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Clinton seeks to keep Trump on defensive after presidential debate
Abandoned Minnesota mine shaft becomes a bass hideout
Willmar Senior High School Homecoming Coronation video
Be on the alert for road closures this week in Willmar
Willmar Senior High School Homecoming Coronation gallery
Bluejays soar in four
Roundup: Wildcats snap streak with win over GSL
Basketball lifer Thibodeau ready to lead Timberwolves
Salute for Palmer planned at the Ryder Cup
Cardinal Pride to induct four into Hall of Fame
Brad Pitt expresses sadness over divorce filing
Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt
Ticket prices for Prince tribute concert start at $19.99
Mikko Cowdery, QuadraFeelyAxs performing this weekend in Willmar
19th annual Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! festival to be held this weekend
Vote in our Readers' Choice 2016
Citizens getting caught up in Minnesota River cleanup
Northland Outdoors: A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Reader News: RAPID Coalition effort
Poetry, pugs raise awareness for new FAFSA timeline
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
Mary A. Krogfus
Donald R. Holmgren
Wallace "Wally" Heggestad
William "Bill" D. Latham
Ken Warner letter: Dave Baker gets results for Kandiyohi County
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Froma Harrop: Can Califorinia help lower drug prices?
George Will: A Republican worth voting for
Dionne: Debate moderators shouldn't duck
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...
18 hours 45 min ago
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
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