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CIA ex-chief cites signs of possible Trump campaign ties to Russia
Manchester Suicide Bomber Identified as Salman Abedi
Former James Bond actor Roger Moore dies
International Space Station emergency spacewalk underway
Police arrest 23-year-old man in connection with Manchester bombing, Islamic State claims responsibility for attack
Finally healthy, Banham is set for return home to take on the Lynx
Baseball: Wildcats split but clinch
Local Roundup: Litchfield tennis team heading back to state
True Team Track: Willmar boys repeat as Class AA champions
Curry hits 36 as Golden State advances to NBA finals
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
'Last Man Standing': 20th Century Fox TV to seek new home for Tim Allen comedy
ABC's 'American Idol' reboot lands pop music superstar as first confirmed judge
'Scandal' will end next year, ABC president confirms
Fishing: Area opener a ray of sunshine
Art competition: High school artists gather in New London
Stories needed to create 'Milan: The Musical!'
Minnesota Orchestra brings classical music to Willmar
Vinyls unveiled for traffic signal boxes in Willmar
Dr. Richard Clausen
Lisa Rierson Axelson
Michel H. Hinrichsen
Michael Thomas Cullen
Richard G. Black
Garrison Keillor: One more modest proposal
Midwest Opinion: Local youth sports can help fight drug abuse
Letter: Getting even after the fact
Letter: Welcome the new splash pad
Cartoon by Ed Fischer
June 16, 2016
Vigil to be held at Willmar church for Florida shooting victims
WILLMAR — Willmar area residents will join together Sunday to hold a vigil for the Orlando, Florida, shooting victims. An outpouring of grief...
June 16, 2016 - 11:14pm
June 13, 2016
Minnesota’s Muslim and LGBT leaders seek solidarity
MINNEAPOLIS — As a Muslim religious leader, Imam Mohammed Dukuly treads a fine line when he talks about the mass shooting in Orlando, Florida, that left 49 people dead Sunday at a gay nightclub. His faith, he said, does not embrace gay rights, but it would never condone the actions...
June 13, 2016 - 10:00pm
June 12, 2016
Gunman massacres 50 at nightclub in deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history
ORLANDO, Fla. (Reuters) — A man armed with an assault rifle and pledging loyalty to Islamic State militants killed 50 people during a gay pride...
June 12, 2016 - 11:24pm
Officials say Fla. shooter has no direct link to Islamic State
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — Islamic State claimed responsibility on Sunday for the worst mass shooting in U.S. history, but U.S. officials said they had seen no immediate evidence linking the militant group to the massacre in Orlando, Florida. Islamic State’s claim was carried by Amaq,...
June 12, 2016 - 11:21pm
Flags at half-staff in wake of Fla. shooting; I-35W bridge lit in rainbow colors
DULUTH — Gov. Mark Dayton ordered U.S. and Minnesota flags to be flown at half-staff at all state and federal buildings in Minnesota until sunset Thursday “as a mark of respect for the victims of the attack in Orlando, Florida.” Dayton also announced Sunday that the Interstate...
June 12, 2016 - 9:48pm
Obama calls Orlando nightclub shooting an attack on all Americans
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Sunday described the worst mass shooting in U.S. history as "an act of terror" and "an act of hate," saying the massacre of 50 people at a packed gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida was an attack on all Americans. "Today as Americans...
June 12, 2016 - 3:05pm
Fifty people killed in massacre at Florida nightclub
ORLANDO, Fla. (Reuters) - A gunman killed 50 people and injured 53 in a crowded gay nightclub in the tourist hub of Orlando, Florida, early on...
June 12, 2016 - 10:15am
February 16, 2016
Former Fagen CFO used fake ethanol company to embezzle $4.5 million
MINNEAPOLIS—A former CFO at Fagen Engineering created a fictitious ethanol company in Nebraska called Fairmont Investments LLC to help her allegedly embezzle $4.5 million from her employer's company. Kirsten Tjosaas, 38, of Granite Falls used the monies that she allegedly embezzled...
February 16, 2016 - 8:56pm
December 8, 2015
Man eaten by alligator after wading into lake to avoid pursuing cops
ORLANDO, Fla. - A 22-year-old man suspected of burglarizing homes in Florida was killed and partially eaten by an 11-foot alligator after he waded into a lake, apparently to avoid detection by law enforcement officers pursuing him, police said on Tuesday. An autopsy on the man, Matthew...
December 8, 2015 - 12:55pm
February 25, 2015
Carjackers, beware: This cop may be vacationing near you
COTTAGE GROVE — A carjacker picked the wrong vehicle Saturday in Orlando, Fla. Vacationing Brian Franck was at the wheel — that is, vacationing Cottage Grove police officer Brian Franck. “It was like, ‘Welcome to Orlando,’ ” Franck said Monday, two days after a man tried...
February 25, 2015 - 6:00am
January 14, 2014
Florida gunman at movie screening says he feared attack
Miami - (Reuters) - The man charged with shooting and killing a fellow moviegoer during an argument over cellphone use in a Florida theater is...
January 14, 2014 - 3:29pm
December 17, 2013
Florida man cited after trying to trade alligator for beer
MIAMI (Reuters) - A Florida man walked into a convenience store with a live alligator and tried to trade it for a 12-pack of beer, according...
December 17, 2013 - 11:06am
October 22, 2013
6-foot gator makes unwelcome appearance at front door of Florida Wal-Mart
APOPKA, Fla. - A 6-foot alligator made an unwelcome appearance at the front door of a central Florida Wal-Mart. The incident happened Sunday morning in Apopka, outside Orlando. The gator stopped in the entryway, causing the automatic doors to open and close until employees locked...
October 22, 2013 - 7:07am
October 18, 2013
2 killers escape Florida prison on forged documents
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- As authorities hunt for two killers who were mistakenly freed by bogus court documents, prison officials and prosecutors...
October 18, 2013 - 5:00am
September 6, 2013
George Zimmerman's wife says he is 'selfish'
SANFORD, Fla. (AP) -- George Zimmerman's wife, Shellie, said she stood by her man "through everything" but once he was acquitted of murder charges in the 2012 shooting of teenager Trayvon Martin, he left her with "a bunch of pieces of broken glass." Zimmerman, who filed for divorce...
September 6, 2013 - 8:02am