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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
September 4, 2013
Dikken vehicle found near Belview, he remains at-large
BELVIEW — Law enforcement investigators have located a vehicle believed to be driven by Andrew Joseph Dikken, 28, of Granite Falls, the person...
September 4, 2013 - 12:15pm
October 31, 2012
Letter: District 17 need a good team
The new legislative District 17 (Kandiyohi, Renville, Chippewa and Swift counties) has the opportunity on Nov. 6 to elect an experienced and energetic team to represent them in St. Paul. The team is headed up by Sen. Lyle Koenen who has more than nine years of experience in the House...
October 31, 2012 - 8:30am
October 29, 2012
Letter: The Falks are hunters
I am disappointed with Gregg Kulberg's misrepresentation of our family and specifically my grandson, Andrew Falk, about hunting. The Falks have always been avid hunters and everyone in our neighborhood knows us for that. I just felt I had to set the record straight. I'm 91 years...
October 29, 2012 - 8:53am
August 14, 2012
Voting is underway today in primary election
August 14, 2012 - 11:54am
July 18, 2012
Farm north of Willmar, Minn., to be new home for century-old Lake Andrew town hall building
Marcus Building Movers on Tuesday haul the Andrew Lake Town Hall from its landmark site at the intersection of Kandiyohi County Road 5 Northwest...
July 18, 2012 - 12:00am
April 4, 2012
Youth in Kandiyohi County, Minn., crime spree back in custody, ordered to jail
WILLMAR -- An 18-year-old who absconded in February from the Prairie Lakes juvenile detention facility, where he was serving time for a crime spree last year that included arson, burglary and theft, was ordered today to the Kandiyohi County Jail. Andrew Charles Wyman will be held...
April 4, 2012 - 5:42pm
Escaped youth to appear before judge today in Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR -- Andrew Wyman, the 18-year-old youth sentenced last September for a crime spree that included arson, burglary and motor vehicle theft, is scheduled to appear before a judge this afternoon. He had been on the run since walking away in February from the Prairie Lakes Detention...
April 4, 2012 - 11:08am
Escaped arsonist and burglar from Willmar was arrested Tuesday
NEW LONDON -- An escaped arsonist and burglar from Willmar was apprehended and arrested Tuesday afternoon at a rural New London residence. According to a news release from the Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office, Andrew Charles Wyman, 18, was arrested at 4:34 p.m. Tuesday on an outstanding...
April 4, 2012 - 8:57am
October 3, 2011
Historic building's future uncertain as Lake Andrew prepares to open new town hall
NEW LONDON -- Softball games at noon, heart-pounding spelldowns, Christmas programs, painstaking cursive writing exercises and a teacher who...
October 3, 2011 - 12:00am
October 1, 2011
Public television documentary may help correct blemished legacy of Andrew Volstead
GRANITE FALLS -- For George Boman, there is no question about how Andrew Volstead should be remembered. "They were nice people,'' said Boman...
October 1, 2011 - 12:00am
November 14, 2010
Video: A snowfall report from West Central Minnesota
Blogger Jannet Walsh reports on her first snowfall of the winter on her blog Minnesota Native Daughter. Not enough snow fell Saturday in the...
November 14, 2010 - 9:25am
November 3, 2010
Falk retains District 20B House seat
Andrew Falk, DFL, Murdock, survived a hard-fought campaign by Republican challenger Jay Backer, Graceville, to return for a second term in the state legislature. Late results showed Falk the winner by a 7,418 to 6,818 total, according to unofficial totals Wednesday morning. The...
November 3, 2010 - 6:43am
House 20A: Falk defeats Backer with 4-percentage point win
Update 4:00 a.m. Incumbent Andrew Falk won a 4-point victory over challenger Jay Backer in House 20A with 100 percent of precincts reporting. With 118 of 118 precincts reporting as of 4:00 a.m., Falk, D-Murdock, had 7,418 votes and Backer, R-Graceville, had 6,818 votes. Update...
November 3, 2010 - 1:47am
November 2, 2010
Christianson defeats Bjur in Willmar Ward 2 council race
WILLMAR -- In the only contest among the four open seats, Ward 2 incumbent Ron Christianson, 60, was re-elected to a fifth four-year term on...
November 2, 2010 - 11:00pm
October 30, 2010
House 20A: Re-elect Andrew Falk
The House 20A race is between Democrat incumbent Andrew Falk and Republican challenger challenger Jay Backer. Backer has moved to Graceville and previously served on the Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley School Board. He operates an Internet-based business partnership selling recreational...
October 30, 2010 - 12:00am