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Crowds gather at Jennie-O Turkey Store anniversary celebration
Records published July 26
Higher minimum wage, new laws begin Aug. 1 in Minnesota
Willmar Utilities to test its network security
Former ag association treasurer to serve jail time for $50,000 theft
Fighting injuries, Vikings OL Loadholt plans to retire
MLB notebook: Yankees send Chapman to Cubs
Vikings rookie Treadwell says he's finally healthy after 2014 injury
10 possibilities for Twins' GM job
Injury forces Loadholt to retire
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
'My Ocean': On the Ordway Prairie in west central Minnesota
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
R. Vernon Benson
Stanley A. Nelson
Linda Kay Larson
Fern A. Heglund
Commentary: 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
April 25, 2016
Appeals court reinstates Tom Brady's "Deflategate" suspension
NEW YORK - A U.S. appeals court on Monday restored the four-game "Deflategate" suspension of New England Patriots star quarterback Tom Brady...
April 25, 2016 - 11:54am
March 1, 2016
Three Gopher men's basketball players suspended for the season due to reported sex video
The University of Minnesota has extended the suspensions of men’s basketball players Kevin Dorsey, Nate Mason and Dupree McBrayer to the rest...
March 1, 2016 - 2:17pm
Reinstated East Grand Forks teacher speaks out
EAST GRAND FORKS — An East Grand Forks teacher is telling his side in a controversy over the school district’s decision to place him on temporary leave. High school social studies teacher Bryan Perkins was placed on paid administrative leave for two weeks after he sent an email...
November 1, 2015 - 10:09pm
October 6, 2015
Amtrak says it would suspend national rail service without safety extension
WASHINGTON - Amtrak has told U.S. lawmakers that it will suspend service on its national network in mid-December unless Congress extends a Dec. 31 deadline for implementing advanced safety technology, according to an Oct. 5 letter from Amtrak reviewed by Reuters. The...
October 6, 2015 - 2:56pm
April 3, 2015
Twins' Santana suspended 80 games
FORT MYERS, Fla. — Major League Baseball suspended Twins pitcher Ervin Santana 80 games for testing positive for steroids, the league announced...
April 3, 2015 - 10:50pm
February 26, 2015
Adrian Peterson reinstated, but future with Vikings cloudy
MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) - A federal judge on Thursday overturned the NFL's suspension of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, who had...
February 26, 2015 - 2:16pm
December 15, 2014
Players union files lawsuit challenging Peterson's NFL suspension
The NFL Players Association filed a lawsuit against the National Football League on Monday challenging an arbitrator's decision to uphold the...
December 15, 2014 - 3:45pm
December 12, 2014
Vikings: Adrian Peterson’s appeal denied, suspension upheld
An arbiter on Friday denied an appeal by Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, assuring his NFL suspension will keep him out the remainder of...
December 12, 2014 - 6:53pm
November 19, 2014
Update: NFL suspends Vikings' Adrian Peterson over 'abusive discipline' of son
WASHINGTON - Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been suspended without pay for at least the remainder of 2014 season, the National...
November 19, 2014 - 12:31am
November 18, 2014
NFL suspends Vikings' Peterson for at least rest of season
ST. PAUL — Adrian Peterson vs. the National Football League is more than one running back’s crusade to rejoin a Minnesota Vikings team that...
November 18, 2014 - 11:46pm
February 22, 2014
Frazee-Vergas teacher, wrestling coach suspended
FRAZEE, Minn. -- Frazee-Vergas School District teacher and head wrestling coach John Barlund has been suspended. Barlund was placed on administrative leave Feb. 5 for allegations of employee misconduct. Though he won’t release the reason for the suspension yet, Superintendent...
February 22, 2014 - 9:36am
January 17, 2013
13 players suspended from Maple Grove High School's boys hockey team
MAPLE GROVE, Minn. — Thirteen players on the Maple Grove boys' hockey team have been suspended for at least two games for what the coach calls an "off-ice episode." Coach Gary Stefano said Wednesday "a couple" of players face four-game suspensions and the rest will miss two games....
January 17, 2013 - 10:12am
November 8, 2010
Court lets NFL complaint in Vikings case go to state court
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court won't stop a Minnesota state court from getting involved in a fight between the NFL and Minnesota Vikings defensive linemen Kevin Williams and Pat Williams over violations of the league's anti-doping policy. The high court refused today to hear...
November 8, 2010 - 10:22am
September 16, 2009
Windom fire chief suspended for allowing truck use for wedding photos
WINDOM -- A standing-room-only crowd inside the Windom City Council chambers Tuesday night broke into cheers and applause as Windom Fire Chief Dan Fossing and 27 members of the city's fire department walked single file into the room. They were among nearly 150 people gathered for...
September 16, 2009 - 2:13pm
December 4, 2008
Judge blocks suspensions of Williamses
MINNEAPOLIS -- A Minnesota judge on Wednesday temporarily blocked the NFL's suspension of Vikings stars Kevin and Pat Williams for violating the league's anti-doping policy, but the players' status for Sunday's game at Detroit remained uncertain. Hennepin County District Judge Gary...
December 4, 2008 - 12:00am