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Man found dead under television at Minnesota home
Woman, five children rescued from Alexandria townhome fire
Truck hits State Patrol car, injuring trooper, then drives off
Willmar teen gets probation, community service for bomb threat
AgweekTV: Sweet crops
Blaze makes first appearance at CMCS pep rally
Bluejays take down LQPV on road
WarHawks hit hard early, fall to 'Jacks
Vikings look to climb back into playoff race
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
'Prairie Angels' makes a timely arrival in Renville County
Who's the most overpaid actor in Hollywood?
Benson, Minn., native pens: 'Mama's Knight: A Cancer Story of Love'"
Heavy teenage drinking linked to abnormal brain development
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
Curtis Burr Accola
Ruth V. Thayer
Frances A. King
Gregory W. Johnson
Vernon "Bud" Blindt
Letter: Let's show more appreciation
Letter: Why downtowns are failing
Letter: More alike than different
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Our values have hit rock bottom
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
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
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