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Clinton tabs Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as running mate
Rural Maynard family escapes burning home
Tim Huber's attorney argues lack of probable cause in seeking dismissal of murder indictment
Confusion on procedure takes new Willmar position off council table
Relay for Life Kandiyohi County
Richards lifts Glenwood past BOLD and into state tournament
KRA revs up after weather delays
Roundup: VFW I heads into playoffs on hot streak
Sano breaks slump, leads Twins to victory
Stingers' rally fall short in loss to La Crosse
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
'My Ocean': On the Ordway Prairie in west central Minnesota
Frye -- Birkland
Dahl -- Schow
Lippert -- Marcus
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
Doty — St. Aubin
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
Robert J. Swanberg
Evelyn "Evie" M. Mulder
Carol Ann Ringler
Ardis E. Smith
Myrtle M. Knutson
Commentary: Latest VA fix creates new ills
Tribune Opinion: Willmar benefits from 'Moving Health Forward'
Letter: A credit to sports writing
Letter: Criticism of Peppin unwarranted
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
July 19, 2016
Mountain goat drowns trying to escape photo-taking crowd
SEWARD, Alaska -- A mountain goat drowned after photo-taking onlookers crowded the wild animal at a boat harbor in Seward and it leaped from rocks into the ocean, an official said on Tuesday.The mountain goat's appearance on the rocks of a breakwater at Seward harbor, less than 130...
July 19, 2016 - 5:14pm
July 16, 2016
Updated: Name of Olivia man who drowned in Big Kandiyohi Lake released
Lake Lillian -- Ricardo Torres, 51, of Olivia drowned in Big Kandiyohi Lake Friday evening, according to a press release from the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office. According to the release, the Sheriff’s Office received a call of a possible drowning in progress at the Big Kandiyohi...
July 16, 2016 - 4:05pm
June 29, 2016
Burial to take place at 2 p.m. for Willmar boys who drowned in Foot Lake
WILLMAR -- There will be prayers at 1:30 p.m. today at the Islamic Society of Willmar mosque in northwest Willmar for the two boys who drowned Tuesday in Foot Lake. Abdullahi Olow, in a Facebook post, offered thanks to the community for the prayers and condolences on behalf of the...
June 29, 2016 - 1:01pm
June 28, 2016
Man found drowned in lake with boat going in circles
ITASCA COUNTY - A Brooklyn Park, Minn., man was found drowned in an Itasca County lake Tuesday morning. Michael Angelo Olynick, 58, was discovered...
June 28, 2016 - 4:53pm
June 19, 2016
5-year-old boy drowns at Minnesota campground
Updated 6:12 p.m. Sunday STEPHEN -- Divers recovered the body of a 5-year-old boy who drowned at a Marshall County campsite early Sunday morning....
June 19, 2016 - 4:36pm
June 12, 2016
Miltona man ID'd as drowning victim in central Minn. lake
MILTONA, Minn. -- The Douglas County Sheriff's Office has identified the man who drowned in Lake Miltona Saturday afternoon as Scott A. Gagner, 55, of Miltona. The Sheriff's Office received a 911 call at 4:34 p.m. about Gagner, who went overboard on the west side of the lake and...
June 12, 2016 - 4:37pm
June 9, 2016
Bemidji foster dad may have been on drugs in death of 2-year-old girl
BEMIDJI — Court documents show that a 2-year-old foster child found dead Sunday in a Bemidji home had several areas of bruising and superficial lacerations around her head and body and a red or pink fluid draining from her nose. Police suspect the Bemidji man charged with second-degree...
June 9, 2016 - 10:31pm
April 19, 2016
Officials find boat of Shoreview CEO who was found dead last week
BAUDETTE — A boat belonging to a man who was found dead last week in the Rainy River has been recovered. The Lake of the Woods Sheriff’s Office confirmed Tuesday in a news release the camouflage boat, which was submerged in approximately 24 feet of water, belonged to John Martin...
April 19, 2016 - 9:23pm
October 30, 2015
Moorhead man involved in deer drowning pleads not guilty
MAHNOMEN-- A Moorhead man pleaded not guilty to animal cruelty Thursday after being accused of contributing to the drowning of a deer in September. Steven Timm, 55, entered the plea via a letter his attorney, Jade Rosenfeldt, sent to the judge. The judge granted the request...
October 30, 2015 - 9:14pm
October 6, 2015
Man who drowned in Waite Park quarry identified
WAITE PARK — A body that was found floating in the water Sunday in Quarry Park Nature Preserve in Waite Park has been identified as Philip Royal Miller, 30, of St. Cloud. According to a press release from the Stearns County Sheriff's office, the preliminary autopsy lists the...
October 6, 2015 - 9:05am
October 5, 2015
Minnesota man accused of drowning buck says he was trying to help the animal
DETROIT LAKES - A Moorhead man who faces possible charges in the drowning death of a buck on Tulaby Lake told the Minnesota Department of...
October 5, 2015 - 11:20am
August 1, 2015
Clara City man dies when pontoon tips near Sunburg
WILLMAR — A 76-year-old Clara City man died Friday morning when he was trapped under a small pontoon boat that tipped on Golden Pond near Sunburg...
August 1, 2015 - 12:20am
July 31, 2015
Possible drowning reported in Sunburg area
SUNBURG – Law enforcement received report of a possible drowning this morning on Golden Pond east of Sunburg. The incident was reported at 8:46 a.m. today by a motorist who noticed an upside-down pontoon on the body of water, Willmar Police Chief Jim Felt said. Golden Pond is...
July 31, 2015 - 1:15pm
May 11, 2015
Man dies after fall from boat
AITKIN — A 77-year-old Aitkin man died Saturday afternoon while fishing on Farm Island Lake south of Aitkin in northern Minnesota. The Aitkin County Sheriff’s Officer reported that Kenneth Arnold Pomeroy was a passenger fishing from a boat when a wave hit the boat, causing Pomeroy...
May 11, 2015 - 11:44pm
February 15, 2015
Second body found in Lake Benton search
LAKE BENTON, Minn. -- A second body was recovered from the icy waters of sprawling Lake Benton in southwestern Minnesota on Saturday afternoon bringing to an end a grueling two-week long search for two people missing after their vehicle went into the lake while on...
February 15, 2015 - 4:34pm