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Trump says 'nothing funny' about 'Saturday Night Live' mockery
Trump inauguration protest groups demand access to Washington sites
Trump fills homeland security, environment, China ambassador jobs
Republican wins recount, GOP gains Senate control
KMS Marching Saints join mass band, choir at Pearl Harbor 75th anniversary
Willmar WarHawks respond in force to Kennedy Elementary second grader's letter
Cards 3-0 after victory over Dassel-Cokato
Cardinal girls can't hold off Northern Lakes
Gophers slip past New Jersey team to go to 8-1
Becker hands Card girls first loss
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'
Heavy teenage drinking linked to abnormal brain development
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
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
Ronald A. Olson
Luella O. Carlson
Janet L. Pearson
Marsall Kim Brinton
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
Parker commentary: Donald Trump's demagogic illogic
Thomas commentary: Remembering Pearl Harbor at 75
Cohen commentary: Echoes of Weimar Germany should not be ignored
Letter: Taking God's word as truth
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
June 19, 2010
Leading in recent poll, Dayton courts Willmar seniors on campaign stop
WILLMAR -- Feeling good about the most recent poll that has him leading the DFL pack of gubernatorial candidates by 13 points, Mark Dayton said...
June 19, 2010 - 12:00am
June 7, 2010
H-R male nominee: Tom Grages of Montevideo
TOM GRAGES Montevideo 7 letters FOOTBALL: Grages earned three letters in football, while starting two seasons at wide receiver and cornerback. The Thunder Hawks went 18-9 in his three seasons. He caught 24 passes for 435 yards and eight touchdowns as a senior and had 46 receptions...
June 7, 2010 - 12:00am
May 8, 2010
Area man running on GOP ticket against Democratic Rep. Peterson
WILLMAR -- Rock music played Friday night as the auditorium at the MinnWest Technology Campus filled up with local Republicans and friends and...
May 8, 2010 - 12:00am
April 29, 2010
Palin wades into Minn. governor's race with Emmer endorsement
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Sarah Palin is wading into Minnesota's governor's race to throw her support to a "straight talking hockey dad" locked in a...
April 29, 2010 - 6:20pm
April 28, 2010
Cottage Grove cop involved in GOP DWI dustup
COTTAGE GROVE - A Cottage Grove police officer has become part of a dustup between Republican legislators vying for their party's gubernatorial nomination, penning a letter that admonishes Rep. Tom Emmer's efforts last year to alter Minnesota's DWI laws. Sgt. Randy McAlister of the...
April 28, 2010 - 11:43am
April 27, 2010
Emmer picks political insider for running mate slot
ST. PAUL - Republican governor candidate Tom Emmer picked a political insider, little known to the public, as his running mate three days before the state party is to endorse a candidate. Annette Meeks runs a conservative think tank known as Freedom Foundation of Minnesota. For nine...
April 27, 2010 - 9:52am
October 7, 2009
Tom DeLay, Debui Mazar leave 'Dancing With th Stars'
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Politician Tom DeLay and actress Debi Mazar have turned in their last dance. Both are leaving ``Dancing With the Stars.' DeLay...
October 7, 2009 - 10:23am
August 8, 2009
Emmer hopes his 'outsider' status will appeal to voters
WILLMAR -- With five years under his belt as a member of the Minnesota House of Representatives, Tom Emmer said he's not a career politician but is a political outsider who would be able to cut through the political gamesmanship in St. Paul if he's elected governor. Emmer, 48, of...
August 8, 2009 - 12:00am
May 4, 2009
Video: Buildings, grounds manager explains ACGC South Elementary's need for roof project
Buildings and Grounds Manager Tom Fordyce details the roof conditions of ACGC South Elementary School in Cosmos.
May 4, 2009 - 12:00am
February 9, 2009
Commentary: Leona Helmsley lives in the taxless actions of Daschle
It was the late hotel magnate Leona Helmsley who uttered the immortal words, "We don't pay taxes; only the little people pay taxes." Helmsley apparently has been reincarnated in the persons of now Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and President Obama's choice to head the Department...
February 9, 2009 - 12:00am
February 5, 2009
Commentary: Daschle's compromise would be a hindrance
Tom Daschle's withdrawal from consideration as future secretary of Health and Human Services had to happen. So seemingly strong on health-care policy but weak on ethics, the man President Obama had picked to remake the American health-care system had set off wild mood swings among...
February 5, 2009 - 12:00am
February 3, 2009
Daschle withdraws nomination to be secretary of Health and Human Services
Updated 11:59 a.m.
February 3, 2009 - 11:45am
January 31, 2009
Letter: Intersection has major flaw
The Business Highway 71/23 and County Road 24 intersection problem needs to have a significant flaw addressed. Drivers attempting to cross the Highway 71 racetrack are hindered by literally dozens of metal road signs impeding a clear view of oncoming traffic approaching at high speed...
January 31, 2009 - 12:00am
January 12, 2009
Clearing snow in Granite Falls
January 12, 2009 - 10:00am
January 2, 2009
Two sports no chore for this farm boy
WILLMAR -- Tom Boike is a very tall kid off a crop farm outside Willmar who has found a two-year home at Ridgewater College. He starts his final...
January 2, 2009 - 12:00am