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Clinton tabs Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as running mate
Rural Maynard family escapes burning home
Tim Huber's attorney argues lack of probable cause in seeking dismissal of murder indictment
Confusion on procedure takes new Willmar position off council table
Relay for Life Kandiyohi County
Richards lifts Glenwood past BOLD and into state tournament
KRA revs up after weather delays
Roundup: VFW I heads into playoffs on hot streak
Sano breaks slump, leads Twins to victory
Stingers' rally fall short in loss to La Crosse
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Sharing Netflix or HBO Go passwords now a federal crime
'My Ocean': On the Ordway Prairie in west central Minnesota
Frye -- Birkland
Dahl -- Schow
Lippert -- Marcus
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
Doty — St. Aubin
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
Robert J. Swanberg
Evelyn "Evie" M. Mulder
Carol Ann Ringler
Ardis E. Smith
Myrtle M. Knutson
April 8, 2016
Pope Francis calls for openness toward 'imperfect' Catholics
VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis on Friday called for a Church that was less strict and more compassionate towards "imperfect" Catholics, such as...
April 8, 2016 - 9:49am
October 21, 2015
Vatican denies report Pope Francis has benign brain tumor
VATICAN CITY - The Vatican denied an Italian newspaper report on Wednesday that Pope Francis has a benign brain tumor, saying the 78-year-old...
October 21, 2015 - 12:04pm
October 2, 2015
'Sense of regret' in Vatican over Pope meeting with gay marriage opponent
Pope Francis' meeting last week with an American woman at the center of a row over gay marriage was not something he had sought and should not...
October 2, 2015 - 2:21pm
September 27, 2015
Pope of the people, and the politics, in historic U.S. visit
PHILADELPHIA — Pope Francis dove into some of the United States’ thorniest political debates during his historic visit by urging the world’s...
September 27, 2015 - 11:24pm
September 26, 2015
Editorial: Pope Francis is winning hearts in America
Pope Francis’ American visit has been a resounding success in recent days in Washington and New York and the excitement is building in Philadelphia. He has had a busy schedule, including addressing both Congress and the United Nations as well as paying respects at the 9/11 Memorial. Francis...
September 26, 2015 - 3:00am
September 25, 2015
In U.N. speech, Pope attacks 'boundless thirst' for wealth and power
Pope Francis on Friday strongly condemned the craving for material gains and power, telling world leaders gathered at the United Nations that...
September 25, 2015 - 9:56am
Cartoon by Marshall Ramsey
September 25, 2015 - 1:37am
September 12, 2015
Editorial: Pope Francis set for historic U.S. visit
Pope Francis is scheduled later this month to make a historic visit to the United States. On Sept. 24, he will indeed make history as the first...
September 12, 2015 - 4:00am
August 17, 2015
Letter: A radical document for our times
I have been reading the most radical document that I have ever read. It is Pope Francis’ recent encyclical titled “Laudato Si’: On Care for Our Common Home.” The encyclical is addressed not just to Catholics, not just to Christians, but to everyone of good faith in the...
August 17, 2015 - 3:33am
February 12, 2014
Editorial: Benedict’s decision changed the church
It has been a year since the spiritual leader of 1.2 billion Roman Catholics, Pope Benedict XVI, quietly whispered he would be the first pontiff to resign in nearly 600 years. Benedictdetermined that his advancing age made it too difficult for him to continue as pope. “Strength...
February 12, 2014 - 2:00am
July 30, 2013
Catholic clergy, faithful digest Pope Francis' Brazil message (with video)
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- In word and deed during his trip to Brazil, Pope Francis put clergy and faithful alike on notice: Get energized, go out...
July 30, 2013 - 7:34am
July 27, 2013
Pope Francis is off to an exciting start, striking a chord with people
Pope Francis has traveled to the South American country of Brazil for the first overseas trip of his papacy. This pope is walking an enlightening road for the Catholic faith and the world. He began his schedule Thursday in the slums on the northern edge of Rio, Brazil and visiting...
July 27, 2013 - 1:00pm
March 31, 2013
Pope makes passionate plea for world peace
VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis marked Christianity’s most joyous day with a passionate plea for world peace, celebrating his first Easter Sunday...
March 31, 2013 - 11:17pm