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History made as Clinton secures U.S. Democrats' White House nomination
Man robbed outside Zorbaz by two men on skateboards
Man hits Minnesota as he looks to pull his home on wheels from Washington State to D.C.
Circus returns to Atwater today for twin shows
Litchfield woman hospitalized after being pinned between dump truck, forklift
Fighting injuries, Vikings OL Loadholt plans to retire
MLB notebook: Yankees send Chapman to Cubs
Vikings rookie Treadwell says he's finally healthy after 2014 injury
10 possibilities for Twins' GM job
Injury forces Loadholt to retire
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
'My Ocean': On the Ordway Prairie in west central Minnesota
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
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Fern A. Heglund
Jervey C. Christiansen
R. Vernon Benson
Stanley A. Nelson
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
Police arrest protesters outside governor’s home
July 23, 2016
Tim Huber's attorney argues lack of probable cause in seeking dismissal of murder indictment
WILLMAR—There was not probable cause to indict Timothy Huber on first- and second-degree murder charges, Huber's attorney argued Friday...
July 23, 2016 - 12:00am
July 19, 2016
Huber seeks dismissal of murder case against him
WILLMAR -- Timothy John Huber is seeking the dismissal of the 2011 murder case against him. Huber’s lawyer argues there is not probable cause...
July 19, 2016 - 11:56pm
June 22, 2016
Supreme Court rejects Montevideo man’s bid to withdraw guilty plea in killing of co-worker
Editor's note: This story has been updated to correct the name of the court. The Minnesota Supreme Court ruled in this matter. MONTEVIDEO --...
June 22, 2016 - 12:57pm
June 17, 2016
Hibbing teen charged with aiding an offender in homicide case
VIRGINIA — A teenage girl allegedly witnessed the killing of a Hibbing man last month, drove with the suspect when he dumped the body and later lied to investigators about the events of that night, according to charges filed this week. A Hibbing man also faces charges after allegedly...
June 17, 2016 - 5:30am
June 15, 2016
Minnesotan charged with murder admits guilt, but says he never intended for victim to die
BEMIDJI -- In opening statements Tuesday, attorneys for a Bemidji man charged with felony murder admitted his guilt while maintaining he never intended for the alleged victim to die. Brian Keith Jourdain, 26, is charged with two counts of second-degree murder -- one with and one without...
June 15, 2016 - 5:30am
June 3, 2016
UCLA gunman left note: ‘check on my cat’
ST. PAUL — After killing college professor William Klug, gunman Mainak Sarkar left a suspicious note at the scene of the murder-suicide he...
June 3, 2016 - 11:58pm
Fergus Falls man charged with father's murder
FERGUS FALLS - The suspect in an apparent murder has been identified by the Fergus Falls Police Department. Dustin Defiel, 28, is charged with...
June 3, 2016 - 1:35pm
June 2, 2016
Man who killed wife, and took children 5 years ago, still believed to be in Mexico
ORTONVILLE -- As the fifth anniversary of the murder of a western Minnesota woman nears, the Ortonville police and the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal...
June 2, 2016 - 5:30am
May 25, 2016
72-year-old Minnesotan kills wife, hangs self
James Miller, 72, killed his wife before he hung himself last week. The victim, 85-year-old Beverly Miller, is believed to have died of blunt...
May 25, 2016 - 7:49am
May 18, 2016
Judge sentences Balaton man to life times two for murder of elderly couple
WORTHINGTON — A judge Monday handed a Balaton man two life prison sentences, plus an additional 15 years in prison, for the April 2015 murders...
May 18, 2016 - 12:13am
May 13, 2016
UPDATE: Bail set for Timothy Huber in murder case that was overturned last month
(Updated 6:43 p.m. May 13) WILLMAR -- Bail has been set for the 50-year-old Paynesville man who was granted a new trial after his 2013 murder...
May 13, 2016 - 2:36pm
April 19, 2016
Minnesotan pleads guilty in murder of woman that gained statewide attention
Marchello Cimmarusti pleaded guilty Monday in the October death of Rose Downwind and now will serve 35 years in prison. The Bemidji man was facing...
April 19, 2016 - 10:33am
April 18, 2016
Cimmarusti pleads guilty in Downwind murder
BEMIDJI — Marchello Cimmarusti pleaded guilty Monday in the October death of Rose Downwind and now will serve 35 years in prison. The Bemidji...
April 18, 2016 - 9:44pm
April 15, 2016
New trial dates scheduled for Timothy Huber after murder conviction overturned
New trial dates have been set for Timothy John Huber, the rural Paynesville man whose 2013 second-degree murder conviction was overturned last...
April 15, 2016 - 5:37pm
April 12, 2016
Man suspected of killing father, woman kills self
SHAKOPEE -- A man and woman were found fatally beaten in their suburban Twin Cities home southwest of Minneapolis and the man’s son, who had...
April 12, 2016 - 4:39pm