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Police officer, 3 others killed in Wisconsin shootings
Conference to highlight new technologies, opportunities
Burglars swipe $30K in tools from Minnesota school’s auto shop, principal's car
WHS BPA individuals qualify for state conference
WHS receives $10,000 Super School Breakfast grant
Injured Lavine, his upbeat attitude still part of Timberwolves
Minnesota-born Lundquist chose broadcasting over the ministry 50-plus years ago
State boys basketball: Annandale's late push dashes JCC's title hopes
Phil Hughes recalls visiting pitching guru Tom House
Hanzal's first Wild goal part of memorable family reunion
Letter: District 518 board ‘out of sync’ with most of community
Column: Protecting firefighters' health
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
Column: District 518 progressing well with online testing
Column: Trump deals his base a double-whammy
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Marvin "Pat" Schettler
Dorothy M. Buys
Geraldine "Gerry" (Hansen) Christensen
William J. Wintz
Looking Back: 1992 -- Proposed hospital expansion plan advances
Cleaning up for colon health: Timmerman plays it safe
Monopoly kicks three classic pieces out of board game
Disheveled Theologian: Performance review: A few thoughts during Lent, week 3
Luverne connected to Lewis & Clark one year ago this week
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January 2, 2017
Man shot by Mankato police was Shakopee school teacher
MANKATO, Minn. -- Shakopee Public Schools identified teacher Chase Anthony Tuseth as the man fatally shot by a police officer during a struggle at a Mankato, Minn., hotel early Saturday morning. The school system issued a statement Monday describing Tuseth, 33, who lived in Chanhassen,...
January 2, 2017 - 8:53pm
December 30, 2016
Chippewa County jury awards over $10 million in abuse case
MONTEVIDEO – A Chippewa County jury has awarded a total of $10,199,000 in a civil lawsuit brought by a 42-year-old woman who alleged that her father had sexually abused her when she was a child.
December 30, 2016 - 8:41pm
December 29, 2016
Reward offered in search for vandals at Sibley-Ocheyedan Middle School
SIBLEY, Iowa — The Osceola County Sheriff’s Office continues to search for clues and information in a case involving burglary and vandalism...
December 29, 2016 - 8:56pm
Wife of SD child rape suspect charged from same incident
PLANKINTON, S.D. — The wife of a man awaiting trial for multiple counts of raping a minor has been charged with sexual exploitation more than a year after her husband’s arrest. Elizabeth Thomas, 36, of Plankinton, was charged on Dec. 19 with sexual exploitation of a minor, stemming...
December 29, 2016 - 8:47pm
December 21, 2016
Beer-mug attack victim from Somalia forgives her attacker
COON RAPIDS, Minn. -- Her attacker smashed a beer mug into her face for speaking another language. The blow cut deep into her skin, tearing away bits of flesh that left physical wounds requiring 17 stitches — and a psychological wound that left her fearful of living in Minnesota,...
December 21, 2016 - 8:56pm
Charges: Driver in fatal four-car pileup had just read text message
NEW BRIGHTON, Minn. -- A woman who had been texting while driving caused a four-car pileup on Interstate 35W in New Brighton this spring that ended up killing a young woman and critically injuring her fiance, charges say. Destiny Xiong, 35, of Hudson, Wis., was charged Wednesday with...
December 21, 2016 - 8:54pm
December 20, 2016
New evidence presented in Menjivar-Melendez drug case
WORTHINGTON — Carlos Menjivar-Melendez, 26, of Worthington, appeared in Nobles County District Court Tuesday morning for a motion hearing. He is facing one felony count of first-degree drug possession after selling more than 50 grams of methamphetamine.
December 20, 2016 - 8:50pm
December 11, 2016
As Minnesota works to close racial gaps, law enforcement plays a key role
ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s criminal justice system arrests, charges, tries and incarcerates people of color at rates that are disproportionate to those of white residents. A Pioneer Press analysis of state data found that in 2015, Minnesotans of color were nearly three times more...
December 11, 2016 - 8:45pm
December 8, 2016
Charges: Kidnapped pregnant woman choked with scarf till she passes out
WILLMAR – A pregnant Willmar woman was repeatedly stalked, forced into a vehicle, assaulted and choked with a scarf until she passed out by a man against whom she has a two-year court order for protection, court documents indicate. Kandiyohi County authorities charged 28-year-old...
December 8, 2016 - 8:57pm
SD stepfather charged with killing 18-month-old boy with six blows to the head
DELL RAPIDS, S.D. - A 36-year-old stepfather has been charged with murder after he apparently delivered six blows to the head of his 18-month-old stepson in Dell Rapids, a small town about 25 miles north of Sioux Falls near Interstate 29.. Keith Cornett apparently had been left at...
December 8, 2016 - 8:53pm
December 6, 2016
Menjivar-Melendez set for contested omnibus hearing
WORTHINGTON — Carlos Menjivar-Melendez, 26, of Worthington, made his initial appearance Tuesday morning in Nobles County District Court on first-degree drug charges. According to court records, a confidential informant (CI) told a special agent from the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal...
December 6, 2016 - 9:35pm
December 4, 2016
Package thieves beware: Residents have their eyes (and cameras) on you
APPLE VALLEY, Minn. — Spooked by reports of home-delivered parcels being stolen in her Apple Valley neighborhood, Suzi Forrest Magill recently installed a couple of internet-connected security cameras on the outside of her house — one pointing at her front steps, the other at...
December 4, 2016 - 8:19pm
It’s a growing battle: Package thieves vs. residents
ST. PAUL — Many Twin Cities residents have had just-delivered parcels snatched from their doorsteps in what has become a “porch piracy” epidemic in recent years. And some victims have tried to fight back. That’s what happened to Dariush Amirahmadi of St. Paul, who dabbles...
December 4, 2016 - 8:18pm
November 30, 2016
Montana teen pleads guilty to drug charges
WORTHINGTON -- Ariel Mullins,18, of Montana, pleaded guilty Wednesday afternoon in Nobles County District Court to a drug-related felony charge. Mullins was charged with fifth-degree possession of methamphetamine, and also faced a gross misdemeanor charge of fifth-degree possession...
November 30, 2016 - 9:38pm
Wetterling’s killer confessed crime to cellmate months before admission in court
ST. PAUL -- They were separated from the others. It wasn’t much — one additional door blocking Danny Heinrich and Anton Martynenko’s cells from the other six in the pod. But it was enough to help solicit a confession in the murder of Jacob Wetterling months before Heinrich made...
November 30, 2016 - 8:40pm