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Clinton tabs Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as running mate
Rural Maynard family escapes burning home
Tim Huber's attorney argues lack of probable cause in seeking dismissal of murder indictment
Confusion on procedure takes new Willmar position off council table
Relay for Life Kandiyohi County
Stingers' rally fall short in loss to La Crosse
KRA revs up after weather delays
Roundup: VFW I heads into playoffs on hot streak
Sano breaks slump, leads Twins to victory
Former Minnesota Vikings coach Dennis Green dies
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Sharing Netflix or HBO Go passwords now a federal crime
'My Ocean': On the Ordway Prairie in west central Minnesota
Frye -- Birkland
Dahl -- Schow
Lippert -- Marcus
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
Doty — St. Aubin
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
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
Robert J. Swanberg
Carol Ann Ringler
Ardis E. Smith
Myrtle M. Knutson
Adeline T.J. Skogstoe
Commentary: Latest VA fix creates new ills
Tribune Opinion: Willmar benefits from 'Moving Health Forward'
Letter: A credit to sports writing
Letter: Criticism of Peppin unwarranted
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
September 16, 2013
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
July 5, 2013
Egypt troops open fire on pro-Morsi protesters
CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian troops opened fire on supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi who were marching on a headquarters of the Republican...
July 5, 2013 - 9:03am
July 3, 2013
Egypt's Army suspends constitution, President Mursi removed
CAIRO (Reuters) - The head of Egypt's armed forces issued a declaration on Wednesday suspending the constitution and appointing the head of the...
July 3, 2013 - 2:19pm