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Fergus Falls dealership overcharged hundreds of Minnesota police agencies for vehicle extras
Teen girls wanted after man’s stabbing in northern Minnesota
One of Minnesota 8, Willmar man awaits possible deportation as his son is born
Livestock advocates worry about appeals court ruling on feedlot operators
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Vikings select running back, center in second, third rounds
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NFL commissioner may consider marijuana for players' health reasons
Minnesota offers filmmakers varied landscapes and cultural activity
Khloe Kardashian sued after sharing photo of herself on Instagram
ESPN layoffs: A list of which employees have been fired
Disney announces official release date for 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
'Flip or Flop' stars returning for multiple episodes of HGTV show amid divorce
Young Artist's Concerts this weekend in Willmar, Paynesville
'King Ed' comedy on stage at Ridgewater College
Intestinal diseases increasing in Canadian children
Younger hot flashes may signal heart risk later
Focus 2017: Spotlight on Public Service
Harriet "Leona" Madison
Karen J. Edwards-Ulanowski
Marcie I. Garner Stone
Marion LaVerne Haug
Phillips: Kindness fills the memory of flood survivor
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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
Jen Wetterling- Martin Bridal Shower
April 13, 2017
One injured in crash with semi near Benson
BENSON — A Benson man was injured Wednesday night when his vehicle collided with a semi. According to the State Patrol, the accident happened...
April 13, 2017 - 5:57am
February 23, 2017
Benson man charged with faking cancer treatments, swindling $60,000
BENSON — A Benson man pretended to have cancer, authorities say — and allegedly swindled nearly $60,000 out of a friend, saying he...
February 23, 2017 - 5:44pm
January 31, 2017
Swift County offers administrator job to second candidate
BENSON — After getting turned down by their first pick, the Swift County Commissioners made an offer to hire Kelsey Baker as their new...
January 31, 2017 - 9:44pm
January 29, 2017
Benson man sentenced for high-speed chase from police officer
BENSON — Pinned beneath the steering wheel May 29 after a crash following a high-speed chase with a Benson police officer, Bernard Michael...
January 29, 2017 - 3:05pm
January 20, 2017
Murdock man dies in one-vehicle crash
A 53-year-old Murdock man died Tuesday in a car crash just north of Kerkhoven.
January 20, 2017 - 3:34pm
January 18, 2017
Swift County offers adminstrator job to Ramsey County official
BENSON — On a 3-2 vote Tuesday, the Swift County Commissioners agreed to offer the job of county administrator to Larry Timmerman, a senior program evaluator with Ramsey County. The job has been vacant since Mike Pogge-Weaver submitted his resignation in September. The county's...
January 18, 2017 - 10:19pm
Historical update: Built in 1897, Swift County Courthouse approves $4.5 million improvement project
BENSON — Construction could begin this summer on a $4.5 million renovation of the historic Swift County Courthouse in Benson to increase...
January 18, 2017 - 10:13pm
January 5, 2017
Benson man dies in snowmobile crash
DE GRAFF -- A Benson man died Wednesday as a result of injuries suffered in a snowmobile crash. According to the Swift County Sheriff's Office,...
January 5, 2017 - 11:20am
December 22, 2016
Benson man found dead, believed from cold weather
BENSON -- The Swift County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a 57-year-old man was found dead Sunday near the Lake Hassel access north...
December 22, 2016 - 2:27pm
December 8, 2016
Letter: A Democrat's view of the election
On Nov. 28, the West Central Tribune did a front page article on why Swift County went Republican. There were interesting comments and speculation...
December 8, 2016 - 7:58am
November 27, 2016
Why Swift County swung Republican in 2016
BENSON — Of the 19 Minnesota counties that swung Republican for this year's presidential election, none did so more drastically than Swift...
November 27, 2016 - 10:11pm
November 21, 2016
Two injured in Monday morning crash on Highway 12
A Murdock teen and her juvenile passenger were injured Monday morning in a rear-end crash on Highway 12. Alexis K. Ahl, 17, and Mercedes R....
November 21, 2016 - 12:20pm
MPCA seeks comments on proposed hog feedlot in Swift County
HOLLOWAY — Public comments are being sought on a proposed hog farm in Swift County that is planning to double in size. Spring Valley Farms plans to add a second, 2,100-head finishing barn at The Pit Stop farm for a total of 4,200 head. The farm is located in Section 4 of Fairfield...
November 21, 2016 - 5:47am
November 17, 2016
Blizzard warning issued for Friday in west central Minnesota
WILLMAR – The National Weather Service has now issued a blizzard warning for Friday across much of west central Minnesota, including for Kandiyohi,...
November 17, 2016 - 9:29am
November 16, 2016
Nov. 16: Winter looks to be headed to western Minnesota
WILLMAR — Winter could be arriving on Friday, as the National Weather Service has issued blizzard and winter storm watches across western...
November 16, 2016 - 8:45pm