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No draft for women in $618.7 billion annual defense bill heading to Obama
Landmark survey finds U.S. transgender people harassed in public restrooms
Man facing 16 felonies for alleged kidnapping, assault of Willmar woman
Santa comes early to Jefferson
Solar garden planned north of Brainerd
WCT daily sports schedule
2016 Tribune Boys Basketball Previews
Boys Basketball Previews: Cards' Slagter always puts team first
Wild hold off Leafs' surge
Peterson may remain out of commission if Vikings are out of contention
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'
Who's the most overpaid actor in Hollywood?
Benson, Minn., native pens: 'Mama's Knight: A Cancer Story of Love'"
Heavy teenage drinking linked to abnormal brain development
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Harlow D. Skindelien
Marlene M. Baumann
Vernon "Bud" Blindt
Dionne commentary: The disempowered majority in U.S.
Will commentary: Trump's Carrier ploy is not conservatism
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
Parker commentary: Donald Trump's demagogic illogic
Thomas commentary: Remembering Pearl Harbor at 75
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
November 19, 2015
Minneapolis police say Molotov cocktails thrown, blame ‘anarchists’
MINNEAPOLIS — The Minneapolis police chief says anarchists from outside the community are attacking police, using an early Sunday police shooting...
November 19, 2015 - 11:21pm
November 18, 2015
Tension rises as police move protesters
MINNEAPOLIS — Tensions rose Wednesday as investigations continue into the police shooting of an unarmed 24-year-old black man. Protesters...
November 18, 2015 - 11:24pm
November 17, 2015
Police: Video of shooting of Minnesota man incomplete, won’t be released
MINNEAPOLIS — The fatal Minneapolis police shooting of an unarmed 24-year-old black man was caught on video, but authorities Tuesday said they will not release it because the early Sunday incident was not captured in its entirety. Without the entire episode available on video,...
November 17, 2015 - 11:26pm
November 11, 2015
Charges dropped against Black Lives Matter MOA protest organizers
MINNEAPOLIS — Charges against the 11 organizers of last December’s Black Lives Matter protest at the Mall of America in Bloomington were dropped Tuesday. In a 137-page decision, Peter Cahill, chief judge of the Hennepin County District Court, dismissed misdemeanor charges of...
November 11, 2015 - 12:22am
October 21, 2015
Students protest over suspension of teacher
EAST GRAND FORKS — East Grand Forks High School students were protesting Wednesday in front of the school in response to the suspension of...
October 21, 2015 - 9:36pm
September 14, 2015
Court overturns initial state Sandpiper approval
ST. PAUL — Minnesota regulators must rewind their work on the Sandpiper crude oil pipeline after a state Appeals Court panel Monday overturned a June decision that the project is needed. The judicial panel ruled that a comprehensive environmental study about the pipeline’s impact...
September 14, 2015 - 11:03pm
September 1, 2015
Governor Dayton condemns protesters’ chant
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton thinks a chant of “Pigs in a blanket, fry ’em like bacon,” during a Black Lives Matter St. Paul march to the Minnesota State Fairgrounds “was a terrible thing to say,” his press secretary said Tuesday. His comment came in response to state...
September 1, 2015 - 10:48pm
June 7, 2015
Tar sands protest draws thousands to streets of St. Paul
ST. PAUL — From all walks of life came thousands to march through to Minnesota’s Capitol for the same reason. Young and old alike flooded the streets in downtown St. Paul for the Tar Sands Resistance March, which organizing groups hoped would open eyes to the practices of companies...
June 7, 2015 - 11:07pm
March 27, 2015
Rape sentence prompts outcry
MOORHEAD, Minn. – A plea deal in the sexual assault of a Minnesota State University Moorhead student, a sentence approved earlier this week,...
March 27, 2015 - 7:00am
March 11, 2015
Megamall protesters plead not guilty in Dec. 20 event
EDINA, Minn. -- The so-called “MOA11” defendants charged in a December protest at the Mall of America pleaded not guilty Tuesday amid songs and chants outside court. While the 11 defendants were in the Hennepin County courthouse in Edina, in a gallery full of supporters, an...
March 11, 2015 - 10:00am
March 1, 2015
Chicago protesters demand probe of what they call police ‘black site’
CHICAGO — About 200 protesters gathered outside a police facility in Chicago on Saturday, demanding an investigation into a media report denied by police that the site functions as an off-the-books interrogation compound.
March 1, 2015 - 11:34pm
June 13, 2014
Group protests Keystone XL pipeline in advance of Obama’s visit
CANNON BALL, N.D. – American Indians opposed to the Keystone XL oil pipeline erected a tepee and held up signs against a fierce wind to protest...
June 13, 2014 - 2:21pm
July 15, 2013
Rallies, marches follow Zimmerman verdict
NEW YORK (AP) -- Thousands of demonstrators from across the country - chanting, praying and even fighting tears - protested a jury's decision...
July 15, 2013 - 7:05am
October 16, 2011
Minneapolis protesters defy tent ban with clear tents
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Anti-Wall Street protesters who are occupying a government plaza in Minneapolis have set up tents in defiance of a county ban. The protesters set up clear plastic tents Saturday afternoon. Authorities had said tents wouldn't be allowed because they're a public-safety...
October 16, 2011 - 10:34am
ACGC students stage sit-in to protest possible Cosmos elementary closure
GROVE CITY -- Their numbers were small but the passion of a handful of Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City students ran high Wednesday as the group conducted...
December 16, 2010 - 12:00am