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Troubled lawyer shoots nine in Houston before being killed by police
Wash. mall shooter confesses, charged with 5 counts of murder
Harren chosen as permanent GM for Willmar utility
Renville, Redwood counties working on Minnesota River plan
Bluejays soar in four
Roundup: Wildcats snap streak with win over GSL
Basketball lifer Thibodeau ready to lead Timberwolves
Salute for Palmer planned at the Ryder Cup
Cardinal Pride to induct four into Hall of Fame
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
Citizens getting caught up in Minnesota River cleanup
Northland Outdoors: A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Reader News: RAPID Coalition effort
Poetry, pugs raise awareness for new FAFSA timeline
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
Mary A. Krogfus
Donald R. Holmgren
Wallace "Wally" Heggestad
William "Bill" D. Latham
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
February 7, 2016
Pretrial hearing to consider Montevideo stabbing case issues
MONTEVIDEO — Michael Dean Grussing is scheduled to return to court today for a pretrial hearing on a charge of murder in the second degree, with intent but without premeditation, in the Sept. 8 stabbing of his roommate, Kevin Richardson, 44. Grussing, 54, is accused of fatally slashing...
February 7, 2016 - 10:58pm
January 18, 2016
Media coverage, prominence of victims lead to change of venue for Balaton man’s trial
MARSHALL — The Lyon County murder trial of a 20-year-old Balaton man previously convicted in connection with a Granite Falls shooting has been moved to southern Minnesota due to the publicity surrounding the case and the prominence of the victims. Derek Michael Hexum was charged...
January 18, 2016 - 11:31pm
December 21, 2015
Judge maintains bail in Downwind case
BEMIDJI — A judge Monday maintained bail of $500,000 for a Bemidji man charged with aiding an offender in the Rose Downwind murder case. Brandon Joseph Rossbach, 31, Bemidji, is charged with helping Marchello Anthony Cimmarusti, 40, dispose Downwind’s body Oct. 20-21. At his initial...
December 21, 2015 - 11:16pm
December 11, 2015
Two appear in court in Minnesota woman's killing; warrant issued for third suspect
BEMIDJI - Two men connected to the killing of a Redby, Minn., woman appeared in Beltrami County District Court in an emotional scene on Friday...
December 11, 2015 - 5:24pm
December 9, 2015
Man pleads guilty to murder of woman at western Minn. campsite
OLIVIA -- A Franklin man has pleaded guilty to killing a woman in June at a campsite in Renville County. Dwayne Case, 29, of Franklin, entered a guilty plea to second-degree murder -- with intent for the June 12 death of Elizabeth Gregg, 46, of Morgan. Case entered a Norgaard plea...
December 9, 2015 - 4:44pm
November 10, 2015
Minnesota woman pleads guilty to arranging murder of her boyfriend
VIRGINIA — An Iron Range woman has pleaded guilty to arranging the murder of her boyfriend, stating in court that she couldn’t live with...
November 10, 2015 - 12:47pm
October 29, 2015
Charges dropped against 16-year-old in killing of Minnesota man
MOORHEAD — Murder charges against a 16-year-old Moorhead boy who claimed to have killed a man who he said was molesting him for years have...
October 29, 2015 - 4:06pm
October 27, 2015
Bail set at $1M for suspect in killing of Minnesota man
MOORHEAD - Bail is set at $1 million for a Fargo man accused with his 16-year-old brother of killing a Moorhead man on Oct. 17. Anthony Rodriguez,...
October 27, 2015 - 2:48pm
October 25, 2015
Oklahoma parade crash suspect charged with four counts of murder
STILLWATER, Okla. — An Oklahoma woman was charged Sunday with four counts of second-degree murder a day after she allegedly crashed the car she was driving into a crowd at an Oklahoma State University homecoming parade, killing four people and injuring dozens, police said.
October 25, 2015 - 11:33pm
October 23, 2015
Minnesota teen who confessed to killing man says he was covering for his brother
MOORHEAD - A teenager charged with murder in the Saturday slaying of a Moorhead man has retracted his confession and shifted responsibility...
October 23, 2015 - 1:17pm
October 21, 2015
UPDATE: Second suspect in murder of Minnesota man is in custody
FARGO — The second suspect sought in connection with a weekend slaying of a Moorhead man was arrested about 1 p.m. Wednesday. Fargo...
October 21, 2015 - 3:21pm
16-year-old Minnesotan claims man he's charged with murdering molested him for years
MOORHEAD - Nearly doubled over in his seat in a Clay County courtroom, his skinny frame shaking with tears, 16-year-old Zachary Daniel St....
October 21, 2015 - 9:50am
October 20, 2015
UPDATE: 16-year-old Minnesotan charged with murder will be tried as an adult
MOORHEAD - A 16-year-old Moorhead boy on Tuesday was charged with first-degree murder in the death of a 55-year-old man at a trailer park...
October 20, 2015 - 2:59pm
UPDATE: Sister of Minnesota murder victim feared her brother would wind up dead
MOORHEAD – A couple of months ago, Melody Acosta warned her brother about what could happen if he kept hanging out with the wrong people. “I...
October 20, 2015 - 1:49pm
October 12, 2015
Bail set in case of Minnesota man charged with killing 3-year-old boy
DETROIT LAKES — The man suspected of killing a 3-year-old boy by beating him to death has been charged with two counts of second-degree...
October 12, 2015 - 3:32pm