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U.S. Supreme Court to hear sex offender social media ban case
White House urges ban on non-compete agreements for many workers
Surveys show change in public opinion of police
Minnesota Court of Appeals affirms Meeker County criminal sexual conduct conviction
Willmar man changes plea after Minn. Supreme Court ruling
WCT Sports Show: Section volleyball preview
WCT Sports Show: Section playoffs roundup
Gophers deal 21 with Brooks, Smith combo
Card girls CC team clinches fifth-straight state trip
Timberwolves' free agency waiting game already working out
Great Swedish Adventure begins and features woman with Willmar roots
Willmar native on 'The Voice'
1960's icon Bobby Vee dies at Minnesota care facility
Prince’s legendary vault is now open; song due out in November
Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in Literature
Pope Francis the manager - surprising, secretive, shrewd
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Now is the perfect time for houseplant tasks
Social Security Administration declared a 0.3 percent cost-of-living adjustment for 2017
An Epic journey
Melissa Heen Peterson
Myron F. Koosmann
Kenley Jo Krogfus
Aaron Abrahamson letter: Don't blame Baker for MNsure
Gail Guptill letter: Send Baker back to St. Paul
Harrop commentary: Bill Clinton did not call Obamacare 'Crazy'
Estrich Commentary: Election landslide? Not so fast
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Minnesota man accused in 5-year-old girl's death indicted by grand jury
October 1, 2016
The privilege of diversity
WILLMAR — To her classmates, Anisa Abdulahi deserved to be elected Willmar Senior High's homecoming queen because she's so nice, and everybody...
October 1, 2016 - 2:47pm
July 13, 2016
Commentary: In the eye of the beholder
NEW YORK—By now most Americans know the name of Dallas Police Chief David Brown—and quite a few wouldn't mind seeing him play a...
July 13, 2016 - 1:00am
June 5, 2016
Legislative races fill an election gap
MINNEAPOLIS — This year presents a rare opportunity for Minnesotans to focus on legislative races, and who controls the Legislature. “That’s...
June 5, 2016 - 11:33pm
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
April 7, 2016
Bridging the gap: When teachers are white, but students are not
BLOOMINGTON — In a state where the vast majority of teachers are white and a growing number of kids are not, schools are trying to figure out...
April 7, 2016 - 5:30am
March 10, 2016
Clinton, Sanders spar over immigration in presidential debate
MIAMI - Democratic presidential hopefuls Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders sparred over who was more committed to immigration reform at a presidential...
March 10, 2016 - 12:25am
March 7, 2016
Air Force vet announces run for Peterson’s congressional seat
KARLSTAD— Air Force veteran Dave Hughes has announced his intent to run for Congress in Minnesota’s Seventh District, which covers western...
March 7, 2016 - 11:36pm
February 29, 2016
'Spotlight' takes top Academy Award, #OscarsSoWhite other big winner
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Catholic Church abuse movie "Spotlight" was named best picture, the top award at Sunday's Oscars ceremony, after a night peppered with pointed punchlines from host Chris Rock about the #OscarsSoWhite controversy that has dominated the industry.
February 29, 2016 - 1:50am
February 22, 2016
Miller seeks re-election to District 17A House seat
PRINSBURG — State Rep. Tim Miller announced this week he will seek re-election to the Minnesota House of Representatives for District 17A....
February 22, 2016 - 10:52pm
November 16, 2015
Candidate withdraws from Minnesota House race after ISIS comment
BURNSVILLE — A state House candidate ended his campaign this weekend shortly after saying that the group that claims responsibility for Friday night’s Paris attacks “isn’t necessarily evil.” Democratic candidate Dan Kimmel tweeted that comment about ISIS, and added, “It...
November 16, 2015 - 11:04pm
October 3, 2015
Editorial: Presidential race 2016 has a long way to go
The presidential election is still 13 months away, but some are already tired of the hype, negative campaigning or the candidates themselves. Yet,...
October 3, 2015 - 8:00pm
September 18, 2015
Blacks in Minnesota see drastic income drop
ST. PAUL — Minnesota hasn’t done enough to help African-Americans get good jobs and climb out of poverty, Gov. Mark Dayton and other leaders said Thursday. The call for more action was prompted by a withering U.S. Census Bureau report showing the typical household income for...
September 18, 2015 - 9:00am
September 16, 2015
Trump jousts with Bush
SIMI VALLEY, Calif. — Republican front-runner Donald Trump traded jabs with former Florida Governor Jeb Bush, former business executive Carly...
September 16, 2015 - 10:46pm
June 20, 2015
Commentary; Charleston and its politics
WASHINGTON — We Americans are exceptionally good at evasion when we want to be. Our skills in this sphere are particularly impressive on the matter of race and the subject of guns. Nonsense, you say. Have we not been talking about race and racism for our entire history? Our conversations...
June 20, 2015 - 1:00am
December 7, 2014
Andrew Falk in the aftermath of defeat
MURDOCK — Negative campaign messages and a loud drum beat paid for largely by money from political action committees outside the district drowned...
December 7, 2014 - 9:18pm