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With few races, Minnesota primary turnout in August likely small
High court race is a Minnesota question
Eden Valley farmer elected to National Corn Growers Board
Poll: Trump trails by 6 points after DNC
Vikings & fine art come together in new stadium
Glenwood/Lowry punches ticket to Final Four
Stanley Cup to meet Stanley car in Minnesota
G/L Legion marches ahead at state
Getting it right
Stingers rebound to clobber Bucks
Judge dismisses 29 claims to late musician Prince's estate
Small town Lake Lillian gears up for big time production
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
ASTRO BOB: Getting stung by a 'scorpion' can be a beautiful thing
The search for a world-record lake trout
Johnson -- Haverly
Quisberg -- Larson
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
David L. Lake
Joan M. Caspers
Esther Helen Iverson
Parker: Are we all Democrats this year?
Dionne: Hillary takes the fight to Trump
Thomas: Hillary's recycled speech
Obama: Continuity we can believe in
Will: Mike Pence the pliable
July 20, 2016
18-year-old from Willmar charged after fleeing cops on dirt bike
WILLMAR -- The 18-year-old dirt bike driver allegedly involved in a high-speed chase with Willmar police officers Monday has been charged with...
July 20, 2016 - 11:40pm
February 28, 2016
18-year old leads police on high speed chase near Atwater
ATWATER - An 18-year-old Atwater man was arrested early Sunday morning after leading a Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s deputy on a high-speed chase. According to a news release from the Sheriff’s office, the chase started shortly before 2 a.m. north of Atwater, on 180 Street Northeast,...
February 28, 2016 - 1:51pm
October 17, 2015
Update: Suspect apprehended, was sought after high-speed chase this morning
STARBUCK -- A juvenile suspect in a high-speed chase early Saturday was apprehended late Saturday morning in Douglas County. In a news release, Starbuck Police Chief Mitch Johnsrud thanked those who provided information to authorities. The name and age of the juvenile male was...
October 17, 2015 - 3:44pm
Authorities search for vehicle, driver after high-speed chase in Pope, Stevens counties
STARBUCK -- The Starbuck Police Department is searching for a juvenile male who led several law enforcement agencies on a high speed chase in a stolen vehicle early today. According to a news release from Police Chief Mitch Johnsrud, the suspect is described as being 5’5”...
October 17, 2015 - 10:17am
August 14, 2015
Suspect makes court appearance after leading officers on chase through Willmar and Spicer
WILLMAR — The suspect in a drug investigation and high-speed chase Wednesday in Willmar made his first court appearance Friday. Sergio Ramos, 39, of Austin, Texas, faces felony charges of fifth-degree drug possession and fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle, a gross misdemeanor...
August 14, 2015 - 11:17pm
May 22, 2015
Woman dies in high-speed chase in busy holiday traffic
LAPORTE — A woman has died after a 25-minute high speed chase amid the busy Memorial Day holiday traffic west of Leech Lake. The chase that reached speeds of up to 90 mph Friday morning began somewhere outside of Laporte and headed east on Highway 200. The woman, 19-year-old Hailey...
May 22, 2015 - 11:24pm
August 18, 2014
Clarkfield man faces multiple charges after high-speed car chase
GRANITE FALLS — The 30-year-old Clarkfield man who was involved in a high-speed chase with law enforcement earlier this month in Clarkfield made his first appearance in court Monday on a number of charges. Matthew James Nelson faces Yellow Medicine County charges of felony assault...
August 18, 2014 - 11:26pm
July 24, 2014
Two brothers arrested in connection with shooting near Granite Falls
GRANITE FALLS –– Two brothers from rural Balaton are in jail and awaiting arraignment in Yellow Medicine County District Court in connection with a shooting incident last week in Granite Falls that seriously injured a man. The suspects, who are identified by Yellow Medicine County...
July 24, 2014 - 12:23am
July 10, 2014
Two hurt following high-speed chase
WILLMAR — Willmar Police say two people were injured following a high-speed chase and vehicle crash early today in east Willmar. Police were called at 1:47 a.m. to the Superamerica convenience store at the corner of First Street and Becker Avenue where an intoxicated driver...
July 10, 2014 - 10:46am
February 7, 2014
Man and women dead after high-speed chase, Highway 212 in Eden Prairie remains closed
U.S. Highway 212 remains closed closed in both directions near the western edge of Eden Prairie this afternoon following a police chase and...
February 7, 2014 - 3:12pm
Police chase leaves two dead, closes Highway 212 in Eden Prairie
U.S. Highway 212 is closed in both directions in Eden Prairie until at least noon following a police chase and subsequent police-involved shooting...
February 7, 2014 - 11:17am
Man arrested in northern Wisconsin after late May incident using snowmobile to flee officers
A man was arrested in northern Wisconsin's Oneida County last week after using a snowmobile to flee law enforcement officers. Of course, being late May, there was no snow in sight. “I actually asked them to repeat the information” when dispatchers relayed the call, Wisconsin...
June 7, 2013 - 1:19pm
October 26, 2012
Teens take vehicle, flee cops, hit gas meter; Regency West evacuated
WILLMAR -- Two young men suspected of a robbery fled from Willmar police early Thursday morning, causing a major gas leak that required the evacuation of half of the residents of the Regency West mobile home park. According to Police Capt. Jim Felt, Darian Frank, 19, of Willmar,...
October 26, 2012 - 12:00am
July 27, 2012
Stolen Camero tops 135 mph in chase from Minnesota to N.D.
FARGO - Law enforcement officials say they are looking for the driver of a stolen vehicle who was involved in a high-speed chase Thursday afternoon that crossed state lines and reached speeds of 135 mph. Sgt. Troy Hischer of the North Dakota State Patrol said he chased a stolen black...
July 27, 2012 - 8:55am
July 25, 2012
Litchfield, Minn., man faces felony for fleeing deputy in 100 mph-chase
WILLMAR -- Benjamin Jeffrey Norlin, 25, of Litchfield, made his first court appearance Tuesday on a felony charge of fleeing a peace officer...
July 25, 2012 - 9:30am