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Minnesotan charged with passing fake $20 bill at Kool-Aid stand
14-year-old girl charged with hours-long assault of another teen, slitting her throat
Records published July 29
Work continues on Willmar's Minnesota Avenue
Parishioners salvage items from fire-damaged Sacred Heart church
Fast start propels Stingers past Waterloo
Peterson sets sights on another NFL record
Zimmer grateful for contract extension
Vikings expectations as high as a clear sky
Greenway enters his 11th and final training camp
Small town Lake Lillian gears up for big time production
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Sharing Netflix or HBO Go passwords now a federal crime
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Swanson — Winther
Schmidt -- Danielson
Lang -- Nieman
Frye -- Birkland
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
Charles "Jim" Syverson
Chris H. Nissen
Anita "Ricky" G. Hoyt
Will: The path ahead for Hillary Clinton
Commentary: For Trump to Lose, GOP must let Clinton win
Commentary: Trump: Seeking victory through fear
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Commentary: Ted Cruz holds his nose
November 19, 2010
Dayton transition, Emmer court case go on at same time
November 19, 2010 - 12:00am
November 18, 2010
Court may hear vote testimony Monday
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Supreme Court today said it may listen to attorneys Monday argue Tom Emmer' request that could throw out some ballots before a governor's race recount begins. Justice Alan Page signed an order today requiring all paperwork to be filed with the high court...
November 18, 2010 - 12:00pm
September 1, 2010
Court says arbitration on Senior High roof good to go
WILLMAR -- The Willmar School District has won the latest round in a long effort to recover the cost of repairing shoddy work done on the roof drainage system at Willmar Senior High School. The Minnesota Court of Appeals said in an opinion filed Tuesday that Kandiyohi County District...
September 1, 2010 - 12:00am
July 15, 2010
American Opinion: On ruling protects gun rights, restrictions
An excerpt from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States: From The Associated Press On ruling protects gun rights, restrictions: The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in McDonald v. Chicago, applying the Second Amendment to the states ... proclaimed it for all the states. The...
July 15, 2010 - 12:00am
July 13, 2010
Gildea sworn in as Minnesota's chief justice
ST. PAUL -- Lorie Skjerven Gildea learned at an early age how to tackle difficult situations. Gildea, who on Monday was sworn in as the Minnesota...
July 13, 2010 - 12:00am
July 3, 2010
Commentary: A charade of this court confirmation
Supreme Court confirmation hearings are nothing but a charade. "Balls and strikes" is what John Roberts said he'd call. Sonia Sotomayor, no fool she, said the same. Elena Kagan, ditto, is going to be a neutral arbiter. She isn't a "progressive." She will be fair and open. Of course....
July 3, 2010 - 12:00am
June 29, 2010
Kagan says Pentagon recruiters had Harvard access
UPDATED 11:00 A.M. WASHINGTON -- Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan told her confirmation hearings today the Pentagon's recruiters had access...
June 29, 2010 - 11:00am
Republican senators question Kagan's record on military
WASHINGTON -- Senate Republicans and Solicitor General Elena Kagan are facing off over whether her objection to the military's ban on openly...
June 29, 2010 - 10:35am
June 15, 2010
Co. says no to justice; lake-home residents frustrated
WILLMAR -- The Kandiyohi County Commissioners may have just turned one of the state's more liberal supreme court justices into a cynic. In a...
June 15, 2010 - 12:00am
May 24, 2010
Counties must pay for parents' lawyers in child welfare cases, high court rules
WILLMAR -- A recent Minnesota Supreme Court ruling removes any doubt that counties are required to pay for court-appointed attorneys for parents or guardians in parental rights termination cases. The decision and the costs associated with these cases involving a child in need of...
May 24, 2010 - 12:00am
May 14, 2010
Pawlenty taps U of M Morris graduate as new high court chief justice
ST. PAUL -- Two people who sided with Gov. Tim Pawlenty in a historic lawsuit about his budget cutting powers earned his support Thursday with...
May 14, 2010 - 12:00am
May 13, 2010
Update 2 p.m.: UM-Morris grad appointed state's chief justice; Pawlenty picks a 2nd justice
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Tim Pawlenty today picked a Supreme Court justice who sided with him on a historic budget-cutting suit to run the high court...
May 13, 2010 - 12:41pm
May 6, 2010
Minnesota legislators, governor discuss budget woes
ST. PAUL -- A Minnesota Supreme Court ruling Wednesday could empty the state's cash reserves if organizations whose budgets were cut by Gov. Tim Pawlenty last year go to court seeking their money back. Pawlenty and legislative leaders met Thursday morning to discuss the state's ongoing...
May 6, 2010 - 11:08am
High court rules against unallotment cuts
ST. PAUL -- A dramatic Minnesota Supreme Court ruling Wednesday threw state budget talks back to 2009. Minnesota legislators and Gov. Tim Pawlenty...
May 6, 2010 - 12:00am
Local brass wait to see how ruling affects their budgets
No one seems to know what will happen next, now that the Minnesota Supreme Court has said that Gov. Tim Pawlenty's budget unallotment a year ago was illegal. "I know that it won't be good for us," said Willmar Superintendent Jerry Kjergaard. The full impact of the ruling was unclear...
May 6, 2010 - 12:00am