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Special election set Aug. 22
Lawmakers advance two anti-abortion bills, but Dayton says he'll veto them
Tribal members, SD dance family among 15 charged in dealing in eagle, migratory bird trafficking
Brainerd family says final goodbyes to man who was missing for more than 2 years
Man whose boat crashed on Minnesota river found alive
Local Roundup: Halvorson repeats
RU Game: Hanson, Rudie commit to D-I schools
Vote for the WCT Game of the Week
Local Roundup: Willmar softball team drops pair to Tech
Dozier's three-run double provides Twins with 3-2 win
'Flip or Flop' stars returning for multiple episodes of HGTV show amid divorce
Elton John recovering from 'potentially deadly' bacterial infection
Soul singer Cuba Gooding Sr. found dead in his car
Adam Sandler to make rare appearance in Minnesota
Carrie Fisher won't appear in 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
Intestinal diseases increasing in Canadian children
Younger hot flashes may signal heart risk later
Focus 2017: Spotlight on Public Service
'Kitchen Witches': Comedy opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar chain of lakes focus of Wednesday's public meeting
Iris M. Hanson-Cain
Dennis R. Erdman
Minnesota Opinion: Now is not the time to sit out, play politics
George Will: The 'Oh, never mind' president
Susan Estrich: The Amazon 1-Star System
Letter: U of M proud of local partnerships
Swift: Taxes must be particularly taxing
Jen Wetterling- Martin Bridal Shower
November 7, 2016
Facebook partners with news outlets for Election Day live video blitz
Facebook said on Monday it would partner with 50 broadcast stations, print and online publications for an Election Day live video blitz, as the social media company aims to build on the momentum of its popular Facebook Live video streaming service. The move comes as Facebook and...
November 7, 2016 - 12:03pm
Social media helps U.S. millennial voters register
NEW YORK — As the youngest members of the millennial generation became old enough to vote in this year's U.S. presidential election, states...
November 7, 2016 - 11:36am
March 10, 2016
Commentary: Hearing Michigan's angry voices
Tuesday in Michigan was brought to you by white working-class men and the people from little towns and small cities. The outcome of a primary...
March 10, 2016 - 1:00am
March 1, 2016
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
March 1, 2016 - 12:30am
Commentary: Sanders must level with his young voters
What happened in the South Carolina primary? Bernie Sanders was asked. “We got decimated, that’s what happened,” he responded. Here was...
March 1, 2016 - 12:20am
February 29, 2016
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
February 29, 2016 - 7:00am
August 11, 2014
Low primary vote turnout expected today
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans should not need to wait in long lines at today’s primary election.
August 11, 2014 - 10:20pm
April 29, 2014
Minnesota online voter registration to continue
ST. PAUL — Minnesota senators approved online voter registration Tuesday over Republican objections that the bill lacks adequate data security protection.
April 29, 2014 - 11:24pm
April 28, 2014
Minn. Senate to debate resuming online voter registration
ST. PAUL — A judge says Minnesota’s online voter registration system is illegal, but senators today debate a law change to allow it.
April 28, 2014 - 11:14pm
November 4, 2013
KMS, Benson voters to go to polls
Voters in the Benson and Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg school districts will go the polls today. The voters in Benson will decide whether to provide more funding for school operations, and voters in the KMS district will decide whether to pay for school improvements. KMS will have two...
November 4, 2013 - 11:27pm
October 31, 2013
Letter: The suppression of the vote
“Now many of our Christians have what I call the goo-goo syndrome — good government. They want everybody to vote. I don’t want everybody to vote. Elections are not won by a majority of people, they never have been from the beginning of our country and they are not...
October 31, 2013 - 4:00am
November 8, 2012
Problems minimal across west central Minnesota as 21,547 cast votes
WILLMAR -- There was strong voter turnout and few Election Day problems reported in many west central Minnesota counties Tuesday. In Kandiyohi...
November 8, 2012 - 12:00am
November 7, 2012
Benson voters cast ballots
November 7, 2012 - 12:00am
November 6, 2012
Minn. voters decide if they should show IDs in next election
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Voters decided Tuesday if they would be required to prove who they are in elections beginning next year. Election officials said they know of little voter fraud and said the constitutional amendment would cost millions of dollars, but supporters said that democracy...
November 6, 2012 - 7:39pm
November 5, 2012
New voters looking forward to casting their first ballots
WILLMAR -- Presidential debates mean more now, and they're talking about politics with their parents and their friends. A group of 18-year-old seniors at Willmar Senior High are looking forward to their first chance to vote Tuesday. Several seniors from Willmar talked about the milestone...
November 5, 2012 - 12:00am