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Ford-Carter debate flashback: When the candidates went silent for 27 minutes
Police capture gunman who shot and killed five at Washington state mall
Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. today
Rising above the fire
In Trump/Clinton face-off on Monday, winning over women will be key
Panthers get the sack
NLS turns back Crusaders
Prep Football: Minneota edges 'Jacks in OT
Roundup: Ridgewater recovers from deficit to head off national champs
Second-half stumbles derail Willmar
Brad Pitt expresses sadness over divorce filing
Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt
Ticket prices for Prince tribute concert start at $19.99
Mikko Cowdery, QuadraFeelyAxs performing this weekend in Willmar
19th annual Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! festival to be held this weekend
Simplified French onion soup recipe perfect for home cooks
Likely world record elk shot by Montana archer
As baby leaves go gender-neutral, dads get time off
Choosing stronger sunscreen would reduce women's melanoma risk
Organic oats make these Monster Cookies scary good
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
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
Don E. Miller
Jozy Lyn Saterbak
Pauline M. Chambers
Thomas: Just more terror, more denials
Harrop: Could Britain Become the Fourth Amigo?
Deepen Charleston's port, and the big ships will come
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
Commentary: Table is set for special session
September 16, 2016
Lawsuit: Driver who struck, killed cyclist 'almost certainly distracted'
WILLMAR—New documents filed in a wrongful death lawsuit suggest a Spicer driver deleted phone records before a forensic examination of...
September 16, 2016 - 9:36pm
August 24, 2016
Man fatally shot in head in Minnesota park
ALBERT LEA — Authorities say one man has been fatally shot at a state park in southern Minnesota and another man is in custody. The Freeborn...
August 24, 2016 - 3:27pm
August 16, 2016
Woman facing charges after fatal crash in Darwin
LITCHFIELD—Authorities now say a woman was high on illegal drugs April 15 when she crashed into another vehicle, igniting it and killing...
August 16, 2016 - 6:13pm
August 8, 2016
Families of teens killed in crash speak at sentencing of drunken driver from Paynesville
LITCHFIELD -- Images flashed across a Meeker County courtroom television screen Monday, showing two smiling teenagers wearing camouflage and...
August 8, 2016 - 9:07pm
July 5, 2016
Exceeding weight capacity, winds blamed in fatal Montevideo plane crash in 2014
MONTEVIDEO—The combined effect of being over the weight limit of the plane and gusty wind conditions caused the crash of an ultralight aircraft Sept. 7, 2014, at the Chippewa County-Montevideo Airport that took the lives of two brothers. The National Transportation Safety Board...
July 5, 2016 - 6:05pm
June 20, 2016
One dead, three hurt in N.D. oil well fire
WATFORD CITY, N.D. – One worker has died and three were injured in a fire at a McKenzie County oil well site over the weekend, the Occupational...
June 20, 2016 - 11:25am
June 14, 2016
80-year-old woman from Shakopee killed in Redwood County crash
BELVIEW -- An 80-year-old woman was killed just before 5 p.m. Monday in a crash with a semi truck on Redwood County Road 7 north of Belview....
June 14, 2016 - 9:48am
March 13, 2016
This is the records summary for March 14. Litchfield teen dies in single-vehicle accident DARWIN TOWNSHIP — A 16-year-old Litchfield boy died Sunday after his vehicle drifted off of Meeker County Road 9 and crashed. The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office says Marcus Huhn was driving...
March 13, 2016 - 10:17pm
January 4, 2016
Paynesville man to appear on charges in fatal summer crash
LITCHFIELD — The Paynesville man charged with criminal vehicular homicide in the deaths of two Watkins teenagers in a crash on state Highway 24 last summer is scheduled to appear Monday in Meeker County District Court. Benjamin Lee Tate, 28, is charged with two felony counts of...
January 4, 2016 - 12:35am
November 12, 2015
New London man uninjured in fatal Olmsted County accident
ROCHESTER -- A New London man was uninjured Wednesday night when he was involved in a three-car accident near Rochester that killed another driver. According to the State Patrol, a 2004 Pontiac Grand Am driven by Daniel L. Atkinson, 65, of Plainview, was going south on U.S. Highway...
November 12, 2015 - 9:22am
October 25, 2015
Oklahoma parade crash suspect charged with four counts of murder
STILLWATER, Okla. — An Oklahoma woman was charged Sunday with four counts of second-degree murder a day after she allegedly crashed the car she was driving into a crowd at an Oklahoma State University homecoming parade, killing four people and injuring dozens, police said.
October 25, 2015 - 11:33pm
October 3, 2015
Coach feels compelled to share story of infant son killed by drunken driver
GRANITE FALLS — Brad Bigler is looking forward to his seventh season as head coach of the Southwest Minnesota State University men’s basketball...
October 3, 2015 - 12:33am
September 28, 2015
Man killed in apparent hit-and-run in northern Minnesota
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- A 35-year-old man was killed in an apparent hit-and-run in northern Minnesota over the weekend. The Clearwater County Sheriff’s Office received a call at 2:35 p.m. Sunday about a body in a ditch on Lower Rice Lake Road in the south end of the county. A...
September 28, 2015 - 11:30am
August 30, 2015
Update: Driver killed in Highway 12 crash identified
PENNOCK - The driver killed in a two-vehicle crash late Saturday has been identified. Marcus U. Hahn, 55, of Venice, California, was pronounced dead at the scene of the 11 p.m. crash at the intersection of U.S. Highway 12 and Kandiyohi County Road 7 about three miles west of Pennock. Two...
August 30, 2015 - 5:56pm
Video: One dead, eight injured in Highway 12 crash Saturday night
PENNOCK - One person died and eight were injured late Saturday night in a two-vehicle broadside crash on U.S. Highway 12. Shortly before 11...
August 30, 2015 - 5:23pm