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Trump to sign order on Tuesday easing energy regulations
Lake Superior lighthouse to be restored
Faith, forgiveness help Minnesota parents deal with daughter's death at hands of drunk driver
Zoo in Minnesota to raise two more rare snow leopards
Girls on flight to Minneapolis barred for wearing leggings without dresses
Girls Basketball: Oman a Class AA All-State first-teamer
Local Roundup: Warrior softball team opens season in crossover
Inspired by grandfather, Taylor Rogers just keeps taking the ball for Minnesota Twins
NCAA Tournament: Maye lifts Tar Heels to Final Four
Among fresh faces, Tar Heels make it to Final Four in win over Kentucky
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
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
'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
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April 15, 2016
St. Cloud man sentenced to seven years for crash that left couple dead
A St. Cloud man was sentenced Thursday to seven years in prison for the August crash that killed a Hibbing couple in central Minnesota. Tom Souvannaphong,...
April 15, 2016 - 8:09am
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 2, 2016
Man fatally struck by train in St. Paul worked for railroad for 17 years
ST. PAUL -- The locomotive engineer killed in a train accident in St. Paul last weekend had worked for Canadian Pacific for about 17 years and had loved trains since he was a little boy, his sister said this week. Jeffrey Harsh, 43, was starting his shift at the rail yard and was...
April 2, 2016 - 5:30am
March 27, 2016
Fatal rollover in Renville County
OLIVIA (Staff reports) — A male driver lost his life in a one-vehicle rollover on Easter Sunday in Renville County. The victim’s identity is being withheld until relatives can be notified, the Renville County Sheriff’s Department reported. His identity will be released at noon...
March 27, 2016 - 10:48pm
March 24, 2016
Man charged in fatal crash, allegedly said dying friend was driver
GRAND RAPIDS -- A 29-year-old Bemidji man faces criminal vehicular homicide charges after allegedly being drunk and behind the wheel of a pickup truck that rolled over on state Highway 65 in Itasca County last week, killing a friend. Authorities allege that Christopher Smith told...
March 24, 2016 - 11:19pm
March 16, 2016
Woman struck, killed in St. Paul crosswalk
ST. PAUL — A 24-year-old woman died Tuesday night after she and her mother were struck by an SUV while trying to cross Kellogg Boulevard near the Minnesota History Center in St. Paul. The accident happened about 7:40 p.m. in wet and blustery weather on the four-lane, divided roadway....
March 16, 2016 - 11:15pm
March 9, 2016
Motorcycle crash claims first victims of 2016
ST. PAUL -- The first fatal motorcycle crash of 2016 claimed the lives of both the driver and passenger. The crash happened Monday in Fridley, a northern Twin Cities suburb. The motorcycle ran a stoplight and hit a minivan, according to the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office. The names...
March 9, 2016 - 5:30am
March 8, 2016
Dog on rampage bites four, is fatally shot by Minnesota cop
ST. PAUL - A St. Paul police officer fatally shot a dog Sunday after it bit four people and as it charged at other passersby and paramedics, according to the police department. The Rottweiler had jumped a fence in his owner’s Macalester-Groveland yard and was running nearby, near...
March 8, 2016 - 5:30am
March 3, 2016
Man who shot officer said he would hurt ‘anyone that comes close to the house’
FARGO — A Fargo man who died in a shootout with police last month that also left an officer dead warned authorities before the shooting began that he would hurt anyone who came close to his house. Marcus Schumacher also told police he would wait until everyone got “out of the...
March 3, 2016 - 5:30am
February 29, 2016
Two bodies discovered in home near Litchfield
The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office is investigating two bodies found in Harvey Township Monday afternoon. According to a media release, the...
February 29, 2016 - 11:23pm
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