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Saving Rick's place: Friends rally to help keep Willmar man in his home
Chris Wallace to Reince Priebus: 'You Don't Get to Tell Us What to Do'
Box Office: 'Lego Batman' flies high over 'Great Wall,' 'Fist Fight'
Five injured in Pope County head-on crash with ambulance
Restarting out of bankruptcy, company revives former MN mining operation
Local Roundup: WarHawks drop second straight at New Ulm
Four Cards off to state
Prep Wrestling: Willmar wins fourth-straight section crown
Zucker and linemates lead Wild past Predators
Berrios more comfortable, feels command improving
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
Driving a hard bargain for taxes
States' rights? Not so much, when it comes to retirement savings
Murder and Mayhem are hers to tell in Redwood County
Fagen Fighters Museum in Granite Falls listed as a top Minnesota attraction
The many meanings of Valentine's Day
Winifred E. O'Leary
Ronnie D. Clark
Donna M. Goff
Marlyn K. Sandry
Arlene L. Mortenson
AstroBob: Ride the roller coaster to solar minimum
Swift: Do-it-yourself Dad may be least patient patient of all
Veeder: The new good 'ol days are on their way
Phillips: Dealing with difficult people easier with kindness
Minding Our Elders: Recovery from double grief may require professional care
January 10, 2017
Obama says goodbye urging people to stand up for values, reject discrimination
CHICAGO — With a final shout of his campaign mantra "Yes We Can," President Barack Obama on Tuesday urged Americans to stand up for U.S....
January 10, 2017 - 11:04pm
October 21, 2016
Trump's election results stance deepens Republican Party rifts
WASHINGTON/DELAWARE, Ohio — Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said Thursday he would accept the result of the Nov. 8 election...
October 21, 2016 - 10:34am
September 22, 2016
Dionne: Americans are deciding for the world
WASHINGTON—Like it or not, the decision we make in this November's election will be a choice on behalf of the entire world. How we vote...
September 22, 2016 - 8:26am
Letter: Have we become a logic-free zone?
Rep. Stephen Lynch (D-MA) recently disclosed that a congressional investigation has found at least 72 employees of the Department of Homeland...
June 22, 2016 - 1:00am
May 10, 2016
Commentary: In the White House, a dangerous pride
I’ve read a fair amount of books on foreign policy in recent years, yet the one that’s always made the greatest impression on me was assigned...
May 10, 2016 - 12:00am
April 20, 2016
Commentary: Histories that should be secret
When President Obama departed this week for Saudi Arabia, an incubator of the 9/11 attacks, he left behind a dispute about government secrecy....
April 20, 2016 - 12:00am
March 22, 2016
Court fight is about democracy
There’s a reason beyond garden-variety partisanship that Senate Republicans resist even holding hearings on President Obama’s nomination...
March 22, 2016 - 12:00am
March 21, 2016
Blocking of court pick indefensible
The Republican Party’s incoherent response to the Supreme Court vacancy is a partisan reflex in search of a justifying principle. The multiplicity...
March 21, 2016 - 11:30am
March 7, 2016
Letter: Hear the Obama justice nominee
The people have already chosen when they re-elected President Obama by 5 million votes. Our Constitution states, “The president shall appoint.”...
March 7, 2016 - 2:00am
May 9, 2015
President uses graduation address to promote free community college
WATERTOWN, S.D. — It’s all about family.
May 9, 2015 - 12:20am
February 27, 2014
Obama launches effort to help propel black, Hispanic young men
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will launch a program on Thursday to help improve opportunities for boys from minority groups through programs that provide mentoring, better education, and violence prevention, the White House said. Obama, the first black U.S. president,...
February 27, 2014 - 7:00am
January 31, 2014
Help wanted: Obama calls on CEOs to take on long-term jobless
WASHINGTON, Jan 31 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will meet on Friday with the leaders of more than 20 big companies which have agreed not to discriminate against the long-term unemployed, part of his initiatives to get the jobless back to work.
January 31, 2014 - 10:42am
January 29, 2014
Obama to launch government-backed retirement savings program
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration is scheduled on Wednesday to launch a retirement savings vehicle called "myRA," aimed at enrolling more Americans in a government-backed investment option. In details provided by the White House on Wednesday, the retirement savings...
January 29, 2014 - 8:44am
January 28, 2014
Obama to lift minimum wage for federal contractors: White House
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will announce on Tuesday he is issuing an executive order to raise the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour for federal contract workers with new contracts, the White House said. In his State of the Union address, Obama will also call on...
January 28, 2014 - 9:42am
January 8, 2014
Obama targets poverty in San Antonio, Philadelphia and other U.S. 'zones'
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - San Antonio, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, southeastern Kentucky, and the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma will be the first targets of President Barack Obama's plan to combat high poverty in American communities, the White House said on Wednesday. The president will...
January 8, 2014 - 9:03am