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Memorial Day 2017
Five die in crash with semi in western South Dakota
Popular Minnesota Court of Appeals judge, former attorney retires after 40 year career
Philando Castile case: As jury selection begins, what do both sides look for?
Montevideo residents seek to help immigrants
Stingers add upgrades to Taunton
Prep Baseball: Spaulding shuts down Tigers in NLS' 3AA victory
Softball: KMS, BOLD still alive in 3A
Fischer, Obregon, Ackerman place in 8AA tennis tourney
Late goals lift Penguins in Stanley Cup Final opener
Watch: 'Price is Right' contestant loses his mind as he breaks Plinko record
Former Arkansas Gov. takes 'Huckabee' from Fox News to religious broadcaster
Ellen DeGeneres lands new Netflix stand up special
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
Lorenz, Gustafson win Memorial Day 5K
Memorial Day 2017: Willmar, area communities plan cemetery services and more
Memorial Day travel volume expected highest since 2005
Fishing: Area opener a ray of sunshine
Art competition: High school artists gather in New London
Timothy D. Claussen
Donald E. Bjork
Evelyn F. Carlson
AstroBob: Observing alert -- space station marathon is underway
Column: Lessons from a great leader
25 ways to slow down and enjoy the summer
POW! BAM! WHAM! How to put the ARRRRR back in America.
Bursack: Dad needs help taking care of Mom but he won't allow it
May 14, 2017
'What I needed to do': Fargo mom urged police to arrest her sons to save their lives
FARGO — Mary Locken was aiming to fire a warning shot. This single working mom wanted to put fear in the hearts of her teenage sons who'd...
May 14, 2017 - 6:00am
May 5, 2017
Letter: We are all imperfect humans
Perhaps the writer who dismisses Prince as a drug addict is familiar with this statement: Let those without sin cast the first stone. Prince...
May 5, 2017 - 10:46am
March 8, 2017
Pioneering role continues at Vanguard
GRANITE FALLS — Project Turnabout was termed a "pioneer" when it opened its doors to help compulsive gamblers 25 years ago. It still is....
March 8, 2017 - 4:53am
October 17, 2016
Craig Holmgren letter: Baker's leadership on drug prevention
Rep. Dave Baker authored, introduced, gathered support in committee, and got passed on the House floor a bill referred to as the prescription monitoring program. Rep. Baker then took the bill to conference committee with the Senate. Gov. Dayton signed the bill known as SF 1440 into...
October 17, 2016 - 1:37am
September 10, 2016
Minnesota dentist finds out man with teeth pain had been to 23 others for pain pill addiction
DULUTH —The patient, who came in just before lunch, was well-dressed and had a disarming personality. He said he was in terrible pain. He had...
September 10, 2016 - 11:37am
May 16, 2016
Researchers warn antidiarrheal medicine can be abused by opioid addicts
FARGO, N.D. --A new warning in a medical journal about over-the-counter antidiarrheal medicine being used improperly by opioid addicts could...
May 16, 2016 - 8:55am
May 4, 2016
Prince died one day before he was to meet with doctors about addiction to pain pills
The body of music superstar Prince was found one day before a doctor was to meet him to help end an addiction to pain killers, the Minneapolis...
May 4, 2016 - 10:38am
February 14, 2016
The ‘loaded revolver’ in the medicine cabinet
WASHINGTON — Doctors are sharing ideas and data in the campaign against a health crisis which the Centers for Disease Control says now kills...
February 14, 2016 - 11:59pm
January 22, 2016
Montevideo among first rural Minnesota police departments to carry overdose antidote
MONTEVIDEO — A young woman’s death in Fargo, North Dakota, may save lives in Montevideo. The woman’s mother and Montevideo Police Chief...
January 22, 2016 - 1:55pm
July 24, 2015
State board restricts local doctor’s license
WILLMAR — A local doctor has had his medical license restricted over ongoing issues with addiction. Dr. Scott Abrams will be allowed to continue practicing medicine but under conditions stipulated by the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice. Failure to comply could result in suspension...
July 24, 2015 - 11:08pm
July 12, 2015
Rally in White Earth against heroin,meth
WHITE EARTH — They were fed up and looking for change — a group of Native Americans gathered at the tribal headquarters of the White Earth...
July 12, 2015 - 11:11pm
October 24, 2014
Sobriety earns praise, even applause in drug court hearings
WILLMAR — A handful of people facing felony drug charges stood, one by one, in front of Judge Stephanie Beckman on Wednesday at the Kandiyohi County Courthouse, with a group of social workers, attorneys, probation officers and others watching the proceedings. Any criminal court...
October 24, 2014 - 11:52pm
September 4, 2014
Program transforms former addicts
WILLMAR — Al Cesarlo, nutrition specialist at LifeRight Outreach, lives a sober life and said his faith is what keeps him on track. LifeRight...
September 4, 2014 - 10:31pm
May 26, 2014
Willmar C.A.R.E. receives safety award
WILLMAR — For the second year in a row, Willmar Community Addiction Recovery Enterprise (C.A.R.E.) program that specializes in helping people with mental illness overcome addiction has received a Governor’s Safety Award for outstanding or continuing improvement in workplace safety. C.A.R.E....
May 26, 2014 - 11:46pm
March 25, 2014
Kramer is Grace Place program director
WILLMAR — Janine Kramer has been named program director of Grace Place of Willmar, a nonprofit, faith-based supportive Christian residential facility for women facing difficult life situations. Grace Place welcomes adult women without dependents with living skills and a safe...
March 25, 2014 - 9:26am