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GOP scrambling for health bill votes after ultimatum from Trump
Ms. Simplicity: Gift-giving during a health crisis
New London man charged with stalking
Intersections in Willmar railroad bypass corridor to be studied this spring
Benson Schools develops facilities plan, HVAC cost estimates expected next month
Bears sign QB Sanchez to one-year deal
Minnesota State Boys Basketball Tournament -- Thursday roundup
Flyers keep Wild in check as Minnesota woes continue
Boys basketball: 'Jays leave feeling blue
Boys basketball: 'Jays leave feeling blue
Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thomspon for a date
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
Play our Basketball Brackets Challenge
Ruth O. Jones
John E. Vold
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
Port: Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls criticism over #NoDAPL protests response “inaccurate and offensive”
American wines are gaining in popularity
Lost Italian: It all starts with Pasta Aglio e Olio
Swift: The new 'Maximum Overdrive': Could our appliances be too smart?
March 1, 2017
4 children inside trailer when Minn. school bus takes off with it in tow
THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. -- Middle school students from Thief River Falls escaped injury after unintentionally going for a ride Monday, Feb....
March 1, 2017 - 4:51pm
November 22, 2016
Driver in deadly Tennessee school bus crash accused of speeding
The driver charged with homicide in a Tennessee elementary school bus crash that killed five children and critically injured six others appeared...
November 22, 2016 - 2:00pm
October 25, 2016
At least one person injured in crash involving Minnesota school bus
MOORHEAD -- At least one person was injured and taken by ambulance after a school bus collided with an SUV near 28th Avenue North and Highway...
October 25, 2016 - 9:52am
October 6, 2016
Updated: Minnesota boy killed trying to get on school bus is identified
Updated at 6:01 p.m. A 7-year-old boy was struck by a vehicle and killed while waiting for the school bus early Thursday morning 12 miles south...
October 6, 2016 - 6:03pm
May 5, 2016
Student hospitalized after being hit by school bus
ST. PAUL — A child is in critical condition after being struck by a school bus in St. Paul Thursday morning, police said. The incident happened around 7:15 a.m. at the intersection of Maryland Avenue and Dale Street, St. Paul police spokesman Steve Linders said. The student was...
May 5, 2016 - 9:55pm
December 7, 2015
Man faces felony charge for striking bus this summer in Granite Falls
GRANITE FALLS — The driver of a vehicle that crossed the centerline and crashed into a school bus transporting young Head Start students on...
December 7, 2015 - 9:42pm
October 22, 2015
Survey finds increase in drivers not stopping for school bus stop arms
ST. PAUL — A survey by the Minnesota State Patrol has found children are increasingly being put at risk as they enter and exit school buses by motorists who fail to yield to stop arms. The one-day study conducted in April showed a 65 percent increase in stop arm violations compared...
October 22, 2015 - 10:46pm
July 13, 2015
School bus crash on U.S. Highway 212 injures 16
GRANITE FALLS — A school bus and Kia Soul collided head-on Monday morning on U.S. Highway 212 east of Granite Falls, injuring 16 people, including...
July 13, 2015 - 11:04pm
Injuries reported as result of school bus collision near Granite Falls
GRANITE FALLS – A collision between a school bus and another vehicle was reported around 7 a.m. this morning along Highway 212 east of Granite...
July 13, 2015 - 10:09am
May 20, 2015
Willmar man injured in collision with school bus
COLD SPRING -- A Willmar man was injured in a collision with a school bus reported at 2:30 p.m. today along Minnesota Highway 23 in Cold Spring. No children were on the bus. Brian P. Mundahl, 26, of Willmar, was reportedly traveling westbound in a Pontiac Grand Prix on Highway...
May 20, 2015 - 5:29pm
March 3, 2015
Sun pads blizzard’s punch
Take that, Punxsutawney Phil. After a blizzard warning didn’t quite yield the hazardous conditions expected, it looks like Minnesota and the...
March 3, 2015 - 10:54pm
February 26, 2015
Truck driver who passed school bus sentenced to year in jail, two years of probation
WILLMAR — The truck driver alleged to have frightened a 13-year-old girl by passing a school bus on the right in May was sentenced Wednesday to one year in the Kandiyohi County Jail. Allen Howard Morris, 48, of Apple Valley, was convicted of gross misdemeanor passing a school bus...
February 26, 2015 - 11:14pm
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,...
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.
January 6, 2015 - 10:45am