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Prosecutors want police conduct expert to testify at Minnesota police officer's manslaughter trial
Minn. legislators weigh increasing penalties for blocking highways during protests
Teenager supporting veterans around Minnesota with clothing
Two vineyards challenge Minnesota grape law
Subsidy cuts could mean 'death spiral' for small airports in upper Midwest
Rubio's three FTs send Wolves past Pacers
Local Roundup: Jackson earns All-America honors
U.S. women's team settle pay dispute, avoid boycott
Gimenez hardest transition to Twins may be getting son on the bandwagon
Tonkin polishing new cutter in Twins bullpen
'Trading Spaces' returning to TV
Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thompson for a date
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
Play our Basketball Brackets Challenge
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Keith L. Sorenson
Delores A. Larson
Ethel L. Anderson
LeRoy H. Koenen
Parenting Perspectives: Why I worry about what others think of me
Farmers leading progress on buffer requirement
Pinke: Rally around rural communities
Positively Beautiful: Health and wellness trends popping up everywhere
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Dave & Vivian Swanson
July 26, 2016
A slice of Granite Falls' history comes crumbling down
Workers with Veit & Company of Rogers are razing the Yellow Medicine Courthouse in Granite Falls. The demolition began Monday with the removal...
July 26, 2016 - 10:46am
March 29, 2016
Demo crews tear down former Willmar cafe
The walls of the former Cafe Persepolis came down Tuesday at the corner of Litchfield Avenue and Second Street Southwest in Willmar. Workers...
March 29, 2016 - 11:28pm
May 5, 2015
It shall rise again
An excavator rips apart the sanctuary of the Willmar Christian Reformed Church in the 1700 block of 8th Street Southwest Monday morning. The...
May 5, 2015 - 9:23pm
May 13, 2014
Time’s up: Historic Lebanon Church in New London will be demolished in June
NEW LONDON –– Time is up for the 140-year-old Lebanon Church in New London. Crews began removing asbestos from the abandoned structure on...
May 13, 2014 - 11:18pm
June 3, 2013
A piece of New London, Minn., commercial history comes to an end
NEW LONDON - A New London Main Street building with a century-long history that started with selling and servicing Model T cars and ended with...
June 3, 2013 - 11:32pm
August 13, 2012
Demo Derby: Rush hour at the county fair
The front stretch on the fairgrounds track on the closing night of the Kandiyohi County Fair saw bumper-to-bumper traffic during the 40-car Demolition...
August 13, 2012 - 12:00am
January 23, 2012
Spicer elevator to be razed and recycled
SPICER -- A grain elevator that had once been a vital part of Spicer's agricultural economy and skyline is being razed and recycled. Crews from...
January 23, 2012 - 12:00am
May 14, 2011
Disposing of farm buildings gets more complicated
WILLMAR -- Tearing down and burying old farm buildings on-site is -- legally -- more difficult now than in the past. The process includes permits, site inspections, having a certified landfill operator on location, paying a state landfill tax and recording the burial location on...
May 14, 2011 - 12:00am
Willmar landmark reduced to rubble according to plan
WILLMAR -- Onlookers lined the sidewalks and watched as a 90-year-old landmark in Willmar was made rubble over the weekend in Willmar. The demolition...
February 14, 2011 - 12:00am
February 10, 2011
Willmar traffic will be diverted during Sunday demolition of church
WILLMAR -- The demolition of a 90-year old church that's scheduled to take place early Sunday morning in downtown Willmar will affect local traffic for several hours. The Templo Mahanaim Assemblea de Dios Church, located at U.S. Highway 12 and 7th Street, has been condemned as unsafe...
February 10, 2011 - 11:41am
January 11, 2011
Demolition landfill may expand the type of items it accepts
WILLMAR -- The types of demolition debris buried at a private landfill that began operating a couple months ago in northern Kandiyohi County...
January 11, 2011 - 12:00am
August 18, 2010
Demolition Derby results
Kandiyohi County Fair Demolition Derby Saturday at Willmar FULL-SIZE -- Feature (top 5): (1) Randy Lanoue, Marshall (2) Jeremy Marquardt, New Ulm (3) Rusty Conlez, New Ulm (4) Dan Batnerf, Danube (5) Travis Kuemper, Bird Island PICK-UPS -- Feature (top 5): (1) George Karkesey,...
August 18, 2010 - 12:00am
August 7, 2009
Demilion Derby hits Kandiyohi County Fairgrounds
August 7, 2009 - 12:00am