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Kandi Power crews working on power outage, problem not known
Bill could reduce illegal immigration 25 percent
Teens sustain minor injuries in early morning crash near Danube
FBI hunt for ex-Teamster boss Hoffa's remains ends
VFW baseball: Willmar I pounds Willmar II
Legion baseball roundup: One day after state title, BOLD blows out Kerkhoven 11-0
Stingers sweep Alex in doubleheader
Heat win in OT, force Game 7
Mauer, Doumit lead Twins over White Sox
Studio Hop begins tonight in Willmar, Spicer, New London, Minn., area
Encore! NBA crowd roars for 11-year-old mariachi singer (video)
Attorney: Michael Jackson's daughter hospitalized but is OK
Chimp's pics sell for $76,000 at London auction
Calif. judge enters Kardashian-Humphries divorce settlement
Business2Business: Changes bring new opportunities in west central Minnesota
Chrysler agrees to recall of Jeeps at risk of fire
Chrysler expected to formally refuse Jeep recall
Former problem property in Willmar, Minn., becomes extended-stay motel
Honda recalling 18,000 cars to fix brakes
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Editorial: Mayor Yanish is not being open with Willmar about his Secret 8 meetings
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The Armchair MVP blog: Planning an escape from winter
By Mark Walters Thearmchairmvp.areavoices.com
life / community
Tue, Mar 05, 2013 - 8:57am
Voyageurs considers campsite reservation system
INTERNATIONAL FALLS, Minn. (AP) — Officials at Voyageurs National Park are holding public discussions on whether to launch a campsite reservation system and start charging fees for overnight stays. Park...
Fri, Aug 24, 2012 - 12:04pm
New sign marks entrance to Lake Bemidji State Park
Lake Bemidji State Park installed a new sign at the front entrance making it more visible from Beltrami County Road 20. Above, Russell Fisher, left, and Park Manager Pete Harrison...
news / local
Thu, Aug 16, 2012 - 9:10pm
Family Energy FaceOff blog: Unplugged in the great outdoors
life / outdoors
Thu, May 24, 2012 - 8:33am
State park's tipis offer a unique camping experience
UPPER SIOUX AGENCY STATE PARK -- Some of Rhonda Gronseth's fondest childhood memories were made on camping trips with her mother. She's just one-upped her mother. "Oh, cool,'' she said...
outdoors / region / state
Sat, Aug 27, 2011 - 12:00am
Park looks to expand
DAWSON -- Lac qui Parle County's only park is getting discovered for all the right reasons. "You can come down here any day of the week and there are people,''...
Sat, Oct 09, 2010 - 12:00am
Camping at its best
Consider a local vacation. 'Are we there yet?' can hold off for another summer.The sun has nearly set on the first half of summer, yet the calendar is still missing...
Sat, Jul 17, 2010 - 12:58am
Finding comfort at Sonshine
WILLMAR -- When most people camp out at Sonshine, they make sure to bring the essentials: a sleeping bag, sunscreen and plenty of snacks. But when Amanda Krause, 23, and...
news / local
Fri, Jul 16, 2010 - 12:00am
Sonshiners beat weather, boredom of festival down time with fun ideas
WILLMAR -- Not even heavy bouts of pouring rain could dampen Sonshiners' spirits as they continued to arrive at the festival Wednesday. All morning and afternoon, groups of people showed...
news / local / music
Thu, Jul 15, 2010 - 12:00am
Ready for camping action
NEW LONDON -- Everybody prepares for the Fourth of July weekend. Plans need to be made, things need to be packed and all the little things need to be remembered...
outdoors / state
Sat, Jul 03, 2010 - 12:00am
Big year at Sibley, Monson state parks
SPICER -- Minnesota State Parks are reporting one of their busiest seasons ever, with an announcement this week that annual permit sales jumped 36 percent and daily sales by 32...
outdoors / sports / state
Sat, Oct 24, 2009 - 12:00am
Woman hit with three charges in the death of 4-month-old
OLIVIA -- Four-month-old Wyatt Sander of Redwood Falls was a cousin to the woman who is now charged with three counts of criminal vehicular homicide in his death. Nicolle Marie...
news / local / region
Wed, Jul 08, 2009 - 12:00am
State parks ready for 2009 season
The great thing about Minnesota state parks are that they always get better year after year. New campgrounds, camping opportunities and programs add to the list of experiences for families...
outdoors / state
Sat, Apr 11, 2009 - 12:00am
Winter camping not for unprepared
A recent article in the newspaper about the Boy Scouts going on a winter camping trip brought back memories of my own youthful excursions into the winter weather for camping...
Sat, Feb 28, 2009 - 12:00am