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Willmar Municipal Utilities struggles to stockpile coal
Former Willmar teacher charged for allegedly striking student
On national stage, Franken highlights diversity in Willmar
NLS opens bids for $20.6M construction project
Minnesota family rescues bald eagle tangled in rope
Freeman's four hits, five RBIs fuel Braves' 9-7 win
Towns embracing Minnesota as home
Peterson helping teammates set sights on Super Bowl
Stingers can't catch Express
NFL Notebook: Gordon reinstated, then suffers injury
Small town Lake Lillian gears up for big time production
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Sharing Netflix or HBO Go passwords now a federal crime
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Swanson — Winther
Schmidt -- Danielson
Lang -- Nieman
Frye -- Birkland
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
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
Anita "Ricky" Hoyt
Harvey Lee Peterson
Harry E. Lindbloom
Audrey O. Forkrud
Will: The path ahead for Hillary Clinton
Commentary: For Trump to Lose, GOP must let Clinton win
Commentary: Trump: Seeking victory through fear
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Commentary: Ted Cruz holds his nose
Sheriff's office investigating Zorbaz robbery as false report
July 7, 2015
Court denies Nelson petition
MONTEVIDEO — A district judge has denied Darek Nelson’s petition to withdraw his guilty plea to first-degree, premeditated murder in the fatal stabbing of his co-worker more than three years ago in Montevideo. Nelson, 27, is serving a sentence of life without the possibility...
July 7, 2015 - 10:40pm
July 2, 2015
Convicted murderer Daniel Hood indicted in N.M. prison killing
LAS CRUCES, N.M. -- Convicted as a teenager in Kandiyohi County of murdering two people, Daniel Thomas Hood, 34, was indicted June 25 in...
July 2, 2015 - 5:45pm
June 26, 2015
Sartell mourns second native son killed in Fargo
SARTELL — When Dennis Dalman opened his newspaper Wednesday morning, he couldn’t believe what he was reading. “It just stunned me,” said the editor of the weekly Sartell Newsleader. “I was just shocked; here’s another one.” In September, this town of fewer than 17,000...
June 26, 2015 - 6:30am
June 23, 2015
Worthington man charged with murder in stabbing death
WORTHINGTON — A Worthington man has been charged with second-degree murder after he apparently tried to get into a city residence, but then allegedly fatally stabbed a teen acquaintance who asked him to leave.
June 23, 2015 - 12:34am
June 2, 2015
Laraby pleads guilty to murder
GRANITE FALLS — Chad Laraby, 53, of Granite Falls, pleaded guilty Tuesday to a felony second-degree murder charge for fatally punching his longtime girlfriend in the head. The attack occurred at about 1 a.m. March 16 during an argument in her home. Linda Kay (Haugen) Boehme,...
June 2, 2015 - 11:55pm
May 26, 2015
Man to be resentenced for murder, arson
REDWOOD FALLS — A man convicted of murder and arson stemming from a fatal fire at a Redwood Falls apartment building in January 2013 has successfully appealed part of his case and will be resentenced in Redwood County District Court. Peter William Warren, 50, of Redwood Falls,...
May 26, 2015 - 11:07pm
May 15, 2015
Decades after ‘Scriver’ Olson murder: Friend hopes killer will be identified
BELGRADE — Sigfred Lundgren was of the first to arrive at Joseph “Scriver” Olson’s rural Belgrade home Feb. 18, 1983, to discover that...
May 15, 2015 - 11:24pm
May 12, 2015
Son on 911 call after killings: ‘I just lost it’
ST. MICHAEL — A St. Michael man was charged Tuesday in Wright County in connection with the deaths of his brother and his father, a police...
May 12, 2015 - 9:44pm
May 11, 2015
Man allegedly beats best friend to death
VIRGINIA — An Iron Range man was charged Monday with a brutal beating that left a man described as his “best friend” dead at a residence here last week. Michael Henry Richard Daufelt, 39, was charged in State District Court with second-degree murder. Authorities said 59-year-old...
May 11, 2015 - 11:45pm
April 3, 2015
Attorney denies telling Nelson what to say when pleading guilty to stabbing
MONTEVIDEO — Darek Nelson returned Thursday to the courtroom where he had pleaded guilty to a charge of first-degree, premeditated murder in the fatal stabbing of co-worker Vinessa Lozano more than three years ago, asking to withdraw his plea. Vinessa Lozano’s mother charged...
April 3, 2015 - 1:26am
March 18, 2015
UPDATE: Granite Falls man charged with second-degree murder
GRANITE FALLS -- A Granite Falls man faces a second-degree murder charge for the death of 65-year-old Linda Kay (Haugen) Boehme. Chad Conway...
March 18, 2015 - 3:18pm
March 9, 2015
Body found after mobile home fire in Pine County
PINE COUNTY — County officials on Monday said they found a body inside the remains of a mobile home destroyed by fire over the weekend in Finlayson Township. The Pine County Sheriff’s Office said the fire was reported Saturday night, just before midnight, and that the structure...
March 9, 2015 - 11:28pm
March 6, 2015
Man found dead on Mille Lacs reservation
ONAMIA — A man was found dead with a gunshot wound Monday on the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe reservation. According to the Mille Lacs Band Police Department, emergency officials were called to a home on the reservation when neighbors saw a man who appeared to be unconscious in a...
March 6, 2015 - 12:20am
February 25, 2015
MN Supreme Court issues order to review Huber case
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Supreme Court recently issued an order granting further review of the case of Timothy Huber, the man convicted of second-degree murder for his role in the killing of Timothy Larson in 2011. Huber, 48, of Paynesville had previously appealed his convictions...
February 25, 2015 - 5:03pm
Montevideo man charged in 2013 murder case
MONTEVIDEO -- A 21-year old Montevideo man has been charged in the murder of Thomas Dickson, who was found dead in his Montevideo apartment in December of 2013. According to the Montevideo Police Department, Harley Hatch has been charged with second degree manslaughter for allegedly...
February 25, 2015 - 8:46am