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Emergency landing made in Minnesota after passenger tries to open jet door
Saltwater shrimp grown on the prairie
Man, 73, found alive after floating for 12 hours in lake
Stop signs: Why they're placed where they are
Records published Aug. 30
Card girls dominate Shocky Strand cross country race
Cardinal volleyball has state on its mind
Berger gets his turn at center
MURPHY: Bridgewater shows there's no reason to panic
Chargers like stadium better than new turf
Comedy legend Gene Wilder dead at 83
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
Box office: 'Don't Breathe' Scares Up $26.1 million as hot summer for horror continues
Milestones launching in September
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
George Michael "Mike" McCarthy
Lawrence "Larry" Frederick Harding
Oliver "Ollie" Moldestad
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Cohen: The alchemy of turning bribes into gifts
Thomas: Where there's smoke there is fire
Cartoon by Steve Benson
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
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