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Ohio nightclub shooting leaves one dead, 14 wounded; shooter at large
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At least one reportedly dead in Las Vegas strip shooting
Uber suspends self-driving car program after Arizona crash
Dokken: Having a blast with a fishing partner from the past
Cook: Late-ice lake trout prove cooperative
Lake of the Woods boat ramp remains in limbo
UMD's Toninato and Iafallo erase painful memory at Scheels Arena
Notre Dame upsets Gophers
Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thompson for a date
'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
'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
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Swift: Hairstyling technique not all it is wrapped up to be
'Bright sadness' describes Lenten journey at Fargo church
Planning the spring garden calendar
Fielding Questions: Rabbit damage can ruin evergreens
Commentary: Minnesota needs transportation investment
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July 19, 2016
Minnesota girl injured after falling off tube, being hit by boat
BATTLE LAKE -- A 12-year-old girl who had fallen off a tube while it was being towed was injured when she was hit by a passing boat Sunday afternoon...
July 19, 2016 - 7:32am
When it comes to invasive species fight, 'unsuspecting boaters' don't cut it
Maybe it could have saved Gull from this fate. Or Mille Lacs. Or any of the waterways in west central Minnesota that have been infested with...
May 19, 2016 - 10:48am
May 15, 2016
Fishermen brave the cold for opener
Sunrise often marks the transitory time of predatory gamefish in Minnesota. When walleyes, which are primarily nocturnal move away from the light...
May 15, 2016 - 11:39pm
Minnesota boaters will be affected by new North Dakota rules
BISMARCK – An emergency rule implemented last August that requires boaters to pull their drain plugs when entering North Dakota or exiting the Red River will be expanded statewide next month in an effort to prevent the spread of zebra mussels and other aquatic nuisance species....
March 15, 2016 - 5:30am
August 1, 2015
Clara City man dies when pontoon tips near Sunburg
WILLMAR — A 76-year-old Clara City man died Friday morning when he was trapped under a small pontoon boat that tipped on Golden Pond near Sunburg...
August 1, 2015 - 12:20am
July 24, 2015
Alcohol, inexperience and lack of life jackets common trends in boating incidents
GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Boating accidents and fatalities in Minnesota have remained steady over the last several years, most of which could have...
July 24, 2015 - 12:05am
April 14, 2015
Pontoon jumps off trailer
A pontoon slips off a trailer Tuesday on Kandiyohi County Road 41 along Hedin Park in Willmar. Several men managed to push the pontoon back on...
April 14, 2015 - 11:22pm
October 8, 2014
Before ice fishing comes fall fishing with its crisp days and perhaps an evening walleye bite. Lower Foot Lake in Willmar has been popular late...
October 8, 2014 - 11:26pm
August 25, 2014
Zebra mussel look-out
SPICER — After the scare this summer that a single adult zebra mussel had been found in Green Lake, which earned the popular recreational and...
August 25, 2014 - 11:31pm
June 17, 2014
Lake Koronis added to no-wake list in Stearns County
PAYNESVILLE — Lake Koronis has been added to the no wake advisory issued by the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office, because of high water on the Paynesville area lake. According to the Sheriff’s Office, boaters are asked to exercise restraint, good judgment and common sense on...
June 17, 2014 - 11:03pm
September 3, 2013
Two men found dead in boat on Lake of the Woods, third man hospitalized
WILLIAMS, Minn. -- Authorities are investigating the deaths of two men who were found in a boat on Lake of the Woods late Sunday night. The incident was reported at about 11:30 p.m. Sunday near Birch Beach, north of Williams, according to the Lake of the Woods Sheriff’s...
September 3, 2013 - 2:10pm
May 22, 2012
Family and Living blog: Stay safe in the water with these tips
May 22, 2012 - 8:49am
April 2, 2012
School of Fish blog: Getting ready for boating season
April 2, 2012 - 8:11am
July 4, 2011
LeSeuer man hurt in boat crash on Lake Washington
DARWIN -- A LeSeuer man was taken to Hutchinson Hospital for treatment of injuries sustained in a Sunday afternoon boating crash on Lake Washington in Meeker County. According to a news release from the Meeker County Sheriff's office, Alexander Floyd was driving a 1997 Bombardier...
July 4, 2011 - 1:18pm
July 3, 2010
Authorities remind boaters to celebrate the holiday safely
WILLMAR -- When heading out to the lakes this weekend, it might be best to leave the beer at home, local law enforcement advises. Over the Fourth...
July 3, 2010 - 12:00am