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Election's viral stars a hit for Halloween
Scientists identify fossilized dinosaur brain tissue for first time
Minnesotan killed by live wire after crashing into power pole
College student slams into police car while taking topless selfie
Once jobless and uncounted, eager workers could slow Fed rate hike
WCT Sports Show: Cards, Wildcats breeze through opening rounds
Analyst: Zimmer tackle rotation versus Eagles 'horrible'
Wild's Niederreiter gaining confidence on new line
Conley, Grizzlies hold off Timberwolves
Great Swedish Adventure begins and features woman with Willmar roots
Willmar native on 'The Voice'
1960's icon Bobby Vee dies at Minnesota care facility
Prince’s legendary vault is now open; song due out in November
Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in Literature
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Now is the perfect time for houseplant tasks
Social Security Administration declared a 0.3 percent cost-of-living adjustment for 2017
An Epic journey
Spooktacular: The whole family can help make ghostly yard ornaments
John R.L. Teigland
Glenn John Nelsen
Walter Merril Johnson
Melissa Heen Peterson
Cindy Regan's letter: Clinton's corruption runs deep
Tribune 2016 Endorsement: Elect Julie Asmus to Willmar's Ward 2 seat
Colleen Thomson Michels letter: Schwantes is committed to public service
Suzie Richter letter: Get informed, then go and vote
Ryan Rauenhorst letter: Lang will hold true to his values
August 28, 2013
Obama embodies King's dream and his struggle
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama won't need to mention race - a subject he doesn't talk a lot about in public - when he stands at the Lincoln Memorial on the anniversary of the March on Washington.
August 28, 2013 - 7:29am
U.S. still defining objectives of strike on Syria
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration is still defining the central objectives of a potential military strike on Syria and considering possible Syrian government reprisals, even as U.S. intelligence agencies prepare additional evidence to show the Bashar Assad government's responsibility...
August 28, 2013 - 7:03am
August 7, 2013
In rebuke, Obama cancels Moscow summit with Putin
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- In a rare diplomatic rebuke, President Barack Obama on Wednesday canceled his Moscow summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
August 7, 2013 - 8:31am
July 24, 2013
Obama to try to focus public attention on economy
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Seeking to focus public attention on the problem he was sent to the White House to solve, President Barack Obama is making...
July 24, 2013 - 8:11am
July 15, 2013
For Obama's climate plan, devil is in the details
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Frustrated by a recalcitrant Congress, President Barack Obama has vowed to take climate change into his own hands. Now he has to deliver.
July 15, 2013 - 8:00am
George HW Bush to visit White House
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A commitment to volunteerism is bringing together presidents past and present.
July 15, 2013 - 6:30am
July 12, 2013
Letter: The Obamacare train wreck
It has recently come to light that President Obama is wanting to delay implementing the employer mandate that employers with over 50 employers must provide health insurance by 2014, but will now start in 2015. Why is this being done? It takes about two seconds to figure out that...
July 12, 2013 - 12:00am
July 2, 2013
Obama admin delays major requirement of health law
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In a major concession to business groups, the Obama administration Tuesday unexpectedly announced a one-year delay, until after the 2014 elections, in a central requirement of the new health care law that many companies provide coverage for their workers or face...
July 2, 2013 - 11:11pm
July 1, 2013
Obama, Bush to join together in Africa
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania (AP) — A world away from America's political battles and the house they've both inhabited, President Barack Obama and former President George W. Bush are preparing to join together in Tanzania to honor Americans killed in an embassy bombing nearly 15 years...
July 1, 2013 - 7:34am
June 25, 2013
Power plant limits at center of Obama climate plan
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Taking climate change efforts into his own hands, President Barack Obama is proposing sweeping steps to limit heat-trapping pollution from coal-fired power plants and to boost renewable energy production on federal property.
June 25, 2013 - 7:05am
June 21, 2013
Obama to meet with privacy, civil liberties board
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama is holding his first meeting with a privacy and civil liberties board Friday as he seeks to make good on his pledge to have a public discussion about secretive government surveillance programs.
June 21, 2013 - 7:00am
June 19, 2013
Obama: `Lives have been saved' by NSA programs
BERLIN (AP) -- Trying to tamp down concerns about government over-reach, President Barack Obama on Wednesday defended U.S. Internet and phone surveillance programs as narrowly targeted efforts that have saved lives and thwarted at least 50 terror threats.
June 19, 2013 - 6:57am
May 30, 2013
AP sources: Obama to name ex-Bush aide to head FBI
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama is prepared to nominate James Comey, a former Bush administration official with bipartisan credentials, as the next FBI director. In a possible warning sign, the top Republican on the Senate committee that would review the nomination said...
May 30, 2013 - 6:46am
May 28, 2013
Obama, NJ's Christie together again in mutual aid
POINT PLEASANT BEACH, N.J. (AP) -- President Barack Obama casually tossed a football as Gov. Chris Christie won a stuffed bear in an arcade Tuesday...
May 28, 2013 - 12:38pm
May 16, 2013
GOP demands more despite Benghazi email release
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House release of some 100 pages of emails and notes about the deadly attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, last year has failed to satisfy congressional Republicans, who are demanding more information.
May 16, 2013 - 7:00am