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Depressed Minnesota mom who killed baby gets prison for manslaughter
Dayton, legislators work on health insurance aid as deadline nears
Foam soap may not measure up to liquid soap
Dylan talks Minnesota, Duluth in new interview
Minnesota man, 29, gets probation for fondling 67-year-old woman in her apartment
Minnesota State Boys Basketball Tournament -- Thursday roundup
Flyers keep Wild in check as Minnesota woes continue
Boys basketball: 'Jays leave feeling blue
Boys basketball: 'Jays leave feeling blue
State Basketball: North blisters Red Lake in Class A opener
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
'The Big Bang Theory' spinoff 'Young Sheldon' officially ordered at CBS
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
Play our Basketball Brackets Challenge
Ruth O. Jones
John E. Vold
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
Port: Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls criticism over #NoDAPL protests response “inaccurate and offensive”
American wines are gaining in popularity
Lost Italian: It all starts with Pasta Aglio e Olio
Swift: The new 'Maximum Overdrive': Could our appliances be too smart?
September 14, 2016
35W bridge to glow blue for 11 nights for Jacob Wetterling
MINNEAPOLIS — The Interstate 35W bridge will glow blue for 11 nights in honor of Jacob Wetterling. Gov. Mark Dayton directed the Minnesota...
September 14, 2016 - 4:05pm
February 21, 2012
Suspect held in Blue Earth, Minn., home invasion
BLUE EARTH, Minn. (AP) -- Police late Monday arrested a suspect in an early morning home invasion in southern Minnesota that left a 37-year-old man dead and three other people seriously injured. Police were called to a Blue Earth home about 12:30 a.m. Monday after a masked man entered...
February 21, 2012 - 8:26am
February 20, 2012
Authorities trying to determine whether masked man knew people inside Blue Earth house
BLUE EARTH, Minn. (AP) -- A masked man entered a southern Minnesota home early today and attacked its occupants, killing a 38-year-old man and seriously injuring three others, authorities said. No one had been arrested by afternoon, and authorities were still trying to determine...
February 20, 2012 - 4:31pm
January 28, 2012
Vision for future of local health care unveiled to Willmar, Minn., area providers
WILLMAR -- Local health organizations were handed an opportunity this week to redesign how they care for patients. What's envisioned is a complete realignment of how doctors and hospitals are paid, with rewards for making patients better and information technology to guide decision-making...
January 28, 2012 - 12:00am
May 16, 2011
Bautista, Jays blast Twins
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Even by Jose Bautista's recent standards, this a remarkable stretch of hitting. Since the beginning of the 2010 season,...
May 16, 2011 - 12:00am
April 4, 2011
Twins take final game of series against Jays
TORONTO (AP) -- Danny Valencia and Denard Span homered, and the Minnesota Twins held on late to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-3 on Sunday, avoiding...
April 4, 2011 - 12:00am
July 8, 2010
Twins fall to Toronto
TORONTO (AP) -- Vernon Wells drove in the go-ahead run with a seventh-inning double, Jose Bautista hit an inside-the-park homer, his major league-leading...
July 8, 2010 - 12:00am
October 24, 2009
Letter: Special interests in health care
Having spent almost 30 years in the insurance business, I have been following the discussions on health reform with interest. One thing is clear, there is good information and a lot of bad information. One reliable source is the Kaiser Family Foundation which recently completed its...
October 24, 2009 - 12:00am
September 15, 2009
American Opinion: On health care and Blue Dog Democrats:
By The Associated Press An excerpt from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States: On health care and Blue Dog Democrats: The Blue Dog Democrats of the Mid-South say they can't be bought by health care industry sources pumping thousands of dollars into their re-election...
September 15, 2009 - 12:00am
August 11, 2009
Commentary: Red states are no better than blue states
In an entertaining but silly political game, partisans score points by comparing statistics of so-called red states and blue states. Conservative Ross Douthat does that in a recent column, "Blue-State Blues." Aroused, liberals came back with their own numbers, many of which did not...
August 11, 2009 - 12:00am
June 23, 2009
For Spicer trio, the past business failures at the site now home to Blue Sky are simply circumstance
SPICER -- The place is the Bermuda triangle of restaurants. New businesses full of passion and energy go in, only to be inexplicably lost soon afterward. Among the missing: old relics like Shbooms, followed in brief succession by G. Michael's, the Harbor Inn and Game Time Bar and...
June 23, 2009 - 12:00am
February 18, 2009
Peterson opposed tax cuts
WILLMAR -- An emphasis on tax cuts over infrastructure led U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson to vote against the economic stimulus bill which President...
February 18, 2009 - 12:00am
September 30, 2008
Willmar country club restaurant gets new name and new owners
WILLMAR -- The restaurant at the Eagle Creek Golf Course and country club has a new owner, and in October will be getting a new name. Dave and Mary Baker, who currently own Melvin's on Green Lake in Spicer, purchased the business Sept. 4 from Mike and Dar Dols. For years the restaurant...
September 30, 2008 - 12:00am