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Kandiyohi County Board to meet Friday
Truth-in-Taxation hearing to be held Monday at Willmar council meeting
U.S. presidential commission issues recommendations on cyber security
AgweekTV: Weather outlook
U.S. retirement investors not hitting post-election panic button
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'
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
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
Evelyn R. Yanish
Todd D. Johnson
Helen W. Olson
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
November 24, 2016
Three killed in two NE Minn. crashes on icy roads
ELY, Minn. — Two crashes on icy highways in northeast Minnesota — one on Tuesday afternoon near Littlefork, the other on Wednesday...
November 24, 2016 - 9:15am
September 20, 2016
Driver safety games come with a sobering point
WILLMAR — Cellphone in hand, Kandiyohi County Commissioner Roger Imdieke attempted to steer a pedal cart through a row of traffic cones...
September 20, 2016 - 6:14pm
September 2, 2016
DWI arrests generally decreasing in Minnesota
WILLMAR—Alcohol-related crashes, fatalities and injuries cost Kandiyohi County an estimated $1.8 million last year. That's according...
September 2, 2016 - 9:33am
March 26, 2016
Crash on Willmar's First Street forces detour
A two-car crash, shortly before 11:30 a.m. Saturday, snarled traffic at one of Willmar's busiest intersections. Southbound traffic on First Street...
March 26, 2016 - 12:30pm
March 19, 2016
Records published March 19
This is the records summary for March 19. Crashes Snowy weather apparently contributed to several crashes Friday morning. Two men from Massachusetts were injured in a crash about 8:35 a.m. on state Highway 9 in Swift County. According to the State Patrol, a vehicle driven by Jeffrey...
March 19, 2016 - 12:00am
January 13, 2016
Injuries reported after crash on U.S. Highway 12 near Willmar
A Chrysler minivan and a semi hauling poultry feed were involved in two-vehicle crash shortly after 7:30 a.m. Wednesday near the intersection...
January 13, 2016 - 10:31am
December 9, 2015
Slide Show: Crash at busy Willmar intersection
A three-vehicle accident at one of Willmar's busiest intersections around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday resulted in minor injuries and led to detouring...
December 9, 2015 - 6:12pm
Slide Show: crash at busy intersection
Willmar police reported "minor injuries" resulting from a 3-vehicle accident at the intersection of 1st Street SW and 19th Avenue around 4:30...
December 9, 2015 - 12:00am
October 7, 2015
Recent fatal crashes involving farm trucks put focus on road safety during harvest
FARGO, North Dakota – A pair of recent crashes involving farm trucks in northern Minnesota counties left two men dead and two men injured,...
October 7, 2015 - 9:34am
September 28, 2015
Video: One airlifted from scene of Priam crash
WILLMAR – An accident north of Priam, reported about 10:30 a.m. Monday, resulted in the driver being airlifted from the scene. A black Chevrolet...
September 28, 2015 - 12:33pm
July 24, 2015
Alcohol, inexperience and lack of life jackets common trends in boating incidents
GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Boating accidents and fatalities in Minnesota have remained steady over the last several years, most of which could have...
July 24, 2015 - 12:05am
Summer brings spike in local traffic deaths
WILLMAR — It has been a deadly summer on Minnesota roads. Since July 12, the West Central Tribune has reported eight traffic fatalities in seven separate crashes in west central Minnesota. Minnesota State Patrol Sergeant Troy Christianson works in District 2300 in the southwestern...
July 24, 2015 - 12:01am
December 16, 2014
Icy conditions cause crashes in western Minnesota
WILLMAR — Icy conditions made for hazardous travel on roads in western Minnesota early this week, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. As...
December 16, 2014 - 10:58pm
October 6, 2014
Briefly in the news
Police identify body pulled from the Red River MOORHEAD — The identity of a man found dead in the Red River on Sept. 29 eluded Moorhead detectives for a week. But on Monday, police sought the public’s help, and within three hours they learned the man’s name thanks to tipsters. Although...
October 6, 2014 - 11:08pm
January 5, 2014
Icy roads cited in man’s death, numerous crashes
WILLMAR — Ice on roadways contributed to numerous spinouts, rollovers and crashes over the weekend including a fatality Saturday afternoon...
January 5, 2014 - 10:16pm