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Minn. woman, 61, faces criminal charges after 30 cats were taken from her home
British police says responding to serious incident at venue where Ariana Grande performing
New scary wood tick disease surfacing in region
Trump close to choosing outside counsel for Russia investigation
Minnesota teacher dies while on running race along North Shore
Twins' Hughes to spend time on DL with biceps injury
Adrian Peterson selling Twin Cities 5-bedroom home for $695,000
Zimmer to take time off from Vikings after 8th eye surgery
True Team Track: Willmar boys repeat as Class AA champions
Bradley's 3-pointer gives Celtics improbable win over Cavs
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
'Last Man Standing': 20th Century Fox TV to seek new home for Tim Allen comedy
ABC's 'American Idol' reboot lands pop music superstar as first confirmed judge
'Scandal' will end next year, ABC president confirms
Fishing: Area opener a ray of sunshine
Art competition: High school artists gather in New London
Stories needed to create 'Milan: The Musical!'
Minnesota Orchestra brings classical music to Willmar
Vinyls unveiled for traffic signal boxes in Willmar
Ardyce G. Meadows
Michael Thomas Cullen
Kathryn A. Frandson
Ardella M. Solbrack
Lola M. Olson
Minnesota Opinion: Taxing charitable donations is just wrong
Letter: Book doesn't belong in classroom
Letter: Reinvest in higher education
Thomas: Will America ever learn?
Mike McFeely: For Ailes, the goal was to turn back the clock
March 17, 2011
MACCRAY hoping to cool off Patriots
The majority of boys basketball coaches in Section 3A, including MACCRAY head coach Gary Nelson, thought Hills-Beaver Creek would be the team...
March 17, 2011 - 12:00am
July 7, 2010
Bemidji City Council votes unanimously to return art piece to Sculpture Walk
BEMIDJI - Deborah Davis hid her face with a fan created from a copy of the Bill of Rights as the Bemidji City Council made it official: "Gaea"...
July 7, 2010 - 8:37am
July 5, 2010
Painted beaver statue removed in Bemidji, supporters start campaign to bring it back
July 5, 2010 - 11:29am
November 20, 2009
Renville Co. zoning board rejects appeal over gravel pit
OLIVIA -- Renville County's Board of Adjustment and Appeals rejected an appeal by Duininck Companies of Prinsburg and ordered it to meet the conditions of a permit for a gravel pit it operates in Beaver Falls Township. The gravel mining operation has long been a point of contention...
November 20, 2009 - 12:00am
September 29, 2009
Guilty plea from woman charged with running over 3 month old
OLIVIA -- Nicolle Marie Mercedes Prechel, 31, of Willmar, pleaded guilty Monday to causing the death of a child and injuring the child's mother. Prechel...
September 29, 2009 - 12:00am
August 1, 2009
Frustrations are on the rise with waters in Renville County Ditch 45
OLIVIA -- Frustrations are rising faster than the waters in Renville County Ditch 45. Landowners on the ditch's upper reach alleged earlier this year that discharges from the Southern Minnesota Beet Sugar Cooperative caused some flooding in their farm fields along it. In response,...
August 1, 2009 - 12:00am
July 28, 2009
Bail reduced for Prechel in death of infant
OLIVIA -- Although he expressed concerns about her failure to make an earlier Kandiyohi County court appearance, District Judge Steve Drange agreed to a defense motion to reduce bail for Nicolle Marie Mercedes Prechel, 31, of Willmar. She is charged with two felony counts of criminal...
July 28, 2009 - 12:00am
July 9, 2009
Family mourns loss of 3½-month-old child: 'You just feel dazed and confused,' in a haze
OLIVIA -- Sheena Hinshaw's last memory of her 3½-month-old son, Whyatt Sander, was his smile as she coddled him in the tent as the boy's father,...
July 9, 2009 - 12:00am
July 8, 2009
Judge sets bail at $500,000 in Prechel case
OLIVIA - District Judge Randall Slieter set unconditional bail at $500,000 and conditional bail at $200,000 for Nicolle Marie Mercedes Prechel, 31, of Willmar, during her first court appearance in Olivia on Wednesday.
July 8, 2009 - 3:17pm
Woman hit with three charges in the death of 4-month-old
OLIVIA -- Four-month-old Wyatt Sander of Redwood Falls was a cousin to the woman who is now charged with three counts of criminal vehicular homicide...
July 8, 2009 - 12:00am
July 7, 2009
Prechel was related to baby backed over by van
OLIVIA -- Four-month-old Wyatt Sander of Redwood Falls was a cousin to the woman who is now charged with three counts of criminal vehicular homicide for his death. Nicolle Marie Mercedes Prechel, 31, of Willmar, is accused of backing her van over the child and his mother while they...
July 7, 2009 - 5:15pm
Charges expected today in death of 4-month-old boy
OLIVIA -- Charges are expected to be filed today against a 31-year-old woman suspected of being drunk as she drove a van over a tent at a Renville...
July 7, 2009 - 12:00am
July 6, 2009
Victims identified in fatal campground tent accident
Updated 2:30 p.m.
July 6, 2009 - 1:14pm
Infant killed when van backs over tent at Renville County campground
A 4-month-old infant died Sunday morning after a van backed into the tent where he and his parents were staying at a Renville County campground near Morton. The Renville County Sheriff's Office was called to the campground at Beaver Falls Park at around 8:40 a.m. The sheriff's office...
July 6, 2009 - 12:00am
July 5, 2009
Infant dies after van backs into tent at Renville County campground
A 4-month-old infant died this morning after a van backed into the tent where he and his parents were staying at a Renville County campground near Morton. The Renville County Sheriff's Office was called to the campground at Beaver Falls Park at around 8:40 a.m. today. The sheriff's...
July 5, 2009 - 7:23pm