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5-year-old shoots 3-year-old in Otter Tail County
Moorhead lawyer fights two-decade war on circumcision
'It made me stronger': MN, WIS women recount a mix of military experiences
ASTRO BOB: Don your spacesuit, we're going for a ride
Retired DNR conservation officer makes case for copper bullets during deer hunting trip with his daughter
Murray helps Vikings knock off Rams
With online registration of deer, Wisconsin DNR biologist misses hunter interaction
State Swimming & Diving: Schramm second in Class A 1-meter diving
NA3HL Hockey: WarHawks overcome Whalers in third period
'Dogs fit to be split: Miami rallies to down UMD and earn split of NCHC series
Why is Peter Dinklage still stuck playing characters defined by dwarfism?
From Fred and Ginger to Kate and Leo: When movie couples make fans hope for real-life love
'Marian' opens tonight on Ridgewater College stage in Willmar
Jimmy Fallon to host live Super Bowl edition of ‘The Tonight Show’ in Minneapolis
Garth Brooks lip-syncing controversy at the CMA Awards really hit a nerve
What you need in your winter survival kit
'Made in America' concerts set by Prairie Arts Chorale
Generations section now available online
500 years of Reformation brings together some 800 people in Willmar
Protecting a special place: Thanks to Prairie Woods, Geer Island will remain a natural sanctuary
October/November issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
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
Ruth A. Schmitt
LaVonne A. Welter
Roland H. Severson
Gloria Leola Schauer
Letter: Farm economy needs rescuing
Tribune Editorial: County sales tax needed to invest in critical infrastructure
Letter: Do your part to keep roads safe
Letter: More truths are coming out
Commentary: Don't hold your breath for a 'reckoning' on Bill Clinton
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball playoff preview
WCT Sports Show: Mid-Season Football Rankings
WCT Sports Show: Area volleyball contenders
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
WCT Sports Show: Ranks! And Picks!
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Emma Anne Williams
April 17, 2013
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.
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
February 20, 2012
Not aLone Mom blog: Motherhood has its comedic moments
February 20, 2012 - 8:38am
August 10, 2011
Kandiyohi County dismisses charge in shaken baby case
WILLMAR -- The Kandiyohi County Attorney's office has dismissed charges against Travis Dean Ryks, 25, of Willmar in an alleged shaken baby case, the office announced this afternoon. Ryks was to have appeared for a hearing in district court tomorrow. A trial on the first degree assault...
August 10, 2011 - 5:35pm
May 5, 2011
Tribune editorial: The baby boomers have some clout now
The baby-boomer generation is fast becoming the new majority in America. For the first time in history, Americans 45 and older as a group now make up the majority of the voting-age population, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. This, in turn, will give this 45-plus group more political...
May 5, 2011 - 12:00am
December 30, 2010
Commentary: Zachary Furnish-John was a Xmas baby
Born on Christmas day in California to a surrogate mother, weighing in at 7 pounds 15 ounces. The son of proud fathers Sir Elton John and his civil partner David Furnish. No statement as to whether or which of the two was the sperm donor. "We are overwhelmed with happiness and...
December 30, 2010 - 12:00am
October 18, 2010
Bemidji man sentenced to 17 years in prison for murder of a baby
Timothy Kenneth Lundberg, 31, of Bemidji, was sentenced Monday in Beltrami County District Court to 206 months for the Dec. 18 second-degree murder of Ayven Jayce Shepard.
October 18, 2010 - 5:14pm
October 11, 2010
Baby's birth in Ohio scores 10s across the board: child born at 10:10 a.m. on 10/10/10
CLEVELAND - Proud parents in Cleveland are thinking of their baby as a perfect 10 - partly because of the way he arrived over the weekend. Kolsyn Liam (LEE'-uhm) Healy was born at 10:10 a.m. on Sunday, which was October 10th. That made it 10/10/10 on the calendar. The father, Nicholas...
October 11, 2010 - 10:10am
September 2, 2010
Prison stay revoked for 23-year-old Sartell man for having sexual relationship with teen
WILLMAR -- Derrick Jose Arredondo, 23, of Sartell, was ordered to serve 48 months in prison, with an additional 10-year conditional release period,...
September 2, 2010 - 12:00am
June 22, 2010
25-year-old Willmar man pleads not guilty in shaken baby case
WILLMAR -- Travis Dean Ryks, 25, of Willmar, pleaded not guilty Monday to a first-degree assault charge for allegedly shaking a 2-month-old baby...
June 22, 2010 - 12:00am
May 27, 2010
Bagley parents of baby born in car now dealing with media limelight
When the phone rang Wednesday morning, Amanda (Norgaard) McBride all but groaned. "Now who's calling?" she wondered. McBride has given countless...
May 27, 2010 - 1:21pm
May 4, 2010
Man found guilty of stealing baby formula, drug possession
WILLMAR -- Ismail Abokor Mohamud, 27, of Minneapolis, was found guilty Friday of fifth-degree drug possession, for having khat in his vehicle,...
May 4, 2010 - 12:00am
May 1, 2010
Cartoon by Chris Britt
May 1, 2010 - 12:00am