LOCAL NEWS:

  • Learfield Wire Services

(St. Paul, MN) -- St. Paul police say a man led officers on a relatively short, slow-speed chase Thursday night before stopping on the Lafayette Bridge and jumping over the railing. Police say the jumper landed in a grassy area between the Mississippi River and a road. He was pronounced dead… Read more

  • Learfield Wire Services

(Onamia, MN) -- Leaders of the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe say they have a public safety problem on their reservation in central Minnesota. Tribal officers lost authority under state law to act as peace officers when the Mille Lacks County Sheriff's Office terminated a law enforcement contract… Read more

  • Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office

(Atwater, MN) Last night (10/21/2017) at approximately 8:30 pm, the Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office received a report of a vulnerable adult who had taken off on foot from a group home in the 5200 block of SE 120th Street in rural Atwater. Lifelink Helicopter, the Minnesota State Patrol Win… Read more

  • Learfield Wire Services

(Moorhead, MN) -- Two Minnesota members of Congress are hearing what farmers want in next year's Farm Bill. Senate Democrat Amy Klobuchar and House Democrat Collin Peterson held a roundtable discussion Friday in Moorhead. Area agriculture leaders pushed for improvements in rural health care,… Read more

  • Renville County Sheriff's Department

(Renville County, MN) On October 21st, 2017, at approximately 2:16 AM, the Renville County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a semi pulling a trailer that had overturned at the intersection of County Road 16 and 760th Avenue in Palmyra Township. The preliminary crash investigation reveal… Read more

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(St. Paul MN-) A bi-partisan group of state lawmakers is calling on Minnesota's U-S Congressional delegation to repeal a law they say gets in the way of the D-E-A cracking down on opioid shipments... Read more

  • JP Cola
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(Willmar MN-)  The investigation into the July 22nd Willmar police shooting is complete and has been forwarded to the county attorney's office.   Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension Spokesperson Jill Oliviera says investigators wrapped-up the investigation into the shooting of 46-year-… Read more

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(Willmar MN-) A lot of people will be warm this winter after this week's coat distribution at the Willmar Salvation Army. Captain Linda Faye Jones says over the past month or so the public really came through and donated hundreds of cold weather clothing items which were given out Wednesday … Read more

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(Willmar MN-) On KWLM's Open Mike at 10 this morning we will be speaking with Rice Memorial Hospital's Mike Schramm and ACMC's Dr. Cindy Firkins Smith about the two group's proposed partnership with CentraCare Health of St. Cloud. Two public informational sessions have already been held rega… Read more

  • LEARFIELD

(St. Cloud, MN) -- The impact of the recent bombing in Mogadishu is rippling through St. Cloud. Many Somalis in the city have personal connections to people who were hurt or killed in the bombing. The attack killed more than 300 people and injured hundreds of others, with more still missing.… Read more