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Willmar School Board meets Monday
Man found dead under television at Minnesota home
Woman, five children rescued from Alexandria townhome fire
Truck hits State Patrol car, injuring trooper, then drives off
Willmar teen gets probation, community service for bomb threat
Blaze makes first appearance at CMCS pep rally
Bluejays take down LQPV on road
WarHawks hit hard early, fall to 'Jacks
Vikings look to climb back into playoff race
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'
'Prairie Angels' makes a timely arrival in Renville County
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
Curtis Burr Accola
Gregory W. Johnson
Ruth V. Thayer
Frances A. King
Vernon "Bud" Blindt
Letter: Let's show more appreciation
Letter: Why downtowns are failing
Letter: More alike than different
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Our values have hit rock bottom
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
December 7, 2016
Trump inauguration protest groups demand access to Washington sites
WASHINGTON—A public interest group urged U.S. officials on Wednesday, Dec. 7, to free up Washington landmarks for thousands of people planning...
December 7, 2016 - 10:39pm
November 22, 2016
Mary Pieh letter: Protests can serve noble purpose
In response to Shelley Hedlund, who suggested that young people protesting the election of Donald Trump, who was not elected by a majority...
November 22, 2016 - 2:05am
November 11, 2016
In a shift, Trump assails protesters, then praises their 'passion'
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK—President-elect Donald Trump denounced Americans who protested against his election and hours later praised them on...
November 11, 2016 - 1:37pm
November 10, 2016
Second night of Trump protests shut down Interstate 94
MINNEAPOLIS—Hundreds of marchers protesting the election of Donald Trump as president have shut down Interstate 94 on Thursday night in...
November 10, 2016 - 9:16pm
October 28, 2016
Police: Shots fired at law officers, protesters pepper sprayed as pipeline protest site turns tense
MORTON COUNTY, N.D. — Hundreds of officers in riot gear and military vehicles broke through the front lines of the Dakota Access Pipeline resistance...
October 28, 2016 - 7:23am
September 22, 2016
After violent protests, Charlotte police won't release shooting video
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Police in Charlotte do not plan for now to release a video showing the fatal shooting of a black man by officers that...
September 22, 2016 - 1:04pm
September 11, 2016
McFeely: A remarkable victory for Native Americans
FARGO—A remarkable thing happened. The United States government gave a victory to Native Americans. If you haven't noticed over the past...
September 11, 2016 - 10:25am
August 14, 2016
Violent protests erupt in Milwaukee after police kill armed suspect
MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - Protesters fired gunshots, hurled bricks and set a gas station on fire in the U.S. mid-western city of Milwaukee on Saturday...
August 14, 2016 - 9:37am
April 5, 2016
Mississippi governor signs religion law over gay rights protests
Mssissippi Governor Phil Bryant on Tuesday signed a far-reaching law allowing people with religious objections to deny wedding services to same-sex couples and protecting other actions considered discriminatory by gay rights activists. The measure also clears the way for employers...
April 5, 2016 - 3:33pm
December 3, 2015
Minneapolis closes protesters’ encampment
MINNEAPOLIS -- Black Lives Matter Minneapolis leaders promise to continue their protest of a young black man's shooting by police even after their police station encampment was forcibly ended. Police early Thursday cleared out demonstrators who had occupied an area around a North...
December 3, 2015 - 10:52pm
November 18, 2015
What we know about Minneapolis police shooting
MINNEAPOLIS — Early Sunday morning, on the city’s North Side, a Minneapolis police officer shot a 24-year-old man named Jamar Clark in the head. In the days since, the incident has made national headlines, led to state and federal investigations and inspired a protest that shut...
November 18, 2015 - 11:12pm
January 19, 2015
Thousands of demonstrators take to the streets on MLK Day
ST. PAUL -- Protesters said they were motivated by Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy as they took to the streets of St. Paul on Monday, calling...
January 19, 2015 - 11:38pm
November 2, 2014
‘Redskins’ protest at Vikings game draws thousands
MINNEAPOLIS — Protesters gathered Sunday outside the Vikings-Washington football game in Minneapolis to decry the team name “Redskins.” Carrying...
November 2, 2014 - 11:00pm
May 15, 2014
Neutrality: Amid protests, FCC proposes new Internet rules
WASHINGTON — U.S. regulators on Thursday advanced a “net neutrality” proposal that would ban Internet providers from blocking or slowing down access to websites but may let them charge content companies for faster and more reliable delivery of their traffic to users. For four...
May 15, 2014 - 11:08pm
Death toll from Egypt violence rises to 525
CAIRO (AP) -- Egyptian authorities on Thursday significantly raised the death toll from clashes the previous day between police and supporters of the ousted Islamist president, saying more than 500 people died and laying bare the extent of the violence that swept much of the country...
August 15, 2013 - 7:02am