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Klobuchar says troubled health care bill shows need for bipartisan work
Federal Reserve president answers economy questions in Grand Forks
Willmar man gets prison term for kidnapping estranged wife
Region's school districts, high school leagues have guidelines in place for playing of anthem
Home energy program is Thursday in Worthington
TIMBERWOLVES: Athletic Jefferson catches Thibodeau's eye
Prep volleyball: Luverne takes three straight from Fulda
Gophers RBs Smith, Brooks expected to return vs. Maryland
MEN'S HOCKEY: Minnesota State Mankato picked to win WCHA, Bemidji State second
Gopher mascot runs over 7th grade Eagan football players at Vikings halftime
PARENTING PERSPECTIVES: Our reporter is embedded deep in the War on Bedtime. Here's the latest from the front lines.
AstroBob: Wildfire smoke smudges our starry skies
Flashy fall foliage: Spice up landscaping with brilliant colors
Conserving estate money no excuse for risking elder's health
Column: District’s 518 VIBE remains positive
Bill "Jockpot" Top
Delores "Dee" Hansen
Burdell Francis Bents
Herman E. Conrad
Gary R. Elness
Disheveled Theologian: Horror show!
Column: That would have been one great summer season
Looking Back: 1992 -- Wellstone was speaker at King Turkey Day
KTD speaker: Start noticing people
Disheveled Theologian: Evening reminiscences
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Baby Shower: Carson Werner
Bruns 50th anniversary
Jensen 85th birthday
Hohensee 50th anniversary
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February 23, 2017
'Haunted by mistake,' gunman apologizes for killing 2 at Twin Cities hotel
ST. PAUL—Standing with his head down in an orange prison jumpsuit, Cass Cordel O'Neal told the judge he was "wrong" when he shot and killed...
February 23, 2017 - 10:11pm
February 22, 2017
Man charged with third-degree murder in Moorhead meth overdose death
MOORHEAD—A 34-year-old man is charged in Clay County District Court with third-degree murder in connection with the overdose death of a...
February 22, 2017 - 11:02pm
February 19, 2017
Man kills his mother, then himself after shooting at officers during high-speed chase in Minnesota
HUDSON, Wis.—A man stabbed his mother to death Saturday night in rural Hudson before shooting at police in an incident that led to a 50-mile...
February 19, 2017 - 5:39pm
February 16, 2017
Court testimony: Robert Durst of 'The Jinx' told friend he killed his wife
LOS ANGELES -- The woman who real estate scion Robert Durst is charged with murdering 16 years ago in Los Angeles confided to a mutual friend...
February 16, 2017 - 4:01pm
February 10, 2017
Klund murder case goes to jury
ST. PAUL — Whether a former U.S. marine coldly shot two unsuspecting homeless people in his St. Paul apartment last spring or acted in self-defense...
February 10, 2017 - 7:21pm
February 1, 2017
Baby sitter, 19, charged in death of St. Paul baby
ST. PAUL — A St. Paul teenager faces murder charges after the infant she was baby-sitting died of injuries suffered while in her care. Tyanna...
February 1, 2017 - 2:57pm
January 9, 2017
Police say transgender killing apparently wasn’t a hate crime
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- The Sioux Fall police investigations commander doesn’t believe the killing of a Sioux Falls transgender woman was a hate crime. Capt. Blaine Larsen said the death of Jamie Lee Wounded Arrow, 28, who was stabbed to death in her apartment on Jan. 1 and found five...
January 9, 2017 - 9:28pm
January 5, 2017
Stabbing victim’s sister hopes 4-year-old nephew can forget witnessing his mother’s death
YANKTON, S.D. — Four months after her sister’s stabbing death, Amanda Gibson still wonders what emotional toll it will have on her 4-year-old nephew. Four months ago, Matthew Hines witnessed Matthew Novak stab and cut his mother 15 times with a kitchen knife. And with Novak’s...
January 5, 2017 - 9:46pm
December 8, 2016
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
November 22, 2016
DNA cracks cold case of 1998 Christmas Eve double murder
MINNEAPOLIS — Authorities finally put to bed this week the case of a young couple’s 1998 murder, thanks to a new round of DNA testing.On Monday, Jason Richard Preston, a 37-year-old California prison inmate, pleaded guilty to two counts of second-degree murder in the Christmas...
November 22, 2016 - 9:43pm
Former police chief sentenced to life in prison
WINNER, S.D. — A man convicted earlier this year of killing his pregnant fiancee in October 2009 has been sentenced to life in prison. Russell Bertram, 64, of Sioux Falls, S.D., formerly Colome, was sentenced to life in prison Tuesday at the Tripp County Courthouse in Winner for...
November 22, 2016 - 9:08pm
November 9, 2016
Police search for man accused of killing toddler, taking sister
ARDEN HILLS -- Authorities in Anoka County are searching for a man who is suspected in the death of his girlfriend’s toddler son, and is now believed to be on the run with her 5-year-old daughter. Nelson Geovanny Soto-Lopez, 24, last was seen Tuesday morning wearing a black T-shirt...
November 9, 2016 - 1:25am
Apparent innocent bystander, 69, fatally shot at Minnesota Dollar Tree ID’d
BURNSVILLE -- A shooting at a Burnsville Dollar Tree on Monday cost a 69-year-old customer his life. The man was unconnected to a dispute that occurred earlier that may have triggered the shooting, police said Tuesday. A Burnsville police spokesman called it an “awful” situation....
November 9, 2016 - 1:24am
October 28, 2016
Man accused in girl’s death indicted by grand jury
WALKER, Minn. — A grand jury has indicted a Coon Rapids man for the murder of 5-year-old Alayna Jeanne Ertl this past August. Zachary Todd Anderson, 25, was arraigned Friday, Oct. 28, in Cass County District Court in Walker for premeditated first-degree murder and numerous other...
October 28, 2016 - 8:30pm
October 2, 2016
Two-time killer up for parole after 27 years in prison for Minnesota murder
HERMANTOWN, Minn. — Already a convicted murderer at age 26, James William Fields was fresh out of the Texas prison system, had his 15-year-old girlfriend and two stolen handguns by his side and was ready to bust out of the Deep South. Fields and the girl left Jackson, Miss., with...
October 2, 2016 - 9:15pm