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Minnesota manufacturers' confidence high, but finding workers a challenge
Mom upset after bus makes unannounced stop at Dairy Queen on last day of school
Despite past disagreements, Pope Francis and Trump exchange gestures of peace
Olivia doctors disciplined in labor and delivery case
Manchester bomber had links to Islamic State, officials say, as more arrests are made
Prep Softball: Becker's late run sinks Willmar
Prep Baseball: Falcons close with a gem
Prep Baseball: Cards dazzle in win over Rocori
Local Roundup: Willmar tennis duo take sub-section title
Prep Baseball: BOLD firepower on display
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
'Last Man Standing': 20th Century Fox TV to seek new home for Tim Allen comedy
ABC's 'American Idol' reboot lands pop music superstar as first confirmed judge
'Scandal' will end next year, ABC president confirms
Fishing: Area opener a ray of sunshine
Art competition: High school artists gather in New London
Stories needed to create 'Milan: The Musical!'
Minnesota Orchestra brings classical music to Willmar
Vinyls unveiled for traffic signal boxes in Willmar
Alpha G. Finden
Lisa Rierson Axelson
Marilyn Ruth Rusthoven
Dr. Richard Clausen
Port: Democrats already running campaign commercials on behalf of Heidi Heitkamp
Harrop: 'Bro Culture' companies may do poorly by being bad
Garrison Keillor: One more modest proposal
Midwest Opinion: Local youth sports can help fight drug abuse
Letter: Getting even after the fact
September 18, 2012
Alberta brothers sentenced in murder of mother
MORRIS -- The youngest of three brothers involved in the murder of their mother was sentenced Monday to 15 years in prison. Jacob Seth Cobb,...
September 18, 2012 - 12:00am
August 9, 2012
18-year-old pleads guilty to charges in the murder of his mother
MORRIS -- Jacob Seth Cobb pleaded guilty on Wednesday to the December 2010 murder of his mother, 50-year-old Tamara Lee Mason. Cobb, 18 of Alberta,...
August 9, 2012 - 12:00am
March 21, 2012
Alberta, Minn., teen pleads not guilty to charges in 2010 murder
MORRIS -- Jacob Seth Cobb, 17, appeared in Stevens County District Court for an omnibus hearing Tuesday, where he pled not guilty to two counts...
March 21, 2012 - 12:00am
November 26, 2011
Alberta, Minn., teen now faces adult charges in death of his mother
MORRIS -- A 17-year-old Alberta teenager has been certified to stand trial as an adult in the December 2010 death of his mother. Jacob Seth...
November 26, 2011 - 12:00am
November 25, 2011
Alberta, Minn., teenage son certified to stand trial as adult in mother's murder
November 25, 2011 - 12:26pm
July 30, 2011
School district business manager pleads to stealing $275K
MINNEAPOLIS -- The business manager for the Chokio-Alberta School District pleaded guilty Friday to stealing approximately $275,000 from the district, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office in Minneapolis. Liane Claassen, 43, of Chokio, pleaded guilty to one count of wire fraud. She...
July 30, 2011 - 12:00am
July 29, 2011
Business manager for Chokio-Alberta School District pleads guilty to stealing approximately $275,000
MINNEAPOLIS - The business manager for the Chokio-Alberta School District pleaded guilty today to stealing approximately $275,000 from the district, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office in Minneapolis. Liane Claassen, age 43, of Chokio, pleaded guilty to one count of wire fraud....
July 29, 2011 - 4:01pm
July 13, 2011
Third son charged in death of Alberta, Minn., woman
MORRIS -- All three brothers allegedly responsible for murdering their mother and then hiding and later burying her body have been charged in...
July 13, 2011 - 12:00am
July 12, 2011
Third son charged in Alberta mother's homicide
MORRIS - All three brothers allegedly responsible for murdering their mother and then hiding and later burying her body have been charged in...
July 12, 2011 - 5:20pm
Sons charged in death of Alberta, Minn., woman
MORRIS -- Two siblings have been charged in the death of their mother and charges against a third brother are expected soon. The remains of...
July 12, 2011 - 12:00am
July 11, 2011
Two Alberta brothers charged in mother's homicide, third brother expected to be charged
MORRIS - Two siblings have been charged in the death of their mother and charges against a third brother are expected soon. The remains of Tamara...
July 11, 2011 - 2:28pm
July 9, 2011
Missing Alberta woman's remains found; three suspects in custody
Editor's Note: The position of Randy Willis was incorrectly in a story about an Alberta woman's murder published in the West Central Tribune....
July 9, 2011 - 12:00am
January 25, 2011
Authorities seek help locating missing Alberta woman
Law enforcement is seeking the public's help in locating a woman who left her Alberta residence on Christmas Day and has not returned. Tamara...
January 25, 2011 - 11:40am
April 8, 2010
Chokio-Alberta, Morris to pair for most sports next season
MORRIS -- The Morris Area school board approved recently a request from Chokio-Alberta High School to pair all of its sports programs but football with the Tigers starting this fall for the 2010-11 school year. The two school districts have been paired for girls basketball since...
April 8, 2010 - 12:00am
March 17, 2010
Staples-Motley tops Morris/CA in final
MORRIS -- Morris/Chokio-Alberta's luck and tenacity ran out Tuesday. The Tigers, who won two of their last three games in overtime, lost to...
March 17, 2010 - 12:00am