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U.S. data to put December rate hike in focus
Frank Lloyd Wright-designed gas station in small Minnesota town to be sold
Antique power group losing its home
Records published Sept. 30
Regency Beauty schools close nationwide, including 5 in Minn.
Volleyball: Cardinals down Tech for eighth-straight win
Roundup: Obregon, Card boys soccer team pitches shutout against Tech
WCT Daily Sports Schedule for Sept. 30-Oct. 1
BOLD battles back
Cross Country: Cards to face best of the best
Lady Gaga to perfom Super Bowl halftime show
Meander weekend features celebration of art, community
Celebrating the spirit of the landscape he loves
Brad Pitt expresses sadness over divorce filing
Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt
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Alec Baldwin is ‘Saturday Night Live’s’ new Donald Trump
Citizens getting caught up in Minnesota River cleanup
Northland Outdoors: A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Reader News: RAPID Coalition effort
Homer I. Haug
Inez L. Quigley
Mary Alice Krogfus
EJ Dionne: Clinton moves the election in her direction
Patrick Foley: Social Security not an investment
Cal Thomas: Advice for Donald Trump's second debate
Cartoon by Gary Markstein
George Will: Trump's rise reflects America's decay
September 22, 2016
Police: Minnesotan left mother, brother dead in their home for a year
WHITE BEAR LAKE, Minn.—Two people found inside a White Bear Lake home had been dead for more than a year before officers discovered them Tuesday,...
September 22, 2016 - 3:07pm
SEC charges fund manager Cooperman with insider trading
The top U.S. securities regulator has charged billionaire investor Leon Cooperman with insider trading, making him the highest-profile target...
September 22, 2016 - 1:03pm
September 20, 2016
Police: Man crawled into child's changing room at Minnesota store
A St. Paul man was accused of crawling under the dividing wall of a Kmart changing room, terrifying the 8-year-old girl who was there changing...
September 20, 2016 - 3:31pm
Daycare worker charged with breaking child's leg
BALDWIN, Wis. -- St. Croix County prosecutors charged a former Baldwin daycare worker and state officials fined the facility after the woman...
September 20, 2016 - 3:16pm
September 1, 2016
Minnesotan jailed for threatening cops' families, saying he'd eat them
BRAINERD—Repeatedly yelling racial slurs, threatening to blow up a bar and threatening to kill and eat the families of police officers were...
September 1, 2016 - 6:57am
August 31, 2016
Minnesota man charged with selling leased livestock
PERHAM — A 56-year-old former farm owner from Detroit Lakes faces charges in Otter Tail County District Court for allegedly wrongly selling...
August 31, 2016 - 6:45am
August 23, 2016
Update: Charges filed against man in death of 5-year-old Watkins girl
WALKER -- The 25-year-old Coon Rapids man arrested in connection with the abduction and death of 5-year-old Alayna Jeanne Ertl was charged Tuesday with second-degree murder, first-degree criminal sexual conduct, two counts of kidnapping and theft. The suspect, Zachary Todd Anderson,...
August 23, 2016 - 12:54pm
August 22, 2016
For second time in month, Minnesotan charged with fleeing police
ALEXANDRIA—Alexandria police used a stun gun while arresting a 32-year-old Miltona man over the weekend after authorities say he intentionally...
August 22, 2016 - 7:56pm
August 17, 2016
Minnesotan charged with beating infant 22 times, killing her
MINNEAPOLIS -- A young Minneapolis father has been charged with murder after fatally hitting his infant daughter nearly two dozen times last...
August 17, 2016 - 7:28am
August 5, 2016
Months later, distracted driver says he purposely drove head-on into police car
HUDSON, Wis. -- An inattentive driving ticket gave way to felony charges after a man, allegedly overcome by guilt, came forward to tell authorities...
August 5, 2016 - 7:34am
August 4, 2016
He claims Minnesota cop pulled gun on him; dash cam says otherwise
A Minneapolis man was charged Wednesday in Ramsey County District Court with four counts of falsely reporting police misconduct in St. Paul....
August 4, 2016 - 4:00pm
August 3, 2016
Former teacher charged with having sex with students in Minnesota, North Dakota
CROOKSTON, Minn. -- A former Grand Forks teacher charged with having sexual relationships with a student in North Dakota faces similar charges...
August 3, 2016 - 7:31pm
Trucker charged in crash that killed a family of five from Minnesota
OGALLALA, Neb.—The truck driver involved in a Nebraska crash that killed a Twin Cities family of five has been charged in connection with their...
August 3, 2016 - 7:45am
July 26, 2016
Cop resigns after probe reveals he used police resources for nearly 100 sexual encounters
HUDSON, Wis.—A former Hudson police officer has resigned after he admitted to using police resources for nearly 100 sexual encounters and spending...
July 26, 2016 - 10:26am
July 15, 2016
Minnesota woman accused of babysitting six kids at public pool while intoxicated
MOORHEAD—A Moorhead woman faces 12 counts of child neglect after a Moorhead swimming pool worker called police to report that a group of children...
July 15, 2016 - 7:15am