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'I knew it was him': Minnesotan was first responder on scene of crash that killed teen son
Willmar Police ask for public's help identifying theft suspects
Two arrested with 117 grams of meth, $1,700 during Minn. traffic stop
Feds find MNsure tech vulnerabilities, but state says they are fixed
Independent study film focuses on immigrant students
Wild stay unbeaten at home, trip up Maple Leafs
Section 5A could be dogfight as postseason looms
WCT daily schedule
Ridgewater takes two on Crossover's first day
Willmar riding win streak into postseason
Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in Literature
'Wayside School' opens tonight at The Barn
Rolling Stones to release new album in December
Lady Gaga to perfom Super Bowl halftime show
Meander weekend features celebration of art, community
As 2017 looms, time to review your Medicare coverage
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
The prairie chicken is featured on Northland Outdoors TV
Fast food influence kids' soda and calorie choices
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Alveda B. Myhre
Fran Hussong letter: Ahmann is part of the problem
Gene Schneider letter: Asmus is clear choice in Ward 2
Marlys Schafer letter: Don't vote for self-interest groups
Kent Syverson letter: Keep the 19th Amendment
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April 23, 2016
Reflecting on a Willmar family's miraculous trip to Panama
The Panama Canal is everything I expected from the picture in my fourth-grade geography text at Breton Downs in East Grand Rapids, Michigan....
April 23, 2016 - 6:00am
April 13, 2016
High-tech search of Loch Ness finds monster, but not the one it was looking for
LONDON - A high-tech marine drone scouring the depths of Scotland's Loch Ness for one of nature's most elusive beasts has found a "monster" -...
April 13, 2016 - 1:39pm
April 8, 2016
Pope Francis calls for openness toward 'imperfect' Catholics
VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis on Friday called for a Church that was less strict and more compassionate towards "imperfect" Catholics, such as...
April 8, 2016 - 9:49am
April 6, 2016
Lawmakers propose fix for dangerous state hospitals
ST. PAUL — Money is needed to end an epidemic of injuries being suffered in two state-run hospitals and Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton puts the...
April 6, 2016 - 11:02pm
April 2, 2016
In 'sign of hope,' bombed Brussels Airport to reopen Sunday
BRUSSELS -- Brussels Airport will partially reopen for passengers on Sunday, 12 days after suicide bombers destroyed its departure hall and killed 16 people. There will be far fewer flights than normal at the start and tighter security will be in place, but the airport operator said...
April 2, 2016 - 11:01am
March 22, 2016
Attacks on airport, rush-hour train leave at least 30 dead in Belgian capital
At least 30 people were killed in attacks on Brussels airport and a rush-hour metro train in the Belgian capital on Tuesday, according to public...
March 22, 2016 - 9:33am
March 21, 2016
Minnesotans get warm welcome in Cuba
A historic trade trip to Cuba is going well, Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D- Minn., and Rep. Tom Emmer, R-Minn., say. They're optimistic that Congressional efforts to ease restrictions on exports will go well, too. Klobuchar and Emmer held a conference call with the news media Monday afternoon....
March 21, 2016 - 11:42pm
March 2, 2016
Analysis: Rubio, Sanders do not dominate delegate count
ST. PAUL — There is no doubt Marco Rubio and Bernie Sanders won the presidential nods Tuesday from those who attended Minnesota Republican...
March 2, 2016 - 11:08pm
January 29, 2016
Watch as a female shark consumes her male mate at a South Korean Aquarium
It's a shark eat shark world at this aquarium in Seoul after one of the massive predators ate a tank mate. Aquarium officials say it was likely...
January 29, 2016 - 2:40pm
January 27, 2016
Obama calls for rapid Zika research
CHICAGO/WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama called Tuesday for the rapid development of tests, vaccines and treatments to fight the mosquito-transmitted...
January 27, 2016 - 10:57pm
January 20, 2016
St. John's Abbey releases files on monks accused of sex abuse
COLLEGEVILLE — St. John's Abbey announced Tuesday it released the personnel files of 18 monks who have been accused of sexual misconduct against minors. The release of the personnel records is a part of a 2015 settlement of a sexual abuse lawsuit brought against the abbey and one...
January 20, 2016 - 12:08pm
January 5, 2016
North Korea says tested hydrogen nuclear device
SEOUL — North Korea said it had successfully conducted a test of a miniaturized hydrogen nuclear device Wednesday morning. The announcement Wednesday on North Korean state TV followed detection of a 5.1 magnitude earthquake near its known nuclear test site earlier. The nuclear test...
January 5, 2016 - 10:06pm
November 16, 2015
Minnesota to stay open to Syrian refugees, Dayton says
More than a dozen state governors said Monday they will refuse to accept Syrian refugees after the Paris attacks, part of a mounting Republican...
November 16, 2015 - 11:18pm
November 15, 2015
Belgium seen central to Paris attack plans, France launches manhunt
PARIS/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Police investigating a wave of attacks in Paris launched an international hunt on Sunday for a man they believe might have helped organize the deadly assaults with two of his brothers in Belgium.
November 15, 2015 - 2:26pm
November 14, 2015
Islamic State claims Paris attacks that killed 127
PARIS (Reuters) - Islamic State claimed responsibility on Saturday for a coordinated assault by gunmen and bombers that killed 127 people at locations across Paris, which President Francois Hollande said amounted to an act of war against France.
November 14, 2015 - 9:58am