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International Space Station emergency spacewalk underway
Police arrest 23 year-old man in connection with Manchester bombing, Islamic State claims responsibility for attack
Students unveil businesses: CEO Trade Show highlights young entrepreneurs
Study finds Kandiyohi County pay scales lagging
Ross Marcus recognized for support of military
Finally healthy, Banham is set for return home to take on the Lynx
Baseball: Wildcats split but clinch
Local Roundup: Litchfield tennis team heading back to state
True Team Track: Willmar boys repeat as Class AA champions
Curry hits 36 as Golden State advances to NBA finals
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
'Last Man Standing': 20th Century Fox TV to seek new home for Tim Allen comedy
ABC's 'American Idol' reboot lands pop music superstar as first confirmed judge
'Scandal' will end next year, ABC president confirms
Fishing: Area opener a ray of sunshine
Art competition: High school artists gather in New London
Stories needed to create 'Milan: The Musical!'
Minnesota Orchestra brings classical music to Willmar
Vinyls unveiled for traffic signal boxes in Willmar
Lisa Rierson Axelson
Michel H. Hinrichsen
Michael Thomas Cullen
Richard G. Black
Garrison Keillor: One more modest proposal
Minnesota Opinion: Taxing charitable donations is just wrong
Letter: Book doesn't belong in classroom
Letter: Reinvest in higher education
Thomas: Will America ever learn?
May 22, 2017
Hargreaves returns to prison pending civil commitment hearing
WILLMAR — A Level 3 sex offender who was scheduled to be released from prison Tuesday and had plans to move to a house in rural New London...
11 hours 32 min ago
Raymond man charged with sexual assault of 13-year-old girl
WILLMAR — A Raymond man who set his own house on fire is also charged with sexually assaulting a juvenile. Kyle Clarence Rhoda, 48, of...
May 22, 2017 - 7:58am
May 17, 2017
Wis. lawmaker wants to outlaw 'stealthing,' or removing a condom during intercourse without permission, crime equivalent to sexual assault
A Wisconsin state lawmaker has proposed legislation that would make "stealthing" - removing a condom during sexual intercourse without permission...
May 17, 2017 - 7:44am
May 15, 2017
Murdered woman's family outraged killer received 22 1/2 years in prison, call him a 'liar'
FARGO — A man accused of raping and murdering a Fargo woman last spring was sentenced to 22½ years in prison Monday, May 15, in Cass County...
May 15, 2017 - 4:38pm
May 3, 2017
Glencoe man offers Alford plea to sexual assault
OLIVIA — A man charged with breaking into a woman's residence and raping her offered an Alford plea to a felony charge of criminal sexual...
May 3, 2017 - 7:48am
April 30, 2017
Conversations about sexual assault have changed, but perceptions about victims persist
GRAND FORKS — She asked for it. It's every boy's dream to date a teacher. He deserves more jail time. Like many sexual assault cases, people...
April 30, 2017 - 6:57am
February 18, 2017
Thousands of sexual assault evidence kits across Minnesota sit untested
ST. PAUL — When her freezer at Regions Hospital in St. Paul gets full, Ellen Johnson gets, in her words, "frantic." It's full of sexual assault...
February 18, 2017 - 5:33pm
February 9, 2017
Suspect in 5-year-old's kidnapping, murder wants grand jury testimony for defense prep
WALKER, Minn. — The defense attorney for a Coon Rapids man accused in the murder and sexual assault of 5-year-old Alayna Jeanne Ertl last...
February 9, 2017 - 2:14pm
December 18, 2016
McFeely: A measure of maturity would've served U of M's protesting athletes well
FARGO — The thing that felt wrong from the start about the University of Minnesota football team's boycott was the belief, emanating from...
December 18, 2016 - 11:58am
October 21, 2016
Marcus commentary: Trump's alleged groping in depressing
WASHINGTON—The arm went around my shoulder. Then the hand began to creep, farther and farther, down the neckline of my dress. I was 20,...
October 21, 2016 - 12:52am
September 8, 2016
Brainerd H.S. prom night sexual assault case continues
One man has taken a plea deal and another is awaiting a jury trial in an alleged rape case involving two victims occurring the night of the 2014...
September 8, 2016 - 10:27pm
July 9, 2016
Civil trial in sex assault case set for 2017
WILLMAR—A jury trial has been set in the civil case against Willmar businessman Peter Clare Hoagland, accused of sexual assault against minors. The next hearing in the civil personal injury lawsuit, pursued by two of the alleged victims, is not scheduled until summer of 2017....
July 9, 2016 - 12:24am
June 10, 2016
‘Monster” of a man gets 30 years for turning 13-year-old Minnesotan into online sex slave
LAKE ELMO -- A man convicted of raping a 13-year-old girl — whom he never met in person — got a prison sentence of nearly 30 years Thursday...
June 10, 2016 - 5:30am
June 3, 2016
Court filing details why Heinrich is suspected in Wetterling case
MINNEAPOLIS - A court document filed this week in connection with the federal child pornography case against Danny Heinrich spells out why he...
June 3, 2016 - 5:30am
May 24, 2016
Bill Cosby to stand trial in sexual assault case
LOS ANGELES - Bill Cosby will be tried on all charges of sexual assault brought by a Pennsylvania district attorney, a judge ruled on Tuesday.Cosby...
May 24, 2016 - 12:42pm