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Mills drops request for election recount in 8th District race
Separation anxiety: Trump's management style poses challenges in Oval Office
U.S. payrolls rise solidly; jobless rate falls to nine-year low
EMT Willmar ambulance hosts 10th annual toy drive
Mills drops request for recount in 8th District race
Dragons win first of two on northern road trip
Slagter scores 31 in Cards' tournament win
Aggressive D key to Cardinals' victory
Sartell/Sauk Rapids blanks Willmar
Gophers look to toughen up after first loss
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
Read Live it! December-January issue
Knowing personalized risk for diabetes may not change lifestyles
Around our region published Nov. 30
Willmar Senior High announces first-term honor roll
Obama's latest shrug of the shoulders
Helen W. Olson
Evelyn R. Yanish
Todd D. Johnson
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Treat all ladies with respect
Minnesota Opinion: Free Vikes-tix perk 'looks bad' for all
Estrich commentary: Living in the Trump twilight
Editorial: Time for two school sides to find agreement
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
February 12, 2014
Video: ACGC students learn CPR
Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City 7-12 grade students are learning CPR this week. Starting next year all Minnesota high school students will need to...
February 12, 2014 - 1:06pm
January 16, 2014
Crash involving snow plow injures Cosmos man
LITCHFIELD –– A 25-year old Cosmos man was injured Wednesday when the vehicle he was driving collided with a snow plow. Blowing snow and poor visibility is being blamed for the accident, which happened around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday on state Highway 4 and 160th Street...
January 16, 2014 - 8:31am
December 29, 2013
Pedestrian struck by pickup, driver faces charge
LITCHFIELD — A 32-year-old Cosmos man is facing a charge of criminal vehicular operation – causing great bodily harm for allegedly striking a man with his pickup around 5:12 a.m. Sunday. The victim had been in an argument at a residence and had left on foot, according to information...
December 29, 2013 - 10:51pm
June 4, 2013
Stage two of Highway 4 construction begins
COSMOS -- The state Highway 4 detour in Cosmos will expand Thursday as work begins on stage two of the $4.48 million project. The Minnesota Department of Transportation said in a news release that road construction crews on Thursday will begin work on Highway 4 from the south side...
June 4, 2013 - 11:50pm
May 13, 2013
Child injured and man in jail after Sunday ATV accident near Cosmos, Minn.
COSMOS -- A 5-year-old girl was seriously injured Sunday in an ATV accident near Cosmos and a rural Darwin man is in jail on charges of second-degree driving while impaired and criminal vehicular operation resulting in injury. According to the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office,...
May 13, 2013 - 8:09am
May 9, 2013
Three hurt in rollover crash south of Cosmos
COSMOS — Three passengers in a vehicle that rolled several times Wednesday evening south of Cosmos were taken to two hospitals for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. According to the State Patrol, Joshua Lies, 24, of Cosmos, was driving a 1998 Ford Escort around 7:45...
May 9, 2013 - 10:16am
March 19, 2013
Four-day plan to remain in place at ACGC in west central Minnesota
GROVE CITY — The state has given the OK for the Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City School District to continue its four-day school schedule. Superintendent Sherri Broderius was notified this week that the Minnesota Department of Education had approved the district’s re-application to continue...
March 19, 2013 - 11:36pm
December 27, 2012
ACGC, Minn., school officials approve levy decrease of 1.6%
COMSOS — The school levy will be decreasing 1.6 percent next year in the Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City School District. The board certified the $2,406,269 levy last week following a Truth-in-Taxation hearing. The 2012 levy, which is payable in 2013, is $40,781 less than the previous...
December 27, 2012 - 11:01pm
December 9, 2012
Perpich program uses art to teach the art of teaching
GROVE CITY — Students in a hammer and nails-type shop class got an unusual assignment this week that could change how they look at every future...
December 9, 2012 - 10:31pm
November 28, 2012
ACGC School District says its elementary school in Cosmos, Minn., is now on market
COSMOS -- The elementary school in Cosmos is for sale.
November 28, 2012 - 12:00am
November 7, 2012
Gratz, Blom and Lilleberg elected to ACGC School Board
GROVE CITY - Two incumbents and political-newcomer were elected to the Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City School Board Tuesday from a field of five contenders. Current school board members Joel Gratz and Jeanna Lilleberg, were re-elected to the board and Sarah Blom was elected to a seat on...
November 7, 2012 - 6:51am
October 24, 2012
Five run for three seats on ACGC School Board
GROVE CITY -- Five candidates are running for three seats on the Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City School Board. The slate of candidates includes incumbents Joel Gratz and Jeanna Lilleberg, both of Atwater. Longtime board member and past chairwoman Judy Raske is not seeking re-election...
October 24, 2012 - 12:00am
September 29, 2012
New school lunch offerings panned by students in one central Minn. district
GROVE CITY -- School has been in session only a couple weeks but the new federally required school lunch requirements already have been raising...
September 29, 2012 - 12:00am
August 9, 2012
Hutchinson, Minn., teen to hospital after dirt bike crash
COSMOS -- A 17-year-old Hutchinson teen was taken by ambulance to Hutchinson Hospital for treatment of injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident around 2:30 p.m. Wednesday near Cosmos. According to a news release from Meeker County Sheriff Jeff Norlin, Hunter Turner was hurt in...
August 9, 2012 - 8:45am
July 27, 2012
Hazardous materials spilled in crash near Cosmos, Minn., today
COSMOS -- The State Patrol is investigating a semi-truck rollover crash, reported around 8 a.m. this morning, on State Highway 4 near the intersection with County Road 7 that caused hazardous materials to spill. According to a news release from Meeker County Sheriff Jeff Norlin,...
July 27, 2012 - 1:56pm