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Briefs: Former Obama aide calls Trump a 'psychopath'
Second case of switched babies shakes Canadian community
More bodies located beneath rubble in Italy quake zone
Wild about wine: Carlos Creek expands into Xcel Energy Center, other Twin Cities venues
National Guard soldiers return to Willmar after Kuwait deployment
Finally, the Wolves might give the Target Center two good teams
Roundup: Rockets advance in Class C state tournament
Anderson repeats in Match Play tourney
Vikings open new stadium with preseason win
Ridgewater rallies past Ellsworth, opens 2-0
Tickets on sale Friday for tours of Paisley Park
Mislabeled pills seized at Prince's home after his death
J.K. Rowling releasing 3 new 'Harry Potter' books
New Barn play continues this week
R2-D2 actor kenny Baker dead at 81
Milestones launching in September
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
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
Barbara A. Erickson
Oliver "Ollie" Moldestad
Kenneth C. Hensch
Roland E. "Rollie" Swenson
Why can't political ads be truthful?
Dionne: Why Clinton Republicans matter
Parker: The GOP's Trumpian deflation
Cartoon by Steve Benson
Cartoonist Opinions for Aug. 27
Update: Shots fired outside Zorbaz in Spicer early Sunday
May 13, 2016
Minnesota teens charged with vandalizing dog Hudson, Wisconsin, dog track
HUDSON, Wis. -- Two Minnesota teens face felony charges for their alleged involvement in a March rampage that amassed nearly $20,000 in damages at Hudson’s abandoned dog track. St. Croix County prosecutors charged Zackary J. Beyers, 18, and Tyler N. Hopwood, 17, with burglary and...
May 13, 2016 - 5:30am
April 21, 2016
Following chase, Minnesota police officers dive into frigid lake to rescue woman from sinking vehicle
Officers from Minnesota plunged into frigid Lake Mallalieu waters early Thursday after a woman who led police on a chase allegedly drove her...
April 21, 2016 - 9:49am
April 2, 2016
Distracted driver collides with police squad car
A Hudson, Wis., police officer was lucky to escape uninjured after a collision with a distracted driver Thursday, according to the police department....
April 2, 2016 - 10:38am
September 9, 2015
Hudson police look for swatting incident caller
HUDSON, Wis. — Hudson police are still looking for the person behind a phony 911 phone call that sent authorities into high alert over the Labor Day weekend. Authorities responded to a shooting complaint, only to eventually discover no such incident ever took place. Officers were...
September 9, 2015 - 11:15pm
July 15, 2013
River Falls father to be sentenced today for killing 3 daughters
HUDSON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin man who killed his three daughters to get back at his ex-wife will soon learn if he'll spend the rest of his life in prison. A jury found in April that 35-year-old Aaron Schaffhausen was sane when he killed 11-year-old Amara, 8-year-old Sophie...
July 15, 2013 - 9:59am
April 16, 2013
Jury: Hudson, Wis., dad responsible in killing 3 daughters
HUDSON, Wis. (AP) — Jurors in western Wisconsin say a father had a mental defect but is still responsible for killing his three young daughters...
April 16, 2013 - 6:15pm
October 26, 2012
Letter: This judge deserves your vote
When you are looking at your ballot do you wonder, as we do, who those candidates are and do they deserve my vote? Well, we can speak for one candidate as we know him well. His name is Tim Tingelstad and he'll be on the ballot for Supreme Court Justice. Tim and his family were our...
October 26, 2012 - 8:37pm
September 13, 2012
Third Wis. teen charged in sexploitation case
HUDSON, Wis. -- A third teenager faces felony charges in connection with a sexual exploitation incident last fall that was video recorded form a cell phone during an underage drinking party. Alexander Freedom Gove, 17, town of Hudson, posted a $25,000, signature bond on felony child...
September 13, 2012 - 11:12am
April 22, 2011
Hudson Bay bound: A long adventure to shrink the gender gap
If Ann Bancroft hasn't settled the matter once and for all, Natalie Warren and Ann Raiho certainly will. The two -- soon-to-be St.
April 22, 2011 - 8:00am
November 19, 2010
Thursday Night Knitters
November 19, 2010 - 12:00am
May 14, 2010
Student finding lots of Minnesota Nice on fast-flowing river
He walked from the riverbank to the coffee shop in St. Peter wearing rubber boots and the grime that came from days of hard paddling and camping...
May 14, 2010 - 12:00am
September 5, 2009
Hard year on tundra
WATSON -- Crawling over permafrost at four to five miles an hour, the train ride from Thompson, Manitoba, Canada, to Churchill on the edge of...
September 5, 2009 - 12:00am