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Chili fest begins Willmar Area Food Shelf’s month-long fundraiser
ACGC to start school before Labor Day
Retreat update, hearings on street work and utility rates on Willmar City Council agenda
Graves’ plane flying too low in final seconds, NTSB finds in early report
MnSCU backs Ridgewater president after faculty vote of no confidence
Prep Wrestling: Area has 10 entrants reach state semifinals
Girls Basketball: Cardinals win regular-season finale
Return of Garnett brings flashbacks
Butler, Bulls fight off Timberwolves
Boys basketball roundup: Bluejays knock off Lancers
Star Trek's 'Mr. Spock,' Leonard Nimoy, dies at 83
REVIEW: Barn’s ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ offers up a rousing good time
'Little Shop of Horrors' in full swing at The Barn
Smith triumphs with four Grammy wins, Beck gets best album
Odell "Red" Orland Reiten
Margie G. Bomstad
Kids and books in the kitchen
February/March edition of Live it! Magazine is now available online
Williams — DeRiso
Krueger — Lingle
Lund — Willenbring
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Letter: A cartway petition nightmare
Letter: Get consensus on highways
Minnesota Opinion: It is time to fight back to protect our privacy
Letter: Baker isn’t what he claims
September 26, 2011
Canoe replica returned to amend for Lewis and Clark theft
LONG BEACH, Wash. (AP) - It was a long time coming, but the descendants of explorer William Clark have tried to make amends for a 205-year-old theft. A descendant of the explorer in the Corps of Discovery expedition that opened a land route to the West presented the Chinook Indian...
news / nation
September 26, 2011 - 9:09am
April 22, 2011
Hudson Bay bound: A long adventure to shrink the gender gap
If Ann Bancroft hasn't settled the matter once and for all, Natalie Warren and Ann Raiho certainly will. The two -- soon-to-be St.
outdoors / region
April 22, 2011 - 8:00am
September 11, 2010
Paddling for a better life in Haiti
Last February, cousins Michael Gutschenritter of Wisconsin and Louis Gutschenritter of Georgia began planning a canoe trip from the Mississippi...
September 11, 2010 - 12:00am
June 26, 2010
Montevideo teacher has long, winding summer classroom
MONTEVIDEO -- Richard "Butch" Halterman can tell of camping adventures with high school students where tornados swirled in their vicinity, torrential rains forced them to find dry ground, and straight-line winds rattled their tents and brought sheriff's deputies to make sure they...
June 26, 2010 - 12:00am
April 13, 2010
Young men rescued after canoe overturns in Minnesota River
MONTEVIDEO -- Two young men from Montevideo were rescued Monday evening after their canoe overturned on the Minnesota River. According to a news release from Chippewa County Sheriff's Deputy Kelly Aalfs, Daniel Jones, 18, and Cody Frey, 20, had launched their canoe at Waterman's...
news / region
April 13, 2010 - 9:16am
July 18, 2009
Looking to reconnect with the river
REDWOOD FALLS -- For more than half a century all kinds of people have been exploring the Minnesota River Valley for its recreational opportunities by canoe, bicycle, horseback, on foot and more recently, snowmobile. Now there's an idea on how to bring it all together. "A green...
news / outdoors
July 18, 2009 - 12:00am
June 2, 2009
4-man canoe team completes one-day trek from the western edge to eastern edge of Kandiyohi County
SPICER -- After recouping from pre-dawn conditions that made it difficult to find the way through Sunburg Lake, a team of four canoeing friends made good time Monday and completed their trek across Kandiyohi County in about 13 hours. "These guys are good.
June 2, 2009 - 12:00am
May 30, 2009
1. Launch at Kandi-Swift road and canoe across Sunburg Lake to County Road 7 (1 mile) 2. Canoe across East Sunburg Lake to middle of section; portage on Black's land to 125th Street (1.1 miles) 3. From 125th Street, portage to Just Slough and canoe across Just Slough to County Road...
extra / news / region
May 30, 2009 - 5:31pm
Four men, a canoe and a county
At 5 a.m. on Monday, Carsten Bjornstad and Norman Hande will ease a canoe into the waters of Sunburg Lake, on the western border of Kandiyohi...
extra / news / local / region
May 30, 2009 - 12:28am
Chippewa River float set for June
MONTEVIDEO -- The Chippewa River Watershed Project is sponsoring a guided canoe and kayak trip down the Chippewa River on Saturday, June 13. This trip is easily navigable by beginners and families. The trip starts at 9:30 a.m. at the bridge access on Chippewa County Road 9 (Big Bend)....
May 30, 2009 - 12:00am