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Trump baffles Sweden with crime comment, says it was based on TV report
Railroad bypass to be discussed Tuesday by Willmar City Council
Saving Rick's place: Friends rally to help keep Willmar man in his home
Chris Wallace to Reince Priebus: 'You don't get to tell us what to do'
Box Office: 'Lego Batman' flies high over 'Great Wall,' 'Fist Fight'
Local Roundup: WarHawks drop second straight at New Ulm
Four Cards off to state
Prep Wrestling: Willmar wins fourth-straight section crown
Zucker and linemates lead Wild past Predators
Berrios more comfortable, feels command improving
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
Driving a hard bargain for taxes
States' rights? Not so much, when it comes to retirement savings
Murder and Mayhem are hers to tell in Redwood County
Fagen Fighters Museum in Granite Falls listed as a top Minnesota attraction
The many meanings of Valentine's Day
Winifred E. O'Leary
Ronnie D. Clark
Donna M. Goff
Marlyn K. Sandry
Arlene L. Mortenson
Letters: Principles to guide our lives
AstroBob: Ride the roller coaster to solar minimum
Swift: Do-it-yourself Dad may be least patient patient of all
Veeder: The new good 'ol days are on their way
Phillips: Dealing with difficult people easier with kindness
Fergus Falls band plays Obama inauguration
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. – The high school marching band here is headed back to Washington in January. The Fergus Falls High School marching band performed in President Barack Obama’s first inauguration parade in 2009, and they’ve been invited to appear in Obama’s second inauguration...
December 20, 2012 - 9:39pm
December 18, 2012
Commentary: Does America now have an imperial president?
One definition of “imperial” on dictionary.com is, “of the nature or rank of an emperor or supreme ruler.” At his news conference Monday, a petulant, threatening and confrontational President Obama spoke like an emperor or supreme ruler. All that was missing was a scepter,...
December 18, 2012 - 1:14am
December 6, 2012
Commentary: Cultivating our bewitchment
By George Will WASHINGTON — Even Jonathan Swift, who said promises and pie crusts are made to be broken, might have marveled at the limited shelf life of Barack Obama’s promise of a “balanced” deficit-reduction plan — substantial spending cuts to accompany revenue increases....
December 6, 2012 - 12:00am
November 7, 2012
Given 2nd term, Obama now facing new urgent task
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama faces a new urgent task now that he has a second term, working with a status-quo Congress to address an impending financial crisis that economists say could send the country back into recession. "You made your voice heard," Obama said in...
November 7, 2012 - 10:05am
November 6, 2012
Obama re-elected to 2nd term
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Barack Obama has won re-election to a second term as president, beating back a fierce challenge from Republican Mitt Romney....
November 6, 2012 - 10:45pm
Obama effigy hung from Duluth billboard
An effigy of President Obama with a noose around his neck was tied to an electronic billboard along one of Duluth's busiest thoroughfares during...
November 6, 2012 - 7:50pm
Confident Obama congratulates Romney, shoots hoops on Election Day
CHICAGO (AP) -- Expressing confidence but leaving nothing to chance, President Barack Obama indulged his superstitions by engaging in a traditional...
November 6, 2012 - 5:47pm
November 1, 2012
New Plateaus blog: Stopping for the panhandling woman
November 1, 2012 - 9:29am
October 27, 2012
Editorial: Romney vote is right for president
Four years ago a nation tired of two wars, high deficit spending and an unfolding economic crisis sought a change. The country's voters chose a young senator from Illinois to lead us forward. President Obama moved with swift, bold action on an economic stimulus and bailouts in the...
October 27, 2012 - 1:32am
October 23, 2012
Letter: Whom to believe? Not Obama
Readers and voters: With all our experiences these last four years, will you think this November? Tons of political ads. Tons of rhetoric. Who do we believe? From debate performances between Obama and Romney, who has the real answers to solve America's ills? I, as well as millions...
October 23, 2012 - 1:22am
October 20, 2012
Letter: Tyranny of the White House
According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, tyranny is defined as oppressive power; especially: oppressive power exerted by government; the tyranny of a police state. Under Obama's administration one of the examples of tyranny that we have seen in the last four years is the takeover...
October 20, 2012 - 12:00am
Letter: Our enslavement to debt
"The fact that we are here today to debate raising America's debt limit is a sign of leadership failure. It is a sign that the U.S. government cannot pay its own bills. It is a sign that we now depend on ongoing financial assistance from foreign countries to finance our government's...
October 20, 2012 - 12:00am
October 2, 2012
Letter: The canaries in the coal mine
Years ago, before there was lots of technology, underground miners would take canaries with them when they went into the mines, the reason being the canaries could sense ground tremors before the miners would and become agitated, thereby warning the miners. Today we are seeing many...
October 2, 2012 - 9:00am
August 17, 2012
Fake followers in social media is newest ploy, accusation in politics
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- Forget ballot box irregularities.
August 17, 2012 - 9:55am
July 12, 2012
Vice President Biden tells NAACP Obama stands by his convictions
HOUSTON (AP) -- Vice President Joe Biden rallied support for President Barack Obama before the nation's largest civil rights organization on...
July 12, 2012 - 12:28pm