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OPEC oil output hits record high
Kandiyohi man, 83, injured in New London crash
Who's winning and losing in Minnesota's 2016 economy?
Willmar area bird count to be Dec. 17
Riverview planning another large dairy in western Minn.
Bluejays girls team dominates Hendricks
Pitino has Gophers poised to take 12-1 record into Big Ten play
Is Dozier blockbuster trade in the works?
Wild remain unconcerned with middling special teams
Timberwolves' bench playing Minnesota's best basketball
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'
Heavy teenage drinking linked to abnormal brain development
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Read Live it! December-January issue
Knowing personalized risk for diabetes may not change lifestyles
Bernice A. Benson
Belmer "Red" Fostvedt
Luella O. Carlson
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Treat all ladies with respect
Minnesota Opinion: Free Vikes-tix perk 'looks bad' for all
Estrich commentary: Living in the Trump twilight
Editorial: Time for two school sides to find agreement
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
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