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Report: Boundary Waters nets $77 million from summer visitors
Soon, some will get through Twin Cities airport security with a fingerprint or iris scan
Pickups falling through lake ice as officials put out warnings
Fire kills 8,300 turkeys at Meeker County farm
High speed chase ends in Willmar with arrest of juvenile
Twin Cities broadcaster dies in Florida
Vote for the WCT Game of the Week
Girls Basketball: Tigers cruise to win over West Central
Local roundup: Eagles win Camden title
Girls Basketball: Dreier vs. Dreier
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen
Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey
Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
Training can help surgeons tell patients best and worse scenarios
Reader News: Diaper Bears for Hope Pregnancy Center
Limit teens' Saturday-night driving, experts suggest
Marlow W. Hanson
Irene Carol Nelson
Marlyn K. Sandry
Anna Mae Hawley
George Herbert Rechkemmer
Parenting Perspectives: Let your kids choose -- or pave -- their own paths
Column: Don't blame your pain on the weather
Letters: Principles to guide our lives
Cohen commentary: Face Trump unfitness sooner, not later
AstroBob: Ride the roller coaster to solar minimum
February 6, 2017
Redwood Falls man killed in crash south of Olivia
OLIVIA -- A Redwood Falls man died Monday morning in a head-on crash with a semi truck on U.S. Highway 71, south of Olivia. The crash closed...
February 6, 2017 - 10:47am
February 5, 2017
Three people, including child, involved in fatal head-on crash in western Minn.
DEER CREEK, Minn. — Three people, including a 2-year-old boy, were involved in a fatal head-on car crash Sunday afternoon near here in...
February 5, 2017 - 10:44pm
Benson man dies in snowmobile crash
DE GRAFF -- A Benson man died Wednesday as a result of injuries suffered in a snowmobile crash. According to the Swift County Sheriff's Office,...
January 5, 2017 - 11:20am
November 29, 2016
Minnesota man is revived, but doesn't survive following snowplowing accident
ROSEVILLE, Minn. -- Kirk Almendinger and Ronald Chrast were plowing snow together in Roseville early Wednesday morning when Almendinger hopped...
November 29, 2016 - 10:47am
November 19, 2016
One dead, seven injured in Renville County crash
MORTON -- A Renville County woman died and seven people were injured Friday night in a two-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 71 near Morton. The...
November 19, 2016 - 11:57am
November 7, 2016
One killed, three injured in head-on crash near Morris
MORRIS – A Hancock man was killed and three others were injured Sunday in a head-on crash north of Morris. According to the State Patrol, the...
November 7, 2016 - 7:20am
August 2, 2016
Western Minn. dairy farm worker killed in job accident
MORRIS, Minn. — A West River Dairy employee was killed in a farm accident at their facility in Stevens County in the early morning hours of...
August 2, 2016 - 11:33am
August 1, 2016
Victim of ATV crash in central Minnesota was a 45-year-old Hoffman man
ALEXANDRIA -- The 45-year-old Hoffman man who died when his all-terrain vehicle was hit by a car Saturday has been identified. Patrick Anderson...
August 1, 2016 - 9:08pm
June 23, 2016
One dead, one missing after house fire
BEMIDJI — One adult is dead and a 5-year-old child is still reported as missing after a fire destroyed a mobile home in the Hillcrest Manor...
June 23, 2016 - 5:30am
June 21, 2016
Paynesville driver pleads guilty to charges in fatal crash
LITCHFIELD — A 28-year-old Paynesville driver pleaded guilty Monday to two counts of criminal vehicular homicide and one count of criminal...
June 21, 2016 - 11:32pm
June 20, 2016
Arrests made in hit-and-run that killed Minnesota girl
LAKE PARK - Ginnie Donovan of Lake Park was in the midst of a prayer service for her daughter Monday night when she got the call from the Minnesota...
June 20, 2016 - 10:18pm
Records published June 20
This is the records summary for June 20. Rural Belgrade man dies in ATV rollover WILLMAR — A rural Belgrade man died Saturday afternoon when...
June 20, 2016 - 12:00am
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 17, 2016
Law enforcement identify Atwater man who died in lawn mower accident
ATWATER -- Authorities have identified the 79-year-old Atwater man who died just before noon Thursday after his riding lawn mower tipped over...
June 17, 2016 - 9:49am
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