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At Minnesota lakes country retreat, military widows forge lasting connections
Dangerous invader: Weed known as Palmer amaranth reaches Upper Midwest
ND Beef Commission puts up $590,000 for beef research
Dylan group infuses art, music into Hibbing
Detail-loving, behind-the-scenes organizer helps Honor Flights cruise smoothly
Dillon captures wet Coca-Cola 600 for 1st Cup win
Lynx remain perfect with win over Stars
Rays' 15th-inning blasts sink Twins
Kisner earns one-shot win at Dean & Deluca Invitational
Feng limps to one-stroke LPGA victory despite two late bogeys
Watch: 'Price is Right' contestant loses his mind as he breaks Plinko record
Former Arkansas Gov. takes 'Huckabee' from Fox News to religious broadcaster
Ellen DeGeneres lands new Netflix stand up special
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
Memorial Day 2017: Willmar, area communities plan cemetery services and more
Memorial Day travel volume expected highest since 2005
Fishing: Area opener a ray of sunshine
Art competition: High school artists gather in New London
Stories needed to create 'Milan: The Musical!'
Mary Ann Nagel
Marlyn W. Wacholz
Roger Herbert Holm
Laura Ione Rasmussen
AstroBob: Observing alert -- space station marathon is underway
Column: Lessons from a great leader
25 ways to slow down and enjoy the summer
POW! BAM! WHAM! How to put the ARRRRR back in America.
Bursack: Dad needs help taking care of Mom but he won't allow it
April 20, 2015
Cartoon by Steve Benson
April 20, 2015 - 12:33am
April 8, 2015
Local group travels to Washington to promote Willmar railroad bypass
WILLMAR –– During two intense days of meetings last week in Washington, a team of three local officials made the pitch for federal funding for a railroad bypass in Willmar. A $15 million federal grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation is being sought as part of a $50...
April 8, 2015 - 11:32pm
March 18, 2015
Peterson announces funds to control gray wolves
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Collin C. Peterson announced Wednesday that the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the state of Minnesota will provide $220,000 for wolf management activities in Minnesota. The announcement follows an effort led by Peterson to seek resources for wolf depredation...
March 18, 2015 - 11:20pm
December 10, 2014
Former CIA officials say torture report is one-sided, flawed
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A group of former top-ranking CIA officials disputed a U.S. Senate committee's finding that the agency's interrogation...
December 10, 2014 - 10:33am
December 9, 2014
CIA deceived White House, public over interrogations procedures: Senate report
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The CIA routinely misled the White House and Congress over its harsh interrogation program for terrorism suspects and...
December 9, 2014 - 1:19pm
November 2, 2014
‘Redskins’ protest at Vikings game draws thousands
MINNEAPOLIS — Protesters gathered Sunday outside the Vikings-Washington football game in Minneapolis to decry the team name “Redskins.” Carrying...
November 2, 2014 - 11:00pm
October 28, 2014
Suspicious cyber activity at White House detected
WASHINGTON — Suspicious cyber activity has been detected on the computer network used by the White House and measures have been taken to address it, a White House official disclosed on Tuesday. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, would not say who might have been...
October 28, 2014 - 11:41pm
October 6, 2014
Supreme Court declines to hear gay marriage cases from five states
By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to take up the hotly contested issue of gay marriage,...
October 6, 2014 - 12:05pm
September 25, 2014
Sen. Klobuchar's name floated as Holder replacement
ST. PAUL -- U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder had not yet announced his resignation today before U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar's name came up as a...
September 25, 2014 - 12:12pm
U.S. Attorney General Holder to resign, official says
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder will announce his resignation at the White House on Thursday, Justice Department and...
September 25, 2014 - 10:36am
June 19, 2014
Republicans pick McCarthy as House majority leader
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House of Representatives Republicans on Thursday chose Kevin McCarthyof California as the chamber's next majority leader, a Republican aide announced. McCarthy, currently the party's No. 3 leader in the House, defeated Representative Raul Labrador in...
June 19, 2014 - 2:29pm
May 30, 2014
Obama says VA chief Shinseki resigns; deputy Sloan to take over
Update 10:30 a.m.: Obama says VA chief Shinseki resigns; deputy Sloan to take over WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Friday...
May 30, 2014 - 10:36am
May 7, 2014
Cartoon by Chris Britt
May 7, 2014 - 4:00am
May 6, 2014
White House issues dire warning on climate change, issues call for action (with video)
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration on Tuesday released an updated report on how climate change requires urgent action to counter impacts that...
May 6, 2014 - 11:01am
April 10, 2014
Video: Louisiana GOP chair calls on congressman to resign following kissing incident
WASHINGTON - A Republican U.S. congressman from Louisiana who was caught on video kissing a married staffer should resign and is an embarrassment...
April 10, 2014 - 2:25pm