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Prosecutors describe 'lives snuffed out' at Aaron Hernandez trial
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Minn. man rescued from skid loader submerged in manure pit
New Trump travel order expected in coming days, Pence says
Records published March 1
Golf's governing bodies propose 'fundamental' rule changes
Girls Basketball: Tigers come back to down Lakers
Prep Basketball: NLS advances to 3AA North title game
Girls basketball: Cards get back on track, advance against Rocori
Wild hope mumps just bump in road
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen
'Fire & Ice': Diamond Edge figure skating show is Saturday, Sunday in Willmar
Around our region published Feb. 22
Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey
Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
Training can help surgeons tell patients best and worse scenarios
Melvin Clarence Woltjer
Lois G. Beckstrand
Keith A. Kleinsasser
Chester Arthur Schroer
World of Wine: A journey in wine appreciation
Lost Italian: Have a Lenten fish fry Italian style
Dr. Fox: Pet dogs in public demonstrations
Parenting Perspective: Lessons in parenting a toddler come from the bigliest of places
Pinke: Find ways to wage peace
November 28, 2016
Car, knife attack at Ohio State investigated as possible terror attack
A car and knife attack by an Ohio State University student that injured 11 people Monday before the suspect was shot dead by a police officer...
November 28, 2016 - 9:33pm
July 29, 2016
Clinton gets down to campaign business
By Amanda Becker PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton took her newly energized White House bid on the road...
July 29, 2016 - 11:04pm
January 12, 2016
Wanted man in Ohio sends 'better' mug shot to police Facebook page
CHICAGO - An Ohio man wanted on a drunk driving charge was so dissatisfied with the mug shots that police put on their Facebook page, he posted...
January 12, 2016 - 1:41pm
July 20, 2014
Kandiyohi County woman arrested in Ohio; missing child found unharmed
WILLMAR –– A Kandiyohi County woman, who’d been sought by authorities for taking her 4-year old son in violation of a court order, was arrested late Friday during a traffic stop in Ohio. Amy Lorraine Winterfeldt, also known as Amy Gomm, was arrested without incident. The three...
July 20, 2014 - 11:04pm
March 14, 2014
Massive car pileup in Ohio kills three, injures state trooper
CLEVELAND (Reuters) - Three people were killed and a state trooper was seriously injured in a pileup of about 50 cars and trucks in Ohio after a winter storm covered the Great Lakes region in ice and snow Wednesday afternoon, according to state and county officials.
March 14, 2014 - 9:00am
November 10, 2013
Doolittle Raiders make final toast in Ohio
DAYTON, Ohio — The last of the Doolittle Raiders, all in their 90's, offered a final toast Saturday to their fallen comrades, as they pondered...
November 10, 2013 - 11:07pm
September 7, 2013
Cleveland 911 operator reprimanded for response to kidnap survivor
CLEVELAND (Reuters) - The 911 operator who answered the now-famous May 6th call from one of the women held for a decade by Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro was reprimanded on Friday for hanging up on her before police arrived. Public criticism was leveled against the operator's...
September 7, 2013 - 8:00am
June 13, 2013
Massive storm system surges toward Mid-Atlantic states (video)
CHICAGO - A massive storm system originally forecast to affect one in five Americans from Iowa to Maryland surged Thursday toward the Mid-Atlantic...
June 13, 2013 - 7:00am
May 10, 2013
Attorney General: Ohio kidnap suspect is father of captive girl
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Ohio attorney general says tests have confirmed that alleged kidnapper Ariel Castro is the father of a 6-year-old girl rescued from his house with three women this week. Attorney General Mike DeWine's office confirmed Castro's paternity in a news release...
May 10, 2013 - 10:14am
Cleveland kidnapper's ex-relatives say he is a 'monster'
CLEVELAND (AP) -- The man accused of holding three women captive for a decade in his Cleveland home terrorized the mother of his children, frequently...
May 10, 2013 - 7:50am
May 9, 2013
Cleveland man arraigned on rape, kidnap charges
CLEVELAND (AP) -- A Cleveland man was arraigned Thursday on charges of rape and kidnapping after three women missing for about a decade were found alive at his home earlier in the week. By MEGHAN BARR and THOMAS J. SHEERAN Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) -- A Cleveland...
May 9, 2013 - 7:42am
Police: Women left captor's home twice in a decade
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Three women found alive after a decade in captivity endured lonely, dark lives inside a dingy home where they were raped and allowed outside only a handful of times in disguises while walking to a garage steps away, investigators say. By MEGHAN BARR...
May 9, 2013 - 7:20am
May 8, 2013
Cleveland man charged with rape and kidnapping
CLEVELAND (AP) -- A Cleveland man arrested after three women missing for a decade were found alive at his home was charged Wednesday with kidnapping and raping them. Prosecutors brought no charges against his brothers, saying there was no evidence they had any part in the crime. By...
May 8, 2013 - 5:02pm
May 7, 2013
Frantic 911 call leads to 3 missing women in Ohio (videos)
CLEVELAND (AP) -- The woman's voice was frantic and breathless, and she was choking back tears. "Help me. I'm Amanda Berry," she told a 911 dispatcher. "I've been kidnapped and I've been missing for 10 years and I'm, I'm here, I'm free now." By THOMAS J. SHEERAN and JOHN...
May 7, 2013 - 6:32am
March 18, 2013
Rape trial over, Ohio city remains under scrutiny
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (AP) -- The ordeal of an eastern Ohio community roiled by allegations of rape against two high school football players is far from over, despite the teens' conviction for the crime and their sentence to juvenile prison terms. By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS AP Legal Affairs...
March 18, 2013 - 7:25am