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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
August 17, 2016
Farmer, dozen cows die from manure fumes
AMHERST, Wis. — A coroner says a Wisconsin farmer and more than a dozen cattle died when they became overcome by fumes from a huge manure holding...
August 17, 2016 - 2:12pm
August 15, 2016
Atwater family escapes serious injury in Sunday night crash
ATWATER -- Five members of an Atwater family escaped serious injuries when their vehicle was rear-ended in an accident Sunday night on state...
August 15, 2016 - 9:35am
August 9, 2016
Atwater man hospitalized after crash that knocked out power to parts of Willmar
WILLMAR—A single-vehicle rollover crash Sunday evening on U.S. Highway 12 in east Willmar disrupted traffic and interrupted electricity...
August 9, 2016 - 12:08pm
August 7, 2016
U.S. Highway 12 accident disrupts traffic, power in east Willmar
WILLMAR—A single-vehicle rollover crash on U.S. Highway 12 in east Willmar Sunday evening disrupted traffic and interupted electricity...
August 7, 2016 - 11:58pm
Records summary for Aug. 8.
This is the records summary for Aug. 8. Three hurt in accident KANDIYOHI - The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Department is investigating an accident that sent three people to the emergency room at Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar and the driver fled on foot. The one-vehicle accident...
August 7, 2016 - 11:26pm
Aug. 7: Single-vehicle crash closes Highway 12 in east Willmar, power out in parts of the city
A single-vehicle rollover crash on U.S. Highway 12 in east Willmar shut down traffic on Sunday evening.
August 7, 2016 - 8:49pm
August 2, 2016
Western Minn. dairy farm worker killed in job accident
MORRIS, Minn. — A West River Dairy employee was killed in a farm accident at their facility in Stevens County in the early morning hours of...
August 2, 2016 - 11:33am
July 29, 2016
Two killed in Minnesota crash leave behind total of seven children
FARGO—A car crash near Thief River Falls, Minn., late last week left seven children without a parent. Michael Buckley, 33, of Fargo, and...
July 29, 2016 - 10:57am
July 25, 2016
News anchor swept over waterfall, plunges 125 feet to her death
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- A television news anchor from Georgia fell 125 feet to her death in North Carolina after being swept over a waterfall,...
July 25, 2016 - 3:04pm
July 19, 2016
Minnesota girl injured after falling off tube, being hit by boat
BATTLE LAKE -- A 12-year-old girl who had fallen off a tube while it was being towed was injured when she was hit by a passing boat Sunday afternoon...
July 19, 2016 - 7:32am
July 18, 2016
3-year-old Minnesotan in critical condition after falling into septic tank
A 3-year-old boy found unresponsive in a septic tank on Sunday night in Duluth Township remained in critical condition Monday at Essentia Health-St....
July 18, 2016 - 1:48pm
June 29, 2016
Two injured when motorcycle hits deer near Lake Lillian
LAKE LILLIAN -- Two people were injured Tuesday night in southern Kandiyohi County when the motorcycle they were riding collided with a deer....
June 29, 2016 - 7:32am
June 20, 2016
Records published June 20
This is the records summary for June 20. Rural Belgrade man dies in ATV rollover WILLMAR — A rural Belgrade man died Saturday afternoon when...
June 20, 2016 - 12:00am
June 17, 2016
Law enforcement identify Atwater man who died in lawn mower accident
ATWATER -- Authorities have identified the 79-year-old Atwater man who died just before noon Thursday after his riding lawn mower tipped over...
June 17, 2016 - 9:49am
June 16, 2016
Dashboard cam captures elderly Minnesotan's near-miss with another motorist
The dashboard camera of a Minnesota State Patrol squad car recently captured this video of a car narrowly missing another vehicle on Highway...
June 16, 2016 - 1:20pm