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Minnesota's 2014 top teacher uses experience to help other educators --EMDASH-- and parents
MN chief justice worries about legislative budget plans
Prairie Woods Environmental Center Earth Day 2017
American Crystal Sugar offers bonuses if labor deal set by May 22
Push continues to enlist customers for Kandiyohi County broadband project
Superior Hiking Trail Association hires new leader
The Wild didn't get the job done
Wild couldn't produce in playoffs
Blues oust Wild on Paajarvi OT goal
Local Roundup: Cards tennis team clips Litchfield
Soul singer Cuba Gooding Sr. found dead in his car
Adam Sandler to make rare appearance in Minnesota
Carrie Fisher won't appear in 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
Hollywood's Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner file for divorce
MTV to revive reality series 'Fear Factor'
Focus 2017: Spotlight on Public Service
'Kitchen Witches': Comedy opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar chain of lakes focus of Wednesday's public meeting
Earth Day 2017 celebrated April 22 in west central Minnesota
'Camper Cabins' guide to great outdoors
James Francis Grossman
Marvin I. Braegelman
Janice Seime Schei
Orville E. Lien
Fielding Questions: How to grow peas on a patio
Picking apples: How to decide which variety to plant
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
Cartoonist Opinions published April 22
Commentary: Our newspaper is adjusting with some changes
Jen Wetterling- Martin Bridal Shower
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