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Records published June 29
Schools and students published June 29, 2017
Lost driver's license invalidated when state issues replacement
Pet of the week posted June 28, 2017
Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center finishes construction on new pavilion
Stingers Notebook: McCorkle's return and record chasing
Tyus Jones says new teammate Jimmy Butler adds toughness to team
Local Roundup: Flaig stars in Willmar Legion victory
Stingers: Larks' Beyer flies higher
Kepler, Mejia power Twins past Red Sox
Stephen Colbert announces a week of 'Late Show' episodes from Russia
Sandy Hook families urge NBC to drop Megyn Kelly's Alex Jones interview
20 new and returning TV shows that you should check out this summer
'Bachelor in Paradise' production halted, show in question after alleged 'misconduct' on set
'Big Fish' a lovely piece of Americana at The Barn in Willmar
Pedal for Project Impact 2017: Local cyclists ride for a reason
Exhibit documents Willmar festival
Studio Hop 2017 continues today
'Sweet Land the Musical': Rural debut is tonight where movie was made
'Red, White and Tuna': Comedy opens tonight at Little Theatre in New London
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
Live it!: Holistic approach to treatment looks at mind, body and spirit
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Effie S. Christenson
Elaine Ann Schnapp (Bishop)
Charles M. Serna
Delores M. Munson
Pearl Mae McIalwain
Hoops on Hops: How and why glassware adds to your enjoyment of beer
All-American fun: Patriotic playdough is an easy DIY for summer
Champagne: A refreshing explosion for the Fourth of July
Keillor: Partying with the engineers
Parenting Perspectives: A moment in the mind of a mom
Apple TV may be getting Amazon video app this fall
WCT Sports Show: Three things we've learned
U.S. appeals court blocks release of Guantanamo Bay force-feeding videos
WCT Sports Show: Top 10 Basketball Games of the Year
Video: State Basketball: Miracle heave sends CMCS to defeat in Class A quarters
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June 27, 2017
Media groups argue for release of Wetterling files that family deems private
ST. CLOUD-- Several Minnesota media organizations have asked to be allowed to intervene in a court case involving the release of documents from...
June 27, 2017 - 9:14pm
May 1, 2017
Knowing what your phone knows: How apps use data
FARGO— As the internet becomes more integrated, our own personal digital footprint grows. Smartphones are used to secure homes, manage...
May 1, 2017 - 6:00am
April 24, 2017
Susan Estrich: The Amazon 1-Star System
April 24, 2017 - 1:29am
February 20, 2017
Minn. Supreme Court reverses Meeker County fourth amendment case
ST. PAUL — Police do not need a separate search warrant to arrest an individual in a home in which they are a guest, the Minnesota Supreme...
February 20, 2017 - 8:27am
February 7, 2017
Willmar viagra privacy lawsuit dismissal upheld on appeal
ST. PAUL — A Willmar pharmacist who inadvertently provided information about a man's Viagra prescription to his estranged wife did not...
February 7, 2017 - 9:11pm
October 26, 2016
Cohen: Could WIkiLeaks hurt transparency?
Now WikiLeaks is all over the place, a veritable downpour of the once secret, both consequential and trivial—more the latter than the former,...
October 26, 2016 - 11:37am
July 14, 2016
Echo man charged with placing secret camera in girl’s bedroom
GRANITE FALLS -- A 32-year-old Echo man has been charged with interference of privacy of a minor and criminal sexual conduct, accused of placing...
July 14, 2016 - 11:45pm
March 31, 2015
Commentary: Privacy vs. security: how the debate changes
The pilot who crashed the Germanwings plane, taking 150 lives, was too ill to work, according to doctors' notes found at his home. But Germany's strict medical privacy laws barred the doctors from conveying that judgment to the airline. A horrific event that could have been averted...
March 31, 2015 - 2:56am
March 10, 2015
License-plate reader proposals spur ire in the state Legislature
ST. PAUL — Tempers rose Tuesday over competing proposals to regulate automated license-plate readers, even as both sides gave ground. Police want to maintain information collected from license plate readers as long as possible, so they can search their database of vehicle locations...
March 10, 2015 - 9:34pm
February 28, 2015
Minnesota Opinion: It is time to fight back to protect our privacy
The fight for privacy has long been a losing battle, with corporations and the government amassing reams of personal data about people taken from social media, Internet history, cellphone use, license plate trackers and security cameras everywhere.
February 28, 2015 - 7:00am
February 19, 2015
Senators consider police body camera privacy issues
ST. PAUL — The national debate about how much police body camera video is public landed in the Minnesota spotlight Thursday. A bill a Senate...
February 19, 2015 - 11:48pm
March 7, 2014
MasterCard, Visa form group to enhance payment security
(Reuters) - Visa Inc and MasterCard Inc, the world's two largest payment networks, have formed a new cross-industry group to improve payment system security following a number of high-profile data breaches. The new group, which will include banks, credit unions, retailers and industry...
March 7, 2014 - 12:19pm
February 25, 2014
Mobile phone protection bill to be introducted today in Minn.
ST. PAUL -- A bill to be introduced today in the Minnesota Legislature would require government agencies, including law enforcement organizations, to obtain search warrants before accessing the location of electronic devices such as mobile telephones. “Nearly every Minnesotan...
February 25, 2014 - 12:50pm
September 19, 2013
Minn. governor wants better background checks
By Don Davis Forum News Service ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton says government should do better background checks before hiring people for sensitive positions. His comments came Wednesday, following filing of a lawsuit claiming that people with access to what is supposed...
September 19, 2013 - 10:00am
August 16, 2013
Report: NSA spying broke privacy rules multiple times
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The National Security Agency has broken privacy rules or overstepped its legal authority thousands of times each year since Congress granted the agency broad new powers in 2008, The Washington Post reported Thursday. Most of the infractions involve unauthorized...
August 16, 2013 - 7:00am