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Heavy storms lead to flash flooding in central Minn.
Docs facing more parents who refuse to vaccinate kids
Traffic deaths rise 7.2% in 2015; almost half involved no seat belt use
U.S. immigration agency to review private prison deals; shares slide
Freak lightening storm kills 323 reindeer in Norway
Finally, the Wolves might give the Target Center two good teams
Roundup: Rockets advance in Class C state tournament
Anderson repeats in Match Play tourney
Vikings open new stadium with preseason win
Ridgewater rallies past Ellsworth, opens 2-0
Comedy legend Gene Wilder dead at 83
Tickets on sale Friday for tours of Paisley Park
Mislabeled pills seized at Prince's home after his death
J.K. Rowling releasing 3 new 'Harry Potter' books
New Barn play continues this week
Box office: 'Don't Breathe' Scares Up $26.1 million as hot summer for horror continues
Milestones launching in September
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
Kenneth C. Hensch
Roland E. "Rollie" Swenson
Barbara A. Erickson
Oliver "Ollie" Moldestad
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Cohen: The alchemy of turning bribes into gifts
Thomas: Where there's smoke there is fire
Cartoon by Steve Benson
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Updated: Five injured in three-vehicle crash in Willmar
November 12, 2014
Recount: Two votes separate Atwater City Council candidates
ATWATER — A recount of ballots cast in the Atwater City Council race will begin at 9 a.m. Friday at the City Hall. Councilman Gary Tagtow, who lost his seat on the council in a three-way race, requested the recount. Two votes separated Tagtow from Councilman Pat Wortham. Because...
November 12, 2014 - 11:20pm
December 4, 2012
State board approves legislative recounts
ST. PAUL — The State Canvassing Board certified the winners of two legislative election recounts during a brief Tuesday meeting. Rep. Mary Franson, R-Alexandria, won by 12 votes over Democrat Bob Cunniff in the closest legislative race. Democrat Kevin Dahle heads to the Senate after...
December 4, 2012 - 11:47pm
November 14, 2012
Recount under way in Meeker County, Minn., election for County Board
LITCHFIELD -- The hand recount of the District 2 race for Meeker County Board is under way this morning at the courthouse in Litchfield. Auditor...
November 14, 2012 - 10:34am
Recount set for today in contested Meeker Co., Minn., race
LITCHFIELD -- A recount of ballots for the District 2 Meeker County Commissioner seat will begin at 9 a.m.
November 14, 2012 - 12:00am
November 13, 2012
Recount set for 9 a.m. Wednesday in contested Meeker County board race
LITCHFIELD - A recount of ballots for the District 2 Meeker County Commissioner seat will begin at 9 a.m.
November 13, 2012 - 12:29pm
November 10, 2012
Recount expected in Meeker County, Minn., election for County Board
LITCHFIELD -- Two sticky ballots are apparently to blame for a discrepancy in the ballot count in a Meeker County precinct that has changed the...
November 10, 2012 - 12:00am
November 9, 2012
Discrepancy in Meeker County Commissioner race changes tie vote
LITCHFIELD - A discrepancy in the number of votes cast and the number of voters' signatures has changed the outcome in a tie vote between two Meeker County Commissioners. The county canvassing board will meet at 2 p.m. today to verify the election returns.
November 9, 2012 - 10:27am
Editorial: Emmer, Dayton showed respect for process
Minnesota saw a couple of commendable political figures Wednesday as Republican Tom Emmer conceded the governor's race and Democrat Mark Dayton became the governor-elect. Both candidates have conducted themselves honorably since election night. Certainly, Emmer's decision was not...
December 9, 2010 - 12:00am
December 8, 2010
Emmer prepares to call it quits with announcement later this morning
ST. PAUL -- Tom Emmer apparently is leaving the Minnesota governor's race at his home, an appropriate ending to a campaign in which he discussed...
December 8, 2010 - 9:01am
December 4, 2010
Recount ends, but Emmer's camp not done questioning
ST. PAUL -- A recount that ended Friday did not deliver Tom Emmer the votes he needs to win Minnesota's governorship, but he is not giving up...
December 4, 2010 - 12:00am
December 3, 2010
Dayton says recount delay could slow budget work
ST. PAUL -- The leader of Minnesota's governor race fears a delay in naming a winner past mid-December will hinder state budget preparation. Democrat...
December 3, 2010 - 12:00am
December 1, 2010
Counties continue to finish counts as Dayton holds lead over Emmer
ST. PAUL -- One of Minnesota's two governor hopefuls is in Washington, D.C., today, meeting with governors and White House officials, while representatives...
December 1, 2010 - 12:00am
November 30, 2010
Governor recount: Counties continue to finish recount as Dayton gains
ST. PAUL - Just 14 of Minnesota's 87 counties continued to recount governor race ballots this afternoon as the Mark Dayton camp claimed that he continued to gain votes. After saying the Democrat gained 177 votes on Monday, the first day of the statewide recount, today his recount...
November 30, 2010 - 3:46pm
Video report on Minnesota governor election recount
A video report on the Minnesota governor election recount Nov. 29, 2010, in Kandiyohi County.
November 30, 2010 - 9:59am
In Willmar recount, a slight lead preserved by Emmer
WILLMAR -- Republican Tom Emmer retained his lead over Democrat Mark Dayton in the race for Minnesota governor during the recount Monday of ballots...
November 30, 2010 - 12:00am