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Package thieves beware: Residents have their eyes (and cameras) on you
Corps denies easement to complete Dakota Access Pipeline construction in ND
Law enforcers back away from skirmish line to de-escalate tensions at Standing Rock protest site
Ag Career Fair and Technology Showcase
Fire damages rural Olivia home
Willmar fifth at NXN nationals
Toriumi's hat trick powers WarHawks
Dragons win first of two on northern road trip
Slagter scores 31 in Cards' tournament win
Aggressive D key to Cardinals' victory
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Read Live it! December-January issue
Knowing personalized risk for diabetes may not change lifestyles
Around our region published Nov. 30
Willmar Senior High announces first-term honor roll
Roger K. Straight
Virginia L. Anderson
Ronald J. Fernholz
Dorothy M. Peterson
Helen W. Olson
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Treat all ladies with respect
Minnesota Opinion: Free Vikes-tix perk 'looks bad' for all
Estrich commentary: Living in the Trump twilight
Editorial: Time for two school sides to find agreement
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
June 3, 2013
S.D. boy finds $10,000 in K.C. hotel room
A 10-year-old boy found $10,000 in a drawer at a Kansas City hotel room and turned the money over to police. Tyler Schaefer found the money Saturday in the room at the Hilton airport hotel where he and his father, Cody Schaefer, were staying. The Kansas City Star reports ( http://bit.ly/16sloUJ)...
June 3, 2013 - 8:00am
May 29, 2013
Pierre, S.D., brothers, 9 and 11, beat 17 million-to-1 odds on golf course
PIERRE, S.D. — Two young brothers from Pierre are being credited with sinking back-to-back holes-in-one at the city's Hillsview Golf Course. Nine-year-old Alex Rowe and his 11-year-old brother, Josh, are celebrating aces on the 148-yard 14th hole on Monday. The brothers and...
May 29, 2013 - 9:53am
May 13, 2013
Herseth Sandlin rules out run for U.S. Senate seat from S.D.
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Former South Dakota U.S. Rep. Stephanie Herseth Sandlin said Monday she will not seek the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by retiring Sen. Tim Johnson. By CHET BROKAW Associated Press PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Former South Dakota U.S. Rep. Stephanie Herseth...
May 13, 2013 - 8:33am
May 1, 2013
S.D. tribe faces ultimatum on sale of massacre site
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) -- A small patch of prairie sits largely unnoticed off a desolate road in southwestern South Dakota, tucked amid gently...
May 1, 2013 - 7:24am
March 26, 2013
USDA expands program to fight rural poverty, including in the Dakotas
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A federal program intended to reduce povertyand improve life in rural areas through better access to federal funding is expanding to six states, officials said Tuesday. By MEG KINNARD Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A federal program intended to...
March 26, 2013 - 4:46pm
Johnson retirement from U.S. Senate opens door for GOP in S.D.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) -- South Dakota's U.S. Sen. Tim Johnson was expected to announce his retirement Tuesday, making the state the fifth where Democrats will have to defend a seat without an incumbent seeking re-election. The decision opens up a 2014 race that Republicans had already...
March 26, 2013 - 11:06am
March 15, 2013
Crews recover teen's body from icy S.D. river
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Crews have recovered the body of a teenager who drowned in Sioux Falls after trying to save her 6-year-old brother...
March 15, 2013 - 3:28pm
February 22, 2013
SD college tests fingerprint purchasing technology
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) -- Futurists have long proclaimed the coming of a cashless society, where dollar bills and plastic cards are replaced by...
February 22, 2013 - 8:13am
February 10, 2013
South Dakota DOT closes I-29 north of Watetown, stranding travelers
By Mike Nowatzki The Forum of Fargo/Moorhead SISSETON, S.D. – The South Dakota Department of Transportation has closed Interstate 29 from Watertown to the North Dakota border, stranding the UND hockey team and many of its fans on their way back from the weekend series in Omaha,...
February 10, 2013 - 12:53pm
S.D. beef plant clears final financial hurdle
ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) — A beef processing plant in South Dakota that has struggled to begin operations says it has enough finances to get to full production. The Northern Beef Packers plant in Aberdeen began production on a limited basis last fall. Land for the $109 million plant...
January 10, 2013 - 7:35am
December 23, 2012
The end of an 1862 war sends 38 Indians to the gallows; 150 years later, memorial riders trying to heal the wound
They were Dakota warriors. They met their fates with courage 150 years ago. The 38 condemned men, their hands bound behind them, rushed to the...
December 23, 2012 - 11:21pm
December 21, 2012
Milbank, S.D., cheese company settles discrimination charge
A South Dakota cheese making company has agreed to pay $85,000 to settle a sex discrimination charge. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission says Milbank-based Valley Queen Cheese Factory has agreed to pay the settlement to two female applicants rejected for the position...
December 21, 2012 - 7:40am
November 27, 2012
FBI: One dead in shooting on Yankton Sioux Reservation in S.D.
MARTY, S.D. -- One person is dead and at least one other is injured after an apparent shooting Monday night at a home on the Yankton Sioux Reservation, a Federal Bureau of Investigation spokesman said Tuesday morning. The investigation into the shooting is in its early stages and...
November 27, 2012 - 11:27am
May 26, 2008
Bill Clinton treks SD for Hillary
WAGNER, S.D. (AP) -- Hillary Rodham Clinton is staying in the Democratic presidential race because surveys and polls show she can win the nomination and general election - and she's the stronger candidate, Bill Clinton told South Dakotans Sunday. "The evidence is overwhelming," he...
May 26, 2008 - 12:00am
May 15, 2008
S.D. Democrats hope campaign visits boost party
The national political spotlight has turned to South Dakota as its June 3 Democratic presidential primary approaches and candidates or their surrogates are flocking to the state. Democratic activists in South Dakota are hoping all the attention to appearances by Hillary Clinton and...
May 15, 2008 - 8:00am