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Audit: Minn. welfare programs have lax eligibility checks
It's back: Minnesota Senate has plan to revive Real ID
Planned Parenthood sees brief reprieve after healthcare bill yanked
State Fair doughnut fry leads to political fray
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New England keeper Cropper has Minnesota roots
Gophers riding turnaround into NCAA Tournament
Relief prospect Chargois optioned to Triple-A
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'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
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January 12, 2016
One man stabbed, second man arrested after apparent fight at Belgrade home
BELGRADE --The Stearns County Sheriff’s Office says a 38-year-old Belgrade man was stabbed early Tuesday morning in his home. According to a news release from Chief Deputy Bruce Bechtold, a sheriff’s deputy was dispatched to a home on the 400 block of Martin Avenue in Belgrade...
January 12, 2016 - 1:35pm
January 6, 2016
Montevideo stabbing case moves closer to trial
MONTEVIDEO — The filet knife that was slashed ear-to-ear across Kevin Richardson’s throat severed a vein, but not an artery. The 44-year-old Montevideo man might have survived had pressure been applied to the wound or if immediate medical care had been sought, it was argued Wednesday...
January 6, 2016 - 11:51pm
December 22, 2015
Montevideo man faces charges for stabbing man during fight
MONTEVIDEO — A Montevideo man faces three felony assault charges stemming from a stabbing Dec. 5. Jorge Villatoro, of Montevideo, who will...
December 22, 2015 - 10:45pm
December 14, 2015
Minnesota man acquitted of all charges in St. Croix River stabbing
Jurors acquitted Levi Acre-Kendall of of Cambridge on all counts in his trial for fatally stabbing Peter Kelly along the St. Croix River in April. The verdict was read shortly after 11 a.m. Monday. The jury received the case Saturday and deliberated until 8 p.m. that night before...
December 14, 2015 - 12:29pm
November 10, 2015
Minnesota woman pleads guilty to arranging murder of her boyfriend
VIRGINIA — An Iron Range woman has pleaded guilty to arranging the murder of her boyfriend, stating in court that she couldn’t live with...
November 10, 2015 - 12:47pm
October 27, 2015
Woman will serve probation for Olivia stabbing
OLIVIA — A woman charged with stabbing a friend during a dispute will avoid prison time and spend five years on supervised probation instead. Jessica...
October 27, 2015 - 8:55pm
October 13, 2015
Man sentenced to prison in stabbing case
WILLMAR — A Willmar man was sentenced to 13 years in prison Tuesday for stabbing another man in what reportedly was a revenge-motivated attack...
October 13, 2015 - 9:25pm
September 22, 2015
Man charged in Montevideo stabbing death may submit plea after settlement conference
MONTEVIDEO — A settlement conference is scheduled for a possible plea in the stabbing death of Kevin Richardson, 44, of Montevideo. Michael Dean Grussing, 54, of Montevideo, is charged with felony second-degree murder without premeditation and misdemeanor fleeing a police officer...
September 22, 2015 - 10:57pm
September 11, 2015
Stabbing suspect’s bail set at $750,000
MONTEVIDEO — Unconditional bail was set at $750,000 Thursday for Michael Dean Grussing, 54, of Montevideo, who is charged with felony second-degree murder in the Tuesday stabbing death of Kevin Arthur Richardson, 44, of Montevideo. Grussing is also charged with misdemeanor fleeing...
September 11, 2015 - 12:00am
September 9, 2015
UPDATED VIDEO: Montevideo man killed; friend in jail on pending murder charge
MONTEVIDEO – A 44-year-old Montevideo man was stabbed to death Tuesday and his friend who was living at the same address is in custody facing...
September 9, 2015 - 6:32pm
VIDEO UPDATE: Suspect in jail pending 2nd degree murder charges
MONTEVIDEO – A 54-year-old Montevideo man is being held in the Chippewa County Jail in connection with the stabbing death Tuesday of another...
September 9, 2015 - 11:43am
One killed yesterday in Montevideo stabbing
MONTEVIDEO -- One person is dead as a result of a stabbing incident that happened Tuesday in Montevideo. The 44-year-old victim and the 54-year-old suspect in the case are both from Montevideo, according to a press release posted on the Montevideo Police Department's Facebook page. The...
September 9, 2015 - 7:41am
July 15, 2015
Man airlifted for injuries suffered in Olivia stabbing
OLIVIA — A man was airlifted for injuries he suffered during an alleged stabbing early Saturday in Olivia, and the woman who allegedly stabbed him faces a felony assault charge. The suspect, Jessica June Ritchie, 38, no address listed, allegedly stabbed a 43-year-old man in the...
July 15, 2015 - 12:00am
June 29, 2015
Man charged in nursing home stabbing
CROOKSTON -- Polk County prosecutors charged a 52-year-old man with attempted murder after a man was stabbed in the chest with a steak knife at a Crookston retirement home. Brian Christopher Mitre of Crookston appeared Monday in Polk County District Court on felony charges of...
June 29, 2015 - 10:45pm
June 23, 2015
Worthington man charged with murder in stabbing death
WORTHINGTON — A Worthington man has been charged with second-degree murder after he apparently tried to get into a city residence, but then allegedly fatally stabbed a teen acquaintance who asked him to leave.
June 23, 2015 - 12:34am