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Minnesotan Ellison’s DNC campaign falls short
Americans eat out less as higher menu prices take a bite from restaurant visits
WI man sentenced for cutting off woman's pinky in 'ritualistic memorial'
Index funds always better than picking stocks, Warren Buffett says
Defying the odds: Minnesota woman delivers baby that wasn't expected to live
Gymnastics: Schramm, Henjum in state All-Around top-20
Wrestling: 18 area grapplers win section titles
Twins linked to Dominican shortstop Marte
Minnesota United about to discover learning curve for MLS expansion teams
Wild's Chris Stewart: Loyalty and work ethic forged by family
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen
'Fire & Ice': Diamond Edge figure skating show is Saturday, Sunday in Willmar
Around our region published Feb. 22
Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey
Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
Training can help surgeons tell patients best and worse scenarios
Keith L. Kendall
Lawrence "Junior" Johnson, Jr.
Phillips: A well-timed letter reminded me to look for kindness
Perennials potentially damaged from early-season warmup
Little things make a big difference with gardening
Wishing loved one could let go of life should not bring guilty feelings
Tribune Editorial: Willmar City Council makes a good Holland decision
September 17, 2012
Three people treated, released after crash near Danube, Minn.
DANUBE -- The driver and two passengers of a vehicle involved in a crash around 4:30 p.m. Sunday were treated and released for their injuries at Renville County Hospital. According to the State Patrol, Jesse E. Delaney, 31, of Willmar, was driving a 1985 Pontiac Parisienne southbound...
September 17, 2012 - 9:04am
September 11, 2012
Echo, Granite Falls drivers hurt in crash north of Echo, Minn.
ECHO -- A 50-year-old Echo woman and a 17-year-old Granite Falls boy were treated and released from Granite Falls Hospital for injuries sustained in a two-vehicle crash around 6:15 p.m. Monday north of Echo. According to the State Patrol, Carey L. Hoepner, 50 of Echo, was driving...
September 11, 2012 - 1:03pm
August 20, 2012
Two hurt in head-on crash northwest of Montevideo, Minn.
MADISON -- The drivers of both vehicles involved in an early morning head-on collision northwest of Montevideo were taken to area hospitals for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. According to a news release from Lac qui Parle County Sheriff Rick Halvorson, the crash was...
August 20, 2012 - 2:06pm
August 10, 2012
UPDATE: Renville, Minn., man killed in Vesta crash
VESTA -- An 18-year old Renville man was killed in a head-on motor vehicle crash around 11 a.m. Thursday along State Highway 19 west of Vesta. According to the State Patrol, Jaime F. Garcia was driving a 1995 Ford Escort westbound on the highway and collided with an eastbound 2011...
August 10, 2012 - 9:23am
August 9, 2012
UPDATE: State Patrol updates info on Vesta, Minn., fatal, Marshall man hurt in crash
VESTA -- A 28-year-old Marshall man was taken to Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, S.D. for treatment of injuries sustained in a fatal, head-on motor vehicle crash around 11 a.m. this morning along State Highway 19 west of Vesta. According to the State Patrol, Michael V. Million...
August 9, 2012 - 5:02pm
State Patrol: Fatal crash near Vesta this morning
VESTA -- One person was killed in a two-vehicle head-on motor vehicle crash around 11 a.m. this morning along State Highway 19 west of Vesta. According to the State Patrol, a 1995 Ford Escort that was westbound on the highway collided with a 2011 Chevy Equinox that was eastbound....
August 9, 2012 - 4:18pm
July 31, 2012
Starbuck, MInn., man had 0.35 BAC, faces criminal vehicular charges for fatal crash
GLENWOOD -- Dana Allen Schoen, 38, of Starbuck, made his first court appearance Monday on three criminal vehicular homicide or operation charges for allegedly driving while impaired and causing a motor vehicle crash that killed 5 month old Drake Bigler Saturday evening in Pope County. According...
July 31, 2012 - 2:05pm
July 30, 2012
Starbuck man dead after rollover north of Lowry, Minn.
ALEXANDRIA -- A 40-year-old Starbuck man died at St. Cloud Hospital from injuries sustained in a one-vehicle rollover crash around 4:20 p.m. Sunday near Lowry. According to the State Patrol, Tracy D. Wendt was driving a 1999 Chevy Blazer northbound on Highway 114 near the intersection...
July 30, 2012 - 1:31pm
July 27, 2012
Morris man critically injured in Clontarf, Minn., crash
CLONTARF -- A 34-year-old Morris man was critically injured in a one-vehicle crash around 10:10 p.m. Thursday along State Highway 9 and Grace Avenue in Clontarf. According to the State Patrol, the man, whose name was not released, was a passenger in a 1999 Ford Explorer driven by...
July 27, 2012 - 9:00am
July 25, 2012
Two killed in crash in northern Redwood County, Minn.
REDWOOD FALLS -- The drivers of two vehicles were killed in a head-on collision around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday west of Redwood Falls. According to the State Patrol, Kari K. Ouoba, 33, of Fairmont and Alvin L. Wohnoutka, 76, of Milroy were driving vehicles that collided at the junction...
July 25, 2012 - 1:57pm
July 17, 2012
UPDATE: Watkins, Minn., man in critical condition at HCMC, hurt in crash near Litchfield
LITCHFIELD -- A 48-year-old Watkins man is in critical condition at Hennepin County Medical Center after he was injured in a motorcycle accident around 4 p.m. Monday northwest of Litchfield. According to information from the Meeker County Sheriff's office and the Minnesota State...
July 17, 2012 - 10:58am
July 15, 2012
Willmar, Minn., man not hurt in Menahga crash, teen pedestrian airlifted to North Memorial
MENAHGA -- A 13-year-old girl was airlifted to North Memorial Medical Center after she was struck by a vehicle driven by a Willmar man Saturday afternoon. According to the State Patrol, Samantha Wadsworth was at a mailbox around 1:20 p.m. along U.S. Highway 71 on the south edge of...
July 15, 2012 - 1:57pm
June 19, 2012
UPDATE: Glenwood teen hurt in Fairfax rollover identified
FAIRFAX -- The 18-year-old Glenwood boy in critical condition at North Memorial Medical Center due to injuries sustained in a rollover crash around 5:30 a.m. today north of Fairfax has been identified by the State Patrol. According to the Patrol, Darius E. Hott was driving a 1992...
June 19, 2012 - 1:41pm
Glenwood, Minn., teen in critical condition after rollover near Fairfax
FAIRFAX -- A 18-year-old Glenwood boy is in critical condition at North Memorial Medical Center after he was injured in a rollover crash around 5:30 a.m. today north of Fairfax. According to the State Patrol, the teen was driving a 1992 Cadillac Eldorado southbound on State Highway...
June 19, 2012 - 9:09am
June 12, 2012
Watkins, Minn., man extricated from vehicle after semi-car crash
WATKINS -- A 34-year-old Watkins man had to be extricated from a vehicle that crashed into a semi truck around noon Monday north of Watkins. Daniel H. Hokanson was taken by ambulance to St. Cloud Hospital for treatment of his injuries sustained in the crash around 11:45 a.m. near...
June 12, 2012 - 11:00am