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Xcel, FAA research using drones to inspect electric lines
Alaska man injured in morning rollover in New London Township
High speed chase ends in Willmar with arrest of juvenile
Convictions published Feb. 21
County proposes new traffic option for wye corridor
Girls Basketball: Cards streak by Alex
Blackhawks close in on first-place Wld with win in St. Paul
Boys Basketball: Montevideo overpowers YME
Boys Basketball: Dragons edge NLS
Boys Basketball: Eisenbacher's double-double leads ACGC
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen
Around our region published Feb. 22
Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey
Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
Training can help surgeons tell patients best and worse scenarios
Reader News: Diaper Bears for Hope Pregnancy Center
Howard J. Powers
Cartoon by Ed Fischer
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Willmar Commentary: America's predictable pension crisis
Harrop commentary: Trump has media crying ... all the way to the bank
Parenting Perspectives: Let your kids choose -- or pave -- their own paths
February 3, 2017
CAPITOL CHATTER: A sea of color greets Minnesota agri-business
ST. PAUL — Pat Lunemann said he looks over his dairy farm employees and sees "a sea a multiple colors." Many workers come from close to...
February 3, 2017 - 2:48pm
January 20, 2017
U.S. sues student loan giant Navient, says it 'failed' borrowers
WASHINGTON — The largest U.S. student loan servicer, Navient Corp., cheated borrowers out of billions of dollars, often by deceiving them...
January 20, 2017 - 10:07pm
Letter: The societal cost of student debt
Student debt is a very serious issue. Minnesota ranks fifth with the most student debt in the country, and is the second largest source of consumer debt. College grads aren’t buying homes or starting families. Minnesota needs student loan reform if we want to keep the economy growing....
April 20, 2016 - 12:10am
December 3, 2013
U.S. regulator to keep an eye on largest student loan servicers
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. consumer financial watchdog will soon start supervising the seven largest student loan servicers to ensure they treat borrowers fairly and comply with federal consumer laws, the agency said on Tuesday.
December 3, 2013 - 7:58am
August 9, 2013
Obama to sign student loan deal
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Students heading back to college this fall will save thousands in interest charges on their loans after they graduate once President Barack Obama signs into law a rare bipartisan compromise.
August 9, 2013 - 7:45am
August 1, 2013
House backs measure that reduces cost of borrowing college loans
WASHINGTON — A bill that would reduce the costs of borrowing for millions of students passed the House on Wednesday and was heading to President Obama for his signature. The legislation links student loan interest rates to the financial markets, offering lower rates for most...
August 1, 2013 - 12:02am
July 28, 2013
Differences small between student loan bills
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The House is set to go along with a bipartisan Senate compromise that would link college students' interest rates to the financial markets and offer borrowers lower rates this fall.
July 28, 2013 - 11:49pm
July 18, 2013
Senators ready to restore lower college loan rates
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Senators are ready to offer students a better deal on their college loans this fall, but future classes could see higher interest rates.
July 18, 2013 - 6:42am
July 8, 2013
Immigration, student loan top congressional agenda
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans and Democrats will put good will to the test when Congress returns this week to potentially incendiary fights...
July 8, 2013 - 9:23am