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US Navy plane carrying 11 crashes into Pacific Ocean off Japan; 8 rescued
Long-awaited move to Willmar's Lakeland Elementary will begin next month
White House military personnel removed amid probe into contacts with foreign women during Asia trip
Records published Nov. 22
Republican Tim Miller hopes to take on Collin Peterson
Injury woes challenge UMD hockey
Red-hot Murphy helps Gophers rout Alabama A&M to go 5-0
Michael Jordan turning into Vikings fan
Two Gopher offensive linemen questionable for Saturday
Local Roundup: Garberding hat trick helps Willmar win season-opener
David Cassidy, 1970s teen idol who starred on 'The Partridge Family,' dies at 67
Inside RFD-TV, the network that covets rural and older viewers
Charlie Rose harassed us, eight women say
Why is Peter Dinklage still stuck playing characters defined by dwarfism?
From Fred and Ginger to Kate and Leo: When movie couples make fans hope for real-life love
Holidaze parade ushers in holiday season Saturday in downtown Willmar
What you need in your winter survival kit
'Made in America' concerts set by Prairie Arts Chorale
Generations section now available online
500 years of Reformation brings together some 800 people in Willmar
October/November issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
Shelby T. Kingman Jr.
Roland H. Severson
Helen D. Johnson
Harvey B. Beavers
Verna C. B. Gomer
Thanksgiving is a time to appreciate all our blessings
Commentary: Did Al Franken make a bad decision, or is he a creep? Look for the pattern.
Analysis: Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now
Garrison Keillor: It's Thanksgiving. Be Happy.
Letter: Farm economy needs rescuing
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball playoff preview
WCT Sports Show: Mid-Season Football Rankings
WCT Sports Show: Area volleyball contenders
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
WCT Sports Show: Ranks! And Picks!
Card of Thanks
Emma Anne Williams
November 17, 2017
Buyer beware: How data breaches change holiday shopping for consumers
FARGO — While some may be looking for an identity to steal, according to area fraud officers, other holiday shoppers are looking for the best...
November 17, 2017 - 8:15am
Records published Nov. 17
This is the records summary for Nov. 17. Theft WILLMAR — The theft of tools and other items from a garage in the 100 block of High Avenue...
November 17, 2017 - 6:02am
November 15, 2017
This is the records summary for Nov. 16.
This is the records summary for Nov. 16. Kandiyohi County marriage licenses Colleen Ann Pehrson, Clara City; Wade Jonathan Hoekstra, Clara City Marcelino Larios Gomez, Willmar; Juana Cajon Alvarez, Willmar
November 15, 2017 - 10:42pm
Charges: Botched drug deal led to teen's 'senselesss' fatal hit-and-run in Minn.
ANDOVER, Minn.—A botched drug deal led to the hit-and-run death of a 17-year-old boy in Andover north of the Twin Cities last Friday night,...
November 15, 2017 - 9:56pm
Man, 61, gets 30 years in brutal kidnapping of his ex-girlfriend in trunk of car
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. A 61-year-old Sioux Falls man who abducted his ex-girlfriend from her city home, put her in the trunk of his car, threatened...
November 15, 2017 - 5:25pm
Four women fought off a robber at a restaurant. 'You guys are crazy,' police told them.
It was a normal early morning at Tony's Breakfast in Northeast Washington on Nov. 7 when, out of nowhere, a man lunged across the counter and...
November 15, 2017 - 3:30pm
California gunman killed wife before rampaging through community, police say
The gunman who rampaged through a Northern California community Tuesday, killing four people and wounding several others as he fired at an elementary...
November 15, 2017 - 1:42pm
Records published Nov. 15
This is the records summary for Nov. 15 Accident BELGRADE — Fog may be to blame for an accident Tuesday morning that injured a New London...
November 15, 2017 - 6:04am
Cosmos man charged for causing severe accident in Renville County
OLIVIA — A Cosmos man is accused of grabbing the steering wheel of a car driven by his girlfriend and causing an accident that severely...
November 15, 2017 - 5:47am
November 14, 2017
Minnesota judge sentences California woman for sex trafficking
STILLWATER, Minn. — A California woman who profited from an international sex-trafficking ring that preyed on foreign-born women in Minnesota...
November 14, 2017 - 8:24pm
Suspect charged in Mall of America attack; survivors have deep wounds
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. -- Alexander Sanchez, 19, was trying on pants at Macy’s in the Mall of America on Sunday. When he left the fitting room,...
November 14, 2017 - 6:39pm
Fargo man who scammed Minn. welfare programs out of $300,000 gets 9 years in prison
ST. PAUL -- A North Dakota man who scammed Minnesota welfare programs out of hundreds of thousands of dollars will spend his next several years...
November 14, 2017 - 3:29pm
'He could have blown up the block': Florida police discover booby-trapped SpongeBob lunchbox
"The containers, etc., we pulled out of the DeBary home w/ explosive devices. Many of these contain urine. But he also had all the ingredients...
November 14, 2017 - 2:00pm
Mexican traffickers make NYC a fentanyl hub
NEW YORK - The middle-aged couple in the station wagon went shopping at a New Jersey Walmart on a warm night in August. They stopped for dinner...
November 14, 2017 - 10:41am
Records published Nov. 14
This is the records summary for Nov. 14. Driver hurt when vehicle hauling manure rolls over MONTEVIDEO — The driver of a semi-truck hauling...
November 14, 2017 - 5:29am