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Corrections worker accused of coercion remains on leave
Popular Kandiyohi County lakes near 'tipping points'
Massive cyberattack hits Europe with widespread ransom demands
A Time Magazine with Trump on the cover hangs in his golf resorts. It's fake.
Drug deal gone bad results in death of recent Minn. high school graduate
Kolpack: At this rate, the old NCC may come back from the dead
Kennys Vargas remains indebted to David Ortiz, Manny Ramirez
Wild will look to AHL to populate fourth line
In rookie Justin Patton, Timberwolves see late bloomer with high ceiling
Brady named NFL's top player in Top 100 poll
Stephen Colbert announces a week of 'Late Show' episodes from Russia
Sandy Hook families urge NBC to drop Megyn Kelly's Alex Jones interview
20 new and returning TV shows that you should check out this summer
'Bachelor in Paradise' production halted, show in question after alleged 'misconduct' on set
'Big Fish' a lovely piece of Americana at The Barn in Willmar
Pedal for Project Impact 2017: Local cyclists ride for a reason
Exhibit documents Willmar festival
Studio Hop 2017 continues today
'Sweet Land the Musical': Rural debut is tonight where movie was made
'Red, White and Tuna': Comedy opens tonight at Little Theatre in New London
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
Steve Van Hove
Rosella "Sally" Breitbach
Mary Ellen Noor
Pearl Mae McIalwain
Keillor: Partying with the engineers
Parenting Perspectives: A moment in the mind of a mom
AstroBob: Fireflies - green sparks in the dark
Forget multi-tasking. Here's how to monotask like a boss
Column: How can we lift the tension between law enforcement and motorists of color?
Apple TV may be getting Amazon video app this fall
WCT Sports Show: Three things we've learned
U.S. appeals court blocks release of Guantanamo Bay force-feeding videos
WCT Sports Show: Top 10 Basketball Games of the Year
Video: State Basketball: Miracle heave sends CMCS to defeat in Class A quarters
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August 24, 2016
Crews respond to house fire in Redwood County
LAMBERTON -- Authorities are investigating after an abandoned home burned down early Wednesday morning near Lamberton. The Redwood County Sheriff’s...
August 24, 2016 - 3:10pm
December 8, 2015
Kandiyohi County sheriff warns of fake IRS phone calls
WILLMAR — The Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office has warned area residents about a series of fraudulent telephone calls. In a news release Tuesday, the Sheriff’s Office said it has received complaints from people who say they have received phone calls from the Internal Revenue...
December 8, 2015 - 11:44pm
November 7, 2013
Willmar Wal-Mart evacuated, police investigating incident
WILLMAR — Store officials evacuated the Willmar Wal-Mart Supercenter this afternoon after a person called the store and reported they believed there was a bomb in the building. According to Willmar Police Capt. Jim Felt, officers were called to the store just before 3:30 p.m....
November 7, 2013 - 4:56pm
February 6, 2011
Henjum's call to Egypt
Tribune reporter Carolyn Lange along with Marlin and Corrine Henjum of New London talk with the Henjum's daughter Michele in Egypt via Skype...
February 6, 2011 - 5:11pm
February 4, 2011
Workers smell smoke, but no fire found in downtown Willmar buildings
WILLMAR - Willmar fire fighters checked out the roofs of the Centre Point Mall and Heritage buildings in the downtown after workers reported smelling smoke in the Heritage building sometime before 10 a.m. today. No fire was found, and initial speculation focused on the possibility...
February 4, 2011 - 10:36am
December 9, 2010
This is the records summary for Dec. 9. Driver to hospital after Meeker County crash MANANNAH -- A 28-year-old Grove City man was transported to Meeker Memorial Hospital after a one-vehicle rollover crash around 11:45 p.m. Tuesday in the area of county roads 3 and 30 near Manannah. According...
December 9, 2010 - 12:00am
November 5, 2010
This is the records summary for Nov. 5. Fire call SPICER -- The Spicer Fire Department was called around 1 a.m.
November 5, 2010 - 12:00am
August 18, 2010
Sheriff warns of money scam, urges citizens to research charities
WILLMAR -- A scam, with individuals contacting local citizens by e-mail or phone and asking for money, is taking place in west central Minnesota. According to a news release from Kandiyohi County Sheriff Dan Hartog, the scam involves a person contacting citizens and stating that...
August 18, 2010 - 4:05pm
June 23, 2010
Wadena needs volunteers through Saturday; Sunday will be day of rest
WADENA - The city of Wadena, devastated by a tornado on June 17, is calling for volunteers through Saturday. A maximum of 350 volunteers each day is needed to perform the clean-up work, according to a news release from the city. Those wishing to provide assistance are asked to register...
June 23, 2010 - 11:34am
May 1, 2010
Man and teen face assault, riot charges in alleged fight over girl
WILLMAR -- A 22-year-old Willmar man and a 17-year-old boy have both been charged with felony second-degree assault, and second- and third-degree riot for their roles in an alleged fight over a girl. Unconditional bail was set at $50,000 for Efren Vasquez, 22, who appeared in court...
May 1, 2010 - 12:00am
October 7, 2009
Minnesota consumers warned of cell-phone 'do not call' scam
The Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota is warning consumers of a scam involving e-mails urging people to contact a "do not call" list for their cell-phone numbers. The e-mails tell consumers they must register their cell phone number with the National Do Not Call...
October 7, 2009 - 12:36pm
July 8, 2009
Call federal officials:
Pres. Barack Obama, The White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20500; (202) 456-1111. E-mail: email@example.com Vice Pres. Joe Biden, The White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20500; (202) 456-1111. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Sen....
July 8, 2009 - 12:00am
April 7, 2009
Commentary: There is trouble in River City
When Meredith Willson wrote the wildly popular musical "The Music Man" half a century ago, Harold Hill proclaimed trouble had come to River City, Iowa in the form of a pool hall, which he claimed would corrupt young people unless the local citizens bought the musical instruments he...
April 7, 2009 - 12:00am
December 17, 2008
Records, Dec. 17
Theft BELGRADE -- The theft of a part from a skidloader was reported around 12:15 p.m. Tuesday along the 27200 block of 40th Street Northeast. Fire call WILLMAR -- The Willmar and Spicer Fire Departments were paged to a garage fire around 8:10 p.m. Monday along the 100 block of...
December 17, 2008 - 12:00am
December 1, 2008
Records, Dec. 1, 2008
ATV goes through Lake Elizabeth ATWATER -- An ATV driver said his vehicle went through the ice Friday night on Lake Elizabeth, south of Atwater. The driver told the Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office the ice was 6 inches thick and that he had traveled over the same area before without...
December 1, 2008 - 12:00am