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Donald Trump Jr. wants to get rid of his Secret Service detail. Former agents say that's a bad idea.
Willmar Community Assembly begins
Looming Maria poses extremely dangerous threat to the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico
Willmar tax levy increases 3 percent, for now
Willmar lawmaker sends letter Trump requesting emergency status for opioid epidemic
Local Roundup: Cardinals tennis team rolls by Marshall in straight sets
Schultz Column: Prep football by the numbers
Yankees closer comes in to shut down Twins in tight game
Wild captain Mikko Koivu re-ups with Wild for two years
Twins' Max Kepler after sitting again: 'I'm not scared to face lefties'
CNN anchor ends segment early over commentator's bizarre 'boobs' remark
Jimmy Kimmel mocks Sean Spicer to his face about that inauguration crowd size incident
'It's important to stand up to bullies': Actress Rebel Wilson wins record amount in defamation case
In loss for Netflix, 'Star Wars' and Marvel films will move to Disney's new streaming service
What's coming to Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime in September 2017
Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! Arts festival celebrates 20 years in Willmar
Fall Home Improvement 2017 now available online
LOST ITALIAN: Say goodbye to summer with two favorite flavors: grilled steaks and fresh tomatoes
Retired nuclear physicist from Park River makes, sells thousands of jars of chokecherry jelly for charity
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
Live it!: Holistic approach to treatment looks at mind, body and spirit
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Sylvia M. Gunderson
Gerald "Jerry" Asche
Analysis: Running for Miss America now looks a lot like running for office
How reading can make you healthier and happier
Bygone staples and technology of the 1970s
Mystery plant has edible berries
Patience is a virtue, especially in gardening
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
WCT Sports Show: Ranks! And Picks!
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball is back in full force
WCT Sports Show: Week One Pigskin Picks
Partners of tiny Fargo firm say anti-Muslim tirade by employee made their lives miserable
July 21, 2017
Think Kim Kardashian is sexy? This app matches you with celebrity lookalikes.
Andrey Andreev - founder of Badoo, the popular social networking site - has long tried to crack down on a certain breach of dating-site etiquette....
July 21, 2017 - 2:49pm
July 18, 2017
Do you text in the bathroom? Your smartphone might carry more germs than your toilet
Here's a habit you might want to flush: taking your smart devices to the bathroom. In 2015, Verizon posted a survey of its customers that revealed...
July 18, 2017 - 1:14pm
July 13, 2017
Shopping habits are hurting American jobs, especially today
More and more Americans are embracing a trend that labor groups have come to fear: We are shopping online now about as often as we take out the...
July 13, 2017 - 8:55am
July 11, 2017
Ground broken for new UMD science building
DULUTH, Minn. — The University of Minnesota Duluth broke ground Tuesday, July 11, for its long-awaited, $42 million Chemistry and Advanced...
July 11, 2017 - 11:03pm
Microsoft vows to bring broadband to millions of rural Americans
WASHINGTON - Microsoft Corp on Tuesday announced an initiative to bring high-speed internet to millions of rural Americans through unused television...
July 11, 2017 - 4:01pm
Texas family says teen killed himself in macabre 'Blue Whale' online challenge that's alarming schools
Fifteen-year-old Isaiah Gonzalez was a soon-to-be sophomore who just joined the ROTC program at his high school. But on July 8, Gonzalez' father...
July 11, 2017 - 9:55am
Google, Facebook join protest of net neutrality rollback
How many online activists does it take to save Silicon Valley's favorite Obama-era regulation? Organizers of an online protest aimed at derailing a Republican plan to roll back net neutrality rules are hoping the magic number is 70,000. That's the number of sites and organizations...
July 11, 2017 - 7:59am
July 7, 2017
FOMO: What we're missing when we're worrying about missing out
FARGO — Phone in hand, we scroll through our social media feeds to find 50 things to do this weekend. Frantically, we click "interested"...
July 7, 2017 - 11:14am
June 29, 2017
The app economy is about to explode
It seems like everyone is using mobile applications - or apps - nowadays. But a new research report says we're just getting started. Analytics...
June 29, 2017 - 11:08am
From 'a disaster' to dominance, it's been a big 10 years for Apple's iPhone
Apple Inc's iPhone turns 10 this week, evoking memories of a rocky start for the device that ended up doing most to start the smartphone revolution...
June 29, 2017 - 11:05am
June 26, 2017
Parasites, infections, wolves taking toll on northeast MN moose
DULUTH. Minn. — Wolves, parasites, infections and other health problems continue to be the largest killers of moose in northeastern Minnesota,...
June 26, 2017 - 8:22pm
June 24, 2017
Smartphone app aims to connect hungry Minnesota kids with free meals
ST. PAUL — Ellie Lucas and her colleagues at Hunger Impact Partners faced a challenge: How could they connect more low-income kids with free meals that are served when school's not in session? The solution they settled on was a device already in most people's pockets —...
June 24, 2017 - 3:15pm
June 21, 2017
New Girl Scout badges focus on cyber crime, not cookie sales
Cookie sales may take a back seat to fighting identity theft and other computer crime now that Girl Scouts as young as 5 are to be offered the...
June 21, 2017 - 1:55pm
June 15, 2017
In the hunt for new antibiotics, scientists hit pay dirt
Scientists have discovered a new kind of antibiotic - buried in the dirt. Tests in animals show that it is effective against drug-resistant...
June 15, 2017 - 1:30pm
June 12, 2017
Apple's iPad Pro is closer than ever to replacing your laptop
Last year I reviewed Apple's new iPad Pro and found that it was not quite the laptop replacement that we had hoped for. But with the new tablet...
June 12, 2017 - 1:30pm