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They’re gonna put on a show: WMS choristers to perform Thursday, Friday
Planning commission discusses new apartments, garage addition
Public Works director reappointed to four-year term: County denies pay increase for Schnieder
Cruz drops out: Trump wins big in Indiana
Statewide gas tax proposed: Nobles & Cottonwood support 16-cent-per-gallon hike
Track and field: Competition keen at Nangle Relays
Boys tennis: Trojans play Redwood Valley tough
Prep golf: Brinkman paces JCC girls
Prep softball: MLA downs Flying Dutchmen
Prep baseball: Volk hit jump-starts HL-O
Letter: Half-cent tax can do a lot more good
As others see it: Let's all fight teen drug use
Column: Cruz-Fiorina -- a musical comedy
Letter: Walz deserves kudos for bipartisan efforts
Column: Trump, in his own words
Robert H. Bakken
Marian Ruth Weitgenant
Leon "Buster" Joseph Pommier
Loren P. Ulbricht
Religion briefs: May 5
Column: For the love of vinyl
Looking Back: 1966 -- Parachutist treated at local hospital
Detective work: Dave Hoffman recognized as one of the ‘Faces of Hope’ by Crisis Center
Column: Think we've had rain? Remember this stormy weather?
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Breuker 90th birthday
Verdoorn 50th anniversary
Kruger 90th birthday
Kremer 98th birthday
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April 27, 2016
Child porn suspect Heinrich’s attorneys argue for suppressing evidence, change of venue
MINNEAPOLIS — At a pretrial hearing Wednesday in the child-pornography case against Danny Heinrich, defense attorneys peppered law enforcement officials with questions about what they knew and when. The questions came during arguments for a motion to suppress evidence found during...
April 27, 2016 - 9:16pm
April 26, 2016
Under proposed bill, predator information could be shared
ST. PAUL — Minnesota representatives unanimously said that child protection workers should know when a predatory offender lives in a house with a child. Tuesday’s vote was 127-0 for a Rep. Tim Miller, R-Prinsburg, bill. “In the event if there is an offender in the home ... child...
April 26, 2016 - 10:04pm
April 4, 2016
Child caregivers seek changes
ST. PAUL — Child care providers say they face a myriad of problems the Minnesota Legislature needs to solve. Julie Seydel of the Minnesota Association of Child Care Professionals told a Senate committee Monday that her members face a range of issues: increasing paperwork, higher...
April 4, 2016 - 9:28pm
February 8, 2016
Too drunk to drive: Wisconsin couple gives keys to 9-year-old daughter
MILWAUKEE — A Wisconsin couple allowed their 9-year-old daughter to drive them and their 11-month-old baby because they were too drunk to do...
February 8, 2016 - 3:49pm
January 7, 2016
Worthington man makes initial appearance in criminal sex case
WORTHINGTON — Faustino Daniel Velasquez Berduo, a.k.a. Reynaldo Ramos Sambrano Jr., 21, of Worthington, made his initial appearance in Nobles...
January 7, 2016 - 9:17pm
January 6, 2016
Car hits child waiting for bus
MOORHEAD — Moorhead police are investigating whether criminal charges are appropriate after a driver of a car hit a child waiting to get on a school bus Wednesday morning. The child was approaching the bus in the area of the 1100 block of 19th Street North at about 7:34 a.m. Wednesday...
January 6, 2016 - 9:22pm
January 4, 2016
Chandler girl recovering from second- and third-degree burns
CHANDLER — Ten-year-old Lauren Stoel has made macaroni and cheese for her younger brother and sister “a billion times,” but on the day...
January 4, 2016 - 8:28pm
November 10, 2015
Lawmakers say state not putting child safety first in abuse cases
ST. PAUL — Minnesota legislators who crafted legislation earlier this year to make sure a child’s safety is first priority in abuse cases say the state is not following through with that requirement. Rep. Ron Kresha, R-Little Falls, opened a Tuesday meeting of a legislative...
November 10, 2015 - 8:15pm
November 1, 2015
'Open secret’ of child brides roils Hmong community
ST. PAUL — Child brides forced to have children themselves and live with abuse. First wives suddenly abandoned. Children neglected. Decades...
November 1, 2015 - 8:27pm
October 15, 2015
Coach fired: Ewinger found asleep at Sibley-Ocheyedan school with student, questions raised regarding administration response
SIBLEY, Iowa — Rumors and speculation were put to rest Thursday night at a special meeting of the Sibley-Ocheyedan school board. The sole item on the agenda was to consider terminating the contract of middle school social studies teacher and high school football coach Kyle Ewinger....
October 15, 2015 - 10:18pm
September 30, 2015
Man convicted in death of NFL star Peterson's son
CANTON, S.D. --After a nearly three-week murder trial, a jury found a 29-year-old man guilty of killing the biological son of NFL star running back Adrian Peterson. Joseph Patterson was convicted Tuesday night in Canton, S.D., just south of Sioux Falls, S.D., where the man was...
September 30, 2015 - 4:09pm
September 15, 2015
Patch pleads guilty in child porn case
SLAYTON — Tyna Rae Patch, 25, of Slayton, pleaded guilty Monday afternoon to one count of dissemination of pornographic work involving a minor. Patch’s plea deal would dismiss her second charge of possession of pornographic work involving a minor. A stay of adjudication in...
September 15, 2015 - 9:39pm
August 10, 2015
Currie woman faces child pornography charges
SLAYTON — Tyna Rae Patch, 25, of Currie, is charged with dissemination of pornographic work involving a minor and possession of pornographic work involving a minor, both felonies. Patch made her initial appearance Monday in Murray County Court. According to the criminal complaint,...
August 10, 2015 - 9:51pm
July 21, 2015
Minnesota top of child well-being rankings
MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota is the top state in the nation for child well-being, according to the annual Kids Count survey. The state moved from fifth last year to the No. 1 spot thanks to a top-six finish in each of the four categories rated by the Annie E. Casey Foundation: economic...
July 21, 2015 - 8:03pm
July 8, 2015
Willmar grads connect online to reunite child, blanket
WILLMAR — A Willmar High School alumnus’ did his part to nudge law enforcement in the right public relations direction thanks to his recent...
July 8, 2015 - 8:46pm