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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
Iraqi army aims to reach site of Islamic State executions south of Mosul
Election's viral stars a hit for Halloween
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
Tribune 2016 Endorsement: Elect Fernando Alvarado to Willmar's Ward 3 seat
Cindy Regan's letter: Clinton's corruption runs deep
Tribune 2016 Endorsement: Elect Julie Asmus to Willmar's Ward 2 seat
Colleen Thomson Michels letter: Schwantes is committed to public service
Suzie Richter letter: Get informed, then go and vote
October 23, 2016
Officers involved in Jamar Clark shooting will not be disciplined
MINNEAPOLIS—The two officers involved in last November's shooting of Jamar Clark will not be disciplined, police chief Janee Harteau said...
October 23, 2016 - 12:27am
October 10, 2016
Man, 8-month-old boy gunned down in parked car
MINNEAPOLIS -- Two people -- including an infant boy -- were shot and killed in a parked car in south Minneapolis on Sunday. Minneapolis police...
October 10, 2016 - 10:42am
October 9, 2016
Two police officers gunned down in California
PALM SPRINGS, Calif.—Two police officers were shot and killed in the Southern California desert town of Palm Springs on Saturday, Oct. 8, after...
October 9, 2016 - 9:40am
October 5, 2016
South Carolina school shooting victim gets superhero's farewell
TOWNVILLE, S.C. — Mourners dressed as colorful comic book characters gathered to remember a 6-year-old boy during a superhero-themed funeral...
October 5, 2016 - 7:35pm
September 28, 2016
Update: Teen reportedly killed father before opening fire at S.C. school
UPDATED at 4:29 p.m. A teenager is believed to have shot and killed his father before going to a nearby elementary school in South Carolina and...
September 28, 2016 - 2:37pm
September 26, 2016
Troubled lawyer shoots nine in Houston before being killed by police
HOUSTON—A troubled lawyer opened fire on morning commuters in Houston on Monday, Sept. 26, injuring at least nine people before being fatally...
September 26, 2016 - 9:17pm
Wash. mall shooter confesses, charged with 5 counts of murder
MOUNT VERNON, Wash.—A 20-year-old man was charged on Monday with five counts of first-degree murder after confessing to a shooting rampage...
September 26, 2016 - 9:15pm
At least seven injured in shooting in Houston; gunman shot by police
HOUSTON - Several people were injured Monday by a shooter in Houston, and the suspect was shot by police officers, the Houston Police Department...
September 26, 2016 - 8:34am
September 24, 2016
Police search for gunman who killed 5 at mall in Washington state
Police in northwest Washington state searched for a gunman on Saturday who opened fire in a shopping mall, killing five people, according to...
September 24, 2016 - 10:08am
September 23, 2016
Peaceful protests in Charlotte as family sees video of man's slaying
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Largely peaceful protests dwindled early Friday in Charlotte, North Carolina, as police chose not to enforce a curfew...
September 23, 2016 - 11:39am
September 19, 2016
Man shooting at squirrels puts Farmington schools on lockdown
FARMINGTON, Minn. -- A man shooting at squirrels with a pellet gun on his property caused confusion Monday morning in Farmington as authorities...
September 19, 2016 - 12:56pm
September 18, 2016
St. Cloud officials: All victims in mall stabbing expected to survive, suspect killed
ST. CLOUD, Minn.—All eight victims stabbed by a lone attacker Saturday night at a St. Cloud mall are expected to survive, local officials...
September 18, 2016 - 9:43am
September 17, 2016
Authorities respond to possible mall shooting in St. Cloud
ST. CLOUD, Minn.—A major police presence is responding to the Crossroads Center mall tonight after an incident that was reported about 8:30 p.m. Officers from St. Cloud, Waite Park, Cold Spring and the Minnesota State Patrol, as well as Gold Cross ambulance and St. Cloud Fire...
September 17, 2016 - 10:05pm
September 9, 2016
Texas school shooter dies from self-inflicted gunshot after wounding female student
AUSTIN, Texas— A 14-year-old girl shot and wounded a fellow student at Alpine High School in rural West Texas on Thursday, Sept. 8, and then died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, the Brewster County sheriff told reporters. The wounded girl, thought to be 16, was taken to a...
September 9, 2016 - 9:56am
August 29, 2016
Police kill man who fired gun outside Minnesota apartment complex
A man said to be firing round after round with a handgun outside an Eagan apartment building lay dead on Sunday afternoon after police shot him...
August 29, 2016 - 10:28am