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Astronomers find seven Earth-size planets where life may be possible
10th largest Powerball jackpot at $403 million for tonight's drawing
Trump expected to revoke rules on transgender bathrooms, draft suggests
Trump seeks jobs advice from some firms that offshore U.S. work
White Earth's Soule to be Minnesota State board member
MLB commissioner: Intentional walk change not enough
WCT Sports Show:Girls basketball bracket watch
Multiple concussions have NASCAR's Danica Patrick thinking about future
Hockey Olympian sisters tap Fighting Sioux logo designer for new apparel line
Girls Basketball: Cards streak by Alex
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen
Around our region published Feb. 22
Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey
Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
Training can help surgeons tell patients best and worse scenarios
Reader News: Diaper Bears for Hope Pregnancy Center
Howard J. Powers
Minnesota Opinion: Kill Legislature's ridiculous secret-meeting exemption
Cartoon by Ed Fischer
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Willmar Commentary: America's predictable pension crisis
Harrop commentary: Trump has media crying ... all the way to the bank
Fires burn as protesters march on highway as Dakota Access Pipeline camp deadline arrives
November 26, 2012
Willmar Police seeking information on hit-and-run crash
WILLMAR -- The Willmar Police are investigating a hit-and-run crash that happened early Saturday morning and are asking anyone with information to call the department. According to a news release from Capt. Jim Felt, Mandy Sundin, 20, of Kandiyohi was driving a 1997 Dodge pickup...
November 26, 2012 - 10:50am
November 7, 2012
County commission, contested SWCD races for west central Minn. counties
The following are unofficial election results for contested races only for county board posts in the region. Results are reported from the Secretary of State's website and are unofficial until canvassing boards meet. Terms on county boards are typically four years, but some districts...
November 7, 2012 - 9:39am
October 4, 2012
Outdoor community theater to open Meander weekend in Granite Falls, Minn.
October 4, 2012 - 7:50am
Prairie roots grow deep in western Minnesota
October 4, 2012 - 7:00am
July 17, 2012
UPDATE 11 a.m.: Willmar, Minn., aquatic center has no health concerns
WILLMAR -- There has been no spike in swimming-related illnesses in the Willmar area, and the Dorothy Olson Aquatic Center will continue to operate as usual, city officials said today. Steve Brisendine, director of Willmar Community Education and Recreation, said he had spoken to...
July 17, 2012 - 11:07am
May 31, 2012
Willmar, Minn., man ID'd as hit-and-run driver, facing multiple charges
WILLMAR -- A 48-year-old Willmar man has been identified as the driver of a vehicle that fled the scene of a motor vehicle crash around 4:45...
May 31, 2012 - 12:00am
May 30, 2012
State, federal agents serve search warrants in Litchfield
LITCHFIELD -- Law enforcement officers from local, state and federal agencies executed three search warrants and made multiple arrests around 7 a.m.
May 30, 2012 - 3:34pm
May 29, 2012
Willmar, Minn., Police release surveillance photo of SUV in hit-and-run injury crash
WILLMAR -- Willmar Police have released a surveillance photo of a vehicle involved in a hit-and-run crash that injured two people around 4:45...
May 29, 2012 - 4:22pm
May 17, 2012
Editorial: MCROC opening is a vital addition, MinnWest Tech gets a great partner
"Folks, this is a big deal." -- U of M Regent Dean Johnson The official opening of the University of Minnesota's new Mid-Central Research and...
May 17, 2012 - 12:00am
May 9, 2012
Hats off for purse returned
Hats off from Naida Carlson to the person who took her purse to the service counter at Cash Wise after she accidentally left it while packing her groceries. She writes, "I thank you."
May 9, 2012 - 12:00am
April 26, 2012
Joe Senser: Wife said she struck construction cone
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Former Minnesota Vikings tight end Joe Senser testified Wednesday his wife told him she hit a construction cone the morning after a man was killed on a highway exit ramp. But Senser said he knew his wife had not hit a cone as she claimed, because of the damage...
April 26, 2012 - 12:00am
February 20, 2012
Local Humane Society seeks support at Save Our Tails fundraiser Friday in Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR -- Bobbie Bauman thinks the two small dogs were abandoned somewhere on First Street Northeast, near KWLM Radio on Foot Lake at the edge...
February 20, 2012 - 12:00am
September 24, 2011
Third agency lowers Minnesota credit score
ST. PAUL -- The country's third major credit-rating agency has downgraded Minnesota's bond rating, meaning that borrowing money for new construction and repair projects likely will cost state and local governments more. Minnesota Management and Budget on Friday announced Standard...
September 24, 2011 - 12:00am
August 3, 2011
Cosmos man treated, released after hit-and-run crash with semi
HECTOR -- A 26-year-old Cosmos man was treated and released for injuries sustained in a two-vehicle hit-and-run crash around 6 a.m. Wednesday morning north of Hector. According to the State Patrol, Jeremiah D. Gunnerson was driving a 1987 Ford Ranger that hit the rear of an excavator...
August 3, 2011 - 9:18am
June 4, 2011
Letter: Keep church, state separate
A couple weeks back Lavonne Van Zee said I was full of hate. Is it because I believe all people, green, yellow or orange, are equal or because I believe that women should receive equal pay for equal work, or is it because I believe a woman has the right to choose how she wants to...
June 4, 2011 - 12:00am