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Willmar teen injured Tuesday in crash with parked car
Public invited to comment of special fishing regulations
Shell's U.S deal to unlock global oil asset disposals
Two held in dragging death of teen in Wright County
Soybean plantings to rise in 2017, corn to fall
Card girls dominate Shocky Strand cross country race
Cardinal volleyball has state on its mind
Berger gets his turn at center
MURPHY: Bridgewater shows there's no reason to panic
Chargers like stadium better than new turf
Comedy legend Gene Wilder dead at 83
Tickets on sale Friday for tours of Paisley Park
Mislabeled pills seized at Prince's home after his death
J.K. Rowling releasing 3 new 'Harry Potter' books
New Barn play continues this week
Box office: 'Don't Breathe' Scares Up $26.1 million as hot summer for horror continues
Milestones launching in September
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
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
Lawrence "Larry" Frederick Harding
Oliver "Ollie" Moldestad
Dr. Harris P. Hinderaker
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Cohen: The alchemy of turning bribes into gifts
Thomas: Where there's smoke there is fire
Cartoon by Steve Benson
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
September 17, 2013
Officials say no evidence of second shooter in Washington Navy Yard rampage
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Investigators have found no evidence of a second suspect in the shooting spree at the Washington Navy Yard that killed 13 people, including suspected gunman Aaron Alexis, officials told a news conference on Monday. "We have continued to pursue the possibility...
September 17, 2013 - 7:07am
September 16, 2013
Police hunt for second possible attacker in Washington Navy Yard shooting that killed at least 12
WASHINGTON (AP) -- As many as two gunmen launched an attack Monday morning inside the Washington Navy Yard, spraying gunfire on office workers...
September 16, 2013 - 3:15pm
Officials: Navy Yard shooter ID'ed as Aaron Alexis
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal law enforcement officials say the man accused in a shooting rampage at the Washington Navy Yard that left at least 12 people dead has been identified as Aaron Alexis. The two officials spoke Monday to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because...
September 16, 2013 - 2:39pm
Police: Man in tan outfit not Navy Yard suspect
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Police say a man in a tan, military-style outfit who had been sought in connection with the shooting rampage at the Washington Navy Yard has been identified and is not a suspect or a person of interest in the slayings.
September 16, 2013 - 2:02pm
12 killed in Navy Yard shooting; two more gunmen sought
WASHINGTON (AP) -- As many as three gunmen opened fire Monday inside the Washington Navy Yard, attacking office workers at a heavily guarded military facility in the heart of the nation's capital. At least 12 people were killed.
September 16, 2013 - 1:34pm
August 30, 2013
U.S. says Syrian chemical attack killed 1,429
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Edging toward a retaliatory strike, the Obama administration bluntly accused the Syrian government of Bashar Assad on Friday...
August 30, 2013 - 1:04pm
August 29, 2013
Assad says Syria will defend itself: state media
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) -- Syria's state news agency has quoted President Bashar Assad as saying Syria will defend itself against any aggression.
August 29, 2013 - 7:25am
August 28, 2013
U.S. still defining objectives of strike on Syria
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration is still defining the central objectives of a potential military strike on Syria and considering possible Syrian government reprisals, even as U.S. intelligence agencies prepare additional evidence to show the Bashar Assad government's responsibility...
August 28, 2013 - 7:03am
August 23, 2013
Soldier guilty of murder for Fort Hood shootings
FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — Army Maj. Nidal Hasan was convicted Friday for the deadly 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood, a shocking assault against...
August 23, 2013 - 2:16pm
August 22, 2013
Convicted WikiLeaker Bradley Manning wants to live as woman
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Bradley Manning, the U.S. soldier sentenced to 35 years in military prison for the biggest breach of classified documents in the nation's history, said on Thursday he is female and wants to live as a woman named Chelsea.
August 22, 2013 - 9:02am
August 13, 2013
First woman to take command of U.S. Air Force Academy
By Karen Brooks (Reuters) - The first woman to lead the U.S. Air Force Academy formally took command on Monday, ushering in a new era for the 59-year-old military school in Colorado. Lieutenant General Michelle Johnson, welcomed with a Change of Command ceremony, told a crowd...
August 13, 2013 - 8:55am
July 19, 2013
Vet returns to N.Korea where 1st black Navy aviator died
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Two years after he made history by becoming the Navy's first black pilot, Ensign Jesse Brown lay trapped in his downed...
July 19, 2013 - 8:02am
July 14, 2013
Official send-off Tuesday for National Guard troops from Litchfield, Minn., armory bound for Afghanistan
LITCHFIELD — An official deployment ceremony was held Sunday at the Litchfield Civic Arena for a Litchfield-based Minnesota National Guard...
July 14, 2013 - 11:10pm
Video: Deployment Ceremony of Minnesota National Guard 849th
The official National Guard deployment ceremony is held Sunday at the Litchfield Civic Arena. Ninety-five Minnesota National Guard soldiers...
July 14, 2013 - 6:45pm
July 10, 2013
VA looks for answers on veterans suicide rate
ALEXANDRIA — Twenty-two veterans die by suicide every day in the U.S., and taking into consideration the total U.S. population (315 million) and the number of veterans (22 million), that percentage seems disproportionately high. Since 2001, per-day veteran suicides have remained...
July 10, 2013 - 12:13am