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Cory James Kochendorfer  Courtesy of the Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office
Off-duty Minn. police officer charged with DUI after six cars damaged in crash
November 20, 2017 - 7:16pm
Johanna Birchem, 13,  harvested this eight-point buck using copper bullets during the opening day of Minnesota's firearms deer season. Submitted photo.
Retired DNR conservation officer makes case for copper bullets during deer hunting trip with his daughter
November 19, 2017 - 5:01am
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Emily Schlecht, a former Willmar resident and who was sexually assaulted in 2015, left, receives an embrace from her friend Shayna Marier at a rally held Sunday outside the Kandiyohi County Courthouse in Willmar.
Rally helps survivor 'Break the Silence' about sexual assault in Willmar
November 20, 2017 - 5:46am
Shelby Kingman Jr.
November 20, 2017 - 7:46pm
Minnesota man sentenced to more than a decade in prison for Bakken housing scheme
November 20, 2017 - 4:14pm
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Chad Koosman admires the Christmas tree light fixture Nov. 13. Koosman lit the tree in order to program the lights to the music for the annual “Celebrate the Light” light show at his home in Willmar. This is the final year the Koosman family will host the six-week long light show, which will open Thanksgiving Eve at 3903 60th Avenue Northeast. (For a video on "Celebrate the Light" visit wctrib.com) play button
'Celebrate the Light' - the final show: Willmar family will end 10-year run of popular Christmas display
November 18, 2017 - 7:07am
Minnesota Golden Gophers head coach P.J. Fleck looks on during pregame warmups before a game against the Nebraska Cornhuskers at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis on Nov. 11, 2017. Jesse Johnson / USA TODAY Sports
Fleck, Gophers scrambling to fill QB void after Ohio prep star decommits
November 20, 2017 - 6:14pm
William Grahek, the victim of the fatal shooting in Duluth on Feb. 14, 2017.
Duluth murder suspect, accused in student's slaying, wants case dismissed
November 20, 2017 - 5:11pm
Submitted/ Yellow Medicine County pursued an expedited process to gain possession of the vacant Clarkfield School buildings, but the interior damage due to water and mold and the clutter from materials left behind led them to conclude that most of the buildings will need to be razed. The city of Clarkfield is asking residents to consider saving the west gymnasium building for use by the community.
Clarkfield debates fate of closed school buildings
November 20, 2017 - 6:35am
Jalan Greer
'I'm no maniac': Former Moorhead man sentenced for killing cat
November 20, 2017 - 5:32pm
The hosts of “CBS This Morning,” from left, Norah O’Donnell, Charlie Rose and Gayle King, at Lincoln Center’s American Songbook Gala in New York, Feb. 1, 2017. After allegations surfaced in November that Rose made crude sexual advances toward multiple women who worked on his show over a dozen years, CBS suspended him from its morning program and PBS announced it will no longer distribute his long-running nightly interview show. (Krista Schlueter/copyright 2017 The New York Times)
Charlie Rose suspended from CBS News; PBS, Bloomberg suspend show after sexual harassment allegations
November 20, 2017 - 7:44pm
Thomas "Tom" Rice
November 20, 2017 - 7:46pm
President Donald Trump during a speech in the Diplomatic Room of the White House in Washington, Nov. 15, 2017. Trump lashed out on Twitter Thursday at Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.), who has been accused by a radio newscaster of kissing and groping her more than a decade ago, while remaining largely silent regarding Roy Moore, a Republican Senate candidate accused of sexual assaulting several women when they were teenagers. (Tom Brenner/copyright 2017 The New York Times)
Hunters are livid over Trump's elephant trophy decision
November 20, 2017 - 8:06pm
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'I'm nobody': 28 years ago, Charles Manson gave one of the most eerie on-camera responses of all time
November 20, 2017 - 2:07pm
Records published Nov. 20
November 20, 2017 - 6:01am

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