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Hawk Creek Lutheran plans 'celebration' Sunday
Records published Aug. 25
5-year-old Minnesota girl fighting for life after farm accident
Federal cheese purchase to help dairy farmers, the poor
Clinton calls for lower price on allergy drug EpiPen
Bridgewater calms concerns about sore shoulder
Cabrera leads Tigers past Twins, 9-4
Willmar tennis opens season with sweep
Tigers overpower Twins
Reloaded Cardinals look to make further strides
Tickets on sale Friday for tours of Paisley Park
Mislabeled pills seized at Prince's home after his death
J.K. Rowling releasing 3 new 'Harry Potter' books
New Barn play continues this week
R2-D2 actor kenny Baker dead at 81
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Study finds 50 children per day nationwide injured in stroller, carrier accidents
10 tips to avoid summer sabotage of diet, exercise
Reader News: A five-generation photo
Reader News: Celebrating 150 years of Martin Hanson Aasen
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
Carol J. Hansen
Gary G. Glein
Herbert K. Dittes
Emma Ruth Kassa
Melvin E. Anderson
Trump's new evolving immigration plan is no 'flip-flop'
Populism Even Republicans Can Get Behind
Commentary: A nice column about Donald Trump
Cartoon by Chris Britt
August 18, 2016
Federal Reserve launches Facebook page
WASHINGTON—The Federal Reserve said Thursday it was launching a Facebook page as part of an effort to reach out directly to a general...
August 18, 2016 - 4:07pm
U.S. to phase out federal use of privately-operated prisons
August 18, 2016 - 2:09pm
June 16, 2016
Clinton considering Warren for running mate
WASHINGTON - Hillary Clinton is considering U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren for her running mate for the Democratic presidential ticket, the Wall...
June 16, 2016 - 9:58am
June 9, 2016
16 from west central Minnesota vie for Highway 23 funds in Washington, D.C.
WILLMAR — A group of 16 area business people, elected officials and public employees spent 24 hours in Washington, D.C., this week in a first-step effort to get new federal grant money for state Highway 23. If Highway 23 is designated as a Critical Rural Freight Corridor, there...
June 9, 2016 - 10:53pm
Obama officially endorses Hillary Clinton for presidency
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama has officially endorsed Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton. "I'm with her," Obama said. "I'm fired up and I cannot wait to get out there and campaign with Hillary." Clinton's campaign sent out tweets to supporters saying that Obama "is on Team...
June 9, 2016 - 1:22pm
January 24, 2016
Panda at D.C.'s National Zoo frolics in snow
The giant panda at the National Zoo in Washington, D.C. enjoys all the snow Satudrday that fell during a massive winter storm that hit the region. In...
January 24, 2016 - 1:18pm
December 16, 2015
U.S. on verge of lifting decades-old oil export ban
WASHINGTON – A provision to lift the U.S. ban on oil exports is included in a government spending bill, giving North Dakota’s congressional...
December 16, 2015 - 9:35am
December 6, 2015
Obama vows to defeat ‘new phase’ of terrorism
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama warned Americans Sunday the terrorist threat to the United States had evolved into a dangerous “new phase” in the aftermath of a deadly California shooting rampage, but vowed to destroy Islamic State and other militant groups.
December 6, 2015 - 11:44pm
Obama to make forceful pledge of U.S. power against Islamic State in address
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will pledge Sunday to use "every single aspect of American power" to destroy Islamic State during...
December 6, 2015 - 11:41am
Obama rejects Keystone XL
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Friday rejected the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada in a victory for environmentalists who campaigned against the project for more than seven years. “The pipeline would not make a meaningful long-term contribution to our economy,”...
November 6, 2015 - 11:17pm
October 21, 2015
Washington honors Fritz for transforming vice presidency
WASHINGTON — They held a symposium about the Walter Mondale vice presidency Tuesday and a lovefest broke out.
October 21, 2015 - 12:34am
October 20, 2015
Ryan to run for House Speaker if he can unify Republicans
WASHINGTON — A reluctant U.S. Representative Paul Ryan laid out a series of conditions Tuesday under which he would seek to become speaker of the House of Representatives, saying he will only serve if fractious Republicans unite behind him to replace retiring Speaker John Boehn...
October 20, 2015 - 10:34pm
July 24, 2015
Avian flu winds down: Ag secretary lobbies for insurance for poultry farmers
WASHINGTON — Minnesotans applauded U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack after he advocated for an insurance program for farmers affected...
July 24, 2015 - 10:48pm
April 28, 2015
U.S., Canada to have oil train safety plan Friday
WASHINGTON/OTTAWA, April 28 (Reuters) - The top U.S. and Canadian transportation officials will meet in Washington on Friday to outline a cross-border oil train safety plan, a sign the two governments may have harmonized efforts for tougher cars and other measures to curb fiery derailments,...
April 28, 2015 - 11:03pm
April 20, 2015
Cartoon by Steve Benson
April 20, 2015 - 12:33am