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BUNKERVILLE, Nevada (Reuters) - A show of force was necessary to stop the government seizure and sale of embattled cattle rancher Cliven Bundy's cows, his son said on Sunday, a day after an armed standoff between federal agents and hundreds of Bundy's supporters. "We were dedicated to opening those ...

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 9:55am

(Reuters) - A Utah woman was arrested and booked on suspicion of murder on Sunday after police found the decomposing bodies of seven infants stuffed in separate cardboard boxes in her former home, authorities said. The current owners of the home in Pleasant Grove, Utah, called police on Saturday aft...

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 9:47am

DETROIT LAKES - A Detroit Lakes woman faces several criminal charges after driving drunk with children in the vehicle, authorities said. Taynee Lee Lohnes, 24, was charged in Becker County District Court with felony drug possession, along with two gross misdemeanor counts of driving while intoxicate...

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 9:24am

WILLMAR - The Willmar man sentenced last week to life in prison without parole for killing an elderly woman last summer is now in state Department of Corrections custody. Brok Junkermeier, 19, is in the Minnesota Correctional Facility at St. Cloud, according to the department’s website. The prison...

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 9:23am

Broadside crash injures two women Both drivers suffered injuries in a crash about noon Friday on Highway 23 in Mille Lacs County.

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 8:42pm

Adviser nomination: "Kassie is Chamber Orchestra's Viola section leader. She performed viola solos in the fall concert of 2013 and is a strong leader, compassionate player and seeks to promote a positive atmosphere among students.

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 6:30pm

There is one new face and a return offender on Cass County's Most Wanted list for April.

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 5:31pm

ADRIAN - A 10-year-old girl was found dead Thursday evening after a bale fire on a farm west of Adrian in southwestern Minnesota. The Adrian Fire Department responded at 6:50 p.m. Thursday to a report of round bales on fire at the Todd Heideman farm. The body of Perri Heideman was discovered after f...

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 6:19pm

DULUTH - A dog found in a yard earlier this week with her front legs tied together has been released from a city animal shelter, according to owner Candace Mead. She posted a photo of the dog Thursday night on her Facebook page – called Help Molly Get Home. With the help of donors, Mead made the ...

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 6:14pm

LEECH LAKE - Four people pleaded guilty in federal court Friday to conspiracy to commit theft from Minnesota tribal gaming establishments, including White Oak, Northern Lights and Palace Casinos on the Leech Lake Indian Reservation. Elias Rodriguez, 30, Agustine Henry Gueits, 28, and Anuedi Rivera-B...

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 6:09pm