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At last, Minnesota native Dylan to receive Nobel prize in Stockholm
Federal judge extends order blocking Trump's travel ban from six Muslim countries
Thieves illegally cutting birch saplings in Minnesota and Wisconsin woods
Republicans want to delay, change vegetative buffers around Minnesota waters; Dayton says no way
$542 million plan emerges to help 4 percent of Minnesotans in individual health insurance market
UND cuts women's hockey, men's and women's swimming
Eriksson Ek showing signs of improvement for Wild
Rule 5 pick Haley makes Twins roster
When Bridgewater is cleared to play, Zimmer wants him in purple
Wild coach says Parise's eye 'looks pretty black and blue' but expects star to return soon
'Trading Spaces' returning to TV
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
'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
Play our Basketball Brackets Challenge
Evonne C. Frost
Delores A. Larson
Keith L. Sorenson
Elna Grace Paschka
Parenting Perspectives: Why I worry about what others think of me
Farmers leading progress on buffer requirement
Pinke: Rally around rural communities
Positively Beautiful: Health and wellness trends popping up everywhere
Swift: Hairstyling technique not all it is wrapped up to be
Dave & Vivian Swanson
October 6, 2016
Missing northern Minnesota woman found dead
Authorities found the body of a missing 37-year-old Grand Rapids woman in the Mississippi River on Wednesday. The body of Lindsay Voltz was...
October 6, 2016 - 11:30am
May 17, 2016
Kandiyohi County seeks help locating missing vulnerable adult
WILLMAR — The Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing vulnerable adult. Marissa Kristine...
May 17, 2016 - 9:36am
February 8, 2016
Ridgewater College students find missing ice fisher
WILLMAR — For some people, ice fishing is just instinct. Take Zach Moist. Lake Wakanda was a winter mainstay, up until he recently moved....
February 8, 2016 - 11:34pm
December 14, 2015
Starbuck man charged in connection with death of U of M Morris student
ALEXANDRIA — A man has been charged in connection with the death of a Minnesota college student who disappeared this fall, her body later found...
December 14, 2015 - 11:28pm
December 11, 2015
Two appear in court in Downwind killing; warrant issued for third suspect
BEMIDJI — New details emerged in court documents Friday regarding the disappearance and death of Rose Downwind, with two suspects now charged...
December 11, 2015 - 8:02pm
December 10, 2015
Officials recover body of Minnesota woman; arrest two men
BEMIDJI — Two men have been arrested in the disappearance and death of a Minnesota woman whose body has been recovered from a shallow grave...
December 10, 2015 - 11:50pm
UPDATE: Two men charged with murder of missing Minnesota woman; body found in shallow grave
Editor's note: Due to an online issue, the previous update to this story did not save. That issue has been fixed and this is the most current...
December 10, 2015 - 10:53am
December 1, 2015
Starbuck student might have died from meth
The man who was last seen with Laura Schwendemann of Starbuck will be charged with gross misdemeanor charges for concealing the location of her...
December 1, 2015 - 11:18pm
November 12, 2015
Family of missing Minnesota woman call on volunteers for mass search planned Saturday
BEMIDJI - The family of Rose Downwind is calling for volunteers to help with a ground search Saturday for the Redby woman and mother of five...
November 12, 2015 - 12:35pm
November 5, 2015
Foul play suspected in Minnesota woman's disappearance; persons of interest sought
BEMIDJI — A day after family members said updates were scarce in the case of a missing Redby woman, police have identified two "persons of...
November 5, 2015 - 3:39pm
October 9, 2015
Search party discovers body of missing woman in northern Minnesota
KELLIHER - The bosdy of a 32-year-old woman was found in a cornfield near here early Friday. Crystal Green was reported missing Tuesday when her grandfather, who she lived with on a family farm, returned home from picking up her 13-year-old daughter from school and Crystal...
October 9, 2015 - 4:17pm
March 5, 2015
Records published March 6
The following contains the records summary for March 6. Missing woman located WILLMAR — The Willmar woman reported missing this week has reportedly been found, according to police. Jacqueline Springer, 34, was reported missing this Sunday to the Willmar Police Department and...
March 5, 2015 - 11:13pm
May 3, 2013
Man shoot self in police parking lot, Eden Prairie woman still missing
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. - A Minnesota man coming in for questioning about a missing woman has shot himself in the police parking lot. Eden Prairie police got a call Thursday morning after 24-year-old Mandy Marie Matula of Eden Prairie failed to show up for work. Police believe...
May 3, 2013 - 8:01am