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Holiday DWI enforcement in Minnesota kicks off statewide
Philippines to extradite ex-priest accused of abusing two North Dakota boys
Dayton: Shouldn't take long to elect two new legislators
Lawyer: Schoen was warned sexual harassment claims could become public during potential state auditor bid
The race to replace Schoen: Bigham is in, McNamara 'strongly leaning toward' a run
Vikings LB Emmanuel Lamur: Meeting Cuban relatives 'a blessing to think of on Thanksgiving'
Ex-Wild Jason Pominville, Marco Scandella enjoying new roles in Buffalo
Adam Thielen on verge of breaking Vikings' 1,000-yard receiving drought
Second albino deer found shot, killed in Wisconsin
Wild about turkeys: Hunters thankful for challenges
David Cassidy, 1970s teen idol who starred on 'The Partridge Family,' dies at 67
Inside RFD-TV, the network that covets rural and older viewers
Charlie Rose harassed us, eight women say
Why is Peter Dinklage still stuck playing characters defined by dwarfism?
From Fred and Ginger to Kate and Leo: When movie couples make fans hope for real-life love
Holidaze parade ushers in holiday season Saturday in downtown Willmar
What you need in your winter survival kit
'Made in America' concerts set by Prairie Arts Chorale
Generations section now available online
500 years of Reformation brings together some 800 people in Willmar
October/November issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
Keith Cleo Moist
Catherine A. Brainard
Harvey B. Beavers
Thanksgiving is a time to appreciate all our blessings
Commentary: Did Al Franken make a bad decision, or is he a creep? Look for the pattern.
Analysis: Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now
Garrison Keillor: It's Thanksgiving. Be Happy.
Letter: Farm economy needs rescuing
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball playoff preview
WCT Sports Show: Mid-Season Football Rankings
WCT Sports Show: Area volleyball contenders
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
WCT Sports Show: Ranks! And Picks!
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Emma Anne Williams
November 10, 2017
Opioid addiction devastates Blomkest vet's family, who are now hoping to help others
BLOMKEST — John Schlegel was an easy-going, funny, open and giving man, one with a huge heart who always wanted to help others, even joining...
November 10, 2017 - 10:46pm
October 18, 2017
Highway 7/71 roundabout near Blomkest is done
BLOMKEST — Construction of a roundabout at the intersection of U.S. Highway 71 and state Highway 7 near Blomkest is done. The Minnesota...
October 18, 2017 - 4:49am
September 11, 2017
Fire destroys Food Garage in downtown Lake Lillian
LAKE LILLIAN - Firefighters from nine departments battled a fire that destroyed a popular gathering place in the southern Kandiyohi County community...
September 11, 2017 - 9:49am
August 14, 2017
Simply Shrimp: Blomkest farmer raises saltwater shrimp in former dairy calving barn
BLOMKEST — When the Damhof family of Blomkest retired from the dairy business after 50 years of milking cows earlier this year, they didn't...
August 14, 2017 - 8:54pm
July 1, 2017
Hwy. 7 detour expands starting Wednesday
WILLMAR — A longer detour is in store for motorists using state Highway 7 as work gets underway to resurface the 16.4 miles from Clara...
July 1, 2017 - 9:38am
May 22, 2017
Local women named Princess Kay finalists
ST. JOSEPH — Jessaca Zuidema from Kandiyohi County and Ashley Warren from Meeker County were named among the twelve finalists who will...
May 22, 2017 - 12:46pm
Hundreds of cows escape barn fire northwest of Blomkest
Fifty corn stalk bales caught fire Wednesday evening on the 16000 block of 15th Street Southeast in rural Blomkest, spreading to a nearby barn...
March 22, 2017 - 6:24pm
Blomkest teen charged after Willmar high-speed chase
WILLMAR — A Blomkest teenager was charged Wednesday in Kandiyohi County District Court in connection with a seven-mile, high-speed chase...
February 22, 2017 - 5:47pm
October 24, 2016
Public open house for roundabout set for Thursday
WILLMAR — The fourth public open house for the roundabout project near Blomkest is set from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday at the Willmar Public Library, 410 Fifth St. S.W. in Willmar. The roundabout will be constructed next summer at the intersection of U.S. Highway 71 and state...
October 24, 2016 - 7:41pm
October 17, 2016
Predatory offender moving to Blomkest; community meeting scheduled
BLOMKEST—A community meeting has been scheduled regarding the move of a Level Three predatory offender from Willmar to Blomkest. Lee...
October 17, 2016 - 6:40pm
October 9, 2016
Highway 71 to reopen Monday from Blomkest to Olivia
WILLMAR — The U.S. Highway 71 detour from Blomkest to Olivia will be removed and the road opened to traffic Monday. According to a news release from the state Department of Transportation, the concrete repair project from Blomkest to Olivia began Sept. 15. This project is part...
October 9, 2016 - 7:08pm
September 29, 2016
Antique power group losing its home
BLOMKEST—The only thing certain in life is change, even when your mission is keeping the history. The West Central Antique Power Collectors...
September 29, 2016 - 11:50pm
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 25, 2016
Blomkest man faces 60 days jail for animal mistreatment
WILLMAR — A Blomkest man accused of mistreating over a dozen animals on a rural hobby farm was sentenced Monday to 60 days in jail and one...
April 25, 2016 - 9:24pm
March 9, 2016
Blomkest woman faces charges after driving into ex’s truck
BLOMKEST — A Blomkest woman who allegedly rammed her vehicle into her ex-boyfriend’s vehicle Tuesday has been charged with second-degree assault, first-degree damage to property, child endangerment and domestic assault. A criminal complaint on the charges in Kandiyohi County District...
March 9, 2016 - 11:01pm