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Defying Trump, Green Party pursues recounts in 3 U.S. states
Dakota Access 'fully committed' to completing pipeline using current route
Keeping jobs on the prairie: Clarkfield Outdoors defies odds with American-made apparel
U.S. court puts Obamacare case on hold until Trump takes office
Abe to become first Japanese PM to visit Pearl Harbor
Bluejays girls team dominates Hendricks
Pitino has Gophers poised to take 12-1 record into Big Ten play
Is Dozier blockbuster trade in the works?
Wild remain unconcerned with middling special teams
Timberwolves' bench playing Minnesota's best basketball
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'
Heavy teenage drinking linked to abnormal brain development
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Read Live it! December-January issue
Knowing personalized risk for diabetes may not change lifestyles
Dorothy M. Peterson
Luella O. Carlson
Harlow D. Skindelien
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Treat all ladies with respect
Minnesota Opinion: Free Vikes-tix perk 'looks bad' for all
Estrich commentary: Living in the Trump twilight
Editorial: Time for two school sides to find agreement
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
May 4, 2013
Calm, moist air aids fight against Calif. wildfire
CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) -- Moist, cool and calm weather is greatly helping Southern California firefighters battling a huge wildfire in coastal Ventura County. By RAQUEL MARIA DILLON and JOHN ROGERS Associated Press CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) -- Moist, cool and calm...
May 4, 2013 - 10:13am
April 29, 2013
Tense Calif. town hunts man who killed girl, 8
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- After door-to-door sweeps proved fruitless, law officers urged residents of a small town in Northern California to lock their door and keep a close eye on streets and yards for a man who stabbed an 8-year-old girl to death in her house. By JOHN...
April 29, 2013 - 6:36am
April 15, 2013
Lawsuit planned over assaulted Calif. teen suicide victim
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- The family of a girl who committed suicide after she was sexually battered and then cyberbullied with a humiliating...
April 15, 2013 - 12:46pm
March 27, 2013
Golden Gate Bridge goes to digital toll system
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Drivers approaching the majestic Golden Gate Bridge experienced something new on Wednesday- no human toll collectors. By...
March 27, 2013 - 2:00pm
March 25, 2013
Girl, 9, walks to get help after crash kills dad
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Law enforcement officials praised the bravery and tenacity of a 9-year-old girl who crawled out of a mangled SUV at the bottom of a remote Southern California canyon and hiked nearly two miles to find help for her father, who was pinned in the driver's seat following...
March 25, 2013 - 1:30pm
February 13, 2013
AP source: Dorner's license found in burned cabin
BIG BEAR LAKE, Calif. (AP) -- As police scoured mountain peaks for days, using everything from bloodhounds to high-tech helicopters, the revenge-seeking ex-cop they wanted was hiding among them, holed up in a vacation cabin across the street from their command post. It was there that...
February 13, 2013 - 9:03am
February 12, 2013
AP source: Suspect didn't leave burning cabin
BIG BEAR, Calif. (AP) -- The man believed to be fugitive ex-cop Christopher Dorner never came out of a California mountain cabin, and a single...
February 12, 2013 - 7:58pm
Deputy dies, cabin ablaze in Calif. manhunt
BIG BEAR, Calif. (AP) -- A man police believe to be the fugitive ex-Los Angeles officer wanted in three killings was barricaded inside a burning cabin Tuesday after a shootout in a California mountain town that left one deputy dead and another wounded. The developments raised the...
February 12, 2013 - 7:12pm
Authorities say ex-cop barricaded in Calif. cabin
A fugitive ex-Los Angeles cop sought in three killings was barricaded in a cabin in the in the San Bernardino Mountains on Tuesday after a shootout with authorities that wounded two officers. The San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department says two law enforcement officers are being...
February 12, 2013 - 4:36pm
February 11, 2013
$1M reward for ex-Los Angeles officer prompts tips
IRVINE, Calif. (AP) -- A $1 million reward for a fugitive ex-police officer wanted in the slayings of three people took authorities to a San Fernando Valley home improvement store but so far prompted no credible leads in the search for Christopher Dorner. The manhunt for him, coupled...
February 11, 2013 - 8:55am
February 9, 2013
Hunt for fugitive resumes in Calif. mountains
BIG BEAR LAKE, Calif. (AP) -- More than 100 officers fanned out again at daybreak Saturday in the snow-covered San Bernardino Mountains, resuming the search for the former Los Angeles police officer suspected of going on a deadly rampage to get back at those he blamed for ending his...
February 9, 2013 - 10:27am
February 8, 2013
Calif. search continues for ex-cop suspected of killing 3
BIG BEAR LAKE, Calif. (AP) -- A police officer and a pair of soon-to-be newlyweds were dead. Another officer, riddled with bullets, was in intensive care. Two more police were shot at but got away, one of them grazed by gunfire. Two innocent and uninvolved women were shot by police...
February 8, 2013 - 7:24am
February 7, 2013
Massive manhunt on for ex-cop accused of killing 3
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Thousands of police officers throughout Southern California and Nevada hunted Thursday for a disgruntled former Los Angeles officer wanted for going on a deadly shooting rampage that he warned in an online posting would target those on the force who wrong him,...
February 7, 2013 - 1:49pm
LA police shoot innocent people in ex-cop manhunt
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Los Angeles police say officers guarding a target in an ex-officer's manifesto shot and wounded multiple people in Torrance who were in a pickup. LA police Lt. Andrew Neiman says the officers were deployed in response to Christopher Dorner's written threats to...
February 7, 2013 - 11:54am
February 4, 2013
At least 8 people killed in Calif. bus crash
YUCAIPA, Calif. (AP) -- At least eight and as many as 10 people were killed and more than three dozen injured when a bus careened out of control while traveling down a Southern California mountain road, struck a car, flipped and plowed into a pickup, authorities said. California Highway...
February 4, 2013 - 8:23am