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Missing Minnesota girl found alive; man charged with kidnapping
Pollinator issue like staring at the barrel of a crisis
Spicer family business turns 70
Senior citizens near finish line of 4,600-mile hike across Minnesota, six other states
19-year-old Minnesotan with terminal illness wants to celebrate her remaining days
Peterson, Johnson heading to state trap championship
MLB Notebook: Mets stars avoid disabled list
NBA: Magic land Ibaka in trade with Thunder
Wild maybe won't be in trading mood before draft
Blaine prep hockey leader stays in own high school, own state for college
Chippewa County Fair featuring two big bands in one night
Pioneer Public TV announces local PBS Kids Writers contest winners
Willmar woman to audition for 'The Voice'
Netflix price hikes could lead to customers bailing
Review: Hats off to 'Mary Poppins'
Here are the Willmar Fests Ambassador nominees
Cardettes final tune-up for Fests parade
Willmar Fests Kiddie Parade marches on
Willmar Fests new Junior Ambassadors picked
Spicer Graffiti: 'I was a Teenage Carhop'
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
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
Orrian W. Syverson
Perry H. Smith
Madelyn V. Knutson
Ruth L. Randleman
Cartoon by Steve Benson
Midwest Opinion: Great Lakes diversion deal is a good outcome
Commentary: The risk factor of Donald Trump
Commentary: Trump's pivot to Damascus
Cartoon by Marshall Ramsey
Global markets dive, Prime Minister David Cameron to resign after British vote to leave EU
March 21, 2012
3 adults killed in plane crash at Glencoe, Minn.
GLENCOE, Minn. (AP) -- A local sheriff says three adults have died in the crash of a small plane in central Minnesota's McLeod County. McLeod...
News / state
March 21, 2012 - 1:12pm
January 6, 2012
Plane crash injures Lakeville man
REDWOOD FALLS -- The Redwood County Sheriff's Office said Gary Debaun, 63, of Lakeville received minor injuries after the Pitts Special SPS 1 he was flying crashed Thursday morning on U.S. Highway 14 and Garden Avenue in Lamberton Township. The sheriff's office said the plane experienced...
January 6, 2012 - 8:59am
June 17, 2010
3 killed in Rochester plane crash
ROCHESTER -- Federal and local authorities say three people were killed when a plane crashed near the Rochester airport early this morning, narrowly missing a house before slamming into a wooded area. Olmsted County chief sheriff's deputy Mark Darnell said the fixed-wing, private...
News / state
June 17, 2010 - 7:43am
April 11, 2010
Poles grieve over president killed in plane crash
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- Poland's government moved swiftly Sunday to show that it was staying on course after the deaths of its president and dozens of political, military and religious leaders, even as tens of thousands of Poles expressed their grief over the plane crash in Russia...
News / world
April 11, 2010 - 11:47pm
April 10, 2010
Polish president, 95 others dead in Russia jet crash
MOSCOW (AP) -- Polish President Lech Kaczynski and some of the country's highest military and civilian leaders died today when the presidential plane crashed as it came in for a landing in thick fog in western Russia, killing 96, officials said. Russian and Polish officials said...
News / world
April 10, 2010 - 8:44am
September 14, 2009
UND student slightly injured after Park Rapids plane accident
A UND student was slightly injured in a crash while piloting a small airplane owned by UND Saturday night near Park Rapids, Minn. According to UND spokesman Peter Johnson, Li Yang, an Air China employee studying at UND's aerospace school was attempting to take off in a Cessna 172...
News / state
September 14, 2009 - 9:57am
August 22, 2009
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
opinion / cartoons
August 22, 2009 - 12:00am
June 2, 2009
News / local
June 2, 2009 - 12:00am
February 28, 2009
Editorial: Gov. Pawlenty's PR trip was poor spending
We commended Gov. Tim Pawlenty recently for deciding Minnesota will accept upcoming funding from the federal stimulus package. Today, Pawlenty deserves some criticism for not walking his talk. At a time when Pawlenty is criticizing the Legislature, counties, cities, K12 schools,...
editorials / opinion
February 28, 2009 - 1:00am
November 21, 2008
Alexandria pilot pulls off safe belly landing
ALEXANDRIA - As Fred Bursch took off in his twin-engine, six-passenger airplane from the Alexandria Airport Wednesday afternoon, he heard a strange noise when he retracted his landing gear - a clunk. This signaled the start of a four-hour ordeal that put Bursch's piloting skills...
News / region
November 21, 2008 - 12:00pm
July 31, 2008
At least 7 killed in Owatonna plane crash
OWATONNA, Minn. (AP) - An FAA spokeswoman says at least seven people have died in a plane crash in Owatonna, Minn. Elizabeth Isham Cory says the plane crashed near or at the city airport Thursday morning. Heavy weather was moving through Minnesota at the time. Cory says authorities...
July 31, 2008 - 10:30am
July 22, 2008
Ultra-light crash at Sauk Centre golf course kills man
Updated 1 p.m. with second crash death
region / state
July 22, 2008 - 12:00pm