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Prosecutors want police conduct expert to testify at Minnesota police officer's manslaughter trial
Minn. legislators weigh increasing penalties for blocking highways during protests
Teenager supporting veterans around Minnesota with clothing
Two vineyards challenge Minnesota grape law
Subsidy cuts could mean 'death spiral' for small airports in upper Midwest
Rubio's three FTs send Wolves past Pacers
Local Roundup: Jackson earns All-America honors
U.S. women's team settle pay dispute, avoid boycott
Gimenez hardest transition to Twins may be getting son on the bandwagon
Tonkin polishing new cutter in Twins bullpen
'Trading Spaces' returning to TV
Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thompson for a date
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'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
Violet Gurtrude Swanson
Keith L. Sorenson
Delores A. Larson
Ethel L. Anderson
LeRoy H. Koenen
Parenting Perspectives: Why I worry about what others think of me
Farmers leading progress on buffer requirement
Pinke: Rally around rural communities
Positively Beautiful: Health and wellness trends popping up everywhere
Swift: Hairstyling technique not all it is wrapped up to be
Dave & Vivian Swanson
November 2, 2012
Letter: Jacob's Law supports them
I would like you to consider something next week when you go to the polls. Who will you vote for? Why? Most people tend to vote with their party, no matter who the candidate is. I am asking you to think twice about that deciding factor. Rep. Bruce Vogel showed all of us this last...
November 2, 2012 - 12:11am
January 19, 2011
Letter: Disrespecting the nurses
A hospital CEO recently thought it was important to have a mandatory meeting in which he directed staff to follow the golden rule at work. This same CEO felt that quality treatment is dependent on how staff treat one another and then went on to say, "It's easier to treat patients...
January 19, 2011 - 7:10am
January 13, 2011
Editorial: Palin's reflection on danger of words
America remains horrified concerning the tragic shooting Saturday of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and others at an Arizona supermarket. Following Saturday's shooting, the outspoken Pima County Sheriff Clarence Dupnik issued a plea for politicians and pundits in the media to dial...
January 13, 2011 - 5:00pm
January 12, 2011
Commentary: Sarah Palin: "America's Enduring Strength"
Like millions of Americans I learned of the tragic events in Arizona on Saturday, and my heart broke for the innocent victims. No words can fill the hole left by the death of an innocent, but we do mourn for the victims' families as we express our sympathy. I agree with the sentiments...
January 12, 2011 - 5:13pm
Cartoon by Clay Jones
January 12, 2011 - 12:00am
December 3, 2010
Sarah Palin visits northwest Iowa
SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa -- It wasn't just any old holiday season shopping day Thursday at the Spirit Lake Walmart. Politician-author-reality show...
December 3, 2010 - 10:40am
November 24, 2010
Letter: Sarah Palin for president
A large number of Republicans are showing an interest in becoming the endorsed candidate for president of the United States. At the same time people keep asking if Sarah Palin will run for president. All we hear Sarah say is she will see how things work out. Maybe she will and maybe...
November 24, 2010 - 12:00am
November 17, 2010
Commentary: Republicans should look at extending hand to Palin
SAN DIEGO -- I promised myself that I'd stop defending Sarah Palin. But it's a hard habit to break. While I found the former Alaska governor refreshing during the 2008 presidential campaign, she has been a disappointment since then. Instead of hitting the books and learning the issues,...
November 17, 2010 - 12:00am
July 22, 2010
Commentary: Celebrity cures all
WASHINGTON -- I owe Sarah Palin an apology. Two years ago, when the news broke about her daughter's pregnancy, I slammed the newly selected vice presidential candidate for doing her daughter a terrible disservice. Palin's seeming lack of concern for Bristol's privacy brought out,...
July 22, 2010 - 12:00am
May 29, 2010
Commentary: Palin the obfuscator
WASHINGTON -- Has Sarah Palin learned anything since she was plucked from obscurity almost two years ago? Not that I can tell. It was not Palin's fault that she was woefully unprepared to be the Republican vice presidential nominee. For that one, blame the petulant, impetuous John...
May 29, 2010 - 12:51am
Palin wades into Minn. governor's race with Emmer endorsement
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Sarah Palin is wading into Minnesota's governor's race to throw her support to a "straight talking hockey dad" locked in a...
April 29, 2010 - 6:20pm
April 26, 2010
Letter: Sarah Palin's popularity
The liberals continue to make derogatory remarks about Sarah Palin. They seem to be unaware that every negative remark they make tends to make her more popular with the Tea Party groups. Apparently she is still not sure what her ultimate political goal will be, but she will wait and...
April 26, 2010 - 12:00am
April 19, 2010
Cartoon by Michael Ramirez
April 19, 2010 - 12:00am
Letter: A bang-up Wild West show
Wow! Who would have thought that politics could be this much fun with all those cavorting elephants and Annie Oakley and Calamity Jane in town together for a whee of a Wild West show along with a bang-up crowd ready to raise hell and rally round the flag! Words were flying around...
April 19, 2010 - 12:00am
February 13, 2010
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
February 13, 2010 - 12:00am