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Great Indoors: Dessert imposters make April Fools fun
75-year history of Grove City business ends
Full circle return for versatile trumpeter from Lac qui Parle Valley
At last, Minnesota native Dylan to receive Nobel prize in Stockholm
Federal judge extends order blocking Trump's travel ban from six Muslim countries
UND cuts women's hockey, men's and women's swimming
Eriksson Ek showing signs of improvement for Wild
Rule 5 pick Haley makes Twins roster
When Bridgewater is cleared to play, Zimmer wants him in purple
Wild coach says Parise's eye 'looks pretty black and blue' but expects star to return soon
'Trading Spaces' returning to TV
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
'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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Farmers leading progress on buffer requirement
Pinke: Rally around rural communities
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July 13, 2015
Two killed after crash Sunday night near Pennock
PENNOCK — Two people were killed after a two-vehicle crash late Sunday north of Pennock.The driver of one vehicle was dead at the scene at the intersection of Kandiyohi County Road 1 and County Road 27, the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release. A passenger...
July 13, 2015 - 9:18am
June 28, 2015
Two killed, seven injured in crash at Highway 40 intersection
MONTEVIDEO - Two people were killed and seven others, including three children, were injured in a crash Saturday evening at the junction of Minnesota Highways 40 and 29 between Benson and Montevideo. The Minnesota State Patrol said the broadside crash happened shortly before 9:30...
June 28, 2015 - 3:30pm
May 6, 2015
Rice man killed Tuesday in crash near Paynesville
PAYNESVILLE -- A Rice man is dead after a head-on crash Tuesday evening on state Highway 23 northeast of Paynesville, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Dale S. Rolfes, 52, was killed. He was driving a 2011 Honda motorcycle when the crash occurred about 6:48 p.m. Tuesday in...
May 6, 2015 - 7:55am
April 21, 2015
Madison man killed Thursday in motorcycle accident
MADISON — A 46-year-old Madison man died Thursday in a motorcycle accident in Lac qui Parle County. Timothy Hansen was reportedly riding his motorcycle along Lac qui Parle County Road 20 at 341st Avenue when the motorcycle went into a ditch and overturned. He reportedly was not...
April 21, 2015 - 12:38am
February 28, 2015
Graves’ plane flying too low in final seconds, NTSB finds in early report
DENTON, Texas — The National Transportation Safety Board has released a preliminary report on the Feb. 4 plane crash in Argyle that claimed...
February 28, 2015 - 5:56am
January 23, 2015
Partially clothed man found dead in New Ulm
NEW ULM — Authorities have identified the half-naked man found dead here early Thursday morning. Alec John Stands, 41, was found at about 7 a.m. on Washington Street in New Ulm, about 70 miles southwest of Minneapolis. New Ulm police said the man was not wearing his shirt or jacket...
January 23, 2015 - 10:53pm
January 6, 2015
Morning update: Bus driver ID'd in fatal crash in N.D.
LARIMORE, N.D. — A bus returning students home after school here Monday struck a westbound train, killing the driver, 62-year-old Max Danner, and a 17-year-old girl.
January 6, 2015 - 10:45am
January 2, 2015
Jan. 2: One dead, another seriously injured as result of crash west of Pennock
PENNOCK -- One is dead and another seriously injured as the result of the accident today west of Pennock. Shawn C Murphy, 34 of Graceville...
January 2, 2015 - 7:10pm
Highway 12 west of Pennock reopens after fatal crash
PENNOCK -- U.S. Highway 12 west of Pennock reopened around noon today after a fatal collision this morning involving a passenger car and a semitrailer. Preliminary information from the State Patrol is that a Cadillac passenger car was traveling eastbound around 6:47 a.m. today...
January 2, 2015 - 12:06pm
Fatal crash west of Pennock closes Highway 12
PENNOCK -- The Minnesota State Patrol is currently investigating a fatal crash reported before 7 a.m. today on U.S. Highway 12 west of Pennock,...
January 2, 2015 - 10:34am
December 29, 2014
Man dies in snowmobile accident near Montevideo
MONTEVIDEO — A North Dakota man died Friday night in a snowmobile accident north of Montevideo, according to the Chippewa County Sheriff’s Office. Joshua Peter Decock, 34, of Fargo, N.D., was driving a snowmobile on 10th Street Northeast at the time of the accident, Chippewa...
December 29, 2014 - 10:17pm
December 12, 2014
Juvenile driver in crash that killed Brau charged with misdemeanor
WILLMAR — The 17-year-old female driver involved in the Wright County crash that killed Robert Brau, 21, of Willmar, has been charged with a misdemeanor offense, Brau’s parents have learned. The girl was reportedly traveling eastbound on U.S. Highway 12 near Montrose when her...
December 12, 2014 - 11:00pm
December 8, 2014
Litchfield man killed Sunday night on icy road west of Grove City
GROVE CITY -- A Litchfield man was killed, and six others were injured, in a two-vehicle head-on accident Sunday night on icy roads on U.S. Highway 12 in Meeker County. The accident was reported at 6:22 p.m. Sunday on Highway 12 and 515th Avenue in Acton Township between...
December 8, 2014 - 8:10am
November 16, 2014
Icy conditions lead to deadly weekend on Minnesota roads
WILLMAR — The snow that hit the state last week led to a deadly weekend on snow-covered, icy Minnesota roads and numerous crashes on city streets and county roads. The Minnesota State Patrol reported Sunday that five people died in crashes over the weekend, including a South Dakota...
November 16, 2014 - 10:57pm
November 15, 2014
Road reopens after fatal accident north of Willmar
WILLMAR -- A fatal accident Saturday afternoon led to the closure of Highway 71/23 north of Willmar for several hours, and the highway has now...
November 15, 2014 - 8:57pm