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Kandiyohi County Board to meet Friday
Truth-in-Taxation hearing to be held Monday at Willmar council meeting
U.S. presidential commission issues recommendations on cyber security
AgweekTV: Weather outlook
U.S. retirement investors not hitting post-election panic button
Toriumi's hat trick powers WarHawks
Dragons win first of two on northern road trip
Slagter scores 31 in Cards' tournament win
Aggressive D key to Cardinals' victory
Sartell/Sauk Rapids blanks Willmar
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'
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Read Live it! December-January issue
Knowing personalized risk for diabetes may not change lifestyles
Around our region published Nov. 30
Willmar Senior High announces first-term honor roll
Evelyn R. Yanish
Todd D. Johnson
Helen W. Olson
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Treat all ladies with respect
Minnesota Opinion: Free Vikes-tix perk 'looks bad' for all
Estrich commentary: Living in the Trump twilight
Editorial: Time for two school sides to find agreement
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
April 29, 2013
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