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Officers dressed in riot gear staging near Dakota Access Pipeline camp
U.S. labor, housing markets data underscore economy's stamina
Friday snow storm expected to wallop southern Minn., less expected in the north
Trump revokes rules on transgender bathrooms
Bemidji police investigating shooting at Enbridge building, no one hurt
It's the 37th anniversary of the "Miracle on Ice"
Timberwolves' Thibodeau hasn't found trade he likes 'at this point'
Red-hot Gophers upset No. 24 Maryland, win 6th straight
Local Roundup: Warrior teams win two on Wednesday
Twins' Sano working to put down roots at third base
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen
Around our region published Feb. 22
Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey
Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
Training can help surgeons tell patients best and worse scenarios
Reader News: Diaper Bears for Hope Pregnancy Center
Roger "Billy" Schlueter
Donald "Donnie" Clausen
Gladys M. Torbenson
Donna M. Goff
Tribune Editorial: Willmar City Council makes a good Holland decision
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Cartoon by Bruce Plante for Feb. 23
Minnesota Opinion: Kill Legislature's ridiculous secret-meeting exemption
Cartoon by Ed Fischer
November 17, 2016
Trump considering Romney for secretary of state
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President-elect Donald Trump is considering Mitt Romney, the 2012 Republican presidential nominee, for secretary of state, NBC News reported on Thursday, citing unnamed sources. Romney, a former Massachusetts governor, is due to meet Trump on Sunday to discuss...
November 17, 2016 - 2:35pm
November 6, 2012
Romney says he "put it all on the field" in 2012 race
BOSTON (AP) -- Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney wrote a 1,118-word victory speech on Tuesday as he concluded his yearslong quest...
November 6, 2012 - 5:45pm
November 1, 2012
Letter: Questions about Romney remain
As the elections draw near, these questions remain: What would our economy have been like without the rescue package? Pundits on the right are dismissive of government economic stimuli because New Deal programs failed to end the Great Depression, ignoring that World War II spending...
November 1, 2012 - 12:36am
October 27, 2012
Letter: Don't be fooled by Romney
How can anyone with an engaged mind even think of Mitt Romney? He has constantly lied to us and changes his position on the issues every other day. He'll tell any group just what they want to hear. Now he is courting the women. These Republicans have shown a real disdain for women....
October 27, 2012 - 8:05pm
Editorial: Romney vote is right for president
Four years ago a nation tired of two wars, high deficit spending and an unfolding economic crisis sought a change. The country's voters chose a young senator from Illinois to lead us forward. President Obama moved with swift, bold action on an economic stimulus and bailouts in the...
October 27, 2012 - 1:32am
August 17, 2012
Fake followers in social media is newest ploy, accusation in politics
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- Forget ballot box irregularities.
August 17, 2012 - 9:55am
August 8, 2012
Letter: Socking it to the underclasses
It was once said by Republican leaders that what is good for business is good for America! Under Romney and crew, however, I think the statement must be modified to say: What's good for big business is good for executive salaries and really bad news for all employees and the middle...
August 8, 2012 - 12:00am
July 24, 2012
Romney now focusing on military and foreign policy
RENO, Nev. (AP) -- Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is moving away from his preferred issue - the economy - and into military and...
July 24, 2012 - 7:17am
July 12, 2012
Vice President Biden tells NAACP Obama stands by his convictions
HOUSTON (AP) -- Vice President Joe Biden rallied support for President Barack Obama before the nation's largest civil rights organization on...
July 12, 2012 - 12:28pm
June 29, 2012
Cartoon by?Dave Granlund
June 29, 2012 - 12:00am
May 17, 2012
Commentary: Romney cannot make up his mind on Bill Clinton
WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney was against Bill Clinton before he was for him. There was Romney, campaigning Tuesday in Iowa, praising the nation's last Democratic president and casting him as far superior to the current incumbent. "Almost a generation ago, Bill Clinton announced that...
May 17, 2012 - 12:00am
Cartoon by Mike Thompson
May 17, 2012 - 12:00am
April 4, 2012
Commentary: When will Romney be 'unzipped' to our view?
WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney "unzipped" is the stuff of cartoonists' dreams. The image suggested came from none other than his wife, Ann, when a Baltimore radio interviewer asked whether it's true that her husband is stiff. Yes, do go ahead and cover the children's eyes. "Well, you...
April 4, 2012 - 7:00am
March 30, 2012
With the endorsements of 2 Bushes in hand, Mitt Romney remains elusive on a nod from George W. Bush
George W. Bush is as hard to find in his father's office, as he is in the 2012 presidential contest. The 43rd president appears in a gold-framed...
March 30, 2012 - 7:19am
March 8, 2012
Commentary: Romney needs to impose his will upon Republicans
WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney is grinding his way to the Republican presidential nomination not by winning hearts but by imposing his will on a party that keeps resisting him. He is assembling the peripheral elements of the GOP as his rivals divide the votes of the passionate believers....
March 8, 2012 - 9:58am