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VIDEO: ACGC, Folwell students dance to 'Uptown Funk'
Q&A session with candidates for Willmar superintendent moved to board room
More than 5 million birds in Minnesota dead from flu outbreak
Mondale to Concordia graduates: ‘You can do it,’
Prep softball: Wildcats blast Montevideo
MLB: Twins, Hunter outslug Oakland
NHL: Wild used to digging out of holes
NBA Playoffs: Warriors cruise past Grizzlies in Game 1
Prairie Winds Concert Band sets concerts Sunday in Willmar, Minnesota
Christian School to stage ‘Little Women’ at The Barn Theatre in Willmar, Minnesota
‘Picasso at the Lapin Agile’ now on stage at Ridgewater College in Willmar, Minnesota
Ridgewater college choir concert slated for Tuesday in Willmar, Minnesota
West Central Singers’ ‘Bedtime Stories’ concerts this weekend
D’Huyvetter joins Anez Consulting
Harvey Anderson & Johnson to build new Clara City funeral chapel
Ridgewater College partners for job training
Heritage Bank offers debit card fraud control
Moonlighting: Portion of U.S. workforce holding multiple jobs declines
Gordon "Gordy" T. Savoie
Donald "Bud" Hoven
Satre — Paz
Ridler — Gustafson
Heinen — Johnson
Becoming bike friendly: State Bicycle Alliance tours Willmar; praises efforts to date
Video: Plant Sale at Willmar Civic Center
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Commentary: Support access to higher education
Commentary: Support MnSCU budget request
Minnesota Opinion: End political games, nonsense over LGA
Cartoon by Marshall Ramsey
January 12, 2015
Boy’s death spurs new legislation
ST. PAUL — The death of 4-year-old Eric Dean in west-central Minnesota is producing state legislative discussions about how to improve child abuse investigations. “There has been a light shining onto the child protection system in our state...” Human Services Commissioner Lucinda...
news / state
January 12, 2015 - 11:07pm
December 22, 2014
Cameras see more than skin deep
WILLMAR –– Like a relationship that looks OK on the outside but is deeply troubled under the surface, the physical bruises of victims of domestic violence may also be difficult to see. Without evidence of abuse, perpetrators can go uncharged and victims remain at risk. But a...
December 22, 2014 - 10:30pm
November 4, 2014
Vikings' Peterson reaches plea deal in abuse case; will avoid jail time
AUSTIN Texas (Reuters) - Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has reached a plea deal to charges of abusing his 4-year-old son that would see him avoid any jail time, media reports said on Tuesday. Peterson is scheduled to appear in a Texas court on Tuesday to face a...
sports / pro
November 4, 2014 - 2:19pm
September 16, 2014
Dayton, Franken protest Peterson's reinstatement
With public pressure growing, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton and Sen. Al Franken both said Tuesday that the Vikings should not have reinstated running back Adrian Peterson to play after he was charged with child abuse last week in Texas.
news / state
September 16, 2014 - 11:29pm
September 15, 2014
Vikings say Peterson will play, Peterson says he's 'not a child abuser'
The Minnesota Vikings announced Monday that Adrian Peterson will return to practice this week and play in Sunday’s game at New Orleans despite having been indicted last week in Texas on a felony charge of injury to a child. That was followed by Peterson releasing a statement that...
news / state
September 15, 2014 - 11:18pm
September 12, 2014
Adrian Peterson indicted for injury of a child, Vikings say he won’t play
MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been indicted in Montgomery County, Texas, on a charge of injury to a child, and a warrant has been issued for his arrest.
news / state
September 12, 2014 - 11:54pm