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Saving Rick's place: Friends rally to help keep Willmar man in his home
Snow illegally placed on roadway may be reported to local police
South Dakota considers buffer strip bill
Trump's defense chief says in Iraq: We're not here for your oil
Tourist seaplane service proposed between Grand Marais, Isle Royale
Wild recall F Graovac
Gophers win fifth straight, beat Michigan for first time since 2011
Local Roundup: WarHawks drop second straight at New Ulm
Prep Wrestling: Willmar wins fourth-straight section crown
Zucker and linemates lead Wild past Predators
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen
Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
Training can help surgeons tell patients best and worse scenarios
Reader News: Diaper Bears for Hope Pregnancy Center
Limit teens' Saturday-night driving, experts suggest
Drowsy drivers often behind fatal crashes
Winifred E. O'Leary
Ronnie D. Clark
Donna M. Goff
Marlyn K. Sandry
Arlene L. Mortenson
Column: Don't blame your pain on the weather
Letters: Principles to guide our lives
Cohen commentary: Face Trump unfitness sooner, not later
AstroBob: Ride the roller coaster to solar minimum
Swift: Do-it-yourself Dad may be least patient patient of all
May 10, 2013
Update: 2 Minneapolis police officers shot; said to be stable
Update 4:40 p.m. MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis police say two officers who were shot after a traffic stop are in stable condition. Police gave the news via the department Twitter account Friday afternoon about an hour after the incident on the city's south side. Spokeswoman...
May 10, 2013 - 4:29pm
April 19, 2013
Hospital: 2nd stillborn's remains may have gone to laundry
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota hospital says the remains of a second stillborn baby also may have been sent to a laundry service. Regions Hospital...
April 19, 2013 - 4:15pm
April 8, 2013
3 in critical condition in deadly interstate crash in Minneapolis
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — At least three of the five people who survived an interstate crash that killed three others in Minneapolis are in critical condition. The eight were in a minivan that overturned on Interstate 94 Sunday afternoon. The State Patrol says occupants of two other vehicles...
April 8, 2013 - 7:07am
February 20, 2013
Update: Baby taken in suspected abduction found safe
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An 8-month-old boy who was reportedly abducted from an apartment has been found safe, and the suspect is in custody. Authorities say it appears Carlos Orozco was not harmed. The mother told police she left Carlos in his car seat in her apartment in the 2100 block...
February 20, 2013 - 4:57pm
Minneapolis police issue alert in reported abduction
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis police have issued an Amber Alert and are looking for a suspect in the reported abduction of an 8-month-old boy. The mother told police she left Carlos Orozco in his car seat in her apartment in the 2100 block of Portland Avenue South while she took...
February 20, 2013 - 4:09pm
February 4, 2013
Obama pushes gun control plan in Minnesota visit
MINNEAPOLIS -- President Barack Obama emphasized background checks and a ban on military assault weapons and high-capacity magazines in a speech...
February 4, 2013 - 2:40pm
February 3, 2013
Obama to land in state not in lock-step with gun plan
ST. PAUL — President Barack Obama will tell select Minnesotans today about his plan to reduce gun violence by increasing gun-buyer background checks, outlawing assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition clips and strengthening programs to prevent the mentally ill from becoming...
February 3, 2013 - 10:24pm
January 22, 2013
Baby pulled from Minnesota lake dies
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Hennepin County medical examiner says a baby girl has died after being pulled from her family's submerged sport utility vehicle in Lake Minnetonka last Friday. The medical examiner says 8-month-old Tabitha Markle of Minnetrista died early Monday at Children's...
January 22, 2013 - 4:56pm
Delta Air Lines ekes out $7 million profit for 4Q after Superstorm Sandy, special charges
MINNEAPOLIS - Delta says its fourth-quarter profit was nearly wiped out by Superstorm Sandy and special charges. Delta recorded a profit of $7 million for the quarter, or a penny per share. During the same period last year it earned $425 million, or 51 cents per share. Delta says...
January 22, 2013 - 8:11am
January 11, 2013
Best Buy US results bright spot over holidays
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Struggling consumer electronics chain Best Buy said Friday that a key revenue metric declined during the critical holiday season. But its flat performance in the U.S. was better than the past several quarters, and online revenue showed strong growth. Shares of...
January 11, 2013 - 8:10am
January 5, 2013
American Eagle pilot fails alcohol test, suspended
MINNEAPOLIS - An American Eagle pilot was suspended after failing a blood-alcohol test as he prepared to fly on Friday from Minneapolis to New York City, authorities said. Police at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport said officers and a Transportation Security Administration...
January 5, 2013 - 6:35am
January 4, 2013
Pilot at MSP airport arrested, removed from flight
MINNEAPOLIS - A Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport spokesman says an American Airlines pilot preparing for takeoff was arrested and removed from his plane after failing an alcohol Breathalyzer test. Airport spokesman Patrick Hogan says before the pilot boarded the flight,...
January 4, 2013 - 5:17pm
Small portion of downtown Minneapolis still closed after water main break
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A small portion of downtown Minneapolis remains closed to traffic after a major water main break sent 14 million gallons...
January 4, 2013 - 9:41am
December 5, 2012
Boy, 4, shoots, kills 2-year-old brother in Minneapolis
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis police say a 4-year-old boy playing with a gun apparently shot and killed his 2-year-old brother. Officers responded to reports of a shooting in Minneapolis’ Riverside neighborhood about 12:45 p.m. Wednesday. When police arrived they found the 2-year-old...
December 5, 2012 - 4:47pm
October 31, 2012
Clinton, Ryan in contrasting appearances
MINNEAPOLIS -- The favorite old standby delivered a 38-minute speech. The young up-and-comer's speech was shorter than three minutes. The veteran...
October 31, 2012 - 12:00am