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Duluth police to purchase riot gear: Chief says equipment to be used with discretion
Franken's Senate vacancy is hardly Minnesota's first
Airbnb owners roll out red carpet to make guests feel at home over Christmas
Behold the cosmic snake
How to stay sane during craziness of holiday season
Niederreiter's OT goal lifts Wild over Sharks
On second thought, Thielen says call was good
Towns, Wolves hold off Mavericks
Vikings' Keenum looking ahead after 8-game win streak ends in Carolina
Local Roundup: Willmar gymnasts win Becker Invite
Netflix confirms 'House of Cards' will return, and will have new star
A cloudy morning after for 'Today'
Matt Lauer recently grilled Bill O'Reilly about sexual harassment. Lauer could have been talking about himself.
'Greatest Love Story' is the surprise country hit of the year - with some help from Netflix
Two Minn. orchestras, Dylan earn Grammy nominations
Practicing moderation, spending time with family top the holiday to-do list
December/January issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Holidaze parade ushers in holiday season Saturday in downtown Willmar
What you need in your winter survival kit
'Made in America' concerts set by Prairie Arts Chorale
October/November issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
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
Jessica Ann Rauenhorst
Beverly J. Haverly
Dale E. Anderson
Jessie M. Van De Riet
Earl D. Ihnen
Enjoy Momma's mouth-watering fudge recipe
Tribune Editorial: Christianson must address bias concerns
The stupidest patents of 2017
Did Hefner's death punch a hole in the dam?
Tribune Editorial: Sen Franken made the right decision to resign
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball playoff preview
WCT Sports Show: Mid-Season Football Rankings
WCT Sports Show: Area volleyball contenders
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
WCT Sports Show: Ranks! And Picks!
Martin & Judi Berghorst
Riley Gregory Muench
Ammermann - Cappiello
November 23, 2017
Packing plant offers temporary homes to new employees
ALEXANDRIA, Minn.—Businesses in communities short of housing commonly donate money to build apartments, or help employees buy homes, but a central Minnesota meatpacker bought an entire apartment building to shelter some of its new employees. Long Prairie Packing, part of the...
November 23, 2017 - 2:31pm
September 22, 2017
Voice for the rivers: 'Waterway Jay' quits his job to paddle state's 4,500 miles of water trail
Jay Gustafson quit the job he loved and hit the trail. We should say trails, as in Minnesota's water trails. He intends to paddle all 34 of...
September 22, 2017 - 5:05pm
July 31, 2017
Suspect charged with stabbing Long Prairie woman to death
LONG PRAIRIE, Minn.—A 35-year-old Long Prairie man accused of using a knife to kill his girlfriend was charged Monday with second-degree...
July 31, 2017 - 6:23pm
July 28, 2017
Suspect in homicide in north-central Minnesota found at town hospital
LONG PRAIRIE, Minn. -- The Long Prairie Police Department found a suspect in the apparent killing of a woman about 14 hours later at the north-central...
July 28, 2017 - 7:09pm
July 22, 2017
Damage at the drive-in: Iconic Long Prairie theater screen destroyed by wind
LONG PRAIRIE, Minn. — For 61 years, the towering screen at the Long Drive-In Theatre brought double features to life for generations of...
July 22, 2017 - 4:40pm
February 2, 2017
Long Prairie man receives more than a dozen years for manslaughter
LONG PRAIRIE, Minn. — A Long Prairie man who was convicted of first degree manslaughter for fatally striking his ex-wife with a shoe hammer...
February 2, 2017 - 11:10am
November 16, 2016
Nov. 16: Winter looks to be headed to western Minnesota
WILLMAR — Winter could be arriving on Friday, as the National Weather Service has issued blizzard and winter storm watches across western...
November 16, 2016 - 8:45pm
November 7, 2014
Texas discount chain Alco Stores files for bankruptcy
Texas-based discounter Alco Stores Inc. filed for bankruptcy, joining the list of smaller U.S. retailers seeking protection from creditors. Communities with Alco stores in west central Minnesota include Olivia, Paynesville and Long Prairie. The 113-year company, blaming a “lingering...
November 7, 2014 - 11:00pm
August 24, 2013
Long Prairie man charged with killing his wife
LONG PRAIRIE, Minn. - Prosecutors have charged a Long Prairie man with killing his ex-wife. Forty-six-year-old Craig Lamont Williams was charged Friday in Todd County with second-degree murder. According to the complaint, Williams called 911 Thursday and asked for an ambulance...
August 24, 2013 - 7:00am
Ex-Browerville athlete pleads in sexual assaults on teammates
LONG PRAIRIE, Minn. - A former Browerville High School student has admitted he was among athletes who sexually assaulted teammates. Nineteen-year-old Seth Kellen pleaded guilty Monday in Todd County court to felony fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct. As part of Kellen's plea, two...
April 24, 2013 - 7:17am
January 21, 2013
Long Prairie man plead not guilty to ND manslaughter charge
FARGO, N.D. — A Minnesota truck driver has pleaded not guilty to manslaughter in a crash in the North Dakota city of Fargo that killed a motorcyclist. Authorities say 56-year-old James Toner of Long Prairie, Minn., drifted wide to the left with his rig so he could make a right-hand...
January 21, 2013 - 7:17am
January 11, 2013
Minn. grandparents could face charges in 1994 abduction case
By Ken Kusmer, Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities on Friday identified a 24-year-old man discovered living in Minnesota under...
January 11, 2013 - 11:32am
Indiana boy abducted in '94 found in Minnesota
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Richard Wayne Landers Jr. was just 5 years old when he and his paternal grandparents, who were upset over custody arrangements, disappeared a small town in northern Indiana. Nineteen years later, news that he has been found living under an assumed name in Minnesota...
January 11, 2013 - 8:17am