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Records published Sept. 28
Swift County hires interim administrator
Sacred Heart man sentenced for killing puppy
Mealworms found in school fundraiser candy bars
Ryder Cup: Hazeltine pedigree planned from the start
Facing former coach an intriguing subplot to Gophers' Big Ten opener
Volleyball: Willmar eases past Alexandria
Royals outlast Twins in 11 innings
Brad Pitt expresses sadness over divorce filing
Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt
Ticket prices for Prince tribute concert start at $19.99
Mikko Cowdery, QuadraFeelyAxs performing this weekend in Willmar
19th annual Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! festival to be held this weekend
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Citizens getting caught up in Minnesota River cleanup
Northland Outdoors: A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Reader News: RAPID Coalition effort
Poetry, pugs raise awareness for new FAFSA timeline
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
Helen M. Miller
William "Bill" D. Latham
Donald R. Holmgren
Joe Raines letter: Trump is wrong for America
Ted Storck letter: When a good guy has a gun...
Ken Warner letter: Dave Baker gets results for 17A
John H. Burns letter: Do GOP candidates support Trump?
Cartoon by Marshall Ramsey
September 8, 2016
'Honor the Badge' event set Sunday at Robbins Island
WILLMAR—A local nonprofit plans to honor area law enforcement this Sunday, in a celebration it says is in light of recent nationwide events...
September 8, 2016 - 1:34pm
September 6, 2016
Willmar Area Food Shelf closes New London, Ridgewater branch sites
NEW LONDON—Citing the lack of resources and volunteers, the Willmar Area Food Shelf shut down two branch sites last week—one that...
September 6, 2016 - 6:37pm
September 5, 2016
Paynesville area pays respects to Jacob
PAYNESVILLE—At times Monday afternoon, the road alongside a well-grazed pasture near Paynesville was quiet. But most times a slow stream...
September 5, 2016 - 8:17pm
August 26, 2016
Two Kandiyohi County churches close their doors this weekend
KANDIYOHI COUNTY—Parishioners from Lake Lillian and Kandiyohi will gather together one last time this weekend at two historic churches...
August 26, 2016 - 7:28am
August 24, 2016
Hawk Creek Lutheran plans 'celebration' Sunday
SACRED HEART—Atop the ashes of its beloved church building, which burned down weeks ago from a lightning strike, the Hawk Creek Lutheran...
August 24, 2016 - 11:50pm
August 23, 2016
Hundreds gather in memory of 5-year-old Alayna Ertl
WATKINS—Hundreds of people, perhaps a thousand, attended a candlelight vigil Tuesday night in memory of 5-year-old Alayna Ertl. They...
August 23, 2016 - 11:16pm
August 22, 2016
10 tips to avoid summer sabotage of diet, exercise
In the Midwest, few things beat the warmth of the summer, but for some, the season can mean weight gain, poor sleep habits and infrequent workouts....
August 22, 2016 - 4:16pm
August 16, 2016
Imagination runs wild at playground design day
WILLMAR—Over 200 children shared their ideas and dreams Tuesday for a new playground planned to be built next year in Willmar. It was Design...
August 16, 2016 - 11:00pm
August 15, 2016
At home on the diamond: Litchfield family keeps playing ball despite tornado damage to house
LITCHFIELD—Scott Marquardt was at his daughter's softball game in Kimball when his garage was torn apart by a tornado last month. His wife,...
August 15, 2016 - 6:02pm
August 10, 2016
Poultry makes return to Kandiyohi County Fair
WILLMAR—Steamy weather early in the day didn't stop 4-H'ers on Wednesday from showing the hard work that they put into their poultry and...
August 10, 2016 - 8:29pm
Willmar’s destination playground planners want to hear from the kids
WILLMAR -- When it comes to designing the destination playground proposed for Willmar’s Robbins Island Park, playground planners are going...
August 10, 2016 - 4:37pm
August 9, 2016
Exhibits and vendors move in as the Kandiyohi County Fair prepares for kickoff
WILLMAR—Walking through the Kandiyohi County Fairgrounds, one could see the skeleton of what will be a full-fledged, jam-packed event in...
August 9, 2016 - 11:30pm
August 4, 2016
Historic New London train depot ready to depart
NEW LONDON—A train depot built in 1886 as a transportation landmark in New London will be moving again. This will be the second move for...
August 4, 2016 - 6:14pm
July 20, 2016
Kandiyohi County 4-H’ers gather to help those with developmental and intellectual disabilities
WILLMAR -- Different types of saddles, riding skills and a little bit of comedy were all on display during a local 4-H group’s horse demonstration...
July 20, 2016 - 11:55pm
July 5, 2016
Clara City citizens aim to raise $500K for new community pool
CLARA CITY—It's all about the difference between sinking or swimming in Clara City, where the direction is clear. A new grocery store will...
July 5, 2016 - 12:20am