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Car plunges into northern Minnesota river
WTO cuts 2016 world trade growth forecast
Hobbyists search for treasure in Minnesota outhouse pits
Minnesota couple trusts in God for at-risk twins in womb
West central Minnesota woman saves group of duck hunters after their boat tips
Bluejays soar in four
Roundup: Wildcats snap streak with win over GSL
Basketball lifer Thibodeau ready to lead Timberwolves
Salute for Palmer planned at the Ryder Cup
Cardinal Pride to induct four into Hall of Fame
Brad Pitt expresses sadness over divorce filing
Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt
Ticket prices for Prince tribute concert start at $19.99
Mikko Cowdery, QuadraFeelyAxs performing this weekend in Willmar
19th annual Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! festival to be held this weekend
Vote in our Readers' Choice 2016
Citizens getting caught up in Minnesota River cleanup
Northland Outdoors: A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Reader News: RAPID Coalition effort
Poetry, pugs raise awareness for new FAFSA timeline
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
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
Mary A. Krogfus
Donald R. Holmgren
Wallace "Wally" Heggestad
William "Bill" D. Latham
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Froma Harrop: Can Califorinia help lower drug prices?
George Will: A Republican worth voting for
Dionne: Debate moderators shouldn't duck
Larry.R. Swenson: Different requirements for some?
September 23, 2016
Family mourns Alexandria woman lost to suicide
By all accounts, 36-year-old Jill Ellingson of Alexandria was all spark and spunk. Her presence lit up a room. She was selfless, always going...
September 23, 2016 - 1:54pm
August 4, 2016
Thousands watched Minnesota teen's apparent suicide attempt live on Facebook
ST. PAUL -- With thousands of viewers watching online, a teenage St. Paul girl said she was going to kill herself. And as she livestreamed on...
August 4, 2016 - 7:30am
July 20, 2016
Parent of Minnesota student who committed suicide files lawsuit against school district
A federal lawsuit filed by the parent of a Lincoln Park Middle School student alleges his son's 2015 suicide was the result of "severe and pervasive...
July 20, 2016 - 7:57am
May 25, 2016
72-year-old Minnesotan kills wife, hangs self
James Miller, 72, killed his wife before he hung himself last week. The victim, 85-year-old Beverly Miller, is believed to have died of blunt...
May 25, 2016 - 7:49am
April 21, 2016
Teen, police injured in chemical incident in Cottage Grove home
COTTAGE GROVE — A chemical-related suicide attempt injured a teenager Wednesday, sent three Cottage Grove police officers to the hospital and...
April 21, 2016 - 5:30am
March 3, 2016
Minnesota woman's powerful obituary draws attention to depression, suicide
It is the kind of obituary that jumps out and grabs the reader, not just because of her young age but because of her family's desire for people...
March 3, 2016 - 12:30pm
January 27, 2016
Investigation into suspicious death of Montevideo woman nears completion
FARGO — Fargo police are close to wrapping up an investigation into the suspicious circumstances surrounding a Montevideo woman’s death last summer, Lt. Jason Nelson said Wednesday. Casey Jo Schulte, 26, was found dead Aug. 19, lying on a workbench in the back of her garage at...
January 27, 2016 - 10:50pm
September 23, 2015
S.D. town reels from autopsy report on family of six
PLATTE, S.D. – Platte residents, who were grieving the loss of a family in what was thought to be a fire last week, were in even more shock...
September 23, 2015 - 9:11am
September 22, 2015
S.D. family, believed killed by house fire, died of shotgun wounds
PLATTE, S.D. -- Authorities believe a Platte family whose home burned to the ground last week died from shotgun wounds. Scott and Nicole Westerhuis, along with their four children, third-grader Kailey, fifth-grader Jaeci, eighth-grader Connor, and sophomore Michael were believed...
September 22, 2015 - 7:27am
August 20, 2015
Community workout to raise funds to help prevent suicide in veterans
Suicide claims the lives of 22 veterans in the U.S. each day, and about 30 suicides occur per 100,000 veterans, according to a Time Magazine...
August 20, 2015 - 9:22am
August 14, 2015
Morgan man faces murder charge: Dwayne Case allegedly killed girlfriend with bow and arrow and then attempted to kill himself
FRANKLIN — A Morgan man who survived a self-inflicted gunshot wound is facing a charge that he killed his girlfriend with a bow and arrow earlier this summer at a makeshift campsite near Franklin. Dwayne Alan Case, 29, was arrested Friday after it was determined he was medically...
August 14, 2015 - 9:38pm
January 27, 2015
Man fatally shoots himself outside Montessori
ROSEVILLE -- A man apparently shot and killed himself outside a Roseville Montessori school on Monday afternoon. The 48-year-old Falcon Heights man was not identified Monday. Police were initially called to the school, Hand in Hand Christian Montessori School at 2129 Fairview...
January 27, 2015 - 6:00am
August 18, 2014
Simple message keeps Fla. man on the road
WILLMAR — Steve Fugate’s travels have taken him a little over 37,000 miles — all on foot. He walked through Willmar on Monday, swinging...
August 18, 2014 - 11:33pm