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Dennis Edlund's Hyundai Sonata after it struck a pickup truck and then an SUV while driving the wrong way on the Bong Bridge on June 2. Investigators could not determine what might have caused Edlund to drive 4.2 miles the wrong way. (Minnesota State Patrol photo)
Crash probe leaves mystery: June crash on Duluth bridge killed wrong-way driver, injured others
1 hour 48 min ago
The barge Great Lakes Trader and tug Joyce L. VanEnkevort docked at the CN ore dock in Duluth earlier this month. The Great Lakes Trader, built in 2000, is 740-feet long, 78-feet wide and displaces 40,922 tons at design waterline, according to its owner, VanEnkevort tug & Barge, Inc., of Escanaba, Mich. The 135-foot long, 10,200 horsepower, twin screw Joyce L. VanEnkevort was built in 1997. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
Advent of the tug-barge: Lake freighter yields to barge traffic on Great Lakes
1 hour 48 min ago
October 21, 2017
Calyssa Hall, artistic director of the Zephyr Theatre in Stillwater, in what she says is the "future lobby" of The Zephyr Theatre, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017. The local theater group wants to buy the Minnesota Zephyr train depot in downtown Stillwater and convert it into a professional theater. (Jean Pieri / St. Paul Pioneer Press)
Gaining steam: Stillwater theater effort at old Zephyr depot is gaining steam
14 hours 8 min ago
Oct. 2017 photo of the house at 1051 Ramsdell Drive in Apple Valley, Minn., where in 2014 David Crowley killed his wife and daughter before committing suicide. The home is for sale for $279,900. Nick Ferraro / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Suburban Twin Cities home for sale has dark history
14 hours 12 min ago
Before receiving her badge Flora would recite a pledge to "appreciate, respect and protect" national parks, waters and land. Photo by Stacy Wegner
14 national parks in a fortnight
16 hours 25 min ago
ESPN host Jemele Hill poses for a photo on the red carpet at the ESPN the Party event in the Houston arts district. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
ESPN's Jemele Hill: 'I deserved that suspension'
17 hours 55 min ago
White House senior adviser Jared Kushner, left, senior policy adviser Stephen Miller, and chief strategist Stephen K. Bannon watch as President Donald Trump speaks in the Oval Office of the White House on April 20. Photo courtesy: Washington Post photo by Jabin Botsford
'The president's wingman': Absent in the West Wing, Bannon stays close to Trump
19 hours 53 min ago
Cosmos man to serve probation for stealing pop machine
20 hours 38 min ago
Kim Insley (via Facebook)
Veteran KARE-TV ‘Sunrise’ anchor no longer with station
21 hours 20 min ago
Motorcyclist killed in Lino Lakes, Minn., crash
21 hours 26 min ago
Commonwealth Development 

The 15th Street Flats project was awarded millions of dollars in tax credits to move the development forward. One of the next steps is to completed detailed drawings of the building. This is a concept drawing of what the building could look like, presented to the Willmar City Council in late May.
15th Street Flats clears major hurdle
21 hours 28 min ago
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Stephen Wenztell, left, is sworn in Friday as a new judge in the Eighth Judicial District by his brother and fellow judge, Michael Wentzell, right. Stephen's wife and son, Jessica and Ryan, stood with him during the investiture ceremony at the Kandiyohi County Health and Human Services Building in Willmar.
Wentzell takes his place on 8th District bench
21 hours 37 min ago
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Willmar Senior High School teacher Christina Kurhajetz, right, works in a lab during a weeklong Food and Drug Administration workshop on food safety in July. Kurhajetz was one of 30 teachers across the nation chosen for the workshop.
Willmar teacher studies food safety at FDA workshop
21 hours 41 min ago
Chris Bjur, a handyman in Fargo, describes the problems of being self-employed after being severely injured in a fall from a roof in June when he fractured both of his legs and ankles. Scars remain after multiple surgeries to fix the breaks.
Dave Wallis /Forum News Service
Self-employed contractors playing 'Russian roulette' if they aren't insured for medical expenses, lost income
22 hours 2 min ago
Briana Sanchez / Tribune file photo
Willmar School Board to meet Monday at high school
22 hours 31 min ago