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Willmar Municipal Utilities struggles to stockpile coal
Former Willmar teacher charged for allegedly striking student
On national stage, Franken highlights diversity in Willmar
NLS opens bids for $20.6M construction project
Minnesota family rescues bald eagle tangled in rope
Freeman's four hits, five RBIs fuel Braves' 9-7 win
Towns embracing Minnesota as home
Peterson helping teammates set sights on Super Bowl
Stingers can't catch Express
NFL Notebook: Gordon reinstated, then suffers injury
Small town Lake Lillian gears up for big time production
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Sharing Netflix or HBO Go passwords now a federal crime
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Swanson — Winther
Schmidt -- Danielson
Lang -- Nieman
Frye -- Birkland
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
Anita "Ricky" Hoyt
Harvey Lee Peterson
Harry E. Lindbloom
Audrey O. Forkrud
Will: The path ahead for Hillary Clinton
Commentary: For Trump to Lose, GOP must let Clinton win
Commentary: Trump: Seeking victory through fear
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Commentary: Ted Cruz holds his nose
Sheriff's office investigating Zorbaz robbery as false report
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