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Rumor of BNSF backing out of Willmar railroad bypass project called 'ludicrous'
Paynesville man, 22, injured in motorcycle crash
UPDATED: Rural church near Sacred Heart destroyed by fire
Clinton tabs Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as running mate
Rural Maynard family escapes burning home
Stingers sweep pair on Sunday
'Rand Jr.' looks back on his sports icon
Roundup: Chuckers earn spot in County Line title game
Richards lifts Glenwood past BOLD and into state tournament
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Sharing Netflix or HBO Go passwords now a federal crime
'My Ocean': On the Ordway Prairie in west central Minnesota
Swanson — Winther
Schmidt -- Danielson
Lang -- Nieman
Frye -- Birkland
Dahl -- Schow
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
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
Mark Donovan Goblirsch
Ardis "Rusty" Smith
Commentary: Latest VA fix creates new ills
Tribune Opinion: Willmar benefits from 'Moving Health Forward'
Letter: A credit to sports writing
Letter: Criticism of Peppin unwarranted
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
June 22, 2016
Supreme Court rejects Montevideo man’s bid to withdraw guilty plea in killing of co-worker
Editor's note: This story has been updated to correct the name of the court. The Minnesota Supreme Court ruled in this matter. MONTEVIDEO --...
June 22, 2016 - 12:57pm
June 3, 2016
Pennock man sentenced for stabbing drug dealer after buying salt
WILLMAR — A Pennock man who accidentally paid $90 for a bag of salt in an apparent drug deal and retaliated by stabbing the dealer with a screwdriver...
June 3, 2016 - 11:29pm
March 4, 2016
Boy, 16, critical after stabbing outside Woodbury high school
WOODBURY -- A 16-year-old boy was in critical condition and two juvenile suspects were taken into custody after a stabbing Thursday night outside East Ridge High School in Woodbury. The violence broke out shortly before 9 p.m. after a section final basketball game between North St....
March 4, 2016 - 5:30am
February 8, 2016
Montevideo stabbing case to go to trial
MONTEVIDEO — A Chippewa County jury later this month will consider the second-degree murder charge against Michael Dean Grussing, 54, of Montevideo. He is accused of fatally stabbing his former roommate, Kevin Richardson, 44, Sept. 8. Grussing, wearing orange jail garb and both...
February 8, 2016 - 11:50pm
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