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Records published Oct. 26
Trump comes out ahead in Willmar High School mock election
Safety coalition rewards drivers for buckling up
County Board candidates square off at forum
Renville County parks to close to motor vehicles in winter
Prahl helps Dragons overcome Holdingford
Kluber, Indians blank Cubs in World Series opener
Cardinals preparing for stingy Northfield defense
Pulling away early
WCT 2016 Prep Volleyball Pairings
1960's icon Bobby Vee dies at Minnesota care facility
Prince’s legendary vault is now open; song due out in November
Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in Literature
'Wayside School' opens tonight at The Barn
Rolling Stones to release new album in December
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Now is the perfect time for houseplant tasks
Social Security Administration declared a 0.3 percent cost-of-living adjustment for 2017
An Epic journey
Spooktacular: The whole family can help make ghostly yard ornaments
Donna Mae Mathis
Dale Richard Rosengren Sr.
Dale R. Johnson
John G. Schmidt
Tribune 2016 Endorsement: Schwantes is the right choice for Willmar's Ward 1 seat
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Election letter deadline is Nov. 2
Cartoon by Marshall Ramsey
Presidential Endorsement: This time for president, none of the above
MACCRAY submits single-campus proposal to state
August 15, 2014
Willmar High grad killed in motorcycle crash
WILLMAR –– A 2011 Willmar High School graduate who excelled in academics, band and choir and was studying at the University of Minnesota to prepare for a career in music was killed Thursday when his motorcycle collided with a car. Robert Brau, 21, of Willmar, died in a two-vehicle,...
August 15, 2014 - 11:01pm
Willmar high school grad killed in motorcycle accident
WILLMAR –– A 2011 Willmar High School graduate was killed Thursday in a motorcycle accident in Wright County According to a notice from the Peterson Brothers Funeral Home, Robert Brau, 21, died as a result of injuries from an accident near Montrose. The Minnesota State...
August 15, 2014 - 4:45pm
April 4, 2014
Accident takes life of Hector man
OLIVIA — Carlos Quezada, 42, was killed in a broadside accident on Minnesota Highway 4 in Renville County around 5 p.m. on Thursday, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Quezada was driving a 2006 Ford Freestyle southbound on the highway near milepost 86 when it collided...
April 4, 2014 - 2:03pm
December 10, 2013
Move-in day at new orphanage in Uganda named for women killed in Hwy. 12 crash
CLARA CITY — Life’s journey ended Aug. 17, 2012, on U.S. Highway 12 near Willmar for Marta Stoffers, 68, her daughter-in-law Michelle Hoffman,...
December 10, 2013 - 4:09am
August 13, 2013
Fatal Atlanta stadium fall was accidental, police say
By David Beasley ATLANTA (Reuters) - A fatal fall Monday night of a 29-year-old baseball fan from an upper deck of the Atlanta Braves Turner Field stadium was an accident, police said Tuesday. The Fulton County Medical Examiner's office identified the man as Ronald Homer, 29,...
August 13, 2013 - 12:06pm
Man dies after fall at Braves' stadium
(Reuters) - A man died after falling some 60 feet from the upper deck of the Atlanta Braves' Turner Field baseball stadium, the Major League team and police said on Monday. The Braves issued a statement during their game against the Philadelphia Phillies confirming the fall, which...
August 13, 2013 - 7:43am
March 17, 2013
Man dies, father seriously injured in Meeker County accident east of Kingston
LITCHFIELD — A Cokato man was killed and his father severely injured in a one-vehicle accident at 5:33 p.m. on Saturday east of Kingston, the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office reported. Timothy Keskey, 52, was pronounced dead at the scene. His passenger and father, Melvin Keskey,...
March 17, 2013 - 1:50pm
March 11, 2013
Highway Patrol: 2 survivors swam out of Ohio crash
WARREN, Ohio (AP) -- Two teens who escaped a crash that killed six friends in a swampy pond wriggled out of the wreckage by smashing a rear window and swimming away from the SUV, a state trooper said Monday. By THOMAS J. SHEERAN Associated Press WARREN, Ohio (AP) -- Two teens who...
March 11, 2013 - 11:40am
Highway patrol: 'High rate' of speed in Ohio crash
WARREN, Ohio (AP) -- The mother of one of six teenagers killed in a northeast Ohio crash says the victims and two boys who survived the accident were close friends and lived in the same neighborhood. By THOMAS J. SHEERAN Associated Press WARREN, Ohio (AP) -- The mother of one of...
March 11, 2013 - 7:05am
March 8, 2013
Crash kills Sacred Heart, Minn.,teen
GRANITE FALLS — Meagan E. Siemieniewski, 16, of Sacred Heart died Friday morning in a two-vehicle head-on crash on Highway 212 between Granite...
March 8, 2013 - 11:00pm
February 18, 2013
Accident near Granite Falls kills 1 woman, injures another
GRANITE FALLS — Icy roads may be to blame for a two-vehicle, head-on crash Monday morning south of Granite Falls that killed one woman and...
February 18, 2013 - 10:37pm
February 4, 2013
Update: Granite Falls, Minn., man killed in accident this morning near Milan, Minn.
MILAN — A Granite Falls man was killed early this morning when an oversized load struck a railroad bridge north of Milan. George J. Piasecki, 61, was killed when the load came off a semi on Minnesota Highway 7/U.S. Highway 59 and landed on the car he was driving, according to the...
February 4, 2013 - 2:27pm
February 1, 2013
Worker dies in accident at beet co-op
RENVILLE — A 37-year employee of the Southern Minnesota Beet Sugar Cooperative died of injuries he suffered in a workplace accident at 2:50 p.m. Thursday at the plant in Renville. Erv Knuston, 60, of Sacred Heart, was struck by a payloader while outside in the pellet loading area,...
February 1, 2013 - 11:19pm
January 11, 2013
Vehicular homicide: Charges going forward in fatal accident
MONTEVIDEO — Felony char-ges of criminal vehicular homicide or operation will go forward against a 70-year-old defendant in a fatal motor vehicle accident that occurred Dec. 16, 2011, in Chippewa County. District Judge Thomas Van Hon ruled this week that probable cause exists for...
January 11, 2013 - 9:51pm
December 28, 2012
North Carolina granddaugter dies in Meeker County, Minn., sledding accident
DASSEL – A 10-year old girl from North Carolina died Thursday after a sledding accident at her grandparents’ home in rural Dassel. According to the Meeker County Sheriff’s office, emergency crews were called to the Craig and Barbara Kay residence in Dassel Township around 3:33...
December 28, 2012 - 10:16am