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'Haunted by mistake,' gunman apologizes for killing 2 at Twin Cities hotel
Predicted big snowstorm fizzles out for much of Minnesota, SD
Prosecutors say Minnesota man was sex trafficker, while he says he was just women's driver
More than 200 officers clear muddy protest camp, but 46 arrested
Dakota Access oil could flow by March 6
Girls Basketball: Cardinals hit a bump in the road
Vikings' Spielman raves about running backs in NFL draft
Kaymer one behind two rookie leaders at Honda Classic
Twins plan to ease Mauer, Dozier into lineup
Local Roundup: Willmar hockey team clipped in 3A playoffs
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
'Fire & Ice': Diamond Edge figure skating show is Saturday, Sunday in Willmar
Around our region published Feb. 22
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
Anna Mae Hawley
Nicole Rae Ruff
Barbara Ann Berkeland
Tribune Editorial: Willmar City Council makes a good Holland decision
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Cartoon by Bruce Plante for Feb. 23
Minnesota Opinion: Kill Legislature's ridiculous secret-meeting exemption
Cartoon by Ed Fischer
February 20, 2017
Sunday liquor sales, banned since statehood, inch forward in Minnesota
ST. PAUL — Minnesota representatives lifted their glasses to Sunday liquor store sales, the first time either chamber of the state Legislature...
February 20, 2017 - 8:23pm
February 17, 2017
Israel bill in Minnesota House hits an international nerve
ST. PAUL — A bill that would ban state contractors from boycotting Israel is advancing in the Minnesota House of Representatives despite...
February 17, 2017 - 7:40pm
February 11, 2017
Letter: Vote out the do-nothing politicians
The people vote them in so we should be able to vote them out. The people of Minnesota should recall Gov. Dayton and Republican House Speaker...
February 11, 2017 - 1:04pm
February 8, 2017
Senate confirms Jeff Sessions as Attorney General
LOS ANGELES - Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Alabama) was confirmed as President Trump's attorney general on Wednesday following a bruising, protracted...
February 8, 2017 - 7:45pm
GOP eyes Minn. 8th District House seat
DULUTH — For some people, it's never early enough for the next election cycle. "I don't think it's too soon," said Justin Perpich, chair...
February 8, 2017 - 7:28pm
February 7, 2017
Kellyanne Conway apologizes for Bowling Green 'massacre' remark, spars with CNN's Jake Tapper
LOS ANGELES - Kellyanne Conway has been under fire in the past week for referencing a Bowling Green "massacre," which never actually happened,...
February 7, 2017 - 7:58pm
Thomas Commentary: Be careful what one wishes for
February 7, 2017 - 1:00am
February 5, 2017
In a Minnesota congressional race, the road to 2018 already has begun
KARLSTAD, Minn. — The 2016 election is just barely over, but David Hughes, a Karlstad Republican, said his bid for Congress is just getting...
February 5, 2017 - 2:59pm
February 4, 2017
Iran vows 'roaring missiles' if threatened, defies new sanctions
By Bozorgmehr Sharafedin DUBAI—A Revolutionary Guards commander said Iran would use its missiles if its security is under threat, as the elite force defied new U.S. sanctions on its missile programme by holding a military exercise on Saturday, Feb. 4. Tensions between Tehran...
February 4, 2017 - 2:31pm
February 2, 2017
Trump vows to end prohibition on church political activity
WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump on Thursday, Feb. 2, vowed to free churches and other tax-exempt institutions of a 1954 U.S. law banning...
February 2, 2017 - 5:16pm
January 27, 2017
McCain warns Trump not to lift sanctions on Russia
WASHINGTON — U.S. Senator John McCain, commenting Friday on speculation that President Donald Trump may lift sanctions on Russia, said...
January 27, 2017 - 10:38pm
January 25, 2017
Republicans to kill U.S. rules on corruption, environment, labor and guns next week
WASHINGTON—Congressional Republicans are set to overturn a slew of Obama-era regulations next week, including a controversial anti-bribery...
January 25, 2017 - 9:39pm
January 24, 2017
Pres. Trump expected to order temporary ban on refugees
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is expected to sign executive orders starting on Wednesday, Jan.
January 24, 2017 - 10:20pm
January 23, 2017
Trump pulls U.S. out of Pacific trade deal, loosening Asia ties
WASHINGTON—U.S. President Donald Trump formally withdrew the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal on Monday, distancing...
January 23, 2017 - 4:31pm
January 15, 2017
Republicans defend legitimacy of Trump's election
WASHINGTON — Vice President-elect Mike Pence said Sunday that he was disappointed by a black civil rights activist and politician's questioning...
January 15, 2017 - 4:31pm