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Grant application for Robbins Island playground raises questions on city role
Cameras could be the next weapon against aquatic invasive species
Kerkhoven pilot dies in Wisconsin plane crash
Two killed in Minnesota crash leave behind total of seven children
Minnesotan charged with passing fake $20 bill at Kool-Aid stand
Fast start propels Stingers past Waterloo
Peterson sets sights on another NFL record
Zimmer grateful for contract extension
Vikings expectations as high as a clear sky
Greenway enters his 11th and final training camp
Judge dismisses 29 claims to late musician Prince's estate
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
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
Charles "Jim" Syverson
Chris H. Nissen
Anita "Ricky" G. Hoyt
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
June 28, 2011
Hodapp enters not guilty pleas, trial set on arson, property damage charges
WILLMAR -- Chase John Hodapp, 20, of Willmar, pleaded not guilty Monday to 17 charges against him for his role in a string of alleged motor vehicle thefts, fires and property damage that culminated with setting fire to an occupied Willmar residence. Hodapp entered the pleas during...
June 28, 2011 - 12:00am
December 7, 2010
This is the records summary for Dec. 7. Property damage WILLMAR -- Slashed tires on a vehicle were reported around 8:15 p.m. Sunday along the 1400 block of Fifth Street Southwest. Theft WILLMAR -- The theft of a HP laptop computer was reported around 9 p.m. Sunday along the 400...
December 7, 2010 - 12:00am
December 1, 2010
This is the records summary for Dec. 1. Property damage WILLMAR -- Graffiti was reported around 12:45 p.m. Monday at the Kandi Mall, 1605 First St. S. Someone had left marks on doors, a tree, a fire hydrant and on the sidewalk outside of the mall. WILLMAR -- Vandalism to a vehicle...
December 1, 2010 - 12:00am
November 17, 2010
This is the records summary for Nov. 17. Benson woman dies of injuries suffered in July crash CLONTARF --A 90-year-old Benson woman has died as a result of injuries suffered in a two-vehicle crash July 9 near Clontarf. According to the State Patrol, Pearl I. Buyck died Monday at...
November 17, 2010 - 12:00am
November 13, 2010
This is the records summary for Nov. 13. Information sought in Dumpster fire RAYMOND -- Anyone with information regarding a fire early Friday morning in a Dumpster in Raymond is asked to call the local Crimestoppers hotline or the state arson hotline. The fire, similar in situation...
November 13, 2010 - 12:00am
November 12, 2010
This is the records summary for Nov. 12. Graffiti WILLMAR -- Graffiti on the pillars of the First Street Bridge was reported around 8 a.m. Thursday. Property damage SPICER -- Damage to a home and a possible burglary were reported around 10 a.m. Thursday along the 6900 block of...
November 12, 2010 - 12:00am
November 11, 2010
This is the records summary for Nov. 11. Theft WILLMAR -- The theft of cash was reported around 8 p.m. Tuesday along the 700 block of 11th Street Northwest. WILLMAR -- The theft of a camera, valued at $150, was reported at Willmar Senior High School, 2701 30th St. N.E. Property...
November 11, 2010 - 12:00am
November 10, 2010
This is the records summary for Nov. 10. Theft SPICER -- The theft of a shotgun from a vehicle was reported around 2:30 p.m. Monday along North Shore Drive. The value of the gun was estimated at $1,000. Fire RAYMOND -- The Blomkest Fire Department was paged to a tractor fire around...
November 10, 2010 - 12:00am
November 9, 2010
This is the records summary for Nov. 9. Ambulance checks passenger after crash near school WILLMAR -- A passenger was checked by ambulance crew members, but not taken to the hospital, for treatment of possible injuries suffered in a two-vehicle crash around 8 a.m. Monday near Roosevelt...
November 9, 2010 - 12:00am
October 28, 2010
Storm takes roof of Spicer business with it as it passes through the area
SPICER -- High winds Tuesday night ripped off a portion of a steel roof from the Spicer Power Products building, located on Kandiyohi County...
October 28, 2010 - 12:00am
August 25, 2010
Wadena students to return Sept. 7
WADENA, Minn. - Wadena area students have a badly damaged high school building after a tornado tore through the town this June. But that isn't stopping the Wadena-Deer Creek school district officials from holding classes starting Sept. 7. The 7th and 8th graders will go to a closed...
August 25, 2010 - 10:16am
June 21, 2010
Strong winds cause damage in Watertown, S.D.
National Weather Service officials in Aberdeen says it appears straight-line winds were responsible for damage to several mobile homes in Watertown early Monday. Winds clocked in excess of 50 mph moved through Watertown about 2 a.m. Doug Kranz with the Watertown Fire Department says...
June 21, 2010 - 12:57pm
Storm chaser video of Wadena-area tornado
Here is some video from the Wadena-area tornado storm on June 17, 2010.
June 21, 2010 - 8:39am
Residents of hard-hit area of Wadena begin cleanup
WADENA -- When Maria Marthaler emerged from her basement and looked out her blown-out picture window after Thursday's tornado, she couldn't believe...
June 21, 2010 - 12:00am
June 19, 2010
Safety a priority as cleanup begins in devastated Wadena
WADENA -- Safety continued to be the top priority here Friday as cleanup began in the aftermath of Thursday's tornadoes. Officials restricted...
June 19, 2010 - 12:00am