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Clinton tabs Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as running mate
Rural Maynard family escapes burning home
Tim Huber's attorney argues lack of probable cause in seeking dismissal of murder indictment
Confusion on procedure takes new Willmar position off council table
Relay for Life Kandiyohi County
Richards lifts Glenwood past BOLD and into state tournament
KRA revs up after weather delays
Roundup: VFW I heads into playoffs on hot streak
Sano breaks slump, leads Twins to victory
Stingers' rally fall short in loss to La Crosse
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Sharing Netflix or HBO Go passwords now a federal crime
'My Ocean': On the Ordway Prairie in west central Minnesota
Frye -- Birkland
Dahl -- Schow
Lippert -- Marcus
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
Doty — St. Aubin
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
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
Robert J. Swanberg
Evelyn "Evie" M. Mulder
Carol Ann Ringler
Ardis E. Smith
Myrtle M. Knutson
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
November 9, 2015
LIVE IT! For Raymond couple, parenthood once seemed a lost dream
Editor's note: Each year, November is recognized as National Adoption Awareness Month, with Nov. 21 designated National Adoption Day, a collective...
November 9, 2015 - 12:56pm
October 21, 2015
Vatican denies report Pope Francis has benign brain tumor
VATICAN CITY - The Vatican denied an Italian newspaper report on Wednesday that Pope Francis has a benign brain tumor, saying the 78-year-old...
October 21, 2015 - 12:04pm
September 18, 2015
Pope’s visit draws Minnesotans to East Coast
ST. PAUL — Calling it a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, Catholics from across the Twin Cities will travel to the East Coast next week to get a glimpse of Pope Francis. The Minnesota faithful will join hundreds of thousands expected for the pope’s six-day tour, his first to the...
September 18, 2015 - 10:43pm
September 14, 2015
Letter: When religion becomes a weapon
I get a bit tired of some people trying to inject religious beliefs into law, or using their beliefs to oppress or discriminate. People have to realize we are in America, not the Middle East, or any other country whose government is managed by religion. We are not going to change...
September 14, 2015 - 2:00am
September 10, 2015
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
September 10, 2015 - 12:30am
April 3, 2015
Commentary: Don't wreck religious liberty's brand
CHAPEL HILL, N.C -- We are all obsessed with our brands these days, and no one more so than states competing fiercely for jobs and businesses. Some of them are quickly learning that being seen as anti-gay is dangerous to their images.
April 3, 2015 - 1:00am