Skip to main content
McCabe memos say Rosenstein considered secretly recording Trump
Rare car vs. 750-pound elk collision reported in west-central Minnesota
Twin Cities hit with record daily rainfall
Veteran Minnesota lawmaker ends campaign, denies daughter's allegation of inappropriate touching
Trump questions credibility of Kavanaugh accuser as Senate panel issues ultimatum on her testimony
Legal challenge in Minnesota over insurance coverage for gender reassignment will proceed
Coming the weekend: Pet first-aid smartphone app to the rescue
'Mister Rogers' Neighborhood' receives Google's most moving, and soothing, Doodle yet
Minnesota's unemployment rate drops to 19-year low
A ride into the past: Luxury train cars on display in St. Paul
place a business brief
Smith, Stricker lead four-way tie at Sanford International
Loons need a season-ending win streak to recover
Vikings center Elflein to return Sunday after working way back from injuries
Gophers receivers have heightened pressure of playing. Fleck's old position
Wild coach Boudreau: Time to get serious
Athlete of the Week
Slow down to give and receive kindness
Reader Opinion: Here’s the big deal about marijuana use
Reader Opinion: Elections in America
Reader Opinion: Our nation's debt
Reader Opinion: God's mercy
Send Your Opinion
DNR expect good waterfowl opener
Teach a kid to hunt small game during Minnesota's Take a Kid Hunting Weekend
Wolf supporters seek recovery plan for predators
American woman pedals 184 mph, smashing record held by men for more than 100 years
Expect big sturgeon on Big Stone Lake someday
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
Clergy View: Whose heart do you have?
A Matter of Balance classes offered in area
Church News - Sept. 21
Crosslake family takes steps to end Alzheimer's disease
Patients: Medical marijuana effectively treats pain, post-traumatic stress
Science and Tech
This Was Brainerd
Minnesota artists bringing back Yellowstone Trail markers
Back to the drawing board: Columnist Swift rediscovers love for art after career in writing
Visual Arts - Sept. 20
Special Events - Sept. 20
Entertainment Briefs - Sept. 20
Her Voice Magazine
Special Issues and Magazines
Ralph & Bonnie Smude
Al & Marion Leonard
Nathan & Thersa Fisher
Judith K. Lapke
Wilma A. Gehrls
John "Jack" T. Thomas
Joanne Kay Miller
KLICK! & More
Crow Wing Co. In-Custody
On the Fly: Twitter feed
November 13, 2017
Hate crimes in the United States increased last year, the FBI says
WASHINGTON - More hate crimes were carried out in the United States last year, with an uptick in incidents motivated by bias against Jews, Muslims and LGBT people, among others, according to new FBI data released Monday, Nov. 13.
November 13, 2017 - 11:04am
November 1, 2017
Minnesota man, accused of throwing raw pig's foot, claims bias charge is unconstitutional
WILLMAR, Minn. — The lawyer for a man accused of tossing a raw pig's foot onto a table at the Willmar Farmers Market has filed another motion...
November 1, 2017 - 2:18pm
October 19, 2017
Man faces more charges for throwing pig's foot into Somali food stand
WILLMAR, Minn. — Two more charges have been filed against a Willmar man accused of throwing a pig's foot onto a farmers market stall operated by Somali vendors. Joseph Francis Fernkes, 61, was originally cited for misdemeanor disorderly conduct in connection with the Aug. 12...
October 19, 2017 - 8:01pm
October 9, 2017
Opinion: Is it time to start profiling white males?
SAN DIEGO—White men scare me. There, I said it. Based on my conversations with Latino and African-American friends, I think many of them...
October 9, 2017 - 10:30am
September 13, 2017
'Shut up, slave!': A spilled Starbucks drink leads to sidewalk fight, hate-crime charges
Felony hate crime charges have been filed against a man who was caught on video unleashing a racist tirade and turning violent outside a Chicago...
September 13, 2017 - 5:29pm
August 16, 2017
Sessions says Charlottesville car attack could be prosecuted as a hate crime
Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Wednesday that the Charlottesville, Virginia, car attack could be prosecuted as a hate crime, saying that...
August 16, 2017 - 8:13pm
MN Muslim group calling for hate crime charge after man accused of throwing a pig's foot at Somali-American
WILLMAR, Minn. — The Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations wants a Willmar man charged with a hate crime after...
August 16, 2017 - 9:42am
April 6, 2017
Minnesota man charged with bias-motivated assault on Somali cab driver
ST. CLOUD, Minn.— A Willmar man has been charged with bias-motivated assault after a Somali cab driver said he was choked by a passenger...
April 6, 2017 - 5:18pm
February 24, 2017
Kansas man charged with killing Indian engineer in possible hate crime
KANSAS CITY/NEW DELHI, India -- A 51-year-old man has been charged with killing an engineer from India and wounding two other men when he opened...
February 24, 2017 - 2:48pm
January 11, 2017
Reader Opinion: Social media news
I greatly object to the use of social media as a source of news on nightly broadcasts. The use of highly dramatic and emotional events that are offensive and inflammatory presented from social media are destructive. What is the purpose? To inflame or to inform? The latest presentation...
January 11, 2017 - 11:33pm
January 6, 2017
Four charged with hate crimes over Chicago beating shown on Facebook
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Four African-Americans accused of attacking an 18-year-old man with special needs while making anti-white racial taunts and...
January 6, 2017 - 12:30pm
September 15, 2016
NYP: Muslim woman set on fire in New York not targeted due to faith
NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York police investigating an attack in which a Muslim woman's clothing was set alight are no longer probing the case as a hate crime after linking the suspects to similar assaults on non-Muslims, authorities said on Wednesday. A man who was part of a group...
September 15, 2016 - 9:48am
September 13, 2016
New York police seek man who set fire to Muslim woman
NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City investigators on Tuesday searched for a man suspected of setting fire to a traditionally dressed Muslim woman in a Midtown shopping area, police said. Police said they were investigating the incident, which occurred the day before the 15th anniversary...
September 13, 2016 - 2:02pm
August 25, 2016
Georgia man gets 40-year sentence for boiling water attack on gays
Aug 25 (Reuters) - A Georgia truck driver was sentenced to 40 years in prison for pouring boiling water over a gay couple, a district attorney's spokesman said on Thursday. Martin Blackwell, 48, was convicted by a jury on Wednesday of 10 charges of aggravated battery and aggravated...
August 25, 2016 - 1:07pm
July 1, 2016
Minneapolis shooting of two Muslim men being investigated as hate crime
MINNEAPOLIS - Minneapolis police are asking the public for information about an early Wednesday shooting that they are investigating as a possible hate crime. The victims, who were treated for gunshot wounds and released, were on their way to a mosque and clearly dressed in Islamic...
July 1, 2016 - 12:07pm