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Records published Sept. 26
Willmar businessman honored as Unsung Hero
Suicide threat in Starbuck ends without incident
Man gets prison term for kidnapping
Gophers RBs Smith, Brooks expected to return vs. Maryland
South St. Paul's Stalock continues comeback with Wild
Twins' Polanco honors grandfather's memory with strong play
Lynx's Reeve fuming over 'loserville' effort
MEN'S HOCKEY: Minnesota State Mankato picked to win WCHA, Bemidji State second
Social media star Kylie Jenner reported pregnant
Minnesota and North Dakota share the most popular wedding song, but can you guess what it is?
Jimmy Kimmel gets heated about health-care bill, says Sen. Bill Cassidy 'lied right to my face'
CNN anchor ends segment early over commentator's bizarre 'boobs' remark
Jimmy Kimmel mocks Sean Spicer to his face about that inauguration crowd size incident
Printer Andy Kahmann of Montevideo named 2017 Prairie Disciple
Country Quilters show is this weekend in Willmar
'Almost Saved, But Lost' details snowstorm: New London native publishes book on 1873 blizzard that killed 12 people in Kandiyohi County
'Idiots' worth a visit at The Barn Theatre in Willmar
Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! Arts festival celebrates 20 years in Willmar
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
Live it!: Holistic approach to treatment looks at mind, body and spirit
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Alicia H. Peterson
Shirley Ann Bailey
Irene M. Ladner
Shayla R. Michaud
Lila Violet Johnson
Froma Harrop: Not saving is the American way
Hats Off: Art festival was great success
Editorial: This is what the flag stands for Mr. President
PARENTING PERSPECTIVES: Our reporter is embedded deep in the War on Bedtime. Here's the latest from the front lines.
AstroBob: Wildfire smoke smudges our starry skies
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
WCT Sports Show: Ranks! And Picks!
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball is back in full force
WCT Sports Show: Week One Pigskin Picks
Partners of tiny Fargo firm say anti-Muslim tirade by employee made their lives miserable
Jennie Mae Wubben
June 28, 2013
Fire destroys home near Brooten
BROOTEN -- A house near Brooten was declared a complete loss after a fire Thursday night.
June 28, 2013 - 9:49am
June 25, 2013
Belgrade teen airlifted after Monday evening ATV crash
BELGRADE — A 15-year-old Belgrade teen was airlifted to St. Cloud Hospital for treatment of injuries sustained Monday evening in an all-terrain vehicle crash north of Belgrade. According to the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office, Zachary Walz was driving a 2004 Polaris four-wheeler...
June 25, 2013 - 9:13am
June 3, 2013
Brooten teen hurt in Sunday night crash
BROOTEN — A 17-year-old Brooten girl was taken to Glacial Ridge Hospital in Glenwood for treatment of non-life threatening injuries sustained in motor vehicle crash just before 10 p.m. Sunday in Brooten. According to the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office, Marissa Quade was attempting...
June 3, 2013 - 9:37am
April 15, 2013
Three local runners reportedly safe after Boston Marathon explosion
WILLMAR – Three local runners are reportedly safe after running today in the Boston marathon, where explosions killed at least two people and...
April 15, 2013 - 3:22pm
January 3, 2013
Video on social media site leads to felony gun charge for Brooten, Minn., man
WILLMAR — A video clip posted to Facebook has resulted in a felony charge against a Brooten man who is prohibited from possessing firearms because he has previously been convicted of a violent crime. David Lawrence Pillatzki Jr., 36, made his first court appearance Thursday on one...
January 3, 2013 - 11:10pm
May 30, 2012
Brooten, Minn., man pleads to drug possession after 4 pounds of pot found in house
WILLMAR -- Joshua Mark Dechon, 39, of Brooten, pleaded guilty Tuesday to a fifth-degree drug possession charge after more than 4 pounds of marijuana...
May 30, 2012 - 12:00am
April 13, 2012
Barn fire north of Brooten, Minn., under investigation
BROOTEN -- A fire that burned a barn just north of Brooten Thursday evening is under investigation by the Stearns County Sheriff's office. According to Sheriff John Sanner, deputies and the Brooten fire department and ambulance were called around 7:20 p.m. Thursday to 25711 County...
April 13, 2012 - 8:48am
February 15, 2012
Brooten, Minn., man dead after crash along 19th Avenue Southwest
WILLMAR -- A 72-year-old Brooten man was pronounced dead Tuesday afternoon after a one-vehicle crash around 3:10 p.m. along 19th Avenue Southwest. According to Willmar Police Capt. Jim Felt, Wayne Lyle Chadwick was the lone occupant of an eastbound 1995 Chevy pickup that left the...
February 15, 2012 - 8:50am
February 9, 2012
Grass fire torches nearly 200 acres of CRP land near Sunburg
SUNBURG -- A brush fire that got out of control roared across rolling hills of tinder-dry prairie grass and trees Wednesday afternoon in a secluded...
February 9, 2012 - 12:00am
January 14, 2012
Brooten, Minn., man charged after 4 pounds of marijuana found during home search
WILLMAR -- Joshua Mark Dechon, 39, of Brooten, made his first appearance Thursday on two felony drug charges for allegedly possessing methamphetamine and more than 4 pounds of marijuana found by CEE-VI Drug Task Force agents during a search warrant. Unconditional bail was set at...
January 14, 2012 - 12:00am
August 25, 2011
Train hits abandoned car east of Brooten, Minn.
BROOTEN -- Authorities are investigating an incident early today in which a train struck an abandoned car on a private crossing located north of Highway 55 about four miles east of Brooten. The Stearns County Sheriff's Office said a 2001 black Saturn driven by Michael Scott Johnson,...
August 25, 2011 - 8:44am
July 23, 2011
Brooten, Minn., man pleads to drug charge related to 72 grams of pot found in a cereal box
WILLMAR -- Michael Anton Kessler, 20, of Brooten, pleaded guilty Tuesday to a fifth-degree drug possession charge filed after police officers found 72 grams of marijuana, most of which was found hidden in a Cap'n Crunch cereal box, in his vehicle. As part of a plea agreement in Kandiyohi...
July 23, 2011 - 12:00am
March 28, 2011
Springfield tops BBE in Class A final
MINNEAPOLIS - A magic carpet ride for the Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa boys basketball team ended Saturday afternoon -- one day short of perfection. The...
March 28, 2011 - 12:00am
March 26, 2011
Top-ranked, unbeaten BBE seeks Class A title in first trip ever to state tournament
MINNEAPOLIS -- Chances are that if you visit Belgrade, Brooten or Elrosa at noon today, you might not find anyone at home, or they will be glued...
March 26, 2011 - 12:00am
March 19, 2011
BBE earns first state trip for boys basketball
MORRIS -- So far, Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa could hardly ask for anything more. There's a conference title, a sub-section title and now the first...
March 19, 2011 - 12:00am