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Smoke drifts from oil tanks cars burning near Heimdal, N.D., after the cars derailed about 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 6, 2015. Photo by Adam Ladwig, Forum News Service
Video: BNSF Railway oil tank cars derail, catch fire, N.D. town evacuated
5 hours 30 min ago
Bird flu outbreak now impacting poultry processing jobs, 223 jobs cut in Faribault
13 hours 59 min ago
Rep. Ron Erhardt holds up a jar of what appears to be candy labeled “bird flu vaccine” Tuesday in the Minnesota House. He later apologized for making light of bird flu, which has killed more than 5 million turkeys. (Image from Minnesota House television)
Editorial: Erhardt’s fowl joke was very poor move
12 hours 59 min ago
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Rice man killed Tuesday in crash near Paynesville
12 hours 4 min ago
Grass Lake restoration project gets go-ahead
20 hours 39 min ago
A black bear was spotted high in a tree in downtown Duluth on Wednesday morning. The bear climbed up one of the large trees near the Duluth Courthouse at the corner of Fourth Avenue West and First Street. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources was notified of the situation around 9 a.m. (Photos by Samantha Erkkila /
A bear on Duluth visit
8 hours 41 min ago
MnDOT to host open house on U.S. Highway 12 construction from Atwater to Litchfield
22 hours 33 min ago
U.S. Highway 12 detour from Kerkhoven to Pennock starts Monday
22 hours 29 min ago
Prep Softball Roundup: Alexandria sweeps doubleheader from Willmar
19 hours 54 min ago
Paynesville’s Josh Mackedanz fires to the plate during the first game of a West Central Conference doubleheader against Benson on Tuesday in Paynesville. Mackedanz two-hit the Braves in a 6-0 victory. TRIBUNE/Tom Larson
Prep baseball: Paynesville sweeps Braves
20 hours 28 min ago
Prep Baseball Roundup: Willmar drops two to Alexandria
20 hours 24 min ago
MLB: A's clip Twins
20 hours 54 min ago
Boys Tennis Roundup: Cardinals collect 11th win
19 hours 57 min ago
An excavator rips apart the sanctuary of the Willmar Christian Reformed Church in the 1700 block of 8th Street Southwest Monday morning. The congregation is meeting in the adjoining Fellowship Hall for now. (TRIBUNE/Rand Middleton)
It shall rise again
22 hours 35 min ago
This custom-made wagon was recently stolen from the Swansson Field area in Willmar. (SUBMITTED)
Records published May 6
7 hours 59 min ago

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