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From Texas to Minnesota, canines rescued with love
Jury trial canceled in Minn. horse starvation case, plea hearing set
More hunters in Minnesota, Wisconsin turning to crossbows
'You've got to do something': Kindred man follows dying wife's plea for increased farm truck safety
Cause of Savage, Minn., teen's death at NDSU known but not released to public
Vikings best Tampa Bay 34-17
Twins' Kepler hopes to return to lineup by Tuesday after tweaking back
Brad Dokken: Accidents shed light on tree stand safety
From on the air to on the water
Vikings QB grounded by faith, family and football
Social media star Kylie Jenner reported pregnant
Minnesota and North Dakota share the most popular wedding song, but can you guess what it is?
Jimmy Kimmel gets heated about health-care bill, says Sen. Bill Cassidy 'lied right to my face'
CNN anchor ends segment early over commentator's bizarre 'boobs' remark
Jimmy Kimmel mocks Sean Spicer to his face about that inauguration crowd size incident
Printer Andy Kahmann of Montevideo named 2017 Prairie Disciple
Country Quilters show is this weekend in Willmar
'Almost Saved, But Lost' details snowstorm: New London native publishes book on 1873 blizzard that killed 12 people in Kandiyohi County
'Idiots' worth a visit at The Barn Theatre in Willmar
Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! Arts festival celebrates 20 years in Willmar
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
Live it!: Holistic approach to treatment looks at mind, body and spirit
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Virgil F. Scholl
David A. Mitteness
AstroBob: Wildfire smoke smudges our starry skies
Flashy fall foliage: Spice up landscaping with brilliant colors
Conserving estate money no excuse for risking elder's health
Opinion: Alarm over decline in U.S. government spending for ag research
Tribune Editorial: TIF proposal for First Street South block is a good idea for Willmar
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
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Partners of tiny Fargo firm say anti-Muslim tirade by employee made their lives miserable
Jennie Mae Wubben
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