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Contract awarded for Peach Creek diversion
Veteran’s issues topic for town hall meeting Tuesday in Willmar
Watkins man charged with beating woman with baseball bat
Citizens’ group asks Benson Schools to reconsider decision to close pool
City takes over fuel sales at Willmar Airport
NWL Baseball: Bucks score four in 10th to best Stingers
Heat was on for Foot Lake 4
WNBA: Sparks put emphatic end to Lynx’ record win streak
Area Baseball: SH/M Legion splits two games at tourney
MLB: Yankees hand Twins 50th loss
Chippewa County Fair featuring two big bands in one night
Pioneer Public TV announces local PBS Kids Writers contest winners
Willmar woman to audition for 'The Voice'
Netflix price hikes could lead to customers bailing
Review: Hats off to 'Mary Poppins'
Here are the Willmar Fests Ambassador nominees
Willmar Fests Grande Day Parade
KMS Marching Saints: honoring "The Greatest Generation"
Cardettes final tune-up for Fests parade
Willmar Fests Kiddie Parade marches on
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
Perry H. Smith
Larry D. Ellingson
Lois (Rheingans) Aasland
Edgar B. Zimmerman
Orrian W. Syverson
Cartoon by Steve Benson
Midwest Opinion: Great Lakes diversion deal is a good outcome
Commentary: The risk factor of Donald Trump
Commentary: Trump's pivot to Damascus
Cartoon by Marshall Ramsey
March 6, 2014
Apple loses bid for U.S. ban on Samsung smartphone sales
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Thursday rejected Apple's request for a permanent sales ban in the United States against some older Samsung smartphones, a key setback for the iPhone maker in its global patent battle.
News / nation
March 6, 2014 - 2:47pm
February 25, 2014
Mobile phone protection bill to be introducted today in Minn.
ST. PAUL -- A bill to be introduced today in the Minnesota Legislature would require government agencies, including law enforcement organizations, to obtain search warrants before accessing the location of electronic devices such as mobile telephones. “Nearly every Minnesotan...
News / state
February 25, 2014 - 12:50pm
January 21, 2014
Verizon posts revenue increase on strong mobile growth
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Verizon Communications Inc said on Tuesday its quarterly revenue rose 3.4 percent, slightly ahead of Wall Street estimates as it added more subscribers than expected at its Verizon Wireless venture with Vodafone Group Plc. Verizon, which has agreed to buy Vodafone's...
January 21, 2014 - 7:55am
January 7, 2014
Apple reports $1 billion app sales in December, $10 billion for 2013
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Apple Inc said on Tuesday that its customers spent $1 billion on purchases in its applications store in December, leading to a total of $10 billion worth of apps sold in 2013. Apple reported app downloads of almost 3 billion apps in December, making it a record...
January 7, 2014 - 8:54am
November 13, 2013
Samsung aims to double its smartphone sales in Africa in 2014
CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics expects to supply half of the smartphones sold in Africa this year and aims to double these sales on the continent in 2014, an executive said.
November 13, 2013 - 8:06am
October 29, 2013
Apple's results disappoint ahead of holiday quarter
(Reuters) - Apple Inc's profit and margins slid despite selling 33.8 million iPhones in its September quarter, and greater China revenue climbed just 6 percent even though two smartphone models hit store shelves in its second-largest market last month.
October 29, 2013 - 6:59am
October 28, 2013
Apple's iPhone sales, holiday quarter up for scrutiny
(Reuters) - Apple Inc's iPhone sales and revenue forecasts, due to be released today, may offer clues as to whether its low-cost 5C model missed...
October 28, 2013 - 6:50am
October 17, 2013
Verizon posts higher quarterly revenue
(Reuters) - Verizon Communications Inc on Thursday posted quarterly revenue slightly ahead of Wall Street expectations as it added customers to its wireless business. Verizon reported a profit of $2.2 billion, or 78 cents per share, compared with $1.59 billion, or 56 cents per...
October 17, 2013 - 7:01am
September 10, 2013
Apple takes wraps off cheaper, multi-hued iPhone 5C
CUPERTINO, California (Reuters) - Apple Inc introduced two new iPhones on Tuesday including the "iPhone 5C" that comes in five colors and starts...
News / nation
September 10, 2013 - 1:43pm
Apple's next big thing may be lower-priced iPhone
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Apple's much-anticipated update to its line-up of iPhones may leave the impression that the technology pioneer's focus has shifted to making more affordable products than engineering innovative breakthroughs.
News / nation
September 10, 2013 - 6:45am
May 14, 2013
Big 4 cellphone carriers unite on anti-texting ads
NEW YORK (AP) -- The country's four biggest cellphone companies are set to launch their first joint advertising campaign against texting while driving, uniting behind AT&T's "It Can Wait" slogan to blanket TV and radio this summer.
News / nation
May 14, 2013 - 7:07am
April 2, 2013
Report: Apple to release updated phone this summer
NEW YORK (AP) -- Apple is set for a possible summer launch of the next iPhone, rather than a fall launch like the last two models, according to a report Tuesday in The Wall Street Journal. Apple Inc. is also working on a cheaper iPhone model that could win it some market share in...
April 2, 2013 - 5:26pm
March 28, 2013
AT&T to take orders for Galaxy S 4 on April 16
NEW YORK (AP) -- AT&T says it will start taking pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy S 4, the season's most eagerly awaited smartphone, on April 16 for $250. By PETER SVENSSON AP Technology Writer NEW YORK (AP) -- AT&T says it will start taking pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy...
March 28, 2013 - 6:03pm
RIM sells a million new BlackBerry 10 phones in 4Q
TORONTO (AP) -- Research In Motion says it sold about 1 million of its critically important new BlackBerry 10 devices and returned to profitability in the fourth quarter. BY ROB GILLIES Associated Press TORONTO (AP) -- Research In Motion says it sold about 1 million of its critically...
March 28, 2013 - 6:48am
March 26, 2013
T-Mobile to start offering iPhone 5 on April 12
NEW YORK (AP) -- T-Mobile USA on Tuesday said it will start offering the iPhone 5 on April 12, filling what its CEO said was "a huge void" in its phone lineup. By PETER SVENSSON AP Technology Writer NEW YORK (AP) -- T-Mobile USA on Tuesday said it will start offering the iPhone...
News / nation
March 26, 2013 - 3:00pm