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Bemidji man accused of kidnapping, raping 5 year old sent to prison on child porn charges
1 prisoner remains at large after transport van carrying inmates is overtaken
Alexandria hopes customers come crawling
John Boehner unloads on Trump: A 'complete disaster'
Authorities: Five offenders at large after heist of MCF-Lino Lakes correctional vehicle
Vikings' Zimmer: 'I'll be back shortly with one eye or two'
Vikings sign two 2017 draft picks, but rookie contract disputes rage on
James, Cavs KO Celts, set up rematch vs. Warriors
United's Venegas, front office don't see eye-to-eye
Wild's owner sees no need to rebuild
Watch: 'Price is Right' contestant loses his mind as he breaks Plinko record
Former Arkansas Gov. takes 'Huckabee' from Fox News to religious broadcaster
Ellen DeGeneres lands new Netflix stand up special
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
Memorial Day travel volume expected highest since 2005
Fishing: Area opener a ray of sunshine
Art competition: High school artists gather in New London
Stories needed to create 'Milan: The Musical!'
Minnesota Orchestra brings classical music to Willmar
Mary Ann Nagel
Marlyn W. Wacholz
Marlys J. Mithun
Editiorial: Remembrance and safety are key for this weekend
Navarrrette: Welcome to the information crisis
Thomas: Saudi Arabia's duplicity
Commentary: Focus on victims reward terrorists
Manworld tried extra hard this week to tell women 'no.' We weren't listening.
January 27, 2017
Dassel man sentenced after army vet's service dog shot and killed
LITCHFIELD — Authorities say a Dassel man shot dead a neighbor's service dog in April 2015, removed its collar and dragged it into a swamp....
January 27, 2017 - 6:31am
June 4, 2016
Cloquet man gets 'overdue' medal
DULUTH -- David Danielson and his family are used to military service and long journeys. Recent generations of men in his family have almost...
June 4, 2016 - 5:30am
April 27, 2016
Remains of Willmar sailor who died in D-Day invasion to finally come home
WILLMAR — Nearly 72 years after he gave his life in the service of his country, his hometown will be able to remember and honor his sacrifice....
April 27, 2016 - 8:14am
November 12, 2015
Then and now
Verne Broberg, 97, pauses Wednesday beside his U.S. Army portrait from 1943 at Bethesda Heritage in Willmar. He was one of 22 military veterans...
November 12, 2015 - 12:00am
March 10, 2015
Man who allegedly posed as veteran sentenced to prison
WILLMAR — The 54-year-old Willmar man alleged to have falsely posed as a military veteran at several local events was sentenced to five years of prison time Tuesday stemming from unrelated gun charges. Richard Arthur Rahn was convicted Tuesday of two felony charges of possessing...
March 10, 2015 - 11:29pm
May 29, 2014
'Hurts like heck': Thief steals officer's coat, medals from 94-year-old World War II veteran
WAHPETON, N.D. Maybe the thief wanted something to wear on Memorial Day.
May 29, 2014 - 9:00am
May 24, 2014
World War II veteran from Willmar to raise flag for Twins on Memorial Day
WILLMAR –– Ersie Quimby doesn’t miss watching a Minnesota Twins baseball game on television. “I might fall asleep during them,” said...
May 24, 2014 - 4:00am
August 23, 2013
WWII veteran beaten to death outside Spokane club
SPOKANE (AP) — An 88-year-old veteran of World War II was beaten to death outside the Eagles Lodge in Spokane, and police are looking for two...
August 23, 2013 - 9:28am
August 6, 2013
Willmar, Minn., vet, who avoided Vietnam, has terminal illness linked to water at Camp Lejeune
WILLMAR -- John Woodman thought himself lucky. Serving with the U.S. Marine Corps and stationed from 1972 through 1976 at Camp Lejeune in Jacksonville,...
August 6, 2013 - 11:44pm
July 1, 2013
Gettysburg Civil War casualty from Stillwater gets gravesite tribute
STILLWATER, Minn. (AP) — Curiosity connected Civil War re-enactor Ken Martens to Civil War veteran Louis Muller, a Stillwater infantry captain whose death 150 years ago in the Battle of Gettysburg is getting fresh attention. Martens, a historian, made it his mission to shed light...
July 1, 2013 - 10:55am
March 28, 2013
WWII vet, pilot from Willmar, Minn., honored for his service with tour of museum that is no less than an aviator’s dream
GRANITE FALLS — His country called, and Maurice Turner answered by serving as a radioman with the U.S. Air Force in New Guinea during World...
March 28, 2013 - 11:15pm
November 2, 2012
GOP Rep. Kriesel of Cottage Grove featured in anti-marriage amendment ad (video)
State Rep. John Kriesel's dramatic speech in the Minnesota House opposing a constitutional amendment banning gay marriage is featured in a television...
November 2, 2012 - 10:02am
September 11, 2012
Vet to receive WWII medals during Spicer, Minn., ceremony
WILLMAR -- Ruben Hoglund will be recognized and will receive his World War II medals at 7 p.m. Monday at the American Legion in Spicer. After 61 years, Hoglund will receive the Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, the Philippine Liberation Ribbon, the World War II Victory Medal, the Good...
September 11, 2012 - 12:00am
February 22, 2012
Inside Scoop blog: New kid on the block
February 22, 2012 - 8:40am
November 14, 2011
Silver Star ceremony for Mackedanz conducted Saturday in Willmar, Minn.
Vietnam veteran Ron Mackedanz of Kandiyohi, center, receives his Silver Star from Command Sgt. Maj. Doug Hanson of Atwater during a ceremony...
November 14, 2011 - 12:00am