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Willmar Municipal Utilities struggles to stockpile coal
Former Willmar teacher charged for allegedly striking student
On national stage, Franken highlights diversity in Willmar
NLS opens bids for $20.6M construction project
Minnesota family rescues bald eagle tangled in rope
Freeman's four hits, five RBIs fuel Braves' 9-7 win
Towns embracing Minnesota as home
Peterson helping teammates set sights on Super Bowl
Stingers can't catch Express
NFL Notebook: Gordon reinstated, then suffers injury
Small town Lake Lillian gears up for big time production
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
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Swanson — Winther
Schmidt -- Danielson
Lang -- Nieman
Frye -- Birkland
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
Anita "Ricky" Hoyt
Harvey Lee Peterson
Harry E. Lindbloom
Audrey O. Forkrud
Will: The path ahead for Hillary Clinton
Commentary: For Trump to Lose, GOP must let Clinton win
Commentary: Trump: Seeking victory through fear
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Commentary: Ted Cruz holds his nose
Sheriff's office investigating Zorbaz robbery as false report
December 3, 2012
Pedestrian struck, killed by cab in St. Cloud
December 3, 2012 - 11:15am
November 27, 2012
Gas Affordability Program helps qualifying CenterPoint customers pay bills
MINNEAPOLIS -- CenterPoint Energy customers who qualified for and received funds during the 2012-2013 heating season under the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program can apply for additional funds through CenterPoint Energy's Gas Affordability Program. GAP helps customers pay...
November 27, 2012 - 12:54pm
Man shoots self in home of his ex in Red Lake Falls, Minn.
RED LAKE FALLS, Minn. -- A Red Lake Falls man is dead after forcing his way into an ex-girlfriend's home and apparently shooting himself, according to police. Deputies from the Red Lake County Sheriff's Office found Kevin Salveson, 53, deceased in the home of Heather Altendorf, 38,...
November 27, 2012 - 7:55am
November 23, 2012
Temperatures turn abruptly chilly across Minnesota
MINNEAPOLIS - After balmy weather for most of Thanksgiving day, parts of Minnesota are seeing temperatures drop as much as 30 degrees. A KSTP-TV report ( http://bit.ly/QduY55) says temperatures that started in the 60s Thursday dipped into the 30s by late afternoon. Rain, sleet and...
November 23, 2012 - 10:05am
Thanksgiving Day blaze in Bemidji, Minn., causes estimated $410K in damages
BEMIDJI - A fire Thanksgiving morning caused an estimated $410,000 in damages as crews from around the region spent nearly eight hours battling the blaze at the Birchwood Color Center on the north edge of Bemidji. The fire, reported at 10:49 a.m.
November 23, 2012 - 7:44am
Snow causing difficult travel across this morning across NE Minn.
DULUTH -- Steady snowfall and gusty northwest winds are causing treacherous travel across the Twin Ports and around the Northland this morning, just as Black Friday shoppers searching for bargains hit the roads. More than a half-foot of snow may fall in some parts of the region before...
November 23, 2012 - 7:31am
November 20, 2012
'Fiscal cliff': Impacts could be widespread
ST. PAUL -- Americans could see their federal tax bills increase, in some cases dramatically. People who depend on federal programs may not receive...
November 20, 2012 - 12:00am
November 19, 2012
'Fiscal cliff': Impacts could be widespread
ST. PAUL -- Americans could see their federal tax bills increase, in some cases dramatically. People who depend on federal programs may not receive services or funds they expect. Rural doctors could see payments drop. With businesses reluctant to spend money in uncertain times, finding...
November 19, 2012 - 12:00am
November 17, 2012
Farm bill could be part of 'fiscal cliff' solution
ST. PAUL -- A farm bill awaiting congressional action is being viewed more and more as a partial solution to the federal government's debt and budget crisis. The farm bill and impending "fiscal cliff" are being linked because new federal farm policy could produce billions of dollars...
November 17, 2012 - 12:00am
November 15, 2012
Prep football: BOLD falls just short versus defending champs Caledonia
November 15, 2012 - 3:00pm
November 10, 2012
Annandale overtakes New London-Spicer, Minn., in second half to win AAA QF 20-17
ST. CLOUD -- Annandale won the head-to-head battle of Wright County Conference antagonists on Saturday afternoon at Husky Stadium coming from...
November 10, 2012 - 4:02pm
Colleges waive application fees next week; Willmar, Minn., is host site
WILLMAR -- Many Minnesota colleges will be waiving application fees next week to encourage high school students to apply early in their senior year. Willmar Senior High is a host site for the statewide initiative Minnesota College Application Week that runs Monday through Friday. The...
November 10, 2012 - 12:00am
November 9, 2012
Minnesota high court will hear domestic abuse law challenge
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- The Minnesota Supreme Court has agreed to consider a challenge to a state law designed to protect domestic abuse victims. The law allows judges to impose no contact orders for those suspected of domestic abuse. Bryan Ness says the law is unconstitutional...
November 9, 2012 - 10:15am
November 8, 2012
Fibrominn cited for burning treated wood in violation of air emissions permit
ST. PAUL -- Fibrominn of Benson will pay a $14,000 civil penalty to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency to resolve a violation of the company's air emissions permit. Fueled primarily by turkey litter, Fibrominn's electric power generating plant also includes wood and other biomass...
November 8, 2012 - 4:23pm
November 7, 2012
Dahms will return to Minn. Senate in District 16
WILLMAR -- Voters have chosen to return Sen. Gary Dahms, R-Redwood Falls, to the Minnesota Senate to represent the new District 16. With 97 percent of the precincts reporting early Wednesday, Dahms was leading DFLer Ted L.
November 7, 2012 - 12:56am