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At least one reportedly dead in Las Vegas strip shooting
Uber suspends self-driving car program after Arizona crash
US confirms coalition airstrike in Mosul district; dozens of civilians believed killed
With health care bill dead, Republicans turn to taxes
AgweekTV: Cattle stress study at NDSU
UMD's Toninato and Iafallo erase painful memory at Scheels Arena
Notre Dame upsets Gophers
Berrios proud to have played for Puerto Rico, even if it means starting season in minors
POWERS: Twins management right to evaluate team... but don't expect fans to wait for turnaround
Injury bug finally makes way to Twins camp
Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thompson for a date
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
Play our Basketball Brackets Challenge
Derald F. Rolfsmeier
Loren E. Meyer
Ruth O. Jones
'Bright sadness' describes Lenten journey at Fargo church
Planning the spring garden calendar
Fielding Questions: Rabbit damage can ruin evergreens
Commentary: Minnesota needs transportation investment
Midwest Opinion: A workable path to bipartisan health care reform
Dave & Vivian Swanson
May 31, 2014
Dahlberg holds GOP Senate lead as convention recesses until Sat. morning
By Don Davis Forum News Service ROCHESTER, Minn. -- A little-known St. Louis County commissioner emerged early today as...
May 31, 2014 - 5:00am
May 2, 2014
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
May 2, 2014 - 12:00am
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