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Jeffery George Ackerson Jr. and Sheena Marie Ackerson are facing charges related to the fire that destroyed their home in Bird Island on Jan. 15.
Owners of Bird Island home destroyed by fire now face charges
April 25, 2018 - 6:03pm
Records for April 26
April 26, 2018 - 1:37am
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Cars line Fourth Street Southwest in downtown Willmar on Wednesday. The city of Willmar through the rest of 2018 will continue to be a part of the Minnesota Main Street program, which works to revitalize downtowns and keep them a vibrant part of the community.
Keeping Willmar's 'Main Street' vibrant
April 26, 2018 - 12:00am
Ronald Fostervold
April 25, 2018 - 9:27pm
Gary L. Gravley
April 25, 2018 - 9:27pm
Scheel appears on first-degree murder charges
April 26, 2018 - 12:00am
CC Sabathia of the New York Yankees pumps his fist as he strikes out Mitch Moreland of the Texas Rangers to end the 6th inning in Game 5 of the American League Championship Series at Yankee Stadium in New York, Wednesday, October 20, 2010. (J. Conrad Williams/Newsday/MCT)
Sabathia liked what he heard from Twins
April 25, 2018 - 10:54pm
Sussenguth resigns Ridgewater volleyball post
April 25, 2018 - 10:00pm
Authorities in Sacramento, Calif., announced Wednesday that they had arrested 72-year-old Joseph James DeAngelo in the so-called Golden State Killer case. MUST CREDIT: Sacramento County Sheriff's Department
'Golden State Killer' suspect, a former police officer, arrested after DNA match, officials say
April 25, 2018 - 7:41pm
A makeshift memorial of stuffed animals for 6-year-old Justis Burland sits outside the Fergus Falls, Minn., house where he lived. Burland died this month after suffering ongoing abuse, according to court documents. Forum News Service file photo
Twin of boy killed in Fergus Falls will be returned to Washington
April 25, 2018 - 6:29pm
David Michael Otey
Minn. man indicted on 1st- and 2nd-degree murder of sister
April 25, 2018 - 3:08pm
An employee passes an order to a customer at the drive-thru of a Subway Restaurants location in Princeton, Illinois, on April 20, 2017. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Daniel Acker.
Subway plans 500 U.S. store closings amid global growth
April 25, 2018 - 11:36am
Paul L. Sand
April 25, 2018 - 9:38pm
Apr 25, 2018; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Rockets center Clint Capela (15) drives past Minnesota Timberwolves guard Jimmy Butler (23) for the basket in the second half in game five of the first round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Thomas B. Shea-USA TODAY Sports
Rockets close out Wolves with third-quarter surge
April 26, 2018 - 7:09am
The White House.
American Opinion: Contempt of government is demeaning Trump's own administration
April 26, 2018 - 5:43am

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The Focus 2018: "Spotlight on Nonprofits" edition is now online.

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IMPACT of Agriculture in Kandiyohi County magazine now available online

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