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Convictions published Nov. 25
'We need to stay ahead': Duluth police recruits will test ‘customer service’ training
Former New York Mills teacher acquitted of charge alleging sexual contact with student
Inmate recaptured after walking away from Clay County Jail annex
What we know about the Al Franken accusations and responses
Hibbing native Perunovich leads UMD in scoring from defenseman position
Princeton gets payback, earns series split with Bemidji
Prep Bowl: Eden Prairie captures 11th state title
Heat scorch nets from 3, beat Timberwolves
Wild have had Blues rematch 'circled on the calendar'
David Cassidy, 1970s teen idol who starred on 'The Partridge Family,' dies at 67
Inside RFD-TV, the network that covets rural and older viewers
Charlie Rose harassed us, eight women say
Why is Peter Dinklage still stuck playing characters defined by dwarfism?
From Fred and Ginger to Kate and Leo: When movie couples make fans hope for real-life love
Holidaze parade ushers in holiday season Saturday in downtown Willmar
What you need in your winter survival kit
'Made in America' concerts set by Prairie Arts Chorale
Generations section now available online
500 years of Reformation brings together some 800 people in Willmar
October/November issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
Lois M. Toupal
Catherine A. Brainard
Commentary: Sen. Franken still hasn't denied grabbing women
Tribune Editorial: Thanksgiving is a time to appreciate all our blessings
Commentary: Did Al Franken make a bad decision, or is he a creep? Look for the pattern.
Analysis: Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now
Garrison Keillor: It's Thanksgiving. Be Happy.
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball playoff preview
WCT Sports Show: Mid-Season Football Rankings
WCT Sports Show: Area volleyball contenders
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
WCT Sports Show: Ranks! And Picks!
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October 23, 2017
Man living on Red Lake reservation faces federal charges for heroin dealing
ST. PAUL—A Redby man faces a federal drug charge after Red Lake police found thousands of dollars in cash and more than 100 grams of heroin in his trailer home in July 2016. Cody Jorrell Loud was charged in U.S. District Court on Oct. 18 with one count of possession with intent...
October 23, 2017 - 5:14pm
October 13, 2017
Northwest Minn. reservation warns of drug overdose cluster
WHITE EARTH, Minn. — The White Earth Nation is alerting residents to a flurry of drug overdoses in the last day or so that have claimed...
October 13, 2017 - 9:42pm
September 25, 2017
Mom speaks out after wrongful death in methadone clinic case settled
BRAINERD, Minn.—A wrongful death lawsuit has been settled between Pinnacle Recovery Services and its doctor in a case involving a 26-year-old...
September 25, 2017 - 6:23pm
September 11, 2017
The DEA in Duluth: Inside the new addition to the local drug war
DULUTH — The transactions occur in a flash. Under surveillance, investigators who observe repeated hand-to-hand swaps are able to conclude...
September 11, 2017 - 6:00am
August 13, 2017
'Deadly trend' of opioid abuse makes stop in Bismarck
BISMARCK — Look east down Interstate 94, to Fargo, to Grand Forks, to Minneapolis, to Chicago and Detroit. You'll see the road drug investigators...
August 13, 2017 - 4:17am
July 24, 2017
'We're going to rise': Red Lake gathers to address opioid crisis
RED LAKE, Minn.—Some of those gathered at the Red Lake's powwow grounds on Monday, July 24, had relatives struggling with addiction; others...
July 24, 2017 - 5:48pm
Utah couple arrested after drugging heroin-addicted newborn to hide symptoms, police say
Colby Wilde and Lacey Christenson welcomed their third child into the world on April 9 at Utah Valley Hospital. The doctors, nurses and medical...
July 24, 2017 - 7:05am
July 18, 2017
10-year-old dies with heroin and fentanyl in his system, Fla. state attorney says
A Florida state attorney is voicing alarm after a 10-year-old boy died last month with a dangerous opioid mixture in his system - making him...
July 18, 2017 - 7:36pm
May 14, 2017
'What I needed to do': Fargo mom urged police to arrest her sons to save their lives
FARGO — Mary Locken was aiming to fire a warning shot. This single working mom wanted to put fear in the hearts of her teenage sons who'd...
May 14, 2017 - 6:00am
May 10, 2017
Leader of drug ring that targeted NW Minnesota reservations, ND sentenced to 25 years
MINNEAPOLIS—The ringleader of a multi-state drug trafficking organization prosecutors say flooded the Red Lake and White Earth reservations...
May 10, 2017 - 7:19pm
April 21, 2017
Three sentenced in largest ever heroin seizure in northern Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- A Minneapolis man was sentenced to 11 years in prison Friday for selling heroin in the Bemidji area and two co-defendants will also...
April 21, 2017 - 5:05pm
April 18, 2017
SD Highway Patrol makes major heroin bust near Rapid City
RAPID CITY, S.D. — South Dakota Highway Patrol seized 1.7 pounds of heroin, a bag of marijuana and nearly $27,000 in cash and checks near...
April 18, 2017 - 5:02pm
March 29, 2017
Heroin use, addiction up sharply among U.S. whites
NEW YORK - Heroin use in the United States has risen five-fold in the past decade and dependence on the drug has more than tripled, with the...
March 29, 2017 - 11:57am
June 15, 2016
Morton woman faces charges after selling cocoa powder in place of heroin
OLIVIA — A woman who sold cocoa powder to a confidential informant for drug task force agents under the guise it was heroin has been charged...
June 15, 2016 - 11:48pm
May 6, 2016
Error mixing heroin, fentanyl 'could cause the end of your life'
FARGO-- Fargo police continue to warn the public about a dangerous, powerful drug responsible for several deaths, though most people have probably...
May 6, 2016 - 5:30am