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Hawk Creek Lutheran plans 'celebration' Sunday
Records published Aug. 25
5-year-old Minnesota girl fighting for life after farm accident
Federal cheese purchase to help dairy farmers, the poor
Clinton calls for lower price on allergy drug EpiPen
Bridgewater calms concerns about sore shoulder
Cabrera leads Tigers past Twins, 9-4
Willmar tennis opens season with sweep
Tigers overpower Twins
Reloaded Cardinals look to make further strides
Tickets on sale Friday for tours of Paisley Park
Mislabeled pills seized at Prince's home after his death
J.K. Rowling releasing 3 new 'Harry Potter' books
New Barn play continues this week
R2-D2 actor kenny Baker dead at 81
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Study finds 50 children per day nationwide injured in stroller, carrier accidents
10 tips to avoid summer sabotage of diet, exercise
Reader News: A five-generation photo
Reader News: Celebrating 150 years of Martin Hanson Aasen
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
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
Carol J. Hansen
Gary G. Glein
Herbert K. Dittes
Emma Ruth Kassa
Melvin E. Anderson
Trump's new evolving immigration plan is no 'flip-flop'
Populism Even Republicans Can Get Behind
Commentary: A nice column about Donald Trump
Cartoon by Chris Britt
October 5, 2015
Cartoon by Steve Benson
October 5, 2015 - 12:00am
September 22, 2014
Video: U.S., and partner nations launch first strikes in Syria
The United States and several Gulf Arab allies have launched air and missile strikes on Islamic State targets in Syria, U.S. officials said,...
September 22, 2014 - 11:44pm
September 10, 2014
Obama orders air strikes against IS
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama told Americans on Wednesday he had authorized U.S. air strikes for the first time in Syria and more attacks...
September 10, 2014 - 11:34pm
September 16, 2013
Chemical weapons deal wins time for Syria's Assad but at a cost
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Bashar al-Assad's chemical weapons bargain with Russia and the United States offers another political and military lifeline to the Syrian president, just two years after he was dismissed in Washington as a "dead man walking".
September 16, 2013 - 7:05am
September 10, 2013
Obama blends threat of attack on Syria, hope for diplomacy
WASHINGTON — President Obama said in a nationally televised address Tuesday night that recent diplomatic steps offer “the potential to remove...
September 10, 2013 - 11:39pm
Syria seeks reprieve from U.S. strikes with Russia plan
AMMAN/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Syria accepted a Russian proposal on Tuesday to give up chemical weapons and win a reprieve from U.S. military strikes, while its jets returned to the sky to bomb rebel positions in Damascus for the first time since the West threatened force.
September 10, 2013 - 12:03pm
Syria backs chemical weapons plan, bombs Damascus
PARIS/AMMAN (Reuters) - Syria accepted a Russian proposal on Tuesday to give up chemical weapons and win a reprieve from U.S. strikes, while its warplanes bombed rebel positions in Damascus for the first time since the West threatened military action.
September 10, 2013 - 8:04am
September 9, 2013
Kerry says Syria's chemical weapons controlled by Assad, two others
LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Monday that the control of chemical weapons in Syria was limited to President Bashar...
September 9, 2013 - 7:22am
Syria's Assad denies chemical weapons use; U.S. presses case for strike
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad denied that he was behind a chemical weapons attack on the Syrian people, as the White...
September 9, 2013 - 7:18am
September 8, 2013
U.S.: Proven link of Assad to gas attack lacking
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House asserted Sunday that a "common-sense test" dictates the Syrian government is responsible for a chemical weapons attack that President Barack Obama says demands a U.S. military response. But Obama's top aide says the administration lacks "irrefutable,...
September 8, 2013 - 11:40pm
September 6, 2013
U.S. orders diplomats out of Lebanon
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The State Department on Friday ordered nonessential U.S. diplomats to leave Lebanon due to security concerns as the Obama administration and Congress debate military strikes on neighboring Syria. In a new travel warning for Lebanon, the department said it had...
September 6, 2013 - 6:00am
September 4, 2013
Obama faces Syria test as House holds 1st hearing
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is facing a tougher examination of its plans for military intervention in Syria, squaring off against tea party Republicans and other skeptical House members a day after gaining Speaker John Boehner's endorsement and significant support...
September 4, 2013 - 8:36am
September 3, 2013
Obama has bipartisan support for Syria strike
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's call for a military strike in Syria won significant momentum Tuesday, with leaders of both parties...
September 3, 2013 - 11:53am
August 31, 2013
Tribune Editorial: There is no easy answer on Syria
The Obama administration's attempt to build a coalition to address the Syrian regime's chemical aggression will not be an easy task. The United States' closest ally, Great Britain, on Thursday rejected action against Syria at the current time. A United Nations meeting on Syria ended...
August 31, 2013 - 10:22am
August 30, 2013
U.S. says Syrian chemical attack killed 1,429
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Edging toward a retaliatory strike, the Obama administration bluntly accused the Syrian government of Bashar Assad on Friday...
August 30, 2013 - 1:04pm