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Depressed Minnesota mom who killed baby gets prison for manslaughter
Dayton, legislators work on health insurance aid as deadline nears
Foam soap may not measure up to liquid soap
Dylan talks Minnesota, Duluth in new interview
Minnesota man, 29, gets probation for fondling 67-year-old woman in her apartment
Minnesota State Boys Basketball Tournament -- Thursday roundup
Flyers keep Wild in check as Minnesota woes continue
Boys basketball: 'Jays leave feeling blue
Boys basketball: 'Jays leave feeling blue
State Basketball: North blisters Red Lake in Class A opener
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
'The Big Bang Theory' spinoff 'Young Sheldon' officially ordered at CBS
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
Play our Basketball Brackets Challenge
Ruth O. Jones
John E. Vold
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
Port: Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls criticism over #NoDAPL protests response “inaccurate and offensive”
American wines are gaining in popularity
Lost Italian: It all starts with Pasta Aglio e Olio
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March 14, 2011
BBE routs Brandon-Evansville in 6A-South
MORRIS -- Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa overcame a slow start to advance to the Section 6A-South final as the Jaguars, ignited by Kevin Kuefler's game-high 24 points, rolled past Brandon-Evansville 70-42 Saturday in the sub-section semifinals. The top-ranked Jaguars (28-0) will meet Battle...
March 14, 2011 - 12:00am
February 2, 2011
Man, 22, gets prison for his role in selling drugs to informant
WILLMAR -- Ryan Scott Unke, 22, of Brooten, was sentenced Monday to 48 months in prison on a second-degree drug sale charge for his role in selling cocaine to a CEEVI Drug Task Force informant last summer. As part of his sentence handed down in Kandiyohi County District Court, Unke...
February 2, 2011 - 12:00am
November 8, 2010
Prep Volleyball: BBE earns state berth
PIERZ -- When Shyann Kuefler's tip fell to the floor for an ace, it marked the end of a stressful evening for Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa volleyball coach Kevin Weller. Kuefler's ace was the final point in a toe-to-toe fight with Nevis in the Section 5A championship match Saturday night...
November 8, 2010 - 12:00am
November 3, 2010
YME, BBE and KMS approve school operating levies
WILLMAR -- Voters appear to have approved operating levies in the Yellow Medicine East, Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa and Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg school districts. According to unofficial results from the Secretary of State's website, voters in YME approved the levy by a 1,554 to 1,092...
November 3, 2010 - 9:33am
April 14, 2010
Neighbor alerts Sunburg family to fire that destroyed their home
SUNBURG -- Around 12:30 a.m.
April 14, 2010 - 12:00am
February 1, 2010
Brooten meat locker burglarized, sheriff asks for information
BROOTEN -- The Stearns County Sheriff's Office asks anyone with information that may help with the investigation of a weekend burglary in Brooten to contact them. The owner of J & K Meats reported on Sunday that the business had been burglarized sometime after the close of business...
February 1, 2010 - 12:44pm
November 9, 2009
Nevis halts BBE bid for third straight title
BRAINERD -- Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa got a taste of what it's been serving to opponents for many years. The Jaguars were swept by Nevis 25-18, 25-17, 25-20 in the Section 5A championship on Saturday. It marked the first time this season that BBE was swept in a best-of-five match all...
November 9, 2009 - 12:00am
September 17, 2009
BBE rebuilding project doesn't take long time
Many volleyball observers felt Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa would have a difficult time finishing above .500 this season, let alone amassing the 30-win...
September 17, 2009 - 12:00am
August 4, 2009
United Way schedules Week of Action Aug. 24-28
WILLMAR -- United Way of West Central Minnesota will host its annual Week of Action Aug. 24-28. The Week of Action gives businesses and organizations a chance to volunteer on service projects that help meet a community need. Sponsors of the Week of Action are Bremer Bank, Cash Wise...
August 4, 2009 - 12:46am
June 13, 2009
June 16, 2009: Brooten dinner theater to close June 21
June 16, 2009 BROOTEN -- It was an innovative idea. Take an old, closed movie theater in a sleepy town and give it a jazzy New Orleans pulse. Bring in some gourmet food and some quality entertainment. Make tiny Brooten a destination, not just a dot on a map. In the end, though,...
June 13, 2009 - 12:00am
March 5, 2009
'Just Desserts' opens Friday
BROOTEN -- "Just Desserts" opens Friday at John O's Dinner Theatre in Brooten. In this murder mystery Judge Reginald P. Cogsworth is played by David Swinney.
March 5, 2009 - 8:36am
'Just Desserts' in Brooten 'sinfully delicious'
Dinner ... desserts... dimwittedness... drama... and detective work make for a "deliciously delightful" evening during the upcoming murder mystery at John O's Dinner Theatre in Brooten. "Just Desserts" by Craig Sodaro is a lively mystery play revolving around the untimely death of...
March 5, 2009 - 8:35am
January 15, 2009
Murder in Brooten ... pretty sweet over dessert
Somehow, witnessing a murder while eating cheesecake just doesn't make the crime seem so bad. To be honest, it's actually pretty funny.
January 15, 2009 - 12:00am
January 9, 2009
Let go of that
January 9, 2009 - 12:00am
December 31, 2008
Hawick man arrested after Brooten burglary
BROOTEN -- A 21-year-old Hawick man was arrested Tuesday evening for burglary and driving while impaired after he allegedly broke into a woman's home along School Avenue in Brooten. According to Stearns County Sheriff John Sanner, Andrew James Hoglund was arrested and is being held...
December 31, 2008 - 12:50pm