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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'
Vernon "Bud" Blindt
Enid Evangeline Martell Olson
Cheryl (Cheri) Rae Downs Holgerson
Henry "Hank" Weseman
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
October 28, 2016
U.S. Supreme Court to hear sex offender social media ban case
WASHINGTON—The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday took up a case testing free speech rights in the digital age, agreeing to decide whether a North Carolina law banning convicted sex offenders from Facebook and other social media sites runs afoul of the Constitution. The justices agreed...
October 28, 2016 - 4:52pm
September 26, 2016
Supreme Court has reasons to duck transgender rights fight
September 26, 2016 - 10:32am
August 10, 2016
Commentary: The fantasy of Trump and 'the court'
WASHINGTON—Like shipwrecked mariners clinging to a floating mast, many Republicans rationalize supporting Donald Trump because of "the...
August 10, 2016 - 12:00am
July 30, 2016
High court race is a Minnesota question
ST. PAUL—All Minnesota voters face one at least one race in the Aug. 9 primary election, two challengers to Supreme Court Justice Natalie Hudson, who Dayton appointed less than a year ago. One candidate will be eliminated in the primary, leaving two for the Nov. 8 general election....
July 30, 2016 - 7:28am
July 13, 2016
Trump calls for Justice Ginsburg's resignation, saying she's mentally unfit
WASHINGTON—U.S. Republican presidential contender Donald Trump called on Wednesday, July 13, for the resignation of Supreme Court Justice...
July 13, 2016 - 11:30am
June 23, 2016
Supreme Court rules on drunk driving tests
WASHINGTON — States can force suspected drunken drivers to take breath tests without first obtaining a warrant but cannot require them to take a more invasive blood test, the U.S. Supreme Court said Thursday in a ruling that impacts laws in 11 states, including North Dakota and...
June 23, 2016 - 11:26pm
May 25, 2016
Letter: Nation needs a full Supreme Court
Recently, HBO offered “Confirmation,” the story of the hearing of Clarence Thomas and Anita Hill. Somebody approaches Anita Hill to ask about her earlier experience working for Thomas. Miss Hill was now a professor at Oklahoma University. Although she was hesitant about appearing...
May 25, 2016 - 1:00am
Commentary: Trump and the Supreme Court
In releasing his list of potential Supreme Court nominees, Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, has begun to solidify...
May 25, 2016 - 12:00am
May 19, 2016
Trump’s Supreme Court list includes Minnesota justice
ST. PAUL - Republican presumptive presidential nominee Donald Trump would consider appointing Minnesota Supreme Court Justice David Stras to...
May 19, 2016 - 5:30am
April 6, 2016
Minnesota Supreme Court orders new murder trial for Timothy Huber
WILLMAR - Timothy John Huber will get a new trial. The Minnesota Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that incorrect instructions were given to the...
April 6, 2016 - 11:42am
March 22, 2016
Court fight is about democracy
There’s a reason beyond garden-variety partisanship that Senate Republicans resist even holding hearings on President Obama’s nomination...
March 22, 2016 - 12:00am
March 7, 2016
Letter: Hear the Obama justice nominee
The people have already chosen when they re-elected President Obama by 5 million votes. Our Constitution states, “The president shall appoint.”...
March 7, 2016 - 2:00am
February 17, 2016
Letter: Politics and the Supreme Court
Last Saturday morning, America learned that Justice Antonin Scalia was dead. About one hour later, Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced that any nominee put forward by President Obama to take Justice Scalia’s place on the Court would not be confirmed during...
February 17, 2016 - 3:00am
January 22, 2016
Dayton appoints first openly gay judge to Minnesota Supreme Court
Gov. Mark Dayton on Friday appointed Margaret Chutich, a state Appeals Court judge, to the Minnesota Supreme Court. Chutich was considered by...
January 22, 2016 - 11:21am
June 26, 2015
U.S. Supreme Court rules in favor of gay marriage nationwide
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled on Friday that the U.S. Constitution provides same-sex couples the right to marry in a historic triumph...
June 26, 2015 - 9:51am