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Mankato quarry blast rocks city, feels like earthquake
Search officials outraged after St. Croix yacht 'missing man' didn't tell authorities he was safe
Trump administration to review dozens of U.S. national monuments
Outgoing Minn. GOP chair says deputy unfit to replace him
Local Roundup: Card girls first at Hopkins track meet
Softball: Willmar offense goes wild to pick up first win
Baseball: Cards get in an inning
Santana, Twins biggest inning of the year lead team over Rangers
Northwest Minnesota school in danger of losing fall, winter sports
Disney announces official release date for 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
'Flip or Flop' stars returning for multiple episodes of HGTV show amid divorce
Elton John recovering from 'potentially deadly' bacterial infection
Soul singer Cuba Gooding Sr. found dead in his car
Adam Sandler to make rare appearance in Minnesota
Intestinal diseases increasing in Canadian children
Younger hot flashes may signal heart risk later
Focus 2017: Spotlight on Public Service
'Kitchen Witches': Comedy opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar chain of lakes focus of Wednesday's public meeting
Iris M. Hanson-Cain
Dennis R. Erdman
Donna D. deCathelineau
Minnesota Opinion: Now is not the time to sit out, play politics
George Will: The 'Oh, never mind' president
Susan Estrich: The Amazon 1-Star System
Letter: U of M proud of local partnerships
Swift: Taxes must be particularly taxing
Jen Wetterling- Martin Bridal Shower
April 2, 2012
School of Fish blog: Getting ready for boating season
April 2, 2012 - 8:11am
March 24, 2012
Bon voyage to Mikkelson Collection (video)
WILLMAR -- This is straight from the category of "you don't know what you've got until it's gone." For Willmar, it soon will be gone: A three-day...
March 24, 2012 - 9:00am
August 19, 2011
Boat Decontamination on Green Lake
Maureen Ziskovsky a water craft inspector from the Department of Natural Resources in St. Paul uses a portable decontamination unit to clean...
August 19, 2011 - 6:23pm
July 13, 2011
Child hurt in Meeker County boating accident, flown to HCMC
LITCHFIELD -- A 3½-year-old child sustained a life-threatening head injury during a boating accident around 7:15 p.m. Tuesday on Lake Stella.
July 13, 2011 - 8:59am
May 22, 2011
Two die as boater loses control on Alexandria-area lake
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. - A day on the lake among friends turned tragic in Alexandria Saturday - two were killed in a boating accident on Lake Victoria. The victims were Nicole Marie Getz, 27, and Mathew Paul Spletzer, 30, both of Alexandria, according to new information released by the...
May 22, 2011 - 3:14pm
July 6, 2010
Fishermen rescued after boat sinks in Mississippi
BEMIDJI, Minn. (AP) -- Beltrami County authorities say two fisherman have been found exhausted but safe after their boat sank in the Mississippi River. The sheriff's office identified the men Monday as 69-year-old William Wright of Northome and 61-year-old David Wright of Brainerd. After...
July 6, 2010 - 9:09am
April 1, 2010
Bill would create 5-year boat ramps moratorium
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans hoping to cast lines in lakes that currently lack boat access might be out of luck for a few years. Lawmakers are considering Senate and House bills that prevent the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources from building public access ramps on waters that...
April 1, 2010 - 12:00am
September 15, 2009
St. Joseph man rescued after being thrown from runaway fishing boat on Eden Lake
EDEN VALLEY -- Eden Valley Fire and Rescue Squad, along with the Stearns County Sheriff's Office, responded to a runaway fishing boat Sunday afternoon on Eden Lake. Dave Loso, 47, of St. Joseph was alone and operating his 16-foot fishing boat when he lost control of the motor and...
September 15, 2009 - 12:07am
July 6, 2009
This parade float floats
July 6, 2009 - 12:00am
June 13, 2009
Man swims to shore after fishing boat tips
Correction: The story published Saturday about a man who swam to shore after fishing boat tips contained an error. This story has been corrected by removing a sentence concerning a citation. The individual was "not" cited for any violation. WILLMAR -- A man who fell out of his...
June 13, 2009 - 12:00am
May 22, 2009
Eden Valley man arrested after tip on Craigslist listing
LITCHFIELD -- A 62-year-old rural Eden Valley man is being held in the Stearns County Jail awaiting his court appearance and extradition after he was arrested Thursday by law enforcement officers posing as buyers for a possibly stolen boat motor. According to a news release from...
May 22, 2009 - 12:18pm
November 18, 2008
Lund Boat in central Minnesota hit by layoffs
Slumping boat sales - worse than at any time in 40 years - forced a layoff of about 140 workers at the New York Mills Lund Boat manufacturing plant the last two weeks, this according to a Brunswick spokesperson. The bulk of layoffs were announced at a meeting with staff on November...
November 18, 2008 - 11:00am