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CMCS completes building project
Jobs, schools draw Micronesians to western Minnesota
Former Wright County DNR officer sentenced on felony theft charge
Proposed DHS cuts would affect Willmar
Bill would add $3M to loan forgiveness for rural health care professionals
College Wrestling: SJU JV topples Ridgewater
College Men's Basketball: Ridgewater doomed by cold shooting
College Women's Basketball: Fouls plague Warriors in loss
Women's basketball: Gophers knock off Penn State
NFL: Adrian Peterson nears 30, but the NFL barely notices
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‘Birdman’ wins top honor from actors in march toward Oscars
'Birdman,' 'Budapest Hotel' lead Oscar nominations
Believe it or not: A tree felled in Madison, Minnesota, can land in Florida
Forum Communications names Ronquist publisher of Duluth News Tribune
In surprise move, Target to pull out of Canada
Darwin K. "Dar" Forkrud
Charles W. Jones
Rev. Lloyd A. Nelson
Eloise June Kvam
Taste: A little home comfort
Huseby — Schwaegerl
Arends — Fettig
Tanico — Gunvalson
Brink — Kubesh
Facing a GOP-led House, Dayton still decides to play hardball with his priorities
Midwest Opinion: The nickname key: What’s best for UND?
Letter: Upper Midwest takes good care of veterans
Midwest Opinion: Affront to common sense to regulate Duluth’s seed library as dealer
Midwest Opinion: DNR finds retention alone can’t provide flood protection in Fargo-Moorhead
October 30, 2012
Letter: Pledge tied Vogel's hands
I am having a hard time understanding how an elected legislator, whose goal is supposedly to represent and work for his constituents' best long-term interests, would essentially tie his own hands by signing Grover Norquist's "Taxpayer Protection Pledge," agreeing to "oppose and vote...
opinion / letters
October 30, 2012 - 9:55am
December 7, 2011
Letter: A plea for clean water
Soon the Barrasso Amendment will be voted on in the Senate. This amendment will remove the Environmental Protection Agency's regulatory authority over water that is not navigable. In other words, throughout the nation, waters such as wetlands, intermittent streams, intermittent ponds,...
opinion / letters
December 7, 2011 - 12:00am
May 5, 2011
2010 was 'tough year' for child protection in Kandiyohi County
WILLMAR -- Social workers say investigating reports of abuse to children are some of the most difficult cases to handle, especially when the victims are too young to talk about what happened to them and especially when children are nearly killed. That's what made 2010 particularly...
news / local
May 5, 2011 - 12:00am
May 25, 2010
Updated: President Obama to send more troops and funding to U.S.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama will send 1,200 National Guard troops to boost security along the U.S.-Mexico border, officials said...
news / nation
May 25, 2010 - 3:05pm
May 24, 2010
Counties must pay for parents' lawyers in child welfare cases, high court rules
WILLMAR -- A recent Minnesota Supreme Court ruling removes any doubt that counties are required to pay for court-appointed attorneys for parents or guardians in parental rights termination cases. The decision and the costs associated with these cases involving a child in need of...
news / local
May 24, 2010 - 12:00am
March 6, 2010
Commentary: Protection from sex offenders
SAN DIEGO -- Like most in the San Diego area -- especially those of us who are parents -- I've spent the last few days processing the events surrounding the murder of 17-year-old Chelsea King with a mixture of sadness, frustration and rage. Mostly rage. Naturally, most of this anger...
opinion / commentary
March 6, 2010 - 12:00am
February 19, 2010
Kandiyohi County makes adjustments to legal fees handed down after cutting public defenders' budget
WILLMAR -- During the last year, Kandiyohi County has spent $65,000 for legal counsel for parents who may be losing their parental rights or whose children may be in need of protective services. It's a cost that had been paid by the State Board of Public Defense until the Legislature...
news / local
February 19, 2010 - 12:00am
January 12, 2010
Dorgan says permanent F-M flood protection a top priority
FARGO, N.D. - Sen. Byron Dorgan says he'll "set the table" for the Fargo-Moorhead area to get federal funding for permanent flood protection before he leaves office. He said today he'll encourage the U.S.
news / state
January 12, 2010 - 12:57pm