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Kandiyohi County Board to meet Friday
Truth-in-Taxation hearing to be held Monday at Willmar council meeting
U.S. presidential commission issues recommendations on cyber security
AgweekTV: Weather outlook
U.S. retirement investors not hitting post-election panic button
Dragons win first of two on northern road trip
Slagter scores 31 in Cards' tournament win
Aggressive D key to Cardinals' victory
Sartell/Sauk Rapids blanks Willmar
Gophers look to toughen up after first loss
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Read Live it! December-January issue
Knowing personalized risk for diabetes may not change lifestyles
Around our region published Nov. 30
Willmar Senior High announces first-term honor roll
Evelyn R. Yanish
Todd D. Johnson
Helen W. Olson
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Treat all ladies with respect
Minnesota Opinion: Free Vikes-tix perk 'looks bad' for all
Estrich commentary: Living in the Trump twilight
Editorial: Time for two school sides to find agreement
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
September 28, 2015
Man killed in apparent hit-and-run in northern Minnesota
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- A 35-year-old man was killed in an apparent hit-and-run in northern Minnesota over the weekend. The Clearwater County Sheriff’s Office received a call at 2:35 p.m. Sunday about a body in a ditch on Lower Rice Lake Road in the south end of the county. A...
September 28, 2015 - 11:30am
August 30, 2015
Update: Driver killed in Highway 12 crash identified
PENNOCK - The driver killed in a two-vehicle crash late Saturday has been identified. Marcus U. Hahn, 55, of Venice, California, was pronounced dead at the scene of the 11 p.m. crash at the intersection of U.S. Highway 12 and Kandiyohi County Road 7 about three miles west of Pennock. Two...
August 30, 2015 - 5:56pm
Video: One dead, eight injured in Highway 12 crash Saturday night
PENNOCK - One person died and eight were injured late Saturday night in a two-vehicle broadside crash on U.S. Highway 12. Shortly before 11...
August 30, 2015 - 5:23pm
August 1, 2015
Clara City man dies when pontoon tips near Sunburg
WILLMAR — A 76-year-old Clara City man died Friday morning when he was trapped under a small pontoon boat that tipped on Golden Pond near Sunburg...
August 1, 2015 - 12:20am
July 31, 2015
Clara City man dies when small pontoon boat tips near Sunburg
A 76-year-old Clara City man died when he was trapped under a small pontoon boat that tipped on Golden Pond near Sunburg in Kandiyohi County around 8:46 a.m. Friday. The Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Department reported the victim was Philip Leo Thissen. He was aboard a...
July 31, 2015 - 4:14pm
July 22, 2015
Bicyclist killed in crash by Lake Florida identified
NEW LONDON — Bruce “Leo” Kehrer-Schneider, 62, of rural New London has been identified as the bicyclist who died Tuesday in a bicycle-motor vehicle crash in rural New London. Kehrer-Schneider was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, according to a release from the...
July 22, 2015 - 2:04pm
Patrol identifies driver killed in Lac qui Parle County crash
MADISON — The Minnesota State Patrol has identified the person who died Tuesday in a two-vehicle crash as Jeffrey J. Kowitz, 58, of Watertown, S.D. The crash at the intersection of U.S. Highway 212 and Lac qui Parle County Road 7 involved Kowitz’s 2009 Chevy Silverado...
July 22, 2015 - 11:50am
July 19, 2015
Bird Island man killed in crash Friday in rural Hector
HECTOR — Authorities have named the driver who was killed Friday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash at a rural intersection northeast of Hector. According to a news release from the Renville County Sheriff’s Office, Richard Strey, 61, of Bird Island, died in the crash. He was initially...
July 19, 2015 - 9:09pm
July 18, 2015
Fatal accident investigated in rural Hector
HECTOR -- One driver was killed Friday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash at a rural intersection northeast of Hector. According to a news release from the Renville County Sheriff’s Office, the driver who was killed was initially trapped in the vehicle and needed to be extricated....
July 18, 2015 - 1:25am
July 17, 2015
Fatal car-semi accident reported in New London
NEW LONDON — Law enforcement and emergency crews responded to a fatal accident Friday afternoon involving a semitrailer and passenger vehicle...
July 17, 2015 - 10:56pm
Kandiyohi County plans changes at intersection of fatal crash
WILLMAR — Kandiyohi County highway officials are planning some sign changes at a rural intersection that was the site this past weekend of a fatal crash. The crash Sunday night claimed the lives of David Frank, 76, and Mildred “Susie” Frank, 75. The well-known couple were the...
July 17, 2015 - 12:32am
July 13, 2015
Two killed after crash Sunday night near Pennock
PENNOCK — Two people were killed after a two-vehicle crash late Sunday north of Pennock.The driver of one vehicle was dead at the scene at the intersection of Kandiyohi County Road 1 and County Road 27, the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release. A passenger...
July 13, 2015 - 9:18am
June 28, 2015
Two killed, seven injured in crash at Highway 40 intersection
MONTEVIDEO - Two people were killed and seven others, including three children, were injured in a crash Saturday evening at the junction of Minnesota Highways 40 and 29 between Benson and Montevideo. The Minnesota State Patrol said the broadside crash happened shortly before 9:30...
June 28, 2015 - 3:30pm
May 6, 2015
Rice man killed Tuesday in crash near Paynesville
PAYNESVILLE -- A Rice man is dead after a head-on crash Tuesday evening on state Highway 23 northeast of Paynesville, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Dale S. Rolfes, 52, was killed. He was driving a 2011 Honda motorcycle when the crash occurred about 6:48 p.m. Tuesday in...
May 6, 2015 - 7:55am
April 21, 2015
Madison man killed Thursday in motorcycle accident
MADISON — A 46-year-old Madison man died Thursday in a motorcycle accident in Lac qui Parle County. Timothy Hansen was reportedly riding his motorcycle along Lac qui Parle County Road 20 at 341st Avenue when the motorcycle went into a ditch and overturned. He reportedly was not...
April 21, 2015 - 12:38am