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With few races, Minnesota primary turnout in August likely small
High court race is a Minnesota question
Eden Valley farmer elected to National Corn Growers Board
Poll: Trump trails by 6 points after DNC
Vikings & fine art come together in new stadium
UPDATE: Glenwood/Lowry reaches state title game
Stanley Cup to meet Stanley car in Minnesota
G/L Legion marches ahead at state
Getting it right
Stingers rebound to clobber Bucks
Judge dismisses 29 claims to late musician Prince's estate
Small town Lake Lillian gears up for big time production
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
ASTRO BOB: Getting stung by a 'scorpion' can be a beautiful thing
The search for a world-record lake trout
Johnson -- Haverly
Quisberg -- Larson
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
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
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
David L. Lake
Joan M. Caspers
Esther Helen Iverson
Parker: Are we all Democrats this year?
Dionne: Hillary takes the fight to Trump
Thomas: Hillary's recycled speech
Obama: Continuity we can believe in
Will: Mike Pence the pliable
June 24, 2016
19-year-old Minnesotan with terminal illness wants to celebrate her remaining days
COTTON, Minn. — Morgan Long collects Converse tennis shoes, hats and anything butterfly-related — down to the "Believe" butterfly tattoo...
June 24, 2016 - 7:19am
June 6, 2016
Minnesota man suffers skull fracture, other injuries after trying to break up fight
A Roseau man is severely hurt after a fight in Roseau County this weekend. According to a GoFundMe page Jordan Brateng was trying to break up...
June 6, 2016 - 8:38am
February 3, 2016
Benson woman faces charges after fight leaves a man with a stab wound
BENSON — A Benson woman is facing charges after a fight Saturday left a man with a stab wound from a kitchen knife. Valeria Ann Boyd, 26, made her first appearance Monday in Swift County District Court. She has been charged with two felonies for second-degree assault with a dangerous...
February 3, 2016 - 11:10pm
November 27, 2015
Decades-long BWCA fight hangs over PolyMet
The dummy hanging by its neck from the boom of a logging truck probably was reason enough for Sigurd Olson to turn around and go home. It was July 8, 1977, and tensions in northeastern Minnesota had reached a fever pitch over a proposal to carve out the Boundary Waters as a national...
November 27, 2015 - 12:16am
November 23, 2015
Willmar Senior High School moves on after fight
WILLMAR — Willmar Senior High School was back in business Monday morning, operating under Principal Paul Schmitz’s foundational rules: Work...
November 23, 2015 - 11:18pm
November 20, 2015
Fight leads to brief lockdown at Willmar Senior High School
WILLMAR — A fight stemming from a derogatory Facebook page escalated into an incident that led to a brief lockdown at Willmar Senior High School...
November 20, 2015 - 11:25pm
April 6, 2015
Man faces assault charge after Willmar incident
WILLMAR — A 25-year-old man made his first court appearance Monday on a second-degree assault charge stemming from a disturbance reported Saturday in downtown Willmar. In addition to the felony, Badal Hussein Ali also faces misdemeanor charges of fifth-degree assault and trespassing...
April 6, 2015 - 8:40pm
November 17, 2014
Willmar police officer injured while breaking up bar fight early Sunday
WILLMAR — A Willmar police officer is currently off duty and being treated for injuries, while the man who allegedly injured him faces pending charges. The man alleged to have assaulted Willmar Police Sgt. Craig Lange faces pending charges of fourth-degree assault of a peace officer,...
November 17, 2014 - 11:35pm
August 22, 2014
Man fatally shoves another in front of car, charges say
ST. PAUL — A Little Canada man has been charged in the death of a man he allegedly shoved in front of an oncoming car Wednesday night on a street in the Twin Cities suburb.
August 22, 2014 - 11:11pm
June 23, 2014
Willmar man pleads to knuckles charge, charges from alleged burglary reduced after further investigation
WILLMAR — Five felony charges against two Willmar men accused of burglarizing a man’s residence and threatening and robbing him in April have been eliminated from the complaints against the men after investigators found new information about the case. The charges against Rene...
June 23, 2014 - 11:05pm
May 14, 2013
Fighting eagles make emergency landing at Duluth Airport
Two adult bald eagles made an unplanned landing on the tarmac at the Duluth International Airport on Sunday.
May 14, 2013 - 2:46pm
April 23, 2013
Flood fight begins: Preparations for major flood accelerate in Fargo-Moorhead (video)
FARGO – The Red River is rising, clay levees are being laid down, and sandbags are ready to be flung into place as preparations for a major...
April 23, 2013 - 7:20am
February 20, 2013
Editorial: The last resort is to fight attackers
There is no perfect response to any attack on any school or college campus, but some law enforcement officials are now changing their recommendations. Our world has changed as school shootings have occurred from Red Lake in Minnesota to Newtown in Connecticut and terror attacks...
February 20, 2013 - 12:00am
February 28, 2011
Sauk Centre man arrested, jailed after fight on bar bus
SAUK CENTRE -- A 32-year-old Sauk Centre man was arrested for second-degree assault and transported to the Stearns County Jail after a fight involving a knife early Sunday morning. According to the Stearns County Sheriff's office, the incident happened around 2:45 a.m. Sunday on...
February 28, 2011 - 12:27pm
December 3, 2010
Man dies, charges filed in one-punch fight incident in May in St. Michael
A former UND student body president who had been in a coma since May died early this morning, a development that means his alleged attacker will now face a charge of second-degree murder. For the full story,follow this link.
December 3, 2010 - 3:41pm