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A man wrestled a rattlesnake to show off. He was bitten in the face and nearly died.
Hospital employees removed after disturbing photos show them giving newborn babies middle finger, calling them 'mini Satans'
Buildings topple as 7.2 magnitude quake hits Mexico
A university president held a dinner for black students - and set the table with cotton stalks and collard greens
Minnesotan headed to USDA: Dealing with climate change a priority
Local Roundup: Cardinals tennis team rolls by Marshall in straight sets
Schultz Column: Prep football by the numbers
Yankees closer comes in to shut down Twins in tight game
Wild captain Mikko Koivu re-ups with Wild for two years
Twins' Max Kepler after sitting again: 'I'm not scared to face lefties'
CNN anchor ends segment early over commentator's bizarre 'boobs' remark
Jimmy Kimmel mocks Sean Spicer to his face about that inauguration crowd size incident
'It's important to stand up to bullies': Actress Rebel Wilson wins record amount in defamation case
In loss for Netflix, 'Star Wars' and Marvel films will move to Disney's new streaming service
What's coming to Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime in September 2017
Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! Arts festival celebrates 20 years in Willmar
Fall Home Improvement 2017 now available online
LOST ITALIAN: Say goodbye to summer with two favorite flavors: grilled steaks and fresh tomatoes
Retired nuclear physicist from Park River makes, sells thousands of jars of chokecherry jelly for charity
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
Live it!: Holistic approach to treatment looks at mind, body and spirit
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Sylvia M. Gunderson
Gerald "Jerry" Asche
Commentary: Why Trump's threat to 'totally destroy' North Korea is extraordinary - even for him
Analysis: Running for Miss America now looks a lot like running for office
How reading can make you healthier and happier
Bygone staples and technology of the 1970s
Mystery plant has edible berries
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
WCT Sports Show: Ranks! And Picks!
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball is back in full force
WCT Sports Show: Week One Pigskin Picks
Partners of tiny Fargo firm say anti-Muslim tirade by employee made their lives miserable
August 24, 2017
Navy names 10 sailors missing since McCain collision, begins recovery operation
After more than 80 hours of searching thousands of miles of open sea, the U.S. Navy now hopes only to recover the bodies lost from the USS John...
August 24, 2017 - 10:26am
August 22, 2017
Remains of some sailors may have been found on U.S. Navy destroyer
SEOUL, South Korea - The remains of some of the 10 sailors missing since a U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer collided with an oil tanker near...
August 22, 2017 - 9:05am
August 20, 2017
Navy begins probe into collision of U.S. destroyer in Southeast Asia, 10 sailors missing, 5 injured
SEOUL — A U.S. Navy investigation is now underway into how the USS John S. McCain collided with an oil tanker three times its size off the...
August 20, 2017 - 8:51pm
June 19, 2017
Identities of seven sailors killed aboard USS Fitzgerald released
TOKYO - Nearly an hour elapsed before a Philippine-flagged container ship reported a collision with a U.S. warship, the Japanese coastguard said...
June 19, 2017 - 8:47am
June 17, 2017
Search goes on for seven U.S. sailors after collision off Japan
TOKYO - Rescue crews searched into the early hours on Sunday for seven American sailors missing after a U.S. destroyer collided with a container...
June 17, 2017 - 12:37pm
March 14, 2017
Lawmakers grill U.S. military leaders over nude photo sharing scandal
WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators grilled the Navy and the Marine Corps' top leaders on Tuesday, March 14, amid a growing scandal involving a private...
March 14, 2017 - 2:05pm
October 11, 2016
Pentagon hints at possible retaliation after Yemen missile fire
WASHINGTON—The Pentagon warned Tuesday that whoever fired missiles at a U.S. Navy destroyer and an accompanying ship off the coast of...
October 11, 2016 - 4:06pm
May 26, 2016
Editorial: It’s time to welcome this Willmar sailor home
The remains of a Willmar sailor from World War II will finally be returning home tonight to Kandiyohi County. It has been nearly 72 years since...
May 26, 2016 - 6:58am
September 15, 2014
Wally Gustafson: Witness to surrender of Japan aboard USS Missouri recalls somber event
WILLMAR — Tell Bob Halvorson a war story or two, and there is no telling where it might get you. It got Wally Gustafson aboard the nuclear-powered...
September 15, 2014 - 12:03am
December 3, 2013
World War II-era Japanese submarine found off Hawaii coast
HONOLULU, Dec 3 (Reuters) - Scientists plumbing the Pacific Ocean off the Hawaii coast have discovered a World War II-era Japanese submarine, a technological marvel that had been preparing to attack the Panama Canal before being scuttled by U.S. forces.
December 3, 2013 - 9:56am
November 4, 2013
Feds: Navy secrets bought with prostitutes, concert tickets and other bribes
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Nicknamed "Fat Leonard," the gregarious Malaysian businessman is well known by U.S. Navy commanders in the Pacific, where his...
November 4, 2013 - 8:00am
October 24, 2013
U.S. Navy says two injured in shooting at Tennessee facility
NASHVILLE, Tennessee (Reuters) - The U.S.
October 24, 2013 - 2:29pm
September 18, 2013
U.S. Navy was warned that Washington shooter 'heard voices'
(Reuters) - Rhode Island police warned the U.S. Navy last month that Washington Navy Yard gunman Aaron Alexis had reported "hearing voices," raising further questions about how he gained security clearance at the complex where he went on a shooting rampage. Officials say Alexis,...
September 18, 2013 - 7:24am
September 17, 2013
Authorities question vetting of Washington gunman who killed 12
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Washington authorities questioned on Tuesday how a U.S. military veteran with a history of violence and mental problems...
September 17, 2013 - 11:07am
Officials say no evidence of second shooter in Washington Navy Yard rampage
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Investigators have found no evidence of a second suspect in the shooting spree at the Washington Navy Yard that killed 13 people, including suspected gunman Aaron Alexis, officials told a news conference on Monday. "We have continued to pursue the possibility...
September 17, 2013 - 7:07am