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GOP scrambling for health bill votes after ultimatum from Trump
Ms. Simplicity: Gift-giving during a health crisis
New London man charged with stalking
Intersections in Willmar railroad bypass corridor to be studied this spring
Benson Schools develops facilities plan, HVAC cost estimates expected next month
Bears sign QB Sanchez to one-year deal
Minnesota State Boys Basketball Tournament -- Thursday roundup
Flyers keep Wild in check as Minnesota woes continue
Boys basketball: 'Jays leave feeling blue
Boys basketball: 'Jays leave feeling blue
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
'The Big Bang Theory' spinoff 'Young Sheldon' officially ordered at CBS
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
Play our Basketball Brackets Challenge
Ruth O. Jones
John E. Vold
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
Port: Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls criticism over #NoDAPL protests response “inaccurate and offensive”
American wines are gaining in popularity
Lost Italian: It all starts with Pasta Aglio e Olio
Swift: The new 'Maximum Overdrive': Could our appliances be too smart?
September 4, 2016
Pope proclaims Mother Teresa a saint
VATICAN CITY—Mother Teresa of Calcutta, known as the "saint of the gutters" during her life, was declared a saint of the Roman Catholic...
September 4, 2016 - 10:10pm
September 3, 2016
U.S. Muslims relieved Eid holiday to fall day after Sept. 11 anniversary
NEW YORK—For weeks, some U.S. Islamic leaders worried that the Eid al-Adha holiday would fall on Sept. 11, raising the possibility that some non-Muslims would misinterpret celebrations occurring on the solemn anniversary of the al Qaeda attacks of 2001. Those fears dissipated...
September 3, 2016 - 9:15am
September 1, 2016
After lifetime with the poor, Mother Teresa speeds to sainthood
Affectionately called the "saint of the gutters" during her lifetime, Mother Teresa of Calcutta will be made an official saint of the Roman...
September 1, 2016 - 7:27am
August 27, 2016
Letter: Our declining moral values
The more one reads, the more one realizes our nation can't go on without severe punishment from the Creator of the Universe. Everyone is trying to convince the other that they have the correct perspective on life and lifestyles. But those who are the most outspoken are the very people...
August 27, 2016 - 9:02am
August 26, 2016
Two Kandiyohi County churches close their doors this weekend
KANDIYOHI COUNTY—Parishioners from Lake Lillian and Kandiyohi will gather together one last time this weekend at two historic churches...
August 26, 2016 - 7:28am
August 24, 2016
Hawk Creek Lutheran plans 'celebration' Sunday
SACRED HEART—Atop the ashes of its beloved church building, which burned down weeks ago from a lightning strike, the Hawk Creek Lutheran...
August 24, 2016 - 11:50pm
June 17, 2016
Willmar Muslims observe Ramadan
WILLMAR — Ramadan is a time for reflection, introspection and coming together as Muslims. The holy month of fasting began more than a week...
June 17, 2016 - 12:11am
June 6, 2016
Commentary: Is the GOP losing its own religion?
In American politics, where has God gone? Of course this is an inadequate way of posing the question. God is always present for believers, even...
June 6, 2016 - 1:00am
May 14, 2016
Bernard Hebda takes the reins of the beleaguered Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis
ST. PAUL -- As Bernard Hebda assumed the seat of the archbishop of St. Paul and Minneapolis on Friday, the applause in the cavernous Cathedral...
May 14, 2016 - 5:30am
April 28, 2016
Commentary: God and politics
Religion and politics are again at the forefront of this year’s presidential race. Yet, in this campaign, self-described evangelicals don’t...
April 28, 2016 - 1:00am
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
March 29, 2016
Names released of 16 priests accused of sexual abuse at New Ulm Diocese
ST. PAUL - The names of 16 priests accused of sexual abuse while working at the Diocese of New Ulm were released Tuesday morning. The law firm of Jeff Anderson & Associates and the Diocese of New Ulm jointly disclosed the names of 16 men during a news conference Tuesday morning...
March 29, 2016 - 1:11pm
Live stream: Names of priests accused of sexual abuse at New Ulm Diocese to be made public today at 11 a.m.
The names of priests accused of sexual abuse while working at the Diocese of New Ulm will be released at 11 a.m. today during a news conference in St. Paul. The news conference is being livestreamed here. A number of priests have been accused of sexual abuse while with the diocese,...
March 29, 2016 - 10:49am
December 10, 2015
PREVIEW: Willmar Assembly of God to host 51st annual night of music
The story is a familiar one: an egocentric man learns empathy by viewing the world through the needful eyes of another. But Keith Kerstetter...
December 10, 2015 - 6:00am
December 7, 2015
Embroiled in abuse lawsuits, Minnesota diocese files for bankruptcy
Facing a nearly $5 million jury verdict and numerous pending lawsuits over child sexual abuse committed by priests, the Diocese of Duluth turned to bankruptcy protection Monday. The Rev. James Bissonette, vicar general of the diocese, announced the filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy...
December 7, 2015 - 1:13pm