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Too hot to bear: Furry visitor escapes Minnesota heat in kiddie pool
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
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
April 5, 2015
NCAA Women's Basketball: UConn, Notre Dame to play for national title
The Connecticut Huskies (37-1) and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish (36-2) will meet in Amelie Arena in Tampa, Florida, on Tuesday to determine the NCAA National Champion
April 5, 2015 - 11:39pm
June 16, 2014
Conn. hoarder killed after house floor collapses
BOSTON – A 66-year-old Connecticut woman was found dead in the basement of her home after the first floor collapsed under the weight of a waist-deep pile of newspapers, bottles and other household detritus, local police said Sunday. Police in the suburb of Cheshire, Conn.,...
June 16, 2014 - 8:00am
December 27, 2013
Connecticut police to release Newtown massacre documents today
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Connecticut state police plan to release a trove of documents on Friday tied to their investigation of the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School last year that killed 20 children and six adults, the agency said on its website.
December 27, 2013 - 7:35am
October 15, 2013
Confidentiality required for Sandy Hook school demolition crews
BOSTON (Reuters) - Workers tearing down Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, site of one of Americas worst school shootings, have been required by the town to sign confidentiality agreements barring them from discussing or photographing the site.
October 15, 2013 - 3:43pm
May 17, 2013
Conn. commuter trains collide; 60 go to hospitals
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) -- Two commuter trains serving New York City collided in Connecticut during Friday's evening rush hour, sending 60 people...
May 17, 2013 - 11:33pm
April 9, 2013
Women's basketball: Connecticut routs Louisville for 8th title
NEW ORLEANS — Geno Auriemma and Connecticut are back on top. With freshman Breanna Stewart leading the way, it might be a while before they...
April 9, 2013 - 10:21pm
April 4, 2013
Conn. governor signs sweeping gun limits into law
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, who four months ago broke the news to shocked parents that their children had been slaughtered in a Connecticut elementary school, signed into law Thursday sweeping new restrictions on weapons and large-capacity ammunition magazines similar...
April 4, 2013 - 11:40am
Conn. governor set to sign gun control law
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Gov. Dannel P. Malloy was expected to sign a wide-ranging bill that includes sweeping new restrictions on weapons and large-capacity ammunition magazines, a response to last year's deadly school shooting in Newtown. By SUSAN HAIGH Associated Press HARTFORD,...
April 4, 2013 - 6:23am
April 2, 2013
Conn. lawmakers unveil bipartisan gun control plan
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- With an announcement of sweeping proposals to curb gun violence, Connecticut lawmakers said they are hoping to send a message to Congress and other state legislators across the country: A bipartisan agreement on gun control is possible. By SUSAN HAIGH Associated...
April 2, 2013 - 6:50am
March 28, 2013
Arsenal of weapons found in Newtown gunman's home
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) -- An arsenal of weapons including guns, more than a thousand rounds of ammunition, a bayonet and several swords was found in the home of the gunman who carried out the Newtown school shooting, according to search warrants released Thursday. By JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN...
March 28, 2013 - 10:50am
January 3, 2013
Sandy Hook kids face 1st classes since shooting
MONROE, Conn. (AP) -- The Newtown schools superintendent says preparations have been made for a "normal" day, yet it will likely be anything...
January 3, 2013 - 7:29am
December 22, 2012
Letter: The root of evil in the world
It is with a heavy heart and much thought that I write this. Last Friday morning one person took it upon himself to end the lives of 26 innocent people, 20 of whom were not much more than babies. That one act brought our nation to a stop. One person changed the lives of all those...
December 22, 2012 - 12:00am
December 19, 2012
Obama sets January deadline for gun proposals
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Spurred by a horrific elementary school shooting, President Barack Obama vowed to send Congress new policy proposals for reducing...
December 19, 2012 - 1:37pm
Shattered Newtown tries to make sense of tragedy
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) -- For a third straight day Wednesday, funeral processions rolled through a grieving Connecticut town trying to make sense...
December 19, 2012 - 11:23am
Grief mixes with impatience in shattered Newtown
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) -- Mourners overlapped at back-to-back services as funerals began in earnest in a Connecticut town that lost 20 of its children and seven adults to a gunman, with emotions and tempers in tatters amid a global crush of media attention to a community once known mostly...
December 19, 2012 - 7:08am