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FBI: Violent crime in U.S. rose in 2015 but far from peak levels
Latest poll shows Clinton up seven points in Minnesota
Bountiful 2016 pumpkin crop overcomes last year's shortfall
Smooth succession for NW Minnesota business
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McIlroy wins Tour Championship playoff, FedEx Cup
Tigers win three at star-studded Warehouse Invitational
Warriors top Fergus, move above .500
Willmar sweeps invitational
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Brad Pitt expresses sadness over divorce filing
Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt
Ticket prices for Prince tribute concert start at $19.99
Mikko Cowdery, QuadraFeelyAxs performing this weekend in Willmar
19th annual Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! festival to be held this weekend
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August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
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
Lyla M. Porter
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Don E. Miller
Dionne: Debate moderators shouldn't duck
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Frazee letter: Thank you for protecting and serving
Marcus: In praise of good government geeks
May 10, 2012
Man airlifted after Highway 12 crash, police working to ID driver
WILLMAR -- Willmar Police are working on identifying the driver of a pickup that crashed into a tree around 10 p.m. Wednesday along U.S. Highway 12. According to the crash report, the man was driving a 2000 Chevy Silverado westbound on the highway, left the roadway and crashed into...
May 10, 2012 - 3:24pm
March 19, 2012
Sacred Heart, Minn., man hurt in dirt bike crash: airlifted to HCMC
SACRED HEART -- A 45-year-old rural Sacred Heart man was airlifted to Hennepin County Medical Center for treatment of injuries sustained late Saturday afternoon in a dirt bike accident southwest of Sacred Heart. According to a news release from Renville County Sheriff Scott Hable,...
March 19, 2012 - 8:40am
March 2, 2012
No charges against Minn. couple in baby death
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Prosecutors say they do not have enough evidence to charge a Crystal couple in the death of an infant. Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman says the couple is being released today. But he says the investigation is continuing and charges may be possible in the...
March 2, 2012 - 4:29pm
August 4, 2011
Woman seriously injured in head-on crash on Highway 23 south of Granite Falls
GRANITE FALLS -- A 51-year-old Hanley Falls woman was airlifted to the Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis for injuries she suffered in a head-on collision at 10:52 a.m. today on Minnesota Highway 23 about six miles south of Granite Falls, according to the Minnesota State...
August 4, 2011 - 3:40pm
March 11, 2011
Minnetonka man arrested for Meeker County skid loader theft
LITCHFIELD -- A 42-year-old Minnetonka man was arrested and booked into the Hennepin County Jail last week on stolen property charges for allegedly stealing a Bobcat skid loader in Meeker County. According to a news release from Sheriff Jeff Norlin, a burglary was reported on June...
March 11, 2011 - 12:10pm
December 14, 2010
Man arrested in Litchfield, wanted in two states
LITCHFIELD -- A 27-year-old man was arrested on multiple warrants this morning during what Litchfield Police Chief Patrick Fank is calling a multi-agency operation conducted at 420 Davis Ave.
December 14, 2010 - 12:15pm
November 24, 2010
KMS wrestler recovering from head injury at practice
KERKHOVEN -- A young Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg wrestler who suffered a head injury during practice on Monday is doing well after undergoing surgery...
November 24, 2010 - 10:17am
October 12, 2010
Two hospitalized after crash near Silver Lake
SILVER LAKE -- A Cokato teen and a Montevideo man are hospitalized at Hennepin County Medical Center for treatment of injuries sustained in a two-vehicle crash around 9:45 p.m. Monday along State Highway 7 west of Silver Lake. According to the State Patrol, Samantha J. Van De Steeg,...
October 12, 2010 - 1:43pm
October 6, 2010
Update: Passenger dies from injuries in crash that killed Norwegian judge
WILLMAR -- A second person has died as a result of a Tuesday motor vehicle crash at the intersection of County Roads 10 and 4 east of Spicer. According to a news release from Kandiyohi County Sheriff Dan Hartog, Torve Sleppen, 51, of Norway has died of injuries sustained in the crash...
October 6, 2010 - 10:33am
September 29, 2010
Litchfield man airlifted after cycle-deer crash
LITCHFIELD -- A 58-year-old Litchfield man was airlifted to Hennepin County Medical Center for treatment of injuries sustained in a motorcycle-deer crash around 8 p.m. Tuesday near Litchfield. According to Meeker County Sheriff Jeff Norlin, Gerald Janey was eastbound on County Road...
September 29, 2010 - 10:35am
April 13, 2010
UPDATE: Teen driver airlifted after Highway 23 crash
WILLMAR -- A 18-year-old Willmar teen was airlifted to Hennepin County Medical Center this morning for treatment of injuries sustained in a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of State Highway 23 and County Road 5 southwest of Willmar. According to the State Patrol, Bryan Nelson...
April 13, 2010 - 4:17pm
February 24, 2009
Wisconsin educator pleads guilty to Hennepin County sexual assault
A former Superior educator charged with sexually assaulting a teenage boy pleaded guilty to one charge of criminal sexual conduct in the third degree Tuesday in Hennepin County Court. William Rehnstrand, 66, will be sentenced for the felony March 3. In court Tuesday, Rehnstrand...
February 24, 2009 - 3:00pm