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Community steps forward to help as water recedes
From digging to grain bins, farmers face varied dangers
Tractor roll bars help save lives in most common farm accidents
Milan dedicates new Liberty Bell
Video: Moving history down the road
Ridgewater rallies past Ellsworth, opens 2-0
NLS volleyball team wins two at Albany Invite
Ridgewater rallies past Ellsworth, opens 2-0
Molitor proceeding with caution on Mauer return
Maybe Bridgewater should just take a knee until Week 1
Tickets on sale Friday for tours of Paisley Park
Mislabeled pills seized at Prince's home after his death
J.K. Rowling releasing 3 new 'Harry Potter' books
New Barn play continues this week
R2-D2 actor kenny Baker dead at 81
Milestones launching in September
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
Harris P. Hinderaker
William "Bill" Bradford
William R. Heitke
Roland E. "Rollie" Swenson
Minnesota Opinion: The long wait for mental health care needs fixing
Thomas: Abolishing 'man' at Princeton
Klinger: Where Has All the Money for Our Schools Gone?
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Commentary: Trump 'charm' offensive will not work with women
Willmar dog park anniversary celebration cancelled due to high number of mosquitoes
April 11, 2016
Sausages spill onto interstate in accident
EDEN PRAIRIE -- Sausages that spilled from a semi that hit a center median wall on Interstate 494 in Eden Prairie at 8:12 a.m. Monday caused traffic slowdowns during the rush hour. Sgt. Tiffani Nielson of the Minnesota State Patrol said the semi driver blacked out during a medical...
April 11, 2016 - 6:10pm
April 7, 2016
Geese cross road while three cars crash in Woodbury
WOODBURY -- Two people were injured when geese crossing a road caused a bottleneck near a shopping center. At about 6:30 p.m. on March 19, Donna Rose Roberts, 59, of Apple Valley, drove her Nissan Murano into a Honda CRV driven by 56-year-old Lori Anne Owens, of Woodbury. Owens and...
April 7, 2016 - 7:00am
April 4, 2016
Mother of boy killed in ATV accident: I want to give him the best party ever
The 5-year-old boy involved in an all-terrain vehicle crash Saturday night in Spicer has died. Wesley Needham died Monday and his organs will...
April 4, 2016 - 11:15pm
Update: 5-year-old boy dies after ATV accident in Spicer
RELATED STORY: Mother of boy killed in ATV accident: I want to give him the best party ever SPICER - The 5-year-old boy involved in an all-terrain vehicle crash Saturday night in Spicer has died. The Hennepin County Medical Center says Wesley Needham died Monday and will be donating...
April 4, 2016 - 4:43pm
Man escapes car dangling on Malibu cliff, only to be hit by bus
A man who nearly drove his sports utility vehicle over a cliff in the posh beach front community of Malibu managed to escape his dangling car unharmed, only to be hit by a passing bus as he stumbled away from the wreckage, police said. The victim, who was not identified by authorities,...
April 4, 2016 - 4:25pm
April 2, 2016
5-year-old Spicer boy critically injured in ATV rollover
RELATED STORY (11:20 P.M. MONDAY): Mother of boy killed in ATV accident: I want to give him the best party ever A 5-year-old Spicer boy was airlifted to St. Cloud Hospital after an all terrain vehicle accident early Saturday evening. The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office responded...
April 2, 2016 - 11:15pm
March 20, 2016
Van narrowly misses gas line in crash at ACMC clinic in Willmar
WILLMAR - Three people were injured Saturday afternoon when a Nissan minivan went off the road and struck the Affiliated Community Medical Centers...
March 20, 2016 - 5:01pm
March 13, 2016
This is the records summary for March 14. Litchfield teen dies in single-vehicle accident DARWIN TOWNSHIP — A 16-year-old Litchfield boy died Sunday after his vehicle drifted off of Meeker County Road 9 and crashed. The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office says Marcus Huhn was driving...
March 13, 2016 - 10:17pm
March 9, 2016
ATV accident near Grove City sends one to HCMC
GROVE CITY - A Litchfield man was injured late Tuesday night when the all-terrain vehicle he was driving on U.S. Highway 12 was struck by a Jeep near Grove City. According to the State Patrol, Arthur Meisenbach, 50, was driving a 2001 Honda four-wheel ATV west on Highway 12 at about...
March 9, 2016 - 7:35am
March 7, 2016
Minnesota woman seriously injured after being struck by semi
A Lake Bronson, Minn., woman was seriously injured early Sunday morning when she was struck by a semi on a highway near Crookston. Amber Shablow, 25, was walking southbound on U.S. Highway 75 north of Crookston at about 1:25 a.m. Sunday as she tried to flag down a 2014 Freightliner...
March 7, 2016 - 5:30am
February 28, 2016
Willmar woman among two injured in Highway 23 head-on crash
ROSCOE - A Willmar woman was injured in a head-on crash Saturday night on state Highway 23 near Roscoe after the driver of the other vehicle crossed the center line. According to the State Patrol, Jessie A. Jacobson, 53, was driving a 2015 Ford Taurus west on Highway 23 when a 1994...
February 28, 2016 - 6:47am
February 22, 2016
Two trucks crash on Willmar Industrial Park
A police officer documents a two-truck crash Monday on Trott Avenue Southwest in Willmar’s industrial park. There were no apparent injuries....
February 22, 2016 - 10:55pm
February 18, 2016
UPDATE: State Patrol releases the names of two people killed in Spicer crash
SPICER - Two people who survived an initial crash Wednesday night near Spicer were killed when they were struck by a third vehicle as they were...
February 18, 2016 - 6:38am
February 17, 2016
One dies in Spicer crash
The Minnesota State Patrol reported around 9 p.m. Wednesday that it responded to a fatal crash on Minnesota Highway 23 at North Shore Drive in Spicer. More information will be posted as it becomes available. Please check back for further details.
February 17, 2016 - 10:35pm
In bizarre incident, Minnesotan injured after deer jumps between him, snowmobile windshield
UPSALA, Minn. - A Coon Rapids man was injured over the weekend when a deer jumped between him and the windshield of the snowmobile he was driving, the Morrison County Sheriff's Office reported. The sheriff's office was called at 5 p.m. Saturday to the snowmobile crash near 40th Street...
February 17, 2016 - 3:03pm