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Media personality who was 'giant' of Minnesota entertainment dies at 91
Burundi teenage robotics team goes missing after U.S. contest
Garth Brooks tickets go on sale Friday for his last stop in Upper Midwest on this world tour
Divers extract vehicle submerged for decades in Mississippi River
Slain Minneapolis woman's family hires attorney who represented Philando Castile family
Kolpack: Don't be thinking about hotel reservations in Minneapolis anytime soon
Spieth, Koepka, Kuchar lead American charge at British Open
Autograph hounds in Minnesota make baseball team hotels a signature spot
Timberwolves, G Wiggins inching closer to 5-year deal
Froome takes another step toward Tour de France crown
Two new Harry Potter books to be released in October
Oscar-winning actor Martin Landau dead at 89
'Walking Dead' stuntman reportedly died after missing safety cushion by inches
Amid rumors, Britney Spears will 'not' perform at Super Bowl in Minneapolis, Pepsi executive says
Xbox One will soon support four more classic Halo titles
'Dead in Deadwood' murder mystery in Svea
Rockin' Robbins concert series kicks off at Robbins Island
Kandiyohi County Relay for Life 2017
Kandiyohi County's Relay For Life is Friday
Rew: A positive attitude is key to cancer fight
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
Live it!: Holistic approach to treatment looks at mind, body and spirit
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Ronald H. Schneider
Stanley D. VanDenBerge
Donald G. Meulebroeck
Henry H. Mackedanz
Letter: All the cool kids want broadband
Letter: Baker, Miller don't represent you
Letter: Our moment has arrived for technology
Column: A judiciary transformed at blazing speed under Trump
World of Wine: Wine tasting is about new discoveries
Apple TV may be getting Amazon video app this fall
WCT Sports Show: Three things we've learned
U.S. appeals court blocks release of Guantanamo Bay force-feeding videos
WCT Sports Show: Top 10 Basketball Games of the Year
Video: State Basketball: Miracle heave sends CMCS to defeat in Class A quarters
July 17, 2015
Kandiyohi County plans changes at intersection of fatal crash
WILLMAR — Kandiyohi County highway officials are planning some sign changes at a rural intersection that was the site this past weekend of a fatal crash. The crash Sunday night claimed the lives of David Frank, 76, and Mildred “Susie” Frank, 75. The well-known couple were the...
July 17, 2015 - 12:32am
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