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Heroin use, addiction up sharply among U.S. whites
Former Christie associate gets two years in prison for bridge scandal
Police open fire after driver strikes cruiser near U.S. Capitol
Repeal of internet privacy rules passes Congress, Trump likely to sign
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Local Roundup: Jackson earns All-America honors
U.S. women's team settle pay dispute, avoid boycott
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'Trading Spaces' returning to TV
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'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
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Farmers leading progress on buffer requirement
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July 13, 2012
Rural Spicer, Minn., man ID'd as Lake Florida drowning victim
WILLMAR -- The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office has identified a 70-year-old man who drowned Wednesday in Lake Florida as James Toth, of rural Spicer. According to a news release from Kandiyohi County Sheriff Dan Hartog, law enforcement was informed around 4:35 p.m. Wednesday that...
July 13, 2012 - 12:00am
July 12, 2012
Rural Spicer, Minn., man drowns in Lake Florida
July 12, 2012 - 12:03pm
February 23, 2012
Former Benson school superintendent dies after falling through ice near Pierre, S.D.
BENSON -- A former superintendent of the Benson Schools died Tuesday after falling through the ice near Pierre, S.D., while trying to rescue...
February 23, 2012 - 10:30am
August 12, 2011
Search for missing Xcel Energy contract worker at Minnesota Falls dam continues today
GRANITE FALLS -- The search for an Xcel Energy worker continues this morning for an Xcel Energy worker who is believed to have fallen from the...
August 12, 2011 - 11:55am
July 27, 2011
Bass Lake drowning victim identified as Kandiyohi man
WILLMAR -- The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office says Daniel Michael Suter, 45, of Kandiyohi drowned in Bass Lake Tuesday night while attempting to rescue his 6-year-old son after the boy had fallen off of their pontoon. Sheriff Daniel Hartog said the sheriff's office was called...
July 27, 2011 - 9:47am
Man trying to rescue his 6-year-old son drowns in west-central Minnesota's Bass Lake
A 45-year-old Kandiyohi man drowned in Bass Lake Tuesday night while attempting to rescue his 6-year-old son after the boy had fallen off of their pontoon, the Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office said today. The drowning happened shortly after 7 p.m. Bass Lake is located about one-half...
July 27, 2011 - 8:43am
July 25, 2011
56-year-old Annandale, Minn., man drowns in Big Swan Lake
KINGSTON -- A 56-year-old Annandale man was pronounced dead after his body was found floating around noon Sunday near Big Swan Lake on the county line between Meeker and Wright counties. According to a news release from Meeker County Sheriff Jeff Norlin, Patrick Lynch had been fishing...
July 25, 2011 - 9:07am
July 22, 2011
Name released of Paynesville man who drown in Rice Lake
PAYNESVILLE -- The name of the 73-year-old rural Paynesville man who was found unresponsive Wednesday in Rice Lake has been released by the Stearns County Sheriff's office. Lee Hackert's body was discovered between a pontoon and the lift wheel for the pontoon lift and was brought...
July 22, 2011 - 4:59pm
June 26, 2011
Kayaker drowns in Renville County
OLIVIA -- An Iowa woman drowned Saturday after her kayak apparently overturned on Hawk Creek southwest of Sacred Heart. Authorities identified her as Diane Bigler-Hagenow, 55, of Newhall, Iowa. Renville County Sheriff Scott Hable said four other individuals who were kayaking with...
June 26, 2011 - 3:33pm
January 2, 2011
West central Minnesota. teen drowns in open water on Nevis area lake, second teen rescued
A west central Minnesota teenager died Thursday night when the snowmobile he and a friend were on plunged into open water on the Third Crow Wing Lake south of Nevis. The other teen survived and was taken to St.
January 2, 2011 - 7:40am
September 7, 2010
Wisconsin man drowns after falling out of fishing boat on Chippewa River
ALMA, Wis. - A 53-year-old Wisconsin man drowned Saturday in the Tiffany Wildlife Refuge near here. Lawrence Ellenberger of Maiden Rock drowned at about 5:30 p.m. after he fell into the backwaters of the refuge about a half-mile south of the Chippewa River. Buffalo County Sheriff...
September 7, 2010 - 10:54am
August 13, 2010
Police say local man drowns in northern Minn. lake
PARK RAPIDS -- A Willmar man died Wednesday following a water-related incident on a Hubbard County lake in northern Minnesota. The Hubbard County Sheriff's Office received a report at 7:38 p.m. Wednesday of a possible drowning in Lower Bottle Lake in Lake Emma Township. Lower Bottle...
August 13, 2010 - 12:00am
August 12, 2010
Willmar man dies in water-related incident on northern Minnesota lake
PARK RAPIDS - A Willmar man died Wednesday following a water-related incident on a Hubbard County lake in northern Minnesota. Hubbard County Sheriff's Office received a report at 7:38 p.m. Wednesday of a possible drowning in Lower Bottle Lake in Lake Emma Township. Lower Bottle...
August 12, 2010 - 4:54pm
June 16, 2009
Alexandria owner of Automaxx dies in apparent drowning
The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a 40-year-old Perham man, who is one of the owners of the Automaxx used car dealership in Alexandria. Authorities say Scott Patrick Robertson was found unresponsive near a dock on Little Pine Lake about two miles...
June 16, 2009 - 11:00am
May 5, 2009
Montevideo youth's death ruled accidental drowning
GRANITE FALLS -- Eddie Armando Ojer Barrios, 10, of Montevideo, drowned, according to a recently released Hennepin County Medical Examiner's report. The Montevideo youth had been pulled April 3 from about 7 feet of water in a pool at the Kilowatt Community Center in Granite Falls....
May 5, 2009 - 12:00am