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Melania Trump will be back in spotlight, apparently to her surprise
Records published Oct. 28
NLS approves additional help in kindergarten classrooms
New London cyclist's life remembered in court; driver in accident sentenced
Hacked emails show Clinton aides surprised at 2015 email revelations
Cutler's back in time to face his fave foe
WCT Sports Show: Cards, Wildcats breeze through opening rounds
Analyst: Zimmer tackle rotation versus Eagles 'horrible'
Wild's Niederreiter gaining confidence on new line
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
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Now is the perfect time for houseplant tasks
Social Security Administration declared a 0.3 percent cost-of-living adjustment for 2017
An Epic journey
Spooktacular: The whole family can help make ghostly yard ornaments
Kenley Jo Krogfus
Myron F. Koosmann
Wallace V. Ashburn
June 12, 2016
Fifty people killed in massacre at Florida nightclub
ORLANDO, Fla. (Reuters) - A gunman killed 50 people and injured 53 in a crowded gay nightclub in the tourist hub of Orlando, Florida, early on...
June 12, 2016 - 10:15am
June 9, 2016
Plymouth officer not charged in shooting death
MINNEAPOLIS — Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman said he will not press charges against a Plymouth police officer who shot a man to death during a struggle last summer at an Arby’s restaurant. Officer Amy Therkelsen and three restaurant employees wrestled to get the Plymouth...
June 9, 2016 - 9:30pm
June 6, 2016
Man sentenced in gang-related shooting death
ST. PAUL -- A North St. Paul man was sentenced Friday to more than 13 years in prison for the fatal March shooting of a St. Paul teen on University Avenue. The gang-related killing was St. Paul’s first homicide of 2016. Rayshon Tyresemalik Brooks, 20, said he was in an SUV near...
June 6, 2016 - 5:30am
June 3, 2016
Minnesota opinion: The serious truth about distracted driving
No matter where you stand on the gun debate, you can agree that an innocent person being shot is a tragedy that should not happen. (People rallied acrros the country Thursday) to remember those victims and to mark National Gun Violence Awareness Day, also called Wear Orange Day....
June 3, 2016 - 6:00am
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
June 3, 2016 - 3:00am
June 1, 2016
Police: 2 injured in UCLA campus shooting
LOS ANGELES - Two people were injured during a shooting on the UCLA campus on Wednesday morning, according to the school police. Police are still investigating the shooting in the Engineering IV building, where several units are currently on the scene. LAPD bomb squad members were...
June 1, 2016 - 1:06pm
May 27, 2016
St. Paul police fatally shoot man they say fired at officers
ST. PAUL -- St. Paul police say a man fired at officers Thursday afternoon and police shot back, killing the man. No officers were injured during...
May 27, 2016 - 5:30am
May 26, 2016
Women arrested following shooting incident near Minnesota school
HAWLEY — A Fargo woman was in the Clay County Jail Thursday morning, May 26, after she was arrested by Hawley police Wednesday night on suspicion...
May 26, 2016 - 11:22am
May 25, 2016
Roseau deputy placed on leave after being accused of 'shooting up' cabin
ROSEAU -- A Roseau County deputy sheriff has been accused of "shooting up" a hunting cabin and burning the gun. Joshua McGurran Olson, Roseau, was charged in district court with first-degree damage to property, a felony, and falsely reporting crime, a misdemeanor. The Minnesota Bureau...
May 25, 2016 - 5:30am
May 15, 2016
Battle Lake man shot outside bar, suspect in custody
BATTLE LAKE — One man is in custody after shooting another man outside a Battle Lake bar early Sunday. The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office reports that they, along with the Battle Lake Police Department, responded to the Rusty Nail Bar at 1:37 a.m. to a shooting. According...
May 15, 2016 - 10:02pm
May 12, 2016
Cops: Minnesota murder suspect winked at them
ST. PAUL -- When police first arrived at the apartment in St. Paul’s Lowertown early Saturday morning, officers smelled fresh gunpowder and...
May 12, 2016 - 5:30am
April 22, 2016
Two officers cleared in shooting of gun-wielding woman outside Minnesota church
HERMANTOWN, Minn. - Two law enforcement officers were justified in shooting a gun-wielding woman outside a Hermantown area church in February, St. Louis County Attorney Mark Rubin said Thursday. Kristen Kelly Johnson, 48, of Cloquet was shot twice after she allegedly pointed a handgun...
April 22, 2016 - 8:49am
Ruling: Officers justified in shooting of gun-wielding woman outside church
HERMANTOWN -- Two law enforcement officers were justified in shooting a gun-wielding woman outside a Hermantown area church in February, St. Louis County Attorney Mark Rubin said Thursday. Kristen Kelly Johnson, 48, of Cloquet was shot twice after she allegedly pointed a handgun at...
April 22, 2016 - 5:30am
April 19, 2016
Minnesotan sentenced for incident that left toddler with bullet wound to leg
A Moorhead man has been sentenced in Clay County District Court in connection with a June shooting that injured a toddler. Imposition of sentence...
April 19, 2016 - 2:59pm
April 7, 2016
Woman shot four times in Minnesota road rage incident
MINNEAPOLIS - Minneapolis police are investigating an apparent road rage incident this week in which a motorist was shot four times but survived her injuries. According to police, the woman reported that she was driving south on Hennepin Avenue near Groveland Avenue at about 5 p.m....
April 7, 2016 - 12:33pm