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Capitol Chatter: A legislative budget primer
Keep or dump MNsure, or is there an alternative?
Grand jury indicts Allwine on first-degree murder
Higher education bills call for Minnesota State tuition freezes
Agriculture funding bills prioritize new Minnesota crops
State Basketball: CMCS rebounds in consolation bracket
Bears sign QB Sanchez to one-year deal
Minnesota State Boys Basketball Tournament -- Thursday roundup
Flyers keep Wild in check as Minnesota woes continue
Boys basketball: 'Jays leave feeling blue
Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thompson for a date
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
Play our Basketball Brackets Challenge
Ruth O. Jones
John E. Vold
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
Port: Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls criticism over #NoDAPL protests response “inaccurate and offensive”
American wines are gaining in popularity
Lost Italian: It all starts with Pasta Aglio e Olio
Swift: The new 'Maximum Overdrive': Could our appliances be too smart?
Benson Schools develops facilities plan, HVAC cost estimates expected next month
BENSON — Benson School Board members will learn in April what it is expected to cost to take on needed but costly upgrades to the heating...
9 hours 59 min ago
Benson citizens group continues to advocate for school pool
BENSON — A group of citizens in Benson is hoping to persuade the Benson School Board that the school's indoor swimming pool is too valuable...
10 hours 5 min ago
March 23, 2017
Watkins man charged in connection with sexual assault
LITCHFIELD — A 32-year-old Watkins man is facing first-, second- and third-degree felony criminal sexual conduct and misdemeanor domestic...
March 23, 2017 - 7:08am
March 21, 2017
Coalition continues to oppose private prison in Appleton
SAINT PAUL - A coalition of religious and civil rights organizations will continue to oppose legislation that calls for the State of Minnesota...
March 21, 2017 - 11:49pm
March 17, 2017
Fire at Minnewaska High School cancels classes district-wide today
GLENWOOD -- A fire last night at the Minnewaska High School has cancelled all classes today in the district. According to a statement on the...
March 17, 2017 - 7:03am
March 16, 2017
Ice falls off semi, injuring woman in Montevideo
MONTEVIDEO — It was a chance meeting of the worst kind. As a pickup truck and semi truck drove past each other Wednesday in opposite directions...
March 16, 2017 - 12:28pm
CHS acquires Western Co-op Transport Association
MONTEVIDEO — CHS Inc. has purchased Western Co-op Transport Association headquartered in Montevideo. "This acquisition strengthens our...
March 16, 2017 - 11:24am
Fairfax man gets jail, probation for six child pornography charges
OLIVIA — A Fairfax man was sentenced last month to a year in jail, seven years of probation and stayed prison time for possessing "thousands"...
March 16, 2017 - 5:46am
Renville man airlifted after Wednesday crash
RENVILLE — A 53-year-old man was airlifted Wednesday after a crash at 840th Avenue and 240th Street, just north of Renville. Joey Ross, of...
March 16, 2017 - 12:27am
March 15, 2017
Father of teens killed in Meeker County murder-suicide arraigned on child neglect charges
LITCHFIELD — The father of two Grove City teens killed in a murder-suicide last year was arraigned Tuesday in Meeker County District Court...
March 15, 2017 - 5:20am
March 14, 2017
Clara City EDA discusses MACCRAY discord
CLARA CITY — Members of the Clara City Economic Development Authority are considering whether to invite their counterparts in Raymond and...
March 14, 2017 - 6:26am
March 13, 2017
Appeals court rejects reduction in sentence in Renville County murder
OLIVIA — The Minnesota Court of Appeals rejected a bid by a Renville County defendant for a reduction of his 415-month prison sentence...
March 13, 2017 - 8:31pm
March 12, 2017
Early season signs are everywhere
WILLMAR — Amy Rager spotted the first drops of sap seeping from a wound on the sugar maple tree on her Chippewa County farm, and was in...
March 12, 2017 - 9:58pm
March 11, 2017
Mid-Minnesota to discuss regional road projects March 24
LITCHFIELD — Area residents have an opportunity to provide input and learn about transportation improvements being planned in the region...
March 11, 2017 - 8:22am
Legislators hopeful for Appleton prison legislation
APPLETON — Local legislators are hopeful legislation will be approved this session calling on the state of Minnesota to either lease or...
March 11, 2017 - 6:37am