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Pro rodeo's rags-to-riches bull proving hard to ride
Arkansas plans to execute 2 inmates Monday, would be first state in 17 years to do so
Lions to offer free vision screening for children
Minnesota husband and wife of 64 years die hours apart
CNN anchor alleges Fox News ex-CEO Roger Ailes also harassed her
After another disappointing postseason, what's next for the Wild?
Vikings: Plenty of draft options at RB, including Joe Mixon teammate Samaje Perine
Prep Baseball & Softball: Card baseball team falls to Big Lake
Local Roundup: CCS' Reid edges Cards' Hauser
Ibarra scores in Minnesota's win over Colorado
Soul singer Cuba Gooding Sr. found dead in his car
Adam Sandler to make rare appearance in Minnesota
Carrie Fisher won't appear in 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
Hollywood's Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner file for divorce
MTV to revive reality series 'Fear Factor'
Focus 2017: Spotlight on Public Service
'Kitchen Witches': Comedy opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar chain of lakes focus of Wednesday's public meeting
Earth Day 2017 celebrated April 22 in west central Minnesota
'Camper Cabins' guide to great outdoors
Iris M. Hanson-Cain
Jackalee 'Jackie' Peterson
Dennis R. Erdman
Marvin I. Braegelman
Minnesota Opinion: Now is not the time to sit out, play politics
George Will: The 'Oh, never mind' president
Susan Estrich: The Amazon 1-Star System
Letter: U of M proud of local partnerships
Swift: Taxes must be particularly taxing
Jen Wetterling- Martin Bridal Shower
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
October 24, 2015
Thousands honor fallen Aitkin County deputy as he's laid to rest
AITKIN — Cassie Sandberg spoke to thousands Friday at the funeral of her father — Aitkin County Sheriff’s Investigator Steven Martin Sandberg...
October 24, 2015 - 12:00am