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Governor to receive invite to tour Appleton prison
Records for Aug. 27
New London depot makes another historic move
Community steps forward to help as water recedes
From digging to grain bins, farmers face varied dangers
Ridgewater rallies past Ellsworth, opens 2-0
NLS volleyball team wins two at Albany Invite
Ridgewater rallies past Ellsworth, opens 2-0
Molitor proceeding with caution on Mauer return
Maybe Bridgewater should just take a knee until Week 1
Tickets on sale Friday for tours of Paisley Park
Mislabeled pills seized at Prince's home after his death
J.K. Rowling releasing 3 new 'Harry Potter' books
New Barn play continues this week
R2-D2 actor kenny Baker dead at 81
Milestones launching in September
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
Roland E. "Rollie" Swenson
Harold (Bill) William Wright
Cartoonist Opinions for Aug. 27
Letter: Our declining moral values
Why can't political ads be truthful?
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Letter: Nutrition must start early in life
June 6, 2016
Small bingo hall request could derail Minnesota’s $300M tax bill
ST. PAUL -- Chris Shorba spent years trying to get the Minnesota Legislature to pass a tax break for charitable bingo halls like St. Cloud’s Bingo Emporium. This year lawmakers finally did. That’s where everything went wrong. The problem wasn’t in the tax break itself, which...
June 6, 2016 - 5:30am
April 26, 2016
Bahl retiring from St. Cloud VA system
ST.CLOUD — After 40 years of federal service, Barry Bahl will be retiring as the director of the St. Cloud VA Health Care System. Bahl was appointed director of the Veterans Affairs health care system in 1999. Bahl leads a health care system which covers 27 counties and includes...
April 26, 2016 - 8:21am
April 25, 2016
14-year-old Minnesota boy killed in tractor, dirt bike crash north of St. Cloud
HILLMAN - A 14-year-old boy was killed Saturday when the dirt bike he was driving struck the back of a tractor near Hillman in central Minnesota. The Morrison County Sheriff's Office responded to the fatality at 4:19 p.m. and identified the victim as Damian Hebler of Hillman. Hebler...
April 25, 2016 - 11:47am
April 15, 2016
St. Cloud man sentenced to seven years for crash that left couple dead
A St. Cloud man was sentenced Thursday to seven years in prison for the August crash that killed a Hibbing couple in central Minnesota. Tom Souvannaphong,...
April 15, 2016 - 8:09am
April 13, 2016
Dog found shot multiple times with pellet guns near St. Cloud dies
ST. CLOUD — The dog shot multiple times with a pellet gun and left for dead last winter in rural Stearns County has died The Tri-County Humane...
April 13, 2016 - 5:35pm
February 24, 2016
Officials search for man who shot dog with pellet gun
AVON — The Stearns County Sheriff's Department is investigating a case of animal abuse involving a yellow Lab that was shot, according to...
February 24, 2016 - 5:30am
Man pleads guilty in crash that killed Hibbing couple
FOLEY — A St. Cloud man has pleaded guilty to charges that he was intoxicated, speeding and without a license when he caused a crash that killed a Hibbing couple in central Minnesota in August. Tom Souvannaphong, 23, entered Alford pleas to two charges of criminal vehicular homicide...
February 24, 2016 - 12:00am
February 23, 2016
St. Cloud man pleads guilty to being drunk when he caused crash that left two dead
A St. Cloud man has pleaded guilty to charges that he was intoxicated, speeding and without a license when he caused a crash that killed a Hibbing...
February 23, 2016 - 10:06am
Minnesota revokes anti-Muslim licence plate
ST. PAUL - The Minnesota Department of Public Safety apologized Monday for issuing vanity license plates containing a slur against Muslims and...
February 23, 2016 - 5:30am
February 17, 2016
St. Cloud man assaults wife, tries to burn down home, police say
ST. CLOUD — A St. Cloud man has been charged with three felonies after he choked a woman and attempted to burn their mobile home down, according to a criminal complaint. Mark Allen Olson, Jr., 34, was charged in Benton County Court Wednesday with attempted arson, terroristic threats,...
February 17, 2016 - 10:45pm
January 26, 2016
Rice Memorial Hospital’s telestroke service helps 46 patients
WILLMAR — Rice Memorial Hospital leaders give high marks to a telemedicine service that was launched last year to help diagnose and treat certain...
January 26, 2016 - 11:04pm
January 6, 2016
Woman charged with killing father in St. Cloud found in Kentucky
The daughter of a St. Cloud man who was found dead in his home has been arrested in Kentucky and charged with his death. Police identified the man found dead Monday as 66-year-old Jeffrey Eugene Schilling. Schilling’s daughter, 38-year-old Lisa May Kearney, was arrested Tuesday...
January 6, 2016 - 11:59pm
December 23, 2015
Hospital security officer cleared in use of stun gun
ST. CLOUD — The Stearns County Attorney’s Office has determined that no criminal charges will be filed against the St. Cloud Hospital security officer who used a stun gun on a suspect in a fatal shooting at the hospital Oct. 18. A review of the investigation showed Ricky Hess...
December 23, 2015 - 10:32pm
St. Cloud woman bites off husband’s ear over beer argument
ST. CLOUD — A St. Cloud woman was arrested after biting her husband's ear off during an argument over beer, according to a criminal complaint....
December 23, 2015 - 5:04pm
November 30, 2015
Body found in marsh near Monticello
MONTICELLO — The body of a deceased adult male was found Sunday afternoon in a marsh south of Interstate 94 near Dalton Avenue in Monticello....
November 30, 2015 - 12:14am