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Factories are humming but paychecks are thin
U.S. jobless claims decline from five-month high
CIA: Russia intervened to help Trump win
Wall Street again marks new highs in post-election run
Litchfield police officer facing DWI charges
Blaze makes first appearance at CMCS pep rally
Bluejays take down LQPV on road
WarHawks hit hard early, fall to 'Jacks
Vikings look to climb back into playoff race
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
Who's the most overpaid actor in Hollywood?
Benson, Minn., native pens: 'Mama's Knight: A Cancer Story of Love'"
Heavy teenage drinking linked to abnormal brain development
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Curtis Burr Accola
Gregory W. Johnson
Ruth V. Thayer
Frances A. King
Vernon "Bud" Blindt
Letter: Let's show more appreciation
Letter: Why downtowns are failing
Letter: More alike than different
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Our values have hit rock bottom
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
February 22, 2013
Massachusetts boy calls 911 to report his mother for sending him to bed
BROCKTON, Mass. (AP) — Police in Massachusetts say a 10-year-old boy called 911 because he didn't want to go to bed. Brockton police say the boy made the emergency call just after 8 p.m. Wednesday and told the dispatcher he was calling to report his mother because he did not want...
February 22, 2013 - 7:50am
January 3, 2013
911 working again for all phones in Yellow Medicine Co., Minn.
GRANITE FALLS — Emergency 911 phone service has been restored to all phones in Yellow Medicine County. Last night, county officials identified that CenturyLink 320-564-xxxx phone numbers were not dialing the emergency number.
January 3, 2013 - 9:09am
March 13, 2012
Kandiyohi Co., Minn., Sheriff: Next Gen 911 is big deal
WILLMAR -- Kandiyohi County's conversion of its 911 emergency dispatch operation to the Next Generation 911 high speed voice and data network...
March 13, 2012 - 12:00am
December 22, 2011
Stearns County, Minn., Sheriff: Daytime burglaries in Avon, Rockville areas, 'reverse 911' used to alert citizens
ST. CLOUD -- The Stearns County Sheriff's office used the "Citywatch" reverse 911 system this morning to issue an information alert regarding recent daytime residential burglaries in the cities of Avon and Rockville and in St. Wendel and Avon townships. According to a news release...
December 22, 2011 - 12:08pm
May 18, 2011
911 working in Kandiyohi County, YM County calls rerouted to Lyon Co.
WILLMAR -- Emergency 911 calls are being received in Kandiyohi County, but other area counties are having difficulties with emergency calls. Yellow Medicine County is having some technical difficulties with phone lines and 911 calls. Currently, county dispatch is unable to receive...
May 18, 2011 - 1:05pm
September 11, 2010
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
September 11, 2010 - 12:00am
August 5, 2010
Stearns County 911 now functioning
ST. CLOUD -- Emergency 911 service was restored around 10:35 a.m. this morning in Stearns County. County dispatchers had earlier discovered that 911 services in the county and a portion of central Minnesota were not functioning. According to a news release from Sheriff John Sanner,...
August 5, 2010 - 1:51pm
Stearns County 911 not working
ST. CLOUD -- Stearns County Sheriff's Office dispatchers have discovered that 911 services in the county is not functioning. It is believed that this affects both cell and land line phones in the county and a portion of central Minnesota. According to a news release from Sheriff...
August 5, 2010 - 10:45am
November 14, 2009
Editorial: Sept. 11 trial in NY is the right step
"After eight years of delay, those allegedly responsible for the attacks of September the 11th will finally face justice." -- Attorney General Eric Holder The Day of Judgment for those terrorists involved in the Sept. 11 attacks on the United States is one step closer to reality. The...
November 14, 2009 - 12:00am
September 11, 2009
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
September 11, 2009 - 12:00am
July 20, 2009
Phone service, 911 to Yellow Medicine County Sheriff's office is down
GRANITE FALLS -- As of 10:30 a.m. Monday, phone service and 911 lines to the Yellow Medicine County Sheriff's office, and most of Granite Falls, were not operational. According to the county dispatch center, 911 calls are being rolled over the Lyon County Sheriff's office and citizens...
July 20, 2009 - 12:41pm
April 15, 2009
Jennie-O gun reports turn out to be prank calls by 10-year-old child
WILLMAR -- False 911 calls about individuals with guns brought Willmar Police Department officers and Kandiyohi County Sheriff's deputies to the Jennie-O Turkey Store plant No. 4 on Willmar Avenue Southwest Monday night. Upon investigation, officers determined the calls were made...
April 15, 2009 - 12:00am
November 6, 2008
District Court, Kandiyohi County, Nov. 6
- Carlos Rivera, 25, of Willmar, pleaded guilty Monday to an amended charge of interfering with a 911 call, a gross misdemeanor As part of a plea agreement a felony charge of domestic assault by strangulation and a misdemeanor for domestic abuse will be dismissed. The charges were...
November 6, 2008 - 12:00am