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Five injured in Pope County head-on crash with ambulance
Restarting out of bankruptcy, company revives former MN mining operation
Sweden asks the U.S. to explain Trump comment
Driver dies after semi leaves I-94, strikes trees
Florida middle schooler threw block at Trump motorcade, sheriff says
Jacobs: A new bird mystery for a new week
Cook: 'Boat Show' a mirror of life in the North
Dokken:Fee hike for hunting, fishing licenses faces uphill battle in Minn.
Kamloops rainbows and coho salmon provide early-morning action near the French River
Cards wrestling headed to State
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
Driving a hard bargain for taxes
States' rights? Not so much, when it comes to retirement savings
Murder and Mayhem are hers to tell in Redwood County
Fagen Fighters Museum in Granite Falls listed as a top Minnesota attraction
The many meanings of Valentine's Day
Lorraine "Lolly" Marlys Thompson
Daniel P. Schaefbauer
Gloria A. Schroeder
Dwaine B. Weber
Marlow W. Hanson
AstroBob: Ride the roller coaster to solar minimum
Swift: Do-it-yourself Dad may be least patient patient of all
Veeder: The new good 'ol days are on their way
Phillips: Dealing with difficult people easier with kindness
Minding Our Elders: Recovery from double grief may require professional care
February 9, 2017
Olivia man charged with arson for Dec. 3 house fire
OLIVIA — A 20-year-old man lit his parents' Olivia home on fire early Dec. 3, authorities say — but not before he had moved his...
February 9, 2017 - 4:03pm
Litchfield police officer facing DWI charges
LITCHFIELD—A Litchfield police officer has been placed on leave, facing DWI charges filed last week in Meeker County District Court. ...
December 9, 2016 - 3:30pm
October 6, 2016
Minnesota teen accused of Bible camp rape
FOSSTON, Minn. -- A Twin Cities 18-year-old man is behind bars in Polk County, Minn., on suspicion of sexually assaulting two underage girls...
October 6, 2016 - 7:22am
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