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Audit: Minn. welfare programs have lax eligibility checks
It's back: Minnesota Senate has plan to revive Real ID
Planned Parenthood sees brief reprieve after healthcare bill yanked
State Fair doughnut fry leads to political fray
Capitol Chatter: A legislative budget primer
CMCS rebounds to play for consolation crown
State Basketball: CMCS rebounds in consolation bracket
New England keeper Cropper has Minnesota roots
Gophers riding turnaround into NCAA Tournament
Relief prospect Chargois optioned to Triple-A
Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thompson for a date
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
Play our Basketball Brackets Challenge
Derald F. Rolfsmeier
Loren E. Meyer
Ruth O. Jones
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
Port: Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls criticism over #NoDAPL protests response “inaccurate and offensive”
American wines are gaining in popularity
Lost Italian: It all starts with Pasta Aglio e Olio
Swift: The new 'Maximum Overdrive': Could our appliances be too smart?
Dave & Vivian Swanson
February 24, 2017
Nolan hears about Iron Range infrastructure challenges
HIBBING, Minn. — Iron Range officials expressed their concerns to U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan on Friday about the lack of federal funding for...
February 24, 2017 - 9:55pm
February 17, 2017
Wis. man, Va. man each get prison for trying to join Islamic State
A Wisconsin man and a Virginia man were sentenced separately to federal prison on Friday for attempting to travel abroad to join Islamic State,...
February 17, 2017 - 5:07pm
December 25, 2016
Classic editorial: Believing in Santa Claus
Some children listening to the Christmas hum-bugs may wonder about Santa Claus. A little girl in New York City asked that very question 119 years...
December 25, 2016 - 5:30am
December 21, 2016
Iron Range man admits to fatal shooting of ex-girlfriend
VIRGINIA, Minn. — An Aurora, Minn., man admitted Tuesday to gunning down his former girlfriend outside a bar last fall. John Joseph Plevell,...
December 21, 2016 - 8:07am
July 22, 2016
Democrat Clinton expected to announce VP pick today, Kaine eyed
WASHINGTON - - Democrat Hillary Clinton was close on Friday to announcing a vice presidential running mate, with U.S. Senator Tim Kaine of Virginia...
July 22, 2016 - 11:37am
July 13, 2016
Shooting of 3 men in Virginia captured by Facebook Live camera
Three Virginia men were wounded by a hail of gunfire in a shooting recorded on Facebook Live video, police said on Wednesday, another example...
July 13, 2016 - 11:37am
June 17, 2016
Hibbing teen charged with aiding an offender in homicide case
VIRGINIA — A teenage girl allegedly witnessed the killing of a Hibbing man last month, drove with the suspect when he dumped the body and later lied to investigators about the events of that night, according to charges filed this week. A Hibbing man also faces charges after allegedly...
June 17, 2016 - 5:30am
May 19, 2016
Lac qui Parle County selects interim sheriff
MADISON — A federal law officer with 25 years of experience will serve as the interim sheriff for Lac qui Parle County. Lou Sager, of Manassas,...
May 19, 2016 - 11:37pm
April 27, 2016
Commentary: The felon vote in Virginia
Thanks to Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D-Va.) 200,000 convicted felons in the state of Virginia may now register to vote. Writes The Washington Post,...
April 27, 2016 - 12:05am
April 20, 2016
U.S. court rules for Virginia student on transgender bathroom access
By Gary Robertson RICHMOND, Va. (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday ruled for a Virginia transgender student seeking access to the...
April 20, 2016 - 1:00pm
March 31, 2016
Suspected gunman killed, trooper shot in Va.
A Virginia state trooper was badly wounded in a shooting at a Richmond bus station on Thursday afternoon and the suspected gunman was shot fatally, a state police spokeswoman said. The trooper approached a man at around 1:45 p.m. CDT who pulled out a gun and opened fire and was being...
March 31, 2016 - 4:44pm
December 24, 2015
Editorial: Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Claus
Editor’s Note: In today’s information world, children can begin to wonder about Santa Claus earlier than in the past. A little girl in New...
December 24, 2015 - 1:00am
November 10, 2015
Minnesota woman pleads guilty to arranging murder of her boyfriend
VIRGINIA — An Iron Range woman has pleaded guilty to arranging the murder of her boyfriend, stating in court that she couldn’t live with...
November 10, 2015 - 12:47pm
August 26, 2015
TV journalists killed in on-air shooting in Virginia; suspect shoots self
Two television journalists were shot and killed in Virginia on Wednesday morning while conducting a live interview, and authorities said the...
August 26, 2015 - 11:28am
May 11, 2015
Man allegedly beats best friend to death
VIRGINIA — An Iron Range man was charged Monday with a brutal beating that left a man described as his “best friend” dead at a residence here last week. Michael Henry Richard Daufelt, 39, was charged in State District Court with second-degree murder. Authorities said 59-year-old...
May 11, 2015 - 11:45pm