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FBI: Violent crime in U.S. rose in 2015 but far from peak levels
Latest poll shows Clinton up seven points in Minnesota
Bountiful 2016 pumpkin crop overcomes last year's shortfall
Smooth succession for NW Minnesota business
E-cigarette users view smoke-free areas as okay for vaping
McIlroy wins Tour Championship playoff, FedEx Cup
Tigers win three at star-studded Warehouse Invitational
Warriors top Fergus, move above .500
Willmar sweeps invitational
Warriors remain unbeaten in MCAC
Brad Pitt expresses sadness over divorce filing
Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt
Ticket prices for Prince tribute concert start at $19.99
Mikko Cowdery, QuadraFeelyAxs performing this weekend in Willmar
19th annual Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! festival to be held this weekend
Vote in our Readers' Choice 2016
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
Simplified French onion soup recipe perfect for home cooks
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
Lyla M. Porter
Charles "Chuck" Theodore Erickson
Don E. Miller
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
April 10, 2014
Video: Louisiana GOP chair calls on congressman to resign following kissing incident
WASHINGTON - A Republican U.S. congressman from Louisiana who was caught on video kissing a married staffer should resign and is an embarrassment...
April 10, 2014 - 2:25pm
March 20, 2014
Senate GOP stops tax-cut bill
ST. PAUL — Minnesota lawmakers edged closer to passing millions of dollars in tax cuts today, then ran into a brick wall when Republicans rejected...
March 20, 2014 - 11:05pm
February 4, 2014
Minnesota Opinion: Find any reason to caucus tonight
From Forum News Service An editorial from recent Minnesota newspapers. On finding any reason to caucus tonight DULUTH — Go because Minnesota’s political races already are heating up and there’s a candidate or two you kinda like. Go because this time, doggonit, you’re...
February 4, 2014 - 12:24pm
Caucus locations tonight in Kandiyohi County
DFL caucus locations The Kandiyohi County DFL party is hosting precinct caucuses at seven locations. Multiple precincts will meet at one location. Bethel Lutheran Church 411 Becker Ave. SW, Willmar All city of Willmar precincts, Willmar Township and Whitefield Township ...
February 4, 2014 - 12:20pm
February 3, 2014
Retired MACCRAY teacher seeks GOP nod for District 17A
CLARA CITY –– Gary Nelson, a retired teacher and high school coach from Clara City, announced Monday he is seeking the Republican endorsement for the District 17A House seat. Nelson is the second GOP candidate to announce his candidacy for the office, which is currently held...
February 3, 2014 - 11:21pm
Retired MACCRAY teacher seeks GOP nod for District 17A
CLARA CITY –– Gary Nelson, a retired, longtime teacher and coach at MACCRAY High School, said today he will seek the Republican endorsement...
February 3, 2014 - 1:00pm
January 19, 2014
Precinct caucuses set for Feb. 4
WILLMAR –– Political parties will hold precinct caucuses Feb. 4 in Minnesota, signaling the kick-off to the 2014 campaign and election season. In Kandiyohi County, the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party, the Republican Party and the Independence Party will hold precinct caucuses. All...
January 19, 2014 - 11:40pm
November 22, 2013
Seifert seeks local support
WILLMAR — If a Republican is going to be elected governor in Minnesota, he will need votes from Democrats and independents, said former House...
November 22, 2013 - 11:05pm
Seifert brings campaign for governor to Willmar
WILMMAR – If Republicans are going to win elections in Minnesota they’ll need votes from non-Republicans, said former House minority...
November 22, 2013 - 1:05pm
September 19, 2013
Raising minimum wage discussed: Legislative committee holds hearing in Willmar as part of effort to get feedback
WILLMAR — Conflicting opinions about why the state’s minimum wage should or should not be raised were expressed Thursday at a legislative...
September 19, 2013 - 11:08pm
May 23, 2013
DFL and GOP leaders express views of legislative action
WILLMAR - State legislative leaders from both parties were in Willmar Thursday to reflect on the recently concluded session. It should come as...
May 23, 2013 - 11:11pm
February 20, 2013
Former House Speaker Gingrich says Republicans have failed to grasp new demographics
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich says President Barack Obama and Democrats are "eight to 10 years ahead" of the Republican Party in understanding the rapidly changing face of the American electorate. Gingrich tells "CBS This Morning" that GOP strategists have failed to respond...
February 20, 2013 - 8:02am
February 14, 2013
Commentary: The GOP is plagued by good news
By Froma Harrop MEDFORD, Ore. — “Obama says he’s going to make middle-class jobs,” the breakfast room troubadour bellowed at the Holiday Inn Express to those who wanted to listen — and to those who didn’t. “Did he make your job?” he went on, cornering a female employee....
February 14, 2013 - 1:00am
December 31, 2012
American Opinion: On GOP political contributions
From The Associated Press Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States: Radical filmmaker Michael Moore says the wealthy 1 percent elite may rule America's economy, “but they have only 1 percent of the vote.” Thus they can't win elections through their...
December 31, 2012 - 12:00am
July 21, 2012
GOP questions Minn. Secretary of State's dealing with amendment
ST. PAUL -- Republicans say Democratic Secretary of State Mark Ritchie may be breaking state campaign laws by speaking out against a proposed constitutional amendment to be on Minnesotans' ballots Nov. 6. Sen. Mike Parry said he is considering taking Ritchie to court or issuing a...
July 21, 2012 - 12:00am