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Family establishes reward fund in Iron Range man's unsolved death
With Dakota Access in limbo, more Bakken crude to move on trains
KMS Marching Saints perform today
Rep. Miller to conduct health insurance meeting Dec. 13 in Olivia
Merkel ally threatens Facebook with fines over online hate speech
Cards 3-0 after victory over Dassel-Cokato
Cardinal girls can't hold off Northern Lakes
Gophers slip past New Jersey team to go to 8-1
Becker hands Card girls first loss
Spurs make it 13-0 on road, take down Wolves
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
Heavy teenage drinking linked to abnormal brain development
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Read Live it! December-January issue
Knowing personalized risk for diabetes may not change lifestyles
Helen Marjorie Christenson
Ronald A. Olson
Luella O. Carlson
Janet L. Pearson
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Treat all ladies with respect
Minnesota Opinion: Free Vikes-tix perk 'looks bad' for all
Estrich commentary: Living in the Trump twilight
Editorial: Time for two school sides to find agreement
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
March 31, 2015
Some Republicans see Obama as more of a threat to US than Putin
WASHINGTON – A third of Republicans believe President Barack Obama poses an imminent threat to the United States, outranking concerns about...
March 31, 2015 - 6:10pm
February 28, 2015
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
February 28, 2015 - 12:00am
September 19, 2014
Letter: Before griping, check facts
For you who indulge in never-ending criticism of President Obama and for those of you who are just wondering, I have some facts here. They weren’t hard to find, so know that whoever told you wrong was too lazy to look it up or doesn’t know how to Google and/or meant to deceive...
September 19, 2014 - 3:00am
June 13, 2014
Obama lands in North Dakota
BISMARCK -- The president has landed in North Dakota enroute to the Standing Rock Indian Reservation. President Barack Obama and first lady...
June 13, 2014 - 3:06pm
Group protests Keystone XL pipeline in advance of Obama’s visit
CANNON BALL, N.D. – American Indians opposed to the Keystone XL oil pipeline erected a tepee and held up signs against a fierce wind to protest...
June 13, 2014 - 2:21pm
June 9, 2014
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
June 9, 2014 - 5:30am
Commentary: When a president goes rogue
WASHINGTON — What Winston Churchill said of Secretary of State John Foster Dulles — that he was a bull who carried his own china shop around with him — is true of Susan Rice, who is, to be polite, accident prone. When in September 2012 she was deputed to sell to the public the...
June 9, 2014 - 1:00am
May 22, 2014
Letter: The downfall of our nation
An open letter to former President George H.W. Bush: I know you are requesting money, not advice, but please read this anyway. As an American voter, I am disappointed with both Republicans and Democrats. Our government is broke in many ways, and neither party seems willing to...
May 22, 2014 - 5:30am
May 6, 2014
Commentary: No place for nuance
Most people, perhaps even the super-wealthy, who are usually accountable to auditors, want to know where their money goes. This is especially...
May 6, 2014 - 2:00am
May 5, 2014
Commentary: The Hillary difference
WASHINGTON — There are two majorities in the country right now. One disapproves of President Obama. The other is still inclined to vote Democratic....
May 5, 2014 - 4:00am
April 9, 2014
Editorial: Civil Rights Act of 1964 changed U.S. history
President Lyndon B. Johnson cajoled and collaborated with Congress 50 years ago until the Civil Rights Act of 1964 was passed and signed into law. The Civil Rights Law, a Johnson legacy, affected the nation profoundly as it for the first time prohibited discrimination in employment...
April 9, 2014 - 6:00am
Midwest Opinion: Mr. Bush deserves praise for his art
MITCHELL, S.D. — We acknowledge that former president George W. Bush’s art is not great. But it’s not our aim to poke fun at Mr. Bush’s limited artistic ability. Some in the media have jumped on that bandwagon, probably because it’s easy. Bush’s amateurish style with a...
April 9, 2014 - 5:30am
December 5, 2013
Nelson Mandela, from apartheid fighter to president and unifier
(Reuters) - Nelson Mandela guided South Africa from the shackles of apartheid to multi-racial democracy, as an icon of peace and reconciliation...
December 5, 2013 - 4:11pm
November 22, 2013
Editorial: Kennedy helped America feel good
Fifty years ago today, west central Minnesota and the world were shocked by the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. The majority of Americans alive at the time remember exactly where they were when they heard the fatal news from Dallas, Texas, much like other historical days...
November 22, 2013 - 5:00am
August 16, 2013
Commentary: And Just a Little Hillary...
By Susan Estrich These days, almost every political conversation ends up with a little Hillary at the end. Catnip. The gift we give ourselves. It would make absolutely no sense for Hillary Clinton to decide today whether she will or will not run for president. So the only sensible...
August 16, 2013 - 12:00am