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Willmar teen injured Tuesday in crash with parked car
Public invited to comment of special fishing regulations
Shell's U.S deal to unlock global oil asset disposals
Two held in dragging death of teen in Wright County
Soybean plantings to rise in 2017, corn to fall
Card girls dominate Shocky Strand cross country race
Cardinal volleyball has state on its mind
Berger gets his turn at center
MURPHY: Bridgewater shows there's no reason to panic
Chargers like stadium better than new turf
Comedy legend Gene Wilder dead at 83
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
Box office: 'Don't Breathe' Scares Up $26.1 million as hot summer for horror continues
Milestones launching in September
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
Lawrence "Larry" Frederick Harding
Oliver "Ollie" Moldestad
Dr. Harris P. Hinderaker
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Cohen: The alchemy of turning bribes into gifts
Thomas: Where there's smoke there is fire
Cartoon by Steve Benson
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
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
Official: 25 more bodies found at Algerian plant
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) -- The death toll from the bloody terrorist siege at a natural gas plant in the Sahara climbed to at least 81 on Sunday as Algerian forces searching the complex for explosives found dozens more bodies, many so badly disfigured they could not immediately be identified,...
January 20, 2013 - 1:28pm
February 28, 2012
Remains of some 9/11 victims went to landfill
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A new Pentagon report reveals that partial remains of some 9/11 victims were sent to a landfill after they could not be identified. The victims were among those killed when a terrorist-hijacked airplane struck the Pentagon, killing 184, and another crashed in Shanksville,...
February 28, 2012 - 12:40pm
October 20, 2011
Jury convicts 2 Minnesota women in terror case
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Two Minnesota women were convicted Thursday of conspiring to funnel money to a terrorist group in Somalia as part of what...
October 20, 2011 - 3:21pm
December 23, 2010
Update: U.S. Terrorism Task Force makes arrest in Yellow Medicine County
Update 5 p.m.
December 23, 2010 - 5:11am
October 6, 2010
American Opinion - On a bad correlation by Moore on terrorism:
An excerpt from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States: From The Associated Press On a bad correlation by Moore on terrorism: Ultraliberal filmmaker Michael Moore is so intellectually bankrupt that he hardly warrants the credit of a return argument.
October 6, 2010 - 12:00am
June 30, 2010
St. John's history prof. discusses foreign policy issues while addressing local Kiwanis Noon Club
WILLMAR -- When it comes to foreign policy, few people voice their opinions as candidly as St. John's history professor Nick Hayes. He was the featured speaker Tuesday afternoon at the Kiwanis Noon Club in Willmar. In a mere 30 minutes, Hayes identified what he considers the biggest...
June 30, 2010 - 12:00am
April 26, 2010
Letter: A new kind of terrorism?
Terrorism was originally defined in the Oxford English Dictionary as "government by intimidation." With the IRS in charge of policing the new health care bill, it gives a new meaning to the term "home-grown terrorism." Wes Meyer Willmar
April 26, 2010 - 12:00am
October 31, 2009
Letter: Why prosecute the CIA?
The administration is currently debating whether or not to criminally prosecute agents of the Central Intelligence Agency for the treatment of captured enemy terrorists. Choosing to prosecute them holds reckless and willful disregard for both the short-term and long-range effects...
October 31, 2009 - 12:00am
October 21, 2008
Letter: Exploiting the fear factor
About 300 people gathered at a mosque in Dayton, Ohio, to celebrate the end of Ramadan. During Ramadan the Muslims fast from sunrise to sunset so families had come for a prayer service and to break their fast. The toddlers and the babies in cribs were in a basement room watched by...
October 21, 2008 - 12:00am