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Wildcats win twice in 3AA baseball
Cattle complex: NDSU is home to one of the best beef cattle research facilities in the nation
Crash injures two west of New London
Video: Korean veterans place flags at St. Mary's Cemetery
Plane crashes and sinks in Lake Minnewaska
Prep Baseball: KMS advances in 5A-West
Reminder to coaches and statisticians
Update: Area Prep Baseball Section Pairings
Update: Area Prep Softball Section Pairings
Prep Baseball: Paynesville clips Zimmerman to advance
Jon Leuze’s work wins People’s Choice Award in Willmar, Minn.
New London, Minn., native Brady Toops on (off) ABC’s ‘The Bachelorette’
Norway Lake Township’s oldest living man, 91, to star in Sunburg, Minnesota, Syttende Mai parade
Syttende Mai celebrations in west central Minnesota
Artaria String Quartet performs in Dawson, Minn.
Abrams joins ACMC urgent care department
American Family agent Hern earns certification
State electrical group honors Gatewood for industry service
Two from Whitcomb Brothers Grain attend conference
Rice Hospital nurses honored for making a difference in patient lives
Paul M. Grannes
James "Jim" Loren Vander Voort
Darrell "Stubby" Streed
Aurand — Elfritz
Boike — Williamson
Hennes — Tepfer
Gregory — McDonald
Video: Rain, thunder halt Area 6 Special Olympics track
Editorial: Memorial Day has a very real purpose
Commentary: Remembering their service
Editorial: Kudos on Willmar schools support
Editorial: Willmar’s dealing with pure democracy
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
December 22, 2014
Cameras see more than skin deep
WILLMAR –– Like a relationship that looks OK on the outside but is deeply troubled under the surface, the physical bruises of victims of domestic violence may also be difficult to see. Without evidence of abuse, perpetrators can go uncharged and victims remain at risk. But a...
December 22, 2014 - 10:30pm
Norovirus strikes Minnesota
Norovirus has been hitting Minnesota hard this winter, with about 40 outbreaks reported to the Minnesota Department of Health since the beginning of November. The outbreaks have occurred in a variety of settings, such as restaurants, schools, nursing homes and private gatherings,...
December 22, 2014 - 10:27pm
Montevideo Police hope to solve year-old murder case
MONTEVIDEO — Today is the one year anniversary of a homicide in Montevideo that remains unsolved, although authorities remain hopeful of resolving the case. It was on this date around 10:15 p.m. that Montevideo Police found the body of Thomas Dickson, 64, in his upstairs apartment...
December 22, 2014 - 10:26pm
Daudt prepares to lead Minnesota House
ST. PAUL — Memories of 2011 remain fresh for Mark Dayton. That was when Dayton, Minnesota’s Democratic governor, faced a conservative Republican...
December 22, 2014 - 10:22pm
December 10, 2014
Energy leaders hope polar vortex stays north
ST. PAUL — Minnesota is one polar vortex away from a winter energy crisis. With a warm-up predicted for coming days, bitter cold may be a memory, but experts say propane and wood for heating and coal for generating electricity could be in short supply if this winter begins to look...
December 10, 2014 - 11:06pm
December 8, 2014
Minnesota’s elderly and disabled citizens seek more state funds
ST. PAUL — Advocates for Minnesota’s elderly and disabled are back at the state Capitol asking for money on top of new funding they just...
December 8, 2014 - 10:46pm
Nine indicted on federal drug charges involving meth
MORRIS ­— Nine people in two states, including two people from Stevens County, have been indicted on federal drug charges for the possession and distribution of methamphetamine in Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota. For the last 21 months, the Stevens County Sheriff’s...
December 8, 2014 - 8:59pm
December 7, 2014
Bachmann has no plans for a quiet retirement
Washington — At a rally in front of the Capitol last week, U.S. Rep. Michelle Bachman returned to a style that, four years ago, made her a...
December 7, 2014 - 9:46pm
Winter road limits increase for central frost zone
ST. PAUL — Winter truck load increases begin today on unrestricted highways in the central frost zone, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. ehicles will be allowed to operate up to 10 percent over the standard legal maximum loads on unrestricted highways during...
December 7, 2014 - 9:28pm
December 5, 2014
Groups seek share of new money
ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s $1 billion budget surplus, which some say really is not a surplus, is attracting drools from organizations thinking there may be money available. Before the “surplus” even was announced, the 5 Percent Campaign said it planned a Monday news conference...
December 5, 2014 - 10:49pm
‘Till the cows come home...
Red Wing police responded to a report of loose cattle around 10:45 p.m. Wednesday at the intersection of Highway 61 and Plum Street. Officers corralled the six Holstein cows near the ADM processing facility, seen in the background, while the Goodhue County Sheriff’s Department contacted...
December 5, 2014 - 10:48pm
December 4, 2014
Southwest Minnesota will lack medical cannabis distribution site
MONTEVIDEO — The two companies chosen to produce medical cannabis in Minnesota will be opening eight distribution sites for patients, with...
December 4, 2014 - 10:20pm
Cottage Grove man charged with stealing front-door deliveries
STILLWATER — A Cottage Grove man complicated local residents’ Christmas shopping when he allegedly nabbed packages containing headphones...
December 4, 2014 - 9:59pm
Minnesota: $1 billion state budget surplus predicted
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota legislators and governor will have a bit more to spend in the next two years.
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December 4, 2014 - 11:00am
December 3, 2014
Man misidentified in murder case settles with KSTP
COLD SPRING — A man who was arrested for and later cleared of killing a Minnesota police officer has reached a settlement with KSTP-TV in a defamation lawsuit over on-air statements that identified him as the officer’s killer. The lawsuit, filed in April, “has been amicably...
December 3, 2014 - 11:40pm