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Audit: Minn. welfare programs have lax eligibility checks
It's back: Minnesota Senate has plan to revive Real ID
Planned Parenthood sees brief reprieve after healthcare bill yanked
State Fair doughnut fry leads to political fray
Capitol Chatter: A legislative budget primer
CMCS rebounds to play for consolation crown
State Basketball: CMCS rebounds in consolation bracket
New England keeper Cropper has Minnesota roots
Gophers riding turnaround into NCAA Tournament
Relief prospect Chargois optioned to Triple-A
Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thompson for a date
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
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Derald F. Rolfsmeier
Loren E. Meyer
Ruth O. Jones
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
Port: Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls criticism over #NoDAPL protests response “inaccurate and offensive”
American wines are gaining in popularity
Lost Italian: It all starts with Pasta Aglio e Olio
Swift: The new 'Maximum Overdrive': Could our appliances be too smart?
Dave & Vivian Swanson
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