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OPEC oil output hits record high
Kandiyohi man, 83, injured in New London crash
Who's winning and losing in Minnesota's 2016 economy?
Willmar area bird count to be Dec. 17
Riverview planning another large dairy in western Minn.
Bluejays girls team dominates Hendricks
Pitino has Gophers poised to take 12-1 record into Big Ten play
Is Dozier blockbuster trade in the works?
Wild remain unconcerned with middling special teams
Timberwolves' bench playing Minnesota's best basketball
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
Heavy teenage drinking linked to abnormal brain development
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Read Live it! December-January issue
Knowing personalized risk for diabetes may not change lifestyles
Bernice A. Benson
Belmer "Red" Fostvedt
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Treat all ladies with respect
Minnesota Opinion: Free Vikes-tix perk 'looks bad' for all
Estrich commentary: Living in the Trump twilight
Editorial: Time for two school sides to find agreement
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
November 22, 2016
DNA cracks cold case of 1998 Christmas Eve double murder
MINNEAPOLIS — Authorities finally put to bed this week the case of a young couple's 1998 murder, thanks to a new round of DNA testing. On...
November 22, 2016 - 8:01pm
Minnesota man pleads guilty to killing roommate, burning body
A 19-year-old Hibbing man has admitted to stabbing and beating his roommate to death before burning the victim's body in an old mine pit in Mountain...
November 22, 2016 - 2:13pm
November 7, 2016
Minn. couple were victims in murder-suicide, police say
APPLE VALLEY - A married couple found dead in their Apple Valley townhouse Thursday morning, Nov. 3, were the victims of a murder-suicide, police...
November 7, 2016 - 9:06am
October 28, 2016
Minnesota man accused in 5-year-old girl's death indicted by grand jury
WALKER, Minn. — A grand jury has indicted a Coon Rapids man for the murder of 5-year-old Alayna Jeanne Ertl this past August. Zachary Todd...
October 28, 2016 - 3:21pm
October 25, 2016
Nurse charged with murdering 8 at Canadian nursing home
OTTAWA -- A Canadian nurse was charged on Tuesday with using drugs to murder eight elderly patients at two long-term care facilities, a highly...
October 25, 2016 - 12:40pm
September 30, 2016
UPDATED: Timothy Huber pleads guilty to second-degree murder in 2011 shooting death of teacher
WILLMAR—The Paynesville man who was granted a new trial in the 2011 shooting death of Timothy Larson pleaded guilty Friday to second-degree...
September 30, 2016 - 12:08pm
September 28, 2016
Timothy Huber to appear Friday in Kandiyohi County District Court
WILLMAR—A settlement conference has been set for Friday in the murder case against Timothy John Huber, 50, of Paynesville. Huber has...
September 28, 2016 - 6:42pm
September 23, 2016
Minnesotan indicted by grand jury for father's murder
FERGUS FALLS — A state grand jury has indicted a Fergus Falls man on first-degree premeditated murder for the death of his father in earlier...
September 23, 2016 - 7:31am
September 13, 2016
Jacob Wetterling to be honored in U.S. Senate
U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken have introduced a Senate resolution honoring the life of Jacob Wetterling and the advocacy of the...
September 13, 2016 - 12:14pm
September 8, 2016
Federal transcript of Heinrich's confession in Wetterling case released
MINNEAPOLIS -- At a plea hearing Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Minneapolis, Danny James Heinrich admitted to kidnapping, sexually assaulting...
September 8, 2016 - 5:47pm
Wetterlings ask public to don No. 11 for sports-loving Jacob
Jacob Wetterling loved sports. Any sports. All sports. He loved playing goalie for his hockey team. He wanted to be a football player when he...
September 8, 2016 - 2:44pm
August 31, 2016
Judge rejects Huber's bid to dismiss murder charges
WILLMAR—A judge rejected Timothy Huber's motion to dismiss murder charges against him, ruling that the retrial against the 50-year-old...
August 31, 2016 - 11:50pm
August 23, 2016
Update: Charges filed against man in death of 5-year-old Watkins girl
WALKER -- The 25-year-old Coon Rapids man arrested in connection with the abduction and death of 5-year-old Alayna Jeanne Ertl was charged Tuesday with second-degree murder, first-degree criminal sexual conduct, two counts of kidnapping and theft. The suspect, Zachary Todd Anderson,...
August 23, 2016 - 12:54pm
August 22, 2016
Prosecutor: Huber defense in murder case recycling old arguments
WILLMAR—Kandiyohi County Attorney Shane Baker issued a biting 25-page reply last week to a defense motion seeking dismissal of murder...
August 22, 2016 - 11:30pm
August 16, 2016
Judge sets eight days of hearings in Alfonso Rodriguez appeal
FARGO — Eight days have been set aside next spring and summer for court hearings in Alfonso Rodriguez Jr.'s appeal of his death sentence. Four...
August 16, 2016 - 3:25pm