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Life Connections 2015: Outstanding senior, nonprofit named
Money for dentists has to be pared back in Minn. Senate bill
Wild turkey hunters in five counties asked to help with avian influenza surveillance
Convictions published April 18
Records published April 18
Boys tennis roundup: Litchfield takes down Benson
Prep baseball: Waconia blanks Willmar
Prep softball roundup: Eagles top Cards on walk-off
Prep baseball: Sulier, Benson quiet Jaguars
Prep golf: Friday's results
Willmar graduate Lachlan Smith publishes latest Maxwell novel
The Barn Theatre to hold auditions for ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ in Willmar, Minn.
Myrtle Marie Hebeisen (Jungclaus)
Dorothy M. Weller
Roger D. Chancellor
Rosie A. Olson
Kerry D. Nelson
Video: With latest mural, renowned Willmar artist reflects on the history of Kandiyohi County
Post — Veldkamp
Gatewood — Moenkedick
Kohlman — Zahnow
Henry — Koch
Cartoon by Ed Fischer
Editorial: Follow through on broadband pledge to Minnesota
Commentary: The 'new' Hillary Clinton
Commentary: Don't seize the raisins
Editorial: Stevens performed admirably in her role
January 5, 2015
Young girl 'remarkable' in finding help after fatal Kentucky plane crash
(Reuters) - Authorities on Sunday praised a seven-year-old girl who ventured through dark woods for help after surviving a plane crash that killed her parents, a sister and a cousin on Friday in rural western Kentucky. “She is one remarkable young lady,” Heidi Moats, an investigator...
news / nation
January 5, 2015 - 3:00am
January 2, 2015
Jan. 2: One dead, another seriously injured as result of crash west of Pennock
PENNOCK -- One is dead and another seriously injured as the result of the accident today west of Pennock. Shawn C Murphy, 34 of Graceville was traveling eastbound on U.S. Highway 12 around 6:47 a.m. in a four-door Cadillac sedan when the vehicle crossed the center line and collided...
news / local
January 2, 2015 - 7:10pm
Highway 12 west of Pennock reopens after fatal crash
PENNOCK -- U.S. Highway 12 west of Pennock reopened around noon today after a fatal collision this morning involving a passenger car and a semitrailer. Preliminary information from the State Patrol is that a Cadillac passenger car was traveling eastbound around 6:47 a.m. today...
news / local
January 2, 2015 - 12:06pm
Fatal crash west of Pennock closes Highway 12
PENNOCK -- The Minnesota State Patrol is currently investigating a fatal crash reported before 7 a.m. today on U.S. Highway 12 west of Pennock, and the highway has been closed. Preliminary information from the State Patrol is that a Cadillac passenger car was traveling eastbound...
news / local
January 2, 2015 - 10:34am
January 1, 2015
Marshall man injured in crash near Franklin
A Marshall man was injured late Wednesday afternoon in a one-vehicle crash on Highway 19 in Renville County. Steven C. Ordemann, 66 , of Marshall, sustained non-life threatening injuries when the van he was driving westbound on Highway 19 near Franklin drifted onto the snow-covered...
news / region
January 1, 2015 - 12:22pm
December 30, 2014
Victims of fatal crash in Paynesville ID-ed
PAYNESVILLE — The two people killed Sunday evening in a one-vehicle rollover crash west of Paynesville in Roseville Township have been identified, according to a news release from the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office. The driver of the vehicle, Zachary John Pistulka, 20, of...
December 30, 2014 - 10:16pm
December 29, 2014
Vehicle tips sign
A vehicle knocked over a street sign at the corner of Monongalia Avenue Southwest and Eighth Street Southwest in Willmar Monday.
December 29, 2014 - 10:29pm
Two die Sunday in Paynesville crash
PAYNESVILLE — Two were killed Sunday evening in a one-vehicle rollover crash west of Paynesville in Roseville Township, according to a news release from the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office. The accident happened around 8:54 p.m. along 240th Avenue Northeast, near Tri-County...
December 29, 2014 - 10:18pm
Man dies in snowmobile accident near Montevideo
MONTEVIDEO — A North Dakota man died Friday night in a snowmobile accident north of Montevideo, according to the Chippewa County Sheriff’s Office. Joshua Peter Decock, 34, of Fargo, N.D., was driving a snowmobile on 10th Street Northeast at the time of the accident, Chippewa...
December 29, 2014 - 10:17pm
December 25, 2014
Snow makes for messy roads, crashes Thursday evening
The Minnesota State Patrol reported two vehicle crashes in Meeker County Thursday evening: A head-on crash occurred around 7 p.m. near U.S. Highway 12 at State Highway 15. The road was icy when Laverne Carlson, 83, of Willmar, drove a Toyota Sienna westbound on U.S. Highway 12 and...
December 25, 2014 - 11:33pm
Records published Dec. 25
This is the records summary for Dec. 26. Blaze destroys pickup Tuesday PRINSBURG — The Prinsburg Fire Department received report of a pickup truck on fire at a residence around 3:20 p.m. Tuesday in the 300 block of Sixth Street. Firefighters extinguished the fire within minutes...
December 25, 2014 - 11:30pm
December 24, 2014
Crash with propane truck injures three in Lac qui Parle County
BELLINGHAM -- A head-on crash involving a propane truck injured three people Tuesday afternoon in Lac qui Parle County. According to the State Patrol, Shane Sexton, 42, of Benson, was driving a 2002 Ford pickup north on state Highway 75 north of Bellingham when the vehicle turned...
news / region
December 24, 2014 - 8:15am
December 23, 2014
Records published Dec. 24
This is the records summary for Dec. 24. Four teens injured Monday in Willmar crash WILLMAR — Four teens were injured in a two-vehicle side-swipe type accident Monday night on U.S. Highway 71 and 37th Avenue north of Willmar. According to the State Patrol, Jayme Hamlander, 19,...
December 23, 2014 - 11:04pm
December 22, 2014
Records published Dec. 23
This is the records summary for Dec. 23. Man injured Monday in Yellow Medicine County accident CLARKFIELD — A man was injured in a car accident Monday morning on Minnesota Highway 67, west of Yellow Medicine County Road 21. Jeovany Umanzor Fuentes, 41, of Clarkfield was reportedly...
December 22, 2014 - 11:06pm
Updated: Olivia crash causes injuries
Update 6 p.m. OLIVIA — Three were injured, one reportedly seriously injured, in an accident Monday afternoon west of Olivia. Dee A. Lothert, 59, of Renville was reportedly traveling westbound on U.S. Highway 71 when her Dodge Ram pickup truck crossed the center line, struck...
December 22, 2014 - 10:46pm