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Willmar man charged with indecent exposure at the library
5 injured in Stearns County accident
Minnesota man pleads guilty in birthday shooting case
Former Willmar officer one of the agents justified in fatal shooting of MN sex offender, prosecutor says
Marriage licenses for Kandiyohi County published Oct. 22
College Volleyball: No. 3 Ridgewater strong in Crossover
From ND to the pros, Carson Wentz wins over Philly
WNBA admits big L.A. basket shouldn't have counted
NFL Previews: Vikings’ Bradford returns to Philly
Junior Hockey: Sloppy WarHawks fall to New Ulm
Prince’s legendary vault is now open; song due out in November
Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in Literature
'Wayside School' opens tonight at The Barn
Rolling Stones to release new album in December
Lady Gaga to perfom Super Bowl halftime show
An Epic journey
Spooktacular: The whole family can help make ghostly yard ornaments
As 2017 looms, time to review your Medicare coverage
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
The prairie chicken is featured on Northland Outdoors TV
Harold L. Wieber
Paul E. Biermann
Jim Vossen letter: Viable solutions for MNsure
Corrine Nelson letter: Help the U.S. rise from its decay
Tomi Pirrotta letter: Why this voter is with Dave
Jim Van Der Pol letter: Falk supports public education
Mark McNally letter: Westrom is a friend of education
October 7, 2016
Philip Lord letter: Westrom works for elders
Our rural nursing homes, senior citizens and long-term care staff benefited greatly in the last year because Sen. Torrey Westrom listened and fought for us in west central Minnesota. With a career of over 43 years in the nursing home field, I know how important Sen. Westrom's leadership...
October 7, 2016 - 1:50am
September 20, 2016
Records for Sept. 21
Suspicious voices BELGRADE — Around 11 a.m. Tuesday, a man on the 28700 block of 44th St. N.E. in Belgrade reported hearing voices in...
September 20, 2016 - 11:50pm
August 31, 2016
Judge rejects Huber's bid to dismiss murder charges
WILLMAR—A judge rejected Timothy Huber's motion to dismiss murder charges against him, ruling that the retrial against the 50-year-old...
August 31, 2016 - 11:50pm
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...
August 29, 2016 - 12:28pm
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