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Two Kandiyohi County churches close their doors this weekend
He's un-fur-gettable: Minnesota State Fair mascot dishes on staying cool, big huggers and Goldy ties
Hundreds challenge human pyramid limits at Indian Hindu festival
Assange says WikiLeaks to release 'significant' Clinton campaign data
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
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Study finds 50 children per day nationwide injured in stroller, carrier accidents
10 tips to avoid summer sabotage of diet, exercise
Reader News: A five-generation photo
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
Paul J. Willems
Connie Lee Ulferts (Key Carelli)
Carol J. Hansen
Trump's new evolving immigration plan is no 'flip-flop'
Populism Even Republicans Can Get Behind
Commentary: A nice column about Donald Trump
Cartoon by Chris Britt
National Guard soldiers returning to Willmar on Saturday after 10-month deployment
August 25, 2016
10-year-old boy dies in crash with 14-year-old driver
PLATTE, S.D. – A 10-year-old boy died Wednesday in a two-vehicle crash east of Platte in south-central South Dakota. Five other occupants were...
20 hours 24 min ago
July 19, 2016
3-year-old Minnesota boy pulled from septic tank dies
DULUTH -- A 3-year-old boy found unresponsive in a septic tank on Sunday night in Duluth Township has died. Mick Johnston of Two Harbors, Minn.,...
July 19, 2016 - 1:19pm
June 24, 2015
13-year old injured when farm tractor was struck by semi
ROSCOE –– A 13-year old Stearns County boy was injured last night when farm tractor that he was using to haul hay bales was struck by a freightliner semi. The accident happened around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday on state Highway 23 and Stearns County Road 10 near Roscoe. According...
June 24, 2015 - 8:18am
May 7, 2014
Video: North Dakota 3-year-old found safe with family dog after being missing for 6 hours
COOPERSTOWN, N.D. – A 3-year-old boy missing for nearly six hours Monday night was discovered safe after an hours-long air, foot, bloodhound,...
May 7, 2014 - 10:03am
March 2, 2014
Boy pulled from St. Louis Park school pool dies
ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn. -- A 12-year-old boy pulled from a St. Louis Park Middle School swimming pool Thursday after a physical education class has died, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reported. The newspaper quoted a statement Saturday from city spokesman Jamie Zwilling, who said...
March 2, 2014 - 9:13am
September 6, 2013
2-month-old Minneapolis boy struck by stray bullet
MINNEAPOLIS - Minneapolis police say a 2-month-old boy is in critical condition after being struck by a stray bullet. Related story: Uncle fired bullet that struck baby in Minneapolis The Minneapolis Star Tribune ( http://bit.ly/153x4en) reports early Friday that the shooting...
September 6, 2013 - 8:08am
July 22, 2013
Update: Palace: Kate gives birth to a baby boy
LONDON (AP) — Palace officials say Prince William's wife Kate has given birth to a baby boy. Officials said Monday the baby was...
July 22, 2013 - 2:36pm
July 19, 2013
Autopsy report released in death of Wis. child found in car
The Polk County Sheriff's office has released preliminary autopsy findings related to the death of Isaiah Theis, the 2-year-old boy from Centuria,...
July 19, 2013 - 1:27pm
July 18, 2013
Body of Wis. 2-year-old found in car's trunk
CENTURIA, Wis. -- A 2-year-old Wisconsin boy missing since Tuesday night has been found dead in the trunk of a car. Polk County Sheriff Peter...
July 18, 2013 - 11:05am
June 3, 2013
S.D. boy finds $10,000 in K.C. hotel room
A 10-year-old boy found $10,000 in a drawer at a Kansas City hotel room and turned the money over to police. Tyler Schaefer found the money Saturday in the room at the Hilton airport hotel where he and his father, Cody Schaefer, were staying. The Kansas City Star reports ( http://bit.ly/16sloUJ)...
June 3, 2013 - 8:00am
April 15, 2013
Climbers recover body of snowmobile boy from Alaska glacier
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- The body of a 9-year-old boy who disappeared while snowmobiling with his father has been recovered from a crevasse in an Alaska glacier. Alaska State Troopers spokeswoman Megan Peters said by email that the body of Shjon Brown, of Fairbanks, was recovered...
April 15, 2013 - 1:04pm
Troopers: Boy, 9, feared dead after falling into glacial crevasse in Alaska
Link to Updated Story: Climbers recover body of snowmobile boy from Alaska glacier FAIRBANKS, Alaska - Climbers descended into an estimated 200-foot-deep crevasse on an Alaska glacier to reach a 9-year-old boy, who is feared dead after crashing his snowmobile. Investigators believe...
April 15, 2013 - 5:00am
February 22, 2013
Massachusetts boy calls 911 to report his mother for sending him to bed
BROCKTON, Mass. (AP) — Police in Massachusetts say a 10-year-old boy called 911 because he didn't want to go to bed. Brockton police say the boy made the emergency call just after 8 p.m. Wednesday and told the dispatcher he was calling to report his mother because he did not want...
February 22, 2013 - 7:50am
August 31, 2012
8-year-old rural Dassel, Minn., boy stuck in head by ricocheting bullet
DASSEL -- An 8-year-old rural Dassel boy was taken by ambulance to Meeker Memorial Hospital and later transported to Children's Hospital in Minneapolis this afternoon after he was accidentally shot in the head at his home. According to a news release from Meeker County Sheriff Jeff...
August 31, 2012 - 12:00am
August 13, 2012
Fixing up Fairview
August 13, 2012 - 12:00am