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Docs facing more parents who refuse to vaccinate kids
Traffic deaths rise 7.2% in 2015; almost half involved no seat belt use
U.S. immigration agency to review private prison deals; shares slide
Freak lightening storm kills 323 reindeer in Norway
More counties to see Obamacare marketplace monopoly
Finally, the Wolves might give the Target Center two good teams
Roundup: Rockets advance in Class C state tournament
Anderson repeats in Match Play tourney
Vikings open new stadium with preseason win
Ridgewater rallies past Ellsworth, opens 2-0
Comedy legend Gene Wilder dead at 83
Tickets on sale Friday for tours of Paisley Park
Mislabeled pills seized at Prince's home after his death
J.K. Rowling releasing 3 new 'Harry Potter' books
New Barn play continues this week
Box office: 'Don't Breathe' Scares Up $26.1 million as hot summer for horror continues
Milestones launching in September
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
Kenneth C. Hensch
Roland E. "Rollie" Swenson
Barbara A. Erickson
Oliver "Ollie" Moldestad
Klobuchar: The cost of the EpiPen price increases
Letter: Nutrition must start early in life
Why can't political ads be truthful?
Dionne: Why Clinton Republicans matter
Parker: The GOP's Trumpian deflation
Updated: Five injured in three-vehicle crash in Willmar
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
June 22, 2016
Court sets aside Obama administration fracking rules for public land
A federal judge in Wyoming has set aside new regulations for hydraulic fracturing on public lands, a victory for oil and gas producers who vehemently...
June 22, 2016 - 11:52pm
Teen pleads guilty to charges related to high-speed chase
WILLMAR — A teen passenger in a 108-mph high-speed chase in Willmar along Kandiyohi County Road 23 pleaded guilty Monday and was sentenced...
June 22, 2016 - 7:24pm
June 20, 2016
One dead, three hurt in N.D. oil well fire
WATFORD CITY, N.D. – One worker has died and three were injured in a fire at a McKenzie County oil well site over the weekend, the Occupational...
June 20, 2016 - 11:25am
June 15, 2016
Judges back North Dakota, say Minnesota overreached with coal plant law
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota overstepped its authority in a 2007 law that restricts buying electricity from North Dakota coal-fired power plants, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday. The Next Generation Energy Act violates the U.S. Constitution's provision allowing only Congress to regulate...
June 15, 2016 - 6:00pm
June 14, 2016
Tornadoes touch down in northeast South Dakota, southern and western Minnesota
ABERDEEN, S.D. — At least four tornadoes touched down in northeast South Dakota and west-central Minnesota Tuesday, although the National Weather...
June 14, 2016 - 11:14pm
June 9, 2016
Three dead in plane crash near Wishek, North Dakota
WISHEK, N.D.--Three people were killed in a plane crash involving a 19-year-old pilot just south of Wishek on Thursday, June 9. The North Dakota Highway Patrol reports that a Piper Cherokee plane took off from the Wishek Municipal Airport on its way to Bismarck just before 3:30 p.m....
June 9, 2016 - 10:07pm
May 23, 2016
Minnesota investors, workers continue to pay steep toll in oil field business debacle
At least 42 employees of a North Dakota oilfield service company that folded a year ago are still owed hundreds of thousands in unpaid wages...
May 23, 2016 - 9:11am
May 20, 2016
Man pleads guilty to setting Somali eatery on fire
FARGO — Before pleading to a federal hate crime, Matthew Gust paused. But he eventually pleaded to starting a Somali restaurant in Grand Forks on fire, an act some claim was racially charged. “Guilty,” Gust said. At the hearing, Gust admitted he set fire on Dec. 8 to Juba Coffee...
May 20, 2016 - 5:30am
May 19, 2016
In North Dakota's boom town, a humbling dose of reality
WILLISTON, N.D. (Reuters) - Dave Van Assche didn't fret too much when oil prices started to slide in late 2014. The postal services business...
May 19, 2016 - 12:09pm
May 11, 2016
Man reels in 131-pound paddlefish
WILLISTON, N.D. – A Williston man likely set a new state record over the weekend after reeling in a 131-pound paddlefish. Grant Werkmeister...
May 11, 2016 - 8:08am
May 6, 2016
Error mixing heroin, fentanyl 'could cause the end of your life'
FARGO-- Fargo police continue to warn the public about a dangerous, powerful drug responsible for several deaths, though most people have probably...
May 6, 2016 - 5:30am
May 3, 2016
Despite thousands of empty bedrooms, waning business, optimism abounds in N.D. oil patch
Though thousands of hotel rooms and apartments sit empty and a major big-box store is about to close, those who work there say they're still...
May 3, 2016 - 11:10am
May 2, 2016
First wolverine confirmed in N.D. since 1800s; none seen in Minn. since 1899
For the first time since the late 1800s, a wolverine has been confirmed in North Dakota. Stephanie Tucker, game management section leader and...
May 2, 2016 - 12:06pm
An angler in N.D. reels in a record northern ... and then sends fish on its merry way
DEVILS LAKE, N.D. — Nathan Lafleur says it never entered his mind to keep the massive northern pike he caught Wednesday evening while fly fishing...
May 2, 2016 - 8:31am