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  • Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Department

(Willmar, MN) On Friday at about 11:04 am, the Willmar Police Department received a complaint of a possible child abduction. It was learned that an eight month old child was taken from a residence in Willmar Thursday evening following an argument between the caller and a suspect identified a… Read more

  • Learfield Wire Services

(North Chisago Township, MN) -- A 42-year-old Chisago County man tells investigators he shot his longtime neighbor in self-defense. Carl Patrick Anderson of North Chisago Township is charged with second-degree murder. He told police 62-year-old Donn Johnson threatened him, then started walki… Read more

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(Willmar, MN) Congratulations to Francis Winter of Willmar. He's been named a National Merit Finalist. Francis is a senior at Willmar High School. He's one of the top 15,000 seniors in the nation. Through the program he's eligible for a number of scholarships and has already received an offe… Read more

  • Learfield Wire Services

(Grand Rapids, MN) -- A northern Minnesota woman can anticipate a sentence of about 30 years in prison after admitting to her role in the murder of a Hibbing man. The woman had accused 20-year-old David Haiman of raping her. As part of her plea agreement, she will testify against 36-year-old… Read more

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(Willmar MN-) Fire damaged a house on the west side of Willmar Friday morning. Fire crews from Willmar and Raymond fought the fire that began in the garage of the Bruce Vogel home on County Road 55, other wise known as 45th Street Southwest, from 1030 to 12 noon a.m. No one was injured in th… Read more

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(GROVE CITY MN—) The ACGC School Board has voted to select Nels Onstad, Director Of Educator Licensing, Minnesota Department of Education, as the district’s new superintendent. Read more

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(St. Paul MN-) Republicans in the Minnesota Senate promise road and bridge funding will be a priority in their forthcoming state budget plan -- but agreement with Governor Mark Dayton could be tough because he continues pushing for a gas tax increase. Hutchinson Senator Scott Newman says: Read more

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(Minneapolis, MN) -- A blizzard warning is in effect for south central Minnesota until six tomorrow (Saturday) morning. The National Weather Service says 12 to 15 inches of snow are expected southeast of a line from Saint James in Minnesota to Eau Claire, Wisconsin, with winds between 25 and… Read more

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(St. Paul, MN) -- The state D-N-R warns people to stay off of the ice that's still on the lakes. Officials say unseasonably warm weather this past week has resulted in more than one half dozen ice emergencies statewide involving A-T-V and snowmobile riders, and anglers who fell through thin … Read more

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(Olivia MN-) A Fairfax man faces a year in jail when he is sentenced today on child pornography charges. Investigators found thousands of images of child pornography on 56-year-old Stanley Severson's computers after seizing them August 24th of last year. They searched Severson's home after o… Read more

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Nicole Ruff, 44, of Granite Falls, died Monday, February 20th … Read more

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Richard Sand, 54, of Granite Falls, died Wednesday, February 2… Read more

LOCAL AND REGIONAL SPORTS

  • Learfield Wire Services

(Minneapolis, MN) -- Anthony Wiggins scored the first eight points of the game for the Minnesota Timberwolves, finishing with 27 in a 97-84 win over Dallas. He got plenty of help from Karl-Anthony Towns and Ricky Rubio. Towns had 26 points and 18 rebounds, while Rubio dished out 14 assists. … Read more

  • Learfield Wire Services

(Fort Myers, FL) -- Righthander Kyle Gibson threw one-and-two-thirds scoreless innings and Byungho Park was 2-for-2 in the Grapefruit League opener for the Minnesota Twins -- a 3-1 loss to Tampa Bay. Park was designated for assignment shortly before the start of spring training, but he made … Read more

  • Learfield Wire Services

(Minneapolis, MN) -- The Golden Gophers women's hockey team built a three-goal lead before holding off Bemidji State 3-1 Friday at Ridder Arena. Three defensemen - Lee Stecklein, Patti Marshall and Katie Robinson -- scored the goals as Minnesota went up one game to none in the best-of-three … Read more

  • LEARFIELD

(Minneapolis, MN) -- The Golden Gophers aim for a seventh straight win tomorrow at home against Penn State. Minnesota is coming off an 89-75 upset win at 24th-ranked Maryland on Wednesday. The Gophers are 21-and-7 on the season, including 9-and-6 in Big Ten play. Read more

  • LEARFIELD

(Fort Myers, FL) -- The Twins open up spring play today against the Tampa Bay Rays in Fort Myers. The Twins visit the Red Sox tomorrow and host the Nationals on Sunday. Opening Day is April 3rd against the Royals at Target Field. Read more

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ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Invites to the Dolby Theatre may be exclusive, but you can still take part in Oscars festivities from the comfort of your own home. Print your ballots, prepare some signature drinks and snacks, and gather your friends to witness a star-studded evening. Read more

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