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'Fox & Friends' anchor named State Department spokesperson
Rx for resiliency
China calls for restraint as U.S. carrier group heads for Korean waters
Pro rodeo's rags-to-riches bull proving hard to ride
Arkansas plans to execute 2 inmates Monday, would be first state in 17 years to do so
Former No. 1 overall pick Long, who played briefly for Vikings, retires
After another disappointing postseason, what's next for the Wild?
Vikings: Plenty of draft options at RB, including Joe Mixon teammate Samaje Perine
Prep Baseball & Softball: Card baseball team falls to Big Lake
Local Roundup: CCS' Reid edges Cards' Hauser
Soul singer Cuba Gooding Sr. found dead in his car
Adam Sandler to make rare appearance in Minnesota
Carrie Fisher won't appear in 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
Hollywood's Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner file for divorce
MTV to revive reality series 'Fear Factor'
Intestinal diseases increasing in Canadian children
Younger hot flashes may signal heart risk later
Focus 2017: Spotlight on Public Service
'Kitchen Witches': Comedy opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar chain of lakes focus of Wednesday's public meeting
Iris M. Hanson-Cain
Jackalee 'Jackie' Peterson
Dennis R. Erdman
Marvin I. Braegelman
Minnesota Opinion: Now is not the time to sit out, play politics
George Will: The 'Oh, never mind' president
Susan Estrich: The Amazon 1-Star System
Letter: U of M proud of local partnerships
Swift: Taxes must be particularly taxing
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December 28, 2010
Bail set at $2 million in Olivia child murder case, two additional people arrested in courtroom
OLIVIA -- Unconditional bail was set at $2 million this afternoon for Sergio Turrubiates Jr., 20, of Olivia, who faces a second-degree murder...
December 28, 2010 - 5:05pm
December 15, 2010
St. Thomas student killed in fire had Willmar roots
WILLMAR -- A University of St. Thomas student who died in a house fire Saturday was the son of Willmar natives and the grandson of two Willmar couples. Michael Adam Larson, 20, died in the fire after alerting others in the house in St. Paul. His roommates were able to jump from second-floor...
December 15, 2010 - 12:00am
December 14, 2010
Hastings woman charged with manslaughter in connection with her son's death
Less than three weeks after her husband Tylar Hokanson was convicted of murdering her 17-month old son Nicholas, Melissa Hokanson is now charged in connection with the boy's death. The Dakota County attorney's office Tuesday charged Hokanson, 19, of rural Dakota County, with one...
December 14, 2010 - 2:39pm
December 10, 2010
Death of witness instrumental in dismissal of fraud charges
WILLMAR -- Three felony fraud charges against Kristi Friese, 43, of Willmar, have been dismissed because a necessary witness in the case has...
December 10, 2010 - 12:00am
December 6, 2010
One person killed as semi rolls onto car in Proctor
The lone occupant of a 2006 Kia Rio died Sunday afternoon after the car was crushed by a semi-truck that overturned onto it in downtown Proc...
December 6, 2010 - 9:59am
Northern Minnesota carver killed in totem pole toppling
RAY, Minn. -- Carl Muggli is determined to finish the totem pole that killed his wife before he leaves the Northland. Carl and Linda Muggli,...
December 6, 2010 - 9:52am
December 4, 2010
Calif. auto pioneer had roots in Willmar
WILLMAR -- A man remembered for living the American success story by becoming one of the best-known names in California auto sales had his roots...
December 4, 2010 - 12:00am
December 1, 2010
St. Cloud Apollo teen has fatal attack on bus ride home
ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) -- A Minnesota family and classmates are grieving the loss of a high school sophomore who died after going into cardiac arrest on a school bus. St. Cloud school officials say the 16-year-old Apollo High School student complained about shortness of breath, dizziness...
December 1, 2010 - 8:25am
Rock County man found dead Tuesday in storm
LUVERNE -- A 64-year-old Kenneth man who apparently slid into the ditch due to icy road conditions was found frozen to death outside his vehicle shortly before noon on Tuesday.
December 1, 2010 - 7:13am
November 15, 2010
38-year-old man dies in hunting accident near Bluffton
November 15, 2010 - 1:57pm
November 5, 2010
Oscar-nominated actress Jill Clayburgh dies at 66
Jill Clayburgh, whose Broadway and Hollywood acting career stretched through the decades, highlighted by her Oscar-nominated portrayal of a divorcee exploring her sexuality in the 1978 film "An Unmarried Woman," died today. She was 66. Her husband, Tony Award-winning playwright...
November 5, 2010 - 9:56pm
October 19, 2010
Northern school districts reflect on Lehse's career as educator, superintendent after fatal accident
The Cass Lake-Bena interim superintendent died in a traffic accident Sunday afternoon.
October 19, 2010 - 12:09pm
October 18, 2010
Cass Lake-Bena superintendent dies in Sunday car crash
The Cass Lake-Bena interim superintendent died in a traffic accident Sunday afternoon. Diane M. Lehse, 66, of Menahga, died when the 2010 Ford Fusion she was in struck a semi truck head-on on state Highway 34 west of Walker, according to the Minnesota State Patrol out of Thief River...
October 18, 2010 - 9:24am
October 15, 2010
Students offer fond salutation to 'one of their own'
NEW LONDON -- In 2007, Ryane Clark stood in a sea of students, teachers and friends on the day he graduated from New London-Spicer High School. On...
October 15, 2010 - 12:00am
October 12, 2010
18-year-old dies in rollover near Evansville
EVANSVILLE, Minn. - An 18-year-old Evansville, Minn., woman died in a one-vehicle rollover north of here early Tuesday morning. Rae Danielle Dropps was driving south on a county road about 1 a.m. when her vehicle left the road, according to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office. After...
October 12, 2010 - 8:38am