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Minnesota daycare provider accused of causing brain damage to 13-month-old
State grants nearly $24 million to grow rural transit
Man interviewed numerous times in Jacob Wetterling's disappearance sues sheriff
North Carolina Senate passes repeal of transgender bathroom law
Minnesota- based Land O'Lakes, Inc. acquires Vermont Creamery
UND cuts women's hockey, men's and women's swimming
Eriksson Ek showing signs of improvement for Wild
Rule 5 pick Haley makes Twins roster
When Bridgewater is cleared to play, Zimmer wants him in purple
Wild coach says Parise's eye 'looks pretty black and blue' but expects star to return soon
'Trading Spaces' returning to TV
Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thompson for a date
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
Play our Basketball Brackets Challenge
Evonne C. Frost
Delores A. Larson
Keith L. Sorenson
Elna Grace Paschka
Letter: MN anti-environment bills put politics ahead of science
Minnesota lawmakers: A bipartisan proposal to fight opioid abuse
Parenting Perspectives: Why I worry about what others think of me
Farmers leading progress on buffer requirement
Pinke: Rally around rural communities
Dave & Vivian Swanson
December 6, 2016
Willmar area bird count to be Dec. 17
WILLMAR — The 55th annual Audubon Society Christmas Bird Count in the Willmar area will be held Saturday, Dec. 17. Those wishing to participate...
December 6, 2016 - 9:45am
December 5, 2016
Keeping jobs on the prairie: Clarkfield Outdoors defies odds with American-made apparel
CLARKFIELD — While politicians talk about bringing American jobs back, this small-town manufacturer has successfully fought to keep them...
December 5, 2016 - 8:30pm
November 27, 2016
Jacobs: Goldfinches lead cavalcade of winter bird species
Not many species become "bird of the week" twice in one year, but the American goldfinch is a changeling, and so it earns the dual designation....
November 27, 2016 - 1:28pm
Dokken: Portable shack serves as deer season home
There's something magical about a hunting camp in the north woods, a point that was driven home several times again during this year's deer season....
November 27, 2016 - 1:27pm
November 21, 2016
Hunter found dead near Minnesota deer stand
EMILY, Minn. — A 65-year-old hunter was found dead Saturday near a deer stand in Ross Lake Township. The St. Louis Park man was found lying...
November 21, 2016 - 1:59pm
November 17, 2016
Hunter mistakes brother for animal, fatally shoots him
An Atlanta man shot and killed his brother while on a hunting trip in South Carolina after mistaking him for an animal, media reported. Brian...
November 17, 2016 - 8:00am
New trail route around NLS gets favorable review
NEW LONDON — An alternate route for a short leg of the yet-to-be-built extension of the Glacial Lakes State Trail from New London to Sibley State Park is in the works. To make the plan work, however, the state Department of Natural Resources will need to persuade a landowner...
November 17, 2016 - 7:15am
November 16, 2016
Future of Rice Park project in Willmar is uncertain
WILLMAR — Whether updates at Rice Park will go forward is now in question as the Willmar City Council voted Tuesday to reject all bids...
November 16, 2016 - 10:14pm
November 10, 2016
Two men charged with illegally taking deer in Minnesota
ERSKINE - The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is investigating reported trespassing and illegal hunting Tuesday in northwest Minnesota....
November 10, 2016 - 10:42am
November 8, 2016
One fish, two fish: Angler reels in quite the combination catch
Lucas Bye of Grand Forks caught two fish at once Nov. 5 when he landed this 17-inch walleye and 36-inch northern pike on Stump Lake. Bye said...
November 8, 2016 - 2:06pm
November 7, 2016
Minnesota man found dead of gunshot wound in deer stand
CLOQUET, Minn. -- A Cloquet man has been found dead in his deer stand from a gunshot wound.Carlton County Sheriff Kelly Lake said the 73-year-old...
November 7, 2016 - 4:44pm
November 5, 2016
'Why do we hunt?' has no simple answer as area hunters reflect on what draws them afield
The question has no easy answer, no right or wrong. The question is intensely personal: Why do you hunt? For some, it's the chance to spend time...
November 5, 2016 - 1:57pm
November 2, 2016
Deer beginning to move as Minnesota opener approaches
With Minnesota’s firearms deer opener just days away, hunters are beginning to see some deer movement in the woods. “It had been really slow...
November 2, 2016 - 1:50pm
October 26, 2016
Minnesota woman snags trophy buck while hunting for first time
ITASCA STATE PARK, Minn. — Teresa Head dreamed the buck before she shot him. The dream came to her the night before the mother of three shot...
October 26, 2016 - 1:30pm
October 25, 2016
Renville County parks to close to motor vehicles in winter
OLIVIA — Renville County will close the gates Monday at its county parks. The parks are closed to motor vehicles through the winter season, but they remain open for visitors. The Renville County parks department reminds park users that day use activities are allowed through...
October 25, 2016 - 8:37pm