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Crowds gather at Jennie-O Turkey Store anniversary celebration
Records published July 26
Higher minimum wage, new laws begin Aug. 1 in Minnesota
Willmar Utilities to test its network security
Former ag association treasurer to serve jail time for $50,000 theft
Fighting injuries, Vikings OL Loadholt plans to retire
MLB notebook: Yankees send Chapman to Cubs
Vikings rookie Treadwell says he's finally healthy after 2014 injury
10 possibilities for Twins' GM job
Injury forces Loadholt to retire
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Sharing Netflix or HBO Go passwords now a federal crime
'My Ocean': On the Ordway Prairie in west central Minnesota
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Swanson — Winther
Schmidt -- Danielson
Lang -- Nieman
Frye -- Birkland
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
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
R. Vernon Benson
Stanley A. Nelson
Linda Kay Larson
Fern A. Heglund
Commentary: The path ahead for Hillary Clinton
Commentary: For Trump to Lose, GOP must let Clinton win
Commentary: Trump: Seeking victory through fear
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Commentary: Ted Cruz holds his nose
January 6, 2016
UPDATE: Minnesota investigators seek help in finding semi that might be connected to fatal crash
DALTON, Minn. -- The Minnesota State Patrol said in November that it was unable, after five months of searching, to identify a semi suspected...
January 6, 2016 - 1:01pm
December 7, 2015
‘Nerf Wars’ speculation swirls around Minnesota crash that killed two students
LAKEVILLE - A woman who saw the fatal crash that killed two Lakeville students Friday has verified that the pickup truck they were in lost control and flipped on its own, dispelling speculation that another vehicle was involved in a "Nerf War" with the truck. However, whether Nerf...
December 7, 2015 - 12:01pm
September 9, 2013
Olivia couple killed in crash with farm implement
OLIVIA — An Olivia couple has died as a result of injuries sustained when their vehicle struck an unoccupied farm implement Sunday evening along U.S. Highway 71 south of Olivia. According to the State Patrol, the front seat passenger of the 2005 Buick, Carla R. Kopel, 74, was...
September 9, 2013 - 9:15am
July 15, 2013
Rural Clara City, Minn., man found guilty on charges from fatal crash
MONTEVIDEO - A Chippewa County jury has found Arnold Ronald Jaenisch, 71, of rural Clara City, guilty of two felony counts of criminal vehicular homicide for a fatal motor vehicle crash in December 2011 that killed a 39-year-old Montevideo woman.
July 15, 2013 - 11:35pm
May 31, 2013
Holloway woman killed in crash at Montevideo
MONTEVIDEO — A 75-year-old Holloway woman was killed in a two-vehicle crash around 5:45 p.m. Thursday at the intersection of County Road 15 and U.S. Highway 59/State Highway 7. According to the State Patrol, Joan M. Arnold was a passenger in a 2013 Chrysler van driven by her...
May 31, 2013 - 9:29am
May 21, 2013
Update: Villard man killed in Pope County crash
GLENWOOD — A 75-year-old Villard man was killed in a two-vehicle fatal crash around 10:30 a.m. this morning along State Highway 28 south of...
May 21, 2013 - 11:53am
April 9, 2013
Defense motions denied in fatal crash outside Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR — District Judge Donald M. Spilseth has denied motions to dismiss the charges against the 22-year-old Cokato man facing 15 felony counts of criminal vehicular homicide or operation for the triple fatal motor vehicle crash last summer east of Willmar. In an order dated March...
April 9, 2013 - 11:18pm
March 20, 2013
No change of venue for man charged in fatal crash outside Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR — District Judge Donald M. Spilseth has followed last week’s verbal denial of a change of venue with a written order in the case of Paul Anthony Wickenhauser, the 22-year-old Cokato man facing 15 felony charges for the triple fatal motor vehicle crash last summer east...
March 20, 2013 - 7:17pm
March 12, 2013
Request for venue change is denied in fatal crash near Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR — A change of venue motion to move the trial of Paul Anthony Wickenhauser, 22, of Cokato out of Kandiyohi County was denied Tuesday...
March 12, 2013 - 11:08pm
March 8, 2013
Sacred Heart teen dies in Highway 212 crash
GRANITE FALLS — Meagan E. Siemieniewski, 16, of Sacred Heart died Friday morning in a two-vehicle head-on crash on Highway 212 between Granite Falls and Montevideo. According to information from the Minnesota State Patrol website, Siemieniewski was driving a 1999 Ford pickup traveling...
March 8, 2013 - 4:46pm
February 25, 2013
State Patrol reports fatal crash north of Glenwood
GLENWOOD — The State Patrol is investigating a fatal crash this morning at the intersection of State Highway 29 and Pope County Road 28. More information will be released when made available, according to the Patrol. The crash happened around 7:45 a.m. Please check back to www.wctrib.com...
February 25, 2013 - 8:54am
February 5, 2013
Additional felonies for man in fatal crash that killed 3 people
WILLMAR — Prosecutors have filed three more felony charges of criminal vehicular operation against the 22-year-old Cokato man already facing...
February 5, 2013 - 10:54pm
January 25, 2013
Starbuck, Minn., man, drunk when he struck vehicle, killing baby, gets 48 months
GLENWOOD — Dana Allen Schoen left a Pope County courtroom Friday with the first- person accounts of a family’s unending anguish to remember, and a 48-month prison sentence to serve. Teary-eyed family, friends and supporters of Heather and Brad Bigler of Marshall filled the courtroom...
January 25, 2013 - 10:51pm
January 2, 2013
Man killed in snowmobile crash in Stearns County, Minn.
MELROSE — A 33-year-old Grey Eagle man was pronounced dead at Melrose Hospital Monday evening after he was injured in a snowmobile crash north of Melrose. According to the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office, the crash was reported around 8:20 p.m. along Hartnette Lake Road. The caller...
January 2, 2013 - 8:54am