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U.S. Supreme Court to hear sex offender social media ban case
White House urges ban on non-compete agreements for many workers
Surveys show change in public opinion of police
Minnesota Court of Appeals affirms Meeker County criminal sexual conduct conviction
Willmar man changes plea after Minn. Supreme Court ruling
WCT Sports Show: Section volleyball preview
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Gophers deal 21 with Brooks, Smith combo
Card girls CC team clinches fifth-straight state trip
Timberwolves' free agency waiting game already working out
Great Swedish Adventure begins and features woman with Willmar roots
Willmar native on 'The Voice'
1960's icon Bobby Vee dies at Minnesota care facility
Prince’s legendary vault is now open; song due out in November
Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in Literature
Pope Francis the manager - surprising, secretive, shrewd
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Social Security Administration declared a 0.3 percent cost-of-living adjustment for 2017
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Aaron Abrahamson letter: Don't blame Baker for MNsure
Gail Guptill letter: Send Baker back to St. Paul
Harrop commentary: Bill Clinton did not call Obamacare 'Crazy'
Estrich Commentary: Election landslide? Not so fast
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Minnesota man accused in 5-year-old girl's death indicted by grand jury
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...
June 3, 2014 - 3:41pm
May 13, 2013
Driver of semi in train collision near Murdock has died
ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) - The driver of a semi that collided with a freight train near Murdock last week has died. St. Cloud Hospital spokeswoman Jeanine Nistler says Eric Westin, of Pine City, died early Monday morning. Westin was hauling a load of anhydrous ammonia when his...
May 13, 2013 - 10:46am
May 8, 2013
Highway 12 detour to remain in place, but cleanup progressing at accident site
MURDOCK -- Traffic will continue to be detoured around a portion of U.S. Highway 12 between Murdock and DeGraff for a few more days, possibly until Sunday, while anhydrous ammonia from a damaged tanker is safely removed. The situation is under control, but authorities are being careful...
May 8, 2013 - 6:27pm
May 7, 2013
Four treated after semi carrying anhydrous ammonia, train collide near Murdock, Minn.
MURDOCK — Four people were treated at the Swift County-Benson Hospital for inhalation of anhydrous ammonia, and two were subsequently transported...
May 7, 2013 - 11:00pm
Bus routes canceled today for some KMS students due to truck-train crash
KERKHOVEN - The crash of a train and an anhydrous ammonia tanker truck near Murdock this morning has led KMS school officials to cancel some bus routes for students. The district will end the school day today at the usual time. But officials announced this noon that there...
May 7, 2013 - 1:31pm
Swift Co. Sheriff: Elementary school students evacuated to Kerkhoven
MURDOCK — Students at Murdock Elementary are being evacuated to the KMS High School in Kerkhoven in response to the collision involving...
May 7, 2013 - 10:42am
Semi trailer comes unhitched, blocks traffic in Litchfield
LITCHFIELD -- The State Patrol is investigating an semi-trailer incident that blocked traffic around 6:30 a.m. this morning in Litchfield. According to the Meeker County Sheriff's Office, Gregory Volkers, 48, of Sauk Rapids was driving a 2000 Mack semi-tractor pulling a trailer south...
September 7, 2012 - 1:18pm
August 1, 2012
Paynesville, Minn., man killed in Wisconsin semi crash
MENOMONIE, WIS. - The driver of a semi-rig who died in a rear-end collision with another truck late Tuesday night has been identified Brian Lee Paglusch, 43, of Paynesville. According to a report on www.rivertowns.net, Paglusch died after the Viessman Trucking Co.-owned tractor-trailer...
August 1, 2012 - 1:20pm
April 3, 2012
Minn. mom hurt in Kan. crash upgraded to stable
A Minnesota woman whose family was involved in a motor home crash in Kansas that killed five people and injured 13 has been upgraded to stable condition in a Kansas hospital. Overland Park Regional Medical Center says 46-year-old Pauline Kerber of Jordan, Minn., is in stable condition....
April 3, 2012 - 8:45am
January 6, 2012
Semi plunges into icy pond near Monticello, Minn.
A semi hauling a Target trailer drove off Interstate 94 and ended up partially submerged in an icy pond this morning near Monticello, about 40...
January 6, 2012 - 10:46am
December 28, 2010
Semi jackknifes at Hwy 23 intersection south of Priam
WILLMAR - A jackknifed semi-trailer truck incident on state Highway 23 caused a traffic restriction Tuesday morning one mile south of Priam. Traffic...
December 28, 2010 - 9:48am
December 23, 2010
No injuries in semi collision
December 23, 2010 - 12:00am
November 24, 2010
Reward offered in theft of semi trailer from Renville County
OLIVIA - A reward is being offered for information in the theft of a semi trailer and its cargo that was stolen earlier this month near Olivia. The Renville County Sheriff's Office is investigating the theft of a black tandem axle flatbed trailer with a hoist. The trailer and its...
November 24, 2010 - 5:36pm
November 10, 2010
Accident injures 2 people; Hwy. 71 closes for hours
NEW LONDON -- An accident Tuesday involving a semi and PT Cruiser sent two people to the hospital and closed U.S. Highway 71 and Kandiyohi County...
November 10, 2010 - 12:00am
November 9, 2010
This is the records summary for Nov. 9. Ambulance checks passenger after crash near school WILLMAR -- A passenger was checked by ambulance crew members, but not taken to the hospital, for treatment of possible injuries suffered in a two-vehicle crash around 8 a.m. Monday near Roosevelt...
November 9, 2010 - 12:00am