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Memorial Day 2017
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
March 1, 2017
N.D. congressman: Women wearing ‘bad-looking white pantsuits’ during Trump speech have a ‘disease’
In what he called an “obsession” with Hillary Clinton’s loss in the 2016 election, U.S. Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., has suggested women...
March 1, 2017 - 6:43pm
Trump softens immigration stance, takes measured tone in speech
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump told Congress on Tuesday he was open to immigration reform, shifting from his harsh rhetoric on illegal immigration...
March 1, 2017 - 6:19am
January 24, 2017
Dionne commentary: Why millions gathered to say 'no' to Trump
WASHINGTON—Within 48 hours, we learned that Donald John Trump intends to govern as the same fiercely angry man who shook the country in...
January 24, 2017 - 1:36am
October 22, 2016
Trump promises to weaken U.S. media 'power structure' if elected
GETTSYBURG, Pa.- U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trumppromised on Saturday to foil a proposed deal for AT&T Inc to buy Time...
October 22, 2016 - 12:42pm
July 30, 2016
Thomas: Hillary's recycled speech
Environmentalists should be pleased with Hillary Clinton's acceptance speech at the Democratic National Convention Thursday night, because it...
July 30, 2016 - 1:00am
March 10, 2016
Dayton spells out legislative plan
MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton laid out a plan for the 2016 legislative session Wednesday night, ranging from expanding broadband...
March 10, 2016 - 12:16am
September 25, 2015
In U.N. speech, Pope attacks 'boundless thirst' for wealth and power
Pope Francis on Friday strongly condemned the craving for material gains and power, telling world leaders gathered at the United Nations that...
September 25, 2015 - 9:56am
January 19, 2015
Calvin presents State of City Address Tuesday evening
WILLMAR — Mayor Marv Calvin will present his State of the City Address during the Willmar City Council meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the chambers...
January 19, 2015 - 11:30pm
January 15, 2015
Governor Dayton urges 'one Minnesota'
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans need to act as one, not allowing long-standing divisions come in the way of progress, Gov. Mark Dayton said this afternoon...
January 15, 2015 - 1:30pm
February 24, 2012
Editorial: Freedom of Speech is a right to protect
February 24, 2012 - 12:00am
February 8, 2011
Commentary: Watching Egypt from a country of free speech
NEW YORK -- The turmoil in Egypt has been a lesson in the fragility of a right we so often take for granted: To speak. It also has been a reminder to those who deride the "lamestream media" as the enemy, traitors and worse that many members of that maligned tribe are also very brave. A...
February 8, 2011 - 12:00am
January 26, 2011
President Obama's State of the Union speech
State of the Union address Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, distinguished guests, and fellow Americans: Tonight I want to begin by congratulating the men and women of the 112th Congress, as well as your new Speaker, John Boehner. And as we mark this occasion,...
January 26, 2011 - 12:00am
June 22, 2010
Commentary: Follow me to where?
President Obama's first address from the Oval Office can be summed up with a song lyric from the 1951 Broadway musical, "Paint Your Wagon": "Where am I goin'? I don't know. When will I get there? I ain't certain. All that I know is I am on my way." Trying to gain momentum he...
June 22, 2010 - 12:00am
May 7, 2010
Commentary: Obama's speech in Michigan
President Obama has returned to a theme he used effectively during the 2008 campaign: politics is too divisive; name-calling isn't helpful; labeling people doesn't solve problems. In his commencement address to University of Michigan graduates last Saturday, the president said, "We've...
May 7, 2010 - 12:00am
March 30, 2010
Gov. Pawlenty to speak Wednesday in Willmar
WILLMAR -- Gov. Tim Pawlenty will speak at the Willmar Conference Center on Wednesday. Pawlenty will attend a lunch meeting of the Willmar Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce from noon to 1:30 p.m.
March 30, 2010 - 12:00am