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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
Glenwood/Lowry punches ticket to Final Four
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
May 4, 2016
Minnesota Senate shoots down gun cell phone cases
ST. PAUL — Young Minnesotans may think mobile telephone cases that look like guns are fun, but state legislators are close to banning them....
May 4, 2016 - 11:06pm
April 8, 2016
Creator of phone-shaped gun says criticism 'unfair'
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton came out strongly Thursday against soon-to-be-released double-barreled, .38-caliber handgun designed...
April 8, 2016 - 7:00am
April 7, 2016
Yellow Medicine County man allegedly pulls gun, threatens family
HANLEY FALLS — A 20-year-old man is facing multiple criminal charges in Yellow Medicine County after he allegedly pulled a gun on a couple...
April 7, 2016 - 6:00am
March 30, 2016
Minnesotan develops concealed carry gun shaped like a smartphone
A Minnesota man has developed a pocket gun in the shape of a cell phone.Kirk Kjellberg says he's received 4,000 orders of his pocket gun, which...
March 30, 2016 - 8:12am
February 24, 2016
Officials search for man who shot dog with pellet gun
AVON — The Stearns County Sheriff's Department is investigating a case of animal abuse involving a yellow Lab that was shot, according to...
February 24, 2016 - 5:30am
January 11, 2016
Willmar man faces gun charges apparently stemming from iPad theft
WILLMAR — A disturbance originating over an iPad in December allegedly led a 20-year-old Willmar man to draw a gun and point it at another man. Martin Salinas was charged Dec. 22 in Kandiyohi County District Court with a felony charge of second-degree assault, a gross misdemeanor...
January 11, 2016 - 10:54pm
December 23, 2015
Minnesota man charged with accidentally discharging gun at Target store
FRIDLEY -- A Mora man is charged with illegal possession of a firearm after being identified as the person who lost control of the pistol in his pants Dec. 13 in a Fridley Target store. A woman told police she recognized Seth Allan Millner, 28, in media reports on an accidental gunshot...
December 23, 2015 - 11:18pm
June 25, 2015
Felton dad accused of drinking, playing with gun before shooting toddler
FELTON — A Felton man is accused of shooting his 22-month-old daughter in the leg after handling his gun in dim lighting after drinking 12 beers. Fernando Rocha, 24, was charged Thursday in Clay County District Court with one count of child endangerment, a felony. Clay County...
June 25, 2015 - 10:55pm
November 2, 2014
Douglas woman charged with attempted murder after shootout
A 22-year-old Lake Nebagamon woman was charged Friday with three counts of attempted first-degree intentional homicide after a shootout involving Douglas County sheriff’s deputies on Wednesday. Authorities said Jessica Gehl pulled a handgun on her mother at her parents’ home...
November 2, 2014 - 10:57pm
May 9, 2014
Deputies search for gun after high-speed chase west of Morris
MORRIS — An Appleton man faces several criminal charges after a high-speed chase Wednesday west of Morris.
May 9, 2014 - 10:49pm
May 6, 2014
Kindergartner brings gun to Benson school, all students safe
BENSON — A firearm brought to Northside Elementary this morning by a young student was immediately taken by school staff members and all students are safe and are continuing with their normal school day. According to a news release from Swift County Sheriff John Holtz, the Sheriff’s...
May 6, 2014 - 11:52am
April 28, 2014
Commentary: The gun supremacists’ folly
WASHINGTON — Have we gone stark raving mad? The question is brought to mind by the new gun law signed last week in Georgia by Gov. Nathan Deal. You might have thought that since the United States couldn’t possibly have more permissive firearms laws than it does now, nothing more...
April 28, 2014 - 5:00am
April 1, 2014
Willmar man faces drunken driving, gun charges for Saturday incident
WILLMAR — A 60-year-old Willmar man made his first court appearance Monday on gross misdemeanor charges of driving while impaired and carrying a pistol while under the influence of alcohol. Gary Lee Mattson also faces a misdemeanor charge for failing to stop for a property damage...
April 1, 2014 - 11:07pm
March 6, 2014
Air pistol causes scare at UM-Duluth
DULUTH -- Police confiscated an air pistol and took two people into custody Thursday morning on the University of Minnesota Duluth campus. Police were called to UMD at 7:17 a.m. about two people with a gun near the Kirby Plaza. Duluth Police Department spokesman Jim Hansen...
March 6, 2014 - 11:14am
November 1, 2013
Police respond to incident at LAX; reports of gunman
Reuters - The Los Angeles International Airport said on Friday that police were responding to an incident at the airport and California media reported that a gunman with a high powered rifle was shot by law enforcement. The airport said on social media that there was "an incident...
November 1, 2013 - 11:59am