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Officers dressed in riot gear staging near Dakota Access Pipeline camp
U.S. labor, housing markets data underscore economy's stamina
Friday snow storm expected to wallop southern Minn., less expected in the north
Trump revokes rules on transgender bathrooms
Bemidji police investigating shooting at Enbridge building, no one hurt
Timberwolves' Thibodeau hasn't found trade he likes 'at this point'
Red-hot Gophers upset No. 24 Maryland, win 6th straight
Local Roundup: Warrior teams win two on Wednesday
Twins' Sano working to put down roots at third base
Santana on track to start season opener
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen
Around our region published Feb. 22
Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey
Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
Training can help surgeons tell patients best and worse scenarios
Reader News: Diaper Bears for Hope Pregnancy Center
Roger "Billy" Schlueter
Donald "Donnie" Clausen
Gladys M. Torbenson
Donna M. Goff
Tribune Editorial: Willmar City Council makes a good Holland decision
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Cartoon by Bruce Plante for Feb. 23
Minnesota Opinion: Kill Legislature's ridiculous secret-meeting exemption
Cartoon by Ed Fischer
November 1, 2016
Missing boy located after brief search in rural Spicer
SPICER—Soon after he went missing Tuesday morning, a Spicer 1 ½ year-old was located safe and sound, thanks to a 78-year-old neighbor...
November 1, 2016 - 12:48pm
October 23, 2016
Georgia student's leg amputated after teacher slammed him to floor, lawyer says
COLUMBUS, Ga. — A 13-year-old boy's lower right leg was amputated after a teacher at a Columbus school slammed him to the floor three times, an attorney for the boy's family said on Friday, Oct. 21. Seventh-grader Montravious Thomas was hurt last month when he tried to leave...
October 23, 2016 - 12:25am
October 5, 2016
Boy mows lawns all summer to buy gravestone for father he never met
A Fargo family adopted 11-year-old Brandon Bakke at birth and as he began asking his Fargo family questions recently, the layers began to peel...
October 5, 2016 - 8:06am
August 25, 2016
10-year-old boy dies in crash with 14-year-old driver
PLATTE, S.D. – A 10-year-old boy died Wednesday in a two-vehicle crash east of Platte in south-central South Dakota. Five other occupants were...
August 25, 2016 - 7:46am
July 19, 2016
3-year-old Minnesota boy pulled from septic tank dies
DULUTH -- A 3-year-old boy found unresponsive in a septic tank on Sunday night in Duluth Township has died. Mick Johnston of Two Harbors, Minn.,...
July 19, 2016 - 1:19pm
June 24, 2015
13-year old injured when farm tractor was struck by semi
ROSCOE –– A 13-year old Stearns County boy was injured last night when farm tractor that he was using to haul hay bales was struck by a freightliner semi. The accident happened around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday on state Highway 23 and Stearns County Road 10 near Roscoe. According...
June 24, 2015 - 8:18am
May 7, 2014
Video: North Dakota 3-year-old found safe with family dog after being missing for 6 hours
COOPERSTOWN, N.D. – A 3-year-old boy missing for nearly six hours Monday night was discovered safe after an hours-long air, foot, bloodhound,...
May 7, 2014 - 10:03am
March 2, 2014
Boy pulled from St. Louis Park school pool dies
ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn. -- A 12-year-old boy pulled from a St. Louis Park Middle School swimming pool Thursday after a physical education class has died, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reported. The newspaper quoted a statement Saturday from city spokesman Jamie Zwilling, who said...
March 2, 2014 - 9:13am
September 6, 2013
2-month-old Minneapolis boy struck by stray bullet
MINNEAPOLIS - Minneapolis police say a 2-month-old boy is in critical condition after being struck by a stray bullet. Related story: Uncle fired bullet that struck baby in Minneapolis The Minneapolis Star Tribune ( http://bit.ly/153x4en) reports early Friday that the shooting...
September 6, 2013 - 8:08am
July 22, 2013
Update: Palace: Kate gives birth to a baby boy
LONDON (AP) — Palace officials say Prince William's wife Kate has given birth to a baby boy. Officials said Monday the baby was...
July 22, 2013 - 2:36pm
July 19, 2013
Autopsy report released in death of Wis. child found in car
The Polk County Sheriff's office has released preliminary autopsy findings related to the death of Isaiah Theis, the 2-year-old boy from Centuria,...
July 19, 2013 - 1:27pm
July 18, 2013
Body of Wis. 2-year-old found in car's trunk
CENTURIA, Wis. -- A 2-year-old Wisconsin boy missing since Tuesday night has been found dead in the trunk of a car. Polk County Sheriff Peter...
July 18, 2013 - 11:05am
June 3, 2013
S.D. boy finds $10,000 in K.C. hotel room
A 10-year-old boy found $10,000 in a drawer at a Kansas City hotel room and turned the money over to police. Tyler Schaefer found the money Saturday in the room at the Hilton airport hotel where he and his father, Cody Schaefer, were staying. The Kansas City Star reports ( http://bit.ly/16sloUJ)...
June 3, 2013 - 8:00am
April 15, 2013
Climbers recover body of snowmobile boy from Alaska glacier
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- The body of a 9-year-old boy who disappeared while snowmobiling with his father has been recovered from a crevasse in an Alaska glacier. Alaska State Troopers spokeswoman Megan Peters said by email that the body of Shjon Brown, of Fairbanks, was recovered...
April 15, 2013 - 1:04pm
Troopers: Boy, 9, feared dead after falling into glacial crevasse in Alaska
Link to Updated Story: Climbers recover body of snowmobile boy from Alaska glacier FAIRBANKS, Alaska - Climbers descended into an estimated 200-foot-deep crevasse on an Alaska glacier to reach a 9-year-old boy, who is feared dead after crashing his snowmobile. Investigators believe...
April 15, 2013 - 5:00am