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Math, reading scores stall in latest round of Minnesota testing
Man arrested after high-speed chase in Minnesota, pleads guilty to killing woman in Michigan
Motorist hits 115 mph as he leads trooper on I-94 chase
Former Willmar teacher charged for allegedly striking student
Willmar Municipal Utilities struggles to stockpile coal
Vikings extend contract of head coach Mike Zimmer
Freeman's four hits, five RBIs fuel Braves' 9-7 win
Towns embracing Minnesota as home
Peterson helping teammates set sights on Super Bowl
Stingers can't catch Express
Small town Lake Lillian gears up for big time production
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Sharing Netflix or HBO Go passwords now a federal crime
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Swanson — Winther
Schmidt -- Danielson
Lang -- Nieman
Frye -- Birkland
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
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
Anita "Ricky" Hoyt
Harvey Lee Peterson
Harry E. Lindbloom
Audrey O. Forkrud
Will: The path ahead for Hillary Clinton
Commentary: For Trump to Lose, GOP must let Clinton win
Commentary: Trump: Seeking victory through fear
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Commentary: Ted Cruz holds his nose
May 14, 2016
Cartoon by Steve Benson
May 14, 2016 - 7:00am
December 29, 2015
Laid off United Taconite worker to head to D.C.
HIBBING — Steelworker Dan Hill gave an emotional speech on the Iron Range last week when White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough was in...
December 29, 2015 - 10:51pm
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 22, 2014
Man arrested Wednesday after jumping White House fence, causing lockdown
WASHINGTON — A man jumped the White House fence Wednesday evening and was attacked by Secret Service dogs before being arrested, a Secret Service spokesman said. “Dogs got him,” spokesman Edwin Donovan said, referring to the intruder. He identified the intruder as Dominic...
October 22, 2014 - 11:06pm
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
January 28, 2014
Obama to lift minimum wage for federal contractors: White House
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will announce on Tuesday he is issuing an executive order to raise the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour for federal contract workers with new contracts, the White House said. In his State of the Union address, Obama will also call on...
January 28, 2014 - 9:42am
January 26, 2014
Dayton, Minn. lawmakers urge White House action on propane shortage
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton and several Minnesota lawmakers called on the Obama administration Saturday to take immediate action to address the region’s propane shortage. Dayton was joined by U.S. Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken, and U.S. Reps. Collin Peterson,...
January 26, 2014 - 10:57am
January 8, 2014
Obama targets poverty in San Antonio, Philadelphia and other U.S. 'zones'
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - San Antonio, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, southeastern Kentucky, and the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma will be the first targets of President Barack Obama's plan to combat high poverty in American communities, the White House said on Wednesday. The president will...
January 8, 2014 - 9:03am
January 7, 2014
Renewal of jobless benefits clears Senate hurdle
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A White House-backed bill to renew jobless benefits for 1.3 million Americans narrowly cleared a U.S. Senate Republican procedural roadblock on Tuesday. On a largely party-line vote of 60-37 - 60 were needed to prevail - the Democratic-led Senate agreed to...
January 7, 2014 - 11:49am
October 23, 2013
White House steps up damage control on health care rollout
WASHINGTON — The White House sought to limit the political damage from the troubled rollout of the government’s health care Web site on Wednesday as Republicans increased the pressure to delay parts of President Obama’s signature domestic policy. Obama administration officials...
October 23, 2013 - 10:17pm
July 15, 2013
George HW Bush to visit White House
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A commitment to volunteerism is bringing together presidents past and present.
July 15, 2013 - 6:30am
May 16, 2013
GOP demands more despite Benghazi email release
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House release of some 100 pages of emails and notes about the deadly attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, last year has failed to satisfy congressional Republicans, who are demanding more information.
May 16, 2013 - 7:00am
April 18, 2013
Gun control backers: Senate defeat won't stop us
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama and his gun control allies say Senate rejection of expanded background checks and other restrictions...
April 18, 2013 - 8:05am
January 16, 2013
Document: White House release of Obama plan on gun violence
Here is a copy of the White House release on gun violence announced today by President Obama. White House release on gun violence - Jan. 16 by
January 16, 2013 - 11:45am
White House calls NRA video repugnant, cowardly
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says a National Rifle Association video referencing President BarackObama's daughters is "repugnant and cowardly." Obama spokesman Jay Carney says most Americans agree that a president's children should not be used as "pawns in a political fight."...
January 16, 2013 - 10:59am