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Minnesota congressman pressed about Trump at spirited but mostly civil town hall forum
Man charged with third-degree murder in Moorhead meth overdose death
GOP increases moves to boost punishment for highway protests
Suburban Twin Cities nightclub shut down in wake of shooting where 5 injured
Murdock teens injured in Benson crash
Timberwolves' Thibodeau hasn't found trade he likes 'at this point'
Red-hot Gophers upset No. 24 Maryland, win 6th straight
Local Roundup: Warrior teams win two on Wednesday
Twins' Sano working to put down roots at third base
Santana on track to start season opener
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
Around our region published Feb. 22
Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey
Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
Training can help surgeons tell patients best and worse scenarios
Reader News: Diaper Bears for Hope Pregnancy Center
Roger "Billy" Schlueter
Donald "Donnie" Clausen
Gladys M. Torbenson
Donna M. Goff
Tribune Editorial: Willmar City Council makes a good Holland decision
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Cartoon by Bruce Plante for Feb. 23
Minnesota Opinion: Kill Legislature's ridiculous secret-meeting exemption
Cartoon by Ed Fischer
February 5, 2017
Anonymous posters criticizing Pope appear in Rome
ROME -- Posters accusing Pope Francis of attacking conservative Catholics appeared around Rome this weekend and were swiftly covered up by city...
February 5, 2017 - 10:02am
November 4, 2016
Changes in the land as Minnesota Farmers Union president moving on
MADISON — Doug Peterson is leaving his post as president of the Minnesota Farmers Union feeling good about the strength of the 14,000-member...
November 4, 2016 - 10:48pm
October 21, 2015
Vatican denies report Pope Francis has benign brain tumor
VATICAN CITY - The Vatican denied an Italian newspaper report on Wednesday that Pope Francis has a benign brain tumor, saying the 78-year-old...
October 21, 2015 - 12:04pm
October 2, 2015
'Sense of regret' in Vatican over Pope meeting with gay marriage opponent
Pope Francis' meeting last week with an American woman at the center of a row over gay marriage was not something he had sought and should not...
October 2, 2015 - 2:21pm
December 25, 2013
Be peacemakers all, Pope says in first Christmas message
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis, celebrating his first Christmas as Roman Catholic leader, on Wednesday called for dialogue to end the...
December 25, 2013 - 9:00am
December 11, 2013
Pope Francis named Time's Person of the Year
(Reuters) - Time magazine named Pope Francis as its Person of the Year on Wednesday, crediting him with shifting the message of the Catholic Church while capturing the "imaginations of millions" who had become disillusioned with the Vatican.
December 11, 2013 - 7:49am
October 1, 2013
Pope urges reform, wants church with modern spirit
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Pope Francis says he doesn't want a "Vatican-centric" church concerned about itself but a missionary church that reaches...
October 1, 2013 - 1:06pm
July 28, 2013
Pope draws 3M in Rio, one of largest papal Masses
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- An estimated 3 million people poured onto Rio's Copacabana beach on Sunday for the final Mass of Pope Francis' historic...
July 28, 2013 - 2:20pm
July 22, 2013
Brazil buzzing with anticipation for Pope Francis
ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AP) - Pope Francis began his first international trip Monday, flying toward the warm embrace of his home continent...
July 22, 2013 - 12:39pm
Brazil buzzing with anticipation for Pope Francis
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Pope Francis lands Monday in a Brazil electric with anticipation for the pontiff's first international trip, heading into...
July 22, 2013 - 6:44am
July 5, 2013
Pope John Paul II cleared for sainthood
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Pope Francis on Friday cleared Pope John Paul II for sainthood, approving a miracle attributed to his intercession and setting...
July 5, 2013 - 7:38am
May 2, 2013
Benedict XVI returns to Vatican for first time
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI came home to the Vatican on Thursday for the first time since he resigned Feb. 28, beginning...
May 2, 2013 - 11:48am
April 13, 2013
Pope taps cardinals to advise on governing, reform
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Pope Francis marked his first month as pontiff on Saturday by naming eight cardinals from around the globe to a permanent advisory group to counsel him on running the Catholic Church and reforming the Vatican bureaucracy - a bombshell announcement that indicates...
April 13, 2013 - 8:22am
April 5, 2013
Pope seeks decisive action against sex abuse
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Pope Francis indicated Friday that he will seek to have the church act `'with determination" against clergy sex abuse cases. The pope pushed for decisive action during a meeting with the prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of Faith, Bishop Gerhard Ludwig...
April 5, 2013 - 8:21am
March 19, 2013
Pope Francis urges protection of nature, weak
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Pope Francis urged princes, presidents, sheiks and thousands of ordinary people gathered for his installation Mass on Tuesday...
March 19, 2013 - 7:16am