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It took a study to show Pokemon Go is a distracted-driving hazard
Supreme Court has reasons to duck transgender rights fight
Despite big discounts, auto sales expected to decline
Bank of America to cut Asia investment banking jobs
US new home sales fall less than expected in August
McIlroy wins Tour Championship playoff, FedEx Cup
Tigers win three at star-studded Warehouse Invitational
Warriors top Fergus, move above .500
Willmar sweeps invitational
Warriors remain unbeaten in MCAC
Brad Pitt expresses sadness over divorce filing
Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt
Ticket prices for Prince tribute concert start at $19.99
Mikko Cowdery, QuadraFeelyAxs performing this weekend in Willmar
19th annual Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! festival to be held this weekend
Vote in our Readers' Choice 2016
Reader News: RAPID Coalition effort
Poetry, pugs raise awareness for new FAFSA timeline
Simplified French onion soup recipe perfect for home cooks
Likely world record elk shot by Montana archer
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
Lyla M. Porter
Charles "Chuck" Theodore Erickson
Don E. Miller
Dionne: Debate moderators shouldn't duck
Larry.R. Swenson: Different requirements for some?
Kent Syverson: Pedestrian bridge should be fixed
Frazee letter: Thank you for protecting and serving
Marcus: In praise of good government geeks
September 19, 2016
Spicer man and Litchfield girl injured in motorcycle crash
LITCHFIELD -- A Spicer man was seriously injured Saturday afternoon in Meeker County when the motorcycle he was driving collided with a dirt...
September 19, 2016 - 9:13am
August 11, 2016
Redwood Falls man injured in motorcycle crash
REDWOOD FALLS—A 55-year-old motorcycle driver was injured early Wednesday morning on state Highway 67 when he hit a dog and crashed into a...
August 11, 2016 - 3:12pm
June 29, 2016
Two injured when motorcycle hits deer near Lake Lillian
LAKE LILLIAN -- Two people were injured Tuesday night in southern Kandiyohi County when the motorcycle they were riding collided with a deer....
June 29, 2016 - 7:32am
June 11, 2016
Two injured when motorcycle hits deer in Pope County
GLENWOOD -- Two people were injured Saturday afternoon when a motorcycle collided with a deer on Minnesota Highway 104 near Pope County Road 8 in southern Pope County. Rodney E. Stubbs, 59, and Cathy L. Stubbs, 57, both of Becker, were transported to Glacial Ridge Health System hospital...
June 11, 2016 - 5:54pm
March 9, 2016
Motorcycle crash claims first victims of 2016
ST. PAUL -- The first fatal motorcycle crash of 2016 claimed the lives of both the driver and passenger. The crash happened Monday in Fridley, a northern Twin Cities suburb. The motorcycle ran a stoplight and hit a minivan, according to the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office. The names...
March 9, 2016 - 5:30am
October 11, 2015
Melrose couple injured in cycle crash
GARRISON -- Daniel Harren, 64, and Susanne Harren, 60, of Melrose, were injured in a motorcycle accident Saturday afternoon in Crow Wing County. According to the State Patrol, Daniel Harren was driving a 2006 Harley Davidson north on state Highway 169 and swerved to the right...
October 11, 2015 - 8:33pm
September 20, 2015
Windom man dies in motorcycle crash
BERGE — A Windom man died Thursday as a result of a motorcycle crash in rural Jackson County. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office responded to the crash, which took place about 2 miles north of Bergen on Jackson County 21, at approximately 4:50 p.m. Thursday. Adam Gorden, 32,...
September 20, 2015 - 11:46pm
July 13, 2015
Officials ID victim of deadly motorcycle crash
ATWATER — A 72-year-old Grove City man has been identified as the motorcyclist who died in a single-vehicle motorcycle crash Sunday morning in Atwater. Larry Johnson was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident, according to a news release from the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s...
July 13, 2015 - 10:54pm
July 12, 2015
Tough guy, tiny dog
BAXTER — A Florida man riding with his chihuahua across the nation to almost 700 Harley-Davidson dealerships to raise money for college scholarships...
July 12, 2015 - 11:08pm
June 26, 2015
Motorcycle fatalities rise
As of Thursday, a total of 30 motorcyclists have died on Minnesota roads at this point in the riding season, almost twice the amount as last year. Bob Tirevold, law enforcement liaison for the Office of Traffic Safety, issued a news release Thursday, stating that Minnesota...
June 26, 2015 - 9:06pm
May 7, 2015
Four die in motorcycle crashes in state in four days
ST. PAUL — The 2015 motorcycle riding season is off to a deadly start, with 11 motorcyclist fatalities reported this year across the state, reports the Minnesota Department of Public Safety. The number of fatal motorcycle crashes reported so far this year is the highest at this...
May 7, 2015 - 11:18pm
April 21, 2015
Madison man killed Thursday in motorcycle accident
MADISON — A 46-year-old Madison man died Thursday in a motorcycle accident in Lac qui Parle County. Timothy Hansen was reportedly riding his motorcycle along Lac qui Parle County Road 20 at 341st Avenue when the motorcycle went into a ditch and overturned. He reportedly was not...
April 21, 2015 - 12:38am
March 10, 2015
Public safety officials urge motorcyclists, drivers to be careful
ST. PAUL — Warm weather has riders taking their motorcycles out on Minnesota roads, and safety is critical, especially early in the riding season. Safety officials remind motorcyclists to be cautious of spring hazards and remind other drivers to safely share the road, according...
March 10, 2015 - 11:33pm
March 5, 2015
Editorial: Distracted driving is a risk that does kill
The 17-year-old driver involved in the Wright County accident in August that killed Robert Brau, of Willmar, was sentenced Wednesday for her role in the deadly crash. She reportedly received probation and 100 hours of community service. The woman, now 18, was charged on a misdemeanor...
March 5, 2015 - 9:16am
October 10, 2014
January trial dates set for New London man charged in crash with motorcycle
WILLMAR — Joseph Clayton Schaeffer, the 43-year-old New London man charged in connection with a July 2013 crash that seriously injured a man, appeared in court Thursday for a settlement conference on a felony charge of criminal vehicular operation. No settlement was reached, and...
October 10, 2014 - 11:52pm