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A slice of Granite Falls' history comes crumbling down
Kidney dialysis center to open in Renville County
Cop resigns after probe reveals he used police resources for nearly 100 sexual encounters
Canada to phase out older crude-by-rail tank cars by November
Sen. Franken mocks Donald Trump in opening night DNC remarks
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
Fern A. Heglund
Jervey C. Christiansen
R. Vernon Benson
Stanley A. Nelson
Will: 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
July 13, 2016
Commentary: In the eye of the beholder
NEW YORK—By now most Americans know the name of Dallas Police Chief David Brown—and quite a few wouldn't mind seeing him play a...
July 13, 2016 - 1:00am
April 19, 2016
Lawyers are used to threats, but not violence
ST. PAUL -- Earlier this month, police say, a client walked into his lawyer’s Cathedral Hill office and shot a 23-year-old clerk. As St. Paul reels from Chase Passauer’s death, similar threats and attacks have put many in the legal community on notice. Attorneys are regularly...
April 19, 2016 - 5:30am
January 14, 2016
Rice intensifies efforts to keep hospital safe
WILLMAR — The death of an Aitkin police officer at St. Cloud Hospital last year, fatally shot by a patient who grabbed his gun, illustrates...
January 14, 2016 - 9:39am
September 15, 2014
NFL: No resolution on Peterson situation
MINNEAPOLIS — There are more questions than answers for the Minnesota Vikings following their 30-7 loss to the New England Patriots Sunday...
September 15, 2014 - 6:06am
Cartoon by Gary Markstein
September 15, 2014 - 5:00am
April 13, 2014
Workplace violence: Be prepared: Businesses and employees should also be trained and prepared for violence
WILLMAR — Along with conducting regular fire drills, Minnesota school students are now required to practice how to respond to an active shooter in the building. Schools practice because of an increasing number of deadly events all across the county – including twice in Minnesota...
April 13, 2014 - 11:07pm
October 22, 2013
Facebook to warn people about violent content online after lifting ban on beheading videos
LONDON - Facebook announced Tuesday it was working on new ways to keep users from stumbling across gruesome content on its website following an outcry over the discovery of beheading videos there. The controversy - which has drawn critical comment from British Prime Minister David...
October 22, 2013 - 11:05am
September 19, 2013
Editorial: Violence is hurting many in our towns
The violence of two different homicide cases have shocked west central Minnesota in recent months. Then another mass shooting case erupted Monday at the Washington, D.C., Naval Yard. One never gets used to crimes like these. It would be a sad statement on our society if we did. Our...
September 19, 2013 - 9:15am
August 15, 2013
Death toll from Egypt violence rises to 525
CAIRO (AP) -- Egyptian authorities on Thursday significantly raised the death toll from clashes the previous day between police and supporters of the ousted Islamist president, saying more than 500 people died and laying bare the extent of the violence that swept much of the country...
August 15, 2013 - 7:02am
May 1, 2013
Report shows persistence of TV violence
NEW YORK (AP) -- Violence, gore and gunplay were staples on prime-time television even in the most sensitive period directly following the Newtown...
May 1, 2013 - 12:13pm
April 29, 2013
Editorial cartoon by Bruce Plante
April 29, 2013 - 12:00pm
January 25, 2013
San Francisco taking steps to prevent Super Bowl violence
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco officials are taking tougher measures to prevent potential fan violence on Super Bowl Sunday when the 49ers...
January 25, 2013 - 1:36pm
January 18, 2013
Letter: Keeping our schools safe
Keeping the focus on what will the response be if and when an armed intruder manages to get inside a school facility: You understand that I am still a very firm believer in an immediate action plan that eliminates the threat. Making it common knowledge that there is a secure weapon...
January 18, 2013 - 9:30am
Granlund Cartoon: Video violence
An editorial cartoon by Dave Granlund concerning video game violence.
January 18, 2013 - 1:11am
January 7, 2013
NBC execs say it's not a 'shoot-'em-up' network
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — NBC executives said Sunday they are conscious about the amount of violence they air in the wake of real-life tragedies like the Connecticut school shooting, but have made no changes in what has gone on the air or what is planned. NBC isn't a “shoot-'em-up”...
January 7, 2013 - 8:38am