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Troubled lawyer shoots nine in Houston before being killed by police
Wash. mall shooter confesses, charged with 5 counts of murder
Harren chosen as permanent GM for Willmar utility
Renville, Redwood counties working on Minnesota River plan
Minnesotans sign up to vote in record numbers
Cardinal Pride to induct four into Hall of Fame
Twins hire new general manager from Cleveland
Joseph delivers sacks after Zimmer challenge
Wild players ready to move on from World Cup talk
McIlroy wins Tour Championship playoff, FedEx Cup
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
Vote in our Readers' Choice 2016
Citizens getting caught up in Minnesota River cleanup
Northland Outdoors: A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Reader News: RAPID Coalition effort
Poetry, pugs raise awareness for new FAFSA timeline
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
Mary A. Krogfus
Donald R. Holmgren
Wallace "Wally" Heggestad
William "Bill" D. Latham
Dionne: Debate moderators shouldn't duck
Larry.R. Swenson: Different requirements for some?
Kent Syverson: Pedestrian bridge should be fixed
Frazee letter: Thank you for protecting and serving
Marcus: In praise of good government geeks
April 18, 2016
One person killed, another seriously hurt in separate Minnesota train accidents
A young woman and dog were struck by an eastbound train and killed shortly after 6 p.m. Saturday in the western Minnesota community of Wadena,...
April 18, 2016 - 10:52am
January 26, 2016
Icy road a factor in rollover crash that injures two in Meeker County
Two people were injured Monday night in a rollover crash in Meeker County. The Minnesota State Patrol says Nicole L. Stand, 29, of Minneapolis, was driving westbound on Highway 7 near Cosmos when she lost control of her 2003 Chevrolet Tahoe on the icy highway. The vehicle went off...
January 26, 2016 - 9:42am
January 20, 2016
State Patrol says alcohol a factor in crash that injured two near Blomkest
Two people were injured Tuesday night after their vehicle ran off Highway 71 in Blomkest and rolled, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Eliezer Rodriguez, 22, of Renville, was driving a 1999 Chevrolet Cavalier northbound on Highway 71. Dakota A. Wallert, 19, of Olivia, was a...
January 20, 2016 - 10:39am
November 24, 2015
Broadside crash near New London injures three
Editor's Note: This story has been updated to correct the day and the location. WILLMAR -- A broadside crash late Tuesday afternoon near New London injured three people, reports the State Patrol. None of them had life-threatening injuries, according to the State Patrol, but all...
November 24, 2015 - 11:37pm
November 9, 2015
Unmarked squad cars added to State Patrol fleet to nab distracted drivers
ST. PAUL - Distracted drivers attract the full attention of the Minnesota State Patrol. Five new unmarked cars were added to the patrol fleet...
November 9, 2015 - 12:19pm
October 7, 2015
Three people injured after driver rear-ends truck while on Facebook
FARGO, North Dakota – Three people from Alabama are in the hospital after the driver rear-ended a truck on Interstate 29 around 5 a.m. Wednesday, the North Dakota Highway Patrol said. 52-year-old Billy Sides of Russelville, Ala., was driving a Mercury Mountaineer southbound...
October 7, 2015 - 4:01pm
August 10, 2015
Hector child, woman airlifted for injuries from accident
LAKE LILLIAN — A 4-year-old girl and 24-year-old woman were airlifted for injuries suffered in a one-vehicle rollover accident Monday morning east of Lake Lillian. The accident occurred just before 10 a.m. Monday along Minnesota Highway 7 near Kandiyohi County Road 74. The Minnesota...
August 10, 2015 - 10:00pm
July 28, 2015
Darwin man airlifted for injuries sustained crash
DARWIN — A 33-year-old rural Darwin man was reportedly airlifted for injuries sustained in a one-vehicle rollover crash early Tuesday morning south of Darwin. Jason Carl Schmidt was reportedly traveling southbound around 1:19 a.m. Tuesday in a 2002 Chevrolet S-10 on Meeker County...
July 28, 2015 - 11:23pm
June 16, 2015
Fire Marshal: Fireworks injured 70 last year
WILLMAR — The state tracks fireworks injuries such as the one last week during a fireworks display at KRA Raceway in Willmar, but a fireworks specialist said he thinks injuries are underreported. According to the state Department of Public Safety, a total of 70 fireworks injuries...
June 16, 2015 - 11:30pm
Fireworks investigation to wrap up this week
WILLMAR — The State Fire Marshal’s investigation regarding the unpermitted fireworks display at KRA Speedway, which injured a volunteer firefighter, will likely be concluded later this week. Bruce Roed, who oversees fireworks safety for the Fire Marshal’s Office, said Tuesday...
June 16, 2015 - 11:26pm
April 26, 2015
Five injured in three-vehicle crash Friday north of Dassel
DASSEL — Five people were injured in a three-vehicle accident reported at 6:12 p.m. Friday north of Dassel. Andrew T. Sarkinen, 17, of Roseville was reportedly traveling westbound in a Ford Focus on Meeker County Road 21, approaching Highway 15, when his vehicle was broadsided at...
April 26, 2015 - 11:45pm
November 20, 2014
State Patrol investigating accident on Hwy. 71 near Sibley State Park entrance
NEW LONDON -- The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating a two-vehicle crash that occurred about 5:30 p.m. today on U.S. Highway 71 just south of state Highway 9 in the area of the Sibley State Park entrance. Preliminary information from the State Patrol says a 2008 Ford pickup...
November 20, 2014 - 7:32pm
August 21, 2014
Willmar man dies from injuries suffered in Aug. 13 crash in Spicer
WILMAR — John Bosch, 88, of Willmar, died Wednesday at Rice Memorial Hospital as a result of complications from a car crash last week in Spicer. On Aug. 13, Bosch was traveling southbound on Minnesota Highway 23 north of Manitoba Street when his vehicle drifted into a left turn...
August 21, 2014 - 11:13pm
April 17, 2013
Texas fertilizer plant blast injures dozens
WEST, Texas (AP) — An explosion at a fertilizer plant near Waco Wednesday night injured dozens of people and sent flames shooting high into the night sky, leaving the factory a smoldering ruin and causing major damage to surrounding buildings. The blast at West Fertilizer in West,...
April 17, 2013 - 11:12pm
December 3, 2010
Man dies, charges filed in one-punch fight incident in May in St. Michael
A former UND student body president who had been in a coma since May died early this morning, a development that means his alleged attacker will now face a charge of second-degree murder. For the full story,follow this link.
December 3, 2010 - 3:41pm