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January 18, 2013
Granlund Cartoon: Video violence
An editorial cartoon by Dave Granlund concerning video game violence.
January 18, 2013 - 1:11am
January 7, 2013
NBC execs say it's not a 'shoot-'em-up' network
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — NBC executives said Sunday they are conscious about the amount of violence they air in the wake of real-life tragedies like the Connecticut school shooting, but have made no changes in what has gone on the air or what is planned. NBC isn't a “shoot-'em-up”...
January 7, 2013 - 8:38am
December 21, 2012
Commentary: There are no easy answers
By Ruben Navarrette SAN DIEGO — Given the selfserving way in which many reacted to the news of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., one really has to ask gun-control advocates: “Have you no decency?” How about giving a horrified and heartbroken...
December 21, 2012 - 7:13am
March 26, 2012
Slowing the Racing Mind blog: Lessons to take away from 'Hunger Games'
March 26, 2012 - 8:24am
February 1, 2012
Letter: Nothing learned since 9/11
In response to Chad Ridler (Public Forum, Jan. 23), I said 80 percent of the world's poinsettias were grown in Africa, and then shipped to Holland. The United States is not the whole world like some people think. Also Mexico has a reputation for being one of the lowest paying countries....
February 1, 2012 - 12:00am
August 6, 2010
Advocates look to educate youngsters of abuse before it takes a hold of their lives
In a role-playing scenario involving do-mestic and sexual violence that seem-ed all too real, participants in a workshop Thursday tried to take...
August 6, 2010 - 12:00am
August 5, 2010
Dating violence among points of workshop today
WILLMAR -- A workshop to be conducted this afternoon in Willmar is designed to help teens identify, prevent and escape situations involving dating violence and sexual violence. The free event will be from 1 to 3:30 p.m.
August 5, 2010 - 12:00am
August 4, 2010
Dating violence among teens subject of Thursday workshop in Willmar
WILLMAR - A workshop will be held Thursday afternoon in Willmar to help teens identify, prevent and escape situations involving dating violence and sexual violence. The free event will be 1 to 3:30 p.m.
August 4, 2010 - 11:01am
June 30, 2010
Women's equality remains behind the curve
WILLMAR -- Minnesota women are moving forward in pay equality but progress is achingly slow, a new report issued by the Women's Foundation of Minnesota has found. Lee Roper-Batker, the foundation's president and chief executive, thinks the state might actually be moving backward...
June 30, 2010 - 12:00am
April 24, 2010
American Opinion - On school violence:
An excerpt from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States: From The Associated Press On school violence: Maybe school violence isn't on the rise but recent tragedies have certainly caused incidents to be taken more seriously. ... From bullying to inappropriate items...
April 24, 2010 - 12:00am
March 27, 2010
Editorial: Politics have no room for violence
As Congress completed cleanup on the landmark health care legislation Friday, the American public is still waiting to learn or understand exactly how this new legislation will affect their lives. Certainly, the legislation's passage was a huge Congressional Democrat political victory...
March 27, 2010 - 12:00am
November 6, 2009
Letters: The kids are all right
In response to the letter by Lowell Tieszen from Raymond (Public Forum, Oct. 29): In your letter you refer to news stories regarding the murder and rape of little girls. Then, to cap it all off, you mention a poster for "Drag Me To Hell" at the local library. The poster portrays...
November 6, 2009 - 12:00am
October 5, 2009
Letter: Help for domestic violence
I would like to remind Willmar and other area residents to support Shelter House in Willmar which extends emergency shelter and community advocacy to domestic violence victims in an 18-county area in southwestern Minnesota. One way to do this is to attend the annual "Make a Difference"...
October 5, 2009 - 12:00am
October 4, 2008
National Domestic Violence Awareness Month activities slated in Willmar
October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and Shelter House of Willmar has scheduled activities during the observance. Shelter House will celebrate its 30th anniversary with an open house event from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Holiday Inn and Conference Center. The public...
October 4, 2008 - 12:00am
Shelter House began as a volunteer network of safe houses
The Willmar Shelter House program began in 1978 as a volunteer network of privately owned safe houses, providing up to 48 hours of sheltered support for abused women and their children. The program acquired an older home near downtown.
October 4, 2008 - 12:00am