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Relay for Life Kandiyohi County
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
Clinton picks Kaine as her running mate
Stingers' rally fall short in loss to La Crosse
KRA revs up after weather delays
Roundup: VFW I heads into playoffs on hot streak
Sano breaks slump, leads Twins to victory
Former Minnesota Vikings coach Dennis Green dies
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
Lippert -- Marcus
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
Doty — St. Aubin
Sussenguth -- Spyhalski
Geer -- Baumchen
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
Carol Ann Ringler
Ardis E. Smith
Myrtle M. Knutson
Adeline T.J. Skogstoe
Commentary: Latest VA fix creates new ills
Tribune Opinion: Willmar benefits from 'Moving Health Forward'
Letter: A credit to sports writing
Letter: Criticism of Peppin unwarranted
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
April 3, 2013
Obama to return 5 percent of salary to Treasury
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama will return 5 percent of his salary each month to the Treasury in a show of solidarity with federal workers smarting from government-wide spending cuts, the White House said Wednesday. By JOSH LEDERMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) --...
April 3, 2013 - 3:14pm
March 28, 2013
Obama: 'Shame on us' if Newtown is forgotten
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama urged lawmakers Thursday to remember the children gunned down in America and not "get squishy" in the...
March 28, 2013 - 12:24pm
March 8, 2013
Letter: America needs a leader
Your editorial from March 2 (“Willmar needs a mayor who leads”) was mistitled. It should have read instead, “America needs a president who leads.” Referring back to the Tribune from Feb. 27, there were at least four separate articles supporting the need for that substitution....
March 8, 2013 - 12:24am
February 28, 2013
New crisis looms as budget cuts hit US on Friday
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Billions of dollars in harsh budget cuts are hitting the U.S. government on Friday, and officials are conceding that last-minute...
February 28, 2013 - 7:30am
February 27, 2013
Obama, top lawmakers to meet Friday on budget cuts
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama will meet Friday with the top leaders in the House and Senate to discuss what to do about automatic cuts to the federal budget, White House and congressional leaders said. By JOSH LEDERMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack...
February 27, 2013 - 9:37am
February 26, 2013
Obama: Flexibility won't help with spending cuts
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) -- No progress to report in negotiations with Congress, President Barack Obama on Tuesday singled out for praise the few Republicans who say they're open to aspects of his approach to averting looming government-wide spending cuts, seeking to turn up the heat...
February 26, 2013 - 1:56pm
February 14, 2013
Commentary: President Obama: The audacity of freedom
By EJ Dionne WASHINGTON — President Obama is a freer man than he has been at any point in his presidency. He is free from the need to save an economy close to collapse, from illusions that Republicans in Congress would work with him readily, from the threat of a rising tea party...
February 14, 2013 - 1:00am
February 13, 2013
GOP faults Obama speech for liberalism, hostility
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republicans charged Wednesday that President Barack Obama delivered a State of the Union address studded with tired liberal notions and campaign-style hostility and said the speech did little to ease partisan tensions over issues like gigantic budget deficits. "An...
February 13, 2013 - 1:03pm
Obama proposals face quick opposition in Congress
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama set up high-stakes clashes with Republicans over guns, immigration, taxes and climate change in a State of the Union address that showcased his determination to mark his legacy. Rep. Paul Ryan said Obama could better achieve his goals if he...
February 13, 2013 - 8:51am
February 12, 2013
Obama to stress jobs; audience's message is guns
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The American public will get a competing mix of rhetoric and imagery in President Barack Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday, a speech that offers a heavy dose on the economy even as it plays out against a visual backdrop dominated by the current national...
February 12, 2013 - 6:48am
February 7, 2013
Obama pushes 2nd term agenda to House Democrats
LEESBURG, Va. (AP) -- President Barack Obama predicted a tough road ahead as he urged House Democrats on Thursday to stick to their principles...
February 7, 2013 - 2:32pm
Obama to promote his agenda to House Democrats
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama is promoting his second-term agenda to House Democrats, eager to keep them unified as a bulwark against a Republican majority on issues as diverse as the economy, immigration and guns. Obama was meeting with Democratic lawmakers Thursday during...
February 7, 2013 - 8:32am
February 6, 2013
AP Source: Outdoor retail exec picked for Interior
WASHINGTON (AP) -- An administration official says President Barack Obama has picked the head of outdoor gear company REI as secretary of Interior. The president plans to announce the nomination of REI President and CEO Sally Jewell Wednesday afternoon. That's according to an administration...
February 6, 2013 - 7:28am
February 4, 2013
Obama pushes gun control plan in Minnesota visit
MINNEAPOLIS -- President Barack Obama emphasized background checks and a ban on military assault weapons and high-capacity magazines in a speech...
February 4, 2013 - 2:40pm
January 21, 2013
Obama says 'America's possibilities are limitless'
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Asserting "America's possibilities are limitless," President Barack Obama declared on Monday that a decade of war is ending...
January 21, 2013 - 11:42am