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With few races, Minnesota primary turnout in August likely small
High court race is a Minnesota question
Eden Valley farmer elected to National Corn Growers Board
Poll: Trump trails by 6 points after DNC
Vikings & fine art come together in new stadium
UPDATE: Glenwood/Lowry reaches state title game
Stanley Cup to meet Stanley car in Minnesota
G/L Legion marches ahead at state
Getting it right
Stingers rebound to clobber Bucks
Judge dismisses 29 claims to late musician Prince's estate
Small town Lake Lillian gears up for big time production
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
ASTRO BOB: Getting stung by a 'scorpion' can be a beautiful thing
The search for a world-record lake trout
Johnson -- Haverly
Quisberg -- Larson
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
David L. Lake
Joan M. Caspers
Esther Helen Iverson
Parker: Are we all Democrats this year?
Dionne: Hillary takes the fight to Trump
Thomas: Hillary's recycled speech
Obama: Continuity we can believe in
Will: Mike Pence the pliable
October 15, 2013
NLS School Board approves superintendent contract
NEW LONDON — The New London-Spicer School Board approved the district’s three-year contract with Superintendent Paul Carlson at the regular meeting Monday. The contract — which starts July 1, 2014, and is for the 2014-15, 2015-16 and 2016-17 school years — includes 2.5 percent...
October 15, 2013 - 11:52pm
August 27, 2013
Willmar Municipal Utilities issues energy alert
WILLMAR — Chris Carlson, power supply broker for the Willmar Municipal Utilities, says the utility’s Load Share program is in effect for estimated peak load hours between noon and 6 p.m. today and Wednesday. Carlson said customers with interruptible units have been notified...
August 27, 2013 - 1:47pm
August 28, 2012
Litchfield, Minn., native Carlson returns to Vikings' practice field
By Dave Campbell AP Pro Football Writer EDEN PRAIRIE -- While the Minnesota Vikings conducted practices this past month, John Carlson watched...
August 28, 2012 - 12:00am
May 9, 2012
Hats off for purse returned
Hats off from Naida Carlson to the person who took her purse to the service counter at Cash Wise after she accidentally left it while packing her groceries. She writes, "I thank you."
May 9, 2012 - 12:00am
March 14, 2012
Reports: Litchfield's John Carlson agrees to contract with Vikings
Multiple media web sites are reporting Litchfield native John Carlson has agreed to sign with the Minnesota Vikings. ESPN.com and CBSSports.com...
March 14, 2012 - 2:13pm
November 5, 2011
Letter: A good man and leader
After reading two letters recently on the topic of the Willmar School District levy referendum, I was taken aback by the suggestions made against Wayne Lenzmeier, current board chair. I have known Lenny for many years and without any doubt I can assure people that you will not find...
November 5, 2011 - 12:00am
Seahawks see Carlson-Miller combination as double-trouble for opponents
The Seattle Seahawks added Pro Bowler Zach Miller to their roster on Tuesday giving head coach Pete Carroll a pair of pass-catching tight ends. John...
August 5, 2011 - 12:00am
July 7, 2011
Mondale-Carlson group weighs in on Minn. shutdown
MINNEAPOLIS -- A commission convened by former Vice President Walter Mondale and former Gov. Arne Carlson says Minnesota should raise cigarette, alcohol and income taxes to end a week-old government shutdown. The report released Thursday says a $5 billion deficit could be erased...
July 7, 2011 - 3:17pm
March 14, 2011
Carlson named to Seahawks' anniversary team
SEATTLE -- Despite having played only three NFL seasons, Litchfield native John Carlson was named to the Seattle Seahawks' 35th anniversary team. "I'm...
March 14, 2011 - 12:00am
January 20, 2011
Carlson reflects on getting KO'd in playoff game
After getting knocked out just four minutes into his second NFL playoff game Sunday, Seattle Seahawks tight end John Carlson was able to find...
January 20, 2011 - 12:00am
January 18, 2011
Carlson released from Chicago hospital
Seattle Seahawks tight end John Carlson, a Litchfield native, returned to Seattle Monday after he suffered a concussion in Sunday's NFC divisional playoff loss to the Chicago Bears. A team spokesman said Monday that Carlson and teammate Marcus Trufant had been released from the hospital...
January 18, 2011 - 12:00am
January 17, 2011
Carlson hospitalized overnight after head injury, expected to fly home Monday
Update 2 p.m.
January 17, 2011 - 2:00pm
January 16, 2011
Seahawks' Carlson gets concussion; will be hospitalized overnight
UPDATED CHICAGO - Seattle Seahawks tight end John Carlson, a Litchfield native, and cornerback Marcus Trufant were taken from the field on carts after getting concussions during Sunday's playoff loss to the Chicago Bears. Coach Pete Carroll said both players were hospitalized and...
January 16, 2011 - 5:18pm
January 10, 2011
Carlson's trickery fuels Seattle upset
The common phrase "Falling down on the job" refers to failing in something you should be able to do.
January 10, 2011 - 12:00am
January 8, 2011
Numbers down, but Carlson's not
Passes aren't coming his way as they were in his two previous seasons in the National Football League, but don't expect to hear any discouraging...
January 8, 2011 - 12:00am