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Hwy. 12 open house set Monday in Litchfield
North Korea calls U.S. student's death a 'mystery,' casts itself as 'biggest victim'
Court upholds domestic assault conviction
Obama's secret struggle to punish Russia for Putin's election assault
Rice nurses make plea to 'do the right thing' with joint venture
Stingers: Wheels come off in Willmar's loss to St. Cloud
Wolves Jimmy a trade
Dreary day turns ugly for Twins in loss to White Sox
Sixers take guard Fultz with top pick of NBA Draft
UMD freshman-to-be Samberg moving up the NHL Draft board
Sandy Hook families urge NBC to drop Megyn Kelly's Alex Jones interview
20 new and returning TV shows that you should check out this summer
'Bachelor in Paradise' production halted, show in question after alleged 'misconduct' on set
'Big Fish' a lovely piece of Americana at The Barn in Willmar
Sam Hunt, the R&B-loving country star, is challenging Nashville rules - and winning
Exhibit documents Willmar festival
Studio Hop 2017 continues today
'Sweet Land the Musical': Rural debut is tonight where movie was made
'Red, White and Tuna': Comedy opens tonight at Little Theatre in New London
Willmar Community Center: Art for and about the community
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Our daughter's letter from the FBI: When a child really loses a tooth
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WCT Sports Show: Three things we've learned
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April 28, 2016
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
October 29, 2015
Timeline of Jacob Wetterling Investigation
Oct. 22, 1989 Eleven-year-old Jacob Wetterling is abducted by a masked gunman about 9:15 p.m. southeast of St. Joseph while riding his bike...
October 29, 2015 - 11:49pm
October 20, 2015
UPDATE: Sister of Minnesota murder victim feared her brother would wind up dead
MOORHEAD – A couple of months ago, Melody Acosta warned her brother about what could happen if he kept hanging out with the wrong people. “I...
October 20, 2015 - 1:49pm
October 7, 2015
Arrest of Minnesota man in underage sex sting, leads to chilling discovery in his vehicle
COTTAGE GROVE - A Maple Grove man is accused of responding to a 16-year-old girl’s online ad offering to exchange sex for money. Corwin...
October 7, 2015 - 9:24am
October 5, 2015
Authorities continue search for Minnesota men missing since Saturday after boat capsized
BAUDETTE—Authorities renewed search efforts Monday morning for three missing men whose boat was found capsized on Lake of the Woods Saturday. The men are Keith Ryan Ayers, 28, Cody Joseph Ostendorf, 24, and Justin Kelly Haugtvedt, 22, all of Baudette, Minn., according...
October 5, 2015 - 1:41pm
June 13, 2015
A woman is dead and man injured in Renville County shooting incident
FRANKLIN -- A woman was found dead in a tent Friday morning in Renville County and a man is in critical condition from self-inflicted gunshot wounds. The case, which was reported at 8:15 a.m. Friday at a rural location about a mile southwest of Franklin, is under investigation...
June 13, 2015 - 7:38am
May 12, 2015
NL-S sixth-grade teacher faces investigation
NEW LONDON — A sixth-grade teacher from the New London-Spicer School District remains on non-disciplinary paid administrative leave while school officials conduct an internal investigation on a complaint filed against the instructor. The nature of the allegations in the complaint...
May 12, 2015 - 9:48pm
Pending investigation: Meeker County deputy alleged to have assaulted another officer
LITCHFIELD -- A Meeker County deputy has been placed on administrative leave pending an investigation regarding the alleged assault of another law enforcement officer. Law enforcement received report Feb. 17 that Deputy Taylor Fenrich had allegedly assaulted another officer, according...
March 12, 2015 - 11:21am
November 5, 2014
Lake Lillian death investigation turned over to BCA
LAKE LILLIAN — The investigation into a death from a gunshot wound Tuesday evening in rural Lake Lillian has been turned over to the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, Sheriff Dan Hartog said in a phone interview Wednesday. Hartog said he could not comment on the nature...
November 5, 2014 - 11:35pm