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Legislators drop increased penalties for highway protesters in exchange for ban on undocumented immigrant driver's licenses
UPDATE: At least 19 dead in blast at Ariana Grande concert in British arena
State senator's father dies, but she's at work keeping one-vote majority for GOP
Minnesota budget talks go on behind closed doors, as legislators plan to work past midnight deadline to get work done
Trump asked intelligence chiefs to push back against FBI collusion probe after Comey revealed its existence
Baseball: Wildcats split but clinch
Local Roundup: Litchfield tennis team heading back to state
True Team Track: Willmar boys repeat as Class AA champions
Curry hits 36 as Golden State advances to NBA finals
Richard Pitino's message to Minnesota: 'We can really take the next step'
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
Lisa Rierson Axelson
Michel H. Hinrichsen
Michael Thomas Cullen
Richard G. Black
Minnesota Opinion: Taxing charitable donations is just wrong
Letter: Book doesn't belong in classroom
Letter: Reinvest in higher education
Thomas: Will America ever learn?
Mike McFeely: For Ailes, the goal was to turn back the clock
February 6, 2012
Missing S.D. man gets confused by fog, found 300 miles away in northern Minn.
GRAND FORKS -- The search for a missing Britton, S.D., man who apparently got lost in dense fog has a happy ending as he was discovered more than 300 miles from home in Minnesota. KELO-TV in Sioux Falls reports that 82-year-old Leonard Johnson was discovered a nearly six-hour drive...
February 6, 2012 - 8:30am
December 3, 2011
Starbuck man sentenced for bank fraud, money laundering
MINNEAPOLIS - A 55-year-old Starbuck man was sentenced Friday to one year in prison for conspiring with others to steal more than $1 million from the First State Bank of Kensington, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. William Felix Schluter pleaded guilty in June. He admitted...
December 3, 2011 - 12:00am
April 4, 2011
Update: Search continues for missing Granite Falls, Minn., man, sheriff doesn't suspect foul play
GRANITE FALLS -- Law enforcement officials are continuing to search and work to find a missing 27-year-old Granite Falls man. Yellow Medicine...
April 4, 2011 - 11:40am
March 19, 2011
THE MUSIC MAN: Five decades in music comes full circle for Willmar resident
For Wendell Nash, five words changed his life: "Ladies and gentlemen, The Beatles." It was Feb. 9, 1964, and the legendary band was appearing...
March 19, 2011 - 12:00am
February 26, 2011
Court indicts Grove City man for Social Security theft
MINNEAPOLIS -- A 65-year-old Grove City man was indicted Friday in federal court in Minneapolis for allegedly obtaining more than $86,000 in Social Security disability benefits fraudulently, according to the United States Attorney's Office. Ralph Egmund Harald Frisch was charged...
February 26, 2011 - 12:00am
January 18, 2011
Milbank man killed on U.S. Hwy 12 in northeastern S.D.
A Milbank, S.D., man is dead after a traffic crash in the northeastern South Dakota town of Summit. The Highway Patrol tells KWAT radio that 90-year-old William Giessinger failed to yield to a semitrailer on U.S. Highway 12 as he was leaving the parking lot of a truck stop about...
January 18, 2011 - 10:02am
January 12, 2011
Former St. Paul Park, Minn., man charged in child porn case
A former St. Paul Park, Minn., man is accused by prosecutors of producing pornographic videos of girls at his former residence. Jose A. Soto, now a resident of Texas, was indicted Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Minneapolis on 17 counts of production of child pornography. Soto...
January 12, 2011 - 1:47pm
January 11, 2011
Hancock man facing drug, domestic assault charges
A Hancock man faces charges related to an incident that began with a domestic disturbance investigation and culminated in an arrest for drug possession. Chad William Goldenstein, 28, was charged Tuesday in Stevens County District Court with fifth degree drug possession, interfering...
January 11, 2011 - 1:41pm
December 31, 2010
Clara City man gets stayed prison, jail, probation for sex crime
MONTEVIDEO -- Cheyenne Clay Johnson, 43, of Clara City, was sentenced Tuesday to 36 months in prison, which was stayed, 189 days in the county jail, a $500 fine and 10 years of probation on a third-degree criminal sexual conduct for sexually assaulting a girl in August. Johnson was...
December 31, 2010 - 12:00am
December 30, 2010
Hermantown 84-year-old man killed in hit-and-run accident
An 84-year-old Hermantown man was killed this morning in a hit-and-run on Arrowhead Road, the Hermantown Police Department said in a news release.
December 30, 2010 - 2:34pm
December 14, 2010
Miltona man accused of gashing nephew's neck with bar glass
MILTONA, Minn. - A fight between an uncle and his nephew at a bar here ended with an ambulance ride to the hospital and an arrest Saturday. Douglas County sheriff's deputies were called to a bar fight at the Miltona Liquor Store at 9:44 p.m.
December 14, 2010 - 11:32am
Missing Crookston man found dead
A Crookston, Minn., man who had been missing since Friday night was found dead on Monday afternoon in the yard of an Alvarado, Minn., home, Marshall...
December 14, 2010 - 9:41am
December 13, 2010
Search continues for Crookston man missing since Friday
A Crookston man last seen Friday evening in Alvarado, Minn., remains missing despite an extensive search by local, state and federal officials...
December 13, 2010 - 11:00am
Man escapes injury when pickup goes into river near Detroit Lakes
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. - The driver of a pickup that ran off the highway and into a river near Detroit Lakes early today was able to escape out the pickup's rear window, the Becker County Sheriff's Office said.
December 13, 2010 - 10:24am
December 10, 2010
Jury finds man guilty of killing Fargo dentist
FARGO - A jury has found Michael Nakvinda guilty of killing Philip Gattuso. The nine women and three men handed down the verdicts just after 11 a.m., convicting Nakvinda of murder, robbery, burglary and theft. He could face a lifetime prison term with no chance for parole when sentenced...
December 10, 2010 - 11:53am