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Records published Oct. 26
Trump comes out ahead in Willmar High School mock election
Safety coalition rewards drivers for buckling up
County Board candidates square off at forum
Renville County parks to close to motor vehicles in winter
Four-goal period sparks Wild to rout of Bruins
Ness runs wild in NLS victory
Prahl helps Dragons overcome Holdingford
Kluber, Indians blank Cubs in World Series opener
Cardinals preparing for stingy Northfield defense
1960's icon Bobby Vee dies at Minnesota care facility
Prince’s legendary vault is now open; song due out in November
Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in Literature
'Wayside School' opens tonight at The Barn
Rolling Stones to release new album in December
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Now is the perfect time for houseplant tasks
Social Security Administration declared a 0.3 percent cost-of-living adjustment for 2017
An Epic journey
Spooktacular: The whole family can help make ghostly yard ornaments
Donna Mae Mathis
Dale Richard Rosengren Sr.
Dale R. Johnson
John G. Schmidt
Tribune 2016 Endorsement: Schwantes is the right choice for Willmar's Ward 1 seat
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Election letter deadline is Nov. 2
Cartoon by Marshall Ramsey
Presidential Endorsement: This time for president, none of the above
MACCRAY submits single-campus proposal to state
October 20, 2016
Two arrested with 117 grams of meth, $1,700 during Minn. traffic stop
MOORHEAD – Two people are in custody after a drug bust here. Just before 1:30 a.m. Thursday, police stopped a vehicle on Interstate 94 near...
October 20, 2016 - 9:44am
October 10, 2016
Man arrested for stabbing two people at Mall of America
Police arrested a 33-year-old Richfield man Sunday evening for allegedly stabbing two people at the Mall of America. A fight broke out about...
October 10, 2016 - 4:37pm
Western Minn. 'meth source' pleads guilty to possession charge
MONTEVIDEO — A man identified to law enforcement as "the main source of methamphetamine" in western Minnesota and eastern South Dakota...
October 10, 2016 - 5:00am
October 5, 2016
Willmar teen charged in school bomb threat
WILLMAR—A Willmar teenager accused of posting a social media bomb threat directed toward the Willmar Public School District has been charged...
October 5, 2016 - 7:36pm
August 14, 2016
Violent protests erupt in Milwaukee after police kill armed suspect
MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - Protesters fired gunshots, hurled bricks and set a gas station on fire in the U.S. mid-western city of Milwaukee on Saturday...
August 14, 2016 - 9:37am
July 28, 2016
Motorist hits 115 mph as he leads trooper on I-94 chase
DOWNER — A driver was arrested after fleeing police at around 115 mph on Interstate 94 on Wednesday night. A Minnesota State trooper attempted...
July 28, 2016 - 10:13am
May 4, 2016
Glenwood man captures video of police foot chase in Alexandria
ALEXANDRIA -- A suspect who was arrested Monday after police chased him through a restaurant now faces more legal trouble. He allegedly gave...
May 4, 2016 - 3:59pm
April 26, 2016
Man arrested in Minnesota for operating a taxi while on drugs
A Fargo, North Dakota, man has been arrested for driving a taxi while under the influence of drugs in Moorhead. Moorhead Police say officers...
April 26, 2016 - 8:01am
April 13, 2016
Minnesota police arrest man with 0.31 BAC after his vehicle nearly strikes school bus
Moorhead police riding a school bus Tuesday while looking for distracetd drivers arrested a man on suspicion of DUI after his vehicle nearly...
April 13, 2016 - 10:51am
Records published Jan. 14
This is the records summary for Jan. 13. Suspicious person report leads to arrest WILLMAR — The Willmar Police Department received a report of a suspicious person just past 7:30 p.m. Monday at the Dairy Queen restaurant on U.S. Highway 12. The report says the person had been there...
January 13, 2016 - 12:24am
January 12, 2016
One man stabbed, second man arrested after apparent fight at Belgrade home
BELGRADE --The Stearns County Sheriff’s Office says a 38-year-old Belgrade man was stabbed early Tuesday morning in his home. According to a news release from Chief Deputy Bruce Bechtold, a sheriff’s deputy was dispatched to a home on the 400 block of Martin Avenue in Belgrade...
January 12, 2016 - 1:35pm
December 10, 2015
Officials recover body of Minnesota woman; arrest two men
BEMIDJI — Two men have been arrested in the disappearance and death of a Minnesota woman whose body has been recovered from a shallow grave...
December 10, 2015 - 11:50pm
October 31, 2015
Records published Oct. 31
Here are the records for Saturday, Oct. 31: District Court Meeker County LITCHFIELD — Brian Keith Berwald, 35, of Hutchinson, was sentenced to the Commissioner of Corrections for 12 months and one day for a felony conviction of fleeing a police officer during an appearance...
October 31, 2015 - 12:00am
October 30, 2015
Former Paynesville man named a ‘person of interest’ in Jacob Wetterling disappearance
MINNEAPOLIS — Twenty-six years after the disappearance of 11-year-old Jacob Wetterling brought national media attention to central Minnesota,...
October 30, 2015 - 11:01am
October 7, 2015
Arrest of Minnesota man in underage sex sting, leads to chilling discovery in his vehicle
COTTAGE GROVE - A Maple Grove man is accused of responding to a 16-year-old girl’s online ad offering to exchange sex for money. Corwin...
October 7, 2015 - 9:24am