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Litchfield police officer facing DWI charges
Holiday Express rolls through Kandiyohi County
Discipline key to farmers' financial success
Trump's labor pick sends early warning sign to worker advocates
Records published Dec. 9
Tough night on ice
Morris/CA boys down Lakers in OT
Card slow, then stop, St. Cloud Tech
LQPV rebounds in second half, wins in OT
Cards warm up for Classic with win over Rocori
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
Who's the most overpaid actor in Hollywood?
Benson, Minn., native pens: 'Mama's Knight: A Cancer Story of Love'"
Heavy teenage drinking linked to abnormal brain development
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Vernon "Bud" Blindt
Enid Evangeline Martell Olson
Cheryl (Cheri) Rae Downs Holgerson
Henry "Hank" Weseman
Letter: Let's show more appreciation
Letter: Why downtowns are failing
Letter: More alike than different
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Our values have hit rock bottom
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
October 22, 2012
Rural Dassel, Minn., summer home burns, cause under investigation
DASSEL -- The cause of a fire that burned a summer home Sunday evening in rural Dassel is under investigation by the Meeker County Sheriff's Office, the State Fire Marshal, and the Dassel Fire Department. According to the Meeker County Sheriff's Office, a neighbor to the David and...
October 22, 2012 - 9:28am
October 19, 2012
Minnesota Fire marshal urges residents to take online safety challenge
October 19, 2012 - 12:00am
October 18, 2012
Secretary of State says nearly 71,000 absentee ballots already cast in Minn.
ST. PAUL -- Secretary of State Mark Ritchie announced today in a news release that more than 140,000 Minnesota voters have requested absentee ballots. Of the ballots requested, 70,899 have already been returned by the voter and accepted. The absentee ballot period ends Nov. 5. "The...
October 18, 2012 - 3:20pm
October 17, 2012
N.D. deputy resigns after arrest for Minn. break-in
GRAND FORKS, N.D.
October 17, 2012 - 7:32am
October 16, 2012
UPDATE: Belgrade, Minn., man killed in semi-bicycle crash south of Belgrade
BELGRADE -- The Minnesota State Patrol has identified the bicyclist killed in a crash early this morning on U.S. Highway 71 south of Belgrade. The...
October 16, 2012 - 10:47am
October 13, 2012
A look at voter ID issues
ST. PAUL -- Here are some issues related to a proposed constitutional amendment that would require Minnesota voters to produce photographic identification before casting ballots. Process: The Minnesota Constitution is amended when the Legislature passes a proposed amendment and a...
October 13, 2012 - 12:00am
Lawmakers must fill in blanks if Minnesotans OK voter identification
ST. PAUL -- Both sides in Minnesota's voter photo identification debate try to paint pictures about how life would look if the requirement passes...
October 13, 2012 - 12:00am
October 12, 2012
Advance voter registration deadline is Tuesday in Minn.
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Secretary of State Mark Ritchie today reminded Minnesotans that they only have until end of business Tuesday to register to vote in advance of the Nov.
October 12, 2012 - 1:58pm
Deputy arrested in Crookston, Minn., break-in
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- A deputy with the Walsh County (N.D.) Sheriff's Department is in custody after being arrested in connection with a break-in at a Crookston convenience store. Adam Koenig, 22, of Park River, N.D., was arrested by police on charges of burglary and damage to property...
October 12, 2012 - 1:42pm
October 4, 2012
GOP senators accuse Ritchie of misleading Minnesotans about amendment
ST. PAUL -- Two Republican state senators today filed paperwork alleging Secretary of State Mark Ritchie has misled Minnesotans about a proposed constitutional amendment to require voters to show photographic identification. Sens.
October 4, 2012 - 11:57am
October 2, 2012
Wildfires force mandatory evacuation of south side of Karlstad, Minn.
October 2, 2012 - 4:19pm
September 28, 2012
Olivia, Minn., man airlifted after crash involving beet-hauling truck
DANUBE -- A 22-year-old Olivia man was airlifted to Hennepin County Medical Center for treatment of injuries sustained in a two-vehicle crash involving a semi truck around 7:40 a.m. this morning near Danube. According to the State Patrol, Sean Ziesmer was driving a 1998 Ford Taurus...
September 28, 2012 - 1:57pm
Son-in-law: Minn. businessman killed in shooting
The founder of a sign-making business was among four people killed in a shooting at his Minneapolis office, the businessman's son-in-law said...
September 28, 2012 - 8:49am
September 27, 2012
Eden Valley, Minn., home destroyed by fire Wednesday evening
EDEN VALLEY -- A rural Eden Valley home was destroyed by fire Wednesday evening, and an unattended portable heater is suspected as the cause of the blaze. According to a news release from Meeker County Sheriff Jeff Norlin, a passerby reported the fire at the William Matteson residence,...
September 27, 2012 - 9:22am
September 26, 2012
Prettner Solon makes Capitol parachuting first
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Lt. Gov. Yvonne Prettner Solon said her first parachute jump was peaceful. At least it was after the initial fear of jumping...
September 26, 2012 - 12:00am