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Minnesota manufacturers' confidence high, but finding workers a challenge
Trump proposes sharp cuts at Interior Department while pushing for more drilling on public lands
‘Any last words?’ Minn. woman tells jury of the horrifying day her ex shot her at work
Bipartisan work gives greater Minnesota legislative success
Farm groups express concern about White House budget proposal
Rain forces Los Angeles to wait another year for Super Bowl
NFL shortens overtime to 10 minutes
Finally healthy, Banham is set for return home to take on the Lynx
Baseball: Wildcats split but clinch
Local Roundup: Litchfield tennis team heading back to state
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
Dr. Richard Clausen
Lisa Rierson Axelson
Michel H. Hinrichsen
Michael Thomas Cullen
Richard G. Black
Garrison Keillor: One more modest proposal
Midwest Opinion: Local youth sports can help fight drug abuse
Letter: Getting even after the fact
Letter: Welcome the new splash pad
Cartoon by Ed Fischer
May 17, 2017
Minn. teens murder case to serve as pilot episode for new TV series
The Byron Smith criminal case and double homicide in Little Falls will be the pilot episode for a new TV series on Investigation Discovery or...
May 17, 2017 - 5:17pm
Head-on crash on Highway 10 kills Minn. woman
LITTLE FALLS, Minn. — A woman died Monday, May 15, in a crash with a vehicle traveling the wrong way on U.S. Highway 10 near Little Falls,...
May 17, 2017 - 11:40am
May 11, 2017
Nolan: Russia scandal worse than Watergate and GOP health care bill worse than it appears
BRAINERD, Minn.—U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan, D-Minn., talked about the firing of FBI director James Comey as well as the Obamacare repeal bill...
May 11, 2017 - 9:23pm
April 4, 2017
Minn. GOP leader candidates talk Trump, party debt
LITTLE FALLS, Minn. — Candidates hoping to become the next leader of Minnesota's Republican party trekked to Little Falls on Monday, Apr....
April 4, 2017 - 6:59pm
November 16, 2016
Reward offered for info on who shot, killed a Minnesota hunter
LITTLE FALLS — A reward of up to $10,000 is being offered by a private party for information that leads to the identification of the person...
November 16, 2016 - 8:11am
November 8, 2016
Hunter found dead in woods in central Minnesota
LITTLE FALLS - A 41-year-old man was found dead in the woods Monday after suffering an apparent gunshot wound in central Minnesota. Morrison...
November 8, 2016 - 9:48am
October 22, 2015
Second body in four days pulled from Mississippi in Little Falls
LITTLE FALLS — The body of 36-year-old Michael Robert Arndt was recovered Wednesday from the Mississippi River in Little Falls — the...
October 22, 2015 - 10:15am
April 20, 2015
Letter: Standing up for broadband
Those of us in Greater Minnesota know what a powerful tool broadband internet is for business and education. We need our schools and our businesses to be able to access information quickly, and move at the speed of 21st century technology.
April 20, 2015 - 5:14am
May 29, 2014
Pilot’s condition critical after helicopter crash near Little Falls
LITTLE FALLS, Minn. -- A 71-year-old man was listed in critical condition Wednesday after a helicopter he was piloting crashed into a barn...
May 29, 2014 - 8:00am
May 1, 2014
Editorial: Justice is found in Little Falls murders
When the trial was over, the Morrison County jury took just three hours to convict Byron Smith of Little Falls on four counts of murder for killing two teen intruders in his home. Smith was found guilty of two counts each of first-degree and second-degree murder in the deaths of...
May 1, 2014 - 6:30am
April 30, 2014
Little Falls man found guilty of slaying teens in his home
LITTLE FALLS, Minn. – A man who claimed he feared for his life when he fatally shot two teenagers in his central Minnesota home was found guilty...
April 30, 2014 - 8:00am
April 29, 2014
Update: Little Falls man found guilty on all counts in double murder case
LITTLE FALLS, Minn. -- A central Minnesota man was found guilty today of murdering two teenagers in his home on Thanksgiving Day 2012.
April 29, 2014 - 4:10pm
April 28, 2014
Smith won’t testify in murder trial; closing arguments coming Tuesday
LITTLE FALLS, Minn. — Defense attorney Steven Meshbesher told reporters Monday it was his decision to not have Byron Smith testify
April 28, 2014 - 2:52pm
April 23, 2014
Defense requests mistrial for second day in a row in Smith double murder trial
LITTLE FALLS, Minn. — Judge Douglas Anderson denied Byron Smith’s defense attorney’s request for a mistrial in the murder case for the second time Wednesday.
April 23, 2014 - 2:02pm
April 17, 2014
Jury selection complete in Little Falls murder case
LITTLE FALLS, Minn. -- Jury selection was completed Wednesday in the trial of Byron Smith, who is accused of murdering two teenagers in his home in 2012. Seven men and seven women were selected to serve on the jury, including two alternate jurors. The court did not disclose which...
April 17, 2014 - 8:00am