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Kandiyohi County Board to meet Friday
Truth-in-Taxation hearing to be held Monday at Willmar council meeting
U.S. presidential commission issues recommendations on cyber security
AgweekTV: Weather outlook
U.S. retirement investors not hitting post-election panic button
Dragons win first of two on northern road trip
Slagter scores 31 in Cards' tournament win
Aggressive D key to Cardinals' victory
Sartell/Sauk Rapids blanks Willmar
Gophers look to toughen up after first loss
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Read Live it! December-January issue
Knowing personalized risk for diabetes may not change lifestyles
Around our region published Nov. 30
Willmar Senior High announces first-term honor roll
Evelyn R. Yanish
Todd D. Johnson
Helen W. Olson
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Treat all ladies with respect
Minnesota Opinion: Free Vikes-tix perk 'looks bad' for all
Estrich commentary: Living in the Trump twilight
Editorial: Time for two school sides to find agreement
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
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
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