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'I knew it was him': Minnesotan was first responder on scene of crash that killed teen son
Willmar Police ask for public's help identifying theft suspects
Two arrested with 117 grams of meth, $1,700 during Minn. traffic stop
Feds find MNsure tech vulnerabilities, but state says they are fixed
Independent study film focuses on immigrant students
The Lynx look for one more win for the WNBA crown
WCT Sports Show: Cardinal boys soccer team onto state
Indians blank Jays to book trip to World Series
Prep Football: KMS stuns Browerville on the road
Vikings' Sam Bradford returns to Philadelphia to face Carson Wentz
Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in Literature
'Wayside School' opens tonight at The Barn
Rolling Stones to release new album in December
Lady Gaga to perfom Super Bowl halftime show
Meander weekend features celebration of art, community
As 2017 looms, time to review your Medicare coverage
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
The prairie chicken is featured on Northland Outdoors TV
Fast food influence kids' soda and calorie choices
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Fran Hussong letter: Ahmann is part of the problem
Gene Schneider letter: Asmus is clear choice in Ward 2
Marlys Schafer letter: Don't vote for self-interest groups
Kent Syverson letter: Keep the 19th Amendment
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October 17, 2016
Daycare not linked to child obesity
Working parents who send their children to daycare no longer need to worry about whether this puts their kids at increased risk for obesity,...
October 17, 2016 - 1:16pm
October 4, 2016
Family classes tied to better school performance for poor kids
• Children in low-income families who get extra help building social skills before kindergarten may behave better and get higher grades than...
October 4, 2016 - 7:29am
September 16, 2016
As baby leaves go gender-neutral, dads get time off
• • NEW YORK—When Brian Cooksey joined a tech startup as a software developer in 2011, he was not thinking about the benefits package,...
September 16, 2016 - 8:53am
September 13, 2016
Flowers, fuel pumps create landscape of Minnesota home
MOORHEAD — Mark Cossette doesn't have to mow much of his front lawn. But neighbors need not worry — it's far from unkempt. In fact, his entire...
September 13, 2016 - 11:46am
August 17, 2016
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
Finn is 5. He’s a hardy 96 pounds and has strawberry blonde hair, specked with white. He’s a handsome sort, with brown saucers for eyes that...
August 17, 2016 - 3:42pm
August 15, 2016
At home on the diamond: Litchfield family keeps playing ball despite tornado damage to house
LITCHFIELD—Scott Marquardt was at his daughter's softball game in Kimball when his garage was torn apart by a tornado last month. His wife,...
August 15, 2016 - 6:02pm
August 10, 2016
Poultry makes return to Kandiyohi County Fair
WILLMAR—Steamy weather early in the day didn't stop 4-H'ers on Wednesday from showing the hard work that they put into their poultry and...
August 10, 2016 - 8:29pm
Willmar’s destination playground planners want to hear from the kids
WILLMAR -- When it comes to designing the destination playground proposed for Willmar’s Robbins Island Park, playground planners are going...
August 10, 2016 - 4:37pm
August 9, 2016
Exhibits and vendors move in as the Kandiyohi County Fair prepares for kickoff
WILLMAR—Walking through the Kandiyohi County Fairgrounds, one could see the skeleton of what will be a full-fledged, jam-packed event in...
August 9, 2016 - 11:30pm
June 27, 2016
Benson woman reflects on life after brain cancer
BENSON — Tyson Cluever recently did something she never imagined she'd do — deftly maneuver a kayak through the whitewater rapids of the...
June 27, 2016 - 7:48pm
May 22, 2016
New ways to play soon available in several Willmar parks
WILLMAR — The children of Willmar will soon have brand new places to play, as the city has begun the installation of seven new playground...
May 22, 2016 - 11:25pm
May 19, 2016
Cinco de Mayo Family Fun Festival returns to Willmar after 4-year hiatus
Following a four-year hiatus, Willmar will once again play host to the Cinco de Mayo Family Festival. The event will be held from 11 a.m. to...
May 19, 2016 - 12:00am
April 21, 2016
Grandpa of Minnesota girl with rare and deadly disease makes prom dream come true
Most proms have a king and a queen, but there will be a special princess at a high school prom in northwestern Minnesota this weekend. It's not...
April 21, 2016 - 10:04am
April 18, 2016
AgweekTV: Female family owned seed company
Seed companies are super busy getting seed out the door. AgweekTV reporter Shawna Olson takes you to Lidgerwood, North Dakota, and a company...
April 18, 2016 - 6:00am
February 21, 2016
How Minnesotans get by with no paid leave from work
Most American workers get little or no paid time off for family leave, such as for the birth of a child or to care for a sick or aging relative....
February 21, 2016 - 10:03am