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North Korea detains third U.S. citizen
Sec. Kelly: U.S. Homeland Security not targeting Dreamers
North Korea says ready to strike U.S. aircraft carrier
White House official: deal to avoid government shutdown could come today
'Happy Days' Star Erin Moran Dies at 56
Superior Hiking Trail Association hires new leader
The Wild didn't get the job done
Wild couldn't produce in playoffs
Blues oust Wild on Paajarvi OT goal
Local Roundup: Cards tennis team clips Litchfield
Soul singer Cuba Gooding Sr. found dead in his car
Adam Sandler to make rare appearance in Minnesota
Carrie Fisher won't appear in 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
Hollywood's Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner file for divorce
MTV to revive reality series 'Fear Factor'
Focus 2017: Spotlight on Public Service
'Kitchen Witches': Comedy opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar chain of lakes focus of Wednesday's public meeting
Earth Day 2017 celebrated April 22 in west central Minnesota
'Camper Cabins' guide to great outdoors
James Francis Grossman
Marvin I. Braegelman
Janice Seime Schei
Orville E. Lien
Swift: Taxes must be particularly taxing
Fielding Questions: How to grow peas on a patio
Picking apples: How to decide which variety to plant
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
Cartoonist Opinions published April 22
Jen Wetterling- Martin Bridal Shower
April 9, 2017
Hauser: Going forward through failure
One of the inevitable events in life is failure. Perhaps you have experienced failure recently; received a DUI, marriage or significant relationship...
April 9, 2017 - 10:05am
April 8, 2017
'The Vow' couple to share inspiring story of commitment at upcoming events
FARMINGTON, N.M. — Krisxan "Krickitt" Pappas Carpenter can tell you about the day her aunt nicknamed her based on her wiggly ways at age...
April 8, 2017 - 9:03am
March 25, 2017
'Bright sadness' describes Lenten journey at Fargo church
FARGO — At a Wednesday evening vesperal Presanctified Liturgy at Holy Resurrection Orthodox Church, the only light emanates from windows...
March 25, 2017 - 9:17am
March 23, 2017
Catholic leaders told to come down from pulpit to deal with sexual abuse
ROME - Catholic leaders must come down "from the pulpit" to acknowledge that clergy sexual abuse of children and cover-ups had broken the Church's...
March 23, 2017 - 12:15pm
March 18, 2017
Faith Conversations: 'Beauty will save the world,' he said; I agree
Last Saturday, I spent the day with over 600 other ladies for the Fargo Diocese's Redeemed Women's conference. The event centered on the reality...
March 18, 2017 - 10:23am
March 17, 2017
Duluth Diocese gets bankruptcy extension
DULUTH — The Diocese of Duluth has been granted an extension to deliver its plan to emerge from bankruptcy protection. The Catholic diocese,...
March 17, 2017 - 5:05pm
March 15, 2017
U.S. Catholics allowed corned beef on St. Patrick's Day Friday, meat industry cheers
CHICAGO -- In recent weeks, the U.S. meat industry has found itself wrestling with a culinary conundrum: Would American Roman Catholics be able...
March 15, 2017 - 5:04pm
March 10, 2017
Pope signals elderly married men could become priests
BERLIN -- Pope Francis has said he is willing to consider ordaining older married men as priests in isolated communities, but has ruled out making...
March 10, 2017 - 5:06pm
March 9, 2017
Amateur historian helped expose mass grave at former Catholic orphanage in Ireland
TUAM, Ireland -- Catherine Corless has been haunted all her life by childhood memories of the skinny children from the local Catholic home for...
March 9, 2017 - 9:48am
February 23, 2017
Pope: 'Better to be atheist than hypocritical Catholic'
VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis delivered another criticism of some members of his own Church on Thursday, Feb. 23, suggesting it is better...
February 23, 2017 - 9:29am
February 19, 2017
‘It makes you feel you belong’: Schools provide Muslim students space, time for daily prayers
PELICAN RAPIDS, Minn. — Somali immigrants who come to live here quickly learn to deal with the huge differences between Africa and America....
February 19, 2017 - 12:33pm
February 2, 2017
Trump vows to end prohibition on church political activity
WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump on Thursday, Feb. 2, vowed to free churches and other tax-exempt institutions of a 1954 U.S. law banning...
February 2, 2017 - 5:16pm
January 29, 2017
'Walk out': Willmar church stands in solidarity with refugees
WILLMAR — As national news organizations broadcast live footage of protests around the country Sunday afternoon, members of Willmar's...
January 29, 2017 - 6:57pm
November 1, 2016
Pope Francis says he believes ban on female priests is forever
ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE - Pope Francis said on Tuesday, Nov. 1, he believes the Roman Catholic Church's ban on women becoming priests is forever...
November 1, 2016 - 1:56pm
October 28, 2016
Pope Francis the manager - surprising, secretive, shrewd
VATICAN CITY — Father Ernest Simoni, a 88-year-old Albanian, was watching Pope Francis on television this month when, to his astonishment,...
October 28, 2016 - 7:30am