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Chris Wallace to Reince Priebus: 'You Don't Get to Tell Us What to Do'
Box Office: 'Lego Batman' flies high over 'Great Wall,' 'Fist Fight'
Five injured in Pope County head-on crash with ambulance
Restarting out of bankruptcy, company revives former MN mining operation
Woman, 56, dies when hit by train in Detroit Lakes
Zucker and linemates lead Wild past Predators
Berrios more comfortable, feels command improving
Vargas gets help from Manny Ramirez this time
For Towns and Wiggins, all-star selections will come with wins
Jacobs: A new bird mystery for a new week
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen
Driving a hard bargain for taxes
States' rights? Not so much, when it comes to retirement savings
Murder and Mayhem are hers to tell in Redwood County
Fagen Fighters Museum in Granite Falls listed as a top Minnesota attraction
The many meanings of Valentine's Day
Lorraine "Lolly" Marlys Thompson
Daniel P. Schaefbauer
Gloria A. Schroeder
Dwaine B. Weber
Marlow W. Hanson
AstroBob: Ride the roller coaster to solar minimum
Swift: Do-it-yourself Dad may be least patient patient of all
Veeder: The new good 'ol days are on their way
Phillips: Dealing with difficult people easier with kindness
Minding Our Elders: Recovery from double grief may require professional care
January 8, 2017
Tobacco, but not pot, boosts early stroke risk
Smoking pot in young adulthood does not seem to increase the risk of early stroke, but cigarette smoking does, according to a study of nearly...
January 8, 2017 - 11:01pm
January 4, 2017
Kandiyohi County smoke-free ordinance takes effect
WILLMAR — Starting this week, smokers in Kandiyohi County will have to stand at least 25 feet away from business and workplace entrances...
January 4, 2017 - 8:01am
November 16, 2016
Kandiyohi County adopts new smoke-free ordinance
WILLMAR — Kandiyohi County adopted a new smoke-free ordinance Tuesday that treats e-cigarettes the same as conventional cigarettes and...
November 16, 2016 - 4:00am
November 2, 2016
New smoke-free ordinance would regulate e-cigarettes
WILLMAR — The Kandiyohi County Board will hold a hearing this month on a proposed new ordinance that places countywide restrictions on...
November 2, 2016 - 6:00am
September 13, 2016
Secondhand smoke can hurt kids years after exposure
• Breathing secondhand smoke during childhood can lead to long-term breathing and health problems and a shorter life expectancy, according...
September 13, 2016 - 1:27pm
August 16, 2016
Longer distance to tobacco shop tied to better odds of quitting
Having to walk further from home to get to a tobacco shop increases the odds that smokers will quit, according a large study in Finland. Researchers...
August 16, 2016 - 1:00am
May 14, 2015
Meeker Memorial Hospital bans tobacco, e-cigarettes on campus
LITCHFIELD — Meeker Memorial Hospital and Clinic is implementing a tobacco-free policy this week that covers the entire campus — not only the buildings but also the grounds and any vehicle parked on the grounds. The policy extends as well to electronic cigarettes. The hospital...
May 14, 2015 - 11:04pm
January 22, 2015
Tobacco in disguise
MADISON — Erin Simmons has a good idea of who is buying the Gummy Bear-flavored e-juice and the Hello Kitty-themed e-cigarettes that turn the...
January 22, 2015 - 11:03pm