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Mills drops request for election recount in 8th District race
Separation anxiety: Trump's management style poses challenges in Oval Office
U.S. payrolls rise solidly; jobless rate falls to nine-year low
EMT Willmar ambulance hosts 10th annual toy drive
Mills drops request for recount in 8th District race
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'
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
Obama's latest shrug of the shoulders
Helen W. Olson
Evelyn R. Yanish
Todd D. Johnson
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
February 28, 2015
Graves’ plane flying too low in final seconds, NTSB finds in early report
DENTON, Texas — The National Transportation Safety Board has released a preliminary report on the Feb. 4 plane crash in Argyle that claimed...
February 28, 2015 - 5:56am
January 23, 2015
Partially clothed man found dead in New Ulm
NEW ULM — Authorities have identified the half-naked man found dead here early Thursday morning. Alec John Stands, 41, was found at about 7 a.m. on Washington Street in New Ulm, about 70 miles southwest of Minneapolis. New Ulm police said the man was not wearing his shirt or jacket...
January 23, 2015 - 10:53pm
January 6, 2015
Morning update: Bus driver ID'd in fatal crash in N.D.
LARIMORE, N.D. — A bus returning students home after school here Monday struck a westbound train, killing the driver, 62-year-old Max Danner, and a 17-year-old girl.
January 6, 2015 - 10:45am
January 2, 2015
Jan. 2: One dead, another seriously injured as result of crash west of Pennock
PENNOCK -- One is dead and another seriously injured as the result of the accident today west of Pennock. Shawn C Murphy, 34 of Graceville...
January 2, 2015 - 7:10pm
Highway 12 west of Pennock reopens after fatal crash
PENNOCK -- U.S. Highway 12 west of Pennock reopened around noon today after a fatal collision this morning involving a passenger car and a semitrailer. Preliminary information from the State Patrol is that a Cadillac passenger car was traveling eastbound around 6:47 a.m. today...
January 2, 2015 - 12:06pm
Fatal crash west of Pennock closes Highway 12
PENNOCK -- The Minnesota State Patrol is currently investigating a fatal crash reported before 7 a.m. today on U.S. Highway 12 west of Pennock,...
January 2, 2015 - 10:34am
December 29, 2014
Man dies in snowmobile accident near Montevideo
MONTEVIDEO — A North Dakota man died Friday night in a snowmobile accident north of Montevideo, according to the Chippewa County Sheriff’s Office. Joshua Peter Decock, 34, of Fargo, N.D., was driving a snowmobile on 10th Street Northeast at the time of the accident, Chippewa...
December 29, 2014 - 10:17pm
December 12, 2014
Juvenile driver in crash that killed Brau charged with misdemeanor
WILLMAR — The 17-year-old female driver involved in the Wright County crash that killed Robert Brau, 21, of Willmar, has been charged with a misdemeanor offense, Brau’s parents have learned. The girl was reportedly traveling eastbound on U.S. Highway 12 near Montrose when her...
December 12, 2014 - 11:00pm
December 8, 2014
Litchfield man killed Sunday night on icy road west of Grove City
GROVE CITY -- A Litchfield man was killed, and six others were injured, in a two-vehicle head-on accident Sunday night on icy roads on U.S. Highway 12 in Meeker County. The accident was reported at 6:22 p.m. Sunday on Highway 12 and 515th Avenue in Acton Township between...
December 8, 2014 - 8:10am
November 16, 2014
Icy conditions lead to deadly weekend on Minnesota roads
WILLMAR — The snow that hit the state last week led to a deadly weekend on snow-covered, icy Minnesota roads and numerous crashes on city streets and county roads. The Minnesota State Patrol reported Sunday that five people died in crashes over the weekend, including a South Dakota...
November 16, 2014 - 10:57pm
November 15, 2014
Road reopens after fatal accident north of Willmar
WILLMAR -- A fatal accident Saturday afternoon led to the closure of Highway 71/23 north of Willmar for several hours, and the highway has now...
November 15, 2014 - 8:57pm
October 27, 2014
One killed in farm accident near Maynard
MAYNARD -- A man was killed Monday afternoon after he was run over by a combine near Maynard in Wang Township. The Renville County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release that the preliminary investigation shows that the man was approaching the rear of the combine unbeknownst to...
October 27, 2014 - 6:28pm
September 16, 2014
Willmar man dies in Renville County accident
WILLMAR –– A Willmar man is dead following a two-vehicle crash Monday in Renville County. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Carl P. Rowan, 24, died when the 2013 Ford pickup he was driving collided with a 2012 Peterbilt semi. The crash was reported at 5:11 p.m. Monday...
September 16, 2014 - 7:55am
September 8, 2014
Update: New London man dies in Chippewa County hayride accident
MONTEVIDEO -- A 59-year-old New London man has been identified as the person killed Saturday in a hayride accident, according to the Chippewa County Sheriff’s Office. The Sheriff’s Office said this morning that Robert Steven Bentz was on a hayride for a birthday party at...
September 8, 2014 - 11:07am
September 3, 2014
Girl who fatally shot Arizona gun instructor said weapon was too powerful
PHOENIX (Reuters) - A 9-year-old girl who fatally shot a gun range instructor with an Uzi submachine gun last week told her mother immediately...
September 3, 2014 - 8:52am