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Better late than never: Grant dollars target fields damaged in 2014 flooding
DULUTH, Minn. — Since 5-year-old Matthew Nicholls was diagnosed with a tree-nut allergy at age 2, his mom and dad have spent more than $1,000 on EpiPens that have never been used — but have to be kept on hand in case Matthew has a potentially life-threate
Franken attends groundbreaking new school
Minnesota’s average ACT scores drop
Prep soccer: Experience will be key to Trojans quest for conference championship
Prep volleyball: Southwest Minnesota volleyball talent is easy to find
High school volleyball: Trojans hope experience puts them over the top
Girls tennis: Trojans drop opener to Harrisburg
High school football: H-LP gridders aiming for success
Letter: DFL political games hurt millions of Minnesotans
Column: Hillary's heel
Column: Trump's 360-degree 'pivot'
Sean Hannity, Trump's 'spin doctor'
Letter: Divider-in-chief is at it again
Ladene M. Nelson
Nina Mae Eernisse
Ryan L. Shea
Disheveled Theologian: Finding meaning in the motive
Looking Back: 1966 -- Foreign ag specialists visit Worthington
Column: Is it possible to be fast asleep for three or four weeks?
Crazy about the cube: Abel Piper, 12, participates in Rubik’s Cube National Championships
Disheveled Theologian: Twenty years later, still glad to have him with me
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Westman 111th birthday
Miller 50th anniversary
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Berger 80th birthday
Scheepstra 85th birthday
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June 7, 2016
Six arrests made in shooting death
BUFFALO — Six people from Minnesota have been arrested in connection with a shooting death of a 19-year-old Buffalo woman. Justin Jensen, 28; Natasha Brandenburger, 33; and Shawn Benson, 21, all of Maple Lake, and Callie Anderson, 19, of Delano, were arrested in Koochiching County...
June 7, 2016 - 9:49pm
June 3, 2016
'Check on my cat,' UCLA gunman wrote in note
ST. PAUL — After killing college professor William Klug, gunman Mainak Sarkar left a suspicious note at the scene of the murder-suicide he orchestrated on the UCLA campus. In it, he asked authorities to “check on my cat” back in Minnesota. On Wednesday night, that’s exactly...
June 3, 2016 - 9:23pm
June 2, 2016
UCLA shooter linked to Brooklyn Park death
ST. PAUL — The St. Paul man who carried out a murder-suicide at UCLA left a “kill list” at his home — and that led authorities to a woman’s body in Brooklyn Park. Mainak Sarkar, 38, drove to Los Angeles from Minnesota with two semi-automatic guns and killed Professor William...
June 2, 2016 - 9:44pm
U.S. will not charge Minneapolis police in shooting of Jamar Clark
MINNEAPOLIS — Federal prosecutors said Wednesday they would not bring charges against two Minneapolis police officers involved in the shooting death of a 24-year-old black man, due to insufficient evidence. After a months-long investigation, officials said they could not establish...
June 2, 2016 - 9:39pm
June 1, 2016
Jackson man dies in Friday shooting
JACKSON — A 41-year-old Jackson man is dead following a Friday incident northwest of Jackson. Deputies from the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office investigated a report at approximately 4:15 a.m. Friday of a single-vehicle rollover crash on Jackson County 17, on the west side of...
June 1, 2016 - 3:27pm
May 10, 2016
Man slain by St. Paul police had fired on cops, BCA says
ST. PAUL — The 33-year-old man fatally shot by St. Paul police Monday had shot a woman and fired at officers before being killed, the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension announced Tuesday. Jaffort Demont Smith, 33, of St. Paul died of multiple gunshot wounds. Smith had shot...
May 10, 2016 - 9:11pm
May 9, 2016
St. Paul police fatally shoot man who reportedly fired at officers
ST. PAUL — “Drop the gun,” St. Paul police yelled at a man who had reportedly fired at officers early Monday morning. Residents in the...
May 9, 2016 - 8:59pm
April 4, 2016
NAACP, BLM call for special prosecutor in Jamar Clark case
MINNEAPOLIS — The Minneapolis branches of Black Lives Matter and the NAACP demanded Monday that a special prosecutor be appointed to reopen the investigation into the fatal shooting of Jamar Clark last fall by Minneapolis police. Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman announced last...
April 4, 2016 - 9:41pm
March 16, 2016
No grand jury to be used in Jamar Clark case
MINNEAPOLIS — Bucking a 40-year precedent, Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman said Wednesday there will be no grand jury used in the Jamar Clark case, or any future police-involved shootings. Freeman said in a press conference his decision was based in the idea “that grand...
March 16, 2016 - 9:51pm
March 2, 2016
Meeker County shooting was murder-suicide, sheriff says
LITCHFIELD — A Meeker County Sheriff’s Office investigation says the Monday deaths of two teens near Litchfield were the result of a murder-suicide. According to a news release from Sheriff Brian Cruze, the investigation determined that David Cunningham shot his sister, Jessica...
March 2, 2016 - 8:47pm
February 29, 2016
Four students wounded in shooting at Ohio high school
MIDDLETOWN, Ohio — Four students were wounded Monday after a shooting at a high school in southwest Ohio, and one suspect was in custody, according...
February 29, 2016 - 4:25pm
February 28, 2016
Protesters hurl rocks at police after Salt Lake City, Utah shooting
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — Police in Salt Lake City, Utah, faced rock-throwing protesters after officers shot a young man who was involved in a fight with another man late Saturday, the city’s police department and local media said. There were conflicting reports about the age of...
February 28, 2016 - 3:43pm
February 17, 2016
BCA names officers involved in shooting of woman in church parking lot
HERMANTOWN — The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension on Wednesday identified the Hermantown police officer and Minnesota state trooper who were involved in the shooting of a Cloquet woman in the parking lot of a Midway Township church last week. The BCA said Officer Kristy...
February 17, 2016 - 8:55pm
February 14, 2016
Moszer joins long list of those in blue who have died doing their duty
FARGO, N.D. — The shooting death of Fargo Police Officer Jason Moszer last week during a police standoff with an armed man was the 54th time...
February 14, 2016 - 8:59pm
February 12, 2016
Woman shot, wounded outside church after allegedly threatening deputies
DULUTH — A 48-year-old Cloquet woman was in critical condition Friday after being shot twice by law enforcement officers in the parking lot of a Midway Township church. The woman, who has not yet been identified by authorities, had threatened suicide Thursday night and was located...
February 12, 2016 - 10:00pm