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Five die in crash with semi in western South Dakota
Popular Minnesota Court of Appeals judge, former attorney retires after 40 year career
Philando Castile case: As jury selection begins, what do both sides look for?
Montevideo residents seek to help immigrants
Stingers add upgrades to Taunton
Prep Baseball: Spaulding shuts down Tigers in NLS' 3AA victory
Softball: KMS, BOLD still alive in 3A
Fischer, Obregon, Ackerman place in 8AA tennis tourney
Late goals lift Penguins in Stanley Cup Final opener
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
Lorenz, Gustafson win Memorial Day 5K
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
Timothy D. Claussen
Donald E. Bjork
Evelyn F. Carlson
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
April 1, 2017
The shadow of famine moving closer: Willmar presentation aims to raise awareness
WILLMAR — The news coming out of Somalia has not been encouraging as nearly 6.2 million people are at risk from a potential famine, according...
April 1, 2017 - 7:17am
February 19, 2017
Suicide bomb in market in Somalia capital kills 39
MOGADISHU - A car bomb ripped through a market in Mogadishu on Sunday, killing 39 people and injuring around 50, a local official said, days after Somalia elected a new president. The car was driven by a suicide bomber, said Ahmed Abdulle Afrax, the mayor of Wadajir district where...
February 19, 2017 - 12:38pm
January 29, 2017
'Walk out': Willmar church stands in solidarity with refugees
WILLMAR — As national news organizations broadcast live footage of protests around the country Sunday afternoon, members of Willmar's...
January 29, 2017 - 6:57pm
February 16, 2015
Somali-Americans lose another bank willing to transfer cash
BLOOMINGTON — For years, Mohammed Amin Kahin has sent money to his family in Somalia to help them with rent, food and schooling. But now the...
February 16, 2015 - 11:23pm
October 7, 2013
Libya, Somalia raids show U.S. reach, problems
TRIPOLI/MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Two U.S. raids in Africa show the United States is pressuring al Qaeda, officials said on Sunday, though a failure in Somalia and an angry response in Libya also highlighted Washington's woes.
October 7, 2013 - 7:29am
September 25, 2013
History of al-Shabab recruiting in Minnesota
MINNEAPOLIS — The deadly terror attack on a Nairobi mall has stirred concern about Westerners’ involvement in the militant group that claimed responsibility. Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said Tuesday that “initial reports had suggested that a British woman and two or three...
September 25, 2013 - 1:01am
April 29, 2013
Report: 260,000 died in Somali famine
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- The 2011 Somali famine killed an estimated 260,000 people, half of them age 5 and under, according to a new report to...
April 29, 2013 - 11:04am
February 16, 2013
Somali people who have settled in U.S. ‘toughest ones of all’
WILLMAR — After two decades of civil war and years spent in refugee camps, the Somali refugees who have come to the United States are among...
February 16, 2013 - 12:54am
July 20, 2012
Willmar, Minn., School District, parents from African community look to work together to help students succeed
It's frustrating for parents to watch their children struggle in school and not know how to help them.
July 20, 2012 - 12:00am
November 9, 2010
Man pleads not guilty in terror group funding case
ST. LOUIS - A Minnesotan says he's not guilty of federal charges that he plotted to send money to a terrorist group in Somalia that the U.S. says has ties to al-Qaida. Thirty-five-year-old Abdi Mahdi Hussein of Minneapolis entered the plea Monday in U.S. District Court in St. Louis,...
November 9, 2010 - 9:23am
August 24, 2010
Suicide bomber attacks Somali hotel, killing 15
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) -- A suicide bomber and gunmen stormed a hotel in Somalia's capital today, killing at least 15 people including members of parliament in an attack that set off an hour-long gun battle, a military spokesman and a witness said. A parliamentarian who was at the...
August 24, 2010 - 8:00am
April 9, 2008
Supporters of Westwind proposal have their say at City Council meeting
WILLMAR -- Supporters of the embattled Westwind Estates housing project had their say at Monday night's Willmar City Council meeting. Housing project supporters and opponents on the eight-member council are evenly split.
April 9, 2008 - 12:00am