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75 years after Pearl Harbor, Minn. brothers will rest together in USS Arizona
Records published Dec. 7
Microsoft gains EU approval for $26 billon buy of LinkedIn
Up to 2,000 hogs lost in Kerkhoven barn fire
Kandiyohi County honored as MCIT County of the Year
Cards 3-0 after victory over Dassel-Cokato
Cardinal girls can't hold off Northern Lakes
Gophers slip past New Jersey team to go to 8-1
Becker hands Card girls first loss
Spurs make it 13-0 on road, take down Wolves
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
Heavy teenage drinking linked to abnormal brain development
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Read Live it! December-January issue
Knowing personalized risk for diabetes may not change lifestyles
Helen Marjorie Christenson
Ronald A. Olson
Luella O. Carlson
Janet L. Pearson
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Treat all ladies with respect
Minnesota Opinion: Free Vikes-tix perk 'looks bad' for all
Estrich commentary: Living in the Trump twilight
Editorial: Time for two school sides to find agreement
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
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
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