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Reports: Two more women accuse Sen. Al Franken of groping them
White Earth Tribe secretary-treasurer exonerated
Holiday DWI enforcement in Minnesota kicks off statewide
'Carried by dogsled': Beargrease musher offers special delivery of holiday letters
Philippines to extradite ex-priest accused of abusing two North Dakota boys
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Avenue C restaurant closes in Cloquet
Downtown Duluth pop-ups return
Duluth Winter Village returns Dec. 2-3
Two more northern Minn. resorts pass down ownership to next generation
Rural Minnesota gets $26 million broadband boost
Wild hand Sabres seventh straight loss
College women's hockey preview: Minnesota Duluth at Vermont Windjammer Classic
College women's basketball: UMD crushes Lakers with big third quarter
Snocross: Spirit Mountain transformed into a winter wonderland
College men's basketball: Wilson leads Bulldogs over Huskies
Dinosaurs, gods and marshmallows: A Thanksgiving science quiz
Violet Days: Fence angel update
This pricey beer is illegal in 12 states.
Buffet-style Thanksgiving rules
'Sioux Chef' serves up indigenous foods
Patricia Ann Taly
Michael T. Kenney
Eleanor E. Heytens
Clarence L. Dahmen
Bruce T. Bagne
Local View: For Thanksgiving, try football without the politics
National View: Here's what 'not' to talk about during Thanksgiving
Reader's View: Kneeling isn't disrespectful at all
Reader's View: Debased elected leaders can step down now
Our View: Just sad all around
Albino deer found shot near Gordon; DNR investigating
MN DNR Weekly Report for Nov. 20, 2017
Field Reports: Esko hunter the latest to take mature buck with antlers in velvet
Duluth city deer harvest now over 200 deer and counting
Ask a Conservation Officer: Digital copies of licenses
Pets of the Week for Nov. 21
Retaining young hunters presents a challenge, Grand Forks parent says
Ask a Trooper: Can my child wear a bicycle helmet on an ATV or side by side?
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November 15, 2017
Minn. man dies following medical incident, crash
WILLMAR, Minn. – A 73-year-old Willmar man died Tuesday, Nov. 14, after suffering a medical issue while driving and being involved in a two-vehicle...
November 15, 2017 - 2:07pm
November 2, 2017
Minn. hospital's ER renovation to address growing safety challenges
WILLMAR, Minn. — Changes are coming to the Rice Memorial Hospital emergency department to increase safety for staff, patients and visitors....
November 2, 2017 - 3:56pm
November 1, 2017
Minnesota man, accused of throwing raw pig's foot, claims bias charge is unconstitutional
WILLMAR, Minn. — The lawyer for a man accused of tossing a raw pig's foot onto a table at the Willmar Farmers Market has filed another motion...
November 1, 2017 - 2:18pm
October 23, 2017
Somali immigrants open downtown Willmar center to increase understanding
WILLMAR, Minn. — A group of immigrants from east Africa has formed a nonprofit organization to help members of the Willmar community learn...
October 23, 2017 - 9:12pm
October 19, 2017
Man faces more charges for throwing pig's foot into Somali food stand
WILLMAR, Minn. — Two more charges have been filed against a Willmar man accused of throwing a pig's foot onto a farmers market stall operated by Somali vendors. Joseph Francis Fernkes, 61, was originally cited for misdemeanor disorderly conduct in connection with the Aug. 12...
October 19, 2017 - 8:01pm
Pilot survives with minor injuries after plane crashes near Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR, Minn. — The Federal Aviation Administration issued a preliminary report Thursday, Oct. 19, that a plane crashed the previous...
October 19, 2017 - 12:21pm
October 12, 2017
Minn. group home employee, resident admit stealing from homes while delivering papers
WILLMAR, Minn. — A vulnerable adult and an employee of the group home where he lived pleaded guilty Thursday in an August rash of thefts...
October 12, 2017 - 9:16pm
October 10, 2017
Willmar man charged in anti-Muslim incident invokes right to free speech
WILLMAR, Minn. — The actions may have been offensive, but a Willmar man argues he should not face prosecution for leaving a pig's foot...
October 10, 2017 - 10:01pm
October 3, 2017
Willmar day camp helps kids cope with grief, loss
WILLMAR, Minn. — Aidan Wasik was in grade school when his mother, Stacey, died in 2010 from a brain tumor. The following year he signed...
October 3, 2017 - 11:32pm
September 28, 2017
Willmar musician pleads guilty to criminal sexual conduct with nursing home resident with dementia
WILLMAR, Minn. — Willmar musician Terrance Raymond Shaw, 72, pleaded guilty Thursday, Sept. 28, to a felony charge of criminal sexual conduct...
September 28, 2017 - 8:29pm
September 1, 2017
Willmar beach closed because of high fecal counts
WILLMAR, Minn. — The swimming beach at Robbins Island Park in Willmar is closed until further notice because of high fecal counts. Employees...
September 1, 2017 - 10:27pm
August 28, 2017
Dog tethered to anchor in a lake near Willmar reportedly had been euthanized
WILLMAR, Minn. — Investigators believe the dog found dead Aug. 1 in Point Lake with a rope tethering her to an anchor had been previously...
August 28, 2017 - 8:22pm
Ex-Willmar businessman to serve eight more years of sexual conduct sentence
WILLMAR, Minn. — Convicted sex offender Peter Hoagland, 70, will serve a minimum of eight more years in prison. District Judge Jennifer...
August 28, 2017 - 8:00pm
August 26, 2017
Finding a market for hemp: More than 2,000 acres of industrial hemp planted in Minnesota this year
WILLMAR, Minn. — A growing market for industrial hemp as food, fiber and nutraceuticals is gaining ground in west central Minnesota and could find a place in Kandiyohi County. There's at least one field of hemp planted this year in Chippewa County and a food-grade processing...
August 26, 2017 - 2:15pm
August 24, 2017
Minn. swimmers reminded of waterborne illness
WILLMAR, Minn. — Public health officials are reminding people to practice good hand-washing and avoid swimming in lakes or pools if they have diarrhea. Renville County in central Minnesota reported an uptick earlier this month in cryptosporidium infections. At least two day...
August 24, 2017 - 8:38pm