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Construction begins at Marsh Lake
New Willmar administrator greets public
Measles outbreak prompts vaccination message from Kandiyohi County health officials
Records published April 28
Convictions published April 28
Effects of Bradford trade on Vikings playing out in draft
Speedy ex-Gopher Myrick waiting for the call
Grossman learning to be less picky at the plate
Local Roundup: Eagles win at Valley
List of first-round NFL draft picks: The top 32
Khloe Kardashian sued after sharing photo of herself on Instagram
ESPN layoffs: A list of which employees have been fired
Disney announces official release date for 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
'Flip or Flop' stars returning for multiple episodes of HGTV show amid divorce
Elton John recovering from 'potentially deadly' bacterial infection
Young Artist's Concerts this weekend in Willmar, Paynesville
'King Ed' comedy on stage at Ridgewater College
Intestinal diseases increasing in Canadian children
Younger hot flashes may signal heart risk later
Focus 2017: Spotlight on Public Service
Luverne A. Peterson
Hazel L. (Strand) Snyder
Edythe O. Jacobson
Trude Kristine Williams
Tribune Opinion: Destination Playground: We can build it if you help volunteer
Quam: My promotion coincided with the death of my 16-year-old nephew
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
Jen Wetterling- Martin Bridal Shower
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 25, 2016
It took a little DNA to crack the Jacob Wetterling case
ST. CLOUD — The envelope arrived without much fanfare, inside it the results of another DNA test from the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal...
September 25, 2016 - 10:16pm
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
August 29, 2016
'Brew boys' bring new flavor
DETROIT LAKES—Beer. It seems to have been around forever, capturing people's interest since the beginning of time. Nick Murray and John...
August 29, 2016 - 7:52pm
August 7, 2016
Immigrants contribute to all aspects of Minnesota economy
WILLMAR—Immigrants and refugees contribute to the state's economy as workers and entrepreneurs, according to a new report from Minnesota's...
August 7, 2016 - 11:02pm
July 31, 2016
UPDATE: GiantValley rallies to 3-2 win over Glenwood/Valley in Legion state title game
LE SUEUR -- Nicholas Terlizzi drove in the game-winning run with a seventh-inning single, leading GiantValley Minneapolis to a 3-2 win over Glenwood/Lowry...
July 31, 2016 - 10:57pm
June 16, 2016
State Golf: Madsen caps season with runner-up finish
MACCRAY’s Brady Madsen capped his junior year in a memorable way: taking second at the Class A state tournament
June 16, 2016 - 12:05am
June 10, 2016
State Prep Softball: Edgerton/SWC rolls to Class A championship
The Dutch wasted no time, took no prisoners, and put an exclamation point on their claim as the best Class A softball team in Minnesot with a 12-0 win over Badger/Greenbush-Middle River
June 10, 2016 - 11:50pm
June 5, 2016
Legislative races fill an election gap
MINNEAPOLIS — This year presents a rare opportunity for Minnesotans to focus on legislative races, and who controls the Legislature. “That’s...
June 5, 2016 - 11:33pm
April 28, 2016
State reaches 100th traffic death of the year
WILLMAR — At least 100 people have died in traffic crashes on Minnesota roads so far this year, the Minnesota Department of Public Safety said...
April 28, 2016 - 11:42pm
April 18, 2016
Commentary: Keeping Minnesota competitive
As the new president of the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce, a top personal priority has been to hit the road. For six months, I’ve been crisscrossing...
April 18, 2016 - 8:53am
March 15, 2016
Dayton lays out budget change proposals
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton proposes increasing budgets for items ranging from pre-kindergarten programs to broadband to security...
March 15, 2016 - 8:26pm