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Willmar School Board meets Monday
Man found dead under television at Minnesota home
Woman, five children rescued from Alexandria townhome fire
Truck hits State Patrol car, injuring trooper, then drives off
Willmar teen gets probation, community service for bomb threat
Blaze makes first appearance at CMCS pep rally
Bluejays take down LQPV on road
WarHawks hit hard early, fall to 'Jacks
Vikings look to climb back into playoff race
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'
'Prairie Angels' makes a timely arrival in Renville County
Who's the most overpaid actor in Hollywood?
Benson, Minn., native pens: 'Mama's Knight: A Cancer Story of Love'"
Heavy teenage drinking linked to abnormal brain development
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
Curtis Burr Accola
Gregory W. Johnson
Ruth V. Thayer
Frances A. King
Vernon "Bud" Blindt
Letter: Let's show more appreciation
Letter: Why downtowns are failing
Letter: More alike than different
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Our values have hit rock bottom
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
June 21, 2016
UPDATE: Officials ID body pulled from lake near Alexandria
Updated 5:43 p.m. Tuesday ALEXANDRIA — A fisherman’s body was pulled from Lake Andrew two miles south of Alexandria on Monday night. The...
June 21, 2016 - 7:57am
September 9, 2015
Body found Tuesday in Paynesville confirmed to be fugitive
PAYNESVILLE –– The Paynesville Police Department said today that the body of an Isanti County man who was the subject of a manhunt last month...
September 9, 2015 - 5:19pm
April 10, 2015
Man’s body found in Mississippi River at Fridley
FRIDLEY -- Authorities recovered a man’s body from the Mississippi River in Fridley on Thursday afternoon. The Anoka County sheriff’s office said a fisherman spotted the body about 2 p.m. near Manomin Park. Authorities said the body might be related to a likely suicide...
April 10, 2015 - 9:00am
Skeletal remains found along I-90 near Albert Lea offer few clues
ALBERT LEA — The body, wrapped in a painter’s tarp-like material, was tucked into the trees and brush along a fence near Interstate 90 in...
April 10, 2015 - 6:00am
April 2, 2015
Body of young woman pulled from river in Minneapolis
MINNEAPOLIS -- The Hennepin County sheriff’s water patrol pulled the body of a young woman from the Mississippi River near downtown Minneapolis Wednesday evening, but have yet to confirm her identity. Authorities have been searching that area of the river since the Friday morning...
April 2, 2015 - 9:00am
March 9, 2015
Body found after mobile home fire in Pine County
PINE COUNTY — County officials on Monday said they found a body inside the remains of a mobile home destroyed by fire over the weekend in Finlayson Township. The Pine County Sheriff’s Office said the fire was reported Saturday night, just before midnight, and that the structure...
March 9, 2015 - 11:28pm
October 13, 2014
Name of man pulled from Red River in Moorehead released
MOORHEAD — Authorities have identified a man whose body was found in the Red River two weeks ago. Clement Bravebull, 48, had been in the water for an unknown amount of time and did not have any identification on him when he was found near downtown Sept. 29, Moorhead police said. Police...
October 13, 2014 - 11:25pm
June 26, 2014
Farmington woman, second victim found dead in suitcases; Wisconsin man arrested
FARMINGTON, Minn. - A 37-year-old Farmington woman who went missing in November has been found dead in Wisconsin, and a man was arrested Wednesday...
June 26, 2014 - 2:34pm
April 23, 2014
Remains found in Duluth confirmed as missing woman’s
DULUTH -- The St. Louis County Medical Examiner’s Office has positively identified a body found last week as that of Dale Elizabeth Gerard, a Duluth woman missing since last summer. Duluth police announced last week that a person had discovered the remains about 100 yards north...
April 23, 2014 - 10:00am
April 9, 2014
Suspicious death investigated in Cloquet
CLOQUET, Minn. -- Authorities are investigating a suspicious death after a body was found at a Cloquet residence Tuesday afternoon. Cloquet police were called to the residence shortly after noon, and the body was discovered inside. Deputy Chief Terry Hill said the body will be...
April 9, 2014 - 10:00am
May 17, 2013
Body identified as that of missing Bemidji, Minn., man
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- The Ramsey County medical examiner’s office confirmed Friday that the body of a man found in Lake Irving was that of Matt Pulis, missing since Oct. 20. Pulis’ mother, Betty Pulis, expressed her gratitude to members of the Bemidji Police Department...
May 17, 2013 - 11:36pm
May 11, 2013
Body of missing St. Paul woman found battered, nude
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The body of a missing St. Paul woman was battered and naked when it was recovered from the Mississippi River, according to court documents. Injuries to Kira Steger's body included a head wound, a broken finger, bruising inside the lip and lacerations to...
May 11, 2013 - 6:46am
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
October 1, 2012
Ridgewater College auto programs need more cars
WILLMAR -- In order to learn how to fix car engines, transmissions, bodies and bumpers, the students at Ridgewater College's auto repair programs...
October 1, 2012 - 12:00am
Body found in area home destroyed by fire
BIG KANDIYOHI LAKE -- An unidentified body was found Wednesday in the remains of a house on Big Kandiyohi Lake that was destroyed by an explosion followed by a fire. The Blomkest Fire Department was called to respond to a possible house explosion and fire located on 126th Avenue...
March 1, 2012 - 12:00am