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SD woman admits to beating her 5-year-old child to death
Minnesota daycare provider found guilty; child suffered brain damage
Man, 66, dies in head-on crash near Menahga, Minn.
CenturyLink CEO says he disagrees with Minnesota AG claims
Possibly 2 die when car flies through air, goes through St. Paul city bus
Martinez homers twice; Tigers sink Twins
Amateur baseball: Pipestone edges Cubs in 13 innings to seal series victory
WHS sports meeting is Tuesday, Aug. 8
Climbers of all ages are going vertical at Worthington Area YMCA
Doug Wolter: Something special will be missing after Vikings leave Mankato
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Column: Hospice doesn’t mean a surrender of hope
McFeely: Is Michele Bachmann dipping her toe in Minnesota governor race?
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Column: PWs kept farms operating when war called away farmers
Looking Back: 2007 -- Luverne airport gets key federal funding
'Green.com' and 'megabyte blue:' Crayola's '90s tribute to the internet
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Looking Back: 1992 -- Disaster aid sought after strong area storms
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July 12, 2017
Victims could net $1.2M in stalking suit against Duluth, county
DULUTH, Minn. — Six women who worked for local law enforcement likely stand to receive $1.2 million as part of a mediated settlement involving...
July 12, 2017 - 9:51pm
June 23, 2017
Warrant mix-up may yield settlement
DULUTH — A 2-year-old dispute that arose from a case of mistaken identity appears to finally be moving toward a resolution. A proposed settlement agreement could end an ordeal that began May 8, 2015, when Ronald Gary Gustafson of Grand Rapids was arrested and spent five days...
June 23, 2017 - 10:00pm
June 14, 2017
Seat belt tickets drop again during summer Click It or Ticket campaign
ST. PAUL -- For the third year in a row, seat belt tickets decreased during the Minnesota summer Click It or Ticket campaign's two-week extra...
June 14, 2017 - 3:54pm
May 10, 2017
Lac qui Parle County again needs a sheriff
MADISON — Lac qui Parle County Sheriff Lou Sager has tendered his resignation 11 months after having moved from the East Coast to take...
May 10, 2017 - 12:10am
May 8, 2017
Minnesota lawmakers seeking increased female mutilation penalties
ST. PAUL — Minnesota legislation to battle female genital mutilation now includes penalties requiring up to 20 years in prison and fines...
May 8, 2017 - 3:20pm
April 14, 2017
Official: Suspect believed to be injured by BIA officer gunshot
LOWER BRULE, S.D. — One suspect was airlifted and hospitalized after a shooting incident involving law enforcement on an area Native American...
April 14, 2017 - 10:40am
March 18, 2017
Cop's killer back in prison after failed drug test
OAKDALE, Minn. — A paroled cop killer is back in prison. Timothy Eling, 68, was released from prison in 2016 after serving 29 years for the...
March 18, 2017 - 2:46pm
March 17, 2017
Report examines best practices for officer body cameras
GRAND FORKS — As body cameras become standard for law enforcement agencies nationwide, policies regarding how and when officers use them...
March 17, 2017 - 7:19pm
March 14, 2017
Minn. mayor allegedly swindled his lover's husband, pulled gun on husband's son
CROSBY, Minn.—The mayor of a 2,400-person community in the middle of Minnesota is now wrapped up in a tale involving money, guns and romance....
March 14, 2017 - 8:44am
March 11, 2017
Police officer back to work after battling illnesses the past 3 years
FOREST LAKE, Minn. — It's hard to keep track of how many times Troy Meyer cheated death in the past three years. First, there was a severe...
March 11, 2017 - 10:45pm
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
October 31, 2016
Federal panel begins Minnesota police civil rights study
ST. PAUL -- A federal study of relations between Minnesota police and their communities has expanded from Hennepin County to statewide. A Minnesota advisory committee to the U.S. Civil Rights Commission Monday, Oct. 31, decided the discussion should not be limited to the state's largest...
October 31, 2016 - 8:53pm
July 10, 2016
Cumiskey has new career as law enforcement instructor
WORTHINGTON --- For nearly 15 years, Mike Cumiskey was Worthington’s public safety director and chief of police. Now, a little more than two...
July 10, 2016 - 9:37pm
June 30, 2015
Minnesotans have positive view of cops, survey says
A police association-commissioned survey about attitudes toward police found what the group’s leaders called “an overwhelmingly positive view of local law enforcement” in Minnesota despite clashes and controversies nationwide. The results contrast with a national Gallup survey...
June 30, 2015 - 9:38pm
June 11, 2015
Regatta sets sail for 2015
WORTHINGTON — No one breathed a bigger sigh of relief when the weather forecast for Thursday changed from a gullywasher to steady light rain...
June 11, 2015 - 8:23pm