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Minnesota manufacturers' confidence high, but finding workers a challenge
Trump proposes sharp cuts at Interior Department while pushing for more drilling on public lands
‘Any last words?’ Minn. woman tells jury of the horrifying day her ex shot her at work
Bipartisan work gives greater Minnesota legislative success
Farm groups express concern about White House budget proposal
Rain forces Los Angeles to wait another year for Super Bowl
NFL shortens overtime to 10 minutes
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
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
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December 20, 2016
Boy, 11, suspended over alleged gun threats to alternative program in Willmar
WILLMAR — An 11-year-old boy at Willmar's North Central Learning Center has been suspended from school, accused of threatening to bring a gun to the school to shoot people while videotaping it. No firearm was recovered on the student after the Monday threat, Willmar Police...
December 20, 2016 - 6:01am
October 31, 2016
Willmar man changes plea after Minn. Supreme Court ruling
WILLMAR — The Minnesota Supreme Court ruled last week that a BB gun is not a firearm when it comes to Minnesota's statute barring felons...
October 31, 2016 - 6:47am
October 21, 2016
Man sentenced to prison for threatening family with gun
GRANITE FALLS — A 21-year-old man was sentenced to six years in prison Tuesday for pulling a gun on a couple and their 1-year-old son,...
October 21, 2016 - 9:46am
August 31, 2016
Charges allege man angry with Zorbaz bouncers fired gun in parking lot in Spicer
WILLMAR—Authorities say the man who allegedly fired several shots out of his truck in the Zorbaz restaurant parking lot early Sunday in...
August 31, 2016 - 8:56pm
August 4, 2016
He claims Minnesota cop pulled gun on him; dash cam says otherwise
A Minneapolis man was charged Wednesday in Ramsey County District Court with four counts of falsely reporting police misconduct in St. Paul....
August 4, 2016 - 4:00pm
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