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Dakota Access ‘fully committed’ to completing pipeline using current route
Beds for better lives
Chillin' at Winterfest
Holiday music at Prairie in full swing
Chamber Singers to ring “The Bells of Christmas” at 2 p.m. Sunday
Luverne hockey tops Orono, S-O wrestlers take Okoboji Invite
Boys hockey: LSHSPTCUC score one for each letter in win over Trojans
Minnesota West basketball: Men pick up first win, women keep rolling
WHS basketball: Girls, boys sweep Windom Area on road
Boys basketball: MLA rallies
Column: Stepping out in faith
Column: After a mere 25 years, the triumph of the West is over
Column: The election really was rigged
Column: The post-truth era of politics
Column: Enrichment opportunities abound in 2017
Geneva J. Strolz
Homemade granola easier, more affordable than you think
PieLogNog: A holiday mashup of chocolate, salted caramel, eggnog and pecan pie
Change maker: Kevin Donovan pushes Worthington, and himself, to succeed
Our region was major supplier of early engines for Humvees
Disheveled Thelogian: A feast, a robbery and a reason to give thanks
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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
July 7, 2015
Man gets maximum sentence in strangulation case
WALKER — A 44-year-old man was given the maximum sentence after he strangled someone in front of a child. Dallas Wayne Smith, Cass Lake, was found guilty of the felony crime of domestic assault by strangulation after a two-day trial in June in Cass County District Court in Walker....
July 7, 2015 - 9:27pm
June 29, 2015
Fleeing homicide suspects caught in Minnesota
CASS LAKE — Two suspects who fled Colorado after the death of their 4-week-old daughter were apprehended without incident Monday in northern Minnesota. According to a press release from Parachute, Colo., Police Chief Cary Parmenter, the Cass County Sheriff’s Office and Leech...
June 29, 2015 - 9:22pm
June 24, 2015
Hawking lemonade for a cause
June 24, 2015 - 9:16pm
March 11, 2015
Searching for treasures
March 11, 2015 - 8:51pm
January 23, 2015
No signs of struggle in Apple Valley murder-suicide
APPLE VALLEY — Investigators working the murder-suicide of aspiring filmmaker David Crowley and his wife and their 5-year-old daughter said Friday there were no physical signs of a struggle on either of the bodies or in the Apple Valley home where they were fatally shot. The revelations...
January 23, 2015 - 10:17pm
January 22, 2015
Big things come in small packages
LAKE PARK, Iowa — When people think about child pageants, visions of spray tans, “flippers” and larger-than-life hair and makeup may come...
January 22, 2015 - 8:08pm
January 21, 2015
Anti-abuse bill puts children first
ST. PAUL — Hank Marotske’s mother allowed her children one meal a week. “That pot of whatever she cooked had to last a week,” he said. When...
January 21, 2015 - 8:30pm
January 14, 2015
Worthington man accused of sexual conduct with a minor
WORTHINGTON — A Worthington man will make his initial court appearance later this month following his arrest Sunday on charges of sexual conduct with a minor. Otto Gonzalez-Bautista, aka Jose Silva, 33, faces felony charges of first-degree criminal sexual conduct and second-degree...
January 14, 2015 - 8:50pm
January 12, 2015
Boy’s death prompts efforts to improve child abuse investigations
ST. PAUL — The death of 4-year-old Eric Dean in west-central Minnesota is producing state legislative discussions about how to improve child abuse investigations. “There has been a light shining onto the child protection system in our state...” Human Services Commissioner...
January 12, 2015 - 9:29pm
December 11, 2014
Couple arrested after drugs found in vehicle
WORTHINGTON — A Worthington couple will make their initial court appearance Tuesday following their arrest last week on drug-related charges. Linda Louise Goolsby, 23, is facing one count of fifth-degree drug charges, one count of storing methamphetamine paraphernalia in the...
December 11, 2014 - 8:24pm
December 9, 2014
Compassionate Friends to host candle ceremony Sunday
WINDOM — The holidays can be a difficult time for any parent who has experienced the death of a child, which is why The Compassionate Friends...
December 9, 2014 - 8:07pm
Sioux Falls man arrested in Worthington
WORTHINGTON — A Sioux Falls, S.D., man faces one count of false imprisonment intentional restraint charges — a felony offense — after allegedly taking his girlfriend and their child against their will. On Friday, the Worthington Police Department investigated a report of...
December 9, 2014 - 7:48pm
October 23, 2014
Republicans to remove photo of abuse victim
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Republican Party Thursday agreed to remove a photograph of a young abuse victim from a television commercial accusing Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton of making it easier to mistreat children. “The ad is currently being revised and an edited version will...
October 23, 2014 - 9:10pm