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Appleton man’s design a finalist for state park license plate
7 hours 16 min ago
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Minnesotan in custody for alleged assault on woman, chasing man with hatchet
7 hours 40 min ago
Minnesotans invited to vote on new license plate design
8 hours 1 min ago
The Dixie Bar, Grill and Bottle Shop north of Two Harbors caught fire early Monday morning. The restaurant portion of the building is a complete loss. (Adelle Whitefoot / Lake County News-Chronicle)
Fire destroys landmark Minnesota restaurant popular with fishing crowd
8 hours 51 min ago
Minnesotan formally charged with kidnapping of 5-year-old girl
9 hours 33 min ago
Avid Bigfoot hunter Michael Hexum claims to have seen one on from a deer stand when he was 14 and has passionately pursued them ever since, often spending silent evenings in the woods of northern Minnesota listening for their calls. (EVAN FROST | MPR NEWS)
Searching for Bigfoot in northern Minnesota
12 hours 9 min ago
Employee injured in hold-up at Casey's in Willmar
14 hours 26 min ago
Willmar's Colten Carlson and New London-Spicer's Espi Austvold are the 2016 recipients of the Tribune's Hengstler-Ranweiler Awards, presented annually to the area's top senior three-sport athletes.
HR Awards: Carlson, Austvold are 2016 winners
23 hours 36 min ago
Last year’s Willmar Fests ambassadors, back row, from left, KJ Farhat, Miranda Roelofs and Morgan Stoeberl, crown their replacements during the coronation Saturday at the Willmar Education and Arts Center.  BRIAN EDWARDS | TRIBUNE
Willmar Fests royalty crowned
June 26, 2016 - 10:50pm
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Minnesotan may have tied record with 57-inch muskie
June 26, 2016 - 9:33am
Marlys Haug, seated on bed, visits with Renville County Hospital and Clinics caregivers shortly before her discharge as the first total knee replacement patient at the new facility. From left are Michele Hagen, director of surgical nurses; Haug; Dr. Jared Slater, general surgeon; and Andy Johnson, anesthesiologist.  TOM CHERVENY | TRIBUNE
New Renville County Hospital and Clinics sees growth in services, usage
June 26, 2016 - 10:58pm
Area Golf: Gorans wins Lakeland at Eagle Creek
23 hours 25 min ago
Area Baseball: Morris edges Bird Island in amateur baseball pitcher’s duel
23 hours 30 min ago
NWL Baseball: Stingers win weekend pair in LaCrosse
23 hours 32 min ago
MLB: Duffey dominates Yanks
23 hours 33 min ago

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