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Light rail stop in downtown Minneapolis to stop two days before Super Bowl
Minnesota deer harvest increases 16 percent over last year
Army vet and former Minn. legislative aide charged in fatal shooting of his student girlfriend
Western Minn. man charged with starting family's mobile home on fire
Essentia Health says mandatory flu shot policy for workers a success
Injuries force Gophers to shuffle receivers for Wisconsin game
This is one of the most unbelievable encounters you'll ever see between a hunter and a deer
Wild's Foligno, Ennis happy to be part of a winning culture
Comfort and guts have Keenum playing like one of NFL's top QBs
Wisconsin pub offers free beer until the Packers score. On Sunday, beer flowed.
Inside RFD-TV, the network that covets rural and older viewers
Charlie Rose harassed us, eight women say
Why is Peter Dinklage still stuck playing characters defined by dwarfism?
From Fred and Ginger to Kate and Leo: When movie couples make fans hope for real-life love
'Marian' opens tonight on Ridgewater College stage in Willmar
Holidaze parade ushers in holiday season Saturday in downtown Willmar
What you need in your winter survival kit
'Made in America' concerts set by Prairie Arts Chorale
Generations section now available online
500 years of Reformation brings together some 800 people in Willmar
October/November issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
Shelby T. Kingman Jr.
Roland H. Severson
Helen D. Johnson
Harvey B. Beavers
Verna C. B. Gomer
Commentary: Did Al Franken make a bad decision, or is he a creep? Look for the pattern.
Analysis: Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now
Garrison Keillor: It's Thanksgiving. Be Happy.
Letter: Farm economy needs rescuing
Tribune Editorial: County sales tax needed to invest in critical infrastructure
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball playoff preview
WCT Sports Show: Mid-Season Football Rankings
WCT Sports Show: Area volleyball contenders
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
WCT Sports Show: Ranks! And Picks!
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Emma Anne Williams
March 10, 2016
Commentary: How Latinos will vote
Now that Latinos have begun to have their say in the primaries, here are 15 things that Americans ought to keep in mind about this important...
March 10, 2016 - 12:00am
March 1, 2016
Child care providers defeat mandatory union representation
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's subsidized child care providers overwhelmingly rejected an attempt to require a union to conduct their negotiations with the state. The vote was 1,014-392 in a Tuesday count by the state Bureau of Mediation Services from ballots mailed to providers last month....
March 1, 2016 - 9:30pm
February 25, 2016
Minnesota’s 2016 election: How to caucus
ST. PAUL — On March 1, Minnesotans will get together at neighborhood meetings across the state — called precinct caucuses — to vote for president, talk politics and set in motion the machinery that will help Democrats and Republicans pick their candidates for the Legislature...
February 25, 2016 - 11:34pm
Minnesota political parties expect a big turnout for the Super Tuesday caucus
ST. PAUL — More than 250,000 Minnesotans could show up at precinct caucuses Tuesday to pick presidential favorites and make other political decisions.
February 25, 2016 - 11:28pm
October 29, 2015
New London-Spicer voters to decide bond
NEW LONDON — Voters in the New London-Spicer School District will go to the polls Tuesday to decide whether or not to approve a $21.6 million bond for a building project. The proposal includes a performing arts center and gym at the high school/middle school, additional classrooms...
October 29, 2015 - 11:23pm
Voters consider Yellow Medicine East levy
GRANITE FALLS — Voters in the Yellow Medicine East School District will go to the polls Nov. 3 to decide a levy request. The YME school board is asking voters to increase the per-pupil levy by $300, from $868.76 to $1,168.76. The new levy would increase the monthly tax on a $150,000...
October 29, 2015 - 11:22pm
October 28, 2015
Cop dog vies for top dog
WILLMAR — A nationwide competition featuring law enforcement K9 units is getting the attention of Willmar-area residents. That’s because...
October 28, 2015 - 11:22pm
October 27, 2015
NLS prepares for the ‘what if’ after referendum
NEW LONDON — As the last-minute push continues to inform voters about Tuesday’s building referendum, the New London-Spicer School Board is preparing for what happens next — whether the $21.6 million bond issue passes or fails. At its planning meeting Monday, the board discussed...
October 27, 2015 - 11:11pm
October 17, 2015
Letter: Why this NLS teacher is voting ‘yes’
I have five adult children and I will be a retired NL-S teacher before the proposed building projects are completed, so why am I voting “yes” for the upcoming New London-Spicer facility improvements? Because we are out of space at Prairie Woods. The hallways are not conducive...
October 17, 2015 - 1:55am
May 19, 2015
Willmar school referendum today
WILLMAR — Voters in the Willmar School District vote today on a two-question bond issue for the district. Voting will take place from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Willmar Education and Arts Center, 611 Fifth St. S.W., near downtown Willmar. The district is using one polling place for...
May 19, 2015 - 12:00am
May 12, 2015
Voters overwhelmingly defeat Benson School bond issue
BENSON — Voters in the Benson School District overwhelmingly defeated an $18.7 million bond in a referendum today with twice as many people voting against the proposal compared to those that voted for it. In unofficial results this evening there were 1,354 no votes and 651 yes...
May 12, 2015 - 10:04pm
February 27, 2015
Ridgewater faculty passes no-confidence vote in college president
WILLMAR — The faculty of Ridgewater College has said through a union vote Thursday that it has no confidence in the leadership of President...
February 27, 2015 - 3:26pm
January 2, 2015
RCW voters go to polls Tuesday to vote on school improvements
RENVILLE — Voters in the Renville County West School District will be heading to the polls again Tuesday to decide whether to approve a $5.4 million bond issue to expand the district’s K-12 school building and make some updates. If the bonds are approved, they would be used to...
January 2, 2015 - 11:15pm
November 5, 2014
Questions raised over same-day registration at UM Morris
MORRIS — Some students at the University of Minnesota, Morris were not able to vote after a disagreement over ID requirements for same-day voter registration for students. Erik Hatlestad, UMM Campus Organizer for the Minnesota Public Interest Research Group said students who live...
November 5, 2014 - 2:49am
November 4, 2014
Editorial: It’s time to vote today
The primary blessing of today will be the right of each citizen to enter a polling place and cast their ballot of the candidates of their choice....
November 4, 2014 - 7:00am