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July 26, 2017
Dilworth police seek help finding family of man found dead outside Walmart
DILWORTH, Minn.—Police have received positive identification of a body found in a car outside Walmart here in late May, but haven't been...
July 26, 2017 - 7:43pm
July 15, 2017
Cass County judge to review how body of Watkins girl was discovered
A Cass County judge will take the matter of how the body of 5-year-old Alayna Jeanne Ertl was discovered under advisement in a case when a Coon...
July 15, 2017 - 4:00am
July 10, 2017
Authorities investigate suspicious death in Hibbing
HIBBING, Minn. -- The Hibbing Police Department responded to a call regarding a dead body Monday afternoon in the 2400 block of First Avenue...
July 10, 2017 - 10:29pm
June 16, 2017
Fan dies at U.S. Open
ERIN, Wis. -- A 94-year-old Wisconsin man died of natural causes during Friday's second round of the U.S. Open at Erin Hills. According to local...
June 16, 2017 - 4:49pm
June 12, 2017
Man identified in death in northwest Minnesota
WINGER, Minn.—Authorities have identified man in an unattended death in northwest Minnesota.The Polk County Sheriff's Office said Dylan Wang,...
June 12, 2017 - 9:39pm
June 8, 2017
Opinion Column: Every day Is a gift
A dear friend of mine died this week after about three years battling cancer. He had surgery, chemotherapy and spent extensive amounts of time at a famous cancer hospital in Houston, Texas. Medically he did everything he could possibly do to beat cancer. Physically he gave everything...
June 8, 2017 - 2:30pm
May 31, 2017
A woman was found dead in NW Minn. It's believed she was fleeing to Canada.
NOYES, Minn. - For the second time in less than a week, a body has been found in normally quiet Kittson County, Minnesota. Authorities found...
May 31, 2017 - 6:26am
May 26, 2017
Minnesota siblings, each experiencing infant loss, raise funds for Cuddle Cots
LUVERNE, Minn. — A trio of siblings with Adrian roots are taking the tragic loss of their babies due to stillbirths and a miscarriage and...
May 26, 2017 - 10:26pm
May 23, 2017
What happens when a spouse dies in the middle of a divorce?
There's no shortage of books, blogs and websites with advice for grieving widows. But if you're part of a smaller club of people widowed while...
May 23, 2017 - 2:14pm
May 12, 2017
Reader Opinion: Requiem for a friend
I went to another funeral the other day. Something that is becoming too commonplace in my waning life but be that as it may. The man who was being eulogized was a friend to so many people and I was proud to be included in his circle of friends. But as I sat and listened to our pastor...
May 12, 2017 - 9:30am
May 3, 2017
Police searching wide area for man after woman found dead in Crookston home
CROOKSTON, Minn. -- A woman is dead and police say they are searching for man she lived with after her body was found in an apartment in downtown...
May 3, 2017 - 7:48pm
May 1, 2017
12-year-old Minn. girl who apparently drowned was longboarding along trail near lake
A 12-year-old Alexandria girl who died in an apparent drowning was longboarding along the Central Lakes Trail. JaLysa Anne Cook was found in...
May 1, 2017 - 8:45pm
April 24, 2017
Minnesota husband and wife of 64 years die hours apart
DETROIT LAKES — John and Anne Alexander were always together after 64 years of marriage, rarely doing anything without their spouse at their...
April 24, 2017 - 9:24am
April 13, 2017
Motions heard on case of murdered 5-year-old Alayna Ertl
The man accused of the murder of 5-year-old Alayna Jeanne Ertl on Wednesday asked a judge to dismiss the charge. Zachary Todd Anderson, 26, Coon...
April 13, 2017 - 3:05am
March 26, 2017
Faith, forgiveness help Minn. parents deal with daughter's death at hands of drunk driver
MOUNTAIN LAKE, Minn. — The morning after 21-year-old Hannah Stoesz was killed in a car crash on Interstate 90 near Fairmont, her sister...
March 26, 2017 - 8:21pm