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Kerkhoven to appoint new mayor
Records published for April 27
Minnesota farmers make buffer changes a top issue
Drug takeback sites in the region
Clear out the medicine cabinet: Dispose of unused drugs Saturday at takeback sites
Twins miss out on sweep of Twins, as Santiago mourns
Wild ponder long-term contracts for Granlund, Neiderreiter
Vikings will look again to have success outside first round
Defense defines 2017 NFL Draft
Kolpack: A photo of Janis Thompson would be worth a million memories to her sister
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
Soul singer Cuba Gooding Sr. found dead in his car
Adam Sandler to make rare appearance in Minnesota
Intestinal diseases increasing in Canadian children
Younger hot flashes may signal heart risk later
Focus 2017: Spotlight on Public Service
'Kitchen Witches': Comedy opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar chain of lakes focus of Wednesday's public meeting
Lavon "Vonnie" Anderson
Edythe O. Jacobson
Marcella M. Stager
Marlys Selma Vilhauer
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
Letter: U of M proud of local partnerships
Jen Wetterling- Martin Bridal Shower
February 16, 2017
Prosecutor says western Minnesota deputy shot man in self-defense
WHEATON, Minn.—A Stevens County sheriff's deputy acted in self-defense when he shot and killed an Evansville man last year, a prosecutor...
February 16, 2017 - 8:37pm
November 7, 2016
One killed, three injured in head-on crash near Morris
MORRIS – A Hancock man was killed and three others were injured Sunday in a head-on crash north of Morris. According to the State Patrol, the...
November 7, 2016 - 7:20am
October 29, 2016
Man killed Friday in officer-involved shooting in western Minn.
MORRIS—Jay Johannes Holmgren, 37, of Evansville died of a gunshot wound in an officer-involved shooting Friday in Traverse County after...
October 29, 2016 - 6:12pm
August 2, 2016
Western Minn. dairy farm worker killed in job accident
MORRIS, Minn. — A West River Dairy employee was killed in a farm accident at their facility in Stevens County in the early morning hours of...
August 2, 2016 - 11:33am
June 23, 2015
Riverview Dairy hosting open house
MORRIS — Riverview Dairy is hosting an open house on its grounds at 26406 470th Avenue, Morris from 4 to 7 p.m. on Thursday. The public is welcome to join for guided bus tours of the dairy as it celebrates its 20th anniversary. The event will also include special guest...
June 23, 2015 - 9:40am
Update: Assistant Stevens County attorney, Fergus Falls official killed in crash following high-speed chase
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. - The person killed following an 11-mile police chase in Otter Tail County has been identified as Timothy Rundquist, a Fergus...
December 23, 2014 - 1:18pm
December 8, 2014
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
May 9, 2014
Deputies search for gun after high-speed chase west of Morris
MORRIS — An Appleton man faces several criminal charges after a high-speed chase Wednesday west of Morris.
May 9, 2014 - 10:49pm
February 27, 2014
Suspect in officer-involved shooting charged with aggravated robbery
MORRIS — An Alexandria man who was shot by a Swift County deputy sheriff has been charged with one felony count of aggravated robbery after pretending to have a gun and taking $295 from a bar in Morris, authorities said.
February 27, 2014 - 5:02pm
March 31, 2013
Severe weather may play tricks on residents of west central Minnesota this year
MORRIS — Although 2012 was an unusually quiet year for tornadoes and damaging winds in the Upper Midwest, it was an active season for much of Stevens County. While it’s still early to look at trends for the upcoming severe weather season, some indications show the region could...
March 31, 2013 - 11:09pm
March 4, 2013
Weekend barn fire in Stevens County kills 1800 hogs
MORRIS – A barn fire in Darnen Township early Saturday morning killed approximately 1,800 hogs and caused nearly $700,000 in property damage,...
March 4, 2013 - 10:31am
February 10, 2013
MnDOT recommends no travel in parts of west central Minn., including Pope and Stevens counties
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – The Minnesota Department of Transportation advises no travel in parts of west central Minnesota due to heavy snow, blowing snow and very poor visibility. Increasing winds will likely cause conditions to continue to deteriorate through today into Monday. This...
February 10, 2013 - 1:44pm