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Estimated 30 protesters remain in Dakota Access Pipeline protest camp after closure, officers monitoring
Minn. nursing facility staffer fired for theft after getting caught in sting
Treasury's Mnuchin says wants "very significant" tax reform passed by August
Fox News veteran Alan Colmes dies at 66
Ireland passes law to make buying sex a crime
Timberwolves' Thibodeau hasn't found trade he likes 'at this point'
Red-hot Gophers upset No. 24 Maryland, win 6th straight
Local Roundup: Warrior teams win two on Wednesday
Twins' Sano working to put down roots at third base
Santana on track to start season opener
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen
Around our region published Feb. 22
Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey
Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
Training can help surgeons tell patients best and worse scenarios
Reader News: Diaper Bears for Hope Pregnancy Center
Roger "Billy" Schlueter
Donald "Donnie" Clausen
Gladys M. Torbenson
Donna M. Goff
Tribune Editorial: Willmar City Council makes a good Holland decision
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Cartoon by Bruce Plante for Feb. 23
Minnesota Opinion: Kill Legislature's ridiculous secret-meeting exemption
Cartoon by Ed Fischer
January 29, 2017
Deadline extended for Minnesotans to buy health insurance
ST. PAUL — Next week's impending deadline for Minnesotans to buy health insurance on the individual market just got a little looser. The...
January 29, 2017 - 9:01am
January 28, 2017
Credit where credit is due: Campaign encourages more people to claim earned-income tax credit
DULUTH — On average, people who claim the federal earned-income tax credit see an extra $2,210 added to their refund checks. Yet about...
January 28, 2017 - 1:00pm
January 25, 2017
Textron to buy ATV maker Arctic Cat as Cessna jet sales slow
Textron Inc. said on Wednesday it would buy Minnesota-based Arctic Cat Inc. to accelerate its push into the recreational vehicle market amid...
January 25, 2017 - 1:24pm
January 9, 2017
Blaine schools closed after city-wide water loss
BLAINE, Minn.—Blaine residents were without water to drink or bathe Sunday morning as city officials scrambled to restore an interruption...
January 9, 2017 - 10:37am
January 2, 2017
MN Legislative forecast: Cloudy with a chance of disputes
ST. PAUL—2017 dawned on the Minnesota Capitol with bright sun Sunday, illuminating the newly renovated building. But the sparkle dimmed...
January 2, 2017 - 9:59pm
Two shot after 'all-night' party in Superior
SUPERIOR, Wis.—A bar fight allegedly led to a double shooting that left one man dead and his brother seriously injured on New Year's Day...
January 2, 2017 - 9:30pm
Man shot by Mankato police was Shakopee school teacher
MANKATO—Shakopee Public Schools identified teacher Chase Anthony Tuseth as the man fatally shot by a police officer during a struggle at...
January 2, 2017 - 7:49pm
January 1, 2017
Snowmobile crash kills one in northeastern Minnesota
GRAND MARAIS — A 22-year-old Grand Marais was killed in a snowmobile crash on New Year's Eve. Cook County Sheriff Pat Eliasen said Wayne Gunnar Anderson was snowmobiling with a friend about 5:30 p.m. on Saturday on County Road 8 just north of Grand Marais when he became separated...
January 1, 2017 - 7:36pm
October 22, 2016
Boys soccer: Willmar to open state against Northfield
The Willmar boys soccer team received the No. 4 seed in the Class A state tournament, and will open play at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday against Northfield...
October 22, 2016 - 3:13pm
October 17, 2016
Update: Judge declines to sign rioting charge against journalist related to coverage of N.D. pipeline protest
MANDAN, N.D. – A judge did not sign a criminal complaint against journalist Amy Goodman, finding a lack of probable cause to charge her with...
October 17, 2016 - 1:43pm
October 6, 2016
FBI says St. Cloud mall attack was premeditated
ST. CLOUD, Minn. — A stabbing attack at a Minnesota mall last month that wounded 10 was premeditated and the attacker, who was fatally...
October 6, 2016 - 3:16pm
October 4, 2016
Minnesota voters to decide legislative pay issue this year
ST. PAUL — Christine Leitner of St. Paul showed up on the very first day the Ramsey County elections office opened for voting to cast her ballot since she'll be vacationing out-of-state on Election Day. "I wanted to get it done as soon as possible so I didn't forget," she said....
October 4, 2016 - 10:05am
October 3, 2016
'Do-nothing session' could change control of MN Legislature
ST. PAUL — Motorists heading out of Willmar to St. Cloud or the Twin Cities can expect a couple of traffic jams. Minnesota 23 is a modern, four-lane road until it hits New London, then it bottlenecks down to two lanes to Paynesville, squeezing trucks, commuters and tourists...
October 3, 2016 - 5:00am
October 2, 2016
In jeopardy: Projects waiting for bonding bill
Here's a look at some of the other projects that are delayed and could be lost: • Dozens of rural Minnesota cities will have to wait to repair or replace failing sewer and water systems. • Without $12.7 million in state matching funds, Duluth is in danger of losing a $25 million...
October 2, 2016 - 8:30pm
September 23, 2016
Jacob Wetterling's disappearance remained a mystery for 27 years
ST. CLOUD — The question lingered for nearly 27 years. Investigators internalized it. Patty Wetterling repeated it hundreds, perhaps thousands,...
September 23, 2016 - 6:04pm