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North Korea fires Scud-class ballistic missile, Japan protests
Trump says North Korea shows 'great disrespect' to China with missile
At Minnesota lakes country retreat, military widows forge lasting connections
Dangerous invader: Weed known as Palmer amaranth reaches Upper Midwest
ND Beef Commission puts up $590,000 for beef research
Dillon captures wet Coca-Cola 600 for 1st Cup win
Lynx remain perfect with win over Stars
Rays' 15th-inning blasts sink Twins
Kisner earns one-shot win at Dean & Deluca Invitational
Feng limps to one-stroke LPGA victory despite two late bogeys
Watch: 'Price is Right' contestant loses his mind as he breaks Plinko record
Former Arkansas Gov. takes 'Huckabee' from Fox News to religious broadcaster
Ellen DeGeneres lands new Netflix stand up special
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
Memorial Day 2017: Willmar, area communities plan cemetery services and more
Memorial Day travel volume expected highest since 2005
Fishing: Area opener a ray of sunshine
Art competition: High school artists gather in New London
Stories needed to create 'Milan: The Musical!'
Mary Ann Nagel
Marlyn W. Wacholz
Roger Herbert Holm
Laura Ione Rasmussen
AstroBob: Observing alert -- space station marathon is underway
Column: Lessons from a great leader
25 ways to slow down and enjoy the summer
POW! BAM! WHAM! How to put the ARRRRR back in America.
Bursack: Dad needs help taking care of Mom but he won't allow it
January 13, 2016
Former church secretary pleads guilty to check forgery
LITCHFIELD — A former Watkins church secretary pleaded guilty Monday to check forgery after church officials discovered in 2014 that she had allegedly stolen more than $21,000 over several years. Renee Cecilia Miller, 53, had been a secretary at St. Anthony Catholic Church for 15...
January 13, 2016 - 12:15am
November 3, 2010
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...
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...
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...
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...
March 11, 2010 - 12:00am
February 3, 2009
Daschle withdraws nomination to be secretary of Health and Human Services
Updated 11:59 a.m.
February 3, 2009 - 11:45am
January 4, 2009
Richardson withdraws bid to be commerce secretary
WASHINGTON (AP) -- New Mexico Gov.
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...
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...
November 26, 2008 - 10:00am
November 18, 2008
Franken says hundreds of ballots that were rejected need inclusion
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,...
October 8, 2008 - 12:00am
Absentee balloting begins in county
WILLMAR -- Kandiyohi County had already processed application requests for about 600 absentee ballots by Friday afternoon. "That seems high to me," said Auditor Sam Modderman, who will continue to accept applications until 5 p.m. the night before Election Day. Most of the absentee...
October 8, 2008 - 12:00am