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Kvalvog family raises reward to $100,000 for information on crash that killed their two teenage sons
Brau family to be honored: Refurbished Willmar Senior High auditorium to be named for family of musicians
Who is Darren Patterson, the Fargo man charged with manslaughter in deadly punch?
It's time to play! Willmar Destination Playground is officially open
Block Party highlights Willmar Fests activities
Devils tab Hischier with No. 1 pick in 2017 NHL draft
Casey Mittelstadt, at No. 8, is highest-drafted Minnesotan in more than a decade
NASL holdover Venegas catching up to United's MLS pace
Rebuild-a-Bulls: Butler trade signals hard Chicago reset
Stingers: Wheels come off in Willmar's loss to St. Cloud
Sandy Hook families urge NBC to drop Megyn Kelly's Alex Jones interview
20 new and returning TV shows that you should check out this summer
'Bachelor in Paradise' production halted, show in question after alleged 'misconduct' on set
'Big Fish' a lovely piece of Americana at The Barn in Willmar
Sam Hunt, the R&B-loving country star, is challenging Nashville rules - and winning
Exhibit documents Willmar festival
Studio Hop 2017 continues today
'Sweet Land the Musical': Rural debut is tonight where movie was made
'Red, White and Tuna': Comedy opens tonight at Little Theatre in New London
Willmar Community Center: Art for and about the community
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
Live it!: Holistic approach to treatment looks at mind, body and spirit
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
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Are rhubarb and tomatoes fruits or vegetables?
Kindness is Contagious: Little black dresses bring joy during trials
From Russia With Love: A story of Facebook and frustration
Port: The NRA needs to speak out on Philando Castille
World of Wine: An introduction to the world of sherry wine
Apple TV may be getting Amazon video app this fall
WCT Sports Show: Three things we've learned
U.S. appeals court blocks release of Guantanamo Bay force-feeding videos
WCT Sports Show: Top 10 Basketball Games of the Year
Video: State Basketball: Miracle heave sends CMCS to defeat in Class A quarters
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June 10, 2017
First BioBlitz set June 17 at Swedes Forest SNA
SACRED HEART — The public is invited to participate in the first BioBlitz at Swedes Forest Scientific and Natural Area on Saturday, June...
June 10, 2017 - 8:35am
June 5, 2017
Look out Alexa: Apple announces 'HomePod,' a smart home audio speaker
Apple is taking on Amazon Echo and Google Home: The company announced a new voice-controlled speaker during its WWDC developer conference in...
June 5, 2017 - 2:31pm
January 25, 2017
Farm couple urges YM County to take on buffer enforcement
GRANITE FALLS — A Yellow Medicine County farm couple is appealing a finding that a private ditch on their farm meets the criteria of being...
January 25, 2017 - 2:00am
December 24, 2016
Echo man sentenced for placing secret camera
GRANITE FALLS — An Echo man who placed a secret camera in a room where two teen girls were staying will serve four years of supervised...
December 24, 2016 - 7:40am
October 4, 2016
Western Minn. man pleads guilty to placing secret camera
GRANITE FALLS—A 52-year-old Echo man, accused of placing a secret camera in a room where two teenage girls were staying, pleaded guilty...
October 4, 2016 - 6:47am
July 14, 2016
Echo man charged with placing secret camera in girl’s bedroom
GRANITE FALLS -- A 32-year-old Echo man has been charged with interference of privacy of a minor and criminal sexual conduct, accused of placing...
July 14, 2016 - 11:45pm
April 16, 2015
Man accused of threatening to kill witness sentenced to probation
OLIVIA — A man alleged to have offered $10,000 to a man to kill a witness in a burglary case was sentenced Wednesday in Renville County District Court to 10 years of probation. Ronald James Anderson, 48, of Echo, was sentenced to six years of prison, which was stayed for 10 years,...
April 16, 2015 - 11:36pm
January 29, 2015
Amazon’s new voice-activated Echo opens the online world to Minneapolis author
MINNEAPOLIS — Playing a song on your smartphone or computer is such a simple and easy thing for most people. All it takes is a few taps. But...
January 29, 2015 - 9:00am
November 5, 2014
Municipal election results
The following are election results for municipal posts in selected cities in the region. Results are reported from the Secretary of State’s website and local officials, and they are unofficial until canvassing boards meet. The unofficial winners are marked with an asterisk. Details...
November 5, 2014 - 11:18pm
September 11, 2012
Echo, Granite Falls drivers hurt in crash north of Echo, Minn.
ECHO -- A 50-year-old Echo woman and a 17-year-old Granite Falls boy were treated and released from Granite Falls Hospital for injuries sustained in a two-vehicle crash around 6:15 p.m. Monday north of Echo. According to the State Patrol, Carey L. Hoepner, 50 of Echo, was driving...
September 11, 2012 - 1:03pm
December 27, 2011
Area soldiers serve on agricultural mission in Afghanistan
ZABUL PROVINCE, AFGHANISTAN -- Two local soldiers with the Minnesota National Guard were part of a foot patrol that brought them to an Afghanistan...
December 27, 2011 - 12:00am
August 22, 2011
Fire that destroyed bar and restaurant in Echo investigated as accidental
ECHO -- A fire that destroyed a bar and restaurant in Echo on Sunday is being investigated as an accidental fire by the State Fire Marshal, according to the Echo Police Department. The fire destroyed Lynae's Bar & Grill in downtown Echo, according to Echo Police Chief Tara Engstrom. Fire...
August 22, 2011 - 11:32am
May 18, 2010
Teen treated, released after crash west of Granite Falls
GRANITE FALLS -- A 16-year-old Echo teenager was treated and released at Granite Falls Hospital for treatment of injuries sustained in a one-car crash around 8:30 a.m. Tuesday. According to the State Patrol, Michelle S. Knutson was driving a 2000 Oldsmobile Intrigue along State Highway...
May 18, 2010 - 1:19pm