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U.S. court puts Obamacare case on hold until Trump takes office
Abe to become first Japanese PM to visit Pearl Harbor
Dog found in rubble of downtown Sioux Falls building 48 hours after it collapsed
Willmar police officer escapes injury in early-morning rollover crash
Olivia woman injured in Highway 71 crash
Dragons place third at own invite
Aus, Struxness earning big rodeo wins, cash
Card gymnast place third at Becker
Gophers accept bid to Holiday Bowl in San Diego Dec. 27
Slagter paces Cards at Monticello invite
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'
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
Around our region published Nov. 30
Dorothy M. Peterson
Helen W. Olson
Roger K. Straight
Virginia L. Anderson
Ronald J. Fernholz
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
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