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Former Willmar banker charged in prostitution case
Heroin use, addiction up sharply among U.S. whites
Former Christie associate gets two years in prison for bridge scandal
Police open fire after driver strikes cruiser near U.S. Capitol
Repeal of internet privacy rules passes Congress, Trump likely to sign
Zach Parise takes high stick to the face; prognosis unclear
Rubio's three FTs send Wolves past Pacers
Local Roundup: Jackson earns All-America honors
U.S. women's team settle pay dispute, avoid boycott
Gimenez hardest transition to Twins may be getting son on the bandwagon
'Trading Spaces' returning to TV
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
'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
Violet Gurtrude Swanson
Keith L. Sorenson
Delores A. Larson
Ethel L. Anderson
LeRoy H. Koenen
Parenting Perspectives: Why I worry about what others think of me
Farmers leading progress on buffer requirement
Pinke: Rally around rural communities
Positively Beautiful: Health and wellness trends popping up everywhere
Swift: Hairstyling technique not all it is wrapped up to be
Dave & Vivian Swanson
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