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'I knew it was him': Minnesotan was first responder on scene of crash that killed teen son
Willmar Police ask for public's help identifying theft suspects
Two arrested with 117 grams of meth, $1,700 during Minn. traffic stop
Feds find MNsure tech vulnerabilities, but state says they are fixed
Independent study film focuses on immigrant students
The Lynx look for one more win for the WNBA crown
WCT Sports Show: Cardinal boys soccer team onto state
Indians blank Jays to book trip to World Series
Prep Football: KMS stuns Browerville on the road
Vikings' Sam Bradford returns to Philadelphia to face Carson Wentz
Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in Literature
'Wayside School' opens tonight at The Barn
Rolling Stones to release new album in December
Lady Gaga to perfom Super Bowl halftime show
Meander weekend features celebration of art, community
As 2017 looms, time to review your Medicare coverage
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
The prairie chicken is featured on Northland Outdoors TV
Fast food influence kids' soda and calorie choices
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Fran Hussong letter: Ahmann is part of the problem
Gene Schneider letter: Asmus is clear choice in Ward 2
Marlys Schafer letter: Don't vote for self-interest groups
Kent Syverson letter: Keep the 19th Amendment
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October 14, 2016
Former Meeker County Sheriff's deputy pleads guilty to taking drugs and toys
LITCHFIELD — A former deputy with the Meeker County Sheriff's office pleaded guilty Friday to four charges related to theft of drugs that...
October 14, 2016 - 4:32pm
September 21, 2016
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
September 19, 2016
'Superbugs' resistant to drugs may push millions into poverty
ROME—If drug-resistant infections in people and animals are allowed to spread unchecked, some 28 million people will fall into poverty...
September 19, 2016 - 8:48pm
September 2, 2016
Clinton announces plan to address 'unjustified' price hikes on life-saving drugs
WASHINGTON—Hillary Clinton added to her pledges to rein in drug prices on Friday, Sept. 2, saying that if elected to the White House she...
September 2, 2016 - 6:14pm
August 22, 2016
Former deputy argues statement wrongfully obtained
LITCHFIELD—Whether a former Meeker County sheriff's deputy's alleged confession to stealing drugs and toys was wrongfully obtained was...
August 22, 2016 - 11:30pm
Will your prescription meds be covered next year? Better check!
The battle continues to rage between drug companies that are trying to make as much money as possible and insurers trying to drive down drug...
August 22, 2016 - 8:16am
August 10, 2016
Man charged in Swift County after car chase turns into foot chase through bean field
BENSON—An Aug. 4 car chase that reached speeds of 110 mph became a foot chase through a bean field during which a Benson police officer...
August 10, 2016 - 2:31pm
August 9, 2016
Man facing eight drug-related charges following Willmar sting
WILLMAR -- Late in the morning of July 30, criminal charges allege, a blue Chevy Avalanche entered a Willmar parking lot and parked next to another...
August 9, 2016 - 3:38pm
August 3, 2016
Money, drugs found inside vintage soda machine at Minnesota home
RED WING -- A vintage soda machine, located in a Red Wing home, provided law enforcement with much more than carbonated nostalgia. According...
August 3, 2016 - 11:27am
August 2, 2016
Authorities say meth found after Litchfield man locks himself in gas station bathroom
LITCHFIELD -- Patrons and employees at a Litchfield gas station got a shock Sunday night when a man entered the store, yelled he was being chased...
August 2, 2016 - 8:12pm
July 14, 2016
Pennock man sentenced for assault after fake drug deal now charged with selling fake drugs himself
WILLMAR -- A man sentenced in June for using a screwdriver to stab a drug dealer who sold him a bag of salt instead of drugs is in Kandiyohi...
July 14, 2016 - 11:35pm
July 7, 2016
Authorities seize 1.75 pounds of meth after Granite Falls man arrested
MONTEVIDEO—A man identified to law enforcement as "the main source of methamphetamine" in western Minnesota and eastern South Dakota has...
July 7, 2016 - 12:17am
April 26, 2016
Man arrested in Minnesota for operating a taxi while on drugs
A Fargo, North Dakota, man has been arrested for driving a taxi while under the influence of drugs in Moorhead. Moorhead Police say officers...
April 26, 2016 - 8:01am
April 6, 2016
Families learn fentanyl, not heroin, likely killed their sons
FARGO - Parents of at least two men who died in apparent overdoses last month say their sons likely were killed by a drug even more powerful than heroin. They've been told preliminary toxicology reports indicate that straight fentanyl--not heroin, or a mix of fentanyl and heroin--was...
April 6, 2016 - 6:00am
April 5, 2016
Minnesota Opinion: If you see signs of an overdose, just call 911
Forum News Service The courtroom conclusion to the disappearance and death of 18-year-old Laura Schwendemann of Starbuck left many people feeling frustrated. They were angry that Nickolas McArdell, a suspect in the case who authorities say kept changing his story about the events...
April 5, 2016 - 12:00am