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Willmar Public Library Children's Matinee
Grant application for Robbins Island playground raises questions on city role
Cameras could be the next weapon against aquatic invasive species
Kerkhoven pilot dies in Wisconsin plane crash
Two killed in Minnesota crash leave behind total of seven children
Fast start propels Stingers past Waterloo
Peterson sets sights on another NFL record
Zimmer grateful for contract extension
Vikings expectations as high as a clear sky
Greenway enters his 11th and final training camp
Judge dismisses 29 claims to late musician Prince's estate
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
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
Charles "Jim" Syverson
Chris H. Nissen
Anita "Ricky" G. Hoyt
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
September 9, 2015
Body found Tuesday in Paynesville confirmed to be fugitive
PAYNESVILLE –– The Paynesville Police Department said today that the body of an Isanti County man who was the subject of a manhunt last month...
September 9, 2015 - 5:19pm
January 5, 2015
Two people shot Sunday in east Brainerd home; two suspects arrested after manhunt
Two people were shot at a residence in Brainerd, Minn., on Sunday and law enforcement officers arrested two suspects after an hours-long search. Shortly...
January 5, 2015 - 4:00am
June 20, 2014
Judge sets timeline for defense motions in Dikken murder trial
GRANITE FALLS — The man charged with killing his former girlfriend and her friend last fall in her Granite Falls home appeared in court briefly on Friday ahead of a September jury trial. Attorneys for Andrew Dikken were given until July 3 to file any motions seeking to use any...
June 20, 2014 - 10:59pm
April 15, 2014
Update: Deputy wounded in Norman County, manhunt underway in northwest Minn.
PERLEY, Minn. – A Norman County sheriff's deputy was shot and wounded early this morning near Perley.
April 15, 2014 - 9:51am
September 5, 2013
Authorities search along Minnesota River after finding pickup of man sought in homicide case
SACRED HEART — Squad cars from multiple law enforcement agencies were parked Wednesday afternoon on a narrow scenic byway south of Sacred...
September 5, 2013 - 12:57am
April 29, 2013
Tense Calif. town hunts man who killed girl, 8
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- After door-to-door sweeps proved fruitless, law officers urged residents of a small town in Northern California to lock their door and keep a close eye on streets and yards for a man who stabbed an 8-year-old girl to death in her house. By JOHN...
April 29, 2013 - 6:36am
April 22, 2013
Faribault manhunt ends in arrest of stabbing suspect
FARIBAULT, Minn. - Following an overnight manhunt, authorities arrested a suspect Sunday in the stabbing of a woman in the southern Minnesota city of Faribault. Authorities allege the 27-year-old man stabbed his 26-year-old girlfriend several times before fleeing Saturday afternoon....
April 22, 2013 - 7:54am
April 19, 2013
Manhunt in Boston continues for second bombing suspect
Update 4 p.m.: WATERTOWN, Mass. (AP) — SWAT teams in armored vehicles took command of the tense and locked-down streets of Boston and its suburbs...
April 19, 2013 - 4:06pm
February 13, 2013
AP source: Dorner's license found in burned cabin
BIG BEAR LAKE, Calif. (AP) -- As police scoured mountain peaks for days, using everything from bloodhounds to high-tech helicopters, the revenge-seeking ex-cop they wanted was hiding among them, holed up in a vacation cabin across the street from their command post. It was there that...
February 13, 2013 - 9:03am
February 12, 2013
AP source: Suspect didn't leave burning cabin
BIG BEAR, Calif. (AP) -- The man believed to be fugitive ex-cop Christopher Dorner never came out of a California mountain cabin, and a single...
February 12, 2013 - 7:58pm
Deputy dies, cabin ablaze in Calif. manhunt
BIG BEAR, Calif. (AP) -- A man police believe to be the fugitive ex-Los Angeles officer wanted in three killings was barricaded inside a burning cabin Tuesday after a shootout in a California mountain town that left one deputy dead and another wounded. The developments raised the...
February 12, 2013 - 7:12pm
Authorities say ex-cop barricaded in Calif. cabin
A fugitive ex-Los Angeles cop sought in three killings was barricaded in a cabin in the in the San Bernardino Mountains on Tuesday after a shootout with authorities that wounded two officers. The San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department says two law enforcement officers are being...
February 12, 2013 - 4:36pm
February 11, 2013
$1M reward for ex-Los Angeles officer prompts tips
IRVINE, Calif. (AP) -- A $1 million reward for a fugitive ex-police officer wanted in the slayings of three people took authorities to a San Fernando Valley home improvement store but so far prompted no credible leads in the search for Christopher Dorner. The manhunt for him, coupled...
February 11, 2013 - 8:55am
February 9, 2013
Hunt for fugitive resumes in Calif. mountains
BIG BEAR LAKE, Calif. (AP) -- More than 100 officers fanned out again at daybreak Saturday in the snow-covered San Bernardino Mountains, resuming the search for the former Los Angeles police officer suspected of going on a deadly rampage to get back at those he blamed for ending his...
February 9, 2013 - 10:27am
February 8, 2013
Calif. search continues for ex-cop suspected of killing 3
BIG BEAR LAKE, Calif. (AP) -- A police officer and a pair of soon-to-be newlyweds were dead. Another officer, riddled with bullets, was in intensive care. Two more police were shot at but got away, one of them grazed by gunfire. Two innocent and uninvolved women were shot by police...
February 8, 2013 - 7:24am