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GOP scrambling for health bill votes after ultimatum from Trump
Ms. Simplicity: Gift-giving during a health crisis
New London man charged with stalking
Intersections in Willmar railroad bypass corridor to be studied this spring
Benson Schools develops facilities plan, HVAC cost estimates expected next month
Bears sign QB Sanchez to one-year deal
Minnesota State Boys Basketball Tournament -- Thursday roundup
Flyers keep Wild in check as Minnesota woes continue
Boys basketball: 'Jays leave feeling blue
Boys basketball: 'Jays leave feeling blue
Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thomspon for a date
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
Play our Basketball Brackets Challenge
Ruth O. Jones
John E. Vold
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
Port: Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls criticism over #NoDAPL protests response “inaccurate and offensive”
American wines are gaining in popularity
Lost Italian: It all starts with Pasta Aglio e Olio
Swift: The new 'Maximum Overdrive': Could our appliances be too smart?
June 27, 2016
Fire destroys landmark Minnesota restaurant popular with fishing crowd
A fire destroyed the restaurant portion of the Dixie Bar, Grill and Bottle Shop north of Two Harbors early Monday morning, and caused damage...
June 27, 2016 - 2:17pm
June 15, 2016
Former Miss North Dakota USA found dead in Minnesota
MINNEAPOLIS — The Hennepin County Medical Examiner's Office confirmed Wednesday, June 15, that it is investigating the cause of death for Samantha...
June 15, 2016 - 3:32pm
June 5, 2016
Minnesotan leads police on 130-mph chase, with 2-year-old in the backseat
GLYNDON - A man is in custody following a chase that topped 130 mph in rural Clay County as he fled law enforcement officers with a toddler in...
June 5, 2016 - 8:51am
June 1, 2016
Police: 2 injured in UCLA campus shooting
LOS ANGELES - Two people were injured during a shooting on the UCLA campus on Wednesday morning, according to the school police. Police are still investigating the shooting in the Engineering IV building, where several units are currently on the scene. LAPD bomb squad members were...
June 1, 2016 - 1:06pm
May 25, 2016
72-year-old Minnesotan kills wife, hangs self
James Miller, 72, killed his wife before he hung himself last week. The victim, 85-year-old Beverly Miller, is believed to have died of blunt...
May 25, 2016 - 7:49am
May 22, 2016
Amateur 'super-sleuth' from Minnesota trying to help exonerate 'Making A Murderer' subjects
FARGO—Details of the Netflix documentary series "Making A Murderer" rattle off Krystyne Frandson's tongue as easily as a mother reciting her...
May 22, 2016 - 11:18am
May 5, 2016
Reports: Prince had Percocet in his system when he died
Prince's autopsy found the painkiller Percocet in his system, the Minneapolis Star Tribune and KSTP-TV reported on Thursday, citing sources close...
May 5, 2016 - 12:26pm
April 28, 2016
Authorities obtain closed search warrant in connection with Prince's death
Authorities in Minnesota obtained a search warrant in connection with the death of pop star Prince and also won a court order to keep the findings...
April 28, 2016 - 6:21pm
Authorities: Prescription opioid medication discovered on Prince at death scene
Authorities investigating the death of Prince found prescription opioid medication on him, according to various news outlets on Wednesday, the...
April 28, 2016 - 10:56am
March 25, 2016
County, FBI work together in search for bank robber
A Kandiyohi County and FBI investigation began Thursday, just hours after a masked man with a gun robbed a Sunburg bank. Sheriff Dan Hartog said investigators are actively seeking more information about Thursday’s Lake Region Bank robbery and the suspect behind it. “We’re just...
March 25, 2016 - 11:24pm
February 28, 2016
Willmar man and dog escape burning house
WILLMAR -- A homeowner and his dog escaped a burning house Saturday night in Willmar after passersby notified the resident that the house was on fire. According to Willmar Fire Chief Frank Hanson, the fire was reported at 8:47 p.m. in the 300 block of 13 Street Southeast. The fire...
February 28, 2016 - 5:08pm
February 10, 2016
State finishes Clark shooting probe
ST. PAUL — The state has finished its investigation into the Nov. 15 shooting death of a young black Minneapolis man at the hands of a police officer, but details remain secret. The report is in the hands of Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman, who will review it and perhaps present...
February 10, 2016 - 10:26pm
December 9, 2015
Body discovered on I-94 has been ID'd as prominent Minnesota doctor
MINNEAPOLIS - The body of a 50-year-old man found on the shoulder of Interstate 94 on Saturday in Minneapolis was that of a prominent Hennepin County Medical Center doctor. The Hennepin County medical examiner identified the body as Christopher Robert, 50, who was chief of anesthesiology...
December 9, 2015 - 10:22am
December 7, 2015
‘Nerf Wars’ speculation swirls around Minnesota crash that killed two students
LAKEVILLE - A woman who saw the fatal crash that killed two Lakeville students Friday has verified that the pickup truck they were in lost control and flipped on its own, dispelling speculation that another vehicle was involved in a "Nerf War" with the truck. However, whether Nerf...
December 7, 2015 - 12:01pm
October 31, 2015
Some educated speculation about Thursday's Wetterling news
FARGO -- When social media started blowing up Thursday afternoon about a news conference regarding an arrest connected to the Jacob Wetterling abduction case, most people likely believed the case had been solved. It would've been the biggest news story of the year -- easily -- in...
October 31, 2015 - 6:00am