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Landmark survey finds U.S. transgender people harassed in public restrooms
Man facing 16 felonies for alleged kidnapping, assault of Willmar woman
Santa comes early to Jefferson
Solar garden planned north of Brainerd
Google meets renewable energy goal for global operations
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'
Harlow D. Skindelien
Marlene M. Baumann
Vernon "Bud" Blindt
Dionne commentary: The disempowered majority in U.S.
Will commentary: Trump's Carrier ploy is not conservatism
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
Parker commentary: Donald Trump's demagogic illogic
Thomas commentary: Remembering Pearl Harbor at 75
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
September 26, 2016
Popularity of Pokemon Go tests global property laws
SYDNEY, Australia — Within one week in July, the Sydney suburb of Rhodes was transformed from a quiet neighborhood to what resident Joyce...
September 26, 2016 - 7:26am
September 21, 2016
Verizon starts taking orders for new Samsung Note 7 phones
Verizon Communications has begun taking orders for Samsung's new Galaxy Note 7 smartphones, after having stopped sales of the device earlier...
September 21, 2016 - 1:27pm
September 15, 2016
FCC chair says his set-top box reform proposal may change
WASHINGTON—The head of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission said he might change his proposal to allow tens of millions of U.S. pay...
September 15, 2016 - 7:37pm
Apple: Initial quantities of iPhone 7 Plus sold out
SAN FRANCISCO — Initial quantities of the iPhone 7 Plus have sold out globally as Apple Inc prepares to roll out its new gadget in stores,...
September 15, 2016 - 3:00pm
September 9, 2016
White House names retired Air Force general as first cyber security chief
WASHINGTON—The White House on Thursday named a retired U.S. Air Force general as the government's first federal cyber security chief, a...
September 9, 2016 - 9:58am
Apple will not announce first-weekend sales of iPhone 7
SAN FRANCISCO—Apple Inc. will not release first-weekend sales of the newly announced iPhone 7, a spokeswoman for the company said. The...
September 9, 2016 - 9:49am
September 7, 2016
Apple unveils water-resistant iPhone 7, AirPods
LOS ANGELES -- Apple drew back the curtain on the iPhone 7, revealing several expected changes -- including water-resistant features and the...
September 7, 2016 - 4:10pm
Verizon offers data speed upgrade in Minnesota
Verizon Wireless users in Minnesota should see a data speed boost on their smartphones thanks to a recent upgrade that is said to be compatible...
September 7, 2016 - 1:54pm
September 2, 2016
FBI: Clinton says could not recall all briefings due to concussion
WASHINGTON—Hillary Clinton told the FBI she did not recall all the briefings she received on handling sensitive information as she made...
September 2, 2016 - 6:23pm
September 1, 2016
Online tools help people improve their health but need more study
• Mobile apps and web-based programs do help people reach health goals like exercising more, losing weight and quitting smoking, but studies...
September 1, 2016 - 7:36am
August 26, 2016
Feared iPhone, iPad hacking software is now a reality
WASHINGTON — The much-talked-about hack that would allow governments to spy on your every move through your iPhone and iPad has become reality....
August 26, 2016 - 9:23am
August 19, 2016
AT&T, Apple, Google to work on 'robocall' crackdown
WASHINGTON—More than 30 major technology companies are joining the U.S. government to crack down on automated, prerecorded telephone calls that regulators have labeled a "scourge." AT&T Inc, Google parent Alphabet Inc, Apple Inc, Verizon Communications Inc and Comcast Corp are...
August 19, 2016 - 3:40pm
August 18, 2016
Willmar Municipal Utilities opts for iPad tablets
WILLMAR—The Willmar Municipal Utilities Commission has approved the purchase of iPads for the commissioners and select staff. Both an Apple...
August 18, 2016 - 12:56am
August 16, 2016
Tim Cook on the iPhone's future, content and coming out
LOS ANGELES—Apple CEO Tim Cook's coming out had been in the works for a whole year: Cook told the Washington Post in a wide-ranging interview...
August 16, 2016 - 3:00am
July 25, 2016
Willmar Utilities to test its network security
WILLMAR -- Willmar Municipal Utilities will be testing its network security to make sure its sensitive information is safe from cyber attacks....
July 25, 2016 - 11:50pm