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Tour bus, semi crash kills at least 13 in California
Searcher finds missing Raymond girl whose look on her face was priceless
S&F Furniture washed out by Willmar flood
Update 1:30 p.m. Sunday: Hunter finds missing Raymond girl
In historically rare move, Forum Communications Co. doesn't endorse Republican candidate for president
Arlene D. Rudy
Mervin LeRoy Speckman "Doc"
Marlene M. Heipler
Kathleen H. Diederich
October 6, 2016
Reconciliation at the heart of religious faith
From their earliest days as members of the Church, Catholics are taught about the importance of reconciling their sins. That importance is formally...
October 6, 2016 - 1:00pm
September 15, 2016
Pope says murdered French priest a martyr, on road to sainthood
VATICAN CITY—Pope Francis said on Wednesday the French priest knifed to death at his altar by Islamist militants in July was a martyr,...
September 15, 2016 - 3:01pm
September 12, 2016
Drones keep watch as pilgrims ascend Mount Arafat for haj climax
ARAFAT, Saudi Arabia—Saudi authorities deployed drones to watch over nearly 2 million pilgrims as they ascended Mount Arafat at the climax...
September 12, 2016 - 1:16am
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