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Trail to be resurfaced from Willmar to Spicer
Pianos on Parade comes to Willmar
Pearl Harbor victim from Minnesota has remains returned home
Franken rules out White House bid in 2020
Fox News crew 'watched in disbelief' as Montana's Greg Gianforte 'slammed' and 'punched' reporter
Prep Softball: Gjerde does Saints' heavy lifting
Local Roundup: Area tennis players advance to 6A semifinals
Vikings still don't know if Bridgewater will ever play in NFL again
Twins' Hughes may not miss many games
Former Minnesota high school hockey star, current Penguins veteran Cullen playing Game 7 like it's his last
Former Arkansas Gov. takes 'Huckabee' from Fox News to religious broadcaster
Ellen DeGeneres lands new Netflix stand up special
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
'Last Man Standing': 20th Century Fox TV to seek new home for Tim Allen comedy
Memorial Day travel volume expected highest since 2005
Fishing: Area opener a ray of sunshine
Art competition: High school artists gather in New London
Stories needed to create 'Milan: The Musical!'
Minnesota Orchestra brings classical music to Willmar
David J. Peterson
Marilyn Ruth Rusthoven
Dr. Richard Clausen
Five startling things Betsy Devos told (or wouldn't tell) Congress
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Dionne: The wider Trump scandal
Cartoon by Steve Benson
Commentary: The genius of Roger Ailes
April 19, 2013
DPS: 12 bodies recovered after Texas plant blast
WEST, Texas (AP) — A Texas law enforcement official says 12 bodies have been recovered following a massive explosion that leveled a fertilizer plant. Texas Department of Public Safety Sgt. Jason Reyes said Friday that about 200 people were injured in the explosion at facility Wednesday...
April 19, 2013 - 8:52am
April 18, 2013
Fertilizer plant explosion devastates West, Texas, multiple deaths (video, photos)
WEST, Texas (AP) -- Rescue workers searched rubble early Thursday for survivors of a fertilizer plant explosion in a small Texas town that killed...
April 18, 2013 - 6:30am
April 15, 2013
Family members frantically seek word from loved ones as blasts rip through Boston Marathon
CHICAGO — Far-flung family members, co-workers and friends frantically used social media, cellphones and even a “people finder” website...
April 15, 2013 - 11:18pm
UPDATE: Boston police: 3rd explosion at library
BOSTON (AP) — Boston police say there's been a third explosion in the city, following two blasts near the finish line of the Boston Marathon that killed two people and injured many others. Police Commissioner Edward Davis says authorities aren't certain that the explosion at the...
April 15, 2013 - 4:05pm
Three local runners reportedly safe after Boston Marathon explosion
WILLMAR – Three local runners are reportedly safe after running today in the Boston marathon, where explosions killed at least two people and...
April 15, 2013 - 3:22pm
Update: Two explosions at Boston marathon finish line
Update 3 p.m. At least two explosions occurred at 2:50 p.m. near the finish line at the Boston Marathon, injuring dozens of spectators. Eagle-Tribune...
April 15, 2013 - 2:20pm
February 1, 2013
25 die in Mexico oil company office building blast
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Rescuers searched for survivors and authorities promised a thorough investigation after an office building blast killed 25 people and injured 101 at the headquarters of Mexico's state-owned oil company, Petroleos Mexicanos. The cause of the basement explosion in...
February 1, 2013 - 7:29am
March 3, 2012
Fatal explosion caused by LP gas leak on Big Kaniyohi Lake near WIllmar, Minn.
WILLMAR -- An explosion and fire Wednesday at a home on Big Kandiyohi Lake that killed a Lake Lillian man was caused by an LP gas leak. Kandiyohi County Sheriff Dan Hartog said Friday the State Fire Marshal determined that the explosion and fire was accidental and involved an LP...
March 3, 2012 - 6:00am
March 2, 2012
Investigators said fatal fire was caused by LP leak
WILLMAR -- Investigators said this afternoon that an explosion and fire at a rural Lake Lillian home that killed Daniel Ray Rustad, 64, on Wednesday was accidental. Kandiyohi County Sheriff Dan Hartog said the State Fire Marshall determined the explosion involved an LP gas leak in...
March 2, 2012 - 4:14pm
March 1, 2012
Lake Lillian, Minn., man dead in Big Kandiyohi house explosion, investigation continues
WILLMAR -- The man found dead in a house on Big Kandiyohi Lake is Daniel Ray Rustad, 64, of the Lake Lillian area. The name was released this afternoon by Kandiyohi County Sheriff Dan Hartog. The sheriff's office and the State Fire Marshal's office are continuing to investigate the...
March 1, 2012 - 1:46pm
August 15, 2011
Woman survives blast in rural Clara City, Minn., being buried under debris of 2-story house
CLARA CITY -- When emergency crews arrived at a rural Clara City farm house around 3:45 a.m.
August 15, 2011 - 12:00am
August 14, 2011
Woman survives explosion of rural Clara City home
CLARA CITY -- A rural Clara City woman was seriously injured, but is alive, after being pulled out from the rubble of her two-story home after it exploded early Saturday morning. Janice Harms was initially taken to the Chippewa County Montevideo Hospital and later airlifted to North...
August 14, 2011 - 5:47pm
February 2, 2011
No injuries or livestock lost in Villard pig farm explosion
VILLARD -- No one was injured and no livestock lost in an explosion and a fire reported around 5:40 p.m. Tuesday at the Paul Fiedler pig farm in rural Villard. According to the Stearns County Sheriff's Office, the Sauk Centre, Melrose and Villard fire departments, plus the Sauk Centre...
February 2, 2011 - 9:25am
May 1, 2010
Rough seas again thwart cleanup of oil catastrophe
May 1, 2010 - 10:34am
April 6, 2010
25 dead in W.Va. mine blast, rescue preparation under way for four missing
MONTCOAL, W.Va. (AP) -- A huge underground explosion blamed on methane gas killed 25 coal miners in the worst U.S.
April 6, 2010 - 11:24am