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Stormwater drainage planned at site of new Robbins Island playground
Harvesting unused goods to benefit nonprofits: Thrift store donors can give to organizations of their choice
Records published Dec. 5
DNR invites public input on Fort Ridgely State Park draft plan amendment
Package thieves beware: Residents have their eyes (and cameras) on you
Dragons place third at own invite
Aus, Struxness earning big rodeo wins, cash
Card gymnast place third at Becker
Gophers accept bid to Holiday Bowl in San Diego Dec. 27
Slagter paces Cards at Monticello invite
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Read Live it! December-January issue
Knowing personalized risk for diabetes may not change lifestyles
Around our region published Nov. 30
Roger K. Straight
Virginia L. Anderson
Ronald J. Fernholz
Dorothy M. Peterson
Helen W. Olson
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Treat all ladies with respect
Minnesota Opinion: Free Vikes-tix perk 'looks bad' for all
Estrich commentary: Living in the Trump twilight
Editorial: Time for two school sides to find agreement
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
June 24, 2016
Watkins man charged with beating woman with baseball bat
LITCHFIELD — A Watkins man who police say beat up a woman with a baseball bat until she lost consciousness made his first appearance Friday in Meeker County District Court. Timothy Albin Dobis, 52, has been charged with second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon, third-degree...
June 24, 2016 - 11:14pm
October 30, 2015
‘Dog’ the Bounty Hunter offers $10,000 reward for missing Redby woman
BEMIDJI — Reality television personality Duane “Dog” Chapman has offered a $10,000 reward in the case of a missing Redby woman. Rose Downwind, 31, was last seen in Bemidji Oct. 21. Downwind was last seen by an ex-boyfriend leaving a residence on Stoner Avenue in southeast Bemidji,...
October 30, 2015 - 10:17pm
January 7, 2015
Woman steals SUV in Fergus Falls, takes police on 100 mph chase with daughter riding along
Fergus Falls - Police say a 28-year-old woman - with her 13-year-old along for the ride 0 stole an SUV from a dealership in Fergus Falls and then led officers on a 100-mph chase. Latoya Wilson, of Camden, Tenn., and her daughter have been named responsible for Monday’s high speed...
January 7, 2015 - 9:00am
December 13, 2014
Police: West Duluth supermarket’s fatal stabbing appears random
DULUTH, Minn. -- The seemingly random fatal knife attack on an elderly Proctor woman Thursday evening at a West Duluth supermarket has left an entire neighborhood shell-shocked, Duluth Deputy Police Chief Mike Tuksen said Friday.
December 13, 2014 - 8:22am
November 20, 2014
Accused woman stalker charged with forging birth records in Twin Cities case
ST. PAUL — At least five men have filed harassment restraining orders against a former Twin Cities woman, claiming she retaliated against them when they broke off the relationship. Bethany Ann Good told three of them — within the past year — that she was pregnant and that they...
November 20, 2014 - 8:43am
August 14, 2014
Litchfield woman stabbed, in serious condition; man charged with attempted murder
LITCHFIELD — A Litchfield woman remains in serious condition after authorities say a 30-year-old Litchfield man stabbed her repeatedly. Carlos Alberto Ramirez is charged with felony counts of attempted murder in the first degree and attempted murder in the second degree for the...
August 14, 2014 - 11:11pm
June 26, 2014
Farmington woman, second victim found dead in suitcases; Wisconsin man arrested
FARMINGTON, Minn. - A 37-year-old Farmington woman who went missing in November has been found dead in Wisconsin, and a man was arrested Wednesday...
June 26, 2014 - 2:34pm
May 28, 2014
Guilty: Woman convicted of murdering 4-year-old, gets life sentence
GLENWOOD — A Starbuck woman was found guilty of murder Wednesday in the death of a 4-year-old boy in her care and was immediately sentenced to life in prison. A jury in Pope County District Court convicted Amanda Peltier on three counts in the death of Eric Dean: first-degree murder...
May 28, 2014 - 11:20pm
April 14, 2014
Woman accused of endangering kids while driving drunk
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. -- A Detroit Lakes woman faces several criminal charges after driving drunk with children in the vehicle, authorities said. Taynee Lee Lohnes, 24, was charged in Becker County District Court with felony drug possession, along with two gross misdemeanor...
April 14, 2014 - 8:00am
April 5, 2014
Jail inmate dead after an apparent suicide attempt
INTERNATIONAL FALLS — A 28-year-old woman died Sunday after hanging herself in the Koochiching County Jail in International Falls, the sheriff’s office reported. Kathryn Marie Schneider of International Falls was found hanging in her cell about 10 p.m. March 25. Corrections...
April 5, 2014 - 10:52am
Ada woman charged with setting fire to home
ADA — A Norman County woman accused of trying to burn down the home of an Ada man in March has pleaded not guilty. Virginia Adams, 28, is charged with first-degree arson, which carries a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison and a $10,000 fine, said Norman County Attorney James...
April 5, 2014 - 10:47am
Woman found dead in mobile home with no propane on N.D. reservation
FORT YATES, N.D. – Authorities believe hypothermia caused the death of a woman found dead Tuesday morning in a mobile home with no propane...
February 5, 2014 - 12:37pm
January 17, 2014
Woman dies after escaping house fire in northeastern Minn.
MEADOWLANDS, Minn. -- A 72-year-old woman died after escaping a house fire in Meadowlands early Thursday. The St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office said John Stossel, 75, reported just after midnight that his home was filled with smoke and he and his wife, Karen Gosch, could not get...
January 17, 2014 - 11:06am
January 8, 2014
N.D. woman accused of having sex with underage boys
JAMESTOWN, N.D. – A 26-year-old woman faces criminal charges after allegedly having sex with a series of boys ages 14 to 17 she met by using a smartphone app. Trisha Lynn Bliss of Jamestown pleaded not guilty in Stutsman County District Court on Thursday to two counts of gross...
January 8, 2014 - 9:13am
December 11, 2013
Woman killed in truck-train collision
MORRIS — A woman was killed in a truck-train crash just after 2 p.m. Wednesday in Morris. The woman was the only occupant of a truck traveling...
December 11, 2013 - 11:12pm