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Package thieves beware: Residents have their eyes (and cameras) on you
Corps denies easement to complete Dakota Access Pipeline construction in ND
Law enforcers back away from skirmish line to de-escalate tensions at Standing Rock protest site
Ag Career Fair and Technology Showcase
Fire damages rural Olivia home
Dragons place third at own invite
Aus, Struxness earning big rodeo wins, cash
Card gymnast place third at Becker
Gophers accept bid to Holiday Bowl in San Diego Dec. 27
Slagter paces Cards at Monticello invite
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Read Live it! December-January issue
Knowing personalized risk for diabetes may not change lifestyles
Around our region published Nov. 30
Willmar Senior High announces first-term honor roll
Roger K. Straight
Virginia L. Anderson
Ronald J. Fernholz
Dorothy M. Peterson
Helen W. Olson
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Treat all ladies with respect
Minnesota Opinion: Free Vikes-tix perk 'looks bad' for all
Estrich commentary: Living in the Trump twilight
Editorial: Time for two school sides to find agreement
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
April 16, 2012
UPDATE: Clara City, Minn., man was pilot of crashed ultra-light plane
BUNDE -- The Chippewa County Sheriff's office has released the name of the pilot of an ultra-light aircraft that crash Saturday afternoon near Bunde. The pilot was Boyd Folkerts, who was taken to Chippewa County-Montevideo Hospital for treatment of minor injuries. According to the...
April 16, 2012 - 11:14am
Pilot treated after ultra-light loses power, flips in field near Bunde, Minn.
BUNDE -- The person piloting an ultra-light aircraft was taken to Chippewa County-Montevideo Hospital for treatment of minor injuries sustained when the craft lost engine power and crashed into a field Saturday north of Bunde. According to the Chippewa County Sheriff's office, dispatch...
April 16, 2012 - 8:45am
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
September 14, 2009 - 9:57am
August 22, 2009
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
August 22, 2009 - 12:00am
June 2, 2009
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,...
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...
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
July 22, 2008 - 12:00pm