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Winter storm leads to area school closings
State troopers respond to 16,500 crashes this winter, remind motorists to be safe
OSHA report on Oct. 17 incident at Jennie-O Turkey Store's Plant 4
Mayor Marv Calvin's email concerning criticism of proposed Willmar City Council retreat
Blizzard warning in effect today
Winter storm postpones 7 area postseason basketball games
Girls Basketball: NLS spreading the wealth
Vikings, Peterson re-open communication
Wild bringing former Gophers star Leopold back to Minnesota
Rubio’s triple-double not enough for Wolves
Star Trek's 'Mr. Spock,' Leonard Nimoy, dies at 83
Creative Minnesota presentation in Willmar, Minn., postponed
REVIEW: Barn’s ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ offers up a rousing good time
'Little Shop of Horrors' in full swing at The Barn
Smith triumphs with four Grammy wins, Beck gets best album
Lola June Gay
Donna M. Vigil
Kids and books in the kitchen
February/March edition of Live it! Magazine is now available online
Williams — DeRiso
Krueger — Lingle
Lund — Willenbring
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Editorial: It is time to fund Homeland Security
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: A cartway petition nightmare
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Kandiyohi and Renville officials report difficulty uploading results to Secretary of State
WILLMAR - Kandiyohi and Renville officials are reporting that the Secretary of State's Election Web site has apparently crashed. Local election officials reported shortly before midnight Tuesday that they are having difficulty uploading election results to the Secretary of State's...
news / state
November 3, 2010 - 12:05am
November 2, 2010
Ritchie, Swanson re-elected in Minn. SOS, AG races
MINNEAPOLIS - Mark Ritchie won a second term as secretary of state on Tuesday less than two years after steering Minnesota through its most contentious recount ever, while Democrats extended their 40-year grip on the attorney general's office with Lori Swanson's victory. A third...
news / state
November 2, 2010 - 11:31pm
October 12, 2010
Snapshot of secretary of state race: Photo ID cards for casting ballots
ST. PAUL -- The big issue in Minnesota's secretary of state race is clear as a picture: whether voters should present photo identification cards before casting ballots. Republican challenger Dan Severson says that is a must to ensure fair elections and he is making it the cornerstone...
news / state
October 12, 2010 - 12:00am
March 11, 2010
Ritchie informs townships about election changes, importance of census tally
WILLMAR -- Saying Minnesota has a "very high stake" in the outcome of the 2010 Census, Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie encouraged Kan-diyohi...
news / local / state
March 11, 2010 - 12:00am
February 3, 2009
Daschle withdraws nomination to be secretary of Health and Human Services
Updated 11:59 a.m.
news / nation
February 3, 2009 - 11:45am
January 4, 2009
Richardson withdraws bid to be commerce secretary
WASHINGTON (AP) -- New Mexico Gov.
news / nation
January 4, 2009 - 4:00pm
December 27, 2008
Commentary: Choice for sec. of education could be a real slam-dunk
SAN DIEGO -- In putting together his Cabinet, President-elect Barack Obama has made some risky choices -- but at least one could be a slam-dunk. Obama's choice of Chicago Public Schools CEO Arne Duncan as secretary of education looks like good news all around. The 44-year-old Harvard-educated...
education / commentary
December 27, 2008 - 12:00am
November 26, 2008
Peterson doesn't want Ag Secretary job
ST. PAUL - Collin Peterson heads overseas next week to discuss a complex financial regulation issue with European leaders. In fact, he handles such difficult issues daily in his job as U.S. House Agriculture Committee chairman. But one simple question has him stumped: Why do people...
news / state / nation
November 26, 2008 - 10:00am
November 18, 2008
Franken says hundreds of ballots that were rejected need inclusion
region / state
November 18, 2008 - 12:00am
November 10, 2008
Attention turns to state Legislature, budget: Money available
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's political attention now turns to the state Legislature, with occasional interruptions for U.S. Senate recount updates. State lawmakers face something that whoever ends up going to Washington doesn't - the chore of balancing the state budget (the state constitution...
November 10, 2008 - 12:00am
October 8, 2008
Oct. 14 deadline for early voter registration
WILLMAR -- First-time voters, people who have recently moved or those who have changed their name have until Oct. 14 to register in time to be on the voter roster at their precinct polls. Minnesota voters can always register on Election Day, but with large crowds and long lines predicted,...
state / region / local
October 8, 2008 - 12:00am