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March 23, 2012
Two hurt this morning in two-vehicle crash near Blomkest, Minn.
BLOMKEST -- Two people were injured and transported to Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar following a two-vehicle crash near Blomkest this morning. Conditions were foggy at the time. The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office was notified at 6:39 a.m. and emergency services were dispatched...
March 23, 2012 - 8:44am
March 1, 2012
Body found in area home destroyed by fire
BIG KANDIYOHI LAKE -- An unidentified body was found Wednesday in the remains of a house on Big Kandiyohi Lake that was destroyed by an explosion followed by a fire. The Blomkest Fire Department was called to respond to a possible house explosion and fire located on 126th Avenue...
March 1, 2012 - 12:00am
January 20, 2012
Clara City approves natural gas franchise for Dooley's; company to develop system also serving large area south and west of Willmar
CLARA CITY -- City council members in Clara City unanimously approved a franchise agreement that will bring natural gas service to the community by the end of the year. Council members met in a special meeting Friday afternoon to approve the franchise for Dooley's Petroleum of Murdock,...
January 20, 2012 - 4:36pm
January 5, 2012
Dog still missing after fatal crash Dec. 24 south of Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR -- Nearly two weeks after a fatal Christmas Eve crash south of Willmar, a dog that was riding in one of the vehicles remains missing. The Schnauzer mix named Lord escaped from the crash scene at the junction of Highways 71 and 7. He has been spotted a handful of times in...
January 5, 2012 - 12:23pm
December 25, 2011
One killed, another critically injured in multi-vehicle crash Highways 7/71 south of Willmar on Saturday
BLOMKEST -- A 29-year old Redwood Falls man died and six other people were injured, one critically, in a multi-vehicle crash at the intersection of U.S. Highway 71 and Minnesota Highway 7 at 11:45 a.m. on Saturday when an SUV driven by a juvenile went through a signal light. The...
December 25, 2011 - 4:03pm
October 15, 2011
Klobuchar says rural Minnesota boasts innovation in ag, energy
BENSON -- Sen.
October 15, 2011 - 12:00am
December 30, 2010
Blomkest man sentenced to prison for drug, bribery conviction
WILLMAR -- David Dennis Jacobson, 50, of Blomkest, was sentenced Wednesday to 41 months in prison and $1,500 in fines on a second-degree drug sale charge for selling 13.9 grams of meth to a drug task force informant in December 2009 and to a felony bribery charge for paying a man...
December 30, 2010 - 12:00am
December 23, 2010
Blomkest woman runner-up in Minnesota wool contest
Brenda Barber of Blomkest placed as first runner-up in the adult division of the Minnesota "Make It With Wool" contest Dec. 4 at Jackpot Junction...
December 23, 2010 - 9:18am
December 9, 2010
Blomkest youth releases CD of original music
John Kraemer has always had a knack for playing piano by ear. The 18-year-old rural Blomkest youth can hear a song on the radio or in church...
December 9, 2010 - 8:00am
October 11, 2010
Quilters 'recycle' his Sunday best
BLOMKEST -- During his working years, Lennard Erickson ran the Blomkest Auto Body Shop with his brother Ted and never shied from the grime that...
October 11, 2010 - 12:00am
June 28, 2010
June 28, 2010 - 12:00am
July 10, 2009
Who's up for a Luau?
July 10, 2009 - 12:00am
June 29, 2009
June 29, 2009 - 12:00am
April 25, 2009
Ditch hearing is May 19 on Svea-Blomkest sewer
WILLMAR -- A project to build stabilization ponds for a sanitary sewer system for Blomkest and Svea cannot begin until issues are resolved for discharging treated water into a county ditch. The Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners has agreed to conduct a public hearing at 10:15...
April 25, 2009 - 12:00am
March 11, 2009
Blomkest residents had cold night without electricity
BLOMKEST - It was a cold night in Blomkest as residents experienced a power outage that lasted for about seven hours. The outage happened Tuesday night and Wednesday morning as sub-zero temperatures and howling winds pounded the state in a late-March snow storm. "It was cold in...
March 11, 2009 - 11:56am