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Trump's labor pick sends early warning sign to worker advocates
Records published Dec. 9
New London man to serve eight years for meth sale
For U.S. veterans, pipeline protest promises to galvanize activism
Trump could privatize nation's air traffic controllers
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
Cindy K Skaalerud Pasatiempo
Henry "Hank" Weseman
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
February 28, 2012
Update 8:30 p.m.: Romney takes Arizona, leads in Michigan primary
Update 8:30 p.m. WASHINGTON (AP) -- Mitt Romney coasted to victory in the Arizona primary Tuesday night and vied with rival Rick Santorum for...
February 28, 2012 - 8:24pm
October 31, 2011
Commentary: The latest on candidate Rick Perry
Watching Rick Perry debate is not easy, especially if you're inclined to agree with him (in the abstract), but even if you're not. This guy is the governor of Texas. He's been in politics for decades. Agree or disagree, the same question comes to mind: How can he be so bad? The obvious...
October 31, 2011 - 12:00am
September 29, 2011
Adelman thought long and hard about Minnesota job
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- When Rick Adelman parted ways with the Houston Rockets in the spring, he said he thought he had one more coaching job left in him. Most thought he would wait for the right opportunity with a veteran team on the brink of contending for an NBA title that has eluded...
September 29, 2011 - 1:03am
September 14, 2011
Wolves announce Adelman hiring
By Jon Krawczynski AP Sports Writer MINNEAPOLIS -- Even with a lockout firmly in place across the NBA, the Minnesota Timberwolves have still...
September 14, 2011 - 12:00am
September 13, 2011
Sources: Adelman to become Wolves' new coach
MINNEAPOLIS -- Rick Adelman coached four teams in his first two decades in the NBA, each time taking a year off before starting his next journey. He...
September 13, 2011 - 12:00am
August 17, 2011
Commentary: Rick Perry is more like George W. Bush Jr.
NEW YORK -- Texas Gov. and Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry can resist the comparison all he wants, but he's more like George W. Bush than George W. Bush. The comparisons were unavoidable. They've both been Texas governors. They're both fluent in Bubba and both unapologetically...
August 17, 2011 - 12:00am
Letter: Those horrible train whistles
Too bad the city of Willmar does not care about its residents like countless other communities do when it comes to the horrible train whistles we have to endure. Several other communities have made whistle-free zones. The horrific blaring of the whistles in the last few weeks has...
February 17, 2011 - 12:00am
November 6, 2010
Letter: Pain of train whistles
Another summer ruined because of the horrible blaring whistles of the trains in Willmar. Why can't there be something done about it? The Willmar City Council "looked into" the possibility of having quiet zones. I live 10 blocks from the nearest train crossing but hear it plain as...
November 6, 2010 - 12:00am
October 29, 2010
Letter: America has lost its way
In the '50s America was a great nation with a purpose, a direction and a moral compass to guide us. In the '60s we lost our way. Americans believed we had achieved our successes and greatness by our own means, and not because of God's providence on whose principles this country was...
October 29, 2010 - 12:00am
October 6, 2010
Oct. 6, 2010: 22-year-old soldier from New London is a casualty of Afghan war
A soldier from New London was killed in combat Monday in Afghanistan after his convoy came under fire. Army Pfc. Ryane Clark, 22, died when a...
October 6, 2010 - 12:00am
May 1, 2010
'Compassionate to the nth degree': New London doctor is Minnesota's family physician of the year
NEW LONDON -- Dr. Rick Wehseler's day starts early. At 5:30 a.m. he's at Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar, rounding on his patients who are...
May 1, 2010 - 12:00am
December 24, 2009
Ricky Gervais headed to HBO in an animated series
NEW YORK (AP) -- HBO says Ricky Gervais will be a star voice in a 13-episode animated comedy series early next year. The cable network said Tuesday that "The Ricky Gervais Show" will be based on his wildly popular podcasts. Voices will include Gervais, longtime collaborator Stephen...
December 24, 2009 - 12:00am
November 6, 2009
Human services speaker outlines the health risks of misusing energy drinks
Rick Moldenhauer brought an entire show-and-tell Thursday to a seminar on energy drinks: 16-ounce beverage cans, highly concentrated "energy...
November 6, 2009 - 12:00am
October 30, 2009
Invest in the future of RCW
We know the cost of everything has gone up such as gasoline, cars, utilities, groceries, etc. Now our RCW communities are being asked to support a two-question ballot to support our school. Another increasing cost? No! Education is not a cost. It is, without parallel, an investment!...
October 30, 2009 - 12:00am
April 27, 2009
Letter: The making of a terrorist?
I recently read a Department of Homeland Security report in spite of the fact that it says "For Official Use Only" and "Contains law enforcement sensitive information. No LES information should be released to the media, general public... or Internet." Guess where I read it? If you...
April 27, 2009 - 12:00am