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Sanford Worthington recognized for flu protection efforts
A Q&A with new Minnesota Supreme Court Justice Anne McKeig
Girls soccer: Trojans fall to Willmar in the rain
College football: Slow start comes back to bite Bluejays
Prep volleyball: Worthington goes 2-5 at St. James Tournament
Prep football: E-E's precision on display in Fulda
Cross country: Fairmont wins Class 2A title at Milaca
Letter: Be sure to attend NCHS book release event
Column: Republicans' kangaroo court
Column: A Republican worth voting for
Column: District 518 offers PASS classes to connect with, inform families
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Patricia Marie Adelmann (Janssen)
Douglas R. Geertsema
Norma J. Janssen
Bosmas add barn quilt to their northwest Iowa property
Column: Shaking Up the Sanctuary
Looking Back: 1991 -- Perkins family receives conservation honor
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School of Prayer event is Oct. 7-8
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April 21, 2016
Letter: Best solution to Iraq woes is a time machine
By Debra Hogenson, Brewster I recently read an editorial in The New York Times by Minnesota native Thomas Friedman on the subject of Iraq and ISIS. Mr. Friedman is an acknowledged expert on the Middle East. His reputation was marred by his support for President G. W. Bush’s invasion...
April 21, 2016 - 4:25pm
February 28, 2016
Twin suicide bombing kills 70 in Baghdad: More than 100 wounded in city’s deadliest attack this year
BAGHDAD — A twin suicide bombing claimed by Islamic State killed 70 people in a Shi’ite district of Baghdad Sunday in the deadliest attack...
February 28, 2016 - 3:16pm
February 23, 2016
Kurdish special forces rescue Swedish girl from Islamic State
ERBIL, Iraq — A teenage Swedish girl being held by Islamic State militants in Iraq was rescued in a raid by Kurdish special forces last week,...
February 23, 2016 - 2:45pm
February 8, 2016
Canada to end bombing missions in Iraq, Syria
OTTAWA — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Monday Canada would pull out six jets that have been bombing targets in Iraq and Syria,...
February 8, 2016 - 3:57pm
January 19, 2016
About 3,500 slaves held by Islamic State in Iraq
GENEVA — An estimated 3,500 people, mainly women and children, are being held as slaves in Iraq by Islamic State militants, the United Nations...
January 19, 2016 - 4:39pm
January 18, 2016
Iraq searching for three U.S. citizens reportedly abducted
BAGHDAD — Security forces in Baghdad were hunting for three U.S. citizens who Iraqi lawmakers said Monday had been kidnapped, which, if confirmed, would make them the first Americans abducted in the country since U.S. troops withdrew in 2011. Unknown gunmen seized the trio from...
January 18, 2016 - 2:29pm
September 24, 2015
As you were: Iraq war veteran, photographer Pearsall brings Veteran Portraits Project to Luverne
LUVERNE — She is the only female to twice be named Military Photographer of the Year, she served three tours during the war in Iraq, she’s...
September 24, 2015 - 9:43pm
September 4, 2014
Column: A military mission that’s never-ending
AUSTIN, Texas — Ready or not, here we go again. The Pentagon is barreling back into the chaos of Iraq. Apparently, “Mission Accomplished” is “Mission Never-ending.” The government says that, for now, America will only provide jet fighters, drones, weaponry, humanitarian...
September 4, 2014 - 7:19pm
August 20, 2014
‘ISIL speaks for no religion’
BAGHDAD — U.S. President Barack Obama expressed revulsion Wednesday at the beheading of an American journalist by Islamist militants and vowed...
August 20, 2014 - 8:34pm
August 17, 2014
Column: A general’s farewell
WASHINGTON — I’ve observed many funerals over the last decade in Arlington National Cemetery’s Section 60, where war dead from Iraq and Afghanistan are buried. Last week I went for what, God willing, was the last. It was the burial of Harold Greene, shot to death in Afghanistan...
August 17, 2014 - 9:26pm
August 12, 2014
Column: Confronting ISIS — ‘It takes an army to defeat an army’
WASHINGTON — When liberal Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and the conservative former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich agree on something, attention should be paid. Feinstein, who chairs the Senate Intelligence Committee, said last Friday that the U.S. must confront the jihadists...
August 12, 2014 - 4:36pm
August 10, 2014
U.S. presses Iraq strikes
WASHINGTON — The United States conducted a new round of air strikes Sunday against Islamic State militants in Iraq while congressional Republicans...
August 10, 2014 - 8:50pm