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Xcel, FAA research using drones to inspect electric lines
Alaska man injured in morning rollover in New London Township
High speed chase ends in Willmar with arrest of juvenile
Convictions published Feb. 21
County proposes new traffic option for wye corridor
Girls Basketball: Cards streak by Alex
Blackhawks close in on first-place Wld with win in St. Paul
Boys Basketball: Montevideo overpowers YME
Boys Basketball: Dragons edge NLS
Boys Basketball: Eisenbacher's double-double leads ACGC
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen
Around our region published Feb. 22
Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey
Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
Training can help surgeons tell patients best and worse scenarios
Reader News: Diaper Bears for Hope Pregnancy Center
Howard J. Powers
Cartoon by Ed Fischer
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Willmar Commentary: America's predictable pension crisis
Harrop commentary: Trump has media crying ... all the way to the bank
Parenting Perspectives: Let your kids choose -- or pave -- their own paths
February 20, 2017
Corps prepares for final construction repairs at Lac qui Parle Dam
WATSON — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is nearing completion of repairs to Lac qui Parle Dam. The final repairs...
February 20, 2017 - 9:05pm
Minn. Supreme Court reverses Meeker County fourth amendment case
ST. PAUL — Police do not need a separate search warrant to arrest an individual in a home in which they are a guest, the Minnesota Supreme...
February 20, 2017 - 8:27am
DNR deer management meeting set Feb. 27 in Montevideo
MONTEVIDEO — People interested in deer will have a chance to discuss goals and values that could define Minnesota's first-ever deer management...
February 20, 2017 - 8:06am
February 19, 2017
Five injured in Pope County head-on crash with ambulance
GLENWOOD — Five people were injured in a head-on crash with an ambulance Saturday afternoon on Minnesota Highway 28 just west of Glenwood....
February 19, 2017 - 3:09pm
February 18, 2017
Renville County buffer law meetings slated Feb. 27-28
OLIVIA — Four meetings over two days in separate locations will be conducted in Renville County to provide information on the new buffer...
February 18, 2017 - 7:34am
February 17, 2017
Man pleads guilty to Pope County felony for posing as building contractor
GLENWOOD — Authorities say a Minot, North Dakota, man posed as a building contractor in July 2014, cashing his down payment checks of nearly...
February 17, 2017 - 6:49am
Redwood, Renville counties aim to make most of Minnesota River Valley
OLIVIA — There's no mystery about what attracts people to the Minnesota River Valley corridor shared by Renville and Redwood counties....
February 17, 2017 - 5:46am
February 16, 2017
Update: Baby in Montevideo homicide investigation identified
MONTEVIDEO — The January death of a Montevideo 11-day-old baby is now being investigated as a homicide, police said Thursday. In a news...
February 16, 2017 - 4:42pm
Death of baby in Montevideo ruled homicide
MONTEVIDEO — The January death of a Montevideo 11-day-old baby is now being investigated as a homicide, police said Thursday. In a news release,...
February 16, 2017 - 11:25am
February 15, 2017
MACCRAY board seeks to end divide
CLARA CITY — A divided MACCRAY School Board is looking for ways to unify after voters in the Feb. 7 referendum rejected a $38.8 million bond issue that would have created a single campus for the district. "People are asking: What now? What are we going to do now? Until we can...
February 15, 2017 - 7:21am
February 14, 2017
Titan Machinery to close 15 stores in Minn. and N.D. as part of dealership restructuring
WEST FARGO, N.D. — Fifteen stores in a network of agriculture and construction equipment dealers headquartered here will soon close, including...
February 14, 2017 - 9:03pm
February 12, 2017
Ice Castle Tournament pulls in 2,200 on Lac qui Parle Lake
WATSON — Record-breaking temperatures helped attract approximately 2,200 anglers to Lac qui Parle Lake for the fourth annual Ice Castle...
February 12, 2017 - 8:11pm
Man escapes as vehicle breaks through ice on Long Lake north of Willmar
WILLMAR — Gayne Stone's plans for ice fishing on Sunday evening came to an abrupt end when he discovered just how quickly ice conditions...
February 12, 2017 - 7:58pm
Lac qui Parle County 'out of network'
DAWSON — Living in Lac qui Parle County means more than being rural. It also means being "out of network'' for many farmers, business owners...
February 12, 2017 - 5:29pm
February 9, 2017
Paynesville man charged with arson of apartment complex
ST. CLOUD—Stearns County authorities on Thursday charged a 27-year-old Paynesville man with two felony counts of first-degree arson in...
February 9, 2017 - 12:39pm