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Congress breaks impasse on bill to slap sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea
John Heard, 'Home Alone' Dad, Dies at 72
Update: Man dies after construction accident
Water sports 101: How to choose the best lake day activity
AgweekTV: Canola is king
Grace breaks major single round golf record with 62
Lackney, Stinger dingers lead to sweep of Bucks
Martinez homers twice; Tigers sink Twins
Willmar legion ends season in slugfest
Report: Timberwolves one of ‘preferred landing spots’ for Kyrie Irving
Think Kim Kardashian is sexy? This app matches you with celebrity lookalikes.
Two new Harry Potter books to be released in October
Oscar-winning actor Martin Landau dead at 89
'Walking Dead' stuntman reportedly died after missing safety cushion by inches
Amid rumors, Britney Spears will 'not' perform at Super Bowl in Minneapolis, Pepsi executive says
'Dead in Deadwood' murder mystery in Svea
Rockin' Robbins concert series kicks off at Robbins Island
Kandiyohi County Relay for Life 2017
Kandiyohi County's Relay For Life is Friday
Rew: A positive attitude is key to cancer fight
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
Live it!: Holistic approach to treatment looks at mind, body and spirit
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Elizabeth "Betty" Tolberson
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Dr. Wallace Edwin "Ed" Erickson
Growing Together: How to keep flowers flowering all summer
McFeely: Is Michele Bachmann dipping her toe in Minnesota governor race?
Column: There are several ways to enjoy grilled watermelon
Column: Mom uses kindness to teach about differences
Letter: All the cool kids want broadband
Apple TV may be getting Amazon video app this fall
WCT Sports Show: Three things we've learned
U.S. appeals court blocks release of Guantanamo Bay force-feeding videos
WCT Sports Show: Top 10 Basketball Games of the Year
Video: State Basketball: Miracle heave sends CMCS to defeat in Class A quarters
June 24, 2016
Minnesota trains 3,000 to combat sex trafficking
ST. PAUL -- During the past 2½ years, the Ramsey County attorney’s office has trained more than 3,000 law enforcement and community advocates across Minnesota in processing sex-trafficking cases and helping victims. The training events and conferences were held in more than 22...
June 24, 2016 - 5:30am
May 20, 2016
Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office K-9 receives protective vest
WILLMAR — The Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Cooper is now a little more stylish — and a lot safer. That’s because the dog received...
May 20, 2016 - 10:56pm
May 3, 2016
Senators pass body cam regulation with no future
ST. PAUL -- Video from law enforcement officer body cameras apparently will remain public at least into next year, but the issue still generates passionate disputes. "Body cameras have been proven to promote public safety," Sen. Ron Latz, D-St. Louis Park, said Monday, before senators...
May 3, 2016 - 5:30am
March 23, 2016
Opinion: Stop ... so we can go forward
Stop. To the drug dealers from out of town: Stop bringing your poison to our communities. In the past few weeks, there have been seven heroin overdose deaths, with more than a dozen non-fatal cases, in the north-central Minnesota region. There’s also been several more in the Fargo-Moorhead...
March 23, 2016 - 12:00am
February 20, 2016
Text message saves life of Minnesota woman trapped upside down in overturned car
ST. HILAIRE, Minn.—Texting and driving can be deadly, but Minnesota state troopers said a cellphone saved a Thief River Falls woman's life...
February 20, 2016 - 10:35am
January 30, 2016
UPDATE: Polar Plunge raises $65,000 for Special Olympics
The annual Polar Plunge on Green Lake raised at least $65,000 through the efforts of 320 plungers who braved the frigid waters of Green Lake...
January 30, 2016 - 7:46pm
January 28, 2016
Freezin' for a reason: Polar Plunge is more than just an event for law enforcement
In the 12 years the polar plunge has been part of Spicer’s annual WinterFest celebration, there hasn’t been a documented case of injury among...
January 28, 2016 - 10:44am
December 15, 2015
Level 2 sex offender sought by police apprehended in northern Minnesota
Level 2 sex offender Jimmie Dale Peake, 43, who was sought by law enforcement for registration violations, was taken into custody around 11:30...
December 15, 2015 - 1:04pm
December 14, 2015
Authorities seek help in locating Minnesota sex offender believed to be on the run
The Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office is requesting the public's help in locating a Level 2 sex offender from Crow Wing County. Law enforcement...
December 14, 2015 - 12:32pm
December 6, 2015
Willmar-area kids hit the toy aisles with police officers for annual event
Victoria Skaggs, 6, shops for a toy for her little sister Sunday at Wal-Mart Supercenter in Willmar with the help of Willmar Police Officer Tony...
December 6, 2015 - 11:55pm
October 28, 2015
Cop dog vies for top dog
WILLMAR — A nationwide competition featuring law enforcement K9 units is getting the attention of Willmar-area residents. That’s because...
October 28, 2015 - 11:22pm
October 24, 2015
State honors area law enforcement agencies for outreach
WILLMAR — For their efforts to help drive down the number of traffic-related injuries and deaths, the Appleton Police Department and Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office were recently recognized by Minnesota’s Toward Zero Deaths initiative. The two departments were among eight...
October 24, 2015 - 12:04am
Thousands honor fallen Aitkin County deputy as he's laid to rest
AITKIN — Cassie Sandberg spoke to thousands Friday at the funeral of her father — Aitkin County Sheriff’s Investigator Steven Martin Sandberg...
October 24, 2015 - 12:00am
October 14, 2015
State suggests when body cam video can be private
ST. PAUL — A Minnesota official last month ruled that he has no authority to allow police body camera videos to be private, but this month his department released guidance showing some of it can, indeed, be kept from the public. A division of the state Administration Department...
October 14, 2015 - 11:38pm
October 3, 2015
Oregon sheriff who opposes gun control thrust into spotlight
About a month after the 2012 Sandy Hook school shootings, Douglas County Sheriff John Hanlin in Oregon posted a video on his Facebook page from conspiracy theorists who said the event might have been a hoax. A few days later, he wrote to Vice President Joe Biden, telling him to stay...
October 3, 2015 - 12:11am