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City Council to consider five new police vehicles
Records published June 29
Schools and students published June 29, 2017
Lost driver's license invalidated when state issues replacement
Pet of the week posted June 28, 2017
Stingers Notebook: McCorkle's return and record chasing
Tyus Jones says new teammate Jimmy Butler adds toughness to team
Local Roundup: Flaig stars in Willmar Legion victory
Stingers: Larks' Beyer flies higher
Kepler, Mejia power Twins past Red Sox
Stephen Colbert announces a week of 'Late Show' episodes from Russia
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
Pedal for Project Impact 2017: Local cyclists ride for a reason
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
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
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Hoops on Hops: How and why glassware adds to your enjoyment of beer
All-American fun: Patriotic playdough is an easy DIY for summer
Champagne: A refreshing explosion for the Fourth of July
Keillor: Partying with the engineers
Parenting Perspectives: A moment in the mind of a mom
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
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December 26, 2013
Lawsuit alleges toddler was burned on Duluth manhole cover
DULUTH -- Megan and Troy Brown were visiting Duluth for a relative’s wedding on Aug. 26, 2011, when they decided to stop on the Lakewalk for a photo in front of the Aerial Lift Bridge.
December 26, 2013 - 9:14am
December 12, 2013
Sex abuse lawsuit filed against New Ulm Diocese; lawyers seeking accused priest names
WILLMAR — Attorneys from the Jeff Anderson law firm have filed a sexual abuse lawsuit on behalf of a man who says he was abused in 1982 by the Rev. Francis Markey at St. Andrew Parish in Granite Falls. They are also requesting the release of the names of priests accused of abusing...
December 12, 2013 - 11:16pm
Sex abuse lawsuit filed against New Ulm Diocese, lawyers seeking accused priest names
WILLMAR — Attorneys from the Jeff Anderson law firm will announce today the filing of a sexual abuse lawsuit, on behalf of a man abused in 1982 by the Rev. Francis Markey at St. Andrew Parish in Granite Falls. The lawsuit names the Diocese of New Ulm and Servants of the Paraclete...
December 12, 2013 - 11:55am
November 29, 2013
Jury awards $22.7 million to Relco in trade secret suit
WILLMAR — A Kandiyohi County jury awarded Relco LLC, of Willmar, a total of $22.78 million, finding that two former employees took trade secrets from the dairy and food processing equipment company and used the information at a competitive Wisconsin company. In a verdict returned...
November 29, 2013 - 11:15pm
November 4, 2013
State Republicans sue to block Minn. Web voter registry
ST. PAUL — A group of Republican lawmakers and conservative activists are suing to stop Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie from implementing an online voter registration system. The plaintiffs are holding a press conference Monday at the Capitol. The group includes...
November 4, 2013 - 10:00am
October 31, 2013
Ex-Minn. lawmaker files suit to stop Senate office building construction
ST. PAUL -- A former Minnesota House member who headed the public works committee is taking the state to court seeking to prevent construction of a new Senate office building.
October 31, 2013 - 11:19am
October 14, 2013
Lawsuit alleges abuse by U of St. Thomas priest
ST. PAUL (AP) — A woman is suing a university priest and professor in St. Paul for alleged sexual abuse beginning when she was 13 years old. The civil lawsuit against the Rev. Michael Jerome Keating of the University of St. Thomas was filed Monday in Ramsey County. The...
October 14, 2013 - 2:37pm
U of St. Thomas priest on leave, lawsuit expected
ST. PAUL (AP) — The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis says a popular professor at the University of St. Thomas has taken a voluntary leave of absence. The archdiocese and the university wouldn't provide the reason for Rev. Michael Keating's leave or whether it has anything...
October 14, 2013 - 9:15am
October 4, 2013
Rodriguez sues MLB and Selig, citing 'witch hunt'
NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez took a swing for the fences in a bid to restore his reputation and lucrative career with the New York Yankees,...
October 4, 2013 - 11:30am
August 29, 2013
Judge: NFL, players to settle concussion lawsuits
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The NFL and more than 4,500 former players want to resolve concussion-related lawsuits with a $765 million settlement that would fund medical exams, concussion-related compensation and medical research, a federal judge said Thursday.
August 29, 2013 - 11:56am
August 22, 2013
Bemidji, Minn., School District sued over alleged sex abuse
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- The Bemidji School District was named as the defendant in three lawsuits filed Wednesday in regards to alleged sexual abuse carried out by a former teacher. St. Paul-based attorney Jeff Anderson filed the suits on behalf of three victims who say they were sexually...
August 22, 2013 - 2:55pm
August 21, 2013
77-year-old sues three Moorhead police officers over Taser incident (with video)
MOORHEAD – A 77-year-old man with a heart condition is suing three Moorhead police officers, claiming they used excessive force when they restrained...
August 21, 2013 - 7:19am
July 30, 2013
Former coal handler files lawsuit against city of Willmar, Minn., utility
WILLMAR — Former coal handler Nefi Ibarra has filed a discrimination lawsuit in federal district court against the City of Willmar and the city-owned Municipal Utilities alleging he was treated less favorably at the utility because he is Mexican and/or Mormon in violation of state...
July 30, 2013 - 11:20pm
June 10, 2013
YME prevails in lawsuit over health and safety work
GRANITE FALLS -- The Court of Appeals provided the Yellow Medicine East School District a complete victory in a lawsuit filed by two taxpayers over $10 million worth of health and safety improvements the district made. District taxpayers Scott Wintz and Patrick McCoy had challenged...
June 10, 2013 - 11:36pm
March 29, 2013
Fergus Falls woman sues over object in orange juice
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. (AP) — A Fergus Falls woman has filed a federal lawsuit that claims she was injured by a foreign object while drinking a glass of orange juice. Debbi Jo Larson is suing the former parent of Cass-Clay Creamery, Associated Milk Producers, Inc., of New Ulm. Larson's...
March 29, 2013 - 11:25am