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A short history of 'dotard,' the arcane insult Kim Jong Un used in his threat against Trump
Lightning punches hole in roof, causes fire at Wis. assisted living residence
The future of the state's rural economy is already here, and it looks a lot like southwest Minnesota
Arkansas art teacher had sex with four students, police say
U.S. Education Dept. ends Obama-era guidance on college sex crimes
Injured Vikings QB Sam Bradford expected to miss second straight game
Prep Volleyball: Willmar wins big CLC match
Local Roundup: Litchfield downs NLS to run record to 19-0
Swimming & Diving: Cards edge Spartans
Wild earn 1-0 win over Jets in second game of preseason
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
David A. Mitteness
Annabelle E. Kern
Deloris J. Celander
Watching "Vietnam," rethinking one's own youth
Commentary: Supporting Trump is perfectly normal behavior
Finders keepers doesn't apply to kindness
GREAT INDOORS: Oozing with fall flavors, spiced rum adds richness to pumpkin cobbler
Letter: Clinton uranium story is false
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
June 20, 2016
Bow enthusiast sets world record catch with 85-pound paddlefish
SIDNEY, Mont. — Paddlefishing has been surprisingly slow on the Montana side, especially considering North Dakota broke two records, one for...
June 20, 2016 - 8:07am
June 14, 2016
Baker tornado matches Montana’s strongest ever
BAKER, Montana -- The National Weather Service rated the tornado that ripped through Baker Saturday as an EF-3 in a preliminary storm survey...
June 14, 2016 - 5:30am
May 5, 2016
Judicial process continues for Montana couple despite their absence
WILLMAR — Warrants are still active for the arrests of Billings, Montana, couple Michael Scott Christie and Martina Annette Christie, but a hearing in the criminal case alleging the two exploited $340,000 of Michael’s elderly mother’s estate proceeded without the two Thursday....
May 5, 2016 - 9:59pm
April 23, 2016
Montana woman charged with punching 1-year-old to death after Amber Alert
POPLAR, Mont. -- A 42-year-old Poplar woman allegedly punched 13-month-old Kenzley Olson to death on the Fort Peck Indian Reservation in northeast Montana and then attempted to hide the infant’s body in a duffel bag. The case drew regional attention as an Amber Alert was sent out...
April 23, 2016 - 5:30am
April 21, 2016
13-month-old missing Montana girl found dead
POPLAR, Mont. -- A 13-month-old girl who was abducted from her home in Poplar on Tuesday night has been found dead. Lee Allmer, Roosevelt County...
April 21, 2016 - 5:30am
April 8, 2016
Legendary northwest Montana bull sells for $350,000
MALTA, Mont. -- With a $350,000 sales price Tuesday, a northwest Montana bull known as HA Cowboy Up can fairly be referred to as the Ferrari...
April 8, 2016 - 5:30am
March 9, 2016
Bison slaughter tries to slim down Yellowstone herd
GARDINER, Mont. — This is the modern answer to the buffalo jump. On Tuesday, instead of bison being chased off a steep prairie bluff, they...
March 9, 2016 - 5:30am
July 15, 2015
BNSF train derails in far northeast Montana, delays Amtrak service
WOLF POINT, Mont. -- Cleanup crews were working overnight near Wolf Point, Mont., after a BNSF Railway train derailment Tuesday after
July 15, 2015 - 10:44am
March 25, 2015
Minnesota tribe to invest in new Oil Patch casino
SHAKOPEE — The Minnesota Indian tribe that owns the popular Mystic Lake Casino Hotel near Shakopee will invest $29 million in a Hi-Line casino on the Fort Peck Reservation in northeast Montana about 40 miles from the North Dakota state line. The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community...
March 25, 2015 - 8:00am
February 23, 2015
Agweek TV: GMOs and economic predictions for farmers at the soybean expo
Noted author and environmental speaker Patrick Moore spoke about GMO crops at the 2015 Northern Soybean Expo in Fargo last week.
February 23, 2015 - 6:00am
April 8, 2014
Minnesota man charged with vandalism of national monument in Montana
BILLINGS, Mont. — The U.S. Attorney’s Office has charged a Minnesota man with misdemeanor vandalism for carving his and another person’s name into the sandstone at Pompeys Pillar National Monument. Cole Randall of Plymouth, Minn., accepted responsibility for the act and...
April 8, 2014 - 11:55am
January 13, 2014
Re. Daudt says he was a witness, not troublemarker
ST. PAUL — House Minority Leader Kurt Daudt says he was a witness to a confrontation when he traveled to Montana to buy a Ford Bronco. A...
January 13, 2014 - 7:00am
October 2, 2013
Treasury reimburses man for his 'dog-eaten' currency
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A Montana man who painstakingly gathered and reassembled parts of five $100 bills eaten by his golden retriever has been reimbursed by the U.S. Treasury for the "mutt-ilated'' currency. Wayne Klinkel of Helena received a $500 check on Monday, the Independent...
October 2, 2013 - 12:27pm
September 10, 2013
Montana newlywed faces murder charge for shoving husband off cliff
(Reuters) - A Montana woman was charged on Monday with killing her husband of eight days by pushing him off a cliff at Glacier National Park during an argument and after expressing doubts about the marriage, court records show.
September 10, 2013 - 7:15am
September 7, 2013
Montana high court bars judge from amending 30-day rape sentence
(Reuters) - Montana's Supreme Court on Friday barred a trial judge from revising a widely scorned 30-day jail term he imposed on an ex-teacher convicted of raping one of his students, ruling the judge lacked authority to amend the original sentence unilaterally. Instead, the high...
September 7, 2013 - 7:00am