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5-year-old Minnesota girl fighting for life after farm accident
Federal cheese purchase to help dairy farmers, the poor
Clinton calls for lower price on allergy drug EpiPen
Interactive poll: Clinton leads Trump in key swing states, would likely win election
Renville County selects new administrator
Bridgewater calms concerns about sore shoulder
Cabrera leads Tigers past Twins, 9-4
Willmar tennis opens season with sweep
Tigers overpower Twins
Reloaded Cardinals look to make further strides
Tickets on sale Friday for tours of Paisley Park
Mislabeled pills seized at Prince's home after his death
J.K. Rowling releasing 3 new 'Harry Potter' books
New Barn play continues this week
R2-D2 actor kenny Baker dead at 81
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Study finds 50 children per day nationwide injured in stroller, carrier accidents
10 tips to avoid summer sabotage of diet, exercise
Reader News: A five-generation photo
Reader News: Celebrating 150 years of Martin Hanson Aasen
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
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
Carol J. Hansen
Gary G. Glein
Herbert K. Dittes
Emma Ruth Kassa
Melvin E. Anderson
Trump's new evolving immigration plan is no 'flip-flop'
Populism Even Republicans Can Get Behind
Commentary: A nice column about Donald Trump
Cartoon by Chris Britt
Sara Lee Bread Store closing
WILLMAR — The last days of the Sara Lee Bread Store in Willmar are numbered as July 12 draws closer. Corporate owner Bimbo Bakery USA, who...
June 24, 2016 - 11:00pm
April 18, 2016
Minnesota bids farewell to 131-year-old jewelry store
It’s not easy to close a 131-year-old business that’s been in one’s family for four generations. Not when it’s the oldest jewelry store...
April 18, 2016 - 1:11pm
January 16, 2016
Vern’s Town & Country in Atwater closes after 42 years
ATWATER — The shelves in Vern’s Town & Country Foods are bare and the doors will be closing for the last time. After 42 years, the family-owned...
January 16, 2016 - 9:03am
Water line break temporarily closes Willmar's Cashwise, store to reopen this afternoon
WILLMAR -- A water main broke inside Cash Wise store on Monday morning flooding the video-rental section of the grocery store and closing the...
June 16, 2014 - 12:32pm
May 28, 2014
Rare provision: Carp war produces a victory with closing of Minneapolis lock
MINNEAPOLIS — Fighting a war means taking victories where they come, like Minnesota’s attempt to stop invasive carp from getting a foothold...
May 28, 2014 - 12:10am
January 16, 2014
Worthington JC Penney among 33 U.S. stores to close
WORTHINGTON, Minn. — One of the longest-operating stores in Worthington’s Northland Mall announced Wednesday that it is closing.
January 16, 2014 - 10:00am
November 29, 2013
Letter: Rethink MACCRAY school closing
Dear readers: If MACCRAY doesn’t make sense to you, it is MAynard, Clara City and RAYmond; three towns, one school district. In the school board meeting in October there was a discussion on whether the district could be better served by closing Maynard’s and Raymond’s elementary...
November 29, 2013 - 5:00am
July 18, 2013
County Road 4 railroad crossing closing for repairs next week
ATWATER - The railroad crossing on Kandiyohi County Road 4 south of U.S. Highway 12 will be closed from 5 a.m. Tuesday until late Thursday, according to the Kandiyohi County Public Works Department. Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway will be repairing the crossing, and motorists...
July 18, 2013 - 11:06pm
August 13, 2012
Volunteers, cool weather made the fair a success
WILLMAR -- As the Kandiyohi County Fair wrapped up Saturday, organizers said it was another great year. "Everything has gone so smoothly," said Cheryl Johnson, secretary of the fair. Johnson and Tom Gustafson, president of the fair, attributed the success of the fair to all the...
August 13, 2012 - 12:00am
November 30, 2011
Ridgewater announces closure of computer art and publishing program
WILLMAR - Ridgewater College has announced the closure of its computer art and publishing program. The program will close at the end of this school year, and second-year students will be able to graduate in the spring. The school is helping first-year students explore their options...
November 30, 2011 - 11:49am
September 24, 2011
School Board hearing is Monday on closing Garfield School
WILLMAR -- The Willmar School Board will hold a public hearing at 4:30 p.m. Monday to consider closing Garfield School. The hearing will be in the board room at the Willmar Education and Arts Center, 611 Fifth St. S.W. The board will take public comments related to the school closing. Following...
September 24, 2011 - 12:00am
December 20, 2010
Region is under winter storm warning until 9 a.m. Tuesday
9:51 a.m. WILLMAR -- The National Weather Service in Chanhassen has issued a winter storm warning for the region today and tonight for much of central Minnesota. The warning is scheduled to end at 6 a.m. Tuesday. The warning is located north of a line from near Montevideo and Faribault...
December 20, 2010 - 9:51am
September 15, 2010
Electrical problem means no math problems today for YME students
GRANITE FALLS -- School officials in the Yellow Medicine East district are hopeful of fixing the electrical problem that forced the cancellation of classes today, and resuming normal school activities on Thursday. The district cancelled classes today due to a power outage in the...
September 15, 2010 - 11:35am
May 3, 2010
Fatal accidents closes Minnesota Highway 61 bridge near Hastings
HASTINGS, Minn. - A fatal crash on a bridge on Minnesota Highway 61 near here closed traffic in both directions this morning. The four-vehicle accident was reported at 6:20 a.m. near the King's Cove Marina entrance. The accident occurred in the northbound lane. The State Patrol...
May 3, 2010 - 12:52pm
January 7, 2010
State declares weather emergency and closes offices in four SW Minn. counties
The state of Minnesota has declared a weather emergency and closed state offices in four southwest Minnesota counties. Tom Hanson, Management and Budget commissioner, announced at noon today that state offices in Cottonwood, Jackson, Nobles and Rock counties in southwest Minnesota...
January 7, 2010 - 12:32pm