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Minnesota moose herd stable but still down
North Dakota considers creating Department of Environmental Quality
Multiple searches, tips fail to find missing northern Minnesota 13-year-old
Minnesota police sergeant loses job, put on probation for sex with 17-year-old
Catch and release returning to Mille Lacs for open water season
Prep Basketball: 'Jays wrap up Camden championship
Junior Hockey: 3 WarHawks in top prospect tournament
Wild score 12 seconds into overtime to beat Kings
Girls Basketball: Small stature, big talent
Trade energizes Wild as they aim for playoffs
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
'Fire & Ice': Diamond Edge figure skating show is Saturday, Sunday in Willmar
Around our region published Feb. 22
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
Melvin Clarence Woltjer
Marvin C. Woehler
Grace E. Peterson
Pinke: Find ways to wage peace
OPINION: Property rights measure would have been positive move for ND agriculture
Column: What's a family farm?
Column: The power of noticing can save lives
AstroBob: Can you see the Russian landers, rovers on the moon? Yes!
September 16, 2014
Willmar man dies in Renville County accident
WILLMAR –– A Willmar man is dead following a two-vehicle crash Monday in Renville County. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Carl P. Rowan, 24, died when the 2013 Ford pickup he was driving collided with a 2012 Peterbilt semi. The crash was reported at 5:11 p.m. Monday...
September 16, 2014 - 7:55am
September 8, 2014
Update: New London man dies in Chippewa County hayride accident
MONTEVIDEO -- A 59-year-old New London man has been identified as the person killed Saturday in a hayride accident, according to the Chippewa County Sheriff’s Office. The Sheriff’s Office said this morning that Robert Steven Bentz was on a hayride for a birthday party at...
September 8, 2014 - 11:07am
September 3, 2014
Girl who fatally shot Arizona gun instructor said weapon was too powerful
PHOENIX (Reuters) - A 9-year-old girl who fatally shot a gun range instructor with an Uzi submachine gun last week told her mother immediately...
September 3, 2014 - 8:52am
August 23, 2014
Watertown, S.D., man killed Friday morning in Lac qui Parle County
MADISON - A Watertown, S.D., man is dead following a crash early Friday morning at the intersection of two county highways in Lac qui Parle County. The Lac qui Parle County Sheriff’s Office said Robert James Coyle, 45, was pronounced dead at the scene. The other driver, Ryan...
August 23, 2014 - 12:05am
August 22, 2014
Driver dies in Friday morning crash in Lac qui Parle County
MADISON - One person is dead following a crash early Friday morning at the intersection of two county highways in Lac qui Parle County. The Lac qui Parle County Sheriff’s Office said the victim was pronounced dead at the scene. The other driver was taken by ambulance to Johnson...
August 22, 2014 - 12:57pm
July 28, 2014
One dead, one injured in power line accident in Renville County
FAIRFAX — One person died as a result of a work accident Monday morning in Renville County. According to a release from the Renville County Sheriff’s Office, 911 calls were made shortly before 9 a.m. Monday about an incident at a power line worksite northeast of Fairfax along...
July 28, 2014 - 11:08pm
June 22, 2014
Plane crashes into Sauk Rapids home; two on on plane killed
SAUK RAPIDS — It felt like a bomb going off.
June 22, 2014 - 11:05pm
Records for June 23
This is the records summary for June 23. Construction death LITCHFIELD — A 23-year-old Okabena man died Saturday in a fall from the roof of a chicken barn under construction along U.S. Highway 12 just east of Litchfield in Meeker County. Ruben Rodrigo Esquivel Solis fell 28 feet...
June 22, 2014 - 10:55pm
March 20, 2014
Dawson-Boyd student died of hypothermia, alcohol a factor
MADISON — The cause of a Dawson-Boyd student’s March 9 death after he fled an underage drinking party is hypothermia due to environmental exposure, authorities announced Thursday. According to a new release from the Lac qui Parle County Sheriff’s Office, the coroner’s...
March 20, 2014 - 6:32pm
March 16, 2014
Three killed and three injured near Mankato
MANKATO –– Three people were killed and three others were injured Sunday afternoon in a head-on collision near Mankato. The crash killed a St. Peter woman and her 5-year-old daughter, and a man from South Dakota in the other vehicle. According to the Minnesota State Patrol,...
March 16, 2014 - 11:18pm
March 14, 2014
Massive car pileup in Ohio kills three, injures state trooper
CLEVELAND (Reuters) - Three people were killed and a state trooper was seriously injured in a pileup of about 50 cars and trucks in Ohio after a winter storm covered the Great Lakes region in ice and snow Wednesday afternoon, according to state and county officials.
March 14, 2014 - 9:00am
March 13, 2014
Rescuers search site of NY building collapse; seven dead
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Search crews picked through still-smoldering rubble on Thursday, looking for survivors of a gas explosion that caused the collapse a day earlier of two New York City apartment buildings, killing seven people and injuring about 40.
March 13, 2014 - 3:31pm
March 5, 2014
Child dies in house fire in northern Minn.
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. -- A small child died in a house fire Sunday night south of Grand Rapids, the Itasca County Sheriff’s Office said. Firefighters were called to a home about 9:30 p.m. Sunday. The 911 caller reported that the house was fully engulfed in flames and that...
March 5, 2014 - 8:00am
March 4, 2014
Crookston couple dead from apparent carbon monoxide poisoning
CROOKSTON, Minn. — A husband and wife were found dead in their home just east of Crookston in northwest Minnesota from apparent carbon monoxide poisoning that also sickened two of their three daughters. Natalie Ostgaard, 51, and Kent Ostgaard, 49, were found dead in their...
March 4, 2014 - 6:52am
March 3, 2014
Drugs, alcohol not considered factors in crash that killed three college students
By Will Ashenmacher St. Paul Pioneer Press NORTHFIELD, Minn. -- Although the accident remains under investigation, it seems that drugs and alcohol weren’t factors in the Dakota County crash that killed three Carleton College students Friday. James Adams, 20, of...
March 3, 2014 - 8:03am