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Police officer, 3 others killed in Wisconsin shootings
Burglars swipe $30K in tools from Minnesota school’s auto shop, principal's car
Great Indoors: Basketball-themed cake adds fun to Final Four
'Housing first' solution helping homeless fight addiction, health issues
Reps. Cramer, Peterson appear split on Obamacare replacement
Injured Lavine, his upbeat attitude still part of Timberwolves
Minnesota-born Lundquist chose broadcasting over the ministry 50-plus years ago
Bluejays ready to roll
Phil Hughes recalls visiting pitching guru Tom House
Hanzal's first Wild goal part of memorable family reunion
'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
'The Big Bang Theory' spinoff 'Young Sheldon' officially ordered at CBS
'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
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Milton M. Hamann
Marian A. Hanson
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?
September 9, 2016
Wisconsin girl in Slenderman case to ask court for change of plea
MILWAUKEE—One of the two Wisconsin girls accused of attacking a classmate to please a fictional character named Slenderman is expected...
September 9, 2016 - 4:10pm
September 2, 2016
Minnesota obesity rate drops, remains lower than neighboring states
ST. PAUL—The percentage of Minnesotans who are obese has dropped, and the obesity rate is lower here than in other Upper Midwestern states,...
September 2, 2016 - 9:00pm
August 26, 2016
From digging to grain bins, farmers face varied dangers
RED LAKE FALLS, Minn.—John Proulx learned his lesson, without a fireball. He was tipping over a tree while clearing land on his northwestern...
August 26, 2016 - 9:50pm
Tractor roll bars help save lives in most common farm accidents
MORGAN, Minn.—Ruth Meirick was like most members of most farm families: There was too much work to do to worry about safety. Then, "it...
August 26, 2016 - 9:33pm
August 17, 2016
Farmer, dozen cows die from manure fumes
AMHERST, Wis. — A coroner says a Wisconsin farmer and more than a dozen cattle died when they became overcome by fumes from a huge manure holding...
August 17, 2016 - 2:12pm
August 4, 2016
Kerkhoven pilot was making instrument landing before crash that killed him
WILLMAR -- Kerkhoven pilot Loren Larson was making an instrumental landing system approach to a runway at the La Crosse Regional Airport in Wisconsin...
August 4, 2016 - 11:40pm
July 29, 2016
Kerkhoven pilot dies in Wisconsin plane crash
KERKHOVEN - A flying enthusiast from Kerkhoven known for his good humor and love for friends has died in a plane crash in Lac Crosse County,...
July 29, 2016 - 11:40am
July 14, 2016
Couple wakes to find apologetic stranger in their bed
RIVER FALLS, Wis.—Over the weekend River Falls had its own modern twists on the "Goldilocks and the Three Bears" fairy tale, where Baby Bear...
July 14, 2016 - 10:20am
Major rescue effort saved life of deputy swept away in flood
More than 20 people worked to rescue Bayfield County (Wis.) sheriff's deputy David Dawson Monday night, as he clung to a tree after his vehicle...
July 14, 2016 - 10:09am
May 24, 2016
Wisconsin man arrested for robbery after leaving behind bag with name in it
SUPERIOR, Wis. -- Superior police arrested a man over the weekend after he allegedly robbed a woman, and then left a bag with his name inside at the crime scene. Authorities reported that at about 4 p.m. Saturday, the man allegedly knocked a woman to the floor of Jimmy's Saloon in...
May 24, 2016 - 12:00am
May 16, 2016
Tractors gear up for nostalgic caravan in Wisconsin
SOUTH RANGE, Wis. -- There’s something about seeing an old tractor that resonates with area farmers. “It brings back memories of dad and...
May 16, 2016 - 5:30am
May 13, 2016
Minnesota teens charged with vandalizing dog Hudson, Wisconsin, dog track
HUDSON, Wis. -- Two Minnesota teens face felony charges for their alleged involvement in a March rampage that amassed nearly $20,000 in damages at Hudson’s abandoned dog track. St. Croix County prosecutors charged Zackary J. Beyers, 18, and Tyler N. Hopwood, 17, with burglary and...
May 13, 2016 - 5:30am
April 30, 2016
117 counts filed over suspected puppy mill
ELMWOOD, Wis. — Dogs at a suspected western Wisconsin puppy mill were feasting on rotting carcasses as their primary food source, according...
April 30, 2016 - 5:30am
April 26, 2016
Wisconsin breeder arrested after dead, starving dogs found
ELMWOOD, Wis. -- Formal charges were expected to be filed this week against a man accused of running a puppy mill on his western Wisconsin property,...
April 26, 2016 - 5:30am
April 11, 2016
BNSF says human error caused derailment that spilled ethanol into the Mississippi
Human error caused the November trail derailment that sent more than 20,000 gallons of ethanol into the Mississippi River in Wisconsin, according...
April 11, 2016 - 11:08am