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Texas woman tells CNN that Sen. Franken inappropriately touched her at State Fair
'Our family is complete': Minnesota family reunited with dog who spent 10 days in ND cold
Willmar council unanimously OKs Rice Hospital lease to newly formed Carris Health
Essentia nurses' union challenges firings over mandatory flu shots
Former northern Minnesota cult leader has sentence reduced
Devils score goal in overtime to nip Wild
Howard, Hornets down Timberwolves
Vikings' Riley Reiff ready for return to Detroit
Gophers need to focus more on perimeter defense, coach says
Fleck, Gophers scrambling to fill QB void after Ohio prep star decommits
Inside RFD-TV, the network that covets rural and older viewers
Charlie Rose harassed us, eight women say
Why is Peter Dinklage still stuck playing characters defined by dwarfism?
From Fred and Ginger to Kate and Leo: When movie couples make fans hope for real-life love
'Marian' opens tonight on Ridgewater College stage in Willmar
Holidaze parade ushers in holiday season Saturday in downtown Willmar
What you need in your winter survival kit
'Made in America' concerts set by Prairie Arts Chorale
Generations section now available online
500 years of Reformation brings together some 800 people in Willmar
October/November issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
Helen D. Johnson
Thomas "Tom" Rice
Shelby Kingman Jr.
Donald Schmitz Sr.
Commentary: Did Al Franken make a bad decision, or is he a creep? Look for the pattern.
Analysis: Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now
Garrison Keillor: It's Thanksgiving. Be Happy.
Letter: Farm economy needs rescuing
Tribune Editorial: County sales tax needed to invest in critical infrastructure
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball playoff preview
WCT Sports Show: Mid-Season Football Rankings
WCT Sports Show: Area volleyball contenders
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
WCT Sports Show: Ranks! And Picks!
Card of Thanks
Emma Anne Williams
November 9, 2017
Fire kills 6,000 turkeys on west central Minn. farm
St. MARTIN – A barn fire early Thursday morning near St. Martin killed about 6,000 turkeys. According to the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office,...
November 9, 2017 - 6:22am
October 10, 2017
Toddler's best friend: Family dog locates, stays with missing 2-year-old Minn. boy until authorities arrive
STEARNS COUNTY, Minn.—A 2-year-old Minnesota boy has been found safe after the family's dog played a key role in assisting authorities...
October 10, 2017 - 4:06pm
October 7, 2017
Two men seriously injured in ATV crash in west central Minnesota
MELROSE – Two brothers from Melrose were seriously injured Saturday afternoon when the all-terrain vehicles they were riding collided head-on....
October 7, 2017 - 4:26pm
September 28, 2017
Five tornadoes ripped across west central Minnesota last week
WILLMAR — The National Weather Service in Chanhassen has confirmed that a series of five tornadoes swept across west central Minnesota...
September 28, 2017 - 7:15pm
August 30, 2017
Updated: Paynesville man dies in fatal crash in Lake Henry Township
LAKE HENRY TOWNSHIP — The Minnesota State Patrol reported to a fatal, two vehicle crash 4:33 a.m. Wednesday at Highway 4 and County Road...
August 30, 2017 - 4:24pm
June 29, 2017
Update: Victims of fatal rural Brooten crash identified
BROOTEN — The Stearns County Sheriff's Department has identified the victims of a two-vehicle fatal crash that happened Wednesday afternoon...
June 29, 2017 - 4:16pm
Update: Carlos teen killed and two injured in crash near Brooten
BROOTEN - A 16-year-old girl from Carlos was killed and an Alexandria man was seriously injured in a crash Wednesday afternoon south of Broo...
June 29, 2017 - 12:42pm
June 27, 2017
Media groups argue for release of Wetterling files that family deems private
ST. CLOUD-- Several Minnesota media organizations have asked to be allowed to intervene in a court case involving the release of documents from...
June 27, 2017 - 9:14pm
Minnesota measles outbreak spreads to Stearns County
ST. PAUL -- A measles outbreak that began last month in Hennepin County has grown to 29 confirmed cases and has spread to Stearns County, according to the Minnesota Department of Health. The outbreak’s victims have all been children age 5 and younger, and only one is known to have...
April 27, 2017 - 9:51pm
March 19, 2017
Crash near Belgrade takes out power pole, causes outages
BELGRADE— A 23-year-old Brooten man was injured early Sunday morning in a one-vehicle crash that caused power outages in the Belgrade area. According to a news release from the Stearns County Sheriff's Office, Jordan Michael Lewis, 23, of Brooten, was driving west on County...
March 19, 2017 - 11:54am
March 13, 2017
Semi slides into Sauk River after skidding off icy road
ST. JOSEPH — A semi driver was injured after his vehicle skidded on icy, went through a bridge guardrail and rolled into the Sauk River....
March 13, 2017 - 9:15am
March 5, 2017
Belgrade boy killed in weekend crash
BELGRADE — A 16-year-old Belgrade boy was killed in a one-vehicle crash Saturday morning. According to the Stearns County Sheriff's Department,...
March 5, 2017 - 1:52pm
Father and three sons escape burning home in Stearns County
ALBANY — A rural Albany man and his three young sons escaped their burning home late Saturday night. All four suffered smoke inhalation....
March 5, 2017 - 7:09am
March 4, 2017
Pilot injured when plane crashes in field near Paynesville Airport
PAYNESVILLE — A pilot was seriously injured when his small, experimental plane crashed Saturday afternoon in a field near the Paynesville...
March 4, 2017 - 8:37pm
February 28, 2017
Two charged with solicitation after Pope County investigation
GLENWOOD — Two men have been charged with child solicitation following a Pope County sting investigation. James Michael Latzke, 35, of...
February 28, 2017 - 4:26pm