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Hawk Creek Lutheran plans 'celebration' Sunday
Records published Aug. 25
5-year-old Minnesota girl fighting for life after farm accident
Federal cheese purchase to help dairy farmers, the poor
Clinton calls for lower price on allergy drug EpiPen
Bridgewater calms concerns about sore shoulder
Cabrera leads Tigers past Twins, 9-4
Willmar tennis opens season with sweep
Tigers overpower Twins
Reloaded Cardinals look to make further strides
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
R2-D2 actor kenny Baker dead at 81
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Study finds 50 children per day nationwide injured in stroller, carrier accidents
10 tips to avoid summer sabotage of diet, exercise
Reader News: A five-generation photo
Reader News: Celebrating 150 years of Martin Hanson Aasen
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
Carol J. Hansen
Gary G. Glein
Herbert K. Dittes
Emma Ruth Kassa
Melvin E. Anderson
Trump's new evolving immigration plan is no 'flip-flop'
Populism Even Republicans Can Get Behind
Commentary: A nice column about Donald Trump
Cartoon by Chris Britt
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
March 11, 2013
Highway Patrol: 2 survivors swam out of Ohio crash
WARREN, Ohio (AP) -- Two teens who escaped a crash that killed six friends in a swampy pond wriggled out of the wreckage by smashing a rear window and swimming away from the SUV, a state trooper said Monday. By THOMAS J. SHEERAN Associated Press WARREN, Ohio (AP) -- Two teens who...
March 11, 2013 - 11:40am