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Legislative forum with House candidates is Tuesday in Willmar
Invasive prairie plant found in Yellow Medicine County
Former college linebacker sues bars, attackers for injury in 2014 Mankato brawl
Anheuser-Busch to pay SEC $6 million to settle bribery charges
Evergreen likely to be biggest in Minnesota measured in Brainerd
WCT Sports Show: Dawson-Boyd loses but bears gifts
Wildcats Preview: NLS defense chomping at the bit
Cardinals Preview: Willmar to face state's top passing attack
Tiger Woods talking at Ryder Cup, but only to team
Another crash course for new left tackle Clemmings
Meander weekend features celebration of art, community
Celebrating the spirit of the landscape he loves
Brad Pitt expresses sadness over divorce filing
Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt
Ticket prices for Prince tribute concert start at $19.99
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Citizens getting caught up in Minnesota River cleanup
Northland Outdoors: A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Reader News: RAPID Coalition effort
Patrick Chandler Zimmermann
Inez L. Quigley
EJ Dionne: Clinton moves the election in her direction
Patrick Foley: Social Security not an investment
Cal Thomas: Advice for Donald Trump's second debate
Cartoon by Gary Markstein
George Will: Trump's rise reflects America's decay
March 16, 2016
Midwest Opinion: Pres. Obama opening to Cuba is a welcome step
President Barack Obama’s historic opening to Cuba is being welcomed by congressional Democrats and Republicans, despite demonstrably foolish...
March 16, 2016 - 3:00am
March 4, 2016
During Willmar visit, ag commissioner shares thoughts on Cuba
WILLMAR — When Minnesota Commissioner of Agriculture Dave Frederickson visited Cuba in December he had to put his past beliefs about the country...
March 4, 2016 - 11:42pm
November 11, 2015
Twins trade Hicks to Yankees for catcher Murphy
BOCA RATON, Fla. -- The Minnesota Twins remained active during the league’s general managers meeting Wednesday by trading outfielder Aaron...
November 11, 2015 - 2:19pm
October 21, 2015
International Trade Commission votes in favor of U.S. sugar producers in dispute with Mexico
MOORHEAD — Sugar producers in the Red River Valley cheered Tuesday as the International Trade Commission in Washington, D.C., unanimously voted in favor of the suspension agreements placed on Mexican sugar imports.
October 21, 2015 - 12:37am
February 20, 2015
Minnesota has stake in Cuba trade debate
ST. PAUL — American politicians placed a trade embargo on Cuba 53 years ago this month and only politicians can remove it, something being...
February 20, 2015 - 11:25pm
January 7, 2014
U.S. trade deficit smallest in four years; imports weak
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. trade deficit fell to its lowest level in four years in November as exports hit a record high and weak oil prices restrained import growth, the latest evidence of strengthening economic fundamentals.
January 7, 2014 - 8:13am
December 4, 2013
Private employers step up hiring, trade deficit narrows
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. private-sector hiring rose in November at the fastest clip in a year, suggesting the labor market was improving enough for the Federal Reserve to soon start trimming its bond purchases.
December 4, 2013 - 10:06am
November 15, 2013
U.S. export prices fall in sign global economy doing poorly
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Prices for U.S. exports unexpectedly fell in October, a worrisome sign of global economic weakness, while the cost of imports into America declined due to a sharp drop in the price of oil. Export prices dropped 0.5 percent last month, the seventh decline...
November 15, 2013 - 8:13am
July 28, 2013
Labor group to host community forum Monday in Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR - The Western Minnesota/Red River Valley Area Labor Council AFL-CIO will host a community forum from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday at AFSCME Council 5, 1305 First St. S., in Willmar. Josh Wise, executive director of the Minnesota Fair Trade Coalition, will be keynote speaker. He...
July 28, 2013 - 6:57am
May 2, 2013
Obama in Mexico for talks on economy, security
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Seeking to put a new spin on a long-standing partnership, President Barack Obama is promoting jobs and trade - not drug wars or border security - as the driving force behind the U.S.-Mexico relationship. But security concerns are shadowing his two-day visit, given...
May 2, 2013 - 5:06pm
March 11, 2013
Vikings' wide receiver Harvin is being traded to Seattle
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Percy Harvin is on his way to Seattle to join the Seahawks. The Minnesota Vikings have agreed to trade the unhappy receiver...
March 11, 2013 - 5:11pm
February 8, 2013
US growth in Q4 likely stronger on export gains
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. trade deficit narrowed sharply in December because exports rose while oil imports plummeted. The smaller trade gap means the economy almost surely grew in the October-December quarter - an improvement from the government's estimate last week that it shrank...
February 8, 2013 - 9:25am
December 6, 2012
Twins trade Revere to Philadelphia for two pitchers: Worley and May
PHILADELPHIA — The Minnesota Twins have acquired right-handed pitchers Vance Worley and Trevor May from the Philadelphia Phillies today in...
December 6, 2012 - 1:04pm
April 19, 2011
Fair Trade Day
Supporters of the global fair trade movement, and those who want to learn more about it, will soon have an opportunity. World Fair Trade Day will be celebrated May 14 to bring attention to fair trade principles and a sustainable economy. Gilday's Tea Shoppe, Celtic Market and Fair...
April 19, 2011 - 12:00am
Gilday's is local link to the global fair trade movement
WILLMAR -- The dangling tawny-colored earrings in the jewelry case at Gilday's are handmade by women in Afghanistan. A matching necklace and...
April 19, 2011 - 12:00am