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Crosby City Council members want embattled mayor to resign after arrest on four felonies
Anglers rescued after falling through ice on northern Minnesota lakes
Minn. Republicans' cuts to health, human services include shifts into next fiscal year
Man agrees to $2 million settlement after St. Paul police biting, kicking incident
Minn. man convicted of attempted murder loses appeal centering on photo ID
Twins coach tries to help Sano take the next step
Twins' Grossman says he'll be ready by Opening Day
Peterson says he's in 'no rush' to latch onto another NFL team
Wild's slump can be blamed on just about everyone
ND native who once made 2,750 free throws in a row dies at 94
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
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
'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
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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
'Bright sadness' describes Lenten journey at Fargo church
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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
April 7, 2014
Senate votes to extend jobless benefits, faces divided House
WASHINGTON — The Democratic-led U.S. Senate passed a bill on Monday to restore expired jobless benefits for 2.4 million Americans who have been out of work for at least six months. President Barack Obama responded by urging the Republican-led House of Representatives to give the...
April 7, 2014 - 11:20pm
March 24, 2014
More than 100 missing persons reports filed after Washington State mudslide
OLYMPIA, Washington (Reuters) - More than 100 missing persons reports have been filed with various entities in Washington state in the aftermath...
March 24, 2014 - 12:15pm
March 18, 2014
Authorities arrest 14 in porn website involving 251 children
WASHINGTON - Authorities have arrested 14 men in a secret, members-only child pornography website that involved 251 children, mostly boys, in the United States and five other countries, U.S. officials said on Tuesday. Some of the men assumed female online personas to connect...
March 18, 2014 - 1:32pm
February 7, 2014
Jobs data improves, but weak exports may hurt growth
WASHINGTON — The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, in a boost to the labor market outlook and the broader economy.
February 7, 2014 - 9:37am