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Petition signed by more than 1,700 urge school water balloon fight charges to be dropped
80K in Nazi memorabilia, guns stolen from rural Barnesville home; couple arrested
BBQ Boot Camp serves up a smokey sell-out in Fargo
Troopers from SD, Minnesota plan Interstate 90 Memorial Day weekend crackdown
Straight talk on land rent: Are landowners or renters right?
Grand Forks native scales Mount Everest, completes the Seven Summits
Texas man lands record-setting largemouth bass using rather unconventional piece of bait
Prep Softball: Gjerde does Saints' heavy lifting
Local Roundup: Area tennis players advance to 6A semifinals
Vikings still don't know if Bridgewater will ever play in NFL again
Former Arkansas Gov. takes 'Huckabee' from Fox News to religious broadcaster
Ellen DeGeneres lands new Netflix stand up special
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
'Last Man Standing': 20th Century Fox TV to seek new home for Tim Allen comedy
Memorial Day travel volume expected highest since 2005
Fishing: Area opener a ray of sunshine
Art competition: High school artists gather in New London
Stories needed to create 'Milan: The Musical!'
Minnesota Orchestra brings classical music to Willmar
David J. Peterson
Marilyn Ruth Rusthoven
Dr. Richard Clausen
Manworld tried extra hard this week to tell women 'no.' We weren't listening.
Five startling things Betsy Devos told (or wouldn't tell) Congress
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Dionne: The wider Trump scandal
Cartoon by Steve Benson
March 27, 2014
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
March 27, 2014 - 1:00am
December 6, 2013
Woman killed in crash Thursday near Clara City
CLARA CITY - A Marshall woman was killed last night near Clara City in a head-on crash with a semi that had jack-knifed on state Highway 23. According to the State Patrol Debra Griebel, 60, was killed in the crash, which was reported shortly before 9 p.m. Thursday on Highway 23,...
December 6, 2013 - 7:47am
November 1, 2013
Federal appeals court reinstates abortion restrictions in Texas
(Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Thursday reinstated a Texas abortion restriction that was blocked by a lower court this week, allowing nearly all of the state's sweeping anti-abortion law to go into effect.
November 1, 2013 - 9:01am
October 10, 2013
U.S. levies $118,300 in fines in Texas fertilizer plant blast
DALLAS, Texas (Reuters) - The U.S. government will fine a Texas fertilizer plant $118,300 for 24 health and safety violations in connection with an April explosion that leveled parts of a small town and killed 14 people, according to an OSHA citation and a U.S. senator.
October 10, 2013 - 1:33pm
August 12, 2013
Houston man shoots, kills himself in hospital room after wife gives birth
(Reuters) - A Houston man shot himself to death in his wife's hospital room on Sunday, 3 1/2 hours after she had given birth to their baby, police said. "Family members said he has been distraught recently," Houston police spokesman John Cannon said on Monday. The...
August 12, 2013 - 12:01pm
August 5, 2013
Gomez to be sentenced today in stranger rape case
WILLMAR — Esequiel Gomez Jr., 22, of Texas, is scheduled to be sentenced this afternoon on second-degree criminal sexual conduct for sexually assaulting a teenage girl last July near the footbridge over the railroad tracks in Willmar. The hearing is set for 1:15 p.m. before...
August 5, 2013 - 9:44am
July 11, 2013
Singer Randy Travis recovering from brain surgery
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Country music stars and fans joined together to urge prayers for Randy Travis overnight as he recovered from brain surgery...
July 11, 2013 - 7:18am
July 3, 2013
Letter: Death penalty comparisons
You apparently did not give much thought to the comparison you made to Oklahoma. Yes, Texas has almost five times as many executions as Oklahoma during the same period of time. I suspect many readers, after reading that bit of information, put the paper away, convinced that Texas...
July 3, 2013 - 12:00am
July 1, 2013
Texas lawmakers are back, and so is abortion fight
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Round two of Texas' fierce ideological battle over abortion limits was set to begin Monday, less than a week after a Democratic filibuster and hundreds of raucous protesters threw the end of the first special session into chaos.
July 1, 2013 - 7:14am
June 27, 2013
Perry, Texas GOP revive abortion limits fight
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Texas Gov. Rick Perry is set to address a national convention of anti-abortion activists Thursday little more than a day after a special legislative session failed to approve sweeping restrictions to make abortion all but impossible for many women in the sta...
June 27, 2013 - 6:57am
June 26, 2013
Texas abortion bill falls after challenge
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Despite barely beating a midnight deadline, hundreds of jeering protesters helped stop Texas lawmakers from passing one...
June 26, 2013 - 7:03am
June 24, 2013
Supreme Court return Texas race-based plan to lower court
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court has sent a Texas case on race-based college admissions back to a lower court for another look. The court's 7-1 decision Monday leaves unsettled many of the basic questions about the continued use of race as a factor in college admissions. Justice...
June 24, 2013 - 9:36am
May 23, 2013
Gomez pleads in stranger rape case, fighting extradition to Texas in murder case
WILLMAR -- Esequiel Gomez Jr., 21, of Texas, pleaded guilty Thursday to an amended charge of second-degree criminal sexual conduct for sexually assaulting a teenage girl last summer near the footbridge over the railroad tracks in Willmar. Assistant County Attorney Dain Olson noted...
May 23, 2013 - 11:13pm
May 16, 2013
Officials: Texas tornado likely had 200 mph winds
GRANBURY, Texas (AP) -- Ten tornadoes touched down in several small communities in North Texas overnight, leaving at least six people dead, dozens injured and hundreds homeless. Emergency responders were still searching for missing people Thursday afternoon.
May 16, 2013 - 1:08pm
At least 6 confirmed dead in Texas tornadoes
GRANBURY, Texas (AP) -- A rash of tornados whirled through small communities in North Texas overnight, leaving at least six people dead, dozens more injured and hundreds homeless. The violent spring storm threw trailers onto cars, blew windows from houses and scattered bodies far...
May 16, 2013 - 6:48am