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Fox News veteran Alan Colmes dies at 66
Ireland passes law to make buying sex a crime
Winning Powerball ticket worth $435 million sold in Indiana
Pope: 'Better to be atheist than hypocritical Catholic'
Trump revokes rules on transgender bathrooms
Timberwolves' Thibodeau hasn't found trade he likes 'at this point'
Red-hot Gophers upset No. 24 Maryland, win 6th straight
Local Roundup: Warrior teams win two on Wednesday
Twins' Sano working to put down roots at third base
Santana on track to start season opener
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen
Around our region published Feb. 22
Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey
Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
Training can help surgeons tell patients best and worse scenarios
Reader News: Diaper Bears for Hope Pregnancy Center
Roger "Billy" Schlueter
Donald "Donnie" Clausen
Gladys M. Torbenson
Donna M. Goff
Tribune Editorial: Willmar City Council makes a good Holland decision
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Cartoon by Bruce Plante for Feb. 23
Minnesota Opinion: Kill Legislature's ridiculous secret-meeting exemption
Cartoon by Ed Fischer
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
April 1, 2015
Babbitt man pleads guilty to killing mother’s boyfriend
VIRGINIA — A Babbitt man pleaded guilty Wednesday to strangling his mother’s boyfriend to death and depositing the body in a street. Shawn Russel Doherty, 26, entered the plea to a charge of intentional second-degree murder in state district court in Virginia. Doherty admitted...
April 1, 2015 - 11:11pm