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Minnesota's 2014 top teacher uses experience to help other educators --EMDASH-- and parents
MN chief justice worries about legislative budget plans
Prairie Woods Environmental Center Earth Day 2017
American Crystal Sugar offers bonuses if labor deal set by May 22
Push continues to enlist customers for Kandiyohi County broadband project
Superior Hiking Trail Association hires new leader
The Wild didn't get the job done
Wild couldn't produce in playoffs
Blues oust Wild on Paajarvi OT goal
Local Roundup: Cards tennis team clips Litchfield
Soul singer Cuba Gooding Sr. found dead in his car
Adam Sandler to make rare appearance in Minnesota
Carrie Fisher won't appear in 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
Hollywood's Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner file for divorce
MTV to revive reality series 'Fear Factor'
Focus 2017: Spotlight on Public Service
'Kitchen Witches': Comedy opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar chain of lakes focus of Wednesday's public meeting
Earth Day 2017 celebrated April 22 in west central Minnesota
'Camper Cabins' guide to great outdoors
James Francis Grossman
Marvin I. Braegelman
Janice Seime Schei
Orville E. Lien
Fielding Questions: How to grow peas on a patio
Picking apples: How to decide which variety to plant
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
Cartoonist Opinions published April 22
Commentary: Our newspaper is adjusting with some changes
Jen Wetterling- Martin Bridal Shower
November 21, 2016
Police officers shot in Texas, Missouri and Florida; one killed
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- A police officer was killed in Texas and another wounded in Missouri in apparently unrelated ambush-style shootings, while...
November 21, 2016 - 10:09am
November 2, 2016
Bridging the divide to enhance public safety
WILLMAR — As a police officer, Mohammed Farah is used to bridging the gap between the public and law enforcement. But as an East African...
November 2, 2016 - 9:53pm
Update: Suspect in Iowa police shootings captured
Updated at 10:09 a.m. DES MOINES, Iowa - Police in Iowa said on Wednesday, Nov. 2, they have captured a man suspected of killing two police...
November 2, 2016 - 8:51am
October 28, 2016
Surveys show change in public opinion of police
NEW YORK—Americans' opinion of the police has bounced back from last year's historic lows, amid continuing national debate over police...
October 28, 2016 - 4:51pm
October 23, 2016
Officers involved in Jamar Clark shooting will not be disciplined
MINNEAPOLIS—The two officers involved in last November's shooting of Jamar Clark will not be disciplined, police chief Janee Harteau said...
October 23, 2016 - 12:27am
October 22, 2016
Records published Oct. 22
This is the records summary for Oct. 22. Redwood Falls man injured in crashHUTCHINSON – A Redwood Falls man was injured in a two-vehicle collision...
October 22, 2016 - 6:39am
September 20, 2016
Life saving act : Carrying Narcan in squads proves its worth in Montevideo
MONTEVIDEO — Montevideo's Police Department was among the first in Greater Minnesota to make Narcan kits designed to save the lives of...
September 20, 2016 - 11:50pm
September 19, 2016
Police credit 'less-lethal' tool with saving suspect's life
It was a situation that had the potential to turn deadly. A man was standing atop the Oliver Bridge, refusing to leave. The suspect pulled out...
September 19, 2016 - 3:18pm
August 29, 2016
Police kill man who fired gun outside Minnesota apartment complex
A man said to be firing round after round with a handgun outside an Eagan apartment building lay dead on Sunday afternoon after police shot him...
August 29, 2016 - 10:28am
August 18, 2016
Witness in N.Y. cleric killing ID'd someone other than suspect
NEW YORK—A potential witness in the New York City shooting deaths of a Muslim cleric and his assistant picked out someone during a police...
August 18, 2016 - 2:08pm
August 5, 2016
Former Willmar PD detective one of officers involved in shooting of suspect in Alexandria
ALEXANDRIA—A former Willmar Police Department officer has been identified as one of two Bureau of Criminal Apprehension agents who discharged...
August 5, 2016 - 11:40pm
August 3, 2016
Law enforcement veteran trades office in Washington for self-proclaimed lutefisk capital
MADISON -- After a 25-year career with federal law enforcement chasing terrorists and drug dealers, New Jersey-raised Lou Sager answered a help...
August 3, 2016 - 4:25pm
July 24, 2016
Fewer applicants this time as Willmar PD seeks to fill officer position
WILLMAR—As a new school year inches closer, the Willmar Police Department is grappling with an officer shortage, eager to fill an open...
July 24, 2016 - 10:39pm
July 22, 2016
White House to review ban on military gear for police
WASHINGTON—The White House will revisit a 2015 ban on police forces getting riot gear, armored vehicles and other military-grade equipment...
July 22, 2016 - 11:04am
July 19, 2016
One arrested after Montevideo armed burglary
MONTEVIDEO -- A man has been booked in the Chippewa County Jail following a Monday night armed burglary at a Montevideo home, Sergeant Jeff Eickhoff...
July 19, 2016 - 1:43pm