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Minnesota's 2014 top teacher uses experience to help other educators --EMDASH-- and parents
MN chief justice worries about legislative budget plans
Prairie Woods Environmental Center Earth Day 2017
American Crystal Sugar offers bonuses if labor deal set by May 22
Push continues to enlist customers for Kandiyohi County broadband project
The Wild didn't get the job done
Wild couldn't produce in playoffs
Blues oust Wild on Paajarvi OT goal
Local Roundup: Cards tennis team clips Litchfield
Bulldogs down Jags
Soul singer Cuba Gooding Sr. found dead in his car
Adam Sandler to make rare appearance in Minnesota
Carrie Fisher won't appear in 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
Hollywood's Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner file for divorce
MTV to revive reality series 'Fear Factor'
Focus 2017: Spotlight on Public Service
'Kitchen Witches': Comedy opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar chain of lakes focus of Wednesday's public meeting
Earth Day 2017 celebrated April 22 in west central Minnesota
'Camper Cabins' guide to great outdoors
James Francis Grossman
Marvin I. Braegelman
Janice Seime Schei
Orville E. Lien
Fielding Questions: How to grow peas on a patio
Picking apples: How to decide which variety to plant
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
Cartoonist Opinions published April 22
Commentary: Our newspaper is adjusting with some changes
Jen Wetterling- Martin Bridal Shower
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