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KMS Marching Saints join mass band, choir at Pearl Harbor 75th anniversary
Woman charged with Willmar assault that ended in brain injury
Pope warns media over 'sin' of spreading fake news, smearing politicians
Gov. Dayton: Session deadline? What deadline?
Minnesota hunter's death being investigated as homicide
Willmar WarHawks respond in force to Kennedy Elementary second grader's letter
Cards 3-0 after victory over Dassel-Cokato
Cardinal girls can't hold off Northern Lakes
Gophers slip past New Jersey team to go to 8-1
Becker hands Card girls first loss
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
Heavy teenage drinking linked to abnormal brain development
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Read Live it! December-January issue
Knowing personalized risk for diabetes may not change lifestyles
Ronald A. Olson
Luella O. Carlson
Janet L. Pearson
Marsall Kim Brinton
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Treat all ladies with respect
Minnesota Opinion: Free Vikes-tix perk 'looks bad' for all
Estrich commentary: Living in the Trump twilight
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
April 14, 2016
Northern Minnesota man charged with trying to light son, dirt bike and tractor on fire
THIEF RIVER FALLS -- A Thief River Falls man is facing three felonies after police said he tried to set a tractor, a dirt bike and his son on...
April 14, 2016 - 10:57am
September 15, 2015
Father, 90, will be held in his son’s shooting
ST. PAUL -- A Ramsey County judge on Tuesday declined to release Minnesota’s oldest murder defendant, who suffers from an array of health issues, to his family. Citing the seriousness of the charges and the need for a mental health evaluation, District Judge Jeffrey Bryan said...
September 15, 2015 - 10:16pm
August 22, 2014
Video: Madison mother says giving medical cannabis to son to ease his pain is not child endangerment
MADISON — Minnesota’s debate over medical cannabis is headed to a courtroom in Lac qui Parle County, where Angela Brown wants a jury of her...
August 22, 2014 - 10:16am
June 10, 2013
Arizona man fatally shot by 4-year-old son
PRESCOTT VALLEY, Ariz. — Authorities aren't expected to seek charges in the death of an Arizona man who was accidentally shot by his 4-year-old son. Justin Stanfield Thomas was fatally shot Friday after he and his son traveled from Phoenix to a friend's home 90 miles away in...
June 10, 2013 - 8:00am
April 16, 2013
Magic Johnson's son talks about being gay
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The 20-year-old son of basketball great Magic Johnson is surprised by the public interest in his being gay, something that he revealed to his supportive family several years ago. Earvin Johnson III, known as E.J., says he feels like he's coming out of the closet...
April 16, 2013 - 6:00am
December 14, 2010
Hastings woman charged with manslaughter in connection with her son's death
Less than three weeks after her husband Tylar Hokanson was convicted of murdering her 17-month old son Nicholas, Melissa Hokanson is now charged in connection with the boy's death. The Dakota County attorney's office Tuesday charged Hokanson, 19, of rural Dakota County, with one...
December 14, 2010 - 2:39pm
September 17, 2010
Dallas man and son turn themselves in 20 years after disappearing
A Dallas-area woman's ex-husband who fled in 1993 with their toddler has surrendered in Houston with the couple's now-20-year-old son. An attorney for Stephen Palacios Jr. of Waco contacted federal authorities Thursday so his client could turn himself in at the lawyer's office. Palacios...
September 17, 2010 - 10:01am
May 11, 2010
Beau Biden, son of Vice President Joe Biden, in hospital
May 11, 2010 - 1:09pm
July 28, 2009
Police: Texas woman dismembered infant son, ate his brain before slicing own throat
SAN ANTONIO -- A woman charged with murdering her 3-1/2-week-old son used a knife and two swords to dismember the child and ate parts of his body, including his brain, before stabbing herself in the torso and slicing her own throat, police said Monday. Otty Sanchez, 33, is charged...
July 28, 2009 - 11:18am
June 30, 2009
Ada police chief photograph with open beer can in pre-concert photo before arrests of wife and son
FARGO - The Ada police chief appears in a group photo holding what looks like an open beer can on a public sidewalk across from the Fargodome. Fargo...
June 30, 2009 - 9:56am
December 27, 2008
District Court, Kandiyohi County, Dec. 27
A Benson man has been arrested and charged for allegedly threatening to kill a Willmar woman and her son and burn down their house. Victor Walter Stiehm, 23, was arraigned Friday in Eighth District Court. Judge Michael Thompson set unconditional bond at $50,000. Conditional bail...
December 27, 2008 - 12:00am
November 15, 2008
Attracting the crowds in tough economic times
For some families, Thanksgiving Day weekend may be more about holiday shopping than eating turkey.
November 15, 2008 - 12:00am