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Ex-opioid addict: Doctors only want to prescribe 'pills, pills, pills, pills'
Seven arrested, meth found following high-speed chase
Decadent slow cooker desserts to delight your palette
Kandiyohi Co. proposes new traffic option for wye corridor
Stenehjem: 'Very likely' North Dakota will sue feds for cleanup costs
Hockey Olympian sisters tap Fighting Sioux logo designer for new apparel line
Girls Basketball: Cards streak by Alex
Blackhawks close in on first-place Wild with win in St. Paul
Boys Basketball: Montevideo overpowers YME
Boys Basketball: Dragons edge NLS
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
Around our region published Feb. 22
Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey
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
Howard J. Powers
Minnesota Opinion: Kill Legislature's ridiculous secret-meeting exemption
Cartoon by Ed Fischer
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Willmar Commentary: America's predictable pension crisis
Harrop commentary: Trump has media crying ... all the way to the bank
Missing girl located in Spicer
SPICER -- The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office has located a runaway teenage girl who went missing from her Texas hometown. Natalie Elizabeth...
December 22, 2016 - 2:01pm
November 1, 2016
Missing boy located after brief search in rural Spicer
SPICER—Soon after he went missing Tuesday morning, a Spicer 1 ½ year-old was located safe and sound, thanks to a 78-year-old neighbor...
November 1, 2016 - 12:48pm
October 24, 2016
Authorities seek new tips in 5-year-old death investigation
OLIVIA — As the years have gone by, new leads about the death of 56-year-old Cosmos man Robert "Bob" Verdon have dwindled. Renville County...
October 24, 2016 - 10:00pm
September 19, 2016
Sept. 24: Authorities searching for missing teen girl near Willmar
ST. CLOUD -- The Stearns County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in locating a missing girl in the Willmar area. Alexis Marie...
September 19, 2016 - 5:56pm
June 29, 2016
UPDATE: Two boys drown in Willmar's Foot Lake
WILLMAR -- Two Somali-American boys drowned in the waters of Willmar’s Foot Lake Tuesday. Their bodies were found by a water search team...
June 29, 2016 - 12:13am
June 28, 2016
Police ask for public's help locating missing Willmar boys
WILLMAR -- The Willmar Police Department is actively searching for two missing 10-year-old Willmar boys, last seen on the dock by the northwest...
June 28, 2016 - 11:44pm
May 22, 2016
Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office says missing 20-year-old found in S. Dakota
WILLMAR — A 20-year-old woman, who was reported missing May 12, has been found. According to a post on the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office...
May 22, 2016 - 5:13pm
December 1, 2015
Body of missing woman found near Grove City
GROVE CITY -- The body of a 39-year-old woman, who had been reported missing Monday afternoon, was found a few hours later in a drainage ditch near Grove City. Meeker County Sheriff Brian Cruze said his department is actively investigating the events leading up to the death as well...
December 1, 2015 - 11:09am
November 18, 2015
Teens missing for more than two years found on Minnesota horse farm
Two Lakeville teenage sisters missing since April 2013 have been found at a horse farm in western Minnesota, according to Lakeville police. Gianna...
November 18, 2015 - 11:55pm
November 15, 2015
Minnesota trapper found dead in slough in Alexandria area
ALEXANDRIA — A trapper who had not been seen for about three weeks was found dead Friday in a slough near Alexandria. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office did not release the name of the 63-year-old man. A conservation officer found the man partially submerged in the water next...
November 15, 2015 - 5:15pm
November 5, 2015
Persons of interest identified in search for Redby woman
BEMIDJI — Police said Thursday they believe foul play is suspected in the disappearance of a Redby woman and have identified two “persons of interest” — one who is the father of three of her five children. Rose Downwind, 31, was last seen in the Bemidji area between Oct....
November 5, 2015 - 11:18pm
October 30, 2015
‘Dog’ the Bounty Hunter offers $10,000 reward for missing Redby woman
BEMIDJI — Reality television personality Duane “Dog” Chapman has offered a $10,000 reward in the case of a missing Redby woman. Rose Downwind, 31, was last seen in Bemidji Oct. 21. Downwind was last seen by an ex-boyfriend leaving a residence on Stoner Avenue in southeast Bemidji,...
October 30, 2015 - 10:17pm
October 27, 2015
Human remains found in field near where student disappeared; ID is pending autopsy
ALEXANDRIA - Authorities say a farmer has found human remains that appear to be of a female about the same age as woman reported missing Oct...
October 27, 2015 - 12:07pm
October 26, 2015
Missing UM-Morris student last seen in Alexandria with man she knew
ALEXANDRIA — Investigators in the disappearance of 18-year-old Laura Schwendemann of Starbuck and Hancock say she was last seen with a male...
October 26, 2015 - 4:57pm
October 23, 2015
Search for missing Starbuck teen continues; authorities request public's help
ALEXANDRIA -- A missing teen might still be in the four-county area, according to Douglas County Sheriff Troy Wolbersen.
October 23, 2015 - 12:51pm