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Minnesota couple's tree house is what dreams are made of
Former Willmar man pleads not guilty to rape of teenager
MnDOT invites public to open house on Willmar wye project
Planning gets underway for complex reconstruction of County Road 5
History made as Clinton secures Democratic White House nomination
NFL Notebook: Gordon reinstated, then suffers injury
Roundup: Raymond tunes up for 11C playoffs with win over Marshall
Stingers keep hot streak going
Willmar rides pitching to VFW playoff win
Fighting injuries, Vikings OL Loadholt plans to retire
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
Sharing Netflix or HBO Go passwords now a federal crime
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Swanson — Winther
Schmidt -- Danielson
Lang -- Nieman
Frye -- Birkland
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
Audrey O. Forkrud
Stanley A. Nelson
Mae L. Dahl
Chris "Doc" Nissen
Diane K. Rittenhouse
Will: The path ahead for Hillary Clinton
Commentary: For Trump to Lose, GOP must let Clinton win
Commentary: Trump: Seeking victory through fear
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Commentary: Ted Cruz holds his nose
March 12, 2013
Long-awaited plea is near in Colo. theater shooting
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) -- In the nearly eight months since James Holmes first shuffled into court with vacant eyes and reddish-orange hair, neither...
March 12, 2013 - 7:15am
January 11, 2013
Judge delays arraignment in Colorado theater shooting
By Dan Elliott, Associated Press CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — The man accused of the Colorado theater shooting won't have to enter a plea until...
January 11, 2013 - 10:35am
January 7, 2013
Colorado prosecutors to outline theater shooting case today
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Nearly six months after a bloody rampage in a Colorado movie theater left 12 people dead, prosecutors will go to court today to outline their case against the suspect, James Holmes. Holmes is charged with more than 160 counts, including murder and attempted...
January 7, 2013 - 8:40am
December 24, 2012
Volunteers at Colo. base track Santa's progress
PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. (AP) — Volunteers at a Colorado Air Force base monitoring maps showing Santa Claus’ progress are several hours...
December 24, 2012 - 12:16pm
December 18, 2012
Police: At least 4 dead in apparent Colo. murder-suicide
LONGMONT, Colo. -- Four people were found dead Tuesday in Colorado after a woman called police to report a shooting and was apparently shot to death while she was on the phone. Weld County sheriff's spokesman Tim Schwartz says dispatchers heard the woman who called 911 scream "No,...
December 18, 2012 - 10:58am
July 21, 2012
Editorial: It's time to mourn today with Colorado
It was a day of asking "why" as America watched the story unfold of a mass murder event Friday at a multiplex movie theatre in a Colorado town. A lone suspect, clad in black ballistic gear, walked into a crowded premiere of the new "Batman" movie and opened fire with multiple firearms. When...
July 21, 2012 - 9:58am
July 20, 2012
Official: Colorado shooting suspect was former med student (video)
AURORA, Colo. -- A former medical student in a gas mask barged into a crowded Denver-area theater during a midnight showing of the Batman movie...
July 20, 2012 - 11:33am
July 18, 2012
Video: Raw video of Colorado Springs fugitive tries to steal aircraft
Raw video of Colorado Springs fugitive tries to steal aircraft.
July 18, 2012 - 12:00am
Update: Willmar grad Brian Hedglin dead following attempted Utah plane theft, pilot also suspect in ex-girlfriend's death in Colorado
WILLMAR -- A former Willmar resident and graduate suspected of a Colorado homicide and attempting to steal an empty passenger jet was found dead on the plane from a self-inflicted gunshot wound Tuesday at a small Utah airport. Brian Hedglin, 40, of Colorado Springs, was a SkyWest...
July 18, 2012 - 12:00am
July 17, 2012
Willmar 1990 graduate found dead after attempted plane theft in Utah and suspected Colorado homicide
WILLMAR -- A former Willmar resident and graduate suspected of a Colorado homicide and attempting to steal an empty passenger jet was found dead...
July 17, 2012 - 9:09pm
June 29, 2012
Colorado smoke to lower air quality in Minnesota
MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has issued an air pollution health advisory due to forecasted increases in ozone pollution from noon to midnight today for the Twin Cities metropolitan area and Rochester. Ozone is expected to near a level that is considered...
June 29, 2012 - 9:01am
August 23, 2011
Southern Colorado rocked by early morning earthquake
DENVER (AP) -- The strongest earthquake to strike Colorado in more than 40 years shook awake hundreds of people, toppled groceries off shelves and caused minor damage to homes in the southern part of the state and in northern New Mexico. No injuries were reported as aftershocks continued...
August 23, 2011 - 8:42am
February 18, 2011
Update 4:50 p.m.: 5 people killed in Colo. multi-vehicle crash
THORNTON, Colo. (AP) -- Police in suburban Denver were investigating today why an SUV careened through rush-hour traffic, triggering a crash that killed five people and injured five others. The SUV slammed into a car and went airborne, landing on top of a pickup truck Thursday evening....
February 18, 2011 - 4:53pm
January 5, 2009
Nolan scores twice as Wild tops Avalanche
DENVER -- Niklas Backstrom stopped 33 shots for his fourth shutout of the season, Owen Nolan scored twice in the opening period and the Minnesota Wild snapped a six-game road losing streak, beating the Colorado Avalanche 2-0 on Sunday night. It's the first time in 61 regular season...
January 5, 2009 - 12:00am
December 29, 2008
Detroit Lakes man helps others escape burning jet in Denver
Rich Kostynick Jr. says his dad isn't one to blow his own horn too loudly. So others are doing it for him. By all accounts, the elder Kostynick, who is from Detroit Lakes, Minn., ignored potential danger to help fellow passengers evacuate Continental Flight 1404 after it crashed...
December 29, 2008 - 10:00am