Council will examine a policy regarding city-issued cell phone use by its employees. Councilman Troy Block of Spicer's Personnel Committee presented the first draft of the policy to the City Council during Wednesday's regular meeting. "This is exactly what...
October 9, 2008 - 12:00am
October 1, 2008
Improved academic eligibility policy proving effective
NEW LONDON -- A year since its introduction, New London-Spicer High School's heightened academic eligibility policy is living up to its purpose: Improving the academic performance of students competing in athletics and other statewide contests. Introduced during the 2007-08 school...
October 1, 2008 - 12:00am
September 6, 2008
Editorial: Ethanol mandates are good policy
There has been a lot of wind and energy pumped out of Denver and St. Paul during the recent Democratic and Republican national conventions. However, whether either party can successfully tap all this wind and energy remains to be seen. Wind, oil and other energy sources have drawn...
September 6, 2008 - 12:00am