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Police officer, 3 others killed in Wisconsin shootings
Burglars swipe $30K in tools from Minnesota school’s auto shop, principal's car
Great Indoors: Basketball-themed cake adds fun to Final Four
'Housing first' solution helping homeless fight addiction, health issues
Reps. Cramer, Peterson appear split on Obamacare replacement
Injured Lavine, his upbeat attitude still part of Timberwolves
Minnesota-born Lundquist chose broadcasting over the ministry 50-plus years ago
Bluejays ready to roll
Phil Hughes recalls visiting pitching guru Tom House
Hanzal's first Wild goal part of memorable family reunion
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
'The Big Bang Theory' spinoff 'Young Sheldon' officially ordered at CBS
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
Play our Basketball Brackets Challenge
Milton M. Hamann
Marian A. Hanson
Ruth O. Jones
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
Port: Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls criticism over #NoDAPL protests response “inaccurate and offensive”
American wines are gaining in popularity
Lost Italian: It all starts with Pasta Aglio e Olio
Swift: The new 'Maximum Overdrive': Could our appliances be too smart?
June 8, 2016
Sugar co-op prepares for stricter rules
OLIVIA — Southern Minnesota Beet Sugar Cooperative is aiming to remain in compliance with environmental regulations it anticipates will become...
June 8, 2016 - 12:16am
May 11, 2016
Commentary: Rules are for breaking at times
It should be obvious to all by now that Donald Trump knows nothing of what he speaks. His disastrous economic ideas are but the latest in a litany...
May 11, 2016 - 2:00am
February 12, 2016
Local group discusses sex offender housing restrictions
WILLMAR — The Willmar Community Development Committee wants to begin looking into the possibility of a city zoning ordinance which would restrict where registered sexual offenders could live within the city. “It comes from concerns from the community,” said Bruce Peterson,...
February 12, 2016 - 11:18pm
January 5, 2016
Obama makes new push to tighten gun rules
WASHINGTON — Wiping back tears Tuesday as he remembered children killed in a mass shooting, President Barack Obama ordered stricter gun rules...
January 5, 2016 - 11:45pm
June 24, 2015
VIDEO: I-LIDS device records boaters, spouts reminders of aquatic invasive species rules
SPICER — After catching a few nice northerns Tuesday on Lake Florida, Roger Sweep pulled his boat out of the lake and then pulled the plug...
June 24, 2015 - 11:48pm
May 12, 2015
Oil companies challenge new oil train safety rules
The oil industry is challenging new federal oil train safety rules. The American Petroleum Institute has asked the U.S. Court of Appeals to block some rules that recently were unveiled by Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx. The filing was no surprise because the trade group...
May 12, 2015 - 10:54pm
October 27, 2014
Minnesota Ebola plan less restrictive
ST. PAUL — Minnesota officials will allow people coming from countries affected by Ebola more freedom than controversial rules enacted by some...
October 27, 2014 - 11:58pm
October 8, 2014
All major U.S. railroads must report service stats
The top U.S. rail regulator ruled on Wednesday that all Class 1 railroads operating in the United States must provide detailed weekly freight service reports, a decision that cited months of congestion that has hit the grain and power industries particularly hard. Carriers must submit...
October 8, 2014 - 11:20pm
May 3, 2014
Commentary: Rules can save lives
Maddie’s Room is actually very nice — comfortable chairs, lots of outlets. If you don’t look closely, you might think you’re at an airport...
May 3, 2014 - 1:00am
April 24, 2014
New U.S. rules for oil tank cars coming
CASSELTON, N.D. – The U.S. Department of Transportation will submit a package of regulatory changes for rail shippers next week that include...
April 24, 2014 - 10:55pm
August 16, 2013
Report: NSA spying broke privacy rules multiple times
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The National Security Agency has broken privacy rules or overstepped its legal authority thousands of times each year since Congress granted the agency broad new powers in 2008, The Washington Post reported Thursday. Most of the infractions involve unauthorized...
August 16, 2013 - 7:00am
February 17, 2009
Commentary: The place to change must begin with the lobbyists
We might as well start with Judd Gregg because, in a way, he is at the heart of the problem. The first time I met him was in New Hampshire, during the 2000 Republican primary, when he came into the kitchen of a high school to tell me and another journalist that what we had just heard...
February 17, 2009 - 12:00am
December 24, 2008
Letter: School should enforce rules
As a resident of west central Minnesota, I have admired the law enforcement agencies of Kandiyohi County and wished that the county I live in had the same level of law enforcement.
December 24, 2008 - 12:00am
October 1, 2008
Air, water permit fee rules to be discussed today
WILLMAR -- Willmar will host one of the final opportunities to learn about and discuss proposals to draft amendments to the air and water permit fee rules that partially fund permit activities. This final set of public meetings will take place before formal rule hearings begin. The...
October 1, 2008 - 12:00am