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Planning gets underway for complex reconstruction of County Road 5
History made as Clinton secures Democratic White House nomination
Man robbed outside Zorbaz by two men on skateboards
Man hits Minnesota as he looks to pull his home on wheels from Washington State to D.C.
Circus returns to Atwater today for twin shows
Fighting injuries, Vikings OL Loadholt plans to retire
MLB notebook: Yankees send Chapman to Cubs
Vikings rookie Treadwell says he's finally healthy after 2014 injury
10 possibilities for Twins' GM job
Injury forces Loadholt to retire
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
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Swanson — Winther
Schmidt -- Danielson
Lang -- Nieman
Frye -- Birkland
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
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Fern A. Heglund
Jervey C. Christiansen
R. Vernon Benson
Stanley A. Nelson
Will: The path ahead for Hillary Clinton
Commentary: For Trump to Lose, GOP must let Clinton win
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Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Commentary: Ted Cruz holds his nose
History made as Clinton secures Democratic White House nomination
February 24, 2016
Trial for man involved in crash that killed Pennock couple moved back to May
WILLMAR — The jury trial has been postponed to May for a driver charged with careless driving and failure to stop at a stop sign after the...
February 24, 2016 - 10:59pm
Man pleads guilty in crash that killed Hibbing couple
FOLEY — A St. Cloud man has pleaded guilty to charges that he was intoxicated, speeding and without a license when he caused a crash that killed a Hibbing couple in central Minnesota in August. Tom Souvannaphong, 23, entered Alford pleas to two charges of criminal vehicular homicide...
February 24, 2016 - 12:00am
February 18, 2016
UPDATE: State Patrol releases the names of two people killed in Spicer crash
SPICER - Two people who survived an initial crash Wednesday night near Spicer were killed when they were struck by a third vehicle as they were...
February 18, 2016 - 6:38am
February 17, 2016
One dies in Spicer crash
The Minnesota State Patrol reported around 9 p.m. Wednesday that it responded to a fatal crash on Minnesota Highway 23 at North Shore Drive in Spicer. More information will be posted as it becomes available. Please check back for further details.
February 17, 2016 - 10:35pm
Victim identified in fatal crash; speed believed to be a factor
COTTAGE GROVE — Authorities have identified the victim of a fatal crash in Cottage Grove. Gordon Matthew Babbs, 52, of North Oaks, was killed in the fiery rollover early Saturday, police said Tuesday. Babbs was found dead inside a 2016 Lincoln MKX that had burned after crashing...
February 17, 2016 - 5:30am
February 11, 2016
Hastings man dies when snowmobile hits tree
TOWER — A 53-year-old Hastings man was killed Wednesday when the snowmobile he was driving left the trail and struck a tree near Tower in northeast Minnesota. Steven Rahman was traveling with four others on the Taconite Snowmobile Trail about 15 miles southwest of Tower and failed...
February 11, 2016 - 8:53pm
January 18, 2016
Man dies after being pinned under tree in central Minnesota
MILTONA - A 59-year-old man died after he was pinned under a tree trunk Monday near Miltona in central Minnesota. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office received a call about 1 p.m. and responders found the victim unresponsive and were not able to resuscitate him. The sheriff's office...
January 18, 2016 - 10:39pm
January 17, 2016
UPDATE: Renville woman killed in Sunday morning crash near Prinsburg
PRINSBURG -- A Renville woman was killed in an early-morning accident Sunday near Prinsburg that also seriously injured the driver of a second vehicle. According to the State Patrol Lisa Sunvold, 47, was killed when the 2002 Buick Regal she was driving collided broadside with a 2013...
January 17, 2016 - 5:22pm
One dead and one injured in crash near Prinsburg in west central Minnesota
PRINSBURG -- One person was killed and another was seriously injured in a two-vehicle crash early Sunday morning west of Prinsburg. According to the State Patrol, a 2013 Freightliner semi driven by Walt Palma, 35, of Redwood Falls was going east on state Highway 7 when it collided...
January 17, 2016 - 12:11pm
December 28, 2015
Man dies after apparent 'unintentional shooting' in Duluth
DULUTH -- A 19-year-old Duluth man has died from injuries suffered in what police are calling an "unintentional shooting" Sunday in the city's Woodland neighborhood. Duluth police on Monday identified the victim as Jacob Andrew Bergman, and said the person who fired the gun is a 21-year-old...
December 28, 2015 - 11:32pm
December 23, 2015
Hospital security officer cleared in use of stun gun
ST. CLOUD — The Stearns County Attorney’s Office has determined that no criminal charges will be filed against the St. Cloud Hospital security officer who used a stun gun on a suspect in a fatal shooting at the hospital Oct. 18. A review of the investigation showed Ricky Hess...
December 23, 2015 - 10:32pm
December 16, 2015
Fire deaths in Minnesota highest in four years
ST. PAUL — Three deaths in three days have pushed fire fatalities in Minnesota to their highest level since 2011. Fifty-one people have died in fires in 2015 compared to 43 this time last year. With some of the most dangerous weeks ahead for residential blazes, the number of fire...
December 16, 2015 - 8:38pm
December 10, 2015
Pedestrian fatally hit by Green Line train in St. Paul
ST. PAUL -- A woman was struck and killed by a Green Line train Thursday morning near University and Hamline avenues in St. Paul, less than a week after another train-pedestrian accident on the line. Thursday’s collision happened just after 11 a.m. at a pedestrian crossing at Albert...
December 10, 2015 - 11:03pm
December 7, 2015
One survivor goes back to school after fatal Lakeville crash
LAKEVILLE — A Lakeville South High School student injured in a Friday crash that killed two of his friends returned to school Monday to help his classmates grieve. Principal John Braun said students were relieved to find Mason Kohlbeck, 18, in the school auditorium Monday when...
December 7, 2015 - 8:55pm
November 30, 2015
Body found in marsh near Monticello
MONTICELLO — The body of a deceased adult male was found Sunday afternoon in a marsh south of Interstate 94 near Dalton Avenue in Monticello....
November 30, 2015 - 12:14am