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Willmar Municipal Utilities struggles to stockpile coal
Former Willmar teacher charged for allegedly striking student
On national stage, Franken highlights diversity in Willmar
NLS opens bids for $20.6M construction project
Minnesota family rescues bald eagle tangled in rope
Freeman's four hits, five RBIs fuel Braves' 9-7 win
Towns embracing Minnesota as home
Peterson helping teammates set sights on Super Bowl
Stingers can't catch Express
NFL Notebook: Gordon reinstated, then suffers injury
Small town Lake Lillian gears up for big time production
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Sharing Netflix or HBO Go passwords now a federal crime
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Swanson — Winther
Schmidt -- Danielson
Lang -- Nieman
Frye -- Birkland
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
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
Anita "Ricky" Hoyt
Harvey Lee Peterson
Harry E. Lindbloom
Audrey O. Forkrud
Will: The path ahead for Hillary Clinton
Commentary: For Trump to Lose, GOP must let Clinton win
Commentary: Trump: Seeking victory through fear
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Commentary: Ted Cruz holds his nose
Sheriff's office investigating Zorbaz robbery as false report
June 18, 2016
Rural Belgrade man dies in ATV accident
WILLMAR -- A rural Belgrade man died Saturday afternoon when his ATV overturned, pinning him underneath in a ditch. The Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office identified the victim as Steven Strand, 56. Strand was pronounced dead at the scene, according to a release from the Sheriff’s...
June 18, 2016 - 7:27pm
June 6, 2016
Belgrade woman grows, sells two acres of flowers
BELGRADE — Everyday when Mary Solbreken goes to work, she is surrounded by love-in-a-mist. The rural Belgrade woman isn’t a marriage therapist...
June 6, 2016 - 11:53pm
May 19, 2016
Records published May 19
This is the records summary for May 19. Vandalism WILLMAR — A Willmar man’s vehicle stalled near the Holiday gas station after a prankster poured syrup in his gas tank, a woman on the 1500 block of Trott Avenue reported to Willmar police at 2:15 p.m. Tuesday. She said the incident...
May 19, 2016 - 12:00am
April 6, 2016
Murder conviction overturned, new trial ordered for Timothy Huber
WILLMAR -- Timothy John Huber’s murder conviction has been overturned, and a new trial has been granted. The Minnesota Supreme Court ruled...
April 6, 2016 - 6:38pm
January 13, 2016
UPDATE: Three winners emerge in record Powerball jackpot
The winners of a record $1.6 billion U.S. Powerball jackpot had yet to come forward early on Thursday, with officials saying the prize will be...
January 13, 2016 - 11:19pm
How about $1.5 billion for a payday?
Jessica Emory at Micki's C-Store in Belgrade points to the record $1.5 billion Powerball purse for the tonight's drawing. The sum had to be hand-written...
January 13, 2016 - 12:00am
January 12, 2016
One man stabbed, second arrested after apparent fight
BELGRADE — The Stearns County Sheriff’s Office says a 38-year-old Belgrade man was stabbed early Tuesday morning in his home. According to a news release from Chief Deputy Bruce Bechtold, a sheriff’s deputy was dispatched to a home on the 400 block of Martin Avenue in Belgrade...
January 12, 2016 - 11:52pm
One man stabbed, second man arrested after apparent fight at Belgrade home
BELGRADE --The Stearns County Sheriff’s Office says a 38-year-old Belgrade man was stabbed early Tuesday morning in his home. According to a news release from Chief Deputy Bruce Bechtold, a sheriff’s deputy was dispatched to a home on the 400 block of Martin Avenue in Belgrade...
January 12, 2016 - 1:35pm
November 29, 2015
VIDEO: A reindeer ride through Belgrade
Area children were given the chance Saturday to take a reindeer ride down Washburn Avenue in Belgrade. “Santa wanted to make sure the reindeer...
November 29, 2015 - 11:44pm
November 28, 2015
Video: Santa's Reindeer come to Belgrade on Saturday morning
Donner and Blitzen pull a wheeled sleigh down Washburn Avenue in downtown Belgrade on Saturday morning. Santa allowed the reindeer to leave the...
November 28, 2015 - 1:48pm
November 6, 2015
MnDOT’s 511 system adds real-time road condition cameras
WILLMAR — Cameras located on sections of state highways and interstates in rural Minnesota have been increased and improved to provide more real-time photos of road conditions. There are now 92 cameras in the Department of Transportation’s Road Weather Information Stations network,...
November 6, 2015 - 11:28pm
September 16, 2015
Accident north of Belgrade injures four
BELGRADE — Four people suffered non-life-threatening injuries Monday in a two-vehicle crash that occurred around 3 p.m. about 12 miles north of Belgrade. A 2001 Dodge Dakota and a 2010 Chevrolet Silverado were involved in what the State Patrol described as a broadside collision. Mark...
September 16, 2015 - 9:45am
July 24, 2015
Parts of West Central Minnesota see rare rainfall totals
Rain cascaded upon much of West Central Minnesota Thursday night with flash flood warnings accompanying it in southern Stearns County and Northern Kandiyohi County. Belgrade’s rainfall exceed five inches in select locations according to the town’s Public Works Director Darren...
July 24, 2015 - 11:11pm
July 18, 2015
Relay for Life Honorary Survivor: Jeannie's story
Kandiyohi County’s 2015 Relay For Life event is July 24. It is also an anniversary for its honorary survivor. Fourteen years ago to the day,...
July 18, 2015 - 9:12am
May 15, 2015
Decades after ‘Scriver’ Olson murder: Friend hopes killer will be identified
BELGRADE — Sigfred Lundgren was of the first to arrive at Joseph “Scriver” Olson’s rural Belgrade home Feb. 18, 1983, to discover that...
May 15, 2015 - 11:24pm