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Child found safe in Willmar after possible abduction
Klobuchar, Peterson go to bat for rural broadband
Nolan hears about Iron Range infrastructure challenges
Today, Keith Ellison may become DNC leader
Five charged in connection with meth found following Willmar high-speed chase
Bemidji coach issues apology for prep hockey brawl with Brainerd
Boys Basketball: 'Jacks top MACCRAY
Palmer, Bryan share Honda Classic lead
Local Roundup: Wildcats bounce back with vengeance
Junior Hockey: Two WarHawks heading to Hamline
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen
'Fire & Ice': Diamond Edge figure skating show is Saturday, Sunday in Willmar
Around our region published Feb. 22
Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey
Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
Training can help surgeons tell patients best and worse scenarios
Keith L. Kendall
Lawrence "Junior" Johnson, Jr.
Wishing loved one could let go of life should not bring guilty feelings
Tribune Editorial: Willmar City Council makes a good Holland decision
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Cartoon by Bruce Plante for Feb. 23
Minnesota Opinion: Kill Legislature's ridiculous secret-meeting exemption
January 23, 2017
Starbuck man can withdraw criminal sexual conduct guilty plea, appeals court rules
GLENWOOD—Ryan Emmett Moore is currently serving a 15-year prison sentence for an alleged sexual assault. But soon, he'll be back in a Pope...
January 23, 2017 - 6:55am
April 20, 2016
Lac qui Parle County appeals poaching dismissal
MADISON — Lac qui Parle County Attorney Richard Stulz has appealed a District Court ruling dismissing 13 charges against a Dawson man for allegedly...
April 20, 2016 - 7:28am
February 18, 2016
Murderer challenges court’s denial of appeals
For nearly 20 years, Thomas Rhodes, 56, has maintained his innocence in the 1996 Green Lake boating death of his wife, Jane Rhodes. During a nighttime jet-powered boat ride, according to the prosecution’s evidence, Rhodes choked his wife, threw her from the boat and then struck...
February 18, 2016 - 12:15am
January 4, 2016
Montevideo couple challenges permit for $19 million elevator expansion
MONTEVIDEO — A Montevideo couple has filed a lawsuit in the Minnesota Court of Appeals challenging a conditional use permit issued by Chippewa...
January 4, 2016 - 7:32pm
August 11, 2015
Jury trial avoided in GF Sandpiper Pipeline case
GRAND FORKS, N.D. — A northeast North Dakota landowner is one step closer to appealing his case to the state Supreme Court after a hearing...
August 11, 2015 - 10:32pm
April 4, 2015
Man tied to 2005 drive-by shootings receives reduced sentence after appeal
WILLMAR — Jose Armando Padilla, the man tied to two July 2005 drive-by shootings in Willmar, has been re-sentenced to serve about 17 years of prison time. Padilla, 34, of Granite Falls was sentenced March 18 to 115 months for drive-by shooting of an occupied residence and 91...
April 4, 2015 - 1:11am
April 3, 2015
Attorney denies telling Nelson what to say when pleading guilty to stabbing
MONTEVIDEO — Darek Nelson returned Thursday to the courtroom where he had pleaded guilty to a charge of first-degree, premeditated murder in the fatal stabbing of co-worker Vinessa Lozano more than three years ago, asking to withdraw his plea. Vinessa Lozano’s mother charged...
April 3, 2015 - 1:26am
February 25, 2015
MN Supreme Court issues order to review Huber case
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Supreme Court recently issued an order granting further review of the case of Timothy Huber, the man convicted of second-degree murder for his role in the killing of Timothy Larson in 2011. Huber, 48, of Paynesville had previously appealed his convictions...
February 25, 2015 - 5:03pm
November 17, 2014
Chippewa County conviction for criminal sexual conduct upheld a second time by appeals court
By Tom Cherveny firstname.lastname@example.org MONTEVIDEO — The Minnesota Court of Appeals has rejected a second appeal by a Chippewa County man convicted of criminal sexual conduct in the third degree. Raymond Darrel Pfarr, 32, was sentenced to 72 months in prison and lifetime supervised...
November 17, 2014 - 11:37pm
November 4, 2014
Court upholds termination of mother’s parental rights
GRANITE FALLS — The Minnesota Court of Appeals affirmed action by Yellow Medicine County and the district court to terminate the parental rights of a woman convicted of child endangerment — the same woman under investigation in the deaths of her two infant children whose remains...
November 4, 2014 - 12:01am
September 8, 2014
Fahey’s life sentence stands
OLIVIA —The Minnesota Court of Appeals has rejected an appeal by Matthew Fahey, 29, to reduce the length of his sentence for the May 2010 sexual assault and kidnapping of a 14-year-old newspaper carrier in Fairfax. The court released its opinion on Monday. Fahey, originally of...
September 8, 2014 - 11:34pm
April 1, 2014
Appeals court orders new trial for Rasmussen in sex abuse case
WILLMAR — The State Court of Appeals has ruled that a 24-year-old Willmar man previously sentenced to 36 years in prison for sexually abusing a young girl is entitled to a new trial. In an unpublished opinion issued Monday, the Court of Appeals granted a new trial to Andres Sylvester...
April 1, 2014 - 4:00am
April 4, 2013
Appeals court hears arguments in wolf hunt suit
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Lawyers for opponents of Minnesota's wolf hunt argue the state didn't adequately consider public concerns before the first managed hunt was established. The state Court of Appeals is hearing arguments from two wolf advocacy groups that say the Department of...
April 4, 2013 - 8:53am
October 1, 2012
Supreme Court declines to hear anti-gay marriage group appeal
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal from a national anti-gay marriage group that tried to thwart Maine's campaign disclosure law requiring it to release its donor list. The high court on Monday turned aside an appeal from the National Organization...
October 1, 2012 - 9:45am
Minnesota appeals disaster aid rejection
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota has appealed a federal government decision not to provide financial aid for individuals recovering from June storms as legislators begin preparing for a special session to deal with recent storm costs. Gov.
August 1, 2012 - 2:23pm