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Teen losing her vision invents way to see better
Reports: Kasich suspending presidential campaign
BNSF train derails in Fargo
MACCRAY unable to reach consensus on building needs
Willmar students scope out summer jobs
Prep Baseball: NLS splits crazy doubleheader
College Softball: Tech handcuffs Ridgewater
Prep Tennis: Cards come up just short against Tech
College Baseball: St. Thomas JV takes two from Ridgewater
Prep Softball: KMS improves to 15-0 with sweep of Minneota/Canby
Prince died one day before he was to meet with doctors about addiction to pain pills
From cocaine indulgence to chanting to fire alarms, calls to Prince's estate were both routine and bizarre
Authorities obtain closed search warrant in connection with Prince's death
Due to phone issues, Barn Theatre offering alternative way to purchase tickets for Nancy Harms show
Authorities: Prescription opioid medication discovered on Prince at death scene
Willmar Prom drive-up and march-in
Smith — Koenen
Schwindt — Williamson
Van Otterloo — Wubben
Schlueter — Jansen
Live it!: Fashion tips to beat spring
Live it! Q&A: How preschool sets the tone for kindergarten
Live it!: Preschool ... and what your child can gain from it
Tips to determine if your child is ready for preschool
April/May edition of Live it! Magazine now available online
Wilfred W. "Bill" Braun
Arlene V. Olson
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Commentary: The Trump show panned by California Latinos
Editorial: City Council needs to move on staffing issues
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Editorial: Have a great prom and make sure to get home safe
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...
News / education
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...
News / nation
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...
News / local
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....
News / local
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...
News / state
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,...
opinion / editorials
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...
News / state
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...
News / nation
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...
opinion / commentary
June 20, 2015 - 1:00am