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Spicer couple injured in crash on Highway 23
Car plunges into northern Minnesota river
WTO cuts 2016 world trade growth forecast
Hobbyists search for treasure in Minnesota outhouse pits
Minnesota couple trusts in God for at-risk twins in womb
Bluejays soar in four
Roundup: Wildcats snap streak with win over GSL
Basketball lifer Thibodeau ready to lead Timberwolves
Salute for Palmer planned at the Ryder Cup
Cardinal Pride to induct four into Hall of Fame
Brad Pitt expresses sadness over divorce filing
Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt
Ticket prices for Prince tribute concert start at $19.99
Mikko Cowdery, QuadraFeelyAxs performing this weekend in Willmar
19th annual Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! festival to be held this weekend
Vote in our Readers' Choice 2016
Citizens getting caught up in Minnesota River cleanup
Northland Outdoors: A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Reader News: RAPID Coalition effort
Poetry, pugs raise awareness for new FAFSA timeline
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
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
Mary A. Krogfus
Donald R. Holmgren
Wallace "Wally" Heggestad
William "Bill" D. Latham
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Froma Harrop: Can Califorinia help lower drug prices?
George Will: A Republican worth voting for
Dionne: Debate moderators shouldn't duck
Larry.R. Swenson: Different requirements for some?
September 26, 2016
Records published Sept. 27
This is the records summary for Sept. 27. Renville County house fire ignited by child playing with lighter
12 hours 46 sec ago
Troubled lawyer shoots nine in Houston before being killed by police
HOUSTON—A troubled lawyer opened fire on morning commuters in Houston on Monday, Sept. 26, injuring at least nine people before being fatally...
14 hours 33 min ago
Wash. mall shooter confesses, charged with 5 counts of murder
MOUNT VERNON, Wash.—A 20-year-old man was charged on Monday with five counts of first-degree murder after confessing to a shooting rampage...
14 hours 34 min ago
FBI: Violent crime in U.S. rose in 2015 but far from peak levels
WASHINGTON—Violent crime in certain big U.S.
18 hours 5 min ago
September 25, 2016
Police capture gunman who shot and killed five at Washington state mall
BURLINGTON, Wash.—A man believed to have opened fire with a rifle at a Washington state mall, killing five people, was captured on Saturday,...
September 25, 2016 - 11:35am
September 24, 2016
Report: Loaded gun found in N.C. had fingerprints matching victim
CHARLOTTE, N.C.—A gun recovered at the scene of the fatal shooting of a black man by police in Charlotte was loaded and had fingerprints...
September 24, 2016 - 10:10am
Records summary for Sept. 24
Arrest WILLMAR—Following a traffic stop Friday morning, a 23-year-old man was arrested on two counts of third-degree DWI, possession of...
September 24, 2016 - 12:00am
September 23, 2016
Jacob Wetterling's disappearance remained a mystery for 27 years
ST. CLOUD — The question lingered for nearly 27 years. Investigators internalized it. Patty Wetterling repeated it hundreds, perhaps thousands,...
September 23, 2016 - 6:04pm
Minnesotan indicted by grand jury for father's murder
FERGUS FALLS — A state grand jury has indicted a Fergus Falls man on first-degree premeditated murder for the death of his father in earlier...
September 23, 2016 - 7:31am
September 22, 2016
Tulsa officer charged with manslaughter for fatal shooting seen on video
TULSA, Okla.—The white Tulsa police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man whose car had broken down and blocked a road was charged...
September 22, 2016 - 7:21pm
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
Minnesota woman charged with throwing coffee in cop's face
CROOKSTON, Minn. -- A 60-year-old Crookston woman faces felony charges after allegedly throwing a cup of coffee on a city police officer who...
September 22, 2016 - 1:48pm
Mom who hid daughters on western Minnesota horse farm going to prison for 8 months
ST. PAUL—A Stillwater woman who took her two daughters to western Minnesota to keep them from their father in Lakeville will serve nearly eight...
September 22, 2016 - 8:34am
September 21, 2016
Fargo judge refuses to release brother of St. Cloud mall attacker for funeral
FARGO—A judge in Fargo on Wednesday denied a request from a Cass County Jail inmate for a furlough to attend the funeral for his brother,...
September 21, 2016 - 6:59pm
Vikings superfan connected to 'extremely large' pot seizure
A Minnesota man who cultivated a notable alter-ego as a sports fan was allegedly connected to more than 170 pounds of seized marijuana after...
September 21, 2016 - 1:12pm