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'I knew it was him': Minnesotan was first responder on scene of crash that killed teen son
Willmar Police ask for public's help identifying theft suspects
Two arrested with 117 grams of meth, $1,700 during Minn. traffic stop
Feds find MNsure tech vulnerabilities, but state says they are fixed
Independent study film focuses on immigrant students
Wild stay unbeaten at home, trip up Maple Leafs
Section 5A could be dogfight as postseason looms
WCT daily schedule
Ridgewater takes two on Crossover's first day
Willmar riding win streak into postseason
Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in Literature
'Wayside School' opens tonight at The Barn
Rolling Stones to release new album in December
Lady Gaga to perfom Super Bowl halftime show
Meander weekend features celebration of art, community
As 2017 looms, time to review your Medicare coverage
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
The prairie chicken is featured on Northland Outdoors TV
Fast food influence kids' soda and calorie choices
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Arnold "Arnie" Muench
Fran Hussong letter: Ahmann is part of the problem
Gene Schneider letter: Asmus is clear choice in Ward 2
Marlys Schafer letter: Don't vote for self-interest groups
Kent Syverson letter: Keep the 19th Amendment
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September 27, 2016
Car plunges into northern Minnesota river
A Duluth man was injured on Friday when the car he was driving veered off of Scenic Highway 61 and landed in the Knife River. Lake County Sheriff...
September 27, 2016 - 9:43am
June 22, 2016
Video captures dramatic efforts to save man in river from a 20-foot drop
HUDSON, Wis. – A video provides a close look at a dramatic rescue made last week to save a young man stranded on rushing Willow River waters....
June 22, 2016 - 4:36pm
September 29, 2015
Fall paddling on the Mississippi
Canoers paddle down the Mississippi River in Brainerd recently. (STEVE KOHNS | FORUM NEWS SERVICE)
September 29, 2015 - 11:23pm
April 27, 2014
CURE hosting river history weekend of events
GRANITE FALLS — A conversation with emerging leaders from the millennial generation, a visit by author and poet Gwen Westerman, canoeing, bluebird...
April 27, 2014 - 11:33pm
February 14, 2014
Man killed in snowmobile crash on Minnesota River near Montevideo
MONTEVIDEO — A 41-year-old man was killed Thursday evening in a snowmobile crash on the Minnesota River between Montevideo and Wegdahl. According to a news release from Chippewa County Sheriff Stacy Tufto, the crash was reported around 8:45 p.m. The man was traveling northwest...
February 14, 2014 - 10:54am
August 21, 2013
Lost canoeist rescued last night in Meeker County
LITCHFIELD – A canoeist was rescued last night in Meeker County after his canoe tipped over and he walked through thick woods and a cornfield. Robert Tiwari, 45, of New Prague, was not injured in the ordeal. Tiwari told authorities that he had rented a canoe from The Riverside...
August 21, 2013 - 8:39am
July 3, 2013
Investigation finds woman’s son was driving truck that went into river west of Wahpeton, N.D.
WAHPETON, N.D. – Authorities here found the driver of a pickup that went into the Wild Rice River about 3 miles west of Wahpeton on Monday was the truck owner’s teen son. The Richland County Sheriff’s Office initially believed the owner of the truck, 36-year-old Grace Birchem-Mangalaw,...
July 3, 2013 - 9:19am
June 18, 2013
Tradition still rollin' on the river
GRANITE FALLS -- Thunderstorms swooped down in the middle of the night on 18 unsuspecting campers, with winds strong enough to pull some tents...
June 18, 2013 - 11:42pm
November 16, 2012
Senior adviser to Secretary of Interior tours Minnesota River
GRANITE FALLS -- More than two decades of work to clean up the Minnesota River has brought together a diverse partnership of stakeholders in...
November 16, 2012 - 12:00am
November 14, 2012
Editorial: A muddy river has started to recover
November 14, 2012 - 11:02am
November 13, 2012
MPCA says results are being seen on troubled Minnesota River
WILLMAR -- Efforts to reduce phosphorus reaching the Minnesota River are producing results, according to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. Staff...
November 13, 2012 - 12:00am
October 15, 2012
Xcel expects 107-year-old Minnesota Falls dam to be removed by end of year
GRANITE FALLS -- Xcel Energy remains on track to remove the 107-year-old Minnesota Falls dam yet this year. A contractor is lined up for the...
October 15, 2012 - 12:00am
October 4, 2012
Outdoor community theater to open Meander weekend in Granite Falls, Minn.
October 4, 2012 - 7:50am
2012 arts crawl celebrates love of place, creativity along Minnesota River in western Minnesota
October 4, 2012 - 7:00am
September 18, 2012
Minnesota River Board seeking outside review to help decide its future
WILLMAR -- An independent task force will be charged with recommending whether or not there is a future for the Minnesota River Board. Members...
September 18, 2012 - 12:00am