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Hearing considers factors for harsher sentence for Willmar man accused of sexual assault
Minnesota man sentenced to 23 years in prison for sex trafficking
Rice Health Foundation meets $500,000 donor challenge
UPDATE: Shooting protesters remain camped outside Minneapolis precinct
Pregnant Minnesota TV meteorologist ridiculed over her appearance
Girls Hockey: Storm’n Sabres take down Cards
Video: Cold Turkey-368 brave north wind at Willmar 5k
Don’t give up on Wolves just yet
Zimmer determined not to let loss have snowball affect on Vikings
Men's Basketball: Gophers’ Pitino: Fouls ‘draining our team’
'Happy Hollandaise' opens tonight at The Barn Theatre in Willmar
Willmar light display to be featured on ABC’s ‘Light Fight’
Charlie Sheen confirms he's HIV positive, says he was extorted to keep diagnosis quiet
Actor Charlie Sheen reportedly to announce he's HIV positive
Video: Willmar High School Musical ends four-day run with another sellout
Baxter — Kubesh
Video: Pie-A-Palooza at Ridgwater College
Video: VFW Post 1639 Willmar assembles Thanksgiving Day Meals for Area Veterans
Video: A hint of snow at 2015 Willmar Holidaze Parade
Video: Roosevelt 5th-Grade Songfest at Willmar
LIVE IT!: Kandiyohi County focused on providing permanent homes for foster kids
LIVE IT!: After an extended period trying to adopt, rural Atwater couple seek another route
LIVE IT!: A how-to on planning the perfect family photo session
LIVE IT! For Raymond couple, parenthood once seemed a lost dream
LIVE IT!: Willmar woman knows both the loss and gain of adoption
Inora G. Westheim
Wilhelmina "Minnie" Grove
Edna L. Grof
Wayne A. Torkelson
Editorial: A day to be thankful and reflect upon our blessings
Commentary: The discipline of gratitude
Editorial: Defeating ISIS will be a complicated task
Letter: God is the game-changer
Letter: An evening of diversity, inclusion
August 27, 2015
Dakota art showcased in Granite Falls, Minn.
There are opportunities to view the arts of the Dakota prior to European contact by making trips to the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C., the...
entertainment / showcase
August 27, 2015 - 9:33am
January 6, 2012
Dayton to hold first American Indian education summit Monday
ROSEVILLE - Gov. Mark Dayton will convene the first Governor's American Indian Education Summit on Monday, with the goal of improving access to high quality education opportunities to all Minnesota youth. The summit will bring together tribal and state education leaders, as well...
News / local
January 6, 2012 - 12:02pm
November 4, 2010
Victims identified in Red Lake shooting; suspect remains at large
The Red Lake Department of Public Safety today released the names of the victims and the suspect in Wednesday's shootings in Redby. The shootings happened at about 3 p.m. in Redby, which is about five miles east of Red Lake on the Red Lake Indian Reservation. According to authorities,...
News / state
November 4, 2010 - 3:48pm
FBI: 3 shot on Red Lake Indian Reservation; 1 said to be dead
The FBI is leading the search for a Redby, Minn., man wanted in connection with the shooting of three people Wednesday on the Red Lake Indian Reservation northwest of Bemidji. Several residents of Redby and nearby Red Lake said one of the victims had died. Law enforcement would...
News / state
November 4, 2010 - 10:55am
March 30, 2010
Grand jury indicts Ponemah man in fatal crash on Red Lake Indian Reservation
RED LAKE, Minn. -- A grand jury has indicted a Ponemah, Minn., man in a crash that killed his passenger on the Red Lake Indian Reservation. Prosecutors say 61-year-old Bruce Wilson Dow was drunk when his vehicle rolled over after he lost control of it last October. The passenger...
News / state
March 30, 2010 - 10:17am
November 10, 2009
Hunter shoots exotic axis deer in northwest Minnesota
A deer hunter in northwestern Minnesota shot what turned out to be an axis deer Sunday. An exotic species, axis deer are native to India. Stuart Bensen, conservation officer for the Department of Natural Resources in Erskine, said he received a call Sunday afternoon from a hunter...
News / outdoors
November 10, 2009 - 12:00am
October 30, 2009
Indian country says it's happy with Obama efforts
ST. PAUL -- Relations between American Indian tribes and the federal government have turned around significantly since Barack Obama became the...
News / nation
October 30, 2009 - 12:00am
May 29, 2009
Minnesota seeks repeal of Indian banishment
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's request to overturn a federal law that threw Dakota and Winnebago Indians out of the state can become a way to teach...
News / region / state
May 29, 2009 - 12:00am
February 10, 2009
Commentary: A snapshot of Lincoln 200 years after birth
It is one of my duties as Minnesota's commissioner on the national Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission to outline the president's impact upon Minnesota. It is appropriate to highlight Lincoln and Minnesota now, since Feb. 12 marks the 200th anniversary of his birth. Lincoln never...
commentary / opinion
February 10, 2009 - 12:00am
December 27, 2008
Belated American Indian funeral to bring Ponemah family closure
Traditional American Indian funeral services Sunday will open the way for Delma Elizabeth Hardy - after more than 12 years - to join her ancestors...
News / state
December 27, 2008 - 9:00am
December 11, 2008
American Indian elders foretold Depression
FORT THOMPSON -- It was summer, just before the start of the Great Depression that gripped the nation throughout the 1930s. On the Crow Creek Reservation, kunsis (grandmothers) spoke to takojas (grandchildren), foretelling of difficult days ahead.
News / nation
December 11, 2008 - 12:00pm
July 24, 2008
Wahpeton war hero given Rough Rider award
HANKINSON, N.D. (AP) - The late Woodrow Wilson Keeble, the only full-blooded Sioux Indian to receive the nation's top military honor, has now been given North Dakota's highest honor, the Theodore Roosevelt Rough Rider award. At Wednesday's ceremony, Gov. John Hoeven unveiled a portrait...
July 24, 2008 - 8:00am