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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
September 24, 2016
Roundup: Ridgewater recovers from deficit to head off national champs
WILLMAR — Ashley Froelich played a strong game at the Ridgewater volleyball team clipped MCAC rival and defending NJCAA Division III national champion Rochester in five games on Friday night at Ridgewater College. The Warriors prevailed 23-25, 25-10, 19-25, 25-22 and 15-9. Froelich...
September 24, 2016 - 1:38am
September 19, 2016
Champion waterfowl caller gets his edge in the off season
NEW LONDON - Success in the waterfowl blind starts months before the season opens. Just ask Mike Benjamin. He makes a practice of watching and...
September 19, 2016 - 1:58pm
June 9, 2016
Mayo Clinic to greatly expand research facilities
ROCHESTER -- Mayo Clinic is more than doubling its research space, the first major step in a $6.5 billion plan to increase its Rochester presence....
June 9, 2016 - 5:30am
June 8, 2016
Dayton starts public works campaign
ROCHESTER — Gov. Mark Dayton may not be up for election in November, but he is campaigning this week. The Democratic governor launched a three-day...
June 8, 2016 - 11:59pm
Minnesota man recovering from crawling for 16 hours through frozen terrain after breaking his leg
ROCHESTER - A former Mayo Clinic doctor from Rochester is calling it "a Christmas miracle" that he survived being trapped overnight Dec. 19 for...
January 8, 2016 - 10:25am
December 15, 2015
Man robs same bank twice in two days -- scene caught on live television
ROCHESTER -- A suspect in a bank robbery in Rochester on Monday apparently returned and robbed the same bank again Tuesday -- and the scene was caught on a live television report. The man in his mid-20s to mid-30s was caught this time as Rochester police and the Minnesota State Patrol...
December 15, 2015 - 11:38pm
November 12, 2015
New London man uninjured in fatal Olmsted County accident
ROCHESTER -- A New London man was uninjured Wednesday night when he was involved in a three-car accident near Rochester that killed another driver. According to the State Patrol, a 2004 Pontiac Grand Am driven by Daniel L. Atkinson, 65, of Plainview, was going south on U.S. Highway...
November 12, 2015 - 9:22am
November 4, 2015
Naked man arrested after police chase, implicated in airport bomb threat
ROCHESTER -- A bomb squad is investigating the contents of a car that was chased by Rochester police Wednesday and implicated in a bomb threat at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. Rochester police received a tip about noon of a naked man masturbating in his car and honking...
November 4, 2015 - 5:49pm
September 1, 2015
Police arrest teenager in shooting
FARIBAULT — A man suspected at shooting three men Monday in Rochester was arrested in Faribault early Tuesday after an hours-long standoff with police. Courtney Eli Ocegueda, 19, of Rochester, is suspected of shooting to death Trumane Lamar Gillmore, 22, also of Rochester, and...
September 1, 2015 - 11:04pm
August 25, 2015
Minnesota women convicted of aiding Somali group lose appeal
A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld the convictions of two Somali-born women from Minnesota over their roles in raising money for al Shabaab, an al-Qaeda affiliated group that the U.S. has designated a foreign terrorist organization. The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in...
August 25, 2015 - 10:30pm
March 17, 2015
High-speed rail plan advances
ST. PAUL — Environmental impact statements are planned for options of proposed high-speed passenger rail service between the Twin Cities and Rochester. The Minnesota Department of Transportation said Monday that the proposal will undergo a two-step environmental study. Eight potential...
March 17, 2015 - 8:00am
March 3, 2015
Heart company to move to Rochester
ROCHESTER — Cardio3 BioSciences, a Belgiun company that develops biopharmaceutical therapies to treat heart diseases, announced plans Tuesday to open its first U.S. facility. The company said it will invest $1.5 million and hire 33 people to work at a 15,000-square-foot facility...
March 3, 2015 - 10:35pm
October 12, 2014
College Volleyball: Warriors fall to Yellowjackets in 5
A battle between the No. 2- and No. 3-ranked teams in NJCAA Division III volleyball wasn’t decided until the fifth set, as could be expect...
October 12, 2014 - 10:47pm
June 2, 2014
Jeff Johnson wins GOP governor endorsement, faces Republican primary
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- A Minnesota Republican who grew up in Detroit Lakes and now is commissioner in the state's largest county became the party's...
June 2, 2014 - 6:00am
Minnesota Republicans finally pick McFadden as Senate 2014 nominee
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- The Republican U.S. Senate endorsement came down to money vs. party tradition.
June 2, 2014 - 6:00am