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Popular Minnesota Court of Appeals judge, former attorney retires after 40 year career
Philando Castile case: As jury selection begins, what do both sides look for?
Montevideo residents seek to help immigrants
Three veterans airlifted after Memorial Day crash in van with 5 other Legion members in far northern Minnesota
Senator McCain says Putin bigger threat than ISIS
UPDATE: Tiger Woods says unexpected reaction to prescribed meds to blame for arrest, not alcohol
UPDATE: In matchup of first-place teams, Astros rally with huge 8th inning to blast Twins
Adam Thielen looks to show Vikings last season wasn't a fluke
Twins option Kennys Vargas with some regret
Dillon captures wet Coca-Cola 600 for 1st Cup win
Watch: 'Price is Right' contestant loses his mind as he breaks Plinko record
Former Arkansas Gov. takes 'Huckabee' from Fox News to religious broadcaster
Ellen DeGeneres lands new Netflix stand up special
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
Memorial Day 2017: Willmar, area communities plan cemetery services and more
Memorial Day travel volume expected highest since 2005
Fishing: Area opener a ray of sunshine
Art competition: High school artists gather in New London
Stories needed to create 'Milan: The Musical!'
Timothy D. Claussen
Donald E. Bjork
Evelyn F. Carlson
AstroBob: Observing alert -- space station marathon is underway
Column: Lessons from a great leader
25 ways to slow down and enjoy the summer
POW! BAM! WHAM! How to put the ARRRRR back in America.
Bursack: Dad needs help taking care of Mom but he won't allow it
June 4, 2016
Commentary: California counts for nothing, again
I got my absentee ballot in the mail, which reminded me: We have an election next Tuesday. The excitement is hard to bear. Oh, wait. There is...
June 4, 2016 - 12:00am
May 18, 2016
Clinton, Sanders split Democrat nominating contests in Oregon, Kentucky
Democrat candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders each picked up primary wins on Tuesday in yet another demonstration of how divided the...
May 18, 2016 - 12:26am
May 3, 2016
Minnesota’s presidential primary legislation hits rough spot
ST. PAUL — Efforts to launch a presidential primary after Minnesota’s overflowing March precinct caucuses frustrated voters hit a series of roadblocks Tuesday in a key Senate committee. Powerful Senate Finance Chairman Richard Cohen, D-St. Paul, said a presidential primary could...
May 3, 2016 - 9:13pm
Trump wins big in Indiana, with a clear path as Cruz quits
Republican front-runner Donald Trump swept to a commanding victory in Indiana on Tuesday, putting him on a glide path to the party's presidential...
May 3, 2016 - 7:43pm
April 25, 2016
Minnesota Opinion: Minnesota is smart to consider primary
So important is the office of the president that Europeans often say they wish they could vote in U.S. elections. That won’t be happening anytime soon, of course. But it helps explain what’s happening in Minnesota right now, as the Legislature comes closer to scrapping the presidential...
April 25, 2016 - 2:00am
April 17, 2016
Many changes if state switches to primary: Minnesota Legislature and governor seem ready to make change
ST. PAUL — After more than 321,000 Minnesotans stuffed themselves into schools, churches, fire halls, snowmobile groups and Lions Clubs across the state to take part in presidential picking last month, Capitol and party leaders, as well as many voters, decided it is time for a change....
April 17, 2016 - 10:30pm
April 14, 2016
Minnesota Opinion: It is time for a Minnesota presidential primary
Memories of the sweaty, overcrowded, chaotic meeting rooms that marked — and marred — Caucus Night 2016 ... across Minnesota remain fresh....
April 14, 2016 - 12:12am
April 5, 2016
Republican Cruz and Democrat Sanders score key victories in Wisconsin
MILWAUKEE — Republican Ted Cruz won the Wisconsin presidential primary Tuesday, dealing a blow to front-runner Donald Trump’s hopes of amassing...
April 5, 2016 - 9:10pm
March 15, 2016
Trump knocks Rubio out of race
PALM BEACH, Fla. — U.S. Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump won a crucial contest in Florida Tuesday, knocking rival Marco Rubio...
March 15, 2016 - 11:35pm
March 6, 2016
Minnesota presidential primary gains momentum
ST. PAUL -- Packed precinct caucuses, and reports that thousands left in frustration due to overcrowding, are leading more Minnesota political...
March 6, 2016 - 6:11am
February 9, 2016
Trump, Sanders win U.S. nominating contests in New Hampshire
MANCHESTER, N.H. -- Riding a wave of voter anger at traditional politicians, billionaire Donald Trump won New Hampshire's Republican presidential...
February 9, 2016 - 9:13pm
August 12, 2014
Casting ballots in Willmar primary race
Early morning voters at Vinje Church in Willmar on Tuesday: By 8:30 a.m., 22 had voted, according to workers, in Ward 2/Precinct 2 which...
August 12, 2014 - 2:16pm
August 11, 2014
Low primary vote turnout expected today
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans should not need to wait in long lines at today’s primary election.
August 11, 2014 - 10:20pm
August 7, 2014
McFadden tours MinnWest, talks economy and energy
WILLMAR — Mike McFadden is confident that he will be the winner in the Republican U.S. Senate primary Tuesday. McFadden, who was endorsed...
August 7, 2014 - 11:24pm
August 6, 2014
Candidate Profile: Christianson cites passion for wanting to be where the decisions are made
WILLMAR — Incumbent Willmar City Council member Ron Christianson says he is seeking re-election to a sixth four-year term on the council because he still has a passion for wanting to be where the decisions are made that affect his ward, his neighborhood and the city in general. Christianson...
August 6, 2014 - 10:58pm