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Minnesotan Ellison’s DNC campaign falls short
Americans eat out less as higher menu prices take a bite from restaurant visits
WI man sentenced for cutting off woman's pinky in 'ritualistic memorial'
Index funds always better than picking stocks, Warren Buffett says
Defying the odds: Minnesota woman delivers baby that wasn't expected to live
Twins linked to Dominican shortstop Marte
Minnesota United about to discover learning curve for MLS expansion teams
Wild's Chris Stewart: Loyalty and work ethic forged by family
Five Vancouver Canucks quarantined with mumps
How old are Minnesota cabin owners? The answer might surprise you
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen
'Fire & Ice': Diamond Edge figure skating show is Saturday, Sunday in Willmar
Around our region published Feb. 22
Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey
Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
Training can help surgeons tell patients best and worse scenarios
Keith L. Kendall
Lawrence "Junior" Johnson, Jr.
Phillips: A well-timed letter reminded me to look for kindness
Perennials potentially damaged from early-season warmup
Little things make a big difference with gardening
Wishing loved one could let go of life should not bring guilty feelings
Tribune Editorial: Willmar City Council makes a good Holland decision
February 24, 2017
Today, Keith Ellison may become DNC leader
WASHINGTON — Days after the nation elected Donald Trump president, U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison launched a campaign to run the Democratic National...
23 hours 29 min ago
December 17, 2016
Cartoonists Opinions for Dec. 17
Cartoonist Opinions for Dec. 17 Chris Britt is a nationally syndicated editorial cartoonist. Steve Benson is an editorial cartoonist for the...
December 17, 2016 - 12:41am
December 15, 2016
Democratic lawmakers say Trump's Washington hotel a conflict of interest
WASHINGTON—President-elect Donald Trump must divest his luxury Washington hotel in a building leased from the federal government because...
December 15, 2016 - 2:52am
December 7, 2016
Trump inauguration protest groups demand access to Washington sites
WASHINGTON—A public interest group urged U.S. officials on Wednesday, Dec. 7, to free up Washington landmarks for thousands of people planning...
December 7, 2016 - 10:39pm
November 1, 2016
Washington state investigating possible cluster of rare condition
A possible cluster of cases of acute flaccid myelitis, a rare condition that causes weakness or paralysis in children, is being investigated in King County, Washington, the state health department said on Tuesday, Nov. 1. King County, the state's largest county, encompasses Seattle....
November 1, 2016 - 4:26pm
September 27, 2016
Stopgap bill to avoid government shutdown fails Senate procedural vote
WASHINGTON—A stopgap funding bill to avoid a federal government shutdown later this week failed to garner enough votes to move forward in the Senate on Tuesday, with Democrats and Republicans both opposing the measure. The must-pass continuing resolution, which would keep federal...
September 27, 2016 - 4:45pm
September 26, 2016
Wash. mall shooter confesses, charged with 5 counts of murder
MOUNT VERNON, Wash.—A 20-year-old man was charged on Monday with five counts of first-degree murder after confessing to a shooting rampage...
September 26, 2016 - 9:15pm
September 25, 2016
Police capture gunman who shot and killed five at Washington state mall
BURLINGTON, Wash.—A man believed to have opened fire with a rifle at a Washington state mall, killing five people, was captured on Saturday,...
September 25, 2016 - 11:35am
September 23, 2016
White House seeks improved tribal relations as pipeline fight lingers
WASHINGTON—The leaders of hundreds of Native American tribes will meet with President Barack Obama at his eighth and final Tribal Nations...
September 23, 2016 - 7:50am
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