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Records published Sept. 28
Swift County hires interim administrator
Sacred Heart man sentenced for killing puppy
Mealworms found in school fundraiser candy bars
Ryder Cup: Hazeltine pedigree planned from the start
Facing former coach an intriguing subplot to Gophers' Big Ten opener
Volleyball: Willmar eases past Alexandria
Royals outlast Twins in 11 innings
Brad Pitt expresses sadness over divorce filing
Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt
Ticket prices for Prince tribute concert start at $19.99
Mikko Cowdery, QuadraFeelyAxs performing this weekend in Willmar
19th annual Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! festival to be held this weekend
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Citizens getting caught up in Minnesota River cleanup
Northland Outdoors: A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Reader News: RAPID Coalition effort
Poetry, pugs raise awareness for new FAFSA timeline
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
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
Helen M. Miller
William "Bill" D. Latham
Donald R. Holmgren
Joe Raines letter: Trump is wrong for America
Ted Storck letter: When a good guy has a gun...
Ken Warner letter: Dave Baker gets results for 17A
John H. Burns letter: Do GOP candidates support Trump?
Cartoon by Marshall Ramsey
August 5, 2016
Car run offers a glimpse into another time
NEW LONDON - If you spend some time outside in central Minnesota next week, you might think you've been transported back in time. Pre-1920's...
August 5, 2016 - 2:00pm
March 6, 2016
Keep vehicles off the ice, officials warn
WILLMAR — The Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office and the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office are warning people of deteriorating ice conditions....
March 6, 2016 - 11:12pm
March 2, 2016
High schoolers donate blood
First-time blood donor Carly Hulstein, a Willmar High School junior, receives encouragement from Anita Allison of the American Red Cross Wednesday....
March 2, 2016 - 11:56pm
October 6, 2014
Risk for deer-vehicle collision increases
ST. PAUL — Fall is breeding season for deer in Minnesota, and that means an animal’s date with a mate can turn deadly for deer and motorists. All motorists need to be alert because more deer are on the move — but motorcyclists are at the greatest risk. Seventeen of Minnesota’s...
October 6, 2014 - 11:13pm
September 13, 2012
Law busts 1,842 for drunken driving during statewide campaign
ST. PAUL -- Law enforcement officers from 315 agencies arrested a total of 1,842 impaired drivers during the statewide Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over DWI enforcement campaign from Aug. 17 to Sept.
September 13, 2012 - 12:08pm
April 10, 2012
Willmar Food Shelf receives record donations during annual food drive
WILLMAR -- The Willmar Area Food Shelf finished its annual food drive last week with a record number of donations. The Food Shelf received 69,238 pounds of food and raised $103,976 in cash donations through the food drive, part of the statewide Minnesota FoodShare campaign. "We...
April 10, 2012 - 10:14am
March 13, 2012
HealthBeat blog: Sleepy - and dangerous - behind the wheel
In May 2011, a charter bus traveling on Interstate 95 from North Carolina to New York City left the road north of Richmond, Va., at 5 a.m. and...
March 13, 2012 - 8:23am
December 3, 2011
This is the records summary for Dec. 3, 2011. Thefts WILLMAR -- A student's backpack was stolen Thursday night or early Friday morning from a vehicle parked in the 1200 block of 16th Street Northeast. The incident was reported Friday morning to Willmar Police. The backpack apparently...
December 3, 2011 - 12:00am
Stuff the Ambulance
December 3, 2011 - 12:00am
July 7, 2011
Kristopher Litzau faces attempted murder, assault charges for shot at people, car ramming incident
LITCHFIELD -- A Grove City man is charged with attempted murder after firing a shot early Sunday at a Grove City home. Kristopher Keith Litzau,...
July 7, 2011 - 12:00am
September 21, 2010
A smoother approach ultimately awaits
September 21, 2010 - 12:00am
September 8, 2010
Police looking into drive-by shooting on city's S.E. side
WILLMAR -- The Willmar Police Department is investigating a drive-by shooting that occurred around 3:30 a.m. Tuesday on the southeast side of the city. As of Tuesday afternoon, the investigation was ongoing and officers are attempting to contact all individuals believed to have been...
September 8, 2010 - 12:00am
February 11, 2010
Blood drive draws crowd
February 11, 2010 - 12:00am
January 12, 2010
Minneapolis police, fire departments call for blood
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The Minneapolis police and fire departments are participating in a friendly competition for the rest of January. And even though it's good-natured, they're still calling for blood. The two departments have partnered with Memorial Blood centers and they are competing...
January 12, 2010 - 9:30am
December 19, 2009
Man gets three years in drive-by shooting
BENSON -- Charles Elmer Hoberg, 39, of Benson, was sentenced Friday to three years in prison on a felony charge of dangerous weapons - drive-by shooting toward a motor vehicle or building.
December 19, 2009 - 12:00am