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All she wanted was candy from her grandmother's purse. Instead, a 4-year-old girl is dead.
Man dies after being thrown from boat in northern Minnesota; operator arrested
WATCH: Family records video moments before being struck by lightning
St. Cloud videographers seeking to avoid gay weddings will appeal
Legionnaire’s disease found at Minn. senior living center
Lawyer: Ex-NFL star had 'severe' case of CTE brain disease
UMD alum Carson Soucy battling for role on Wild blue line
WCT Sports Show: Willmar & the West Central Cup
FANTASY FORECAST: Are Siemian, Hunt for real?
Richter, a small town Minn. kid, recounts crazy day he committed to Gophers football program
Minnesota and North Dakota share the most popular wedding song, but can you guess what it is?
Jimmy Kimmel gets heated about health-care bill, says Sen. Bill Cassidy 'lied right to my face'
CNN anchor ends segment early over commentator's bizarre 'boobs' remark
Jimmy Kimmel mocks Sean Spicer to his face about that inauguration crowd size incident
'It's important to stand up to bullies': Actress Rebel Wilson wins record amount in defamation case
Printer Andy Kahmann of Montevideo named 2017 Prairie Disciple
Country Quilters show is this weekend in Willmar
'Almost Saved, But Lost' details snowstorm: New London native publishes book on 1873 blizzard that killed 12 people in Kandiyohi County
'Idiots' worth a visit at The Barn Theatre in Willmar
Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! Arts festival celebrates 20 years in Willmar
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
Live it!: Holistic approach to treatment looks at mind, body and spirit
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Annabelle E. Kern
Deloris J. Celander
Lori A. Trebesch
Mary Ellen Zachman
Letter: Clinton uranium story is false
In a pickle over a side dish?
Wine evolution class also teaches basic appreciation
Savory spuds: Homegrown potatoes and fresh thyme combine in rustic side dish
Letter: Why do we honor traitors?
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
WCT Sports Show: Ranks! And Picks!
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball is back in full force
WCT Sports Show: Week One Pigskin Picks
Partners of tiny Fargo firm say anti-Muslim tirade by employee made their lives miserable
March 11, 2014
Malaysia military tracked missing plane to west coast of country
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia's military believes it tracked a missing jetliner by radar over the Strait of Malacca, far from where it last made contact with civilian air traffic control off the country's east coast, a military source told Reuters.
March 11, 2014 - 7:41am
March 10, 2014
Third day of Malaysia jet search fails to find any trace of plane or people on board
KUALA LUMPUR/PHU QUOC ISLAND, Vietnam (Reuters) - The disappearance of a Malaysian airliner about an hour into a flight to Beijing is an "unprecedented mystery", the civil aviation chief said on Monday, as a massive air and sea search now in its third day failed to find any trace...
March 10, 2014 - 3:29pm
November 19, 2013
Missing man found in Yellow Medicine County
GRANITE FALLS — The missing man has been located in Yellow Medicine County. The county Sheriff’s Office and Tactical Rescue Team have located Christopher Geisler, who hadn’t had contact with anyone since 9 p.m. Monday. Previously this morning, the sheriff’s office...
November 19, 2013 - 9:43am
September 27, 2013
Search continues for missing U of M student
BURNSVILLE, Minn. - Family and friends of a missing University of Minnesota student continue to look for the 20-year-old woman while police are warning that public participation in a search could compromise a possible crime scene. The family of Anarae Schunk says the greatest potential...
September 27, 2013 - 7:45am
September 12, 2013
Missing Redwood County, Minn., girl found at 10:30 p.m. Wednesday
VESTA – The 15-year-old Redwood County girl missing from her family’s home was located in a cornfield near her residence around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday by officers flying a State Patrol helicopter. According to Redwood County Sheriff Randy Hanson, Paulina Leach appeared to be...
September 12, 2013 - 8:55am
September 11, 2013
Search underway for missing Redwood County, Minn., girl
VESTA – A 15-year old Redwood County girl has gone missing and authorities are asking the public’s help in finding the teen. Paulina...
September 11, 2013 - 3:22pm
August 22, 2013
Missing St. Hilaire, Minn., man’s body found
ST. HILAIRE, Minn. -- The body of the St. Hilaire man missing for two weeks was found Wednesday less than a mile from the town, said Pennington County Sheriff Ray Kuznia.
August 22, 2013 - 7:34am
August 8, 2013
Body of missing East Grand Forks, Minn., boy found
Forum News Service EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. -- Authorities confirm they have found the body of Anthony Kuznia, 11, missing from his rural...
August 8, 2013 - 6:18pm
July 19, 2013
Police bypassed trunk where dead Wis. child found
BALSAM LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Police on Thursday expressed regret that investigators taking part in an exhaustive all-day search amid blistering heat did not force open the trunk of a car where a missing western Wisconsin toddler was later found dead. Two-year-old Isaiah Theis...
July 19, 2013 - 6:56am
July 18, 2013
Missing toddler found dead in Wis.
BALSAM LAKE, Wis. (AP) — The search for a missing western Wisconsin toddler is over. Polk County sheriff's officials say 2-year-old Isaiah Theis was found dead by a law enforcement officer just after 10 p.m. Wednesday. No further details were released by the Sheriff's...
July 18, 2013 - 6:36am
July 17, 2013
2-year-old missing in Wisconsin
BALSAM LAKE, Wis. (AP) — A search is resuming for a missing toddler in Polk County. Justin Theis tells WCCO radio his 2-year-old son, Isaiah, wandered away from the family's rural home near Balsam Lake about 6 p.m. Tuesday. Dozens of law enforcement officers and volunteers...
July 17, 2013 - 7:07am
June 19, 2013
FBI hunt for ex-Teamster boss Hoffa's remains ends
OAKLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) -- The excavation of a rural field in suburban Detroit has failed to turn up the remains of former Teamsters union leader Jimmy Hoffa, the FBI announced Wednesday, adding another unsuccessful chapter to a nearly 40-year-old mystery.
June 19, 2013 - 10:53am
FBI hunt for Jimmy Hoffa's remains enters 3rd day
OAKLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) -- FBI agents plan a third day of digging Wednesday in suburban Detroit for the remains of former Teamsters union leader Jimmy Hoffa, who disappeared 38 years ago.
June 19, 2013 - 7:23am
June 8, 2013
Autopsy set for body believed to be Iowa girl
BOONE, Iowa (AP) -- Authorities planned to conduct an autopsy Saturday on a body found in a river that is believed to be that of a 15-year-old girl who was abducted more than two weeks ago. Investigators are confident that the body a fisherman found Friday night in the Des Moines...
June 8, 2013 - 1:05pm
Body recovered from Crow River in Wright County
BUFFALO, Minn. (AP) — Authorities have recovered the body of an adult male from the Crow River in Wright County. Sheriff's officials say the body was found during a search of the river north of Highway 55 Tuesday night. KARE-TV (http://kare11.tv/142KF2m ) says the body has...
May 8, 2013 - 7:19am