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Foam soap may not measure up to liquid soap
Dylan talks Minnesota, Duluth in new interview
Minnesota man, 29, gets probation for fondling 67-year-old woman in her apartment
One-room Minnesota schoolhouse student, now 96, and her teacher, 107, reunite
Bat-killing fungus expanding across Minnesota
State Basketball: Miracle heave sends CMCS to defeat in Class A quarters
Wild draft pick Kunin inks 3-year deal
Twins' Puerto Ricans rejoin camp
Wild sign Wisconsin captain Kunin
Former juniors reunite at NCAA West Regional, recall lessons from Clark Cup season
'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
'The Big Bang Theory' spinoff 'Young Sheldon' officially ordered at CBS
'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
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Marian A. Hanson
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?
February 22, 2017
Astronomers find seven Earth-size planets where life may be possible
Astronomers have found a nearby solar system with seven Earth-sized planets, three of which circle their parent star at the right distance for...
February 22, 2017 - 4:12pm
October 21, 2016
Crash landing feared as Europe's Mars lander still silent
FRANKFURT/BERLIN—Thrusters intended to slow a European lander as it neared Mars on Wednesday, Oct.
October 21, 2016 - 11:48am
October 11, 2016
Obama vows to send people to Mars by the 2030s
WASHINGTON — U.S. President Barack Obama, highlighting his pledge to send people to Mars by the 2030s, announced further public-private efforts Tuesday to build habitats that could help humans live long-term far from the Earth. "We are working with our commercial partners to...
October 11, 2016 - 4:07pm
September 2, 2016
Curious radio signal stirs talk of extraterrestrials
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.—A curious radio signal picked up by a Russian telescope is probably not a transmission from an extraterrestrial civilization, but astronomers in California are taking a second look anyway, the SETI Institute said Tuesday. A group of Russian astronomers...
September 2, 2016 - 9:06am
March 7, 2016
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
March 7, 2016 - 1:00am
October 30, 2015
Large asteroid to make close approach to Earth on Halloween
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - A large asteroid that scientists only discovered this month will make a relatively close approach to Earth on Saturday, astronomers say, providing one of the best opportunities in years to gather data about a passing space rock. The asteroid, estimated...
October 30, 2015 - 1:27pm
October 12, 2012
Space shuttle pauses on 12-mile L.A. trip to museum
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- At its prime, the space shuttle Endeavour circled the globe at 17,500 mph, faster than a speeding bullet. In retirement, it's crawling along the streets of Los Angeles at a sluggish 2 mph, a pace that rush-hour commuters can sympathize with. Endeavour's two-day,...
October 12, 2012 - 11:27am
January 25, 2012
Areavoices.com: Everyone needs a secret clutter space
Hi, my name is Melissa and I am a professional organizer. I have a secret. I have a place in my house where I hide clutter. This place is the...
January 25, 2012 - 8:48am
January 12, 2010
Mystery object to whizz by Earth Wednesday
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A mystery object from space is about to whizz close by Earth on Wednesday. It won't hit our planet, but scientists are stumped by what exactly it is. Astronomers say it may be space junk or it could be a tiny asteroid, too small to cause damage even if it hit....
January 12, 2010 - 1:30pm
July 20, 2009
Minnesota Opinion: America's own space legacy 40 years later
(Today) marks the 40th anniversary of the when man first walked on the moon, July 20, 1969. But more important, it's been nearly 37 years since we've been back. A once-glorified profession has turned into seemingly nothing more than long-haul truckers, as astronauts have ferried...
July 20, 2009 - 12:00am