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Minnesota siblings, each experiencing infant loss, raise funds for Cuddle Cots
Education funding up, but union urges veto
Charges filed against Tim Kaine's son, others who crashed Minnesota Capitol Trump rally
Fargo man injured when semi hits ditch, rolls onto roof
Disgraced former ND neurosurgeon to serve 36 months on child sex charge
Baseball: Workman-like Falcons take care of business
Local Roundup: Card tennis falls in 8AA semifinals
Homers back Archer as Rays topple Twins
Unbeaten Lynx crush winless Connecticut
United attendance above average
Watch: 'Price is Right' contestant loses his mind as he breaks Plinko record
Former Arkansas Gov. takes 'Huckabee' from Fox News to religious broadcaster
Ellen DeGeneres lands new Netflix stand up special
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
Memorial Day travel volume expected highest since 2005
Fishing: Area opener a ray of sunshine
Art competition: High school artists gather in New London
Stories needed to create 'Milan: The Musical!'
Minnesota Orchestra brings classical music to Willmar
Mary Ann Nagel
Marlyn W. Wacholz
Roger Herbert Holm
Laura Ione Rasmussen
Editiorial: Remembrance and safety are key for this weekend
Navarrrette: Welcome to the information crisis
Thomas: Saudi Arabia's duplicity
Commentary: Focus on victims reward terrorists
Manworld tried extra hard this week to tell women 'no.' We weren't listening.
March 29, 2011
Charges dropped so former teacher can deploy
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. - Felony charges have been dropped against a high school teacher who said he accidentally brought a rifle to school in his car in Hubbard County. The former Park Rapids shop teacher, 38-year-old Scott Eischens, is an Army captain who will be deployed to Afghanistan...
March 29, 2011 - 11:21am
Letter: All this for an old hangar?
You've got to be kidding me. The old Willmar airport hangar will possibly be on the National Historical Register. It's a cement block building with a domed roof. It is an inhabitable, musty, moldy, old, cement block building. Perhaps some investor will build a 200- or 300-room hotel/motel...
March 29, 2011 - 12:00am
March 17, 2011
Dog keeps vigil over master's truck at crash scene near Park Rapids
Emergency personnel responded to what they say is one of the saddest accident scenes they've been to lately.
March 17, 2011 - 9:41am
January 25, 2011
Twin Cities contractor survives nail gun wound to chest
BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. -- A contractor working on a project in a suburban Twin Cities home has survived a nail gun wound to the chest. Police say the accident happened Monday afternoon in Brooklyn Park. A woman left the home while the contractor worked and returned hours later to find...
January 25, 2011 - 9:12am
January 22, 2011
A whole new world
NEW LONDON -- Replace the swish, swish, glide of cross country skis with the woosh, woosh, crunch of snowshoes breaking powder, and the world is yours to explore. Snowshoes are the ticket for those who want to leave the beaten trail and explore the woods, wetlands or open fields...
January 22, 2011 - 12:00am
January 20, 2011
Swift County seeks grant for possible purchase of OHV parkland
BENSON -- If a federal grant is approved and if local landowners are willing to sell, Swift County might be able to triple the park acreage they own in Appleton and make a popular off-highway park a permanent asset. "We're testing the water right now," said Mike Johnson, director...
January 20, 2011 - 12:00am
January 12, 2011
Former St. Paul Park, Minn., man charged in child porn case
A former St. Paul Park, Minn., man is accused by prosecutors of producing pornographic videos of girls at his former residence. Jose A. Soto, now a resident of Texas, was indicted Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Minneapolis on 17 counts of production of child pornography. Soto...
January 12, 2011 - 1:47pm
January 2, 2011
West central Minnesota. teen drowns in open water on Nevis area lake, second teen rescued
A west central Minnesota teenager died Thursday night when the snowmobile he and a friend were on plunged into open water on the Third Crow Wing Lake south of Nevis. The other teen survived and was taken to St.
January 2, 2011 - 7:40am
December 24, 2010
The perfect career landing
NEW LONDON -- A career of more than 35 years with the Minnesota state parks system hasn't made it any easier to answer the question that has...
December 24, 2010 - 12:00am
DNR early retirements to be felt in region
ST. PAUL -- Two managers responsible for some of this area's most highly-regarded and popular resources have left the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources as part of a retirement incentive program. Tuesday was the last day on the job for Bruce Gilbertson, who has managed the...
December 24, 2010 - 12:00am
December 23, 2010
Park Rapids teacher resigns due to gun on school grounds incident
PARK RAPIDS - The Park Rapids School Board, without comment, voted to accept industrial education teacher Scott Eischens' resignation, "with thanks for his 12 years of service to the Park Rapids Area Schools" at Monday night's board meeting. The wording indicated the motion was at...
December 23, 2010 - 9:42am
November 15, 2010
38-year-old man dies in hunting accident near Bluffton
November 15, 2010 - 1:57pm
November 9, 2010
Rural Park Rapids man faces 11 child pornography charges
A rural Park Rapids, Minn., man made his first appearance Wednesday in Becker County District Court on 11 felony counts of possession of child pornography. Gregory Hubert Dirkes, 45, of 36318 Co. Rd. 127, Park Rapids, was charged as the result of an undercover investigation conducted...
November 9, 2010 - 11:00am
October 21, 2010
Montevideo Council eyeing repair work for the Lagoon Park bridges
MONTEVIDEO -- City Council members in Montevideo are hoping the city can repair the picturesque rock walls and bridges that are so integral to the appearance of Lagoon Park. Council members approved action Monday to repair the bridges, but tabled work on the walls for now, according...
October 21, 2010 - 12:00am
October 20, 2010
Online registration for Kandiyohi County parks to be tested in 2011
WILLMAR -- A pilot project next year will test the viability of allowing people to register at Kandiyohi County parks on the Web. If the online reservation system works and is expanded to the rest of the county's five parks that have overnight camping, it could make it easier for...
October 20, 2010 - 12:00am