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Texas woman tells CNN that Sen. Franken inappropriately touched her at State Fair
'Our family is complete': Minnesota family reunited with dog who spent 10 days in ND cold
Willmar council unanimously OKs Rice Hospital lease to newly formed Carris Health
Essentia nurses' union challenges firings over mandatory flu shots
Former northern Minnesota cult leader has sentence reduced
Devils score goal in overtime to nip Wild
Howard, Hornets down Timberwolves
Vikings' Riley Reiff ready for return to Detroit
Gophers need to focus more on perimeter defense, coach says
Fleck, Gophers scrambling to fill QB void after Ohio prep star decommits
Inside RFD-TV, the network that covets rural and older viewers
Charlie Rose harassed us, eight women say
Why is Peter Dinklage still stuck playing characters defined by dwarfism?
From Fred and Ginger to Kate and Leo: When movie couples make fans hope for real-life love
'Marian' opens tonight on Ridgewater College stage in Willmar
Holidaze parade ushers in holiday season Saturday in downtown Willmar
What you need in your winter survival kit
'Made in America' concerts set by Prairie Arts Chorale
Generations section now available online
500 years of Reformation brings together some 800 people in Willmar
October/November issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
Helen D. Johnson
Thomas "Tom" Rice
Shelby Kingman Jr.
Donald Schmitz Sr.
Commentary: Did Al Franken make a bad decision, or is he a creep? Look for the pattern.
Analysis: Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now
Garrison Keillor: It's Thanksgiving. Be Happy.
Letter: Farm economy needs rescuing
Tribune Editorial: County sales tax needed to invest in critical infrastructure
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball playoff preview
WCT Sports Show: Mid-Season Football Rankings
WCT Sports Show: Area volleyball contenders
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
WCT Sports Show: Ranks! And Picks!
Card of Thanks
Emma Anne Williams
February 9, 2017
Anonymous threat prompts lockdown at Red Lake schools
BEMIDJI—Schools in Red Lake went into lockdown this morning and Red Lake Nation College closed for the day after staff learned of an anonymous...
February 9, 2017 - 1:28pm
February 8, 2017
Police to host second seminar on policing in diverse communities
WILLMAR — The Willmar Police Department will host officers from the Latino Peace Officers Association's Minnesota chapter Thursday for...
February 8, 2017 - 11:15pm
February 2, 2017
Classes canceled at northern MN school after bomb threat
BEMIDJI—Students at Cass Lake-Bena schools went home early Thursday, Feb. 2, after school district staff heard of a bomb threat there....
February 2, 2017 - 1:33pm
October 25, 2016
Safety coalition rewards drivers for buckling up
WILLMAR — Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Corporal Jason Keith has responded to many fatal crashes. Often, he said, the dead had not been wearing...
October 25, 2016 - 11:50pm
September 2, 2016
DWI arrests generally decreasing in Minnesota
WILLMAR—Alcohol-related crashes, fatalities and injuries cost Kandiyohi County an estimated $1.8 million last year. That's according...
September 2, 2016 - 9:33am
Willmar to take up sex offender residency restrictions
WILLMAR — The Willmar City Council will take up a potential ordinance that will restrict where Level 3 sex offenders — those deemed most likely to reoffend — can live within the city, and also where those offenders who committed a sex crime against someone 16 years of age...
May 2, 2016 - 12:08am
January 25, 2016
Fellowship's Willmar homes for men licensed, operated with strict rules
WILLMAR — Overcomers International Fellowship operates three homes in Willmar. The Willmar homes are licensed with Kandiyohi County and the...
January 25, 2016 - 12:05am
August 19, 2014
WILLMAR — A crowd gathered in Willmar on Tuesday evening to witness new rescue equipment that can overturn 80,000-pound semis
August 19, 2014 - 11:50pm
May 7, 2014
Willmar Police Dept. receives new equipment, praise for traffic safety enforcement from state
WILLMAR — A state agency representative had praise this week for the Willmar Police Department’s traffic safety enforcement efforts. As a result of its good work, the department received a LIDAR (light detection and ranging) unit, which can more accurately pinpoint vehicles exceeding...
May 7, 2014 - 11:19pm
February 27, 2014
Boston Marathon heightens security measures after bombing attack
(Reuters) - Boston Marathon organizers have banned runners from bringing bags and imposed other measures to tighten security for the April race after a twin bomb attack near the finish line last year killed three people and wounded 264.
February 27, 2014 - 10:18am
February 20, 2014
Minnesota to consider local oil disaster aid
ST. PAUL – Local emergency responders say they want the state’s help handling safety concerns as crude oil travels on railroads, highways and pipelines through their communities, but the Legislature has little time to act on the issue this year and many questions to answer....
February 20, 2014 - 10:00am
January 23, 2014
U of M works on public safety
MINNEAPOLIS -- University of Minnesota officials say they are instituting several initiatives to promote safety on and near the Twin Cities campus. A number of recent crimes, especially dealing with smartphone and computer thefts, prompted the actions. “We are implementing...
January 23, 2014 - 10:01am
January 9, 2014
No danger from substance on Minn. court letter
ST. PAUL -- A suspicious substance on a letter mailed to the Minnesota Supreme Court was not hazardous, the state Public Safety Department reported Tuesday. The St. Paul Fire Department removed the letter from a state building Tuesday and tested it. Public Safety Spokesman...
January 9, 2014 - 8:04am
December 5, 2013
2 children unaccounted for after house fire in Lucan
LUCAN, Minn. (AP) — Authorities say two children are unaccounted for after a farmhouse caught fire in the southwestern Minnesota town of Lucan. The Minnesota Department of Public Safety says in a news release that two adults and several children were able to escape the...
December 5, 2013 - 9:48am
January 16, 2013
Update: Highway 12 near downtown Willmar closed due to house fire
WILLMAR - Authorities have closed Highway 12 Southeast in Willmar while Willmar and Spicer firefighters battle a major house fire in the 300 block of Litchfield Avenue Southeast in Willmar. The official detour is from Sixth Street Southeast to Second Street Southwest along Benson...
January 16, 2013 - 11:56am