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Pedestrian struck by 2 light-rail trains in Twin Cities
Fergus Falls to get $3.5 million for demolition of historic former state hospital
Motorist dies week after crashing into State Patrol squad
She said she was sexually assaulted by a state trooper. His camera footage shows otherwise
NDSU gets nod to raise money for new ag center, indoor athletic practice facility
Celtics clamp down on Cavs, take 3-2 series edge
Caps blank Lightning, return to finals after 20 years
Fowles' double-double leads Lynx past Wings
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Beavers add All-American transfer
BSU hockey programs meet APR standards
Cindy Marie Swedberg
John David Langston
Leland Joseph Kupcho
M. Jeanne Erickson
Fire up the grill for Memorial Day
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Are you in need of some old jokes?
Commentary: Safety spout fuels colorful encounter in the boonies
What do all the pine cones mean on transplanted spruce?
Dead or alive perennials, and how to tell
Julia Louis-Dreyfus to receive the 2018 Mark Twain Prize for American Humor
High heels can have health effects far beyond the feet
Barack and Michelle Obama are becoming television and film producers for Netflix
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding attracted more American viewers than Prince William's
Around the Arts, May 20
Wyoming may legalize trophy hunting of grizzly bears for the first time in 40 years
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The surprises and wonder of the outdoors
PAUL NELSON FISHING: As waters warm up, so should the bite
Expensive fishing electronics require proper touch
Minnesota state park campsites booking fast
Area veteran says he’s suffering consequences of antimalarial drug prescribed during 148th Fighter Wing deployment
After late start, growers pleased with progress so far
Shortage of truckers starting to cause prices to rise
'A pretty powerful thing': Sanford rolling out new genetic test in primary care clinics
Insuring against online attacks: Coupled with improved security, insurance can help companies manage cyber risk
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Barb & Rick
Richard and Marvel Olson
Virg & Marge
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: One could question writer’s reason for defending AR-15
MASTER GARDENERS: Pollinators not limited to the bees or butterflies
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: The term 'water protectors' is about much more than protests
Commentary: Lead yourself well at every age
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March 13, 2018
Sheriff says school van apparently did not yield for semi in western Minn. crash
HANCOCK, Minn. – The driver of the Hancock Public School van that collided with a semi Monday afternoon at the intersection of a gravel and...
March 13, 2018 - 5:25pm
January 17, 2018
Minn. gets price tag for buying or leasing western Minn. prison
APPLETON, Minn. — There are now price tags for the state of Minnesota to either purchase, upgrade and operate the Prairie Correctional...
January 17, 2018 - 8:53pm
December 12, 2017
State investigation blames central Minn. girls home employee for letting 15-year-old, who was sexually assaulted, get away
BENSON, Minn. — Lack of proper communication by a staff member at a Benson residential facility that provides therapeutic programs for girls — including those who have been sexually exploited — may have contributed to the criminal sexual assault of a 15-year-old...
December 12, 2017 - 9:25pm
October 2, 2017
3 die in crash near Benson
BENSON, Minn. — A crash early Saturday morning, Sept. 30, near Benson has claimed three lives. The three were identified by family and...
October 2, 2017 - 7:00am
September 28, 2017
Five confirmed tornadoes ripped across west central Minnesota last week
WILLMAR, Minn. — The National Weather Service in Chanhassen has confirmed that a series of five tornadoes swept across west-central Minnesota...
September 28, 2017 - 10:31pm
August 8, 2017
Ex-Buffalo Bill, former Minnesotan charged with insurance fraud over AFC championship ring
BENSON — An ex-professional football player, formerly of Benson, is facing a criminal charge for allegedly making a fraudulent insurance claim...
August 8, 2017 - 8:26pm
June 2, 2017
State to hire contractor to assess potential use of western Minnesota private prison
APPLETON - Legislation calling on the state to purchase or lease-to-own the Prairie Correctional Facility in Appleton did not make it through...
June 2, 2017 - 9:50pm
February 23, 2017
Benson man charged with faking cancer treatments, swindling $60K
BENSON, Minn. — A Benson man pretended to have cancer, authorities say — and allegedly swindled nearly $60,000 out of a friend, saying...
February 23, 2017 - 6:33pm
January 18, 2017
Built in 1897, western Minnesota courthouse to undergo $4.5 million improvement project
BENSON, Minn.– Construction could begin this summer on a $4.5 million renovation of the historic Swift County Courthouse in Benson to increase security in courtrooms, reconfigure some department offices and update a myriad of maintenance issues that are decades overdue. On a 4-1...
January 18, 2017 - 8:59pm
January 5, 2017
Crash in roadside ditch kills MN man
DE GRAFF, Minn. -- A Benson man died Wednesday, Jan. 5, after suffering injuries in a snowmobile crash. According to the Swift County Sheriff's...
January 5, 2017 - 12:06pm
December 23, 2016
Western Minnesota man may have died in last weekend’s cold weather
BENSON, Minn. -- The Swift County Sheriff's Office in Minnesota is investigating the death of a 57-year-old rural Benson man who was found last Sunday, Dec. 18, near the Lake Hassel access north of Benson in western Minnesota..It’s believed he may have died due to the cold weather....
December 23, 2016 - 9:55am
July 29, 2016
Pilot dies in plane crash enroute to Wisconsin air show
KERKHOVEN, Minn. - A flying enthusiast from west-central Minnesota known for his good humor and love for friends has died in a plane crash in...
July 29, 2016 - 10:40pm
August 30, 2012
Man, woman found dead near Benson
BENSON, Minn. (AP) — Authorities in Swift County are investigating the deaths of a man and a woman at a home north of Benson. The sheriff's office says deputies were called to the home Wednesday evening by family members. A 45-year-old woman and a 53-year-old man were dead at the...
August 30, 2012 - 3:53pm