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Public criticizes current layout of Willmar Wye
Willmar teen is National Merit finalist
Records published Feb. 25
Child found safe in Willmar after possible abduction
Bemidji coach issues apology for prep hockey brawl with Brainerd
Boys Basketball: 'Jacks top MACCRAY
Palmer, Bryan share Honda Classic lead
Local Roundup: Wildcats bounce back with vengeance
Junior Hockey: Two WarHawks heading to Hamline
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen
'Fire & Ice': Diamond Edge figure skating show is Saturday, Sunday in Willmar
Around our region published Feb. 22
Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey
Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
Training can help surgeons tell patients best and worse scenarios
Keith L. Kendall
Lawrence "Junior" Johnson, Jr.
Wishing loved one could let go of life should not bring guilty feelings
Tribune Editorial: Willmar City Council makes a good Holland decision
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Cartoon by Bruce Plante for Feb. 23
Minnesota Opinion: Kill Legislature's ridiculous secret-meeting exemption
Records published Feb. 25
This is the records summary for Feb. 25. Hit-and-run ATWATER — A hit-and-run crash was reported around 8:50 a.m. Friday from the 18200...
1 hour 24 min ago
February 24, 2017
Man receives maximum sentence in foster child death
BEMIDJI, Minn. — A Bemidji man whose 2-year-old foster daughter drowned after he left her in the shower received the maximum sentence for...
10 hours 25 min ago
Kansas man charged with killing Indian engineer in possible hate crime
KANSAS CITY/NEW DELHI, India -- A 51-year-old man has been charged with killing an engineer from India and wounding two other men when he opened...
15 hours 31 min ago
Woman pleads guilty in beheading death of Minn. man
A 23-year-old Grand Rapids woman pleaded guilty Friday, Feb. 24 in Itasca County District Court in the stabbing and beheading death of a Hibbing...
16 hours 18 min ago
Records published Feb. 24
This is the records summary for Feb. 24. Burglaries WILLMAR — Police received two reports Wednesday of apparent burglaries in southwest...
February 24, 2017 - 6:16am
February 23, 2017
'Haunted by mistake,' gunman apologizes for killing 2 at Twin Cities hotel
ST. PAUL—Standing with his head down in an orange prison jumpsuit, Cass Cordel O'Neal told the judge he was "wrong" when he shot and killed...
February 23, 2017 - 10:11pm
Prosecutors say Minnesota man was sex trafficker, while he says he was just women's driver
BLAINE, Minn.—The women didn't speak English, so they allegedly had DongZhu Jiang drive them to and from hotels and apartments where they...
February 23, 2017 - 9:23pm
Lawyer, suspected of DUI and using phone while driving, arrested after SUV kills runner in St. Paul
ST. PAUL — A 35-year-old man running when he was struck Wednesday, Feb. 22, by an SUV in St. Paul was also an avid bicyclist who worked...
February 23, 2017 - 5:54pm
U.S. reverses Obama-era move to phase out private prisons
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Justice Department has reversed an order by the Obama administration to phase out the use of private contractors to run...
February 23, 2017 - 5:33pm
Wisconsin's capital city settles police shooting of unarmed teen for $3.35 million
The family of a biracial teenager who was fatally shot while unarmed by a white police officer has settled a lawsuit against the city of Madison,...
February 23, 2017 - 5:18pm
Bemidji police investigating shooting at Enbridge building, no one hurt
BEMIDJI, Minn.—Police are investigating after shots were fired at the front door and windows of the Enbridge's Bemidji office sometime...
February 23, 2017 - 10:23am
Minn. nursing facility staffer fired for theft after getting caught in sting
A Duluth assisted-living facility used a sting operation to solve a string of alleged thefts from its residents last year.
February 23, 2017 - 9:44am
Ireland passes law to make buying sex a crime
LONDON — Ireland has made it a crime to buy sex after passing a law which it says is aimed at tackling sex trafficking and protecting...
February 23, 2017 - 9:32am
February 22, 2017
Man charged with third-degree murder in Moorhead meth overdose death
MOORHEAD—A 34-year-old man is charged in Clay County District Court with third-degree murder in connection with the overdose death of a...
February 22, 2017 - 11:02pm
Suburban Twin Cities nightclub shut down in wake of shooting where 5 injured
MAPLEWOOD, Minn.—The Maplewood City Council voted Wednesday morning to immediately close Stargate nightclub — at least temporarily...
February 22, 2017 - 10:47pm