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Clinton tabs Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as running mate
Rural Maynard family escapes burning home
Tim Huber's attorney argues lack of probable cause in seeking dismissal of murder indictment
Confusion on procedure takes new Willmar position off council table
Relay for Life Kandiyohi County
Richards lifts Glenwood past BOLD and into state tournament
KRA revs up after weather delays
Roundup: VFW I heads into playoffs on hot streak
Sano breaks slump, leads Twins to victory
Stingers' rally fall short in loss to La Crosse
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Sharing Netflix or HBO Go passwords now a federal crime
'My Ocean': On the Ordway Prairie in west central Minnesota
Frye -- Birkland
Dahl -- Schow
Lippert -- Marcus
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
Doty — St. Aubin
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
Evelyn "Evie" M. Mulder
Robert J. Swanberg
Carol Ann Ringler
Ardis E. Smith
Myrtle M. Knutson
Commentary: Latest VA fix creates new ills
Tribune Opinion: Willmar benefits from 'Moving Health Forward'
Letter: A credit to sports writing
Letter: Criticism of Peppin unwarranted
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
June 17, 2016
Hibbing teen charged with aiding an offender in homicide case
VIRGINIA — A teenage girl allegedly witnessed the killing of a Hibbing man last month, drove with the suspect when he dumped the body and later lied to investigators about the events of that night, according to charges filed this week. A Hibbing man also faces charges after allegedly...
June 17, 2016 - 5:30am
October 20, 2015
Minnesota teen arrested, another sought in homicide case
MOORHEAD — A 16-year-old boy is in custody and police are looking for another suspect in connection with a homicide in a Moorhead trailer court over the weekend. The body of 55-year-old Bradley William Carrington was discovered Sunday in a mobile home he was renovating and staying...
October 20, 2015 - 9:25am
September 22, 2015
S.D. family, believed killed by house fire, died of shotgun wounds
PLATTE, S.D. -- Authorities believe a Platte family whose home burned to the ground last week died from shotgun wounds. Scott and Nicole Westerhuis, along with their four children, third-grader Kailey, fifth-grader Jaeci, eighth-grader Connor, and sophomore Michael were believed...
September 22, 2015 - 7:27am
September 9, 2015
UPDATED VIDEO: Montevideo man killed; friend in jail on pending murder charge
MONTEVIDEO – A 44-year-old Montevideo man was stabbed to death Tuesday and his friend who was living at the same address is in custody facing...
September 9, 2015 - 6:32pm
September 7, 2015
Baby’s death at N.D. day care ruled a homicide
MINNEAPOLIS — The Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office has ruled the death of 6-month-old Owen Skodje of Fargo a homicide.
September 7, 2015 - 11:55pm
July 30, 2015
Lac qui Parle County deaths homicide, suicide
MADISON — The two people found dead Wednesday in rural Madison have been identified, and law enforcement has determined that they died as a result of a homicide and suicide. Lac qui Parle County Sheriff’s Office deputies found William C. Walley, 78, and Shelley B. Walley, 69,...
July 30, 2015 - 10:58pm
Lac qui Parle County deaths determined to be homicide
MADISON – The two people found dead Wednesday in rural Madison have been identified, and law enforcement has determined that they died as a result of a homicide and suicide. Lac qui Parle County Sheriff’s Office deputies found William C. Walley, 78, and Shelley B. Walley, 69,...
July 30, 2015 - 5:11pm
June 29, 2015
Homicide suspects who fled Colorado caught in Cass County
CASS LAKE -- Two suspects who fled Colorado after the death of their 4-week-old daughter were apprehended without incident Monday in northern Minnesota. According to a press release from Parachute, Colo., Police Chief Cary Parmenter, the Cass County Sheriff's Office and Leech...
June 29, 2015 - 10:38pm
May 10, 2015
Son in custody after Elk River police officer found dead in double homicide
ST. MICHAEL — Two men, one of them an off-duty Elk River police officer, were found dead in an apparent double homicide Saturday night. According to a news release from the Wright County Sheriff’s Office, the officer, identified as 49-year-old Todd Besser of Otsego, and his son,...
May 10, 2015 - 11:06pm
January 28, 2015
23 die from intimate violence in 2014
ST. PAUL — The T-shirts were nestled together in adult and child sizes, and each featured a photo — the smiling faces of Komel Crowley and...
January 28, 2015 - 8:47pm
December 22, 2014
Montevideo Police hope to solve year-old murder case
MONTEVIDEO — Today is the one year anniversary of a homicide in Montevideo that remains unsolved, although authorities remain hopeful of resolving...
December 22, 2014 - 10:26pm
September 29, 2014
Mourners gather to remember Bearson
SARTELL — While authorities investigate the death of 18-year-old North Dakota State University student Thomas Bearson, about 1,250 people gathered...
September 29, 2014 - 11:26pm
September 26, 2014
NDSU says killing of Sartell student might be school’s first homicide
FARGO, N.D. — The killing of 18-year-old Thomas Bearson is believed to be the first “incident of this nature” at North Dakota State University, where Bearson was a freshman, a university official said in a statement Friday.
September 26, 2014 - 11:12pm
September 25, 2014
NDSU student’s death ruled homicidal violence
MOORHEAD – There are still many questions in the death of Thomas Gregory Bearson, but police got one answer on Thursday. Someone killed him. Who that someone is remains a mystery, said Lt. Tory Jacobson of the Moorhead Police Department. “At this time, we have no suspect...
September 25, 2014 - 11:51pm
July 2, 2014
Warwick gets life: Parole possible in 30 years in killing of grandmother
WILLMAR — Roughly eight years after Robert Warwick penned a narrative calling his grandmother his “hero’’ for always doing the right thing, he pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in her death. Warwick, 18, pleaded guilty Wednesday in Kandiyohi County District Court in Willmar...
July 2, 2014 - 10:50pm