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Willmar Municipal Utilities struggles to stockpile coal
Former Willmar teacher charged for allegedly striking student
On national stage, Franken highlights diversity in Willmar
NLS opens bids for $20.6M construction project
Minnesota family rescues bald eagle tangled in rope
Freeman's four hits, five RBIs fuel Braves' 9-7 win
Towns embracing Minnesota as home
Peterson helping teammates set sights on Super Bowl
Stingers can't catch Express
NFL Notebook: Gordon reinstated, then suffers injury
Small town Lake Lillian gears up for big time production
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Sharing Netflix or HBO Go passwords now a federal crime
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Swanson — Winther
Schmidt -- Danielson
Lang -- Nieman
Frye -- Birkland
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
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
Anita "Ricky" Hoyt
Harvey Lee Peterson
Harry E. Lindbloom
Audrey O. Forkrud
Will: The path ahead for Hillary Clinton
Commentary: For Trump to Lose, GOP must let Clinton win
Commentary: Trump: Seeking victory through fear
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Commentary: Ted Cruz holds his nose
Sheriff's office investigating Zorbaz robbery as false report
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
July 23, 2012
Parade in Cosmos, Minn.
July 23, 2012 - 12:00am
June 19, 2012
Look At This blog: Photos from June 17 storm and cleanup
June 19, 2012 - 9:42am
May 14, 2012
Cosmos, Minn., school building won't close
COSMOS -- Known as ACGC South Elementary, the school in Cosmos will no longer operate as an elementary school when classes end later this month. But the building will not close. It will continue to function as a vibrant part of the community and be a place of employment. For the...
May 14, 2012 - 12:00am
Gratitude for time spent in Cosmos, Minn., a common theme at school's farewell
COSMOS -- Former students, teachers and parents gathered Saturday in the Cosmos school gym where basketball games were played and homecoming...
May 14, 2012 - 12:00am