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Who's winning and losing in Minnesota's 2016 economy?
Willmar area bird count to be Dec. 17
Riverview planning another large dairy in western Minn.
Final Willmar levy and budget approved
Lawmakers support local option sales taxes in New London, Spicer
Bluejays girls team dominates Hendricks
Pitino has Gophers poised to take 12-1 record into Big Ten play
Is Dozier blockbuster trade in the works?
Wild remain unconcerned with middling special teams
Timberwolves' bench playing Minnesota's best basketball
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'
Heavy teenage drinking linked to abnormal brain development
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Read Live it! December-January issue
Knowing personalized risk for diabetes may not change lifestyles
Bernice A. Benson
Belmer "Red" Fostvedt
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Treat all ladies with respect
Minnesota Opinion: Free Vikes-tix perk 'looks bad' for all
Estrich commentary: Living in the Trump twilight
Editorial: Time for two school sides to find agreement
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
August 30, 2015
CAPITOL CHATTER: Is Walker a Pawlenty rerun?
ST. PAUL — Scott Walker has outlasted Tim Pawlenty as a presidential candidate, but there are similarities between the two and some wonder...
August 30, 2015 - 9:50pm
July 15, 2015
Western Wisconsin woman charged with shooting husband, hiding corpse
ELLSWORTH, Wis. — A 66-year-old Ellsworth woman accused of shooting her husband to death and hauling him to the woods was ordered Tuesday to undergo a competency evaluation at a secure state mental facility. Patricia A. Kees, 66, was charged Tuesday with one count of first-degree...
July 15, 2015 - 4:00am
July 6, 2015
Western Wisconsin, Twin Cities report flooded roads
RIVER FALLS, Wis. — Rainfall that could total 9 inches since midnight closed several roads in west-central Wisconsin and the Twin Cities early Monday. The National Weather Service, which issued a flood warning, said emergency services personnel in southern St. Croix County and...
July 6, 2015 - 11:27pm
Heavy rainfall causes road flooding in western Wisconsin, Twin Cities
RIVER FALLS, Wis. -- Rainfall that could total 9 inches since midnight closed several roads in west-central Wisconsin and the Twin Cities early today. The National Weather Service, which issued a flood warning, said emergency services personnel in southern St. Croix County and northern...
July 6, 2015 - 10:30am
July 2, 2015
Obama jabs Republican candidates in Wisconsin
LA CROSSE, Wisconsin — President Barack Obama ripped the policies of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and poked fun at the large crop of Republican presidential candidates Thursday, injecting himself into the race to find his successor in 2016. The Democratic president, who had...
July 2, 2015 - 11:50pm
Obama touts union-friendly overtime rule in Walker's Wisconsin
President Barack Obama will add some political edge to his push for more overtime pay for U.S. workers on Thursday by touting it in Wisconsin, where Republican Governor Scott Walker has made a name for himself by clashing with labor unions. Nearly 5 million more American workers...
July 2, 2015 - 1:28pm
April 6, 2015
NCAA tournament: Jones leads Duke to national championship
INDIANAPOLIS — Duke freshman guard Tyus Jones scored 23 points, and the Blue Devils defeated the Wisconsin Badgers 68-63 to win the NCAA Tournament...
April 6, 2015 - 11:21pm
April 5, 2015
NCAA Men's Basketball: Title game pits vets vs. youths
Duke’s freshmen leaders are ready for the seasoned Wisconsin Badgers in today's NCAA National Championship game
April 5, 2015 - 11:28pm
February 24, 2015
Ice caves to open if ice is stable
BAYFIELD, Wis. — The ice caves of Apostle Islands National Lakeshore could open this weekend if windy conditions don’t spoil the fun. About...
February 24, 2015 - 11:34pm
February 20, 2015
Crane collapses, sending one worker on a 75-foot fall
SUPERIOR, Wis. — A massive, century-old bridge crane being prepared for demolition collapsed prematurely Thursday at an industrial site on...
February 20, 2015 - 6:00am
February 19, 2015
Rescuers aid ailing trumpeter swan
HUDSON, Wis. — A trumpeter swan was seen on Valentine’s Day helping free a sick swan from ice on the St. Croix River near Hudson. Days later,...
February 19, 2015 - 6:00am
February 4, 2015
World’s almost largest ice sculpture crashes in Superior
SUPERIOR -- An ice wall, expected to be the world’s largest ice sculpture, was commissioned by the city of Superior this past summer for $30,000 on the shores of Lake Superior in the Duluth-Superior area and expected to be the focal point of a big late February celebration....
February 4, 2015 - 7:00am
June 26, 2014
Farmington woman, second victim found dead in suitcases; Wisconsin man arrested
FARMINGTON, Minn. - A 37-year-old Farmington woman who went missing in November has been found dead in Wisconsin, and a man was arrested Wednesday...
June 26, 2014 - 2:34pm
June 19, 2014
Prosecutors say Wisc. Gov. Walker part of criminal campaign scheme
MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and others participated in a broad plan to circumvent the state's campaign finance laws...
June 19, 2014 - 3:00pm
February 21, 2014
Winter storm forces temporary closure of access to ice caves
CORNUCOPIA, Wis. -- A winter storm is forcing the temporary closure of access to the ice-bedecked mainland sea caves at Apostle Islands National Lakeshore near Cornucopia. Lakeshore officials announced that effective at sunset Thursday, access to the caves will be closed because...
February 21, 2014 - 8:00am