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Update: Minnesota Vikings reinstate Adrian Peterson for week 3
West Central Tribune
Extended stay expands
Willmar City Council tables downtown business sidewalk use, Chester Contracting Inc., willmar civic center, Eric’s Aviation, airport,
State Patrol investigates fatal accident south of Olivia
Cargill plans expansion at Madison grain elevator
Records published Sept. 16
Prep volleyball roundup: Minneota blanks BBE
Adrian Peterson’s lawyer insists new child-abuse allegation ‘simply not true’
Girls tennis roundup: Willmar downs Tigers
Powers: Peterson case shows lack of leadership in the NFL
Joan Rivers, queen of acid put-downs, dies at age 81
Kosak of Olivia receives Guard honor
Elnora C. Larson
Rosalee A. Spath
Leona E. Arnett
Stadem — Cuevas
Ciminski — Twist
Carleton — Gorans
Stumvoll — Boersma
Clark — Andrews
Cartoon by Gary Markstein
Commentary: When will Minnesota fix U.S. Highway 12?
Letter: A first-rate production
Letter: Spend political dollars locally
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
August 8, 2014
U.S. bombs Islamic State: Attack follows Obama call to prevent Iraq ‘genocide’
BAGHDAD/ARBIL Iraq — U.S. warplanes bombed Islamist fighters marching on Iraq’s Kurdish capital on Friday after President Barack Obama said...
news / nation
August 8, 2014 - 11:14pm
July 6, 2014
Look, up in the sky: U.S. moves toward opening skies for commercial drones
SEATTLE/NEW YORK — The U.S. air safety regulator is drafting rules to permit small drones to be used for commercial purposes, a step toward allowing remote-control planes and helicopters to be deployed for everything from TV news coverage to monitoring crops. Media companies, energy...
news / nation
July 6, 2014 - 10:52pm
June 2, 2014
Minnesota Republicans finally pick McFadden as Senate 2014 nominee
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- The Republican U.S. Senate endorsement came down to money vs. party tradition.
news / state
June 2, 2014 - 6:00am
May 7, 2014
Commentary: In the American drought, fortunes are being made
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — This summer, even drinking water may be hard to find in some central California towns. This region is in its third year of drought, among the worst in recorded history. Yet agribusinesses are planting huge new groves of thirsty almond and pistachio trees....
opinion / commentary
May 7, 2014 - 3:00am
April 24, 2014
New U.S. rules for oil tank cars coming
CASSELTON, N.D. – The U.S. Department of Transportation will submit a package of regulatory changes for rail shippers next week that include new tank car standards, Secretary Anthony Foxx announced Thursday. Foxx, meeting with North Dakota’s federal delegation and other officials...
news / nation
April 24, 2014 - 10:55pm
February 15, 2014
U.S. beats Russia in amazing hockey shootout, Minnesotan scores winning goal
SOCHI, Russia - There was no Russian revenge in the "Miracle on ice" rematch on Saturday as the United States triumphed 3-2 in a remarkable sudden-death shootout after the teams finished level at 2-2 after overtime in a thrilling preliminary round game.
February 15, 2014 - 9:52am
February 12, 2014
Quick goals turn tide in Canada-US women's hockey pool play (spoiler alert)
February 12, 2014 - 10:40am
February 9, 2014
Olympics: Anderson’s freak out turns gold in slopestyle
KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia — Jamie Anderson stood at the top of the slopestyle course, her boots strapped to her snowboard and opportunity at her feet. She had won more of slopestyle’s big competitions than any woman in history, but now the event was in the Olympics, and she had...
February 9, 2014 - 11:42pm
September 21, 2013
U.S, Iran letters are a good starting point
The United States and Iran’s leaders have opened the door just slightly to talking, an initial step after 34 years of no diplomatic ties. This week word came that President Obama and Iran’s President Hassan Rowhani have been exchanging letters for discussion. Rowhani, a...
opinion / editorials
September 21, 2013 - 3:00am