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Audit: Minn. welfare programs have lax eligibility checks
It's back: Minnesota Senate has plan to revive Real ID
Planned Parenthood sees brief reprieve after healthcare bill yanked
State Fair doughnut fry leads to political fray
Capitol Chatter: A legislative budget primer
CMCS rebounds to play for consolation crown
State Basketball: CMCS rebounds in consolation bracket
New England keeper Cropper has Minnesota roots
Gophers riding turnaround into NCAA Tournament
Relief prospect Chargois optioned to Triple-A
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
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
'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
Derald F. Rolfsmeier
Loren E. Meyer
Ruth O. Jones
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
Port: Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls criticism over #NoDAPL protests response “inaccurate and offensive”
American wines are gaining in popularity
Lost Italian: It all starts with Pasta Aglio e Olio
Swift: The new 'Maximum Overdrive': Could our appliances be too smart?
Dave & Vivian Swanson
March 21, 2017
Friend of South Carolina church shooter gets prison time for lying
CHARLESTON, S.C. - The South Carolina man who admitted he lied to the FBI and concealed knowledge of the massacre carried out by his friend Dylann...
March 21, 2017 - 2:12pm
January 11, 2017
Fury, forgiveness at condemned SC church gunman's sentencing
CHARLESTON, S.C.—White supremacist Dylann Roof, condemned to death for a mass shooting at a Charleston church, heard forgiveness and fury...
January 11, 2017 - 10:44pm
January 10, 2017
Jurors take less than three hours to condemn S.C. church gunman to death
CHARLESTON, S.C. — A U.S. jury on Tuesday condemned white supremacist Dylann Roof to death for the hate-fueled killings of nine black parishioners...
January 10, 2017 - 10:32pm
Jury condemns Dylann Roof to death for church massacre
CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) - A U.S. jury condemned white supremacist DylannRoof to death for the hate-fueled killings of nine black parishioners...
January 10, 2017 - 4:32pm
December 13, 2016
Parker commentary: What to do with evil such as this
CHARLESTON, S.C.—A deep stillness settled over the federal courtroom as graphic photos were shown of the nine people murdered last year...
December 13, 2016 - 5:13am
November 6, 2016
Man suspected of kidnapping S.C. woman is now charged with four murders
A South Carolina man suspected of chaining a woman inside a storage shed on his rural property was charged with four murders and denied bail...
November 6, 2016 - 10:58pm
October 5, 2016
South Carolina school shooting victim gets superhero's farewell
TOWNVILLE, S.C. — Mourners dressed as colorful comic book characters gathered to remember a 6-year-old boy during a superhero-themed funeral...
October 5, 2016 - 7:35pm
September 28, 2016
Update: Teen reportedly killed father before opening fire at S.C. school
UPDATED at 4:29 p.m. A teenager is believed to have shot and killed his father before going to a nearby elementary school in South Carolina and...
September 28, 2016 - 2:37pm
August 7, 2016
U.S. news briefs for Aug. 8
Following is a summary of current U.S. news briefs. South Carolina girl dies from brain-eating amoeba An 11-year-old South Carolina girl has died after she became infected by a brain-eating amoeba in a river where she had gone swimming, an undertaker said on Saturday. The girl, Hannah...
August 7, 2016 - 11:23pm
July 8, 2015
Pilot in deadly crash has Willmar ties
WILLMAR — The Air Force pilot who crashed his F-16 fighter jet into a private plane in South Carolina, killing its two passengers, has Willmar ties. Maj. Aaron Johnson of the Shaw Air Force Base’s 55th Fighter Squadron is the son of the Rev. Dan Johnson, senior pastor at First...
July 8, 2015 - 11:02pm
April 17, 2013
AP: Ex-wife says former SC Gov. Sanford trespassed
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford must appear in court two days after running for a vacant congressional seat to answer a complaint that he trespassed at his ex-wife's home, according to court documents acquired by The Associated Press on Tuesday. The...
April 17, 2013 - 8:13am
April 3, 2013
It's official: Sanford facing Colbert Busch in SC
MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (AP) -- The race for a vacant South Carolina congressional seat has turned into the big-name contest that political junkies were hoping for. By BRUCE SMITH Associated Press MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (AP) -- The race for a vacant South Carolina congressional seat...
April 3, 2013 - 7:27am
March 20, 2013
Sanford advances in SC race, Colbert's sister wins
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) -- Mark Sanford says he believes in "a God of second chances," and now the former South Carolina governor has taken the...
March 20, 2013 - 7:08am
January 16, 2013
Cabela's plans new stores in SC, Minn., in 2014
SIDNEY, Neb. (AP) — Cabela's Inc. is planning to open two new stores to sell outdoor gear and sporting goods in South Carolina and Minnesota in 2014. The Sidney, Neb., company said Tuesday that the Greenville, S.C., store will be its first in that state. The Woodbury, Minn., store...
January 16, 2013 - 1:38pm
December 6, 2012
US Sen. DeMint resigns to head conservative group
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- Republican U.S. Sen. Jim DeMint, a favorite among tea party activists, said Thursday he was resigning to take the helm of a conservative national think tank. The South Carolina politician said in a statement he was stepping down to become president of the Heritage...
December 6, 2012 - 10:35am