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Dredged sand may bolster Duluth beach eroded by high level of Lake Superior
Reports: Two more women accuse Sen. Al Franken of groping them
Holiday DWI enforcement in Minnesota kicks off statewide
Philippines to extradite ex-priest accused of abusing two North Dakota boys
Dayton: Shouldn't take long to elect two new legislators
Timberwolves hand Magic sixth straight loss
Wild hand Sabres seventh straight loss
Vikings LB Emmanuel Lamur: Meeting Cuban relatives 'a blessing to think of on Thanksgiving'
Ex-Wild Jason Pominville, Marco Scandella enjoying new roles in Buffalo
Adam Thielen on verge of breaking Vikings' 1,000-yard receiving drought
David Cassidy, 1970s teen idol who starred on 'The Partridge Family,' dies at 67
Inside RFD-TV, the network that covets rural and older viewers
Charlie Rose harassed us, eight women say
Why is Peter Dinklage still stuck playing characters defined by dwarfism?
From Fred and Ginger to Kate and Leo: When movie couples make fans hope for real-life love
Holidaze parade ushers in holiday season Saturday in downtown Willmar
What you need in your winter survival kit
'Made in America' concerts set by Prairie Arts Chorale
Generations section now available online
500 years of Reformation brings together some 800 people in Willmar
October/November issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
Keith Cleo Moist
Catherine A. Brainard
Jeanne M. Poage
Thanksgiving is a time to appreciate all our blessings
Commentary: Did Al Franken make a bad decision, or is he a creep? Look for the pattern.
Analysis: Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now
Garrison Keillor: It's Thanksgiving. Be Happy.
Letter: Farm economy needs rescuing
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball playoff preview
WCT Sports Show: Mid-Season Football Rankings
WCT Sports Show: Area volleyball contenders
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
WCT Sports Show: Ranks! And Picks!
Card of Thanks
Emma Anne Williams
October 10, 2017
A toddler was sent outside at 3 a.m. as 'punishment.' Then she disappeared.
A 3-year-old from Texas has been missing for three days since her father sent her out alone to an alley at 3 a.m. -- her punishment, police say...
October 10, 2017 - 1:22pm
August 28, 2017
LaFontaine-Greywind family accepting donations for child
FARGO—Donations for Haisley Jo, daughter of Savanna LaFontaine-Greywind and Ashton Matheny, are now being accepted at U.S. Bank. The LaFontaine-Greywind...
August 28, 2017 - 8:56pm
December 25, 2016
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Cartoon by Dave Granlund Dave Granlund is a nationally syndicated cartoonist based in Minnesota. Editorial cartoon feedback can be sent to: email@example.com....
December 25, 2016 - 12:00am
December 20, 2016
Boy, 11, suspended over alleged gun threats to alternative program in Willmar
WILLMAR — An 11-year-old boy at Willmar's North Central Learning Center has been suspended from school, accused of threatening to bring a gun to the school to shoot people while videotaping it. No firearm was recovered on the student after the Monday threat, Willmar Police...
December 20, 2016 - 6:01am
December 12, 2016
Man, child found dead in Minnesota house
FARIBAULT, Minn. -- A man and child were found dead inside a house in Faribault, Minn., on Sunday afternoon after a neighbor looking through...
December 12, 2016 - 10:00am
September 26, 2016
Renville County house fire ignited by child playing with lighter
FRANKLIN -- Authorities say a Sunday house fire on the southern edge of Renville County started in a sofa, and a preliminary investigation suggests...
September 26, 2016 - 12:25pm
June 19, 2016
5-year-old boy drowns at Minnesota campground
Updated 6:12 p.m. Sunday STEPHEN -- Divers recovered the body of a 5-year-old boy who drowned at a Marshall County campsite early Sunday morning....
June 19, 2016 - 4:36pm
June 1, 2016
Willmar man, 38, accused of fathering child of 14-year-old girl
WILLMAR — A 38-year-old Willmar man has been charged with first-degree criminal sexual conduct for allegedly fathering a child with a 14-year-old...
June 1, 2016 - 9:51pm
May 5, 2016
Student hospitalized after being hit by school bus
ST. PAUL — A child is in critical condition after being struck by a school bus in St. Paul Thursday morning, police said. The incident happened around 7:15 a.m. at the intersection of Maryland Avenue and Dale Street, St. Paul police spokesman Steve Linders said. The student was...
May 5, 2016 - 9:55pm
April 21, 2016
13-month-old missing Montana girl found dead
POPLAR, Mont. -- A 13-month-old girl who was abducted from her home in Poplar on Tuesday night has been found dead. Lee Allmer, Roosevelt County...
April 21, 2016 - 5:30am
April 4, 2016
Mother of boy killed in ATV accident: I want to give him the best party ever
The 5-year-old boy involved in an all-terrain vehicle crash Saturday night in Spicer has died. Wesley Needham died Monday and his organs will...
April 4, 2016 - 11:15pm
April 2, 2016
5-year-old Spicer boy critically injured in ATV rollover
RELATED STORY (11:20 P.M. MONDAY): Mother of boy killed in ATV accident: I want to give him the best party ever
April 2, 2016 - 11:15pm
March 8, 2016
Dawson man, 61, faces charges after massaging 14-year-old girl
DAWSON — A 61-year-old Dawson man has been charged with second-degree and fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct in Lac qui Parle County District Court. Garry Lee Ochsendorf was arrested in February after a 14-year-old girl told law enforcement she had been sexually abused by him....
March 8, 2016 - 11:23pm
October 20, 2015
Minnesotan sex offender behind bars on charges he molested autistic 5-year-old girl
MOORHEAD – A 57-year-old sex offender is again behind bars, charged with sexually molesting a 5-year-old girl he was baby-sitting. Charges...
October 20, 2015 - 9:44am
June 24, 2015
Police seek motorist involved in crash injuring juvenile
WILLMAR — The Willmar Police Department is investigating a Tuesday morning crash in downtown Willmar and is attempting to identify the driver of a vehicle that allegedly crashed with a juvenile male bicyclist, causing injuries. Law enforcement received report at 8:13 a.m. Tuesday...
June 24, 2015 - 11:26pm