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Runaway horse-drawn Christmas wagon ride near Willmar injures driver and passengers
Willmar School Board meets Monday
Man found dead under television at Minnesota home
Woman, five children rescued from Alexandria townhome fire
Truck hits State Patrol car, injuring trooper, then drives off
Blaze makes first appearance at CMCS pep rally
Bluejays take down LQPV on road
WarHawks hit hard early, fall to 'Jacks
Vikings look to climb back into playoff race
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'
'Prairie Angels' makes a timely arrival in Renville County
Who's the most overpaid actor in Hollywood?
Benson, Minn., native pens: 'Mama's Knight: A Cancer Story of Love'"
Heavy teenage drinking linked to abnormal brain development
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
Curtis Burr Accola
Gregory W. Johnson
Ruth V. Thayer
Frances A. King
Vernon "Bud" Blindt
Letter: Let's show more appreciation
Letter: Why downtowns are failing
Letter: More alike than different
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Our values have hit rock bottom
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
July 16, 2015
Four Marines, gunman killed in Tenn.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Investigators Thursday sought to determine what led a 24-year-old gunman to open fire at two military offices in Chattanooga, Tennessee, killing four Marines in an attack officials said could be an act of domestic terrorism.
July 16, 2015 - 11:31pm
March 5, 2015
Blasts, smoke and blood: Scenes of horror recalled at Boston trial
BOSTON — Clouds of smoke, improvised tourniquets and screams of pain were evoked in the first day of the Boston Marathon bombing trial Wednesday as people who survived the deadly attack recalled one of the darkest days in the New England city’s memory. One survivor testified...
March 5, 2015 - 8:00am
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