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Minnesota state House incumbents do well in primaries
Radinovich wins DFL primary for 8th Congressional District in one nation's hottest House races
Update: Benson voters approve $26 million school bond
Turnout for Minnesota primary election highest in 24 years
Huskies' bats bite Stingers
Polanco, Sano lead slumping Twins to win over Pirates
Chicago slips by Lynx at Target Center
Barr, out with undisclosed injury, says he wants to play for Vikings
Zimmer says Vikings' Waynes must 'deny the ball' to be elite
Legendary singer Aretha Franklin is 'gravely ill' in Detroit hospital, reports say
'Never Say No' is what North Dakota airman hopes singer Brandy will say to his ball invitation
Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! Poster, raffle art unveiling prelude to September festival
Hollywood blockbusters will get more love at next Oscar awards
Trump's Walk of Fame star: The West Hollywood City Council wants it permanently removed
Thomas: The Matrix at 20
A champion among tutors: Clara City native a male role model for preschoolers
Latest Live it! Magazine available online
Honoring fallen officers: Spicer artist provides artwork for new state license plate
Generations/Life Connections April 2018 now available online
Latest Live it! Magazine available online
April/May issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
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Martha Louise Hartnett
Ann M. Shaffer
Melvin G. Bakker
Commentary: Important advice from one of my heros
Commentary: I do not respect forcing your personal food choices on others or trying to change a person's environmental impact
Planning to save a seat for a friend in a crowded bar? Don't.
Stehn will be thoughtful, professional Kandiyohi County Sheriff
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Gary and Judy Swenson
Howard & Jewel Werner
Walz, Johnson win governor primaries; to face off in fall
April 30, 2018
Islamic State suicide bombing kills 25 in Kabul, including at least 9 journalists
KABUL, Afghanistan - Just after 8 a.m. Monday, April 30, a familiar boom filled the air and rattled windows across the Afghan capital. Local news photographers, reporters and cameramen grabbed their gear and rushed to cover the latest suicide bombing in a long and bloody conflict....
April 30, 2018 - 12:44pm
January 24, 2018
Strike on Islamic State killed up to 150 militants, US military says
U.S. forces conducted a series of strikes in far eastern Syria that killed as many as 150 suspected Islamic State militants, the U.S. military...
January 24, 2018 - 3:26pm
January 22, 2018
'We are in your home': After losses, ISIS steps up campaign to inspire attacks
The man with the Islamic State scarf appears to be playing a kind of jihadist peekaboo. In the photo, he hides his features behind the terrorist...
January 22, 2018 - 7:38pm
October 17, 2017
US-backed force claims capture of Islamic State's de facto Syrian capital Raqqa
BEIRUT - U.S.-backed forces in Syria claimed Tuesday they had full control of the Islamic State's onetime capital of Raqqa, suggesting an end to the militants' presence in their most symbolically important stronghold. Talo Silo, a spokesman for the Syrian Democratic Forces, or SDF,...
October 17, 2017 - 1:06pm
September 19, 2017
The 5 countries where people click most on ISIS propaganda
LONDON - Who looks at Islamist extremist content online? A new study released Tuesday by the Policy Exchange think tank based in London, whose reports often inform government policy in Britain, ranked the top consumers of propaganda produced by the Islamic State, by country of origin,...
September 19, 2017 - 4:32pm
September 14, 2017
U.S. citizen fighting for Islamic State surrenders in Syria
WASHINGTON - An American citizen fighting for Islamic State in Syria surrendered to U.S-backed forces earlier this week, U.S. officials said...
September 14, 2017 - 1:55pm
Pentagon says head of Islamic State in Afghanistan killed
WASHINGTON - The head of Islamic State in Afghanistan, Abu Sayed, was killed in a strike on the group's headquarters in Kunar province earlier this week, the Pentagon said on Friday, July 14. Pentagon spokeswoman Dana White said in a statement that other members of the Islamic State...
July 14, 2017 - 3:27pm
June 6, 2017
What life inside the Islamic State looks like for new recruits
An American who traveled undetected into Islamic State-controlled Syria and fled three months later says he was "curious" about life under the...
June 6, 2017 - 5:17pm
May 31, 2017
What happens when you join the Islamic State - then change your mind
As soon as his cab arrived in an Islamic State safe house in December 2015, his lawyers say, Mohamad Khweis realized he had made a huge mistake....
May 31, 2017 - 8:15pm
April 4, 2017
Islamic State says U.S. 'being run by an idiot'
CAIRO - Islamic State said on Tuesday, April 4, the United States was drowning and "being run by an idiot". In the first official remarks by...
April 4, 2017 - 1:55pm
February 27, 2017
Pentagon delivers draft plan to 'rapidly' defeat Islamic State to White House
WASHINGTON—A Pentagon-led preliminary plan to defeat Islamic State was delivered to the White House on Monday, Feb. 27, and U.S. Defense...
February 27, 2017 - 8:24pm
February 17, 2017
Wis. man, Va. man each get prison for trying to join Islamic State
A Wisconsin man and a Virginia man were sentenced separately to federal prison on Friday for attempting to travel abroad to join Islamic State,...
February 17, 2017 - 5:07pm
February 11, 2017
Sold by Islamic State, bought by strangers: Yazidi child reunited with family
RASHIDIYAH, Iraq—His name was Ayman, but the couple who brought the boy home to their Iraqi village after buying him for $500 called him...
February 11, 2017 - 8:22pm
Militants prey on lone child migrants to drive recruitment, report says
LONDON—Militant groups are using people smugglers to recruit desperate unaccompanied migrant children, who pledge allegiance to jihadists...
February 11, 2017 - 8:00pm
February 5, 2017
Mosul hotel catered to elites: from Saddam allies to suicide bombers
MOSUL, Iraq—When Islamic State seized the five-star Ninewah Oberoi Hotel in east Mosul it replaced wealthy Iraqi patrons with another kind...
February 5, 2017 - 10:00am