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Rising above the fire
In Trump/Clinton face-off on Monday, winning over women will be key
Records summary for Sept. 24
Report: Loaded gun found in N.C. had fingerprints matching victim
Police search for gunman who killed 5 at mall in Washington state
NLS turns back Crusaders
Prep Football: Minneota edges 'Jacks in OT
Roundup: Ridgewater recovers from deficit to head off national champs
Second-half stumbles derail Willmar
WCT Sports Show: Willmar and Morris volleyball play crucial matches; Willmar girls cross country rolls
Brad Pitt expresses sadness over divorce filing
Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt
Ticket prices for Prince tribute concert start at $19.99
Mikko Cowdery, QuadraFeelyAxs performing this weekend in Willmar
19th annual Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! festival to be held this weekend
Simplified French onion soup recipe perfect for home cooks
Likely world record elk shot by Montana archer
As baby leaves go gender-neutral, dads get time off
Choosing stronger sunscreen would reduce women's melanoma risk
Organic oats make these Monster Cookies scary good
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
Don E. Miller
Jozy Lyn Saterbak
Pauline M. Chambers
Thomas: Just more terror, more denials
Harrop: Could Britain Become the Fourth Amigo?
Deepen Charleston's port, and the big ships will come
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
Commentary: Table is set for special session
January 7, 2015
At least 12 dead in Paris after attack on satirical newspaper
PARIS (Reuters) - Hooded gunmen stormed the Paris offices of a weekly satirical magazine renowned for lampooning radical Islam, killing at least...
January 7, 2015 - 8:06am
August 22, 2014
Brother of executed journalist served at Grand Forks Air Force Base
GRAND FORKS, N.D. — It was a photo of his brother in military uniform on James Foley’s laptop that earned the kidnapped reporter harsher...
August 22, 2014 - 11:22pm
February 12, 2014
Judge sets November trial for accused Boston bomber
BOSTON (Reuters) - A judge on Wednesday ordered the accused Boston Marathon bomber to face trial in November, denying his attorneys the extra time they had sought to prepare his defense on charges involving the largest mass-casualty attack on U.S. soil since 9/11.
February 12, 2014 - 11:14am
Lawyers for accused Boston Marathon bomber due in court
BOSTON (Reuters) - Attorneys for the accused Boston Marathon bomber on Wednesday will ask a federal judge to give them until at least September 2015 to prepare for his trial on charges related to the largest mass-casualty attack on U.S. soil since 9/11.
February 12, 2014 - 7:35am
January 11, 2014
Montevideo man pleads guilty to possessing gun as a felon, bomb charges dropped
MINNEAPOLIS — It began on a bright spring day with the rumble of armored vehicles through the trailer park; when they rolled to a stop, they...
January 11, 2014 - 1:47am
October 7, 2013
Libya, Somalia raids show U.S. reach, problems
TRIPOLI/MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Two U.S. raids in Africa show the United States is pressuring al Qaeda, officials said on Sunday, though a failure in Somalia and an angry response in Libya also highlighted Washington's woes.
October 7, 2013 - 7:29am
September 25, 2013
Editorial: All must oppose extremist terrorism
After a four-day siege at Nairobi’s Westgate Mall, the al-Shabab terrorists there have either been killed or subdued by Kenyan security forces. According to Kenyan authorities Tuesday, five terrorists were killed and 11 others were arrested with possible connections to the attack....
September 25, 2013 - 12:49am
September 11, 2013
Somber U.S. ceremonies mark 12th anniversary of Sept. 11 attacks
NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Bagpipes, bells and a reading of the names of the nearly 3,000 people killed when hijacked jetliners crashed...
September 11, 2013 - 10:50am
White House ramps up 9/11 security measures, citing Benghazi
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House on Tuesday said it had ordered heightened security of U.S. facilities abroad on the September 11 anniversary, citing the attack that killed four U.S. government employees in Benghazi, Libya, last year.
September 11, 2013 - 7:35am
August 2, 2013
US issues global travel alert over al-Qaida threat
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States has issued a global travel alert because of an al-Qaida terrorist threat.
August 2, 2013 - 10:24am
June 27, 2013
Suspect in Boston Marathon bombing indicted
BOSTON (AP) -- A federal grand jury on Thursday returned a 30-count indictment against the surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings, and many of the charges carry the possibility of life in prison or the death penalty. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, was indicted on charges including...
June 27, 2013 - 1:31pm
June 19, 2013
Obama: `Lives have been saved' by NSA programs
BERLIN (AP) -- Trying to tamp down concerns about government over-reach, President Barack Obama on Wednesday defended U.S. Internet and phone surveillance programs as narrowly targeted efforts that have saved lives and thwarted at least 50 terror threats.
June 19, 2013 - 6:57am
April 29, 2013
Mother of bomb suspects insists sons are innocent
BOSTON (AP) -- The angry and grieving mother of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects insists that her sons are innocent and that she's no terrorist. BOSTON (AP) -- The angry and grieving mother of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects insists that her sons are innocent...
April 29, 2013 - 6:48am
Commentary: Problem is there are no boundaries
One of the consequences of abandoning a standard by which right and wrong can be judged is our increasing inability to mete out punishment that fits the crime. In fact, too often we weigh extenuating circumstances rather than guilty actions. In the case of the Boston bombers,...
April 29, 2013 - 12:00am
January 20, 2013
Death toll climbs past 80 in siege in the Sahara
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) -- The death toll from the terrorist siege at a natural gas plant in the Sahara climbed to at least 81 on Sunday as Algerian forces searching the refinery for explosives found dozens more bodies, many so badly disfigured it was unclear whether they were hostages...
January 20, 2013 - 4:21pm