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Joyride service begins fourth season
On the rotorwings of angels: Reporter takes flight with Life Link III
Opening eyes to danger on the road
Willmar hospital and clinic seek affiliation with CentraCare of St. Cloud
Minnesota heroin dealer found guilty in first of 4 deaths
Prep Softball: Gjerde does Saints' heavy lifting
Local Roundup: Area tennis players advance to 6A semifinals
Vikings still don't know if Bridgewater will ever play in NFL again
Twins' Hughes may not miss many games
Former Minnesota high school hockey star, current Penguins veteran Cullen playing Game 7 like it's his last
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
'Last Man Standing': 20th Century Fox TV to seek new home for Tim Allen comedy
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
Vinyls unveiled for traffic signal boxes in Willmar
David J. Peterson
Marilyn Ruth Rusthoven
Dr. Richard Clausen
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Dionne: The wider Trump scandal
Cartoon by Steve Benson
Commentary: The genius of Roger Ailes
Letter: Give families options for early childhood education
May 9, 2017
Polk prosecutor seeks harsh sentence for fentanyl suspects
CROOKSTON, Minn.—The Polk County Attorney's Office is seeking to impose harsh penalties beyond the scope of Minnesota sentencing guidelines...
May 9, 2017 - 8:57pm
May 2, 2017
Investigators: NW Minnesota man killed in standoff died from law officer gunfire, not suicide
EAST GRAND FORKS Minn.—A 73-year-old northwest Minnesota man who died in a standoff with law enforcement after reportedly firing at a mail...
May 2, 2017 - 5:32pm
April 6, 2017
Fire training exercise combines burning and learning in Polk County
POLK COUNTY, Minn. — Thursday afternoon was perfect for burning. And learning. Light and variable northeast winds and plenty of sun made...
April 6, 2017 - 8:18pm
March 21, 2017
Man who shot at deputy, mailman in NW Minnesota may have had dementia, neighbors say
WARREN, Minn. -- Authorities have identified a rural northwest Minnesota man who died in an officer-involved shooting Monday as 73-year-old...
March 21, 2017 - 7:54pm
March 20, 2017
Suspect found dead after shooting at deputy, mail carrier in far NW Minn.
TABOR, Minn. - A Grand Forks SWAT unit and area law enforcement are at the scene of a farmstead northeast of East Grand Forks for what appears...
March 20, 2017 - 5:54pm
September 16, 2015
Growing hole closes Nielsville Bridge
NIELSVILLE — The Nielsville Bridge, a Red River crossing connecting Minnesota’s Polk County with North Dakota’s Traill County, closed this...
September 16, 2015 - 5:00am
June 29, 2015
Man charged in nursing home stabbing
CROOKSTON -- Polk County prosecutors charged a 52-year-old man with attempted murder after a man was stabbed in the chest with a steak knife at a Crookston retirement home. Brian Christopher Mitre of Crookston appeared Monday in Polk County District Court on felony charges of...
June 29, 2015 - 10:45pm
July 19, 2013
Autopsy report released in death of Wis. child found in car
The Polk County Sheriff's office has released preliminary autopsy findings related to the death of Isaiah Theis, the 2-year-old boy from Centuria,...
July 19, 2013 - 1:27pm