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Audit: Minn. welfare programs have lax eligibility checks
It's back: Minnesota Senate has plan to revive Real ID
Planned Parenthood sees brief reprieve after healthcare bill yanked
State Fair doughnut fry leads to political fray
Capitol Chatter: A legislative budget primer
CMCS rebounds to play for consolation crown
New England keeper Cropper has Minnesota roots
Gophers riding turnaround into NCAA Tournament
Relief prospect Chargois optioned to Triple-A
Boudreau won't be resting Wild stars
Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thompson for a date
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
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Derald F. Rolfsmeier
Loren E. Meyer
Ruth O. Jones
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Port: Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls criticism over #NoDAPL protests response “inaccurate and offensive”
American wines are gaining in popularity
Lost Italian: It all starts with Pasta Aglio e Olio
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Dave & Vivian Swanson
May 3, 2011
Litchfield couple hurt in crash west of Hutchinson
HUTCHINSON -- A Litchfield man and woman were taken to Hutchinson Hospital for treatment of injuries sustained when their minivan was struck by a trailer Monday evening. According to the State Patrol, James D. Loehr, 73, was driving a 2010 Chrysler Town and Country van westbound....
May 3, 2011 - 8:37am
November 24, 2010
Accident closes Highway 7 near Lester Prairie
WILLMAR -- State Highway 7 near Lester Prairie has been closed because an accident. The Minnesota State Patrol is detouring traffic around the accident scene, which is on Highway 7 at McLeod County Road 1. The emergency road closure is anticipated to last several hours. Travelers...
November 24, 2010 - 2:56pm
November 4, 2010
Landmark Watson Mile Tree will be saved
WATSON -- A landmark tree near Watson will be spared the ax. Kylene Olson, former mayor of Watson, received word this morning that engineers have instructed contractors to avoid cutting down the tree. Olson has been leading the effort to save the "Watson Mile Tree'' along Minnesota...
November 4, 2010 - 10:38am
November 1, 2010
Fate of landmark tree expected this week
WATSON -- A Watson woman hopes to learn the fate of a landmark tree early this week. Kylene Olson, former mayor of Watson, is attempting to save the "Watson Mile Tree'' along Minnesota Highway 7/U.S. Highway 59 near the Chippewa County community. She believes the towering cottonwood...
November 1, 2010 - 12:00am
October 26, 2010
Woman calls for help to save cottonwood from ax
WATSON -- A Watson woman is rallying support to spare a landmark tree from the ax. Kylene Olson, former mayor of Watson, is attempting to save...
October 26, 2010 - 12:00am
October 25, 2010
Woman rallying support to save landmark tree near Watson
October 25, 2010 - 11:30am
October 15, 2010
Tractor, semi crash occurs west of Morris
A tractor hauling a grain box and a semi collided at the intersection of Highway 28 and Stevens County Road 7, about a mile west of the Morris...
October 15, 2010 - 3:17pm
August 11, 2010
GOP picks Byberg to challenge Peterson in Minn. 7th District
MINNEAPOLIS - Republicans have chosen Lee Byberg to face Democratic U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson in November. Byberg, a Willmar businessman, turned...
August 11, 2010 - 1:53am
July 19, 2010
District 7-II Legion Final Four all set
The four American Legion baseball teams that advanced to District 7, Division II playoffs this past weekend are Morris, Sacred Heart, BOLD and Glenwood. On Tuesday in Montevideo, Morris plays Sacred Heart at 5:15 p.m. and BOLD faces Glenwood at 7:45 p.m. The winners meet Thursday...
July 19, 2010 - 12:00am
April 29, 2010
UPDATE: Highway 7 remains closed to 6 p.m. due to fatal accident
COSMOS -- State Highway 7 at Cosmos will be closed until 6 p.m., according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation's www.511mn.org website. The highway has been closed since around 7:30 a.m. this morning due to a fatal crash involving two semi trucks and a passenger car. The...
April 29, 2010 - 9:17am
March 26, 2010
MnDOT schedules aerial photos of Hwys. 7 and 12
WILLMAR -- Large, white X target marks will appear soon appear in areas along state Highway 7 from Montevideo to Appleton, and residents in the area are being asked to leave them undisturbed. The Minnesota Department of Transportation will conduct aerial mapping of Highway 7 from...
March 26, 2010 - 12:00am
March 25, 2010
Mn/DOT schedules aerial photos of Highway 7 and Highway 12
WILLMAR -- Large, white 'Xs' will be appearing on the ground in the area along Minnesota Highway 7 from Montevideo to Appleton, and residents in the area are being asked to leave them undisturbed. The Minnesota Department of Transportation will be conducting aerial mapping of Highway...
March 25, 2010 - 10:45am
September 30, 2009
Driver escapes injury after semi tips over
September 30, 2009 - 11:16pm
September 16, 2009
Highway 7 to re-open Friday
WILLMAR -- Some work will continue in the weeks ahead, but Minnesota Highway 7 will re-open Friday between Montevideo and Clara City, the Minnesota Department of Transportation announced Tuesday. Motorists will encounter some minor delays, including one-lane restrictions, as crews...
September 16, 2009 - 12:00am
September 15, 2009
Highway 7 between Montevideo and Clara City to re-open Friday
WILLMAR -- Some work will continue in the weeks ahead, but Minnesota Highway 7 will re-open on Friday between Montevideo and Clara City, the Minnesota Department of Transportation announced on Tuesday. Motorists will encounter some minor delays, including one-lane restrictions, as...
September 15, 2009 - 9:58am