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'I knew it was him': Minnesotan was first responder on scene of crash that killed teen son
Willmar Police ask for public's help identifying theft suspects
Two arrested with 117 grams of meth, $1,700 during Minn. traffic stop
Feds find MNsure tech vulnerabilities, but state says they are fixed
Independent study film focuses on immigrant students
Wild stay unbeaten at home, trip up Maple Leafs
Section 5A could be dogfight as postseason looms
WCT daily schedule
Ridgewater takes two on Crossover's first day
Willmar riding win streak into postseason
Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in Literature
'Wayside School' opens tonight at The Barn
Rolling Stones to release new album in December
Lady Gaga to perfom Super Bowl halftime show
Meander weekend features celebration of art, community
As 2017 looms, time to review your Medicare coverage
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
The prairie chicken is featured on Northland Outdoors TV
Fast food influence kids' soda and calorie choices
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Alveda B. Myhre
Lorraine M. Essler
Arnold "Arnie" Muench
Fran Hussong letter: Ahmann is part of the problem
Gene Schneider letter: Asmus is clear choice in Ward 2
Marlys Schafer letter: Don't vote for self-interest groups
Kent Syverson letter: Keep the 19th Amendment
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August 18, 2012
Bon Ton Roulet: Tribune editor makes amends for being too studious by bicycling around New York's Finger Lakes
My arms glistened with sweat streaked with sun block. My eyes stung from perspiration. My heart pounded as it seemed to crawl from its usual location to my throat. That was inconvenient because I was gasping for air as I pedaled up what seemed like another in an endless series of...
August 18, 2012 - 12:00am
February 28, 2012
Remains of some 9/11 victims went to landfill
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A new Pentagon report reveals that partial remains of some 9/11 victims were sent to a landfill after they could not be identified. The victims were among those killed when a terrorist-hijacked airplane struck the Pentagon, killing 184, and another crashed in Shanksville,...
February 28, 2012 - 12:40pm
November 4, 2011
New Yorks Mills, Minn., breeder permanently barred from selling dogs
November 4, 2011 - 11:20am
July 24, 2011
Couples wed on 1st day gay marriage is legal in NY
NEW YORK (AP) -- Buoyant gay couples cheered by supporters began marrying today on the landmark day that New York became the sixth and largest state to recognize same-sex weddings and provided fresh energy to the national gay rights movement. Couples began exchanging vows at midnight...
July 24, 2011 - 12:24pm
May 16, 2011
Boogaard's brain to be donated for research
BOSTON -- Derek Boogaard's family has donated his brain to researchers who will check for damage that might have resulted from his career as an NHL enforcer. Boogaard's agent and a spokeswoman for the Boston University School of Medicine confirmed Sunday that Boogaard's family made...
May 16, 2011 - 12:00am
Cause of Boogaard death still unknown
MINNEAPOLIS -- It may be weeks before authorities know exactly how and why New York Rangers enforcer Derek Boogaard died, although foul play...
May 16, 2011 - 12:00am
April 25, 2011
A-Rod 2nd all-time with 22 grand slams
Alex Rodriguez his his 22nd career grand slam Saturday in the New York Yankees' 15-3 win over the Baltimore Orioles in Baltimore. Rodriguez pushed past Manny Ramirez into second alone in career grand slams and now is behind only Lou Gehrig (23). Rodriguez's six RBI also lifted him...
April 25, 2011 - 12:00am
October 26, 2010
Zombies invade NYC during morning rush-hour
NEW YORK (AP) -- As if the morning commute wasn't odd enough, intrepid New Yorkers trying to make their way to work had to battle past hordes...
October 26, 2010 - 9:43am
October 11, 2010
No shyness with Jets
By Barry Wilner, AP Pro Football Writer EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Other than boxers, wrestlers and the occasional diva wide receiver, professional athletes tend to be careful with their words. Rex Ryan would rather be careful with the football. His philosophy: Let the verbiage flow. As...
October 11, 2010 - 12:00am
October 7, 2010
Yankees one win from sweeping Twins
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Andy Pettitte and the New York Yankees stumbled through September and landed in the AL wild-card spot. As the Minnesota Twins can attest, the Yankees are hardly an underdog in October. Pushing the home-field advantage back in Minnesota's face, Pettitte turned...
October 7, 2010 - 8:28pm
September 24, 2010
Commentary: Who is Carl Paladino?
The Republican nominee for governor of New York doesn't spend a lot of time talking about himself, which is both good and bad. It's good because, in truth, his surprise victory over the "establishment" favorite (and Conservative Party candidate) Rick Lazio had very little to do with...
September 24, 2010 - 12:00am
September 13, 2010
NYC Imam says resolution to mosque debate in works
NEW YORK -- The imam leading the effort to build an Islamic center and mosque near the World Trade Center site said today that a resolution to the raging debate over its location is being examined. "We are exploring all options as we speak right now, and we are working to what will...
September 13, 2010 - 10:41am
American Opinion: On the proposed mosque near ground zero in New York
From The Associated Press An excerpt from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States: On the proposed mosque near ground zero in New York: The controversy over the proposed mosque near ground zero offers an opportunity to see the protections of our Constitution, but perhaps...
September 13, 2010 - 12:00am
August 24, 2010
Supporters: Church ignored in NYC mosque furor
NEW YORK (AP) -- Supporters of a Greek Orthodox church destroyed on Sept. 11 say officials willing to speak out about a planned community center and mosque near ground zero have been silent on efforts to get the church rebuilt. But the World Trade Center site's owner says a deal...
August 24, 2010 - 11:31am
August 23, 2010
Passions rise at dueling NYC mosque demonstrations
NEW YORK (AP) -- Hundreds of impassioned demonstrators -- all waving American flags, but separated into two groups by police -- descended on the site of the proposed mosque near ground zero, with opponents chanting, "No mosque, no way!" and supporters shouting, "We say no to racist...
August 23, 2010 - 8:53am