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Warwick attorney seeks to suppress statement in Willmar murder case
Shrubb to retire as Minnesota West president
UPDATE: Three Willmar Police officers hurt in assault, suspect in court today
U.S. third-quarter growth raised to 4.1 percent
Last-minute Obamacare exemption for those with canceled plans
College Football: U of M's Texas Bowl preview
NBA: Kobe out 6 weeks with knee injury
MLB Roundup: Beltran signs Yankee contract
Prep Hockey: River Lakes girls win
Girls Gymnastics: B/KMS knocks off LPGE
'Duck Dynasty' anti-gay fallout sparks wider debate on tolerance
‘Nuncrackers’ opens tonight at The Barn Theatre in Willmar, Minn.
‘Come, Lord Jesus’ theme of Calvary’s Advent Festival this year
Taylor Swift sweeps top prize at American Music Awards
Video: Target's holiday hijacked by hack
January Business2Business: Meet the 5 Under 40 winners
FedEx posts higher second-quarter profit
Heather Thompson uses her talents, experiences to help others
Zack Liebl: As a part of the community, he wants to make a difference wherever he can
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Letter: Willmar should redefine city administrator’s role
Letter: Facts vs. lies about Israel
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Letter: The echo chamber of opinion
Letter: Ella Avenue needs guard rails
November 29, 2013
St. Cloud teen makes name on power soccer circuit
ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — A St. Cloud teenager is making a name for himself as a power soccer player. Sixteen-year-old Riley Johnson was born with arthrogryposis, a disorder that causes joint stiffness. He walks with leg braces and plays soccer with a specially-designed power wheelchair. The...
sports / prep
November 29, 2013 - 8:30am
October 28, 2013
Every State Patrol Trooper on patrol Tuesday
WILLMAR — Every State Patrol trooper, supervisor and investigator in the St. Cloud district of the Patrol will be on the road working for increased visibility and taking enforcement action Tuesday as part of enhanced patrols to address fatal crashes. The trooper enforcement...
news / region
October 28, 2013 - 11:18am
September 24, 2013
OSHA investigating death of window washer in St. Cloud
ST. CLOUD, Minn. - Federal safety officials are investigating the death of a window washer who fell about 70 feet at a hotel in St. Cloud. Family members say 56-year-old Lee Teske was a self-employed window washer and worked alone. His sister, Dawn Witschen, tells the St. Cloud...
news / state
September 24, 2013 - 10:00am
August 28, 2013
Possible fuel tampering in St. Cloud causes costly damage to vehicles
ST. CLOUD (AP) — Police say contaminated fuel at two gas stations in the St. Cloud area this month has caused thousands of dollars in damage to vehicles. They are investigating possible tampering with the fuel at First Fuel Bank locations in St. Cloud and Waite Park. First...
August 28, 2013 - 9:39am
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...
news / region
May 13, 2013 - 10:46am
April 18, 2013
Songwriter, musician carries his Madison upbringing overseas
Charlie Roth made his getaway like so many others, signing up with the military right out of high school. “I had to leave Madison. I always felt that I needed to go out and see the world,’’ said Roth, now 57, and living outside of St. Cloud. These days, Roth is helping the world...
entertainment / showcase
April 18, 2013 - 8:57am
April 15, 2013
Stearns Coo. tests new lifesaving device for potential drowning victims
ST. CLOUD — A simple device that looks a bit like a Frisbee could be saving the lives of potential drowning victims in Stearns County this summer. The county recently outfitted its sheriff's deputies with 60 ResQ disks. They are attached to a rope with a Velcro strap that attaches...
news / region
April 15, 2013 - 12:30pm
March 11, 2013
St. Cloud, Minn., PD uses device to interpret for officers
ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — The St. Cloud Police Department has some new technology to help officers better communicate with citizens who don't speak English. The unit is called ELSA. It's a hands-free device that operates like a cellphone and can be clipped to an officer's shirt. It...
news / state
March 11, 2013 - 6:59am
September 5, 2012
Nurse charged with stealing meds from patients
ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota nurse is charged with siphoning pain medication from patients' intravenous bags at a hospital and replacing the drugs with saline solution. The defense attorney for Blake Daniel Zenner confirms his client is the nurse accused of introducing...
September 5, 2012 - 12:32pm
August 24, 2012
Man charged in death of mother in St. Cloud
ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — A 40-year-old man has been charged with murdering his mother in St. Cloud. Chad Matthew Pulju was charged Friday in Stearns County with second-degree murder. Authorities say police went to a St. Cloud home early Thursday, and arrived to find 68-year-old Geraldine...
news / region
August 24, 2012 - 5:58pm