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Willmar school officials consider a change in start times next year
Highway 23 four-lane to be discussed at open house Tuesday in Hawick
Morris physician practicing under conditional license after unauthorized prescriptions, fraudulent billing discovered
Willmar native begins his work as first full-time chairman of Met Council
Records for Jan. 24
Jets adding Hogan, Heimerdinger to front office
Report: NFL will try new replay method
Patriots say they followed rules, accept no blame
NFLPA instructs Patriots players to 'reserve comment'
NFL-Super Bowl has ways to go in captivating global audience
Live blog: Golden Globe Awards tonight via Wctrib.com
'Birdman,' 'Budapest Hotel' lead Oscar nominations
Believe it or not: A tree felled in Madison, Minnesota, can land in Florida
After slogging through a mammoth roster of fabulous tunes, the Tribune’s musical misfits are back with their songs of the year list
Forum Communications names Ronquist publisher of Duluth News Tribune
In surprise move, Target to pull out of Canada
Lois Mae Harms
Iona M. Bulau
Lillian T. Meder
Huseby — Schwaegerl
Arends — Fettig
Tanico — Gunvalson
Brink — Kubesh
Stai — Schoer
Midwest Opinion: The nickname key: What’s best for UND?
Letter: Upper Midwest takes good care of veterans
Midwest Opinion: Affront to common sense to regulate Duluth’s seed library as dealer
Midwest Opinion: DNR finds retention alone can’t provide flood protection in Fargo-Moorhead
Letter: Why we must preserve the Martin Luther King holiday
January 8, 2015
Truck driver pleads guilty to illegally passing school bus
WILLMAR— The driver of a truck alleged to have frightened a 13-year-old girl by passing a school bus on the right in May 2014 will be sentenced Feb. 25 in Kandiyohi County District Court. The sentencing date was set after Allen Howard Morris, 48, of Apple Valley pleaded guilty...
January 8, 2015 - 8:15pm
January 7, 2015
Not too cool for school
Willmar schools started two hours late due to cold weather: The mercury read minus-8 degrees and the wind chill was minus-27. Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa, BOLD, MACCRAY, Minnewaska and Paynesville schools were closed.
January 7, 2015 - 10:30pm
January 6, 2015
Morning update: Bus driver ID'd in fatal crash in N.D.
LARIMORE, N.D. — A bus returning students home after school here Monday struck a westbound train, killing the driver, 62-year-old Max Danner, and a 17-year-old girl.
news / state
January 6, 2015 - 10:45am
January 5, 2015
Updated 11 P.M. Tuesday: Two dead, multiple injuries when BNSF Railway train hit school bus in N.D.
Two people died and multiple were injured after an elementary school bus and a train collided just east of Larimore just before 4 p.m. Monda...
news / nation
January 5, 2015 - 5:15pm
December 1, 2014
NLS school bus crashes Monday morning
NEW LONDON -- Students on their way to New London-Spicer schools Monday morning were involved in a collision south of New London. A school bus and Chevy Impala reportedly collided around 7:30 a.m. at an uncontrolled intersection in the 7500 block of 158th Avenue, Kandiyohi County...
December 1, 2014 - 11:14pm
School bus accident reported in New London
NEW LONDON -- A crash involving a school bus and another vehicle was reported around 7:35 a.m. Monday south of New London. While 26 children were on board at the time of the accident, no injuries were reported and the children were transported to school by a different bus, according...
news / local
December 1, 2014 - 10:57am
September 10, 2014
Man makes first court appearance for passing school bus on right
WILLMAR — The Apple Valley truck driver who allegedly frightened a 13-year-old girl by passing a school bus on the right — and nearly missing the teenager while she was waiting to board the school bus — made his first appearance on misdemeanor charges Wednesday in Kandiyohi...
news / local
September 10, 2014 - 11:16pm
June 4, 2014
Hawick girl still scared after bus-semi incident, mom calls for more awareness
PAYNESVILLE — The 13-year-old girl nearly struck Friday morning by a semi-truck that illegally passed her school bus says she’s still scared and shaky days later. Alexis Schwartz, who just finished the seventh grade at Paynesville Area Schools, said she stands back away from...
June 4, 2014 - 1:03pm
June 3, 2014
Video: State Patrol seeks info on semi passing school bus on Highway 23
NEW LONDON — The State Patrol is looking for the public’s help tracking down a semi that illegally passed a stopped school bus on Friday along Highway 23, nearly killing a young female student waiting alongside the highway. Cameras inside the bus captured the close call, which...
news / region
June 3, 2014 - 3:41pm