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Minnesota congressman pressed about Trump at spirited but mostly civil town hall forum
Man charged with third-degree murder in Moorhead meth overdose death
GOP increases moves to boost punishment for highway protests
Suburban Twin Cities nightclub shut down in wake of shooting where 5 injured
Murdock teens injured in Benson crash
Timberwolves' Thibodeau hasn't found trade he likes 'at this point'
Red-hot Gophers upset No. 24 Maryland, win 6th straight
Local Roundup: Warrior teams win two on Wednesday
Twins' Sano working to put down roots at third base
Santana on track to start season opener
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen
Around our region published Feb. 22
Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey
Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
Training can help surgeons tell patients best and worse scenarios
Reader News: Diaper Bears for Hope Pregnancy Center
Roger "Billy" Schlueter
Donald "Donnie" Clausen
Gladys M. Torbenson
Donna M. Goff
Tribune Editorial: Willmar City Council makes a good Holland decision
Cartoon by Bruce Plante for Feb. 23
Minnesota Opinion: Kill Legislature's ridiculous secret-meeting exemption
Cartoon by Ed Fischer
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
December 27, 2011
NeXt Willmar celebrating one year of offering opportunities for younger employees
WILLMAR -- NeXt Willmar offers younger employees in the area an opportunity to broaden their leadership skills and build networks. The organization...
December 27, 2011 - 12:00am
August 29, 2011
August 29, 2011 - 12:00am
August 16, 2011
Twins trade Young to Tigers for 2 players
By Noah Trister, AP Sports Writer DETROIT -- Delmon Young found out he was traded from Minnesota to Detroit, hours before the Twins were scheduled...
August 16, 2011 - 12:00am
December 23, 2010
American Opinion - On limited jobs for young adults:
An excerpt from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States: From The Associated Press On limited jobs for young adults: "The youth these days just aren't willing to work like had to in our day." When mature adults get together and start talking about the younger generation,...
December 23, 2010 - 12:00am
November 26, 2010
Commentary: A Cicero with a future
WASHINGTON -- Winning California's state lottery with the first ticket he bought put Kevin McCarthy, then 20, on a path to becoming, in January, the third-ranking Republican leader of a House majority pledged to make government less bountiful. With the $5,000 he won in 1985, McCarthy...
November 26, 2010 - 12:00am
November 10, 2010
This is the records summary for Nov. 10. Theft SPICER -- The theft of a shotgun from a vehicle was reported around 2:30 p.m. Monday along North Shore Drive. The value of the gun was estimated at $1,000. Fire RAYMOND -- The Blomkest Fire Department was paged to a tractor fire around...
November 10, 2010 - 12:00am
September 30, 2010
Young homer power Twins
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Delmon Young homered and drove in two runs and the Minnesota Twins beat the Kansas City Royals 4-2 on Wednesday night...
September 30, 2010 - 12:00am
August 13, 2010
Sheriff: SD boy dies after being left in hot car
The Kingsbury County sheriff's office says a young boy has died after being left in his car seat for several hours during hot weather. Sheriff Kevin Scotting says the boy died about 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, before paramedics arrived at the home in rural Kingsbury County. Outside temperatures...
August 13, 2010 - 8:24am
A good word for Rep. Bachmann
These days I am not in the habit of defending any politician, because most of them disgust me. However, in Michele Bachmann's case I would put in a good word. Bachmann is first and foremost a true Christian. She knows Jesus Christ as her personal savior. She is secondly a pro-lifer....
January 13, 2010 - 12:00am
December 3, 2009
The right to bear arms
Opinion In response to Lee Paulson's letter in the Nov. 27 edition titled "A good use for guns?": The Second Amendment of the United States Constitution clearly gives each U.S. citizen (although with some exceptions, e.g. criminal record/mentally disturbed) the right to bear arm...
December 3, 2009 - 12:00am
November 7, 2009
Letter: Saving souls for eternity
On Oct. 22, Congress passed a hate crimes bill which President Obama signed into law a couple days later. This was done mainly to placate his supporters from the far left. This bill will supposedly give greater protection to the homosexual person. But will it really be able to do...
November 7, 2009 - 12:00am
October 14, 2009
NL pumpkin grower misses world record
NEW LONDON -- A giant pumpkin grown in Iowa beat out a New London man's attempt for a world record. The difference was 65 pounds. Chad Revier...
October 14, 2009 - 12:00am
September 15, 2009
Letter: Our great health care system
In response to Graden West's Sept. 10 letter: As to Republicans wanting to keep our health care as is, that is basically true. And why not? It is the greatest health care system in the world. What they do desire is to lower health insurance premiums and health care costs for the people...
September 15, 2009 - 12:00am
July 23, 2009
Hats off to helpful young man
Hats off from a Clara City woman to the young man who gave up his appointment so she could get in to see her dentist for emergency tooth pain. She writes, "I had waited a long time and was talking to the receptionist who told me all the morning appointments had shown up. That I could...
July 23, 2009 - 12:00am
July 21, 2009
Granite Falls man charged with attempted murder, assault in Friday stabbing
WILLMAR -- A 68-year-old Granite Falls man has been charged with second-degree attempted murder and first- and second-degree assault in the Friday stabbing of a woman in that city. According to Police Chief Russ Blue, Curtis David Quale made his first appearance on the charges today...
July 21, 2009 - 12:58pm