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Push to make smoking tougher in Minnesota gains student support
Democrats to elect new party leader Saturday
AgweekTV: Celebrating FFA
Phone scam reported in Stearns County
Lawmakers consider adding 2 Minnesota veterans homes
Bemidji coach issues apology for prep hockey brawl with Brainerd
Boys Basketball: 'Jacks top MACCRAY
Palmer, Bryan share Honda Classic lead
Local Roundup: Wildcats bounce back with vengeance
Junior Hockey: Two WarHawks heading to Hamline
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
'Fire & Ice': Diamond Edge figure skating show is Saturday, Sunday in Willmar
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
Keith L. Kendall
Lawrence "Junior" Johnson, Jr.
Perennials potentially damaged from early-season warmup
Little things make a big difference with gardening
Wishing loved one could let go of life should not bring guilty feelings
Tribune Editorial: Willmar City Council makes a good Holland decision
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
December 18, 2014
Madison mom maintains innocence in medical cannabis case (video)
MADISON — Angela Brown’s attorney filed motions during a hearing Wednesday morning in District Court in Madison seeking to dismiss a charge...
December 18, 2014 - 4:19pm
September 29, 2014
Mom accused of giving child cannabis challenges charges
MONTEVIDEO — Lac qui Parle County’s charges against a Madison mother who treated her son with medical cannabis appears headed to trial, after...
September 29, 2014 - 11:54pm
January 8, 2014
Fargo mom charged with DUI after 11-year-old son seen carrying rum to car
FARGO – A Fargo mother was charged with drunken driving after a cab driver saw her 11-year-old son get into a car carrying a bottle of rum, according to police. Lt. Joel Vettel said the cabbie called police Sunday night after spotting the boy with a bottle of Captain Morgan rum....
January 8, 2014 - 9:16am
June 25, 2013
NJ home invasion violent attack caught on nanny camera (with video)
MILLBURN, N.J. (AP) - Police are searching for a man who was caught on a nanny camera beating a northern New Jersey woman during a home invasion. The...
June 25, 2013 - 1:59pm
June 5, 2013
Baby’s birth surprises Duluth runner training for half-marathon race
DULUTH - John Staine pinched the doctor on Monday.
June 5, 2013 - 10:10am
December 22, 2012
Litchfield mother pleads guilty to attempting to smother her child
Katie Elaine Lewis wiped away tears as she stood before a Ramsey County District Court judge Friday and admitted to pinching the nose of her 5-month-old son, stopping him from breathing. Lewis, 24, pleaded guilty of domestic assault by strangulation in the May 2 incident at Children's...
December 22, 2012 - 7:44am
July 9, 2012
Despondent Cottage Grove woman dies after setting herself on fire following charges in baby's death
A Cottage Grove woman despondent after she was charged with manslaughter in the death of her newborn son has died after she set herself on fire, according to police. Toni A. Medrano, 29, died of injuries she sustained after using a flammable liquid to set herself on fire last week...
July 9, 2012 - 12:11pm
April 4, 2012
Editorial: Thanks to mother for 'Jacobs Law' drive
Jacob's Law is a signature away from becoming part of the law of the state of Minnesota. The bill passed both houses of the Legislature by wide margins and Gov.
April 4, 2012 - 6:16am
February 20, 2012
Not aLone Mom blog: Motherhood has its comedic moments
February 20, 2012 - 8:38am
August 17, 2010
Sheriff: Mother of SC toddlers confessed to suffocating children, driving car into river
A South Carolina mother who claimed her children drowned when her car careened into a river was charged with murder Tuesday after authorities...
August 17, 2010 - 10:16am
May 27, 2010
Missing cub reunited with mother bear
EAGLES NEST TOWNSHIP, Minn. - The missing bear cub who attracted a widespread Internet following has been found and reunited with its mother in northeastern Minnesota. A local cabin owner spotted the wayward cub Wednesday night and called researchers at the nearby North American...
May 27, 2010 - 10:10am
August 7, 2009
N.D. mom receives 6 months in breastfeeding-while-drunk case
GRAND FORKS, N.D. - In an unusual case that's grabbed international attention, a Grand Forks mother who police say was "extremely intoxicated" while breastfeeding her 6-week-old was sentenced today to a six-month term, which she is allowed to serve at a susbstance-abuse treatment...
August 7, 2009 - 3:56pm
July 23, 2009
Commentary: Mother often does know best
The president is "not familiar" with the bill. No one can explain how it will work yet, as Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md., told a contentious town meeting. There are various plans, and negotiations are still in the early stages. But whatever it is, we should be for it. Am I missing something? We're...
July 23, 2009 - 12:00am
December 15, 2008
Mom arrested after child, 2, in shorts, shirt and boots found in bitter cold outside Grand Forks home
GRAND FORKS, N.D. - Officers found a 2-year-old boy wearing only a long-sleeve shirt, shorts and boots standing outside a Grand Forks home this morning when the temperature was minus 15 and the wind chill minus 38. The toddler was brought into a squad car to warm up, and an ambulance...
December 15, 2008 - 10:00am