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State Fair doughnut fry leads to political fray
Capitol Chatter: A legislative budget primer
Keep or dump MNsure, or is there an alternative?
Grand jury indicts Allwine on first-degree murder
Higher education bills call for Minnesota State tuition freezes
Peterson's demands too pricy for some NFL teams
Florida offers SD native, Spurs assistant Hammon its head coaching job
State Basketball: CMCS rebounds in consolation bracket
Bears sign QB Sanchez to one-year deal
Minnesota State Boys Basketball Tournament -- Thursday roundup
Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thompson for a date
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
Play our Basketball Brackets Challenge
Ruth O. Jones
John E. Vold
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
Port: Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls criticism over #NoDAPL protests response “inaccurate and offensive”
American wines are gaining in popularity
Lost Italian: It all starts with Pasta Aglio e Olio
Swift: The new 'Maximum Overdrive': Could our appliances be too smart?
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
August 8, 2009
Letter: Program is waste of good cars
Granted, there are always two sides to every story, but President Obama's "cash for clunkers" program has a side to it that absolutely makes no sense to me. I'm referring to the provision that calls for the destruction of the vehicles that are traded in under this program. The reason...
August 8, 2009 - 12:00am