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Saving Rick's place: Friends rally to help keep Willmar man in his home
Chris Wallace to Reince Priebus: 'You Don't Get to Tell Us What to Do'
Box Office: 'Lego Batman' flies high over 'Great Wall,' 'Fist Fight'
Five injured in Pope County head-on crash with ambulance
Restarting out of bankruptcy, company revives former MN mining operation
Local Roundup: WarHawks drop second straight at New Ulm
Four Cards off to state
Prep Wrestling: Willmar wins fourth-straight section crown
Zucker and linemates lead Wild past Predators
Berrios more comfortable, feels command improving
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen
Driving a hard bargain for taxes
States' rights? Not so much, when it comes to retirement savings
Murder and Mayhem are hers to tell in Redwood County
Fagen Fighters Museum in Granite Falls listed as a top Minnesota attraction
The many meanings of Valentine's Day
Winifred E. O'Leary
Ronnie D. Clark
Donna M. Goff
Marlyn K. Sandry
Arlene L. Mortenson
Letters: Principles to guide our lives
AstroBob: Ride the roller coaster to solar minimum
Swift: Do-it-yourself Dad may be least patient patient of all
Veeder: The new good 'ol days are on their way
Phillips: Dealing with difficult people easier with kindness
January 28, 2017
Brooten dairy farm named 2017 Innovative Dairy Farmer of the Year
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Jer-Lindy Farms of Brooten has been selected as the 2017 Innovative Dairy Farmer of the Year by the International Dairy...
January 28, 2017 - 10:38am
November 6, 2016
Martin Engen letter: Clinton stops heartbeats
I'm writing this letter in response to the opinion letter written by Ed Downey that was published Nov. 2 that said if you have a heartbeat...
November 6, 2016 - 10:15pm
July 7, 2016
'My Ocean': On the Ordway Prairie in west central Minnesota
As a stiff west wind whips her long black hair and bends the tall green prairie grass she’s standing on, Bethany Lacktorin spreads her arms...
July 7, 2016 - 11:15am
June 6, 2016
Belgrade woman grows, sells two acres of flowers
BELGRADE — Everyday when Mary Solbreken goes to work, she is surrounded by love-in-a-mist. The rural Belgrade woman isn’t a marriage therapist...
June 6, 2016 - 11:53pm
February 29, 2016
Sen. Westrom to hold meetings Thursday in Glenwood, Brooten
BROOTEN — State Sen. Torrey Westrom will hold town hall listening meetings Thursday in Glenwood and Brooten. The Glenwood meeting is from 9...
February 29, 2016 - 11:24pm
January 13, 2016
UPDATE: Snowplow struck by train in Brooten
BROOTEN -- Darin Pierce, 31, of Pennock, was ejected out of the front windshield of the snow plow he was driving when he hit an eastbound Canadian...
January 13, 2016 - 2:33pm
Two arrested after high-speed chase through Renville County
OLIVIA — Criminal charges have been filed against two suspects in connection with a high-speed chase Friday south of Olivia that ended when both suspects were arrested as they tried to flee by crawling through a cornfield. The driver, identified as Bounkieng Sinthavong, 33, of...
October 13, 2015 - 11:00pm
August 28, 2015
Semi loses sweet corn load, closes Brooten road for four hours
BROOTEN — Stearns County Road 18 was closed for about four hours Thursday after a semi hauling sweet corn ran off the road. The tractor-trailer — driven by Steven Ramirez, 22, of Belgrade — ran off the road just after 5 p.m. about three miles south of Brooten. Ramirez was uninjured. The...
August 28, 2015 - 9:41pm
Semi loses sweet corn load, closes road for 4 hours
BROOTEN -- A section of Stearns County Road 18 was closed for about four hours Thursday after a semi hauling sweet corn ran off the road. A tractor-trailer driven by Steven Ramirez, 22, of Belgrade ran off the road just after 5 p.m. about three miles south of Brooten. Ramirez...
August 28, 2015 - 11:35am
August 24, 2015
The Local Pantry in Brooten features freezer meals that bring delicious food, without the guilt, to the table
BROOTEN –– For four years, Pam Rach delivered fresh vegetables from her community-supported agriculture garden near Brooten to people’s...
August 24, 2015 - 11:04pm
July 12, 2015
VIDEO & SLIDESHOW: Brooten bonanza
Main Street Brooten came to a standstill Saturday for the Car & Tractor Show during Bonanza Valley Days.
July 12, 2015 - 10:54pm
July 9, 2015
Letter: A just and fair immigration system
Mega-successful businessman Donald Trump is taking a lot of heat for his words equating Mexican men with the many (and unacceptable) rapes of women along the southern border. In reality, Mexicans are no more prone to rape than men from any other culture.
July 9, 2015 - 12:23am
May 20, 2015
Editorial: Time for action on insult of resident - 'Idiot' commenter should apologize
It was a telling moment Monday night at the Willmar City Council meeting when two individuals rose to call for an unidentified council member to admit his mistake and apologize for insulting a city resident. As Willmar resident Steve Gardner rose to speak Wednesday at the Labor...
May 20, 2015 - 6:00am
March 14, 2015
From the cow to the shelf: A glance at producing the Redhead Creamery product
From the milking stage to the production, everything is done in-house at Redhead Creamery. Thousands of pounds of product is produced at the...
March 14, 2015 - 5:47pm
Making the cheese
BROOTEN — One could argue that the cows do most of the work — providing the milk that Alise Sjostrom uses to make into cheese. But after...
March 14, 2015 - 5:25pm