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At last, Minnesota native Dylan to receive Nobel prize in Stockholm
Federal judge extends order blocking Trump's travel ban from six Muslim countries
Thieves illegally cutting birch saplings in Minnesota and Wisconsin woods
Republicans want to delay, change vegetative buffers around Minnesota waters; Dayton says no way
$542 million plan emerges to help 4 percent of Minnesotans in individual health insurance market
UPDATE: UND cuts women's hockey, men's and women's swimming
Eriksson Ek showing signs of improvement for Wild
Rule 5 pick Haley makes Twins roster
When Bridgewater is cleared to play, Zimmer wants him in purple
Wild coach says Parise's eye 'looks pretty black and blue' but expects star to return soon
'Trading Spaces' returning to TV
Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thompson 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
'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
Evonne C. Frost
Delores A. Larson
Keith L. Sorenson
Elna Grace Paschka
Parenting Perspectives: Why I worry about what others think of me
Farmers leading progress on buffer requirement
Pinke: Rally around rural communities
Positively Beautiful: Health and wellness trends popping up everywhere
Swift: Hairstyling technique not all it is wrapped up to be
Dave & Vivian Swanson
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
July 1, 2014
Twin Cities archbishop under scrutiny for same-sex relationships, ex-official says
ST. PAUL — Twin Cities Archbishop John Nienstedt is under investigation for inappropriate sexual behavior with men, according to former archdiocese official Jennifer Haselberger.
July 1, 2014 - 10:40pm
January 16, 2014
Homicide investigation still moving forward
MONTEVIDEO — The investigation into the Dec. 23 murder of Thomas Dickson, 64, of Montevideo continues to move forward. Montevideo Police Chief Adam Christopher said Thursday that forensic evidence collected in the case is being analyzed. The process takes time, and authorities...
January 16, 2014 - 10:34pm
January 9, 2014
Christie fires aide in New Jersey bridge scandal; prosecutor launches probe
TRENTON, New Jersey (Reuters) - New Jersey Governor Chris Christie on Thursday fired a top aide at the center of a brewing scandal that public...
January 9, 2014 - 1:07pm
September 18, 2013
Fire fatality remains under investigation, name not released
WILLMAR — The investigation by the Willmar Fire Department and the State Fire Marshal’s office into fire fatality discovered Tuesday morning is continuing, according to the Willmar Fire Chief. “The whole thing is still under investigation,” Chief Gary Hendrickson said...
September 18, 2013 - 2:05pm
September 17, 2013
Willmar house fire, fatality under investigation by State Fire Marshal
WILLMAR — The Willmar Fire Department and the State Fire Marshal’s office are investigating a fatality after they responded to a Tuesday morning house fire in Willmar. According to Willmar Fire Chief Gary Hendrickson, the name of the deceased person discovered in the home...
September 17, 2013 - 4:30pm
August 16, 2013
Clarkfield woman was being interviewed related to S.D. homicide investigation
ST. PAUL -- A 34-year-old Clarkfield woman who pulled a gun Tuesday during a law enforcement interview was being questioned as part of a South...
August 16, 2013 - 5:05pm
August 13, 2013
Investigators prepare to look into Vikings owners
ST. PAUL -- The agency building a new Vikings football stadium has delayed signing paperwork with the team and hired investigators to look into finances of team owners after a New Jersey judge harshly criticized the owners. Chairwoman Michele Kelm-Helgen of the Minnesota Sports Facilities...
August 13, 2013 - 11:13pm