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Prosecutors want police conduct expert to testify at Minnesota police officer's manslaughter trial
Minn. legislators weigh increasing penalties for blocking highways during protests
Teenager supporting veterans around Minnesota with clothing
Two vineyards challenge Minnesota grape law
Subsidy cuts could mean 'death spiral' for small airports in upper Midwest
Rubio's three FTs send Wolves past Pacers
Local Roundup: Jackson earns All-America honors
U.S. women's team settle pay dispute, avoid boycott
Gimenez hardest transition to Twins may be getting son on the bandwagon
Tonkin polishing new cutter in Twins bullpen
'Trading Spaces' returning to TV
Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thompson for a date
'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
Play our Basketball Brackets Challenge
Violet Gurtrude Swanson
Keith L. Sorenson
Delores A. Larson
Ethel L. Anderson
LeRoy H. Koenen
Parenting Perspectives: Why I worry about what others think of me
Farmers leading progress on buffer requirement
Pinke: Rally around rural communities
Positively Beautiful: Health and wellness trends popping up everywhere
Swift: Hairstyling technique not all it is wrapped up to be
Dave & Vivian Swanson
March 23, 2017
Bat-killing fungus expanding across Minnesota
ST. PAUL — White-nose syndrome has now killed bats in six counties in Minnesota, up from two last year, and probably has spread to virtually...
March 23, 2017 - 3:20pm
March 8, 2017
Report: Trump's daughter, son-in-law renting from Twin Metals owner
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's daughter and son-in-law are renting a house from the Chilean family that owns the Twin Metals copper...
March 8, 2017 - 5:43pm
February 27, 2017
Minnesota police sergeant loses job, put on probation for sex with 17-year-old
ELY, Minn.—A former Ely police sergeant will serve two years of supervised probation after admitting that he had a sexual relationship...
February 27, 2017 - 9:13pm
February 2, 2017
Wilderness supporters rally against Nolan for pro-copper stance
DULUTH -- Supporters of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness protested in front of U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan’s Duluth office Thursday, Feb....
February 2, 2017 - 1:54pm
November 30, 2016
Poll finds NE Minnesota support for copper mining
DULUTH, Minn. — A new public opinion poll appears to show strong support among northeastern Minnesota residents for proposed copper mining...
November 30, 2016 - 8:27am
November 24, 2016
Three killed in two NE Minn. crashes on icy roads
ELY, Minn. — Two crashes on icy highways in northeast Minnesota — one on Tuesday afternoon near Littlefork, the other on Wednesday...
November 24, 2016 - 9:15am
October 27, 2016
Minnesotan killed by live wire after crashing into power pole
ELY, Minn. – A 21-year-old Ely man was killed early Thursday after he left his vehicle following a crash and came into contact with a live...
October 27, 2016 - 2:52pm
October 4, 2016
Ruckus caused over moving 2-billion-year-old rock from Minn. city
ELY - A 2.7-billion-year-old greenstone rock is causing a stir in Ely. Pillow Rock is a glacial erratic — a rock that was moved by a glacier...
October 4, 2016 - 3:04pm
September 28, 2016
Ely named one of 'World's Best Towns for Outdoor Thrills'
ELY, Minn. — Ely has been named one of National Geographic's "World's Best Towns for Outdoor Thrills," along with other outdoor destinations...
September 28, 2016 - 7:12pm
May 20, 2016
Intentional fire set by Forest Service now burning out of control in northern Minnesota
An intentional fire started by the U.S. Forest Service jumped out of control and outside the intended area on Thursday north of Minnesota Highway...
May 20, 2016 - 8:15am
February 3, 2016
Minnesota student slashes roommate's throat during altercation over smoking in dorm room
ELY - A college student here suffered non-life-threatening injuries when his roommate slashed his throat with a knife after an argument in their...
February 3, 2016 - 12:15pm
July 13, 2015
Ely man charged with raising shotgun at neighbor
ELY — A 57-year-old Ely man has been charged in state district court after admitting to police that he pointed a shotgun at another man after he was awoken by a man mowing a lawn across the street at a time he thought was too early in the morning. James Brobin was arrested after...
July 13, 2015 - 10:23pm
July 9, 2015
Teens survive tumbling into rapids while canoing BWCAW
ELY — Three teenage members of a Rochester church group are safe — although one remained in a hospital Wednesday — after a harrowing day in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness when they lost control of their canoe in rapids above a waterfall on the Basswood River. Lake...
July 9, 2015 - 2:00am
August 13, 2013
Chimpanzee expert Goodall backs Lynn Rogers' bear work
By John Myers Forum News Service ST. PAUL -- Independent bear researcher Lynn Rogers got a vote of confidence this week from Jane Goodall, the famed African chimpanzee researcher. Goodall sent a letter to Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton saying she backed Rogers’...
August 13, 2013 - 7:59am
July 23, 2013
Minn. bear researcher stripped of permit allowed to appeal
By Sam Cook Forum News Service ST. PAUL -- Famed Minnesota bear researcher Lynn Rogers remains under orders to remove radio collars from bears he’s studying by the end of the month, but he will be allowed to appeal the state order. Rogers met Monday with Gov. Mark...
July 23, 2013 - 7:12am