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Here's the plan: District 518 releases site map for new property
Mentally aware: Worthington’s Nelson happy in life thanks to help, finding positives
New site, name means 'Serenity' now
Kruse files to run for House District 22B
Many closed for Memorial Day
Section 3A track and field: Athletes advance to finals
Les Knutson: Windom's BARC gym will honor a coaching legend
Amateur baseball: Windom scores in ninth to beat Pipestone
Section 2AAA baseball: Trojans split on first day
Section 2AAA softball: Trojans lose twice in tournament
Column: One race over; here comes another
Column: The GOP's lost hope for scandal
Column: Memorial Day takes on significance this election year
Column: Honoring our fallen heroes, respecting our veterans
Column: A Trump too far?
Raymond "Ray" LeRoy Powell
William "Bill" Weppler
Marcella L. Hurlburt
Raymond "Ray" LeRoy Powell
Jack-of-all-trades: Plans shaping up to name BARC gymnasium in Jack Kelly's honor
Column: Our young soldiers are becoming only a dim memory
Out & About: May 27-June 11
Five tips for backyard smoking this summer
Religion briefs: May 26
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Twylla von Holdt 80th birthday
Dayle von Holdt 85th birthday
Wick 90th birthday
Wibbens 95th birthday
Anderson 95th birthday
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May 26, 2016
Shaping the future: Esther Ernst — Sibley-Ocheyedan’s ‘Grandma E’ — receives Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award
SIBLEY, Iowa — Some teachers call her a superstar, others call her a celebrity. Esther Ernst, widely known as “Grandma E,” humbly responds,...
May 26, 2016 - 9:12pm
Trump seeks tweets over solutions, Obama says
ISE-SHIMA, Japan — President Barack Obama disparaged Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump Thursday, saying the billionaire seeks...
May 26, 2016 - 2:46pm
May 24, 2016
Obama prods Vietnam on rights: Activists prevented from meeting POTUS during Hanoi visit
HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam — U.S. President Barack Obama chided Vietnam on political freedoms Tuesday after critics of its communist-run government...
May 24, 2016 - 9:05pm
May 23, 2016
Taliban meet on succession as Obama confirms leader’s death
PESHAWAR, Pakistan — Senior members of the Afghan Taliban met to choose a successor to their former leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour Monday after U.S. President Barack Obama confirmed his death in a drone strike inside Pakistani territory at the weekend. The Taliban themselves have...
May 23, 2016 - 3:54pm
May 13, 2016
Minnesota leaders react to Obama’s transgender restroom ruling
ST. PAUL — The Obama administration weighed in Friday on which bathrooms transgender people are allowed to use — a heated debate that has stretched from Mississippi to North Carolina to Minnesota. A letter sent to schools Friday from the U.S. Department of Education and the U.S....
News / education
May 13, 2016 - 9:25pm
May 12, 2016
As others see it: ‘Gap year’ may help some
About 3.3 million students are expected to graduate from U.S. high schools this year. One of President Barack Obama’s daughters is among them. Earlier this month, the White House announced Malia will not go directly to college. She is taking a so-called “gap year” after graduation...
opinion / editorials
May 12, 2016 - 9:23pm
May 10, 2016
Obama to visit Hiroshima, will not apologize for World War II bombing
WASHINGTON — Barack Obama will become the first U.S. president to visit Hiroshima in Japan later this month, but he will not apologize for...
May 10, 2016 - 3:14pm
May 9, 2016
Bison becomes national mammal with President Barack Obama’s signature
WASHINGTON — It's official: the American Bison is the country's national mammal. President Barack Obama signed the National Bison Legacy Act...
May 9, 2016 - 3:54pm
May 1, 2016
Obama torches Trump at his final correspondents’ dinner
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama Saturday took aim at Democrats and Republicans alike in his final appearance headlining the star-studded...
May 1, 2016 - 8:07pm
April 25, 2016
Obama ramps up Special Forces mission in Syria against IS
HANOVER, Germany — President Barack Obama announced Monday the biggest expansion of U.S. ground troops in Syria since its civil war began,...
April 25, 2016 - 3:56pm
April 24, 2016
‘The right side of history’: Obama supports Germany’s Merkel in migrant crisis
HANOVER, Germany — U.S. President Barack Obama said Sunday he would do whatever he could to advance a controversial trade deal with the European...
April 24, 2016 - 7:36pm
April 18, 2016
Obama immigration plan unlikely to revive: Supreme Court considers limits of presidential power
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s bid to save his plan to spare millions of immigrants in the country illegally from deportation and...
April 18, 2016 - 10:16pm
April 10, 2016
‘In perspective’: Obama says Clinton never jeopardized national security in email case
WASHINGTON — U.S. President Barack Obama said Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton never jeopardized national security in the...
April 10, 2016 - 8:58pm
March 30, 2016
Obama commutes 61 sentences, bringing total to 248
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama Wednesday commuted the sentences of 61 federal prisoners serving time for drug crimes, bringing his total...
March 30, 2016 - 3:38pm
March 28, 2016
Cuba’s Fidel Castro knocks sweet-talking Obama after ‘honey-coated’ visit
HAVANA — Retired leader Fidel Castro accused U.S. President Barack Obama of sweet-talking the Cuban people during his visit to the island last...
March 28, 2016 - 4:05pm