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Memorial Day 2017
Five die in crash with semi in western South Dakota
Popular Minnesota Court of Appeals judge, former attorney retires after 40 year career
Philando Castile case: As jury selection begins, what do both sides look for?
Montevideo residents seek to help immigrants
Stingers add upgrades to Taunton
Prep Baseball: Spaulding shuts down Tigers in NLS' 3AA victory
Softball: KMS, BOLD still alive in 3A
Fischer, Obregon, Ackerman place in 8AA tennis tourney
Late goals lift Penguins in Stanley Cup Final opener
Watch: 'Price is Right' contestant loses his mind as he breaks Plinko record
Former Arkansas Gov. takes 'Huckabee' from Fox News to religious broadcaster
Ellen DeGeneres lands new Netflix stand up special
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
Lorenz, Gustafson win Memorial Day 5K
Memorial Day 2017: Willmar, area communities plan cemetery services and more
Memorial Day travel volume expected highest since 2005
Fishing: Area opener a ray of sunshine
Art competition: High school artists gather in New London
Timothy D. Claussen
Donald E. Bjork
Evelyn F. Carlson
AstroBob: Observing alert -- space station marathon is underway
Column: Lessons from a great leader
25 ways to slow down and enjoy the summer
POW! BAM! WHAM! How to put the ARRRRR back in America.
Bursack: Dad needs help taking care of Mom but he won't allow it
March 28, 2017
Trump tweets, then Ford announces investment in three Michigan plants
DETROIT/WASHINGTON - Ford Motor Co on Tuesday, March 28, said it would invest $1.2 billion in three Michigan facilities and create 130 jobs in...
March 28, 2017 - 10:09am
September 17, 2015
Ridgewater College first-year auto-tech students Austin Graw of Spicer, right, and Oscar Ruacho of Cokato change oil on a SUV Wednesday during...
September 17, 2015 - 12:00am
August 7, 2015
29th Annual Antique Car Run begins Saturday in New London
The 29th Annual New London to New Brighton Antique Car Run begins at 7 a.m. Saturday at Peace Lutheran Church in New London. Spectators will...
August 7, 2015 - 11:44am
June 20, 2015
Radio-control car hobbyists bank on finding an eager local crowd
Dan Keenan floors the car. It screams like a coyote in the moonlight as it glides across the barren lot. Then, with a subtle flick of the wrist,...
June 20, 2015 - 5:00am
January 27, 2015
Four cars drop into lakes in Cass County
WALKER, Minn. -- The Cass County Sheriff's Office responded to four incidents of vehicles going through thin ice during the past weekend. Just more than a week go, two other vehicles dropped into frigid waters. There were no serious injuries reported in the incidents, according...
January 27, 2015 - 7:00am
November 2, 2012
Train cars derail southwest of Clara City, Minn., BNSF cleaning up
CLARA CITY -- BNSF Railway officials are cleaning up the scene of a train car derailment that happened Thursday southwest of Clara City. According to the Chippewa County Sheriff's Office, deputies and Clara City Police officers responded to a call of a possible train derailment at...
November 2, 2012 - 1:01pm
September 4, 2012
Some cool cars in Sunburg, Minn.
September 4, 2012 - 12:00am
August 28, 2012
Ya, Sure blog: Is it un-American?
August 28, 2012 - 8:57am
August 11, 2012
August 11, 2012 - 12:00am
April 25, 2012
Willmar man pleads to theft by swindle, check forgery charges
WILLMAR -- Marlon James Sands, 26, of Willmar, pleaded guilty Monday to felony charges of theft by swindle and check forgery for using fraudulent...
April 25, 2012 - 12:00am
January 17, 2012
Fewer vehicles, slower economy pose challenges for used-car dealers
WILLMAR -- Fewer vehicles and a slower economy are posing challenges for used-car dealers. Kelley Blue Book, the leading provider of new car...
January 17, 2012 - 12:00am
April 1, 2011
Letter: Better than the good old days
We often whine that things "aren't made to last like they used to." But I remember when VW Beetles were amazing because they lasted 100,000 miles -- that was unheard of -- and got good gas mileage. Cars, at least, are a much better deal than they used to be. Kari Stadem Blomke...
April 1, 2011 - 12:00am
January 8, 2011
Letter: Who needs electric cars?
I have a problem with justifying the purchase of electric-powered automobiles. First of all, who's going to pay for highway maintenance? Fuel taxes have been the traditional means of funding for road maintenance and construction? I hate to repeat this, but it's already been on the...
January 8, 2011 - 12:00am
July 20, 2010
Woman faces assault charge for allegedly ramming man's car
WILLMAR -- A 20-year-old Willmar woman made her first court appearance Monday on a felony second-degree assault charge for allegedly ramming...
July 20, 2010 - 12:00am
December 30, 2009
Drunk driver hits two Duluth Police squad cars
DULUTH, Minn. - A drunk driver hit two stationary Duluth Police squad cars early Wednesday morning. The officers were responding to an alarm at 2:27 a.m.
December 30, 2009 - 12:46pm