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West central Minnesota woman saves group of duck hunters after their boat tips
Clinton, Trump clash over race and economy in first debate
Records published Sept. 27
Troubled lawyer shoots nine in Houston before being killed by police
Wash. mall shooter confesses, charged with 5 counts of murder
Bluejays soar in four
Roundup: Wildcats snap streak with win over GSL
Basketball lifer Thibodeau ready to lead Timberwolves
Salute for Palmer planned at the Ryder Cup
Cardinal Pride to induct four into Hall of Fame
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
Mikko Cowdery, QuadraFeelyAxs performing this weekend in Willmar
19th annual Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! festival to be held this weekend
Vote in our Readers' Choice 2016
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
Poetry, pugs raise awareness for new FAFSA timeline
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
Mary A. Krogfus
Donald R. Holmgren
Wallace "Wally" Heggestad
William "Bill" D. Latham
George Will: A Republican worth voting for
Dionne: Debate moderators shouldn't duck
Larry.R. Swenson: Different requirements for some?
Kent Syverson: Pedestrian bridge should be fixed
Frazee letter: Thank you for protecting and serving
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
Shelter House marks 30 years of serving victims of domestic abuse
Battered women and their children have a friend in a program started 30 years ago in Willmar. The program, called Shelter House, provides safe shelter and advocates support for battered women and their children in Kandiyohi, Swift, Chippewa, Lac qui Parle and Renville counties. Shelter...
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