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Saltwater shrimp grown on the prairie
Records published Aug. 30
Minnesota teacher under investigation found dead on island with husband
MPCA seeks comment on water quality reports for Chippewa River Watershed
Heavy storms lead to flash flooding in central Minn.
Card girls dominate Shocky Strand cross country race
Cardinal volleyball has state on its mind
Berger gets his turn at center
MURPHY: Bridgewater shows there's no reason to panic
Chargers like stadium better than new turf
Comedy legend Gene Wilder dead at 83
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
Box office: 'Don't Breathe' Scares Up $26.1 million as hot summer for horror continues
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
George Michael "Mike" McCarthy
Lawrence "Larry" Frederick Harding
Oliver "Ollie" Moldestad
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Cohen: The alchemy of turning bribes into gifts
Thomas: Where there's smoke there is fire
Cartoon by Steve Benson
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Updated: Five injured in three-vehicle crash in Willmar
August 29, 2016
Radon mitigation business launches in Belgrade
BELGRADE—Kale Graham announces the start of his radon testing and mitigation business Radon-B-Gone. Graham is certified and trained by the National Radon Proficiency Program and operates out of Belgrade. Those looking for more information can visit www.radon-b-gone.com, call...
14 hours 12 min ago
August 22, 2016
Prosecutor: Huber defense in murder case recycling old arguments
WILLMAR—Kandiyohi County Attorney Shane Baker issued a biting 25-page reply last week to a defense motion seeking dismissal of murder...
August 22, 2016 - 11:30pm
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