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Trump signs order sweeping away Obama-era climate policies
'Dr. Doolittle' helps amputated animals walk again
New security barriers installed around Queen's Windsor castle after London attack
Identical Minn. twins battle disease that afflicts only 500 in the U.S
Dayton says he will not sign Minn. House education bill
Trump declines Nationals' Opening Day first pitch offer
Frozen Four-bound Bulldogs thriving in overtime as 2011 champions did
Former, current, future BSU women's players join Team USA boycott
Twins coach tries to help Sano take the next step
Twins' Grossman says he'll be ready by Opening Day
'Trading Spaces' returning to TV
Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thompson for a date
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
Play our Basketball Brackets Challenge
Keith L. Sorenson
Doris I. Rasmusson
Cleo J. Holtberg
David "Doc" Halliday
Parenting Perspectives: Why I worry about what others think of me
Farmers leading progress on buffer requirement
Pinke: Rally around rural communities
Positively Beautiful: Health and wellness trends popping up everywhere
Swift: Hairstyling technique not all it is wrapped up to be
Dave & Vivian Swanson
May 1, 2013
Report shows persistence of TV violence
NEW YORK (AP) -- Violence, gore and gunplay were staples on prime-time television even in the most sensitive period directly following the Newtown...
May 1, 2013 - 12:13pm
April 29, 2013
Editorial cartoon by Bruce Plante
April 29, 2013 - 12:00pm
January 25, 2013
San Francisco taking steps to prevent Super Bowl violence
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco officials are taking tougher measures to prevent potential fan violence on Super Bowl Sunday when the 49ers...
January 25, 2013 - 1:36pm
January 18, 2013
Letter: Keeping our schools safe
Keeping the focus on what will the response be if and when an armed intruder manages to get inside a school facility: You understand that I am still a very firm believer in an immediate action plan that eliminates the threat. Making it common knowledge that there is a secure weapon...
January 18, 2013 - 9:30am
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