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Troubled lawyer shoots nine in Houston before being killed by police
Wash. mall shooter confesses, charged with 5 counts of murder
Harren chosen as permanent GM for Willmar utility
Renville, Redwood counties working on Minnesota River plan
Minnesotans sign up to vote in record numbers
Cardinal Pride to induct four into Hall of Fame
Twins hire new general manager from Cleveland
Joseph delivers sacks after Zimmer challenge
Wild players ready to move on from World Cup talk
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Brad Pitt expresses sadness over divorce filing
Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt
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Mikko Cowdery, QuadraFeelyAxs performing this weekend in Willmar
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Citizens getting caught up in Minnesota River cleanup
Northland Outdoors: A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Reader News: RAPID Coalition effort
Poetry, pugs raise awareness for new FAFSA timeline
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
Mary A. Krogfus
Donald R. Holmgren
Wallace "Wally" Heggestad
William "Bill" D. Latham
Dionne: Debate moderators shouldn't duck
Larry.R. Swenson: Different requirements for some?
Kent Syverson: Pedestrian bridge should be fixed
Frazee letter: Thank you for protecting and serving
Marcus: In praise of good government geeks
October 10, 2013
Editorial: Congress is failing military families
The federal government shutdown continues into its second week as Congress fails to act and fulfill its job. The latest fallout is impacting the military and veterans affairs benefits across the country. So while the U.S. Army’s Delta Force and the U.S. Navy Seal teams carried...
October 10, 2013 - 4:00am
October 7, 2013
Libya, Somalia raids show U.S. reach, problems
TRIPOLI/MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Two U.S. raids in Africa show the United States is pressuring al Qaeda, officials said on Sunday, though a failure in Somalia and an angry response in Libya also highlighted Washington's woes.
October 7, 2013 - 7:29am
September 17, 2013
Authorities question vetting of Washington gunman who killed 12
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Washington authorities questioned on Tuesday how a U.S. military veteran with a history of violence and mental problems...
September 17, 2013 - 11:07am
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