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Trump asked intelligence chiefs to push back against FBI collusion probe after Comey revealed its existence
Minnesota man may have fallen off bluff into Mississippi after police chase
As budget talks drag on, Minnesota legislators appear relaxed, headed for special session
Hargreaves returns to prison pending civil commitment hearing
Trump's budget proposal slashes spending by $3.6 trillion over 10 years
Kepler, Sano lead Twins' comeback win over Orioles
How UND 'happy-go-lucky guy' became a key player for Penguins in playoffs
Cooler weather made for less stress in Scheels Fargo Marathon
Zimmer to take time off from Vikings after 8th eye surgery
Vikings gave Michael Floyd a chance. 'Now it's up to him,' says his mother.
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
'Last Man Standing': 20th Century Fox TV to seek new home for Tim Allen comedy
ABC's 'American Idol' reboot lands pop music superstar as first confirmed judge
'Scandal' will end next year, ABC president confirms
Fishing: Area opener a ray of sunshine
Art competition: High school artists gather in New London
Stories needed to create 'Milan: The Musical!'
Minnesota Orchestra brings classical music to Willmar
Vinyls unveiled for traffic signal boxes in Willmar
Lisa Rierson Axelson
Michel H. Hinrichsen
Michael Thomas Cullen
Richard G. Black
Minnesota Opinion: Taxing charitable donations is just wrong
Letter: Book doesn't belong in classroom
Letter: Reinvest in higher education
Thomas: Will America ever learn?
Mike McFeely: For Ailes, the goal was to turn back the clock
July 9, 2012
One dead in boating accident on Lake Shetek in Murray County
LAKE SHETEK - An individual died early Sunday in a boat accident on Lake Shetek in Murray County. The only information available on the accident Sunday afternoon was a statement from Murray County Sheriff Steve Telkamp. "There was a fatal boat accident on Lake Shetek during the...
July 9, 2012 - 9:34am
July 6, 2012
Paynesville, Minn., man airlifted after two-cycle crash
PAYNESVILLE -- A Paynesville man was airlifted to North Memorial Medical Center for treatment of severe leg injuries sustained in a two-motorcycle crash around 10:30 p.m. Thursday northwest of Paynesville. According to a news release from Stearns County Sheriff John Sanner, Kolby...
July 6, 2012 - 9:05am
June 27, 2012
East Coast cyclists hit area on their way to West Coast
LAKE LILLIAN -- As supper time approached Tuesday, so did 27 bicyclists ready to join area residents for a meal, some conversation and a chance...
June 27, 2012 - 12:00am
June 25, 2012
Emotional, surprising encounter as Guri Endresen remembered
WILLMAR -- Lovise and Rune Holmedal and their daughter Kaia left their home on the west coast of Norway for a holiday in America, taking in sites...
June 25, 2012 - 12:00am
June 23, 2012
National XC champ 1st at Willmar Fests (Minn) 4-mile run
WILLMAR -- One never knows who will show up race day. Saturday morning in downtown Willmar, it was 2011 NCAA Division III Cross-Country champion...
June 23, 2012 - 1:34pm
June 21, 2012
Duluth area update: Evacuations under way in Moose Lake, Willow River
Evacuations are under way in Moose Lake and Willow River today as rivers and lakes continue to rise, swollen by runoff from this week's record-setting...
June 21, 2012 - 12:50pm
Lake Lillian, Minn., man pleads to damage charge
WILLMAR -- Kurt Morrice Litzau, 21, of Lake Lillian, pleaded guilty Tuesday to a misdemeanor charge of property damage for damaging county road...
June 21, 2012 - 12:00am
June 8, 2012
Time capsule entombed in granite more than a century ago is opened near Lake Solomon, Minn.
A time capsule entombed 105 years ago inside a granite monument in the wooded, country Vikor Lutheran Church Cemetery on Lake Solomon was opened...
June 8, 2012 - 12:00am
May 25, 2012
Siblings exchange the same birthday card for 30 years
LAKE LILLIAN -- Some might call them cheapskates, but Corinne Hable and Louise Stenberg say the 50-cent Hallmark birthday card they've been sending...
May 25, 2012 - 12:00am
May 18, 2012
Sweet Conclusions blog: Down by the water
May 18, 2012 - 8:39am
May 17, 2012
Syttende Mai events set in area communities
Events marking Syttende Mai -- literally May 17, which is Norway's Constitution Day -- have been set in area communities over the next three days. In Norway, according to the country's official U.S. website, Norwegians fill the streets each year on May 17 to celebrate the 1814 adoption...
May 17, 2012 - 12:00pm
May 10, 2012
Outdoor music festival gets preliminary OK for Memorial Day weekend in Green Lake Township, Minn.
WILLMAR -- A Willmar man has received preliminary approval to hold a two-day outdoor music festival over the Memorial Day weekend on a 10-acre farm site near Twin Lakes in Green Lake Township, as long as he meets strict county requirements. David Nelson said he would meet the conditions,...
May 10, 2012 - 12:00am
May 3, 2012
Grass Lake restoration project inches forward
WILLMAR -- The Kandiyohi County Commissioners approved an amended contract Tuesday with Barr Engineering that will keep the Grass Lake restoration project inching forward. The $59,880 contract will be paid for with a state grant that was awarded in 2010. The contract reflects a...
May 3, 2012 - 12:00am
April 25, 2012
Home of rural Swedish Covenant faith listed for sale
MURDOCK -- Sitting at the antique kitchen table in her equally old rural Murdock farm house, Marie Johnson listens intently to the Swedish church...
April 25, 2012 - 12:00am
April 17, 2012
White Bear Lake couple identified in Italian cruise wreck
ROME (AP) -- Italian officials say they have identified the bodies of an American couple and two German nationals who perished when the Costa Concordia cruise ship capsized. In a posting on its website Tuesday, the Interior Ministry named Barbara and Gerald Heil of Minnesota, the...
April 17, 2012 - 8:15am