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With few races, Minnesota primary turnout in August likely small
High court race is a Minnesota question
Eden Valley farmer elected to National Corn Growers Board
Poll: Trump trails by 6 points after DNC
Vikings & fine art come together in new stadium
UPDATE: Glenwood/Lowry to play Pierz again at 7:30
Stanley Cup to meet Stanley car in Minnesota
G/L Legion marches ahead at state
Getting it right
Stingers rebound to clobber Bucks
Judge dismisses 29 claims to late musician Prince's estate
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
ASTRO BOB: Getting stung by a 'scorpion' can be a beautiful thing
The search for a world-record lake trout
Johnson -- Haverly
Quisberg -- Larson
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
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
David L. Lake
Joan M. Caspers
Esther Helen Iverson
Parker: Are we all Democrats this year?
Dionne: Hillary takes the fight to Trump
Thomas: Hillary's recycled speech
Obama: Continuity we can believe in
Will: Mike Pence the pliable
July 19, 2016
Willmar K-9 helps nab suspect in foot chase
WILLMAR -- Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Cooper helped apprehend a suspect Friday after a chase by vehicle turned into a foot chase...
July 19, 2016 - 11:48pm
February 12, 2016
Suspect in Fargo officer shooting was charged with murder in 1988
FARGO — Officer Jason Moszer isn't the first man Marcus Schumacher is accused of shooting and killing.
February 12, 2016 - 9:26am
January 14, 2016
Police: Suspect in Minnesota convenience store fire died in the blaze
A suspect is dead following a fire that burned the Y Knot Quick Stop near International Falls late Wednesday. “We recovered a body from the building and that’s our suspect,” said Koochiching County Sheriff Perryn Hedlund. A break-in involving the suspect preceded the fire. The...
January 14, 2016 - 9:35am
December 3, 2015
UPDATE: CNN reports California shooting suspect was radicalized
WASHINGTON - Syed Rizwan Farook, one of the two suspects in the mass shooting that killed 14 people in Southern California on Wednesday, was...
December 3, 2015 - 12:17pm
October 21, 2015
16-year-old Minnesotan claims man he's charged with murdering molested him for years
MOORHEAD - Nearly doubled over in his seat in a Clay County courtroom, his skinny frame shaking with tears, 16-year-old Zachary Daniel St....
October 21, 2015 - 9:50am
October 6, 2015
UPDATE: Suspect in custody following reports of gunman at Philadelphia college
A suspect is in custody after reports of a person with a weapon put the Community College of Philadelphia on lockdown this morning, police said. No shots were fired and there were no reports of any injuries, said Tanya Little, a spokeswoman for the Philadelphia Police...
October 6, 2015 - 1:53pm
August 14, 2015
Suspect makes court appearance after leading officers on chase through Willmar and Spicer
WILLMAR — The suspect in a drug investigation and high-speed chase Wednesday in Willmar made his first court appearance Friday. Sergio Ramos, 39, of Austin, Texas, faces felony charges of fifth-degree drug possession and fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle, a gross misdemeanor...
August 14, 2015 - 11:17pm
Suspect faces charges for high-speed chase, collision
WILLMAR — The suspect alleged to have crashed into a Willmar residence during a high-speed chase made her first court appearance Friday. Bryanna Joy Wells, 24, of Willmar, faces a felony charge of fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle and a misdemeanor charge of operating...
August 14, 2015 - 11:16pm
February 12, 2015
Friends start fund to help woman who was assaulted along Interstate 35
CARLTON — While a sketch is being circulated of the man suspected of physically and sexually assaulting a woman last week along Interstate...
February 12, 2015 - 7:34am
February 10, 2015
Suspect arrested for allegedly assaulting man Sunday at Willmar armory
WILLMAR — A 25-year-old Willmar man faces pending assault charges for allegedly breaking a local business owner’s jaw in an altercation Sunday during a sports team practice at the National Guard Armory in Willmar. Keante Rasheed Johnson remains in custody at the Kandiyohi County...
February 10, 2015 - 11:48pm
November 26, 2014
Final suspect tied to Tuesday stabbing in Willmar arrested
WILLMAR -- The third and final suspect tied to the stabbing that occurred Tuesday night in Willmar has been arrested. Officers arrested the 17-year-old Willmar male around noon Wednesday. He is being held at the Prairie Lakes Detention Center, according to a Wednesday afternoon...
November 26, 2014 - 3:14pm
October 19, 2014
Suspect arrested for allegedly threatening man with shotgun
WILLMAR — A 21-year-old Willmar man was arrested Saturday night for allegedly threatening another man with a shotgun in southwest Willmar. The suspect remains in Kandiyohi County Jail pending felony charges of second-degree assault and terroristic threats, according to police reports. A...
October 19, 2014 - 11:07pm
April 9, 2014
Video: Police say 16-year-old assailant used two knives In Pennsylvania school attack
MURRYSVILLE, Pennsylvania (Reuters) - The 16-year-old boy suspected of stabbing 20 people at his suburban Pittsburgh high school on Monday used...
April 9, 2014 - 10:15am
February 27, 2014
Officer-involved shooting suspect 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. After the robbery, Brent Allen Anderson, 55, was stopped...
February 27, 2014 - 11:35pm
August 20, 2013
Accused Boston bomber had multiple wounds, fracture: court papers
BOSTON (Reuters) - Accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was badly injured when taken into custody by federal agents in April, with multiple gunshot wounds, including one that had fractured his skull, according to unsealed court papers.
August 20, 2013 - 7:37am