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Trail of clues, legal twists kept Glensheen murder case going for years
Marjorie Caldwell faced years of legal trouble after Duluth's Glensheen murders
After 40 years, Duluth's Glensheen murders still intrigue
Adviser to Trump interior official speaks of 'balance and trust' while in Duluth
Good fishing is just part of the package in this Quetico adventure
Ailing Sano out for second day
Jets draft Samberg in second round
Will this be the year the Wolves match the hype?
Thibodeau can't hold back his joy
Sandy Hook families urge NBC to drop Megyn Kelly's Alex Jones interview
20 new and returning TV shows that you should check out this summer
'Bachelor in Paradise' production halted, show in question after alleged 'misconduct' on set
'Big Fish' a lovely piece of Americana at The Barn in Willmar
Sam Hunt, the R&B-loving country star, is challenging Nashville rules - and winning
Pedal for Project Impact 2017: Local cyclists ride for a reason
Exhibit documents Willmar festival
Studio Hop 2017 continues today
'Sweet Land the Musical': Rural debut is tonight where movie was made
'Red, White and Tuna': Comedy opens tonight at Little Theatre in New London
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
Jean Ann Sordahl
Bradley Gordon Westby
Lois Joan Aalderks
Carl "Pee Wee" Manska
Sylvan Nels Eliason
Forget multi-tasking. Here's how to monotask like a boss
Column: How can we lift the tension between law enforcement and motorists of color?
Faith Conversations: Wife moving forward after sudden death ministry partner
Column: 4-H speaking inspires, prompts memories of grandfather
Editorial: Willmar Fests highlight by Destination Playground
Apple TV may be getting Amazon video app this fall
WCT Sports Show: Three things we've learned
U.S. appeals court blocks release of Guantanamo Bay force-feeding videos
WCT Sports Show: Top 10 Basketball Games of the Year
Video: State Basketball: Miracle heave sends CMCS to defeat in Class A quarters
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March 31, 2017
'She's a little fighter': A 1-pound, 5.5 ounce miracle baby
When she found out she was pregnant with twins, Brittany Schmidt had imagined a perfect pregnancy ending with two babies at home. But at just...
March 31, 2017 - 10:06am
February 16, 2017
Update: Baby in Montevideo homicide investigation identified
MONTEVIDEO — The January death of a Montevideo 11-day-old baby is now being investigated as a homicide, police said Thursday. In a news...
February 16, 2017 - 4:42pm
December 10, 2016
Montevideo father sentenced for assault of baby
MONTEVIDEO — A Montevideo father who reported his own 6-month-old baby as unresponsive to emergency services was sentenced Tuesday to...
December 10, 2016 - 7:00am
September 28, 2016
As new baby joined Minn. family, son needed new liver
MOORHEAD—Ever since Erica and Neal Anderson learned she was pregnant with the couple's third child, their 7-year-old son Arlyn could hardly...
September 28, 2016 - 8:59am
May 3, 2016
State trooper helps deliver baby beside I-90
WORTHINGTON -- Blinking lights gave way to binkies this weekend as Minnesota State Patrol troopers helped deliver two babies in as many days...
May 3, 2016 - 5:30am
June 7, 2015
Baby Owen dies from trauma; police waiting on autopsy
WEST FARGO, N.D. — Police believe blunt force trauma to the head may have led to the death of a 6-month-old boy who was found not breathing Monday at an unlicensed day care in West Fargo, but they are waiting for an autopsy to tell them when that may have happened. Owen Skodje...
June 7, 2015 - 6:41pm
September 6, 2013
Uncle fired bullet that struck baby in Minneapolis
MINNEAPOLIS - Minneapolis police say they're looking for the uncle of a baby who was struck by gunfire and critically injured. Related story: 2-month-old Minneapolis boy struck by stray bullet Authorities say the uncle, a juvenile, accidentally shot a gun inside a north side...
September 6, 2013 - 12:49pm
June 12, 2013
Moorhead five-month-old baby dies after she was left in car seat for 'extended period of time'
MOORHEAD – A 5-month-old baby girl died here Tuesday night after she was left in her car seat in a vehicle.
June 12, 2013 - 6:47am
June 5, 2013
Baby’s birth surprises Duluth runner training for half-marathon race
DULUTH - John Staine pinched the doctor on Monday.
June 5, 2013 - 10:10am
April 19, 2013
Hospital: 2nd stillborn's remains may have gone to laundry
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota hospital says the remains of a second stillborn baby also may have been sent to a laundry service. Regions Hospital...
April 19, 2013 - 4:15pm
April 17, 2013
Regions Hospital of St. Paul says it mishandled stillborn's body found in Red Wing
ST. PAUL, Minn. - A Minnesota hospital apologized Wednesday for mishandling a stillborn baby whose body was found in hospital linens that had been sent to a laundry service. Regions Hospital officials said the body found in a sheet by a laundry service employee was that of a baby...
April 17, 2013 - 11:13am
Dead baby found in Red Wing laundry, wrapped in sheet from Twin Cities hospital
By Anne Jacobson Red Wing Republican-Eagle RED WING, Minn. -- A dead infant was found in hospital linens that had been delivered to Crothall Laundry on Tuesday morning, Red Wing Police Chief Roger Pohlman confirmed Tuesday evening. “We’re calling it a death investigation at this...
April 17, 2013 - 5:00am
January 6, 2013
Willmar, Minn., family welcomes first baby of new year at Rice Hospital
In addition to being a happy, healthy baby boy, newborn Diondre Thomas Lenz is also a special one: He was the first baby born in the New Year...
January 6, 2013 - 11:32pm
July 9, 2012
Despondent Cottage Grove woman dies after setting herself on fire following charges in baby's death
A Cottage Grove woman despondent after she was charged with manslaughter in the death of her newborn son has died after she set herself on fire, according to police. Toni A. Medrano, 29, died of injuries she sustained after using a flammable liquid to set herself on fire last week...
July 9, 2012 - 12:11pm
April 11, 2012
Argentine mother who found 'miracle' baby alive in a morgue coffin still just has death certificate
A mother in Argentina says she fell to her knees in shock after finding her baby alive in a coffin in the morgue 12 hours after the girl was declared dead. The newborn girl has been named Luz Milagros, or "Miracle Light." She was in critical but improving condition Wednesday in the...
April 11, 2012 - 12:53pm