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Feared iPhone, iPad hacking software is now a reality
Minnesota men face felony charges after shoplifting sunglasses, possessing heroin
Two Kandiyohi County churches close their doors this weekend
Italy quake death toll hits 250 as rescuers search demolished towns
Trump, Clinton spar over who is best for minority voters
BKMS tennis team runs record to 6-0
Bridgewater calms concerns about sore shoulder
Cabrera leads Tigers past Twins, 9-4
Willmar tennis opens season with sweep
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
R2-D2 actor kenny Baker dead at 81
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
Carol J. Hansen
Alan Lee Midby
Paul J. Willems
Commentary: Trump 'charm' offensive will not work with women
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Cartoon by Gary Markstein
Trump's new evolving immigration plan is no 'flip-flop'
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
March 7, 2009
Drug charges dismissed, another investigation under way, Beccue says
WILLMAR -- Six felony drug charges, including charges of first-degree drug sale and conspiracy and fifth-degree drug sale, conspiracy and liability for crimes of another, against David Dennis Jacobson, 48, of rural Blomkest, have been dismissed in Kandiyohi County District Court. The...
March 7, 2009 - 12:00am
February 25, 2009
Blomkest man faces another drug charge for meth sales
WILLMAR -- A rural Blomkest man made his first appearance Tuesday on another first-degree drug sale charge for selling 15.6 grams of methamphetamine to an informant for the CEE-VI Drug Task Force last fall. David Dennis Jacobson, 48, now faces six felonies, including charges of first-degree...
February 25, 2009 - 12:00am
February 21, 2009
Spicer woman gets stayed prison, 20 years probation for meth charge
WILLMAR -- A 34-year-old Spicer woman was sentenced to 21 months in prison, which was stayed, 20 years of probation, a $1,500 fine and 87 days...
February 21, 2009 - 12:00am
December 9, 2008
Blomkest-Svea sanitary sewer ponds receive preliminary OK by board
WILLMAR -- A conditional use permit to build a wastewater stabilization pond to treat municipal sewage from the Blomkest and Svea communities...
December 9, 2008 - 12:00am