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Massive cash pouring into Minnesota legislative campaigns
MPCA offers advice on manure management
Aging issues survey is ongoing
Military service members still eligible to claim tax credit
BCA gives Philando Castile case to Ramsey County attorney
College volleyball: West loses in three tight games
Cross country: No. 1 Fairmont looking sharp
Prep football: Trojan football 'just feels right'
College football: Bluejays' Andrew Sorensen leads nation in tackles
High school volleyball: H-BC out-hits W-WG in thrilling five-setter
Column: Sniffles and The Cyber go to town
Column: I'm not done yet -- a tribute to a friend
Column: I'm not done yet -- a tribute to a friend
Letter: Bravo to many for a great Turkey Day
Letter: It was great to have KTD back downtown
Leonard "Jim" Rients
Arlyn V. McClure
Looking Back: 1966 -- Luverne man awarded bronze star for ‘heroic achievement’
Truesdell is new pastor at American Reformed Church
Bosmas add barn quilt to their northwest Iowa property
Column: Shaking Up the Sanctuary
Looking Back: 1991 -- Perkins family receives conservation honor
Out and About
Rehborg 50th annivwrsary
Benson 55th anniversary
Bakker 50th anniversary
Review and comment on the school construction proposal
Notice of informal probate Carl Edward Smid
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September 26, 2016
Ex-police chief found guilty seven years later of kiling pregnant girlfriend
BURKE, S.D. — A former South Dakota police chief and Colome native was found guilty of first-degree murder of his pregnant fiancee Monday, nearly seven years after the incident occurred. Russell Bertram, 64, of Sioux Falls, was present at the Gregory County Courthouse in Burke...
September 26, 2016 - 9:53pm
September 14, 2016
As trial opens, prosecutor says former SD police chief killed pregnant girlfriend for insurance money, jealousy
BURKE, S.D. — In their opening remarks Wednesday, prosecutors suggested Russell Bertram killed his girlfriend to collect more than $900,000 in insurance money and was jealous over an unborn child that wasn’t his. Russell Bertram, 64, of Sioux Falls, appeared at the Gregory County...
September 14, 2016 - 9:09pm
September 13, 2016
Wrongly suspected, Wetterling neighbor says cops treated him unjustly
Daniel Rassier, a man wrongly suspected of abducting Jacob Wetterling, says he plans to sue law enforcement authorities for how they treated him. A Wetterling family neighbor and St. Joseph, music teacher, Rassier says police treated him like a murderer for years before another...
September 13, 2016 - 9:10pm
September 5, 2016
Criminal sentences spark backlash, but Minnesota guidelines are set by state commission
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- One month after a jury found him guilty of second-degree unintentional murder, Brian Keith Jourdain once again stood in front of Judge Paul Benshoof, this time to find out how long he would spend in prison. The criminal complaint against Jourdain, which described...
September 5, 2016 - 9:56pm
June 22, 2016
LoVan convicted of murder
WORTHINGTON -- Chim LoVan was convicted Wednesday in Nobles County District Court of murder in the second and third degree, along with first-degree manslaughter and second-degree assault, for last year’s stabbing of 19-year-old Blue Thyboualoy. Thyboualoy died from his injuries...
June 22, 2016 - 9:31pm
June 21, 2016
Conflicting narratives in stabbing incident
WORTHINGTON -- A jury heard testimony Tuesday in Nobles County District Court from people present when Blue Thyboualoy was allegedly stabbed in June 2015. Chim LoVan is charged with two counts of manslaughter, murder in the second and third degree and one count of second-degree...
June 21, 2016 - 9:50pm
June 20, 2016
Stabbing case goes to trial
WORTHINGTON -- A Worthington man is on trial for allegedly stabbing and murdering Blue Thyboualoy in an incident that occurred last June. Chim Lo Van is charged with two counts of manslaughter, murder in the second and third degree and one count of second-degree assault. According...
June 20, 2016 - 9:56pm
June 13, 2016
Orlando gunman likely ‘radicalized’ through internet, U.S. says
ORLANDO, Fla. — U.S. authorities said Monday they had found no direct links between Islamic State militants and the gunman who killed 49 people...
June 13, 2016 - 10:02pm
June 10, 2016
Jace sentenced for murder
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) — Actor Michael Jace, best known for playing a policeman on the TV drama “The Shield,” was sentenced on Friday to...
June 10, 2016 - 11:32pm
June 6, 2016
Murder is charged in South Dakota death
MONTEVIDEO — Montevideo police have arrested a 32-year-old Montevideo man in connection with a South Dakota homicide. Jose Antonio Vega was arrested at his home Sunday, a news release said. According to the Beadle County State’s Attorney’s Office, Vega has been charged in South...
June 6, 2016 - 9:05pm
June 1, 2016
Man who killed wife and took children from Minnesota 5 years ago still believed to be in Mexico
ORTONVILLE — As the fifth anniversary of the murder of a western Minnesota woman nears, the Ortonville police and the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension are still seeking clues to the whereabouts of a former resident who is charged with killing his wife and taking their two...
June 1, 2016 - 4:04pm
May 24, 2016
Woodbury man killed wife, then himself, police say
WOODBURY — A 75-year-old Woodbury man fatally beat his wife of 40 years last week and then hanged himself, a preliminary investigation indicates. James and Beverly Miller were found dead Friday afternoon after neighbors noticed newspapers piling up on the doorstep of their townhome...
May 24, 2016 - 9:16pm
May 22, 2016
Woodbury couple’s deaths apparent murder-suicide
WOODBURY — A Woodbury husband and wife who had been married for 40 years were found dead Friday afternoon, apparent victims of a murder-suicide, Woodbury police said. The couple had lived in their townhome in the 8800 block of Spring View Alcove for 15 years, according to police...
May 22, 2016 - 8:54pm
May 17, 2016
Judge sentences Balaton man to life times two for murder of elderly couple
WORTHINGTON — A judge Monday handed a Balaton man two life prison sentences, plus an additional 15 years in prison, for the April 2015 murders...
May 17, 2016 - 8:52pm
April 28, 2016
Five-day manhunt for accused murderer across five states ends on Nebraska-Wyoming border
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — A five-day manhunt that crossed into five states came to an end late Wednesday night after a man suspected in a brutal murder last week in Sioux Falls was arrested after a pursuit near the Nebraska-Wyoming border. Jared Stone, 21, was apprehended after he surrendered...
April 28, 2016 - 8:55pm